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
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.