Zola Budd-Pieterse is no longer the naïve young darling of South African athletics, but the 46-year-old still has what it takes. She finished her first Two Oceans in April and successfully took on the Comrades Marathon on 3 June, with the help of Comrades legend Bruce Fordyce.
• Running into the history books
Youth Fit Africa is a new online magazine with a focus on giving young people tips and information on sports, fitness, health and nutrition. The project is based in South Africa but is open to youngsters from all over the continent.
• Willemse named IRB U21 ambassador
Ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, South Africa's athletics community is celebrating a major victory. For the first time in the history of athletics in the country, three women will represent South Africa in an Olympic marathon.
• Mutola’s girl Caster off to London
The non-profit Izivunguvungu-MSC Foundation for Youth teaches sailing techniques to young people from the Western Cape’s disadvantaged communities, giving them skills that they can use to build a career.
• Aviation, maritime careers for youth