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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

PLAY SPORT4LIFE HOLIDAY PROGRAM PROVES EXCITEMENT-PLUS FOR SCHOOLKIDS

About 500 schoolchildren in the Factreton area had the time of their lives over Easter holiday period when they participated in the Play Sport4Life activity program. For four days, PS4L, a not-for-profit community organisation working in the area, put the schoolchildren children through their paces in a variety of sports codes to either develop their

GOLD MEDAL FOR WP DISABLED SOCCER TEAM, 7 IN SA SQUAD FOR SPAIN

The Western Province Disabled Football team that made it to the Disabled Games in Bloemfontein over Easter thanks to the generosity of public donations has repaid their supporters in spades – it has won the gold medal. Not only did they win gold, they went through unbeaten and now they have had seven of their

KENSINGTON’S KARATE KID

Brady Brown, age 14, is a first-degree black belt from the Kensington area. He has been training with Karate-Zen in Goodwood, since he was 7 years old. Karate-Zen was founded in 1982, by a group of dedicated Black Belt holders following the Okinawan Goju Ryu, style of karate. Brady has attended hundreds of tournaments with

DISABLED TEAM HITS FUND-RAISING TARGET

THEY’RE GOING TO DISABLED GAMES Cape Town’s disabled soccer team, through incredible public generosity, has reached its R50,000 fund-raising target and will travel to Bloemfontein to compete in the National Disabled Games over the Easter weekend. The excitement of the 13 players, most of whom have a physical disability and cerebral palsy, and their coach

CASO INTERNS MAKING THE MOST OF PS4L EDUSPORT

  CASO – Caring Project: Building Communities, Social Inclusion and Health Development The CASO Project has utilized PS4L’s structure program of EduSport with great success. CASO was developed in October 2016, to place healthcare learners in community based clinical settings: teach basic healthy lifestyle principles & enhance physical activity, and education: as well as involving

A dream come true for disabled soccer team

If they can raise funds The 12 players in the Western Province disabled football team are over the moon at being selected to play in the Physically Disabled National Games later this month – but it could all end in tears if they can’t raise the funds to get them to Bloemfontein at Easter. The

19 KEN-FAC ATHLETES MAKE SQUAD TO TRY FOR WP TEAM

The Maitland and Kensington Primary School athletics meet in Blue Downs Stadium last week has thrown up 19 young track and field stars who will compete at the Western Province Championships and possibly make the team to compete for WP in the national event. One of the brightest on the day was Garden Village Primary’s

Kensington kids

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Sport fun for kids More than 300 learners are expected to participate in an Easter holiday programme in Kensington to coach them in cricket, netball, soccer, rugby and life skills. Play Sport4Life’s initiative from Monday 3 to Friday 7 April is part of a commitment by the organisation to promote an active lifestyle for schoolchildren