Van Niekerk, Simbine arrive to heroes' welcome

2016-09-07 17:52

Olympic 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk and 100m finalist Akani Simbine arrived home to a welcome from a multitude of fans on Wednesday.

Akani Simbine: Team SA's forgotten man

2016-08-18 14:09

Amid the euphoria of Wayde van Niekerk's 400m gold medal - and world record - the performance of Akani Simbine tragically went unnoticed...

Rio Olympics Day 10 - Team SA schedule

2016-08-14 08:07

A list of South Africans in competition at the Olympic Games on Sunday, August 14 (SA times):

You have to see the 3 sexy hunks covering Men’s Health mag

2016-07-27 10:46

See how Cameron Van der Burgh, Francois Hougaard and Akani Simbine are really heating things up.

5 athletes who could make history at the Rio Olympics

2016-06-15 16:45

Here are five of the country’s best chances at making varsity sports and South African history.


6 events where SA nearly won more Rio medals

2016-08-25 20:25

So close yet so far! We look at 6 moments where SA nearly won more medals at the Rio Olympic Games.

SA's Simbine makes 100m final

2016-08-15 03:15

South Africa's Akani Simbine will line up alongside Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin in the final of the 100m in Rio.

Mixed fortunes for SA in 100m heats

2016-08-13 18:34

Jamaican star Usain Bolt safely negotiated the first round of the Olympic 100m in the first step on his quest for an unprecedented "treble treble".

Simbine smashes SA 100m record

2016-07-18 21:01

Sprinter Akani Simbine made a statement ahead of the Rio Olympic Games by setting a new South African 100m record.

Akani Simbine breaks SA 100m record

2016-03-09 10:00

South African sprinter Akani Simbine has broken the South African men's 100m record at the ASA Night Series Meeting at the Pilditch Stadium.

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