ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

Kemboi: No to Gauteng return

2014-08-23 13:03

Kenya's Shadrack Kemboi of Kenya will not defend his Gauteng Marathon title after poor treatment following last year's win.

CT Marathon gaining impetus

2014-08-21 15:18

A festival of running kicks off on September 19 at the V&A Waterfront, as one of Africa’s first iconic city marathons gains momentum.

12 SA athletes in African team

2014-08-20 19:46

12 South African athletes have been selected to represent Africa at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech.

Bolt wins race on Rio beach

2014-08-17 17:54

Jamaican sprinting superstar Usain Bolt has cruised to victory in a sluggish time in a 100m race set up on a Rio de Janeiro beach.

Cloud hangs over 90th Comrades

2014-08-14 17:26

Despite a massive boost in prize money, the Comrades Marathon is still dealing with allegations of cheating from the 2013 race.

SASCOC: Athletes were paid

2014-08-09 22:05

SASCOC has confirmed that OPEX athletes have been paid their full allowances, contrary to media reports.

Viljoen aims to dominate

2014-08-09 12:14

Sunette Viljoen hopes to qualify for the IAAF Continental Cup with a dominant performance at the African Athletics Championships.

Glasgow revels in Bolt buzz

2014-08-04 07:40

The success of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games was assured with the golden seal of approval from Usain Bolt.

Team SA results: Day 10

2014-08-03 13:17

A look back at how the South African athletes in action have fared on day 10 of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Mokoena bags gold at Games

2014-08-02 22:10

South Africa's Khotso Mokoena has won gold in the triple jump final with a jump of 17.20m at the Commonwealth Games.

Cronje cruises into final

2014-08-01 22:21

South Africa's Johan Cronje has bagged the third qualifying spot in the men's 1500m heat at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Fantastic Fredericks wins gold

2014-07-31 21:30

South Africa's Cornel Fredericks has won gold in the men's 400m hurdles final at Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

SASCOC lobbies for 2022 bid

2014-07-31 14:28

SASCOC have said it was making strides in petitioning for support in the country's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Viljoen spears home silver

2014-07-30 23:04

South Africa's Sunette Viljoen has won silver in the women's javelin at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Usain denies CGames bolter

2014-07-30 17:07

Usain Bolt has denied reports that he called the Glasgow Commonwealth Games "a bit shit", ahead of his appearance in the relay.

Team SA results: Day Seven

2014-07-30 13:31

We take a look at how team SA have fared on day seven of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow so far.

SA duo into long jump final

2014-07-29 20:00

South Africa's two men's long jumpers Rushwahl Samaai and Zarck Visser progressed to the final at the Commonwealth Games.

Team SA results: Day Six

2014-07-29 13:29

A look at how Team South Africa have fared on day six of the Commonwealth Games so far...

Bailey-Cole gives Jamaica gold

2014-07-29 07:08

With Usain Bolt injured, training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole has won the Commonwealth Games 100m title.

ASA tackles selection poser

2014-07-28 17:10

Athletics South Africa's selection committee has been asked to reassess the final team for the African Championships.

Bolt ready for Games debut

2014-07-26 19:16

Jamaican star Usain Bolt proclaimed himself ready for his Commonwealth Games debut after an injury-plagued early season.

Rhys Williams suspended from CWG

2014-07-25 14:32

Welsh 400m hurdler Rhys Williams is out of the Commonwealth Games after being suspended for an anti-doping violation.

Sixty days until CT Marathon

2014-07-23 14:35

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon has achieved significant planning targets in the build-up to its 60-day countdown.

Bolt not happy with Gay ban

2014-07-23 08:25

Usain Bolt believes anti-doping officials have sent a "bad message to the sport", after Tyson Gay received only a one-year ban.

Ten to watch in Glasgow

2014-07-22 08:51

A look at the top ten athletes to keep an eye on during the Commonwealth Games starting in Glasgow on Wednesday.

 

Khotso secures Stockholm win

2014-08-22 07:31

Khotso Mokoena led the SA contingent with a solid victory in the men's long jump event at the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm.

