ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

Coleman off mark at US trials

6 minutes ago

Rising sprint star Christian Coleman made an explosive start to his US World Championship trials campaign.

Three Russians banned after Beijing retesting

2017-06-21 21:29

The Beijing Olympics relay silver medallist Anastasiya Kapachinskaya and two other Russian athletes were banned for four years for doping.

Big boost for middle distance running in SA

2017-06-21 14:01

An exciting new event on the South African road running calendar has been launched.

Coleman poised to upstage Gatlin at US trials

2017-06-21 07:18

The next generation of American sprinting talent will be on display when the US Track and Field Championships get under way in Sacramento.

De Grasse flies to victory in Stockholm

2017-06-19 07:38

Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse breezed to victory in the 100m at the Stockholm Diamond League meeting, with a strong wind powering him to a blistering 9.69sec.

Semenya claims gold in Oslo

2017-06-15 22:11

Caster Semenya continued her impressive season by winning the 800m event at the IAAF Diamond League event in Oslo.

Henricho Bruintjies bursts back into form

2017-06-14 09:14

Sprinter Henricho Bruintjies was the best of an eight-member South African contingent at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Turku, Finland.

SA Commonwealth athletics team announced

2017-06-13 16:26

SASCOC has announced eight track and field players to represent the country in the Commonwealth Youth Games in Nassau.

Retiring Bolt the 'Ali of Athletics' - Coe

2017-06-12 08:47

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe says Usain Bolt will retire as the Muhammad Ali of track and field, hanging up his spikes as the greatest sprinter of all time.

Van Niekerk breaks SA 200m record in Jamaica

2017-06-11 11:49

Sprint sensation Wayde van Niekerk delivered another superb performance to smash the national 200m record at a meeting in Kingston, Jamaica.

 

Bolt to run in Monaco before world championships

2017-06-21 22:03

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt will run the 100m at the Diamond League meeting in Monaco in July, organisers have announced.

Kenya faces change of guard in London trials

2017-06-21 15:00

Kenya's reigning world champions face a tough challenge from a crop of young runners as the country prepares to choose the team to defend their title in London.

Wayde blasts to 100m personal best

2017-06-21 08:34

Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk set a new 100m personal best at the International Athletics Meeting in Velenje, Slovenia.

Van Niekerk 'ready' to tackle 100m in Velenje

2017-06-20 17:00

South African star athlete Wayde van Niekerk will run his first international 100m in Velenje, Slovenia.

SA long jumpers on form in Stockholm

2017-06-19 07:19

Luvo Manyonga and Ruswahl Samaai dominated the men's long jump discipline at the sixth leg of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm.

Semenya leads SA raid on Oslo

2017-06-14 22:25

Caster Semenya starts as favourite in her specialist discipline as she leads five SA athletes at the fifth leg of the IAAF Diamond League series in Oslo.

Elated Spencer cleared of rule violation

2017-06-14 06:55

Jamaica's Kaliese Spencer has been cleared of an anti-doping rule violation by an independent disciplinary panel.

Manyonga leaps to win in Hengelo

2017-06-12 12:55

Long jump star Luvo Manyonga fell three centimetres shy of his own national record at the IAAF World Challenge in Hengelo, Netherlands.

Bolts shakes off nerves to win final race on Jamaican soil

2017-06-11 17:36

Usain Bolt partied with his devoted fans in an emotional farewell at the National Stadium as the world's fastest man ran his final race on Jamaican soil.

De Grasse wants a piece of Bolt's pie

2017-06-09 10:30

Canadian sprint sensation Andre De Grasse will continue to look up to Usain Bolt, but, respectfully, can't wait for the Jamaican legend to retire from athletics.

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