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Mthembu, Wostmann SA's Comrades hopefuls

Organisers of the Comrades Marathon are expecting between 18 000 and 19 000 runners to line up at the Durban City Hall.

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Farah records year’s fastest 10 00m

Olympic and world champion Mo Farah ran the year's fastest time at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting.

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A Comrades poser from Fordyce ...

Comrades Marathon ‘King’, Bruce Fordyce, nine times winner of the world’s greatest ultra marathon, has warned the lead runners in Sunday’... Read Story

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Mthembu, Wostmann SA's Comrades hopefuls
May 30 2015 at 12:48

Organisers of the Comrades Marathon are expecting between 18 000 and 19 000 runners to line up at the Durban City Hall.

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Farah records year’s fastest 10 00m
May 30 2015 at 10:00

Olympic and world champion Mo Farah ran the year's fastest time at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting.

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A Comrades poser from Fordyce ...
May 29 2015 at 12:49

Comrades Marathon ‘King’, Bruce Fordyce, nine times winner of the world’s greatest ultra marathon, has warned the lead runners in Sunday’s 90th anniversary edition of the 87.7km event.

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Running for charity
May 28 2015 at 16:51

When Bari Melker sets foot in KwaZulu-Natal this weekend, all that will be on her mind is the Comrades Marathon finish line.

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Granny, 70, running her last Comrades
May 28 2015 at 12:43

Grandmother of eight, Patsy Clemmans, 70, is the oldest female athlete who will join 22 365 other runners as they race to Pietermaritzburg.

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Advice for Comrades race supporters
May 27 2015 at 17:10

While running 89km presents a stiff challenge to participants in the “Ultimate Human Race”, those watching it will face a marathon of their own.

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Commonwealth Games will cost billions
May 27 2015 at 12:36

R3.4bn: that's the staggering amount SA taxpayers are set to pay to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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Comrades requires mental fitness
May 27 2015 at 09:02

Barry Holland has completed 42 consecutive Comrades marathons, earning himself 12 silver medals in the process.

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Bolt wins 200m at rainy Ostrava
May 27 2015 at 08:15

Usain Bolt won the 200 metres in his season's best time in rainy, cold conditions at the Ostrava Golden Spike meeting.

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Sascoc upbeat about Commonwealth Games
May 26 2015 at 13:21

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) said it was upbeat about the country's chances of hosting the 2022 Commonwealth games.

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Gatlin is misunderstood - manager
May 20 2015 at 11:15

When a furious Justin Gatlin left Beijing, boasting he was going 'to drop a bomb” in his next race, his manager could only raise a smile.

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Gatland ‘kicked out’ of Beijing meet
May 19 2015 at 09:47

Controversial sprinter Justin Gatlin ran into a new row when he flew home on the eve of the Beijing World Challenge meeting.

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More disappointment for Phelps
May 18 2015 at 08:01

Michael Phelps had set his sights on testing himself against Ryan Lochte on the final day of competition at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Phelps endures tough return
May 17 2015 at 11:57

Michael Phelps had a difficult return to the 200m butterfly in Charlotte on Saturday, finishing a distant 7th.

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Mo in favour of night marathon
May 14 2015 at 18:03

British double Olympic champion Mo Farah backed plans for a night-time marathon at the 2019 World Athletics Championships.

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Gatlin costs US Olympic relay medal
May 14 2015 at 09:36

The United States 4x100 metre men's relay team have been stripped of their silver medals from the London 2012 Olympics in the wake of Tyson Gay's doping case.

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Lavillenie withdraws from Doha meet
May 12 2015 at 12:29

Pole vault world record-holder Renaud Lavillenie withdrew from the season-opening Diamond League meet in Doha after injuring his right shoulder.

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I’m not a dope - Magakwe
May 9 2015 at 16:49

South Africa’s fastest man, Simon Magakwe, insists he never dodged a doping test.

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Bulgaria goes mad for the green biaze
May 8 2015 at 20:15

Ten years ago there was not a single full-sized snooker table in Bulgaria, now viewing figures oustrip those of the country’s most popular sport, volleyball.

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Phelps to swim at Charlotte meet
May 6 2015 at 08:16

Michael Phelps will take his next step toward an Olympic return at the 2016 Rio Games when he headlines a top-flight field at the Arena Pro Swim Series event in Charlotte.

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