Strong field for CT Marathon

2014-08-21 13:46

Organisers of the Cape Town Marathon have announced the strongest ever field for a 42km race in South Africa.

SA trio eye Stokholm success

2014-08-20 15:28

Three of South Africa's continental champions will compete at the 11th leg of the Diamond League series in Stockholm.

Bolt expects to run under 10sec

2014-08-16 07:38

Usain Bolt expects to run under 10 seconds in a 100-metre race set up on a Rio de Janeiro beach this weekend.

Farah guns for record books

2014-08-11 09:16

The incentive for Mo Farah when he hits the comeback trail at the European Championships, will be a place in the record books.

Van Zyl equals Budd's best

2014-08-09 17:19

Olympic marathoner Irvette van Zyl smashed her 10km personal best in winning the Totalsports Women's Race in Stellenbosch.

Team SA to be honoured

2014-08-06 21:08

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula has called on all South Africans to don their national colours to support of Team SA.

Mokoena: I am not in shape

2014-08-03 19:06

Despite claiming gold in the men's triple jump at the Commonwealth Games, Khotso Mokoena says he is not in great shape.

Bolt leads Jamaica to gold

2014-08-02 22:57

Usain Bolt has anchored Jamaica to the 4x100m relay gold with an emphatic finish to win his first Commonwealth Games medal.

SA athletes book final berths

2014-08-02 09:23

There were no finals involving SA’s athletes on the penultimate day on Friday… but there’ll definitely be four of them on Saturday.

Wozniacki to run NYC Marathon

2014-07-31 22:04

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki plans to play her full tournament schedule while finding time to train for NYC Marathon.

Olivier settles for bronze

2014-07-31 21:30

South African 800m athlete André Olivier has picked up bronze in his event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

SA athletes deliver on promise

2014-07-31 12:48

SA's new crop of athletes delivered on the promise they possess as they contributed three of the four medals in the track and field.

SA duo bag long jump medals

2014-07-30 21:40

Zarck Visser and Rushwahl Samaai have claimed silver and bronze respectively in the men's long jump at the Commonwealth Games.

Five SA athletes march on

2014-07-30 14:24

Five SA athletes advanced to the next rounds of their respective events in track and field at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Bolt denies calling Commonwealth Games 'shit'

2014-07-30 12:26

Jamaican star Usain Bolt has denied reports he called the Commonwealth Games "a bit shit".

ASA find selection solution

2014-07-29 16:16

Johan Cronje, Andre Olivier and Elroy Gelant have been included in SA's final team for the African Championships.

Fanie wins first SA track medal

2014-07-29 07:16

Gold for Fanie van der Merwe in the 100m T37 was the SA highlight on the second night of athletics at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Sprinters target clean sweep

2014-07-28 17:10

Three of South Africa's para-athletes have set their sights on a clean sweep in the men's 100m T37 at the Commonwealth Games.

Marathon gold for Aus, Kenya

2014-07-27 13:35

Australian Michael Shelley and Kenya's Flomena Cheyech Daniel have won Commonwealth gold in the men's and women's marathons.

Whitney wins world junior 200m

2014-07-26 08:50

Sixteen-year-old American Kaylin Whitney has won the 200m at the world junior athletics championships in Eugene.

Farah withdraws from Games

2014-07-24 11:10

England's double Olympic champion Mo Farah has withdrawn from the Commonwealth Games due to fitness concerns.

Pearson doubtful for 100m

2014-07-23 12:39

Olympic champion Sally Pearson of Australia says she's a doubtful starter for the 100m at the Commonwealth Games.

Bolt raring to go in Glasgow

2014-07-22 19:29

Usain Bolt says he ready to put on a good show in the sprint relay at the Commonwealth Games after recovering from minor surgery.

Glasgow wowed by Durban bid

2014-07-21 22:21

Durban was thrust into the spotlight following an impressive presentation to the Commonwealth Games Federation General Assembly.

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