Posts – Sport

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.


South Africa vs West Indies cricket: Super summer series ahead

The West Indies cricket tour of South Africa is under way and the first Test starts at SuperSport Park Centurion in Pretoria on Wednesday.


​Great videos about South Africa

  • 08 December 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

South Africa, which is among the most culturally diverse countries in the world, is overflowing with things to do and see, taste experiences and adventures.


Chad le Clos photos: South Africa's top sportsman away from the pool

Chad le Clos, South African Sportsman of the Year, has been named as the International Swimming Federation’s World Best for 2014. Have a look at some of the South African activities Le Clos indulges in when he has free time.