Ward, Purchase up for 2020 Dusi challenge

2020-02-21 10:15

Jenna Ward and Kyeta Purchase are out to use their paddling strengths to make a bold statement at the Dusi Canoe Marathon next week.


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Dusi Canoe Marathon loses main sponsor FNB

2020-02-18 07:31

The Dusi Canoe Marathon has lost banking giant FNB as a title sponsor, but organisers say there remains high interest in the race scheduled for next week.

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Burma Road portage removed as an option for Dusi 2020

2020-02-12 12:58

Paddlers taking part in the 2020 edition of the Dusi Canoe Marathon will have to factor in an important change to the final stage of the route.

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Milestones on the cards for a handful at 2020 Dusi

2020-02-19 10:37

In among the huge field of paddlers setting off for the Dusi Canoe Marathon will be three stalwarts aiming for their 40th Dusi medals.


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2020-02-17 12:40

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Full rivers guaranteed for 2020 Dusi

2020-02-18 14:11

Dusi Canoe Marathon 2020 paddlers will be excited to learn that Umgeni Water has guaranteed them a water release of 17 cubic metres per second on the final day.

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Double delight as SA swimmers dominate at Midmar

2020-02-09 17:42

It was a day for South African celebrations as the Durban duo of Robyn Kinghorn and Michael McGlynn wrapped up the women and men’s titles at the Midmar Mile.

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'Devastated' Roland Schoeman responds to doping suspension

2020-02-08 11:20

South African Olympic gold medalist Roland Schoeman has responded publicly after his one-year suspension for having tested positive for a banned substance.

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Drak form shows up Dusi contenders

2020-02-04 09:06

The thrilling N3TC Drak Challenge served to give an important perspective on the mental and physical preparation of the contenders for the 2020 Dusi Canoe Marathon.

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Birkett peerless on testing Mzimkhulu

2020-02-02 09:35

Andy Birkett turned in a low-water river marathon masterclass to take control of the N3TC Drak Challenge by winning the 26km first stage by almost two minutes.

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Ho targets eighth Midmar Mile crown

2020-01-22 09:08

KwaZulu-Natal swimmer Chad Ho will be chasing an elusive eighth title when he takes on a strong international field at the 2020 edition of the Midmar Mile.

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Spanish ace jets back for another Drak Challenge shot

2020-01-16 14:29

Spanish ace paddler Kiko Vega has confirmed plans to jet back to South Africa for the Drak Challenge in after an impressive top ten debut.

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'King of the Drak' Stott back in 2020

2020-01-14 15:08

Ant Stott will be back to race his 18th Drak Challenge in February, saying that the iconic outing is a race that he places a high priority on.

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Kime, Rubenstein tackling 2020 Dusi together

2020-01-07 15:12

Former competitors, turned work colleagues and now K2 paddling partners Lance Kime and Shaun Rubenstein will team up for the 2020 Dusi Canoe Marathon.

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Schoeman's banned substance 'considered to be a cancer risk'

2020-02-07 07:48

SA swimmer Roland Schoeman tested positive for banned substance GW501516 in May 2019, a drug obtained on the black market and considered to be a cancer risk.

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British star determined to make Midmar amends

2020-02-04 08:55

British swimming star Ashley Hogg has come nail-bitingly close to victory at the Midmar Mile - and he’s determined this time he’ll top the podium.

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Changing of the guard in Drak women's race

2020-01-29 14:07

The door is open for a new name to be inscribed on the Margi Oliver trophy for the women’s champion at the N3TC Drak Challenge canoe marathon.

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Haw sisters throw their names into the Dusi hat

2020-01-15 14:44

The Haw sisters, Tamika and Bianca, have decided that they will give the Dusi Canoe Marathon another go together in 2020.

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Ichi Ban declared overall Sydney-Hobart winner

2019-12-30 09:25

Australian yacht Ichi Ban won the bluewater classic Sydney-Hobart handicap honours for being the boat that performed best according to size.

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Birkett claims Drak Challenge title record

2020-02-02 16:20

Andy Birkett paddled to a runaway victory in the 2020 N3TC Drak Challenge and in the process became the sole holder of the record for the most number of titles.

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Birkett shrugs off looming Drak Challenge record

2020-01-28 10:56

Six times champion Andy Birkett will return to Underberg as the hot favourite to retain his title at the Drak Challenge canoe maratho.

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Recovering McGregor guarded on Drak chances

2020-01-21 11:27

South African paddling king Hank McGregor will be at the 2020 Drak Challenge from February but won't be putting any pressure on himself.

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Khwela teams up with Mbanjwa for Dusi Marathon

2020-01-14 15:39

Sbonelo Khwela will team up with fellow Martin Dreyer Change a Life Academy ambassador, Thulani Mbanjwa, for this year's Dusi Canoe Marathon.

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Olympic champion Brownlee to bid for third gold in Tokyo

2020-01-08 13:37

Alistair Brownlee is to target a third successive triathlon Olympic title in Tokyo later this year hoping to remain injury-free and able to play on his rivals' fear factor.

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Houstons hope to break Dusi hoodoo in 2020

2019-12-27 09:43

Brothers Andrew and Alan Houston have set their sights on the 2020 Dusi Canoe Marathon, determined to end the run of bad luck.


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