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UJ hockey star relishes Games opportunity

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 […]

By | 2018-02-15T09:35:08+00:00 February 15th, 2018|The Town Square|0 Comments

Champ prepares for tough Berge en Dale test

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 […]

By | 2018-02-14T13:41:12+00:00 February 14th, 2018|The Town Square|0 Comments

Runners change lives at FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Seen here:  Runners in action at the 2017 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg
The 2017 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN saw runners donate an impressive combined total of R112 555.00 to the event’s two charities, Die Burger Kersfonds and The Cape Of Good Hope SPCA.

“The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN has proudly supported […]

By | 2018-02-04T14:27:06+00:00 February 4th, 2018|The Town Square|0 Comments

Entries are open for two of the North West Province’s premier off road events

North West Province – Taking place at the ATKV Buffelspoort on Saturday, 02 and Sunday, 03 June 2018, entries are officially open for the 16th annual FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and the 6th annual FNB Platinum Trail Run.

“The FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and the FNB Platinum Trail Run provide adventurous families with the […]

By | 2018-01-30T09:20:30+00:00 January 30th, 2018|The Town Square|0 Comments

Bestmed bolster team with mix of youth and experience

Team Bestmed started their new year on a high note when they welcomed the experienced Yzette Oelofse and youngster Danielle Strydom to their fold.

Oelofse, who won the inaugural Tshwane Classic in November, said this week she was excited about joining the all-women’s team.

“I believe a change is as good as a holiday. And whichever team […]

By | 2018-01-25T11:38:38+00:00 January 25th, 2018|The Town Square|0 Comments

HEAD Bikes to supply top women’s pro team

In a major boost for women’s cycling in South Africa, Demacon announced that they would be racing on HEAD bicycles in the 2018 season.

This follows after the professional team struck a deal with HEAD Bikes SA (PTY) Ltd, who entered the local market late last year, to come on board as equipment sponsors.

Earlier this week, […]

By | 2018-01-25T11:36:32+00:00 January 25th, 2018|The Town Square|0 Comments

XTERRA Warriors set to hone their skills at Sanlam Cape Mile

Seen here: XTERRA World Champion, Flora Duffy in action in Grabouw. Photo Credit: Tobias Ginsberg
XTERRA Warriors will hone their swimming prowess the weekend prior to the Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw when they take part in the 2018 Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club/Western Cape) on Sunday, […]

By | 2018-01-22T08:03:08+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|The Town Square|0 Comments
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