Wiggins abandons 2020 Olympic rowing bid

2018-09-21 14:42

Five-time Olympic champion cyclist Bradley Wiggins has abandoned plans to bid to row for Britain at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.


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Deepest field yet assembles for Cape Town Marathon

2018-09-21 14:11

The 2018 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon will have a new winner this year as defending champion Asefa Negewo will not be on the start line on Sunday.

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Australia blasts WADA for failing athletes in Russia decision

2018-09-21 08:49

Australia blasted the decision to lift a ban on Russia's anti-doping agency, saying it could damage athletes' confidence in the fight against drugs.

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Heavyweight champ Joshua says Wembley return a 'blessing'

2018-09-20 17:00

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has described a return to London's Wembley Stadium as "a blessing".

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World heavyweight champion fails drugs test

2018-09-20 13:31

World heavyweight champion Manuel Charr has had to call off next week's title defence and is set to be stripped of his WBA belt after testing positive for steroids.

South Africa

SA Hockey causes stir with 'volunteer' coaching ad

2018-09-20 09:24

SA Hockey has caused a stir by advertising the head coach position of the women's national side as a 'volunteer position'.

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Joshua plots to subdue dangerous Povetkin

2018-09-20 07:23

Anthony Joshua admits he will have to subdue the power of Alexander Povetkin as the world heavyweight champion prepares for a tough test against the Russian this weekend.

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SA sink at FINA Water Polo World Cup

2018-09-19 10:48

The South African men's team found the going tough - very tough - at the recent FINA Water Polo World Cup in Berlin, Germany.

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Whistleblower warns WADA of 'catastrophe' if Russia ban eased

2018-09-19 07:16

Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov says WADA risked a "catastrophe for clean sport" if it lifts a suspension against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency later this week.

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Anti-doping body condemns WADA over Russia U-turn

2018-09-18 11:27

The Institute of National Anti-Doping Organisations has warned WADA against lifting Russia's drug ban, saying the country had not done enough to justify readmission.


Joubert defends title in PE mountain-bike race

2018-09-17 16:23

Marco Joubert and Anriette Schoeman have taken top honours in the 70km event of the Bestmed-Makro mountain-bike race near Port Elizabeth.

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Phelps slams WADA for lifting Russia doping ban

2018-09-21 13:57

Olympic legend Michael Phelps called for new leadership in the fight against drugs in sport after WADA controversially reinstated Russia's tainted anti-drugs body.

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Joshua promises to find a way against Povetkin

2018-09-21 08:47

Anthony Joshua has admitted to feeling under "tons of pressure" ahead of his latest world heavyweight title defence against Russia's Alexander Povetkin.


Russia says anti-doping reinstatement result of 'enormous work'

2018-09-20 16:58

The Russian government says the decision by the world anti-doping body to lift sanctions on Russia's anti-doping agency was the result of "enormous work" to improve testing.

Water Sport

Social vibe the heart of the Fish River Canoe Marathon

2018-09-20 12:11

The countdown continues to the Fish River Canoe Marathon in Cradock with the massive field will be largely made up of recreational paddlers.

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LeBron teams with 'Black Panther' director for 'Space Jam 2'

2018-09-20 07:43

Two months ago, basketball superstar LeBron James joined the Los Angeles Lakers. Now, he's taking on Hollywood in a big way.


PPC Riebeek Bergmarathon (a win-win-win Winelands scenario)

2018-09-20 07:03

Marathons are in short supply after Comrades, but the PPC Riebeek Bergmarathon through the heart of the Western Cape’s Swartland is definitely worth a visit.

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North and South Korea to bid for 2032 Olympics

2018-09-19 09:05

North and South Korea will bid jointly for the 2032 Olympics in an ambitious plan built on hopes of deepening a diplomatic thaw catalysed by this year's Winter Games in the South.

Water Sport

French swimmer comes out of retirement chasing gold

2018-09-18 16:11

Five years after quitting the pool, Amaury Leveaux, world record holder and Olympic medallist, is returning to swimming aiming at the 2020 Olympics.

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WADA urged not to lift Russian ban by doping agencies body

2018-09-18 09:25

WADA was urged on Monday not to reinstate Russia as its drug-tainted testing authority "has not yet fulfilled its obligations to the global sporting community".


French decathlete Mayer smashes WR

2018-09-16 21:08

World champion Kevin Mayer has set a new world record in the decathlon at the Decastar meet to eclipse Ashton Eaton's previous mark.


Team Dimension Data sign top Italian sprinter

2018-09-21 10:36

Team Dimension Data has announced that Giacomo Nizzolo has signed a two-year deal commencing January 1, 2019.


US anti-doping head denounces lifting of Russia ban

2018-09-20 19:15

The head of the US Anti-Doping Agency denounced the decision to lift the ban on Russia's anti-doping agency, calling it "inexplicable."

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WADA lifts ban on Russian anti-doping agency

2018-09-20 15:33

The World Anti-Doping Agency lifted a ban on Russia's anti-doping agency, RUSADA, paving the way for Russian athletes to return to competition.


Top athletes demand WADA Russia rethink

2018-09-20 11:53

High-profile stars Paula Radcliffe and Valerie Adams have led athletes' demands for WADA to rethink plans to lift its suspension of Russia.

South Africa

Tug-of-War World Champs comes to SA

2018-09-19 10:34

Some of sport’s toughest men and women will be digging their heels in as South Africa hosts the 24th World Tug-of-War Championships in Cape Town.

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UK doping chief blasts WADA over Russian vote

2018-09-19 08:59

UK Anti-Doping boss Nicole Sapstead has blasted the World Anti-Doping Agency over the vote on reinstating the Russian Anti-Doping Agency.

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Joe Calzaghe's coach and father dies

2018-09-18 10:58

Enzo Calzaghe, who coached his son Joe to two boxing world titles at different weights and an undefeated 46-bout career despite never boxing himself, has died.


Yates would not have reigned in Spain with Team Sky

2018-09-17 22:02

British rider Simon Yates would not have won the Tour of Spain had he chosen to pursue his career with cycling giants Team Sky said Bradley Wiggins.


Is road running still (unconsciously) sexist?

2018-09-17 13:27

Is road running in South Africa still - consciously or not - sexist? The Running Mann investigates...


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