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Q&A Sessions: ‘Each generation must open doors for the next’ — Desiree Ellis

Desiree Ellis has a deep understanding of the development of women’s football in South Africa. The Banyana Banyana head coach talks to Luke Feltham about how the women’s game has changed over her 40-year career

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

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Fake trafficking news targets migrants

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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