South Africa women’s hockey team beat Italy 2-1 in their second FIH Hockey Series Final Pool B game in Valencia, Spain on Thursday with goals from Bianca Wood and Dirkie Chamberlain while Italy replied with a Eugenia Bianchi goal in the final quarter.
The South African women’s hockey team departs for Valencia, Spain on Wednesday, to compete at the FIH Hockey Series Finals from the 19-27 June 2019.
Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa’s preliminary team for this year’s world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal.
Swimming star Chad le Clos wants to become the greatest athlete to have ever been produced by South Africa. At 26 years of age, the 2012 Olympic champions is already one of the most decorated sportsmen in the country.
Five weightlifters, including two Olympic champions, have been provisionally suspended after retests of their samples from the 2012 London Olympics came back positive for doping, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) said.