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Wayde van Niekerk

South Africa’s Van Niekerk makes sprint history

South African athlete Wayde van Niekerk has become the first runner in history to break records for the 100m, 200m and 400m events, the International Association of Athletics Federations confirmed on Saturday, 12 March 2016.

Mulaudzi was a South African hero for our times

At just 34, one of the country's best runners died in a car crash on his way to an athletics meeting. A shy guy off the track, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi was aggressive and competitive when he was running, a mental toughness that brought him medals aplenty. He had turned his talents to coaching young rural athletes before his death.

Nougat becomes race food

Nougat, that delicious nutty confectionery, it turns out, is a perfect sports nutrition food. Now Wedgewood Nougat has launched Race Food, specially packaged for endurance athletes.
 World-class food factory in SA 

Trail runner races cyclists for rhino reserve

Top KwaZulu-Natal trail runner Tracy Zunckel outpaced a few riders in the recent FedGroup Berg & Bush near Winterton to raise funds for protecting rhino and other species in the Spioenkop Game Reserve.

Amputee Oscar wins landmark case

Amputee Oscar wins landmark case

Oscar Pistorius' dream is alive again after the Court for Arbitration in Sport ruled that his prosthetics do not give him any advantage over able-bodied runners, thus paving the way for him to compete in the Olympics.


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