Simbine: There was NO WAY Blake was going to beat me

2018-04-14 09:56

Akani Simbine says he was highly motivated to overtake Jamaica's Yohan Blake in the final of the 4x100m at the Commonwealth Games.

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Simbine's mom takes day off work to watch golden son stun the world

2018-04-10 11:17

While the world was glued to their TV screens for the men's 100m final, one set of eyes were a little more special than the rest.

Bruintjies to Simbine: Take me with you!

2018-04-10 09:25

South Africa's 100m silver medallist at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Henricho Bruintjies has described how he fed off Akani Simbine in the race.

Blake blames stumble for shock loss to Simbine

2018-04-09 16:32

Jamaican Yohan Blake stumbled out of the blocks and said he was "all over the place" in coming third as Akani Simbine won the 100m final.

Simbine, Bruintjies join Cremona in Games finals

2018-04-08 18:53

A trio of South African athletes had no trouble in the preliminary athletics rounds at the Commonwealth Games, booking their places in two finals.

Pressure on Simbine to shine

2018-03-25 06:05

With South Africa’s poster boy Wayde van Niekerk out injured, all eyes will be on SA 100m record holder, Akani Simbine at the Commonwealth Games.

Semenya, Simbine ready for SA Champs

2018-03-13 14:34

The buzz of excitement around our track and field season hits cruise speed this week as top athletes head for the ASA Senior Championships.

Elation for SA stars Jobodwana, Semenya

2018-03-09 07:55

There was elation for South Africans Caster Semenya and Anaso Jobodwana at the Athletix Grand Prix Series meeting in Pretoria.

Akani Simbine set to open 2018 season

2018-02-02 16:37

The fastest man in Africa, Akani Simbine will start his 2018 season at the second of three Athletix Grand Prix Meetings in Tshwane.

 

SA relay quartet cruises into final

2018-04-13 08:13

Team SA's quartet of Henricho Bruintjies, Emile Erasmus, Anaso Jobodwana and Akani Simbine has reached the 4x100m relay final.

Headmaster's fight to get Simbine to sprint

2018-04-10 18:13

South Africa's newest sporting hero, Akani Simbine, was only convinced midway through high school to pursue a career in athletics.

SA sport's golden night in Australia

2018-04-10 10:24

Team South Africa's efforts in the pool and on the track made for one of the country's great sporting nights on Monday.

SA hero Simbine struggles to remember 100m final

2018-04-10 08:00

South Africa's new hero Akani Simbine says he cannot remember all of Monday's 100m final, which he won.

Simbine, Bruintjies stun Jamaican star to finish 1-2 in 100m

2018-04-09 14:18

South African sprint star Akani Simbine has won the gold medal in the final of the men's 100m at the Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast.

Simbine, Bruintjies speed into 100m final

2018-04-08 10:15

South Africa's Akani Simbine and Henricho Bruintjies are into the final of the men's 100m event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

Simbine, Bruintjies headline 100m in Paarl

2018-03-20 11:52

Akani Simbine and Henricho Bruintjies are undoubtedly one of the major drawcards in the men's 100m at the Athletix Grand Prix in Paarl.

Coach promises Simbine will get faster ... and faster

2018-03-09 21:16

Akani Simbine's coach Werner Prinsloo is confident his charge will run a "real fast time" during next week’s South African Championships.

No Simbine v Gatlin showdown for Pretoria

2018-02-12 07:57

Any hopes of seeing Rio Olympics 100m finalist Akani Simbine up against world champion Justin Gatlin on South African soil have been given a false-start.

ASA congratulate Simbine

2017-09-11 19:48

ASA has congratulated national 100m record holder, Akani Simbine on his graduation with a Bachelor of Information Science degree from the University of Pretoria.

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