IAAF World Championships

De Grasse focused on next year after injury

Just five days before the IAAF World Championships in London, Canada’s Andre De Grasse felt a pop in his right leg while practicing his start.<p>He …

Olympics

Vote for the South African of the Year

Voting is now open for the South African of the Year award!<p>"The South African of the Year is someone who, with a phenomenal achievement, made you …

South African Rugby

Sport24.co.za | Scott returns home for Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Multiple SA record holder, Dominique Scott-Efurd, will be returning home for the first time in 18 months to race in the inaugural Durban 10K …

Sport (South Africa)

Weekend update

18th September 2017<p><b>European Clubs U20 Championships, Brno, Czech Republic, 16 September</b><p>In this annual season ending meet to crown the best junior …

British Athletics

Morgan Lake's not giving up on heptathlon plan

Featured<p>Morgan Lake’s not giving up on heptathlon plan<p>by Stuart Weir<p>Despite focusing on the high jump this season, the double world junior gold …

Athletics

Trengove and Robinson rule the road as Makda and Edmonds take marathon title

<b>Australian Road Running Championships</b><p>Less than two months after her ninth-place performance in the marathon at the IAAF World Championships in …

Sport (Australia)

Desirèe Henry seeks knee pain solution

Featured<p>The world and Olympic relay medallist could undergo surgery this winter in an attempt to solve knee problems<p>For Desirèe Henry, her recent …

Athletics

How I really feel about my summer season

With a heck of a season now behind her, Andrea Seccafien tells us how she feels about it allThe post How I really feel about my summer season …

Running

Lindsey Vonn sets first race of Olympic season

<b>Lindsey Vonn</b> will open the Olympic season at her most successful venue — Lake Louise, Alberta, the first weekend of December.<p>The 2010 Olympic …

Olympics

Sally Pearson will continue to coach herself after success at the IAAF world championships

SALLY Pearson has confirmed she will continue to go it alone as her own coach heading into the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast next year.

Athletics

After controversies before Worlds, athletics body to announce qualification standards early

The committee also reviewed the performance of every athlete who participated in the IAAF World Championships last month.<p>In view of the recent …

India

20 Things We Learned About Team USA Last Week

<i>Toby Miller competes in the men’s snowboard halfpipe final at the Winter Games NZ FIS Snowboard World Cup at Cardrona Alpine Resort on Sept. 8, 2017</i> …

Team USA

Andrea Seccafien grades her 2017 campaign after Canadian 5K win

<i>Canadian Running</i> caught up with Andrea Seccafien at the national 5K road race championships in Toronto as the 2017 IAAF World Championships …

Running

Famed athletics coach dies in Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma claimed the life of Xavier "Dag" Samuels, coach of the fastest men's 400m hurdler in the world for 2017The post Famed athletics coach …

Running

How to follow the 2017 Canadian 5K Road Championships

Everything you need to know about the Sept. 10 championships in Toronto, a must-follow for the Canadian running fanThe post How to follow the 2017 …

Running

Untold stories: why we should know more about East African runners

Jemal Yimer finished fifth in the 10,000m at the world championships and Tim Cheruiyot came second in the 1,500m, yet their stories barely rated a mention. It’s symptomatic of a wider problem<p>On the first night of the World Athletics Championships, the Ethiopian Jemal Yimer finished fifth in the …

IAAF Diamond League

Devon Allen is ready to go all in

8 Sep 2017<p><i>During the IAAF World Championships, the internet fell in love with Devon Allen. And quite frankly, who can blame them? We catch up with</i> …

Athletics

Jenny Simpson Plans To Win The 5th Avenue Mile (Again)

Jenny Simpson at the 2017 IAAF World Championships. Photo courtesy of Kevin Morris at Photorun.net.<p>Jenny Simpson And Emma Coburn Are Ending The …

Running

This is why Birmingham won the Commonwealth Games nod

Birmingham was selected over Liverpool as the UK's candidate for the Commonwealth Games because of the quality of infrastructure the city already …

Birmingham, UK

World Championships must return to Europe in 2023, says Svein Arne Hansen

Featured<p>by Athletics Weekly<p>The European Athletics president has called for a European host of the event after Doha 2019 and Eugene 2021<p>European …

Athletics

Lennox Graham resigns as JCSU head coach

After almost 10 seasons as head coach of the Johnson C. Smith University track and field and cross country programs, Lennox Graham has announced his …

College & University

Usain Bolt Says His World Records Could Last 'At Least 15 to 20 Years'

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt predicted Tuesday during an appearance in Japan that the world records he set during his illustrious track career could last for two decades.<p>Jim Armstrong of the Associated Press passed along comments from Bolt, who said he went up against the "best era" of competition, …

Olympics

Usain Bolt gives Man Utd ultimatum to prove they are title challengers

The Red Devils are top of the Premier League after four matches, but will need to keep winning before the Jamaican will back them to win the crown<p>Manchester United fan and athletics hero Usain Bolt is has been impressed by the side's early form this season, but has given them a few more games to …

Soccer

Athletics season review: London 2017 captured the masses, but Usain Bolt and Mo Farah must be replaced

It was the unlikely figure of Luguelin Santos who did the honours last week, upsetting the three Borlee brothers in their native Belgium to win the final event of the Brussels Diamond League and bring the curtain down on the 2017 outdoor track and field season.<p>For the next few months, athletics …

Olympics

Usain Bolt confident his world records will stick

Former Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt, freshly retired, doesn't have much concern with his world records falling anytime soon.<p>The six-time Olympic gold medalist holds world records in the 100 meters (9.58 seconds) and 200 meters (19.19 seconds), both of which he set in Berlin in 2009.<p>"I think …

Olympics

Athletics SA announce Commonwealth Games training squad

JOHANNESBURG - Athletics SA (ASA) on Monday named a 63-member preparation squad for next year’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.The team …

Sport (South Africa)

Juggling act: School, athletics left middle-distance runner McBride exhausted

Canadian has no regrets after cutting short running season<p>Brandon McBride's rookie season as a professional middle-distance runner, filled with big …

Sports (Canada)

The 2017 Diamond League Season

4 Sep 2017<p><i>Friday’s fireworks marked the final flourish of a 14-date round the world tour of athletics. We take a look back at some weird and</i> …

Athletics

USOC Announces Best Of August Finalists For Team USA

Male Athlete of the Month <b><br>David Dinsmore (New Albany, Ohio), Diving</b><br>Claimed the silver medal at his World University Games debut, posting three dives …

Olympics

Vote On Team USA's Top Athletes From August

<b>Female:</b><p><b>Emma Coburn, Track and Field</b> <br>Became the first American woman to ever win the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the IAAF World Championships, earning …

Olympics