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Police probe bugging at Sascoc's Olympic House
Police probe bugging at Sascoc's Olympic House
Police are investigating sensational claims of “covert” bugging at the office of South Africa’s Olympic sports body, Sascoc, and at the home...
Caster runs into trouble again
Caster runs into trouble again
Caster Semenya’s future in athletics has once again been called into question after a recent study, jointly funded by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the World Anti-Doping Agency, found that women athletes with high levels of testosterone have a...
Namibia's great athlete quits Olympic post amid scandal
Namibia's great athlete quits Olympic post amid scandal
In Namibia, few are more admired than Frankie Fredericks. Long after he retired from athletics, he remains a national hero.
Bolt helps new track series streak out of starting blocks
Bolt helps new track series streak out of starting blocks
Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt secured a classy win for his All-Stars team with two impressive runs on the final night of the inaugural...
Faster Caster is just hitting her stride and might be on her way to new world record
Faster Caster is just hitting her stride and might be on her way to new world record
Caster Semenya calls Toby Sutcliffe “Dad”. Sutcliffe, the brains behind the High Performance Centre (HPC) at the University of Pretoria (Tuks),...
Nature and nurture tell a big part of the story about two of SA's Rio-bound athletes
Nature and nurture tell a big part of the story about two of SA's Rio-bound athletes
Sitting not far apart in economy class on an aircraft bound for Canada six years ago were two singular young South African athletes. They were part...
Rio 2016 Olympics: Win or lose, Caster Semenya will run into an ugly firestorm
Rio 2016 Olympics: Win or lose, Caster Semenya will run into an ugly firestorm
When Caster Semenya won the world championship 800m final in Berlin in 2009, she was rewarded with a ban on competing on top of a crushing...
Homecoming of sorts for hurdles coach
Homecoming of sorts for hurdles coach
One of the more interesting sideshows in the pre-Olympics merry-go-round concerns the role of women coaches – particularly on the track. ...
New clouds over Caster Semenya's stellar form
New clouds over Caster Semenya's stellar form
Little-known middle-distance athlete Samuel Sepeng has been credited with being one of the hidden factors behind Caster Semenya’s phenomenal...
Lebogang Shange's fast walk to fame
Lebogang Shange's fast walk to fame
In 2008 Lebogang Shange was eking out a living in Orange Farm on the southern outskirts of Jo’burg, wondering miserably about his future. An...
SA athletics high on speed
SA athletics high on speed
More than a Trivial Pursuit question but possibly less than a household name, former sprinter Mathew Quinn gets excited when discussing South...
Go, Wayde, mom's right behind you
Go, Wayde, mom's right behind you
"I was known to be a very fast runner,” Odessa Swarts recalls. “I was a big girl, not fat, but I weighed between 72 and 74kg at 16. They used to...

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