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Ecuadorian Olympic sprinter Alex Quinonez shot dead

October 24, 2021 - 23:37
Ecuadorian Olympic sprinter Alex Quinonez was shot dead in the port city of Guayaquil, authorities announced, sparking an outpouring of grief in a country struggling to contain a surge in violence.
Categories: Africa News

EXCLUSIVE: Cape Town Marathon winner Stephen Mokoka chats to Sport24

October 23, 2021 - 23:22
The winner of the 2021 Cape Town Marathon, Stephen Mokoka, talks about putting the disappointment of the Olympics behind him and claiming his second title in the Mother City.
Categories: Africa News

SA's Stephen Mokoka wins Cape Town Marathon, Lydia Simiyu makes history

October 17, 2021 - 22:08
South Africa's Stephen Mokoka produced another brilliant race to win the Cape Town Marathon, while Lydia Simiyu of Kenya won the women's title.
Categories: Africa News

Elite and social runners delight as mass participation, sponsors trickle back

October 15, 2021 - 21:51
Elite and social runners are set to mingle at the Run Your City road running series that begins with the Durban 10km city race on 31 October and moves to Cape Town on 21 November.
Categories: Africa News

Kenyan police arrest slain athlete Tirop's husband

October 15, 2021 - 21:51
Kenyan police said Thursday they had arrested the husband of record-breaking runner Agnes Tirop after she was found stabbed to death in her home this week.
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Kenyan 'rising star' runner Agnes Tirop found dead

October 13, 2021 - 21:19
Kenyan double world 10,000m bronze medallist and 2015 world cross county champion Agnes Tirop was found dead Wednesday with stab wounds to her stomach in a suspected homicide, athletics officials said.
Categories: Africa News

Kipruto, Kipyogei complete Kenyan sweep at Boston Marathon

October 11, 2021 - 20:57
Benson Kipruto and Diana Kipyogei completed a Kenyan clean sweep in the men's and women's races at the 125th Boston Marathon on Monday, timing late bursts to perfection to win their first major titles.
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Date confirmed for 2022 Comrades Marathon

September 29, 2021 - 18:23
The 2022 Comrades Marathon will take place on Sunday, 22 August, organisers confirmed.
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Mentor hails late, 'angelic' amputee-athlete Xolani Luvuno: 'He baked cakes with crumbs'

September 21, 2021 - 16:38
A tearful Hein Venter hailed well-known athlete Xolani Luvuno, an amputee, as an "absolute angel who touched so many lives" after posting on social media late on Monday that he died.
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Athletics coach Salazar loses CAS appeal against suspension: reports

September 16, 2021 - 15:50
Athletics coach Alberto Salazar will serve the entirety of his four-year ban for doping offences after losing an appeal against suspension at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, British media reports said Wednesday.
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B sample confirms British Olympic silver medallist Ujah's doping positive

September 15, 2021 - 15:28
Team GB's silver medal in the men's 4x100 metres relay at the Tokyo Olympics is almost certain to be stripped.
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In same boat as Caster: Barred from 800m, Burundian Niyonsaba 'to keep looking forward'

September 8, 2021 - 12:32
Unusually for an athlete in her mid-20s, Francine Niyonsaba has been forced to recalibrate from an outstanding multiple medal-winning 800m runner to adopting the 5 000m as her new event.
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Mthethwa hails Mahlangu on Paralympic double gold: 'His success story deserves all our praise'

September 4, 2021 - 11:40
Sports minister Nathi Mthethwa hailed teen star Ntando Mahlangu on picking up his second Paralympic gold medal at the Tokyo Games.
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SA bronze hero Sheryl James on Paralympic debut: 'There aren't any words to describe it'

September 3, 2021 - 11:34
SA bronze medallist Sheryl James finished her Tokyo Paralympics campaign with a fifth-place finish and she says there "are no words to describe" her Games debut.
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Sheryl James wins 400m T37 bronze for Team SA in wet, rainy Tokyo

September 1, 2021 - 11:15
South Africa para-athlete Sheryl James won bronze in the women's 400m T37 final on Tuesday at the Olympic Stadium.
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LISTEN | Cyril Ramaphosa calls SA Paralympic medallists in Tokyo: 'You've put us on the map'

August 31, 2021 - 11:02
President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated South Africa's Paralympic stars Anrune Weyers, Ntando Mahlangu and Louzanne Coetzee in Tokyo.
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SA's Louzanne Coetzee wins silver in women's Paralympic 1 500m final

August 30, 2021 - 10:51
South Africa's Louzanne Coetzee produced a stunning performance to win a Paralympic silver medal in the women's T11 1 500m a race
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Mthethwa to reward SA Paralympic golden duo: Mahlangu to receive R630k, Weyers banks R450k

August 30, 2021 - 10:51
South African Paralympic duo Anrune Weyers and Ntando Mahlangu were deservedly rewarded for their golden success at the Tokyo Games.
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Cyril Ramaphosa joins tribute to SA's golden duo at Tokyo Paralympics

August 30, 2021 - 10:51
South Africans rejoiced when para-athletes Anrune Weyers and Ntando Mahlangu captured gold for the country at the Tokyo Paralympic Games.
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SA Paralympic heroes Mahlangu, Weyers rejoice after striking gold in Tokyo

August 29, 2021 - 10:40
Paralympic gold medalists Ntando Mahlangu and Anrune Weyers had different but equally enriching reasons to celebrate their successes in Tokyo on Saturday.
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