South Africa

Best Sports

2022

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Cricket 33 100.0

2021

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Rugby Union 122 30.2
2 Golf 100 24.8
3 Swimming 81 20.1
4 Mountain Bike 32 7.9
5 Cricket 25 6.1 -2
6 Athletics 16 4.0
7 Tennis 13 3.1
8 Surfing 10 2.5
9 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 2 0.5
10 Road Cycling 2 0.5

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 9

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

South Africa Tournaments

Women's Cricket: W... 3 Apr 2022
Surfing: ASP World Tour 31 Dec 2021
Trampoline: World Champ... 21 Nov 2021
20-20 World Cup 14 Nov 2021
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

South Africa Positions

2022

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 42
Gender:Women 25
Continent:Africa 11

2021

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 46
Gender:Men 38
Gender:Women 60
Continent:Africa 4
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 59
Gender:Men 53
Gender:Women 66
Continent:Africa 3

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 59
Continent:Africa 3
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 47
Gender:Men 43
Gender:Women 52
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;