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FISU Squash competitor aims high on the court and in the classroom

For South African squash player Tristen Worth, life is about balance. But the weights on his scale are no easy burden to bear - a shot at becoming a professional squash player and pursuing a...

Netball player Kabuya embraces dual career

In her maiden Varsity Netball season for the Maties Netball Club, goalkeeper Syntiche Kabuya bagged player of the match awards on three occasions during the 2021 edition of the popular Varsity Sports...

Changing the Lives of Eersterus Youngsters through Judo

Charné Griesel has her sights set on winning a medal at the 2022 African Senior Judo Championships in Algeria. She aims to use her victory to fight against drug abuse in Eersterust....

Stellenbosch University water polo player excels in the water and classroom

For former Stellenbosch University (SU/Maties) water polo player Lwazi Madi, currently the captain of the South African national water polo team, 2021 has been an exemplary year. Not only did it...

SA student wheelchair basketballer off to Commonwealth Games

Student-athlete Michelle Moganedi is set to realise her dream of seeing the world while playing the sport she loves. An accident in 2018 left her wheelchair bound, but that did not deter this...

Banyana Vice-Captain signs with AC Milan

Milan - Italy. Refiloe Jane, Banyana Banyana Vice-Captain as well as Vaal University of Technology (VUT) and Tshwane University of technology (TUT) Alumnus, has on 6 September 2019, signed a one-year...

USSAWomenUP Campaign - Carole Adam

Sport has been in Carole Adam’s (USSA Aquatics Chairperson) blood since she was a young girl. ‘’I couldn’t wait to get to school because I knew I was going to be involved in some kind of...

USSAWomenUP Campaign - Takalani Mfamadi

Takalani Mfamadi (USSA Basketball General Secretary) fell in love with sport at a very young age. It was at that time that she realised that she was quite good at every sport she took part in. It was...

USSAWomenUP Campaign - Onalenna Tsae

Onalenna Tsae’s (USSA Boxing General Secretary) involvement in sport started when she was young. She’s taken part in sport all her life until the time she started coaching, which she regards as...

USSAWomenUP Campaign - Nicolene Marais

Nicolene Marais has been active in all kinds of sports since she was a young girl.’’ If it wasn’t for triathlon and duathlon, I wouldn’t have discovered my love for cycling. Since then,...

USSAWomenUp Campaign - Nosipho Khumalo

Nosipho Khumalo (USSA Table Tennis General Secretary), a former footballer, who’s career got put to an early end due to a lack of opportunities, came into the industry in order to bring about...

USSAWomenUp Campaign - Melissa Awu

Melissa Awu (USSA Chess General Secretary) comes from a family that has always been involved in sport. For her, it was only natural to want to spend the rest of her life in sport and studying towards...

USSAWomenUp Campaign - Andiswa Zwelibanzi

Andiswa Zwelibanzi (USSA Canoeing Chairperson) came into the sports industry through an opportunity to work for a local government sport and recreation programme in her high school years. She fell in...

USSAWomenUP Campaign - Ilze Wicksell

IIze Wicksell’s (USSA Judo General Secretary) involvement in the sports industry came about through her being a former national athlete and always having had a passion for sport. She believes that...

USSAWomenUP Campaign - Chrisna Jordaan

Chrisna Jordaan (USSA Gymnastics Chairperson) has always been in sport; playing and participating in different sport types and also on the different levels and positions in sport. ’’My mother...

VUT Judoka en Route to Global Dominance

Antony M’bepa, the Congolese heavyweight judo machine is en route to global dominance. His martial arts journey began with karate at the age of 10 but lasted only 2 years due to the intense...

Maponyane’s love affair with sport

Kakata Maponyane is the Director for Sport and Recreation Administration at the University of Limpopo and held sport close to his heart for a countless number of years. He got involved in sport...

Years in the Game

Hanlie Murray has been a faithful servant in sports for ten years and her love for the sport continues to grow. Murray is the Secretary to the Director Sport and Recreation at Tshwane University...

Mel Awu – My Story on How to Succeed

Born into a sporting family, it was no surprise that around Grade nine, I was convinced that a career in sport was my future. Grand-Mother was a Ball-Room Champion, Aunt lifted trophies in Beauties...

UWC Footballer Thembi Kgatlana Turns Pro

UWC 2017 Sportswoman of the Year - and BanyanaBanyana footballer - Thembi Kgatlana is leaving South Africa to join US-based Houston Dash Football Club - but UWC will always be here for...

Another NWU Soccer Institute alumnus signs professional contract

Orebotse Bobo Mongae, an alumnus of the North-West University (NWU) Soccer Institute, has recently secured a two-year professional contract with a Botswana Premier League (BPL) outfit, Jwaneng Galaxy...

Kesa does it properly and reaps big reward

This is how middle distance runner Kesaoleboga Molotsane summed up her fairy-tale run that culminated into the Spar Grand Prix triumph at the weekend. Despite her second-place finish in the final...

TUT captain signed by PSL club

Elliot Seema becomes the latest Varsity Football graduate to join a PSL club, after Polokwane City signed the defender. There is a saying that the wolf climbing the hill is hungrier than the wolf...

Dumisani Chauke - a cut above the rest

University Sport South Africa welcomes the services of 30 year old optimistic Limpopo born Dumisani Chauke, as a newly elected Vice-Chairperson of USSA Netball.This makes the year 2017 to be even...

Home-grown athlete set to make even greater strides

TUT athlete, Collen Mulaudzi (26) says he is ready to make even greater strides in the sport fraternity. Mulaudzi has been training with SA 10 000m sensation Stephen Mokoka, who has inspired him to...

World Cup, I am Ready...

The 1999 Nike U/15 Tournament in Milpark was actually not where it started for the Kwa-Thema Football star Ms. Gabisile China Hlumbane. She actually started her football in the dusty streets of...

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