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Akani Simbine has narrowly missed out on South Africa's first medal at the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha.
It was an opening day of ups and downs for the South African team at the IAAF World Championships in Doha.
South African sprint star Akani Simbine had a day to forget at the Diamond League 100m race in Birmingham.
South African athletes shone on Saturday, picking up two wins on Day 1 of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London.
Justin Gatlin scored one for the older generation by outsprinting to victory in the 100m at Friday's Diamond League meet in Monaco.
South Africa's Akani Simbine and reigning world 60m indoor champion Murielle Ahoure of the Ivory Coast won 100m titles at Sunday's Boston Games athletics meet.
A total of seven South African athletes are in the entry lists for the second leg of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League series to be held in Shanghai.
World champions Caster Semenya, Wayde van Niekerk and Luvo Manyonga are the drawcards in the hunt for national titles at the Germiston Stadium.
South Africa's top sprinter Akani Simbine will be targeting the 200m at the 2019 ASA Senior Track & Field and Combined Events Championships.
A large group of South African athletes are looking at making a significant contribution to the African team at the IAAF Continental Cup in Ostrava.
South African Akani Simbine has stormed into the final of the 100m at the IAAF World Championships in Doha.
There was mixed success for the South African trio of men's 100m runners in the heats at the IAAF World Championships in Doha.
Sprinter Akani Simbine will be looking for another confidence booster when he carries the South African flag at the IAAF Diamond League.
Leading SA sprinter Akani Simbine will continue his hunt for quicker times at the two-day Diamond League meeting in London this weekend.
Akani Simbine will feature in a battle for supremacy against some of the fastest athletes in the world for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco.
Three South African athletes achieved podium places in Shanghai as the international season gained momentum.
Storming around the track in record time, the South African men's 4x200m team earned the country's first ever medal at the IAAF World Relays.
Akani Simbine scorched to a commanding victory in the men's 200m race at the second leg of the Athletics Grand Prix Series.
Some of the country's top sprinters, hurdlers, jumpers and throwers have been included in the entry lists for the ASA Grand Prix series.
South African athletes will be chasing places in the IAAF Diamond League finals in the league phase of the series in Birmingham.
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