WATCH The Proteas on Fire(ball)

By SAPeople Staff Writer 28-02-16 14:25

Drumming up support for  their ICC T20 World Cup campaign in India next month, the Proteas have released their own rendition of the Pitbull’s hit Fireball. Maybe there’s also a career in music! Watch the video above or below. .@faf1307 is on FIRE &in leopard print in the Proteas’ latest video. #WATCH #Fireball here: — […]


WATCH Cape Town Wind Pumps Kite Boarders to Fabulous Heights

By SAPeople Staff Writer 13-02-16 09:15

Kite boarders from 11 nations waited for the windiest day for the perfect conditions to fly high – and on Wednesday and Thursday they got it. “With iconic Table Mountain as backdrop – both wind and sea delivered some pumping conditions,” said the organisers of the Red Bull King of the Air 2016 competition. Watch some […]

Springbok fans, Olympic stadium, London

Last Chance to Watch the Springboks at the Rugby World Cup

By SAPeople Contributor 29-10-15 11:25

It’s not exactly how we wanted to watch our Boks this weekend…but it is at least another opportunity to watch the South African rugby team in action at the Rugby World Cup (RWC) in England. The Boks will take on Argentina tomorrow, Friday, evening at Olympic Stadium in London to see who wins bronze. According to […]

Dear Springboks…from a South African Abroad

By SAPeople Contributor 23-09-15 08:03

It’s been almost 72 hours since you realised your loss against Japan. I’m sure you’ve seen all the jokes, all the memes, all the abandonment threats and all of the harsh words. You may think that you have disappointed or embarrassed a nation. You are well aware that the South African nation is a nation that […]

Tour de France South Africa

MTN-Qhubeka to be first African team in Tour de France

By SAPeople Contributor 19-01-15 21:24

Top South African cycling outfit Team MTN-Qhubeka has received an invitation to participate in the 2015 Tour de France – the first African team ever to do so in 101 years.The 22 teams riding in the race were announced by the Amaury Sports Organisation (ASO) last week. Along with the 17 World Tour teams, five […]

Who will become a star at Afcon 2015?

By SAPeople Contributor 26-11-20 00:49

The absence of Africa’s two most successful teams – Egypt and Nigeria – makes this edition of the Africa Cup of Nations one of the most open ever. There are favourites of course – Ivory Coast, Ghana, Cameroon and even a resurgent South Africa – but with some of the biggest stars of African football […]

Good draw for SA wheelchair stars

By SAPeople Contributor 23-04-14 09:44

South African players received a favorable draw when the official draw procedures for the Airports Company South Africa Gauteng Open were concluded on Tuesday at the Gauteng East Tennis Complex in Benoni. Stephane Houdet of France tops the men’s seeds and is scheduled to meet arch rival Gordon Reid of Great Britain in the final. […]

South African Design

SA’s fashion gold medallist

By SAPeople Contributor 22-01-21 21:46

  South Africa’s athletes will be walking out in style at the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics in London, in a kit created by Durban designer Leigh Schubert. It was up to South Africans to decide which kit makes it onto the field, and the public voted overwhelmingly in favour of Schubert’s striking […]

Olympic Team South Africa

How’s your Friday looking?

By SAPeople Contributor 23-04-12 10:15

While Team South Africa goes for gold at the London Olympics later this year, their supporters will go green and gold every Friday in support of the squad. Team SA Fridays, as the latest national supporters’ campaign is known, will kick off on 20 April, while the official supporters’ T-shirt will available at the beginning […]

Rhino mascot

Team South Africa gets rhino mascot

By SAPeople Contributor 11-04-12 12:19

Team South Africa’s mascot for the 2012 London Olympic Games is Chukuru, a rhino. The animal was introduced to the nation at a function in Johannesburg, during which Team SA’s official kit was shown off on the catwalk by some of the country’s Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls, including swimmers Cameron van der Burgh and Natalie du […]

