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  • Oosthuizen pulls away to dominating Open title

    Louis Oosthuizen walked over the Swilcan Bridge toward a victory that was never in doubt Sunday at St. Andrews, another big moment in sports for South Africa.

  • World Cup, now golf: Bravo South Africa!

    Trapped inside the hard, forbidding walls of his jail cell, with barely space to move, did Nelson Mandela the prisoner ever dream that things would turn out quite this well? Surely, even the world's most inspirational and famous optimist must be thrilled and perhaps a little surprised _ who isn't? _ that South Africa is proving to be such a shining ambassador for itself.

  • Former South African President Nelson Mandela (left) and his wife, Graca Machel, greet the crowd as they are driven across the field ahead of the World Cup final match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg on Sunday, July 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

    Mandela greets crowd at World Cup closing

    Former South African President Nelson Mandela waved to the crowd as South Africa bade farewell to the 2010 World Cup on Sunday in an emotional and joyous ceremony before the tournament's final match.


    'Mandela Day' a hoped-for tradition

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