SPORT

Debate: Should SA’s cricketers have to take the knee?

Here’s a summary of the arguments

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27 October 2021

Government to spend R5 million more on unused stadium

Meanwhile the community uses a patch of dirt to play football

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11 October 2021

From black bags to black belt: Reclaimer teaches Soweto youth Karate

Sensei Mandla Nkonde uses some of the money he makes from recycling to keep the academy afloat

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27 September 2021

Open letter to City of Cape Town: Fix our vleis!

“It is common knowledge that there are regular sewerage spills into Zandvlei”

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3 August 2021

Cape Town sports clubs suspend sailing, canoeing, and rowing due to pollution

Zeekoevlei, Zandvlei and Rietvlei closed; sewage spills blamed

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30 July 2021

Youth Day sailing programme teaches more than just sailing

Young people from Imizamo Yethu and Hangberg get out on the water

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16 June 2021

The game that keeps young people out of gangs

Kalib Missoe runs an after school dominoes club in Belhar, Cape Town

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28 May 2021

Paddling to progress: The Soweto Canoe and Recreation Club

Zanentlantla Mbala says he doesn’t know what would have become of him without the club

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14 May 2021

Indwe’s R11-million stadium unfinished and abandoned

Municipality says the construction company has refused to return to work

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4 May 2021

The only weightlifting club in Soweto is changing lives

Started in 2019, Lifting Dreams is running out of space

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26 April 2021

Violent clashes in Masiphumelele over future of sportsfield

The City wants to build temporary houses on it but as one resident says, “To the City, temporary can be 25 years.”

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18 March 2021

Kariega’s new R25 million sports complex has opened

This follows several years of protests by residents demanding more facilities for their community

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8 March 2021

Steve Tshwete Stadium collapsing and taking local sport with it

Mayor blames vandals and lack of cooperation from local teams

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9 November 2020

Lotto millions used for minor renovations to stadium

… but it was meant for a brand new sports facility

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10 September 2020

R300,000 lotto grant for school comes to naught because of criminals

“They only left stumps of goalposts,” says primary school principal

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5 August 2020

Cape Flats children show their athletics skills

“It’s where they can express themselves in a positive way instead of taking a gun”

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29 January 2020