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Team South Africa shines at IAAF World Athletics Championships

South African athletes have made the country proud at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, held in London in August...

South African fans’ guide to Rio 2016 – WEEK 2 (13-21 August)

4 August 2016 The Summer Olympic Games begin on 5 August, with South African track star and official flag-bearer Wayde van Niekerk leading the South African...

South African fans’ guide to Rio 2016 – Week 1 (3-12 August)

2 August The Summer Olympic Games begin on 5 August, with South African track star and official flag-bearer Wayde van Niekerk leading the South African...
South African sets new athletics record

South African sets new athletics record

Henrico Bruintjies, the University of Pretoria athlete, set a new national record and crashed through the 10 second barrier in his 100m sprint. His feat ended a week of fast times from South African athletes Akani Simbine and Wayde Van Niekerk in international events.
Cape Town opens world class athletics stadium

Cape Town opens world class athletics stadium

Young boys and girls hoping to become the next global athletic icon now have the opportunity to make that dream a reality, Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille said at the opening of the upgraded Green Point Athletics Stadium on Wednesday.

Women’s sport in the spotlight with gsport

Kass Naidoo’s gsport initiative wants South African sportswomen to gain the recognition they deserve. The organisation believes that more female sporting role models will help more young girls participate, and excel, at sport.

Team SA shines at IAAF World Champs

Team SA shines at IAAF World Champs

Team South Africa might have started the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea slowly, but they ended them in style, raising hopes of a strong showing at the London Olympic Games in 2012.

Sport in South Africa

South Africa has a proud sporting history, and its people hold many world records and titles across a host of disciplines, on both an individual and team level. The country is also renowned for its successful hosting of major sporting events.
Football in South Africa

World Indoor gold for Mokoena

World Indoor gold for Mokoena

South Africa claimed a gold and a silver medal at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Valencia at the weekend, thanks to long jump ace Khotso Mokoena and 800 metres star Mbulaeni Mulaudzi.
Olympic Team SA takes six

SA disappointment in Osaka

South Africa's athletes have a lot of work to do before the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, judging by a disappointing showing at the World Athletics Championships in Osaka.

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