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Fantastic Fredericks wins gold

2014-07-31 21:30

South Africa's Cornel Fredericks has won gold in the men's 400m hurdles final at Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

No need to keep up with the Joneses

2014-07-31 17:27

Fin24 users provide their own personal tips on how to save money instead of trying to keep up with the Joneses.

SA duo bag long jump medals

2014-07-30 21:40

Zarck Visser and Rushwahl Samaai have claimed silver and bronze respectively in the men's long jump at the Commonwealth Games.

Cape Town business feeds power into grid

2014-07-30 17:24

Private solar plant becomes the first to legally transmit electricity back into the City of Cape Town’s electrical distribution network.

Russel Botman inspires education project

2014-07-29 17:45

Fin24 user Wesley Diphoko of Kaya Labs in Kayamandi, Stellenbosch, shares his experience of trying to make education accessible to more young people.

Cameron claims CGames gold

2014-07-28 21:57

South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh has won gold in the 50m breaststroke at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

We went walking with the dinosaurs at the CTICC

2014-07-28 11:31

We went walking with the dinosaurs at the CTICC. See our behind-the-scenes pics here.

SA relay team take bronze

2014-07-27 22:31

The SA men's 4x200m freestyle relay team have won the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Blitzbokke reach Sevens final

2014-07-27 20:27

The South African Sevens team have reached the gold medal match at the Commonweath Games in Glasgow.

Cameron adds to SA tally

2014-07-26 22:15

Cameron van der Burgh added to SA's medal tally at the Commonwealth Games with silver in the men's 100m breaststroke final.

Three medals in pool for SA

2014-07-25 22:07

Roland Schoeman, Chad le Clos and Sebastien Rousseau have all bagged medals in the pool for SA at the Commonwealth Games.

SA youngster Liam scores in Nismo GT3

2014-07-23 10:44

Johannesburg-born teenager Liam Venter is pondering his next move after a second successful test in the JRM Group's Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 at Silverstone.

World's first commercial fly farm in Cape Town

2014-07-23 07:47

By copying nature, an entrepreneurial team has put the humble fly to work to help resolve a global food problem.

SA's Van der Linde wins FIA Driver of Year

2014-07-21 08:10

South African teen Kelvin van der Linde won the Driver of the Year award for the 2014 FIA Young Driver Excellence Academy.

Sharks book semi-final spot

2014-07-19 19:07
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The Sharks have reached the Super Rugby semi-finals after beating the Highlanders in a thrilling encounter in Durban.

Andre puts 6700km on bike - in a car

2014-07-16 12:58

Cycling 6700km on a spinning bike doesn't seem that difficult, but try doing it in a parked car like SA's serial record breaker and AIDS acitivist Andre Van Zijl. All this for charity, the late Madiba and his mom.

Proteas claim series win

2014-07-12 14:31

The Proteas have claimed their first ODI series win in Sri Lanka after they won the third match of the series in Hambantota.

Next GT racer? SA teen lands Nismo test

2014-07-11 09:01

South African racer Liam Venter (19) could land himself a GT racing seat as he tests a Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 at the Brands Hatch circuit in England. Here's hoping he receives 'that' call...

SA's best drivers: Top province named

2014-07-10 07:33

South Africa's best drivers can be found in the Western Cape but Gauteng is a close second, according to an insurance company's road-safety report.

Knysna in running to be named a Hope Spot

2014-07-08 10:11

Knysna may soon count among a select few places in the world that are critical to the health of the ocean.

Reader: Classics on safari in Kruger

2014-07-06 13:00

Wheels24 reader JOHAN VERMEULEN drove in a classic-car enthusiasts' dream - a safari through the Kruger Park at the wheel of classic cars. Check his superb gallery and video of the trip...

 

Dream ride for little Lesedi

2014-08-01 10:31

Four-year-old Lesedi Maphutha is fighting for his life but all he dreams of is racing in a BMW. See how that dream came true...

