Farah runs fastest 5,000m this season

2016-07-23 19:09

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah ran the fastest 5,000m of the year in taking victory at the London Diamond League meeting on Saturday.


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Rio Olympics 2016

Bolt accuses rival Gatlin of 'disrespect'

2016-07-23 14:42

Usain Bolt has reignited his rivalry with fellow sprinter Justin Gatlin, accusing the American of "disrespect".

South African Athletics

Good morning for SA's junior athletes

2016-07-22 14:34

The SA junior team enjoyed another solid session on Friday morning at the IAAF World U-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

Rio Olympics 2016

CAS ruling will 'scare' people - Bolt

2016-07-21 14:28

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt says Russian athletes being banned from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics will "scare a lot of people" thinking about doping.

South African Athletics

SA Olympic hope grabs silver

2016-07-23 08:36

Gift Leotlela capped his magnificent campaign at the IAAF World Junior Championships in fine style on Friday night.

Rio Olympics 2016

Radcliffe: Caster win wouldn't be sport

2016-07-22 10:11

Marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe has given a controversial interview in which she discusses Caster Semenya.

South African Athletics

SA Juniors impress in Poland

2016-07-21 21:34

A trio of South African athletes delivered in style on day three of the IAAF World U-20 Championships.

International Athletics

Harrison sets new 100m hurdles WR

2016-07-22 22:57

Kendra Harrison set a new 100m hurdles world record at the London Diamond League meeting.

International Athletics

Russians lose track appeal; IOC to weigh total ban

2016-07-21 21:31

Russian track and field athletes have failed to overturn their Olympic ban

Rio Olympics 2016

Bolt ready for key test ahead of Olympics

2016-07-21 13:58

Usain Bolt insists he is ready for his 200m in the Anniversary Games as the star sprinter tests his fitness ahead of the Rio Olympics.

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South African Athletics

Records up for grabs on faster Sanlam Cape Town marathon route

2016-07-21 12:58

Organisers have unveiled a flatter, faster route as the countdown continues with 60 days remaining to the annual Sanlam Cape Town Marathon.

International Athletics

Dope cheat ordered to repay London marathon money

2016-07-20 06:26

Disgraced Russian athlete Liliya Shobukhova will have to repay organisers of the London Marathon almost £400 000, a British court has ordered.

International Athletics

Bekele left off Ethiopia's Olympic team

2016-07-18 13:03

Kenenisa Bekele has been left off Ethiopia's team for the Olympics after missing the country's qualifying criteria.

South African Athletics

SA Olympic contenders set for Monaco

2016-07-15 12:36

SA's leading Olympic medal contenders will sharpen up for next month's Rio Olympic Games at the Diamond League series in Monaco on Friday.

International Athletics

Farah, Schippers to hone Rio readiness in Monaco

2016-07-14 09:41

Mo Farah and Dafne Schippers will hone their Olympic preparations with what promises to be two testing outings at Monaco Diamond League.

International Athletics

Gay gets chance to recapture relay medal

2016-07-12 08:20

Sprinter Tyson Gay will have a chance to help the US win a medal after his doping case cost the team its silver from the 2012 Games.

International Athletics

The kids are alright as youth dominate US trials

2016-07-11 13:35

The United States will head to Rio de Janeiro with one of their youngest track and field teams in decades.

South African Athletics

Van Dyk scoops first medal for SA juniors

2016-07-21 07:22

Rising javelin throw star Jo-Ane van Dyk bagged South Africa's first medal at the IAAF World U-20 Championships in Poland.

South African Athletics

Simbine smashes SA 100m record

2016-07-18 21:01

Sprinter Akani Simbine made a statement ahead of the Rio Olympic Games by setting a new South African 100m record.

South African Athletics

Banned SA discus star to appeal ban

2016-07-16 10:03

Discus thrower Victor Hogan will not be going to the Olympics despite appealing against a doping ban.

International Athletics

'To Hell with the mosquitoes!' - McLeod disses Zika

2016-07-14 20:52

Top Jamaican hurdler Omar McLeod delivered a rallying cry for those athletes headed to the Rio Olympics and concerned about the Zika virus.

International Athletics

Russian cleared for Rio faces traitor slurs

2016-07-13 21:22

Russian long jumper Darya Klishina was ecstatic when word came through that she could compete at the Rio Olympics.

International Athletics

Bolt aims for more Olympic glory in Rio

2016-07-12 07:51

Usain Bolt will get a chance to hone his Olympic legacy, as he was named in the 59 member Jamaican team that will compete in Rio Olympics.

International Athletics

Kenyan athletics in dock again over doping

2016-07-10 22:01

Athletics powerhouse Kenya are once again in the eye of a doping storm just a month out from the Olympic Games.

International Athletics

Collins, 40, named for 6th Olympics

2016-07-20 17:55

Former 100m world champion Kim Collins has been named to his sixth Olympics at the age of 40.

International Athletics

Doping samples switched at 2013 world champs

2016-07-18 16:01

Doping failures by athletes at the 2013 world athletics championships in Moscow were swapped before being sent on for testing reports have suggested.

South African Athletics

Semenya storms to Monaco 800m PB

2016-07-16 07:00

Caster Semenya has set a new personal 800m best at Monaco's Diamond League meet.

South African Athletics

Viljoen, Mokoena make Olympic history

2016-07-14 14:09

Sunette Viljoen and Khotso Mokoena will be participating in their fourth Olympic Games after being named in Team SA for Rio 2016.

South African Athletics

SASCOC go quiet on Oscar's 2020 eligibility

2016-07-12 10:32

SASCOC CEO Tubby Reddy has paved the way for disgraced athlete Oscar Pistorius to compete at the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.

International Athletics

Chocolate, cheeseburgers fuel US teen Olympian

2016-07-11 13:35

Sydney McLaughlin hurdled her way onto the US Olympic team, becoming the youngest track and field athlete to qualify for the Games in 36 years.

Other Sport

IAAF only clears one Russian athlete for Rio

2016-07-10 10:46

The IAAF has given the go ahead for US-based Russian long jumper Darya Klishina to compete at the Rio Olympics.


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