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'

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South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

SA’s quarantine plan for coronavirus

A small Free State dorp and 14 days of isolation — this is the plan for citizens returning from China, to prevent a potential outbreak of the disease

No legal sales in new cannabis Bill

Draft regulations do not allow for commercial cultivation or sale, but policy could change this

Press Releases

Dr Mathew Moyo’s journey to academic victory

The NWU's chief director for library and information services was appointed as a board member of the National Council for Library and Information Services.

UKZN pays tribute to Joseph Shabalala, Doctor of Music (honoris causa)

The university joins the global community in mourning the passing of legendary musician and founding member of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dr Bhekizizwe Joseph Shabalala.

South Africa to be almost R 14-billion wealthier when SAB Zenzele BB-BBEE scheme winds down in April 2020

It’s the biggest BB-BEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history, with a new scheme to be launched

UKZN vice-chancellor calls for perspective and creative engagement on the way forward

In addition to overcoming the deadlock between UKZN and students, a way must be found to reconcile the university's financial obligations and students' long-term needs.

Survey shows South Africans’ approval of president but not of political parties

According to the survey, 62% of South Africans think Cyril Ramaphosa is doing his job well, while 39% say no political party represents their views.

Andrew Makenete joins Africa Agri Tech as an event ambassador

Makenete has a wealth of experience in the agricultural sector

Is your company prepared for the coronavirus?

Companies should consider the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic when evaluating whether they are prepared for the coronavirus, says ContinuitySA.

Explaining the distribution of pension funds

Section 37C of the Pension Funds Act puts the ultimate decision-making responsibility in trustees' hands, says Fedgroup.