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Team South Africa shines at IAAF World Athletics Championships

South African athletes have made the country proud at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, held in London in August...

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...

Africa’s 2016 Olympic winners

Africa returns home from the Rio Olympics this week with an impressive medal tally, including 10 golds and 19 silvers.Brand South Africa reporterApart from...

Q&A with South African athlete Akani Simbine

South African sprinter Akani Simbine recently set a new record and now he is dreaming of Olympic glory. The 22-year-old, who broke the South...
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.
South Africa's anthem

South Africa’s anthem, prayer power Van Niekerk

Well wishes from South Africans poured in on the social media pages of Wayde van Niekerk after he won the gold medal in the 400m race at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing. The athlete shared his moments before and after the event.
New record for South African runner

New record for South African runner

South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk ran a 200m sprint in only 19.94 seconds in Switzerland, the first South African to break the 20-second hurdle. The speed king also holds the national records for the 200m, 300m, and 400m runs and is one of a select few to break the dream barriers.


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