Sport

‘Chess for Change’ revolution on the move in SA schools

CAPE DREAMS REPORTER CAPE TOWN, May 23 – Chess is all about making moves. In South Africa, the game, which has been recognised as a sport by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), is certainly making moves as it starts to change the lives of many schoolchildren who benefit from the skills it requires. The ‘Chess for Change’ project was launched …

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Mozambique make ITF Young Seniors tennis debut, Israel return after 15-year absence

The start of the 2017 ITF Young Seniors World Team Championships in Cape Town on Sunday was marked by the debut of Mozambique and the return of Israel after an absence of 15 years. There was action across six age-groups at as many venues across the Mother City where fine weather conditions prevailed throughout the day. Eighty-five teams, 49 men’s …

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Gibbs took sprinting to a higher level

By CLEMENT DU PLESSIS HERMAN Gibbs’ battle with a serious infection of the bones (osteomyelitis) as a nine-year-old belies the fact that he was the first sprinter of the Western Province Senior Schools Sports Union (WPSSSU) to run the 200m in under 22 seconds in 1971. The young Gibbs collapsed, but remained conscious, while on his way home from the …

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Cape Town 10s launch on-site accommodation

CAPE TOWN, 1 February – The takealot.com Cape Town 10s, SA’s biggest sport and lifestyle event will for the first time ever provide an on-site accommodation option. The new ‘glamping village’ will be on offer at the event which takes place from 4 to 6 February at Hamilton’s Rugby Club. The Cape Town 10s takes pride in consistently delivering a …

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SA’s most epic sport and lifestyle event this weekend

FEBRUARY 1 – The takealot.com Cape Town 10s is a drop kick away and the scene has been set at the Hamilton’s Rugby Club in Green Point, over the coming weekend. There are loads of new additions to this year’s takealot.com Cape Town 10s tournament; beach volleyball has been introduced which includes the Flying Fish Pro Beach Volleyball Series. There …

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The takealot.com Cape Town 10s is back!

The takealot.com Cape Town 10s, South Africa’s biggest sport and lifestyle event, will take place on the 5 & 6 February 2016 at Hamilton’s Rugby Club in Green Point, and is set to be the biggest event to date, with the addition of beach volleyball as a third sporting code. Spectators can look forward to two days of action packed …

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Laureus celebrates youth leaders at YES graduation

The 2015 Laureus Youth Empowerment Through Sport (YES) programme concluded with a special graduation event at the Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) Head Office in Pretoria. Laureus Ambassadors Quinton Fortune and Grant Lottering, as well as Laureus South Africa Chairman Morné du Plessis and world-famous mountaineer and MC at the event, Deshun Deysel, got together to congratulate the 49 graduates who …

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When working up a sweat, grab Powerade ION4

Powerade, The Coca-Cola Company’s leading sports drink brand, recently introduced the ground-breaking Powerade ION4 in South Africa. Powerade ION4 provides born sportsmen with an innovative sports drink designed to help achieve optimal performance by aiding hydration and providing electrolytes lost through sweat during extended training. Whether a born sportsman or a recreational exerciser, it’s important to keep your body hydrated …

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GAC Laser IRC Championships hits the V&A Waterfront

As part of the final weekend of the South African Ocean Festival, presented by SAMSA and Calulo, the premier GAC Laser 2015 National Championships will be held at the V & A Waterfront from 6 – 8 November. Spectators will have the opportunity to mingle with sailors and experience the festive atmosphere on the quayside during the regatta. The GAC …

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LFC coaching comes to Cape Town

COOL BY THE POOL … Attending the announcement in Cape Town on Thursday were, Bobby Breen – Operations Manager of Cape Town, CJ Benjamin – Chief Executive Officer Liverpool Academy South Africa, Lyndon Barends – Chairman LFC International Academy South Africa, and the legendary John Barnes, MBE, former Liverpool and England footballer. Picture: PETER HEEGER CAPE TOWN, October 22 – …

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