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‘Necessary discrimination’: CAS rejects Caster Semenya’s appeal

The double Olympic gold medal athlete can appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal within 30 days

Semenya arrives at sports court for gender row challenge

The South African government says the rules set out by IAAF, specifically target Semenya and has called them a "gross violation" of her human rights

Sports minister challenges private sector to ‘step up’

The sporting industry makes between $600-billion and $700-billion annually, and the continent will be unable to harness this if it overlooks talent

‘Sorry’ SABC backtracks, confirms PSL games will be on radio

Both the SABC and PSL agreed all soccer matches will be broadcast on the SABC radio platforms as per the fixtures list for the 2018/19 season

Xasa stands by her statement on Willemse’s walkout

The minister of sport will review her call for SuperSport to suspend Botha and Mallett after an investigation has been completed

‘We support transformation, just not in national teams’ – Solidarity

Even though the department isn't implementing a national team quota system, the trade union is going ahead with its court challenge

Transformation report: Rugby still lagging behind

Rugby, hockey and tennis were among the codes which received poor ratings, while there were signs of improvements for cricket.

Bad science won’t undo Semenya

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

SA lawyer quits IAAF, slams ‘unethical’ regulations

The IAAF announced new rules would be put in place to ban female athletes from competing if their testosterone levels are deemed unnaturally high

Two in court for Moses Mabhida stadium violence

Following a pitch invasion at Moses Mabhida Stadium, two men charged with public violence will appear in the Durban magistrate's court

Beaten Moses Mabhida stadium guard ‘seriously injured, but stable’

The female security guard was caught on camera being badly beaten during the violence on the field

PSL condemns Moses Mabhida violence, sports minister demands answers

​Kaizer Chiefs will likely face heavy scrutiny in the coming days after the Premier Soccer League condemned the ugly scenes in Durban on Saturday

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Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

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

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.