8 years later, Semenya to receive gold medal after Russian winner banned

2019-09-12 11:19

Following the IAAF's decision to re-allocate medals from the 2011 world championships, Caster Semenya and Sunette Viljoen will now receive their gold and silver medals.

Treble podium finish for SA trio in Shanghai

2019-05-18 21:56

Three South African athletes achieved podium places in Shanghai as the international season gained momentum.

SA Olympic star parts ways with coach after 16 years

2019-01-08 13:41

South African Olympic medallist Sunette Viljoen has parted ways with her coach after 16 years together.

Vijoen to make Olympic history for SA?

2018-04-12 09:50

Sunette Viljoen claimed bronze in the javelin for Team South Africa on Wednesday, but she is far from done on the international stage.

Sunette Viljoen out of World Champs

2017-07-28 19:27

South African javelin star Sunette Viljoen has pulled out of next month's IAAF World Championships with injury.

ASA hails SA Champs an 'absolute success'

2017-04-25 12:23

Athletics South Africa has made an unmistaken statement that South African athletics is back after the success of the national championships.

Semenya, Viljoen headline Potchefstroom meet

2017-03-14 12:16

Olympic medallists Caster Semenya and Sunette Viljoen headline the third leg of the ASA Speed Series in Potchefstroom.

Mbalula pays Viljoen, has one final dig

2016-11-12 09:31

Fikile Mbalula may have finally made good on paying the promised bonus to SA Rio Olympic medalist Sunette Viljoen, but couldn't resist taking yet another dig at her.

Mbalula lambasted for Viljoen 'twar'

2016-11-08 12:25

Sport minister Fikile Mbalula has come in for widespread criticism following his extraordinary Twitter tirade with SA Olympian Sunette Viljoen.

Viljoen, Mbalula in extraordinary Twitter war of words

2016-11-07 11:48

Sunette Viljoen wants Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, not to make promises he can't keep and pay her the R70 000 bonus she's owed.


SA's Manyonga wins gold in Zagreb, Viljoen in trouble

2019-09-04 09:08

South Africa's Luvo Manyonga defended his long jump title at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Zagreb, Croatia on Tuesday night.

Manyonga leads SA at Shanghai Diamond League

2019-05-17 20:13

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.

SA trio win big at Athletics World Cup

2018-07-16 10:26

Three South African athletes took victories at the inaugural Athletics World Cup in London, England at the weekend.

SA's Viljoen lands bronze in CG javelin

2018-04-11 12:07

South Africa's Sunette Viljoen has won bronze in the javelin at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Manyonga leaps to win in Hengelo

2017-06-12 12:55

Long jump star Luvo Manyonga fell three centimetres shy of his own national record at the IAAF World Challenge in Hengelo, Netherlands.

Viljoen, Semenya shine in Potchefstroom

2017-03-16 06:45

Olympic medallists Caster Semenya and Sunette Viljoen opened their 2017 seasons with convincing victories.

Parliament condemns Mbabula’s spat with Viljoen

2016-11-14 14:31

The Portfolio Committee on Sports and Recreation said they will not condone the behaviour of Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula and Sunette Viljoen.

Mbalula finally makes good on promise, pays promised bonus

2016-11-12 07:21

SA Rio Olympics silver medalist Sunette Viljoen has confirmed she has finally received the R70 000 bonus promised by Minister Fikile Mbalula.

Mbalula launches Twitter tirade at Viljoen

2016-11-07 13:07

Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, has launched an astonishing social media response to SA Olympic medallist, Sunette Viljoen.

Viljoen still waiting on Mbalula's promised bonus

2016-10-28 08:34

Javelin thrower Sunette Viljoen is still waiting for a bonus payment promised by Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, to all Rio Olympic medal winners.

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