Events

SA Track Champs gets the thumbs up

It was South African track star Nolan Hoffman who stole the show once again when he won the Elite Men's Eliminator on the final day of competition at the 2015 South African National Track Championships at the Hector Norris Park Track in Johannesburg on Saturday. - Craig Dutton/
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Johannesburg – The successful 2015 South African National Track Championships drew to a close on Saturday with some exciting events taking centre stage at the Hector Norris Park Track as the usual suspects came to the surface with Nolan Hoffman, Jean Smith and ladies favourite Maroesjka Matthee all recording victories on the final day of competition. The event has been ...

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Puma Trail Run heads to Grabouw

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Calling all trail running enthusiasts! The action packed PUMA Trail Run will take place at the picturesque Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) on Saturday, 21 February 2015. Forming part of the action of South Africa’s largest off-road triathlon, the Totalsports XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT SPORT, the PUMA Trail Run incorporates the XTERRA trail run routes. Runners can choose between a ...

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Junior Xterra Warrior prepare to shine

Junior XTERRA Warriors in action at the 2014 TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Kids presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT in Grabouw.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The Grabouw Country Club will be buzzing with excitement on Friday, 20 February 2015 when junior XTERRA Warriors eagerly prepare to follow in the footsteps of their sporting heroes by taking on the adrenaline pumping TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Kids presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. With three age categories to choose from, 6 – 8 years, 9 – 11 years and 12 – ...

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Pronutro AfricanX Trailrun

Runners in action during the 2014 ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale/ NEWSPORT MEDIA

South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run, the ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance returns to Elgin Grabouw (Western Cape) the weekend of 13 – 15 March 2015. Teamwork forms an essential part of this leading stage race, with participants having to rely on each other’s experience, strength and expertise in order to complete the route. Teams of ...

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2015 N3TC Drak Challenge Canoe Marathon

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The 22nd edition of N3TC Drak Challenge Canoe Marathon will take place on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 January 2015, over 65km of the Upper Umzimkulu River from Castleburn Bridge to Early Mists Farm near Coleford. The hugely popular event, which is a month before the Dusi Canoe Marathon, attracts around 1000 paddlers to Underberg eager to enjoy the clean ...

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Bird soars to maiden Ballito win

Tyron Bird raced to victory to take his maiden win at the Bestmed Ballito Expedition which took place on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast on Saturday. Photo: Jetline Action Photo

Kokstad-based mountain biker Tyron Bird made a daring solo escape in the final 15km to take his maiden win in the Bestmed Ballito Expedition, presented by ASG, on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast on Saturday. The Quattro rider held a small but determined chasing group at bay to claim victory in the 50km race in a time of 1:53:37. Ryan Piercey ...

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Khwela nervous ahead of Ozzie Gladwin portage tester

EuroSteel's Sbonelo Khwela anxiously awaits this year's Ozzie Gladwin Canoe Marathon, presented by Parklane SuperSpar, as he prepares for the early season portage test the race presents. = Anthony Grote/ Gameplan Media

Pietermaritzburg – 2014 Dusi Canoe Marathon K2 champion Sbonelo Khwela will start as a popular favourite for this year’s Ozzie Gladwin Canoe Marathon, presented by Parklane SuperSpar on Sunday 9 November, but openly admits that he is well short of his best form when running with a boat. The 26 year-old EuroSteel athlete is arguably the best in the business ...

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Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival raises R2,1-million for charity

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For the first time in the 31-year old festival’s history, the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival has announced it breached the R2-million mark in money raised for charity in a single year. This brings the total amount raised by the festival for charity since 2007 to more than R11-million. Knysna Tourism CEO Greg Vogt says that since every official ...

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