One of the most prestigious golf tournaments, the Joburg Open, starts today at the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Course. The four-day competition is a chance for the city to market its culture, entertainment and facilities, and for the audience to see it as a leisure destination.
The Proteas' Test captain, Hashim Amla, has announced his resignation from the role. He believes he can offer more to the team as a focused batman and senior player. Vice-captain AB de Villiers will take over the captaincy for the remainder of the current series against England.
South African batsman Temba Bavuma's historic maiden century during the second Test against
England in Cape Town was not only the first by a black South African, but more importantly,
considering the poor form of the Proteas recently, has helped the team avoid a crushing loss.
The Springbok Sevens team became the first winners of the inaugural HSBC Cape Town Sevens
on 13 December 2015. The Blitzbokke beat Argentina 29-14 in an energetic final that concluded a
successful first hosting of the tournament in the Mother City.
Sprinter Wayde van Niekerk led the team of local sport heroes who were recognised for their
outstanding performances at the 2015 South African Sport Awards. The awards were handed out
by the Department of Sport and Recreation, and recognised athletes and teams across
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