The World Athletics Championships plumbed further depths of farce last night, as Botswana sprinter Isaac Makwala was forbidden from entering the stadium to compete in the men's 400m…
LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Botswana's Isaac Makwala was refused entry to the London Stadium on Tuesday after earlier being withdrawn from the night's 400 metres final at…
London (AFP) - Wayde van Niekerk's bid for a first world double since 1995 now turns to the 200m after he stormed to a comfortable victory in the…
- South African Wayde van Niekerk got his bid for an audacious 200/400m double off to a flying start when he defended his one-lap title. Van Niekerk, who…
Faith Kipyegon of Kenya added the world title to her Olympic crown after sprinting to victory in the women's 1500m on Monday. In a fantastic race that erupted…
Team South Africa could open their IAAF World Championships account with a gold and silver medal in the men's long jump on Saturday evening. In Luvo Manyonga and…
Ans Botha's transformation from one minute being a 75-year-old cooing over her 10-month-old great grandson to the next playing 'supercoach' to the greatest new talent in athletics is…
He’s admitted it before, but it’s still somehow surprising after his Rio heroics to hear that Wayde van Niekerk doesn’t particularly enjoy running the 400m. He’s the Olympic…
Sitting with the vast bowl shape of the London Stadium directly behind him, Wayde van Niekerk dealt with question after question about being ‘the next Usain Bolt’ as…
Usain Bolt has about 40 seconds of running left in his track career, the world's fastest man set to bow out at London 2017. Bolt will run the…
The World Athletics Championships begin in London on Friday and if you need some help digesting who to watch and when, we’ve got you covered. By ANTOINETTE MULLER…
Reigning 1,500 world champion Asbel Kiprop yesterday revealed that delayed start to his preparations has hampered his form ahead of his title defence at the World Championships in…
• World record holder in 800m scratches on eve of championships • IAAF’s Seb Coe says Russian ban will remain for foreseeable future The Kenyan David Rudisha, who…
July 31 (Reuters) - Caster Semenya is making a bold bid for double gold in the women’s 800m and 1500m but her only guarantee at the World Athletics…
LONDON (Reuters) - World 800 meters record holder David Rudisha has pulled out of the forthcoming World Athletics' Championships with a quad muscle strain, the Kenyan announced on…
By Mark Gleeson Usain Bolt’s farewell will be the major narrative at the world championships but South African speedster Wayde van Niekerk’s bid for the 200 and 400m…
A rollercoaster week of emotion for hurdler Rikenette Steenkamp has ended on a definite downer as she has been forced to withdraw from the IAAF World Athletics Championships,…
On Friday, Athletics SA (ASA) was still making changes to its original team for this week’s World Championships – a list that swelled from 24 to 29. The…
Women’s javelin athlete Sunette Viljoen withdrew on Friday from the World Championships on Friday after being unable to recover from an injury. Athletics South Africa has revised its…
Kenya announced the final list of competitors heading to next month's world athletics championships in London, with double Olympic 800 metres gold medallist and world champion David Rudisha…
Ethiopian steeplechaser Chala Bayo has been banned for two years after he attacked and punched his coach on learning that he was not selected in the squad for…
While cloudy skies have hovered above the selection of the SA track and field team ahead of their participation at the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in…
After breaking the World record five years ago in London, David ‘King’ Rudisha heads back to the English capital seeking to conquer the turf on which he won…
(AP) -- An Ethiopian athlete has been banned for two years for attacking his coach after learning he didn't make the team for next month's world championships in…
Controversial in-out discus-thrower Victor Hogan could find himself competing at the world championships in London next month after all. But it looks like its game over for the…
Athletics superstar Caster Semenya has opened up about the gender verification process that rocked her illustrious career. The Olympic 800m champion was interviewed by Dr Ali Bacher on…
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