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Wheelchair stars shine at SA Open

Wheelchair stars shine at SA Open

South Africa's leading players shone at the Acsa South African Open at Ellis Park in Johannesburg last week, but were thwarted in their quest for titles in the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour Super Series event.

Tennis ace makes Aussie debut

South African wheelchair tennis star Kgothatso Montjane made history when in 2013 she became the first African player to compete in the invitation-only women’s draw of the Australian Open wheelchair championships.
Prince meets SA’s tennis aces

MTB racers raise funds for wheelchairs

Participants in this year's Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race will also be doing their bit to help support surrounding communities, with profits from the event being used to buy and distribute wheelchairs to those in need.

Wheelchair tennis team SA shines

Wheelchair tennis team SA shines

South Africa's wheelchair tennis team delivered a strong performance at the World Team Cup in South Korea last week, with the men's team winning promotion to the elite World Group I of the game, and Kgothatso Montjane going undefeated in the women's singles.
Van Dyk in record Boston Marathon win

Van Dyk in record Boston Marathon win

After winning the Boston Marathon for a record ninth time, South African wheelchair racing star Ernst van Dyk now has more victories in the world-famous marathon, first contested in 1897, than anyone in any racing category.

Van Dyk takes eighth Boston win

South African wheelchair athlete Ernst van Dyk won the Boston Marathon last Monday to continue a remarkable record of success in the prestigious race. It was his eighth win in nine years.
Van Dyk wins Laureus Award

Paralympic honour for Van Dyk

South African wheelchair racing superstar Ernst van Dyk's lofty status in the international Paralympic community was recently underlined when he was chosen as one of 11 Paralympic ambassadors by the International Paralympic Committee.
Van Dyk wins Laureus Award

Van Dyk wins Laureus Award

South African Paralympic wheelchair star Ernst van Dyk - five-time winner of the Boston Marathon, and the world record holder in the wheelchair marathon - was named World Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability at the 2006 Laureus World Sports Awards in Barcelona on Monday.
Ernst van Dyk: King of Boston

Ernst van Dyk: King of Boston

South African wheelchair athlete Ernst van Dyk has won the famous Boston Marathon for a record fifth consecutive time, coming home almost six minutes clear of his nearest challenger - also South African - Krige Schabort.

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