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Upsets expected at 2017 Athletics South Africa Senior Championships in Potchefstroom

With the likes of national 100m record holder <b>Akani Simbine</b>, SA 200m record holder <b>Anaso Jobodwana</b>, world 400m record holder <b>Wayde van Niekerk</b> and …

Top SA sprinters to clash at the 2017 South African Championships in Potchefstroom this weekend

<b>South Africa's growing list of world-class sprinters will lead the charge in Potchefstroom this weekend, as a number of elite stars target double</b> …

Kenyans Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat claim 2017 Boston Marathon titles

<b>Geoffrey Kirui won the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, pulling away from three-time U.S. Olympian Galen Rupp with two miles to go to give Kenya its</b> …

South Africa: Lungile Gongqa won the Old Mutual Two Oceans, Lebogang Shange and Ncincilili Titi shine at the weekend

<b>South Africa's road runners dominated a long weekend packed with fine performances, as the nation's elite athletes turned out in various contests</b> …

Kenyan Julius Yego joins a strong line-up of Qatari Olympians at 2017 Doha Diamond League

<b>Qatar’s Olympians and rising stars are set to compete amongst some of the best athletes in the world in the first meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond</b> …

ICYMI: 🇰🇪 #Kenyans Geoffrey Kirui & @KiplagatEdna prevail at 2017 #BostonMarathon on Monday. Kirui 2:09:37 Rupp 2:09:58 📸/@bostonmarathon https://t.co/tgNGWf9f0P

Geoffrey Kirui

BOSTON (CBS) – Geoffrey Kirui won the men’s 2017 Boston Marathon Monday, with an unofficial time of 2:09:37.<p>Kirui and American Galen Rupp separated …

Edna Kiplagat

BOSTON (CBS) – Edna Kiplagat of Kenya won the women’s 2017 Boston Marathon far ahead of the pack, with an unofficial time of 2:21:52.<p>She pulled ahead …

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Skhosana re-elected as Athletics South Africa president – AthleticsAfrica

By<p>( @ Yommie_ATAF) on October 27, 2016 at 9:21 pm<p><b>Aleck Skhosana and his entire Athletics South Africa (ASA) board have been re-elected for another</b> …

Athletics South Africa hold successful Quadrennial General Meeting. –...

By<p>( @ AthleticsSA_) on October 27, 2016 at 8:50 pm<p><b>Athletics South Africa held a successful and peaceful Quadrennial General Meeting at the Garden</b> …

Bekele beats Kipsang at 2016 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON – AthleticsAfrica

By<p>( @ athleticsafrica) on September 26, 2016 at 1:27 pm<p><b>Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele established himself as the second fastest marathon runner ever,</b> …

#HappyBirthday to 2014 Commonwealth Games women's sprint champion & multiple Nigerian 100m champion, Blessing Okagbare @mountain214 today.🎂🍾 https://t.co/FcfxM0jF7v

#Kenya lost #RuthJebet at 17. Today at 19, the Olympic Champion broke the 3000m Steeplechase World Record in 8:52.78 https://t.co/R8BDzmHflg

Jebet steeplechase world record paris

Ruth Jebet broke Gulnara Galinka’s eight-year-old world record to win the women’s 3000m steeplechase on a night of eye-catching distance performances …

Congratulations @EliudKipchoge of #Kenya, the #Rio2016 #Olympics men's marathon champion. #KEN #Athletics https://t.co/mPmEufi4qH

Congrats @JuliusYegoKE on the #Silver medal, despite the ✈️ tickets drama that almost scuttle your #Rio2016 dreams. https://t.co/IDVHe9qwJ5

In Pictures: African athletes at Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Day 6 and 7 –...

Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya on his way to winning the men's 3000m Steeplechase Final on day 6 of Athletics competition at the Rio 2016 Olympics / …

Viljoen wins Javelin silver medal at Rio 2016 Olympics – AthleticsAfrica

Sunette Viljoen wins Javelin Silver at Rio 2016 Olympics<p>By<p>on August 19, 2016 at 10:52 pm<p><b>South Africa’s Sunette Viljoen produced the performance of</b> …

In Pictures: African athletes at Rio 2016 Olympics – Day 4/5 – AthleticsAfrica

The men's 3000m Steeplechase semi-finals on day 4 at the Rio 2016 Olympics / Photo credit: Norman Katende<p>World record-holder in women's 10000m Almaz …

It's 4th for Franck Elemba of #CGO in Shot Put, but a NATIONAL RECORD - 21.20m will console him #Athletics #Rio2016 https://t.co/VRZLzHO1Wb

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News Feed<p>This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.<p>Sara Kolak #CRO …

In Pictures: African athletes at Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Day 3 –...

Women's marathon final on day 3 at the Rio 2016 Olympics / Photo credit: Norman Katende<p>Nyakisi Adero of Uganda, who finished 68th in 2:42.39, during …

In Pictures: African athletes at Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Day 2 –...

Paul Kipngetich Tanui of Kenya and Ethiopian Demelash after the men's 10,000 Final on day 2 at the Rio 2016 Olympics / Photo credit: Norman …