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AP

R6.5bn budget for Commonwealth Games

SA has 7 years to ready itself to host 5 000 athletes who will compete in more than 260 events in 18 sporting codes.

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Reuters

Olympics will come later

Durban became the first African city to be awarded a global multi-sport event when they were awarded the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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Reuters

Five reasons Durban 2022 will rock

Durban was confirmed as host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games – a first for Africa.

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Let's just embrace transformation

Chief Sports writer Kevin McCallum looks at the thorny issue of transformation, the Springboks and Saru.

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Quote of the day

"Guys were bursting into tears when they found out they were in the group of 31. Others were crying when they found out they had not made it. As a coach, you want to help players realise their dreams. It is hard, the margins are so small."

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer

Meyer names Bok WC standbys

Daly ‘still sore’ after collapsing

Two-times major champion John Daly said that he was “still very sore” after collapsing during a minor tournament in Mississippi.

Berto ready for Mayweather

Andre Berto will go into his welterweight title fight against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas next week as a heavy underdog.

Disqualified Nibali apologises

Three-time Grand Tour winner Vincenzo Nibali has apologised after he was disqualified from Spain's Vuelta for being towed by his team car.

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