ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

Mulaudzi a 'true Olympian'

2014-10-25 18:11

IOC president Thomas Bach says former world 800m champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, who died in a car crash, was a "true Olympian".

Tributes pour in for Mulaudzi

2014-10-25 07:28

President Jacob Zuma has said that South Africa "has lost one of our most disciplined and talented athletes" in Mbuleni Malaudzi.

Caster pays tribute to Mulaudzi

2014-10-24 22:38

Mbulaeni Mulaudzi's tragic death has triggered immediate reaction from two star South African athletes.

SA Olympian killed in car crash

2014-10-24 19:52

South African middle distance runner Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, the 2009 world champion, has been killed in a car accident.

Oscar, agent to discuss future

2014-10-23 18:01
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Oscar Pistorius' agent is seeking a meeting with the athlete in prison in the next few days to discuss his running future.

Comrades Marathon GM quits

2014-10-22 18:01

The Comrades Marathon general manager, Chris Bruwer, will be moving on after only one year at the helm of the race.

Oscar banned from Rio Paralympics

2014-10-21 11:24

Oscar Pistorius will not be allowed to run at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, even if he's released early from his five-year sentence.

Magakwe looks towards Olympics

2014-10-15 14:31

Although 2014 was the most successful in Simon Magakwe's career, the sprinter has not lost track of his ultimate dream.

Kipchoge leads Kenyan sweep

2014-10-12 17:47

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge has pulled away to capture Chicago Marathon and lead a Kenyan sweep of the podium.

Bekele, Kipchoge set for showdown

2014-10-11 10:16

Three-time Olympic gold medallist Kenenisa Bekele will take on a formidable Kenyan challenge led by Eliud Kipchoge.

Harting refuses to reconsider

2014-10-08 17:00

IAAF has asked German discus thrower Robert Harting to reconsider his withdrawal from an Athlete of the Year shortlist.

Mokoka wins as Haile quits

2014-10-07 11:35

SA's Stephen Mokoka has won the Great Scottish Run after Haile Gebrselassie quit the defence of his title after 19 minutes.

Ogunode sets 100m Asian record

2014-09-28 20:38

Qatar's Femi Ogunode has won the Asian Games 100m gold in a new continental record time, despite wet conditions in Incheon.

Budd takes Comrades to court

2014-09-25 07:26

Zola Budd will file court papers against the Comrades Marathon after she was ruled ineligible for her age-category prize.

Boucher, Sandes run for rhinos

2014-09-22 09:49

Mark Boucher and Ryan Sandes have joined forces to raise awareness for rhino conservation at this year's Otter Trail Run.

Kenyans dominate CT Marathon

2014-09-22 09:27

Kenyan Willy Kibor tore clear of a quality field in the latter stages on Sunday to win the first edition of the Cape Town Marathon.

Sprinter Spearmon banned

2014-09-20 19:00

The United States Anti-Doping Agency has slapped sprinter Wallace Spearmon with a three-month suspension for failing a drug test.

ASA ordered to pay athlete R10.4m

2014-09-20 07:10

Athletics South Africa is in dire straits after it was ordered to pay R10.4m to an athlete for injuries he suffered in a meet.

I Play Fair takes to the road

2014-09-16 15:16

The SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport has partnered with Sport Science Institute SA by entering ‘I Play Fair – Say No! To Doping’ relay and celebrity teams into this year’s Sanlam Cape Town Marathon.

CT Marathon parking and road closures

2014-09-15 15:11

Sanlam Cape Town Marathon organisers have detailed road closes and parking instructions ahead of the weekend's races.

Promoter rules out Oscar invite

2014-09-15 13:29

Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to be welcome at future Diamond League events, a promoter of the series says.

Fredericks caps superb season

2014-09-14 08:42

One-lap hurdler Cornel Fredericks has capped a superb season at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech.

Oscar would be allowed to return - IPC

2014-09-12 15:23
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The International Paralympic Committee has no objection to Oscar Pistorius returning to sport in the future.

Oscar: No comment from IPC

2014-09-12 12:53

The International Paralympic Committee has refused to comment on SA athlete Oscar Pistorius being found guilty of culpable homicide.

CT marathon gets UN nod

2014-09-11 22:01

The first Cape Town peace conference and expo has been endorsed by the UN's special advisor on sport for development.

