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South Africa's Kagiso Rabada breaks awards record

South African 2016 Cricketer of the Year Kagiso Rabada is the youngest player to have won Cricket South Africa's highest honour. The fast bowler took home a record six trophies at the annual awards ceremony, among them SA Fans' Player of the Year.

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Kenyan running shoe company inspired by country's Olympic spirit

Kenyan athletes have dominated the world of long-distance running for decades. A new Kenyan company wants to use that dominance to enter the competitive but lucrative global running shoe consumer market.


Q&A with South African athlete Akani Simbine

Akani Simbine, a South African athlete competing in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games this year, recently set a new 100m record for his country. With only days to go till the Olympic Games, Simbine shares more about his life.


Naomi Ruele: Botswana's Olympic medal swimming hopeful

With less than a month to go until the Rio Olympics, Botswana celebrates an important sporting milestone: Naomi Ruele is the first swimmer from Botswana to qualify for the Games.


Finding South Africa's next Olympic swimming champion in Kayamandi

Sportsman, coach and social entrepreneur Songo Fipaza wants to develop the next generation of Olympic swimming hopefuls in a township outside Stellenbosch. His passion for sport is clear in his drive to increase community participation.

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