News

New Brand Platform Signifies Mission to Become the Fastest Sport Brand in the World

Forever Faster embraces the thrill of being first, the swagger of being the best, and the fun of being able to adapt. It signifies the desire to quickly identify product designs and innovation, trends and style and bring them into the marketplace in a more dynamic manner.  As well as a brand platform, Forever Faster is a company mentality.

Johannesburg, South Africa, 7 August 2014 – PUMA has formally launched its new brand platform, Forever Faster. With the mission to become the Fastest Sport Brand in the World, Forever Faster will be driven through a comprehensive global multi-media marketing campaign that includes a TVC spot featuring some of the World’s finest sporting personalities. Forever Faster recognises athletes who stand ...

Read More »

Team Contego’s Bernard Rukadza wins Spur Trail Series

eam Contego's Bernard Rakadaz won the Spur Trail Series with one race left

With three victories from three races Team Contego’s Bernard Rukadza has won the Spur Trail Series even though there is one race left in the series. Rukadza won the races at Paul Cluver (Grabouw) on 20 July, Tygerberg Nature Reserve on 27 July and Paarl this past weekend. The last race is on 16 August in Kleinmond. All the races ...

Read More »

SA paddlers assemble in sweltering Russia for 2014 World Champs

Para-canoeist Jono Wing will compete in the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Moscow, Russia this week as part of his build-up towards the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. - Supplied/
Gameplan Media

Moscow – Five of South Africa’s best flatwater sprint paddlers, fronted by Olympic bronze medallist Bridgitte have completed their preparation and have settled into their base in Moscow for this week’s ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships from 6-10 August. Hartley clinched a memorable third place in the women’s K1 500m in London two years ago and the blonde powerhouse will ...

Read More »

Another first for Matt Daneel

Matt Daneel crossing the finishline for the victory. Photo credit: Eunice Visagie, Outsider Communications

On the weekend Matt Daneel managed another first in his sporting career when he won the 60km race at Die Burger MTB Challenge held in Stellenbosch. The multisport athlete from Stellenbosch won the race in 2 hours and 42 minutes. Edward Best and Jannes Buys joined him on the podium. “This was my first ever outright moutainbike  victory, and I am ...

Read More »

Last chance to cycle for cancer

Mountain bikers and roadies have one last chance to sign up to cycle for cancer before entries for the Powerade Bestmed Lost City Cycle Festival close at 11pm on Tuesday evening. Photo: Jetline Action Photo

Mountain bikers and roadies have one last chance to sign up to cycle for cancer before entries for the Powerade Bestmed Lost City Cycle Festival close at 11pm on Tuesday evening. The 17th edition of the event takes to the roads and offroad trails around Sun City on August 16 and 17. Dubbed “Cycle 4 Cansa”, the proceeds from the ...

Read More »

The 2014 Barloworld Ford Pinetown Tough-Man Trail Series presented by Saucony kicked off at Freedom Trails in July

chain ladder

The TOUGH-MAN Trail Run Series has no obstacles, no Zombies, and definitely no Military-style combat soldiers shouting orders at you. What it does have is some insane terrain, mystical valleys, windy dirt tracks, amazingly high waterfalls, creepy chain ladders a few dangerously wild animals and of course… YOU! The TOUGH-MAN Trail Series is not extremely difficult, but it gives each competitor an amazing taste of ...

Read More »

Midlands braces for biggest field in 8yr history

Stuart Marias from CT winning the Ultra Triathlon in March 2014

Race date:  30th November 2014 – Midmar Dam The KZN Midlands is bracing itself for the biggest field in the Midlands Ultra Triathlon since its inception in 2009 says race director Damian Bradley from B-Active Sports. “Entries from all over South Africa and internationally have been flooding in since April this year and at this point we have far exceeded ...

Read More »

Victories for Woolcock and Vale at 9th Die Burger MTB Challenge

Mens podium, 75km Challenge won by Waylon Woolcock (Cannondale Blend) and Cherie Vale (Paarl Media) Photo Credit: Eunice Visagie

Waylon Woolcock (Cannondale Blend) and Cherie Vale (Paarl Media) won the ninth edition of Die Burger MTB Challenge over 75km in Stellenbosch. The MTB Challenge was held over six distances – the invitational only 75km, 60km, 50km, 42km, 30km and 15km. Action started and finished at Eikestad Primary School. Woolcock said he knew he had a good chance to win ...

Read More »

TeamPaarlMedia shines at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Mariske Strauss during a training session

Leading commercial printing group, Paarl Media has proudly supported Mariske Strauss and Heiko Redecker on their journey to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The two mountain bike riders represented their countries in the Women and Men’s Cross-Country Mountain Bike events respectively, on Tuesday 29 July. Mariske Strauss of the Paarl Media sponsored Orange Monkey Pro Team, placed 10th overall in ...

Read More »

The third race of the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ is this Sunday, 3 August at the Taal Monument, Paarl.

SpurTrailSerieswithURL_WEB

Race 3: Sunday, 3 August | Taal Monument & Paarl Mountain (Directions) LONG Course: 14km | 09h00 SHORT Course: 7.8km | 09h15 Route maps & profiles LATE ENTRIES Online entries for this event have sold out. There will be limited entries available on-the-day, strictly between 06h00 and 07h30.  IF YOU’RE NOT IN THE QUEUE BY 7:30AM ON SUNDAY YOU WILL BE SHOWN AWAY EMPTY-HANDED. Please ...

Read More »