'Mr Gorilla' nears London Marathon finish line

2017-04-28 21:51

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International Athletics

Another Kenyan fails doping test

2017-04-28 13:44

The chairperson of Athletics Kenya has revealed that another "high-profile athlete" has failed a doping test.

South African Athletics

ASA hails SA Champs an 'absolute success'

2017-04-25 12:23

Athletics South Africa has made an unmistaken statement that South African athletics is back after the success of the national championships.

International Athletics

Merritt heads US dominance, De Grasse stars

2017-04-24 10:45

Lashawn Merritt bagged a third successive 4x400m gold at the IAAF World Relays, as Andre de Grasse was underlined as Usain Bolt's most likely successor.

South African Athletics

Olympic athletic stars lead SA rankings

2017-04-28 08:45

Athletics SA released the latest version of the rankings with all four of SA's track and field medallists at last year's Olympics up there.

International Athletics

Kenyans salute Keitany, Wanjiru for London marathon double

2017-04-23 19:45

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta led his countrymen in saluting Mary Keitany and Daniel Wanjiru after their London marathon titles,

South African Athletics

Wayde set to challenge Tuks top sprinters in CT

2017-04-26 12:25

Wayde van Niekerk (Kovsies) versus some of Tuks top sprinters is what this weekend’s South African Universities Championships in Cape Town might boil down to.

South African Athletics

Van Niekerk: SA sprinters to be the 'next' Jamaica

2017-04-24 13:18

Olympic gold medalist Wayde van Niekerk believes that South African athletics is transitioning to become as great as Jamaica.

South African Athletics

Simbine trumps Van Niekerk at SA Champs

2017-04-23 06:13

Mzansi’s big-name sprinters have lived up to expectations at the SA Senior Track and Field Championships and much of the glory belonged to Akani Simbine.

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South African Athletics

Van Niekerk romps to 200m SA title

2017-04-22 21:06

Rio Olympic 400m gold medal winner Wayde van Niekerk has underlined his versatility with victory in the men's 200m at the SA senior athletics championships.

South African Athletics

Simbine blasts to SA 100m title

2017-04-21 23:00

Akani Simbine has won the men's 100m title at the SA senior national championships in Potchefstroom.

International Athletics

Evergreen Gatlin set to shine in Bolt's absence

2017-04-21 08:27

Usain Bolt will be missing as Justin Gatlin spearheads the US seeking to their rare triumph over Jamaica at the weekend's IAAF World Relays.

South African Athletics

SA sprinters snub Bahamas for SA Champs

2017-04-20 11:20

SA star sprinters have opted out of the World Relays in the Bahamas to participate in the SA senior national championships this weekend.

International Athletics

5 Russians voluntarily admit doping

2017-04-19 14:21

Five Russian athletes have voluntary admitted doping code violations, the country's track and field athletics federation has said.

South African Athletics

SA road stars shine over long weekend

2017-04-18 13:41

South African road runners dominated a long weekend packed with fine performances, as they turned out in various contests around the world.

South African Athletics

Caster completes 400m/800m title double

2017-04-22 16:36

South African track queen Caster Semenya has completed a 400m / 800m double at the SA senior athletics championships in Potchefstroom.

South African Athletics

Simbine clocks fastest time in 100m heats

2017-04-21 14:53

Akani Simbine qualified with the fastest time in the men's 100m heats at the SA senior championships in Potchefstroom.

South African Athletics

Manyonga eyes world long jump record

2017-04-21 09:30

SA former drug addict Luvo Manyonga has his sights set on smashing the 26-year-old long jump world record of American Mike Powell.

International Athletics

UK medallist dead in Jamaica motorbike crash - reports

2017-04-20 16:15

Former Olympic high jumper Germaine Mason, who won silver for Britain at the 2008 Games in Beijing, has died in a motorbike crash in Jamaica.

South African Athletics

Presidential honour awaits Wayde van Niekerk

2017-04-19 22:26

South African sprinter Wayde van Niekerk is set to receive a National Order award from President Jacob Zuma.

International Athletics

Adidas sparks furore with Boston Marathon 'survivor' email

2017-04-19 07:56

Adidas sparked a social media outcry after sending an email congratulating runners in the Boston Marathon for having "survived" the race.

International Athletics

Van Dyk pipped at Boston Marathon

2017-04-17 20:00

Switzerland's Marcel Hug has won the wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon in a world's best time, edging Ernst van Dyk into second place.

South African Athletics

Manyonga leaps to SA long jump title

2017-04-22 16:20

Rio 2016 Olympic long jump silver medalist Luvo Manyonga has added the 2017 SA senior athletics championship title to his CV.

International Athletics

Rollins banned for whereabouts rule violation

2017-04-21 11:31

Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna Rollins has been handed a 1-year suspension for failing to file whereabouts information for out-of-competition testing.

International Athletics

Bolt in shock as friend dies in moto crash

2017-04-20 20:17

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt was caught up in a fatal motorcycle crash in Jamaica which claimed the life of former British high jumper, Germaine Mason.

South African Athletics

Bolt will be watching Wayde in Potch

2017-04-20 15:30

Jamaican track superstar Usain Bolt will be watching 400m world record holder Wayde van Niekerk at the SA senior national championships this weekend.

International Athletics

London Marathon's oldest runner still going strong

2017-04-19 16:02

Kenneth Jones is the oldest runner in this year's London Marathon. Read how an 83-year-old is planning to get the job done.

South African Athletics

Wayde, Simbine sprint contest leads SA Champs

2017-04-18 21:55

The country's growing list of world-class sprinters will lead the charge in Potchefstroom this week at the ASA Senior Championships.


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