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Some things are worth remembering, even in a year we would rather forget

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Through the darkness, there have been glimmers of light, and in Olympic codes there have been flashes of brilliance which will go down in the history books.


20 Dec 2020
PREMIUM!
Some things are worth remembering, even in a year we would rather forget

Tatjana Schoenmaker broke multiple national breaststroke records this year in the short-course pool. Picture: Gallo Images

For reasons that probably don’t need to be explained, this is likely to go down as a year the world would rather forget. So much has happened in 2020 that the entire globe has been rattled, yet for all we’ve been through, it feels like nothing much has happened at all. Nine months after South Africa was first locked down, there still seems to be no real end in sight amid raging debates about reliable vaccines and the costs attached. The sporting calendar was stripped to its bones this season as federations tried some unique ideas in their attempts to...

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