SA’s 100m Youth Olympic winner says he’s no Usain Bolt

Luke Davids is the fastest youth sprinter in the world after his cracking gold but he’s keeping expectations low.

South Africa's newest sprinting sensation has brushed off comparisons with the legendary Usain Bolt.

SA’s 100m Youth Olympic winner says he’s no Usain Bolt
SA’s 100m Youth Olympic winner says he’s no Usain Bolt

SA’s 100m Youth Olympic winner says he’s no Usain Bolt

Luke Davids is the fastest youth sprinter in the world after his cracking gold but he’s keeping expectations low.

Irvette aims to be part of ‘holy trinity’

Irvette aims to be part of ‘holy trinity’

Used to the pace of shorter distances now, the consistent performer believes she can scale new heights.
Records tumble at CitySurfRun

Records tumble at CitySurfRun

Ugandan athletes Joshua Cheptegei and Stella Chesang clocked the fastest 10km times ever run on local soil
Reinstated road runners disqualified again

Reinstated road runners disqualified again

The first four athletes across the line were disqualified from the Pietermaritzburg leg of the Grand Prix series before controversially being let off the hook.
Mixed bag of changes for 2019 Comrades

Mixed bag of changes for 2019 Comrades

The elite competitors are in for a bonanza if they deliver the goods, but the news isn’t so rosy for the brave amateurs.
Mashele shines again, this time on the road

Mashele shines again, this time on the road

Meanwhile, 87-year-old Diane Larkin set a world best in the 85-90 age group but it won’t count.
UN backs Caster in hammering IAAF over new gender rules

UN backs Caster in hammering IAAF over new gender rules

The UN Human Rights Council say the rules, which will affect SA’s queen of the track, appear to contravene multiple international human rights.
Mokoka breaks local drought at Cape Town Marathon

Mokoka breaks local drought at Cape Town Marathon

Meanwhile, Irvette van Zyl gallops to an impressive triumph over the shorter distance in one of the best performances of her career.
WATCH: Caster stars in brilliant Nike ad

WATCH: Caster stars in brilliant Nike ad

She’s as defiant and determined as ever.
Mthembu grabs bronze at 100km World Champs

Mthembu grabs bronze at 100km World Champs

South Africa’s ultra-distance ace holds on as he delivers a fine performance.
Another day, another record for Caster

Another day, another record for Caster

She now also holds the national record in the 400m after a fine run in Ostrava.
Semenya leads Africa’s charge in women’s 800m Czech Republic

Semenya leads Africa’s charge in women’s 800m Czech Republic

Her magnificent recent form will count in her favour.
Lebron James flies to Berlin to support Caster Semenya

Lebron James flies to Berlin to support Caster Semenya

Basketball star carves time out of his schedule to watch SA athlete’s record-breaking performance.
Semenya continues record-breaking spree

Semenya continues record-breaking spree

Barely three months after setting her own national 1000m record, she eclipses it again.
Golden night for Semenya and Manyonga

Golden night for Semenya and Manyonga

South Africa’s two star athletes retain their Diamond League crowns to underline their class.
Wayde is back on track

Wayde is back on track

His 10-month absence since injuring his knee in a touch rugby game has felt more like ages.
Confident Semenya targets Diamond League title

Confident Semenya targets Diamond League title

It’s been a year of experimentation for South Africa’s queen on the track but on Thursday she’ll be starring in her favoured event.
Disqualified road runners back in the mix

Disqualified road runners back in the mix

Five athletes were controversially disqualified from last weekend’s Spar Grand Prix for following the wrong route but have been reinstated.
Controversy blows Grand Prix series wide open

Controversy blows Grand Prix series wide open

Five leading contenders inexplicably run the wrong route in Pietermaritzburg.
Manyonga flaunts form ahead of Diamond League finals

Manyonga flaunts form ahead of Diamond League finals

South Africa’s long jump kingpin leaps his way to a meeting record in Birmingham.
Undisclosed illness means Caster won’t run in Birmingham

Undisclosed illness means Caster won’t run in Birmingham

She became ill during the African Championships.
Caster fronts Africa’s challenge at Continental Cup

Caster fronts Africa’s challenge at Continental Cup

South Africa’s representation in the African team for the world event next month is substantial.
Caster awaits IOC ruling, could celebrate Women’s Day as double Olympic champ

Caster awaits IOC ruling, could celebrate Women’s Day as double Olympic champ

South Africa will have another reason to celebrate Women’s Day on Thursday as Caster Semenya is in line for a historic first in world athletics.
Semenya delighted with double gold

Semenya delighted with double gold

South Africa’s queen of the track took a gamble in competing in the 400m earlier this week but it paid off as she defends her 800m continental title.
Alkana earns emotional victory

Alkana earns emotional victory

The hurdles specialist overcame injury and personal tragedy with a fine performance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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