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Laura Wolvaardt: I’m a Sponsor’s Dream

Laura Wolvaardt: I’m a Sponsor’s Dream

It’s actually unthinkable – An SA woman athlete has made such an impression that a corporate backer sponsors her an unbranded Mercedes-Benz, and would continue to back her even if she stopped playing! Hats off Proteas opening batter Laura Wolvaardt and sponsor Bri-ton Liftmaster.

Three New Caps as Proteas Prepare for One Day Windies Series

Three New Caps as Proteas Prepare for One Day Windies Series

Momentum Proteas skipper Dané van Niekerk will lead a 15-woman squad in three ODIs and five T20i’s away in the West Indies early in October, which will include three new caps in Eastern’s cricketer Tumi Sekhukhune (pictured) who joins her Powerade National Academy fellow graduates Saarah Smith and Robin Searle on tour.

SA Netball Slips in Rankings

There will be plenty of homework to do when the Spar SA netball team return from New Zealand this week. After the high of four years ago, it’s been a disappointing World Championships for the South Africans, who finished in sixth place, losing their fifth place playoff game to Malawi 52-49 on Saturday.

SA Earn Quarter-Final Berth

Some critics may have written off South Africa as a challenger for the world title, or even the semi-finals, but their 56-36 win over Barbados at the New World Netball World Championships at the Trusts Stadium, Auckland showed they have plenty of potential to make an impact.

SA in Emphatic Opening Win

South Africa took a while to hit form but emerged big winners in their first game as they started day two at the New World Netball World Championships at the Trusts Stadium, Auckland.

Two Days to Go in Auckland

South African National Netball Captain Bronwyn Bock-Jonathan (bottom left) joins 15 of the team captains for the 2007 World Netball World Champs, ahead of the tournament’s start on Saturday in Auckland, New Zealand. Picture © Michael Bradley, courtesy WNC 2007 Ltd The sixteen teams entered to contest the 2007 World Netball World Championships , beginning […]

2007 July gSTAR: Tsakane Mbewe

    Tsakane Mbewe’s netball hero is SA veteran goal shooter, Sindisiwe Gumede and the one thing the two have in common is their height. Tsakane is nowhere close to Sindisiwe’s towering frame, but at 1.79m tall, she is often one of the taller girls on court, and she sure knows how to use height […]

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