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


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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Spur KZN Trail Series™ kicks off this weekend!

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The fourth Spur KZN Trail Series™ will kick off this Sunday with the first race of the Series at Inanda Dam East. The weather seems to be playing along and the scene is set for another epic in the third instalment of this, the original national trail running series in South Africa. The Spur Trail Series™ offers something for everyone, ...

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Puma Trail Run entries open this week

The PUMA Trail Run presented by ISUZU incorporates the XTERRA trail run routes and will take place in Grabouw (Western Cape) on Saturday, 21 February 2015.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Online entries for the breathtakingly beautiful PUMA Trail Run presented by ISUZU will open on Wednesday, 01 October 2014. Forming part of the action of South Africa’s largest off road triathlon, the Totalsports XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT SPORT, the PUMA Trail Run presented by ISUZU incorporates the XTERRA trail run routes and will take place in Buffelspoort (North West Province) ...

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Bold rebrand for Dusi season starter


Pietermaritzburg – The build-up to the 2015 Dusi canoe marathon gets under way on 19 October, with the aptly renamed Umpetha Challenge, which uses the iSiZulu word for “champion” to denote its status as the first Dusi seeding race that usually attracts every elite paddler with aspirations of Dusi glory. The race, which since its inception has been wholly managed ...

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Change a Lifers mix it up with Hill2Hill’s best

Endurance, heat and dust were just some of the elements Sipho Khupiso and his RMB Change a Life MTB Academy teammates had to overcome during the recent Sunday Tribune Jeep Hill2Hill MTB ultra-marathon. - Jon Ivins/

Durban – While James Reid and Candice Neethling earned themselves the 2014 Sunday Tribune Jeep Hill2Hill men’s and women’s titles respectively, Martin Dreyer’s RMB Change a Life Academy’s mountain bike squad clinched their piece of the limelight in Sunday’s gruelling 105km journey from Hilton to Hillcrest when they claimed five of the top twenty-one positions. Sithembiso Masango was a shining ...

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Winter Trail Run at Delheim Wine Estate


Winter Trail Run #3 ~ 16 August 2014 Last Trail Run of the series takes place this weekend – experience some of the most magnificent singletrack in the Simonsberg Conservancy! Don’t miss out: pre-entries are limited & close tomorrow evening – Tuesday, 12 August! VENUE: Delheim Wine Estate, Simonsberg Conservancy, Stellenbosch REGISTRATION: From 07h30 DISTANCES & START TIMES: 8km: 09h15 & 13km: 09h00 ROUTE DESCRIPTIONS: Delheim used to host ...

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