Cricket World Cup

SA gamble on uncapped Tahir for World Cup

Uncapped leg-spinner Imran Tahir was on Tuesday named in South Africa's 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup from February 19 to April 2.

Donald appointed New Zealand bowling coach

Former SA paceman Allan Donald has been appointed as New Zealand's bowling coach on a short-term contract until the end of the Cricket World Cup.

Players laid low by strain of cabin fever

What happens off the field has become relevant to what happens on it now that the Cricket World Cup has evolved into a two-month behemoth.

SA’s World Cup build-up hampered by injury, pitches

The fine-tuning of the Proteas for the Cricket World Cup could be hampered by the injury to Jacques Kallis and the moist conditions at Kingsmead.

Last chance to stake World Cup claims

SA and India enter a five-match one-day international series at Kingsmead on Wednesday with at least half an eye on the Cricket World Cup.

Tahir added to provisional World Cup squad

Dolphins spin bowler Imran Tahir has replaced Lions batsman Jonathan Vandiar in SA's preliminary 30-man Cricket World Cup squad.

The upside of being the underdogs

The Proteas will not enter the World Cup on the subcontinent as favourites, but fortune may smile on a team with the hunger and the talent to win.

Proteas pad up

Despite the loss of coach Mickey Arthur, Graeme Smith and the gang are looking good in the run-up to the Indian Test series, writes Ken Borland.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

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Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income