Plans afoot to expand Wheelchair Wednesday in 2021

The Association for Persons with Physical Disabilities in Nelson Mandela Bay aims to celebrate the 10th anniversary of SPAR Wheelchair Wednesday by expanding the campaign next year.

APD ticks more boxes through Wheelchair Wednesday campaign

Despite the challenges dished up by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Association for Persons with Physical Disabilities Nelson Mandela Bay is thrilled with the outcome from this year’s SPAR Wheelchair Wednesday campaign.

Former Madibaz star takes over top water polo job

Former Madibaz star Delaine Mentoor will place a strong emphasis on mental preparation after landing the job as head coach for the South African women’s water polo team.

Games honour for Madibaz Sport boss

Madibaz Sport director Yoliswa Lumka will oversee an important year for South African student-athletes after being appointed chef de mission for two competitions in 2021.

Former Madibaz hockey star shares British coaching journey

Former Madibaz hockey star Jody Paul has forged a new career in Britain, but his heart will always be with Port Elizabeth and the university that has kick-started his path in ...

Wheelchair volunteer develops new respect for disabled

Even though Sonel Lindeque has been involved in charity work since 2000, she developed new respect for people with disabilities after taking part in the SPAR Wheelchair Wednesday campaign this month.

National recognition for young Madibaz netball stars

A quartet of teenage SPAR Madibaz netball players highlighted their potential when they were chosen for the South African U21 squad in preparation for the World Youth Cup next year.

Wheelchair Wednesday set to reach 1 200 donations

In a year when many major events were derailed, SPAR Eastern Cape and the Association for Persons with Physical Disabilities in Nelson Mandela Bay reaffirmed their commitment to the Wheelchair Wednesday ...

Women’s Challenge wrapped up with donations to beneficiaries

SPAR Eastern Cape wrapped up the Women’s Challenge with a donation to beneficiaries on Saturday in a year when the Covid-19 pandemic put paid to the running of the 5km and ...

Madibaz chess star plots upward curve in rankings

Nelson Mandela University student Charlize van Zyl emerged from a challenging Online Chess Olympiad tournament with fresh determination to improve her status in the sport.