Columnists 23.9.2016 12:58 pm

A welcome relief from harsh realities

It really is fun being a football fan.

Besides being spoilt with non-stop coverage that allows us to follow our teams across numerous channels 100% devoted to soccer, we also get to play a bit.

A welcome relief from harsh realities
A welcome relief from harsh realities

A welcome relief from harsh realities

It really is fun being a football fan.

Doping: put that in your pipe and smoke it
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Doping: put that in your pipe and smoke it

A former South African cricketer once told me that golf can’t be regarded as a sport.
Rugby theory of hats, horses and handguns
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Rugby theory of hats, horses and handguns

It was evident that something had been working on Dave the Silent’s mind from the air of vague detachment that hovered about him … and that a pronouncement was in the offing as soon as his brain re-entered the body. It was to prove exactly so.
Let the glitter rain down on Glendower
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Let the glitter rain down on Glendower

Poor old Rickie Fowler. If it’s not Patrick Reed kicking him out of the Ryder Cup team, then it’s our very own Charl Schwartzel pushing him out of this next week’s USPGA Tour Championship.
Letting the players decide was a balls-up
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Letting the players decide was a balls-up

I’m probably the last person I have ever expected to utter the following words, but I really feel for the English cricketers.
Biggles, choking on his biltong, flies into a rage
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Biggles, choking on his biltong, flies into a rage

Rugby, treated like a military campaign, is a different game entirely.
Despite all that bling, Lewis can really drive
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Despite all that bling, Lewis can really drive

Fight for Formula One dominance raises some questions.
From everyday birds to absurd albatrosses
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From everyday birds to absurd albatrosses

It’s either your day or it really isn’t. Just ask poor old Rafa Nadal.
Easier to fire coach than apply some logic
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Easier to fire coach than apply some logic

Yet again we have reached the stage where the Bafana Bafana coaching job will seemingly be vacant very shortly in the aftermath of their disastrous Afcon 2017 qualifying campaign.
There’s no sitting on the Ryder Cup fence
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There’s no sitting on the Ryder Cup fence

Sunday was quite a significant day in the world of golf.
I’ve seen this Springbok movie before
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I’ve seen this Springbok movie before

I remember a time when the Tri-Nations rugby competition had a very familiar ring to it every year.
Now we wait for more flat champagne
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Now we wait for more flat champagne

While we have quite rightly celebrated our record-equaling medal return from Rio with aplomb, enjoy it while it lasts.

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