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SA’s Anderson misses Davis Cup for US citizenship

Top SA tennis player Kevin Anderson is missing the Euro-Africa Group One Davis Cup tie against Slovenia next month in order to pursue US citizenship.

Wolmarans progresses in US Open qualifying

Fritz Wolmarans is the South African standing in the men's singles qualifying competition at the US Open tennis tournament in New York.

SA teammates on winning note in French Open

Davis Cup teammates and recent finalists in the Soweto Open, Rik De Voest and Izak van der Merwe began their campaigns on the gruelling French Open.

Anderson drops one place in world rankings

South African number one Kevin Anderson dropped one place to 35th in the latest ATP world rankings released on Monday.

De Voest scrapes through at SA Open

SA's Rik de Voest battled for two hours and 40 minutes to beat veteran Italian Stefano Galvani 6-3 5-7 7-6 (8) at the South African Open on Monday.

Gutsy De Voest falls to Kohlschreiber

SA's Rik de Voest went down in straight sets after putting up a gutsy fight against Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber in a Davis Cup clash on Friday.

Mixed fortunes for locals at SA Open

Fritz Wolmarans gambled and won when he beat Édouard Roger-Vasselin to earn a spot in the main draw of the SA Open in Johannesburg on Monday.

Backing needed for SA tennis

It may have returned only last year, after a 16-year absence, but the South African Tennis Open is already justifying its presence on the ATP tour.

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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

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Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

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Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

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Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

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