ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

ASA keep liquidators at bay

2015-04-01 20:00

Athletics South Africa have been spared from auctioning off their office supplies in order to pay off pole-vaulter Jan Blignaut.

Two Oceans takes a detour

2015-03-27 15:11

The Two Oceans ultra marathon route will detour along Ou Kaapse Weg, event organisers said on Friday.

Bolt to race in New York

2015-03-25 21:38

Usain Bolt will compete in the New York Diamond League meet, the Jamaican star's first race in the Big Apple since 2008.

Ennis-Hill in line for return

2015-03-24 16:18

Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will return to competition for the first time in almost two years at the Great City Games.

Roncero blasts Farah record

2015-03-23 19:09

Fabian Roncero doesn't believe Mo Farah's European record for the half-marathon should stand due to his Somalian roots.

Montsho banned for doping

2015-03-18 20:35

Amantle Montsho has been banned for two years for doping after testing positive for the stimulant methylhexaneamine.

Bolt cruises to 400m win

2015-03-14 22:27

Jamaican Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt cruised to victory in his first individual race of the season over 400 metres.

SASCOC lodge CGames bid

2015-03-02 18:00

Durban’s Commonwealth bid committee has lodged an impressive presentation to the Commonwealth Games Federation executive.

Bolt makes surprise 2015 start

2015-02-28 22:07

Usain Bolt has made a surprise 2015 season debut, running the anchor leg in a 4x100 relay heat victory at the Gibson Relays.

Farah sets indoor two-mile WR

2015-02-21 19:40

Britain's double world and Olympic champion Mo Farah has set a new indoor world record over two miles.

 

SA duo eye win... and R1m bonus

2015-03-31 11:13

Detour or not, the 2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon is set to be a thriller, with R1 million on offer for a new record.

Nike sign Gatlin, but no Gay

2015-03-26 12:50

Nike have no plans to add Tyson Gay to their stable of athletes, after it agreed to a new sponsorship deal with Justin Gatlin.

Bolt to make US returns

2015-03-25 14:31

Usain Bolt will make his first appearance in the US in five years when he competes in the Grand Prix Diamond League.

Two Oceans records 'may fall'

2015-03-24 13:24

Veteran athlete Hendrick Ramaala believes the records in both the men’s and women’s races at the Two Oceans could be under threat.

Gay signs up with sprint guru Smith

2015-03-21 14:43

Former double world champion Tyson Gay has signed up to work with sprint guru John Smith in Los Angeles, his new coach announced.

Injured Bekele out of London

2015-03-16 19:11

Ethiopian distance-running great Kenenisa Bekele has pulled out of the London Marathon because of an Achilles tendon injury.

Lavillenie eyes new world mark

2015-03-05 20:01

A year after Renaud Lavillenie set an indoor world record in the men's pole vault, he's ready to go even higher.

Durban to confirm 2022 bid

2015-03-01 15:16

Durban will move closer to staging the 2022 Commonwealth Games - considered a possible launchpad for an Olympics bid.

Pienaar, Meyer going for gold

2015-02-24 14:35

The Cape Town Marathon has become the first race in Africa to secure Silver Label status from the IAAF. Next step: Gold!

Two Oceans Marathon launches Ultra Trail Run

2015-02-18 13:42

The organisers of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon have launched an Ultra Trail Run event.

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