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Spar National Netball Team start preparations for the World Cup start in Stellenbosch

THE Spar national netball team assembled earlier today at the Stellenbosch Sports Centre for an intensive training camp which will last until this coming Saturday. South Africa has been invited to participate in the European Netball Championships in Belfast, Northern Ireland, from May 11 to 18.  The other countries taking part are England, Northern Ireland, […]

Headstart for Mapaseka Makhanya

THE ebullient Mapaseka Makhanya (Nedbank) has given herself a head start in the chase for SPAR Women’s Challenge Grand Prix points. Makhanya, who won the Grand Prix title in 2013, amassed 30 points in the Cape Town Challenge last month, winning the race in record time to pick up 30 valuable Grand Prix points – […]

Nedbank National Championships kicks off in style

OVER 1 400 athletes were treated to a festival of celebration on Sunday, as the Nedbank National Championships for Physically Disabled got under way at Walter Sisulu Hall in Randburg. Popular musician PJ Powers performed at the opening ceremony, with the likes of former US Open wheelchair tennis champion Lucas Sithole joining activities on stage. […]

Lafarge get Orlando Stadium’s naming rights

TWO seemingly diverse entities with proud long histories in South Africa signed an exciting joint venture agreement recently. Lafarge South Africa, one of Southern Africa’s leading building materials manufacturers, concluded a sponsorship deal with Stadium Management South Africa (SMSA) for the exclusive naming rights to the famous Orlando Stadium in the heart of Soweto: to […]

There’s a buzz ahead of Spar Women’s Challenge

THERE’s something of a buzz ahead of the first SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge in Cape Town on Sunday. Most of South Africa’s top women runners will be taking part in the race, which starts outside the Cape Town Stadium and ends on Greenpoint Common. The defending champion, Diana-Lebo Phalula, will not be running, because she […]

The Refreshed River Club is Game-on Again

CENTRALLY located, with lots of free parking, The River Club’s driving range and Mashie Course has always been a favourite with golfers keen to sharpen their game. Over the past few decades, the once gracious building had dipped into decay but new owners have come on board with an extensive renovation and plenty of energy. […]