Adapting sport for children with disabilities

  With a few accommodations, children with disabilities can benefit just as much from sport as their peers. Emma McKinney takes a look Sport and activity participation is important for all children, including children with disabilities. It is important for developing self-esteem, social skills, fitness, improved co-ordination, gross and fine […]

“I’m no different,” says wheelchair basketball ace

  It’s a measure of South African wheelchair basketball star Shane Williams’s character when he describes the amputation of his legs at the age of two as “a decision that’s probably every parent’s nightmare, but maybe a blessing for me”. Described by his teammates as the player who always lifts […]

Racing to recovery

Only five months after 30-year-old Colin Mitchell injured his spine in a motorcycle accident, he courageously completed the 35-km Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic using a specially designed hand-propelled cycle. While talking about his accident remains difficult, Mitchell enthusiastically describes competing in the road race and the endurance it required. […]

Vaal fishermen in the big leagues

The South African Sport Anglers and Casting Confederation is currently hosting the fourth Sport Fishing World Games in South Africa. The event kicked off on February 9 and will conclude on February 17. The Sport Fishing World Games has always been a very important activity on the CIPS (International Fishing […]

KG drives away in a brand-new Audi!

South African top-ranked wheelchair tennis player Kgothatso (KG) Montjane drove off in a brand-new car sponsored by Audi Centre in Polokwane on Wednesday (September 12). The 32-year-old Wimbledon semi-finalist, who hails from Seshego in Limpopo, received the keys to an Audi Q2. In August, Audi Centre Polokwane came on board […]