SA Olympian Van Zyl hangs up spikes

2018-04-23 20:07

South African Olympian LJ van Zyl has decided to hang up his boots and end his illustrious athletics career.


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Kipchoge, Cheruiyot celebrate Kenyan double in London

2018-04-22 14:18

Eliud Kipchoge stormed to his third London Marathon title to complete a Kenyan double after Vivian Cheruiyot dominated the women's race.


Farah faces tough examination in London Marathon

2018-04-21 08:01

Mo Farah had few peers in distance championship running but he may find a few better than him on the road in Sunday's London Marathon.

Commonwealth Games

Ramaphosa hails Team SA's Commonwealth Games success

2018-04-17 20:15

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa congratulated Team South Africa on bringing home 37 medals from the 2018 Commonwealth Games.


Gatlin wins his first 100m race of season

2018-04-22 13:06

Reigning world champion Justin Gatlin clocked 10.05 seconds to win his season opening 100 metre race at the Grenada Invitational track meet.


Boston Marathon winner Kawauchi to quit his day job

2018-04-19 12:23

The Japanese high school clerk who sensationally won the Boston Marathon despite having neither a coach nor a sponsor is packing in his day job and turning pro.


Runners eat sprinters’ dust

2018-04-22 06:00

The sprinting explosion in South Africa seems as though it is happening at the expense of a former stronghold - middle-distance running.


Sniffer dogs join war on doping in UK

2018-04-18 07:10

Sniffer dogs and a 50 percent increase in tests are among the wide-ranging new measures to be used in UK Anti-Doping's war on drug cheats.


Kawauchi, Linden win landmark Boston Marathon titles

2018-04-16 19:30

Desiree Linden became the first American woman since 1985 to win the Boston Marathon while Japan's Yuki Kawauchi captured another marathon victory.

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Delhi Daredevils bowler Trent Boult pulled off one of the greatest catches in IPL history as he helped dismiss the dangerous Virat Kohli.

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French athlete missing after leaving PE hotel

2018-04-16 17:23

A French triathlete has gone missing in South Africa after walking out of his hotel in the middle of the night before he was due to participate in a race.

Commonwealth Games

Retired great Bolt hints at possible comeback

2018-04-14 08:41

Retired sprinter Usain Bolt, largely considered the greatest of all time, has hinted at a comeback to the sport.

Commonwealth Games

Season best for SA's Mokoka in 10 000m

2018-04-13 13:53

He missed out on a medal, but South Africa's Stephen Mokoka achieved a season-best time in the men's 10 000m final at the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games

SA relay quartet cruises into final

2018-04-13 08:13

Team SA's quartet of Henricho Bruintjies, Emile Erasmus, Anaso Jobodwana and Akani Simbine has reached the 4x100m relay final.

Commonwealth Games

Visually impaired SA athletes blitz to gold, silver

2018-04-12 15:46

Jonathan Ntutu blitzed South Africa to gold in the men's T12 100m at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

Commonwealth Games

SA's Jobodwana disqualified from 200m final

2018-04-11 18:14

South Africa's Anaso Jobodwana has been disqualified from the men's 200m final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Commonwealth Games

Manyonga ticks Games gold off bucket list

2018-04-11 17:09

Athletes Luvo Manyonga and Anaso Jobodwana provided for a sweet and sour night of drama for Team South Africa at the Commonwealth Games,

Commonwealth Games

Life after Bolt: New-look Jamaica fail Commonwealth test

2018-04-16 10:39

As Usain Bolt partied into the early hours and hung out with movie stars at the Commonwealth Games, it wasn't so much fun for the Jamaica track team he left behind.

Commonwealth Games

Semenya defiant after sweeping to Commonwealth double

2018-04-13 21:53

South Africa's Caster Semenya shrugged off controversy over her right to compete after completing a Commonwealth Games double.

Commonwealth Games

SA queen of the track Semenya wins gold in 800m

2018-04-13 12:48

South Africa's star female athlete, Caster Semenya, has won a second gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast.

Commonwealth Games

SA's Van Rensburg books spot in javelin final

2018-04-13 07:26

South Africa’s Phil-Mar van Rensburg did what he needed to do to qualify for the men’s javelin final at the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games

Munyai flops in 200m final on Gold Coast

2018-04-12 14:07

South Africa's Clarence Munyai has failed in his bid to medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast.


Hungarian Olympic champion Pars handed doping ban

2018-04-11 21:10

Hungarian hammer thrower Kristian Pars, a gold-medal winner at the 2012 London Olympics, has been banned after failing a doping test.

Commonwealth Games

Manyonga soars to long jump gold for Team SA

2018-04-11 13:43

South Africa's Luvo Manyonga has soared to the gold medal in the men's long jump at the Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast.

Commonwealth Games

Simbine: There was NO WAY Blake was going to beat me

2018-04-14 09:56

Akani Simbine says he was highly motivated to overtake Jamaica's Yohan Blake in the final of the 4x100m at the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games

Semenya dedicates win to African youth

2018-04-13 14:56

South Africa's Caster Semenya dedicated her 800m gold at the Commonwealth Games to the rural youth of Africa.

Commonwealth Games

Hamstring forces SA star Munyai out of 4x100m relay

2018-04-13 10:15

Team South Africa's 4x100m men's relay quartet will be without star 200m runner Clarence Munyai for their final at the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games

Jamaicans give Bolt the Commonwealth blues

2018-04-12 17:34

Even the presence of Usain Bolt failed to inspire Jamaica's track athletes at the Commonwealth Games as they suffered another beating.

Commonwealth Games

Blake set to face Bolt's wrath after Commonwealth flop

2018-04-12 11:10

Sprint legend Usain Bolt has accused fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake of "panicking" in the Commonwealth Games 100m final - and can't wait to tease him about it.

Commonwealth Games

Spectator Bolt a 'boost' for Jamaica at Games

2018-04-11 17:38

Shaunae Miller-Uibo grabbed a psychological edge at the Commonwealth Games as retired legend Usain Bolt settled into his new role as a spectator.

Commonwealth Games

Headmaster's fight to get Simbine to sprint

2018-04-10 18:13

South Africa's newest sporting hero, Akani Simbine, was only convinced midway through high school to pursue a career in athletics.


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