The Ballon d'Or shortlist of 23 footballers didn't include the former Liverpool striker, who scored 31 goals last season but was banned for biting.
AmaZulu's Wilfred Mugeyi, Moroka Swallows's Fani Madida and Chippa United's Roger Sikhakhane have to prove their mettle as caretaker coaches.
Mbulaeni Mulaudzi was one of SA’s greatest athletes but never received the acclaim he deserved.
Attendances at domestic matches are depressingly low, despite offering great value-for-money entertainment.
Springbok captain Jean de Villiers said the deaths of three sporting heroes has united South Africa, as athletes and politicians paid tribute.
Drogba, who left Chelsea two and a half years ago, has returned and is proving why he is Jose Mourinho's "special one".
Caterham and Marussia have dropped off the F1 radar, and Max Mosely warns that they may not be the last to do so as the big teams rake in more money.
South African Lee-Anne Pace won the Blue Bay Championship in China with a five-under 67, wrapping up her first LPGA Tour victory.
Real Madrid's 3-1 victory over Barca suggests coach Carlo Ancelotti has successfully integrated Kroos and Rodriguez into a fearsome attacking side.
Having roared into the Currie Cup final, coach Ackermann must take the credit for turning a group of unsung players into winners.
India – and money – dictates the game, which is going to bite those who so readily sold out.
The Proteas "won rusty" at the start of their New Zealand tour, but win they did.
Jérôme Champagne stands against Sepp Blatter, but has little chance of making it to Fifa presidency.
Previous form against the Ivorians suggest Banyana are marginal favourites, but any optimism is tempered by the bitter memory of past letdowns.
Quarterfinalists stumbled in midweek PSL games, but they could have held back for Telkom tournament.
Luis Suárez hopes to make his début for Barcelona on Saturday after serving a four-month ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup in Brazil.
One of the most exciting courses yet lies in wait for the yellow jersey hopefuls in next year's cycle race.
Morocco could withdraw from hosting the Africa Cup of Nations, but South Africa will not take the baton, says Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula.
Banyana Banyana striker Portia Modise became the first African player to score 100 goals in international football during a 5-1 win over Algeria.