Charles Baloyi

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Role:Multimedia Journalist

Articles Written: 483

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Bio:SABC Sport journalist specialising in Athletics, Netball and other sport

Bio:SABC Sport journalist specialising in Athletics, Netball and other sport

Articles By Charles Baloyi

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Akani Simbine optimistic about his chances at the Olympic Games

South African sprint star Akani Simbine is determined to secure his first major international medal, aiming to end his decade-long wait for a significant victory.

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SASCOC boss Barry Hendricks excited ahead of Olympic Games

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) president Barry Hendricks believes the upcoming Olympic Games in Paris from 26 July to 11 August will bring the nation together.

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Elroy Gelant to leave Cape Town Marathon decision to after Olympics

South African marathon and half-marathon champion Elroy Gelant will decide whether to participate in the Cape Town Marathon following the upcoming Olympic Games.

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Stephen Mokoka: My best marathon performance is yet to come

Despite competing at the highest level in marathons for 15 years, South Africa’s renowned long-distance runner Stephen Mokoka believes he is yet to reach his peak.

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ASA chief Hendrick Mokganyetsi urges athletes to secure Olympic spots at African champs

Athletics South Africa (ASA) Athletes Commission chairperson, Hendrick Mokganyetsi urges athletes to seize their last opportunity to qualify for the Olympics at the upcoming African Senior Championships in Douala, Cameroon, scheduled from 21-26 June.

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Gerda Steyn to prepare for Olympic marathon in France

Three-time Comrades Marathon champion Gerda Steyn is set to head to France to prepare for the upcoming Olympic Games.

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Gerda Steyn sets sights on Olympic Games after historic record-breaking Comrades

South Africa’s most successful long-distance runner, Gerda Steyn, is taking on an unprecedented challenge after breaking the Comrades Marathon Up Run with a time of 5 hours, 49 minutes, and 46 seconds from Durban to Pietermaritzburg earlier on Sunday breaking her 2019 record of 5:58:53.

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Piet Wiersma becomes the first Dutchman to win the Comrades Marathon gong

Piet Wiersma made history as the first Netherlands-born runner to win the Comrades Marathon 85km Up-Run in Pietermaritzburg earlier on Sunday.

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Breaking: Netball SA moves the national championships to December due to the Olympics

Netball South Africa (NSA) has rescheduled the Spar National Championships from August to December due to the Olympic Games.