At the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow it is clear how big Usain Bolt is - a megastar.
Statistics offer us a glimpse into the space between reality and history, and, as is well known, those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it.
He has emerged as the rising star of Team South Africa and has his eyes fixed on the next challenge – Rio.
If Patrice Motsepe's chequebook alone can guarantee victory for the Brazilians, then the rest might as well pack up and go home.
South Africa's track and field athletes have contributed another four medals to its overall tally at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
Japan pledged a compact Olympic tournament in 2020 but is now looking at using existing venues outside of Tokyo, mostly to stay within budget.
Five South African athletes advanced to the next rounds of their respective events in track and field at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
The 23-year-old loose forward will lead the side in defending their Currie Cup crown.
SA will start their IRB Women's Rugby World Cup campaign against Australia on the opening day on Friday before facing hosts France on August 5.
Hashim Amla, playing his first series since succeeding Graeme Smith as Test captain, has fought off Sri Lanka's spinners to seal a 1-0 series win.
Financially crippled ASA has been asked to reassess the team selected for the African Championships, less than two weeks before the event.
The South African Rugby Union says it did not instruct that at least half of the SA Schools Rugby team must be made up of players of colour.
The Canterbury Crusaders have showed the calibre of performance that will give their supporters hope they can add an eighth title next week.
Chad le Clos won gold in the 200m butterfly and fellow South African Sebastien Rosseau claimed bronze.
Safa has appointed South African coach Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba as the new head coach of Bafana Bafana, a position he held previously in 2002.
English Premier League football player Juan Mata has given his seal of approval to manager Louis van Gaal's new tactical system for Manchester United.
The Crusaders scored four unanswered tries in the second half to outclass the Sharks 38-6 and book their place in the Super Rugby final.
Hashim Amla faced a stern test in his first series as captain after SA lost three key wickets against a Sri Lankan bowling attack in the second Test.
Coach Louis van Gaal's start with Manchester United gives the team more travel than he'd like, due to commercial interest.