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.

Bolt bags gold medal treble

2013-08-18 17:18

Usain Bolt anchored the Jamaican 4x100m relay team in their victory at the world championships, to claim his third gold medal.

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.

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.

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.

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.


SA team to bring medal home

2013-08-19 20:00

The SA athletics team is due to arrive at OR Tambo with a solitary bronze medal for their efforts at the IAAF world championships.

Cronje claims SA's only medal

2013-08-18 15:53

Johan Cronje has won SA's only medal at the athletics world championships in Moscow, clinching bronze in the 1 500 metres final.

Fraser-Pryce wins 200m title

2013-08-17 08:49

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has completed a sprint double at the world championships by adding the 200m gold to her 100m title.

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.

Woeful day for Team SA

2013-08-15 11:02

Team SA suffered a woeful day at the IAAF World Championships, with all three athletes producing forgettable performances.

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.

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