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Spotlight on ASA athlete mismanagement

Did pressure from ASA force bronze medal winner Anaso Jobodwana to deliberately false-start in his 100m heat?

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Farah gets Coe backing

Lord Coe has inherited a sport in crisis but the new IAAF president does not believe that mistrust should extend to Britain’s record-breaker Mo Farah.

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EPA

US earns another gold on Merritt

LaShawn Merritt clinched a sixth successive 4x400m relay title for the US on Sunday.

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SA jumpers fall short
August 24 2015 at 12:32

Beijing failed to bring any joy to South African long jumper Khotso Mokoena at the IAAF World Athletics Championships.

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Fraser-Pryce out to emulate Bolt
August 24 2015 at 12:04

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce takes centre-stage on Monday as she bids to complete a men's and women's world 100m double for Jamaica.

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Farah targets double glory
August 24 2015 at 08:33

Mo Farah believes he can achieve a historic distance double by winning the 5 000 metres at the World Championships, having won the 10 00 Saturday.

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Felix starts world championship campaign
August 24 2015 at 08:07

Allyson Felix kicked-off her bid for a first world athletics championships 400 metres gold by sauntering through the opening heats.

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Usain still fastest man on planet
August 23 2015 at 15:38

Usain Bolt once again produced his best when it mattered most to retain his 100m title on Sunday. [Video]

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Fajdek retains hammer title
August 23 2015 at 15:05

Pawel Fajdek underlined his dominance of the men’s hammer with two throws over 80m on Sunday.

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Shange breaks SA record
August 23 2015 at 12:59

Despite finishing 11th, Lebogang Shange broke the SA record in the 20km in Beijing on Sunday.

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Ennis-Hill closes in on gold
August 23 2015 at 10:12

Jessica Ennis-Hill took charge of the heptathlon in the race for athletics glory in Beijing on Sunday.

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Bolt, Gatlin showdown edging closer
August 21 2015 at 09:43

Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin will get the world championships off to an explosive start when they take their rivalry onto the Beijing track.

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I can’t save athletics on my own
August 20 2015 at 10:37

Olympic and world sprint champion Usain Bolt has been saddened by the focus on doping in the run-up to the world championships.

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Coe’s unenviable task
August 20 2015 at 09:39

Newly-elected IAAF president Sebastian Coe has pledged to beat the drugs cheats.

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History beckons for SA sprint duo
August 19 2015 at 10:56

History awaits two South Africans in the 100 metres in the upcoming World Championships in Beijing.

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Coe‘s warning to drug cheats
August 19 2015 at 10:29

Newly-elected IAAF president Sebastian Coe says there will be no “zero tolerance” for drug cheats in track and field.

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Coe elected IAAF president
August 19 2015 at 07:32

Britain's Sebastian Coe beat Ukraine's former pole vault legend Sergey Bubka to take over from Lamine Diack as IAAF president.

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Coe, Bubka in race for IAAF presidency
August 18 2015 at 12:40

Athletics legends Sergey Bubka and Sebastian Coe will go head-to-head in their bid to become president of the sport's world body.

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Farah backs Coe to clean up athletics
August 18 2015 at 09:04

Mo Farah believes Sebastian Coe will clean up crisis-ridden athletics if he is elected International Association of Athletics Federations president.

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Athletics reels from latest revelations
August 17 2015 at 12:42

Around a third of the 1 800 athletes competing at the World Championships in Beijing at admitted to having broken anti-doping rules in the past year.

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Coe in last push for IAAF presidency
August 17 2015 at 11:36

Double Olympic champion Sebastian Coe reiterated his intention to support individual federations if elected IAAF president.

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IAAF ‘supressed doping study’
August 16 2015 at 14:01

The authors of a doping survey have been barred from discussing their work, it has been reported.

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Bolt skips training camp
August 16 2015 at 12:54

Usain Bolt is set to miss Jamaica’s training camp before the world championships later this month.

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