ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

Usain Bolt chases history in Brazil

2016-07-29 15:09

In an exclusive interview with Sport24, Usain Bolt has outlined his determination to leave an inedible mark on world sport by defending his titles in Rio.

Drug-tainted US sprinters challenge Bolt

2016-07-29 09:33

Justin Gatlin will spearhead a trio of drug-tainted US sprinters aiming to spoil Usain Bolt's Olympic swansong in August.

Egyptian javelin world medallist excluded from Rio

2016-07-27 18:41

Egypt's world javelin silver medallist Ihab Abdelrahman has been barred from Rio after testing positive for banned substances.

Boston Marathon bombing amputee tops mountain

2016-07-26 12:15

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet can check mountaineering off her bucket list.

Indian shotputter fails drugs test

2016-07-26 10:26

Shotputter Inderjeet Singh became the second Indian athlete to fail a drugs test in recent days before next month's Rio Games.

South Africans to watch in Rio: Caster Semenya

2016-07-25 13:26

Caster Semenya is being heavily favoured to bring home a gold medal for South Africa at the Rio Olympics.

Farah runs fastest 5,000m this season

2016-07-23 18:58

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah ran the fastest 5,000m of the year in taking victory at the London Diamond League meeting on Saturday.

SA Olympic hope grabs silver

2016-07-23 08:36

Gift Leotlela capped his magnificent campaign at the IAAF World Junior Championships in fine style on Friday night.

Farah backs banning of Russian athletes

2016-07-22 22:43

Mo Farah has echoed Usain Bolt and Jessica Ennis-Hill in supporting the banning of Russian athletes from next month's Olympics.

Paula Radcliffe clarifies Caster comments

2016-07-22 22:23

Marathon world-record holder Paula Radcliffe says comments she made concerning Caster Semenya have been misrepresented.

 

Prinsloo’s rocky road to Olympics

2016-07-29 10:53

South African long jumper Lynique Prinsloo had to battle more than just the qualifying criteria to make her Olympic dream come true.

Bolt, 'the main man' touches down in Rio

2016-07-28 07:21

Usain Bolt has touched down in Rio de Janeiro, ready to fine-tune his preparations for another bid at an Olympic double in the 100 and 200m sprints

Why there's no SA relay team in Rio

2016-07-27 12:00

An explanation on why South African relay teams failed to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

South Africans to watch in Rio: Wayde van Niekerk

2016-07-26 11:16

Sprinting sensation Wayde van Niekerk will be South Africa's medal hope in the 400m at the Rio Olympics.

Relief, outrage after IOC 'passes buck' on Russia

2016-07-25 18:37

Russia breathed a sigh of relief after the IOC declined to impose a blanket ban on its competitors at the Rio Games over state-run doping.

Seventh for Bieldt as SA return with 3 medals

2016-07-25 11:50

Taylon Bieldt delivered another fine performance on Sunday, bringing SA's campaign to a close at the IAAF World U-20 Championships.

Bolt accuses rival Gatlin of 'disrespect'

2016-07-23 14:42

Usain Bolt has reignited his rivalry with fellow sprinter Justin Gatlin, accusing the American of "disrespect".

Harrison sets new 100m hurdles WR

2016-07-22 22:57

Kendra Harrison set a new 100m hurdles world record at the London Diamond League meeting.

Van Niekerk to carry Team SA flag

2016-07-22 22:37

Star South African athlete Wayde van Niekerk will carry the SA flag at the Rio Olympics opening ceremony.

South Africans to watch in Rio: Anaso Jobodwana

2016-07-22 15:05

Anaso Jobodwana has come a long way since lining up alongside Usain Bolt in the 200m at London 2012.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.