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Entries Open for IMPI Challenge #2 and #3

IMPI Challenge photo by Kyle Cestari

November will be packed with IMPI Challenge action with the IMPI Challenge #2 taking place at Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij (North West Province) on Saturday, 02 November 2019 and the IMPI Challenge #3 taking place at Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch / Western Cape) on Saturday, 23 November 2019.   “What better way to close off a busy year than by getting outdoors ...

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New look to Jock Classic opening stage

Cyclists in the Takealot Jock Classic will face a slightly different opening stage with the inclusion of Brondal Road in this year’s three-stage, one-day road cycle race in Mpumalanga on July 13. Photo: Memories 4 U Photography

The opening stage of this year’s Takealot Jock Classic will be slightly easier than last year, but competitors will need to keep something in reserve during the three-stage one-day road cycle race on July 13.   That is the view of ASG Events chief executive Erick Oosthuizen, who confirmed that Brondal Road, about 20km into the race, would again be ...

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Lombard and Scholtz Run to Discovery MUT Titles

Finishing just before last light was definitely worth celebrating after a brutal 13 hours on the trails of the Discovery MUT. Photo by Jacques Marais.

Brendan Lombard run to a hard fought Discovery George Mountain Ultra Trail victory over defending champion Roelof Mostert on Saturday the 15thof June 2019. The women’s race, over the flagship 60 kilometre distance was won in far more dominant fashion by Annalise Scholtz. The event also saw 25 and 9 kilometre distances contested on highly technical mountain running trails in ...

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Hart & Kiwi Mowlem team up for Berg 2019

New Zealand surfski and marathon star Andrew Mowlem will join forces with Western Cape star Anders Hart for the 2019 Berg River Canoe Marathon from 3 to 6 July. Supplied/
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Paarl – Western Cape Under 23 paddling ace Anders Hart has headed off-shore to find his partner for the 2019 Berg River Canoe Marathon and found it in the form of New Zealand surfski star Andrew Mowlem for the four day epic from 3-6 July. Hart put through his entry for the race taking place in a few weeks but ...

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Satellite Classic road race takes on a fresh look

A number of changes, including a new race venue, have been introduced to the Takealot Satellite Classic road cycle race when it takes place in Magaliesburg, Gauteng, on October 12. Photo: Wayne Hanscombe/Jetline Action Photography

The Takealot Satellite Classic road race will show off a fresh look when it takes place at an important stage in the South African road cycling season in mid-October.   There are a number of changes to this event near Hartbeespoort Dam on October 12 which will have the effect of attracting a wide range of riders.   From a ...

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Heyns and De Groot defend MTB titles at Knysna Cycle Tour

Winners 80 km MTB Gert Heyns and Robyn de Groot high res

Cyclists participating in this year’s Knysna Cycle Tour presented by Knysna Rotary were faced with windy conditions and a downpour just after the start at the first major sporting event of this year’s Knysna Oyster Festival. The event kicked off with four MTB races – 80km, 50km, 30km and 15km. The 80km event was won by Gert Heyns, his second ...

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Double delight for Frances and Tiano at SA Youth Champs

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KZN’s Frances Janse van Rensburg and Gauteng’s Tiano da Silva both doubled up when they won the U19 girls and boys road races on the second day of the SA Youth Road Cycling Championships in Westville, KwaZulu-Natal, on Sunday. For both, Sunday’s wins were their second national titles of the weekend after they won their respective girls and boys U19 ...

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Rain doesn’t dampen Knysna Cycle Tour road race

Top male & female Clint Hendricks and Tiffany Keep

Thousands of cyclists turned up at the start of this morning’s Knysna Cycle Tour road races despite chilly, wet conditions and, according to Marketing Manager Andrew Finn, speaking on behalf of the organisers, Knysna Rotary, the event went off smoothly. The event followed yesterday’s MTB races, the opening event of the annual Knysna Oyster Festival. First time winner of the ...

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The Puma hybrid family welcomes three new members

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Cape Town, South Africa, June 24th2019 –If cushioning and responsiveness is what you are looking for in a running shoe, PUMA has three new styles under the ultimate HYBRID family on offer. The sports brand is launching the HYBRID Astro, HYBRID Fuego and HYBRID Sky, each of them providing unique technologies, different benefits and contrasting designs. However, all of them ...

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