Leading Weekend Sports News video for 29 April, 2019
The 2019 Sizwe Medical Fund & 3SixtyLife ASA Senior Track & Field and Combined Events Championships at the Germiston Athletics Stadium rang in a host of new champions, with double national champ Caster Semenya leading the way with titles in the 1500 and 5000m distances
She has represented South Africa and won medals galore, but senior ‘trike’ para-cyclist Toni Mould dreams of closing a circle by participating at am SASAPD Championships as a senior cyclist.
South Africa’s top ranked women’s player Kgothatso Montjane has arrived in Australian well ahead of time, to fine-tune her game ahead of the ITF Bendigo Open Super Series and the Melbourne Open.
SA para-cycling champion, Toni Mould: Read about her life as an athlete, as a person living her best life in spite of living with disability, and about the amazing contribution she makes at Bridging Abilities, an NPO serving sporting community events to disabled learners from disadvantaged backgrounds
“I’m ready for my colours” – Read this hard-hitting personal account by rising para-cyclist Palesa Deejay Manaleng, who bravely concludes: “All I want to think about is national championships, and fighting for a spot in the team.”
An athlete of such acclaim that one cannot imagine a successor in title, SA sporting heroine Natalie du Toit says she wants to be a champion once more – this time in business.
SA’s first woman Sport and Recreation Minister Tokozile Xasa bestowed Albertina Sisulu Special Recognition Awards on Anrune Liebenberg, Zanele Situ, Louzanne Coetzee, Natalie du Toit and Kgothatso Montjane at the 2018 gsport Awards
SA no. 1 wheelchair tennis star Kgothatso Montjane beat Charlotte Famin in straight sets, eyes tough US Open quarter-final clash vs world No.2 Yui Kamiji
Optimize Agency unveiled a wide-ranging strategy including serious financial partners to power SA’s No. 1 wheelchair tennis star, Kgothatso Montjane in her quest to achieve her peak international potential
Second seeds Mariska Venter and French partner Emmanuelle Morch claimed their first ITU level 3 title as a pair, when they beat Macarena Cabrillana and Michaela Spaanstra to win the Ath Open doubles title in Belgium on Saturday
World no. 58 and rising SA wheelchair tennis champ Mariska Venter made it to the singles final of the Memorial Jens Open, and paired up with Donna Jansen to defend her doubles crown, in Antwerp on Sunday.