SA have fallen prey to Nigeria many times, but now have a chance to down the wounded Super Eagles.
Though losing in the semis was brutally disappointing, AB and Co proved they certainly aren't chokers.
It is nearly a week since Barcelona defeated Real Madrid in El Clasico, but the effects of Luis Suarez's sublime goal are still being felt in Spain.
In the rain-shortened match New Zealand made it with just one ball to spare at Eden Park.
Waratahs player Jacques Potgieter was fined Aus$20 000 after a Brumbies player complained that Potgieter had made an anti-gay remark.
The High Court considered the State's evidence "overwhelming".
After 17 years as Fifa president Sepp Blatter refuses to step down - or to campaign. Also: "Fifa is more influential than religion".
Battling Sonny Bill Williams will remind the former Bok of the glory he has potentially sacrificed.
South African cricket certainly pulled the rabbit out of the hat but they've still got two games to go.
After the African Nations Cup debacle, Shakes seems to have no choice but to bring back Bafana's brash foreign-based players.
New Zealand says its focus is on the West Indies team - who they lost to in the 2012 Twenty20 World Cup - not South Africa, for now.
Aiming to win their first ever World Cup knockout, the Proteas bowlers removed both openers inside the first five overs against Sri Lanka.
Bangladesh will have to play fearless cricket to reproduce their shock 2007 World Cup win over India to knock them out in the quarter-final.
Amid the excitements and plot twists of the pool stage of the Cricket World Cup, a small but compelling drama has played out off-stage.
It says something about the state of Formula One when the highlight of the year's first race is Arnold Schwarzenegger handing out prizes.
The 2015 Cricket World Cup moves into the quarterfinals stage, with any one of the remaining eight teams able to clinch the ultimate prize.
Lewis Hamilton claimed a record-breaking fourth pole position at the Australian Grand Prix and Mercedes continued its dominance of Formula One.
All Blacks flyhalf Dan Carter kicked four conversions and two penalties in the Crusaders' 34-6 win over South Africa's Lions in Super Rugby.
Brendan Taylor's flamboyant 138 in a valedictory innings almost spurred Zimbabwe to a shock win over India at the Cricket World Cup on Saturday.