‘I’m so happy to have won the world title, especially against tough competition in a close heat.’
Gerhard de Beer was recently picked to play for Buffalo Bills, New York’s NFL side.
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.
The popular mass ride was scheduled to take place on Sunday morning at St Michael’s Beach on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast.
Durbanite surfski stalwart Barry Lewin won the single ski, while Cape West Coast paddler Bianca Beavitt took the women’s singles title.
Japanese sumo officials opted Saturday to postpone a decision on overturning the ancient sport’s “men-only” policy following allegations of deep-rooted sexism.

Other sport 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.

Other sport 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.

Other sport 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.

Other sport 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.

Other sport 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.

Other sport SA swimmers show form ahead of Games

Neil Fair was the only swimmer to add his name to the preliminary squad.

Other sport SA swimmers continue to make waves

Tatjana Schoenmaker led the charge in the women’s 200m breaststroke final.

Other sport Five more swimmers join SA Games squad

Le Clos spearheaded another impressive charge in the men’s 100m butterfly final.

Other sport 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.

Other sport 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.

Other sport 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.

Other sport 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.

Other sport 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.

Other sport Nolan Hoffman cruises to sixth Amashova title

The team BCX rider was simply in a class of his own in Durban.




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