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SA gears up to celebrate 30 years of democracy while aiming to attract investments

By Thoko Modise, Acting Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Communications, Brand South Africa     This week’s announcement of May 29th as the date of the...

Minister of Sport & Recreation Ms Tokozile Xasa (MP) speaks on the matter of...

The Deputy Minister of Sport & Recreation: Mr Gert Oosthuizen The Director General of Sport & Recreation: Alec Moemi Leaders of Federations who have joined us Members...

Team South Africa shines at IAAF World Athletics Championships

South African athletes have made the country proud at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, held in London in August...

South African school wins top prize at world book quiz

Four students from St John's Preparatory School in Johannesburg have won first place at the World Literary Competition, an international youth event that promotes...

Q&A with South African athlete Akani Simbine

South African sprinter Akani Simbine recently set a new record and now he is dreaming of Olympic glory. The 22-year-old, who broke the South...

South African chardonnay judged best in world

Groot Constantia's 2013 Chardonnay beat more than 800 other entrants from around the world to be judged the best overall chardonnay at the 22nd annual Chardonnay du Monde competition held recently in France.

South Africa’s Chad le Clos is world’s best

In the week he was crowned as the world's best swimmer for 2014, South Africa's Olympic champion Chad le Clos set a new world record in the 100m butterfly - and won gold in the 200m freestyle - at the World Short-Course Swimming Championships in Doha.

Mulaudzi was a South African hero for our times

At just 34, one of the country's best runners died in a car crash on his way to an athletics meeting. A shy guy off the track, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi was aggressive and competitive when he was running, a mental toughness that brought him medals aplenty. He had turned his talents to coaching young rural athletes before his death.

Mulaudzi was a South African hero for our times

At just 34, one of the country's best runners died in a car crash on his way to an athletics meeting. A shy guy off the track, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi was aggressive and competitive when he was running, a mental toughness that brought him medals aplenty. He had turned his talents to coaching young rural athletes before his death.

Five golds as Team South Africa climbs medal table

South Africa claimed five gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on the weekend - in lawn bowls, judo, swimming and sevens rugby. With five silvers and eight bronzes also in the bag, the team moved up to seventh place on the medals table.