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Other Sport 19 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Retired Olonga tunes in on singing career

Zimbabwe fast bowler Henry Olonga is hoping to begin a new career in music after retiring from international cricket at the weekend.

Other Sport 01 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Guineans thump holders Tunisia, more woes for South Africa

Guinea, helped by an inspirational half hour from Pascal Feindouno, trounced holders Tunisia 3-0 to finish top of their Nations Cup group on Monday.

Other Sport 03 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

40,000 S. Africans apply to be Confed Cup volunteers

Nearly 40,000 South Africans have applied to volunteer at next year's FIFA Confederations Cup - almost 10 times the number needed for the 2010 World Cup dress rehearsal, the organisers said on Monday.

Other Sport 06 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

South African official who exposed 2010 graft killed

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AP) - A senior South African official who blew the whistle on alleged corruption in a 2010 construction project has been shot dead, the South African Press Association reported Monday.

Other Sport 21 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

In runner’s village, no doubts on her gender

FAIRLIE (South Africa): She wore pants instead of a skirt to school, played football with the boys and was teased about her masculine looks.

Other Sport 22 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

South Africa rallies behind Semenya in gender storm

JOHANNESBURG: South Africans planned to rally in support of track champion Caster Semenya - celebrating her win in the 800 meters at the world championship, and denouncing questions about whether she should be allowed to compete as a woman as racist and sexist.

Other Sport 21 Sep 2009 | 12:00 AM

Semenya-Gender Test: S.Africa govt calls for athletics boss to be fired

JOHANNESBURG: Political parties Sunday backed the government's demand for the country's top athletics official to be axed after he admitted to lying about gender tests conducted on runner Caster Semenya.

Other Sport 06 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

Trade unions threaten protests over mascot

JOHANNESBURG: South African trade unions have threatened to disrupt the World Cup over allegations being investigated by FIFA that a mascot for the soccer spectacular is being manufactured in a Chinese sweatshop.

Other Sport 04 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

South Africa ruling party: Mandela to attend WCup

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Nelson Mandela met with South Africa's national soccer team as the country's ruling party said its most famous citizen will attend the World Cup's opening game and the final.

Other Sport 09 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

South African rugby welcomes 1st black team owner

JOHANNESBURG: Robert Gumede remembers the first rugby match he went to. Nelson Mandela was there, too.