The Department of Sports and Recreation on Thursday (yesterday) reached a consensus with Athletics South Africa which allowed the national federation to move forward.
Elite track and field stars, junior prospects and athletes with disabilities will all have another chance to showcase their form at the SA Open Championships at Mangaung Athletics Stadium in Bloemfontein, Free State Province on 6-7 May.
We have taken note of the public pronouncement made by Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula today that he has withdrawn the priviledge of hosting international events from ASA, in which he also said will not affect the participation of athletes.
The CAA Southern Region Youth Championships, scheduled to be held in Lesotho next week, have been cancelled, organisers have confirmed.
Middle-distance runners produced some thrilling contests on Tuesday night, at the third leg of the ASA Night Series held at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Stadium in Port Elizabeth.