Bubka to take on Coe

2015-01-28 14:22

Ukrainian pole vault legend Sergei Bubka will challenge Britain's Sebastian Coe for the presidency of the IAAF.

Morning track finals for Rio

2014-12-15 20:30

The IAAF has announced that eight track and field finals will be held during morning sessions at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Doha given 2019 world champs

2014-11-18 17:35

Doha will host of the 2019 Athletics World Championships, days after FIFA cleared the Gulf state's football officials of corruption.

Harting refuses to reconsider

2014-10-08 17:00

IAAF has asked German discus thrower Robert Harting to reconsider his withdrawal from an Athlete of the Year shortlist.

Gatlin scorches to 100m win

2014-09-05 22:30

Justin Gatlin has rolled back the years to scorch in winning the men's 100m at the final Diamond League meet of the season.

Olivier targeting new PB

2014-08-27 16:00

Targeting a new personal best in Zurich, 800m specialist Andre Olivier says he will not rely on his usual tactical approach.

12 SA athletes in African team

2014-08-20 19:46

12 South African athletes have been selected to represent Africa at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech.

Viljoen aims to dominate

2014-08-09 12:14

Sunette Viljoen hopes to qualify for the IAAF Continental Cup with a dominant performance at the African Athletics Championships.

Gay, Gatlin clash in Monaco

2014-07-17 21:00

Tyson Gay and Justin Gatlin bring their rivalry to the Monaco Diamond League meeting when they clash in the 200m.

Rudisha shines in Glasgow

2014-07-12 20:34

David Rudisha has fired a warning to his Commonwealth Games rivals as he won the 800m in blistering time in Glasgow.

Blake sorry for missing Games

2014-07-10 18:00

Yohan Blake has apologised to the Scottish public for missing the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow later this month.

Gay comeback gathers pace

2014-07-07 22:31

Tyson Gay has won the second race of his comeback after a drugs ban at a meeting in the Paris suburb of Montreuil.

Powell pulls out of Paris meet

2014-07-03 15:38

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell has withdrawn from the Diamond League meeting in Paris due to injury, event organisers confirmed.

Powell gives nationals a skip

2014-06-26 22:19

Asafa Powell withdrew from the Jamaican Athletics Championship, hours before he was to have run in the 100m event at the meet.

Magakwe holds his own

2014-06-17 21:03

The majority of the SA contingent put up firm challenges, but ultimately struggled at the Golden Spike athletics meeting.

SA 400m record smashed

2014-06-15 05:33

Wayde van Niekerk has smashed the 15-year-old South African record in the men's 400m at the New York Diamond League meeting.

Lavillenie stretches streak

2014-06-11 22:00

Renaud Lavillenie has stretched his unbeaten streak in 2014 to 10 competitions when he dominated the pole vault event in Oslo.

SA duo edged in Shanghai

2014-05-18 18:00

Andre Olivier and LJ van Zyl have narrowly lost out in tight sprint finishes at the Diamond League meeting in Shanghai.

Rudisha set for Doha return

2014-04-07 17:04

Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha will return after nearly a year out injured at the Diamond League meet in Doha.

Fraser-Pryce blasts to victory

2014-03-09 20:52

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has blasted to victory in the women's 60m at the World Indoor Athletics Championships at Sopot.

Eaton, Adams shine in Sopot

2014-03-09 10:07

Two unrivalled stars of track and field let all their class shine at the World Indoor Championships in Sopot.

IAAF wants ASA issues sorted

2014-02-22 21:39

The IAAF has told Athletics South Africa in no uncertain terms that it has "only a few days" to sort out its internal conflict.

Sascoc lifts ASA suspension

2014-01-29 19:17

Athletics South Africa's suspension has been lifted, the South Africa Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee has said.

Bolt wins athlete of the year

2013-11-17 13:09

Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were chosen as world athletes of the year by the IAAF.

Sam: IAAF won't co-operate

2013-10-19 11:53

SASCOC chief Gideon Sam says the body may have to take action if the IAAF won't co-operate to resolve the stand-off with ASA.


