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Burgeoning pace stocks point to future for pitch perfect South Africa

15 Jan 2019

JOHANNESBURG The emergence of Duanne Olivier to bolster South Africa's impressive fast bowling stocks was a major catalyst in the 3-0 test series victory over Pakistan and provides a glimpse into the future for teams visiting the country.

South Africa to play both Philander, Olivier in second test vs Pakistan

02 Jan 2019

CAPE TOWN South Africa are to keep up their pace barrage of Pakistan's frail batting line-up as captain Faf du Plessis said that fast bowler Duanne Olivier will be retained for the second test at Newlands starting on Thursday.

Pakistan look to fix batting woes against hostile South Africa

01 Jan 2019

CAPE TOWN Pakistan's struggling batsmen must find a way to handle South Africa's potent pace attack if they are to claw their way back into the three-match series in the second test that starts on what is likely to be a lively Newlands wicket on Thursday.

Cricket: Olivier heroics hand South Africa selection headache ahead of second test

28 Dec 2018

PRETORIA An early finish to the first test with a comprehensive six wicket victory inside three days will give South Africa more time to ponder a selection headache ahead of their next encounter with Pakistan in Cape Town on Jan. 3.

Steyn has Pakistan in his sights as he guns for long-awaited record

23 Dec 2018

PRETORIA Firebrand fast bowler Dale Steyn will seek to become South Africa’s greatest wicket-taker in tests when they take on Pakistan in the first match of a three-game series at Centurion Park in Pretoria on Wednesday.

Eagle on 17 propels Schwartzel into South Africa Open second round lead

07 Dec 2018

JOHANNESBURG Charl Schwartzel sank a 75 yard eagle on his penultimate hole to card a second round eight under par 63 for the lead at the halfway point of the European Tour's South African Open at the Randpark Golf Club on Friday.

State of the nations ahead of 2019 Rugby World Cup

26 Nov 2018

CAPE TOWN The dust has settled on the November internationals and the time for reflection from coaches has begun 10 months out from next year’s Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Soccer: Nigeria seal Nations Cup place with draw in South Africa

17 Nov 2018

JOHANNESBURG Nigeria secured a place at the 2019 African Nations Cup finals with a deserved 1-1 draw with hosts South Africa in their Group E qualifier at Soccer City on Saturday.

Soccer-Nigeria seal Nations Cup place with draw in South Africa

17 Nov 2018

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 17 Nigeria secured a place at the 2019 African Nations Cup finals with a deserved 1-1 draw with hosts South Africa in their Group E qualifier at Soccer City on Saturday.

Amateurs must be king to keep game growing says Player

06 Nov 2018

JOHANNESBURG Amateur golfers need to be made a priority to keep the sport growing even though the professional game is a multi-million dollar industry and getting stronger, Gary Player told Reuters in a frank discourse on the future of the game. | Video

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