New Zealand running legend Peter Snell dies

2019-12-14 18:15

New Zealand running great Peter Snell, a triple Olympic gold medallist, has died.

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Golden Gate Marathon (The National Park run)

2019-12-13 12:16

With boerewors for breakfast and incessant hills for brunch, the Golden Gate Marathon is run entirely within the confines of the only National Park in the Free State.

 
Athletics

'I have questions': Russian high-jump star slams officials

2019-12-11 06:47

One of Russia's top athletes, high jumper Mariya Lasitskene, hascalled sports officials to account after her country was banned for four years from international competition.

 
Athletics

The Running Mann’s Guide to December Marathons

2019-12-04 09:58

For those that want to put a down payment on their festive food intake, there are just four marathons to choose from in December.

 
 
Athletics

Russia banned from 2020 Olympics, 2022 Soccer World Cup

2019-12-09 12:57

The World Anti-Doping Agency has banned Russia from global sporting events including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

 
Athletics

Sprint star Blake lashes IAAF chief Coe for 'killing' athletics

2019-12-03 09:39

Yohan Blake has slammed world athletics chief Sebastian Coe for taking away track and field disciplines such as the 200m from the Diamond League.

 
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Sport24's Lloyd Burnard chats to chief writer Rob Houwing after the Springboks secured their third Rugby World Cup title after defeating England.

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Athletics

Foreigners dominate SA's premier ultra-trail race

2019-12-01 07:29

South Africa’s premier ultra-trail running event, the 100km Ultra-Trail Cape Town, was dominated by the international contingent in the men’s and women’s races.

 
Athletics

UK Athletics launches review into dealings with Salazar

2019-11-28 15:33

UK Athletics has commissioned an independent review into its dealings with disgraced coach Alberto Salazar and his Nike Oregon Project.

 
Athletics

Kenyan 17-year-old Angela Munguti given 4-year drug ban

2019-11-27 16:41

Teenager Angela Ndungwa Munguti became the 43rd Kenyan runner suspended for doping this year when she was handed a four-year ban.

 
Athletics

Kipchoge, Muhammad win Athlete of the Year awards

2019-11-24 07:58

Eliud Kipchoge, the first man to run a marathon in less than two hours, and 400m hurdles world champion Dalilah Muhammad have won the World Athlete of the Year awards.

 
Athletics

World Athletics suspends Russia readmission process

2019-11-22 21:15

World Athletics announced on Friday that it had suspended the reinstatement process of Russian athletics and was contemplating expelling Russia entirely.

 
Athletics

Van Niekerk added to ASA prep squad for 2020 Olympic Games

2019-11-21 19:34

Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk, is amongst seven athletes added by Athletics South Africa to their Preparation Squad list for the 2020 Olympic Games.

 
Athletics

ASA backs Skhosana to save SASCOC's 'sinking ship'

2019-11-20 10:00

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee Council will elect a new vice-president and a board member this weekend.

 
 
Athletics

Q&A | ASA president Aleck Skhosana

2019-11-28 13:42

Athletics South Africa president Aleck Skhosana reflects on the year that was and looks ahead to the new season.

 
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Kremlin: Russia remains 'open to cooperation' on doping

2019-11-27 11:27

The Kremlin on Wednesday said Russia regrets a proposed four-year blanket ban for the country's athletes over doping but will remain open to cooperation.

 
Athletics

Under-fire World Athletics launches second-tier 'Continental Tour'

2019-11-23 18:41

World Athletics has launched a 10-stop second-tier circuit, called the "Continental Tour", which will include individual events controversially dropped from the Diamond League.

 
Athletics

Russian athletics officials suspended over anti-doping violations

2019-11-22 14:42

The president of Russian athletics and senior officials have been suspended for "serious breaches", putting their participation at next year's Olympics in danger.

 
Athletics

Comrades Marathon suspends 3 cheats

2019-11-21 13:00

The Comrades Marathon Association has announced the suspension of three athletes who were investigated for having cheated in the 2019 Comrades Marathon.

 
 
Athletics

ASA on Olympics: If we're not going to perform, then we shouldn't go

2019-11-29 08:50

Athletics South Africa president Aleck Skhosana has delivered his message loud and clear when it comes to the Tokyo Olympics next year.

 
 
Athletics

Who to watch at the Ultra-Trail Cape Town

2019-11-25 20:58

On Saturday a group of the world’s best ultra-distance trail runners will join local elite runners on the startline of SA’s premier ultra-trail running event, Ultra-Trail Cape Town.

 
Athletics

Russia picks new athletics chief as doping crisis deepens

2019-11-23 17:06

Yulia Tarasenko was appointed as interim president of Russia's athletics body following the suspension of previous head Dmitry Shlyakhtin by World Athletics.

 
Athletics

Russian athletics officials suspended for obstructing doping investigation

2019-11-21 20:27

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has charged the Russian athletics federation (RUSAF) with "serious breaches" of anti-doping rules, including obstructing an investigation.

 
Athletics

Karoo 80km Ultra (Flood Levelling-Up in Laingsburg)

2019-11-20 14:51

A report from the Laingsburg #KarooUltra Marathon: 80 brutal, beautiful, brilliant kilometres in the middle of the Great Karoo Desert.

 
 
 

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