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.

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.


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.

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.

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