South African rugby is facing its biggest challenges in decades, former Golden Lions president Kevin de Klerk believes.
Retired Proteas player Robin Peterson has recalled some of the issues he faced when he first played top-flight cricket.
Elite players have taken a knock, with the Valke franchise revealing that it doesn’t have money to support its staff.
Graeme Smith says the domestic governing body for cricket is struggling to move forward due to a lack of trust and a sense of chaos.
After an apparent ‘false positive’ coronavirus test, 400m world record holder Wayde van Niekerk has withdrawn from his first international race in three years.
Back on the training field after being sidelined for 143 days by the coronavirus pandemic, the SA women’s cricket team are gearing up for a potential return to competition later this year.

Rugby Hurricanes hoping for X-factor from Bok star Mapimpi

His new club believes Makazole Mapimpi will have a chance to show his confidence and flair, as he looks to spread his wings in Japan.

Golf Pro golfers prepare to tee it up as Sunshine Tour gets green light

Amateur local golfers were set free from the chains of the Covid-19 lockdown seven weeks ago, and now the professionals look set to return to work in a bio-bubble in three weeks’ time.

Rugby SA rugby community celebrates the life of Kaunda Ntunja

The death of rugby commentator Kaunda Ntunja sent shock waves through the sport this week.

South African Sport Netball SA throws its weight behind Black Lives Matter

Netball SA has become the latest sporting body to voice its support for The Black Lives Matter movement, which has gained momentum locally with South African sporting codes, in particular cricket and rugby.

Rugby ‘All lives should matter’, says Springbok icon Kobus Wiese

Kobus Wiese believes BLM threatens to cause division in SA sport.

Rugby Kwagga Smith urges stranded Blitzboks to ‘stay positive’

Following the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and the cancellation of the Cape Town Sevens, the national team has nothing to aim for until 2021.

Cricket Another blow for Cricket SA as acting CEO calls it quits

South African cricket was plunged into more uncertainty on Wednesday with the news that Cricket South Africa acting chief executive Jacques Faul would stand down on September 15.

Rugby Cape Town Sevens called off as virus hits 2020/21 season

With the return of competitive rugby still up in the air, organisers have confirmed the cancellation of the South African leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series.

Cricket Cricket SA, 40 black ex-players and coaches track new way forward

‘We would like to thank CSA for hearing our cry, reaching out and have an initial engagement,’ the players and coaches said in a joint statement.

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Exposing a hard truth – SA sport’s endless battle to transform

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At one point in the mid-90s, there were less than a handful of black players in the national rugby, cricket and netball squads combined, and while there has been some progress since, all three team codes are still struggling to reach low-bar transformation targets.

Proteas Long qualifying road for Proteas to the 2023 Cricket World Cup

The International Cricket Council has unveiled a new system for deciding which teams will go to the 2023 World Cup, instituting the ODI Super League, but South Africa have drawn the short straw because they will have to play six of their top-eight colleagues in their bid to qualify.

Rugby Lions ready to be unleashed, says winger Skosan

South African players are so hungry to return to action, when they do it will be like letting a pack of dogs loose from their leashes, Lions wing Courtnall Skosan has predicted.

South African Sport Hard day on the road as SA cyclists return to action

Giacomo Nizzolo finished 26th for NTT Pro Cycling, and South African Louis Meintjes ended 40th, in the local outfit’s return to top-flight competition in Spain.

Entertainment With a huff, a meme and a poke, Garmin users just let it go

“What’s the difference between Garmin and the Titanic? The Titanic did sync.”




 

 

 

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