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.
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
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.
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.
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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