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South African opera songbird soars around the globe

South African soprano Pumeza Matshikiza has sung in some of the world's greatest opera houses, and gave a rare homecoming performance in Johannesburg in...

South Africa aims high for Glasgow 2015

Hundreds of athletes are making their way to Glasgow for the IPC Swimming World Championships, which begins on 13 July in the Scottish city. The South African swimming team hopes to make the country proud, on this, the last stop before Rio 2016.

Team South Africa totals 40 medals in Glasgow

Khotso Mokoena captured gold in the triple jump, and the country's lawn bowlers won their fifth title, to lift South Africa to seventh in the overall standings at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on the weekend.

Team South Africa up to 31 medals in Glasgow

South Africa had racked up 31 medals by the end of competition at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Wednesday, adding four medals in athletics and one in wrestling to move within two of their total haul in India four years ago.

Magnificent seven for Chad le Clos in Glasgow

Chad le Clos claimed an individual bronze and added a further bronze as a member of the South African medley relay team on Tuesday evening to take his individual haul to seven medals at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Team SA scoops four more golds in Glasgow

South Africa added four more golds to the country's medals tally at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Monday as lawn bowls delivered a third title - and the country's first black bowls medallist in an international competition.

Murray, Mabulu on the podium in Glasgow

Team South African bagged two medals on the opening day of the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday, with Richard Murray claiming bronze in the triathlon and Siyabulela Mabulu also winning bronze in the men's judo competition.

Team SA’s Commonwealth Games medal hunt begins

South Africa begins its medals hunt at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday, with Richard Murray the country's first serious medal contender in the individual triathlon taking place at Strathcylde Park in the afternoon.

Optimism for SA boxers ahead of Glasgow 2014

Boxing South Africa president Andile Mofu is quietly confident ahead of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland, after South African boxers picked up 11 medals at the African Zone Four Championships in Tshwane in April.

Powell reflects on Blitzbokke’s season

South African Sevens rugby coach Neil Powell on Monday reflected on his first season in charge of the Blitzbokke, which included winning titles in Port Elizabeth and Las Vegas, and finishing second overall in the international standings.