Ockert De Villiers

Manufacturing claims overshadow Banyana performance

Revelations that the Japanese women's soccer team had been instructed to manufacture a draw has tarnished Banyana Banyana's performance in London.

Mbalula: South Africa is behind the Olympic team

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says the country is behind the SA Olympic team ahead of the official start of the 2012 London Olympic Games on Friday.

Bok coach promises excellence in England Test

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has made it perfectly clear that the third and final Test against England will be anything but a dead rubber.

Hougaard helped by better breakdown performance

An improved performance at the breakdowns contributed to Francois Hougaard looking more comfortable in the Springboks' 36-27 victory over England.

De Villiers aims to make Boks unbeatable

Captain Jean de Villiers says the Boks' victory over England last week is the first step in the process of being unbeatable on South African soil.

Meyer cracks the whip on Bok performance

Heyneke Meyer says the Springboks have not come close to their potential and expects an improvement in the second Test against England on Saturday.

Continuity under threat for key Bok-England Test

The Springboks' coach Heyneke Meyer might have to tinker with his team ahead of the crucial second Test against England at the weekend.

SA’s javelin queen beaming after record

South Africa's javelin queen, Sunette Viljoen, was elated after she took a step closer to the magical 70 metres mark at the Diamond League meeting.

Springbok plan coming together

After two Springbok planning camps in Pretoria, national rugby coach Heyneke Meyer says he can finally see a plan coming together.

Bulls ‘took foot off the pedal’ against Brumbies

Despite having a seven-point advantage over the Brumbies after Saturday's 36-34 victory over the Canberra team, the Bulls were still a place adrift.

Bok camp brings the bigger picture together

Rugby players that attended the four-day Springbok camp in Pretoria say they now have a better understanding of what is expected from them.

SA’s athletics getting back on track

Athletics in SA have been given a clean bill of health after the weekend's championships where athletes booked places for this year's Olympics.

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