Category archives for: Athletics

Harnessing the power of sport to save endangered species

From left-to-right are Chiredzi athletes Promise Kanuka from Malipati,Victor Gutu and Hlengani Michael

from PATRICK CHITONGO in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI, (CAJ News) – ANIMAL rights and conservancy groups are making the most of the influence of sports globally to raise awareness on the dangers faced by some species in Zimbabwe. The efforts have been taken the biggest stage, the London Marathon, held in the British capital. The Kenyan […]

Ethiopian athletes dominate Rome marathon

Rome mayor Virginia Raggi  (left) salutes winning Ethiopian ace female athlete Alemu Megertu, photo Getty Images

from ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – LONG distance Ethiopian athletes showed the world what African runners can do when they dominated both men and women’s races in Rome, Italy on Sunday. Hard running Tebalu Zawude Heyi beat a cluster of 10,000 other contestants to win ahead of fellow countrymen […]

Athletics trio awaits ruling on testosterone levels

Caster Semenya of South Africa

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  PRETORIA, (CAJ News) – THE Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is to deliver its ruling on the controversial call to restrict female athletes’ testosterone levels, a decision that will have an impact on three athletes in the African continent. Global sports body, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), seeks the […]

Blockchain technology tipped to revolutionise SA sport

SA sport

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ALREADY revolutionising the financial sector, blockchain technology is set to unlock the real value of South African sport, in the process breaking a world record. This is according to a group of innovative South Africans who are making the most of this technology to build the largest decentralised […]

SA flies Africa flag highest at Commonwealth Games

Athletics

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa has underlined its status as the continent’s sporting powerhouse with an impressive showing at the just ended Commonwealth Games held in Australia. The continent’s number one sporting nation collected 37 medals to finish sixth out of 71 participating nations. South Africa clinched 13 gold, 11 silver […]

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