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Usain Bolt eletrifies Puma School of Speed in Johannesburg

Usain Bolt visited the PUMA School of Speed high school athletics meet in Ruimsig Stadium.

The World’s Fastest Man Usain Bolt inspired exceptional performances from high school athletes competing in the PUMA School of Speed athletics meet at Ruimsig Stadium in Johannesburg on Monday 29 January 2018.   Bolt electrified the stadium as he strutted his stuff on the track, posed for selfies and charmed fans in the stands.   Bolt also offered these words ...

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Premium bicycle brand ‘HEAD’ to South Africa

HEAD Bikes SA (PTY) Ltd 2 LR

HEAD, market leaders in several premium sporting brands, have brought their highly rated bicycles to South African consumers with the first consignment hitting local shores last week. The European-based company have long been established as a leading brand – particularly in tennis, snow skiing and squash – and brand loyalty among their customers has seen their bike sales escalate rapidly. ...

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Kulhavy’s S-Works Epic Goes Under the Hammer for songo.info

Jaroslav Kulhavy’s custom Specialized S-Works Epic WC is going under the virtual hammer, on www.songo.info, from the 6th to the 15th of December to raise funds for the songo.info charity. Photo by Michal Cerveny.

songo.info are once again auctioning off a unique bicycle to raise funds for their educational and sporting programmes. This year the custom 2017 S-Works Epic, which Jaroslav Kulhavy raced to second position in the Absa Cape Epic, will go under the virtual hammer on an online auction which takes place on www.songo.info.   The auction opens at mid-day on Wednesday ...

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Is the new face of 24/7, Puma’s new men’s training campaign

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Today global sports brand PUMA launches their “24/7” campaign, the brand’s newest performance proposition for men, featuring Lewis Hamilton. As the newest addition to the PUMA family, the four-time FIA Formula One™ World Champion will spearhead the Men’s Training Business, beginning with the 24/7 marketing campaign, which redefines the brand’s performance philosophy in a time when workouts are no longer ...

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Expedition Africa Chooses SPOT Gen3 Satellite Trackers to Safeguard 160 Competitors

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Western Cape, South Africa – April 18, 2017 – SPOT, the leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today announced that the organisers of this year’s Expedition Africa Adventure race, the Africa leg of the Adventure Racing World Series, have chosen to deploy SPOT Gen3 satellite trackers to enhance the tracking, monitoring and safety of the 40 teams from ...

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Running Forever Faster For Those Who Are Differently Abled

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PUMA has thrown its support behind the OCAL Global team of 11 conventional runners and 2 hand cyclists who will embark on a non-stop 24 hour, epic 10 day journey leaving Cape Town on Thursday 27 April and arriving in Pretoria on Sunday 7 May 2017, where they will join runners taking part in the Wings for Life World Run. ...

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New concept in store for Paarl cyclists

The ASG Store, which will specialise in bikes and accessories, will have a soft opening in Paarl on November 21. Photo: Supplied

Cyclists visiting the Boland region will soon have access to a wide-ranging specialist outlet when the ASG Concept Store opens in Paarl on November 21. Managed by well-known South African professional cyclist Hanco Kachelhoffer, the store will give customers access to the broad range of bikes and cycling accessories distributed by ASG in South Africa. “By definition, a concept store ...

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Three Peaks Challenge in association with K-Way celebrates 20 years

K-Way is South Africa’s leading brand of outdoor technical gear and apparel, offering a range of technical, adventure and travel inspired merchandise. From skiing, hiking, and climbing, to travel and everything in between. K-Way strives to create a technical, credible and aesthetically pleasing range of functional equipment and apparel, which is recognised as the leading outdoor brand in South Africa.
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For 20 years runners have assembled before sunrise on Long Street for the start of one of the country’s most challenging races that takes them up and down three peaks surrounding the Cape Town City Bowl: Devil’s Peak, Maclear’s Beacon (via Platteklip Gorge) and Lion’s Head, in just one day. Participants have 14 hours to complete the 50 kilometer Three Peaks ...

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Funky pants review

Funky Pants

These really are one of the most comfortable running shorts ever! Made from a Polyspandex Lycra fabric and double lined, ensuring maximum comfort and nothing see-through. No chaffing anywhere after wearing. A lovely stretchy fabric, which is durable and washes well. Basically a great and really well made pair of shorts! One feature missing though is a pocket, even something ...

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