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School polo coach in hot water for calling schoolgirls ‘strippers’

Former Springbok and current school water polo coach Pierre le Roux has a litany of complaints against him, from body shaming and bullying to being racist to learners

The grey areas in Jake White’s coaching career

The World Cup-winning coach has an impeccable CV, with an illustrious coaching career that has taken him all over the globe. But he has a reputation problem

The South African nation does not exist

There is no deep comradeship, common ancestry or monopoly on the legitimate use of force

Sport audit 2019: How SA’s national rugby team performed

The highlight of South Africa's year was the Springboks Rugby World Cup victory

Boks speedo up against cancer

Faf de Klerk captained the challenge to team mates and other men to get themselves screened

Partnerships are crucial to progress

We need to work together to build a new and equitable pool of services for all South Africans

Now to maintain the Bok empire

The national side continues to celebrate their World Cup victory, but how can they stay at the pinnacle of the sporting battleground?

Rugby and a rainbow’s pot of gold

Sport cannot solve a country’s problems, but it does have the power to make us believe we can

EDITORIAL: Rugby cause for cheer, not delusion

Of course a game of rugby has not changed the country. But it is also just a game, a game that has given us something to cheer about.

A final is how legends are born

​Can this crop earn the right to join a group that includes John Smit and Nelson Mandela?

Siya Kolisi’s inspiring take is seductive but limited

Hard work alone doesn’t guarantee people will beat the odds of a deprived upbringing

Rassie Erasmus: Springboks no longer mediocre

South Africa has come a long way since the unhappy days of three years ago and the coach was keen to praise his players for the effort

Boks stuck in semi-final Catch-22

The Boks have been unstoppable since their opening game but question marks persist

Springbok lock sues SA Human Rights Commission

Lawsuit comes after rights’ commission takes up case of people allegedly assaulted by Eben Etzebeth

Back-on-track Boks await weekend winners

After failing to achieve Plan A by beating New Zealand, Rassie Erasmus made no mistake in carrying out Plan B: build momentum with a few thumpings

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