sport transformation

 
​Old-style Boks not up to the game
​Old-style Boks not up to the game
It is often said that you reap what you sow. This saying couldn’t find a more appropriate home than with the Springboks and their parent body,...
Resorting to quotas is a result of the expensive failure to produce black cricketers
Resorting to quotas is a result of the expensive failure to produce black cricketers
A week during which the rest of the major cricket nations were furrowing their brows over the lack of context and relevance in bilateral cricket...
A bleak view of the green and gold from the banks of the Orange
A bleak view of the green and gold from the banks of the Orange
I watched Saturday’s rugby from a guesthouse on the banks of the Orange River. My sons and I were driving up to Jo’burg from the University of...
The dollar now rules Bok selection
The dollar now rules Bok selection
The honeymoon is over for Allister Coetzee. The new Springbok coach received the full backing of the South African Rugby Union (Saru) until the...
Little bite behind Mbalula's bark
Little bite behind Mbalula's bark
If you believe the hype, the week just past could spell the beginning of the end for the South African Rugby Union. On Monday it lost its chief...
Transformation: Sports farce in land of pantomime
Transformation: Sports farce in land of pantomime
On Boxing Day 2015, while much of South Africa was nursing a babalas, the country’s domestic cricketers considered industrial action. Chief...
Grow black Protea cricketers at school level
Grow black Protea cricketers at school level
Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula’s announcement this week that prominent sporting codes may not bid to host international events is only the latest...
SA cricket goes under the microscope
SA cricket goes under the microscope
The Proteas don’t play another international fixture until June, which may be a source of frustration to their supporters but a blessing in...
The Boks: SA's Flying Dutchman
The Boks: SA's Flying Dutchman
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[Video]What do the Springboks mean to you?
[Video]What do the Springboks mean to you?
The Mail & Guardian spoke to Jo'burg residents about transformation in the Springboks team, and what their emblem represents in the new South Africa.
Eastern Cape rugby academy: Taking rugby to the people
Eastern Cape rugby academy: Taking rugby to the people
A dedicated rugby academy is to be established in the Eastern Cape within the near future, it emerged on Wednesday.
Mbalula: Forget quotas, SA sport needs a solid plan
Mbalula: Forget quotas, SA sport needs a solid plan
South Africa needs to adopt a national sport development plan as soon as possible, Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Wednesday,...

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