Threat of protest action sees late change to Two Oceans route

2019-04-19 07:35

The "real and credible" threat of protest action in the Hout Bay Imizamo Yethu informal settlement area has necessitated a late change to the 2019 Two Oceans Marathon route.


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Tour de France increases summit bonus seconds

2019-04-18 17:51

Attacking riders at the Tour de France will be further rewarded after an increase in valuable bonus seconds for being the first to crest key summits.

Water Sport

De Morny, Notten without equal in SA lifesaving

2019-04-18 11:42

Ryle de Morny confirmed his status as the fastest beach sprinter in the country at the recent General Tire Lifesaving South Africa Surf Interprovincials at Clifton beach.


Olympic runner-up to Caster has same testosterone condition

2019-04-17 21:28

Olympic silver medallist Francine Niyonsaba says she also has a condition that gives her high levels of naturally occurring testosterone.

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Wilson to be highest-paid NFL star with Seahawks deal

2019-04-17 11:57

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is to become the highest-paid player in the NFL after agreeing a four-year contract extension worth nearly R2 billion.


Campenaerts beats Wiggins' hour world record

2019-04-16 19:28

Victor Campenaerts has set a new one-hour world record for distance covered on a track with 55.089km the new mark.


Simbine eyes 200m win in Germiston

2019-04-16 11:26

South Africa's top sprinter Akani Simbine will be targeting the 200m at the 2019 ASA Senior Track & Field and Combined Events Championships.


Colombian cyclist Pantano fails EPO test

2019-04-15 21:20

Colombian Jarlinson Pantano has failed an out of competition doping test for the blood booster EPO, the International Cycling Union (UCI) has confirmed.


Van Dyk finishes 5th at Boston Marathon

2019-04-15 16:59

South Africa's Ernst van Dyk, a 10-time winner of the Boston Marathon Pushrim Wheelchair event, has finished fifth at the 2019 edition of the famous race.

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Feuding French rappers set date for €2m cage fight

2019-04-15 13:02

Two feuding French rappers have said they will settle their differences with a €2 million cage fight in Switzerland in December.

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Tokyo 2020 launches ticketing process

2019-04-18 10:52

Tokyo 2020 organisers have launched a portal detailing prices and timings for Olympic events, as they prepare to throw open ticket applications via a lottery.


Caster honoured on Time's '100 most influential' list

2019-04-17 14:32

South Africa's Caster Semenya has been honoured on Time's list of the 100 most influential people of 2019.

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Joshua's US debut in doubt as opponent fails doping test

2019-04-17 11:23

Anthony Joshua's debut fight in the United States could be in doubt after his promoter said the world heavyweight champion's opponent has failed a doping test.

South Africa

Proteas gearing up for netball World Cup

2019-04-16 16:30

There are just two and a half months to go before the start of the Netball World Cup in Liverpool and plans are underway to ensure the Proteas properly prepared.


Tokyo Olympic marathons to beat heat with 06:00 start

2019-04-16 11:10

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic marathons will start at 06:00, organisers announced after doctors warned of deadly medical emergencies.


Cherono triumphs in Boston Marathon thriller

2019-04-16 07:00

Kenya's Lawrence Cherono sprinted to victory in the Boston Marathon, overhauling Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa in the closing metres to claim a superb win.


Giro d'Italia to start in Hungary in 2020

2019-04-15 16:58

The 2020 Giro d'Italia will begin in Budapest with another two stages also being held in Hungary.


SA relay teams chasing IAAF qualfier in Potch

2019-04-15 12:35

Following a successful opener of the Athletics Grand Prix Series at Mangaung, the second leg at the Herman McArthur Athletics Stadium.


Timely Winelands celebration for Woolcock and Roux

2019-04-15 10:22

Young Stellenbosch rider Hennie Roux gave himself the perfect birthday present when he partnered Waylon Woolcock to victory in the Liberty Winelands Encounter.


Simbine lights up Grand Prix Series in Potch

2019-04-18 12:01

Akani Simbine scorched to a commanding victory in the men's 200m race at the second leg of the Athletics Grand Prix Series.

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Joshua-Miller fight off after New York denies license

2019-04-18 07:06

Jarrell Miller was denied a license to box by the New York State Athletic Commission, scuppering his planned bout with Anthony Joshua.


Outrage as Two Oceans won't be screened on TV

2019-04-17 13:43

With less than 72 hours until the start gun, it appears this year's Two Oceans Marathon will not be broadcast on TV.


Kenyan runners chase Two Oceans Ultra R1m record

2019-04-16 14:52

A top class field of ultra-marathon runners is expected on the start line of this year’s Two Oceans Marathon and the Kenyan contingent has one goal.


Degefa wins women's Boston Marathon

2019-04-15 18:10

Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa powered to victory in the women's elite race at the Boston Marathon, leading almost from start to finish to clinch the biggest win of her career.

Water Sport

McGregor takes aim at Freedom Paddle

2019-04-15 12:56

Multiple world marathon champ Hank McGregor will jet into Cape Town for the Freedom Paddle double ski race around Robben Island on April 27.


Veteran Gilbert wins Paris-Roubaix

2019-04-14 18:10

Belgian veteran Philippe Gilbert won the cobbled classic Paris Roubaix cycling race after a cat-and-mouse final struggle with Germany's Nils Politt.


Magakwe builds on fine form with Grand Prix win

2019-04-14 10:59

Former national 100m record holder Simon Magakwe stormed over the line in 10.06 seconds at the Athletics Grand Prix Series meeting in Bloemfontein.


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