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The call is out to register for the 2015 DANONE Nations Cup tournament

South African Schools Football Association (SASFA) and the Department of Basic Education is inviting all Primary schools across the country to become part of the biggest football tournament for kids between 10 and 12 years old by entering the 2015 DANONE Nations Cup.32 countries have started the gruelling qualifiers to identifying their team that will compete in the World Finals in Morocco later this year and South Africa is no different. Registration has opened and all primary schools have until the 27th February to do so.

 

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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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Legote flies SA flag at her season-opening event

Grace Legote, South Africa’s top rhythmic gymnast, has just competed at the 2015 Moscow Grand Prix in Russia, her first international competition for the year, and an event that drew a world class field.

   

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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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Alex hosts Youth Tournament.

Armed with a vision to see the talented youth of Alexandra (Alex) Township, South Africa flourish, hordes of Alex residents came out in numbers to cheer on young soccer players taking part in the Alexandra Youth Tournament at Alex AstroTurf, hosted in collaboration with their ambassador Lebo Manyama of SuperSport United.

   
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