Even a public holiday would normally find her somewhere near a pool with swimsuit and swimming cap… but Tuesday’s Human Rights Day finds Rio Paralympian Alani Ferreira in a Stellenbosch Hospital. ‘I’ve just had my appendix removed but I should be back to normal in no time,’ she said from her hospital bed. ‘This whole year I’ve been quite sick… Read more →
Chad le Clos, the most successful swimmer in South African Olympic history with four medals, has parted ways with his coach of 14 years, Graham Hill. In a statement released on Thursday, Le Clos said: ‘Graham Hill has done a great job as my coach for 14 years. We have achieved a lot together at every level of the sport:… Read more →
Roxy Burns reckons that being is Rio feels more like Beijing than it does London, and she is relishing the chance to compete on a ‘fast track’ that ‘still smells new’. Burns will miss another Paralympic opening ceremony on Wednesday evening, but that’s a small sacrifice as she aims to contribute to the Team SA medal tally in Rio. Stellenbosch based… Read more →
GARY LEMKE gives his verdict on South Africa as they return with their best Olympics haul since isolation and equalling the 10 medals from Antwerp (1920) and Helsinki (1952).
Paula Reto flew the South African flag high on Friday with a round of 68 on day three of the Women’s Olympic Golf Tournament.
As the curtain on the 2016 Rio Olympics comes down, GARY LEMKE gives his verdict on South Africa as they return with their best Olympics haul since isolation and equalling the 10 medals from Antwerp (1920) and Helsinki (1952).
Brazil got some measure of revenge over Germany in the early hours of Sunday morning as Neymar netted the winning penalty in the gold medal match in Rio.
Caster Semenya catapulted Team South Africa’s 2016 Olympic medal count into double figures on a hot Saturday evening in Rio as she ran to a predictable 800-metre win.
Lydia Ko made a charge with three birdies in the last five holes, but Inbee Park was unstoppable and took gold with a 66 on Saturday at the Women’s Olympic Golf Tournament. Bronze went to China’s Shanshan Feng, who was 10 under par.
It’s all hail King Henri the Third as Team South Africa triathlete Henri Schoeman raced to third place and South Africa’s second bronze medal of the Olympic Games on Thursday.