Other data that was scrutinised included economic impact studies from previous Rugby World Cup events, rugby tournaments and internationals held in South Africa as well as other large sports events hosted here in the past.
On the home front, the newest Panther Rakesh Harikasun successfully completed a half marathon hosted by SAPS under the Sunny Durban skies.
Since its inception, multiple Proteas and franchise players have come through its ranks. This year’s event continued the tournament’s hero making trend.
Apart from the 200 karatekas who participated, with dedication to the sport, the spectator capacity was amazing.
An invite is extended to all youth to join this programme which takes place every Wednesday at 4pm from the Flambel Pool parking.
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In total, 11 schools participated in this event which saw athletes taking part in track and field events.
Panthers star and comrades Silver medalists, Temba Qhaniso manoeuvred his way through with his power walking and finished in 2.38.
USAC also known as the ‘Orange Brigade’ will continue their time trials from Mount Edgecombe Virgin Active, on Saturday mornings starting at 6:30am. It is either a 5km run and/or walk.
The principal, Mr A Hansraj, said the pupils gave off their best adding that to their delight. Seventeen of their pupils were selected to participate in the PHOESSA [Phoenix North) cross country held at Gandhi Park on August 7.
Various speakers spoke about the legacy of the late George Ramalu and his enormous contribution to society.