South Africa's National Sports Week starts today and runs till 22 November. Sport plays a key role in building national unity and pride, and boosting social development. There will be various sporting events and the department will also hand out sporting equipment to clubs and schools.
South Africa's sportsmen and women will be honoured at the 10th annual sports awards on 22 November in Free State. It's a chance to pay tribute to their excellence on and off the field. Celebrations will include top sporting moments of the past decade, on the anniversary milestone.
Coming off a great sporting year in which he upset a world leader and raced up the rankings,
South African tennis player Kevin Anderson has been nominated by the ATP World Tour as one of
20 outstanding players of 2015 – and he needs his fans to help vote him into the top spot.
As host country of the Rugby World Cup, England put its best foot forward when Queen Elizabeth held a reception at Buckingham Palace in London for the Rugby World Cup with players, officials and supporters. Springbok Bryan Habana said it was a massive honour and privilege.
South Africans have come out to support the Springboks in their Rugby World Cup campaign. After their first Pool B match, the team have moved from strength to strength and are now sitting at the top of the group. Today, the Bokke play the USA in their last group match.
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