women’s

SA 10th at Women’s Rugby World Cup

The Springbok Women finished tenth at the IRB Women's Rugby World Cup in Marcoussis, France on Sunday after a 0-36 defeat to Spain, to match their final position in the 2010 World Cup.

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.

Coetzee ends career with record 282nd goal

World record goal-scorer Pietie Coetzee netted for the 282nd time in the final match of an illustrious career as South Africa's women's hockey team beat Japan 2-0 to finish ninth at the Hockey World Cup in The Hague on Friday.

Banyana qualify for African Women’s Champs

South Africa's women's football team, Banyana Banyana, qualified for the finals of the 2014 African Women's Championship after a 13-0 drubbing of the Comoros in a first-leg qualifier prompted the tiny island nation to withdraw from qualifying.

McGregor, Mocke win SA River Champs

World marathon champion Hank McGregor and his new K2 partner Jasper Mocke demonstrated the strength of their new partnership with an emphatic victory in the Vaal Marathon that decided the 2013 South African K2 River Championship titles on the weekend.

South African mom a world surf champ

South African mother-of-two Simone Robb was crowned the women's longboard surfing world champion as South Africa claimed the team silver medal at the ISA World Longboard Surfing Championships in Peru on the weekend.

First-time winners in Berg Marathon

After four days and 240 kilometres of paddling, Lance King claimed his maiden win in South Africa's Berg River Canoe Marathon, while Jenna Ward picked up her first win in the women's race in Velddrif in the Western Cape on Sunday.

Celebrating South Africa’s Women

South Africa celebrates Women's Day on 9 August. Every time I deal with the women of South Africa I am astonished by their strength...

Mbanjwa makes Dusi history

History was made in South Africa's Dusi Canoe Marathon on the weekend, when both the men's and women's winners in the K2 race taking victory in record times and Michael Mbanjwa became the first black winner in the 57-year history of the event.

Cycle Challenge: 10 out of 10

Slovakian Martin Velits upset the Team Barloworld favourites to take the men's title in the tenth edition of the Pick 'n Pay 94.7 Cycle Challenge on Sunday. His girlfriend, Yolandi du Toit, claimed the women's honours.