Other sport 24.9.2017 02:04 pm

Another injury for Moolman-Pasio

Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio’s season has come to an early close due to injury for the second year in a row.

The South African rider confirmed on Sunday she had fractured the sacrum in her lower back after crashing in the women's road race a day earlier at the UCI Road World Championships in Bergen.

Another injury for Moolman-Pasio
Another injury for Moolman-Pasio

Another injury for Moolman-Pasio

Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio’s season has come to an early close due to injury for the second year in a row.

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Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio crashes at World Champs

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Trail Run 2017

The Citizen wants to take this moment to extend its appreciation to each and every participant in The Citizen 2017 Trail Run at Sun City. It was a huge success with a high number of participants turning out for the race, all smiles and laughter and creating a great vibe. We look forward to hosting you and your family again at next year’s edition.
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Top-10 finish for Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio
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Top-10 finish for Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio

But there’s still no historic medal for a South African in the world championships.
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A British cyclist set a new world record Monday by travelling around the globe in 79 days — beating the fictional exploits of Phileas Fogg by a day.
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Chris Froome virtually secured overall victory in the Vuelta a Espana on Saturday by extending his lead over Vincenzo Nibali as Alberto Contador won the 20th queen stage in his final race before retirement.
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Tour of Britain officials rule Edvald Boasson Hagen engaged in an illegal sprint to the finish.
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Australia’s popular Red CentreNATS event, a gathering of race car enthusiasts, had to be called off after the incident.
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Capetonian Jean-marc Johannes says he attempted the feat to make other youngsters realise they can achieve anything.
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It’s been two years since Nkazimulu Zulu has had a proper title fight due to a series of unfortunate events befalling him.
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Private security has been arranged for the Englishman before EFC62 because of how local fans have been angered by his behaviour.
Tour de France hero Louis Meintjes returns ‘home’
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Former World No 1 Kim Clijsters, who’s been in the same boat, warns that there will be challenges ahead for her after her pregnancy.
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Resurgent Kevin Anderson falls just short in Washington
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South Africa’s leading men’s tennis player couldn’t quite cap off a good week but he certainly seems to be finding form again.
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