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Retired basketball player has passion for nurturing young talent

11 May 2017

Kwenza Dlamini’s passion for wheelchair basketball made him to be committed to nurturing young wheelchair basketball players with disabilities at the Pretoria West Pilditch Stadium on Mondays and Wednesdays. Two of the players he is mentoring are Warren Tefo and Ronald Nkomo- born in Tembisa and Johannesburg respectively. Nkomo, 21, started playing wheelchair basketball in 2012...

Skhosana produces best all-round performance at Junior Masters

28 February 2017

South African top wheelchair tennis junior Alwande Skhosana returned home from the Cruyff Foundation Junior Masters in France on Tuesday last week bubbling with confidence after finishing on a high at the prestigious junior event. Skhosana did the country proud as he made it up to semi-final stage in Tarbes losing 7-5 6-1 to Rubén...

Maripa upsets world no.11 To reach quarter-finals in Rotterdam

28 February 2017

Thursday, 16 February 2017, Rotterdam, Netherlands. – South Africa’s top male wheelchair tennis player, Evans Maripa, produced a master-class performance upsetting the world number 11 Tom Egberink from the Netherlands to reach the quarter-final round of the ABN AMRO World Wheelchair Tennis Tournament, part of the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour in Rotterdam, Netherlands on Wednesday...

Schwarzenegger returns for Arnold Classic Africa

28 February 2017

Following the launch of a successful inaugural edition last year, Hollywood star and bodybuilding legend Arnold Schwarzenegger will be back in South Africa in 2017, as his globally successful Arnold Classic series returns to Johannesburg between 5-7 May. Increasing the number of codes on the schedule to more than 50 at this year’s multi-sport festival,...

Wheelchair basketball distracts from war

28 February 2017

A wheelchair basketball player receives the ball from a teammate, at a tournament following a two-week training session run by coach Jess Markt from Colorado, in Juba, South Sudan. JUBA, South Sudan – Warnings of possible genocide hang over the world’s youngest nation, but here on a basketball court under a fi erce morning sun, South...