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.

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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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South Africa sporting events 2015: What to look forward to

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

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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.

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​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.

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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.

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