Login |  

*

ALL THE NEWS
Search Category: Sport
ALL THE NEWS , Sport
Image: New bicycles for 293 schoolchildren in Orlando, Soweto Time spent travelling to school will be reduced by up to 75%

Johannesburg, South Africa, 21 August 2015 – Dimension Data, in partnership with the City of Jo’burg, Qhubeka and Bhoni4Kasi, has sponsored 293 bicycles to learners at three high schools in Orlando, Soweto, to combat the frequent absenteeism and exhaustion experienced by learners walking to school in this area.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Sport
Image: MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung with seven Africans to La Vuelta Team continues to make history

Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung is preparing itself for its second Grand Tour of the 2015 season. Like last year the team is proud to travel to La Vuelta with high hopes – and an exceptional team that features no less than seven African riders.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Sport
Image: First Lady of Zambia Kicks Off Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing Tournament The First Lady of Zambia, Mrs. Esher Lungu, kicks off the National VCT Day tournament co-hosted by Grassroot Soccer

To mark Zambia’s National HIV Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) Day on June 30th, the First Lady of Zambia, Mrs. Esther Lungu, attended a VCT Tournament at Olympia Africa co-hosted by Grassroot Soccer Zambia. After speaking to the importance of testing as the entry point to HIV prevention, care and support, the First Lady kicked off the tournament.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Sport
Image: The takealot.com Cape Town 10s Entries Now Open! Recruit your best rugby, netball and beach volleyball playing mates

The wait is finally over! Entries for the takealot.com Cape Town 10s will be available from today. Off the back of a memorable 2015 event, smashing a number of records on and off the field with all entries and festival tickets completely sold out in 2015. The 2016 event promises to be even bigger, fresher and crazier with exciting additions including beach volleyball as a new sporting code.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Sport
Mandela Day 2015 falls during the Tour de France. We’re asking our supporters to celebrate with us through the #BicyclesChangeLives campaign.

18 July is a special day in South Africa because it is the birthday of the late Nelson Mandela. It has become known as Mandela Day and is celebrated annually. To honour the 67 years Nelson Mandela spent striving to make the world a better place, South Africans spend time – at least 67minutes – on 18 July every year doing good in their communities.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Sport
Image: MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung celebrates Mandela Day Mandela Day 2015 falls during the Tour de France. We’re asking our supporters to celebrate with us through the #BicyclesChangeLives campaign.In support of Mandela Day 2015, we are inviting you to help us give 5,000 schoolchildren a chance to experience the freedom of riding and owning a bicycle.   Read More...



COMPANY NEWS , Sport
Image: Tour de France : Mandela Day victory for MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung at Le Tour Steve Cummings has won the 14th stage of the Tour de France for MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung! In a thrilling finale, Steve Cummings rode away from his brea

In another transitional stage of the Tour de France, Steve Cummings found himself in the main break of the day at the Tour de France for MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung. Steve was joined by 19 other eager contenders as they built up an 8 minute lead over the peloton. It was looking good for the breakaway riders as the large lead group had no real adversaries in the peloton willing to chase them down.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Sport
Image: Tour de France wild card team gets Dimension Data Spnsorship boost. Team MTN-Qhubeka aims to raise money to provide 5,000 bicycles to children in Africa

Paris, France – 1 July 2015 - Dimension Data, the Official Technology Partner for ASO, which owns the Tour de France, today announced that it has become an MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung (MTN-Qhubeka) sponsor. Representing the African continent for the first time ever, the nine-man MTN-Qhubeka team is one of five wild-card teams invited to ride alongside the 17 World Tour cycling teams at this year’s Tour de France, which starts on Saturday.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Sport
Two teams from African countries where GRS works will compete in separate matches: in Nigeria we're tackling HIV and malaria.

Our partnership with the Peace Corps is bringing GRS to Cameroon.
Plus GRS Pro Ambassador Christen Press will take to the pitch for the U.S. Team  - coming off her game-winning goal earlier this week (to our Aussie friends - we love the Matildas too)!   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Sport
Image: School holiday in Zimbabwe, the Girl Declaration, and more.... School Holiday Camps Reach Over 1,000 Youth in Zimbabwe

During the recent school holidays, Grassroot Soccer Zimbabwe conducted five SKILLZ Holiday camps which reached over 1,000 participants! The Holiday camps provided young people age 14-18 with a safe space during the school break where they received education in HIV prevention and life skills along with an opportunity to play soccer   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Sport
Image: Tsogo Sun supports a journey of hope and courage to the comrades Their goal is to raise R2 million in donations for charities supported by the Unogwaja Light Fund.

