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Blast from the past: Marathon man Thugwane makes history in Atlanta

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Today in SA sports history: August 4

1956 — The Springboks beat the All Blacks 8-3 in the second Test in Wellington to draw level in the four-match series at 1-1. Forwards Salty du Rand and Daan Retief scored tries, with fullback Basie Vivier adding a conversion.

1962 — The Springboks take an unassailable 2-0 series lead when they beat the British and Irish Lions 8-3 in the third Test at Newlands in Cape Town. Flyhalf Keith Oxlee scored all the points, dotting down for a try which he  converted, and landing a penalty...

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