Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Laureus South Africa celebrates its 10th birthday

Bridgette Hartley (left) and Baby Jake Matlala pose for a photograph at the Laureus 10th birthday celebration

Many South African sport stars gathered to congratulate the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation on its 10th Brithday celebration on the 28th of November this year held at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa in Cape Town. 

Sevens star Cecil Afrika, Laureus Sport for Good Chairman Morne du Plessis and Lucas Radebe
Laureus welcomed its newest ambassador, Cecil Afrika, the South African Sevens star, to its family whilst Mike Horn, Schalk Burger, Bryan Habana, Shaun Pollock, Lucas Radebe, Baby Jake Matlala, John Robbie, Natalie du Toit, Ilse Hayes, Chris Bertish, Ernst van Dyk, Bridgette Hartley, Achmat Hussein and Ryan Sandes were amongs the celebrities who celebrated with Laureus South Africa. 

Sport for Good Chairman Morne du Plessis being interviewed by a local television crew
The name of the latest Laureus-supported project, the Hout Bay Cycling Club in Cape Town, was announced. The Hout Bay Cycling Club is based at James House, a club near the Imizamo Yethu Community in Hout Bay. In March 2011 the club sent 17 riders to the Argus Race where they performed well with four riders coming under 4h15min. 

Baby Jake Matlala enjoys playing Marimba with some Laureus representatives
 Since its creation, Laureus South Africa, with the support of their country patron Discovery Health, has funded sports-based projects around the country which have helped to improve the lives of more than 11 000 children.  

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