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Montjane hoping to bow out with a Paralympic medal

4 March 2020, 8:36 PM

South African Wheelchair Tennis star Kgothatso Montjane is hoping to bow out at this year’s Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan with a medal.

SASCOC targets 51 athletes for the Paralympics

25 February 2020, 7:10 PM

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) will be hoping to send 51 athletes in 11 sporting codes.

We are likely to have less medals in Tokyo Paralympics – Radebe

3 September 2019, 9:08 PM

Former South Africa Paralympic star Samkelo Radebe thinks that the Paralympic team going to the Tokyo Olympics in Japan next year will amass fewer medals compared to the Rio Olympics in Brazil.

Alina Solodukhina.

Disabled Kazakhs fight for rights amid Paralympics push

28 March 2019, 7:02 AM

In a gym in Kazakhstan’s largest city Almaty, Paralympic weightlifter Alina Solodukhina’s slight shoulders are feeling the strain under more than 60-kilogrammes of cast iron.

Jaco Smit

E Cape visually impaired athlete aims for gold at Paralympics

17 February 2019, 6:42 PM

An Eastern Cape visually impaired athlete from the little town of Humansdorp is aiming for the bright lights of Tokyo.

Fireworks mark opening of Winter Paralympics

10 March 2018, 7:04 AM

Fireworks lit up the sky over the Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang as the 2018 Paralympics Winter Games were officially opened on Friday.

Harry and Meghan team up with Netflix in major Hollywood move

3 September 2020, 3:41 PM

Britain’s Prince Harry and his American-born wife Meghan have signed an exclusive multiyear production deal with Netflix Inc, a major step in their plan to make a living for themselves outside the royal family.

Pandemic hit women’s sport much more than men’s – UK parliamentary report

23 July 2020, 8:19 AM

The new coronavirus pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on women’s elite sport and exacerbated inequality with knock-on effects for the future, a British parliamentary committee report said on Thursday.

Australia offer Alcott support, plan full programme for Melbourne

19 June 2020, 6:47 PM

Tennis Australia have offered their support to Dylan Alcott over his disappointment at the wheelchair events being cut from the US Open and said they were optimistic of running a full programme at January’s Australian Open.

Japan would ‘scrap’ Games if not held next year: Tokyo 2020’s Mori

28 April 2020, 9:54 AM

Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori said that the Olympic Games, already postponed to 2021, would be “scrapped” if they could not take place then, according to an interview published on Tuesday.



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