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Scott chasing fast time at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Multiple SA Record Holder, Dominique Scott-Efurd will be returning home for the first time in 18 months to race in the inaugural  FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday, 08 October.  Last seen racing on SA soil at the SA Track and Field Championships in Stellenbosch in April 2016, Scott-Efurd is looking forward to returning home.  “I am incredibly excited to be racing in Durban. It is almost 18 months since I was home.  To be able to line up for this race is a huge privilege,” said Scott-Efurd from the USA. Seen here:  Dominique Scott-Efurd in action.  Photo Credit:  Global Athletics

Multiple SA Record Holder, Dominique Scott-Efurd will be returning home for the first time in 18 months to race in the inaugural FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday, 08 October 2017. Last seen racing on SA soil at the SA Track and Field Championships in Stellenbosch in April 2016, Scott-Efurd is looking forward to returning home. “I am incredibly excited ...

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Mpumalanga high school’s one-of-a-kind MTB team earns the ‘best developmental school’ title in the Spur Schools MTB League

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Developing underprivileged mountain biking (MTB) riders at Lydenburg High School in Mpumalanga is at the top of the school’s priority list, and a key ingredient to growing the sport in the country. No surprise that the school’s been named best developmental school in the Spur Schools MTB League. But this accolade hasn’t just dropped in the school’s sporting lap. Instead, the team’s ...

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Ironman announces agreement to acquire Perskindol Swiss Epic mountain bike race

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ZUG/FRANKFURT//TAMPA (September 16, 2017) – IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings Company, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the PERSKINDOL SWISS EPIC mountain-bike stage race. Staged annually since 2014 in Valais in the picturesque Swiss Alps, the PERSKINDOL SWISS EPIC has quickly gained a cult following as Europe’s premier mountain bike event, drawing more than 500 professional ...

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Mengistu Negewu successfully defends title

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Cape Town, 17 September 2017 – Asefa Mengstu Negewu came back to the marathon that launched him onto the international stage in 2016 and destroyed a quality field to successfully defend his SANLAM Cape Town Marathon title in almost perfect weather conditions. Running in a lead pack of 6 athletes that included Ketema Bekele Negasa, race favourite Laban Mutai, Duncan ...

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Fedhealth MTB Challenge delivers on its promise

Waylon Woolcock and HB Kruger in action on route.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Mountain bikers were treated to amazing weather, superb mountain bike trails and magnificent views at the 3rd annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge at Boschendal Wine Estate on Sunday, 17 September 2017. With three events to choose from (a +-60km/Marathon; a +- 28km/Half Marathon and a 15km Fun Race), plenty of mountain biking challenges, heaps of family fun and a scenic day ...

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Davids achieves career first with Jock Tour title

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The in-form Brendon Davids achieved a career first when he raced to victory in the three-day Bestmed Jock Tour, which culminated at the Mbombela Stadium in Mpumalanga today. The RoadCover pro finished the 138km final stage, which included 3 100m of ascent, in third to cement his overall lead in what is, on paper, South Africa’s toughest road cycling event. Stage ...

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Main banks on international experience to lift Jock Tour title

Time in Europe has prepared Dimension Data’s Kent Main for the challenging three-day Bestmed Jock Tour that starts in Mbombela this weekend. Photo: Supplied

Kent Main plans to use his international experience to his advantage when he lines up for the three-day Bestmed Jock Tour in Mbombela, Mpumalanga, on Friday. The 21-year-old cyclist signed for Dimension Data shortly after winning the five-day Tour of Good Hope in March and almost immediately packed his bags for Italy. “I’m really keen to get back into racing ...

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