17 August 2017
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08/08/2017 22:10:15

Van Niekerk coasts in 400m, Frenchman Bosse's world 800m

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South African star Wayde van Niekerk is halfway to his target of the 400 metres and 200m world double after easing to victory in the former on Tuesday in London.

14/05/2017 16:50:59

South Africa beat Scotland in Paris Sevens final, clinch series

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South Africa were crowned winners of this season's World Rugby Sevens Series on Sunday, beating Scotland 15-5 in the final of the penultimate leg in Paris.

13/05/2017 19:01:07

Tietjens drives Samoa into Blitzbokke quarter

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Defending champions Samoa, coached by sevens guru Gordon Tietjens, set up a Cup quarter-final against series leaders South Africa after both finished undefeated on the first day of the World Rugby Sevens Series on Saturday.

13/05/2017 18:27:11

Kings sink Sharks for historic triumph

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Southern Kings defeated a fellow South African side for the first time in Super Rugby when they edged Coastal Sharks 35-32 Saturday after a thriller in Port Elizabeth.

12/05/2017 12:56:38

Gritty Lions tough it out in Brumbies win

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South Africa's Golden Lions won their third Australian tour game with a resilient 13-6 Super Rugby win over the ACT Brumbies in Canberra on Friday.

12/05/2017 00:22:05

Blitzbokke aim to break Fiji hold in Paris

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South Africa take to the Stade Jean-Bouin pitch in Paris this weekend in the knowledge that they could break Olympic champions Fiji's hold on the World Rugby Sevens Series title.

08/05/2017 10:47:54

South Africa «coup plotter» granted bail

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A South African court Monday granted bail to a man charged with conspiracy to assassinate top politicians including President Jacob Zuma in an apparent bid to enforce a change of government.

06/05/2017 07:22:44

Lions roar to seventh straight win with Rebels rout

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South Africa's red-hot Golden Lions posted their biggest win in Australia with a thumping 47-10 Super Rugby victory over the Melbourne Rebels in Melbourne on Saturday.

05/05/2017 14:47:39

Ex-presidents urge action to heal «sick» South Africa

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Three former South African presidents for the first time issued a joint call for action Friday to end the nation's «worsening» political crisis, the latest campaign targeting President Jacob Zuma.

05/05/2017 08:20:48

Africa eco summit eclipsed by South Africa political row

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Africa's flagship business and political summit being held in Durban this week has been overshadowed by a bitter fight exposing deep divisions at the heart of South Africa's ruling ANC.

04/05/2017 17:02:03

Fourth-choice Baxter to coach South Africa again

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England-born Stuart Baxter was named South Africa coach Thursday for a second time after a saga in which three preferred candidates dropped out of contention.

25/04/2017 16:41:09

South African suspect taken to scene of family axe murders

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The 22-year-old South African man on trial for murdering his wealthy family with an axe was taken on Tuesday to the home where his parents and brother were killed.

24/04/2017 19:26:59

CSA charges Tsotsobe with corruption

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Former South African fast bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe has been charged with corruption over fixing allegations surrounding a 2015 RAM SLAM T20 Challenge Series fixture, Cricket SA said on Monday.

24/04/2017 12:51:53

Henri van Breda pleads not guilty to slaying his South African family

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In a case that has gripped South Africa, the 22-year-old son of a wealthy family pleaded not guilty Monday to slaughtering his parents and brother in a frenzied axe attack.

23/04/2017 05:31:29

South Africa winemakers on quest for quality and prestige

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Looking out at his 50-hectare (124-acre) estate in a valley nestled below the Helderberg mountains, winemaker Ken Forrester beams with pride in his achievements over 20 years in the business.

23/04/2017 00:21:23

South African faces trial over axe slaying of his wealthy family

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In a case that has gripped South Africa, the 22-year-old scion of a wealthy family goes on trial in Cape Town on Monday, accused of slaughtering his family in a frenzied axe attack.

22/04/2017 23:01:17

Kiwi Brockie knocks out Kaizer Chiefs

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New Zealander Jeremy Brockie was the key figure as South African FA Cup title-holders SuperSport United beat Kaizer Chiefs on penalties in Soweto Saturday to...

22/04/2017 00:59:21

Former addict Manyonga eyes world long jump record

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Rio Olympic Games silver medalist and former drug addict Luvo Manyonga of South Africa has his sights set on smashing the 26-year-old long jump world record of American Mike Powell.

22/04/2017 00:02:52

Amla's maiden T20 century in vain

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South African batsman Hashim Amla cracked his maiden Twenty20 century but his sublime knock for his Indian Premier League side Kings XI Punjab went in vain.

21/04/2017 23:51:51

Bus crash in South Africa kills 19 children, driver

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At least 19 children were killed in a bus crash outside the South African capital Pretoria on Friday, emergency services said, after many were trapped inside the burning vehicle.

21/04/2017 22:45:57

Lions scrape win over brave Jaguares

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Golden Lions of South Africa encountered unexpectedly tough resistance from Jaguares of Argentina before scraping a 24-21 Super Rugby win in Johannesburg Friday.

21/04/2017 12:28:14

New South African alliance calls for Zuma's exit

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South African opposition parties, religious groups and civil society activists on Thursday launched a new alliance to try to force President Jacob Zuma to step down.

20/04/2017 02:11:04

South Africa court drops case against penguin thieves

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A court in South Africa Wednesday dropped the case against two students who freed a penguin from a marine park and released it into the sea as protest against animal captivity.

17/04/2017 05:44:11

Crusaders march on as Stormers Super Rugby run ended

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New Zealand's Canterbury Crusaders are the only unbeaten team left in Super Rugby after the Golden Lions ended the Western Stormers' winning start to the season this weekend.

12/03/2017 08:00:46 Video

Cape Town, all naked bike to manifest for the environment

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In Cape Town in South Africa hundreds of cyclists took part in the Naked Bike Ride (NBR), pedaling through the city wearing only underwear, showing off some body painting and other naked performing. The organizers promote the use of bicycles as an alternative means of transport to the most polluting vehicles.

20/11/2016 01:48:03

«Heroic» Italy stun Springboks in Florence

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Giovanbattista Venditti scored a crucial second-half try as «historic» Italy bounced back from an All Blacks mauling to score a first, 20-18 win over embattled South Africa on Saturday.

05/11/2016 21:57:55

Springboks bounce back to draw with Barbarians

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South Africa centres Francois Venter and Ronhan Janse van Rensburg both scored late tries as the Springboks rescued a 31-31 draw with the Barbarians in their European tour opener at London's Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

02/08/2016 19:03:37 Video

Snow in Africa on the Lesotho mountains

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In the images a thick blanket of snow on top of Thaba Putsoa (or Blue Mountain), mountains of Lesotho, African enclave within South Africa. The summit, which reaches 2,900 meters, is located about 70 km from the capital Maseru.

06/07/2016 22:47:38

Oscar Pistorius: from Olympic glory to six-year sentence

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Oscar Pistorius, the South African double-amputee sprinter who shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013, was sentenced on Wednesday to six years in prison.

20/10/2015 13:21:42

Pistorius under house arrest after release from jail

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Disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius spent his first day out of jail on Tuesday at his uncle's home in Pretoria where he will serve the rest of his sentence under house arrest for killing his girlfriend.

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