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Ronnie Baker pips Akani Simbine in Monaco 100m, Ruswahl Samaai leaps to 5th

July 10, 2021 - 20:42
SA sprinter Akani Simbine finished second in the men's 100m, while long jumper Ruswahl Samaai came fifth at the Monaco Diamond League meeting.
Categories: Africa News

'Confident' Simbine peaking at the right time after breaking African 100m record

July 8, 2021 - 20:08
South African star sprinter Akani Simbine outclassed a strong field to shatter the national and African 100m record at the Istvan Gyulai Memorial.
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Wayde van Niekerk feels 'discomfort' after pulling out of race in Hungary

July 7, 2021 - 19:54
Reigning 400m Olympic champion and world record holder Wayde van Niekerk pulled out of the Istvan Gyulai Memorial due to "discomfort".
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Akani Simbine breaks SA and African 100m record in Hungary

July 7, 2021 - 19:54
South African sprinter Akani Simbine is reaching peak form ahead of the Olympic Games in Tokyo as he obliterated the field in a 100m event in Hungary.
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Soyizwapi to lead SA Sevens at Tokyo Olympics as Sascoc names final squad

July 6, 2021 - 19:31
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee have finalised their Tokyo Olympics squad as the final names for Team SA were announced.
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Richardson will miss Olympic 100m after positive marijuana test

July 3, 2021 - 18:34
American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson confirmed she tested positive for marijuana at the US Olympic trials and will be barred from the 100m at the Tokyo Games.
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Precious Mashele snatches Tokyo Olympics spot with late qualifier

July 1, 2021 - 18:10
South African long-distance runner Precious Mashele delivered in spectacular fashion to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games in Durban.
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World 400m champion Naser gets two-year doping ban, misses Tokyo Olympics

July 1, 2021 - 18:10
World 400m champion Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrain was banned for two years for doping on Wednesday in a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
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'I'm not finished yet' vows Farah after Olympic blow

June 29, 2021 - 17:30
Britain's Mo Farah has vowed to end his career on a high note despite failing to earn a chance to defend his Olympic 10,000m crown in Tokyo.
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Sydney McLaughlin smashes 400m hurdles world record at US trials

June 28, 2021 - 16:49
Sydney McLaughlin set a world record in the women's 400m hurdles at the US Olympic trials on Sunday, clocking 51.90sec after a thrilling battle with rival Dalilah Muhammad.
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Comrades Marathon legend Bruce Fordyce chats to Sport24

June 26, 2021 - 16:21
Nine-time Comrades Marathon winner Bruce Fordyce talks about his latest book offering: Winged Messenger and why he decided to focus on a guide specific to Comrades novices.
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EXCLUSIVE: Comrades Marathon legend Bruce Fordyce chats to Sport24

June 26, 2021 - 16:21
Nine-time Comrades Marathon winner Bruce Fordyce talks about his latest book offering: Winged Messenger and why he decided to focus on a guide specific to Comrades novices.
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Mo Farah fails to qualify for Olympics in last-gasp bid

June 26, 2021 - 16:21
Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah's hopes of ending his track career at the Tokyo Games ended as he fell short of the qualifying mark for the 10 000 metres in Manchester.
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Banned Olympian Luvo Manyonga's ex-agency alleges 'criminal element had ensnared' the long jumper

June 25, 2021 - 16:17
Banned Olympic silver medallist Luvo Manyonga's former agency, Newton Sports Agency, alleged the long jumper was under the spell of a "criminal element" that has derailed him.
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Wayde van Niekerk, Chad le Clos to lead SA medal charge at Tokyo Olympics

June 25, 2021 - 16:17
Sascoc has announced the majority of the Team South Africa squad that will be participating in next month's Tokyo Olympics in Japan.
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Diamond League meetings in China postponed

June 25, 2021 - 16:17
Two Diamond League athletics meetings in China have been postponed owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, organisers said Thursday.
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Troubled Olympic star Luvo Manyonga breaks silence after 4-year ban

June 23, 2021 - 15:51
Luvo Manyonga, who has battled drug addiction, told Cape Times exclusively that he consulted a traditional healer who told him that he was "apparently supposed to die" and not his mother.
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Legendary sprinter Usain Bolt has twin boys - Thunder and Saint Leo

June 21, 2021 - 15:16
All-time Olympic great sprinter Usain Bolt and his partner Kasi Bennett announced Sunday the birth of twin boys, who have been named Thunder Bolt and Saint Leo Bolt.
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Wayde finally qualifies for Tokyo Olympics, Caster fails once again

June 20, 2021 - 15:05
Reigning 400m Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk has qualified for next month's Tokyo Olympics, while Caster Semenya has failed once again.
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Athletics SA to reach out to 'troubled but talented' Luvo Manyonga after four-year ban

June 20, 2021 - 15:05
Athletics South Africa (ASA) says it will reach out to long-jumper Luvo Manyonga, who on Friday was banned from competing for four years after failing to make himself available for drug testing.
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