Most running clubs were represented on 18 August when runners took on the annual Clearwater 10km and 5km Fun Run Road Race. Almost 3000 runners participated in this leg race which started and ended at Clearwater Mall.
The Sweet Science for the Ghetto Greatness boxing tournament took place on 28 July at the Kagiso Memorial and Recreational Centre in Kagiso. The tournament was staged by Team Dida Boxing Promotion in association with Vision View Production. At least six fights were staged on the evening of which some left spectators astonished after unexpected losses and victories.
Emthonjeni Community Centre in Zandspruit was a hive of activities when an organisation fond of Zandspruit partnered with a local church and business to host a spectacular sports event on 23 June. The event was hosted by Impophomo, an organisation that aims to empower children in informal settlements through sports development, in partnership with North point City Church and Umsizi, a company specialising in the design and implementation of socio-economic development programmes focused on rural communities. The event hosted a 5-aside soccer tournament for the boys and netball games for the girls. The local clubs battled it out in different division in pursuit for the ultimate prizes which were handed over by the former Bafana bafana and Kaizer Chiefs player Siboniso Gaxa, Impophomo director John-Mark Kilian and Zandspruit Sports Forum founder Nhlanhla George Nkosi.
Roodepoort Rugby Club managed to win four of its five games against Randfontein last weekend to snatch back the Castle Bowl after it spent two years in Teine’s hands.
RUIMSIG – Night running and orienteering come together on a golf course.
HONEYDEW – Showjumpers of all ages converge at Honeydew Equestrian Centre.
FAIRLAND – Small sports players show their huge determination.
HONEYDEW – Their training is all about fun.
ILLOVO – The Proteas crushed Sri Lanka in the third One Day International to secure the five-match series.
ILLOVO – Sri Lanka have levelled the KFC T20 International series after a nail-biting cricket game at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium.
ILLOVO – The Proteas run rampant at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, to the crowd’s delight.