2024-OLYMPIC-GAMES

Akani SIMBINE of South Africa in action in the MenÕs 4x100m Relay during day 7 of the World Athletics Championships Budapest 2023 at National Athletics Centre on August 25, 2023 in Budapest,

Akani Simbine gears up for domestic track and field season

South African 100m record holder Akani Simbine has confirmed to SABC Sport that he will kick off his season at the Athletics South Africa Grand Prix meeting at Pilditch Stadium on 18 March.

South African marathon runner Philani Buthelezi

Philani Buthelezi targets Olympic qualification outside of South Africa

Following his triumph in the Tuks Bestmed half-marathon on Saturday, Philani Buthelezi is not convinced he can achieve the Olympic marathon qualifying time in South Africa.

South Africa 400m hurdles athlete Zeney van der Walt

Hurdler Zeney van der Walt to focus on single event this year

Reigning South African 400m hurdles champion Zeney van der Walt has decided to focus solely on her speciality event and will not compete in the flat 400m during the upcoming track and field season kicking off next month.

South African sprinter Akani Simbine

Akani Simbine motivated by unfinished business at Olympic Games

South Africa’s renowned sprinter Akani Simbine is determined to break his streak of no medals at major international competitions.

SA weightlifter Anneke Spies

Who is SA’s top female weightlifter and Olympic hopeful Anneke Spies?

SA female weightlifter Anneke Spies made her major international debut at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, but she’s been earning her stripes for some time now in minority sport.

Marathon World Record holder Kelvin Kiptum

Marathon world record holder Kelvin Kiptum dies aged 24

Kenyan athlete and marathon world record holder Kelvin Kiptum has died, aged 24 years old.