Olivier settles for bronze

2014-07-31 21:30

South African 800m athlete André Olivier has picked up bronze in his event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Trade deficit narrows sharply

2014-07-31 15:28

SA's trade deficit has narrowed more than expected in June from a revised R7.44bn shortfall in May, statistics show.

Swimmers do Team SA proud

2014-07-30 21:34

By the close of the sixth day of the Commonwealth Games, the swimmers had produced a dozen of the 26 medals earned by Team SA.

Small firms weather the strike storm

2014-07-30 10:40

Rustenburg resembled a ghost town during the extraordinary five-month platinum strike. Yet, a group of entrepreneurs found innovative ways to survive.

Le Clos caps off golden night

2014-07-28 22:42

South Africa's Chad le Clos has won gold in the 100m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in a new Games record.

SA back on top of the world

2014-07-28 15:15
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The Proteas have reclaimed the No 1 Test position on the ICC Test rankings after holding Sri Lanka to a draw in the second Test.

Blitzbokke win Sevens gold

2014-07-27 23:05
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The South African Sevens team have won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Clark wins Canadian Open

2014-07-27 21:46

South Africa's Tim Clark birdied five of his last eight holes to power past Jim Furyk to win the Canadian Open.

Golden day for Team SA

2014-07-27 08:57

South Africa's medal momentum continued in the pool at day three of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Le Clos wins gold for Team SA

2014-07-26 20:12

South Africa's Chad le Clos has won the gold medal in the men's 200m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Good news for SA maize output

2014-07-25 19:23

South Africa is likely to raise its 2014 maize output forecast slightly as harvesting draws to a close with little expectation of a big change in the estimate.

World's first commercial fly farm in Cape Town

2014-07-23 11:01

By copying nature, an entrepreneurial team has put the humble fly to work to help resolve a global food problem.

R100m investment shows confidence in SA not lost

2014-07-23 09:08

A Danish investment of R100m shows there are still international investors who have confidence in SA, despite all the strikes.

Construction boom at Coega

2014-07-23 08:14

Seven companies are investing over R3bn at the Coega industrial development zone in the Eastern Cape, says the Coega Development Corporation.

Mxit reaches out to aspiring youth

2014-07-21 13:12

Nkanyiso Biyela was crowned winner of Mxit Reach's Ibali Lami national writing competition, at an event that focused on education and career guidance.

Man trapped in trench rescued after 11 hours

2014-07-19 21:26

A man trapped in a water-filled trench at a residential property near Durban has been freed after an 11-hour rescue operation, paramedics say.

Andre puts 6700km on bike - in a car

2014-07-17 19:00

Cycling 6700km on a spinning bike doesn't seem that difficult, but try doing it in a parked car like SA's serial record breaker and AIDS acitivist Andre Van Zijl. All this for charity, the late Madiba and his mom.

Skytrax names World's Best in aviation for 2014

2014-07-16 09:50

Mango has been named the best low-cost carrier in Africa in the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

Amaroks take rhino fight to poachers

2014-07-11 09:53

VW SA has loaned six Amarok double-cabs to the anti-poaching Wilderness Foundation to pursue rhino poachers in South Africa's national parks. Go gettem, guys!

Free 4x4 warrior weekends - get out there!

2014-07-10 20:22

Need a change of pace from life in the fast lane? Want to brush up on your off-road skills? Join the Weekend Warriors for free 4x4 training! Here's how you can become a member...

SA hotels clinch top Travel + Leisure awards

2014-07-10 10:02

A number of local hotels and lodges have been featured in the new 2014 Travel + Leisure World's Best awards. Take a look.

Computer training to change lives

2014-07-08 12:54

A Cape Town initiative offers needy communities access to quality computer training for a very small price, as well as a facility for on-line job searching.

Wits prof gets prestigious award

2014-07-04 14:08

Professor Lyn Wadley of Wits University has won a Billiton Award, given to an individual for an outstanding contribution to science, engineering and technology.

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