Injured Van Niekerk out of Zurich Diamond League

2017-08-18 20:28

World champion Wayde van Niekerk has withdrawn from the Diamond League meeting in Zurich next week due to a recurring back injury.


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South African Athletics

Wayde vows never to 'do the double' again

2017-08-17 14:43

Wayde van Niekerk will not be doubling up at major athletics events in future after the completion of the IAAF World Championships in London.

South African Athletics

Caster: It's important to relax

2017-08-12 08:42

Caster Semenya stayed in the hunt for a double-medal haul at the IAAF World Championships on Friday evening.

IAAF World Championships

Alkana misses out on 110m hurdle final

2017-08-06 21:36

South Africa's Antonio Alkana has failed to qualify for the men's 110m hurdle final at the IAAF World Championships in London.

South African Athletics

Manyonga makes high-flying Alps WR attempt

2017-08-15 11:23

World long jump champion Luvo Manyonga might help South Africa to yet another world record after his heroics in London.

IAAF World Championships

Nel hurdles her way into 400m semi-final

2017-08-07 21:11

South Africa's Wenda Nel has qualified for the women's 400m hurdle semi-final at the IAAF World Championships in London.

IAAF World Championships

Van Niekerk breezes into 400m final

2017-08-06 20:56

Wayde van Niekerk did not disappoint, as he advanced through to the men's 400m final at the IAAF World Championships in London.

South African Athletics

No joy for SA women's relay team

2017-08-12 12:44

The South African women's team in the 4x400m relay got nowhere near advancing to the final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships.

South African Athletics

Teenager Mahlangu dashes to world record

2017-08-07 10:24

While the global athletics fraternity's eyes are focused on the World Championships, South Africa was in the spotlight elsewhere in Europe.

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IAAF World Championships

Manyonga, Samaai qualify for long jump final

2017-08-04 23:00

South Africa's top long jumpers have qualified on the opening night of the men's final at the IAAF World Championship in London.

South African Athletics

Top SA runner slapped with 8-year ban

2017-08-03 11:08

SA long-distance runner Louisa Leballo has been banned from sports for eight years for a doping violation and an attempt to subvert the testing process.

South African Athletics

Team SA depart for London World Champs

2017-07-31 11:41

Team South Africa has departed for the biennial IAAF World Championships starting in London this week.

South African Athletics

Sunette Viljoen out of World Champs

2017-07-28 19:27

South African javelin star Sunette Viljoen has pulled out of next month's IAAF World Championships with injury.

South African Athletics

Van Zyl back to winning ways

2017-08-05 20:38

Irvette van Zyl ran an outstanding tactical race to claim victory in the Pretoria SPAR women’s 10km Challenge at Supersport Park on Saturday afternoon.

IAAF World Championships

Semenya eases into 1500m semis

2017-08-04 21:00

Caster Semenya cruised into the semi-final of the women's 1500m on the opening day of the IAAF World Championships in London.

South African Athletics

Renewed scrutiny for Semenya

2017-07-31 20:32

Caster Semenya is making a bold bid for double gold at the World Athletics Championship while under further scrutiny of the gender controversy that has dogged her career.

South African Athletics

Run for Rosa

2017-07-28 15:12

Rosa Carlyle-Mitchell tragically died while celebrating her 21st birthday. Her cousin, Stu Rayner, is running 422km in 10 days in order to put a child through King's school.

IAAF World Championships

Simbine gets one over Gatlin, proceeds to 100m final

2017-08-05 20:16

Akani Simbine will take part in the final of the men's 100m after winning the first semi-final heat at the IAAF World Championships.

IAAF World Championships

Frustrated Horn looking to make up for lost time

2017-08-04 10:14

South Africa's foremost female sprinter Carina Horn is looking to mend her frustrating season at the IAAF World Championships in London.

South African Athletics

Van Niekerk could steal Bolt's thunder

2017-07-31 13:00

Usain Bolt’s farewell will be the major narrative at the world championships but SA speedster Wayde van Niekerk could steal some of his spotlight.

South African Athletics

Molotsane dominates multirace road series

2017-07-30 07:03

Long-distance runner Kesa Molotsane has been in amazing form recently, and she’s consistently led the pack in the Spar Women’s Challenge 10km road series.

South African Athletics

Comical scenes as ASA add to World Champs squad

2017-07-28 10:16

Athletics South Africa has revised its team list of athletes increasing the total number to 29 members to compete at the IAAF World Championships in London.


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