Bolt speeds through to 100m semis

2016-07-01 08:29

Usain Bolt gets through his first race at the Jamaican National Championships with ease on Thursday.


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International Athletics

Russian star applies to compete in Rio

2016-06-30 16:41

Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva has applied to the IAAF to compete at the Rio Olympics despite Russia's ban.

International Athletics

IAAF to rule on Russian Olympic hopefuls

2016-06-29 19:01

The IAAF will rule this week on whether a group of Russian athletes can compete at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics as individuals.

South African Athletics

CAA, ASA praise 20th African Championships

2016-06-28 19:18

Hamad Kalkaba Malboum, president of the Confederation of African Athletics has praised South Africa for a successful African Championships.

South African Athletics

Fredericks hunts for Rio qualifying spot

2016-06-30 10:01

Commonwealth Games 400m hurdles champion Cornel Fredericks continues to chase the elusive 49.40 seconds qualifying time to compete in Rio.

International Athletics

Bolt gears up for Olympic trials

2016-06-29 07:28

Usain Bolt will embark on the first major test of what he plans to be a triumphant swansong as the Jamaican Olympic athletics trials get under way.

South African Athletics

Conley left frustrated after African Champs

2016-06-28 19:19

Double South African sprint champion Alyssa Conley was frustrated after the African Athletics Championships wrapped up in Durban on Sunday.

International Athletics

Gatlin shrugs off slow start to 2016

2016-06-30 08:59

Former Athens Olympic gold medalist Justin Gatlin has yet to break 9.90 in a wind legal race this season after a barnstorming 2015.

International Athletics

Pearson devastated at missing Rio

2016-06-29 11:18

Australian Olympic hurdles champion Sally Pearson has withdrawn from the Rio games after tearing her hamstring in training.

South African Athletics

Semenya takes gold for SA to end African Champs

2016-06-27 11:38

Caster Semenya blasted to her third title, as the five-day African Athletics Championships wrapped up in Durban on Sunday.

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International Athletics

Jamaican sprinter reveals Zika infection

2016-06-26 17:00

Jamaican sprinter Kemar Bailey-Cole says he has been infected with the Zika virus but will participate in his country's Olympic trials.

International Athletics

Record-breaker Aprot leads Kenyan 10,000m sweep

2016-06-26 07:27

Alice Aprot posted the fastest time on the continent in the 10,000 metres at the African Athletics Championships.

International Athletics

Nike drops suit against Berian

2016-06-24 09:00

Boris Berian can compete at the US Olympic athletic trials after Nike Inc. dropped its lawsuit against the American world indoor 800m champion.

South African Athletics

Comrades enjoys 'doping-free' year

2016-06-23 09:50

The Comrades Marathon has enjoyed a doping-free year as none of the top runners in 2016 tested positive for any banned substances.

International Athletics

Semenya, Van Niekerk headline Africa champs

2016-06-21 21:27

Olympic Games medallist Caster Semenya and world 400-metre champion Wayde van Niekerk will headline the African Athletics Championships in Durban.

International Athletics

Russia's doping ban won't affect Paralympians

2016-06-20 18:08

The International Paralympic Committee says Russia's doping ban from athletics won't affect them from competing in the Rio Games.

International Athletics

Dibaba's coach arrested in Spain

2016-06-20 14:33

Spanish police have arrested Somali track coach Jama Aden, whose Ethiopian protege Genzebe Dibaba is the current world 1500m champion.

South African Athletics

Morgan calls Oscar Pistorius a 'murder and liar'

2016-06-26 14:24

British journalist and television personality Piers Morgan has called Oscar Pistorius a "murderer and liar".

International Athletics

67 Russian athletes hope to compete in Rio

2016-06-25 18:02

Sixty-seven Russian athletes are planning to apply to the IAAF to compete at the Olympic Games despite their country's suspension.

South African Athletics

More medals for SA, Ivorians rule 100m

2016-06-24 07:21

Ivory Coast won the men's and women’s 100-metre titles on the second day of the African Athletics Championships in Durban.

South African Athletics

Opening-day glory for South Africa

2016-06-23 07:13

Host nation South Africa have won two of the three titles on offer on the opening day of the Africa Athletics Championships in Durban.

International Athletics

IAAF at odds with Bach over Rio flag for Russians

2016-06-21 19:34

The IAAF appeared to be at odds with Olympic chief Thomas Bach over Russian athletes competing under a neutral rather than Russian flag in Rio.

International Athletics

Defiant Russian athletes react to doping ban

2016-06-21 08:04

With Russia's athletes now banned from the Rio games, excitement for competition has been replaced by despair and defiance.

South African Athletics

Van Niekerk wins again ahead of African Champs

2016-06-20 13:03

World champion Wayde van Niekerk led a trio of South Africa's fastest athletes at the inaugural Adidas Boost Games in Boston at the weekend.

International Athletics

Chand qualifies for Rio 100m after gender ruling

2016-06-26 10:16

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has qualified for the women's 100 metres at the Rio Olympics less than a year after gender tests.

South African Athletics

Semenya wins African 1 500m title

2016-06-25 08:10

South African Caster Semenya won the African Athletics Championships 1 500 metres title in Durban on Friday.

International Athletics

'Clean' Russian athletes can compete in Rio as 'neutrals'

2016-06-23 18:10

Russian athletes who can prove they are untainted by the country's doping scandal were given the go-ahead to compete in Rio.

International Athletics

Isinbayeva insists Olympic hopes not dead

2016-06-22 08:48

Pole vault legend Yelena Isinbayeva defiantly claimed all hope of competing at the Rio Olympics is not lost after posting a world leading mark.

International Athletics

Russia in final plea to IOC over athletes' ban

2016-06-21 17:50

Russia has a zero tolerance policy on doping, saying the "unfair" IAAF ban meant its athletes were "punished for the sins of others".

South African Athletics

Conley raring to go for African Champs

2016-06-20 15:42

South African sprint champion Alyssa Conley is ready and raring to go at the African Athletics Championships in Durban later this week.

South African Athletics

M-Net to screen exclusive Oscar Pistorius interview

2016-06-19 22:27

M-Net and SuperSport have secured the rights to screen the much talked-about ITV documentary Oscar Pistorius: The Interview.


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