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Paralympics 2016 wrap: How South Africa fared

South Africa finished 22nd on the Paralympics medals table, which ended in Rio on 18 September 2016. Team South Africa has made a nation...

Natalie Du Toit: ‘It is important to swim your own race’

Gold medal-winning swimmer Natalie Du Toit, one of South Africa's best-loved athletes, will feature in the next instalment of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part TV series, to be aired on Sunday 27 July at 9pm on SABC2.

Goldblatt: half a century in photos

Natalie Du Toit: ‘It is important to swim your own race’

Gold medal-winning swimmer Natalie Du Toit is one of South Africa's best-loved athletes. Undeterred by an injury that many thought would take her out of the pool, she has gone on to compete in the world's most prestigious sporting events, and made sporting history by always beating her best.

Swimming the Midmar Mile for a cause

Amateur athlete Terry Bantock is taking on all eight legs of the gruelling Midmar Mile, aiming to raise funds for Mandeville Sports club to identify and nurture talented disabled swimmers in South Africa. 

Da Silva’s passion for gold

Disabled athlete Dylan da Silva refuses to be bowed by what he doesn’t have; rather, the swimmer and cyclist is looking onwards and upwards to winning more medals and inspiring more people to live Nolimbits.

Paralympic heroes back in South Africa

South Africa’s Paralympic team touched down on South African soil on 11 September, to a warm and enthusiastic welcome from hundreds of supporters.
Paralympic dream team

World record relay gold for Team SA

World record relay gold for Team SA

Team South Africa's 4 by 100 metres T42/46 relay team blitzed their opposition at the London Paralympic Games on Wednesday evening to win gold in world record time.
South Africa at the Paralympic Games

South Africa at the Paralympic Games

Did you know that Natalie du Toit was the first person in history to carry her country's flag at both the Olympic and Paralympic Games? And that South African Paralympians have won over 100 gold medals - an astonishing 21 of these in Beijing in 2008? Find out more about Team SA at the Paralympics.

A bit of South Africa in London

The Ekhaya Hospitality Centre is a warm piece of South Africa in the British capital for the duration of the Olympics and Paralympics, with the aim of showing the world how ubuntu works.
Team SA ready for London

Zuma to Team SA: show London who’s boss

The South African Olympics and Paralympics teams received the official send-off from President Jacob Zuma at a cheery ceremony in Pretoria on 12 July.

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