It was not what the exciting new quick deserved on a day of personal triumph, where he took his first Test five-for.
Everything that could’ve gone wrong for the Proteas skipper, did…
The new format comes back to bite Neil Powell’s men after a crucial loss to England.
One of the Lions’ new recruits in effect had to become an amateur to work himself back into professional rugby.
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Centurion’s false dawn – Cricket’s problems run deep
Graeme Smith has shown relish for tackling things. But the local game is going to need plenty of patience.
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A Better You: Refresh, energise and build
Correct preparation means coaches can overcome off-season rustiness.
The fiery all-rounder is consistently in trouble. WARNING: Strong language.
Neil Powell’s men face familiar foes, but warns that previous results won’t matter.
The Proteas fought back well after a flat start.
The Springboks’ new mentor says he wouldn’t have taken the job if he didn’t believe he could make a success of it.
The embattled umbrella body still can’t get funding from government because it hasn’t made enough changes to its constitution yet.
The defence guru’s elevation wasn’t exactly a surprise as Rassie Erasmus opts for continuity.
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Free State seems to be off the radar
For a union that gives so much to South African rugby, it receives very little in return.
The irrepressible flanker made history by becoming only the third player to win the SA Rugby Player-of-the-Year accolade three times.

Nadal, Halep roll on as shocks rattle Australian Open

It was a day of carnage in the women’s draw.

India extend Kiwi pain in run fest

Talk of possible travel fatigue for the Indians after only arriving in New Zealand three days ago, did not eventuate.

‘I’m cried out’ – Wozniacki ends glittering career with Australia defeat

The 29-year-old closes a career that saw her win 30 WTA titles, with her sole Grand Slam triumph coming in 2018 at Melbourne Park.

Serena stunned at Australian Open, ending record bid

Williams, 38, was the bookies’ favourite to win an eighth title at Melbourne Park but she came unstuck.

Usain Bolt is becoming a dad!

The world’s greatest sprinter announced the news on Thursday.

Mud stops play as Australian Open faces new challenge

Workers armed with squeegees and high-pressure hoses rushed to clean the surfaces, delaying some matches for several hours.

Fired-up Federer in ominous touch at Australian Open

The six-time champion first played at Melbourne Park in 2000 and has gone on to make the semi-finals or better on 14 occasions, with no exits before round three.

World Sport Froome to race next month for first time since horror crash

He was seriously injured while training last year.

Racquet-kicking Osaka admits she was ‘a bit childish’

Racquet-kicking Osaka admits she was ‘a bit childish’

Bangladesh appoint former Proteas head coach Gibson as new pace guru

Bangladesh appoint former Proteas head coach Gibson as new pace guru

Coco crunch for Osaka as Djokovic bowls over wildcard

Coco crunch for Osaka as Djokovic bowls over wildcard

Nadal in the pink as Sharapova hits all-time low at Australian Open

Nadal in the pink as Sharapova hits all-time low at Australian Open

Serena ‘concerned’ over Australian Open pollution after past lung problems

Serena ‘concerned’ over Australian Open pollution after past lung problems

India beat Australia to level one-day series

India beat Australia to level one-day series

Prince Harry reemerges for Rugby League World Cup draw

World Sport Prince Harry reemerges for Rugby League World Cup draw

‘Can’t let this slide’: Anger grows over smoke haze play at Open

‘Can’t let this slide’: Anger grows over smoke haze play at Open

Iran tension ‘not an issue’, says comeback kid Koepka

Iran tension ‘not an issue’, says comeback kid Koepka

Five women to watch at the Australian Open

Five women to watch at the Australian Open

Record-breaking Warner and Finch help Australia pummel India

Record-breaking Warner and Finch help Australia pummel India

WATCH: Slovenian star ‘couldn’t walk’ as Melbourne smoke wreaks havoc

WATCH: Slovenian star ‘couldn’t walk’ as Melbourne smoke wreaks havoc

Fury chasing knockout in Wilder rematch

Fury chasing knockout in Wilder rematch

Tales of the unexpected: ex-Wales star Hook pens children’s books

Tales of the unexpected: ex-Wales star Hook pens children’s books

King Novak, Zverev crashes: what we learned from the ATP Cup

King Novak, Zverev crashes: what we learned from the ATP Cup

WATCH: Tiger’s son wows Twitter with amazing golf swing!

WATCH: Tiger’s son wows Twitter with amazing golf swing!




 

 

 

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