talents

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.

De Villiers stars at SA Cricket Awards

AB de Villiers became the eighth player to be named South Africa's Cricketer of the Year when he received the award for 2014 - along with three other awards - at a gala dinner in Johannesburg on Wednesday night.

Brand South Africa supports Take a Girl Child to Work Day

Brand South Africa hosts 12 female leaners from three Diepkloof schools on Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day® The 12th annual Cell...

Durban to host World Marathon congress

Blanch Moila, the first black woman to be awarded Springbok colours; three-time Boston Marathon winner Ibrahim Hussein; and South African exercise physiologist and author Tim Noakes are among the speakers lined up for the 20th World Congress of the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races, which will be held in Durban at the end of May.

Whistle through the wilderness

Combine big game viewing from up close with a magnificent multi-stage mountain bike ride and you've got a winner. This is exactly what is offered by Tour de Tuli, run by luxury ecotourism company Wilderness Safaris in Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
The pain is soon forgotten

Do your bit on Mandela Day

Each year, on Nelson Mandela’s birthday, people around the world are encouraged to give up 67 minutes of their time to improving the world for everyone. We’ve rounded up a few options of where you can do your good deeds.

William Kentridge live in Johannesburg

World-renowned artist William Kentridge, working with a handful of extraordinary artists, will display his remarkable and varied talents during a two-week programme at Johannesburg's Market Theatre as part of the city's 2011 Arts Alive International Festival.

123rd IOC Session opens in Durban

The International Olympic Committee opened its 123rd Session in Durban with a vibrant ceremony at the city's Playhouse on Tuesday night, with South African President Jacob Zuma in attendance.

2011 Comrades draws big names

The 2011 Comrades Marathon, which took place on 29 May, was the most competitive edition yet. For the first time in the history of the race, top Ethiopian runners entered, posing a great threat to defending champions. The race also saw an increase in entrants from the UK, US, Australia and Brazil.
South Africa's toughest endurance challenges