Springbok captain Jean de Villiers said the deaths of three sporting heroes has united South Africa, as athletes and politicians paid tribute.
The Springboks kept a spirited Argentina at bay to claim a nervous 13-6 victory in a weather-affected Rugby Championship match in Pretoria.
Following Springboks' win over Scotland, coach Heyneke Meyer has expressed his satisfaction with the depth he had developed since taking the reins.
Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula says a quota favouring black players would not be imposed on anybody, after meeting with AfriForum, Solidarity and FF+.
Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says South Africa is ready to host the Olympic Games and should make a bid in 2014.
In search of a new passion, Olympic long jump silver medalist Khotso Mokoena says he wants to pursue triple jump glory.
The Lions clawed their way back into Super Rugby despite going down 23-18 to the Southern Kings in their second leg promotion-relegation match.
A last-minute try by Brumbies centre Tevita Kuridrani and a number of dubious decisions saw the Bulls go down 26-23 in their Super Rugby semifinal.
The legacy of the former president will never die, thanks to initiatives such as the Nelson Mandela sports day, says Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula.
South Africans are reminded of "Madiba Magic" when 1995 World Cup winning Springbok captain Francois Pienaar pays tribute to Nelson Mandela.