BNP Paribas Inspires SA Youth to Play Tennis

A player from Alexandra township in action during a tennis development programme at Sandton Sports Club in Johannesburg on Saturday, 14 November 2020. Photo: Frennie Shivambu

Next Generation Tennis head coach, Ndumiso Ncube, launches programme to provide playing opportunities for young players in Alexandra. He hopes to develop the sport in the Gauteng township.

Weyers Ready to Fulfill Her Dreams at the Tokyo Games

Double-finalist Anrune Weyers is elated to be part of an esteemed group of women in sport that will be recognised for their incredible work in the past year. The Two-time Paralympian and World Champion is nominated in the Athlete with Disability and Momentum Athlete of the Year categories.

Tazmin Brits Honours Second Chance at Life

South African sportswoman, Tazmin Brits, won gold in the javelin throw at the 2007 World Youth Championships in Athletics. She qualified to represent South Africa at the 2012 London Olympics, however her dream was shattered in a split second when she was involved in a serious car accident which left her hospitalised for two months. She later returned to sport in cricket. Photo: CSA (Twitter)

South African cricketer, Tazmin Brits was at the prime of her javelin career when a serious car accident left her hospitalised for two months and ended her Olympics dream. She chats to Celine Abrahams about finding a new lease on life and future aspirations.

Kayla Swarts Running Her Own Race

Former promising South African sprinter, Odessa Swarts’ daughter, Kayla, certainly caught the athleticism bug, as she is steadily making her name in hockey and on the track. Photo: Supplied

Up and coming hockey and track star, Kayla Swarts, comes from one of South Africa’s leading sporting families. Her mother, Odessa Swarts, was a supreme sprinting talent in her time and her brother is 400m world record holder Wayde van Niekerk. She tells Celine Abrahams about her dream to represent SA at the Olympics.

Toni Mould: This Para-Cyclist an Inspiration to the Nation

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