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Fear and uncertainty grip sports due to Covid-19 outbreak

Bankruptcy? Quarantine centres? SA’s sporting bodies are facing their greatest-ever challenge

Athletes test their medal mettle

With Caster Semenya out of the running,  can other leading athletes deliver on the nation’s  high expectations?

‘Fight for Caster Semenya, fight for our nation’

Sports minister urges South Africans to support Caster Semenya against ‘discriminatory’ rules

IAAF, ASA agree court must rule on female classification

​Presidents from Athletics South Africa and the IAAF met to discuss their positions on the latter's new eligibility regulations

Athletics SA in Caster’s corner, challenging IAAF’s ruling

The new rule, which will become active from November 1 this year, directly impacts South Africa's double Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya

Rio 2016 Olympics: Win or lose, Caster Semenya will run into an ugly firestorm

She seems a shoo-in to clinch the 800m gold in Rio. But the only certainty is yet more controversy.

SA saddened by Mulaudzi’s untimely death

President Jacob Zuma says SA has lost a true hero and disciplined athlete in Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, who died in a car crash on Friday.

African Championships: Cash-strapped ASA races against the clock

Financially crippled ASA has been asked to reassess the team selected for the African Championships, less than two weeks before the event.

Is ASA’s poor track record doomed to persist with a tarnished leader?

Instead of starting afresh with this weekend's leadership elections, most of the candidates put forward have a tarnished history. Denial is rife.

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