IAAF

Simbine sprints out of Bolt’s shadow

With the Jamaican out of the picture, South Africa’s favourite in a new generation of sprinters may just snatch the gold

Van Niekerk to miss 400m world title defence in Qatar

Explaining his decision to skip the September 27-October 6 world championships in Doha, Van Niekerk said he did not want to rush back.

Athletes test their medal mettle

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

‘I’m targeted because I’m undefeated’ — Caster

The 28 year-old has been embroiled in a bitter legal battle with the IAAF over rules that force female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels

What we talk about when we talk about Caster Semenya

Semenya's fight tells us much about how the world sees black women, especially as they compete for gold.

Caster Semenya World Champs hopes dashed

The reigning women's 800m champion will not be able to defend her title after a Swiss judge ruled against IAAF regulations being suspended

Caster to appeal CAS ruling

The Olympic gold medallist will appeal the ruling which is set to bar her from participating without artificially reducing her testosterone levels

Why Dutee Chand’s ‘coming out’ is more complicated than it seems

The Indian athlete's brave challenge to gender and caste norms comes at a crucial time for India

Athletics SA appeal Semenya judgment

The next chapter in the prolonged battle to secure the professional future of Caster Semenya is about to be written

Semenya war reaches new impasse

The athletics world will fail to turn unless the IAAF placates a new opponent

​Caster treated like Saartjie Baartman

Last week’s IAAF ruling marks the latest chapter in the poliving of black bodies

Editorial: We stand behind you, Caster

'We have come to expect discrimination from world athletics bodies. Witness the ongoing battle to force Caster Semenya off the track'

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it