ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

IAAF approves Wayde’s world record

2016-09-28 09:49

The International Association of Athletics Federations has confirmed Wayde van Niekerk’s 400m world record set at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Bekele misses WR by 6 seconds

2016-09-25 19:55

Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele has won the Berlin marathon ahead of former winner Wilson Kipsang on Kenya.

Tyson Gay abandons bobsled bid

2016-09-22 10:56

Tyson Gay abandoned his bid to make the United States bobsled team after pulling out of the National Push Championships in Canada.

SA Paralympians greeted to heroes' welcome

2016-09-20 08:47

South Africa's Paralympians were greeted to a heroes' welcome upon their return to the country on Tuesday.

Hamman dedicates gold to late father

2016-09-16 17:15

Reinhardt Hamman, who won gold on Thursday, paid tribute and dedicated his first Paralympian medal to his late father.

NZ 'blade runner' wipes Oscar's time from record books

2016-09-16 08:22

New Zealand 'blade runner' Liam Malone has smashed a second Paralympic record set previously by Oscar Pistorius.

Liebenberg grabs another silver for SA

2016-09-15 07:57

Anrune Liebenberg ran her way to a silver medal for South Africa at the Rio Paralympic Games.

Bolt leaves door open for 2017 worlds

2016-09-14 07:27

Usain Bolt has left the door open to running in both the 100 and 200m at next year's world championships.

4 visually impaired athletes beat Olympic gold time

2016-09-13 15:25

These four visually impaired athletes literally went against all odds and out performed able-bodied athletes at the 2016 Rio Games.

14-year-old wins Paralympic silver for SA

2016-09-12 09:55

South Africa woke up on Monday to anything but a blue Monday as Team South Africa celebrated its sixth Paralympic medal in Rio de Janeiro.

 

US sprinter suspended for doping

2016-09-27 20:07

United States sprinter Trell Kimmons has been suspended for two years after testing positive for a banned stimulant.

NFL holds no appeal for United fan Bolt

2016-09-23 20:31

The NFL isn't on Usain Bolt's post-athletics agenda, but Jamaica's superstar says he'd answer a call from Manchester United in a heartbeat.

Olympians renew rivalry in Jozi

2016-09-21 15:19

Old rivalries between twin sisters Lebo and Lebogang Phalula and Zimbabwe's Rutendo Nyahora are set to be renewed.

Record for Cape Town Marathon winner

2016-09-18 13:51

Ethiopia’s Asefa Negewo has won the Cape Town Marathon, breaking the long-standing fastest time set on South African soil over 42.2km.

Oscar gave advice to NZ’s ‘blade runner’

2016-09-16 11:20

Oscar Pistorius gave advice to New Zealand’s new ‘blade runner’ Liam Malone ahead of the Rio Paralympic Games.

Ntutu, Buis add to SA's medal tally

2016-09-16 08:14

Jonathan Ntutu and Dyan Buis capped off a successful day for South Africa at the Paralympic Games in Rio.

Situ wins javelin bronze for SA

2016-09-14 08:16

Zanele Situ threw a personal best to take bronze for South Africa at the 2016 Paralympic Games.

Pillay dedicates medal to cancer-suffering mom

2016-09-13 20:21

South Africa Paralympic bronze medallist Tyrone Pillay dedicated his bronze medal to his mother suffering from cancer.

Viljoen still waiting on SASCOC bonus

2016-09-12 17:22

It seems as if the ongoing public spat between Olympic star Sunette Viljoen and Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula is continuing.

Record earnings for Wayde

2016-09-11 05:39

Wayde van Niekerk’s exploits prove how talent and hard work can pay handsomely

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