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UJ Athletics soar at USSA championships, bringing home 20 medals
The University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Athletics Club performed impressively at the 2024 University Sport South Africa (USSA) Track and Field Championships, which took place from 4 to 6 April 2024 at Coetzenburg Stadium in Stellenbosch. Despite strong winds and injury challenges, UJ athletes secured a remarkable 20 medals, showcasing... Read more
Gqeberha speedster ready for next assignment
Rising Madibaz speedster Ntiyiso Nkanyani, who set a personal best to annex the 400m hurdles title at the U20 nationals last week, is hoping to impress against even stiffer competition at the USSA championships in Stellenbosh this week. “My goal is to try to make the podium since I... Read more
Another feather in cap for Paralympic star Louzanne Coetzee
Multifaceted, talented, award-winning trailblazer, and Paralympic star. These are some words used to describe Louzanne Coetzee. Adding to her long list of achievements on and off the athletics track, Coetzee obtained a postgraduate diploma in Business Administration with distinction during the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences graduation ceremony on 19 April... Read more
Sprinters set to rule the roost at EP athletics champs
Madibaz sprinter Luxolo Adams, who announced himself to the world when he won the Paris Diamond League 200m last year, will headline the Eastern Province Athletics Championships in Gqeberha tomorrow and Saturday. On that occasion, Adams disposed of Olympic champion André De Grasse in a career-best 19.82. He went... Read more
UJ student-athlete Tshwanelo aiming for Olympic Games
The 2022 Sportsman of the Year nominee for the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Sports Awards, Tshwanelo Aabobe, aspires to participate in the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, France. Having experienced a difficult year of injuries and contracting COVID-19 that took him out for two months, Aabobe remains resolute in... Read more
Returning to his roots leads to Adams’ sprint title in Paris
Gqeberha sprinter Luxolo Adams believed that knowing what worked best for him had been the catalyst behind his eye-catching performance in the Paris Diamond League athletics meeting in June. The 25-year-old, who is a member of the Madibaz Athletics Club, scorched to a career-best 19.82 seconds in the 200m... Read more
UWC Sport launches an elite high-performance centre
High-Performance Centres (HPC) have proven to have tremendous benefits for athletes who wish to take their game to the next level. And athletes at UWC with these dreams will soon have the chance to make them a reality. When the University’s High-Performance Centre launches in June 2020, more athletes... Read more
Belief a common thread in NMU’s Senekal success
Belief in her own ability has played a major role in cementing Ischke Senekal’s status as one of South Africa’s finest field athletes. And it has been bolstered by a similar belief shown by those around her. This year, the Bestmed Madibaz Athletics Club star was again crowned national... Read more
Joint meeting at Madibaz a big success
The Bestmed Madibaz Athletics Club have hit on a winning formula after hosting a successful meeting for senior and junior athletes at the Madibaz Stadium at the weekend. For the first time the club, in conjunction with EP Athletics, joined forces with the Port Elizabeth High Schools Athletics Association... Read more
UKZN Athletics Club kicks Off 2019 Comrades preparations
Fresh into 2019 and the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Athletics Club is set to be the first athletics club in the country to kick off preparations for the 2019 Comrades Marathon through its Comrades Marathon Tester aimed at preparing Comrades Marathon runners both mentally and physically. Held in partnership with... Read more

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