2010 Commonwealth Games

Breaststroke gold for SA champ

South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh lowered the Commonwealth Games 100m breaststroke best for the third time in two days.

Games lurch on as athletics takes centre stage

The athletics programme is due to start at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday amid concerns about the state of the track.

Glitches keep haunting Games

Commonwealth Games organisers insisted on Tuesday that empty stadiums would fill up as India brought some cheer to home fans with two gold medals.

SA thrashes Trinidad and Tobago

Veteran Pietie Coetzee scored four goals including a hat-trick as South Africa trounced minnows Trinidad and Tobago 12-0 on Monday.

Dengue fever still a worry at Games

As the spotlight finally turned to sports at the Commonwealth Games, the prospect of contracting dengue fever is still a worry in New Delhi.

Delhi chief minister defends hiding poverty

New Delhi's chief minister Sheila Dikshit has dismissed criticism that the city is trying to hide its poverty during the Commonwealth Games

Delhi Games open in style

The 19th Commonwealth Games were declared open on Sunday in a spectacular opening ceremony that should help repair the damage to India's image.

Delhi streets deserted as opening approaches

Delhi resembled a city under curfew on Sunday ahead of the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.

Fortress Delhi set for biggest Games

With nearly 6 000 athletes in Delhi and hundreds more streaming in, the capital was putting the finishing touches to preparations for the Games.

SA jumper Mokoena blasted for Games no-show

SA's Olympic committee has criticised Olympic long jump silver medallist Khotso Mokoena for what it called unacceptable behaviour.

India embraces the vuvuzela

The vuvuzelas that became the droning soundtrack to the Soccer World Cup in SA are to make a comeback at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.

Semenya pulls out of Delhi Games with back injury

Caster Semenya, the women's 800m world champion, has withdrawn from the Commonwealth Games because of a back injury.


WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world