Britain sprinter races for first time since horror crash

2019-07-20 19:48

British sprinter James Ellington said he was "lapping up every moment" after returning to the track in London following a motorbike crash.


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Simbine on the hunt for fast times in London

2019-07-19 10:32

Leading SA sprinter Akani Simbine will continue his hunt for quicker times at the two-day Diamond League meeting in London this weekend.


Hammer throw world champ Wlodarczyk to skip Doha games

2019-07-16 21:30

Polish Olympic hammer champion Anita Wlodarczyk will not defend her world title later this year after undergoing knee surgery and will target the 2020 Tokyo Games


Semenya v IAAF: a ground-breaking gender test case

2019-07-15 11:49

Caster Semenya's battle over testosterone-curbing regulations will likely have long-lasting ramifications for gender definition in sport.


Steyn to battle it out with Semenya and Kgatlana for gsport crown

2019-07-19 07:44

Gerda Steyn will battle it out with Caster Semenya and Thembi Kgatlana in the strongest shortlist for gsport Athlete of the Year award.


Gatlin outguns Simbine in Monaco 100m

2019-07-12 21:58

Justin Gatlin scored one for the older generation by outsprinting to victory in the 100m at Friday's Diamond League meet in Monaco.


Kenyan runner banned 8 years for second doping offence

2019-07-18 13:18

Kenyan marathon runner Salome Biwott has been suspended for eight years after testing positive for a banned substance for the second time.


Team SA announced for 2019 African Games

2019-07-15 17:16

A squad of 153 athletes and officials will fly South Africa's flag high at this year's 12th edition of the African Games to be held in Morocco.


Anti-doping body seeking to analyse Moscow data

2019-07-12 20:27

The head of the IAAF-backed body investigating doping in athletics said it was racing against time to analyse data from a Moscow laboratory.

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Biggest-ever anti-doping blitz arrests 234 people

2019-07-08 21:41

A vast international police operation involving 33 countries and the World Anti-Doping Agency has seized millions of doping substances and arrested 234 people,


Popov, Bubka deny taking bribes for backing Rio bid

2019-07-05 17:34

Russian great Alexander Popov and Ukrainian pole vault legend Sergey Bubka, both IOC members, reacted furiously to claims they took bribes.


SA star long-jumping duo in action in Lausanne

2019-07-05 07:27

Long jumpers Luvo Manyonga and Ruswahl Samaai will both be in action in the eighth Diamond League leg in Lausanne, Switzerland.


No 800m, no worlds says defiant Semenya

2019-07-01 08:44

Caster Semenya says she will not take part in the World Championships if she loses her legal battle with the IAAF over new testosterone rules.


Semenya returns to 800m at Prefontaine Classic

2019-06-28 23:26

Caster Semenya returns to the 800m at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting with the athletics world wondering if it will be her last race over the distance.


Simbine faces powerful line-up in Monaco

2019-07-12 11:30

Akani Simbine will feature in a battle for supremacy against some of the fastest athletes in the world for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco.


Lyles becomes fourth-fastest 200m runner of all-time, wins for Fraser-Pryce, Gatlin

2019-07-06 08:18

American Noah Lyles became the fourth-fastest man in history over 200 metres with a stunning Diamond League victory in 19.50 seconds at Lausanne.


SA long-distance runner hopes for miracle recovery

2019-07-05 15:58

South African long-distance runner Irvette van Zyl has been battling with a numb leg for seven years, leaving her running with just one limb.


Grieving Comrades star to spearhead national team

2019-07-04 07:09

Three-time Comrades champion Bongmusa Mthembu will spearhead the SA team at the 50km World Championships while trying to overcome the death of close friend.


Semenya powers to victory at Prefontaine Classic

2019-06-30 23:10

Caster Semenya swept to victory in the 800m at the Prefontaine Classic, extending a four-year reign of dominance that is under threat from new IAAF rules.


Kenya's Cheruiyot cleared for US flight after travel hitch

2019-06-28 14:55

Kenya's world 1 500m silver medallist Timothy Cheruiyot has been cleared to travel to the United States to compete after being forced off the plane.


Rookie Lyles in Monaco shoot-out with old timer Gatlin

2019-07-11 07:30

New kid on the block Noah Lyles will test himself over 100m against veteran Justin Gatlin at Friday's Diamond League meet in Monaco.


Fraser-Pryce powers to 100m win in Lausanne

2019-07-05 21:47

Two-time Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce powered to a dominant victory in the Diamond League 100 metres in Lausanne.


Another injury setback for hurdles champion Pearson

2019-07-05 07:32

100m hurdles world champion Sally Pearson has suffered another injury setback, with a hamstring strain forcing her out of upcoming events in Lucerne, Monaco and London.


Comrades 2019: Mens elite field (All the stats)

2019-07-04 11:17

A stat by stat account of the men’s elite section of this year's Comrades Marathon - with a few anecdotal interludes thrown in to break the statistical monotony.


Walmsley shatters Western States record, Sandes 11th

2019-06-30 10:17

American running star Jim Walmsley has shattered the Western States Endurance Run record en route to defending his title.


Kipchoge targets sub-2 hour marathon in Vienna

2019-06-27 14:34

Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to break the two-hour marathon barrier - the last great landmark in modern athletics - in Vienna in October.


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