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Some advice for Caster: Try qualifying for Tokyo by focusing on the 5,000m
It’s going to take a special effort from the 800m specialist – be it in the 200m or the 5,000m – but we all know she’s a special athlete.
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Have Maharaj and Morris played their way into Proteas team?
If both Shamsi and Maharaj are to play, it means South Africa will need a proper pace bowler who is good enough to bat at number seven.
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How very strange – a series of rugby matches with nothing at stake
No cup, no title, no bragging rights… just a series of matches to prepare players and teams for entry into European competitions.
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Irvette van Zyl versus Gerda Steyn: Could a virtual showdown be on the cards?
The war horse versus the phenom. It should be a cracking battle.
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‘Clean eating’ to fuel your body: Five tips to boost your performance
When talking about game-winning nutrition, it is not found first through supplementation, but rather what is at the end of your fork.
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How the Sharks topped Kolisi’s wish list: A culture of embracing diversity
With a motto that reads “We are an inclusive culture underpinned by diversity” the Durban-based team resonated with new acquisition Siya Kolisi.
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Boks versus Lions in Oz: It’s getting closer to becoming a reality

Columnists Boks versus Lions in Oz: It’s getting closer to becoming a reality

It won’t come as great news to Bok supporters, but it seems likely to be the only workable option left to enable the tour to still take place.

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Why are elite races still on hold? Covid is becoming a lazy excuse

Columnists Why are elite races still on hold? Covid is becoming a lazy excuse

Completely scratching races, like the Two Oceans and Comrades, because of restrictions is becoming a nasty habit.

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Ingredients for sporting success: reliability, consistency and being better than ‘average’

Columnists Ingredients for sporting success: reliability, consistency and being better than ‘average’

Thinking out the box to gain the advantage was key to winning medals consistently and if this is the secret recipe, then you best start coping and tailoring a winning formula.

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Kolisi will have to navigate choppy waters at the Sharks

Columnists Kolisi will have to navigate choppy waters at the Sharks

While the World Cup-winning captain has the backing of the national coaching set-up, the Sharks already have a strong and popular leader in Lukhanyo Am.

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Who’ll be the man to take charge and restore the Proteas’ proud heritage?

Columnists Who’ll be the man to take charge and restore the Proteas’ proud heritage?

Quinton de Kock’s days as Test skipper are numbered, so the search is well and truly on for a successor – someone who’ll thrive in the role.

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(No) sport in a time of Covid: How to get the edge on your competitors

Columnists (No) sport in a time of Covid: How to get the edge on your competitors

To be the best you can be, you need to know what your body is capable of and how hard you can push it to reach your maximum potential.

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Is Covid really the only reason for cancelling the Two Oceans?

Columnists Is Covid really the only reason for cancelling the Two Oceans?

The organisers have treated road runners like a bunch of three-year-olds who can’t pick up a fib.

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Belief and vision – the two things that drove Meyer’s Bulls are now driving White’s team

Columnists Belief and vision – the two things that drove Meyer’s Bulls are now driving White’s team

The two former Springbok coaches have similar characteristic traits that have helped turn their teams into winning combinations.

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Looking back: Right ticks for the Bulls and Sharks; not so for the Lions, WP

Columnists Looking back: Right ticks for the Bulls and Sharks; not so for the Lions, WP

Following the completion of the Currie Cup, it’s “post-mortem” time in local rugby, so just how did the teams rate at the end of it?

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Organisers of Tokyo Olympic Games are bordering on the edge of delusion

Columnists Organisers of Tokyo Olympic Games are bordering on the edge of delusion

As sad as it is, it is perhaps best to put everyone out of their misery sooner rather than later and push the “cancel” button.

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The science behind training and playing at the coast and at altitude

Columnists The science behind training and playing at the coast and at altitude

There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes preparing a team for a big final like Saturday’s showdown between the Bulls and the Sharks.

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Flyhalves Steyn, Bosch in the spotlight in Currie Cup final

Columnists Flyhalves Steyn, Bosch in the spotlight in Currie Cup final

National Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus and Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber will obviously be looking at the contest with different eyes to most of us.

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The burden of captaincy is robbing the Proteas of a batting genius in De Kock

Columnists The burden of captaincy is robbing the Proteas of a batting genius in De Kock

The South African team have scored more than 300 just once in their last 23 innings in Asia dating back to July 2014.

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No money, nowhere to train, no hope: What future for our Olympic athletes?

Columnists No money, nowhere to train, no hope: What future for our Olympic athletes?

With lockdown restrictions still in place and finances drying up, one’s got to wonder if South Africa will be able to send a team to the Tokyo Games.





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