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A Galaxy of Stars as Modern Athlete announces 2023 winners

Modern Athlete announced its 2023 Track, Road, Trail and Cross-Country athletes of the year today (Thursday 7 March), the awards paying tribute to a number of high-quality performances by athletes who held their own at international level. Nominees had previously...

The masses set to return to the SPAR Women’s Challenge Series

While longer distance road running events, such as Comrades, Two Oceans, Cape Town and Soweto Marathons typically command the lion’s share of road running media interest in South Africa, competitive and lucrative shorter distance series have become important building...

Bosman and Broodryk shine in the Peninsula Marathon while Oldknow books her ticket to...

Southern Cape athlete, Lloyd Bosman, gave himself an early birthday gift with a decisive win at the Balwin Peninsula Marathon in windy weather in Cape Town this morning (Sunday 18 February), with leading ultra-marathon athlete, Adele Broodryk, holding off...

Last-gasp Sibusiso grabs Milkwood title in exciting finish

Nedbank athlete, Sibusiso Madikizela, came out on top in a last-gasp dash against Boxer athlete, Godwin Swartz, at the annual ABAX Milkwood Half Marathon, run on it’s traditional out and back course between Kommetjie and Scarborough over the weekend,...

South Africa’s leading distance athletes nominated for Modern Athlete of the Year Awards

Landie Greyling, Sipho Mbanjwa, Toni McCann, Siboniso Soldaka, Daniel Claassen and Bianca Tarboton are just some of the nominees for the trail running component in the Modern Athlete of the Year Award for 2023, announced today (Friday 9 February)...

Raydon’s Bay to Bay win sets him on target for a strong 2024 season...

Twenty-nine-year-old Tymebank Langa athlete, Raydon Balie, regained his Bay to Bay 30km title over the weekend (Sunday 21 January) with a convincing victory over the traditional out and back race between Cape Town’s coastal suburbs of Camps Bay and...

Foreign-born players fueling title glory for teams at 2023 Africa Cup of Nations

A record number of players at AFCON 2023 were born in a foreign country and their presence in their origin country's football teams is hailed as a win for the game on the continent. Joel Omotto, bird story agency Twenty-four nations,...

Mother and daughter double act set to make waves at RMB Ultra-trail Cape Town

A remarkable Swiss mother and daughter will take some stopping at the  RMB Ultra-trail Cape Town this weekend (24-26 November) with their story likely provide inspiration to many. Just weeks short of her fiftieth birthday, Davos-based Jasmin Nunige is still...

RMB Ultra-trail Cape Town joins World Trail Majors

While the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon remains in line to join the Abbott’s Marathon Majors in 2025, representing the six most prestigious road marathons on the planet, RMB Ultra-trail Cape Town, which takes place on mountain, river and coastal...

African Basketball News: Senegal season wraps, South Sudan ranked top in Africa and Mills...

Coach Mamadou Gueye leads AS Douanes to another championship against Jeanne D’Arc, South Sudan is number one in the latest FIBA Men’s World ranking after their maiden outing and Liz Mills and Jeff Sparrow combine to take over Bangui...
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