Wayde van Niekerk missed out on being named the IAAF world athlete of the year, but the South African superstar was still celebrating success after his coach, ‘Tannie Ans’ Botha, was handed a Lifetime Coaching Achievement award.
Crowned world long jump champion in London last week, Luvo Manyonga has had his sights set on the world record for quite some time now. Maybe, on Wednesday in France, he’ll help South African athletics to yet another high.
Caster Semenya was a consummate winner of the two-lapper as she clocked a personal best and world-leading 1min 55.16sec to claim gold at the IAAF World Championships in London.
Caster Semenya capped a superb 2017 IAAF World Championships campaign for South Africa by capturing the team’s third gold medal in London on Sunday night, writes MARK ETHERIDGE
Olympic 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk’s dream of a double 200/400m triumph came within 0.02sec of being realised at the IAAF World Championships in London on Thursday night, writes MARK ETHERIDGE.
Less than 24 hours after winning his second IAAF World Championships 400m title, South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk gave himself a shot at the 200/400m double in London on Wednesday, writes MARK ETHERIDGE
South Africa’s Olympic champion, Wayde van Niekerk, added World Championships 400m gold to his trophy collection with a consummate victory in London on Tuesday night, writes MARK ETHERIDGE.
Crashing to the ground at the line, South Africa’s Caster Semenya came close to gatecrashing one of the greatest women’s 1500-metre finals at the IAAF World Championships in London on Monday, writes MARK ETHERIDGE.
South Africa’s Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk boxed clever once again on Sunday as he booked his place in the World Championships 400-metre final in London, writes MARK ETHERIDGE.
South Africa bagged long jump gold and bronze through Luvo Manyonga and Ruswahl Samaai at the World Championships in London on Saturday, while Usain Bolt bowed out of the global athletics scene with bronze in the 100-metre final.