Windmill Park trains young football players

Aces Football Club Academy is a junior team made up of boys and girls between the ages of five to 15 years. This team is coached by Tumelo Rampitsang and it is situated in Windmill Park Ext 9. The team was formed in the year 2020. Tumelo Rampitsang the coach of Junior Aces FC said, what motivated him to start the team was to promote and enhance sporting programmes in the community and sporting programmers such as Football and other sporting codes in South Africa with the intent to expose…

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Three more medals for Team SA in Birmingham pool

Sunday, 31 July 2022 – South African swimmers added a full complement of medals to Team South Africa’s collection at the Commonwealth in Birmingham on Sunday night. Olympic champion and world record holder Tatjana Schoenmaker made sure the gold was never in doubt in the 200m breaststroke, the defending champion leading from start to finish to win in a time of 2:21.92. Claiming the bronze medal in the same race was Schoenmaker’s Tuks teammate and friend Kaylene Corbett, who produced a great final 50m to finish in a time of 2:23.67, with Australia’s…

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CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA AND KFC CELEBRATE 40 YEARS OF CHANGING COMMUNITIES

Cricket South Africa (CSA) in partnership with KFC, are set to kick off the celebrations of the 40th year of the KFC Mini-Cricket programme. The festivities will officially begin at this year’s KFC Mini-Cricket National Seminar with the KFC Mini-Cricket volunteer coaches and coordinators– the heartbeat of the grassroots programme. Themed, “Make volunteering your identity, make volunteering attractive,” the Seminar will pay homage to the seminal contribution made by volunteers in the Mini-Cricket setup over the years and chime a clarion call to make volunteerism a way of life. The KFC Mini-Cricket National…

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Handball sport to combat crime

Using sports to raise awareness about child abuse, human trafficking, and substance abuse. The Sports Initiative Projects had a series of local schools’ handball events from the 6th to 16th June 2022. The educational programme combines life skills awareness with the handball team to enhance life awareness among the youth and to build active and safe communities. After many successful events before covid-19 with over 200 children participating in handball events, the organisation started working again. “With the help of an organisation in Cape Town (Play Handballza) we had a…

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New chapter for the Daveyton resident

Nsizwa Mahlangu, born and bred in Daveyton took the chairmanship of the South African Handball Federation’s elective conference at Olympic House on May 21. The new leadership position means grace and prosperity for the Daveyton resident. Mahlangu along with Thabo Tutu, and Clifford Morake will be under the leadership of Nompimelelo Ntsangase serving as her deputies. “I am so grateful to have received this position and I strongly believe that I will play a good role in leading and making sure that I revamp the sport’s governance with my past…

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CYCLING IN CELEBRATION OF YOUTH DAY

Team Asidlali Nawe from Phumula hosted a youth day charity event, where they were raising funds for their team. The cycling event was a success as businesses such as Yellow Pepper was part of the event. They contributed by offering food to cyclists and everyone that attended. Ekurhuleni Cycling Club came to show their support, and all cyclists took part in a 65km ride in celebration of youth day and raised funds for the team. All the young cyclists took a 31km ride and the seniors took a 65km route.…

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Telkom Netball League Power Week Is Back

South Africa’s premium netball tournament, The Telkom Netball League (TNL) is headed into its final power week of the tournament. For the past three months, Netball fans, players, coaches and scouts have gathered to watch the best of netball go head-to-head to become the next TNL champions. This year has showcased the exceptional talent and top goal scorers that the South African netball industry has to offer. The following ladies have shown resilience in their relevant divisions in the hopes to get their team to the final.  Division 1 –…

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DHL Express renews partnership with Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series!

The organisers of the iconic Absa RUN YOUR CITY (RYC) Series are excited to re-sign DHL Express as the official logistics partner of the award-winning series for another three-year period. “We are proud to renew our partnership with DHL Express for another three action-packed years,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports and Founder of the Absa RYC Series. “To say that DHL Express has been instrumental in the success of the series would be an understatement. Hosting three premium mass participation road races in three major cities is…

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“Rugby is my first love” – Amahle Ngobese

Dawn Park resident, Amahle Ngobese who is passionate about rugby is asking for the assistance of R41 990, for his trip to Ireland. The 14-year-old started living his dream of playing rugby in Grade Two at the age of eight at Van Dyk Primary School after seeing his schoolmates training and he never turned back. He was recruited by Valke Rugby Club after their rugby trials, thereafter in 2021 he saw the rugby scholarship to Hoerskool Alberton. Ngobese has been invited by Travel and Sport-School Tour specialists to join other…

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Katlehong Table Tennis Club nurtures talent

To raise the Ekurhuleni South flag, the Katlehong table sport was established in 2006 as a school’s table tennis club, then it was later changed to Katlehong table tennis in 2014 to accommodate anyone who may be interested in the sport. This code is coached by five people Lerato Tsotetsi (Head coach), Rebecca Lukhele (Chairperson of the team), and three Co-Coaches Lerato Moopi, Mamello Phutsisi, and Mamokgethi Dintso. These coaches realised and understood the uniqueness of this sport and believed that this sport will take Katlehong and their players to…

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