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South African shot put and discus star Ischke Senekal was named Sportswoman of the Year at the Madibaz Sport gala awards evening in Port Elizabeth last week. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Senekal tops off successful year with Madibaz award

Star field athlete Ischke Senekal was honoured with a top award when she was crowned Sportswoman of the Year at the Madibaz Sport gala...
Competitors in the boys' category of the SPAR Kids' Challenge have some fun before the start of the 2.5km race near Pollok Beach at Summerstrand in Port Elizabeth today. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Kids’ Challenge sets tone for the main event

Glorious weather saw the SPAR Kids' Challenge provide a rousing prelude to the main event when just under 600 runners enjoyed a run along...
The SPAR Eastern Cape Women's Challenge in Port Elizabeth on March 21 will again play its role in assisting the community

Women’s Challenge has key role in serving the community

The SPAR Women's Challenge is the perfect opportunity for some fun and exercise, but the annual event's influence extends far beyond the races which...

Vital ensures scrumptious treats at PUMA School of Speed Series

Junior track & field stars get to indulge in scrumptious snacks at the 2019 PUMA School of Speed Series thanks to event partner, Vital. “South...
Seen here:  Runners (and walkers) enjoying a 10km route experience in 2018 that highlighted iconic landmarks and featured lively performances by a host of Joburg’s leading performing arts groups.  Photo Credit:  David Tarpey

FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN welcomes Cotlands as a charity in 2019

The FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN will boast a fourth charity in 2019 with event organisers welcoming Cotlands into the fold. “We are proud to welcome...
Twizza Super School Series

Western Cape schools excited to take on the Twizza Super School...

An impressive list of leading Western Cape based athletics schools have jumped at the opportunity to sign up for the Twizza Super School Series...
Seen here (from left to right): Ajee Valentine (Twizza National Sponsorship Manager), Aleck Skhosana (the President of Athletics South Africa) and Dezroy Poole (Director Stillwater Sports).  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

ASA welcomes Twizza as Title Sponsor of U18 and U20 Track...

Johannesburg – Athletics South Africa (ASA) is excited to welcome Twizza as the title sponsor of the Twizza ASA U18 and U20 Track &...
University Sport South Africa's Lesego Mpshe competes in the women's team half-marathon event at the World Student Games in Napoli, Italy, earlier this month. The SA team won the bronze medal. Photo: Supplied

SA squad shine at World Student Games

South Africa's younger generation of sportsmen and women showed their ability to compete at an international level by surpassing expectations at the World Student...
More than 1 000 runners and walkers are expected to take part in the annual SPAR Daily Dispatch Summer Fun Run, starting at Orient Pools in East London on November 25. There will be distances of 8km and 4km. Picture: Mark Andrew

Summer Fun Run for the whole family

An occasion the whole family can enjoy is the underlying theme of the SPAR Daily Dispatch Summer Fun Run, which takes place in East...
Bloemfontein runner Kesa Molotsane, winner for the last two years, will be back to defend her title in the SPAR Women's Challenge 10km race in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Photo: Leon Hugo

Elite runners set for flying start in Women’s Challenge

The SPAR Women's Challenge is set for a flying start when the fast Port Elizabeth course hosts the first event of this year's series...