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...

Cyclists tour and train in South Africa’s green oasis

Australia's Orica GreenEDGE cycling team showed they could play as hard as they worked while they were on a training camp in Mpumalanga. South African Daryl Impey served as tour guide, and took his teammates to the Kruger and other awe-inspiring places along the way.

South Africa’s u17 team make history

The Amajimbos gave beleaguered South African sports fans some hope when they became the country's first-ever team to qualify for the under-17 Fifa World Cup by beating Cameroon 3-1 at the CAF African Youth Championship at the weekend.

Fired-up Proteas head for World Cup

"South Africa, your time has arrived to conquer ," Sports Minister Mbalula Fikile told the Proteas at a send-off in Johannesburg ahead of the team's departure for New Zealand, where the 2015 Cricket World Cup is about to begin.

South Africa’s place in the centre of the world

As Team South Africa returns from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene reflects on the common challenges faced by different countries across the globe - including ours - and reports back on the message communicated to the forum about the South African success story.

Banyana ready to tackle Tanzania

South Africa's women's football team, Banyana Banyana - fresh from a 4-0 away win against Zambia - will wind up Women's Month with an international friendly against Tanzania at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Sunday evening.

Proteas power to victory over Australia

The Proteas staged a magnificent run chase to haul in a challenging target, beating Australia by seven wickets with 20 balls to spare in the second match of a triangular one-day series at Harare Sports Club in Zimbabwe on Wednesday.

SA Women’s Sevens set for tough Hong Kong test

The Springbok Women's Sevens team has been drawn to face France, China and Mexico in their pool matches at the IRB Women's World Sevens Qualifier in Hong Kong next month, the International Rugby Board announced on Tuesday.

Banyana down Namibia in Van Wyk’s 100th

South Africa's women's football team, Banyana Banyana, beat Namibia 2-0 at Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto on Sunday in captain Janine van Wyk's 100th international. She trails only Portia Modise, who has turned out for Banyana 110 times.

Team South Africa up to 31 medals in Glasgow

South Africa had racked up 31 medals by the end of competition at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Wednesday, adding four medals in athletics and one in wrestling to move within two of their total haul in India four years ago.