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World Cup review, Part III: The moguls who battled doubt

We talk to the organisers whose every waking moment was consumed by the duty of hosting a successful tournament

Editorial: Let’s inspire the world … again

South Africa was the first to welcome the World Cup to our beautiful continent. In these troubled Covid-19 times it’s worth reminding ourselves of that achievement.

The Proteas’ perfect run of netball

The team could cap an incredible year if they can overcome England in a three-match Test series

Courageous thoughts on heroism

'Moving into middle age, I’m at odds with the idea of a hero, of heroism'

No Neymar, no problem as Brazil begin new Copa reign

As Brazil geared up for the Copa America last month, a Neymar-induced pall of doom and gloom threatened to scupper the host nation's chances

What’s eating giant KG and Co?

All the grumbling about the Proteas seems to have drained them of their ruthlessness

Beware the group of death

From the powerful Germans to the sanguine Spanish, here’s everything you need to know about South Africa’s World Cup opponents

What should we expect from Banyana at the first World Cup?

Should we temper our expectations as Banyana Banyana enter their first World Cup?

World Cup Week 1: What we’ve learned

After a week of entertainment we’re still trying to figure out what the pecking order is in this medley

World Cup is anyone’s oyster

This year there are a number of teams good enough to ensure a fierce battle for the title

SA’s great netball gamble

It’s Cape Town vs Auckland in the fight for the right to host the 2023 World Cup — with the future of the game at stake

Safa begin process to host 2023 Women’s World Cup

Safa has previously made no secret of its desire to bring the competition to South Africa and has now expressed its interest to Fifa.

Five talking points for the new Super Rugby season

Here are five talking points for the 24th year of the southern hemisphere club championship

ICC boss ‘confident’ of corruption-free cricket World Cup

The 2019 World Cup is due to take place in England and Wales from May to July

Özil’s anger justified, now German football must look inward

Mesut Özil's photo op with Recep Tayyip Erdogan was ill-advised. But the reaction to it is a sad tale of poor management

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The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

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Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

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