A giant of the Paarl Muslim community has passed away – 91year-old Hajji Yusuf Moerat. Having served the Paarl community for more than 70 years, Hajji Yusuf’s most important role was as the life president of Paarl Muslim Jamaah (PMJ) as well as life president of Vineyards Rugby club. He[…]
Sport, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says all professional non-contact sport can resume, however, without spectators under Level 3 of the nationwide lockdown. Addressing the media in Pretoria on Saturday, Mthethwa says all professional athletes who participate in contact and non-contact sport can start training from Monday. The Minister[…]
Awqaf SA in association with Primroses Cricket Club will host the fourth annual T20 Youth Cricket Tournament from 16th – 19 December 2019 in Cape Town. A record 68 teams from the U-11 to U-17 age categories, girls’ teams as well as 150 mini-cricketers will take to the field in[…]
As the country awaited the long-anticipated return of the Springboks, OR Tambo was packed to the brim with dedicated fans, brimming with excitement and eager to welcome their heroes back home. South Africans were moved to the point of tears and many had spent most of their day camping out[…]
Shortly after receiving her South African colours for chess, Amahle Zenzile (11) from Crossroads, Cape Town has been invited to once again represent South Africa at the African Youth Chess Tournament to be held in Namibia. Two years ago, Amahle who lives with her grandmother, started playing chess for the Crossroads[…]
Waving flags and snapping selfies, thousands of Iranian women on Thursday attended a football match freely for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over its controversial stadium restrictions. Elated female fans wore the national green, white and red flag around their shoulders and over[…]
When Imam Abdullah Haron, a sports lover, was forced by the Group Areas Act to move from Claremont to Landsdowne, he built a first story veranda at his house that overlooked the City Park rugby field. City Park in the 1960s was one of the only privately-owned non-white sporting facilities.[…]
The Imam Haron Commemorative Youth Rugby Festival hosted by Awqaf SA in partnership with Primrose Rugby Club and the Imam Haron Foundation kicks off today. The event marks 50 years since the killing of Imam Abdullah Haron and comes after several commemorative events and displays were held over the past[…]
Kenyan athletes claimed crowns in both male and female categories of the 2019 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, taking home a sum of R265 000 each. The event is the only one on the continent with gold label status. Records were expected to fall in the fast, flat race — and[…]
Tehran, Iran -An Iranian female football fan, who was detained for dressing as a man to sneak into a football stadium, has died a week after setting herself on fire. Sahar Khodayari self-immolated in front of a court in Tehran last week after she found out she could face a two-year sentence for[…]
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