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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
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
Two-try UJ wing underlines his potential
Motivated by his father, University of Johannesburg’s Odwa Nkunjana showed his potential by crossing for two tries in their intense Varsity Cup rugby derby against Wits in Johannesburg on Monday. The 22-year-old wing was instrumental in helping his team to a crucial 29-17 victory in the encounter at Wits... Read more
Pakiso aims to conquer the world
This year, the University of the Free State’s Qwaqwa Campus will unleash a running sensation that is equally comfortable on track, cross-country, and road running and is on a mission to conquer the world. His name is Pakiso Mthembu from Tweeling in the Eastern Free State. Pakiso has recently... Read more
Madibaz host athletics qualifying meeting
The Bestmed Madibaz Athletics Club, in conjunction with Eastern Province Athletics, will host an important meeting at Madibaz Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday involving both seniors and juniors. This meeting, which will provide athletes with the opportunity to achieve qualifying times for national events, will have just two... Read more
Madibaz present courses for athletes and coaches
The Bestmed Madibaz Athletics Club, in conjunction with Eastern Province Athletics, will present a much-needed series of coaching courses at Daniel Pienaar Technical High School in Uitenhage next month. Running from January 10 to 12, the series for coaches and athletes will consist of courses in three categories, to... Read more
Parasport athletes receive national recognition
Two Maties Parasport stalwarts, Ilse Hayes and Dyan Buis, were named South Africa’s sportswoman and sportsman of the year with a disability at the SA Sports Awards evening on Sunday. Ilse, who concluded a career of 16 years with a silver medal in the 200m (T13) at the World Para Athletics... Read more
Maties Sport Awards
Cyclist Frankie du Toit, a first-year BA Sport Science student, and hockey player Keenan Horne, a postgraduate student in the Faculty of Law, were named Maties Sport’s Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year for 2017 at the annual Maties Sport Awards on Thursday 19 October. Due to sporting commitments, neither... Read more
Kesa and Wayde biggest stars at KovsieSport Awards
It took Kesa Molotsane seven years of hard work and patience to excel, and all this time she has been a Kovsie. Unlike some other sporting greats, success didn’t come overnight for her. The star athlete had an amazing year and was crowned KovsieSport Senior Sportswoman of the Year,... Read more

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