South African Paralympian Goes for Gold

Sandra Khumalo who won silver at the 2012 Final Paralympic Qualification Rowing Regatta in Belgrade, Serbia, earlier this year has her sights set on another medal.

Photo: GCIS

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula greets Sandra Khumalo, one of Team SA's Paralympic athletes at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.

  • South Africa:  Flag Flies High As Paralympics Kick Off

    SouthAfrica.info, 30 August 2012

    Oscar Pistorius, a triple gold medalist in Beijing four years ago, proudly bore the flag as Team South Africa joined the parade of nations at the spectacular opening ceremony of ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Paralympics Opening Ceremony Set to Thrill

    SAnews.gov.za, 29 August 2012

    South Africans will this evening be treated to the entertaining opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games broadcast live from London. read more »

  • South Africa:  National Flag Flies in Paralympic Village

    SouthAfrica.info, 28 August 2012

    Whistles, wigs, well-wishes and a sense of wonder greeted Team South Africa for the official flag-raising ceremony in the Paralympic Village in London on Monday. read more »

  • South Africa:  Nation At the Paralympic Games

    SouthAfrica.info, 23 August 2012

    Did you know that Natalie du Toit was the first person in history to carry her country's flag at both the Olympic and Paralympic Games? And that South African Paralympians have won ... read more »

Photo: SASCOC

South African Paralympic Team in London

South African Paralympian,Oscar Pistorius

  • South Africa:  Paralympic Team SA - Watch Out, London!

    SouthAfrica.info, 22 August 2012

    South Africa's Paralympians were in a confident mood at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport on Tuesday afternoon ahead of their departure for the 2012 London Paralympic ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Sterling Send-Off for Paralympic Team

    SAnews.gov.za, 22 August 2012

    The South African Paralympic team was treated to a heroes' send-off from hundreds of supporters at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport as they departed for the 2012 ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Get Behind Paralympic Team SA!

    SouthAfrica.info, 21 August 2012

    Serenaded by top singers, saluted by an Olympic gold medallist and inspired by the sports minister, Team South Africa were given a splendid send-off to the Paralympics at a banquet ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Paralympic Cyclists Ready for London

    SouthAfrica.info, 17 August 2012

    South Africa's six Paralympic cyclists are feeling confident ahead of the London Paralympic Games, which begin on Wednesday, 29 August. The very next day, the para-cycling ... read more »

  • South Africa:  SA Olympic and Paralympic Class of 2012 - Our Nation's Gold (press release)

    Democratic Alliance, 12 July 2012

    The DA congratulates and sends our best wishes to all Olympians and Paralympians on their journey to the pinnacle of sporting excellence. read more »

  • South Africa:  Blade Runner - an Inspiration to All South Africans (press release)

    Democratic Alliance, 5 July 2012

    The DA congratulates all Olympians and Paralympians on their call up to represent our nation in the world's most compelling and excellence-driven sporting tournament. We know they ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Nation Called to Support Paralympic Team

    BuaNews, 24 June 2012

    South Africa's number one wheelchair tennis player, Lucas Sithole, has urged all South Africans to take the Paralympics games as seriously as the Olympics and give the team their ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Team Named for 2012 London Paralympic Games

    BuaNews, 21 June 2012

    South Africa's Olympic governing body SASCOC on Wednesday announced a star-studded team which will travel to the 2012 London Paralympic Games later this year. read more »

  • South Africa:  Paralympic Team Named

    SouthAfrica.info, 21 June 2012

    The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) on Wednesday announced a 62-member team to contest the Paralympics in London from 29 August to 9 September. read more »