'Underdog' Bolt ready to fire in 100m defence

2017-08-01 21:44

Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt labelled himself the underdog as he seeks to round off his glittering individual track career with the defence of his world 100m title.

Teen stuns Wayde van Niekerk in 100m Bloem meet

2017-03-09 08:19

Teenage sprinter Gift Leotlela racked up one of the biggest wins of his career to beat Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk in the 100m race.

Conley raring to go for African Champs

2016-06-20 15:42

South African sprint champion Alyssa Conley is ready and raring to go at the African Athletics Championships in Durban later this week.

Positive Beijing retests 'bad news' for sport

2016-05-18 22:07

Usain Bolt called it "really bad news" for sport after the announcement that 31 athletes were caught doping in retests from the Beijing Olympics

Revival in Congo

2015-09-20 15:00

SA trio make up for Beijing disappointment by snatching gold at the All-Africa Games

Mo Farah denies doping

2015-06-19 14:32

English Olympic champion Mo Farah has squashed rumours that he has ever taken performance-enhancing drugs.

'Croc' promises more bite

2015-04-27 21:26

Taking inspiration from legendary jumpers Carl Lewis and Mike Powell, SA champion Khotso Mokoena wants to prolong his career.

Coertzen back in training

2014-10-17 21:19

Decathlete Willem Coertzen will return to training next week after recovering from an ankle injury that derailed his 2014 season.

SASCOC to discuss Oscar

2014-09-13 12:51

SASCOC will consider Oscar Pistorius's participation in international competitions at a meeting on Thursday says Gideon Sam.

Powell wants doping ban cut

2014-05-27 13:30

Former 100m world record holder, Jamaica's Asafa Powell, wants his 18-month doping ban reduced to three months.


Junior, youth SA athletics teams announced

2017-06-05 13:48

Athletics South Africa has announced the names of the athletes who will represent the country at junior and youth level at upcoming international events.

SA's Scott 21st in women's 10 000m final

2016-08-12 17:20

South Africa runner Dominique Scott finished 21st in the women’s 10 000m final at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

Bekele won't make Olympic marathon team

2016-06-09 09:36

Ethiopian track and field officials will not reconsider selection criteria to allow Kenenisa Bekele a spot on the Olympic marathon team.

Felix training for 200m, 400m Olympic double

2015-12-19 10:14

American sprinter Allyson Felix's training is all geared toward the finish line in the 200m and 400m at the Rio Olympics.

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.

How to warm up for the Comrades

Watch how these athletes from Maluti Multisport warmed up for the Comrades Marathon.

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Q & A with Usain Bolt

2015-02-11 13:17

Usain Bolt sat down to answer a few questions about his training programme, his new running shoes and what IGNITEs him.

CT Marathon: Nutrition & hydration tips

2014-09-15 15:31

Sanlam Cape Town Marathon organisers have offer some nutrition and hydration tips ahead of the weekend's races.

Gay comeback gathers pace

2014-07-07 22:31

Tyson Gay has won the second race of his comeback after a drugs ban at a meeting in the Paris suburb of Montreuil.

Ryan Sandes low on oxygen

2013-08-12 14:15

SA Ultra Trail runner, Ryan Sandes, has been putting himself through a tough training regime ahead of the Leadville 100 Miler.

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