NAMIBIAN mountain biker Marc Bassingthwaighte is in the form of his life and raring to go in the men’s mountain bike race at the Olympic Games on Sunday.
On Tuesday, Bassingthwaighte took a practice ride on the course, which is situated on Hadleigh Farm in the Essex countryside, and offers some fantastic terrain for mountain biking, with gradients measuring 70 metres from top to bottom.
Bassingthwaighte said it was a very technical course which would suit his riding style.
WINDHOEK – Namibian marathon runner Helalia Johannes ended 12th overall in the London 2012 Olympic Games women’s marathon race on Sunday.
Johannes clocked two hours 26 minutes and nine seconds (2:26:09), and broke the Namibian national record of 2:27:20 that she set in Vienna, Austria in April this year.
Her compatriot, Beata Naigambo, ended 38th overall in a time of 2:31:16.
WINDHOEK – This year’s edition of the prestigious Namibia Sports’ Awards will take place on 26 October in the capital.
The Namibia Sports’ Awards are presented annually to deserving sports persons who have attained outstanding achievements and contributed significantly towards Namibia’s quest for sporting excellence.
WITH the 2012/2013 domestic football season about to start in a month’s time, the Namibia Premier League is again promising more football.
According to the Chairman of the Namibia Premier League, Johnny Doeseb, the league is busy finalising talks with various potential sponsors to organise a cup competition in the new season.