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Luke Feltham

Luke Feltham

Luke Feltham runs the Mail & Guardian's sports desk. He was previously the online day editor.
Football takes a U-turn on its way ‘home’
Football takes a U-turn on its way ‘home’
It’s the B-grade horror flick most of the world never asked for. A lousy 1996 pop anthem returning to haunt us — to weasel its way into our...
There's no turning back for UFC after phoney turn
There's no turning back for UFC after phoney turn
For mixed martial arts to survive in an entertainment-driven industry, it must fight its base desire to pursue grisly authenticity and flaunt...
Khoza on Ajax: League will start as planned no matter what
Khoza on Ajax: League will start as planned no matter what
PSL chairperson Irvin Khoza has confirmed the league will appeal the Johannesburg high court ruling which set aside Ajax Cape Town’s automatic...
Is Roger Federer in danger of losing his iconic logo?
Is Roger Federer in danger of losing his iconic logo?
Roger Federer’s initials have helped define an era of tennis. The two letters, sleekly melded together, have been sewn onto the hats and shirts...
When it’s more than just a game
When it’s more than just a game
Marcos Rojo’s late, stinging half-volley shattered Nigerian hearts, eliminating them from the World Cup but for captain John Mikel Obi, it was...
Five stars born in Russia 2018
Five stars born in Russia 2018
The World Cup is little more than a glorified shop window — at least from the perspective of the capitalist leviathan that is club football’s transfer market....
In praise of the beautiful e-game
In praise of the beautiful e-game
Mohamed Diop has two hours to burn through before his heat, so he accepts my challenge.
Africa’s promise still unfulfilled
Africa’s promise still unfulfilled
Nigerian friends Kweku and Kwame are forlornly sipping their draughts a few minutes after the final whistle. They may be sitting in an upmarket...
KG: ‘I’m obsessed with winning’
KG: ‘I’m obsessed with winning’
What would the ideal next 24 months look like for Kagiso Rabada?
(Dis)united Africa stumbles at the start
(Dis)united Africa stumbles at the start
Africa’s travails at the World Cup have long been a beguiling subplot. Every four years we watch in anticipation that this will be the tournament...
England may plod to glory
England may plod to glory
No one asked for a reminder, but La Liga’s superstars have given us one in the World Cup anyway. The globe’s best reside in Spain.
Adam Habib: Ashwin Willemse debate distorted by political agendas
Adam Habib: Ashwin Willemse debate distorted by political agendas
SuperSport’s review of the Ashwin Willemse saga shouldn’t be considered as binding, Adam Habib has urged.