Thursday, December 1, 2022

Athletics

African and world athletics from an African angle, here on SPNAfrica News, with Live athletics events and Video On Demand stories on SPNAfrica.com

Celebration of post-COVID running through the Constantia Winelands

Siviwe Nkombi and Emily Djock took honours at the annual K-Way VOB Grape Run Half Marathon, run through a network of Constantia Valley Wine Estates this morning in a celebration of running’s return from the impact of the COVID...

Ugandan and Kenyan athletes plunder medals at the World Mountain and Trail Running Championships...

Ugandan athletes reigned supreme in the mountain running ‘Up and Down’ race on the final day (Sunday 6 November) of the World Trail and Mountain Running Championships at the Thailand resort of Chiang Mai, taking top honours in both...

Golden Trail showdown spectacular in North Atlantic

Remi Bonnet and Nienke Brinkman were crowned the 2022 Golden Trail World Series champions after decisive performances at the Golden Trail Series Grand Final at the Madeira Ocean&Trails® Stage Race over the past five days, while African athletes turned...

Golden trails lead to Madeira for season climax

It’s showtime for trail running as the world’s top marathon-distance trail athletes fly into Funchal, the capital of the Portuguese Island of Madeira, to take part in this week’s Golden Trail Series Grand Final at the Madeira Ocean&Trails® Stage...

Tadu Nare races to SPAR Grand Prix 10km riches in Cape Town

Small of stature but a giant at heart, Tadu Teshome Nare, raced to an emphatic victory at the 2022 SPAR Grand Prix 10km race at Green Point in Cape Town this morning (Sunday 23 October) to seal her top...

Ethiopians favoured for rich pickings at SPAR Grand Prix Series Final in Cape Town

Many of the continent’s leading female distance athletes will be in action at the climax of the 2022 Women’s 10km SPAR Grand Prix circuit in Green Point, Cape Town tomorrow morning (Sunday 23 October). Cape Town has hosted a number of...

Two Oceans Marathon look to return to the glory years

Confirmation that the Totalsports Two Oceans Marathon will move from their traditional Easter Weekend was a significant point of discussion at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting at a Cape Town hotel yesterday evening when it was confirmed that entries...

Stephen Mokoka makes it a treble at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon as Meseret...

Stephen Mokoka made it three out of three with an emphatic victory at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon this morning (Sunday 16 October) as the Mother City came alive in a celebration of running, health and wellbeing. And 26-year-old Ethiopian,...

Kane Reilly races to record-breaking win at Cape Town Trail Marathon

Kane Reilly turned the tables on long-time rival, Johardt van Heerden, racing to a record-breaking victory at the Cape Town Trail Marathon by Ryan Sandes, while Landie Greyling took the women’s title after a race-long battle with close rival...

Can Mokoka make it three in a row at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon?

A new route filled with icons and opportunities, the return of the masses, serious wheel-chair speed racing, a local action hero, party fun and entertainment and the excitement of the first year of Abbott Marathon Major candidacy – those...