Jacob (Baby Jake) Matlala, one of the legends of SA boxing, has died.
While the world mourns his death, Nelson Mandela will also be celebrated as the man at the heart of South Africa's return to world competition after decades of apartheid-enforced isolation, using sport as a means of reconciliation between the country's diverse racial groups.
With the weight of a nation on their shoulders, the Springbok Sevens team opened their campaign at the Mandela Bay Sevens in style, beating Canada 24-7 on Saturday.
Mitchell Johnson laid further scars on England's battered psyche with a seven-wicket haul that skittled the tourists for 172 and put Australia in control of the second Ashes test after the third day.
Welcome to our coverage of today’s action, including the Telkom Knockout final, Barclays Premier League drama and Bundesliga matches.
Jean Todt unanimously won a second term as president of motorsport's governing body FIA on Friday, running unopposed.
Ernie Els said he would “play with a heavy heart” in today’s third round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge, after hearing news on the putting green that his former coach Jos Vanstiphout had passed away.
Former president Nelson Mandela's legacy will remain a source of inspiration and courage, Tennis SA said on Saturday.