Morne Steyn booted South African conference leaders the Bulls to a narrow 18-16 win over the Sharks in an attritional game in Durban on Saturday.
Katlego Mphela has scored a late equaliser to save South Africa from an embarrassing World Cup qualifier defeat at home to Ethiopia.
The last three members of the Central African Republic's World Cup football party left Johannesburg on Tuesday night to an uncertain future.
Russell Domingo will take over as coach of the national cricket team from Gary Kirsten, Cricket South Africa has announced.
South Africa's captain Steven Pienaar has pulled out of Friday's friendly against Brazil in So Paulo after a sustaining an injury.
SA were given a far tougher Test than expected by Scotland on Saturday but coach Heyneke Meyer said the Springboks would learn from the 30-17 win.
Cameroon and Nigeria are seeking to restore battered reputations by sealing berths at the African Nations Cup in the final round of qualifiers.
South Africa will receive all the home support at thequarter-final against Mali while the international spotlight will be on tiny Cape Verde Islands.
Fifa have written to the South African government warning them against a judicial inquiry into the recent soccer match-fixing scandals.
South Africa - tumbling down Fifa's rankings - can "shock people" and make a bold bid to win the African Cup of Nations, coach Gordon Igesund said.