It was not a good night for Thando Roto, who stumbled getting out of the blocks and then had to work hard to catch up.
In the end, the result was the same – Caster Semenya dominated her rivals to cruise to victory at the Diamond League event in Oslo on Thursday night.
Cameron van der Burgh has distinguished himself as the country’s top swimmer at the first two legs of the Mare Nostrum Series in Europe.
Caster Semenya lines up as the favourite in in the 800m, as she leads five South African athletes at the IAAF Diamond League meet in Oslo, Norway.
Sprinter Henricho Bruintjies was the best of an eight-member South African contingent at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Turku, Finland.
Wayde van Niekerk and Luvo Manyonga were the best of the South African contingent competing on the international Track and Field circuit.
Wayde van Niekerk knocked 0.03 seconds off Anaso Jobodwana’s previous South African record to go top of the global leader board.
Sebastian Coe says Usain Bolt will retire as the Muhammad Ali of track and field, hanging up his spikes as the greatest sprinter of all time.
The South African’s form in the half-lap event bodes well for his bid at the World Championships in London in August, where ...
“I didn’t perform as well as I would like to perform, but I have been a bit inconsistent, so the main goal is to be more consistent.”
Usain Bolt has no regrets as he prepares to hang up his spikes and says he is looking forward to watching the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as a spectator.
Usain Bolt has cautioned Canadian young gun Andre De Grasse to temper his expectations of dethroning him at the World Championships in London.
Canadian sprint sensation Andre De Grasse hopes to fill the void left by Usain Bolt's retirement later this year.
Wayde van Niekerk and Akani Simbine have both paid tribute to sprint king Usain Bolt ahead of his final race on home soil in Jamaica on Saturday.
If you've been bitten by the Comrades Marathon bug, follow these simple tips and you'll be well on your way to competing in the "Ultimate Human Race".
Now, 96 years and 92 races later, the Comrades Marathon is as famous for its race day camaraderie as it is for the mighty distance runners cover.