Gudaf Tsegay Smashes 5000m World Record

Ethiopia’s Gudaf Tsegay set the second senior world record of her career and her first outdoors, smashing the world 5000m record with a remarkable 14:00.21* run at the Diamond League Final in Eugene on Sunday, 17 September 2023. Photo: World Athletics (Instagram)

Ethiopia’s Gudaf Tsegay set the second senior world record of her career and her first outdoors, smashing the world 5000m record at the Diamond League Final!
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Boipelo Tshemese: South Africa’s Rising Athletics Star

South African sprinter, Boipelo Tshemese, is aiming to build on her recent ASA Senior Track and Field Championship 100m bronze medal victory. She chats to Babsie Kutwana about emulating her heroes. Photo: Supplied

Rising South African sprinter, Boipelo Tshemese, is aiming to build on her recent ASA Senior Track and Field Championship 100m bronze medal victory. She chats to Babsie Kutwana about emulating her heroes Allyson Felix, Wenda Nel and Tebogo Mamatu. #GoGirls

Steenkamp Sets Sight on Successful 2021

South African 100m-hurdles record holder Rikenette Steenkamp has promised to make the most of the year ahead. Image: Supplied

South African track and field athlete, Rikenette Steenkamp, takes to social media to share her plans for 2021. The 100m hurdles record holder hopes to seize every opportunity.

Justine Palframan on the Comeback

South African Olympian, Justine Palframan is hoping to qualify for the Olympic Games in Tokyo after recently celebrating 12 years for running for South Africa. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her Rio Olympic experience, breaking youth records and recovering from mental health issues.

Kayla Swarts Running Her Own Race

Former promising South African sprinter, Odessa Swarts’ daughter, Kayla, certainly caught the athleticism bug, as she is steadily making her name in hockey and on the track. Photo: Supplied

Up and coming hockey and track star, Kayla Swarts, comes from one of South Africa’s leading sporting families. Her mother, Odessa Swarts, was a supreme sprinting talent in her time and her brother is 400m world record holder Wayde van Niekerk. She tells Celine Abrahams about her dream to represent SA at the Olympics.

Alyssa Conley Eyeing Return to the Athletics Track

South African Olympian, Alyssa Conley, has not ruled out the possibility of returning to the athletics track to feature at the 2022 Commonwealth Games after trading her 21-year athletics career for Sevens Rugby. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her sports journey and her biggest learning.

Geraldine Pillay Moulding Next Generation of SA Athletes

Legendary South African sprinter, Geraldine Pillay, is passionate about giving back to her community of Macassar to inspire the next generation of athletes. Pillay spoke to Celine Abrahams about her career post-apartheid, and encourages SA Olympic athletes to use COVID-19 lockdown to sharpen their skills.

Glenrose Supercharged in 2018

23 year-old Boxer runner Glenrose Xaba has various nicknames in honour of her talent, but there is no doubt about 2018 being the year the SPAR Grand Prix leader claims serious credentials where it matters most – in the podium stakes.