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 …

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 …

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 …

SPORTING CHANCERS REACHING ‘THE SUMMIT’ THIS WEEK

As a coach there is no better feeling than seeing a youngster grasp a skill that you have been trying to teach them. The satisfaction of improvement far out ways the accolades of competition, and for our Sporting Chance coaches this week has meant just that… The ‘IDEA’ concept of coaching has been pertinent to …

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR THE CHILDREN AT THE SPORTING CHANCE DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION CRECHE

This week the Sporting Chance team celebrated the festive season and an early Christmas by handing out presents and spending the day with the children at the Sporting Chance Development Foundation crèche in Khayelitsha. The children had beaming bright smiles as they unwrapped their specially labelled presents and were overwhelmed with the wonderful gifts inside …

JOHANNESBURG LEG OF KELLOGG’S HEALTH OF THE NATION WELL SUPPORTED

The Johannesburg leg of the Kellogg’s Health of the Nation: 50 hour sports challenge took place at Southern Suburbs Sports Centre in Rossettenville from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th October 2011. The event was a great success with 3000 children from the surrounding communities taking part in the weekend’s challenge and getting involved in a …

50 HOUR YOUTH SPORTS CHALLENGE IS FACT FINDING AS WELL AS FUN

Health of the Nation 50-Hour Sports Challenge, taking place at the Southern Suburbs Recreation Centre in Rosettenville from Friday 28 until Sunday 30 October.  The young participants will feature in important field research, which will provide information on the state of fitness and obesity in South African school children. This year, behind all the fun …

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 …

A MOVING LETTER WRITTEN ABOUT KELLOGGS HEALTH OF THE NATION

This is a letter written to the Sporting Chance staff from a wonderful person who volunteered to be a part of this past weekend’s Kellogg’s Health of the Nation: 50 hour sports challenge… thanks Lynn  Dear Sporting Chance and Sponsors I got home on Sunday the 18.09.2011, round about 16h30, I was cold and wet, …