ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

Kenyan runner banned 8 years for second doping offence

2019-07-18 13:18

Kenyan marathon runner Salome Biwott has been suspended for eight years after testing positive for a banned substance for the second time.

Team SA announced for 2019 African Games

2019-07-15 17:16

A squad of 153 athletes and officials will fly South Africa's flag high at this year's 12th edition of the African Games to be held in Morocco.

Gatlin outguns Simbine in Monaco 100m

2019-07-12 21:58

Justin Gatlin scored one for the older generation by outsprinting to victory in the 100m at Friday's Diamond League meet in Monaco.

'Nothing but fast times expected': Lyles predicts blistering Monaco 100m

2019-07-11 17:41

Fast-emerging US sprinter Noah Lyles fired a warning shot by insisting he would push himself to the maximum in the 100 metres at Monaco.

Lyles becomes fourth-fastest 200m runner of all-time, wins for Fraser-Pryce, Gatlin

2019-07-06 08:18

American Noah Lyles became the fourth-fastest man in history over 200 metres with a stunning Diamond League victory in 19.50 seconds at Lausanne.

Popov, Bubka deny taking bribes for backing Rio bid

2019-07-05 17:34

Russian great Alexander Popov and Ukrainian pole vault legend Sergey Bubka, both IOC members, reacted furiously to claims they took bribes.

Another injury setback for hurdles champion Pearson

2019-07-05 07:32

100m hurdles world champion Sally Pearson has suffered another injury setback, with a hamstring strain forcing her out of upcoming events in Lucerne, Monaco and London.

Grieving Comrades star to spearhead national team

2019-07-04 07:09

Three-time Comrades champion Bongmusa Mthembu will spearhead the SA team at the 50km World Championships while trying to overcome the death of close friend.

Walmsley shatters Western States record, Sandes 11th

2019-06-30 10:17

American running star Jim Walmsley has shattered the Western States Endurance Run record en route to defending his title.

Kenya's Cheruiyot cleared for US flight after travel hitch

2019-06-28 14:55

Kenya's world 1 500m silver medallist Timothy Cheruiyot has been cleared to travel to the United States to compete after being forced off the plane.

 

Hammer throw world champ Wlodarczyk to skip Doha games

2019-07-16 21:30

Polish Olympic hammer champion Anita Wlodarczyk will not defend her world title later this year after undergoing knee surgery and will target the 2020 Tokyo Games

Semenya v IAAF: a ground-breaking gender test case

2019-07-15 11:49

Caster Semenya's battle over testosterone-curbing regulations will likely have long-lasting ramifications for gender definition in sport.

Simbine faces powerful line-up in Monaco

2019-07-12 11:30

Akani Simbine will feature in a battle for supremacy against some of the fastest athletes in the world for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco.

Rookie Lyles in Monaco shoot-out with old timer Gatlin

2019-07-11 07:30

New kid on the block Noah Lyles will test himself over 100m against veteran Justin Gatlin at Friday's Diamond League meet in Monaco.

Fraser-Pryce powers to 100m win in Lausanne

2019-07-05 21:47

Two-time Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce powered to a dominant victory in the Diamond League 100 metres in Lausanne.

SA long-distance runner hopes for miracle recovery

2019-07-05 15:58

South African long-distance runner Irvette van Zyl has been battling with a numb leg for seven years, leaving her running with just one limb.

SA star long-jumping duo in action in Lausanne

2019-07-05 07:27

Long jumpers Luvo Manyonga and Ruswahl Samaai will both be in action in the eighth Diamond League leg in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Semenya powers to victory at Prefontaine Classic

2019-06-30 23:10

Caster Semenya swept to victory in the 800m at the Prefontaine Classic, extending a four-year reign of dominance that is under threat from new IAAF rules.

Semenya returns to 800m at Prefontaine Classic

2019-06-28 23:26

Caster Semenya returns to the 800m at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting with the athletics world wondering if it will be her last race over the distance.

Kipchoge targets sub-2 hour marathon in Vienna

2019-06-27 14:34

Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to break the two-hour marathon barrier - the last great landmark in modern athletics - in Vienna in October.

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