SPORT

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

From street child to open water athlete

Thabiso Molefi ran away from home at 14. Five years later he swam from Robben Island to Blouberg

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13 January 2020

Eastern Cape karate champ has no sponsors to get to world tournament

Litha Mtalalisi needs R20,000 to join the SA team going to Kazakhstan

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15 November 2019

Rugby unites all in Siya Kolisi’s hometown

Thousands gathered in Zwide stadium to watch the Springboks win the World Cup

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2 November 2019

Soweto’s girls and boys play competitive soccer together

“My teammates treat me with respect and dignity. I’ve never felt harassed or experienced any form of violence and abuse.”

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24 October 2019

Cape Town tennis academy is changing lives - and making champions

“People were hesitant to fund something like kids playing tennis when there might be so many other pressing problems in South Africa”

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30 September 2019

South African players on international draughts stage

Landikhaya Makeleni of KwaNobuhle hopes to challenge world champion Lubabalo Kondlo of New Brighton

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16 August 2019

Township basketball teams celebrate Youth Day at the CTICC

The two-day Youth Day Classic Basketball Tournament kicked off on 16 June with about 800 youngsters

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17 June 2019