South Africa

Best Sports

2021

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Rugby Union 122 32.4
2 Golf 100 26.7
3 Swimming 81 21.6
4 Mountain Bike 32 8.5
5 Athletics 16 4.3
6 Tennis 13 3.3
7 Surfing 8 2.1
8 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 2 0.5 1
9 Road Cycling 2 0.5 -1

2020

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Rugby Union 64 42.4
2 Golf 38 25.2 5
3 Cricket 33 21.9 3
4 Marathon 12 7.9 4
5 Triathlon 4 2.6 10

2019

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Rugby Union 456 53.3
2 Athletics 114 13.3
3 Swimming 90 10.5
4 Football 53 6.1
5 Netball 40 4.7
6 Cricket 28 3.3 -2
7 Golf 15 1.7
8 Marathon 12 1.4
9 Body Boarding 10 1.2 -6
10 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 10 1.2 -5

2018

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Rugby Union 141 48.8 1
2 Tennis 68 23.4 5
3 Body Boarding 22 7.6 6
4 Cricket 21 7.3 1
5 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 16 5.5
6 Triathlon 14 4.9 4
7 Surfing 4 1.4 5
8 Mountain Bike 2 0.7
9 Rowing 1 0.3 -3

2017

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Athletics 247 37.8 1
2 Rugby Union 114 17.5 -1
3 Golf 68 10.3 4
4 Swimming 48 7.3
5 Cricket 44 6.7
6 Rowing 40 6.1 2
7 Tennis 32 4.9
8 Archery 21 3.2 1
9 Body Boarding 16 2.4 3
10 Triathlon 10 1.5 -4

South Africa Tournaments

TriNations 2 Oct 2021
IRB Sevens World Series 26 Sep 2021
Canoe/Kayak: World Cham... 21 Sep 2021
Tennis: US Open 12 Sep 2021
Mountain Bike: World Ch... 28 Aug 2021
Olympics 8 Aug 2021
British Open 18 Jul 2021
Golf: US Open 20 Jun 2021
PGA Championship 23 May 2021
Masters 15 Nov 2020
London Marathon 4 Nov 2020
Half Marathon World Cha... 17 Oct 2020
Golf: US Open 20 Sep 2020

South Africa Positions

2021

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 40
Gender:Men 38
Gender:Women 54
Continent:Africa 4
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 56
Gender:Men 51
Gender:Women 59
Continent:Africa 2

2020

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 20
Gender:Men 17
Gender:Women 27
Continent:Africa 3

2019

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 25
Gender:Men 12
Gender:Women 48
Continent:Africa 3
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 49
Gender:Men 41
Gender:Women 56
Continent:Africa 2

2018

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 38
Gender:Men 33
Gender:Women 60
Continent:Africa 3
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 47
Gender:Men 43
Gender:Women 52
Continent:Africa 2

2017

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 26
Gender:Men 22
Gender:Women 35
Continent:Africa 3
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 48
Gender:Men 46
Gender:Women 50
Continent:Africa 2
South Africa beat England in the 2019 Rugby World Cup final

South Africa wins November after triumph in Rugby World Cup

Three sports took centre-stage in November: Rugby Union, with the men’s World Cup; Tennis, with, among others, the Federation Cup and Davis Cup finals;