South African President Jacob Zuma has wished the Spar national netball team, Amantombazane, the best of luck ahead of their departure to Singapore on 21 June 2011 to compete in the World Netball Championships.
• Hi-tech help for future sports stars
In September 2011, local hockey coach Craig Sieben will embark on an epic journey of goodwill across Africa, to raise awareness for disabled children. He'll pass through 15 countries on his way from Cape Town to Port Said, Egypt.
• SA off to wheelchair tennis champs
Play Your Part is a newly launched national initiative by Brand South Africa, and powered by the organisation forgood, to encourage all South Africans to contribute to positive change, to become involved, to simply play a part.
• Building a thriving nation brand
June is celebrated as Youth Month in South Africa, paying tribute to the school pupils and ordinary citizens who lost their lives during the 16 June 1976 uprisings in Soweto. This year marks the 35th anniversary of that fateful day.
• Youth month marked in SA