ASA throws weight behind Caster, challenges new IAAF rule

2018-06-23 15:32

Athletics SA has formally lodged its statement of appeal to challenge the IAAF's new regulations regarding athletes with hyperandrogenism.


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US sprinter Lyles storms to first US 100m title

2018-06-23 07:52

American sprinter Noah Lyles clocked the fastest time in the world this year at 9.88 seconds to capture the men's 100 metre US national title.


Gender Commission fully behind Caster Semenya

2018-06-20 12:47

The Commission for Gender Equality has weighed into the issue regarding Caster Semenya which is currently before the Court of Arbitration for Sport.


ASA confident of gold and glory in London

2018-06-17 05:56

ASA president Aleck Skhosana believes his organisation has chosen the “best of the best” to represent the country at the IAAF Athletics World Cup.

International Athletics

IAAF clears 33 Russians to race as neutrals

2018-06-22 22:26

Thirty-three more Russian athletes have been cleared to compete as neutrals by the International Association of Athletics Federations.


CAS to probe Semenya's fight against IAAF's testosterone rule

2018-06-19 16:27

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it has opened a probe into Caster Semenya's challenge of controversial new IAAF rules on testosterone.


Comrades, ASA still stumbling over non-payment issue

2018-06-15 12:55

A resolution between Athletics SA and the Comrades Marathon Association is yet to be found regarding the non-payment to Russian athlete Alexandra Morozova.


Cape Town Marathon announces new dynamic route

2018-06-20 12:47

This year’s IAAF Gold Label-status Cape Town Marathon offers runners a new and stunningly picturesque route that takes centre stage on Sunday, September 23.


Caster Semenya to challenge testosterone rule in court

2018-06-18 15:42

Two-time South African Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya is challenging a recently introduced IAAF regulation, calling it "discriminatory."

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Gatlin pips Simbine in 100m at Golden Spike meet

2018-06-13 22:33

World champion Justin Gatlin has won the 100m event at the 57th Ostrava Golden Spike meet, pushing SA's Akani Simbine into second place.


SA's Ashworth stuns women's field to win Comrades title

2018-06-10 11:40

Little-known South African runner Ann Ashworth has stunned the women's field in the 93rd running of the Comrades Marathon from Pietermaritzburg to Durban.


Comrades veteran Holland aims to extend unique record

2018-06-06 09:47

Veteran athlete Barry Holland will bid to complete his 46th Comrades Marathon this Sunday and extend the record for most finishes in the race.


Kolisi believes Van Niekerk can step into Bolt’s shoes

2018-06-03 06:00

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi is optimistic that 400m world champion Wayde van Niekerk will fill the void left by eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt.


Manyonga leaps to victory in Rome

2018-06-01 14:31

Luvo Manyonga and Ruswahl Samaai flew the flag for South Africa at the Rome leg of the IAAF Diamond League in Italy.


SA elite ready for Diamond League in Rome

2018-05-30 16:45

A small but strong group of South African athletes will line up in Rome at the fourth stop in the IAAF Diamond League series.

South African Athletics

SA names strong team for Athletics World Cup

2018-06-13 13:05

A 39-member strong team has been named by Athletics South Africa for the inaugural edition of the Athletics World Cup to be held in London.


Comrades crown stays in SA hands as Mthembu defends title

2018-06-10 10:57

South Africa's Bongmusa Mthembu has defended his Comrades Marathon title, winning the 93rd edition of the race from Pietermariturg to Durban in commanding fashion.


Comrades hit by another top withdrawal

2018-06-07 11:03

Claude Moshiywa is the latest Comrades Marathon title holder to withdraw from what will be the second largest field in the history of the gruelling race.


David Gatebe remains a Comrades favourite

2018-06-06 09:50

David Gatebe is a very topical figure ahead of the 93rd running of the Comrades Marathon from Pietermaritzburg to Durban on Sunday.


Comrades down run record holder a ‘dark horse’

2018-06-03 06:03

Record-holder David Gatebe finds himself in the "dark horse" category heading into the Comrades Marathon. Simnikiwe Xabanisa reports.


No more gold for Bolt as CAS reject Carter's doping appeal

2018-06-01 13:30

CAS has rejected an appeal by Nesta Carter, whose positive test for a stimulant saw Jamaican teammate Usain Bolt lose an Olympic gold medal.


ASA unveils strong team for IAAF U20 Junior champs

2018-05-30 16:40

A powerful 19-member team will represent South Africa at the 2018 IAAF World U20 Junior Championships in Finland.


Olympic long jump champion Rutherford to retire

2018-06-13 11:19

Britain's Greg Rutherford who won Olympic long jump gold on 'Super Saturday' at the 2012 Olympics in London will retire at the end of the season.


Van Niekerk on the mend, set to miss 2018 season

2018-06-08 18:32

It seems like the injured South African athletic superstar Wayde van Niekerk might miss the entire 2018 season.


Hot Comrades duels on the cards

2018-06-06 09:46

A fiery contest awaits participants of the 2018 Comrades Marathon on Sunday and one of the top contenders believes new champions will be born.


Steenkamp breaks 21-year-old SA 100m hurdles record

2018-06-05 11:06

Rikenette Steenkamp has set a new South African record at he Memorial Josefa Odlozila Meeting in Prague in the 100m hurdles.


1 800km run to the Comrades ‘crazy but doable’

2018-06-03 06:03

Six tough road runners have taken the long, 20-day road to get to the start of the Comrades Marathon.


Reigning Comrades winner withdraws from race

2018-05-31 11:04

Last year's Comrades winner Camille Herron, who is arguably seen as the top female ultra distance runner, withdrew from next week's Comrades.


Coleman, Baker renew rivalry in Rome Diamond League

2018-05-30 14:19

US sprinters Christian Coleman and Ronnie Baker are set to renew their rivalry as the Diamond League heads to Rome.


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