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#PowerOfSport: One Winner as Lions-All Blacks Series Looms

#PowerOfSport: One Winner as Lions-All Blacks Series Looms

The highly-anticipated 3-match test series between the All Blacks and British & Irish Lions has rugby fans the world over split. That division though is largely on who to back, as one of the globe’s most unique sporting entity’s is in New Zealand to take on the...
Waves for Change East London Site Officially Opens

Waves for Change East London Site Officially Opens

The Waves for Change (W4C) team were stoked to officially open the East London site on Thursday 25th May, 2017. There to celebrate the successful expansion of the programme to the east coast, Morné du Plessis, Chairman of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation South...
#PowerOfSport: Princess Charlene of Monaco in the Spotlight

#PowerOfSport: Princess Charlene of Monaco in the Spotlight

Question: Nadia Comaneci or Simone Biles? Answer: “Ooh, that’s a tough one…..Nadia.” And with that Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco set out her gymnastic stall as she featured in the Blitz in Episode 4 of the Power of Sport podcast. So, what about...
#PowerOfSport: Radebe Wants Leeds Utd Back in Premier League

#PowerOfSport: Radebe Wants Leeds Utd Back in Premier League

Leeds United club legend Lucas Radebe will travel to the UK to support his former team if they reach the playoffs in the Championship with an opportunity to regain a place in the Premier League, where he says they belong. Speaking to Laureus South Africa’s Power of...
#PowerOfSport podcast: Daley Thompson on the Spot

#PowerOfSport podcast: Daley Thompson on the Spot

“I think the IOC is the perfect example of having some of the wrong people in the right places.” That’s the strident view of the Laureus Academy member and British Olympic great Daley Thompson. The two-time Olympic decathlon gold medalist was voicing his concern after...
Laureus Continues to Enrich the Youth!

Laureus Continues to Enrich the Youth!

Vibrant, driven young leaders emerge from the 2017 Laureus ‘Youth Empowerment through Sport’ programme. Laureus recently launched its sixth annual Youth Empowerment through Sport (YES) programme with an educational training camp hosted from 26 February to 4 March 2017...
#PowerOfSport podcast: Waves for Change sparkle in Monaco

#PowerOfSport podcast: Waves for Change sparkle in Monaco

The first episode of Laureus South Africa’s latest unique offering, the Power of Sport podcast, hosted by Jean Smyth, features some of the world’s biggest sporting names was they all congregated at the annual Laureus World Sports Awards, held in Monaco on 14 February....
Creating Young Conservation Ambassadors

Creating Young Conservation Ambassadors

Young learners from various communities living in and adjacent to the Limpopo National Park (LNP) recently participated in a pioneering and innovative conservation awareness programme which aimed to empower local communities, create awareness and promote...
Laureus SA to Fund 3 new Projects

Laureus SA to Fund 3 new Projects

The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation South Africa announced that it has started funding three new community based projects, namely Boxgirls, United through Sport and AMANDLA Edufootball. With the addition of these three new projects, the Foundation is now supporting...