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South Africa’s top sports star, swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker is an athlete to watch in 2020
Double Commonwealth gold medalist and African record holder, Tatjana Schoenmaker won the coveted title of Sports Star of the Year at the 2019 SA Sports Awards. The 22-year-old swimmer also bagged the Sportswoman of the Year award following her breakthrough performances in 2018 and 2019. View this post on... Read more
Sports viewership is soaring: This is what the sports industry is doing to ensure unparalleled growth
Sports viewership is soaring, and revenue is growing faster than some countries’ GDP, making it a $700 billion global industry. What makes sports industry so successful? According to Inga Stasiulionytė, former Olympian and head of the MIT Sports Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, this is the result of sports business adapting to... Read more
3 ways medium hyperbaric oxygen therapy benefits recovery from injury
Every physically active individual or athlete aims to stay injury-free so that they can consistently follow their training regimen and achieve their goals. “Unfortunately, avoiding injury is almost impossible for people who follow an active lifestyle,” explains medium hyperbaric oxygen therapy (mHBOT) practitioner, Joseph Winer. “Thankfully, when injury strikes,... Read more
Bounce back sooner from injuries with oxygen therapy
Athletes across the sporting spectrum have developed various mechanisms to deal with the stress and strain that training and competition have on their bodies. The competitive within sports has also intensified, which increases injury risk and necessitates more critical and ingenious treatment approaches. While using ice and heat as... Read more
Registration open for Sanlam Cape Town Marathon
About 26,000 runners will descend on Cape Town this weekend, to run Africa’s only IAAF Gold Label-status city marathon. This year’s event is billed as the most ambitious as far as the elite-athlete contingent is concerned, and will offer a larger, more exciting registration at the world-class Century City... Read more
[NOV] Discovery 947 Ride Joburg
Date: 17 November 2019 The annual Discovery 947 Ride Joburg is a highlight on the cycling calendar for serious and recreational cyclists alike. Riversands Commercial Park hosts this iconic race, which takes riders on an approximately 94.7km route through the City of Joburg, offering full road closure on some... Read more
Home-grown heroes out to make SA proud at 2019 Ironman 70.3 World Championship
Triathlon’s top talent will come together in Nice, France for the 2019 IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship, where 158 athletes will represent South Africa on 7 and 8 September 2019. Michelle Enslin, the 2018 Isuzu IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion (50-54 age category) and 2018 IRONMAN World Champion (50-54 age category),... Read more
Steyn out to smash PB at FNB Durban 10K CitySurfRun
After a brief stint back in SA to race the South African half marathon championships in July, Comrades and Two Oceans champion Gerda Steyn will return from her international training camp to set a few blistering 10km times on home soil. After setting a half marathon PB of 1:11:53... Read more
[SEPT] SPAR Daily Dispatch Fun Run
Date: 8 September 2019 The East London community is primed for another entertaining day of exercise when the city hosts the SPAR Daily Dispatch Fun Run. The event starts and finishes at the Orient Beach pools and offers a timed 8km race and a fun 4km untimed option. The... Read more
Devon Henson turns sporting misfortunate into purposeful fitness venture
Devon Henson‘s dream was to play rugby at the highest level. “From the age of six, all I ever wanted was to become a professional rugby player.” His single-minded dedication and focus ensured his trajectory throughout his school rugby career remained on track. View this post on Instagram …... Read more