Boston Marathon winner Kawauchi to quit his day job

2018-04-19 12:23

The Japanese high school clerk who sensationally won the Boston Marathon despite having neither a coach nor a sponsor is packing in his day job and turning pro.

Kawauchi, Linden win landmark Boston Marathon titles

2018-04-16 19:30

Desiree Linden became the first American woman since 1985 to win the Boston Marathon while Japan's Yuki Kawauchi captured another marathon victory.

Life after Bolt: New-look Jamaica fail Commonwealth test

2018-04-16 10:39

As Usain Bolt partied into the early hours and hung out with movie stars at the Commonwealth Games, it wasn't so much fun for the Jamaica track team he left behind.

Blake 'hiding' from Bolt after Commonwealth hiccup

2018-04-14 18:18

Jamaica's Yohan Blake admitted he was doing his best to avoid sprint legend Usain Bolt after his Commonwealth Games flop in the 100m.

Retired great Bolt hints at possible comeback

2018-04-14 08:41

Retired sprinter Usain Bolt, largely considered the greatest of all time, has hinted at a comeback to the sport.

Semenya defiant after sweeping to Commonwealth double

2018-04-13 21:53

South Africa's Caster Semenya shrugged off controversy over her right to compete after completing a Commonwealth Games double.

Semenya dedicates win to African youth

2018-04-13 14:56

South Africa's Caster Semenya dedicated her 800m gold at the Commonwealth Games to the rural youth of Africa.

SA queen of the track Semenya wins gold in 800m

2018-04-13 12:48

South Africa's star female athlete, Caster Semenya, has won a second gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast.

Hughes fired up after Commonwealth sprint 'heartbreak'

2018-04-13 09:19

England's Zharnel Hughes struck a defiant tone on Friday, expressing his "hunger" for Commonwealth Games relay glory.

Jamaicans give Bolt the Commonwealth blues

2018-04-12 17:34

Even the presence of Usain Bolt failed to inspire Jamaica's track athletes at the Commonwealth Games as they suffered another beating.


Sniffer dogs join war on doping in UK

2018-04-18 07:10

Sniffer dogs and a 50 percent increase in tests are among the wide-ranging new measures to be used in UK Anti-Doping's war on drug cheats.

French athlete missing after leaving PE hotel

2018-04-16 17:23

A French triathlete has gone missing in South Africa after walking out of his hotel in the middle of the night before he was due to participate in a race.

Caster in the spotlight, again

2018-04-15 12:00

Athletics’ governing body again wants to impose a limit on female athletes’ testosterone levels, placing Caster Semenya in the spotlight again.

Simbine: There was NO WAY Blake was going to beat me

2018-04-14 09:56

Akani Simbine says he was highly motivated to overtake Jamaica's Yohan Blake in the final of the 4x100m at the Commonwealth Games.

Team SA flies to silver in 100m relay

2018-04-14 07:03

South Africa's 4x100m relay team claimed silver at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast on Saturday.

Who to watch: Team SA Day 10

2018-04-13 16:23

As the 2018 Commonwealth Games wind down, Team South Africa still has a few medal hopes remaining this weekend.

Season best for SA's Mokoka in 10 000m

2018-04-13 13:53

He missed out on a medal, but South Africa's Stephen Mokoka achieved a season-best time in the men's 10 000m final at the Commonwealth Games.

Hamstring forces SA star Munyai out of 4x100m relay

2018-04-13 10:15

Team South Africa's 4x100m men's relay quartet will be without star 200m runner Clarence Munyai for their final at the Commonwealth Games.

SA relay quartet cruises into final

2018-04-13 08:13

Team SA's quartet of Henricho Bruintjies, Emile Erasmus, Anaso Jobodwana and Akani Simbine has reached the 4x100m relay final.

Visually impaired SA athletes blitz to gold, silver

2018-04-12 15:46

Jonathan Ntutu blitzed South Africa to gold in the men's T12 100m at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

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