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Luke Feltham

Luke Feltham

Luke Feltham runs the Mail & Guardian's sports desk. He was previously the online day editor.
Boks target Aussies as stepping stones
Boks target Aussies as stepping stones
There’s an experimental feel to the opening Rugby Championship round this weekend.
SA netballers in World Cup history books
SA netballers in World Cup history books
The Spar Proteas are into the Netball World Cup semifinals. Judging by the way the team has carried itself on the court every night in Liverpool,...
The haunted return of Aliou Cissé
The haunted return of Aliou Cissé
Rarely does a footballing life cycle complete as neatly as it could this Friday evening.
The most bizarre cheats in sporting history
The most bizarre cheats in sporting history
The International Chess Federation confirmed last week that it had suspended a grandmaster after he was “caught red-handed using his phone during...
Flattering boos for Bafana Bafana
Flattering boos for Bafana Bafana
The legacy of Bafana Bafana at Afcon 2019 is complicated.
The Afcon that means everything
The Afcon that means everything
A tug on the sleeve interrupted the tedium of waiting in the boarding queue this week at OR Tambo. Turning around revealed an impossibly chuffed...
​South Africa 1-2 Nigeria: Bafana dance to West African tune
​South Africa 1-2 Nigeria: Bafana dance to West African tune
Cairo — Bafana Bafana are out of the African Cup of Nations. Confronting that fact doesn't feel all that difficult.
SA vs Nigeria preview: Can Bafana replicate the hunger that usurped the Pharaohs?
SA vs Nigeria preview: Can Bafana replicate the hunger that usurped the Pharaohs?
What’s that warm, pleasant feeling flowing through your body, you ask? That’s pride. Pride in a national team that has done something worthwhile to earn your admiration. ...
Amateurs revive fever-pitch soccer
Amateurs revive fever-pitch soccer
Professional football is about winning. That is about as uncontroversial a statement as you can get. Success is the only measure of self-worth...
Pragmatic Netherlands look to scupper US juggernaut in Women’s World Cup final
Pragmatic Netherlands look to scupper US juggernaut in Women’s World Cup final
Could this week’s World Cup semifinals have been more different? United States vs England was delicious: two rivals offering a slick, tactical...
Bafana and Egypt in pressure pot
Bafana and Egypt in pressure pot
The sun is finally shining a ray or two on South African sport.
Chelsea appoint club legend Frank Lampard as coach
Chelsea appoint club legend Frank Lampard as coach
Chelsea confirmed on Thursday morning that club legend Frank Lampard has been appointed head coach. The news comes as little surprise as the move...