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.

Spanish dopers suspended

2013-09-12 21:04

Spain's athletics federation says two of its athletes are temporarily suspended after testing positive for banned substances.

Visser shines in Zurich

2013-08-29 23:08

The country's top long jumpers stood out on an impressive night for the SA contingent competing at the Zurich Diamond League event.

Merritt wins in Stockholm meet

2013-08-22 22:52

World Champion LaShawn Merritt has won the men's 400m at the DN Galan Diamond League meet beat Luguelin Santos into second place.

New era for African sprinting?

2013-08-17 10:36

Murielle Ahoure has declared a new era for African sprinting after she won the continent's first medal in a women's world 200m.

Sanchez left dry by Gordon

2013-08-15 21:02

Jehue Gordon has ruined two-time Olympic champion Felix Sanchez's bid to nail a history-making third world title in the 400m hurdles.

Borlees make track history

2013-08-15 19:03

The Borlee brothers have made history when all three competed in the 4x400m relay, a first for the IAAF world championships.

Fraser-Pryce in Felix's way

2013-08-15 19:00

Allyson Felix is within one victory of the all-time record for world titles as she won her 200m semi-final at the world championships.

SA athletes bow out in Moscow

2013-08-15 16:30

South Africa's Orazio Cremona just missed out on a place in the next round of the men's shot put at the IAAF World Championships.

Yelena vaulting to motherhood

2013-08-14 15:26

After winning her latest, and perhaps last, gold medal, Yelena Isinbayeva has almost immediately looked at the next challenge ahead.

Aman claims vacant 800m title

2013-08-13 20:34

Mohammed Aman of Ethiopia has won the men's 800m gold medal at the IAAF world championships in Moscow.

Eatons miss out on double gold

2013-08-13 20:07

The Eatons have finished their working honeymoon ever so close to making it a double-gold celebration at the world championships.

Merritt regains 400m title

2013-08-13 20:00

American Lashawn Merritt has regained the men's 400m world title at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow.

James, Merritt set up showdown

2013-08-12 21:05

Kirani James and his predecessor as world and Olympic champion LaShawn Merritt have set up a clash in the 400m final.

Ohuruogu seals 400m title

2013-08-12 20:21

Christine Ohuruogu has cemented her reputation for leaving it late by snatching the 400m title from Botswana's Amantle Montsho.

Lightning, Bolt seen together

2013-08-12 20:00

It's the kind of picture one can only ever dream of; Usain Bolt clinching gold as a lightning illuminates the stormy skies above.

US quartet ease into final

2013-08-12 18:01

The US hopes of a medals clean sweep in the 110m hurdles have remained intact as all four of their hurdlers qualified for the final.

Bolt back on top of the world

2013-08-11 20:13

Jamaican Usain Bolt has regained his world 100m title in Moscow ahead of American Justin Gatlin and compatriot Nesta Carter.

Explosive 100m final awaits

2013-08-11 18:12

Usain Bolt has remained on course to regain his 100m world title as he progressed into the final at the IAAF World Championships.


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.

Gatlin out-trumped in Zagreb

2013-09-03 22:28

World silver medallist Justin Gatlin has been out-trumped by Mike Rodgers in the 100m at the World Challenge meet in Zagreb.

Bolt made to work in Zurich

2013-08-29 22:20

Usain Bolt was made to work hard for his 100m victory at the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting in Zurich.

Young athletes praised

2013-08-20 22:00

Team manager Magda Botha says she is satisfied with South Africa's turnout at the IAAF world championships in Moscow.

Isinbayeva 'misunderstood'

2013-08-17 08:49

Yelena Isinbayeva has attempted to play down the furore provoked by her anti-gay remarks, saying she was "misunderstood".

Kemboi wins third world title

2013-08-15 20:01

Ezekiel Kemboi has won his third 3000m steeplechase world title in convincing style at the IAAF world championships.

Ramaala gunning for title

2013-08-15 19:03

ASA vice-president Hendrick Ramaala has lofty ambitions for the men's marathon at IAAF World Championships in Moscow.

Isinbayeva blasts gay gesture

2013-08-15 18:00

Yelena Isinbayeva has condemned Swede Emma Green-Tregaro's gesture of support for the Russian gay community as disrespectful.

Palframan up against big guns

2013-08-14 23:00

South Africa's Justine Palframan will line up against the world's top sprinters in the 200m heats at the IAAF world championships.

Hogan pleased with fifth

2013-08-13 22:00

Victor Hogan has provided the South African team with its highlight of their showing at the world athletic championships.

Isinbayeva completes fairytale

2013-08-13 20:30

Yelena Isinbayeva has thrilled a partisan home crowd as she landed her third and probably last world title of her illustrious career.

Mundell eyes SA record

2013-08-13 20:07

Marc Mundell will be hoping to better his own South African record in the 50km walk at the IAAF World Championships.

Sanchez through to final

2013-08-13 19:14

Two-time Olympic champion Felix Sanchez has moved a step closer to making history in the IAAF World Championships.

Fraser-Pryce wins world crown

2013-08-12 20:21

Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has won the women's 100m title at the IAAF world championships in Moscow.

Oliver hurdles to Moscow glory

2013-08-12 20:21

David Oliver of the United States won his first major title, claiming the 110m hurdles crown at the IAAF world championships.

African hope in 100m final

2013-08-12 18:20

Blessing Okagbare and Murielle Ahoure have advanced to the final of the women's 100m at the world championships.

Pistorius not missed in Moscow

2013-08-11 22:44

For some at the world championships, the topic of Oscar Pistorius remains either taboo or simply not worth tackling.

Eaton wins decathlon gold

2013-08-11 19:40

Ashton Eaton has added the world decathlon title to his Olympic crown in a dominant display at the World Athletics Championships.

US aims to sweep 110 hurdles

2013-08-11 14:29

The United States is looking sweeping the 110m hurdles at the world champs after its three top runners reached the semi-finals.

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