3X3 is happening!

 And no, it’s not a car. Wheelchair basketball has become more exciting with three-a-side matches. Leon Fleiser provides some insights As the world craves more excitement and entertainment, the sports world has been adapting for this. Just look at T20 cricket, seven’s rugby or action netball. So too has basketball...

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Finally, the Games happened!

After a long, five-year wait, Team South Africa finally made it to the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. Leon Fleiser shares his experience On July 11, 2021, I landed in Tokyo, Japan, for the Olympic Games as the Deputy Chef de Mission. I was extremely emotional as it finally dawned...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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New world records in the year of championships

As the first quarter of 2019 comes to an end, we reflect on the various sporting events that took place Wow, I can’t believe we are already through our first quarter of the year. The sporting season has started in earnest following the Toyota SASAPD National Championships. What an awesome...

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