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Athletics; SA’s ‘gold cow’

The curtain came down on the 2018 Commonwealth Games with Team South Africa marginally missing their targeted 5th place finish at the Gold Coast sports jamboree. SA finished their campaign sixth on the overall medals table, with 13 gold, 11 silver and 13 bronze medals to their name. Although their medal …

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Caster powers her way to double glory

  South African middle distance runner, Caster Semenya, powered her way to a double gold, breaking Seychelles’Joanna Houareau’s 15-year old record in the process at the 2018 Commonwealth Games today (13 April) in Gold Coast, Australia. Today’s achievement comes hot on the heels of similar exploits in the 1 500m …

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Seven more medals for Team SA

Team South Africa’s fine run continued on Day 8 of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games today (12 April) with the team adding one gold, two silver and four bronze medals to their already impressive tally. Starting the day with a medal haul of 26, ten of which were gold, …

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SA shines in men’s 100m at Commonwealth Games

By Chamu Wilson   – The Men’s 100m final at the on-going Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia today (Monday 09 April) turned into a South African affair with Akani Simbine and Henrico Bruintjies claiming first and second positions ahead of Jamaican Yohan Blake. Simbine touched the rope in a time …

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