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Elaine Thompson wins 200m to complete sprint double at Jamaican championships

24 June 2019, 6:39 AM

Elaine Thompson won the 200m in a world leading 22.00sec on Sunday to complete a sprint double at the Jamaican Athletics Championships as she continues her return from an injury marred 2018.

Caster Semenya

White supremacy is appearing again in athletics: Law expert

14 June 2019, 7:44 AM

Prof Steve Cornelius, Head of the Department of Private Law at the University of Pretoria and former member of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Disciplinary Tribunal says white supremacy is appearing again in athletics.

Caster Semenya

Caster Semenya: how much testosterone is too much for a female athlete?

3 May 2019, 7:15 AM

The South African athlete, Caster Semenya, has lost her case against the athletic governing body, IAAF, which means that she will have to take medication to lower her testosterone levels if she wishes to continue competing internationally in running events.

Mo Farah bust up with Gebrselassie escalates over assault claim

25 April 2019, 5:20 PM

Athletics icons Mo Farah and Haile Gebrselassie are locked in an escalating dispute just days away from the London Marathon with claims of robbery and an alleged assault at the heart of the row.

Athletics SA misses 2017/2018 transformation target

23 April 2019, 9:22 PM

Athletics is the only one of the five major sporting codes in the country that has not reached its transformation target for 2017/2018 according to the findings of the latest Eminent Persons Group.



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