ARTICLES RELATING TO LUVO MANYONGA

Silver medal winner Manyonga back in SA

2016-08-16 16:00

South Africa's long jump silver medal winner, Luvo Manyonga, has arrived back in the country.

Thank you for 'raising a champion', locals tell Luvo Manyonga's parents

2016-08-16 11:09

The streets of Mbekweni were alive as locals celebrated the pride of the community, carrying posters expressing their joy for Luvo Manyonga's Olympic achievement.

Manyonga: I was so close to death

2016-08-15 08:50

South Africa's newest hero and Olympic silver medallist Luvo Manyonga has opened up on how close he was to dying.

Silver completes Manyonga's fairy tale

2016-08-14 07:05

Luvo Manyonga's fairy tale story is complete after he won silver in the long jump at the Rio Olympics.

Luvo Manyonga: From tik addict to Rio

2015-06-19 15:02

SA long jumper Luvo Manyonga has returned after a battle with methamphetamines - and hopes to secure a spot at the Rio Olympics.

ASA confirms positive tik test

2012-04-26 17:59

ASA has confirmed that rising long jump star Luvo Manyonga tested positive for methamphetamine, commonly known as tik.

SA hope for better fortune

2011-09-02 11:08

The South African team will hope for a resurgent afternoon session after struggling in the morning heats in Daegu.

 
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WATCH: Luvo Manyonga - from tik addict to silver medallist

The streets of Mbekweni were alive on Monday as locals celebrated the pride of the Paarl community - Luvo Manyonga - carrying posters expressing their joy for Luvo's achievement. News24 spoke to Luvo's mother and coach. Watch.

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ASA celebrates outstanding Wayde, Luvo

2016-08-15 13:20

President of Athletics South Africa, Aleck Skhosana, is on cloud nine after the performance of world champion Wayde van Niekerk.

Manyonga's coach runs 2km to stadium, almost misses final

2016-08-14 08:16

Luvo Manyonga's coach ran 2km to the stadium after being stuck in traffic before his athlete won silver in the men's long jump.

Manyonga grabs another silver for SA

2016-08-14 03:27

Team South Africa has won another silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics through long-jumper Luvo Manyonga.

Manyonga banned for tik use

2012-06-11 19:13

Long jump star Luvo Manyonga, who earlier tested positive for the drug commonly known as tik, has been banned for 18 months.

SA add to medals tally

2011-09-15 22:29

South Africa’s athletics team grabbed seven medals on the final day of the track and field at the All Africa Games in Maputo.

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