 

Details of Mulaudzi crash emerge

2014-10-25 14:57

Olympic medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi died when he lost control of his car on a curve on a road, officials say.

SASCOC mourns Mulaudzi's death

2014-10-25 05:00

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee has mourned the sad and sudden loss of Mbulaeni Mulaudzi.

Zuma: Nation has lost a hero

2014-10-24 21:59

President Jacob Zuma says South Africa has lost a true hero after former Olympic medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi died in a car crash.

Athletics needs fresh ideas - Meyer

2014-10-24 15:26

Athletics events in South Africa are in need of an urgent shot in the arm, says former long-distance runner Elana Meyer.

Oscar's career is 'finished'

2014-10-23 09:12
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Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says Oscar Pistorius's sentence for the killing of Reeva Steenkamp marks the end of his career.

No comment on Oscar - IAAF

2014-10-21 14:28

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has "no comment to make about Oscar Pistorius".

Gatlin fails to make Top 3 list

2014-10-17 13:29

Facing a backlash over his doping past, Justin Gatlin has failed to make the list of finalists for the IAAF world athlete of the year.

Doping ordeal over - Phalula

2014-10-13 14:36

Runner Lebogang Phalula says she has put a doping ordeal behind her, hoping the athletics fraternity will start believing in her again.

Phalula wins Joburg race

2014-10-12 13:06

Lebogang Phalula has cruised to victory in the fifth and final leg of the Spar Women's 10km Challenge series in Johannesburg.

Record holders head to SA

2014-10-09 12:51

New marathon world record-holder Kenyan Dennis Kimetto says it would be an honour to compete in a major race on African soil.

9.58 v 6 6 6 6 6 6

2014-10-07 12:00

The world's fastest man, Jamaica's Usain Bolt, put his pride on the line against a couple of Indian cricketers...

Jeptoo out of NY Marathon

2014-10-04 07:57

Defending women's champion Priscah Jeptoo of Kenya has withdrawn from the New York City Marathon.

Kimetto breaks marathon record

2014-09-28 13:22

Kenya's Dennis Kimetto has smashed the marathon world record in Berlin after a scintillating pace from the start.

Sunflower Fund CEO completes CT Marathon

2014-09-23 14:50

“Leading by example” is a personal motto of Tarryn Corlett, CEO of The Sunflower Fund.

Africans ready for CT Marathon

2014-09-22 09:28

The elite athletes are looking forward to the rare opportunity to race at a world-class event in Africa, ahead of the CT Marathon.

Kibor wins CT Marathon

2014-09-21 13:50

Kenyan Willy Kibor tore clear of a quality field in the latter stages on Sunday to win the first edition of the Cape Town Marathon.

Africans ready for CT Marathon

2014-09-20 12:54

The elite athletes are looking forward to the rare opportunity to race at a world-class event in Africa, ahead of the CT Marathon.

ASA gives KZN conference nod

2014-09-19 12:24

ASA has commended its provincial affiliate KZN Athletics for conceptualising the Global Athletics Conference taking place in Durban.

Defending champ out of Otter

2014-09-16 14:57

With just under a week to go until the 2014 OTTER Trail Run, world trail champion Ricky Lightfoot has been forced to withdraw.

Oscar free to compete: Reddy

2014-09-15 14:01

Oscar Pistorius is free to compete for South Africa again, as long as his running doesn't go against the ruling of the judge.

Mokoena sets SA triple jump record

2014-09-14 22:37

Former Olympic long jump silver medallist Khotso Mokoena spearheaded the SA contingent at the IAAF Continental Cup.

Oscar 'free' to run - IPC

2014-09-13 07:48

Oscar Pistorius will be free to compete again once he has served his punishment said the International Paralympic Committee.

Ramaala named in CT Marathon field

2014-09-12 15:11

Hendrick Ramaala has been added to the elite men's field for the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon.

Final charge for SA athletes

2014-09-12 12:31

SA's elite track and field athletes will close out the international campaign this weekend at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech.

Oscar's legacy will remain

2014-09-10 14:46
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Oscar Pistorius's legacy in SA athletics will remain, regardless of his murder trial verdict, says an ex-running mate of his.

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