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Funding injection for Team South Africa from NLC

The National Lotteries Commission has made a multimillion-rand commitment to sponsor Team South Africa at the highest level, ahead of the upcoming Olympic Games in Brazil. The money will also be used beyond the global tournament.

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Remembering Muhammad Ali in Africa

As the world mourns the passing of Muhammad Ali, the undeniable 'Greatest', we celebrate the iconic boxer's strong connection to Africa: he helped inspire struggles against racial injustice, fought his biggest bout in Kinshasa, and became a close friend of another legend, Nelson Mandela.


Records broken as South African runners triumph at Comrades 2016

South Africans won both the men's and women's race at this year's Comrades Marathon on Sunday, as the country's runners dominated the field and David Gatebe completed the gruelling 89.2 kilometres in a record-breaking 5 hours, 18 minutes and 19 seconds.


Uganda to represent Africa at 2016 Quidditch World Cup

The 2016 Quidditch World Cup is taking place in July in Germany. Uganda is the only country in Africa sending players to the tournament and money is being raised through a crowdfunding initiative to get them there. So far, the team is astounded by the support they have received.


Limpopo youth cricket club winning at sport transformation on the field

For twenty years, the Oaks Cricket Club in Ga-Sekororo, Limpopo has given local kids a chance to develop their cricketing talent and use the sport to change their lives. A planned documentary and crowdfunding initiative aims to take the club's story to a wider audience.

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