May 28, 2017

Remembering a hero

… His was a life spent fighting injustice and racial prejudice A childhood experience would spark a lifelong abhorrence of racism in any form and he would devote his entire life to fighting it, writes Kevin Ritchie. Ahmed Kathrada was born in Schweizer-Reneke in the North West province, not knowing race. “With the innocence of children we were oblivious of any differences between Ahmed and Seretse, and Hendrik. And without questioning why, I simply accepted the fact that Mr David Mtshali (principal of the African school) was coming to our house in the afternoons to teach me ABC, and 1,2,3…

Eymael awaits his fate

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… Celtic says did not give coach contract on the advice of lawyers  The PSL’s dispute resolution committee (DRC) is expected to rule on the wrangle between Bloemfontein Celtic and Polokwane City over the services of Belgian coach Luc Eymael next Thursday. Cletic wants Eymael to take over coaching their team but City, who all long have been the Belgian’s employer, rejected his resignation and insist he remains contracted to them. After the Belgian pressed ahead with attempts to move to Celtic, City approached the DRC to look into the matter and make a determination. This saw Eymael unable to…

Banyane appointed as overall KSA coach

Newly appointed coach -- Shine Banyane (foreground) gears up for a new challenges as KSA head coach.

Known to many as the Black Cheetah, Shine Banyane, has reached an all-time high in his career following his appointment as the overall Karate South Africa (KSA) head coach. The announcement was made last Saturday during the KSA U/21 and senior national championship held at the Bellville Velodrome multi-purpose indoor center in Cape Town. The change in the KSA structure that resulted in Banyane’s elevation were decided at a technical congress held recently in Durban. Having reached an agreement on what changes were to be implemented in the coaching structure, the changes were announced by the president of KSA, Sonny…