Self-confidence key to good performance, says SA silver medallist Engelbrecht
On how he prepares mentally for competitions, the master paddler told Eyewitness News that mental preparation rests on two legs which are self-confidence and the ability to focus.
'I have learned so much from racing,' says SA canoeist Saskia Hockly
The 19-year-old told Eyewitness News that in order to perform at a high level you have to keep telling yourself that every training session will be worth it in the end, no matter how hard it might be at the moment.
US Open: Montjane and Ramphadi kick off their campaigns on a good foot
The US Open happening from 5 September to 10 September becomes the first of the four majors to feature draw sizes of 16 players for each of the men’s, women’s and quad singles.
Team SA hoping to shine at inaugural Africa Para Games in Accra
The squad of 25 athletes will participate in the wheelchair basketball and wheelchair tennis sporting codes.
South Africa to host Down Syndrome International Gymnastics World Championships
Gymnasts from six different countries will participate in the DSIGO World Championships, which will take place at the Matsport Centre in Eldoraigne, Tshwane on 23 and 24 September.
Biblionef SA helping eradicate illiteracy one donated book at a time
Biblionef SA donates new storybooks in 11 languages to schools and children’s organisations throughout South Africa.
Mariska Loots talks giving back, her sports path & her nomination for altruisim
Tag Rugby’s Mariska Loots has been nominated in the 2023 edition for the Volunteer of the Year Award. Eyewitness News talks to her about the nomination and her sporting career.
SA's wheelchair bodybuilder gets a helping hand from businesses
When Eyewitness News spoke to Kaluti in June, he was struggling to raise funds to go to Slovenia to go represent South Africa. Since then, several individuals have stepped up to help the man from the Eastern Cape.
An investment in ECD centre-owners is an investment in SA kids - Grow Educare
The organisation believes if it can help centre owners run their preschools like a business, this will improve financial sustainability, fair pay for women employed in the sector, and the quality of education provided.
SA para-rower Lifa Hlongwa makes Rowing World Championships team
The Rowing World Championships scheduled for 3 -10 September in Belgrade, Serbia are crucial qualification races for the 2024 Paris Olympics and Paralympics.
Johannesburg Festival of Motoring 2023 to be an 'unforgettable experience'
The festival promises to feature a remarkable line-up of leading brands, and a wide array of vehicles, including performance, SUVs, saloons, supercars, and motorbikes.
'Your career and how you approach it is uniquely yours': SA's top cyclist Lill
South African mountain biker and cross-country cyclist, Candice Lill won a silver medal at the 2023 UCI Marathon World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland.
'We are a rare breed' says Elvéne Vonk on women in motorsports
The sporting code has been dominated by men and it's quite risky. But daring women like Elvéne Vonk are throwing down the gauntlet to make their mark and rewrite history.
17 years later, Santa Shoebox Project CEO speaks of initiative's profound impact
The Santa Shoebox Project, which originated in Cape Town in 2006 with just 180 shoeboxes has since donated and distributed over 1 million shoe boxes, and today, beneficiaries are giving back to the project.
Mental health one of top challenges women face during menopause - Sasop
According to the South African Society of Psychiatrists, apart from the more well-known physical symptoms such as weight gain and hot flashes, the risk of depression and anxiety increases during menopause due to hormonal changes.
Ferreira recounts emotive experience of clinching first World Champs medal
The athlete broke the African record and grabbed bronze in the women’s 100m breaststroke SB12 at the Para Swimming World Championships in Manchester.
‘Be consistent in what you do’: SA runner Wildschutt ahead of World Champs
Adrian Wildschutt has broken three national records in three months in the 3000m, 5000m and 10,000m distances.
Simbine, van Niekerk named in 36-strong SA world champs team
The nine-day championship will be held between 19 to 27 August, with Team SA being led by former world champion Wayde van Niekerk, and three-time finalist Akani Simbine.