Cross-country races thrived in the Cape

COMMENT By Clement du Plessis THE Western Province Amateur Athletic and Cycling Association played an integral part in organising the...

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How Wilfred Daniels breathed new life into coaching

  BY CLEMENT DU PLESSIS EACH generation of athletes would call their era the ‘golden period’ of athletics. The 1960’s...

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Eric Hector pioneered senior schools cross country athletics

By CLEMENT DU PLESSIS RICHARD Rive, together with Harry Hendricks, played a pivotal role in providing athletics to thousands of...

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SP’s champion miler John Webb revisits athletics in the 1950’s

TRACK and Field Athletics, under the auspices of the South African Amateur Athletics Board (SAAAB), had been offering provincial colours...

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More talent in Cape Town than Canada, says legendary Eddie May

BY CLEMENT DU PLESSIS ATHLETICS Clipboard caught up with popular and highly respected athletics coach Edward May (84) on his...

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Champion javelin thrower Fred Grovers’ magnificent rise to the top

BY CLEMENT DU PLESSIS THE boy is poetry in motion. These were the words South African Amateur Athletics Board (SAAAB)...

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Cecil Blows, the doyen of high school athletics

By Clement du Plessis THE Western Province Senior Schools Sports Union (an affiliate of the South African Senior Schools Sports...

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