South Africa

Stephanie Rice

Olympic swimmer in 'racy' bikini sparks row on Twitter

One-Minute Read
Fri 29 Jun, AT 11:52

Australian swimming champion Stephanie Rice arrives in London after skimpy swimwear storm

Pinki Pramanik

Indian female athlete accused of rape and being a man

One-Minute Read
Fri 15 Jun, AT 10:48

Sprinter Pinki Pramanik arrested; medical tests sought by police to establish gender

Jacob Zuma - penis painting

Jacob Zuma wins either way in penis painting court case

First Post
Thu 24 May, AT 16:11

Is the South African government's fury over Brett Murray's painting of Zuma's genitalia all it seems?

Shrien Dewani

Honeymoon murder: Dewani extradition halted

One-Minute Read
Fri 30 Mar, AT 10:30

Extradition of Shrien Dewani to South Africa halted temporarily on mental health grounds

Peter Roebuck joins long list of cricket suicides

One-Minute Read
Mon 14 Nov, AT 10:30

Former Somerset captain dies after jumping from hotel window in South Africa

'Unspeakable ignominy' as Aussie Test side falls for 47

First Post
Fri 11 Nov, AT 08:41

Carnage in Cape Town: Australia's lowest score in a Test match in more than 100 years

Victory for Zuma as ANC bans Julius Malema for five years

One-Minute Read
Thu 10 Nov, AT 16:42

ANC youth leader, who called for South African president to stand aside, forced to quit

Mountain biker collides with a speeding antelope

Tue 11 Oct, AT 14:25

Evan van der Spuy gets the fright of his life during cycle race in South Africa (with video)


Brics countries discuss aid for eurozone

Wed 14 Sep, AT 11:33

Business digest: Leading emerging economies may buy up the debt of eurozone countries

Caster Semenya

Caster Semenya makes world athletics comeback

Thu 1 Sep, AT 10:54

South African runner at centre of gender row returns to defend her controversial 800m title