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Sascoc targets ten medals in Rio

Sascoc president Gideon Sam says South Africa will be targeting at least 10 medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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IOC to make Olympic bids cheaper

Bidding for the Olympics is set to become cheaper, easier and more attractive for cities while sports will enter the Games quicker, the IOC said.

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Gallery: Volvo Ocean Race 2014/15

Independent Media photographer Ian Landsberg was aboard some of yachts the taking part in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014/2015.

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Sascoc targets ten medals in Rio
November 18 2014 at 16:04

Sascoc president Gideon Sam says South Africa will be targeting at least 10 medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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IOC to make Olympic bids cheaper
November 18 2014 at 11:46

Bidding for the Olympics is set to become cheaper, easier and more attractive for cities while sports will enter the Games quicker, the IOC said.

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Gallery: Volvo Ocean Race 2014/15
November 15 2014 at 11:52

Independent Media photographer Ian Landsberg was aboard some of yachts the taking part in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014/2015.

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High five for SA netball team
November 9 2014 at 16:33

SA clinched fifth position in the Fast5 World Netball Series in NZ on Sunday with a decisive 30-22 victory over Malawi.

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Le Clos on target for Rio
November 6 2014 at 12:57

The trail of tattered records Chad le Clos leaves behind is all part of the swimmer's grand plan for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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Kenya’s Jeptoo tested positive for EPO
November 4 2014 at 10:09

Marathon runner Rita Jeptoo's positive doping test was for EPO, two senior Kenyan athletics officials said Monday.

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Le Clos triumphs in Singapore
November 3 2014 at 11:29

South Africa’s Olympic gold medallist Chad Le Clos and Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu were the overall winners of the Fina Swimming World Cup series which ended in Singapore.

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Wozniacki chuffed with marathon debut
November 3 2014 at 10:07

Caroline Wozniacki says she's pleased she beat her goal in the New York City Marathon, especially since her training routine included late nights.

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Kenya’s Kipsang wins in New York
November 3 2014 at 04:38

It was a clean sweep for Kenya as Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany took top honours at the New York Marathon.

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Fallen sports heroes leave SA reeling
November 2 2014 at 12:28

The deaths of three sports personalities impact not only their families, but also their sporting codes and society as a whole.

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Le Clos misses out on world records
November 1 2014 at 18:27

Chad le Clos was in blistering form on the first day of the final Swimming World Cup series meet in Singapore, coming close to breaking two world records.

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Malaudzi laid to rest
November 1 2014 at 13:14

Former world champion and Olympic silver medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi was laid to rest at his home village of Muduluni in Limpopo.

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Le Clos challenges Phelps to a rematch
October 31 2014 at 13:06

Chad le Clos, one of the few men to beat Michael Phelps at the Olympics, has challenged Phelps to a rematch in Rio.

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No quick fix for grief
October 31 2014 at 15:25

Kevin McCallum says the black hole left by the death of three South African athletes in the space of a week may never be filled.

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Zuma: Official funerals for Meyiwa, Mulaudzi
October 31 2014 at 11:45

Senzo Meyiwa and Mbulaeni Mulaudzi will receive official provincial funerals, President Jacob Zuma has said.

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Sepeng honours friend Mulaudzi
October 30 2014 at 17:04

Recounting the 2004 Athens Olympic Games 800m final, Hezekiel Sepeng paid tribute to former world champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi.

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Meyiwa a 'bundle of energy': Mashaba
October 30 2014 at 16:39

Slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa was a positive influence, national team coach Shakes Mashaba said.

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'Goalies always gave coaches a headache'
October 30 2014 at 16:26

Keepers always gave coaches a headache when it came to who to play between the polls, former Bafana captain Itumeleng Khune said.

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Tears flow at joint sports memorial
October 30 2014 at 14:58

Tears flowed down the cheeks of sport lovers as videos of three dead sport stars played in Joburg's Standard Bank Arena.

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Transform or no lease, Durban clubs told
October 30 2014 at 14:04

Sports clubs in Durban will not be given long-term leases by the eThekwini Municipality unless they transform.

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