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THE 2020 COMRADES MARATHON HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Image Credit: Moses Mabhida Stadium

Following long discussion with the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Board and KwaZulu-Natal Athletics (KZNA, Athletics South Africa has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Comrades Marathon. Making the announcement, ASA President Aleck Skhosanasaid: “Cancelling what would have been the 95th edition of the Comrades Marathon was a long and arduous …

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VODACOM DURBAN JULY TO BE STAGED BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

Image: Do It Again // Candiese Lenferna

Horse racing fans can take heart that the 2020 Vodacom Durban July will take place this year, but as a broadcast-only event behind closed doors. Vodacom and Gold Circle have confirmed a joint commitment to run Africa’s Greatest Horseracing Event, but under the strictest adherence to all government health protocols …

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SA’s oldest cycle race adds to city coffers and promotes tourism

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A study recently conducted by Tourism KwaZulu-Natal (TKZN) on the economic impacts of the 2016 Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic revealed that up to R93,2million was injected into KZN’s coffers during the race period. Race organiser Annie Batchelder says, “The race continues to grow in appeal and popularity every year …

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New Sharks Jerseys: Canterbury joins The Sharks Family

The Sharks Home and Away Jerseys

The Sharks are delighted to announce that they have entered into a partnership with Canterbury South Africa, as their new apparel sponsor. Canterbury is one of the leading rugby kit manufacturers in the world, and over the years have had a long and illustrious list of teams and players that …

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Return of Mauritius to Durban Yacht Race!

Ocean racing at its best, Yes Girl from Cape Town is seen pictured pounding into a swell during this year’s Vasco da Gama Ocean Race. Point Yacht Club announced the return of the Mauritius to Durban race that will take place mid-year 2017. Pic by Sophie Thompson

Announcement of Mauritius to Durban Yacht Race Mauritius: Saturday 17 June Adding to the festivities of the magnificent milestone in their 125th anniversary year, the Point Yacht Club is delighted to announce the return of the Mauritius to Durban race. This will be the seventh edition of the challenging race that is due …

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First ever unicyclist enters Amashova for charity

Gray Braatvedt will compete on a unicycle

KZN Overport resident Gray Braatvedt has undertaken a challenge to compete in the 30th Tsogo Sun Amashova Race on a Unicycle. The veteran and experienced rider is the first ever unicyclist to enter the race to complete the 106km route in his attempt to raise R20 000 for the non-profit …

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Tsogo Sun Amashova celebrates 30 years by recognizing local legends

Henk Duys having completed 30 years and Glen Connell having completed 25 years are some of the “local legend” cyclists with their green numbers being recognized by the Tsogo Sun Amashova race organisers in the build up to the 30th anniversary of the race.

South Africa’s oldest road cycling race, Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic is turning 30 this year. As part of the celebrations for reaching this significant milestone, the event’s coordinators have launched a “local legends” campaign. According to Tsogo Sun Amashova’s Race Director, Annie Batchelder, the campaign being run via predominantly …

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