Elana Meyer: Sport Before and After Democracy

Elana Meyer: Sport Before and After Democracy

South Africa has always been blessed with brilliant athletes on the local scene but segregation meant they could not compete together and in turn were not exposed to international competition until 1991. Under apartheid the international community’s boycotts meant...
Chabangu Excited After Setting New Triple Jump Mark

Chabangu Excited After Setting New Triple Jump Mark

Zinzi Chabangu (UJ) set the first South African senior athletics record for the season when she won the women’s triple jump with a 14.02 metres effort during a league meeting at Tuks. It is the first time that any South African athlete has gone past the 14 metres...
Australia World Cup Semi Final Knockout Looms Large

Australia World Cup Semi Final Knockout Looms Large

South Africa finished top of Group B at the Women’s Twenty20 (T20) World Cup in Australia after their match against the West Indies was called off because of persistent rain. Each side was awarded a point, which meant South Africa ended the group stage of the...
Proteas Thrash Thailand to Top T20 World Cup Group B Log

Proteas Thrash Thailand to Top T20 World Cup Group B Log

Lizelle Lee smashed her maiden century off 60 balls to lead South Africa to a record Women’s Twenty20 (T20) World Cup score of 195/3, at the Manuka Oval in Canberra on Friday. The score was the highest in a Women’s World Cup T20 match, surpassing the 194 scored by...
Luus Inspires Series Whitewash

Luus Inspires Series Whitewash

Suné Luus became the first women’s cricketer to repeat a six-wicket haul in an ODI, as South Africa beat New Zealand by six wickets on the road in the third ODI in Hamilton on Thursday, to secure a series whitewash. Their first-ever away series win over New Zealand...
Taye Perry’s Challenging Ride to Dakar Rally Success

Taye Perry’s Challenging Ride to Dakar Rally Success

Off-road endure racer, Taye Perry, grabbed headlines recently after completing the tough Dakar Rally race in Saudi Arabia from the 5th – 17th of January 2020. Perry together with Kirsten Landman became the first African women to cross the finish line as they powered...