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.
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
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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.