Blasts from the past: Wayde clatters 400m Olympic record

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Blasts from the past: Wayde clatters 400m Olympic record

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Today in SA sports history: August 14

1937 — The Springboks lose their tour opener against the All Blacks at Athletic Park in Wellington 7-13. Legendary winger DO Williams scores the only try for the visitors, with centre Jimmy White adding a drop. New Zealand flyer John Dick dotted down for the hosts and flyhalf David Trevathan added a drop and two penalties.

2004 — The Springboks trounce the All Blacks 40-26 at Ellis Park to keep their Tri Nations hopes alive. Centre Marius Joubert scored a hat trick of tries, with wings Jean de Villiers and Breyton Paulse also crossing the line...

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