In the , I used the example of a runner called Sipho Ngomane to show how SA is losing out on potentially talented runners because of a desire to push runners into marathons and ultras well before their time. So in Sipho Ngomane, we have a 23 year old who was running 2 marathons, 2 […]
High performance management
South Africa’s long distance failure
In two previous posts, we have looked at by the cross-over of a group of speed merchants from the track, and then be the , even over the marathon distance. And I was bemoaning the fact that South African men, with the exception of Hendrik Ramala, appear to be slipping gradually off the face of […]
Why are Australians so good at sport?
An inferiority complex about Australia and sport is something uniquely South African (and perhaps Kiwi, too). In the light of a team that yesterday won its third successive Cricket World Cup, to go along with its multitude of other sporting triumphs, this article analyses why the Australians are so good at sport. Perhaps we can […]
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