Accommodation drama for SA athletes in Botswana

2018-12-06 08:04

Upon arrival in Gaborone for the 2018 Region v Games event, South Africa’s athletes were met with some logistical issues.

Kipchoge, Ibarguen scoop top IAAF awards

2018-12-05 09:36

Kenyan marathon master Eliud Kipchoge and Colombian jumper Caterine Ibarguen have won the IAAF men and women's 2018 awards.

Budapest to host 2023 World Athletics Championships

2018-12-04 14:32

The Hungarian capital of Budapest will host the 2023 World Athletics Championships, the IAAF has announced.

Jesse Owens headlines as IAAF recognises famed tracks

2018-12-03 09:57

American sprint legend Jesse Owens was among 12 athletics stars whose feats at lesser known stadiums were honoured as part of a new initiative launched by the IAAF.

Disappointments and surprises at Ultra-trail Cape Town

2018-12-02 18:55

The 100km Ultra-trail Cape Town saw disappointment, and some surprises, in both the men’s and the women’s races.

The violence of Athletics South Africa

2018-11-26 11:28

I am angry at the threat of violence in a sport that I have come to associate with camaraderie, fellowship and selflessness.

Luvo Manyonga overlooked for top IAAF award

2018-11-21 09:55

The world's fastest marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge and world decathlon record holder Kevin Mayer are among five nominees for the IAAF's male athlete of the year.

Farah to take the gun at 2019 London Marathon

2018-11-20 12:46

Mo Farah will run next year's London Marathon for the third time, organisers have confirmed.

ASA hails Semenya on SA Sports Awards clean sweep

2018-11-12 17:25

Athletics South Africa paid tribute to Caster Semenya and coach Samuel Sepeng after winning big at the South African Sport Awards.

Top 20 finishes for Steyn, Van Dyk in New York

2018-11-05 12:14

South Africa's Gerda Steyn and Ernst van Dyk claimed top 20 finishes at the 48th New York City Marathon.


The heat is on: Tokyo 2020 marathon to start earlier

2018-12-05 12:54

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic marathon will start between 05:30 and 06:00, organisers announced.

IAAF maintains Russia's athletics ban

2018-12-04 15:08

The governing body of world athletics has maintained Russia's ban from track and field over mass state-backed doping.

Young Americans ready to take King Bolt's mantle

2018-12-04 10:21

Usain Bolt might have hung up his spikes, but there are at least two young American sprinters set to take up the mantle of the mighty multi-medal-winning Jamaican.

Coe in spotlight as IAAF mulls Russian reintegration

2018-12-03 07:31

Sebastian Coe will find himself firmly in the spotlight once again on Tuesday as the IAAF mull over reintegrating doping-tainted Russia into world athletics.

Athletes to watch in the Ultra-trail Cape Town

2018-11-30 10:57

With last year’s first and second placed men back to claim the top spot for 2018, the Ultra-trail Cape Town race will be an exciting one.

ASA suspends KZN Athletics over 'irregularities'

2018-11-22 18:52

Athletics South Africa has confirmed that the board of KwaZulu-Natal Athletics has been suspended.

British sprinter Levine banned after failing drug test

2018-11-20 18:41

British sprinter Nigel Levine has been suspended from all sport for four years after testing positive for banned drug clenbuterol,

IAAF snubs Semenya for top female athlete award

2018-11-19 19:59

World 800m champion Caster Semenya has not made the top five shortlist for the IAAF Female Athlete of the Year award.

Caster steals show at SA Sports Awards

2018-11-12 08:27

Olympic champion Caster Semenya stole the show at the SA Sports Awards held in Bloemfontein on Sunday night.

Desisa, Keitany win at New York Marathon

2018-11-05 11:17

Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa edged compatriot Shura Kitata to win the men's title and Kenya's Mary Keitany captured her fourth women's crown at the New York City Marathon.

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