SASCOC on Wednesday announced their latest and updated athlete support system for the country’s leading Olympic and Paralympic sportsmen and women at a function at Olympic House, Johannesburg.
Olympic governing body SASCOC have gone to great lengths to ensure that our top swimmers will be able to compete at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain in July.
Team coach Ricky Kulsen is confident that our national team to soon do duty at two para-cycling World Cup events in Italy and Spain will give a good account of themselves, writes Mark Etheridge.
Ace BMX riders Teagan O’Keeffe and Sifiso Nhlapo delivered the goods this weekend at round two of the 2013 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in Santiago del Estero, Argentina but fellow South African Kyle Dodd is out of action after a nasty crash at the same event.
Our netball stars of the future have a big weekend ahead of them, when they take on the Malawi and Botswana Under-21 netball teams in a Tri-Nations series in Pretoria.
Olympic and Commonwealth Games cyclist Anriëtte Schoeman had a harrowing moment aboard a flight from Port Elizabeth to Durban on Wednesday.
When the UCI MTB & Trials World Championships gets under way in Pietermaritzburg in August, eager cycling fans as well as South Africa’s general public will get a glimpse of Trials, a discipline largely ignored previously on the African continent but which demands some of the highest level of skills from its participants.
An Investec South African women’s hockey squad has jetted off to China this week for a training camp.
South African road cyclist Anriette Schoeman (Mecer/Africa Silks) received a Motion of Congratulations from the National Assembly for her cycling achievement when she bettered her own personal record of six Cape Argus Cycle Tour victories to win a record seventh title this year.
The SPAR Baby Proteas got the Under-21 Tri-Nations netball tournament against Botswana and Zimbabwe off to the perfect start with a 60-26 win over Botswana in the opening match at the Rembrandt Hall at the Tuks Sports Centre on Saturday afternoon.
Track athlete Jeromy Andreas won Sunday’s national 10km championships in Ethekwini, KwaZulu-Natal in a dramatic fashion, outsprinting Namakoe Nkhasi to win the title in 29min 03sec. The women’s race was won by Central Gauteng’s Lebo Phalula in 33:48.