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Three flyhalves, three fullbacks in expanded Bok squad

Heyneke Meyer has named three flyhalves and a trio of fullbacks in an expanded 30-man squad for two home Tests against Australia and New Zealand.

Race to Rio will demand a hefty wallet

South Africans, like people in most other nations, have widely differing views on what the government should be doing and how well it is doing it.

Paralympics: The ability to win gold

They haven't been subjected to the pressure of unrealistic expectations, but Team SA are nevertheless in line for plenty of medals at the Paralympics.

Cricket bonus scam plagues Gauteng

Cricket South Africa's interim board's term is coming to an end and stakeholders are at odds over a new constitution, writes Ken Borland.

Kallis and De Villiers take control against Sri Lanka

Jacques Kallis completed his second Test double century and AB de Villiers scored an unbeaten 160 to put South Africa in control against Sri Lanka.

SA leads by 209, Steyn reaches 250 Test wickets

South Africa were 389 for nine wickets at the close of the second day of the Test against Sri Lanka. Dale Steyn has now taken 250 Test wickets.

South Africa sees victory in Centurion

Graeme Smith scored a half-century but fell late on as South Africa made a confident reply after dismissing Sri Lanka for 180 on the opening day.

Australia snatch nerve-wracking win against Proteas

Australia chased 310 for victory on the final day of their Test against the Proteas and managed to nab a two-wicket win to level the series.

Steyn sparks another Australian collapse

South Africa ended the second day of the second Test against Australia trailing by just 30 runs with all 10 second-innings wickets intact.

Kallis passes milestone but SA stumble

South Africa has ruined the party by being bowled out for 266 on the first day of the second Test against Australia.

Smith disappointed by delay on Test championship

South Africa captain Graeme Smith said he was disappointed that the ICC had decided to postpone a world Test championship until 2017.

Local playing fields are not so level

The domestic rugby fraternity is divided about the proposed changes to next year's Currie Cup.

Sharks have Springboks — the Lions don’t care

The title-holding Sharks and the Lions will contest Saturday's Currie Cup final with a fascinating contrast in approaches.

P. Divvy: Even superglue wouldn’t help Bok front-liners

Bok coach Peter de Villiers says he's leaving 21 top players at home for the Tri-Nations away leg because they are wrecked after the Super 15 season.

Mvovo and Michalak secure Sharks upset win

Wing Lwazi Mvovo's 74th-minute try and faultless kicking from Frederic Michalak carried the Sharks to an upset 26-23 win over the Bulls on Saturday.

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Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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