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Moving, playing, sleeping: starting early with healthy habits

“Our children are the rock on which our future will be built, our greatest asset as a nation.” Nelson Mandela Cape Town, 4 December: “We have the opportunity in the early years to set children on the best path for the growth, health and development by laying down the...

#PowerOfSport: Sport for Good Global Summit special

The former Australia cricket captain and Laureus Academy member Steve Waugh believes that the ball-tampering controversy in the test series between South Africa and Australia, and the resultant fall-out, was an important moment for all sport. He was speaking to the...

#PowerOfSport: Highlights from the Mercedes-Benz Breakfast series

The Eastern Cape is the beating heart of Mercedes Benz in South Africa, with a rich history. The world’s premier motoring company is a proud partner of Laureus South Africa and in 2018 held a series sporting-themed breakfasts delivering key insights into the latest...


A powerful message to help social projects who use sport as a tool for social change.


A network of national projects combating some of the toughest social challenges faced by youth.


Eighteen sports celebrities who lend their time and expertise to inspire young people to greatness.


Identifying and training youth to transform their communities through sport.