Surprised at her selection, University of Johannesburg hockey star Kristen Paton is looking forward to the challenges she will face at the Commonwealth Games in Australia in April.
The 21-year-old chiropractic student made her debut for the national team late last year, but thought her inexperience might count against her.
"In all honesty I was really surprised about my selection and am still in awe," said Paton, who lives in Melville in Johannesburg.
"I knew I had a good year in 2017...
Defending champion Kim le Court is preparing for a serious challenge as she lines up a hat-trick of victories in the Bestmed Berge en Dale road race near Krugersdorp in Gauteng next weekend.
The 21-year-old Demacon Women's Team rider has won the last two events, but said she felt the pressure would be on her when the feature 107km road classic took place on February 24.
The Berge en Dale, presented by Optimum Financial Services, starts at the Cradlestone Mall in...
een here: Caster Semenya will toe the line in the 1000m at Tuks Stadium (Tshwane) on Thursday, 08 March 2018 in the second of three Athletix Grand Prix Meetings. Photo Credit: Roger Sedres
South Africa’s double Olympic and Triple World Champion, Caster Semenya will toe the line in the 1000m, a rarely run event on the track, at Tuks Stadium (Tshwane) on Thursday, 08 March 2018 in the second of three Athletix Grand Prix Meetings.
Semenya has never raced the two...