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Cape Town to host major Ultra-trail race

The endurance race will take place across Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain, and at 100km with 4200m elevation gain and a cut-off time of 15 hours it will be the most demanding race to happen in South Africa and one of the toughest in the world.

Cape Town, 18 June 2014: France has the Ultra-Trail Mont Blanc and Japan the Ultra-Trail Mount Fuji. Now South Africa has an Ultra-Trail race to match. Entries open today for the inaugural Ultra-Trail Cape Town, South Africa’s longest trail race to date at 100km across Table Mountain, set to take place on 25 October 2014. The race covers the iconic ...

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Butch James Wins The Oakley X-Over Challenge 2014

The 2014 Champion Butch James © Kolesky/Nikon/Lexar

Jeffreys Bay– In an exciting finish to the inaugural Oakley X-Over Challenge, Butch James came out on top, after dominating all three disciplines in this exhilarating cross-over event. Butch was strong in the Mountain Biking race and the Golf tournament, and an impressive finish in the surf event final clinched him the overall lead. “What an unbelievable event and thanks ...

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Countdown to the JBay MTB Open

The wind turbines will be part of the majestic views the riders would experience during he JBay MTB Open

The second edition of the Jeffreys Bay Mountain Bike Open will take place this, Saturday 19 July 2014, as part of the JBay Winterfest. The 2014 event will offer something for riders of all fitness and skill levels and feature four routes (a 20km fun ride, 40km, 60km and 85km). The 20km is aimed at beginners and those doing an ...

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Reigning King stumped on Berg day one

Graeme Solomon led a front bunch of four across the finish line at the end of the first stage of the four day long Berg River Canoe Marathon on Wednesday. - John Hishin/
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Zonquasdrift – A bright but chilly start turned into a nightmare for defending Berg River Canoe Marathon champion Lance King who laboured to fourteenth place overall following an early swim after the only short portage of the day, a day which belonged to Graeme Solomon and Abby Adie who claimed the men’s and women’s race leader’s yellow bib respectively ahead ...

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More fireworks for Gallopin at Le Tour

Tour de France 2014 - Etape 11 - Besançon / Oyonnax - 16/07/2014 - The yellow jersey after the stage win for Tony Gallopin © ASO/B.Bade

Tony Gallopin had his day of glory as he wore the yellow jersey on Bastille Day but he suffered a lot in the Vosges and didn’t enjoy the ride really but he made it up after the rest day as he claimed his first stage victory at the Tour de France in a brilliant manner. He attacked twice in the ...

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Big Names commit early to 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek

Anika Langvad (left) and Ariane Kleinhans celebrate winning Stage 2 of the 2013 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek. They have confirmed they will defend their women's title at the 2014 edition of the international stage race.
Photo credit: Zoon Cronje/Nikon/XtreMedia

It’s early July, but the list of podium contenders for the 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek is already looking impressive as national champions, continental champions and world champions commit to the international mountain bike stage race, which takes place in South Africa from 12–18 October. Recently crowned Elite women’s Marathon World Champion, Anika Langvad of Denmark has confirmed she will ...

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Birkett sounds early Berg warning

KwaZulu-Natal's Andy Birkett (EuroSteel) shocked a few as he clinched victory in Tuesday's Berg River Canoe Marathon time trial.

Paarl – Tuesday’s time trial gave participants and spectators alike their first glimpse of the form and focus of those likely to battle it out at the front of the men’s clash of the 53rd edition of Berg river Canoe Marathon when the pre-race time trial from Berg River Resort to Paarl Canoe Club took place. KwaZulu-Natal’s Andy Birkett showed ...

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The year of new records at the 2014 Dodo Trail Run

Adventure athletes and trail runners for all over the world meet in Mauritius to conquer the Dodo Trail Run. Over 1300 competitors completed routes from 50km to 5km.

The 4th edition of Dodo Trail took place this Sunday 13th July 2014 in Black River in a friendly atmosphere. Despite overcast skies, weather conditions turned out to be perfect for runners. With 1,330 participants and excellent performances on the four magnificent paths offered this year, this edition breaks every record! The English, Ricky Lightfoot, is the winner of the ...

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Nibali takes back yellow as Contador crashes out of Le Tour

Tour de France 2014 - Etape 10 - Mulhouse / La Planche des Belles Filles / 14/07/2014 - Vicenzo NIBALI a récupéré le maillot jaune perdu la veille

The speculations around an expected duel between Chris Froome and Alberto Contador have completely vanished. Five days after the defending champion, the Spaniard has been forced out of the race after crashing badly before the real fight between the favorites begun. Following the sad exit of the leader of Tinkoff-Saxo, the super favorite of the Tour de France became Vincenzo ...

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