Our ‘Cogs of Calypso’ part 1 – The Rotary Club of Signal Hill

There’s a group of friendly and familiar faces that without fail are always their bright and breezy and ready to go every Calypso Cricket morning. They come laden with smiles and friendly cheer and they give of their time to assist us with handing out shirts, packing goodie bags and making hundreds of hotdogs. They …

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 …

IT’S A KIND OF MAGIC! – STREET CRICKET AND SOCCER FINALS

The streets of Langa were abuzz when teams from disadvantaged communities around greater Cape Town competed for the coveted Sporting Chance Street Sports Champions’ Trophy on Friday 1st December. For the past seven weeks, hundreds of young learners from Masiphumelele, Khayelitsha and Langa have taken to the streets, to compete in matches covering two sports …

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 …

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 …

SUPER TALENT ON DISPLAY AT THE ANNUAL SPORTING CHANCE/WYNBERG SUPER SKILLS HOCKEY

280 hockey mad youngsters gathered at the Wynberg Campus Astros on Tuesday for the annual Sporting Chance Wynberg Super Skills Hockey. Participants from schools all around greater Cape Town, including teams from Bellville, Somerset West and even Hermanus made the trip to be a part of the action. For the first time the girls joined …

EXCELLENCE, SIMPLY DELIVERED AS PROVINCE HOST SPORTING CHANCE KIDS

DHL Western Province and 567 Cape Talk once again delivered on and off the field, hosting 25 kids in Province’s crunch Currie Cup victory against the Free State Cheetahs at Newlands on Saturday.  It was a special occasion for the young players from Nyanga’s Lagunya Rugby Club as many of them had never made it …

SPORTING CHANCERS LEARN TO PLAY THE MANCHESTER UNITED WAY

Manchester United showed that they weren’t using their time in the country merely as pre-season training for their players, running a coaching clinic at the Newlands Rugby Stadium.  Close to fifty young players between the ages of six and 12 gathered at the Stadium to make the most of this fantastic occasion. Ten Sporting Chancers …