de Beer to defend title in Tshwane - SA under-age Championships

South Africa Juniors

Gerhard de Beer, World Junior Championships bronze medalist in the discus throw, will be one of the athletes amongst the men to defend his title at the SA Sub-Youth, Youth, Junior and Under 23 Championships.

SA top youth athletes eye World Championships qualifications in Pretoria

SA Youth Championships logo

The annual SA Sub-Youth, Youth, Junior and Under 23 Championships is set to take place at the Pilditch stadium in Pretoria from 4-6 April 2013, an opportunity for the youth athletes to qualify for the World Youth Championships taking place in Ukraine in July.

Athletics Mpumalanga cancels 2013 Longtom Marathon

Athletics South Africa

The 2013 Longtom Ultra and Half Marathons have been officially cancelled due to financial constraints and contracting of a major corporate title sponsor for the event has been postponed to the 2014 budgetary year.

Magistrate Nair grants Oscar Pistorius R1m bail

Oscar Pistorius in court / Photo: Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko
Magistrate Desmond Nair of the Pretoria Magistrate's Court has granted South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius bail set at R1-Million following three and a half days of dramatic testimony and argument.

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'She died in my arms,' teary Oscar Pistorius tells court

Oscar Pistorius in court / Photo: Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko

South African Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius tells the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Tuesday in an affidavit his version of how he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's day, February 14, 2013.

South Africa: Evans confident of retaining post amid impeachment threats

James Evans, ASA president / Photo: YellowPages

Athletics South Africa (ASA) president, James Evans, is confident he will retain his position despite an attempt by more than half of its board to have him impeached.

LIVE UPDATES: The Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

Oscar Pistorius arrives at the Police Station / Photo: SAPA

Follow us for comprehensive updates and stories from the murder trial of South African Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius - Live from Pretoria.

Athletics South Africa sets March & April dates for Permit Meets

Athletics South Africa (ASA) has confirmed that one province and two clubs have stepped forward to host Permit Meetings during the months of March and April 2013.

Road to Rio 2016: SASCOC charges SA Coaches to look Beyond London

More than 900 attendees at the National SASCOC Coaches conference/Photo Credit: Linly De Beer

More than 900 delegates from national, provincial and state federations and unions attended the 2nd annual National SASCOC coaching framework conference, which ended today at the Birchwood Hotel, Boksburg from all sport codes, including a large group of athletics coaches.

When the 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius meets Jay Leno

Oscar Pistorius was a guest on the NBC ‘Tonight With Jay Leno’ show / Photo: Paul Drinkwater/NBC

South African Paralympic star, Oscar Pistorius, took part in his first ever US television chat show when he was a guest on the NBC ‘Tonight With Jay Leno’ show on Tuesday.


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