Black car Bolt's only demand on Oz football foray

2018-08-13 08:52

Usain Bolt might be a superstar athlete but the fastest man ever won't be getting special treatment when he arrives in Australia in his bid to become a professional footballer.


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Athletics SA president sees rosy future

2018-08-12 09:00

Despite SA losing its ranking to Kenya, ASA president Aleck Skhosana believes a strong foundation was laid at the African Senior Athletics Championships.


'Black day' as Mayer fluffs Euro decathlon lines

2018-08-07 13:19

In-form decathlete Kevin Mayer suffered a "black day" as he failed to register a mark in the long jump of the multi-discipline event.


Athletics fuels SA sprinter's dream of taking to the skies

2018-08-12 05:59

Star South African sprinter Ncincilili Titi's passion for athletics will help him realise his dream of becoming a pilot.


No special treatment for Bolt - Central Coast Mariners

2018-08-08 09:30

Central Coast Mariners coach Mick Mulvey says Usain Bolt will be treated as any other player when he joins the Australian A-League club.


Kenya pip SA to take Africa athletics honours

2018-08-06 07:39

Kenya edged out South Africa to finish top of the African Athletics Championship medals table after a five-day tournament blasted as "tedious" during its troubled build-up.


ASA pays tribute to late Kenyan athlete Bett

2018-08-08 13:16

ASA is saddened by the news of the sudden death of Kenyan athlete Nicholls Bett, who passed away a day after returning from Nigeria.


Bolt agrees to practice deal with Oz soccer club

2018-08-07 14:42

Usain Bolt has negotiated an "indefinite training period" with the Central Coast Mariners in Australia's A-League as he pursues his bid to become a professional soccer player.


Semenya breaks 25-year-old 800m African record

2018-08-05 20:02

Caster Semenya led from the front again as South Africa continued their fine form on the final day of the 21st African Athletics Championships.

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Alkana retains continental crown with gold in Asaba

2018-08-05 08:06

South Africa's Antonio Alkana produced the highlight of the day, retaining his continental crown by winning gold in the 110m men hurdles final.


Caster makes 'dream come true' in Nigeria

2018-08-04 15:24

Caster Semenya has smashed the South African record in the 400m final of the CAA African Senior Championships.


SA athletes on fire in Nigeria

2018-08-03 06:59

Defending champions South Africa enjoyed a spectacular afternoon session on Day 2 of the CAA African Senior Championships in Nigeria.


Tanzania pull out of African championships in Nigeria

2018-08-02 14:03

Tanzania have pulled out the African Athletics Championships in Nigeria due to what it called poor organisation and security concerns in the west African nation.


Adams conquers the world in his 'other' track event

2018-07-29 06:10

Luxolo Adams, the Eastern Cape athlete who has made a massive breakthrough as a sprinter this year, didn’t even do it in his best event.


IAAF maintains Russia's athletics ban over doping

2018-07-27 21:33

The IAAF maintained Russia's ban from track and field over mass doping, just 10 days before the start of the European Championships in Berlin.


Simbine’s rival gives him the nod

2018-08-05 06:00

Top African runner Ben Youssef Meïté has thrown down the gauntlet to SA sprint ace Akani Simbine to become the first African sprinter to win a major gold medal.


Caster claims gold, smashes 18-year old 400m national record

2018-08-03 20:30

Caster Semenya smashed yet another South African record on her way to winning the 400m event at the African Athletics Championships in Nigeria.


SA duo inducted into African Athletics Hall of Fame

2018-08-02 22:00

South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk and Caster Semenya are among the 13 athletes inducted into the African Athletics Confederation Hall of Fame.


Semenya, Manyonga left stranded at Nigeria airport

2018-08-01 13:45

SA Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya and long jump world champion Luvo Manyonga are part of a group of athletes left stranded at an airport in Nigeria.


Italian athlete injured in 'racist' drive-by attack

2018-07-30 18:30

Black Italian athlete Daisy Osakue has suffered eye injuries after she was hit by an egg in a drive-by attack she said was "racially" motivated.


Mokoka, Tjoka triumph at PE Half Marathon champs

2018-07-28 18:10

South Africa's Stephen Mokoka successfully defended his title, while Lesotho's Mamorallo Tjoka won the women's 21.1km crown at the ASA Half Marathon Championships.


ASA confirms SA 100km World Championship team

2018-07-27 09:41

A nine-member team has been released by Athletics South Africa for the 100km World Championships to be held in Sveti, Croatia.


Lysenko suspended after missed dope test

2018-08-03 13:20

Russian high jumper Danil Lysenko will not compete at the European championships after being provisionally suspended for missing doping tests.


Simbine takes sublime gold for Team SA in Nigeria

2018-08-02 19:06

Akani Simbine led the way as South African athletes starred on day two of the 21st African Athletics Championships at Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba.


Dog finishes Australia half-marathon, wins medal

2018-07-31 09:36

A dog called Stormy has been awarded a medal after completing a half-marathon in outback Australia and winning the hearts of its human competitors.


Corporal punishment at Comrades 2018

2018-07-30 13:24

South African Air Force Corporal Malusi Dlomo has an exemplary service record of seven silvers and one Wally Hayward medal at the Comrades.


Russia could be reinstated in December - IAAF

2018-07-28 07:03

The IAAF says Russia could be provisionally reinstated to international track and field competition in December if it meets certain conditions.


CAS confirms 2 Russians stripped of 2008 Olympic medals

2018-07-26 12:53

Russian duo Tatyana Lebedeva and Maria Abakumova lost their appeals to the Court of Arbitration for Sport and were stripped of their medals at the 2008 Olympics.


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