ARTICLES RELATING TO SPORT

Sport24 readers share their biggest sporting shocks

2016-06-30 13:37

From Greece’s Euro 2004 win to Leicester City’s fairy-tale Premier League triumph, here are some of sports biggest shocks - according to Sport24 readers.

Fair play at the Olympics: testosterone and female athletes

2016-06-22 15:01

In 2015, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) concluded there was no convincing scientific evidence that women with elevated testosterone levels had a performance advantage over others.

Joffe on corruption – Transformation’s achilles heel. Where did FIFA millions go?

2016-06-10 14:58

It’s time the gold fingers were snipped so SA’s true potential can be recognised, says Graeme Joffe as he seeks common sense on the transformation debate.

PMB’s ‘assassin’ says wrestling is an art

2016-05-21 10:33

19-year-old Matthew Hammar — also known as Matthew the Assassin — from Pietermaritzburg is set to show off his mettle in the ring against other wrestlers at next weekend’s local wrestling tournament.

Athlone pupil joins elite club of pre-teen ace golfers

2016-04-14 12:30

A local golfing prodigy has entered an elite class of international sportsmen after bagging his first hole-in-one at just eight years old.

Local karate kid to represent SA at continental event

2016-04-05 10:30

A Pietermaritzburg “karate kid” is set to fight for a big belt in the Africa Zone 6 continental championships.

National sports honour for local girls’ school

2016-03-22 11:26

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School has been nominated as a Sports Focus School.

Unlikely Arctic surfing hotspot

2016-03-16 19:31

More than a thousand surfers come each year to the Arctic waters in northern Norway, even during winter, when the conditions provide extreme sports enthusiasts with a unique experience.

Jesse Kriel talks rugby and nutrition

2016-02-23 13:23

In preparation for the 2016 Super 18 Rugby Season, Jesse Kriel lets us into his diet and fitness secrets.

Bad air stops two football games

2015-12-27 20:46

Iran has postponed two premier league football matches as air pollution more than twice the acceptable level persisted in the capital.

 

5 of the biggest shocks in sport history

2016-06-28 10:33

After England's shocking Euro 2016 defeat to Iceland, here are FIVE other shocking moments in sport.

O’Sullivan: Fikile’s transformation frustration self-inflicted. Take a leaf from Iceland’s playbook.

2016-06-19 09:40

The debate about transformation is far more complex than stand-alone racially-charged assumptions, and like Iceland, SA should invest in coaches, players and facilities.

Most black South Africans oppose sport quotas - survey

2016-05-31 15:11

Most black South Africans oppose quotas in sport, according to a SA Institute of Race Relations survey.

Dept warns sport bodies

2016-04-22 10:13

Sports federations that receive funding from the provincial Sport and Recreation Department will soon have to report the progress they have made in meeting the targets set out by the national transformation charter for sport.

Klusener heads to CCMA, ‘not major’ say Dolphins

2016-04-13 09:58

Although the cricket season is officially over, there seems to be some interesting action within the corridors of Kingsmead, especially relating to former Dolphins coach Lance Klusener, who did not have his contract renewed and departed from the fran

Sporting world express solidarity with Brussels victims

2016-03-22 21:43

The sporting world was quick to express solidarity with the victims of the deadly terror attacks in Brussels.

Yves Rossi, aka Jetman, comes to South Africa

2016-03-22 10:32

Yves Rossi – Jetman – invented a series of jetpacks and even flew along with an Airbus. He was at the Cape Argus SportShow that was held at Sandringham near Stellenbosch over the weekend.

Why did Sharapova take Meldonium?

2016-03-08 09:09

Former world number one tennis player Maria Sharapova failed a drug test at the Australian Open due to a substance, called Meldonium or Mildronate, she has been taking for 10 years for health issues.

Health24 tries Skechers Go Flex Walk

2016-01-26 15:43

Health24's editor Laura tries a pair of Skechers GO FLEX Walk shoes and finds they are quite the comfy fit.

Will Smith highlights concussions in football with new movie

2015-12-22 10:53

The world is wisening up to the debilitating and often deadly health problems players face when they sustain concussions in contact sport. Will Smith's new movie Concussion, shines the light brightly on the dangers.

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