Birkett claims Drak Challenge

2017-01-23 08:35

Andy Birkett scooped his fourth Drak Challenge title as he outsprinted reigning world champion Hank McGregor to line honours.


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Khonco, Nonina hot bets to win awards

2017-01-22 05:52

Simphiwe Khonco and Bukiwe Nonina are the hot favourites to be voted the country’s top boxers during the Boxing SA Awards in Durban.

South Africa

Glitz, glamour and gallops ready to rock Cape Town

2017-01-20 12:59

The most anticipated social and prestigious equestrian event on the South African calendar is ready to rock Cape Town.

South Africa

Barrier draw for Sun Met confirmed

2017-01-19 13:16

Favourite Legal Eagle will start from barrier No 9 in the R5 million Sun Met at Kenilworth Racecourse following the draw ceremony.

South Africa

Henderson seeks one-of-a-kind K1 Dusi finish

2017-01-18 08:53

Caroline Henderson is preparing to become the first woman over 60-years-old to finish the 2017 Dusi Canoe Marathon in a K1.

South Africa

Dettori heads for Sun Met as final field finalised

2017-01-17 08:55

Legendary jockey Frankie Dettori will ride Durban July winner The Conglomerate for trainer Joey Ramsden in the R5 million Sun Met.

South Africa

Anaconda fancies her jab at top award

2017-01-15 06:07

Bukiwe "Anaconda” Nonina believes her success in the ring has paved the way for her to win the SA Female Boxer of the Year award.

South Africa

Wheeler rolls on to 46th Dusi effort

2017-01-13 12:11

Dusi stalwart Lyle Wheeler will potentially equal Graeme Pope-Ellis' incredible record with his 46th Dusi Canoe Marathon attempt.

South Africa

Gandar looking for a podium at Drak Challenge

2017-01-05 15:55

After producing the standout performance of the 2016 N3TC Drak Challenge, Owen Gandar is keen to repeat or even better, his 2016 third place effort.

South Africa

McGregor edges Birkett in Drak opener

2017-01-21 14:06

The 2017 Drak Challenge saw Hank McGregor win a sprint to the line against Andy Birkett in the opening stage.

South Africa

SA rowing coach chooses SA over Australia

2017-01-20 11:58

National rowing coach Roger Barrow has shown his patriotic side by turning down an offer to head up the Australian men and women’s rowing programme.

South Africa

Ex-Comrades winner undergoes op after shark attack

2017-01-19 12:26

Former Comrades winner Nick Bester underwent an operation this week following a Shark attack incident in Plettenberg Bay.

South Africa

Drak entries match rising water levels

2017-01-17 21:28

Buoyed by a month of exhilarating paddling on the full uMzimkhulu River, entries are pouring in for this weekend's Drak Challenge canoe marathon.

South Africa

South African boat takes third at Cape2Rio

2017-01-17 08:26

South African entrant Lion of Africa Vulcan has finished third in the 2017 Cape2Rio presented by Maserati.

South Africa

KO Kid declares year of ruling the ring

2017-01-15 06:06

Cruiserweight champ Kevin Lerena is adamant that he will succeed in his hunt for a world title as he shows great skill in the ring.

South Africa

Khwela eyes improvement at Drak Challenge

2017-01-10 09:26

Sbonelo Khwela eyes an improvement on his previous results with his marker set to break into the top ten at the Drak Challenge.

South Africa

Weather takes toll on Cape2Rio fleet

2017-01-04 15:32

Three boats have retired so far from the 2017 Cape2Rio yacht race, the latest being iconic South African yacht Trekker II.

South Africa

Birkett spearheads field for Drak Challenge

2017-01-20 14:01

As the summer rains replenish water stocks throughout the Southern Drakensberg, paddlers from all over the country will be making the journey to the Underberg.

South Africa

Paddlers gearing up for exciting Drak Challenge

2017-01-19 15:44

As the summer rains replenish water stocks throughout the Drakensberg, paddlers from all over the country will journey to Underberg for the Drak Challenge.

South Africa

Big guns converge for Drak Challenge showdown

2017-01-18 15:33

The Drak Challenge is set to get underway in spectacular fashion as a star-studded field of some of the worlds top river paddlers square up.

South Africa

Top EFC star suspended after failed drug test

2017-01-17 14:25

Former EFC welterweight champion Michiel Opperman has tested positive for a banned substance.

South Africa

Sun Met: A blend of racing and style

2017-01-16 16:05

The Sun Met celebrated with Mumm is the event that the “who’s who” of SA's social hierarchy regard as an affair not to be missed on their annual social calendar.

South Africa

Chad le Clos names new coach

2017-01-13 12:42

South African swimming star Chad le Clos has revealed the identity of his new coach.

South Africa

’Tis the year for new beginnings and settling old scores

2017-01-08 06:03

Sports fanatics around the world will be consistently entertained by back-to-back action. The City Press sports team looks at what is in store.

South Africa

McGregor takes fresh approach to Drak Challenge

2017-01-04 10:40

Hank McGregor feels that a different approach to the 2017 Drak Challenge is in order as he prepares to take on the January 21-22 race.


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