Sub 2-hour marathon nearly man Kipchoge out of World Championships

2017-05-24 07:48

Kenyan athletics selectors have been forced into wholesale changes to the marathon team for the IAAF World Athletics Championships in London.


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International Athletics

Thompson headlines Paris Diamond League

2017-05-22 21:48

Jamaica's double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson will headline the Paris Diamond League meet on July 1.

South African Athletics

Comrades releases Green Number stats

2017-05-19 10:28

491 more runners are set to join the coveted Comrades Marathon Green Number Club at this year’s 92nd Comrades Marathon.

South African Athletics

List of top Comrades contenders released

2017-05-15 14:43

The Comrades Marathon Association has issued a list of top contenders in this year’s 92nd Comrades Marathon on Sunday, June 4, 2017.

South African Athletics

Defending champ Wostmann out of Comrades

2017-05-22 13:53

Caroline Wostmann will not defend her Comrades Marathon 'Up-Run' title on June 4 after losing a race against time to recover from a hamstring injury.

International Athletics

Billion dollar race to break 2-hour marathon mark

2017-05-17 12:54

Nike, Adidas and Vodafone are all backing separate plans to break a key barrier in athletics: a marathon in under two hours.

South African Athletics

Simbine good to go for his European tour

2017-05-15 14:43

South African sprint trailblazer, Akani Simbine, says he is ready to compete with the best in the world while also improving African records in the global stage.

International Athletics

Ben Johnson ad slammed for 'glorifying drug cheats'

2017-05-16 13:35

A controversial commercial by a sports betting company featuring disgraced sprinter Ben Johnson has been slammed for glorifying drug cheats.

South African Athletics

Manyonga leaps into Diamond League record books

2017-05-13 15:09

Star South African long jumper Luvo Manyonga has leapt into the records books, setting a new mark for a Diamond League event.

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International Athletics

Jamaican sprinters brace for life after Bolt

2017-05-12 13:01

Usain Bolt's imminent retirement is a blow for athletics, but a new generation of Jamaican sprinters is ready to try to fill his golden shoes.

South African Athletics

Semenya salutes 'inspiring' MS Dhoni

2017-05-08 22:35

Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya has heaped praise on former India skipper MS Dhoni after watching his inspirational biopic.

International Athletics

Kipchoge narrowly misses sub 2-hour marathon attempt

2017-05-06 16:02

Reigning Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge from Kenya narrowly failed in his attempt to complete the distance under the mythical two-hour mark.

International Athletics

Bolt sets sights on football career

2017-05-05 21:26

Usain Bolt conquered athletics and now the fastest man on the planet says he wants to become among the top players in world football.

International Athletics

SA quartet set for Diamond League opener

2017-05-04 18:50

Four of South Africa's in-form track stars will open their international campaigns on Friday night.

International Athletics

Gatlin, De Grasse ready for Doha clash

2017-05-04 07:15

Justin Gatlin and Andre De Grasse will renew their rivalry in the Diamond League season-opener in Qatar.

International Athletics

Joyner: Wiping records 'dishonors' Flo-Jo

2017-05-03 07:01

The husband of late sprint queen Florence Griffith Joyner has vowed to fight moves to erase her long-standing world records from history.

South African Athletics

Foreign challenge to Mokoka’s Cape Town 12 ONERUN title

2017-05-11 11:08

Stephen Mokoka will be back to defend his title at the Cape’s premier 12km road race, the third annual FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.

South African Athletics

Van Zyl more confident after 3rd place finish

2017-05-08 07:10

Finishing third in the 400m hurdles at the Diamond League Meeting in Doha was just the confidence booster LJ van Zyl needed before he lines up in Shanghai.

South African Athletics

Simbine, Semenya unstoppable in Doha

2017-05-06 07:21

Both Akani Simbine and Caster Semenya have opened their international seasons in style at the IAAF Diamond League even in Doha.

International Athletics

Felix rejects proposal to erase track records

2017-05-05 11:13

American track star Allyson Felix says she does not support a move by international athletic chiefs to erase long-standing world records.

International Athletics

Mixed-gender relays could be Olympic sport

2017-05-04 18:06

Mixed-gender relays are being considered as an Olympic event to ramp up interest in athletics, said a senior member of the sport's governing body.

International Athletics

Long jump great Powell slams record rewrite plans

2017-05-03 14:00

Long jump world record holder Mike Powell said plans to rewrite world records set before 2005 are "a slap in the face" and vowed to fight the move.

International Athletics

Plan revealed to reset existing European records

2017-05-02 13:25

A radical plan that would wipe out existing European and world records and set a clean slate as part of the fight against doping has been proposed.

South African Athletics

Manyonga leads SA at Shanghai Diamond League

2017-05-11 09:52

In-form Rio Olympic silver medallist Luvo Manyonga will lead a four-man South African contingent in Shanghai this weekend.

International Athletics

Simbine’s career-defining win in Doha

2017-05-07 08:45

Akani Simbine’s coach Werner Prinsloo celebrated the greatest result in his charge’s career with a quiet beer somewhere in Springs.

South African Athletics

Simbine stuns Gatlin in Diamond League opener

2017-05-06 06:45

SA's Akani Simbine surprised a world-class sprint field, including Justin Gatlin and Asafa Powell to claim a 100m Diamond League victory in Doha.

International Athletics

Wiping world records 'not cowardly' - IAAF

2017-05-04 22:25

The radical plan to wipe out athletics' world records set before 2005 was not a cowardly proposal, said a senior member of the IAAF.

International Athletics

Three more Russians admit doping

2017-05-03 14:00

Three more Russian athletes including a sprinter stripped of Olympic gold have admitted doping.

International Athletics

Jesse Owens 1936 Olympic golds to be auctioned

2017-04-30 19:30

Two of the four gold medals won by US athletics legend Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Olympics will go under the hammer in August.


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