ARTICLES RELATING TO VIRGIN ACTIVE

Virgin Active dumps Tim Osrin

2014-10-21 11:41

Local health club Virgin Active has announced that it has terminated its contract with well-known athlete and coach Tim Osrin.

Gym rape suspect cleared

2014-09-15 14:49
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A man accused of raping a 15-year-old girl at a Virgin Active gym in August will not face prosecution, after CCTV footage and evidence of a relationship emerged.

More direct Cape Town-Heathrow flights resume

2013-08-28 15:40

An international carrier will start direct flights between Cape Town and London in time for the Cape summer season.

Gym won't take 'kids like that'

2012-12-07 11:21

A Cape Town mother is furious after a local gym said it couldn’t allow her autistic son to join a class for children.

eNCA anchor reacts to homophobic slurs

2012-11-29 09:15
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eNCA anchor Andrew Barnes and Virgin Active management have teamed up to take action against a gym member who allegedly made homophobic slurs against Barnes and his partner.

Woman arrested for racist gym outburst

2012-03-09 09:40
417 comments

A Richards Bay woman has spent a night in jail after racially insulting a man in a Virgin Active gym - for which she has since apologised.

Virgin Active defends brand in racism row

2012-02-07 22:33
190 comments

Two complaints of racism at Virgin Active gyms in Johannesburg have been dealt with "as expeditiously as possible", Virgin Active SA says.

Man lays charge over racism at Virgin gym

2012-02-07 16:00

A Virgin Active gym member has laid a criminal charge after he was insulted at Sunninghill Virgin Active, in northern Johannesburg, in a second racist incident reported at the gym.

Outcry over gym group's response to racism

2012-02-06 19:09

A muted response by gym group Virgin Active to a racist incident at its Morningside branch has caused an outcry on social networks.

Sport industry v sport bosses

2011-10-05 14:09

When does the sport industry get to say to the sporting bosses that they have had enough of what is sometimes bizarre governance?

SA can take on a leading role

2011-08-02 08:35

With the SWC after-parties finally dying down, Nick Keller asks how best the South African sport industry can position itself.

Virgin Active plans on hold

2010-09-06 07:19

Despite booming business in SA, the Virgin Group will not try to "unlock" the value of its health clubs for now.

 

East Rand businesses struggle without water

2014-09-26 14:40

Businesses in Bedfordview, east of Johannesburg, have been affected by the low water supply in the area, with many resorting to bringing water from their homes.

Girl raped at top Durban gym: No arrests yet

2014-08-20 08:27
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Police have reportedly still not made any arrests for the rape at the weekend of a 15-year-old girl at a top Durban gym, despite having CCTV footage.

Gym makes a plan for autistic boy

2012-12-08 11:04

After promising to find a solution to a mother and son's frustration, a Virgin Active spokesperson says the gym will design a workout that will address the autistic teenager's needs.

eNCA anchor, gym resolve homophobic slur

2012-12-06 14:27

The Virgin Active member that hurled homophobic slurs at eNCA anchor Andrew Barnes and his partner, has reportedly been banned from the club in Green Point by management.

Fine for racist insult at gym

2012-03-16 10:02
114 comments

A woman accused of racially insulting a lawyer at a Virgin Active gym in Richards Bay has pleaded guilty to crimen injuria and been fined.

Racist gym member banned from Virgin Active

2012-02-13 17:56
286 comments

Virgin Active has banned a member after a racist incident at its Sunninghill gym, Eyewitness News reports.

Richard Branson weighs in on Virgin racist attack

2012-02-07 16:09
361 comments

An incident of racism at a Johannesburg Virgin Active gym has become such a hot topic, that CEO of the entire Virgin group, Richard Branson has weighed in.

Twitter pressure spurs Virgin into action

2012-02-06 19:53
93 comments

An outcry on social networks after a muted response by Gym group Virgin Active to a racist incident at one of its branches has spurred the company to re-open the investigation.

Awards shortlist unveiled

2011-10-25 12:34

The Sport Industry Group have unveiled the official shortlist for the Virgin Active Sport Industry Awards 2012.

Sports Awards gathers pace

2011-08-15 10:14

Now in its second year, the Virgin Active Sport Industry Awards 2012 in South Africa is going from strength to strength.

Sport Industry Awards open

2011-07-07 14:37

Now in its second year, the Virgin Active Sport Industry Awards 2012 in South Africa have officially opened for entries.

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