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 …

SPORTING CHANCE SPRING COACHING CLINICS

The sun is shining and Spring is upon us and what better way to spend your school holidays than to join the Sporting Chance team on the sports field. Get sharp and ready with pre season training at our cricket and soccer clinics, and enjoy refining those skills you have mastered this past season with …

Kids keep the ball rolling in 50 hour Kellogg’s Challenge

South African cricket opening bat Herschelle Gibbs and premier league Vasco da Gama soccer stars Roberto Santo and Joseph Kamwendo, together with chart-topper singer Auriol Hayes, joined 3000 school children as they kept a ball in motion for an uninterrupted 50 hours, during the fifth annual Kellogg’s® Health of the Nation 50-Hour Sports Challenge this weekend.

The aim of the event, which took place at the Western Province Cricket Club Sports Centre from 2pm Friday 17 until 4pm Sunday 19 September, was to highlight the importance of physical activity in children’s lives. The participants, who hailed from 32 schools throughout the Peninsula, played 15 different indoor and outdoor sports over the course of the weekend including soccer, cricket, hockey, table tennis, badminton, netball, basketball, squash and touch rugby.

eTV takes the title in a ‘super over’ at the 13th annual Sporting Chance Inter Media Cricket Challenge proudly sponsored by MTN

The ‘eTV Eternals’ name will make a welcome return to the Sporting Chance Inter Media Cricket Challenge trophy after they won the coveted title at Bellville Cricket Club on Sunday 21st March 2010. With MTN being the new title sponsor, the six-a-side tournament proved to be bigger and better as teams representing most of the Western Cape media groups battled it out.

STREET CRICKET GETS A BLAST WITH NATIONAL HERO HERSCHELLE GIBBS

If you are in Khayelitsha, Langa or Nyanga on Friday afternoon, then don’t only watch out for flying balls, but get ready to meet with Proteas and Cape Cobras hero, Herschelle Gibbs.   In fine form and on the back of his 102 not out against the Dolphins, Gibbs will be advising, coaching and mentoring …

STREET CRICKET WELL ON ITS WAY !!

With summer setting in nicely Friday was the perfect Cape Town day for Street Cricket. The league which is now in its 3rd week is proving to be the highlight of the week in each community with parents, uncles, aunties, grandparents, etc, all coming out to watch these young cricket players compete for the Street …

STREET CRICKET COMPETITION HOTTING UP!

The second week of street cricket is well on its way with the respective regions competing competitively against each other and each team gauging their opposition to see who will be in their way to winning their regional titles.  I was only able to visit Masiphumelele and Ocean View and both regions were filled with …

Street Cricket action comes alive again!

The annual Sporting Chance Street Cricket league got off to a great start last Friday 16th October with the Cape Town weather playing in our favour. The league takes place on the streets of the various communities in and around Cape Town and will involve 12 regions: Khayelitsha, Kwezi, Atlantis, Nyanga, Langa, Gugulethu, Elsies River, …