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21 LEGENDS ENTER SPORTS HALL OF FAME AS PART OF HERITAGE

Twenty-one of Cape Town’s sports stars across nine codes from the SACOS-era were inducted into the newly established Sports Legends Hall of Fame at a function attended by more than 100 guests on Heritage Day. The stars of yesteryear were given a plaque in recognition of their contribution to sport in the disadvantaged community. Among

PS4L CELEBRATES HERITAGE DAY WITH SPORTS HALL OF FAME

The much-called for Sports Legends Hall of Fame will become reality on Monday when community-based organisation, Play Sport4Life, inducts 22 sportspeople into its portals. In a deliberate acknowledgement to our past, PS4L chose Heritage Day to honour the sportspeople who were legends of their codes during the period when the South African Council on Sport

PS4L CAPITALIZES ON WOMEN’S MONTH WITH MASSIVE MULTI-SPORT FESTIVAL

Play Sport4Life’s first annual, Women’s Day Sport Festival and Celebration, was a momentous success for women’s sports awareness and development in the Western Cape. What may have been the largest women’s youth sports gathering shows promise in leading the way for women’s sports growth. The energy was electric across Kensington High School’s field and court

YOGA AND SKATEBOARDING INTRODUCED

Four hundred local children that were either into soccer or rugby were introduced to yoga and skateboarding as part of the Kensington Holiday Programme. “Some of the kids had tried skateboarding before, but were never given proper direction or lessons from experienced skaters. The gentlemen who came to teach the skate lessons are part of

PS4L INSTILS MADIBA VALUES IN SCHOOLCHILDREN AT 100th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

PS4L INSTILS MADIBA VALUES IN SCHOOLCHILDREN AT 100th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION Play Sport4Life has played a key role in instilling the values of Nelson Mandela to hundreds of schoolchildren who attended Madiba’s 100th birthday celebrations at The Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town this past weekend. Schoolchildren from Mfuleni Primary, Dalweide Primary, Mbkweni Primary, Usibaloluntu,

KENFAC’S SOCCER OLDIES PLAY THEIR OWN ‘WORLD CUP’ GAME EVERY WEEKEND

They may be well past their prime, but there’s no stopping the Kensington-Factreton Soccer Legends when they don their boots and shin pads weekends to play the game of their lives. There isn’t a player under 55 years, and the oldest is in his 70s. But that doesn’t stop them playing with vim and vigour

PS4L TO LAUNCH MULTI-CODE SPORT FESTIVAL TO PROMOTE GIRLS’ INCLUSION

Play Sport4Life is about to launch its latest community initiative, the Girls’ Multi-Code Sport Festival, to generate greater participation of girls and women in sport. Carolyn Inglis, the Project Manager for Play Sport4Life, said the festival would be an opportunity for everybody involved with playing, delivering, leading or working in sport to celebrate, raise awareness

PLAY SPORT4LIFE, MAGIC FC COMBINE TO FIND FUTURE BAFANA WORLD CUP STARS

Former Bafana Bafana star and now Magic FC coach, George Dearnaley, has taken the bold step of partnering the club with the community-based Play Sport4Life organisation to help develop young talent for future World Cups. The two organisations launched the exciting Football Magic Program last week with a well-attended Kwanzaa Youth Day Football Festival at

PS4L PITCHES IN TO BOOST UPTAKE OF BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL IN UGANDA

Play Sport4Life and Maitland Giant’s coach, Connor Walsh, flew to Uganda last Thursday to help spread knowledge and love for the game of baseball and softball. Baseball is a developing sport in Uganda. It has been played for about 30 years in the East African country as against the more than 100 years in South