ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

'Mr Gorilla' nears London Marathon finish line

2017-04-28 21:51

The London Marathon started five days ago, and 'Mr Gorilla' is nearly done...

Olympic athletic stars lead SA rankings

2017-04-28 08:45

Athletics SA released the latest version of the rankings with all four of SA's track and field medallists at last year's Olympics up there.

ASA hails SA Champs an 'absolute success'

2017-04-25 12:23

Athletics South Africa has made an unmistaken statement that South African athletics is back after the success of the national championships.

Van Niekerk: SA sprinters to be the 'next' Jamaica

2017-04-24 13:18

Olympic gold medalist Wayde van Niekerk believes that South African athletics is transitioning to become as great as Jamaica.

Kenyans salute Keitany, Wanjiru for London marathon double

2017-04-23 19:45

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta led his countrymen in saluting Mary Keitany and Daniel Wanjiru after their London marathon titles,

Van Niekerk romps to 200m SA title

2017-04-22 21:06

Rio Olympic 400m gold medal winner Wayde van Niekerk has underlined his versatility with victory in the men's 200m at the SA senior athletics championships.

Manyonga leaps to SA long jump title

2017-04-22 16:20

Rio 2016 Olympic long jump silver medalist Luvo Manyonga has added the 2017 SA senior athletics championship title to his CV.

Simbine clocks fastest time in 100m heats

2017-04-21 14:53

Akani Simbine qualified with the fastest time in the men's 100m heats at the SA senior championships in Potchefstroom.

Prize money, timetable and records for IAAF World Relays

2017-04-21 09:51

Prize money, timetable and records of the third edition of the IAAF World Relays in Nassau.

Evergreen Gatlin set to shine in Bolt's absence

2017-04-21 08:27

Usain Bolt will be missing as Justin Gatlin spearheads the US seeking to their rare triumph over Jamaica at the weekend's IAAF World Relays.

 

Another Kenyan fails doping test

2017-04-28 13:44

The chairperson of Athletics Kenya has revealed that another "high-profile athlete" has failed a doping test.

McLaren 'frustrated' at response to doping report

2017-04-26 21:13

The "frustrated" author of a WADA report that laid bare state-sponsored doping across Russian hit out WADA and the IOC's response to his explosive findings.

Ouch! Williams faces losing SIX toenails

2017-04-25 08:19

Former Wales wing Shane Williams faces losing up to SIX toenails after a painful London Marathon.

Merritt heads US dominance, De Grasse stars

2017-04-24 10:45

Lashawn Merritt bagged a third successive 4x400m gold at the IAAF World Relays, as Andre de Grasse was underlined as Usain Bolt's most likely successor.

Simbine trumps Van Niekerk at SA Champs

2017-04-23 06:13

Mzansi’s big-name sprinters have lived up to expectations at the SA Senior Track and Field Championships and much of the glory belonged to Akani Simbine.

Caster completes 400m/800m title double

2017-04-22 16:36

South African track queen Caster Semenya has completed a 400m / 800m double at the SA senior athletics championships in Potchefstroom.

Simbine blasts to SA 100m title

2017-04-21 23:00

Akani Simbine has won the men's 100m title at the SA senior national championships in Potchefstroom.

Rollins banned for whereabouts rule violation

2017-04-21 11:31

Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna Rollins has been handed a 1-year suspension for failing to file whereabouts information for out-of-competition testing.

Manyonga eyes world long jump record

2017-04-21 09:30

SA former drug addict Luvo Manyonga has his sights set on smashing the 26-year-old long jump world record of American Mike Powell.

Van Zyl, Fredericks resume their rivalry

2017-04-21 08:26

One of the most exciting rivalries will resume in Potchefstroom when LJ van Zyl and Cornel Fredericks battle it out to become the SA 400m hurdles champion.

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