I'm not the new Bolt I am me, says 200m champion Lyles

2019-10-02 07:33

Noah Lyles produced a courageous performance to win the world 200 metres title in his first major championships.

Weather forces delayed start at World Championships

2019-09-29 11:40

The start time for the women's 20km race walk event at the World Athletics Championships in Doha has been pushed back due to expected heat and humidity.

Heat is on Coleman and world championships organisers

2019-09-28 10:49

Controversial US sprinter Christian Coleman's bid for 100m gold takes centre stage at the World Championships in Doha.

Manyonga, Samaai struggle into long jump final

2019-09-27 17:43

South Africa's star long jump duo, Luvo Manyonga and Ruswahl Samaai, have battled their way into the 12-man final at the IAAF World Championships in Doha.

Coleman win would be 'good' for athletics - Coe

2019-09-26 21:10

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe gave his backing to Christian Coleman, saying it would be good if he wins gold at the World Championships.

Farah hints at potential World Championships return

2019-03-08 19:04

British star Mo Farah could make a surprise return to the track to defend his 10 000m title at the World Championships.

3 positive world champs doping tests investigated

2017-08-25 12:51

Three positive doping tests involving athletes not yet identified are being investigated in samples taken from the recent IAAF World Championships.

USA medal dominance could reflect doping clean-up

2017-08-14 15:39

Athletes from the United States may have found out what it's like to compete on a level playing field at the 2017 IAAF World Championships.

Gatlin's 100m win does not define world champs - Coe

2017-08-14 10:43

Doping-tainted Justin Gatlin's 100m victory will not define the world championships, IAAF president Sebastian Coe insisted.

Trinidad win men's 4x400m relay gold

2017-08-14 07:14

Trinidad and Tobago stunned favourites the United States to win the men's 4x400 metres men's relay title on Sunday.


Fraser-Pryce, Felix seal record golds at Worlds

2019-09-30 07:07

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce surged to an unprecedented fourth 100m crown and Allyson Felix broke Usain Bolt's gold medal record tally.

Star SA long jump duo bomb out in Doha final

2019-09-28 21:05

There was bitter disappointment for South African duo Luvo Manyonga and Ruswahl Samaai in the final of the men's long jump at the IAAF World Championships.

Mixed success for SA trio of 100m runners in Doha

2019-09-27 17:58

There was mixed success for the South African trio of men's 100m runners in the heats at the IAAF World Championships in Doha.

Midnight marathon centre stage as World Championships open

2019-09-27 13:07

The 17th edition of the World Athletics Championships gets under way with a midnight marathon launching a 10-day battle for medals.

Team SA braces heat ahead of World Championships

2019-09-25 19:00

Team South Africa began its first day in sweltering Doha heat ahead of the IAAF World Championships.

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.

ASA ‘ran a good race’

2017-08-20 08:30

Athletics SA president Aleck Skhosana remains unapologetic for his organisation’s stringent selection criteria for the IAAF World Championships, despite heavy criticism.

SA complete best medal haul at World Champs

2017-08-14 12:14

Team SA have earned the nation's best ever medal haul at an IAAF World Championships, scooping a total of six podium places.

'Superhuman' wanted - Bolt exit leaves vacuum to fill

2017-08-14 10:43

Usain Bolt's retirement leaves a gap to fill but athletics is moving in the right direction in rebranding itself after scandals damaged its image.

Mixed emotions as Bolt bows out

2017-08-14 07:07

Usain Bolt says he is sad but also excited to bow out of athletics, adding that his disappointing world campaign in London would not change his career achievements.

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