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Five South Africans to keep an eye on in the Nedbank Golf Challenge
Locals haven’t exactly won Africa’s major consistently the past few years, but the challenge is strong in 2019.
After the euphoria of Japan, reality will bite South African rugby back hard.
The Rugby World Cup-winning team is know for its breakdowns, although it’s usually on the pitch.
Graeme Smith is undoubtedly the rockstar candidate, but do the others have more varied skills for a job with a big scope?
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Women in Sport: The ‘Serena’ of SA running has one huge bucket list item left
Irvette van Blerk, who famously won the Soweto Marathon while pregnant, wants to finally realise an Olympic dream next year.
Meanwhile, Hawies Fourie remains winless as the new Cheetahs coach.

‘Flo’ ends his Green-and-Gold journey

A consummate professional and highly skilled player, the versatile veteran loose forward got his due reward with two trophies in 2019.

Cricket Canny Giants exploit Stars’ strange tactics

The defending MSL champions are suddenly under early pressure after a sloppy showing in PE.

Cricket Rocks demolish Blitz in one-sided MSL derby

Spin holds sway on a sluggish surface as Faf du Plessis shows his class.

Cricket Precocious Malan guides Blitz to thrilling win over Stars

The second edition of the Mzansi Super League certainly got off to an entertaining start.

Rugby Cheetahs hoping fast field will help break their duck

Following a cracking start to this year’s Pro14 campaign, Hawies Fourie’s charges have found the going frustrating in Europe.

Rugby Ndlozi compares black people celebrating Springboks to congregants who drank petrol

The EFF spokesperson says South Africans must ‘stop living a lie’ when it comes to racial unity.

WATCH: Siya Kolisi – the flight attendant!

Could this be the Springbok captain’s career after rugby?

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Matt whispered ‘this is for your dad’ – and I cried, says Duane Vermeulen

Matt whispered ‘this is for your dad’ – and I cried, says Duane Vermeulen

Brought up by a single mother in Nelspruit, Vermeulen played his 50th Test in the Boks’ opening game in the World Cup, against New Zealand.

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Tribute to a Beast of a legend

Tribute to a Beast of a legend

Winning the World Cup with the Springboks was Tendai Mtawarira’s last bit of unfinished business here, topping off a magnificent career.

Rugby The Cheetahs’ own ‘Kolisi’ reaches a special, ‘quick’ milestone

Junior Pokomela’s inspiration is unashamedly the Springbok captain, but this robust flanker is forging his own path.

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Your complete guide to the 2019 Mzansi Super League

Cricket Your complete guide to the 2019 Mzansi Super League

It’s a controversial tournament, but it’s now part of the local cricketing calendar. Will it blossom into something concrete or remain fluff?

Cricket Meet the Afghan teenager the Spartans bought … and know nothing about!

Mark Boucher and co are clearly banking on a player so obscure, there aren’t any photos of him.

Springbok legend and World Cup winner ‘Beast’ Mtawarira retires

Mtawarira, 34, has been a fixture at loosehead prop since debuting in 2008 and he is the third-most capped Springbok with 117, after Victor Matfield and Bryan Habana.

Cricket Morne Morkel believes KG and co need to catch a break for Indian struggles

But the Proteas great also notes how the SA attack needs to be in top shape to deal with and even exploit a “solid” England team next month.


 


 

 


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