Cricket

Wilting Proteas stare a rare Test defeat squarely in the face

Another top-order batting collapse against NZ once again has the lower-order trying to rescue things. But it shouldn’t be enough this time.

You get the sense the Proteas are now eager to end their tour of New Zealand given the dire situation they are in in the third Test in Hamilton.

Wilting Proteas stare a rare Test defeat squarely in the face

Wilting Proteas stare a rare Test defeat squarely in the face

Another top-order batting collapse against NZ once again has the lower-order trying to rescue things. But it shouldn’t be enough this time.

Teenagers rule the roost in our Super Rugby XV for the week
Rugby

Teenagers rule the roost in our Super Rugby XV for the week

By now one probably won’t be surprised that Curwin Bosch made the cut (again) but he’s joined by someone else his age.
Morne Morkel’s grabs his 250th on one of his ‘toughest’ days
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Morne Morkel’s grabs his 250th on one of his ‘toughest’ days

The giant seamer becomes the 6th Protea to reach that milestone in Test cricket but his biggest mission now is to rescue his side in Hamilton
Ronaldo tops Messi in earnings – report
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Ronaldo tops Messi in earnings – report

Real Madrid’s Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo was the best paid footballer in 2016-17, with 87.5 million euros ($95.3m) in earnings, ahead of his Argentinian rival at Barcelona, Lionel Messi (76.5m), according to figures to appear in Tuesday’s edition of France Football.
Swedish football still waiting for next ‘Zlatan’
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Swedish football still waiting for next ‘Zlatan’

Swedes have a reputation as level-headed and patient, and it’s just as well: they’ll have to wait a while for a new “Zlatan” to suit up on the national football squad.
To Russia with Love? Buoyant Brazil on brink of World Cup
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To Russia with Love? Buoyant Brazil on brink of World Cup

A buoyant Brazil could book their place at the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday while Argentina will attempt to give their qualifying campaign more breathing space with a game at altitude against Bolivia.
Blind sacked as Dutch coach after World Cup flop
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Blind sacked as Dutch coach after World Cup flop

Danny Blind was sacked as Netherlands coach on Sunday after a 2-0 defeat to Bulgaria left the team’s chances of reaching the World Cup finals hanging by the slenderest of threads.
Defoe marks comeback as England toil to win
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Defoe marks comeback as England toil to win

Jermain Defoe adorned his international comeback with a goal as England toiled to a 2-0 victory over Lithuania in a forgettable World Cup qualifier at Wembley on Sunday.
Super Rugby Reaction (W)Rap: Make Curwin Bosch a Bok … maybe
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Super Rugby Reaction (W)Rap: Make Curwin Bosch a Bok … maybe

Want some reaction from all the local Super Rugby sides’ decision-makers after the weekend’s play? Find it all here in one spot!
Highs and lows for Daryl Impey in Catalunya
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Highs and lows for Daryl Impey in Catalunya

The South African performed superbly in numerous stages, including winning the sixth, but crashed on the last day.
Cape Epic leaders keep their cool to clinch titles
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Cape Epic leaders keep their cool to clinch titles

Olympic champion Nino Schuter wraps up an excellent victory but the ladies category is close contested, ensuring an exciting finish.
Vettel proves Hamilton’s nemesis as Ferrari end their drought
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Vettel proves Hamilton’s nemesis as Ferrari end their drought

The German finishes comfortably ahead of the rest as the Italian team win their first Aussie GP in exactly a decade.

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