ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

Africa hits jackpot at London Marathon

2015-04-26 13:38

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge won the men's race at the London Marathon while Tigist Tufa became the first Ethiopian woman in 14 years to win the event.

Bolt slams 'stupid' Gay deal

2015-04-24 12:52

Usain Bolt has criticised the "stupid" deal under which US sprinter Tyson Gay was given a reduced ban of only one year.

CT Marathon filling up fast

2015-04-22 15:03

With entries to Africa’s first IAAF Silver Label-accredited marathon having opened last month, the 7 500 places in the race are filling quickly.

Former Athletics SA head dies

2015-04-21 17:37

Erstwhile ASA chief executive Frederick 'Frik' Vermaak has died, the athletics governing body has confirmed.

Van Dyk looks ahead to London

2015-04-21 14:00

Star SA Paralympian Ernst van Dyk is looking forward to the London Marathon after finishing second in Boston.

Hug denies Van Dyk 11th Boston title

2015-04-20 17:25

Marcel Hug of Switzerland has deprived South Africa's Ernst van Dyk of an 11th Boston Marathon wheelchair title.

Unhappy Bolt wins 100m in Rio

2015-04-19 19:46

Usain Bolt cruised to victory in a sprint challenge, but the Jamaican world record holder declared himself unhappy with his performance.

Semenya still on track for Rio 2016

2015-04-18 08:27

Despite not exactly setting the world alight in recent times, Caster Semenya’s athletics passion still burns.

Bolt: At my best... I can't lose

2015-04-17 18:59

Usain Bolt has a few goals left before he retires: He wants to break his own 200m world record and do it by running under 19 seconds.

IAAF choice baffles EAA

2015-04-16 17:30

The EAA has expressed surprise and dismay about the IAAF's decision to award the 2021 world championships to Eugene.

 

Mutai eyes missing London title

2015-04-25 08:22

Kenya's Geoffrey Mutai has vowed to finally add the London Marathon title to his honours.

Radcliffe ready to bow out

2015-04-23 14:16

Paula Radcliffe says a conversation with her daughter convinced her she was doing the right thing in bowing out of the London Marathon.

IAAF wants Jeptoo ban doubled

2015-04-22 10:05

The IAAF has asked the CAS to double the two-year doping ban handed out to Kenya's Boston and Chicago marathon winner Rita Jeptoo.

Venezuelan finishes Boston marathon 20 hours later!

2015-04-21 16:00

An inspirational Venezuelan man has become the last finisher of the Boston Marathon.

Desisa wins Boston Marathon

2015-04-20 19:00

Ethiopian runner Lelisa Desisa and Kenya's Caroline Rotich were the top male and female finishers at the Boston Marathon.

Athletics in SA alive and well

2015-04-20 14:19

For the past six years ASA has always seemed to be either emerging from a scandal or headed for one. But times are changing.

Semenya reclaims SA 800m title

2015-04-18 13:04

Caster Semenya has reclaimed the SA 800 metre title and says she's injury-free and looking to qualify for the world championships.

Magakwe scandal shocks athletes

2015-04-17 19:10

SA 100m sprinter Simon Magakwe has gone to ground following his two-year ban after he allegedly refused a dope test in December.

French champion charged over burglaries

2015-04-16 22:19

Toumany Coulibaly was charged over a series of burglaries and released on bail.

Eugene to host 2021 world champs

2015-04-16 12:10

The city of Eugene, Oregon will host the 2021 world athletics championships, the sport's governing body has said.

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