STEP ASIDE: Hashim Amla of South Africa avoids a high delivery during their One-Day International against New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton, New Zealand, last month GETTY IMAGES

Pressure mounting for Proteas

SA go into the fourth one-day international in Melbourne today knowing an Australian win will decide the series. And that, according to Hashim Amla, is no bad thing.


False positional security damages players’ potential

When Cobus Reinach finally got what many thought was a deserved Springbok call-up, a coach who should know what he is talking about said he wasn’t a Test player.


Warriors in win on bust tussle

Ram slam action will light up the East London night sky  tonight  as the Chevrolet Warriors entertain the Chevrolet Knights in a crucial T20 match at Buffalo Park.

NOT BACKING OFF: Thabo Sonjica, left, and Roli Gasca tussle for the IBO super-bantamweight title at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park in August this year GALLO IMAGES

Fresh start for Sonjica in new stable

Errant yet talented Duncan Village boxer Thabo Sonjica has vowed to mend his ways and return to his glory days after joining fast rising Mla Tengimnfene’s stable.

National Deaf Rugby Team

SA deaf rugby going all out for World Cup in 2016

Exciting times are ahead for the national deaf rugby team as they gear up for a potentially groundbreaking year in 2015.

Rivaldo Coetzee during the South African national soccer team training session at Peoples Park

A win is all Bafana plan for

HOW things have changed for Bafana Bafana. They’ve gained some respect on the continent and that was evident yesterday when some of the Nigerians greeted the visiting players with a little fear in their voices.

FACING UP: Students enjoy a game of cricket at the University of Fort Hare in Alice last Tuesday Picture: MARK ANDREWS

Funds give fresh impetus to rural cricket

Rural cricket in the Alice region seems to have a bright future with new funds being pumped into the Fort Hare Cricket Academy to help unearth more rural grassroots talent.

ADAPTIVE: Tornado's Andile Ndongeni, centre, competes for the ball with FC Buffalo's Chokwe Malisela and Mdudizi
Mabaso, number 11. Tornado coach, Jerry Skhosana, is pleased with his players’ focus Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD

Tornado boss salutes winds of change

Tornado FC head coach Jerry “Legs of Thunder” Skhosana is all smiles for what he terms a change of attitude at the club since his arrival in June.

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