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‘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.

Van der Burgh secures Olympics spot

Olympic medal hopeful Cameron van der Burgh has secured his spot in the London Games by winning the 100m breaststroke at the national championships.

SA’s athletics getting back on track

Athletics in SA have been given a clean bill of health after the weekend's championships where athletes booked places for this year's Olympics.

Team SA scores Proctor & Gamble partnership

Sascoc president Gideon Sam is due to announce a partnership with Proctor & Gamble, following his call for financial support for SA's Olympic team.

SA Olympic team seeks medals in five events

Sascoc CEO Tubby Reddy says he expects South Africa's Olympic team to bring home medals in five sporting events at the London Games in July.

The gods are smiling on the Olympic games.

The run-up to London 2012 has been remarkably smooth but there's one dark cloud -- the weather.

Police arrest sellers of phony Olympic tickets, hotel rooms

UK police have arrested 97 people for selling fake tickets and bogus hotel rooms ahead of the London Olympic Games, beginning in July.

London eyes Olympic legacy with 200 days to go

With just 200 days to go before the London Olympic Games, the United Kingdom is looking forward to the legacy the Games will bring to the country.

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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

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