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Sports and Sportsmen of South Africa is a rare publication of over 525 pages covering various aspects of sport in South Africa and includes biographies of leading personalities of the time. Horseracing and horse-breeding, cricket, football and rugby are covered.

These sportsmen are not necessarily sportsmen in the physical sense but also successful businessmen in the sporting industry. The spirit of these men has been imbued by their progenitors for our future generations whether they were of Voortrekker or Pioneer settler descent. Their indomitable spirit has been deep-rooted in the hearts of these gallant men. They are men from many different walks of life and makes this publication representative during this time in South Africa.

This book was compiled and edited by the Cape Times and printed by Atkinson and Partners (S.A. Limited) in 1926.

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