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Football boots for all

South African NGO Sports Trust is well on its way to collect 20 000 pairs of football boots for disadvantaged kids across the country, having so far raised R285 000 (US$3 810) – enough to buy 1 553 pairs.
Alex to host Football for Hope

Capetonian youths get sporty

Prince Albert of Monaco has donated US$36 000 to the youth of Gugulethu, a township in Cape Town, to develop a new youth sports programme.

Spoilt for adventure choice

It is hard being an enthusiast who enjoys outdoor sports such as running, mountain biking and canoeing in South Africa these days. The problem is that there is just too much choice of excellent events to do, writes Kevin Davie.

Nelson Mandela: SA 2010 envoy

2010 World Cup: 500 days to go

South Africa's preparations for the 500-day countdown to the opening of the 2010 Fifa World Cup are well under way, with a wide range of activities taking place across the country, and a main event scheduled for Bloemfontein on Monday.

The fantasy Olympics

South Africa may have brought a single medal home from the Beijing Olympics, but if we have icons for the games they would be the Blade Runner, Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee who runs on bladelike carbon fibre artificial limbs, and Natalie du Toit, another disabled athlete who moved up from the Paralympics to the real deal, writes Kevin Davie.

Boks beat USA

Boks give White winning send-off

Five weeks after the Springboks' victory in the World Cup final brought the curtain down on the South African rugby season, the Boks were back in action in Cardiff on the weekend, facing Wales in Jake White's final match after 54 tests as coach.

South Africa into World Cup final

South Africa and Argentina, the last unbeaten teams at the Rugby World Cup, met in Paris on Sunday in a clash of two very physical sides. It was a hard-fought semifinal, but the Springboks took advantage of the Pumas' errors to pull away to a 37-13 victory and book a place in the final.
Springboks head for Paris

Springboks head for Paris

The Springboks booked a place in the Rugby World Cup semifinals with a hard-fought 37-20 win over Fiji in Marseille on Sunday. The upset defeats of Australia and New Zealand leaves South Africa as the sole Tri-Nations representative left in the tournament.
Boks beat USA

Boks beat USA, top RWC Pool A

South Africa completed an unbeaten run through Pool A at the Rugby World Cup on Sunday when they outplayed the feisty United States Eagles 64-15, running in nine tries to two.
50-up for Bok coach Jake White

50-up for Bok coach Jake White

When South Africa takes to the field in their final Rugby World Cup Pool A match against the United States in Montpellier on Sunday, Jake White will reach the 50-match milestone as Springbok coach, the first man to achieve the feat.


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