It was a proud weekend in South African sports with sprinter Caster Semenya winning three titles in a matter of four hours. Other South African athletes, such as Wayde van Niekerk, Alyssa Conley, Stephen Mokoka, and Ruswahl Samaai, also scooped titles.
Hlompho Kekana's goal against Cameroon in the Afcon match over the weekend has put him in
the running for the FIFA Puskás Award for goal of the year. Kekana shot from 70 yards out,
slipping the ball neatly past goalkeeper Guy N'dy Assembé, to hit the back of the net.
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.
Next week the South African cricket team walk out on to the Wanderers field to take on England,
not in their traditional green and gold, but in pink as part of the team's and the sport's ongoing
support of the PinkDrive to raise awareness of and funds for breast cancer research.
South Africa's Lucas Sithole won the wheelchair tennis quad doubles title at this week's
Australian Open tennis tournament, his second Grand Slam title. Now he has his eye on the
single's finals and then next up on his agenda is a gold medal at the Rio Olympics later this year.
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