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Suns Nations Having the last Dance

The final hype for the Basketball National League (BNL) South Africa 2014 season went down this past weekend at Wembley Sport Arena in Johannesburg. The 2013 defending champions Tshwane Suns faced off against the undefeated powerhouse Duzi Royals, and fans expected an intense battle for the 2014 title, and the teams delivered.

 

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Two friends pursuing a shared Olympic dream

Swimmer Joyce Tafatatah left her family in Malawi, went to live in a very cold and snowy Netherlands in order to pursue her dream of becoming a swimmer and competing at the Olympic Games.

 

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Ethiopia and Kenya dominate Gauteng Marathon

Hundreds of athletes from around Africa converged at Johannesburg Stadium this past weekend for the much anticipated Gauteng Marathon, featuring a 42.2KM, a 21.1KM and a 10KM run. Athletes from Ethiopia and Kenya fiercely dominated the long-distance events, though the 2nd place 42km spot went to the host nation’s home grown talent. This annual road running event is in its third year and boasts R1.4 million worth of prize money.

   

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Crusader Ladies FC on the move

Coach Greg Green of the Crusader Ladies Football Club has been a coach for 20 years, and started training the Crusader Ladies Football Club in 2005. Crusader Ladies FC has a junior and a senior team. For Coach Green, developing the next generation of women footballers is a special passion, even though conditions for female footballers is tough going.

 

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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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Action at women’s soccer tournament

It’s a well-known fact that women’s sports tend to get sidelined, when compared with their male peers. During the just concluded Women’s Month in South Africa, the country’s female’s athletes get a little extra attention to show off their skills. One such event was the 3rd instalment of the Gauteng Women’s Football Tournament finals in Tshwane, which brought out top women footballers to display their spectacular talents.

   
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