Netball: For the Love of the Game

Ashleigh Stober is a WP Netball player and one of our FitComm community members. Olympic International sat down with her recently to share our passion for the game and get some insight into what it takes to play this sport at provincial level.  When did you realise you loved to play netball? How old were […]

The Olympic Netball Directory

It’s no secret, we love netball here at Olympic International. Netball continues to grow as a sport in South Africa, and we’re happy to be a part of it with the range of netball sports shoes we manufacture. We want to be a part of this exciting sport well into the future – by designing […]

What I Wish I’d Known About Netball Shoes

My ‘career’ as a social netball player came to a painful end when a sharp change in direction, playing the position of wing defence, resulted in a tear in my left knee meniscus and some ligament and tissue damage. Many trips to the orthopaedic surgeon later, I decided to hang up my vest. Like most beginners […]

100 Years of Sporting Excellence

Few South African companies can boast 100 successful years in business. It remains a big deal and for good reason. It is reported that less than half of all new business ventures survive their first five years. In 2018 Olympic Sport celebrates this incredible milestone – 100 years of excellence in sports footwear, design and […]

Top Sports Academies in South Africa

South Africa is buzzing with sporting talent, but professional sports stars like Wayde Van Niekerk and Caster Semenya rely on specialist coaches to hone their talent into medal-winning performances. We’d like to highlight a few of these coaching centres across the country that are doing a brilliant job at shaping the sporting talent we have. […]

Beginner’s Guide to Netball

Recently Olympic International had the opportunity to pick the brain of South Africa’s Proteas and Western Province netball player, Rochelle Loubser. We got her take on what you should do if you were interested in playing netball. When did you start playing netball? I started playing netball in grade 1. I was seven years old and […]

Olympic International Becomes Official Footwear Partner of the SA Hockey Association and SA Schools Netball

Olympic International has signed a two-year partnership with the South African Hockey Association and South African Schools Netball. According to Stuart Hopwood, Group Head of Marketing at Bolton Footwear, Olympic International will become the official footwear partner of these two disciplines. Says Hopwood: “We need to grow awareness around the improved technical capabilities of our […]