Countdown to Tokyo 2020

While some athletes eagerly await the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, others will not get the opportunity to attend. MARISKA MORRIS reports Recently the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) shared its progress in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. In January, the organisation […]

An eye on the ball

The slow and steady sport of boccia requires accuracy and strategy, as top South African player Brett Dakin explains. MARISKA MORRIS learns more Silence falls over the hall at Coetzenburg Stadium in Stellenbosch. Brett Dakin eyes the cluster of balls on the floor, raises his arm, angles it and throw […]

Happy birthday, IPC!

Among the various sporting events ending 2019, we are also celebrating the International Paralympic Committee’s 30th anniversary Time flies when you’re having fun. What a year it has been! I have been living out of suitcases for the past few months, attending the African Games in Morocco, the Tokyo 2020 […]