Kipsang misses dope test

2014-12-17 07:08

Kenya's former world marathon record holder Wilson Kipsang has been notified of a missed dope test by the IAAF.

IAAF slammed for Doha choice

2014-11-19 19:45

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have slammed the IAAF for awarding the 2019 world champs to Doha.

No comment on Oscar - IAAF

2014-10-21 14:28

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has "no comment to make about Oscar Pistorius".

Gatlin ends season undefeated

2014-09-07 19:59

American sprinter Justin Gatlin have finished the season undefeated by winning the 100 meters at the IAAF world challenge.

Fredericks chasing new targets

2014-09-01 20:36

One-lap hurdles ace Cornel Fredericks will be looking to add another major medal to his already impressive 2014 collection.

Bolt cuts short season short

2014-08-24 17:10

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt has withdrawn from the Zurich Diamond League meeting, ending his season in the process

SA trio eye Stokholm success

2014-08-20 15:28

Three of South Africa's continental champions will compete at the 11th leg of the Diamond League series in Stockholm.

SA trio on form in Madrid

2014-07-20 12:28

Andre Olivier, Khotso Mokoena and Carina Horn were the best of the SA contingent at the World Challenge meeting in Madrid.

Olivier happy with second

2014-07-13 12:00

Andre Olivier has expressed mixed feelings about his performance after taking second place in the men's 800m race in Glasgow.

Olivier second in Glasgow

2014-07-12 20:05

South Africa's middle-distance athletes proved their potential with a sterling showing at the Diamond League meeting in Glasgow.

SA trio battle in Budapest

2014-07-08 22:00

The small South African contingent struggled in windy conditions at the Istvn Gyulai Memorial track and field permit meeting.

Gatlin beats Gay on comeback

2014-07-03 22:16

Justin Gatlin has trumped Tyson Gay, returning from a doping ban, in a blistering time at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne.

Bolt petitions to run relays

2014-06-27 08:31

Jamaican track star Usain Bolt says he still hopes to be ready to compete in the Commonwealth Games this summer.

Rudisha eyes Glasgow double

2014-06-24 18:17

Kenya's Olympic and world 800 metres record holder David Rudisha is keen to run a double at Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Van Niekerk still on Cloud 9

2014-06-15 15:00

Wayde van Niekerk has admitted he was stunned by his own performance after he smashed the 15-year-old SA 400m record.

Van Niekerk gears up for NY

2014-06-13 12:00

Facing a stellar field in the men's 400m, Wayde van Niekerk hopes to improve his career record at the Diamond League meeting in NY.

Olivier dominates in Beijing

2014-05-21 18:02

South Africa's Andre Olivier has dominated the men's 800m race to romp to victory at the Beijing World Challenge.

Lavillenie set for return

2014-05-12 21:47

French star Renaud Lavillenie will head a strong pole vault field at the Diamond League meeting at Eugene.

Olivier fourth in Sopot

2014-03-09 20:52

Andre Olivier was the best of the South African contingent at the World Indoor Championships taking fourth place in the men's 800m.

Ndiku thwarts Lagat's bid

2014-03-09 18:31

US veteran Bernard Lagat's tilt at taking a place in the record books was squashed by Kenyan upstart Caleb Mwangangi Ndiku.

ASA factions step down

2014-02-23 16:02

Fighting Athletics SA factions have announced an agreement to step down to make way for an IAAF recognised ad hoc committee.

IAAF to meet with ASA

2014-02-19 20:18

An IAAF delegation will be in the country this weekend to find a solution to the impasse at Athletics South Africa.

ASA hits snag with IAAF

2014-01-24 19:07

ASA's interim board, set up by a breakaway faction in November, is not recognised by the IAAF, ASA president James Evans has said.

Trio battle for IAAF award

2013-11-04 19:30

Usain Bolt, Mo Farah and Bohdan Bondarenko have been named as the men's finalists for the Athlete of the Year Award.

Bolt vies for top IAAF award

2013-10-01 14:25

Olympic champion Usain Bolt has been named on a 10-man shortlist for the IAAF 2013 World Athlete of the Year Award.

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