SA long jumpers on form in Stockholm

2017-06-19 07:19

Luvo Manyonga and Ruswahl Samaai dominated the men's long jump discipline at the sixth leg of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm.

Manyonga shines in Shanghai with unbeatable jumps

2017-05-14 06:23

Another astonishing performance of long jumper Luvo Manyonga has coach Neil Cornelius believing the best is yet to come.

Manyonga leads SA at Shanghai Diamond League

2017-05-11 09:52

In-form Rio Olympic silver medallist Luvo Manyonga will lead a four-man South African contingent in Shanghai this weekend.

Olympic athletic stars lead SA rankings

2017-04-28 08:45

Athletics SA released the latest version of the rankings with all four of SA's track and field medallists at last year's Olympics up there.

Manyonga leaps to SA long jump title

2017-04-22 16:20

Rio 2016 Olympic long jump silver medalist Luvo Manyonga has added the 2017 SA senior athletics championship title to his CV.

Manyonga's drug recovery a 'daily challenge'

2017-04-05 11:45

South Africa's 2016 Rio Olympic Games silver medallist Luvo Manyonga acknowledges that it is still a daily challenge to fight his drug addiction.

Teen stuns Wayde van Niekerk in 100m Bloem meet

2017-03-09 08:19

Teenage sprinter Gift Leotlela racked up one of the biggest wins of his career to beat Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk in the 100m race.

The day a parliamentarian decided to save a sports star

2016-09-04 08:39

When sports portfolio committee chairperson Beauty Dlulane first heard that long jumper Luvo Manyonga was sitting at home doing nothing, she got into her car and drove to Mbekweni outside Paarl.

WATCH: Luvo Manyonga - from tik addict to silver medallist

The streets of Mbekweni were alive on Monday as locals celebrated the pride of the Paarl community - Luvo Manyonga - carrying posters expressing their joy for Luvo's achievement. News24 spoke to Luvo's mother and coach. Watch.

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ASA celebrates outstanding Wayde, Luvo

2016-08-15 13:20

President of Athletics South Africa, Aleck Skhosana, is on cloud nine after the performance of world champion Wayde van Niekerk.


Manyonga leaps to win in Hengelo

2017-06-12 12:55

Long jump star Luvo Manyonga fell three centimetres shy of his own national record at the IAAF World Challenge in Hengelo, Netherlands.

Manyonga leaps into Diamond League record books

2017-05-13 15:09

Star South African long jumper Luvo Manyonga has leapt into the records books, setting a new mark for a Diamond League event.

Manyonga leaps to the top

2017-04-30 06:04

Experts say long jumper Luvo Manyonga has what it takes to break the world record as he is improving with each performance.

ASA hails SA Champs an 'absolute success'

2017-04-25 12:23

Athletics South Africa has made an unmistaken statement that South African athletics is back after the success of the national championships.

Manyonga eyes world long jump record

2017-04-21 09:30

SA former drug addict Luvo Manyonga has his sights set on smashing the 26-year-old long jump world record of American Mike Powell.

Records for Manyonga, Zazini in Pretoria

2017-03-17 23:05

Teenager Sokwakhana Zazini and Luvo Manyonga have set records on the opening day of the Athletics Gauteng North Championships.

Reaching beyond the finishing line

2017-01-15 10:30

After a world-beating Rio Olympics, SA athletes adopt novel approaches to improve this year. Simnikiwe Xabanisa spoke to their coaches.

Silver medal winner Manyonga back in SA

2016-08-16 16:00

South Africa's long jump silver medal winner, Luvo Manyonga, has arrived back in the country.

Thank you for 'raising a champion', locals tell Luvo Manyonga's parents

2016-08-16 11:09

The streets of Mbekweni were alive as locals celebrated the pride of the community, carrying posters expressing their joy for Luvo Manyonga's Olympic achievement.

Manyonga: I was so close to death

2016-08-15 08:50

South Africa's newest hero and Olympic silver medallist Luvo Manyonga has opened up on how close he was to dying.

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