SPORT

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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
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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
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Township boxing academy trains champions

Duncan Village gym operates from one room in an old building

By Thembela Ntongana - 6 October 2017
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From war in DRC to swimming the open ocean

Young refugee plans swim from Robben Island to raise money for charity

By Kimon de Greef - 11 September 2017
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Municipality fails to fix public pool despite years of promises

It stands empty and overgrown in Mdantsane, a lost opportunity for the surrounding community

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 12 July 2017
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Khayelitsha cyclist’s dreams coming true

At age 26, Bonga Nqobane has been appointed by Cycling South Africa to connect clubs across the country

By Thembela Ntongana - 26 June 2017
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Spinning is a sport dominated by men

But now some women are bucking the stereotype

By Ihsaan Haffejee - 19 May 2017
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No progress in Human Rights Commission investigation into Old Mutual Club

One year later, still no answers on why cricket development programme was canned

By Natalie Pertsovsky - 20 April 2017
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“Not a good place for an athlete to live”

Promising Masiphumelele runner pins hopes on success, but may burn out too soon

By Kimon de Greef - 12 April 2017