Street mile runs out of favour in South Africa

THE Sacos-affiliated Western Province Amateur Athletic Union (WPAAU) provided the different forms of athletics to the disenfranchised in the Western...

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A day to savour for Ronald Williams

BY CLEMENT DU PLESSIS THIS is the final chapter of a two-part series about former star Ronald Williams who held...

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Polished Landsman remembers his roots

BY CLEMENT DU PLESSIS THIS is the second chapter of a three-part series about former star athlete Johan Landsman. Read...

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Cash-strapped Toll in race to Masters

  FORMER senior schools’ and senior men’s 800m champion Michael Toll could hardly believe it when in the new era...

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Top achiever Mark Frank is a champion of the underdog

BY CLEMENT DU PLESSIS TAKE something so ordinary, flip it, and do it differently. The words of Mark Frank, poet,...

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Donovan Wright reached out, survived and won !

BY CLEMENT DU PLESSIS “NO man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent,...

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Injury spikes Cheryl October’s Olympic dream

BY CLEMENT DU PLESSIS A BRAIN haemorrhage, caused by a ruptured aneurysm, cut short a brilliant sports career and nearly...

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Unassuming Meyer dishes it out to the best

BY CLEMENT DU PLESSIS COMING from relative obscurity, he rose through the ranks to become an athlete to be reckoned...

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Cloete comes good at champ of champs

  BY CLEMENT DU PLESSIS THE Stephen Cloete story is one of sheer and utter determination to reach the top....

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Season the athletes came out to play

THE newspaper clipping bears out some of the top achievers during the 1980s. Top left, Jantjie Marthinus, Harold Adams tucked in...

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