A struggling economy, rising crime and growing intolerance among its people leave South Africa in desperate need of a unifying factor.
Etzebeth and his legal team met with the SAHRC and agreed to co-operate with their procedures.
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Bakkies: We have the All Blacks’ number now
The legendary Springbok lock, a World Cup winner in 2007, admits though it’s going to be small margins that determine success.
The former Protea is set to become the first individual ever to be imprisoned under the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act.
Yet his value of the fullback’s playmaking abilities to the Springboks’ cause at the World Cup is undeniable.
The diminutive Protea had to defend himself again after subtly being criticised for batting too slowly in the 2nd T20 against India.
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What South African cricket can learn from the Springboks

Rugby What South African cricket can learn from the Springboks

Former Bok skipper Wynand Claassen, a man who still loves his cricket too, points out the stark contrast between the two sports.

Rassie: Boks not distracted by Etzebeth assault allegation

The national team has been answering some tough questions this past week ahead of the showdown with the All Blacks.

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Women in Sport: Never give up is Khanyisa’s credo

Women in Sport: Never give up is Khanyisa’s credo

Netball taught this geography guru, who experienced a lot of hardships, a whole lot of life lessons.

Cricket Plodding Proteas outclassed by classy Kohli

Enoch Nkwe’s term as interim team director starts off on a false note as a disjointed combination struggles in Mohali.

Cricket WATCH: Proteas lost son Abbott takes nine in innings!

The skillful seamer, who controversially went the Kolpak route in 2017, ended the match with an incredible 17 wickets, the best first-class haul since 1956.

It’s a ‘fact’ – Rassie says refs favour All Blacks

It certainly doesn’t help that Jerome Garces, under whom the Springboks have a poor record, will officiate in Yokohama.

Cricket Forgive Anrich Nortje for shrugging off any Proteas excitement

The lanky quick has a good reason for dampening expectations.

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SABC’s Rugby World Cup blackout ‘lets country down’

SABC’s Rugby World Cup blackout ‘lets country down’

The tournament has the power to unite the nation, SA Rugby says, while Mark Andrews slams the public broadcaster for not showing a single Springbok match.

Athletics Under-strength Team SA expected to take a back seat at World Champs

With Wayde and Caster out of the reckoning for various reasons, only a small group are considered medal contenders for Doha.

Boxing Amused Kevin Lerena has never been called this…

But South Africa’s IBO cruiserweight title holder plans to use this ‘weakness’ against an accomplished opponent in Sefer Seferi.

Cricket Quinny is ominously ‘unsure’ how Proteas captaincy will affect him

He seems typically chilled about it, but it’s unlikely that jittery supporters feel the same way as India lie in wait.

Faf won’t be having a bad hair day against the All Blacks

Those blond locks might not be ideal for Japan’s sticky conditions, but the Springboks’ influential scrumhalf isn’t overly worried.

Rassie’s Irishman already has the feel of a trump card

Much like Eddie Jones in 2007, it at least sounds like Felix Jones is already having an influence on the Springboks’ World Cup assault.

Athletics SA sprinter suspended after failing doping test

Carina Horn, the first female SA athlete to break the 11 second barrier over 100m, tested positive for two prohibited substances.


 


 

 


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