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Wayde van Niekerk

South Africa’s Van Niekerk makes sprint history

South African athlete Wayde van Niekerk has become the first runner in history to break records for the 100m, 200m and 400m events, the International Association of Athletics Federations confirmed on Saturday, 12 March 2016.
Team South Africa totals 40 medals in Glasgow

Team South Africa totals 40 medals in Glasgow

Khotso Mokoena captured gold in the triple jump, and the country's lawn bowlers won their fifth title, to lift South Africa to seventh in the overall standings at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on the weekend.
Fredericks beats the best in Glasgow

Fredericks beats the best in Glasgow

Cornel Fredericks beat a world-class field that included the reigning world champion to claim gold in the 400 metres hurdles at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday, as South Africa lifted its medals haul to 36 - already three more than the country won in Delhi in 2010.
Team South Africa up to 31 medals in Glasgow

Team South Africa up to 31 medals in Glasgow

South Africa had racked up 31 medals by the end of competition at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Wednesday, adding four medals in athletics and one in wrestling to move within two of their total haul in India four years ago.
Team SA scoops four more golds in Glasgow

Team SA scoops four more golds in Glasgow

South Africa added four more golds to the country's medals tally at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Monday as lawn bowls delivered a third title - and the country's first black bowls medallist in an international competition.
Five golds as Team South Africa climbs medal table

Five golds as Team South Africa climbs medal table

South Africa claimed five gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on the weekend - in lawn bowls, judo, swimming and sevens rugby. With five silvers and eight bronzes also in the bag, the team moved up to seventh place on the medals table.
Murray

Murray, Mabulu on the podium in Glasgow

Team South African bagged two medals on the opening day of the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday, with Richard Murray claiming bronze in the triathlon and Siyabulela Mabulu also winning bronze in the men's judo competition.
Team SA's Commonwealth Games medal hunt begins

Team SA’s Commonwealth Games medal hunt begins

South Africa begins its medals hunt at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday, with Richard Murray the country's first serious medal contender in the individual triathlon taking place at Strathcylde Park in the afternoon.
Habana: 50 test tries for South Africa

Habana on standby for Commonwealth Games

Bryan Habana, the Springboks' all-time leading try scorer, was placed on standby for the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday after his French club, Toulon, decided belatedly to release him for the Games.
Improving Africa's public service

Team SA prepares to shine at Commonwealth Games

Athletes from Commonwealth countries are gearing up to show their mettle at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Team South Africa, its young stars from the Department of Sports and Recreation's youth development initiative, will get its chance to shine after the Games's opening ceremony on 23 July.

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