Fans applaud equal rewards

2012-09-11 15:06
0 comments

Sport24 readers have hailed the increase in South African Paralympian medal bonuses to equal those of their able-bodied counterparts.

Facebook

Keep up to date with all the latest, breaking sports news from around the world from South Africa's biggest sporting website. Click to 'LIKE' us today!
Paralympics 2012

Mbalula lauds Paralympians

2012-09-11 13:18
3 comments

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has called the SA team "tenacious" and "driven" after they returned home from the Paralympics.

 
Paralympics 2012

Money ready for SA heroes

2012-09-10 18:12
8 comments

Sascoc CEO Tubby Reddy says the total amount of R7.9m is ready to be paid to South Africa's Paralympic medallists and their coaches.

 
Paralympics 2012

Team SA: Hard work ahead

2012-09-10 15:54
1 comments

Sascoc president Gideon Sam says hard work lies ahead if South Africa wants to "catch up" with leading nations at the 2016 Paralympics.

 
Paralympics 2012

Team SA get warm welcome

2012-09-11 11:18
6 comments

SA's athletes returned from the 2012 London Paralympics to an enthusiastic welcome at OR Tambo International Airport.

 
Paralympics 2012

No regrets for SA's Paul

2012-09-10 19:09
0 comments

SA swimmer Kevin Paul says he is happy with his silver medal in the men's SB9 100m breaststroke Paralympic final.

 
Paralympics 2012

Paralympics all about Oscar

2012-09-10 13:17
10 comments

He may be going home a gold medal short, but Oscar Pistorius still ruled at the 2012 London Paralympics Games.

 
Paralympics 2012

Paralympians back home

2012-09-11 09:00
10 comments

Hundreds of people have turned out to welcome home South Africa's athletes who competed in the 2012 London Paralympics.

 
Paralympics 2012

Sascoc splash extra R4.26m

2012-09-10 14:17
10 comments

SA's medal-winning Paralympics will be rolling in millions of extra Rands after the decision to upgrade their incentives.

 
Paralympics 2012

Du Toit to pocket R1.4m

2012-09-10 09:20
24 comments

Games triple gold medallists Natalie du Toit will pocket R1.4m, following a decision to upgrade their monetary incentives.

 
Latest Multimedia

Paralympians return

Watch South Africa's athletes return from the 2012 London Paralympics to an enthusiastic welcome at OR Tambo International Airport.

More Multimedia

 
Paralympics 2012

Lights go out at Paralympics

2012-09-10 07:12
3 comments

London has bid farewell to the Paralympics, with a spectacular celebration of the human spirit in a three-hour festival.

 
Paralympics 2012

Attitude change after Games

2012-09-09 18:05
0 comments

London 2012 chief Sebastian Coe says the 2012 Paralympics have helped change perceptions of people with disabilities.

 
Paralympics 2012

The 'Blade Runner' bags gold

2012-09-08 23:01
53 comments

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has won a gold medal in the men's 400m T44 final at the London Paralympics.

 
Paralympics 2012

Fanie claims 100m gold

2012-09-08 20:20
8 comments

South African athlete Fanie van der Merwe has won a gold medal in the men's 100m T37 final at the London Paralympics.

 
Paralympics 2012

Buis bags 200m silver

2012-09-08 12:41
5 comments

South African athlete Dyan Buis has won a silver medal in the men's 200m T38 final at the London Paralympics.

 
Paralympics 2012

Hayes claims long jump gold

2012-09-07 21:53
8 comments

South Africa's Ilse Hayes has won a gold medal in the women's F-13 long jump event at the London Paralympic Games.

 
Paralympics 2012

Du Toit claims 100m silver

2012-09-07 19:21
4 comments

South Africa's Natalie du Toit has won a silver medal in the women's 100m S9 freestyle final at the London Paralympic Games.

 
Paralympics 2012

Zuma lauds Paralympians

2012-09-09 19:10
14 comments

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the SA Paralympics team on their sterling performance at the Paralympic Games.

 
Paralympics 2012

Team SA the best - volunteers

2012-09-09 15:18
18 comments

Volunteers at the Paralympics say being assigned to work with Team SA was considered one of the hottest tickets in town.

 
Paralympics 2012

Liebenberg wins 400m silver

2012-09-08 21:18
2 comments

South African athlete Anrune Liebenberg has won a silver medal in the women's 400m T46 final at the London Paralympics.

 
Paralympics 2012

Paul bags breaststroke silver

2012-09-08 19:11
3 comments

South African athlete Kevin Paul has won a silver medal in the men's 100m breaststroke SB9 final at the London Paralympics.

 
Paralympics 2012

Van der Merwe equals WR

2012-09-08 11:21
2 comments

South Africa's Fanie van der Merwe has qualified for the men's 100m T37 Paralympic final by equalling his own world record.

 
Paralympics 2012

Tearful farewell for Du Toit

2012-09-07 20:09
60 comments

Natalie du Toit broke down in tears after swimming the final race of her career, adding silver to her impressive medal haul.

 
Paralympics 2012

Du Toit’s last farewell

2012-09-07 17:53
1 comments

Natalie du Toit will prepare for the closing chapter of her Paralympics career after powering into the women’s S9 freestyle final.

 
Paralympics 2012

Sascoc: No debate on money

2012-09-09 17:17
8 comments

Sascoc president Gideon Sam says they have no issue with minister Fikile Mbalula's decision to up the Paralympic heroes' prize money.

 
Paralympics 2012

A fine finish for Team SA

2012-09-09 08:42
49 comments

Oscar Pistorius and Fanie van der Merwe have ended Team SA’s Paralympic effort in fine style, adding two more gold medals.

 
Paralympics 2012

Medal boost for Paralympians

2012-09-08 20:32
19 comments

Fikile Mbalula has announced that Paralympian medal bonuses will be increased to equal those of able-bodied athletes.

 
Paralympics 2012

London promises big finish

2012-09-08 15:58
1 comments

London 2012 organisers have promised an emotional celebration to bid farewell as the curtain falls on the Olympics and Paralympics.

 
Paralympics 2012

Van Dyk edged by F1 ace

2012-09-07 22:20
1 comments

Ernst van Dyk has secured a silver medal in his Paralympic road race in a thrilling finish behind former F1 driver Alessandro Zanardi.

 
Paralympics 2012

Van Dyk bags road race silver

2012-09-07 19:55
3 comments

South Africa's Ernst van Dyk has won a silver medal in the Men's individual h4 road race at the London Paralympic Games.

 
Paralympics 2012

Schutte misses javelin medal

2012-09-07 13:54
1 comments

SA's Casper Schutte has fallen agonisingly short of winning a medal in the men's javelin F42 at the London Paralympics.

 
 

 

Red Bull Lionheart trail run - not for the fainthearted!

Entries are open, so what are you waiting for?

 
 

Where were you when you last felt alive?

Adventure holidays for your bucket list
Top 10 water sports to try before you die
6 impressive camping tips
LOL! The 8 stages of marathon running
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Vote

Do South Africa's Olympians and Paralympians deserve equal monetary rewards for winning gold, silver and bronze medals in London?

Featured

Got something you'd like to get off your chest? Got a burning desire to air an opinion? If so, be sure to sign-up on Sport24's FORUM!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.