UJ sprinter part of World Games contingent
Sprinter Tamzin Thomas is one of nine members of the University of Johannesburg track and field squad primed to make an impact when the World Student Games take place in Italy next month. Including the athletics contingent, UJ have an overall group of 20 representatives who will be competing... 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
Plenty of incentive at Madibaz athletics meeting
There will be plenty of incentive to succeed for junior and senior athletes when the Bestmed Madibaz Athletics Club hold a major meeting at the south campus on Friday and Saturday. Madibaz Sport athletics manager Nellis Bothma said they would be linking up with the Port Elizabeth High Schools... 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
University of the Free State: KovsieSport crowns their best
The athletes Rynardt van Rensburg and Lynique Beneke walked away with the two major awards at the KovsieSport honours function on Wednesday 26 August 2018. The two were announced as the Kovsie Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year. Both of them represented South Africa at international level in the... Read more
Nelson Mandela University: Senekal scoops gold in Nigeria
Nelson Mandela University student athlete Ischke Senekal continued to show she can perform at the highest level when she won the shot put gold medal at the African Athletics Championships on Sunday. The 25-year-old Bestmed Madibaz Athletics Club member completed a memorable meeting in Asaba, Nigeria, after opening the... Read more
Congratulations to the UKZN Athletics Club
The UKZN Athletics Club recently competed with the world’s best runners in the Old Mutual Two Oceans in Cape Town. The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon is a 56 km race and this year’s race remained on the traditional route that is via Chapman’s Peak, Hout Bay and Constantia... Read more
Usain Bolt still inspires Madibaz sprint star Luxolo Adams
Given his legendary status, it is not surprising that Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt was the inspiration for rising Nelson Mandela University sprinter Luxolo Adams to take up the sport. Born in Burgersdorp in the Eastern Cape, the 21-year-old Bestmed Madibaz club member was more interested in soccer before a... Read more
Maties student athletes graduate
Close on 100 Stellenbosch University student athletes graduated in the 2017 academic year during graduation ceremonies in December (2017) and March (2018). The graduates were members of a variety of Maties Sport clubs, including the High Performance (HP) sport codes rugby, hockey, netball, athletics, swimming, cycling, basketball, cricket and Parasport. Other... Read more
First recipients of Bettie Harmsen Scholarship announced
​The athletic and academic careers of two athletes from Stellenbosch University (SU) received a significant boost when they were named the first recipients of the Bettie Harmsen Scholarship. Bettie Harmsen, born Buitendag, was a keen athlete and Stellenbosch University graduate who received her BSc Honours in Medical Biochemistry in... Read more