Rio 2016

Paralympics 2016 wrap: How South Africa fared

South Africa finished 22nd on the Paralympics medals table, which ended in Rio on 18 September 2016. Team South Africa has made a nation...

South Africa’s medals at Rio 2016

South Africa put on a stellar performance during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil. The country racked up a tally...

South African fans’ guide to Rio 2016 – WEEK 2 (13-21 August)

4 August 2016 The Summer Olympic Games begin on 5 August, with South African track star and official flag-bearer Wayde van Niekerk leading the South African...

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...

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...

Naomi Ruele: Botswana’s Olympic medal swimming hopeful

15 July 2016 Meet Naomi Ruele, #Botswana’s first Olympic swimmer #TeamBotswana #Rio2016 ?? pic.twitter.com/33kwCaIH0B — Botswana (@Botswana) July 13, 2016 Botswana is going Olympics-mad over its new...

Team SA for Rio Olympics 2016 announced

The fun is about to start! We'll be tweeting #teamSArise to bring you all the breaking news pic.twitter.com/qefX6Y5g6Y — Team Vitality (@TeamVitalitySA) July 14, 2016 The...

Funding injection for Team South Africa from NLC

Ahead of the Olympic Games in Brazil in August, the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) has partnered with the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic...

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.

Olympic silver for Caster Semenya

Caster Semenya ran her fastest race of the season to claim the silver medal in the women's 800 metres in London on Saturday night, timing her powerful come-from-behind run just too late to catch Russia's Maria Savinova.