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Riaan Manser back on the Absa Cape Epic starting line

Riaan Manser is about as adventurous as you get: his bearded features first became familiar to South Africans as they watched from afar while he rode a bicycle around Africa and then circumnavigated Madagascar by kayak.

Riaan Manser is about as adventurous as you get: his bearded features first became familiar to South Africans as they watched from afar while he rode a bicycle around Africa and then circumnavigated Madagascar by kayak. Then it was off to Iceland for another testing circumnavigation by kayak. Next he took to a tiny boat with then fiancé Vasti Geldenhuys ...

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Last Fighter Standing – Fighter Profiles

The Last Fighter Standing (LFS) SA National Championship 2016 & The Last Fighter Standing 4-Nations Championship 2016 will be hitting the Ticketpro Dome on the 15th October 2016.

The Last Fighter Standing (LFS) SA National Championship 2016 & The Last Fighter Standing 4-Nations Championship 2016 will be hitting the Ticketpro Dome on the 15th October 2016. Prepare to have your mind blown at the opening ceremony that will trace the history of martial arts and which will be the biggest ever to happen on South African soil. LFS ...

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Namakoe shoots down big guns at FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN

Namakoe shoots down big guns at FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN

Fresh off a personal best in Cape Town a week ago, Lesotho’s Namakoe Nkhasi showed the big names a clean pair of heels in the inaugural FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Saturday, 24 September. The 23-year-old crossed the finish line at Mary Fitzgerald Square in 29:48 ahead of Kenya’s Edwin Koech. It was billed as the showdown between arch rivals ...

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McGregor claims two more world titles

McGregor claims two more world titles

The ICF Canoe World Championships took place over the weekend of 17 and 18 September, in Bradenburg, Germany Competing against the world’s best, Hank McGregor from Jeep Team SA claimed two gold medals after retaining his titles as world champion in both K1 and K2 canoe marathon racing classes, and adding to his six previous World Championships titles. Despite initial ...

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Citrus fruit improves health

Citrus fruit

A group of researchers report that citrus fruit could help prevent some of the harmful effects of obesity, following the findings of a study that fed mice a Western-style, high-fat diet along with a variety of the citrus flavanones – either hesperidin, eriocitrin or eriodictyol – for one month. The high-fat diet without the flavanones increased the levels of cell-damage ...

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High-fat diet may aid cartilage repair

High-fat diet may aid cartilage repair

A recent study conducted on mice showed that a high-fat diet and increased body weight did not negatively impair cartilage repair, and it could, in fact even accelerate it. Researchers suggest that the potential beneficial effects of a high-fat diet on cartilage repair are most likely related to inflammatory and metabolic changes, but the exact underlying mechanism is not yet ...

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