Nine-time winner Hank McGregor won't be on the starting line in Paarl to defend his Berg River Canoe Marathon title this year because of a clash of dates with the new Surfski World Championships.
South Africa's premier surfing event, the ASP Mr Price Pro Ballito, has once again attracted a top-class field, with eight of the top 32 surfers in the world confirming their entries. A prize purse of R2.2-million is on offer.
Oscar Chalupsky's bid to claim a 13th Molokai Challenge surfski marathon title
in the year that he turned 50 ended with a ninth-place finish in Hawaii on Monday, with fellow South African Sean Rice coming within a whisker of winning the race on debut.
Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has announced a 25-man squad to play in South Africa's crucial 2014 Fifa World Cup qualifiers against the Central African Republic and Ethiopia.
South Africa's Jordy Smith captured the Billabong Rio Pro on Sunday, edging out home favourite Adriano De Souza in the final for his third career ASP World Championship Tour victory and his first away from home.
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