SA elite show potential for Commonwealth Games

2017-10-13 13:20

South Africa's top athletes are on target for a promising campaign at the 2018 Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast in Australia.

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International Athletics

Coe calls for track and field revolution

2017-10-12 07:59

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe has told AFP he wants a radical review of track and field to ensure it survives as a spectator sport.

 
International Athletics

Kimetto, Dibaba among Chicago Marathon favorites

2017-10-06 21:23

Kenya's Dennis Kimetto and Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba are among the runners to beat in this weekend's Chicago Marathon.

 
International Athletics

Bolt can inspire young, says Coe

2017-10-04 19:59

Jamaican track superstar Usain Bolt can play a key role in inspiring youngsters to get involved in athletics says IAAF president Sebastian Coe.

 
South African Athletics

SA All-Comers Record smashed at 10K CITYSURFRUN

2017-10-08 19:37

Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei smashed the South African All-Comers Record at the inaugural 10K CITYSURFRUN.

 
International Athletics

Olympic medallist Chicherova doping appeal rejected

2017-10-06 20:36

London Olympic champion Anna Chicherova had her appeal against a doping ban that saw her stripped of Games bronze from Beijing rejected.

 
South African Athletics

Runners set to make 10km history in Durban

2017-10-04 14:43

The inaugural 10km CITYSURFRUN in Durban is shaping up to be the fastest 10km race ever seen on South African soil.

 
International Athletics

Rupp, Dibaba win first major marathons in Chicago

2017-10-08 18:52

Galen Rupp became the first American man in 15 years to win the Chicago Marathon while Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba captured the women's crown.

 
South African Athletics

Q&A: ASA president Aleck Skhosana

2017-10-05 13:05

In a question and answer session, Athletics SA president Aleck Skhosana discusses how far the organisation has come in 2017.

 
International Athletics

Nairobi marathon postponed due to political tension

2017-10-04 14:26

Kenya's highest profile marathon has been postponed over fears of political unrest around the country's re-run presidential election.

 
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VIDEO: Ramaphosa, Smit, Pienaar launch SA's RWC 2023 bid

South African deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa, 1995 RWC-winning captain Francois Pienaar and 2007 winning skipper John Smit present the country's bid to host the 2023 tournament.

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International Athletics

Wayde, Caster head IAAF Athlete of the Year nominees

2017-10-03 11:00

SA trio Wayde van Niekerk, Luvo Manyonga and Caster Semenya have been nominated for the IAAF's World Athlete of the Year awards.

 
South African Athletics

Commonwealth Games door open for SA athletes

2017-09-27 14:28

ASA has creating numerous opportunities for local athletes to book their places in the preliminary team for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

 
South African Athletics

Mosiako upsets Mokoka to win Joburg 10K CITYRUN

2017-09-24 14:16

Thabang Mosiako spoiled the party and stunned Stephen Mokoka to destroy a quality field at the second annual Joburg 10K CITYRUN.

 
International Athletics

Ex-Olympic champion Cakir banned for life - report

2017-09-22 20:38

Turkey's athletics federation has banned the disgraced former 2012 Olympic 1500m champion Asli Cakir Alptekin for life over a third doping offence.

 
South African Athletics

Mountains of medals collected at Cape Town Marathon!

2017-09-19 14:05

What do you do with your race medals? Be honest: they’re often forgotten about, destined to remain in the bottom drawer of your cupboard, collecting dust.

 
South African Athletics

Negewu defends Cape Town Marathon title

2017-09-17 20:40

Asefa Mengstu Negewu came back to the marathon that launched him onto the international stage to defend his Sanlam Cape Town Marathon title.

 
South African Athletics

ASA congratulate Simbine

2017-09-11 19:48

ASA has congratulated national 100m record holder, Akani Simbine on his graduation with a Bachelor of Information Science degree from the University of Pretoria.

 
International Athletics

Gatlin won't take knee in exhibition race in Brazil

2017-09-30 11:40

World sprint champion Justin Gatlin says he won't be taking the knee in protest this weekend at an exhibition race in Brazil.

 
South African Athletics

Shange wrecks 10km walk record

2017-09-26 16:02

Lebogang Shange smashed his South African record in the 10km Walk at the Around Taihu Multi-day International Race Walking Competition in Wuxi.

 
International Athletics

Olympic champ Kipchoge wins Berlin Marathon

2017-09-24 11:52

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge held off the challenge of debutant Guye Adola to win the Berlin Marathon.

 
International Athletics

Top trio threaten marathon record in Berlin

2017-09-22 11:17

The current top long-distance runners will clash in Germany's capital with a trio threatening the world record at the Berlin Marathon.

 
South African Athletics

Scott returns home for Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

2017-09-19 10:28

Multiple SA record holder, Dominique Scott-Efurd, will be returning home for the first time in 18 months to race in the inaugural Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN.

 
International Athletics

Kipchoge the man to beat in Berlin

2017-09-13 22:35

Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge has claimed to be the man to beat at this month's Berlin marathon as he aims to set a new world record.

 
 
 
 
South African Athletics

13 000 set to take to Joburg streets

2017-09-23 13:22

South Africa’s top middle distance athletes will be out in full force at the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Sunday.

 
South African Athletics

Entries officially closed for Comrades 2018

2017-09-21 17:20

With 21,500 entries received in just 21 days, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has officially closed the 2018 Comrades Marathon entry process.

 
South African Athletics

CMA congratulates 2017 Comrades champ on KZN awards

2017-09-18 16:10

The Comrades Marathon Association has congratulated its 2017 champion Bongmusa Mthembu who scooped two top awards this weekend.

 
International Athletics

WADA clears 95 Russian athletes of doping charges

2017-09-13 14:17

The World Anti-Doping Agency is set to clear 95 Russian athletes investigated over involvement in the country's alleged mammoth doping programme.

 
International Athletics

My records will stand for decades - Bolt

2017-09-05 13:25

Usain Bolt says he has no regrets about retiring and is confident his world records will stand for at least another 15 years.

 
 

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