14:45 (GMT+2), Thu, 30 July 2015
DALE STEYN led from the front from first ball to last to help negate at least some of Bangladesh’s advantage of having won the toss and opting to bat on the first day of the series-deciding second Test at Mirpur on Thursday.
It had to be Steyn’s day as he took his 400th Test wicket for the Castle Lager Proteas and achieved it quicker than any other bowler in terms of the number of deliveries required for this la... read more
12:27 (GMT+2), Mon, 27 July 2015
Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer on Saturday expressed his satisfaction with the team’s Rugby World Cup preparations, despite a late defeat by New Zealand at Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg.
The visiting All Blacks scored a late try to deny the Springboks a consecutive win at this venue, but Meyer felt that the result could have gone either way.
The coach, however, congratulated New Zealand on their win.
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12:25 (GMT+2), Mon, 27 July 2015
THE Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket South Africa (CSA) today jointly announced the fixture list for the Proteas’ tour of India which runs from the end of September to the beginning of December, 2015.
In all the tour will last for 72 days and consist of three T20 International matches, five ODIs and four Test matches.
“I am delighted to confirm, together with the BCCI, the Proteas&rsqu... read more
16:54 (GMT+2), Fri, 24 July 2015
Two 2015 Comrades Marathon top-10 finishers face the possibility of losing their gold medals for doping offences.
Port Elizabeth’s Sandile Ngunuza will appear before an Independent Anti-Doping Tribunal hearing after tests at the event revealed the presence of banned stimulants in his system.
Ngunuza finished ninth in the Comrades on May 31.
Sixth-placed Joseph Mphuthi, from Frankfort, ran the Comrade... read more
07:54 (GMT+2), Fri, 24 July 2015
The South African Rugby Union on Thursday named the SA Schools and SA Schools A squads for the Under-18 International Series against England, France, Wales and Italy in August.
The teams, which consist of 26 players each and are sponsored by Coca-Cola, were selected by a panel of national and SA Schools selectors following the conclusion of the Under-18 Coca-Cola Craven Week in Stellenbosch.
The SA Schools squad will fac... read more
06:47 (GMT+2), Thu, 23 July 2015
It is with great disappointment that EP Rugby have read the comments made in media on behalf of former EP Rugby coach Carlos Spencer following his departure from the Kings.
Spencer, through his attorney David Jones, has attributed his departure from the Kings to their continued troubles in meeting their wage obligations, but this is simply not true.
"The initial problems we had with Carlos' salary was due to his... read more
13:18 (GMT+2), Wed, 22 July 2015
BANGLADESH had slightly the better of the battle of attrition that developed on the second day of the first Test match between the home side and the Castle Lager Proteas at Chittagong on Wednesday.
At the close of a rain-shortened day on which only 10 overs were possible in the final session Bangladesh had reached 179/4 and were closing in on a first innings lead with their deficit reduced to 69 runs.
As had been the cas... read more
12:03 (GMT+2), Wed, 22 July 2015
The Springbok team to face New Zealand for the 90th time shows eight changes to the match-23 to that which did duty against Australia for the second match in the condensed Castle Lager Rugby Championship at Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Heinrich Brüssow will make his first start for the Springboks since the 2011 Rugby World Cup, while Vincent Koch has been included on the bench for what could be hi... read more
10:43 (GMT+2), Wed, 15 July 2015
The Governing Council of the Champions League Twenty20 on Wednesday confirmed that the competition would be discontinued with immediate effect.
The Council, comprising representatives of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, Cricket South Africa and Cricket Australia made the decision unanimously.
As such, the 2015 CLT20 scheduled for September and October will not go ahead as planned.
The... read more
07:15 (GMT+2), Wed, 15 July 2015
Schalk Burger is back in the Springboks’ starting line-up for Saturday’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship opener against Australia at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.
Burger’s inclusion at No 8, after a great performance as replacement against the World XV last weekend in Cape Town, is one of five changes to the Springboks’ match-23 for this match.
The other four changes are on the bench, where pro... read more
07:06 (GMT+2), Wed, 15 July 2015
Eastern Province Rugby says it has secured one of the biggest sponsorships in the sport's history.
EP Rugby president, Cheeky Watson told Algoa FM Sport that the sponsorship would result in the signing of big names for the EP Kings' return to Super Rugby next year...
"I think we are heading into exciting times. It has taken a long time where we battled for about 6-9 years without a title sponsor. We are on t... read more
17:52 (GMT+2), Tue, 14 July 2015
The J-Bay Open continued on Tuesday as organisers moved to complete the remaining eight heats in Round 3.in small but fun waves at Supertubes in Jeffreys Bay.
Reigning World Champion Gabriel Medina was the standout performer of the day producing an outstanding display of aerial prowess in his duel with Matt Wilkinson (AUS). The 21-year-old Brazilian took to the air above the waves with his patented aerial prowes... read more
18:19 (GMT+2), Mon, 13 July 2015
Jeffreys Bay – Two surf events running simultaneously at the JBay Winterfest saw a whole lot of perfect waves being ridden by some of the best professional, as well as some of the best junior surfers in the world.
The JBay Open
At first light it was doubtful as to whether the JBay Open would actually run. Tiny waves could be seen trickling along the reef, but as the sun appeared and the surfers started streaming th... read more
10:58 (GMT+2), Sun, 12 July 2015
The Springbok selectors on Sunday finalised the squad of 31 players that will travel to Brisbane for the opening match of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship, next Saturday at the Suncorp Stadium against the Wallabies.
The touring squad consists of 22 players who did duty against the World XV at DHL Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday.
The only member of the match-day squad to stay behind in South Africa is Jean de Villier... read more
17:12 (GMT+2), Fri, 10 July 2015
Competition commenced on Friday 10 July at the J-Bay Open, stop No. 6 on the 2015 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT). An exciting opening day of action and upsets saw the world's best surfers run through Round 1 in challenging 1 – 1.5 metre (3-5 foot) waves that deteriorated in the onshore winds as the day wore on.
This season’s tightly contested title race heated up as the top thr... read more