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Doctors and scientists said that breaking the four-minute mile was impossible, that one would die in the attempt. Thus, when I got up from the track after collapsing at the finish line, I figured I was dead.

— Roger Bannister —

When you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win.

— Steffi Graf —

Football doesn't build character, it reveals character!

— Marv Levy —

A champion is someone who gets up when he can't.

— Jack Dempsey —

Treat a person as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat him as he could be, and he will become what he should be.

— Jimmy Johnson —

Most people run a race to see who is fastest. I run a race to see who has the most guts.

— Steve Prefontaine —

I can't play being mad. I go out there and have fun. It's a game, and that's how I am going to treat it.

— Ken Griffey Jr. —

Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished your ability.

— John Wooden —

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.

— Mike Singletary —

I have always tried to be true to myself, to pick those battles I felt were important. My ultimate responsibility is to myself. I could never be anything else.

— Arthur Ashe —


The Johannesburg Stadium is situated east of the Johannesburg city centre, adjacent to Emirates Airline Park. Swimming South Africa’s head office is located at Johannesburg Stadium as well as the Department of Sports Gauteng.

The stadium covers an area of 37 000m² and incorporates a field and athletics track. Thus, the venue is perfect for inter-school competitions and the like. The ground seats 37 500 spectator for sporting events and up to 65 000 for concerts.

The unique design of the stadium enables spectators to be close to all activities on the field and track.The stadium can be used for non-sport related exhibitions, festivals and many community events too.

The safety and security aspects of the stadium have been a large priority. There is a wide external concourse for movement of spectators, while the internal moat which separates the pitch from the public supporters’ area ensures maximum safety.

The integrated information control system can monitor the entire stadium from the control point, providing excellent security for the spectators as well as the participants. Another attractive feature of the stadium is the highly advanced technical equipment.

The electronic scoreboard is one of the largest in South Africa, while the stadium lighting exceeds international standards set for television broadcasting.

The latest electro-acoustic sound system covers all areas of the stadium and is decentralised which limits echoing. Hospitality suites and VIP lounges, which overlook the pitch area, are also ideal venues for the corporate entertainment and hospitality.

For more information and to book your next event contact:

Susan Pieters at susan@glru.co.za


The Ellis Park Arena hosts a wide range of events and provides world class sporting and concert facilities. There are 4 300 permanent seats which give all spectators an unobstructed view. In addition there are retractable seats on the east and west side on the floor for an additional 850 spectators. Chairs can also be placed on the floor up to a maximum of 1 200 making the maximum capacity of the Ellis Park Arena approximately 6 300.

There is a covered walkway around the Arena which includes a theatre style foyer, a fully licensed bar facility, refreshment outlets and subsidiary entertainment areas. The VIP suite can accommodate 200 people in a cocktail environment with tow bar facilities.

The Donald Ross Room can accommodate 100 people in a cocktail environment while the Media Centre can be used to private functions and can accommodate 200 people in a cocktail environment. The main foyer can accommodate up to 1 000 people for a cocktail function.

For more information and to book your next event contact: Susan Pieters at susan@glru.co.za



Hosting key decision makers during sporting and entertainment events are one of the most popular ways of networking with current and potential business partners – where else do you want to leave a better impression than at the venue that saw sport turning professional for the first time in 1995 when the first World Cup Rugby match was victoriously celebrated by South Africans at Emirates Airline Park.Emirates Airline Park has over 350 suites of various sizes to suit your budget and requirements.

Suites (5th level) The suites overlook the playing area and are situated on the northern and southern side of the stadium. These suites vary in size from 40, 46, 48, 64 and 70 seats and are approximately 80m² in size. These suites have two levels with their own toilet facilities on the lower level.

Suites (2nd, 3rd and 6th levels)

The suites vary from 24 to 30 seats overlooking the playing field and comprise of approximately 30m² entertainment space.  

Boardroom Suites (4th level)

The suites do not overlook the playing area and are approximately 24m² in size. Suite owners make use of seats in the stadium.    


Emirates Airline Park offers a wide range of world class conference facilities and caters for all tastes. We are one of the few sporting stadiums to let organisations host their expos, conferences and events on our grounds that hold such a rich history. With nine different conference venues to choose from, one is spoilt for choice and may arrange almost any type of event or function. Emirates Airline Park is one of the biggest conferencing facilities in Gauteng that hosts up to 1000 delegates at a time and offers numerous break-away rooms.

Or literally change the scenery and book your executive conference for up to 20 delegates in an executive suite that overlooks the rugby pitch. The banquet and conference venue both cater for up to 200 delegates and also overlook the playing field. A brand new auditorium has been built with several translation booths and can host up to 120 delegates.

Whatever your need, Emirates Airline Park is sure to meet and exceed your conference and banqueting expectations. Our Numerous banqueting functions can be arranged from company launches to Christmas parties and gala dinners, where guests can be accommodated in style with enough undercover, safe parking for 1100 cars.

To view and book conference facilities please do not hesitate to contact: Natascha  Natascha@circa.co.za

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