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Pressure on vulnerable Bok pack ahead of Wallabies encounter [P]
Added: 02 Sep 2014
CAPE TOWN — When you hear the words “mental scarring” you most often associate them with gleeful use by hard-nosed cricket characters like Steve Waugh or Kepler Wessels...

Major test for shaky Bok side [P]
Added: 02 Sep 2014
THE Springboks face Australia this weekend in Perth in what is a do-or-die match for both sides...

South African-born cricketers who have turned out for England
Added: 02 Sep 2014
1. Basil D’Olivera — Born in Cape Town, D’Oliveira played in 44 Tests for England between 1966 and 1972. He averaged a little over 40 — no mean feat for a cricketer of that generation...

SA-born Roy eager to be fit for India T20
Added: 02 Sep 2014
NOTTINGHAM — Uncapped South Africa-born batsman ­Jason Roy insisted he would be fit after suffering an injury scare on Sunday, hours after being included in England’s 14-man squad for next weekend’s Twenty20 International against India at Edgbaston...

Alarm bells ring for Oz after Zim defeat
Added: 02 Sep 2014
MELBOURNE — Australia’s shock One-Day International defeat to minnows Zimbabwe has raised alarm bells five months before the country co-hosts the World Cup while exposing the team’s continued struggles to master spin bowling...

Win at last for KZN’s Nel [P]
Added: 02 Sep 2014
HE’S been playing Sunshine Tour golf since 2009, but Pietermaritzburg’s Colin Nel had to wait until 2014 for his first tour victory...

Comrades entries start strong [P]
Added: 02 Sep 2014
IF the first 24 hours of race entries are anything to go by, the 2015 Comrades Marathon will be the most anticipated yet...

Selection dilemma for McGinley
Added: 02 Sep 2014
LONDON — European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley faces a tricky wildcard selection dilemma following Stephen Gallacher’s brilliant final round in the Italian Open on Sunday...

‘Neck braces are not effective’
Added: 02 Sep 2014
SYDNEY — Experts have warned rugby players not to rely on neck braces to stop spinal injuries but to focus on prevention as concerns grow over increasingly heavy collisions following the three neck fractures suffered by Australia’s Pat McCabe...

Sharks hit by injuries [P]
Added: 02 Sep 2014
AFTER suffering their first loss of the Currie Cup to the Pumas this weekend, the Sharks have more to worry about with a number of players laid low by injuries...

Glenwood top in schoolboy rugby
Added: 02 Sep 2014
GLENWOOD High School were recognised as the top schoolboy rugby side in the province last week...

Schoolboys give it their all [P]
Added: 02 Sep 2014
BLUSTERY conditions played havoc with the schools soccer fixtures last week, with sides battling to control the ball...

Rodgers lauds Reds’ progress
Added: 02 Sep 2014
LONDON — Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes his team are back to their sizzling form of last season after a superb victory over Tottenham defied those who predicted a gloomy outlook in the post-Luis Suarez era...

United rope in Falcao
Added: 02 Sep 2014
LONDON — With most Manchester United fans praying for much-needed defensive reinforcements, manager Louis van Gaal made a surprise deadline-day swoop for flamboyant Colombian striker Radamel Falcao yesterday...

Wenger admits Sanogo’s lack of goals is becoming a problem
Added: 02 Sep 2014
LEICESTER — Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted Yaya Sanogo’s struggles in front of goal are becoming an increasing problem, but refused to offer any guarantees he will delve into the transfer market for a new striker...

A shift in PSL transfer trends
Added: 02 Sep 2014
JOHANNESBURG — Recent player movements in the PSL have indicated a shift in transfer trends, with some footballers resisting the strong allure of the league’s bigwigs...

‘I believe in winning’
Added: 02 Sep 2014
JOHANNESBURG — Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has refused to buy into talk that failure to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) will not affect his future, and has called on the team to get their qualification campaign up and running with nothing less than a win...

Usuthu coach in a tight spot
Added: 02 Sep 2014
CRAIG Rosslee is putting his team’s performance ahead of his job after AmaZulu’s latest blund­er — a 2-0 loss at Mameldoi Sundowns on Sunday...

Proteas in sight of top ODI ranking [P]
Added: 02 Sep 2014
CAPE TOWN — Unbeaten log-leaders South Africa have an additional incentive to win the triangular One-Day International series in Zimbabwe … It could take them to top spot on the ICC rankings in the format...

Proteas take on wounded Aussies [P]
Added: 02 Sep 2014
IT’S a known fact that a wounded animal is the most dangerous, something the Proteas need to take heed of ahead of today’s ODI clash with Australia in Harare...



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