They have become good friends over the last few years, but Usain Bolt would’ve loved to have faced Wayde van Niekerk head-to-head on the track. Unfortunately, it doesn’t…
17-year-old Breyton Poole is just 5'7" but wowed a packed stadium over the weekend as he cleared a 2.24-meter (7' 4¼") high jump mark at the IAAF U18…
High jumper Breyton Poole made South Africa proud this weekend as he clinched the gold medal in the boys' high jump final at the IAAF World U18 Championships…
The national youth team produced one of South Africa's best ever days at a major international championship on Saturday, raking in three gold medals and a bronze on…
South African high jumper Breyton Poole set an under-18 leading 2.24m to win gold on the penultimate day of the IAAF U18 world athletics championships on Saturday. The…
The national youth team produced one of South Africa's best-ever days at a major international championship on Saturday, raking in three gold medals and a bronze on the…
“Sitting watching the Under-18 World Championships and I am just amazed at how South Africa is killing it,” read a message from a Jamaican journalist. I responded with…
He is arguably the greatest South African track and field athlete in modern history, and there’s still a lot more to come. Wayde van Niekerk celebrates his 25th…
Twenty-five years ago today, God sent his second son Wayde Van Niekerk down to earth to bless us with his unabated talent. Our very own golden boy has…
JOHANNESBURG - Taking over the baton as South Africa’s sprinting hope at the World Student Games in Taipei, Thando Roto will be looking to win the country’s third…
Olympic champions Wayde van Niekerk and Caster Semenya were yesterday provisionally omitted from South Africa's World Student Games team, with the University Sport SA president saying she was…
It was a rollercoaster day for the South African youth team on Thursday, though they experienced more highs than lows, earning two more medals to increase their tally…
Athletics SA (ASA) yesterday gave indication of track and field hopefuls who have provisionally booked their berths for the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Championships in…
Tshenolo Lemao won South Africa’s first gold medal at the IAAF World Youth Championships (under-18) in Nairobi tonight winning the 100m in 10.57s. It was a one-two for…
The South African team opened their campaign in spectacular fashion on Wednesday, securing top spot in the medals table after the first day of competition at the IAAF…
South African athletes have been warned against the use of a specific supplement which contains traces of anabolic steroids. According to the SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport (Saids),…
Tshenolo Lemao won South Africa’s first gold medal at the IAAF World Youth Championships (under-20) in Nairobi tonight winning the 100m in 10.57s. It was a one-two for…
A 22-member preliminary team has been announced by Athletics South Africa (ASA) for next month's IAAF World Championships in London, England. The squad includes all four of the…
The South African 100m-hurdles-champion, Rikenette Steenkamp, raced to her fourth victory in Europe last night when she won in Gothenburg. As has become the norm this season the…
The governing body for global athletics, the IAAF, heads to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland at the end of the month, armed with evidence it…
George Kusche had a victorious start to his international campaign yesterday when he won the 800m at the Brussels Grand Prix-meeting in a time of 1:47.98. The 19-year-old…
Wenda Nel was in fine form on Sunday, taking third position in the 400m women's hurdles race at the IAAF Diamond League Meeting in London, England. The African…
Having set a world youth record in the 400m-hurdles earlier this season, Sokwakhana Zazini is looking forward to the IAAF World Youth Championships in Nairobi (12-16 July), where…
When one expresses one’s bewilderment at a clear lack of foresight from Athletics South Africa (ASA) to assemble a 4x100 metres relay team with world-class sprinters at their…
JOHANNESBURG - Willing and able to be the heir to Usain Bolt’s throne as sprinting king, Wayde van Niekerk knows full well that the title won't be handed…
Caster Semenya is focused on upcoming university exams, not on racing at the moment. What about the IAAF- and WADA-funded study that could sideline the Olympic 800m champion…
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