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Stander pipped in MTB World Cup

Saturday March 17, 2012

The widely anticipated elite men’s cross country race of the 2012 RockyRoads UCI MTB World Cup in Pietermaritzburg delivered all the action, drama and excitement as expected on Saturday with world number two Nino Schurter (Scott-Swisspower MTB Racing Team) of Switzerland edging out local hero Burry Stander (Specialized Racing) to claim the spoils in the season opener at Cascades MTB park.

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Oscar runs qualifier

Saturday March 17, 2012

Double amputee Oscar Pistorius got that much closer to being part of Team South Africa at the Olympics in London later this year when he dipped under the Olympic qualifying time of 45.30 seconds at the Gauteng North Provincial Championships in Pretoria on Saturday.

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Hultzer hits target

Saturday March 17, 2012

By Mark Etheridge

Cape Town’s Karen Hultzer has become our first archer to win a place in Team South Africa at this year’s Olympic Games in London.

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Banyana tackle Ghana

Saturday March 17, 2012

Banyana Banyana’s London Olympic preparations will be taken to the next level when they face Ghana in an international soccer friendly at Orlando Stadium, Soweto, on Wednesday.

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Minnaar makes his mark

Friday March 16, 2012

Hometown hero Greg Minnaar started the RockyRoads UCI MTB World Cup on just the note the local fans were asking for on Friday by posting the fastest time in qualifying for the season-opening downhill title decider in cool overcast conditions at the Cascades MTB Park, Pietermaritzburg.

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Africa’s best in town

Friday March 16, 2012

With the second edition of the Africa Cross-Country Championships set to take place on Sunday at Keurboom Park in Cape Town and the absence of a World Championships this year, stiff competition awaits all athletes at this prestigious event.

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Sore Robyn may delay

Friday March 16, 2012

Olympic hopeful cyclist, Robyn de Groot may put her departure for Europe on hold after last Sunday’s multiple pile-up at the Cape Argus Pick ‘n Pay cycle tour in Cape Town, writes Mark Etheridge.

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Kate’s third Olympics?

Friday March 16, 2012

Western Province captain Kate Woods is line for a third tour of Olympic duty after the national women’s hockey team qualified for the 2012 Games in India last month.

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Persse is on the mend

Friday March 16, 2012

By Mark Etheridge

As the race to fine-tune the crew for our women’s pairs rowing berth at this year’s London Olympics gathers momentum, the backbone of the team has had an injury setback.

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World aces test track

Friday March 16, 2012

The world’s best mountainbikers spent a scorching hot Thursday getting to grips with the cross country and downhill courses on the first official training day for the RockyRoads MTB World Cup that starts on Friday.

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