Sport & Society Profile: Umhlaba Vision Foundation

https://twitter.com/UVF2016/status/884378032613580800 In 2007, Kabelo “KB” Mashinini, Thabiso “Boyzzz” Khumalo and Thabang “Cosmos” Matsoko founded the Umhlaba Vision Foundation (UVF), a nonprofit organization providing South African youth alternative educational experiences through the sport of soccer. Hailing from the Meadowlands section of Soweto, Mashinini, Khumalo and Matsoko have impacted their community and country significantly over the last decade. Providing life transforming opportunities … Continue reading Sport & Society Profile: Umhlaba Vision Foundation

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Thomson Reuters, U.S. Chamber of Commerce mobilize global leaders to discuss impact on 4IR

Thomson Reuters recently took time to pause, reflect, and meaningfully engage by hosting a conversation to empower guests and create awareness of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and its impact on our global society. The gathering of innovative American and African leaders — many of whom were in New York City participating in the 72nd Regular Session of the United Nations … Continue reading Thomson Reuters, U.S. Chamber of Commerce mobilize global leaders to discuss impact on 4IR

Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Anderson’s success serves as opportunity to highlight Africans’ contributions to tennis

“Sport has the power to change the world,” Nelson Mandela said addressing the first Laureus World Sports Awards Ceremony in Monaco, in 2000, the South African prisoner-turned-president provided supporting evidence to state his claim. “It has the power to inspire,” he said. “It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. Sport can create … Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Anderson’s success serves as opportunity to highlight Africans’ contributions to tennis

An American Tale: Kevin Anderson’s US Open journey highlights S. Africans’ influence on American, global tennis

Later today in the 20-year-old Arthur Ashe Stadium, on the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center campus, America’s second oldest major sporting event will come to a conclusion. A default ambassador of sport for his native South Africa — and the continent of Africa — 31-year-old Kevin Anderson will have a chance to write himself into … Continue reading An American Tale: Kevin Anderson’s US Open journey highlights S. Africans’ influence on American, global tennis

PHOTO & VIDEO GALLERY | An American Tale: Kevin Anderson’s US Open journey highlights S. Africans’ influence on American, global tennis

Later today in the 20-year-old Arthur Ashe Stadium, on the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center campus, America’s second oldest major sporting event will come to a conclusion. South African Kevin Anderson will take on Rafeal Nadal. Check out a few photos and videos of the good 'Old Boy.' https://twitter.com/kwesesports/status/906403651341754368/photo/1 https://www.instagram.com/p/BI3DkNRA-Gw/?taken-by=realifetennis https://www.instagram.com/p/BYzuLXfh9Op/?taken-by=usopen https://www.instagram.com/p/BY0x9ucFVd6/?taken-by=kandersonatp https://www.instagram.com/p/BY0_zVkBYkJ/?taken-by=usopenContinue reading PHOTO & VIDEO GALLERY | An American Tale: Kevin Anderson’s US Open journey highlights S. Africans’ influence on American, global tennis

American disability, human rights advocate makes history at South Africa’s Comrades Marathon

History was made last month when Jean Marie Altomari became the first self-propelled, wheelchair athlete to complete the world’s greatest ultra-marathon, South Africa’s storied Comrades Marathon. “I stuck with it,” said Altomari, a Pennsylvania State Trooper that suffered a spinal-cord injury in 2010, leaving her paralyzed from the waist down. “It was so much more amazing than I … Continue reading American disability, human rights advocate makes history at South Africa’s Comrades Marathon

South African junior tennis player seeks to join team touring the United States

At the age of four, Makhosazana ‘Khosi’ Stewart was given a tennis racket and has been wedded to the game ever since. The Germiston, South Africa native won her first competition within the same year she took up the relatively popular sport, particularly with those who have access to it in the Rainbow Nation. “From … Continue reading South African junior tennis player seeks to join team touring the United States