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Ekermans returns to Paarl Boxing Day 50 years after his victory


The Paarl Boxing Day Track Challenge will host a very special guest at this year’s 122nd staging of the historic sporting event following the news that 25 Mile winner Johann Ekermans will attend the meeting to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his victory in 1969. Ekermans won both the Minnaar Trophy for his 25 Mile victory as well as the ...

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East Rand Classic moves to earlier date

Photo by Henk Neuhoff

The East Rand Classic will move to a slightly different time-slot next year, taking place in early April, which organisers ASG Events feel will be a better fit for the road cycle race.   With mountain-biking options also on offer, entries are open for the races, which will take place on April 4 and 5 in Kempton Park in Johannesburg. ...

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Aitsa! Aftercare Centre mountain bikers excited to take on Fedhealth MTB Challenge

Bianca Grobbelaar with children from the Aitsa! Aftercare Centre by Tobias Ginsberg

Mountain bikers taking part in the 5th annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge, at Boschendal Farm Estate (The Retreat) on Saturday 07 and Sunday 08 September 2019 can support the Aitsa! Aftercare Centre when entering online.   A proud beneficiary of the Fedhealth MTB Challenge, the Aitsa! Aftercare Centre opened its doors in 2014 in the picturesque village of Kylemore.    According ...

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The Bestmed Tshwane Classic green effect

Bestmed Tshwane Classic race organiser Mauritz Meyer and his Green Caps Recycling Crew clean up at the Voortrekker Monument following last year’s event.

Picture: supplied

The Bestmed Tshwane Classic has prided itself from the outset on being South Africa’s most environmentally friendly mass participation cycling event, and recycling will remain a top priority for race organisers when the race takes place on 3 November 2019. “As much as it’s about cycling on race day, it’s also about recycling,” says race founder Mauritz Meyer. Meyer is ...

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Exciting route entertainment secured for 2019 FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN

Field Band Foundation photo credit David Tarpey

Celebrating its 4thanniversary on Tuesday 24 September 2019, the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN has become known for its exciting route entertainment.  The 2019 event will be no different with the Alexandra and Soweto Field Bands and Parktown Boys’ Brass Band secured and ready to entertain the masses on National Heritage Day.   Established in 1997, the Field Band Foundation is a ...

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Push And Pull Paddle honours women on Women’s Day


Paarl – With a big field assembled for the inaugural Bamboo Warehouse Push And Push Paddle on the Berg River from 9 to 11 August, the organisers have afforded special privileges to all the female paddlers on the first day of the race that coincides with national women’s day. The three-day event starts with a 16 kilometre stage from Val ...

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Lewis Hamilton doesn’t cave under pressure in his new Puma LQD Cell Tension


Cape Town, South Africa, 24 July 2019 – Globalsports company PUMA offers their most stable cushioning technology yet in their new lightweight performance shoes for men – the LQD CELL Tension. Designed for high-intensity training, soft yet sturdy hexagonal cells compress to keep you steady while enhancing comfort. A progressive silhouette engineered for dynamic training combined with bold design and colour pops for one intense trainer. ...

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Sportsmanship triumphs in Scottburgh MTB classic


  Scottburgh – In a rare feat for a race that has a habit of attracting the most competitive mountain bikers in the region the Sappi Scottburgh MTB classic on Sunday ended in an amicable dead-heat between defending champion Andrew Hill and Tyronne White. The duo were inseparable over the demanding hilly and untamed 45km race before they approached the ...

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