Semenya denies she refused to run in Rabat, blames event organiser

2019-06-15 20:55

Caster Semenya's representatives reacted angrily after the organiser of the Diamond League event in Rabat said the Olympic champion had refused an invitation to run.

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Late invite means Caster won't run in Morocco

2019-06-15 12:00

Caster Semenya's agent stated that it was "too late" for the Olympic champion to compete in the IAAF Diamond League event in Rabat.

 
 
Athletics

US runner Grunewald dies at 32 after cancer battle

2019-06-12 22:37

Gabriele Grunewald, who became an inspirational figure to thousands of fans after continuing to compete at a high level despite a decade-long battle with cancer, has died.

 
Athletics

Caster cleared to run in Rabat Diamond League event

2019-06-14 18:55

Organisers of the IAAF Diamond League in Rabat have made a u-turn and extended their invitation to Olympic champion Caster Semenya.

 
 
Athletics

Caster gives Zola Budd's record a shake

2019-06-12 11:59

Returning to action after a six-week hiatus from the track, Caster Semenya charged to an impressive victory at the European Outdoor Classic meeting.

 
Athletics

6 South Africans at Rabat Diamond League

2019-06-14 14:52

Champion Luvo Manyonga will lead a strong South African contingent in Rabat, as the IAAF Diamond League series makes a stop on African soil.

 
Athletics

Court denies IAAF's request to re-impose regulations on Semenya

2019-06-13 20:10

The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has rejected the IAAF’s urgent request to be allowed to immediately re-impose its eligibility regulations on Caster Semenya.

 
Athletics

Timeline for Caster Semenya after latest triumph in 2 000m

2019-06-12 12:56

Timeline of Caster Semenya, who is disputing new IAAF rules on female testosterone levels and won the 2 000m at the Montreuil meeting.

 
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Semenya wins 2 000m race in Paris amid IAAF fight

2019-06-11 22:55

South African Caster Semenya won a rarely-run 2 000m race in Montreuil, east of Paris, amid her ongoing legal battle with the IAAF over its testosterone rules.

 
Athletics

Semenya named in SA's preliminary World Champs team

2019-06-10 15:51

Caster Semenya has been named in Athletics South Africa (ASA)'s preliminary team for the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha.

 
 
 
Athletics

Russia again in spotlight as IAAF wrestles with Semenya case

2019-06-08 13:56

Doping-tainted Russia will learn this weekend whether it has met the criteria set by athletics' governing body the IAAF to be reintegrated in world track and field.

 
 
Athletics

How a 70-year-old man with a bad back won the Comrades ladies’ race (The story of #483)

2019-06-04 12:47

There is no human alive who loves the Comrades Marathon more than Dave Jack. He’s had a six-decade long love affair with the race.

 
Athletics

Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise to cage fight

2019-06-10 18:13

In bizarre news of the year, Justin Bieber has challenged Tom Cruise to a UFC cage fight with Conor McGregor offering to host it.

 
Athletics

WATCH: Heartbreak for runners as Comrades cut-off gun sounds

2019-06-10 14:07

The Comrades Marathon ended this weekend and saw South Africa's Gerda Steyn and Edward Mothibi win the women's and men's races respectively.

 
Athletics

IAAF 'frustrated' as Russian ban upheld

2019-06-09 14:41

The IAAF has been left "frustrated" by Russian back sliding on issues critical to the country's reintegration into global track and field.

 
Athletics

IAAF upholds ban: How Russian doping scandal unfolded

2019-06-09 09:39

The IAAF, track and field's governing body, has extended its ban on the Russian athletics federation, first put in place in November 2015.

 
Athletics

SA's Alkana reaches Diamond League podium in Rome

2019-06-07 18:50

National record holder Antonio Alkana continued to build on his impressive form charging to a podium place at the IAAF Diamond League meeting.

 
Athletics

Asher-Smith looking to keep momentum in Rome

2019-06-05 12:39

Britain's Dina Asher-Smith will be looking to continue her astonishing start to the season and build towards the world championships in Doha.

 
Athletics

Running Alone by Jackie Mekler (A book review)

2019-06-04 12:39

At the age of nine, Jackie Mekler was placed in an orphanage. Now 87, he's a five-time Comrades Marathon winner.

 
Athletics

Russia 'regrets' IAAF doping ban vote

2019-06-10 17:02

The Russian Olympic Committee has insisted his country had fulfilled conditions set by the IAAF after the federation voted to maintain its track and field doping ban.

 
Athletics

Steyn banks R1.2 million for record Comrades run

2019-06-10 13:36

South African ultra-distance superstar Gerda Steyn is R1.2 million richer after her stunning record-breaking Comrades Marathon victory.

 
 
Athletics

IAAF maintain ban on doping-tainted Russia - source

2019-06-08 20:25

Russia's participation at the Doha world championships remains on tenterhooks after the IAAF voted to maintain its ban on the track and field giants over doping.

 
Athletics

Scientists seek out limit to human endurance

2019-06-06 22:50

US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance.

 
 
Athletics

Russia says doping cover-up report is part of 'information war'

2019-06-03 18:36

Russia authorities say that they were victims of an "information war" following reports that sparked the investigation of high-jump world championship runner up Danil Lysenko.

 
 

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