ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

Semenya back on track after Rio gold

2016-08-31 14:22

Caster Semenya is back from her whirlwind Rio campaign, as the Olympic gold medallist will set to run in the Diamond League meet in Zurich.

Wayde’s new life: Ryk offers tips

2016-08-29 17:55

Ryk Neethling has some ideas, fuelled by experience, on a way forward for SA’s Rio sensation Wayde van Niekerk, writes Rob Houwing

Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic glory to jail for murder

2016-08-26 14:01

A timeline of events that followed Oscar Pistorius' shooting of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013.

Kenya sports minister wants Olympic committee disbanded

2016-08-25 17:16

Kenya's sports minister, under fire after a series of scandals at the Rio games, has announced the disbanding of the country's Olympic committee.

Viljoen thanks SASCOC for swift payment

2016-08-25 10:20

SA javelin thrower Sunette Viljoen has confirmed that she has received the first part of her Olympic payment promised by SASCOC.

Graeme Joffe backs Viljoen in SASCOC spat

2016-08-24 13:05

Former TV and radio sports presenter Graeme Joffe has backed Rio silver medallist Sunette Viljoen in her fight for the best interests of her fellow athletes.

Mbalula: Viljoen complains all the time

2016-08-24 08:59

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula says javelin thrower Sunette Viljoen "complains too much" and has a "lots of negative energy".

Viljoen won't stop fighting for SA athletes

2016-08-23 14:20

South African Olympic silver medallist Sunette Viljoen says she will never stop fighting for the support of athletes in the country.

Before Wayde, there was Malcolm Spence

2016-08-23 10:55

While South Africans are still in awe of Wayde van Niekerk’s 400m run at the Rio Olympics, there is a KwaZulu-Natal connection with the race.

Jordanian runner beaten by stray dog in Rio

2016-08-22 20:14

Amid celebrations for the end of the Rio Olympics, few spared a thought for Jordan's Methkal Abu Drais.

 

Van Zyl still in doubt for Women’s Challenge

2016-08-31 13:21

With just days to go before the Women‘s 10km Challenge, it is still not clear if Grand Prix leader Irvette van Zyl will be able to run.

Jebet record alights Paris meet, Schippers wins

2016-08-28 07:11

Kenyan-born Olympic champion Ruth Jebet obliterated the 3000m steeplechase world record at the Paris Diamond League on Saturday.

Viljoen finishes fifth in Lausanne

2016-08-26 10:34

South African javelin ace Sunette Viljoen has finished fifth in the Diamond League meet in Lausanne.

Hyperandrogenism, skewed perception and plain old jealousy

2016-08-25 16:02

Sport24 reader Dhirshan Gobind wades into the Caster Semenya debate that has taken the sporting world by storm.

Without Bolt, track and field starts life after Olympics

2016-08-24 22:47

As Usain Bolt parties in London, around 30 Olympic medalists have headed to Switzerland for the first major track and field meeting since the Rio Games.

Athletics SA sets best performance in IAAF

2016-08-24 12:06

Athletics South Africa have written a new chapter at this year’s edition of the Olympic Games.

Wayde responds to SBW picture-gate

2016-08-24 07:20

Wayde van Niekerk has responded after news broke that he had a disagreement with SASCOC CEO Tubby Reddy over a social media picture.

Rutherford swaps spikes for dancing shoes

2016-08-23 12:34

British long jumper Greg Rutherford is to take a break from his day job to appear on the BBC's popular programme 'Strictly Come Dancing'.

Ethiopia pledges safe return for protest runner

2016-08-23 09:46

Ethiopia's government vowed that Olympic silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa had nothing to fear upon returning home after staging a protest.

Athletics nervously enters post-Bolt world

2016-08-22 11:06

As doping-tainted athletics emerges from its darkest hour fighting to restore its credibility, and it will have to cross without Usain Bolt.

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