SA gets relay medal #Paralympics

Pretoria – Team South Africa celebrated another golden night at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London on Wednesday. The men’s T43-44 4×100-metre track relay team consisting of Samkelo Radebe, Zivan Smith, Arnu Fourie and Oscar Pistorius dashed their way to a gold medal in a world record time of 41.78 seconds to take the country’s … Continue reading “SA gets relay medal #Paralympics”

SA Sports Star to recieve R1 million, car

Pretoria – The 2012 South African Sports Star of the Year stands in line to win a whopping R1 million and a luxurious vehicle. Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula launched the annual Sport Awards with a cash prize of R3.7 million for the 19 categories at FNB stadium on Monday. All nominees will receive … Continue reading “SA Sports Star to recieve R1 million, car”

Caster finishes second – gets silver

South African runner Caster Semenya finished second in the Women’s 800 m Final at the London Olympics behind Russia’s 27-year-old Mariya Savinova. Semenya’s silver medal makes the number of medals South Africa won at the Olympics seven. The Limpopo-born world champion, who had been near the back for the majority of the race, stayed composed … Continue reading “Caster finishes second – gets silver”

Caster Semenya qualifies for 800m semi-finals

  Pretoria – Caster Semenya qualified for the semi-finals of the women’s 800 meters at the London Olympic Games on Wednesday. The Limpopo-born runner finished in second position in 2:00:71 to qualify for tomorrow night’s semi-finals (8.30pm SA time) and then for the final on Saturday night (9pm SA time). The qualifying heat was won … Continue reading “Caster Semenya qualifies for 800m semi-finals”

S.Africa “land of gold” – says president

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma says that South Africa is the “land of gold”, after Chad Le Clos won the men’s 200 metre butterfly race at the London Olympics 2012 yesterday. Zuma said the nation was filled with pride and joy, and described Le Clos as one of South Africa’s finest and youngest athletes. “Our … Continue reading “S.Africa “land of gold” – says president”

“Van der Burgh promised me the gold” – Mbalula

Pretoria – Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula has poured praise on Cameron van der Burgh for scooping South Africa’s first gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics. The country’s golden boy and swimming sensation Van der Burgh brought smiles and happiness to South Africans. Not only did he win gold, but he also set … Continue reading ““Van der Burgh promised me the gold” – Mbalula”

The search for Bafana coach to end with Komphela interview

Pretoria – The technical committee of the South African Football Association (Safa) will today conclude the interview process to find a new head coach for Bafana Bafana. Bafana caretaker coach Steve Komphela is the last candidate to face the panel comprising Safa CEO Dr Robin Petersen; Fanayana Sibanyoni, Jomo Sono, Clive Barker, Farouk Khan, Buti … Continue reading “The search for Bafana coach to end with Komphela interview”