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Change a Life targets juniors for Dusi 2015

A recent shift in focus to ‘tomorrows stars’ at Martin Dreyer’s Computershare Change a Life Academy ahead of the 2015 Dusi Canoe Marathon has the Dusi Duke enthusiastic about his charges’ hopes of a strong presence in the junior ranks come February’s iconic clash in Pietermaritzburg.

 

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Tennis coach grooms young stars

Young tennis players with big dreams are putting their talents to work at the Yeoville Tennis Club in Johannesburg, under the mentorship of Coach Michael Nkosi. Hailing from Soweto but originally from Zimbabwe, the ex-tennis player is using his passion and drive to produce a number of young and successful tennis players, even with very little backing behind him.

 

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Westbury prioritised for Operation Mabaleng

Westbury will be the first to benefit from an initiative by South Africa’s Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation to promote lifelong physical activity in depressed and deprived areas around the province, according to the MEC of sports,arts,culture and recreation at a recent press briefing at the Nike Football training centre in Soweto, South Africa. The flagship programme intends to renovate 10 multi-purpose centres in prioritised sites across the province over the next 5 years.

   

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One on One with Meseret Mengistu Biru

She won the 2013 Two Oceans half-marathon as well as the Cape Town Marathon in September. At the recent Soweto Marathon she finished in 2 hours 36 minutes earning her the 42,2km women’s title. South Africa became her getaway to world class races, and winning the Soweto marathon paved her way to go to the Paris marathon, an opportunity to show off her talents to the world. Meet Meseret Mengistu Biru, a 24 year old Ethiopian athlete based in Pretoria, South Africa.

 

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Jump shot during South Sudan basketball game

Jump shot in South Sudan

Jump shot during South Sudan basketball game

With a light rain falling, a young member of an NBA Africa basketball camp in Juba shoots a jump shot during a practice game attended by South Sudanese refugee NBA Chicago Bulls star Luol Deng.

Photo: Tim Freccia / Enough Project

Where: Juba, South Sudan

 

 

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Durbanites to have a bloody Valentine run for charity.

Whether you are a zombie fan, anti-valentine or really just fancy dressing up as Jason or Mike Myers (let's face it, they kind of qualify for zombie status). Durbanite will be hosting a Zombie Run charity event aimed at showing particpants how to have the time of their lives, this Valentine's Day at Giba Gorge...even as you run for it, all for a good cause. By using the popular Zombie theme, Zombie Run South Africa creates a running narrative on a racecourse designed to simulate the Apocalypse, where participants either run through the course track as Zombies, or living Zombie prey.

   
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