SA's World Champs hero returns home

2017-08-26 16:56

South Africa celebrated with Long Jump star Luvo Manyonga on Saturday after the world champion touched down on home soil.

No joy for SA women's relay team

2017-08-12 12:44

The South African women's team in the 4x400m relay got nowhere near advancing to the final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships.

Flying Schippers defends 200m title

2017-08-12 11:19

Dafne Schippers successfully defended her 200 metres world title on Friday in a thrilling final at the IAAF World Championships.

Joy and heartache for SA speedsters

2017-08-10 06:53

South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk reached the final of the 200m at the IAAF World Championships, but Akani Simbine fell out.

Highs and lows for Team SA at IAAF World Champs

2017-08-05 09:17

There were ups and downs for Team SA on day one of the IAAF World Championships as the country's elite stars opened their campaign.

The straight dope with Caster Semenya

2015-08-23 15:34

Team SA was barely in Beijing for 24 hours when Caster Semenya was summoned by the IAAF anti-doping officials to have her blood sample taken.

IAAF choice baffles EAA

2015-04-16 17:30

The EAA has expressed surprise and dismay about the IAAF's decision to award the 2021 world championships to Eugene.

Doha given 2019 world champs

2014-11-18 17:35

Doha will host of the 2019 Athletics World Championships, days after FIFA cleared the Gulf state's football officials of corruption.

US aims to sweep 110 hurdles

2013-08-11 14:29

The United States is looking sweeping the 110m hurdles at the world champs after its three top runners reached the semi-finals.

Merritt voices crowd concerns

2013-08-11 14:00

Aries Merritt has echoed many athletes disappointment at the lack of spectators at the world athletics championships.


The double not 'pap en vleis' - Caster

2017-08-14 11:32

South African middle distance queen Caster Semenya left London with two medals, but acknowledged it was no easy feat.

Bolt anchors Jamaica into relay finals

2017-08-12 12:28

Usain Bolt's bid to bring the curtain down on his glittering career with a 15th world gold medal remained on track on Saturday.

Caster: It's important to relax

2017-08-12 08:42

Caster Semenya stayed in the hunt for a double-medal haul at the IAAF World Championships on Friday evening.

Mixed results for Team SA as fast-finishing Wayde cruises

2017-08-05 13:15

A confident Wayde van Niekerk eased to victory in heat 2 of the 400m at the IAAF World Championships thanks to his trademark fast finish.

A Bolt out of the money blues

2015-08-23 15:34

Jamaica’s star sprinter is earning a mountain of cold hard cash, but most others are off the pace.

Bolt in confident mood

2015-08-21 10:48

14 time World and Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt returns to Beijing in confident mood ahead of the IAAF World Champs.

IAAF slammed for Doha choice

2014-11-19 19:45

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have slammed the IAAF for awarding the 2019 world champs to Doha.

SA's Fredericks into semis

2013-08-12 14:35

SA's Cornel Fredericks and Victor Hogan have progressed through their qualifying round at the IAAF World Athletics Championships.

Gardner fires sprint warning

2013-08-11 14:00

English Gardner has fired out a warning to defending world 100m champion Carmelita Jeter by topping the 100m heats.

LJ confident of good showing

2013-08-08 22:30

LJ van Zyl is the first to admit he has performed below par since competing in the last world championships in Daegu in 2011.

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