Wickets, Waves and Wicked Talent!

Cricket season is upon us, and in true Sporting Chance style hundreds of children took part in the 27th annual Sporting Chance Calypso Cricket Festival, at the home of Calypso Cricket, Sunrise Beach, Muizenberg on Thursday 7th December 2017. We couldn’t have asked for better weather and with a full house of participants it made …

Exhilarating cricket showcase for future players

The Sporting Chance Foundation and the Claremont Foxes entered a team in the sought after SACS u12 Cricket Festival this past weekend. The team was a good mix of aspiring youngsters with players being selected from the Claremont Cricket Club youth section and from Sporting Chance’s weekly Street Cricket leagues. The FLAIR was in abundance …

Street Cricket festival – fitting way to end the year!

While the Proteas and Three Lions went to battle in the New Years Test at the hallowed Newlands cricket ground, there’s a different type of cricket being played on the humble streets of the Langa Township just outside Cape Town. Thursday 31st December 2015, played host to the ITC Street Cricket festival, hosted on the …

Successful Foundation Schools “Derby Day”

Our Foundation hosted the inaugural sports “Derby Day” between two of our Sporting Chance Development Foundation schools this past Friday 20th May 2016. Mokone Primary School from Langa hosted Ntwasahlobo Primary School from Khayelitsha for the long awaited match day. Our Foundation school coaching co-ordinators Nyaniso Mhayi and Bulelani Menze, together with the various international …

The Transformation Debate – Brad Bing opinion piece

Over the past weeks, since the recent decision by Sports minister Fikile Mbalula to ban sporting bodies from fielding international events until such times as transformation targets are met, there has been a deluge of differing opinions on the advisability, or not, of such a step and it is questionable as to whether a direct …

STAND UP WITH US – TAKE THE PLEDGE!

After 1992, The South African government went to great lengths to right the wrongs of apartheid in sport. While positive, these were usually once off initiatives with more PR value than long-term benefits. The sad reality is that once a talented individual completes school they are highly unlikely to realise their full potential on the …

JUNIOR HOCKEY STARS SPARKLE UNDER LIGHTS

Friday 5th September, played host to the annual Sporting Chance Bishops u12 Day/Night Hockey Tournament. Aspiring young players from the top girls and boys schools of the Southern Suburbs gathered for the much anticipated event. The tournament, which is a highlight on these youngsters hockey calendar didn’t disappoint and the passion, camaraderie and skills displayed …

SPORTING CHANCE KENRIDGE U13 DAY/NIGHT HOCKEY 2014

For over a decade Sporting Chance has supported Kenridge Primary School in hosting the annual Sporting Chance Kenridge u13 Day/Night Hockey Festival. This past Friday 29th August, over 300 young hockey players from the Helderberg and Northern Suburbs descended on the Stellenbosch Hockey Complex to compete for top honours. Keeping up its reputation, the tournament …

THE 6.7 CHALLENGE FOR MANDELA DAY

In 2008, Nelson Mandela made an inspired call to encourage the next generation to take on the burden of leadership in addressing the world’s social injustices when he said that “it is in your hands now”. Nelson Mandela International Day was launched in 2009 and since then the global movement has celebrated his legacy and …