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Walraven’s dream is Olympics

Nicole Walraven is enjoying her hockey career at the Proteas and says it's been a hard battle to get to where she is today,...

Top stories this week

Here are the top stories for Bloemfontein Courant from 23 January 2017 – 29 January 2017. Click on the link to open the relevant story. Wayde...

Lesotho Olympian joins Kovsies

The Lesotho international middle-distance athlete who represented her country in the 800m at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in 2016, Tshepang Sello, has...

Wayde and Rynardt in preparation squad for 2020 Olympics

Athletics South Africa (ASA) announced a 39-member national senior preparation squad as part of its long-term plan to assist athletes in their build-up towards...

Today, 36 years ago, Former prolific Bafana skipper, Aaron Mokoena, was...

Former Bafana Bafana captain, Aaron Mokoena, was born in Boipatong, Johannesburg, on 25 November 1980. Mokoena played for local teams such as Jomo Cosmos earlier...

Wayde arrives back in South Africa

The World and Olympic 400m champion, Wayde van Niekerk, arrived back in South Africa this morning. It’s the first time the world record holder has...

Tannie Ans positief oor Wayde se herstel

Bloemfontein se Olimpiese kampioen en wêreldrekordhouer in die 400m, Wayde van Niekerk, gaan weens 'n dyspierbesering nie verder vanjaar aan byeenkomste deelneem nie, maar...

Today, 44 years ago, Zimbabwe withdraws from Summer Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) requested that Zimbabwe (formerly known as Rhodesia) to withdraw from the Summer Olympic Games held in Munich, Germany, on...

Well done, Team South Africa!

The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is a thing of the past and it’s time to celebrate Team South Africa on...

Wayde will only return in September

The new 400m sprint world record holder, Wayde van Niekerk, may be shifting his focus after winning the Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro...

Bloem’s golden boy

Team South Africa bagged their first gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro 2016, courtesy of Bloemfontein's very own Wayde...

Social media reacts to Wayde’s world record sprint

The world witnessed South Africa’s golden boy, Wayde van Niekerk, shattered Michael Johnson’s longstanding 400m record in the early hours of this morning. The current South...

Today, 32 years ago, Zola Budd and Mary Decker collided during...

American runner, Mary Decker, tipped the favourite to win the 3000m race in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics crashed out when she accidentally collided...

Three Old Grey athletes in action in Rio

Three of South Africa's top track athletes and former Grey College pupils will take on the best the world can throw at them at...

Blitsboks land in Rio

The Springbok Sevens team have arrived in Rio de Janeiro where they will be competing in the 2016 Olympics Games. The sport will be making...

Wayde runs 44.19 to win in Rome

The world 400m sprint champion, Wayde van Niekerk of Bloemfontein, got his international season underway with a win at the Diamond League in Rome...

Burmester still in hunt for Olympics

Bloemfontein’s leading golfer, Dean Burmester, stands an outside chance of becoming the next sportsman from the Free State to represent South Africa at the...

BFN trio performing on world stage

Bloemfontein badminton aces, Wiaan Viljoen and Andries Malan, are seemingly unstoppable on their way to Rio after another classy performance in an international tournament...