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Twizza Super School Series

Qualifying schools revealed for 2022 Twizza Super School Series National Final!

The organisers of the Twizza Super School Series are excited to announce the names of the 52 male teams, 50 female teams and 46...
Bestmed Madibaz student-athlete Ischke Senekal continued her outstanding year when she won the shot put gold medal at the African Athletics Championships in Asaba in Nigeria on Sunday. Picture: Henry Marsh Photography

Senekal scoops gold in Nigeria

Nelson Mandela University student athlete Ischke Senekal continued to show she can perform at the highest level when she won the shot put gold...
The SPAR Women's Challenge will again do its bit for the community with a portion of the entry fee going to the Sanitary Sistas project organised by the Port Elizabeth branch of the Businesswomen's Association of South Africa. The 10km and 5km events take place at Pollok Beach in Summerstrand on Saturday. Photo: Leon Hugo

Running for the community in Women’s Challenge

In addition to providing fun and exercise for thousands of women, the SPAR Women's Challenge will play an important role in achieving its community...
One of South Africa's top runners, Irvette van Zyl has been closely involved with the SPAR Women's Challenge

Women’s Challenge rises to become top PE running race

From a race which nearly didn't happen to the biggest event on the Nelson Mandela Bay roadrunning calendar – that is the path the...
Seen here:  The leading men’s field in action at the 2018 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN welcomes IAAF bronze label status

South Africa’s most loved 12km road race, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN has been awarded the Bronze Label-status by the International Association of...
Seen here:  The elite field at the start of the 2018 Totalsports Women's Race. Photo Credit:  Rogan Ward

Totalsports Women’s Race 2019 Prize Purse Announced

Taking place on one day (Friday, 09 August / National Women’s Day) across three major cities (Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban) the Totalsports Women’s...
The search for SA’s best athletics school kicks off at Twizza Super School Series Regional Qualifier #1

The search for SA’s best athletics school kicks off at Twizza...

The Twizza Super School Series Regional Qualifier #1 inspired nail-biting Track & Field action at the Ruimsig Athletics Stadium (Roodepoort) on Wednesday 29 September...
Seen here (from left to right):  Dr Odwa Mazwai (Sizwe Medical Fund Clinical Executive), Aleck Skhosana (the President of Athletics South Africa), Dr Osborn Mahanjana (3Sixty Health CEO) and Michael Meyer (Managing Director Stillwater Sports).  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Sizwe Medical Fund & 3SixtyLife sign up as title sponsor of...

Johannesburg – Athletics South Africa (ASA) has welcomed Sizwe Medical Fund & 3SixtyLife as the title sponsor of the ASA Senior Track & Field...
University of Johannesburg athlete Rachel Leistra (in dark green) competes in the team half-marathon race at the World Student Games in Naples, Italy, earlier this month. Photo: Supplied

SA women’s team take bronze at World Student Games

The South Africa women's team captured the bronze medal in the half-marathon race at the World Student Games in Naples, Italy, this month. University of...
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...