Category Archives: Athletics

Six Standout performances from SA Championships

The South African Senior Championships took place in Potchefstroom and despite the lack of coverage on live television, Potchefstroom was definitely filled up while a couple of SA Stars once again but their best food forward. Here Sports 24 Seven picks our 6 Standout performances from the completed Championships! Akani Simbine slays the 100m For […]

10 Events to look forward to in 2017

2017 is already 10 days old and some amazing sport is already underway, including the Dakar Rally. As we look forward to what 2017 will have to offer. So it’s an important thing at this point in time for us to diarise all the important things like children’s birthdays, anniversaries and other important things, but […]

PUMA’s School of Speed is Here

In 2016 South African sprinting emerged as an area of massive pride for South Africa as the shorter distances started featuring South Africans on a regular basis. Of course it was also the year that Usain Bolt completed the unprecedented triple triple at the Rio Olympics. With all the excitement around the flagship events of […]

A Look at South Africa’s Paralympians

The Paralympic games finished just under a month ago in Rio with South Africa finishing in 22nd place with 17 medals, of which 7 were gold. After all our hockey lately, we thought it would be great to analyse the South African Paralympic medalists for South Africa, including all 78 gold medals won since return […]

South Africa’s Best Olympic Moments

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The Olympic Games have passed their half-way stage already, South African’s sleep deprivation levels have started matching that of new parents and Team SA have won seven medals already, with a couple of great prospects still in the hunt. After Wayde van Niekerk’s incredible run our Olympic hunger is at an all time high. To feed that hunger that you […]

Transformation: Is Punishing the South African Fans the Way?

Yesterday the self-proclaimed greatest minister to ever grace the world of Social Media, Fikile Mbalula, pretty much took the opportunity of watching a massive sporting event in Cricket, Soccer, Rugby and Netball away from South African Sports fans. It bodes an obvious question, is punishing the South Africans fans the way to resolve this? Now […]

5 Best South African Sporting Moments of 2015

As we have already witnessed history in 2016 with the incredible test match at Newlands, we would like to start 2016 in the right way, by saluting the best moments of South African sport in 2015. Noting that we are staying on the positive as it sets the right tone for the year, the Springboks defeat to […]

Spur Trail Series

Having taken on the less gruelling, but thoroughly enjoyable, the monthly Jackal Run, we wanted to challenge ourselves with something a little further and more difficult. My wife and I started really enjoying the challenge of running together and more importantly overcoming the challenge together. We started looking at races to do and after a […]

Jackal Creek Run

September saw myself and Taryn do our first night trail run at Jackal Creek Golf estate. They do a monthly night run, they have a 4km and an 8km. We did the 4km race as our starter – first night run so wanted to make sure we managed ok! The vibe was awesome leading up […]

Endurocad Launches Schools Clinic Gauteng

Endurocad launches its first schools clinic in Gauteng, 22nd – 24th May 2015 This past weekend saw Endurocad, established with the purpose of identifying, nurturing, training and celebrating the success of young talented athletes, host its first schools’ clinic in Gauteng. Elana Meyer, the co-founder and CEO of ENDUROCAD, in conjunction with ENDUROCAD’s head coach […]