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It’s the Cameron and Chad show in Rio as SA secures first medal of the games

Cameron van der Burgh won SA's first medal at the Rio Games in the 100m breaststroke, while Chad le Clos reached the final of the 200m freestyle.

Swimmer Cameron van der Burgh: I’m taking the rehab route

The 26-year-old Olympic swimming champion is hoping to avoid surgery over a troublesome shoulder.

Sports heroes, politicians on Zuma’s national orders’ list

A total of 54 people will receive national orders from President Jacob Zuma in a ceremony themed "South Africa: A better place to live in".

Two golds for SA at Fina World Champs

Cameron van der Burgh and Chad le Clos have both walked away with gold medals at the 15th Fina World Championships in Barcelona.

Van der Burgh, Zorzi qualify for 50m breaststroke final

Cameron van der Burgh and team-mate Giulio Zorzi have qualified for the men's 50m breaststroke final at the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona.

Van der Burgh picks up silver in Barcelona

Cameron van der Burgh secured South Africa's first medal at the 15th Fina world championships in Barcelona.

Le Clos carries SA’s gold hopes

Olympic golden boy Chad le Clos will carry SA's medal hope at swimming's world championships after the country's swim team solved its cash concerns.

Some medals cheaper than others

Not all Olympic medals were created equal. Or at least, some Olympic medallists are cheaper than others.

Van der Burgh’s gold rush in slow motion

Cameron van der Burgh gives the Mail & Guardian's Charles Leonard a stroke-by-stroke account of his record-breaking race at the Olympics.

SA’s Olympic golden boys return home

South Africans came out in full force to welcome home Olympic gold medallists Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh at OR Tambo International.

Hero’s welcome as SA’s golden boys return home

Olympic gold medallists Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh were greeted by hundreds of fans who gathered at OR Tambo airport to welcome them home.

Sascoc: No official complaint over Cameron van der Burgh

Sascoc says it has not been told of any "untoward" behaviour by the swimmers on South Africa's Olympic team at the London Games.

Weekend 101: #WTFAngie?

From Angie and Limpopo (again) to Juju in London, Sipho Hotstix, and our Olympians, get up to speed on what everyone will be talking about this weekend.

There’s gold in South Africa’s pool of talent

Cameron van der Burgh and Chad Le Clos have shown what can be done if money's available, sparking calls for a new tier of funding for SA swimmers.

EDITORIAL: Cheer loudly, then reflect

It is early, but not too early, to celebrate London 2012 as one of South Africa's best-ever Olympics. The challenge now will be to learn from this.

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SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

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Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

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