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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.

Striker Portia Modise is South Africa’s Sports Star of the Year

The nation's sporting royalty came out to celebrate excellence at the Sport Ministry's annual SA Sports Awards, with Banyana Banyana striker Portia Modise claiming the crown as Sports Star of the Year. She is the first African football player to score 100 goals in international competition.

South Africa can be a leader in sport for social change

Lucas Radebe aims to pass on to young people the values he grew up with, as well as those he learned during his playing career, as captain of Bafana Bafana and Leeds United. He espouses discipline, a good work ethic and, most of all, honesty. Beyond Sport, set up to use sport to make a real difference, dovetails with these ambitions.

South Africa can be a leader in sport for social change

Lucas Radebe aims to pass on to young people the values he grew up with, as well as those he learned during his playing career, as captain of Bafana Bafana and Leeds United. He espouses discipline, a good work ethic and, most of all, honesty. Beyond Sport, set up to use sport to make a real difference, dovetails with these ambitions.

An African team for the World Cup

A new golden generation of top-flight football talent is taking Africa to the World Cup. The entire continent is again expected to get behind the Indomitable Lions, Super Eagles, Les Elephants, Black Stars, Desert Foxes and their young teams as they play for glory.

SA teen racer just keeps on winning

Kelvin van der Linde, South Africa's 17-year-old motor-racing phenomenon, racked up another memorable milestone in his young career with victory in the opening round of the ADAC GT Masters in Oschersleben, Germany, at the weekend.

SA teen racer just keeps on winning

Kelvin van der Linde, South Africa's 17-year-old motor-racing phenomenon, racked up another memorable milestone in his young career with victory in the opening round of the ADAC GT Masters in Oschersleben, Germany, at the weekend.

Promising future for South African football

Danny Jordaan has said South Africa does not have a large pool of young football players. But a number of initiatives are being put in place to develop athletes to compete in the 2022 Qatar World Cup. There are plenty of mountains to climb on the way there, but there is a passion to succeed.

SA’s Presidents Cup flows over

The 2003 Presidents Cup has been rated as one of the best-organised - and most exciting - golfing events ever. Jack Nicklaus, winner of 18 majors and captain of the United States team, says he's never experienced anything as enthralling as the battle that unfolded at Fancourt near George between the USA and the International Team.