First wheelchair athletes complete Comrades

2016-05-30 17:51

Chaeli Mycroft and Anita Engelbrecht have become the first wheelchair athletes to successfully complete the Comrades Marathon.


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International Athletics

Nepalese runner wins world's highest marathon

2016-05-29 16:47

Gasping for breath and clad in trekking boots, more than 150 local and foreign runners took part in the world's highest marathon.

South African Athletics

Gatebe shatters Comrades 'down' record

2016-05-29 11:28

South Africa's David Gatebe has broken the 'down' record in this year's Comrades Marathon.

International Athletics

Gatlin, Farah led elite field at Prefontaine

2016-05-27 11:52

Justin Gatlin, Mo Farah and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce are some of the top talent competing at the Prefontaine Classic.

South African Athletics

Wostmann involved in motorbike collision

2016-05-29 12:05

Defending champion Caroline Wostmann was involved in a collision involving two motorbikes while leading in the closing stages of the Comrades Marathon.

International Athletics

Gatlin clocks another 100m win

2016-05-29 07:15

Justin Gatlin blasted to victory in the 100 metres at the Prefontaine Classic leading from start to finish with the fastest time of the year.

International Athletics

Kenya passes anti-doping law amendments

2016-05-26 15:57

Kenyan lawmakers have passed amendments to an anti-doping bill to avoid a possible Olympics ban after being ruled non-compliant by WADA.

South African Athletics

Bosman wins thrilling 'down' Comrades

2016-05-29 11:56

South African Charne Bosman overtook defending champion Caroline Wostmann in the final few kilometres to win a thrilling 2016 women's Comrades.

International Athletics

Farah finishes strong to win Prefontaine 10 000m

2016-05-28 09:40

British track star Mo Farah kept his long-distance winning streak alive by capturing the men's 10 000m race at the 2016 Prefontaine Classic.

International Athletics

Fraser-Pryce to return in Oregon

2016-05-26 10:20

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will return to competition at the Prefontaine Classic in Oregon after missing her three previous scheduled meetings.

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Atletico Madrid midfielder Yannick Carrasco ran past all his team-mates to celebrate his UEFA Champions League final goal against Real Madrid with kissing his girlfriend, Noémie Huppert.

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South African Athletics

Fordyce picks his Comrades winners

2016-05-25 09:47

Bruce Fordyce says defending champion Caroline Wöstmann is the women’s favourite for Sunday's Comrades, but admits picking a men’s winner is a lot tougher.

International Athletics

Semenya shines on world stage

2016-05-23 07:24

Caster Semenya set another world-leading time as she left behind a strong field to easily win the 800m at the Diamond League meeting in Morocco.

International Athletics

Gatlin sprints toward Olympic showdown

2016-05-18 18:42

Justin Gatlin clinched first place in the men's 100m at the IAAF World Challenge as he accelerates to an Olympic showdown with Usain Bolt.

South African Athletics

Comrades Marathon: By the numbers

2016-05-17 21:35

The Comrades Marathon has been boosted by what is believed to be a record number of novices running in 2016.

South African Athletics

Sandes 4th in Blue Mountain 100km

2016-05-16 14:58

South African star trail runner Ryan Sandes has finished fourth in the 100km Ultra Trail Australia in the famous Blue Mountains National Park.

International Athletics

Bolt makes triumphant 100m start to season

2016-05-15 08:06

World 100m record holder Usain Bolt opened his 2016 season with victory in 10.05 seconds at the Cayman Invitational.

International Athletics

Merritt reveals second kidney op

2016-05-13 14:39

Olympic hurdles champion has revealed that he needed a second operation for kidney trouble.

South African Athletics

Wostmann out to make history

2016-05-24 15:36

On Sunday Caroline Wostmann will attempt to make history by winning the 91st running of the Comrades.

International Athletics

Bolt wins 100m at Ostrava

2016-05-20 21:06

Usain Bolt won the 100m at the Czech Golden Spike event in his second race this season in the run-up to August's Rio Olympics.

International Athletics

Bolt fit for Ostrava, eyes 9.8sec

2016-05-18 16:59

Usain Bolt is fit to run at the Czech Golden Spike event on Friday after a hamstring scare, and looking at 9.8 seconds for the 100 metres.

International Athletics

Arrests made in Moroccan doping investigation

2016-05-17 21:07

Several Moroccan athletes have been arrested on suspicion of doping following a complaint by the country's athletics federation.

International Athletics

Coe visits Rio Olympics track

2016-05-16 09:02

Sebastian Coe, the head of the world governing body of athletics, visited the track for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

International Athletics

Gatlin breezes to Shanghai victory

2016-05-14 17:04

Justin Gatlin stepped up his preparations for the Rio Olympics with an impressive victory in the 100m at the Diamond League in Shanghai.

International Athletics

Bolt ready for 2016 debut

2016-05-13 07:21

Usain Bolt will take the first long strides on his road to Rio when he makes his 2016 track debut this weekend.

South African Athletics

Comrades to tackle cheats

2016-05-23 15:48

The Comrades Marathon Association has issued a powerful warning to potential cheats at this year’s race.

International Athletics

Positive Beijing retests 'bad news' for sport

2016-05-18 22:07

Usain Bolt called it "really bad news" for sport after the announcement that 31 athletes were caught doping in retests from the Beijing Olympics

International Athletics

Pearson to return at Birmingham

2016-05-18 10:40

Olympic 100-metre hurdles champion Sally Pearson will make her return to the track at a Diamond League meet in Birmingham.

International Athletics

Bolt bothered by hamstring tweak

2016-05-17 07:21

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt received treatment for "slight discomfort" in his hamstring following his 100m victory in the Cayman Invitational.

International Athletics

Russia 'sorry' over doping scandal - Mutko

2016-05-15 13:58

Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko apologised for the doping scandal that threatens the athletic superpower's participation in Rio.

International Athletics

Bolt still wants Man United job

2016-05-14 07:21

World's fastest man Usain Bolt says he still dreams of playing for Manchester United - as long as Louis Van Gaal is not the manager.

International Athletics

Kenya's Olympic participation in doubt?

2016-05-12 19:35

World Anti-Doping Agency officials declared Kenya's drug-fighting agency out of compliance on Thursday.


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