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Twenty-seven-year-year-old Akani Simbine from Kempton Park has his sights firmly set on becoming the first black African athlete to win gold in the blue-ribbon event. He placed fifth at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the men’s 100 metres and is the 100 metres African record holder with a time of 9.84 seconds, which was set […]


Tokyo’s 2 848 COVID-19 infections on Tuesday were the Olympic host city’s highest since the pandemic began, officials said, as media reported that authorities had asked hospitals to prepare more beds for patients as the Delta variant drives the surge.


These events undoubtedly give rise to the temptation to jump onto the regular bandwagon of rubbishing the national team and local football. But a couple of pertinent questions arise; first and foremost being “and then what?”, writes Sipho Kekana. 

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