ASA confident of gold and glory in London

2018-06-17 05:56

ASA president Aleck Skhosana believes his organisation has chosen the “best of the best” to represent the country at the IAAF Athletics World Cup.

Kiprop gives up fight to clear name in doping scandal

2018-06-14 13:54

Kenyan runner Asbel Kiprop says he will not defend himself against accusations that he used performance-enhancing drugs.

SA names strong team for Athletics World Cup

2018-06-13 13:05

A 39-member strong team has been named by Athletics South Africa for the inaugural edition of the Athletics World Cup to be held in London.

WATCH: Amputee runner's inspiring Comrades finish

It took a monumental effort, just shy of 16 hours, but amputee runner Xolani Luvuno did the unimaginable when he finished the Comrades Marathon on crutches. Watch.

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Comrades crown stays in SA hands as Mthembu defends title

2018-06-10 10:57

South Africa's Bongmusa Mthembu has defended his Comrades Marathon title, winning the 93rd edition of the race from Pietermariturg to Durban in commanding fashion.

Caster obliterates quality 800m field in Oslo

2018-06-07 20:56

Caster Semenya has cruised to victory in the 800m event at the Diamond League meeting held in Oslo.

David Gatebe remains a Comrades favourite

2018-06-06 09:50

David Gatebe is a very topical figure ahead of the 93rd running of the Comrades Marathon from Pietermaritzburg to Durban on Sunday.

Hot Comrades duels on the cards

2018-06-06 09:46

A fiery contest awaits participants of the 2018 Comrades Marathon on Sunday and one of the top contenders believes new champions will be born.

1 800km run to the Comrades ‘crazy but doable’

2018-06-03 06:03

Six tough road runners have taken the long, 20-day road to get to the start of the Comrades Marathon.

Kolisi believes Van Niekerk can step into Bolt’s shoes

2018-06-03 06:00

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi is optimistic that 400m world champion Wayde van Niekerk will fill the void left by eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt.


Comrades, ASA still stumbling over non-payment issue

2018-06-15 12:55

A resolution between Athletics SA and the Comrades Marathon Association is yet to be found regarding the non-payment to Russian athlete Alexandra Morozova.

Gatlin pips Simbine in 100m at Golden Spike meet

2018-06-13 22:33

World champion Justin Gatlin has won the 100m event at the 57th Ostrava Golden Spike meet, pushing SA's Akani Simbine into second place.

Olympic long jump champion Rutherford to retire

2018-06-13 11:19

Britain's Greg Rutherford who won Olympic long jump gold on 'Super Saturday' at the 2012 Olympics in London will retire at the end of the season.

SA's Ashworth stuns women's field to win Comrades title

2018-06-10 11:40

Little-known South African runner Ann Ashworth has stunned the women's field in the 93rd running of the Comrades Marathon from Pietermaritzburg to Durban.

Van Niekerk on the mend, set to miss 2018 season

2018-06-08 18:32

It seems like the injured South African athletic superstar Wayde van Niekerk might miss the entire 2018 season.

Comrades hit by another top withdrawal

2018-06-07 11:03

Claude Moshiywa is the latest Comrades Marathon title holder to withdraw from what will be the second largest field in the history of the gruelling race.

Comrades veteran Holland aims to extend unique record

2018-06-06 09:47

Veteran athlete Barry Holland will bid to complete his 46th Comrades Marathon this Sunday and extend the record for most finishes in the race.

Steenkamp breaks 21-year-old SA 100m hurdles record

2018-06-05 11:06

Rikenette Steenkamp has set a new South African record at he Memorial Josefa Odlozila Meeting in Prague in the 100m hurdles.

Comrades down run record holder a ‘dark horse’

2018-06-03 06:03

Record-holder David Gatebe finds himself in the "dark horse" category heading into the Comrades Marathon. Simnikiwe Xabanisa reports.

Manyonga leaps to victory in Rome

2018-06-01 14:31

Luvo Manyonga and Ruswahl Samaai flew the flag for South Africa at the Rome leg of the IAAF Diamond League in Italy.

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