Posts – Sport

The many faces of the Dusi 2015 – a photo essay

  • 21 February 2015 by Christine Marot

The general consensus among all players at this year’s Dusi Canoe Marathon was that the race was very well organised, the water quality was good and the support crews outstanding – and as a result the race was enjoyed by competitors, spectators and organisers alike.


Super Rugby 2015: where to watch matches in South Africa

Super Rugby kicked off last weekend and continues uninterrupted until July 4. Find out where to watch live matches in South Africa.


2015 Dusi Canoe Marathon to honour race founder Dr Ian Player

  • 18 February 2015 by Christine Marot

The Dusi Canoe Marathon, the biggest canoeing event on the African continent, takes place between the cities of Pietermaritzburg and Durban in KwaZulu-Natal. It covers about 120km along the Msunduzi and Umgeni rivers.


The Midmar Mile: the greatest swim on Earth

  • 09 February 2015 by Willem Steenkamp

In 1973, three men – prevented by government-imposed fuel restrictions from travelling to East London to participate in the Buffalo Mile – swam the first Midmar Mile. Today, it’s the biggest open-water swim in the world.


Popular pics on Instagram this week: An elephant and the Wanderers Stadium

  • 23 January 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top images shared on our account in the past week ...


Check out South Africa’s first-ever chess grandmaster!

  • 20 January 2015 by Willem Steenkamp

It took Kenny Solomon 20 years to achieve his dream, but he persevered against the odds – and has become South Africa’s very first chess grandmaster.


Cricket tourism: Gary Kirsten starts a new venture in South Africa

Cricket legend and World Cup-winning coach Gary Kirsten creates opportunities for teams wishing to tour South Africa.


Go-kart racing at iDube Raceway

  • 03 January 2015 by Christine Marot

Uphills, downhills, chicanes and other challenges make KwaZulu-Natal’s iDube Raceway a favourite destination on the local racing calendar.


Kyalami racetrack – still a home for motorsport

  • 01 January 2015 by Sarah Came

The Kyalami racetrack is an institution in South Africa and is set to remain so despite going under auction earlier this year.


South Africa sporting events 2015: What to look forward to

Sports fans visiting South Africa during 2015 have a lot to look forward to.