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South Africa’s medals at Rio 2016

South Africa put on a stellar performance during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil. The country racked up a tally...

Infographic: South African Olympic medals since 1992

Ahead of this year's Olympic Games, we look back at South Africa's highlights in the global sporting competition. Following its readmittance to international sport...
South Africa's sports awards nominees are announced

South Africa’s sports awards nominees are announced

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.
Wheelchair star Sithole gears up for SA Open

Five sports stars to receive National Orders

Five of South Africa's top sports stars - athlete Caster Semenya, swimmer Cameron van der Burgh, Paralympic standout Fanie van der Merwe, wheelchair tennis ace Lucas Sithole, and footballing great Jomo Sono - will receive the country's highest civilian honours on Freedom Day.
Cricket SA launches Centre of Excellence

Cricket SA launches Centre of Excellence

Cricket South Africa launched a state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence at the University of Pretoria on Thursday as part of its drive to raise the level of cricket development in the country. CSA general manager Corrie van Zyl described the facility as "the equal of any other in the world".

A Mad Swim from Mozambique to Madagascar

On the long drive back from East London after the Iron Man triathlon, two Captonians decided to do "something absolutely epic" – and settled on a 500km swim from Mozambique to the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar. In doing so, they are raising funds for Miles for Smiles.

The pain is soon forgotten

If you fancy a hard mountain bike ride through some of South Africa's most spectacular countryside, then the Freedom Challenge may be just the ticket. It's over 2 000km – but the man behind it has wilder dreams.
Getting to know a different South Africa

Getting Africa’s youngsters moving

Youth Fit Africa is a new online magazine with a focus on giving young people tips and information on sports, fitness, health and nutrition. The project is based in South Africa but is open to youngsters from all over the continent.
Willemse named IRB U21 ambassador

Football stars: Brothers for Life

International football superstars Ryan Giggs, Leo Messi and Thierry Henri are throwing their weight behind a new campaign by South African organisation Brothers for Life, which calls on men to "yenza kahle" – do the right thing – by taking a stand against HIV and gender-based violence.
SA men: brothers, lovers, fathers

South Africans get behind the flag

South Africans get behind the flag

With more and more cars flying the national flag on the country's roads, and Bafana jerseys increasingly evident on Football Fridays, it's clear that South Africans are gearing up for the month-long mother of all football parties!


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