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Daniel Gallan

Daniel Gallan

    What it means to be a black Springbok
    What it means to be a black Springbok
    He was made to feel like an outsider as soon as he picked up a rugby ball for the first time. Thando Manana would go on to become the first black...
    Caster runs into trouble again
    Caster runs into trouble again
    Caster Semenya’s future in athletics has once again been called into question after a recent study, jointly funded by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the World Anti-Doping Agency, found that women athletes with high levels of testosterone have a...
    ​Regarding the white male gaze in South African photography
    ​Regarding the white male gaze in South African photography
    How does a person place himself in the current South African discourse when he is young, white and male? As someone who ticks all three boxes, this...
    Proteas must all bloom to steal show
    Proteas must all bloom to steal show
    We have been here before. Despite losing out to England in the warm-up series, South Africa head into an International Cricket Council (ICC)...
    Should men be included in the conversation about rape and women abuse?
    Should men be included in the conversation about rape and women abuse?
    "I’d choke her,” says Grizelda Grootboom, who refers to herself as a former “sex slave” when I asked how she would feel if she were to share...
    Banyana captain earns her stripes in the US
    Banyana captain earns her stripes in the US
    More than 140 international appearances and captaining her team for the last five years meant nothing when Janine van Wyk showed up for her first day...
    School sport on Nxesi’s radar
    School sport on Nxesi’s radar
    Thulas Nxesi, South Africa’s new minister of sport and recreation, only answers a question after a measured pause. His deep voice and easygoing...
    Smart money is on Clever Boys for title
    Smart money is on Clever Boys for title
    You don’t need a degree to work out that Bidvest Wits carry their Absa Premiership title aspirations in their hands.
    Senatla’s plans for world domination
    Senatla’s plans for world domination
    "My goal is to become a legend.” Seabelo Senatla does not miss a beat when asked what his ambitions in rugby are. “I want to be associated with...
    Fair or not, Dolly's doing it for us all
    Fair or not, Dolly's doing it for us all
    When Keagan Dolly signed for the French Ligue 1 side Montpellier HSC from Mamelodi Sundowns last week for €1.7-million, he became the 62nd South...
    Pirates don’t lose sight of their star
    Pirates don’t lose sight of their star
    For 21 years, the star above the Orlando Pirates crest had acted as a trump card. After winning the 1995 CAF Champions League, the Sea Robbers...
    Afcon offers a chance to shine bright
    Afcon offers a chance to shine bright
    Fifa, world football’s overlord, has voted to expand the World Cup from 32 teams to 48 as of the 2026 showpiece in an effort to create a truly...