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South African flag flies high in Birmingham

Brand South Africa today joined the nation in congratulating the Springboks for their excellent sportsmanship on the field in Birmingham as they battled Samoa in their second match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

South African flag flies high in Birmingham

Brand South Africa today joined the nation in congratulating the Springboks for their excellent sportsmanship on the field in Birmingham as they battled Samoa in their second match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Boks’ history against Rugby World Cup group rivals

South Africa's pool B opponents have been called lightweights and easy pickings, but the Springboks know they should not take any of them for granted. Each side has their own strengths and the Boks will need to be at their best. We take a look at South Africa's records against each of their group opponents. Note that all fixtures are South African standard time.

African footballers call on their juju men

The Africa Cup of Nations begins in a few days, with Equatorial Guinea taking on Congo in the first match. Players are doing more than limbering up; they are also turning to their magic men for that charm that will bring them success. In Africa, superstition is more than just wearing your lucky underpants.

Series broadcast first for SA women’s cricket

In a first for women's cricket in South Africa, the Momentum Proteas' broadcast partner, SuperSport International, has announced that the team's three-match T20 series against England, starting in Chelmsford on Monday, will be broadcast live.

Series broadcast first for SA women’s cricket

In a first for women's cricket in South Africa, the Momentum Proteas' broadcast partner, SuperSport International, has announced that the team's three-match T20 series against England, starting in Chelmsford on Monday, will be broadcast live.

US mag tips Durban as SA’s secret jewel

Durban has long been overshadowed internationally by Cape Town, but the city's vibrant blend of Zulu, Indian and British influences, its warm ocean and spectacular beaches should put it firmly on any visitor's itinerary, New York Magazine declares in its latest winter travel issue.

Bidvest buys UK seafood distributor

South African diversified industrial group Bidvest is to acquire the whole of Seafood Holdings, a leading national fresh seafood producer and distributor in the United Kingdom, for £45-million (about R473-million).

Proteas in history-making series win

It was a case of mission accomplished at Edgbaston on Saturday as South Africa claimed victory in the third test over England to secure an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the four-match series.