One of the most prestigious golf tournaments, the Joburg Open, starts today at the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Course. The four-day competition is a chance for the city to market its culture, entertainment and facilities, and for the audience to see it as a leisure destination.
The Proteas' Test captain, Hashim Amla, has announced his resignation from the role. He believes he can offer more to the team as a focused batman and senior player. Vice-captain AB de Villiers will take over the captaincy for the remainder of the current series against England.
South Africa's National Sports Week starts today and runs till 22 November. Sport plays a key role in building national unity and pride, and boosting social development. There will be various sporting events and the department will also hand out sporting equipment to clubs and schools.
South Africa's sportsmen and women will be honoured at the 10th annual sports awards on 22 November in Free State. It's a chance to pay tribute to their excellence on and off the field. Celebrations will include top sporting moments of the past decade, on the anniversary milestone.
As host country of the Rugby World Cup, England put its best foot forward when Queen Elizabeth held a reception at Buckingham Palace in London for the Rugby World Cup with players, officials and supporters. Springbok Bryan Habana said it was a massive honour and privilege.
South Africans have come out to support the Springboks in their Rugby World Cup campaign. After their first Pool B match, the team have moved from strength to strength and are now sitting at the top of the group. Today, the Bokke play the USA in their last group match.
After the retirement of Jean de Villiers from international rugby, Fourie du Preez has been named as the player to lead the charge in the Springboks' next Rugby World Cup game against Scotland on Saturday. Schalk Burger will be the vice-captain.
After playing for South Africa for 13 years, Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has announced his retirement from international rugby due to a fractured jaw he sustained during the Rugby World Cup Pool B match against Samoa on Saturday.
The South African soccer team faced off against Senegal in the Nelson Mandela Challenge on Tuesday night. Bafana Bafana won the match 1-0 with Mpho Makola scoring the goal. It was Makola's debut appearance for the national side.
After a unanimous vote in New Zealand by the Commonwealth Games Federation, South Africa's city of Durban was voted as the host city for the games in 2022. It'll contribute greatly to the country's National Development Plan, and help develop young athletes.