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South African Professional Continental cycling team MTN Qhubeka has signed high-profile German star Linus Gerdemann, with an eye to using his experience to fast-track the development of the African athletes on the team.
South Africa's women's football team, Banyana Banyana, were too strong for Mozambique in an international friendly played at KaNyamzane Stadium in Nelspruit on Sunday, romping to a 5-0 victory.
Gerald Ciolek won not only the third stage but also took over the lead at the International Bayern Rundfahrt on Friday, giving South Africa's Team MTN-Qhubeka its first yellow jersey of the cycling season.
MTN-Qhubeka became the first African cycling team to compete in a World Tour event in March - following this up with victory in one of the most prestigious one-day races on the calendar. Brad Morgan chats to team principal Douglas Ryder about the vision that makes the team unique.
South Africa's women's football team, Banyana Banyana, turned in a strong performance to draw 2-2 with New Zealand in a friendly match in Cyprus on Saturday ahead of the 12-nation Cyprus Women's Cup
Africa's top-ranked team, Cote d'Ivoire, missed out on the semi-finals of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations when they lost 2-1 to Nigeria in Rustenburg on Sunday. Burkina Faso completed the semi-final line-up with a 1-0 defeat of Togo after extra time in Nelspruit.
The South African cricket team's 2-0 series victory over New Zealand was not unexpected. However, following stiff challenges from England and Australia, it was encouraging, from a South African point of view, that the Proteas did not play down to the level of their opposition.
South African Revenue Service customs teams seized a total of 54 kilograms of drugs worth almost R16-million at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport over the weekend.