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