Athletics 19.1.2018 04:28 pm

Beleaguered Caster given some respite on looming CAS ruling

The ruling on whether South Africa’s queen of the track and world champion’s hyperandrogenism is a problem gets delayed.

However she may be affected by potential international rule changes, world 800m champion Caster Semenya won't have to worry about it for another six months after legal processes were delayed on Friday.

Beleaguered Caster given some respite on looming CAS ruling
Beleaguered Caster given some respite on looming CAS ruling

Beleaguered Caster given some respite on looming CAS ruling

The ruling on whether South Africa’s queen of the track and world champion’s hyperandrogenism is a problem gets delayed.

Why Caster deserves her (belated) Laureus nomination
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Why Caster deserves her (belated) Laureus nomination

South Africa’s sprinting queen had a brilliant 2017 and handled all the associated pressures with dignity.
Ultra-distance legend Piet Vorster dies
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Ultra-distance legend Piet Vorster dies

In 1979, he famously held off the legendary Bruce Fordyce to win the ‘up run’ of the Comrades.
What you need to know about Lusapho April’s Boston return
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What you need to know about Lusapho April’s Boston return

The local distance runner is South Africa’s big hope at the famous race.
2017 in review: SA athletics leaps and sprints to new heights
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2017 in review: SA athletics leaps and sprints to new heights

The athletes were simply awesome this year … but the administrators were up to their own tricks again too.
SA track and field team grows ahead of Commonwealth Games
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SA track and field team grows ahead of Commonwealth Games

With the exception of the injured Wayde van Niekerk, SA looks set for a fine team for next year’s showpiece event.
SA athletes earn cash bonuses
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SA athletes earn cash bonuses

Prominent local performers like Caster Semenya and Wayde van Niekerk will earn a nice boost just before Christmas for their 2017 exploits.
Athletix Grand Prix: 5 things to know
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Athletix Grand Prix: 5 things to know

For the first time since 2012, local athletics has a series again offering lucrative incentives and stern competition.
How tannie Ans cultivates her champions … like Wayde
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How tannie Ans cultivates her champions … like Wayde

The sprightly 75-year-old manages the ideal combination as a coach: professionalism and humanity.
No luck for Wayde but tannie Ans rewarded
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No luck for Wayde but tannie Ans rewarded

South Africa’s sprinting kingpin misses out on the IAAF world athlete of the year award.
Watch out Luvo! Ruswahl Samaai wants to go bigger in 2018
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Watch out Luvo! Ruswahl Samaai wants to go bigger in 2018

South Africa’s long jump bronze medallist at the World Champs warns his opponents that they don’t know what’ll hit them.
Athletics SA risk losing youngsters with crazy criteria
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Athletics SA risk losing youngsters with crazy criteria

The local federation is trying to raise the bar for Tokyo 2020 qualification but they’ve totally overdone it for next year’s U-20 worlds.
Stephen Mokoka bags historic fourth Shanghai title
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Stephen Mokoka bags historic fourth Shanghai title

The South African just loves this marathon!
Stephen Mokoka chasing record victory in Shanghai
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Stephen Mokoka chasing record victory in Shanghai

But if he’s going to make history in China, he’ll need to be at his best.
Kesa Molotsane richly rewarded for a magnificent campaign
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Kesa Molotsane richly rewarded for a magnificent campaign

Until this year, the distance runner was more known for her exploits on the track but she’s taken road running by storm.
Wayde in line for athlete of the year but Caster gets snubbed
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Wayde in line for athlete of the year but Caster gets snubbed

South Africa’s Olympic and world champion once again proves a darling of the athletics community but Semenya misses out.
Ernst van Dyk dips down pecking order but still solid
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Ernst van Dyk dips down pecking order but still solid

South Africa’s veteran wheelchair racer ends fourth at the New York Marathon.
Van Zyl ends local drought at Soweto Marathon
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Van Zyl ends local drought at Soweto Marathon

Van Zyl slipped off the pace when she took two toilet breaks, as Makhanya stormed clear in the second half.
Gelant wins again, Molotsane ends season in style
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Gelant wins again, Molotsane ends season in style

Gelant completed the race in 29:08, finishing seven seconds clear of Mzazi (29:15) who took second place.
Record entries for Two Oceans ultra-marathon
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Record entries for Two Oceans ultra-marathon

Runners simply can’t seem to get enough of this type of challenge!
Look out for these contenders for the national 10km championship
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Look out for these contenders for the national 10km championship

Despite the absence of Stephen Mokoka, there’s no shortage of exciting candidates eager to shine in Mbombela on Saturday.
Wayde van Niekerk: glancing back on a superb career
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Wayde van Niekerk: glancing back on a superb career

The sprinting kingpin’s best is probably still ahead of him despite his injury hiccup … and his achieved so much already.
Wayde should’ve thought twice about that touch rugby game
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Wayde should’ve thought twice about that touch rugby game

A former 400m record-holder is sympathetic towards the Olympic and world champs’ injury but doctors less so.
Another tragedy won’t knock down local Paralympian
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Another tragedy won’t knock down local Paralympian

Archer Shaun Anderson, who represented SA in Rio last year, not only had his arm amputated but was also recently paralysed in a boat accident.
Wayde sidelined in huge blow to Team SA chances
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Wayde sidelined in huge blow to Team SA chances

South Africa’s sprinting hero sidelined with a frustrating knee injury from a touch rugby game and will miss 2018’s Commonwealth Games.
New elite club breathes new life into long distance running
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New elite club breathes new life into long distance running

The Team Massmart athletics club specifically wants to promote women athletes with the aim of glory in the biggest world marathons.

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