Team SA dominates with 12 medals at Africa Games

2019-08-22 06:51

Team South Africa picked up 12 medals on Wednesday at the African Games in Rabat and Casablanca.


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US athletes warned over Pan Am podium protests

2019-08-22 06:47

Two US athletes who staged podium protests at the recent Pan American Games have been reprimanded, but will not face further punishment.

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Paralympic chief says Tokyo 2020 hotels 'biggest concern'

2019-08-21 09:11

The Paralympics chief has said the 2020 Games are "on track," but raised alarm bells over a dearth of accessible hotel rooms in Tokyo.

South Africa

Team SA primed for Sprint World Champs

2019-08-20 15:45

South African contingent of eleven paddlers are preparing for the biggest sprint regatta of the year, this year’s ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships.


The Running Mann’s guide to September Marathons & Ultra

2019-08-20 11:55

Detailed information on all South Africa’s September marathons including race descriptions, recommendations and travel information.

South Africa

Confidence high as Team SA head to the beach

2019-08-20 10:05

South Africa's beach volleyballers are brimming with confidence as they head into the knockout stages of the African Games unbeaten in Rabat.


Bad day at the office for Simbine in Birmingham

2019-08-19 13:44

South African sprint star Akani Simbine had a day to forget at the Diamond League 100m race in Birmingham.


De Plus wins BinckBank Tour for first title

2019-08-18 18:53

Belgian rider Laurens De Plus clinched overall victory in the BinckBank Tour when he was part of a small breakaway late in the seventh and final stage.


Fuglsang pens new 2-year Astana deal ahead of Vuelta

2019-08-21 22:55

Danish veteran Jakob Fuglsang has penned a new two-year deal with Astana in a timely boost ahead of the Vuelta a Espana.

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Everest region bans single-use plastic

2019-08-21 11:36

Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers.

South Africa

Men's doubles stay unbeaten on the sand for Team SA

2019-08-20 18:46

Four matches, four wins. That’s not a bad record in anyone’s language and it sets SA's beach-volleyball men’s doubles pair up perfectly for the semi-finals at the Africa Games.


Semenya pokes fun at 800m ban, 'loads up with pap'

2019-08-20 13:15

South African star athlete Caster Semenya remains upbeat despite her current absence from tracks around the world.

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SA hockey sides qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

2019-08-20 08:26

The South African men and women's hockey sides have secured qualification to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.


Former world cycling champion Dumoulin quits Team Sunweb

2019-08-19 13:39

Former world champion Tom Dumoulin, second to Geraint Thomas in the 2018 Tour de France, is quitting Sunweb after eight years.

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Water bacteria cancels Tokyo 2020 paratriathlon test swim

2019-08-17 09:48

The swimming section of a paratriathlon test event for Tokyo 2020 was cancelled due to high levels of bacteria in the water.


Simbine among the 100m favourites in Birmingham

2019-08-16 19:04

Sprinter Akani Simbine will be looking for another confidence booster when he carries the South African flag at the IAAF Diamond League.


Obiri to compete in both 5km and 10km in Doha

2019-08-21 16:32

Kenyan middle-distance champion Hellen Obiri said she will compete in both the 5km and 10km races at the IAAF World Athletics Championships.

South Africa

SA hockey's path to Olympics uncertain despite qualification

2019-08-21 10:58

The national men's and women's hockey sides have secured qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but that alone might not be enough.

Water Sport

Sports court postpones Sun Yang hearing until October

2019-08-20 18:41

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it is postponing its hearing on the decision by FINA, the governing body of swimming, to clear Chinese star Sun Yang of doping.

Water Sport

Louw brothers target Breede podium

2019-08-20 12:24

There will be a new name on the trophy at the Breede River Canoe Marathon and Ryan and Greg Louw are well poised to pounce on that opportunity.

South Africa

Snyman banks silver for Team SA in Rabat

2019-08-19 14:52

Unelle Snyman added another silver medal after going down narrowly in the women's -78kg division judo final at the African Games.


Miller-Uibo sparkles as Blake shows he is not spent force

2019-08-18 19:01

Shaunae Miller-Uibo came from behind to overhaul home hope Dina Asher-Smith and win a star-studded women's 200 metres at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting.

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Team SA's first medal at African Games

2019-08-17 21:49

Judo star Michaela Whitebooi became Team SA’s first medallist at the 2019 African Games on Saturday.


5-time Grand Tour winner Gimondi dies at 76

2019-08-17 07:31

Italy's Felice Gimondi, who won five Grand Tours in his career, died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while swimming in Sicily.


Top French cyclist ends season early to rest

2019-08-16 14:48

Romain Bardet, who took the king of the mountains title in this year's Tour de France, said he was ending the season early to "recuperate".


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