Supporting a journey of hope and courage to the Comrades

Tsogo Sun has been a proud supporter of the Unogwaja Challenge since 2012. On 21 May, in the early hours of the morning, eleven cyclists set off from the Southern Sun Waterfront hotel on their 10-day voyage to Pietermaritzburg where they will then run the ultimate human race, the Comrades Marathon, on the eleventh day.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Sport
Take part in a National MTB Series race in 2015

Every time you take part in a National MTB Series race in 2015 you can choose to support Qhubeka by making a donation or donating your medal.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Health, Sport
Image: Grassroot Soccer Marks World Malaria Day with Partner Events - World Malaria Day, a time to highlight a disease that affects 198 million people a year.

April 25 marked World Malaria Day, a time to highlight a disease that affects 198 million people a year. While malaria mortality rates have declined 47% in the last 15 years, the disease still kills over half a million people a year, with 90% of these being in Africa and the majority being children.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , HIV/AIDS, Sport
Image:  Changing the Game for Girls - to use sport in promoting transformation of inequalities that shape girls’ HIV risk.
Grassroot Soccer is excited to share our most recent research publication, which investigates one of our programs for adolescent girls in South Africa. The article “Using soccer to build confidence and increase HCT uptake among adolescent girls: a mixed-methods study of an HIV prevention programme in South Africa” was published in Sport in Society, 2015.   Read More...



COMPANY NEWS , Sport
Image: Pride Of  African Cycling Join Team laureus. Africa’s first Pro-Continental cycling team, Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung, has joined the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation’s ambassadors.

Cape Town – Africa’s first Pro-Continental cycling team, Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung, has proudly joined the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation’s elite group of sporting ambassadors. World-famous long distance athlete Elana Meyer as well as champion wheelchair racer and hand cyclist Ernst van Dyk, both Laureus Ambassadors, welcomed the team to the Laureus family during their training camp for the 2015 season at Spier Wine Estate in the Western Cape   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , HIV/AIDS, Sport
Image: #IAMAFOOTBALLER WORLD AIDS DAY SOCCER TOURNAMENT hosted by GRASSROOT SOCCER and FIVES FUTBOL

Grassroot Soccer and Fives Futbol hosted a World AIDS Day 5v5 soccer tournament at Fives Futbol Century City On Sunday, 30 November 2014. In coordination with the TB/HIV Care Association, World Design Capital project Rock Girl #WDC373, and sponsors including The MAC AIDS Fund, ABSA/Barclays, University of Stellenbosch, Forward Zone, Vasco da Gama and Powerade, Grassroot Soccer launches the inaugural #IAMAFOOTBALLER World AIDS Day soccer tournament to raise awareness for HIV prevention and care in South Africa.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Sport
Image: Belgian Mountain Bike Trials Champion visits Laureus Sport For Good Foundation project in SA Laureus Ambassador and Belgian world champion bike trials cyclist, Kenny Belaey, showcased his skills to a group of young skaters at the Indigo Youth Movement project in Kleinvlei, Cape Town. Belaey has been in South Africa to cycle the Wine2Whales Mountain Bike Ride. He met 30 young skaters that participate in the Laureus-funded Indigo Youth Movement (IYM) project.   Read More...



COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community, Sport
Image: 16 charities to benefit from Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile A total of R550, 000 is shared between the charities affiliated to the runners

A total of R550, 000 is shared between the charities affiliated to the runners, whose finishing positions determine how much each will take home. The charity tied to the winner will receive R100, 000 down to R20, 000 for the charities represented by the last five horses past the post. Some of the most touching moments of the year in racing can be seen at Turffontein on the first Saturday in November every year.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Sport, Youth
Image: A Game Changing Opening Ceremony at The Transnet Rural and Farm Schools Sport Tournament Sports stars, dignitaries and celebrities inspire South African youth
The prestigious Transnet Rural and Farm Schools Tournament opening ceremony took place on 6 October 2014 at the Germiston Stadium in Gauteng and was a huge success with learners, coaches, and sports officials. This programme is about recognising and acknowledging achievement and celebrating success by all our sportsmen and women. We want to show all South Africans that we are praising the spirit of human triumph and not mediocrity,” says Mr. Mafika Mkwanazi, the Transnet Board Chairman, speaking at the launch.   Read More...



ALL THE NEWS , Sport

Hands Off Our Children (HOOC) is not originally a programme developed by the Christian Benevolent Society (CBS), however the situation demands action. Despite the plethora of organizations dealing with children and related issues.   Read More...



Page 3 of 6First   Previous   1  2  [3]  4  5  6  Next   Last   
Upcoming Events
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright 2011 by WeCanChangeOurWorld   Terms Of Use  Privacy Statement