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GE to partner with British Triathlon

GE to partner with British Triathlon British Triathlon could soon fulfil its Olympic medal-winning potential and become one of the UK’s next great sporting success stories, thanks to a new partnership with GE, announced today.

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Will the Addicts prevail?

After a quiet second half of 2009, and their well-deserved fourth place finish at the AR World Series Race in Spain. The McCain Adventure Addicts once again find themselves taking to the sky as they travel to North Eastern Australia with the Tropical city of Cairns as their ultimate destination. The Australian XPD Adventure Race, a 700km expedition style event which takes place from 17-28 May is set to be the World Champs in 2011. The Addicts are up against 50 teams […]

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Team bizhub leads Joburg2c MTB race

Team bizhub ventures into familiar territory today as they aim to consolidate their sizeable lead in the inaugural Fairbairn Capital/Old Mutual joBurg2c mountain bike tour. Former Pick ’n Pay 94.7 Cycle Challenge champion Yolandi du Toit and team-mate Lise Olivier have dominated the first six days of the event that stretches over 923km between Johannesburg and Scottburgh on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast. All that is left is to successfully negotiate the final three days, which […]

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Beresford claims top honours in junior sprint kayaking

In a weekend that boasted perfect racing conditions, all the big names in South African junior sprint kayaking made their way to the picturesque Nagle dam, just outside of Pietermaritzburg, for the 16th Annual SA Schools Sprint Kayaking Championships. Following on from their outstanding performances at last weekends SA Sprint Kayaking Championships, talented athletes Blaine Beresford and Melanie van Niekerk stamped their dominance on the Under 18 racing, by comfortably claiming the Victor and Victrix […]

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CSA’s strategy for winning juniors

CSA’s strategy for winning juniors Cycling South Africa’s long-term high-performance plan, formulated with the aim of preparing the country’s most talented young cyclists to be able to win World Championship and Olympic medals within the next six years, took another important step this week when a National Junior Men’s Road team was named to compete in Europe. Six riders have been selected by Cycling South Africa (CSA) to compete in national team colours at a […]

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A wet SPUR adventure

A wet SPUR adventure Lisa de Speville On Saturday 24 April the fifth annual Gauteng SPUR Adventure event, one of four in the Series, was held at the Groenkloof Nature Reserve in Pretoria. Despite Friday being an absolutely perfect day, the expected cold front moved in bringing with it cold, cloud and rain from Friday evening and all the way through the weekend. As such, the SPUR Adventure was a wet, wet, wet (and muddy) […]

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Tissink takes second IMSA title

Tissink takes second IMSA title The sixth edition of the Spec-Savers Ironman South Africa proved to be one of the most exciting and riveting races Port Elizabeth has ever witnessed and was duly topped off with local hero, Raynard Tissink, winning in South Africa for the second time. It was a most satisfying race for Germany’s Sonja Tajsich as she went up a notch this year to better her second place finish and surge towards […]

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PRO launches Mark Cavendish Star Series

PRO introduces the Vibe Sprint “Mark Cavendish Star Series” handlebar and stem: a no-compromise cockpit for the most demanding and victorious sprinter in the peloton. Cavendish (Team HTC-Columbia) is very particular about the technical details of his bike and the bar and stem are a major focus in this. Besides the functionality, Mark was also very keen on the final design of “his” cockpit. After all, the products are bearing his name… Stem The stem-body […]

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Big Names Line Up For Juicy Lucy Classic

Some of South Africa’s best mountain bikers will be competing this Sunday (25 April) at the Juicy Lucy Classic – including last year’s winner Andrew Hill, KwaZulu-Natal’s top junior rider Luke Roberts and Sara Scott, the current leader in the KwaZulu-Natal Multi Sport Series.  Leading riders Craig Paul and Brendon Davids have also confirmed their spots at the start. Last year’s winner, Andrew Hill, said he would definitely be out to defend his position when […]

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Rising stars set to shine at SA Schools Sprint Champs

Following on from the past weekends blistering racing at the SA Sprint Kayaking Championships, this weekends 16th Annual SA Schools Sprint Kayaking Championships looks set to excite. This weekend’s sprint action will take place, once again, at one of the most picturesque sprint venues in the country, Nagle dam, located just outside of Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal. In the boys racing this weekend, athletes to watch include Maritzburg College sprint stars Dewald Hattingh and Blaine Beresford, […]

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