ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

Caster Semenya's coach confident

2015-08-03 18:05

Qualifying for the IAAF World Championships at the eleventh hour, Caster Semenya will be doing some fine tuning before the global showpiece.

WADA 'alarmed' by new doping scandal

2015-08-02 09:12

The World Anti-Doping Agency is "very alarmed" at new accusations of mass use of banned drugs in athletics.

Pole sets hammer world record

2015-08-01 20:52

Poland's Anita Wlodarczyk became the first woman to break the 80m-barrier when she set a new world record in the hammer.

Fraser-Pryce wins Stockholm 100m

2015-07-31 11:47

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce swept to victory in the Stockholm Diamond League 100m with a 10.93sec triumph.

Van Niekerk, Van Zyl impress in London

2015-07-26 10:34

South African champion and record holder, Wayde van Niekerk, again impressed by winning the 400m at the Diamond League in London.

I am always number one - Bolt

2015-07-25 08:00

Usain Bolt insists he is still king of the sprinters after winning the 100m in the London leg of the Diamond League series.

I'm ready for Gatlin in Beijing - Bolt

2015-07-24 11:10

Usain Bolt has insisted that he would be ready for the challenge of toppling the in-form American Justin Gatlin in Beijing next month.

Farah has no more to say!

2015-07-23 14:11

Mo Farah insists he has said all he possibly could regarding doping allegations levelled against his coach, Alberto Salazar.

Justin Gatlin 'tested 59 times'

2015-07-22 21:19

Justin Gatlin, who was suspended between 2006-10 after failing a second drugs test, has been tested 59 times by the US anti-doping agency since his return.

Bolt gives up chicken nuggets

2015-07-21 19:36

Jamaican track star Usain Bolt has admitted to sacrificing fast food in a bid to extend his stellar sprinting career.

 

Semenya qualifies for world champs

2015-08-02 17:00

Caster Semenya snuck into the SA team for the World Championships after running a qualifying time on Saturday.

Kenya pick squad for world champs

2015-08-01 20:56

Kenya have selected a 41-member strong squad for this month's Beijing world championship after the national trials in Nairobi.

Jobodwana continues podium run

2015-07-31 15:22

South Africa's Anaso Jobodwana has continued his fine form on the international track and field circuit in Stockholm.

IAAF expecting full Bird's Nest

2015-07-30 12:29

International athletics chief Lamine Diack says he has been told to expect full houses at the world championships in Beijing.

Victorious Farah thanks fans

2015-07-25 10:28

Mo Farah thanked the British public after being roared to victory in the fastest 3000m time of the year at the London Diamond League meeting.

Comrades stars caught in doping storm

2015-07-24 13:46

Two 2015 Comrades Marathon top-10 finishers face the possibility of losing their gold medals for doping offences.

Bolt and Farah under spotlight

2015-07-23 15:25

Usain Bolt's suspect hip and Mo Farah's status as the golden boy of British athletics will come under scrutiny this weekend.

Bolt with a lot to prove on return

2015-07-23 10:20

Usain Bolt returns to action at the London Diamond League meeting with question marks hanging over both his fitness and form.

Excitement builds in countdown to CT Marathon

2015-07-22 11:48

With just 60 days to go to the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon organisers have promised an even more impressive world-class field and a faster course.

We need to relook season - ASA president

2015-07-21 08:52

Athletics SA president Aleck Skhosana says SA track and field has to investigate the possibility of starting the season later.

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