Other sport 2.5.2018 02:53 pm

The big meneer from Pretoria on the road to NFL stardom

Gerhard de Beer was recently picked to play for Buffalo Bills, New York’s NFL side.

When Gerhard de Beer left his hometown of Pretoria half a dozen years ago to set sail for the United States, he had high hopes of making a name for himself in athletics.

The big meneer from Pretoria on the road to NFL stardom
The big meneer from Pretoria on the road to NFL stardom

The big meneer from Pretoria on the road to NFL stardom

Gerhard de Beer was recently picked to play for Buffalo Bills, New York’s NFL side.

Basson wins Tour Durban cycle race title
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Basson wins Tour Durban cycle race title

Basson powered well clear at the finish at the Moses Mabhida stadium, ahead of Jason Oosthuisen (Barzani) and BCX’s multiple Tour Durban champion Nolan Hoffman.
South Coast Bike Fest mayoral mass charity parade cancelled
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South Coast Bike Fest mayoral mass charity parade cancelled

The popular mass ride was scheduled to take place on Sunday morning at St Michael’s Beach on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast.
Mocké and Notten win inaugural Freedom Paddle in Cape Town
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Mocké and Notten win inaugural Freedom Paddle in Cape Town

Durbanite surfski stalwart Barry Lewin won the single ski, while Cape West Coast paddler Bianca Beavitt took the women’s singles title.
‘Don’t rush us!’ Sumo ducks decision on men-only rule
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‘Don’t rush us!’ Sumo ducks decision on men-only rule

Japanese sumo officials opted Saturday to postpone a decision on overturning the ancient sport’s “men-only” policy following allegations of deep-rooted sexism.
Thousands of cyclists to celebrate 25 years of the Tour Durban on Sunday
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Thousands of cyclists to celebrate 25 years of the Tour Durban on Sunday

Gary Beneke won it in an exciting finish ahead of Douglas Ryder and Leon Olivier while Paula Cound led the ladies home in 1993.
83-year-old Duncan back after eight years to ride in KZN mountain bike race
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83-year-old Duncan back after eight years to ride in KZN mountain bike race

Duncan’s late call-up to the race comes at the expense of his grandson who is unable to ride the sani2c this year due to exams.
Clint Hendricks confirms he will defend his Tour Durban title with BCX Team
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Clint Hendricks confirms he will defend his Tour Durban title with BCX Team

Hendricks blasted to the line in the colours of RoadCover to take the 2017 title.
Three swimmers clock Youth Olympics qualification times at nationals
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Three swimmers clock Youth Olympics qualification times at nationals

The 2018 SA National Aquatic Championships and Youth Olympics Trials got off to a flying start.
Tandy ticks box for Games squad
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Tandy ticks box for Games squad

Tandy, who finished sixth in the sprint contest at last year’s Rio Games stormed to a commanding victory in the 50m freestyle.
SA swimmers show form ahead of Games
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SA swimmers show form ahead of Games

Neil Fair was the only swimmer to add his name to the preliminary squad.
SA swimmers continue to make waves
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SA swimmers continue to make waves

Tatjana Schoenmaker led the charge in the women’s 200m breaststroke final.
Five more swimmers join SA Games squad
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Five more swimmers join SA Games squad

Le Clos spearheaded another impressive charge in the men’s 100m butterfly final.
Andrew van Zyl ready to get into top gear
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Andrew van Zyl ready to get into top gear

But South Africa’s heavyweight EFC champion will need to guard against not knowing much about his American opponent.
Dalcha gets the rub of the green
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Dalcha gets the rub of the green

The EFC light-heavyweight title-holder battles to find a way past Stuart Austin before completing a fine comeback.
Smart planning key in SA’s brilliant hockey double
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Smart planning key in SA’s brilliant hockey double

Coach Sheldon Roston proves his credentials by leading BOTH the national men’s and women’s teams to the Africa title.
SA netball team settle for disappointing fifth
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SA netball team settle for disappointing fifth

It’s an improvement from last year but they’re still struggling to really put pressure on the big guns.
Nolan Hoffman isn’t finished just yet
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Nolan Hoffman isn’t finished just yet

Following his Amashova crown at the weekend, the 32-year-old wants to make history next month – three domestic classic titles.
Nolan Hoffman cruises to sixth Amashova title
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Nolan Hoffman cruises to sixth Amashova title

The team BCX rider was simply in a class of his own in Durban.
Suspensions of senior executives costs Sascoc
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Suspensions of senior executives costs Sascoc

The Olympic body revealed in July that its CEO, Tubby Reddy had been suspended for 30 days with full pay.
Golden Kirsty McCann goes with the flow
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Golden Kirsty McCann goes with the flow

The darling of South African rowing wants to go even faster … and claim more medals.
Chad le Clos targeting a World Cup record
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Chad le Clos targeting a World Cup record

South Africa’s kingpin in the pool is in pole position to add to his glittering collection of titles.
Le Clos extends World Cup series lead
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Le Clos extends World Cup series lead

That’s six medals now for the swimming kingpin in this campaign.
Twitter drama as former Protea accuses WP hooker and co of theft
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Twitter drama as former Protea accuses WP hooker and co of theft

Herschelle Gibbs shows little discretion as he points fingers at Scarra Ntubeni and his friends for allegedly stealing a phone charger.
History-maker Kirsten McCann chuffed with ‘ideal’ race plan
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History-maker Kirsten McCann chuffed with ‘ideal’ race plan

The South African rower twice rewrote the record books in the world championships in Florida.
Khumalo ends fifth at rowing champs
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Khumalo ends fifth at rowing champs

The two-time Paralympian completed the 2 000m race in 12:14.07.

 

 

 

 

 

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