Tag Archives: Olympic Games

Schoeman gearing up for exciting 2021 season

South Africa’s premier triathlete and Elite Athlete Development Programme star Henri Schoeman (pictured) is looking forward to competing on the international stage again ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games in July. Photo Supplied Durban – South African triathlon star and Elite Athlete Development Programme member Henri Schoeman is keen to get himself back to international competition as he builds up ...

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Olympics have inspired me, says Van Dyk

One of South Africa’s longest-serving sportsmen, Paralympian Ernst van Dyk, will give his perspective on how the Olympic Games have played a critical role in inspiring athletes like himself. The 43-year-old wheelchair racer and handcyclist, who won the road cycling gold medal at the Rio Paralympics last year, will be one of the keynote speakers at the Western Cape Provincial ...

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Richard ready for Rio

From not being able to lift his shoulder above 45 degrees in April to winning the World Duathlon Championship eight weeks later. And then in July having one of his best swims ever Richard Murray is as ready as he will ever be for the Olympic Games in Rio. Murray has come a long way since his first Olympic Games ...

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Richard shows readiness for Rio despite drama

Richard Murray showed with his first triathlon race back after he broke his collarbone in April that he will be ready for the Olympic Games come August in Rio. Once again the WTS Hamburg proved to be a less than happy race for Murray. Like last year he got a time penalty. This time the 10 seconds cost him, Mario ...

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Hartley secures Rio Games berth

Durban – London Olympic Games bronze medallist Bridgitte Hartley has confirmed her place in the women’s kayak field at the next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Hartley received the news on the weekend from the International Canoe Federation following the World Championships in Milan that determined the allocation of places for the male and female kayak and canoe ...

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