Hayes Treasures IPC Lyon Medals

South African track and field star Ilse Hayes on cloud nine after successful IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon, France. Hayes won gold in the long jump F13 and silver in the 100m T13 events.

Hayes Awed at Presidential Honour

Awarded the Order of Ikhamanga by President Jacob Zuma as part of the annual National Orders conferred on Freedom Day, the non-plussed paralympic star Ilse Hayes keeps her focus on what may be her final Paralympics in Rio 2016

Laureus SA Turns 10

The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation in South Africa celebrated its tenth birthday at the South African Sports Science Institute in Newlands, Cape Town. Guests included Natalie du Toit, Ilse Hayes and Bridgitte Hartley.

SPAR gsport Awards a Success

The 2012 SPAR gsport Awards were the best yet in its seven year history. Guests including top athletes, celebrities, nominees, and sports fans waxed lyrical about the overall organisation of the event held at the prestigious Wanderers Club in Johannesburg.

2012 SPAR gsport Awards Voting Opens

SPAR gsport Awards judges, Dr. Sherylle Calder, Jane Bramley, Hazel Gumede and Uyanda Mbuli are delighted with the quality of finalists for this year’s awards, as online voting opens to choose overall winners.

Big Guns Headline gsport Awards Short List

Our esteemed judges have unveiled the finalists in each category for the 2012 SPAR gsport Awards, and friends, fans and family of the 2012 SPAR gsport Awards finalists are urged to organise wide support for their candidates, to give them every chance of being honoured this year.

London 2012 Medalists Lead OPEX Squad

SASCOC’s Operational Excellence Squad includes 12 women athletes as the country plans for even greater success at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympics in Rio.

Liebenberg Medals on Final Night

Anrune Liebenberg ended the Paralympic Games for women athletes on a high note when she won silver in the 400m T46 Final. It was Liebenberg’s second medal in London after winning bronze in the 200m T46 Final.

More Paralympic Gold for Natalie?

All eyes will be on Natalie du Toit, winner of five gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, as Team South Africa arrive in London for the 2012 Paralympic Games. The South African team of 62 includes 19 women athletes, including two more medal winners from 2008, athlete Ilse Hayes and swimmer Shireen Sapiro.