SPORT

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Durban teen desperate for passport to get to Special Olympics

Her soccer team will be among over 50 athletes representing South Africa in the UAE

By Barbara Maregele - 23 November 2018
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Zimbabwean waiter uses his wages to run a free soccer academy

Harvest Soccer Academy is two years old and has 43 children

By Tariro Washinyira - 12 October 2018
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Mitchells Plain karate kids to compete in India

Funds still needed for journey to international martial arts tournament

By Barbara Maregele - 22 August 2018
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Port Elizabeth school refuses to play in a township

Parent asked if it was “worth the risk”

By Mawele Mkhondweni - 3 August 2018
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Three years on, still no result of SAHRC investigation into Old Mutual

Commission still looking into closure of cricket club in 2015

By Ashraf Hendricks - 11 May 2018
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Teen judo fighter from Uitenhage flies to Burundi

Lithemba Magajana found a sponsor to the African Judo Cadet Championship

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 10 May 2018
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Judo SA needs funds for young Eastern Cape fighter

Lithemba Magajana has been selected to take part in the African Judo Cadet Championships in Burundi in May

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 16 April 2018
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Anger over 10,000-seater stadium for Observatory

“We want development that supports the area,” says resident

By Aidan Jones - 11 April 2018
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Public pools unused while children drown in canal

Residents of Kirkwood want public swimming areas opened

By Joseph Chirume - 12 March 2018
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Masiphumelele riders join the Cape Town Cycle Tour

Songezo Jim’s cycling academy is struggling to find a principal sponsor

By Thembela Ntongana - 9 March 2018
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Grand Parade Traders squeezed by City

Barricades in preparation for cycle tour are ruining business while vendors still have to pay rent

By Bernard Chiguvare - 6 March 2018
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Soccer clubs fall victim to drought

No water to maintain Atlantis sports fields

By Peter Luhanga - 1 March 2018
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Kraaifontein sports complex stripped by vandals

City says it will cost one million rand and take three years to restore

By Vincent Lali - 22 November 2017
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Butterworth’s R14-million public pool nears completion after nine years

But there is no water to fill it

By Thembela Ntongana - 21 November 2017
Photo of a young boy practicing karate at a dojo in Khayelitsha

Karate much more than a sport for Khayelitsha kids

Goju-Kai style karate has become popular with dojos in Khayelitsha, Langa, Mfuleni and Gugulethu.

By Ashraf Hendricks - 10 October 2017

Gogos get a health kick out of soccer

Bafana Bafana better watch out says team of 60 to 80-year-olds

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 10 October 2017