ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

Two Oceans champ confident

2014-04-18 19:03

Title holder David Gatebe is confident of grabbing his second successive victory at the 56km Two Oceans Marathon.

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Two Oceans runners

2014-04-17 12:54

See pics of runners from the Two Oceans Marathon.

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Mbalula to meet with Union

2014-04-16 19:07

Solidarity will meet with sports minister Fikile Mbalula to discuss their objections to the department's plan for sporting quotas.

CAS: Flaws in JADCO case

2014-04-15 20:57

Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown was cleared of doping because of blatant flaws in the test collection procedures.

Magakwe breaking barriers

2014-04-13 16:26

Simon Magakwe's historic run at where he broke through the 10-second barrier could see South Africa become a sprinting hub.

Kipsang wins London marathon

2014-04-13 13:25

Kenyan world marathon record holder Wilson Kipsang has won the men's London marathon for the second time in his career.

CGames places up for grabs

2014-04-10 20:30

The bid for Commonwealth Games places will start in earnest when athletes line up at the SA Senior Championships in Pretoria.

Powell banned for doping

2014-04-10 18:02

The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission have announced an 18-month ban for former 100m record holder Asafa Powell.

Jamaican sprinter suspended

2014-04-08 20:05

JADCO has handed 2008 Olympic women's 100m silver medallist Sherone Simpson an 18-month suspension for doping.

Rudisha set for Doha return

2014-04-07 17:04

Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha will return after nearly a year out injured at the Diamond League meet in Doha.

Bekele wins debut marathon

2014-04-06 12:36

Kenenisa Bekele has notched up another impressive milestone in an already glittering career by winning the Paris Marathon.

Bolt to skip Rome meet

2014-03-31 22:08

Organisers have announced that Usain Bolt will skip the Rome Diamond League meet on June 5, citing reported injury problems.

Zola Budd to tackle Comrades

2014-03-24 12:56

Zola Budd has confirmed that she will take part in the 2014 Comrades Marathon in the colours of the Hooters Running Club.

Bolt 'let down' by Jamaica

2014-03-20 20:32

Usain Bolt is suffering from Jamaica's much-criticised drugs policy, according to USADA chief executive Travis Tygart.

Bolt could join Reggae Boyz

2014-03-12 11:02

World Champion sprinter Usain Bolt has indicated that he may be considering a career in football after athletics.

Fraser-Pryce blasts to victory

2014-03-09 20:52

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has blasted to victory in the women's 60m at the World Indoor Athletics Championships at Sopot.

Eaton, Adams shine in Sopot

2014-03-09 10:07

Two unrivalled stars of track and field let all their class shine at the World Indoor Championships in Sopot.

Powell set to learn his fate

2014-02-27 09:59

Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell must wait until April 10 to learn if he can resume his career this year.

Bolt in line for Laureus award

2014-02-26 13:43

Jamaican sprint ace Usain Bolt has been nominated for what would be a record fourth Laureus Award.

ASA names ad hoc committee

2014-02-24 17:27

Athletics South Africa have appointed a seven-member ad hoc committee to run the sport for the next three months.

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Sochi 2014 closing ceremony

2014-02-24 10:56

See all the best pictures from the closing ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

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New record at Tokyo Marathon

2014-02-23 13:03

Kenya's Dickson Chumba has won the Tokyo Marathon in a record time, with Tirfi Tsegaye of Ethiopia taking the women's title.

Lavillenie out of world champs

2014-02-17 19:31

Pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie has pulled out of the world indoor championships because of an injured ankle.

Lavillenie in injury scare

2014-02-16 15:39

Pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie could miss the world indoors after injuring an ankle following his record leap.

'Cheats' to run free, for now

2014-02-12 20:01

Allegations of cheating in 2013 Comrades marathon take time to prove, a KwaZulu-Natal Athletics (KZNA) spokesman has said.

 

National orders to be awarded

2014-04-17 20:57

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee has announced five new recipients of National Orders.

Unemployed SA runner shines in London

2014-04-17 12:06

Three South Africans were sponsored for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to run in the Virgin Money London Marathon.

Old Mutual Two Oceans app

2014-04-16 12:58

The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon has created a mobile app to help runners and spectators maximise their experience.

Boston bombing remembered

2014-04-15 17:42

The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings has started with a wreath-laying ceremony at the site of the explosions.

Feleke wins Vienna marathon

2014-04-13 13:25

Getu Feleke of Ethiopia overcame stomach problems in the closing stagess of the Vienna City Marathon to win the event.

Magakwe breaks SA record

2014-04-12 15:21

Simon Magakwe became the first South African to break the sub-10-second barrier in the 100 metres at the SA Athletics Championships.

Powell blasts 'unfair' ban

2014-04-10 20:30

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell has slammed the 18-month doping ban meted out to him calling it "unfair" and "unjust".

Farah ready for full marathon

2014-04-08 21:36

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah says he is ready for his full marathon debut in London after a recent health scare in New York.

ASA board to be elected in May

2014-04-08 20:05

The ad hoc committee of ASA have announced that a special general meeting would be held in May to elect a new executive board.

Phalula shines in Cape Town

2014-04-06 12:36

Lebo Phalula has dominated a field of more than 21 thousand runners to win the first race of the Spar Women's 10km Grand Prix.

Bekele in shape for debut

2014-04-05 10:37

Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele says he is in shape and hopeful for a win ahead of his hotly-awaited marathon debut in Paris.

Lavillenie returns to action

2014-03-27 21:55

Renaud Lavillenie has made a painless return to pole vault training after more than five weeks on the sidelines.

Ethiopians dominate in Rome

2014-03-23 18:09

Ethiopian runners have dominated the 20th edition of the Rome marathon with Shume Hailu Legese winning the men's event.

Bolt to play football?

2014-03-12 11:20

World Champion sprinter Usain Bolt is considering a career in football.

Olivier fourth in Sopot

2014-03-09 20:52

Andre Olivier was the best of the South African contingent at the World Indoor Championships taking fourth place in the men's 800m.

Ndiku thwarts Lagat's bid

2014-03-09 18:31

US veteran Bernard Lagat's tilt at taking a place in the record books was squashed by Kenyan upstart Caleb Mwangangi Ndiku.

New Comrades date sought

2014-02-27 21:15

The Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business has solicited support to change the date of the Comrades marathon.

'No bags' at Boston Marathon

2014-02-27 07:43

A "no-bags" policy is among tightened security measures being introduced for this year's Boston Marathon, organisers have said.

CAS clear Campbell-Brown

2014-02-24 17:27

Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown has been cleared to resume her career by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

New race director for Comrades

2014-02-24 14:31

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has appointed former Two Oceans director Rowyn James as its new race director.

ASA factions step down

2014-02-23 16:02

Fighting Athletics SA factions have announced an agreement to step down to make way for an IAAF recognised ad hoc committee.

IAAF wants ASA issues sorted

2014-02-22 21:39

The IAAF has told Athletics South Africa in no uncertain terms that it has "only a few days" to sort out its internal conflict.

Gebrselassie to set the pace

2014-02-17 16:02

Haile Gebrselassie will find himself in the unusual position of pacemaker at this year's London Marathon.

Lavillenie breaks Bubka's mark

2014-02-15 22:14

Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie of France has set a new world indoor record at a meeting in Donetsk.

Comrades 'cheats' caught?

2014-02-10 18:39

An athlete who recorded a near world-record pace for a 26km section of the 2013 Comrades Marathon is under suspicion of cheating.

 
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