More Kenyan doping drama after medallist suspended

2018-08-17 09:57

Kenya's Kipyegon Bett, a bronze medallist at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in the 800m, has been suspended for "refusing or failing to submit" to a drugs test.

20 SA athletes picked for African Continental Cup team

2018-08-15 13:15

A large group of South African athletes will represent the African continent at the upcoming IAAF Continental Cup to be held in Ostrava.

Athletics SA president sees rosy future

2018-08-12 09:00

Despite SA losing its ranking to Kenya, ASA president Aleck Skhosana believes a strong foundation was laid at the African Senior Athletics Championships.

Tragedy as top Kenyan athlete killed in car crash

2018-08-08 14:38

Kenya's Nicholas Bett, the 2015 world champion in the 400m hurdles, has been killed in a road accident.

No special treatment for Bolt - Central Coast Mariners

2018-08-08 09:30

Central Coast Mariners coach Mick Mulvey says Usain Bolt will be treated as any other player when he joins the Australian A-League club.

'Black day' as Mayer fluffs Euro decathlon lines

2018-08-07 13:19

In-form decathlete Kevin Mayer suffered a "black day" as he failed to register a mark in the long jump of the multi-discipline event.

Semenya breaks 25-year-old 800m African record

2018-08-05 20:02

Caster Semenya led from the front again as South Africa continued their fine form on the final day of the 21st African Athletics Championships.

Simbine’s rival gives him the nod

2018-08-05 06:00

Top African runner Ben Youssef Meïté has thrown down the gauntlet to SA sprint ace Akani Simbine to become the first African sprinter to win a major gold medal.

Caster makes 'dream come true' in Nigeria

2018-08-04 15:24

Caster Semenya has smashed the South African record in the 400m final of the CAA African Senior Championships.

Lysenko suspended after missed dope test

2018-08-03 13:20

Russian high jumper Danil Lysenko will not compete at the European championships after being provisionally suspended for missing doping tests.


Kenya criticises African team selection for Continental Cup

2018-08-15 17:55

Athletics Kenya questioned why the men's 4x400 relay team did not receive an invitation to compete in next month's IAAF Continental Cup.

Black car Bolt's only demand on Oz football foray

2018-08-13 08:52

Usain Bolt might be a superstar athlete but the fastest man ever won't be getting special treatment when he arrives in Australia in his bid to become a professional footballer.

Athletics fuels SA sprinter's dream of taking to the skies

2018-08-12 05:59

Star South African sprinter Ncincilili Titi's passion for athletics will help him realise his dream of becoming a pilot.

ASA pays tribute to late Kenyan athlete Bett

2018-08-08 13:16

ASA is saddened by the news of the sudden death of Kenyan athlete Nicholls Bett, who passed away a day after returning from Nigeria.

Bolt agrees to practice deal with Oz soccer club

2018-08-07 14:42

Usain Bolt has negotiated an "indefinite training period" with the Central Coast Mariners in Australia's A-League as he pursues his bid to become a professional soccer player.

Kenya pip SA to take Africa athletics honours

2018-08-06 07:39

Kenya edged out South Africa to finish top of the African Athletics Championship medals table after a five-day tournament blasted as "tedious" during its troubled build-up.

Alkana retains continental crown with gold in Asaba

2018-08-05 08:06

South Africa's Antonio Alkana produced the highlight of the day, retaining his continental crown by winning gold in the 110m men hurdles final.

SA dominates at the African Athletics Championships

2018-08-05 06:00

Mzansi stars have netted 14 medals - five of them gold after three days of the senior athletics championships.

Caster claims gold, smashes 18-year old 400m national record

2018-08-03 20:30

Caster Semenya smashed yet another South African record on her way to winning the 400m event at the African Athletics Championships in Nigeria.

SA athletes on fire in Nigeria

2018-08-03 06:59

Defending champions South Africa enjoyed a spectacular afternoon session on Day 2 of the CAA African Senior Championships in Nigeria.

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