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Let’s Reward Excellence

Let’s Reward Excellence

South Africa’s youngest chess ace, Minentle Miya, will be vying for the School Sports Star of the Year accolade at the gsport Awards ceremony later this month to claim a treble for 2019.

My first SASAPD Champs – 20 years later…

My first SASAPD Champs – 20 years later…

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.

Sune’s Sponsorship Request

Ten-year-old Sune du Toit has been climbing the ranks of local chess with quiet determination, but a meeting with US-based chess master provided inspiration enough for Sune to go for broke, and her efforts have been rewarded with her selection to represent SA at the World Youth Chess Championships to be held in Vietnam, during […]

FNB Signs On to Girls Sport Festival

First National Bank (FNB) is to invest R100 000 in a three-year sponsorship of the National Girls’ Sport Festival, an event in which 20 of the country’s top girls’ schools pit their skills against each other in various sporting codes from the 1st to 3rd of May, the bank announced Friday.

Chess Whiz Carmen de Jager on a Roll

Carmen de Jager with the trophy she received after winning the 2008 SA Women’s Closed Chess Championships in Belville, Cape Town last month.   2008 has started off on a good note for 19-year-old Carmen de Jager and it already promises to be another special year. Last month, the Pretoria resident won the SA Women’s […]

Mind Games Supreme in Belville

The coveted South Africa Women’s Closed Chess Championships trophy is up for grabs, and a winner will be announced on Saturday. The top eight women chess players in South Africa are currently fighting for a place in the S A Women’s Chess Team that is scheduled to play in the Chess Olympiad in Dresden, Germany […]

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