SPORT

Khayelitsha kid living his dream in Belgium

Twenty-year-old Ayanda Patosi from Khayelitsha is playing left and right wing for Sporting Lokoren in Belgium.

Margo Fortune - 27 February 2013

Legal and illegal drag racing in Cape Town

Police say they are taking steps to combat illegal drag racing activities in light of the growing popularity of the dangerous sport.

Janine Fortuin - 20 February 2013

Overcoming disability: why I love sport

A nineteen year-old Port Elizabeth girl born with cerebal palsy turns to sport to rise above her disability. She won a gold medal for shot-put at the SA National championships and has now taken up swimming.

Buchule Putini - 20 February 2013

Why we love the All Blacks

A group of men in the Western Cape are staunch and admiring supporters of the All Blacks, the New Zealand rugby team. They love rugby and they love South Africa but they are accused of being unpatriotic.

Janine Fortuin - 20 February 2013

Lavender Hill’s Nazier Jacobs is a role model

Nazier Jacobs from Lavender Hill is a role model to many aspiring Cape Town soccer players. He is a midfielder for Milano FC and hopes to make it to the PSL.

Margo Fortune - 20 February 2013

PE boy makes it on the American soccer scene

Twenty-year-old Kirk de Boer grew up in PE and is now playing football in Atlanta, USA. GroundUp spoke to him about his soccer career and how he started playing for Southern Poly.

Margo Fortune - 6 February 2013

From the streets of Khayelitsha to the Cape Town All Stars

GroundUp speaks to Cape Town All Stars 23 year old attacking midfielder Bongolwethu Ncusana about how he started playing football and what his aspirations are.

Margo Fortune - 30 January 2013

Your views on Bafana Bafana’s performance

We asked people for their views on Bafana Bafana's performance after the dull 0-0 draw against Cape Verde. Some of the responses were unprintable! But here are a few of the more polite ones.

Margo Fortune - 23 January 2013

Hockey coach Gloria

Gloria Nobuntu Baartman is a simple girl with the dream of watching kids in her community grow to love hockey. They will not regret the the co-operative spirit and physical expression they learn to enjoy. It is truly passion for her community and her love of sport that drives this inspirational woman.

Mihle Pike - 23 January 2013

Milano’s promsing new midfielder

Ganief Stellenboom is a 20 year-old striker from Salt River who has just moved from Blackpool in Salt River to Milano United in Grassy Park.

Margo Fortune - 16 January 2013

Nedbank Cup fever!

The Nedbank Cup is the current name of South Africa's premier club football knockout tournament. While many formats have been used over the years, the tournament has always been based on the idea of giving lower league and amateur teams a chance to compete with clubs from the top league.

Margo Fortune - 16 January 2013

GroundUp speaks to FC Cape Town’s Jason Dickson

19 year old Jason Dickson speaks to GroundUp about life as a football player.

Margo Fortune - 19 December 2012

Brad Wexler talks about sacrifice and the ups and downs of making it in the football world

Brad Wexler is a 19 year-old midfielder who is turning professional.

Margo Fortune - 12 December 2012

Gugulethu’s campaign for a healthy lifestyle

Gugulethu Square was abuzz on Saturday as almost 1,000 people showed up at the launch of the Siyagyma-SA campaign.

Mary-Anne Gontsana - 12 December 2012

Lakey enjoys playing for cup winning Bloemfontein Celtic

Bloemfontein Celtic won the Telkom Knockout for the first time on Saturday when they beat Mamelodi Sundowns 1-0. GroundUp interviewed Celtic's 21-year old left wing from Athlone, Lyle Lakey.

Margo Fortune - 5 December 2012

Lakay: “Never give up on your dream”

Anridge Junaid Lakay is 22 years old and plays centre mid-field for first division team Vasco Da Gama.

Margo Fortune - 28 November 2012