Track & Field News

MIMS Drugs in Sport ebook

Calling all athletes…

You now have free access to the MIMS Drugs in Sport ebook. Aimed at South African athletes and sports enthusiasts, this vital reference source tells you which medicines (prescription and over-the-counter) and natural supplements are prohibited and permitted in competitive sport.

Under WADA’s strict liability policy, athletes are responsible for any substance found in their body, regardless of how it got there. Yet, irrespective of their status and ability, all sportspeople should acquaint themselves with the dangers of doping in sport – in the spirit of fair play and for their own health and wellbeing.

MIMS Drugs in Sport lists medicines and supplements (colour-coded for easy reference) available in South Africa, and contains explanatory information and anti-doping guidelines relevant to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s stipulations for competitive sport.

Click on  to view or download the MIMS Drugs in Sport ebook (click on the link at the end of the article)mims2

CGA Sub Youth Provincial Championships

Central Gauteng Athletics Sub-Youth Provincial championships will be hosted this Saturday, 14 November 2015 from 9:00am, Germiston stadium. This is in preparation for the Inter-Provincial championships next weekend 21 November 2015, which will also be hosted by Central Gauteng Athletics. The event is open to the public with hopes to revive the spirit of athletics in the midst athletes and athletics loving communities. Entry fee R20.00, attached is the programme of the day

CGA 2015/2016 Track and Field Calendar Update

Central Gauteng Athletics hosted the 3rd league meeting of the season last Saturday, 10 October 2015, Germiston stadium. The meeting was well attended by mostly the Sub Youth athletes who are preparing for the Inter Provincials Championships at the end of November 2015.  

The race walking event in the morning were very discreet with most of the province elite walkers down in Cape Town for the South Africa Race Walk championships. The Race Walk team did very well, they returned with the Trophy and most medals from these championships. Track and Field congratulate the team on their performances.

At the track, great performances continued throughout the day as we saw Francois Pienaar maintain a consistent performance in winning the 1500m event.

As we head into the 4th CGA Track and Field meeting which will be held on the 17 October at Germiston Stadium, please note that due to safety reasons ( Boksburg Stadium not suitable for Track Meeting)  the meeting has been moved to Germiston Stadium. CGA Sub Youth Provincial Championships that were initially scheduled to take place on Saturday 07 November 2015 at Boksburg Stadium has been cancelled. The CGA Sub Youth Provincial Championships will now be held on the on Saturday 14 November 2015 at Germiston Stadium.

The Sub Youth category athletes are preparing for the Sub-Youth Inter Provincials Championships which will be taking place on the 21 November 2015.

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