Having set a new national U20 javelin record at the SA Athletics Championships last month, UJ para athlete Yane van der Merwe is now looking forward to the World Para Athletics Junior Champs, in Switzerland from 1 August
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
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
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.