Red-hot Manangoi eyes Diamond League success

2017-08-15 21:11

Kenyan middle-distance star Elijah Manangoi, fresh from a barn-storming victory at the IAAF World Championships, is aiming to win the Diamond League.


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International Athletics

Kenya to bid for 2023 world championships

2017-08-15 13:00

Kenya is to launch a bid to host the athletics world championships in 2023 after successfully staging two other international competitions in the last 10 years.

IAAF World Championships

Farah rebrands as 'Mohamed' for road career

2017-08-14 12:51

British athletics great Mo Farah wants to be known as 'Mohamed' now that he is switching his focus to road racing.

South African Athletics

Manyonga makes high-flying Alps WR attempt

2017-08-15 11:23

World long jump champion Luvo Manyonga might help South Africa to yet another world record after his heroics in London.

IAAF World Championships

The double not 'pap en vleis' - Caster

2017-08-14 11:32

South African middle distance queen Caster Semenya left London with two medals, but acknowledged it was no easy feat.

IAAF World Championships

Mixed emotions as Bolt bows out

2017-08-14 07:07

Usain Bolt says he is sad but also excited to bow out of athletics, adding that his disappointing world campaign in London would not change his career achievements.

IAAF World Championships

Sports minister hails Team SA on World Champs

2017-08-15 08:56

Sports minister Thulas Nxesi has lauded the South African athletics team after their stellar performance at the IAAF World Championships.

IAAF World Championships

'Superhuman' wanted - Bolt exit leaves vacuum to fill

2017-08-14 10:43

Usain Bolt's retirement leaves a gap to fill but athletics is moving in the right direction in rebranding itself after scandals damaged its image.

IAAF World Championships

Trinidad win men's 4x400m relay gold

2017-08-14 07:14

Trinidad and Tobago stunned favourites the United States to win the men's 4x400 metres men's relay title on Sunday.

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International Athletics

Oh Mo! Farah gets golden send-off

2017-08-13 13:41

British athletics legend Mo Farah was hailed by the British press on Sunday despite his career ending with defeat on Saturday.

IAAF World Championships

Farah denied final gold by Ethiopian Edris

2017-08-12 22:04

Mo Farah narrowly failed to complete a fifth successive global double when he finished behind Muktar Edris in a thrilling 5 000m final.

International Athletics

Bolt anchors Jamaica into relay finals

2017-08-12 12:28

Usain Bolt's bid to bring the curtain down on his glittering career with a 15th world gold medal remained on track on Saturday.

IAAF World Championships

I'm my own man, insists Van Niekerk

2017-08-11 16:00

Wayde van Niekerk says he is building his own "image and brand" and doesn't want to be tagged as the successor to legends Usain Bolt and Michael Johnson.

IAAF World Championships

Too easy for Caster as she cruises into 800m semis

2017-08-10 20:51

It was business as usual for Caster Semenya as she cruised into the semi-finals of the women's 800m at the IAAF World Championship.

IAAF World Championships

Joy and heartache for SA speedsters

2017-08-10 06:53

South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk reached the final of the 200m at the IAAF World Championships, but Akani Simbine fell out.

IAAF World Championships

Drama as Bolt injures leg in final race

2017-08-12 23:15

Jamaica's Usain Bolt limped off injured as Great Britain won the 4x100m relay gold at the IAAF World Championships.

International Athletics

Sublime Pearson wins 100m hurdles

2017-08-12 21:52

Australian hurdling great Sally Pearson won the 100m hurdles world title for the second time on Saturday in the same stadium where she clinched 2012 Olympic gold.

International Athletics

Flying Schippers defends 200m title

2017-08-12 11:19

Dafne Schippers successfully defended her 200 metres world title on Friday in a thrilling final at the IAAF World Championships.

IAAF World Championships

Pearson eases into 100m hurdles semis

2017-08-11 14:12

Australia's 2012 Olympic champion Sally Pearson's bid to put behind her two years of injury hell got off to a good start on Friday.

IAAF World Championships

So close as Wayde's 200m/400m gold dream ends

2017-08-10 22:59

South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk has won a silver medal in the 200m at the IAAF World Championship, putting an end to his dream of a 200m/400m double.

IAAF World Championships

Despite struggles, Wayde backed for 200m medal

2017-08-10 09:28

Despite struggling into the final of the men's 200m at the IAAF World Championships in London, Wayde van Niekerk should add to South Africa's medal tally.

IAAF World Championships

Makwala given thumbs-up to run 200m

2017-08-09 18:01

Botswana star Isaac Makwala, recovering from the norovirus, will be able to compete in the 200 metres at the world championships.

IAAF World Championships

US win women's 4x100m relay gold

2017-08-12 22:54

Allyson Felix won her 15th world career medal as the United States won the women's 4x100 metres relay.

South African Athletics

No joy for SA women's relay team

2017-08-12 12:44

The South African women's team in the 4x400m relay got nowhere near advancing to the final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships.

South African Athletics

Caster: It's important to relax

2017-08-12 08:42

Caster Semenya stayed in the hunt for a double-medal haul at the IAAF World Championships on Friday evening.

IAAF World Championships

WATCH: Wayde breaks down after 200m final

2017-08-11 09:16

Wayde van Niekerk gave an emotional interview as he reflected on his week at the IAAF World Championships in London.

IAAF World Championships

Norovirus continues to plague world champs

2017-08-10 21:39

Three people associated with the Athletics World Championships have contracted the norovirus with another 40 reporting symptoms it has been reported.

IAAF World Championships

One-lap wonder Van Niekerk targets Johnson double

2017-08-09 09:20

Wayde van Niekerk's bid for a first world double since 1995 now turns to the 200m after he stormed to a comfortable victory in the 400m.


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