Gold Coast, Australia, the venue of next year’s Commonwealth Games, will be missing world athletics’ golden boy Wayde van Niekerk, writes MARK ETHERIDGE.
Three South Africans are in contention for the IAAF 2017 World Athletes of the Year awards.
Olympic champion and world record holder Wayde van Niekerk fired a crackerjack shot across the bows of any would-be pretenders to his World Championship 400m crown in Switzerland on Thursday night, writes MARK ETHERIDGE.
He went on record as saying he was going for something ‘ridiculous’ over the little-run 300m event on Wednesday night and Wayde van Niekerk, South Africa’s golden boy of world athletics, made a world record victory look ridiculously easy, writes MARK ETHERIDGE.
South Africa’s golden boy of the track, Wayde van Niekerk, added another South African record to his collection in Kingston, Jamaica, late on Saturday night. MARK ETHERIDGE reports.
You simply can’t keep a good man down. So proved Luvo Manyonga, when he soared to his second national long jump record of the season as the SA senior track and field championships wound down in Potchefstroom on Saturday.
Led by Akani Simbine, sprinters were the star performers on Friday, setting an explosive start on the first of two days of competition at the ASA Athletics Championships in Potchefstroom.
The Proteas Women sealed a clinical 63-run victory in their World Cup Qualifying opener against Pakistan in Sri Lanka on Tuesday. Dane van Niekerk’s side are already looking in good shape to reach the Super Six stage of the tournament now, after defeating supposedly their closest competitors in the group stages. They take on Scotland only one day later on Wednesday,… Read more →
The Proteas women failed to chase down a 137-run target and fell to a 10-run defeat to Bangladesh in their third ODI in Cox’s Bazar on Monday.
By Mark Etheridge Swimmers dominated Team South Africa’s medal count at the recent AUSC Region 5 Games in Luanda, Angola, winning almost half of the team’s 125 medals. The final Games-winning tally was made up of 65 gold, 35 silver and 25 medals. After winning 60 medals the swimming code was in turn dominated by two swimmers who share a… Read more →