News published July 2024

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Madibaz karatekas punch their way back to the top at USSAs
15 Jul 2024
The Madibaz full-contact karate team relived former glories when they took gold at the University Sports South Africa tournament in Vanderbijlpark recently. After two years of falling short of their title-winning feats, the Mandela University outfit finally found their way back onto the podium following a medal haul of 28, of which 18 were golds. Read More

Unbeaten run sees Madibaz return to USSA hockey's top division
12 Jul 2024
The Madibaz men’s hockey team will return to the premier division of the University Sports South Africa tournament in 2025 after producing a cohesive effort to win the B section in Johannesburg last week. The Mandela University outfit were unbeaten in their five games, capping off the week with a hard-earned 1-0 win over Free State University on Friday. Read More

New Women's Challenge slot puts 'spring' in step of runners
12 Jul 2024
A new date promises to put an extra “spring” in the step of participants in the 2024 SPAR Women’s Challenge in Gqeberha. For the first time in its 30-year history the popular event – tagged the Bay’s Most Beautiful Road Race – will be held in spring rather than on the cusp of winter. Recognizing the surge in popularity of road running in the wake of the pandemic, SPAR Eastern... Read More

03 Jul 2024
Watch Namibia vs. Seychelles at Wolfson Stadium starting at 15:00 and simultaneously, Lesotho vs. Angola at the NMB Stadium, also kicking off at 15:00. Don’t forget that tickets are free of charge and can be collected at Gelvandale Spar, USave in KwaZakhele or the NMB Stadium Ticket Office. See you there. #GqeberhaDestinationOfChoice... Read More