The University of Free State’s Bloemfontein doping control laboratory has been cleared to start testing blood samples again – a move warmly welcomed by the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS). The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has informed the laboratory that it is now authorised to conduct doping control analyses of blood samples. “This…Details
Aggressive sports supplement marketing campaigns aimed at schoolchildren have been slammed by the South African Sports Medicine Association (SASMA). The organisation has issued a position statement on the use of the products by schoolchildren and says that as a general rule “persons under the age of 18-years-old should not use sports supplements”. It hit out…Details
2016 SCHOOLS SPORT SUMMIT 21 – 22 July 2016 Sports Science Institute of South Africa, Cape Town Registration now open! How do we create the ideal environment to enhance school sport? How do we identify and develop talent in this environment? Is there scientific data to help inform practitioners on the way forward? What role…Details
We’d like to introduce you to one of our celebrity runners for the upcomingOld Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, Kamini Pather a Winner of MasterChef SA 2013. We caught up with Kamini before her race this coming Saturday – see what she has to say: “I have loved training for this race. This will be my…Details
COMPETITION TIME: Have you seen our Cape Town Cycle Tour drug-free awareness street pole posters? Win an I Play Fair cycling top and extra goodies by uploading a picture you’ve taken of one of the street pole posters and tag I Play Fair ZA in it.
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