Commonwealth Games

Tatjana eyes the ultimate challenge

Commonwealth gold came as a surprise to her — now Tokyo 2020 is beckoning and she could end South Africa’s drought in women’s Olympic swimming

Bad science won’t undo Semenya

Not only is the IAAF’s data dubious, experts say the testosterone rules are unethical

Protests over ‘stolen wealth’

Aboriginal activists use Commonwealth Games to draw attention to plight of Oz’s first people

Durban may be unable to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula says the government and the body that oversees the Games 'are unable to agree on fundamentals'.

Team SA heads for Glasgow hoping to up its game

Seventy-one nations will participate in the 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games, which takes place in Glasgow from July 23 to August 3.

SA gymnast springs closer to Commonwealth Games dream

Kirsten Beckett, who has qualified for two finals at the Turnier der Meister Challenge Cup, hopes her scores will land her at the 2014 Glasgow games.

Mbalula wants Olympics 2024 in SA

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says South Africa is ready to host the Olympic Games and should make a bid in 2014.

Pakistan’s hockey team out of Commonwealth Games

Pakistan Olympic Association discord has resulted in failure to meet the entry deadline in the field hockey event at next year's Commonwealth Games.

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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs