Biographies

Makhaya Ntini was born on 6 July 1977. He grew up in a small village in the Eastern Cape called Mdingi. Ntini is a product of the United Cri... read more
Theo Mthembu was born in Newcastle, KwaZulu Natal on 27 February 1927. Mthembu's boxing career started at the age of 16 at Inkamane College... read more
Mathews Motshwarateu was born on 2 November 1958 in Soweto. His talent for athletics already became apparent in his primary school years, wh... read more
Benedict 'Bennie' Saul McCarthy was born in Cape Town in November 12, 1977. His soccer career began with the Cape Town based club, Cape Town... read more
Louis Luyt was born on 18 June 1932, and grew up in modest circumstances in the Karoo. In the 1940s Luyt was employed as a railway clerk. Du... read more
"Nothing Can Match the singleness of purpose, the foresight, or tenacity through all adversity, of Dulcie Howes ... She achieved in her life... read more
Hassan Howa was born in 1922 in Cape Town, into a large working-class family. He matriculated from Trafalgar High School in District Six, af... read more
Pierre Jacy Fourie was born on 26 June 1943 in Malvern, Johannesburg. He was the first recorded White boxer to fight against a Black opponen... read more
Mark Fish, or “Feeeeeesh!” as we know him, was born in Cape Town on 14 March 1974. He started his soccer career in South Africa, but has dep... read more
Ernest Theodore Els or “ Big Easy ” as he is affectionately known in the sporting circles was born on 17 October 1969, in Johannesburg, Sout... read more
Fanie de Villiers was born on the 13th October 1964 in Vereeniging. In 1985 he started playing for the Northern Transvaal cricket team and i... read more
Dawie de Villiers was born on 10 July 1940 in Burgersdorp, one of three children of Elsa and Coenie de Villiers. Dawie’s father was a railwa... read more

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