SPORT

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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

By Tariro Washinyira - 17 June 2019
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We have nowhere to train, say Mitchells Plain learners

School trying to raise money for a sports field

By Ashraf Hendricks - 20 May 2019
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Lubabalo Kondlo is the world draughts champion, but he is struggling to make ends meet

He is on a mission to popularise the game in South Africa

By Joseph Chirume - 9 May 2019
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Dunoon sport centre comes alive after four-year legal dispute

City of Cape Town ordered to pay construction company R5.8 million and legal costs

By Peter Luhanga - 26 April 2019
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Caster Semenya: Issues the sporting authority has to consider

Whatever the decision, the emotional toll for athletes is high

By Shuaib Manjra - 25 February 2019
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Sport coach an unsung hero in Delft

Merlin Mosoko has trained dozens of children to play basketball

By Tariro Washinyira - 8 February 2019
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Durban teen set for Special Olympics in UAE

Home Affairs helps Asisipho Sosibo get a birth certificate just in time to compete in March

By Barbara Maregele - 8 January 2019
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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