A Bolt out of the money blues

2015-08-23 15:34

Jamaica’s star sprinter is earning a mountain of cold hard cash, but most others are off the pace.

Bolt in confident mood

2015-08-21 10:48

14 time World and Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt returns to Beijing in confident mood ahead of the IAAF World Champs.

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.

SA's Fredericks into semis

2013-08-12 14:35

SA's Cornel Fredericks and Victor Hogan have progressed through their qualifying round at the IAAF World Athletics Championships.

Gardner fires sprint warning

2013-08-11 14:00

English Gardner has fired out a warning to defending world 100m champion Carmelita Jeter by topping the 100m heats.

LJ confident of good showing

2013-08-08 22:30

LJ van Zyl is the first to admit he has performed below par since competing in the last world championships in Daegu in 2011.

Bolt in good shape

2013-08-08 18:30

Usain Bolt has shunned the media after training two days before he takes to the track at the world championships.

Fredericks: Bolt can go faster

2013-08-07 21:05

Frank Fredericks says Usain Bolt has not yet peaked and can lower his world records in the 100m and 200m if he has a rival to push him.

April out of world champs

2013-08-06 18:00

Lusapho April has pulled out of the men's marathon at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow with an Achilles injury.

Ramaala set for sixth worlds

2013-08-02 16:09

Hendrick Ramaala will be appearing in his sixth IAAF World Championships when he represents South Africa in the marathon in Moscow.


The straight dope with Caster Semenya

2015-08-23 15:34

Team SA was barely in Beijing for 24 hours when Caster Semenya was summoned by the IAAF anti-doping officials to have her blood sample taken.

IAAF choice baffles EAA

2015-04-16 17:30

The EAA has expressed surprise and dismay about the IAAF's decision to award the 2021 world championships to Eugene.

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.

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.

Merritt voices crowd concerns

2013-08-11 14:00

Aries Merritt has echoed many athletes disappointment at the lack of spectators at the world athletics championships.

SA athletes aim to shine

2013-08-08 19:30

South African athletes competing in the world championships may well provide some light to counter the months of boardroom battles.

Radcliffe calls for 'superban'

2013-08-08 16:12

Paula Radcliffe says that countries found to have sanctioned doping practices should be banned from future world champs.

Felix to focus on best event

2013-08-07 17:00

Sprint star Allyson Felix says she will concentrate on her favourite 200m event at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow.

Olivier backs worlds chances

2013-08-06 16:30

The door has been opened for South Africa's Andre Olivier in the men's 800 metres at the IAAF World Championship in Moscow.

Record participation for worlds

2013-08-02 16:04

The IAAF have confirmed that almost 2 000 athletes from 206 countries have entered the world championships in Moscow.

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