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Miller, Tahir lead South Africa to super-over victory over Sri Lanka

19 Mar 2019

CAPE TOWN South Africa's veteran leg-spinner Imran Tahir conceded only five runs in a decisive super over as they beat Sri Lanka in their opening Twenty20 International on Tuesday after both teams had finished their innings with the same score.

La Liga's hands-on approach to Africa pays dividends

18 Mar 2019

JOHANNESBURG In the battle for the hearts and minds of Africa's growing legion of "connected" football fans, Spain's La Liga has stolen a march on rivals as it seeks to grow its footprint on the continent. | Video

Cricket: South Africa sweep Sri Lanka series after floodlight failure

17 Mar 2019

CAPE TOWN South Africa completed a clean sweep of their five-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka with a 41-run victory via the Duckworth–Lewis–Stern method on Saturday as the final match at Newlands was ended prematurely by a failed floodlight.

Cricket-S Africa sweep Sri Lanka series after floodlight failure

16 Mar 2019

CAPE TOWN, March 16 South Africa completed a clean sweep of their five-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka with a 41-run victory via the Duckworth–Lewis–Stern method on Saturday as the final match at Newlands was ended prematurely by a failed floodlight.

Rugby - Erasmus admits Bok player management plan likely to face test

06 Mar 2019

CAPE TOWN South African Rugby's collective player management plan that puts national team interests above Super Rugby ambitions ahead of the World Cup in Japan could be tested the over the coming months, according to Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus.

SA Rugby to be strict with overseas clubs over players - Erasmus

05 Mar 2019

CAPE TOWN South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus has reiterated that the Springboks will rigorously enforce World Rugby's Regulation 9 from 2020 in a bid to soften the impact of the growing flood of top players plying their trade abroad.

'Old man' Brits enjoying new lease of life with Bulls

03 Mar 2019

JOHANNESBURG Hooker Schalk Brits has breathed new life into a rugby career that appeared over when he retired after leaving Saracens in May, but is now fighting for a place in South Africa's squad for the World Cup in Japan.

Discarded Markram, Behardien set new List A partnership record

01 Mar 2019

CAPE TOWN Aiden Markram and Farhaan Behardien gave a timely reminder of their potential value at the World Cup with a List A record 272 run sixth-wicket partnership for South African franchise the Titans against the Cobras on Friday.

Athletics: Van Niekerk unsure over World Athletics Championships appearance

28 Feb 2019

CAPE TOWN Olympic 400-metres champion Wayde van Niekerk is unsure whether he will defend his title at the World Athletics Championships in Doha in September, instead setting his sights on retaining the gold medal he won in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

Athletics-Van Niekerk unsure over World Athletics Championships appearance

28 Feb 2019

CAPE TOWN, Feb 28 Olympic 400-metres champion Wayde van Niekerk is unsure whether he will defend his title at the World Athletics Championships in Doha in September, instead setting his sights on retaining the gold medal he won in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

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