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Rugby meets Freestyle Motocross at the Union Buildings ahead of the 4th stop of the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour this Saturday

Rugby meets Freestyle Motocross at the Union Buildings ahead of the 4th stop of the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour this Saturday

The world’s best freestyle motocross athletes got a true taste of South Africa’s fanatical rugby culture on Wednesday. Ahead of the Springboks’ campaign at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, Bok legends, Krynauw Otto, Werner Swanepoel and Lawrence Sephaka, were on location at the Union Buildings. The iconic venue plays host to Red Bull X-Fighters on […]

Serena Williams Beats Venus In U.S. Open Quarterfinals

Serena Williams Beats Venus In U.S. Open Quarterfinals

Serena Williams defeated her older sister, Venus, in three sets in the U.S. Open quarterfinals on Tuesday. The final score was 6-3, 1-6, 6-3. Serena, 33, will advance to the tournament’s semifinals, where she will face Roberta Vinci of Italy. She is now just two victories away from becoming the first tennis player — male […]

Andy Murray suffers US Open defeat against Kevin Anderson

Andy Murray suffers US Open defeat against Kevin Anderson

Andy Murray’s challenge for the US Open title has ended in the fourth round after an enthralling four-set defeat by Kevin Anderson. The British No 1 seemed to have set the scene for another thrilling comeback after falling two sets down, but Anderson ruthlessly sealed a 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 6-7 (2-7) 7-6 (7-0) win to prevent […]

Fikile Mbalula congratulates Durban on its successful bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Fikile Mbalula congratulates Durban on its successful bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa, Mr Fikile Mbalula congratulates Durban on its successful bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The South African government took a deliberate decision to position our country as a tourist destination and these games will once again affirm this when we deliver yet another successful world class event. As […]

Juan Mata reflects on a memorable week

Juan Mata reflects on a memorable week

Juan Mata is pleased to have played his part in helping Manchester United achieve the “first objective of the season” in qualifying for the Champions League group stage – and delighted to have been recalled to the Spain squad. Mata was one of the Reds’ star performers in the 4-0 victory over Club Brugge on […]