Van Niekerk wins first race this year on comeback trail

2020-02-17 22:45

Olympics and world 400-metre record-holder Wayde van Niekerk, who has been slowly recovering from a knee injury, won his first race this year.

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Johnson sees 'very difficult' Olympic defence for SA hero Van Niekerk

2020-02-17 06:38

Michael Johnson believes it will be "very difficult" for Wayde van Niekerk, the current 400m world record holder, to defend his crown at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.


US speedster Coleman wins 60m heat in quick 6.48

2020-02-15 07:47

World record holder Christian Coleman opened his world indoor season by finishing first in his heat in the 60m at the USA indoor championships.


Bela-Bela Marathon (Boiling point in Limpopo)

2020-02-13 16:39

A report from the Bela-Bela Marathon covering fast food, faster women, melting poles, redundant signs, taxidermy and toilet paper that will rip you to shreds.


Cheptegei breaks sub-13 minute barrier for new 5km WR

2020-02-16 15:13

Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei lowered the 5km world record, revealing he had set out to "really go for" breaking the sub 13 minutes barrier.


I am here to stay, stresses Semenya after comeback victory

2020-02-15 07:45

South African double Olympic champion Caster Semenya beat seven high school athletes in her first outing since being barred last July from her favourite event.


Q&A | Akani Simbine eyes Tokyo double

2020-02-11 09:26

As he prepares for the 2020 season, national 100m record holder Akani Simbine will be eager to retain his place among the fastest men in the world.

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World, Olympic champs bolster 113th Millrose Games field

2020-02-07 07:19

Reigning 800m world champion Donavan Brazier and world hurdles champions Grant Holloway and Nia Ali are among the Millrose Games entrants.


Injured Farah out of London half marathon

2020-02-05 14:58

British distance-running great Mo Farah has withdrawn from next month's Big Half race in London with an achilles injury, organisers announced.


SA team named for World Athletics Half-Marathon Championships

2020-02-04 09:17

A strong 10-member team has been announced by Athletics South Africa for the World Athletics Half-Marathon Championships, scheduled for Gdynia, Poland.


ASA, SABC strike deal to broadcast top SA marathons

2020-01-29 14:06

Athletics South Africa and the South African Broadcasting Corporation have announced an agreement to broadcast several top athletics events during the 2020 season.


ASA suspends SASA executive and appoints interim committee

2020-01-27 16:15

An interim committee has been put in place following the indefinite suspension of the Executive Committee of the South African Schools Athletics by Athletics SA.


Purrier blazes to mile win at Millrose Games

2020-02-09 09:25

Elle Purrier clocked the second-fastest indoor mile in history, delivering a blazing finish to win the Millrose Games women's mile.


Cape Town Marathon awarded gold label status

2020-02-06 20:24

The Cape Town Marathon has, for the fourth consecutive year, been recognised by World Athletics as worthy recipients of their prestigious Gold Label status.


Super School Series crowns SA’s best athletics school

2020-02-02 10:47

The Super School Series produced a riveting display of track and field competition with teams fighting it out for the title of the best athletics school in South Africa.


The Running Mann’s guide to March marathons & ultras

2020-02-10 11:35

Detailed information on all South Africa’s March marathons including race descriptions, recommendations and travel information.


Russian athletics federation board resigns amid doping stalemate

2020-02-04 13:37

The entire board of Russia's athletics federation has resigned as the government attempts to find a way out of the country's deepening doping crisis.


World Athletics bans prototype shoes after Nike controversy

2020-01-31 17:21

World Athletics have announced a ban on using prototype shoes in competition after a recent spate of world records set by athletes wearing the Nike Vaporfly trainers.


Q&A | Luvo Manyonga reflects on 2019 and ahead to Tokyo

2020-01-28 16:33

Former world champion Luvo Manyonga is again expected to line up among the medal contenders in the men's long jump at the 2020 Games.


WADA yet to ask to retest samples, say UK doping chiefs

2020-01-22 21:56

UK Anti-Doping chiefs say that they have not received a request from WADA to retest samples as part of the global body's probe into Alberto Salazar's Oregon Project.


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