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Bungee jumping in South Africa

Weehah! South Africa has the third highest commercial bungee jump in the world - it's official. The 216-metre Bloukrans on the border of the Eastern and Western Cape is not for the faint of heart.

South African fans’ guide to Rio 2016 – Week 1 (3-12 August)

2 August The Summer Olympic Games begin on 5 August, with South African track star and official flag-bearer Wayde van Niekerk leading the South African...

World champ claims eighth SA marathon title

World Marathon Champion Hank McGregor entrenched his status as the continent's premier paddler by mastering the icy Highveld weather and a large and very powerful field to claim his eighth South African Marathon K1 title.

Dusi to showcase SA development canoeing

The success of canoeing development programmes from around South Africa will be on show when the Dusi Canoe Marathon gets under way in Pietermaritzburg on 13 February.

SA cyclist wins ‘influential woman’ award

South Africa's Ashleigh Moolman Pasio, ranked 14th in road cycling in the world, was recently named "Africa's Most Influential Woman in Sport" by the annual publication SA's Most Influential Women in Business and Government.

The pain is soon forgotten

If you fancy a hard mountain bike ride through some of South Africa's most spectacular countryside, then the Freedom Challenge may be just the ticket. It's over 2 000km – but the man behind it has wilder dreams.
Getting to know a different South Africa

Canoe sprint bronze for South Africa

Bridgitte Hartley captured South Africa's fifth medal of the London Games - and first ever Olympic medal for sprint canoeing - when she finished third in the women's K1 500 metres at Eton Dornay on Thursday morning.

South Africa at the Olympics, Part 3

How much do you know about South Africa's history at the Olympics? Brad Morgan brings you the records and the trivia in the third of three articles covering the 18 Olympic Games the country has competed in.

Zuma to Team SA: show London who’s boss

The South African Olympics and Paralympics teams received the official send-off from President Jacob Zuma at a cheery ceremony in Pretoria on 12 July.

Dreyer shatters Race Across SA record

Seven-time Dusi Canoe Marathon champion and top adventure sportsman, Martin Dreyer, returned to competitive racing with a bang when he claimed the 2012 Freedom Challenge Mountain Bike Race Across South Africa title on Friday, shattering the course record in the process.