gsport is delighted to announce the ten South African individuals and teams unveiled as its October’s Newsmakers, who now join those already in consideration for national acclaim at gsport’s year-end gsport Annual List, early in December.
The 28th edition of the Soweto Marathon is set to get underway this Sunday and it’s looking to be another memorable race, and course record holder Irvette van Zyl believes her mark will be bettered this year
Only the third athlete after Rene Kalmer and Irvette van Zyl to score a hat-trick of Grand Prix wins, Ethiopian Nedbank runner Tadu Nare was crowned 2023 Spar Grand Prix champion in her third consecutive win of the title, in Johannesburg on Tuesday, 31 October 2023
Cape Town local Samantha Reilly won Saturday’s 46-kilometre Cape Town Trail Marathon in a remarkable display of athletic endurance, Lijan Burger takes gold in the 22km Trial Marathon, and Irvette van Zyl was thrilled with her 10km win
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Boxer-backed star athlete Glenrose Xaba defends her ASA Half Marathon Championship title in a time of 01:10.41.
Namibia’s Helalia Johannes became the first woman in the world over 40 to run 10kms in under 32 minutes when she sprinted to victory in the SPAR Women’s 10km race in 31.53 minutes in Gqeberha
Adidas marathon runner Gerda Steyn smashes Frith van der Merwe’s three-decade course record as she claims her third consecutive Totalsports Two Oceans Ultra Marathon title.
Returning to the course where she broke the ultra-marathon world record, Nedbank Running Club’s Irvette van Zyl reveals she is stronger than the performance she showcased last year’s Runified Breaking Barriers 50km race.
Caster Semenya announced by Athletics SA in the 18-strong world-class women’s athlete contingent of the National Preparation Squad, ahead of the World Athletics Championship and Commonwealth Games.
Tayla Kavanagh achieves new personal best time of 32:10 to win the inaugural ABSA Durban 10k City Run and be crowned new SA 10km Champion in her first year as a senior athletes. #GoGirls
With a clean sweep of six wins in six races, Ethiopia’s Tadu Nare plans on using her SPAR Grand Prix 10km victory prize money to build a home for her mother #SundaySmile