Pitch-up, participate, perform!

 By Allan Parrott THE post of the three boys of Stellenbosch standing on the podium and the author’s comment [Clement...

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How church athletic meetings inspired champion sprinter Andrew James

BY CLEMENT DU PLESSIS THIS is part one of the Andrew James story in a two-part series. (Featured photograph: Dame...

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Hewat’s ace sprinter Vernon Balie bides his time to perfection

BY CLEMENT DU PLESSIS This is the first chapter of a two-part series about sprint sensation Vernon Balie of Hewat...

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Rutgers epitomised sprinting and was a seven-metre long jumper

BY CLEMENT DU PLESSIS “NO signs of straining or tension in the face, neck and shoulders. The Appearance of being...

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The day Patrick Dowman cleared a record two metres

BY CLEMENT DU PLESSIS  EVER heard of the Fosbury Flop? No, it’s not a guy from Fosbury who failed hopelessly!...

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Speedy Lincoln Bernardo and the politics of race

BY CLEMENT DU PLESSIS ATHLETICS provided Lincoln Bernardo the perfect opportunity to pit aside the politics of the day in...

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Twelve times SA sprint champion Lewis made it look easy

EDMUND Lewis was without a shadow of a doubt one of South Africa’s all-time great sprinters. Few would argue against...

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