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.
The Bulls' coach believes the scoreline did not reflect the effort that was required from his charges to beat the Waratahs in their Super Rugby match.
The second day of the SA Swimming Championships in Port Elizabeth has been postponed because the water in the Newton Park Swimming Pool is murky.
SA's world championships campaign will start in earnest when the country's top swimmers aim for qualifying standards at the SA Aquatics Championships.
Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has said it is a foreign concept to see star flyhalf Morne Steyn on the bench rather than in the starting line-up.