Oldest living Olympian dies at 104

2016-10-22 20:45

Simone Schaller, an American hurdler who competed at the 1932 and 1936 Games - and who was believed to be the oldest living Olympian - has died.


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International Athletics

Coe backs Brisbane bid for 2028 Olympics

2016-10-22 08:48

IAAF president Lord Sebastian Coe has described a potential Brisbane bid to host the 2028 Olympics as "a very attractive proposition."

South African Athletics

Sanlam extends partnership with Cape Town Marathon

2016-10-18 11:41

The Cape Town Marathon has received a major boost with Sanlam announcing it will extend its sponsorship of the event for another three years.

International Athletics

Tyson Gay's teenage daughter shot dead

2016-10-17 08:39

The teenage daughter of former US Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay has been fatally shot.

South African Athletics

Cape Town to rename stadium after Wayde?

2016-10-18 14:25

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille wants a stadium in the Mother City to be named after Olympic gold medallist Wayde van Niekerk.

International Athletics

Tyson Gay, thousands in vigil for sprinter's slain daughter

2016-10-18 10:43

Several thousand people including Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay turned out on Monday for a candlelight vigil to honour Gay's 15-year-old daughter.

International Athletics

Golden girl Ennis-Hill hangs up her spikes

2016-10-13 12:47

Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill, who won heptathlon gold at the 2012 Olympics, has announced her retirement from athletics.

South African Athletics

Caster, Wayde up for top IAAF awards

2016-10-18 12:04

South Africans Caster Semenya and Wayde van Niekerk have been nominated for the 2016 IAAF World Athlete of the Year award.

International Athletics

More arrests in fatal shooting of Tyson Gay's daughter

2016-10-17 13:14

A father and son are the latest arrests in the investigation into the fatal shooting of the 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay.

International Athletics

Kenyans dominate Chicago Marathon

2016-10-09 20:38

Two-time world champion Abel Kirui denied Dickson Chumba a second straight Chicago Marathon title in winning his first World Major Marathon race.

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VIDEO: Allister Coetzee addresses SA Rugby Coaches' Indaba

WATCH: Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has opened the two-day SA Rugby Coaches' Indaba in Cape Town.

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International Athletics

Russian champion high jumper stripped of medal

2016-10-06 19:12

London Olympic champion high jumper Anna Chicherova has been stripped of the bronze medal she won at the 2008 Olympic Games.

International Athletics

US sprinter suspended for doping

2016-09-27 20:07

United States sprinter Trell Kimmons has been suspended for two years after testing positive for a banned stimulant.

International Athletics

NFL holds no appeal for United fan Bolt

2016-09-23 20:31

The NFL isn't on Usain Bolt's post-athletics agenda, but Jamaica's superstar says he'd answer a call from Manchester United in a heartbeat.

South African Athletics

SAA sorry for treatment of SA Paralympian

2016-09-21 10:54

SAA have apologised to Tyrone Pillay for their treatment of the Paralympic bronze medallist.

Other Sport

Situ wins javelin bronze for SA

2016-09-14 08:16

Zanele Situ threw a personal best to take bronze for South Africa at the 2016 Paralympic Games.

South African Athletics

Pillay dedicates medal to cancer-suffering mom

2016-09-13 20:21

South Africa Paralympic bronze medallist Tyrone Pillay dedicated his bronze medal to his mother suffering from cancer.

International Athletics

Record earnings for Wayde

2016-09-11 05:39

Wayde van Niekerk’s exploits prove how talent and hard work can pay handsomely

International Athletics

Olympic champ Brownlee has medical data leaked

2016-10-03 21:10

Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee became the latest star to have his medical data leaked by Russian computer hackers.

South African Athletics

Bekele misses WR by 6 seconds

2016-09-25 19:55

Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele has won the Berlin marathon ahead of former winner Wilson Kipsang on Kenya.

International Athletics

Tyson Gay abandons bobsled bid

2016-09-22 10:56

Tyson Gay abandoned his bid to make the United States bobsled team after pulling out of the National Push Championships in Canada.

South African Athletics

Record for Cape Town Marathon winner

2016-09-18 13:51

Ethiopia’s Asefa Negewo has won the Cape Town Marathon, breaking the long-standing fastest time set on South African soil over 42.2km.

International Athletics

Bolt leaves door open for 2017 worlds

2016-09-14 07:27

Usain Bolt has left the door open to running in both the 100 and 200m at next year's world championships.

South African Athletics

Pillay claims shot put bronze for Team SA

2016-09-12 17:46

The medals keep rolling in for Team South Africa at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro with Tyrone Pillay winning bronze in the F42 category.

South African Athletics

'Extraordinary' 400m win for Semenya

2016-09-10 00:08

Caster Semenya has pulled off an extraordinary victory in the women's 400m at the Brussels' Diamond League meeting.

South African Athletics

IAAF approves Wayde’s world record

2016-09-28 09:49

The International Association of Athletics Federations has confirmed Wayde van Niekerk’s 400m world record set at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

South African Athletics

Laurels go to Nkhasi, Phalula in new city marathon

2016-09-25 05:52

Lesotho’s Namakoe Nkhasi brushed aside the challenge of three Olympians to win the inaugural FNB Joburg 10K City Run.

International Athletics

US sprinters Gay, Bailey eye bobsled role

2016-09-21 11:59

Veteran sprinter Tyson Gay is making a bid to force his way onto the US bobsled team after entering this week's National Push Championships

Other Sport

Buis dazzles with record gold in Rio

2016-09-18 12:10

Dyan Buis and Hilton Langenhoven helped maintain Team SA’s momentum on the medals table in Rio de Janeiro.

International Athletics

With Oscar gone, who is the next Paralympics star?

2016-09-13 21:56

Oscar Pistorius is gone and so far there's been no replacement for the first athlete to compete in both the Paralympics and Olympics.

South African Athletics

Viljoen still waiting on SASCOC bonus

2016-09-12 17:22

It seems as if the ongoing public spat between Olympic star Sunette Viljoen and Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula is continuing.

South African Athletics

New venue for 2017 Comrades finish

2016-09-08 16:53

For the first time in 16 years, participants in next year’s Comrades Marathon will finish their up-run at the Scottsville Racecourse.


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