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World champ Coleman wins first 100m after ban

May 9, 2022 - 17:37
US sprint star Christian Coleman took first place in his 100-metre debut after returning from a ban for breaching anti-doping rules, in Tokyo.
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SA-born athlete runs 104 marathons in 104 days, set for Guinness World Record

May 5, 2022 - 16:57
SA-born runner Jacky Hunt-Broersma who lost her leg to cancer is now set to be entered into the Guinness World Record books after completing 104 marathons in as many days.
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Verstappen, Thompson-Herah win Laureus awards

April 26, 2022 - 15:15
Formula One champion Max Verstappen and triple Tokyo Olympic medallist Elaine Thompson-Herah won the Laureus World Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards.
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Sekgodiso stuns to win 1 500m, Blignaut seals gold in shot put at SA Champs

April 23, 2022 - 14:49
Prudence Sekgodiso outclassed the rest of the line-up to secure the women's 1 500m, while Olympian Kyle Blignaut took gold in shot put on day two of ASA Championships.
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Where to now for Caster Semenya in 5 000m bid: 'It isn't out of reach'

April 22, 2022 - 14:41
Olympian Dominique Scott-Efurd hopes that Caster Semenya qualifies in the women's 5 000m following their performance at the ASA Track and Field Championship.
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Simbine 'happy' to prove haters wrong in emotional 100m win: 'I still have that fire in me'

April 22, 2022 - 14:41
Akani Simbine solidified his title as the country's fastest man as he cruised to an emotional 100m win at the ASA Senior Track and Field Championship.
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Simbine cruises to 100m title, Scott-Efurd gets the better of Semenya at ASA Championship

April 22, 2022 - 14:41
South African sprinter Akani Simbine has blasted his way to the men's 100m title on the opening day of the ASA Senior Track and Field Championship at Green Point Stadium.
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Comrades Marathon increases entries by 5 000 as post-Covid race fever heightens

April 22, 2022 - 14:41
The Comrades Marathon entries have hit fever-pitch, with race organisers being forced to increase the cap for the world's biggest and oldest ultra-marathon from 15000 to 20000.
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WRAP | SA Athletics Championship - Day 1

April 21, 2022 - 14:31
All the results from the opening day of the ASA Senior Track and Field Championship at Green Point Stadium in Cape Town.
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Simbine, Semenya, Van Niekerk headline SA Senior Championships in Cape Town

April 20, 2022 - 14:23
Green Point Stadium is the place to be as South Africa's biggest stars will descend in Cape Town for the three-day ASA Track and Field Senior Championships.
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Double delight for Zimbabwe as Two Oceans Marathon returns with a bang

April 16, 2022 - 13:15
There was double delight for Zimbabwe at the Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town on Saturday as South Africa's neighbours had winners in both the men's and women's races in the half marathon distances.
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African record holder 'The Beast' Omanyala beats Akani Simbine in 100m in Germiston

April 14, 2022 - 12:40
Kenyan sprinter Ferdinand “The Beast” Omanyala defeated South Africa’s two-time Olympic finalist Akani Simbine in the 100m final in Germiston on Wednesday night.
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Wayde, Caster feature in Athletics SA squad for 2022

April 9, 2022 - 11:58
Athletics South Africa has announced a large National Preparation Squad for the 2022 season.
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Former head of global athletics Lamine Diack dies at 88: family

March 28, 2022 - 09:50
The former head of global athletics Lamine Diack, who presided over the sport from 1999 to 2015 but was later convicted for corruption, has died aged 88, his family told AFP.
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Warholm and Thompson-Herah named World Athletes of the Year

March 26, 2022 - 08:22
Norwegian 400m hurdler Karsten Warholm and Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah were named the World Athletes of the Year on Wednesday for sensational performances at the Tokyo Olympics.
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Caster Semenya sets personal best as she wins 3 000m race in Cape Town

March 24, 2022 - 08:02
Caster Semenya was back on the track on Wednesday evening where she won the 3000m event at Athletics South Africa's Athletics Grand Prix in Cape Town.
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Cape Town Marathon seeks 15 000 finishers to achieve World Major status in October's race

March 24, 2022 - 08:02
South Africans have a chance to help the Cape Town Marathon achieve World Major Marathon status when it takes place from 15-16 October.
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Athletics chief Coe warns over 'fragile' future of women's sport

March 23, 2022 - 07:54
World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe says women's sport faces a "fragile" future unless sporting federations get the regulations right over the participation of transgender athletes.
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Record-setter Rojas nails third world indoor title

March 21, 2022 - 07:36
Untouchable Yulimar Rojas set a new outright world record in the triple jump at the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade on Sunday en route to winning an unprecedented third title.
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Diamond League 2022 to feature 13 meets, final in Zurich

March 20, 2022 - 06:51
The 2022 Diamond League will be held in 14 cities across four different continents in 2022, organisers announced on Thursday.
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