Adding the 200m to his repertoire puts Wayde van Niekerk on a collision course with Usain Bolt.
Usain Bolt lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals when Jamaica was stripped of their 4x100m relay win at the 2008 Beijing Games.
South African women’s 100m record-holder Carina Horn is willing to risk life and limb to dip below 11 seconds in the short-sprint event this year.
The Comrades Marathon Association has announced the official distance of the 2017 edition of the race, as well as marginal changes to the route.
Athletics SA has unveiled a potent provisional relay preparation squad with an eye on the IAAF World Relays and the World Championships.
He now has the athletics world in his hands after Rio, but even as a youngster, Wayde van Niekerk was proving to be a hit on the international scene.
A team of 'trustable' team of doctors will start monitoring Kenya's top runners in a bid to stamp out doping that has tainted the country's athletics.
Three Chinese weightlifters have been stripped of their gold medals from the 2018 Beijing Games for doping violations.
SA's Olympic 400m champion sprinter Wayde van Niekerk is in line for global honours at the prestigious Laureus World Sports Awards.
Caster Semenya married her long-time partner in an extravagant ‘white wedding’ ceremony which coincided with her 26th birthday.
USA Track and Field have labelled Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton "the world's greatest athlete" following his retirement on Wednesday.
Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Wayde van Niekerk popped the question to his longtime girlfriend Chesney Campbell.
Usain Bolt plans to concentrate on the 100 metres in the 2017 season which will bring the curtain down on a glorious career.
Russian anti-doping officials have acknowledged a massive doping conspiracy in their country, but still reject claims of government involvement.
TeamSA may not have dominated the Paralympic Games as in the past but the next iteration will be there for the taking, writes Kevin McCallum