Sports minister hails Team SA on World Champs

2017-08-15 10:07

Sports minister Thulas Nxesi has lauded the South African athletics team after their stellar performance at the IAAF World Championships.


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IAAF World Championships

USA medal dominance could reflect doping clean-up

2017-08-14 15:39

Athletes from the United States may have found out what it's like to compete on a level playing field at the 2017 IAAF World Championships.

IAAF World Championships

The double not 'pap en vleis' - Caster

2017-08-14 11:32

South African middle distance queen Caster Semenya left London with two medals, but acknowledged it was no easy feat.

IAAF World Championships

'Superhuman' wanted - Bolt exit leaves vacuum to fill

2017-08-14 10:43

Usain Bolt's retirement leaves a gap to fill but athletics is moving in the right direction in rebranding itself after scandals damaged its image.

IAAF World Championships

Farah rebrands as 'Mohamed' for road career

2017-08-14 12:51

British athletics great Mo Farah wants to be known as 'Mohamed' now that he is switching his focus to road racing.

IAAF World Championships

Twitter lauds Caster Semenya after 800m gold

2017-08-14 09:06

Caster Semenya has had a tough week, but Twitter was right behind her after she won gold in London on Sunday.

IAAF World Championships

Trinidad win men's 4x400m relay gold

2017-08-14 07:14

Trinidad and Tobago stunned favourites the United States to win the men's 4x400 metres men's relay title on Sunday.

IAAF World Championships

SA complete best medal haul at World Champs

2017-08-14 12:14

Team SA have earned the nation's best ever medal haul at an IAAF World Championships, scooping a total of six podium places.

IAAF World Championships

Mixed emotions as Bolt bows out

2017-08-14 07:07

Usain Bolt says he is sad but also excited to bow out of athletics, adding that his disappointing world campaign in London would not change his career achievements.

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Felix claims 16th world medal as US win 4x400m relay

2017-08-13 22:33

Allyson Felix won her 16th world career medal, producing a blistering run to help the United States to gold in the 4x400m relay.

IAAF World Championships

Walking back to happiness - Diniz enjoys golden moment at last

2017-08-13 19:09

Yohann Diniz finally secured the global title that had frustratingly eluded him when he won men's 50 kilometres walk in his sixth attempt.

IAAF World Championships

Gatlin hails Bolt the 'showman' despite relay flop

2017-08-13 11:56

A sentimental Justin Gatlin hailed Usain Bolt as an "amazing showman" whose career would certainly not be defined by him pulling up in the 4x100m relay.

IAAF World Championships

Athletes cash in at World Champs

2017-08-13 11:52

It is an unparalleled honour to represent one’s country at the world’s major championships and that includes the thousands of athletes at the IAAF World Championships.

IAAF World Championships

Farah denied final gold by Ethiopian Edris

2017-08-12 22:04

Mo Farah narrowly failed to complete a fifth successive global double when he finished behind Muktar Edris in a thrilling 5 000m final.

IAAF World Championships

SA’s athletes come bearing life’s lessons

2017-08-13 11:53

In a way, the Proteas faltering in their test series against England and the Lions not winning the Super Rugby title weren’t entirely bad things.

IAAF World Championships

Pearson sublime, Harrison squeaks into final

2017-08-11 21:26

Australian Sally Pearson's impressive comeback from two years of injury continued as she posted the fastest time in reaching 100m hurdles final.

IAAF World Championships

Shange misses out on medals, breaks national record

2017-08-13 17:01

South Africa's Lebogang Shange came close to claiming a medal after finish fourth in the 20km walk at the IAAF World Championship in London.

IAAF World Championships

Pain no gain as Bolt, Farah's farewell party falls flat

2017-08-13 09:57

Athletics legends Usain Bolt and Mo Farah experienced some of their greatest moments in London but five years later misery replaced joy.

IAAF World Championships

US win women's 4x100m relay gold

2017-08-12 22:54

Allyson Felix won her 15th world career medal as the United States won the women's 4x100 metres relay.

IAAF World Championships

SA thrills at London games

2017-08-13 06:41

Watch out! There is a sprint revolution in South Africa and the rest of the world has started to recognise the phenomenon.

IAAF World Championships

Semenya’s hormones are still an issue

2017-08-13 08:26

Caster Semenya is destined to be remembered in the history of sport as the woman who changed an era, whichever way her story ends.

IAAF World Championships

Caster on course to retain 800m world title

2017-08-11 20:52

Caster Semenya cruised into the women's 800m final in Friday's semi-final at the IAAF World Championships in London.

IAAF World Championships

Peerless Semenya claims third world 800m title

2017-08-13 21:35

South Africa's Caster Semenya, dogged by gender accusations since shooting to fame in 2009, has won a third world title in the women's 800m.

IAAF World Championships

Organisers to blame for Bolt's collapse - team-mates

2017-08-13 17:03

Usain Bolt's dramatic and inglorious end to his top level career was the fault of world championship organisers, his furious team-mates claimed.

IAAF World Championships

Drama as Bolt injures leg in final race

2017-08-12 23:15

Jamaica's Usain Bolt limped off injured as Great Britain won the 4x100m relay gold at the IAAF World Championships.

IAAF World Championships

Mzansi medal haul shatters old mould

2017-08-13 10:36

As Caster Semenya gears up to reclaim the women’s 800m title Athletics SA will look back to this year’s championships as the most successful in recent years.

IAAF World Championships

Manyonga jumps his way into history

2017-08-13 10:40

New long jump world champion Luvo Manyonga has made it clear that he wants to dominate the sport.

IAAF World Championships

Flying Dutchwoman Schippers defends 200m title

2017-08-11 23:48

Dafne Schippers successfully defended her 200 metres world title in a thrilling final at the IAAF World Championship.

IAAF World Championships

I'm my own man, insists Van Niekerk

2017-08-11 16:00

Wayde van Niekerk says he is building his own "image and brand" and doesn't want to be tagged as the successor to legends Usain Bolt and Michael Johnson.


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