How Wayde's mom blazed the trail for her son

2016-08-15 16:27

Wayde van Niekerk's mother, Odessa Swarts, was also a champion runner in the late 1980s and early 1990s, but apartheid prevented her from competing internationally.

PMB’s Young Natalians impress in Netherlands

2016-07-28 10:26

Having recently returned to South Africa, Pietermaritzburg football team the Young Natalians are celebrating their win in a Futsal tournament in the Netherlands.

HEADLINES: Donor helps SABC 8, rugby dopers, SA student's Oxford dream

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Victory weekend in 8 images

2016-07-11 09:06
This weekend we saw tournaments ending with many expected and unexpected victors, here are eight winning moments.

This weekend we saw tournaments ending with many expected and unexpected victors, here are eight winning moments.

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5 of the biggest shocks in sport history

2016-06-28 10:33

After England's shocking Euro 2016 defeat to Iceland, here are FIVE other shocking moments in sport.

O’Sullivan: Fikile’s transformation frustration self-inflicted. Take a leaf from Iceland’s playbook.

2016-06-19 09:40

The debate about transformation is far more complex than stand-alone racially-charged assumptions, and like Iceland, SA should invest in coaches, players and facilities.

Most black South Africans oppose sport quotas - survey

2016-05-31 15:11

Most black South Africans oppose quotas in sport, according to a SA Institute of Race Relations survey.

Dept warns sport bodies

2016-04-22 10:13

Sports federations that receive funding from the provincial Sport and Recreation Department will soon have to report the progress they have made in meeting the targets set out by the national transformation charter for sport.

Klusener heads to CCMA, ‘not major’ say Dolphins

2016-04-13 09:58

Although the cricket season is officially over, there seems to be some interesting action within the corridors of Kingsmead, especially relating to former Dolphins coach Lance Klusener, who did not have his contract renewed and departed from the fran

Sporting world express solidarity with Brussels victims

2016-03-22 21:43

The sporting world was quick to express solidarity with the victims of the deadly terror attacks in Brussels.


Will Chad le Clos' training earn him Olympic gold?

2016-08-05 14:05

Chad le Clos’ vigorous training and dedication earned him an Olympic gold medal in 2012. Will 2016 Rio Olympics promise the same for the world champion?

WATCH: Russia ban lifted and Olympic Village mess

Sport24 editor Garrin Lambley explains the process Russian athletes have to go through in order to participate at the Rio Olympics, now that the IOC has decided not to issue a blanket ban for doping. Watch.

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WATCH: Three arrested over Kenya doping video

2016-07-11 13:33

Three people have been arrested by Kenyan authorities over a video showing athletes allegedly doping, reports say..

Sport24 readers share their biggest sporting shocks

2016-06-30 13:37

From Greece’s Euro 2004 win to Leicester City’s fairy-tale Premier League triumph, here are some of sports biggest shocks - according to Sport24 readers.

Fair play at the Olympics: testosterone and female athletes

2016-06-22 15:01

In 2015, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) concluded there was no convincing scientific evidence that women with elevated testosterone levels had a performance advantage over others.

Joffe on corruption – Transformation’s achilles heel. Where did FIFA millions go?

2016-06-10 14:58

It’s time the gold fingers were snipped so SA’s true potential can be recognised, says Graeme Joffe as he seeks common sense on the transformation debate.

PMB’s ‘assassin’ says wrestling is an art

2016-05-21 10:33

19-year-old Matthew Hammar — also known as Matthew the Assassin — from Pietermaritzburg is set to show off his mettle in the ring against other wrestlers at next weekend’s local wrestling tournament.

Athlone pupil joins elite club of pre-teen ace golfers

2016-04-14 12:30

A local golfing prodigy has entered an elite class of international sportsmen after bagging his first hole-in-one at just eight years old.

Local karate kid to represent SA at continental event

2016-04-05 10:30

A Pietermaritzburg “karate kid” is set to fight for a big belt in the Africa Zone 6 continental championships.

National sports honour for local girls’ school

2016-03-22 11:26

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School has been nominated as a Sports Focus School.

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