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Van Dyk reaches podium at Berlin Marathon

Ernst van Dyk took second place in the men’s wheelchair race at the prestigious Berlin Marathon on Sunday.

The veteran South African athlete was locked in a six-man sprint for the line after 42km of racing in the German capital, crossing the line in 1:29:53, two seconds behind Swiss winner Marcel Hug.

Van Dyk reaches podium at Berlin Marathon

Van Dyk reaches podium at Berlin Marathon

Ernst van Dyk took second place in the men’s wheelchair race at the prestigious Berlin Marathon on Sunday.

Mokoka to focus on marathon distance
Sport

Mokoka to focus on marathon distance

Ahead of the inaugural FNB Joburg 10k CityRun this weekend, Mokoka says he would like to run the 10 000m again at next year’s World Championships in London.
Bekele gets back to his brilliant best at Berlin Marathon
Sport

Bekele gets back to his brilliant best at Berlin Marathon

His winning time of 2:03:03 was an Ethiopian record and the second fastest time in history on a record-eligible course.
Tenacity, adaptability lead to Bavuma’s first ODI ton
Sport

Tenacity, adaptability lead to Bavuma’s first ODI ton

Bavuma opened the batting in a 50-over match for just the third time in his 70th game
Lions maul Kings 71-7
Currie Cup XV

Lions maul Kings 71-7

Two quick tries in the five minutes after the break ensured it was no longer a contest as the Lions raced to a 38-7 lead.
Pumas outplayed by on-fire Cheetahs
Currie Cup XV

Pumas outplayed by on-fire Cheetahs

The game opened up in the second period of the half, with the Steval Pumas defence not able to withstand an onslaught of typical running rugby from the log leaders.
Western Province eye semifinal spot
Currie Cup XV

Western Province eye semifinal spot

Griquas would continue to run proceedings, but a resolute DHL WP defence prevented the hosts from adding to their score.
Nkhasi outclasses quality field at Joburg race
Sport

Nkhasi outclasses quality field at Joburg race

In-form athlete Namakoe Nkhasi of Lesotho stunned a full-strength domestic field on Saturday to win the inaugural FNB Joburg 10k CityRun.
Scrum leads the way as Bulls beat Boland
Rugby

Scrum leads the way as Bulls beat Boland

The Bulls scrum forced Boland back on to their line again in the 50th minute.
Klopp urges patience as Liverpool thrive
Sport

Klopp urges patience as Liverpool thrive

Liverpool are building momentum after three successive wins in league and cup but manager Jurgen Klopp is pleading for patience when his team face Hull City at Anfield on Saturday.
A welcome relief from harsh realities
Columnists

A welcome relief from harsh realities

It really is fun being a football fan.
Mourinho feels heat as Wenger marks anniversary
Sport

Mourinho feels heat as Wenger marks anniversary

Jose Mourinho has vowed to silence the critics when Manchester United face champions Leicester, while his old rival Arsene Wenger hopes to celebrate a memorable milestone with a rare success against Chelsea on Saturday.

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