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.

Doping overshadows worlds

2013-07-30 21:00

A series of doping scandals have already begun to overshadow the IAAF world athletics championships.

Fourie out of world champs

2013-07-29 17:30

Olympic finalist Lehann Fourie has picked up a season-ending ankle injury and will not be going to the IAAF World Championships.

Kalmer steps aside

2013-07-25 17:48

René Kalmer has made herself unavailable for selection to compete at next month's IAAF World Championships.

Semenya doubtful for Moscow

2013-07-19 14:30

Caster Semenya is likely to miss the world championships after she was left off an initial list of SA athletes to compete in Moscow.

Jepkosgei eyes Moscow

2013-06-21 18:07

Janeth Jepkosgei is confident of making her fourth appearance at the world champs despite struggling to finish in the last Olympics.

'Blade Runner' makes history

2011-09-02 15:42

Oscar Pistorius has made history by becoming the first paralympian to win a medal at an able-bodied World Championships.


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.

Vlasic to miss Moscow

2013-07-30 19:02

Blanka Vlasic has ruled herself out of the world championships as a precaution after suffering recurring pain from an old injury.

Van Zyl pulls out of SA team

2013-07-26 16:30

South Africa's marathon team for the IAAF World Championships was dealt a blow when Irvette van Zyl pulled out with a knee injury.

Semenya running out of time

2013-07-21 20:02

Caster Semenya has improved her season's best by more than two seconds but again failed to qualify for the world champs.

Rudisha out of World Champs

2013-07-16 16:00

David Rudisha's coach says the Olympic 800m champion has pulled out of the world championships with a right knee injury.

Bolt seeks golden redemption

2011-09-02 21:08

Usain Bolt will be poised for golden redemption when he steps out to defend his 200m crown at the world athletics championship.

Mokoena eyes elusive gold

2011-08-25 17:36

SA's world long jump silver medallist Khotso Mokoena 'is ready' to win an elusive gold medal at the IAAF World Championships.

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