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VAN NIEKERK SHORTLISTED FOR IAAF AWARD

World champion Wayde van Niekerk has been recognised once again for another incredible season, after being included among three men’s finalists for the IAAF World Athlete of the Year Awards. His 2017 campaign included two medals at the World Championships … Continue reading

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NATIONAL YOUTH RECORD FOR POOLE

Getting his summer season off to a brilliant start, high jump prodigy Breyton Poole entered the record books with a personal best leap in Cape Town on Saturday. The 17-year-old athlete, who had set his previous career best of 2.24m … Continue reading

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VAN NIEKERK TO UNDERGO KNEE SURGERY

After delivering consistent, spectacular performances over the last few seasons, international sprint sensation Wayde van Niekerk will take an injury-enforced break from racing in the first half of the 2018 campaign. The 400m world record holder has arrived in the … Continue reading

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WAYDE’S LIFE STORY TO INSPIRE THE NATION

World record holder Wayde van Niekerk is excited to tell his story, in a documentary which is set to be released in collaboration with T-Systems early next year. The information and communication technology company, which enjoys a long-term partnership with … Continue reading

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WAYDE VAN NIEKERK INSPIRES SPRINGBOKS

South African athletics star Wayde van Niekerk presented the Springboks with their match day jerseys on the eve of their Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against the Wallabies in Bloemfontein. Van Niekerk, the 400m world record holder and Olympic champion, … Continue reading

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EDENGLEN HIGH UNVEILS AKANI SIMBINE STAND

Local sprint king Akani Simbine was given a special surprise by his alma mater on Wednesday morning, when it was revealed that a stand had been named after him at Edenglen High School in Edenvale. Simbine, who reached the 100m … Continue reading

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VAN NIEKERK OUT OF ZURICH DIAMOND LEAGUE

World champion Wayde van Niekerk has withdrawn from the men’s 400m race at the Diamond League meeting in Zurich, Switzerland on August 24, due to a recurring back injury. Van Niekerk, also the Olympic champion and world record holder, has … Continue reading

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SEMENYA BAGS FIFTH IN-SITE MEDAL

Caster Semenya ended In-Site’s campaign at the IAAF World Championships on Sunday by racking up another international title, on the 10th and final day of the biennial showpiece in London, England. Lining up as the pre-race favourite, after stunning her … Continue reading

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SEMENYA GEARS UP FOR ANOTHER MEDAL CHARGE

Caster Semenya will line up as the title favourite on Sunday, after cruising through the women’s 800m semifinals on Friday evening, on day eight of the IAAF World Championships in London. The Olympic champion, who had already bagged the 1 … Continue reading

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VAN NIEKERK SHINES WITH ANOTHER MEDAL

Wayde van Niekerk spearheaded the In-Site contingent on Thursday evening, on another superb day of athletics at the IAAF World Championships in London. Two days after retaining his 400m world title, Van Niekerk grabbed second place in the men’s 200m … Continue reading

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