Team South Africa wrapped up their Commonwealth Games campaign by finishing sixth on the overall table, with 13 gold, 11 silver and 13 bronze medals. GARY LEMKE gives his verdict as the curtain came down on the Gold Coast.
The Blitzboks finished top of Pool A on day one of their Commonwealth Games campaign as they comfortably defeated Scotland 26-5. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Akani Simbine and Henricho Bruintjies added silver medals to their Commonwealth Games sprint collection as South Africa took silver in the 4×100-metre relay on Saturday, writes MARK ETHERIDGE on the Gold Coast, Australia.
South Africa’s Caster Semenya dedicated her 800-metre gold at the Commonwealth Games to the rural youth of Africa on Friday, writes MARK ETHERIDGE on the Gold Coast, Australia.
The Springbok Women’s Sevens team suffered heavy defeats to Canada and New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games on Friday.
Team South Africa started the day’s action with 21 medals in the bag, nine of them gold. Here’s what happened on Wednesday, 11 April as they went out to turn their golden tally into double figures.
Athletes Luvo Manyonga and Anaso Jobodwana provided for a sweet and sour night of drama for Team South Africa at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday, writes MARK ETHERIDGE in Gold Coast, Australia.
Caster Semenya crushed a quality field to finally break Zola Pieterse’s 34-year-old national 1500 metre-record to win the women’s 1500m gold medal on Tuesday, writes MARK ETHERIDGE in Gold Coast, Australia.
South Africa rounded off a hugely successful campaign in the pool by adding another two medals to their total on Tuesday night, writes GARY LEMKE on Australia’s Gold Coast.
Coach Neil Powell says the Blitzboks have been inspired by the gold medal success of their fellow Team South Africa athletes at the Commonwealth Games, writes CRAIG LEWIS.