ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

I Play Fair takes to the road

2014-09-16 15:16

The SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport has partnered with Sport Science Institute SA by entering ‘I Play Fair – Say No! To Doping’ relay and celebrity teams into this year’s Sanlam Cape Town Marathon.

CT Marathon parking and road closures

2014-09-15 15:11

Sanlam Cape Town Marathon organisers have detailed road closes and parking instructions ahead of the weekend's races.

Promoter rules out Oscar invite

2014-09-15 13:29

Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to be welcome at future Diamond League events, a promoter of the series says.

Fredericks caps superb season

2014-09-14 08:42

One-lap hurdler Cornel Fredericks has capped a superb season at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech.

Oscar would be allowed to return - IPC

2014-09-12 15:23
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The International Paralympic Committee has no objection to Oscar Pistorius returning to sport in the future.

Oscar: No comment from IPC

2014-09-12 12:53

The International Paralympic Committee has refused to comment on SA athlete Oscar Pistorius being found guilty of culpable homicide.

CT marathon gets UN nod

2014-09-11 22:01

The first Cape Town peace conference and expo has been endorsed by the UN's special advisor on sport for development.

Thieves dash off with Magakwe's car

2014-09-08 14:43

SA 100m sprinter Simon Magakwe has fallen victim to an elaborate car-jacking scheme.

Viljoen pleased with silver

2014-09-06 11:40

Javelin thrower Sunette Viljoen is delighted with her performance at the Diamond League series final in Brussels.

SA athletes to sharpen up

2014-09-04 13:07

SA athletes will use the final leg of the Diamond League series to fine-tune their preparations for the IAAF Continental Cup.

Bolt shares lost cricket dream

2014-09-02 16:20

Usain Bolt has said he wanted to play cricket as a youngster but his father convinced him to take up track and field instead.

Fredericks chasing new targets

2014-09-01 20:36

One-lap hurdles ace Cornel Fredericks will be looking to add another major medal to his already impressive 2014 collection.

CT Marathon PEACE TRAIL facts

2014-08-28 15:37

Cape Town uniquely boasts the spectacular, natural mountain environment of the Table Mountain National Park within its central city limits.

Olivier targeting new PB

2014-08-27 16:00

Targeting a new personal best in Zurich, 800m specialist Andre Olivier says he will not rely on his usual tactical approach.

Bolt to play cricket in India

2014-08-26 19:16

Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt will make his first trip to India to play cricket against India's World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh.

Olivier sets SA 600m best

2014-08-25 09:50

Middle-distance runner Andre Olivier set the fastest ever time by a South African athlete over the unofficial 600m distance.

Bolt sets 100m indoors record

2014-08-23 20:11

Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt has set a new best time of 9.98sec for the rarely run 100m indoors in Warsaw.

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.

 

Defending champ out of Otter

2014-09-16 14:57

With just under a week to go until the 2014 OTTER Trail Run, world trail champion Ricky Lightfoot has been forced to withdraw.

Oscar free to compete: Reddy

2014-09-15 14:01

Oscar Pistorius is free to compete for South Africa again, as long as his running doesn't go against the ruling of the judge.

Mokoena sets SA triple jump record

2014-09-14 22:37

Former Olympic long jump silver medallist Khotso Mokoena spearheaded the SA contingent at the IAAF Continental Cup.

Oscar 'free' to run - IPC

2014-09-13 07:48

Oscar Pistorius will be free to compete again once he has served his punishment said the International Paralympic Committee.

Ramaala named in CT Marathon field

2014-09-12 15:11

Hendrick Ramaala has been added to the elite men's field for the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon.

Final charge for SA athletes

2014-09-12 12:31

SA's elite track and field athletes will close out the international campaign this weekend at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech.

Oscar's legacy will remain

2014-09-10 14:46
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Oscar Pistorius's legacy in SA athletics will remain, regardless of his murder trial verdict, says an ex-running mate of his.

Gatlin ends season undefeated

2014-09-07 19:59

American sprinter Justin Gatlin have finished the season undefeated by winning the 100 meters at the IAAF world challenge.

Gatlin scorches to 100m win

2014-09-05 22:30

Justin Gatlin has rolled back the years to scorch in winning the men's 100m at the final Diamond League meet of the season.

Transformation to gather pace

2014-09-03 18:33
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Transformation in sport in South Africa has been inadequate and poorer than expected, sport minister Fikile Mbalula has said.

Bolt wants to race... a cheetah

2014-09-02 15:03

The world's fastest man Usain Bolt says he's not going to let anyone beat him and thinks it would be cool to compete against a cheetah.

Fredericks shines in Zurich

2014-08-29 09:20

In-form 400m hurdler Cornel Fredericks spearheaded the South African contingent in Zurich, winning his specialist event.

Elite runners head for CT Marathon

2014-08-28 12:50

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon on Sunday, September 21 has secured the attention of top international elite marathon runners.

Magerman does SA proud

2014-08-26 19:16

Gezelle Magerman won South Africa's first medal of the Youth Olympic Games, taking gold in the women's 400m hurdles.

Q&A with Usain Bolt

2014-08-25 14:07

The fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt, sits down to discuss his world record feats, his inspiration and much more...

Bolt cuts short season short

2014-08-24 17:10

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt has withdrawn from the Zurich Diamond League meeting, ending his season in the process

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.

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