Wayde van Niekerk came within a whisker of completing the 200m and 400m double at the World Athletics Championships but it looks like that's as close as he…
‘Intersex’ athletes will learn next month whether they will be forced to take drugs to suppress their testosterone levels, amid an ongoing row which could tarnish the World…
The IAAF World Championships in track and field, which are currently taking place in London until August 13, are quite possibly the biggest global sporting event of the…
• South African finished second to Ramil Guliyev in 200m final on Thursday• ‘For Makwala to mention my name in something fishy is unfair’ Wayde van Niekerk said…
South Africa's Caster Semenya advanced easily to the semi-finals of the 800m after winning her first round heat at the IAAF World Championships. Semenya, a bronze medallist in…
Turns out, Isaac Makwala is healthy. Really healthy, in fact. So healthy, that after getting called back to the stadium for a surprise command performance at the world…
It was less than 10 years ago that a dejected South African Olympic team left Beijing with a solitary medal. Long jumper Khotso Mokoena had claimed just one…
There was both relief and grief for South Africa's top sprinters on Wednesday night, with Wayde van Niekerk reaching the 200m men final and Akani Simbine being eliminated…
LONDON -- Wayde van Niekerk eased home in the 400-meter final to secure the first part of a potential gold medal double at the IAAF World…
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Aug 9 (Reuters) - Botswana's Isaac Makwala was refused entry to the London Stadium on Tuesday after earlier being withdrawn from the night's 400 metres final at…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,…
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