Alastair Himmer

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Boks braced for ‘slippery’ Wales in World Cup semifinal

South Africa hasn't reached the World Cup final since lifting the Webb Ellis Cup in 2007

All Blacks coach Hansen says Springboks are NZ’s ‘biggest rival’

The coach admits that this weekend's match against England will be a mighty clash, but insists that they are not his side's fiercest rival

American teen Kim melts hearts with tearful snowboarding gold

The 17-year-old, who has melted the hearts of home fans in Pyeongchang, justified her status as the hot favourite with an eye-popping top score

Winter Olympics calling for Ghana’s skeleton ace

After failing to qualify as a sprinter, Ghana's Akwasi Frimpong is set to become the second athlete from West Africa to compete in Pyeongchang

‘Terrifying’ – Nigerian women fight fear to make Olympic bobsleigh history

Billed as "Cool Runnings" reloaded, the Nigerian women's bobsled team admit they battle their demons every time they climb into the sled.

Coach enjoys the suite life in Pyongyang

'I live in a hotel suite with my wife and live in Pyongyang like I do in Europe'

Rikako Ikee, who just turned 16, is ready to find happiness at Rio Olympics

Japanese schoolgirl Rikako Ikee is set to make a big splash in Rio.

David Beckham linked with move to Australia

David Beckham could be set to move to the A-League after Football Federation Australia (FFA) said they had been approached by his management.

Emotional Murray cut down by razor sharp Raonic

US Open champion Andy Murray was upset by Milos Raonic in the semi-finals of the Japan Open on Saturday, ending his defence of his Tokyo title.

Djokovic destroys Murray in Melbourne final

Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 to win his second Australian Open on Sunday, prolonging Britain's wait for male singles champion.

Now call me Aussie Kim says champion Clijsters

Kim Clijsters said she had finally earned her nickname "Aussie Kim" after beating Li Na 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to capture her first Australian Open.

Clijsters crashes Cornet’s birthday party

Third seed Kim Clijsters survived her first test of the Australian Open to beat Frenchwoman Alize Cornet 7-6, 6-3.

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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