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Uganda parliament opens athletics sex abuse probe

Uganda’s parliament has opened a probe into the alleged sex abuse of elite female runners from the national team by a top coach, calling the affair a “national shame“.

Jamaican sprinter Simpson handed 18-month doping ban

(FILE) Jamaican Athlete Sherone Simpson Reported To Have Failed Drugs Test Athens Olympics relay champion Sherone Simpson has been suspended for 18 months after testing positive for the banned...

Jamaican sprinter Powell banned for 18 months

Former 100 metres world record holder Asafa Powell was banned for 18 months by a Jamaican anti-doping disciplinary...

International athletics

Legendary Bekele conquers Paris on first attempt

ETHIOPIA'S legendary runner Kenenisa Bekele notched up another impressive milestone in an already glittering career by winning the Paris Marathon on Sunday, his first attempt at the gruelling event.

"In future, I'll do better ... it's very positive"

Uganda female runners allege sex abuse

A group of top Ugandan women runners have accused a national athletics coach of systematic sexual harassment and abuse...

Fraser-Pryce stars as Dibaba lives up to billing

IAAF World Indoor Championships - Day Three Debutant Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce took her outstanding outdoor form indoors by blasting to victory in the women’s 60m at...

Whiting, Broersen take gold as favourites advance

IAAF World Indoor Championships - Day One US shot putter Ryan Whiting retained his world indoor title in thrilling style on Friday as Nadine Broersen claimed the...

Powell now set to learn his fate April 10

(FILE) Jamaican Sprinter Asafa Powell Reported To Have Failed Drugs Test Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell must wait until April 10 to learn if he can resume his career this year after...

SA athletics

South African athletes' dilemma: Flat out or not?

HURDLERS LJ van Zyl and Wenda Nel produced power performances this week as they unwittingly highlighted a problem in South Africa's qualifying criteria for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Budd is set to tackle the 2014 Comrades Marathon

Zola Budd confirmed on Monday she will take part in the 2014 Comrades Marathon in the colours of the newly-formed...

Olivier SA's top candidate for a medal in Poland

ANDRÉ Olivier will lead South Africa's medal hopes at the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Poland this weekend.

Athletics SA must be good sports, says IAAF

A TOP official from the IAAF, the world governing body for athletics, yesterday said the boardroom wars that have...

Evans & Co finally quit Athletics SA executive

CONTROVERSIAL Athletics SA (ASA) president James Evans and his depleted executive stepped down yesterday, clearing the...