7.6.2019 07:37 pm
The favourite for the women’s race is predicting fireworks, but defending men’s champ Bongmusa Mthembu is typically measured.
Less than two months after she narrowly missed the record at the Two Oceans ultra-marathon, Gerda Steyn predicts the women's race will be fast from the start at the Comrades Marathon on Sunday.
She’ll run the 3000m in California next month, an event she’s competed in at home but not internationally.
One of SA’s brightest talents delivered a promising performance in Shanghai at the weekend.
Ruswahl Samaai also delivers a solid performance in the long jump.
But Africa’s fastest man isn’t in Shanghai just to make up the numbers.
The long jump will be a particularly interesting affair as a dynamic local trio front up.
The appeal will apparently be based on complaints about the judges’ past record on similar cases and how the evidence was handled.
The IOC would create a group of “experts from science, from ethics as well as athletes’ representatives and from international federations” to examine the ruling.
Local star Kesa Molotsane raves over the competitiveness of this year’s Spar Grand Prix series.
Semenya hinted at possible retirement in a tweet, but now says she has no intention of doing so.
Is it not discrimination to make her change her body to compete?
The 23-year-old looks set to join South African athletics’ sprinting explosion.
The medical body has called on doctors not to implement the IAAF’s new regulations aiming to reduce female athletes’ testosterone levels through medication.