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South Africa’s flag is carried by Cecil Sebastian Afrika as the team enters the stadium during the opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland, on Wednesday. Picture: REUTERS/JIM YOUNG

Durban bid book for Commonwealth Games sent to London

The projected cost of the 2022 Commonwealth Games remains undisclosed — but is said to be considerably cheaper than the reported R10bn price tag

Unbeaten record in Dubai ends for Venus

Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic returns the ball to Venus Williams of the US during their women’s singles match at the WTA Dubai Tennis Championships on Wednesday. Safarova won despite a very tight schedule in the singles and doubles. Picture: REUTERS/AHMED JADALLAH
12 day(s) ago

Poor performance at Dubai Open leads to defeat against Lucie Safarova

Mayweather fight ‘near’ as Pacquiao agrees to tests

Floyd Mayweather. Picture: GALLO IMAGES, LEFTY SHIVAMBU
13 day(s) ago

Time is running out for fans to see them fight in peak form, with Pacquiao aged 36 and Mayweather 37

Van der Burgh gets season going with a win

CHAMPION: Olympic gold medallist and world record-holder Cameron van der Burgh. Picture: REUTERS
8 day(s) ago

Breaststroke champion’s time is considerably slower than his world record — but this grand prix gala is not about times

Vaal wins will help Khumalo climb up jockeys log

Picture: THINKSTOCK
12 day(s) ago

Seattle Lady and Sir Cecil may prove the main threats to Zinnavar

Opinion

Games are meant to deliver one champion

Fikile Mbalula, who has to use his portfolio to build political capital, saw that his Big Idea has to be the Olympics, writes Anthony Butler


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