Cycling hell comes full circle

The fallout has begun and, no, it has nothing to do with the media's role in reporting on the sport, says Richard Poplak.

Armstrong: I’ve been better but I’ve also been worse

Lance Armstrong told supporters of his Livestrong cancer charity that it had been a difficult couple of weeks but the foundation's mission must go on.

Bok players wait on doping verdict

Springboks Chiliboy Ralepelle and Bjorn Basson will have to wait before hearing whether they will escape a ban for taking a banned substance.

Ralepelle, Basson face doping inquiry

Springbok rugby players Bjorn Basson and Chiliboy Ralepelle will appear before an SA Rugby Union judicial committee in Cape Town on Tuesday morning.

Tribunal to probe Ralepelle, Basson doping charges

A tribunal will investigate doping allegations against Springbok rugby players Chiliboy Ralepelle and Bjorn Basson, Saru said on Monday.

Bok pleads innocence after failing dope test

South Africa's Bjorn Basson has proclaimed his innocence after he and a teammate failed doping tests.

Games overshadowed by second positive drugs test

The Commonwealth Games were overshadowed by a second positive doping test as a top official warned about the pitfalls of the supplement industry.

Inside the World Cup’s doping control lab

Fifa hopes it will not see a repeat of Diego Maradona doping scandal, but if any players do get busted for drugs, Pieter van der Merwe will be the man

UCI asks for probes on cyclists accused by Landis

Cycling's governing body said Wednesday that it has asked for probes to be carried out on four riders who have been accused of doping by Floyd Landis.

Landis claims may be Armstrong’s biggest test yet

To many, disgraced Tour de France champion Floyd Landis dipped to a new low last week when, after years of lying, he admitted to systematic doping.

Armstrong rejects new doping accusation

Lance Armstrong on Thursday dismissed accusations of doping levelled against him by disgraced cyclist Floyd Landis.

Landis admits doping, accuses Armstrong

Floyd Landis, who lost his Tour de France title after a positive drug test, has admitted to doping and accused Lance Armstrong of doing the same.


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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Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

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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