Caster Semenya showed off her incredible talent as she picked up three gold medals from three different distances at the ASA Senior Track and Field Championships at the Germiston Athletics Stadium on Saturday – and she never even competed in her favourite 800m."Semenya gets a third medal"
The Boxer AC duo of Elroy Gelant and Glenrose Xaba have confirmed their entry into the 2019 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday, 19 May 2019. Gelant has made an impressive start to the year after battling with injury in 2018 while Xaba has used the off season period to good effect to recover from a busy 2018. Although Gelant has put in solid performances after a hernia operation in April 2018, he was…"Gelant & Xaba gun for ONERUN"
You would expect an 18-year-old national enduro mountain biking champion to ride a stage race with a downhiller, or another enduro adrenalin junkie. And an 84-year-old grandfather is unlikely to team up for three days of riding from Underberg to Scottburgh with a young racing snake, right? Wrong! Arthur Duncan is known to a few KAP sani2c riders from the 2018 event when he completed the 283 km, three-day Adventure edition of the event with…"Enduro champ rides sani2c with grandad"
Staff members from both Cape Town and Durban travelled to Port Elizabeth to provide timing services at the SPAR Women’s Race 2019, and FinishTime booked them into Kingfisher Guest House in Summerstrand. Whether you’re relaxing by the pool, watching TV in the comfort of your beautifully appointed suite or simply relaxing, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better spot. The four-star guest house pays five-star attention to detail in our team’s opinion. Every small touch,…"Kingfisher Guest House"
While preparing to time one of the events in the Nissan Trailseeker Series, a team from FinishTime was accommodated at Die Boskombuis en Gastehuis outside Pretoria. Our team found the ambience of this guesthouse to be extremely laid back and relaxing – which is just what one needs before the frenetic pace of race day! The staff were incredibly friendly, and even with just a one-night stay, our team was made to feel like part…"Die Boskombuis en Gastehuis"
DAY 2: Friday, April 26 Caster Semenya wrapped up a rare double, cruising to another national title on Friday 26 April as she closed out a thrilling second day of action at the Sizwe Medical Fund and 3SixtyLife ASA Senior Track and Field and Combined Events Championships at Germiston Athletics Stadium. Taking the lead at the gun, Semenya stormed clear to win the women’s 1,500m final in 4:13.59. She finished nearly 16 seconds ahead of…"Caster adds a second"
Caster Semenya decided to move up in distance, taking on the 1500m and 5000m at the 2019 Sizwe Medical Fund & 3SixtyLife ASA Senior Track & Field and Combined Events Championships at the Germiston Athletics Stadium on Thursday 25 April."Caster wins 5 000m"
The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon was a triumph for South Africans as three-time Comrades Marathon winner Bongmusa Mthembu and defending women’s champion Gerda Steyn claimed the titles."SA athletes double up at Two Oceans"
As befits one of South Africa’s major ultra-marathons, the 50th Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon has attracted a sprinkling of Africa’s best athletes who will all be chasing time in the 56km and half marathon events on Saturday. A potent Kenyan contingent has drifted into Cape Town this week and that country’s world dominance of men’s distance running is likely to continue on the tip of Africa with Thompson Magawana’s record of 3:03:44 – set…"Its Two Oceans time"
A group of brave open-water swimmers plan to swim across Lake Malawi later in April to raise funds for the CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation of South Africa. The core of the group of swimmers has already experienced this sort of challenge before, having successfully completed the dangerous eight kilometre crossing of Lake Jozini in 2018, and they have now set their sights on the 24-kilometre crossing of Lake Malawi. The group is made up of…"Cows aims to swim Lake Malawi for CHOC"