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Mveliso becomes SA’s first IFBB Elite Pro

Buffalo City bodybuilder Mveliso Tapi has been awarded his International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) Elite Pro Card. Mveliso, also known among fans as ‘The Giant Killer of Mdantsane’, defeated a host of top contenders at the 2017 IFBB South African National Championships hosted in September to take the ...

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Curry wins Ferrigno Legacy

Top IFBB Pro bodybuilders travelled to California this past weekend to compete in the 2017 edition of the Ferrigno Legacy. Named after former Mr. Universe, the legendary Lou Ferrigno, the show is one of the largest IFBB Pro League competitions in the world. The Incredible Hulk TV star is also ...

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New direction for Pro athletes

  The Physical Culture Association (PCA) South Africa has welcomed WFF Pro Wiehann Mentz and IFBB Pro Cobus van der Merwe to their ranks. This follows the recent announcement by former IFBB Pro bodybuilder, coach and show promoter Hennie Kotze that he will be joining the PCA. At the recent ...

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PCA welcomes former IFBB Pro

Physical Culture Association (PCA) South Africa has welcomed former IFBB Pro bodybuilder, coach and show promoter Hennie Kotze to their ranks. The H&H Bodybuilding and Fitness Classic will now fall under the PCA in 2018. In a statement on social media Kotze, one of only a few South Africans who ...

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Ferrigno Legacy now among the largest IFBB shows

Over 150 IFBB Professional Athletes from 20 different countries will compete at the 4th annual Ferrigno Legacy in California on Saturday, 18 November. Now among the largest of all the IFBB Professional competitions in the world the Ferrigno Legacy will this year see top athletes including Arnold Classic champion Cedric ...

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Gareth crowned IFBB World Junior Champ

A superbly conditioned Gareth Scheepers has reaped the reward of all his hard work and commitment by winning the Overall title in the Junior Men’s Bodybuilding 16 to 23 years class at the IFBB World Juniors and Masters Championships hosted in Bistrita in Romania at the weekend. Gareth’s Overall victory ...

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Cause of Piana’s death still unknown

A report by a medical examiner who completed internet celebrity bodybuilder Rich Piana’s autopsy was released with the cause of his death still unknown. Key elements of the report are: An enlarged heart from “significant heart disease” Mild coronary atherosclerosis Fatty liver Congested thyroid Congested and discoloured kidneys Ischemic brain ...

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Well done, Team SA

IFBB athletes from South Africa shared the stage again to battle it out with the best of the best in the world during the IFBB Men’s World Championships hosted in Spain. Reigning IFBB SA Bodybuilding champion Mveliso Tapi achieved 3rd place in the Senior Men up to/including 70kg category. Ziyaad ...

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IFBB Elite Pro divisions at ACA

There will be various IFBB Elite Pro divisions to compete in at the Arnold Classic Africa (ACA) in 2018 with one million rand pay out in prize money. The ACA takes place in Sandton, Johannesburg between 18 and 20 May 2018 and the event will be open to all IFBB ...

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PCA athletes in perfect form

A team of 19 athletes from South Africa were out to show off their physiques at the recent Physical Culture Association (PCA) Xplosive Ape competition hosted in the historic town hall in Birmingham, England. PCA South African athletes who competed were Sonnette Ehlers, Alfred Bethani, Anna Marie Barnard, Ashley Masson, ...

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