The South African Football Association hosted delegates from the finalist countries of the 2013 Afcon football tournament in Johannesburg, where the late assistant coach of the country’s national team was also honoured.
• Football feast for local fans
A recent visit by royalty to a coaching clinic given by Wheelchair Tennis South Africa in Johannesburg served as affirmation and encouragement for the NPO’s continuing efforts to develop the sport and maintain its high standard.
• Paralympic heroes back in SA
Tennis greats Venus and Serena Williams will visit South Africa in November for the launch of Breaking the Mould, an initiative that rewards female achievers in different career categories to inspire young women to develop themselves.
• Empowerment for South Africa's women
A cookbook that encourages healthy eating for South Africans has been made available over the month of September - which is also National Heart Awareness Month – in a joint initiative between an NGO and a pharmaceuticals company.
• Mandela’s personal chef publishes cookbook
Although South Sudan-born Olympian Guor Marial will not be flying his birth country’s flag at the Games in London, he plans to do his best in honour of his countrymen who have triumphed over a decades-long conflict.
• Running into the history books