Nick Said

Why Bafana haven’t repeated their 1996 success

It’s been 25 years since South Africa lifted the Africa Cup of Nations. Instead of dawning a new era, Bafana Bafana went backwards in spite of the country’s footballing wealth and infrastructure

#AussieWicketsMustFall: Proteas claim victory to secure 5-0 Australia annihilation

David Warner's brilliant 173 was not enough to save Australia from a 32-run defeat in the fifth and final ODI at Newlands on Wednesday.

Embarrassed Coetzee to reach out to franchises for Bok help after All Black thumping

The Springboks conceded nine tries as they ended their Rugby Championship campaign with a humiliating defeat, their fourth in the competition.

All Blacks expect Bok backlash at Ellis Park

New Zealand are expecting a South Africa backlash at a hostile Ellis Park when the teams meet in a crunch Rugby Championship fixture on Saturday.

Bucs aim to rekindle cup love affair

Egypt's Zamalek come to town to face a Pirates side that has excelled in recent African matches.

Sharks have most bite in SA Super Rugby conference

With the Stormers sweating over injuries and the Bulls needing early momentum, the Sharks look likely to have the best chance of winning Super Rugby.

Allister Coetzee quits as Stormers coach

The man who coached the Stormers to successive South African conference titles in the extended Super 15 in 2011 and 2012 is to coach a Japanese team.

Gayle cries victimisation over dropping Bravo, Pollard

The batsman who almost single-handedly won two T20 matches against SA, says the batting and bowling lineup will be lacking due to these losses.

West Indies’ sloppy fielding allows Proteas to build advantage

Four missed wicket chances have allowed the Proteas to build up steam, heading into the tea break with just one wicket lost.

Alex Song left out of Cameroon Afcon squad

The midfielder was left out of the national Afcon squad, even though he asked his English side West Ham United to be released for the 2015 tournament.

Jake White leaves Sharks for international waters

Former Springbok coach and director of rugby at the Sharks Jake White has left the provincial team to pursue international opportunities.

Jean de Villiers returns from injury to lead Springboks

Jean de Villiers has recovered from a knee injury is back in the Springbok squad for the Rugby Championship.

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