The four-time Olympic champion had been asked by USADA whether he had been injected with L-carnitine as part of its investigation into his former coach Alberto Salazar.
Talking points from the weekend’s Super Rugby action
The tackle law lacks common sense and you better start betting on the coast for SA’s success in 2020.
Sterling stuff from Mark Boucher’s troops as they show great steel in pegging back the Australians.
Celebrating her 100th T20 appearance, the stalwart helps her side make history against England.
Fourteen months after their dramatic split-decision draw, the Briton dominated the American champion
Pote Human’s charges are still winless after three games and are now under heaps of pressure.

Athletics Wayde picks up speed on the comeback trail

Season bests in the 100 and 200m for the sprinter as his knee seems to hold up.

Super Rugby Wasteful Stormers go top with gritty win over Jaguares

John Dobson’s charges stay unbeaten, but there’s still work to do.

Cricket Boucher: We need to take emotion out of a really bad loss

But the Proteas coach isn’t denying that his bowling attack is currently performing rather poorly.

SA women’s cricket: Another step forward

Cricket SA women’s cricket: Another step forward

Their male counterparts might be struggling pronouncedly, but Dane van Niekerk and her troops are quietly rising in prominence as the World T20 starts.

World Boxing Wilder v Fury: We ask local experts to give their predictions

It’s almost time for the thrilling WBC heavyweight rematch in Las Vegas … and observers are predictably divided over what the result will be.

A Better You: A game-plan for the (injured) active warriors out there

Columnists A Better You: A game-plan for the (injured) active warriors out there

It is impossible to stop injuries from happening, but it is possible to help prevent the severity of them through proper training strategies.

Super Rugby Mapimpi-led Sharks put Rebels away comfortably

The Durbanites tighten up considerably and attack effectively to get their tour back on track.

Proteas Pitiful Proteas thumped by rampant Aussies

It was a night to forget for the hosts at the Wanderers as spinner Ashton Agar takes a memorable hat-trick.

Things to look out for this Super Rugby weekend

Premium Things to look out for this Super Rugby weekend

South Africa’s sudden scrumhalf riches will be on display in its full glory and it’s time for Warrick Gelant to elevate his game.

World Boxing Wilder, Fury ready for Vegas rematch

The most-anticipated heavyweight showdown in nearly two decades will transfix the boxing world on Saturday.

Comrades step-by-step: March is approaching … and now the hard work starts

Super Rugby Kriel return is inspiration, not competition, says nippy Schoeman

The Lions flanker isn’t preoccupied with the possibility that his place is under threat when the Springbok favourite returns from injury.

Athletics Du Toit backs Schoenmaker, Team SA’s 2020 Olympic chances

A winner of the Laureus Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability award in 2010, Du Toit is still heavily involved in South African sport as a member of the SASCOC board.

World Rugby The South African duo driving France’s resurgence

Paul Willemse and Bernard le Roux, who both qualified for Les Bleus on residency grounds, have been at the heart of a side which has dispatched World Cup runners-up England and Italy so far.




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