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South Africa celebrates sporting victory

Football, rugby, cricket and cycling made it a spectacular sporting weekend for South Africa. A win over Sudan got Bafana to Afcon, the Boks beat England at Twickenham, and the Proteas trounced Australia in Perth. The Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge wrapped up the weekend in Johannesburg.

20 years, 20 South African sporting highlights

From that famous, nation-uniting triumph in the 1995 Rugby World Cup through to Ernst van Dyk's historic 10th victory in the 2014 Boston Marathon, the last two decades have seen numerous sporting successes for the democratic South Africa. Brad Morgan picks out 20 of the highlights.

Wheelchair star Sithole shines at Aus Open

South African wheelchair tennis star Lucas Sithole claimed runners-up finishes in both the quad singles and doubles at the Australian Open, becoming the first African to reach the final of both events at the first Grand Slam of the year.

Special courts key to World Cup success

One of the great successes of the 2010 World Cup - and there have been many - is how the special courts set up for the tournament have succeeded in dealing with the criminal activity that is part-and-parcel of hosting an event of this magnitude.

Cape Epic a shining success

The Cannondale Vredestein team of Denmark's Jakob Fuglsang and Belgium's Roel Paulissen walked away as overall winners of the 2008 edition of "the Magical and Untamed African Mountain Bike Race".

Comrades honours its ‘forgotten’

The Comrades Marathon has honoured its "forgotten heroes" of the world-famous ultra-marathon - hundreds of black runners and women who had to run the race "unofficially" prior to 1975, when it became SA's first major sporting event to open to people regardless of race or gender.

Biking help to remote communities

A South African manufacturer has secured a contract to export 58 purpose-built utility motorcycles to South East Asia. The eRanger Lifecycle is designed for cost-effective use as a stretcher ambulance, mobile clinic, water purification and audio-visual education unit in remote rural areas.

Peter Lindenberg: speed sensation

South African powerboat racing legend Peter Lindenberg has a saying that he lives by: "There are no prizes for second place." In 22 years of powerboat racing he won the South African title on 15 occasions. There is no doubt that he would have won it even more times had he not also campaigned in the Formula One World Series.