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Ex-Olympic champion Cakir banned for life - report

2017-09-22 20:38

Turkey's athletics federation has banned the disgraced former 2012 Olympic 1500m champion Asli Cakir Alptekin for life over a third doping offence.

Entries officially closed for Comrades 2018

2017-09-21 17:20

With 21,500 entries received in just 21 days, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has officially closed the 2018 Comrades Marathon entry process.

Scott returns home for Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

2017-09-19 10:28

Multiple SA record holder, Dominique Scott-Efurd, will be returning home for the first time in 18 months to race in the inaugural Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN.

Negewu defends Cape Town Marathon title

2017-09-17 20:40

Asefa Mengstu Negewu came back to the marathon that launched him onto the international stage to defend his Sanlam Cape Town Marathon title.

WADA clears 95 Russian athletes of doping charges

2017-09-13 14:17

The World Anti-Doping Agency is set to clear 95 Russian athletes investigated over involvement in the country's alleged mammoth doping programme.

ASA congratulate Simbine

2017-09-11 19:48

ASA has congratulated national 100m record holder, Akani Simbine on his graduation with a Bachelor of Information Science degree from the University of Pretoria.

My records will stand for decades - Bolt

2017-09-05 13:25

Usain Bolt says he has no regrets about retiring and is confident his world records will stand for at least another 15 years.

Thompson seeking Brussels redemption

2017-08-31 15:49

Elaine Thompson will bid to salvage her season when she races a potentially lucrative 100m in Brussels after flopping in the IAAF World Championships.

Man held over world 800m champion assault

2017-08-31 14:30

French police have arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with an assault on French world 800 metres champion Pierre-Ambroise Bosse.

Comrades to finish at Moses Mabhida

2017-08-30 14:01

The 2018 'down' Comrades Marathon will finish at the iconic Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.

 

Top trio threaten marathon record in Berlin

2017-09-22 11:17

The current top long-distance runners will clash in Germany's capital with a trio threatening the world record at the Berlin Marathon.

Mountains of medals collected at Cape Town Marathon!

2017-09-19 14:05

What do you do with your race medals? Be honest: they’re often forgotten about, destined to remain in the bottom drawer of your cupboard, collecting dust.

CMA congratulates 2017 Comrades champ on KZN awards

2017-09-18 16:10

The Comrades Marathon Association has congratulated its 2017 champion Bongmusa Mthembu who scooped two top awards this weekend.

Kipchoge the man to beat in Berlin

2017-09-13 22:35

Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge has claimed to be the man to beat at this month's Berlin marathon as he aims to set a new world record.

'The country's future lies in deeds like this' - coach says about Samaritan runner

2017-09-13 11:20

The coach of a cross country athlete who was helped up by another runner after collapsing during a race has said that the county's future lies in deeds like this.

Farah wins Great North Run, announces London Marathon bid

2017-09-10 18:39

Mo Farah announced he will compete in the 2018 London Marathon after winning the Great North Run.

Frustrating finish for Nel in Brussels

2017-09-02 12:59

The global track and field season came to an end in frustrating fashion for South Africa’s Wenda Nel in Brussels on Friday night.

Nel to fly SA flag at Diamond League finale

2017-08-31 14:34

Hurdler Wenda Nel will carry the South African flag at the 14th and final leg of the IAAF Diamond League series in Brussels.

World 800m champion Bosse 'brutally assaulted'

2017-08-31 08:00

World 800m champion Pierre-Ambroise Bosse sustained "multiple facial fractures" after a vicious late-night attack in France last weekend.

Blake wins 100m in Zagreb

2017-08-29 22:29

Former world champion Yohan Blake claimed 100-metre victory at the World Challenge event in Zagreb.

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