David Isaacson Sports reporter

David Isaacson is a sports reporter for the Sunday Times and TimesLIVE.


Caster Semenya looks to Europe to set her free

Caster Semenya wants the European Court of Human Rights to find that her rights under the continent’s Convention on ...


How two Bok siblings extended rare brotherhood to the enemy

What are the chances that two rugby players from the same family could display such acts of compassion on the field?


South African Olympians face medical staff shortage on current numbers

A projection for the SA Olympic squad has nearly three-and-a-half athletes for each manager and coach in Tokyo, but ...


Wayde van Niekerk leaves long-time coach Tannie Ans and heads to the US

Wayde van Niekerk has parted ways with long-time coach Tannie Ans Botha‚ announcing on Friday he would link up with a ...


If Covid is not Aussies’ real issue, maybe South Africa has lost its appeal

The only thing worse than the Proteas’ series defeat in Pakistan was the way Australia sidestepped their tour of South ...


2021 Comrades Marathon cancelled‚ but virtual run to go ahead

The 2021 edition of the Comrades Marathon scheduled for June 13 has been cancelled‚ organisers announced on Wednesday.


SA Olympic hopefuls fear nightmare pool switch to PE

Swimmers and coaches are up in arms at the prospect that King’s Park pool in Durban is unlikely to stage the Olympic ...


Durban in the running for Paralympic congress: Sascoc president

The SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) has submitted a bid to host the International Paralympic ...

Boxing Mecca

Boxer Kevin Lerena walks away with 'minor injuries' after helicopter crash

Boxer Kevin Lerena walked away with “minor injuries” after the helicopter in which he was training crashed on Saturday ...


Retired referee Veldsman gives lowdown on how match officials prepare for Currie Cup final

Retired referee and television match official (TMO) Shaun Veldsman has given the lowdown on how match officials prepare ...