Sport

South African amputee athlete excels in extreme sport

South African athlete Hannes Brits is the first amputee to compete at the highest level of the punishing Warrior Race extreme obstacle competition the Black Ops Elite race, a 17km-long, 30 obstacle test of endurance, mental and physical fitness, and skill. Read his inspirational story.

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Fistball's finest come to South Africa for World Cup

The obscure but fun sport of fistball one of the world's oldest sports is gaining small, grassroots support among a diverse group of Capetonians. The city hosts the sport's World Cup this weekend.


Five South African motorsport legends

From the late Gugu Zulu to recent MotoGP champ Brad Binder, South African motorsport boasts a host of legends, champions and superstars. Meet some of the country's best behind the wheel.


South Africa welcomes back Olympic heroes

South Africans gathered at OR Tambo Airport in Ekurhuleni, situated east of Johannesburg, to welcome back the South African Olympic team from Rio de Janeiro, including gold medal winner Caster Semenya.


Africa's 2016 Olympic winners

South Africa, Kenya and Ethiopia claimed a number of gold medals during the Rio Olympics. Here is a list of all the medal winners from Africa. In total, the continent improved its medal tally from 34 during London's 2012 Olympic games to 45 this year.


Revisiting Zola Budd versus Mary Decker, 1984 Olympics

Middle distance runners South African Zola Budd and American Mary Decker reunite in a new documentary that revisits their much-hyped race at the 1984 Olympics that caused a controversial athletic moment.


South Africa's top female Olympians part 2

Celebrate Women's Month in the second part of our two-part feature highlighting some of the best South African female Olympians who are going for gold in Rio de Janeiro this August.


South Africa's top female Olympians

Celebrate Women's Month in our two-part feature highlighting some of the best South African female Olympians who are going for gold in Rio de Janeiro this August.