Sports & Fitness
6 June 2017
The mud, the blood and the sweat and tears. If you finished the recent warrior race at Kwanyoni Lodge, we salute you. You trained hard and then you played hard, jumped off high platforms and crawled through stinky mud. Best of all, you finished the race. Well done.
30 May 2017
To experience the wildest and remotest parts of the Kruger National Park (KNP) you should leave your cellphone and wristwatch at home. Nicolene Olckers dons hiking boots, packs her backpack and sets out to get bush-wise in the Makuleke Concession in the Pafuri region of the Kruger.
2 March 2017
Scrum-half Dave Von Hoesslin sports the new J9 jersey in honour of Joost van der Westhuizen
11 October 2016
Endurance events are gaining immense popularity nowadays so here are a few great tips!
2 August 2016
Female cricket lovers usually watch the game without ever giving a thought to playing it. Marieta Pretorius is the exception to the rule. We visit her in White River to chat about the sport and life in general.
24 June 2016
When you think about gymnasts, you usually picture teenagers dressed in skintight leotards swinging around in the air. Not this time.
20 June 2016
Attracting one of the country’s most experienced cricket coaches is a scoop for the Lowveld and a bonus for every youngster with big dreams.
11 May 2016
On the eve of this year’s Comrades Marathon, we speak to running partners Elsa de Beer and Paul Norman (both taking part for the 5th time), offer advice to first-timers and give you a taste of a few of the Lowveld’s most memorable races – who knows, it might inspire you to get off the couch!
8 March 2016
At the age of 30 André Vianello joined a club called Germiston Callies and started running. With 23 Comrades marathons under his belt, he is the current chairman of Legogote Villagers in White River. Get it catches up with him to chat about the club’s latest campaign.
3 February 2016
Every Saturday morning runners of all shapes and sizes gather at Mataffin to take part in a national Run/Walk for Life initiative: the Parkrun (or walk) through halls’ orchards. open to anyone, the event has grown in popularity and often includes the entire family and the dog.