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South Africans bring home Comrades gold

South African athletes won both the men's and the women's races in the 90th Comrades Marathon. Caroline Wostmann was the first female South African over the line in nearly two decades, crossing the line just 35 minutes after Rustenburg policeman Gift Kelehe won his first Comrades.

Comrades Marathon

Watch: Giving South Africa the #HomeGroundAdvantage

The Springboks have launched their 2015 Rugby World Cup campaign with the release of a goosebump-inducing video, capturing all the emotions that give 'the Springboks #HomeGroundAdvantage ... anywhere in the world'. The World Cup kicks off in the UK on 18 September. Watch it here.


South Africa loses another hero in Shoes

Tributes are pouring in for John "Shoes" Moshoeu, one of the country's best-loved soccer players. He played for Kaizer Chiefs and as well as wore the Bafana Bafana jersey with style no less than 73 times, helping the national team win the Africa Cup of Nations in 1996.


South Africa to host anti-xenophobia football friendlies

Former President Nelson Mandela believed in the power of sport to bring people from different backgrounds together and now the South African Football Association plans to host two high- profile matches in efforts to unite Africans in the wake of the attacks on foreign nationals in the country.


Afcon '17: Bafana draw Cameroon, Gambia and Mauritania

There are no easy matches in international football anymore, Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba warned after Wednesday's draw for the 2017 Orange Cup of Nations. Here is the full draw for the tournament, which kicks off in June.

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