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he Springboks line up for the National Anthem during The Rugby Championship match between the Australian Wallabies and the South African Springboks at Patersons Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Will Russell/Getty Images)

Boks fired up for NZ

THERE are two ways to look at the Springboks’ battle readiness for today’s Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks at Ellis Park.

Neymar of Brazil and Mauricio Isla of Chile in action during the FIFA World Cup 2014 round of 16 match between Brazil and Chile at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 28 June 2014. 
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All down to genius of Neymar

Brazil look to their talisman for one big push

TELLING HIS STORY: Former Sharks player Rory Kockott was being filmed at Selborne College yesterday by a French film crew.
Kockott, currently a star in French rugby, is in town shooting adocumentary on his life Picture: MARK ANDREWS

Kockott in town to film his life story

French crew absorbs SA rugby culture. FORMER Selborne College pupil and current French rugby star Rory Kockott is in East London for a few days, along with a French film crew to film a documentary on the player’s life.

NUMSA DITCHES ANC	

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA will not support the ANC in next year's elections, general secretary Irvin Jim said on Friday.

The union would also stop paying contributions to the Congress of SA Trade Unions and SA Communist Party, he told delegates at the union's special national congress in Boksburg, on the East Rand.
"Numsa as an organisation will neither endorse nor support the ANC or any other political party in 2014."
Union members had the constitutional right to vote, but union members and officials would campaign in their own time and with their own resources.
"Any individual member is entitled in their own time to be active in any political party, including getting elected to leadership positions.
"However, no Numsa office bearer is allowed to hold any office bearer position of any political party," he said.

Arsenal find the going real tough

Gunners and Chelsea stumble in run-up to Christmas. ARSENAL and Chelsea fill two of the Premier League’s top three spots but will be hoping to shrug off indifferent form as they get the busy Christmas period under way when they clash on Monday.

FULL STEAM AHEAD: Selborne’s Damian Wolvaard breaks through the Dale College defence to score a try during the derby day clash at Selborne College on Saturday

Selborne wins derby day nailbiter

SELBORNE College scored a try in the final minute of the match to snatch a brilliant 25-21 derby win against Dale College at home on Saturday.

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HAPPY: Trainers who were sponsored boxing equipment are seen here with Ngconde Balfour, third from right

Balfour shock for BSA

The sport in country thrown into turmoil over resignation BOXING in the country has been thrown into turmoil after the sudden and shock resignation of Boxing SA board chairman Ngconde Balfour yesterday.

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‘Make gaming a school sport’

It makes players more intelligent, says association chief GAMING body Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA) are on a drive to have gaming recognised as an e-sport at schools in South Africa.

AGILE: South Africa's Chris Morris dives to catch a ball during a practice session ahead of the fifth and final One Day International (ODI) match against Sri Lanka

T20 series a tough ask for SA

SRI Lankabhimanya Ranasinghe Premadasa served as Sri Lanka’s third president from January 2 1989 until May 1 1993, when he was assassinated by the Tamil Tigers.

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