Historically, biting down on gold was a practice to verify the authenticity of pure gold, with teeth indentation serving as proof that one was in possession of real gold and not pyrite, also known as “Fool’s Gold.” Apparently, winning Olympians …

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Banyana Banyana played to a goalless draw against favorites Brazil in their last game at the Rio Olympics. The team will return to the country with a point after losing their first two games which meant their exit from the …

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Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Keagan Dolly will lead the South African Men’s Olympic Team as captain at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Defenders Kwanda Mngonyama and Rivaldo Coetzee have been appointed vice captains. Dolly led the squad to Olympic qualification when …

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Head coach of the South African Men’s Olympic Team, Owen da Gama, has announced the starting eleven that will take on Brazil in the opening match of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games tonight (Thursday, 4 August 2016). South African football …

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The South African Men’s Olympic Team has a full compliment of players following the arrival of the Kaizer Chiefs duo of Itumeleng Khune and Eric Mathoho. The pair joined their compatriots in Brasilia on Sunday night (31 July) after helping …

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The South African Men’s Olympic Team camp is near full with players slowly trickling in. The latest to report for national team duty is French-based Lebo Mothiba, who is on the books of Lille FC. He was last part of …

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Banyana Banyana midfielder Stephanie Malherbe has always wanted to play football, but she never imagined in her wildest dreams that she could some day be at the Olympic Games as an athlete. The 20-year old, who was born and raised …

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The South African Women’s Olympic Team captain, Janine van Wyk, believes it’s crunch time for Banyana Banyana as they face Sweden in the opening match of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on Wednesday, 3 August. The clash will take place …

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