God Bless Africa

By SAPeople Contributor 06-09-11 10:28

Now that the Springboks have departed for New Zealand to do battle at this year’s Rugby World Cup, the call has gone out to South Africans to brush up on their rendition of the national anthem. The beloved tune merges two anthems and five languages: Nkosi sikelel’ iAfrika Maluphakanyisw’ uphondo lwayo, Yizwa imithandazo yethu, Nkosi […]

Pumping up Bok support for World Cup

By SAPeople Contributor 27-02-15 22:32

South Africans have been mobilised to stand behind their beloved Springboks, the national rugby team, as they prepare to do battle in the 2011 Rugby World Cup. The tournament kicks off on 9 September – 23 October 2011. The International Marketing Council of South Africa (IMC) showed its support by endorsing the Lead SA Bok Friday initiative […]

Ballito’s Brilliant Surf Comp. Video Highlights

By SAPeople Contributor 13-07-11 16:22

Ballito’s flawless surf last week, including 4-metre barrels, helped it make history at the 2011 Mr Price Pro Ballito Champion competition. Surfers from around the world gathered on Surfers Beach on the Kwa-Zulu Natal North Coast for what turned out to be an epic week of surf. Unfortunately South African defending champion Jordy Smith from […]

SA national netballers head to Asia

By SAPeople Contributor 20-06-11 20:54

South African President Jacob Zuma has wished the Spar national netball team, Amantombazane, the best of luck ahead of their departure to Singapore on 21 June 2011 to compete in the World Netball Championships. Zuma and Minister of Sports Fikile Mbalula gave the team a fitting send-off at Mahlambandlopfu, the presidential guest house, in Pretoria on 19 […]

SA brings IRB trophy home

By SAPeople Contributor 27-02-15 22:32

It was their first tour abroad, and they did not come home empty-handed. On their way to winning the 2011 International Rugby Board (IRB) Nations Cup, the South African Kings remained undefeated throughout the tournament and ended top of the table with 13 points. Their opening game was an emphatic 31-17 triumph against a tough Georgian […]

Louis Oosthuizen’s Ball Stirs Up Interest

By SAPeople Contributor 09-09-12 10:08

Check out an interview with South African golfer Louis Oosthuizen, made today at the US Open after the freak incident in which his and another player’s golf balls landed right next  to each (a rare occurrence in the world of golf). Louis and fellow golfer Graeme McDowell hit their tee shots and then wandered up […]


Thank you and Siyabonga

By SAPeople 12-08-10 10:41

The following video is a little Thank You and Siyabonga to all those who visited the shores of South Africa for the 2010 World Cup Soccer…It’s also a great nostalgic trip if you’re suffering from withdrawal symptoms since the football finished. httpvh://

Gandalf, Hitler and those Vuvuzelas

By SAPeople 20-07-10 19:11

If you’re missing those vuvuzelas – or all the controversy surrounding them, check out ‘Gandalf Goes to the World Cup – Fellowship of the Vuvuzelas’: httpvh:// …or watch Hitler & the Vuvuzela at the 2010 World Cup: httpvh://

The Umbrella Vuvuzela Song!

By SAPeople 17-06-10 13:36

Dave Henson does The Vuvuzela Song to the tune of Rihanna’s Umbrella song. It’s being played on BBC Radio and is funny and smart! httpvh://

Vuvuzela Fever plus Videos

By SAPeople 19-10-12 11:34

Vuvu Fever is spreading. Everyone’s uploading a vuvuzela video to YouTube. Here are some of the best (or worst!). And latest news on the Vuvu is that while some international TV stations  are scrambling to find a way to mute them, and over 100,000 people have signed up on a Facebook page calling for a […]

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All the FIFA 2010 World Cup Kickoff Concert Videos

By SAPeople 09-10-20 22:20

If you missed the FIFA 2010 World Cup Kickoff Concert – or loved it so much you want to watch it again, here are the links to watch each performance (the official videos) on YouTube. Although, first here’s an unofficial video of Shakira and Freshlyground’s Waka Waka (This Time for Africa): Alicia Keyes Alicia Keyes […]

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