STREETS TO SUCCESS- INAGURAL STREET CRICKET IN KZN!

The inaugural Street Cricket programme in KZN was a great success with the KZN communities thoroughly enjoying the opportunity to play this razzmatazz form of the game. The streets of Kwa Mashu, Chatsworth and Umlazi were abuzz each week as teams competed for the coveted titles from October to November 2018.   The Sporting Chance …

SUMMER HOLIDAYS = ACTIVE HOLIDAYS!

We finished off 2018 in style and started 2019 with a buzz at our Summer holiday coaching clinics… Despite the school closing and starting dates playing a bit of havoc with our schedule we were able to enjoy some excellent Summer holiday coaching clinics. The clinic participants came out in their numbers for that extra …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …