Oscar: From Olympic glory to jail for murder

2017-11-24 11:18

A timeline of events following Oscar Pistorius shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013, in a case that shocked the world.

Twitter

Keep up to date with all the latest, breaking sports news from around the world from South Africa's biggest sporting website. Sign up today!
South African Athletics

Court more than doubles Oscar's jail term

2017-11-24 11:56

The Supreme Court of Appeal has increased paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius' sentence for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

 
South African Athletics

Manyonga headlines SA's IAAF World Indoor squad

2017-11-16 16:52

Long Jump world champion Luvo Manyonga spearheads the national preparation squad announced for the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships.

 
South African Athletics

SA's Mokoka makes Shanghai Marathon history

2017-11-14 13:34

South Africa Olympian Stephen Mokoka ran his way into the history books at the Shanghai International Marathon.

 
South African Athletics

Semenya eyeing Commonwealth Games double

2017-11-21 21:11

Caster Semenya has revealed that she will again attempt the 800m and 1500m double at next year's Commonwealth Games in Australia.

 
International Athletics

Carter at CAS to contest doping disqualification

2017-11-15 13:13

Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter is at the Court of Arbitration for Sport to appeal against disqualification from the 2008 Olympics in a doping case.

 
South African Athletics

SA athletes dominate at SA Sports Awards

2017-11-13 16:52

Athletics was the big winner with Track and Field athletes dominating the stage at the SA Sports Awards held in Johannesburg.

 
South African Athletics

ASA names junior squad for IAAF world champs

2017-11-20 11:45

A 38-member national preparation squad has been released by Athletics South Africa ahead of the 2018 IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Finland.

 
International Athletics

Farah won't rule out Olympic marathon bid

2017-11-14 18:53

Britain's Mo Farah says he could compete in the marathon at the 2020 Olympics if he feels confident of winning a medal.

 
South African Athletics

Manyonga named SA Sports Star of the Year

2017-11-12 22:54

Long jumper Luvo Manyonga has won the South African Sports Star of the Year award at the country's Sports Awards.

 
Latest Multimedia

VIDEO: Is this the bravest try ever scored?

Georgian fullback Soso Matiashvili talks through his remarkable diving score against Canada, putting his body on the line for a memorable try.

More Multimedia

 
South African Athletics

Van Niekerk set to win third SA Sport Award

2017-11-12 10:25

Olympic gold medallist Wayde van Niekerk stands a good chance of winning his third sport star of the year award during the SA Sport Awards event in Johannesburg.

 
 
South African Athletics

Wayde 'honoured' to be up for IAAF award

2017-11-07 11:05

South Africa sprinter Wayde van Niekerk is "honoured" to be nominated for this year's IAAF World Athlete of the Year award.

 
South African Athletics

Wayde up for top IAAF award, Caster snubbed

2017-11-06 14:00

South African 400m world record holder Wayde van Niekerk has been nominated for the IAAF World Athlete of the Year award.

 
International Athletics

Fredericks charged over Rio corruption

2017-11-03 14:03

Former world sprint champion Frankie Fredericks has been charged by French authorities for passive corruption and money laundering.

 
South African Athletics

Successful knee op for Van Niekerk

2017-11-02 13:19

Having undergone full surgery to repair multiple tears in his knee, Wayde van Niekerk is already on the road to recovery.

 
International Athletics

Farah splits with long-time coach Salazar

2017-10-31 06:59

Long-distance running star Mo Farah will no longer work with long-time coach Alberto Salazar but has denied the split is related to doping allegations.

 
South African Athletics

Poole out to prove that short men can jump

2017-11-12 06:00

Ever since he was in primary school, Breyton Poole’s calling card has been breaking records and taking names.

 
International Athletics

UK officials wait to see how Farah fares in marathons

2017-11-10 18:01

British athletics chiefs are looking forward to seeing Mo Farah run in international events on the road, now he's switched to competing in the marathon.

 
South African Athletics

ASA congratulates Wayde on IAAF nomination

2017-11-07 07:00

Athletics South Africa has congratulated Wayde van Niekerk after he was nominated for the 2017 IAAF World Athlete of the Year award.

 
International Athletics

Kenya's Kamworor wins NY Marathon crown

2017-11-05 20:27

Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor won the New York City Marathon men's title, taking his first victory at the distance.

 
South African Athletics

Two Oceans Ultra entries close

2017-11-03 13:23

The Two Oceans Ultra Marathon once again smashed all records and expectations when the event reached its 11 000 entry limit in just two days.

 
International Athletics

Fredericks heard by judge in Rio Olympics probe

2017-11-02 11:43

IOC member Frankie Fredericks has appeared before a Paris judge as part of a probe into graft allegations over the awarding of the 2016 Olympics to Rio.

 
 
South African Athletics

Van Zyl itching to race against Spar champ Molotsane again

2017-11-12 06:00

After winning the Old Mutual Soweto Marathon on Sunday, Irvette van Zyl says her highlight of the year was competing in the Spar Women’s 10km Challenge.

 
 
South African Athletics

Caster's golds on hold as Savinova appeals doping ban

2017-11-06 15:01

Russia's Mariya Savinova has been given a date to appeal her doping ban and being stripped of the 2012 Olympic 800m title she won ahead of Caster Semenya.

 
International Athletics

Flanagan wins NY Marathon crown

2017-11-05 19:49

Shalane Flanagan became the first American woman in 40 years to win the New York City Marathon.

 
South African Athletics

Usain Bolt to host 2018 Sun Met

2017-11-03 13:40

Olympic sprinting legend Usain Bolt will be hosting Africa’s Richest Race Day, the Sun Met, in late January 2018 at Kenilworth racecourse.

 
South African Athletics

PICS: Wayde's freak rugby injury at Newlands

2017-11-01 09:34

The fastest man in history over 400m, injured playing a meaningless game of tag rugby and putting his career in jeopardy ... it is almost unbelievable.

 
 
 

Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Vote

Patriotism aside, who do you feel deserved to win the 2017 Laureus Breakthrough of the Year award?

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2017/18 PSL season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.