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Women's World Cup: England reach final after beating South Africa

BBC Sport - 4 days ago
Hosts England reached the Women's World Cup final following a nerve-wracking two-wicket win over South Africa in Bristol. Anya Shrubsole steered a tense England over the line with just two balls to spare after they lost six wickets for 78 runs....

England v South Africa: Tom Westley to make debut, Dawid Malan called up

BBC Sport - 2 days ago
Essex batsman Tom Westley will make his England debut in the third Test against South Africa at The Oval starting on 27 July. The selectors confirmed the 28-year-old will bat at number three in place of Gary Ballance, who broke a finger in the second...

South Africa Pro14 sides keen on season-long 'Lions tour'

The Times - 8 hours ago
The two South African rugby clubs expected to join the new Guinness Pro14 competition will sell it to their fans as a “season-long Lions tour”. The Times has spoken to some of those who will be involved with the Cheetahs and Southern Kings in the ...and...

England v South Africa: Joe Root suffers first defeat as Test captain

BBC Sport - 5 days ago
England's batting crumbled for a second time to give South Africa a 340-run win on day four of the second Test. Chasing an improbable 474, the home side were bowled out for 133, as only Alastair Cook (42) offered any prolonged...

Rugby: Chiefs player barred from entering South Africa

New Zealand Herald - 20 hours ago
Chiefs midfielder Alex Nankivell has been barred from entering South Africa for his side's Super Rugby quarter-final against the Stormers. Nankivell was a possible starter at second-five for the Chiefs on Sunday morning, but an issue with his passport...

Pro12 agree deal to expand next season to include South African sides

BBC Sport - 4 days ago
The Pro12 currently raises around £12m in television revenues, meaning the addition of the two South African sides represents a significant uplift as the Scottish, Irish and Welsh rugby unions try to bridge the financial gap to the English Premiership...

Women's World Cup: England's Tammy Beaumont expects South Africa response

BBC Sport - 5 days ago
[captain] Heather Knight was excellent against West Indies with a really crucial knock and Alex Hartley with the ball. "It is really key that everyone is on song for the semi-final - South Africa have a really good all-round team to suit all sorts of...

David Miller: Glamorgan sign South African for T20 Blast

BBC Sport - 2 days ago
Glamorgan have signed South African batsman David Miller for a six-match stint in the T20 Blast tournament. The 28-year-old joins the Welsh county as a second overseas player alongside T20 captain Jacques Rudolph, with his first game is set to be on ...and...

Relive England's nail-biting win over SA

BBC Sport - 4 days ago
England are through to the World Cup final at Lord's, where they will face either Australia or India. We'll be back for that match on Thursday. Cheers for your company. Allow me to leave you with England's winning moment, courtesy of Anya Shrubsole. In...

Tour de France 2017: Edvald Boasson Hagen wins stage 19

BBC Sport - 13 hours ago
Edvald Boasson Hagen won stage 19 of the Tour de France as Britain's Chris Froome maintained his overall lead. The Norwegian was part of a 20-man breakaway but made a winning solo attack late on to finish ahead of Germany's Nikias Arndt in second ...and...

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Australian should coach Proteas: Gibbs | cricket.com.au

cricket.com.au - 1 day ago
Former Proteas batsman Herschelle Gibbs says Cricket South Africa (CSA) should hire an Australian coach who won't tolerate a 'buddy-buddy' attitude...

Gibbs: An Aussie, not a 'buddy', should coach Proteas

Sport24 - 2 days ago
Cape Town - The Proteas need an Australian coach who won't tolerate a "buddy-buddy" attitude. These are the views the views of former batsman Herschelle Gibbs. Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced earlier this year that they had started a process...

KP to play for Proteas? Sport24 readers respond ...

Sport24 - 2 days ago
Pietersen will be eligible to play for the Proteas in 2019 after being dropped by England in the aftermath of their 2013/14 Ashes defeat in Australia. This makes the controversial batsman 'ready' for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in England, even though...

Near-perfect performance from Proteas

Biff - 4 days ago
Smith lauded the Proteas efforts and complimented the team for bouncing back after their 221-run loss in the first Test at the 'Home of Cricket'. "They (Proteas) were wounded at Lord's, but came back as a team to land a heavy blow to England," Smith...

Ruthless Australia dispatch Proteas

cricket.com.au - 7 days ago
Australia have fine-tuned for their Women's Cricket World Cup semi-final with a comprehensive 59-run win against South Africa. Australia bowled South Africa out for 210 on the final ball of the innings having earlier posted 269 from 48.3 overs at the...

Proteas bowlers prepared for hard fight | Sport24

Sport24 - 5 days ago
The Proteas bowlers are prepared for a hard fight to get the remaining 10 England wickets to win the second...

Gutsy Proteas women knocked out of the World Cup

EWN - 3 days ago
The Proteas won the toss and elected to bat first and it didn't go according to plan as they managed just 218...

Graeme Pollock sorry 'for manner in which transformation comments ...

Independent Online - 18 hours ago
In a statement from a marketing company, Graeme Pollock said he “fully supports the endeavours of the transformation process”...

Dominant Root punishes Proteas

cricket.com.au - 2 weeks ago
Meanwhile Root's Yorkshire colleagues Gary Ballance (20) and Jonny Bairstow (10) both fell cheaply. But Stokes, who has known Root since their days as schoolboy cricket opponents, took the attack to the Proteas by driving spinner Keshav Maharaj for...

Proteas take control of second Test

Sport24 - 7 days ago
Nottingham - The Proteas produced far and away their best day of their England tour to date when they played themselves into a potentially winning position on the second day of the second Test at Trent Bridge on Saturday. SCORECARD: England v...

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Pro12 rugby: Who are the Cheetahs and Southern Kings?

BBC Sport - 5 days ago
The Cheetahs and the Southern Kings are set to be invited to join the Pro12 after it was announced they would leave Super Rugby which is cutting its number of teams from 18 to 15. The South African franchises, who played their final Super Rugby game...

South Africa Pro14 sides keen on season-long 'Lions tour'

The Times - 8 hours ago
The two South African rugby clubs expected to join the new Guinness Pro14 competition will sell it to their fans as a “season-long Lions tour”. The Times has spoken to some of those who will be involved with the Cheetahs and Southern Kings in the ...and...

Nwankwo Kanu: Tiote's death a wake-up call

The Voice Online - 17 hours ago
He also wants to build similar hospitals in east, north and southern Africa, according to BBC Sport. "One man can not do everything. What happened to Tiote is a lesson to us all. We can't let it go on like this," Kanu told BBC Sport. "We should talk...

Bosso centenary fest

Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog) - 23 hours ago
... to take a holistic approach to ensure that the celebrations leading to Bosso@100 become a conscious strategy to develop the club to be the most enterprising sporting institution in Zimbabwe, if not in Southern Africa, and leaders in all sporting...

Pro12: Cheetahs and Southern Kings' entry to be confirmed next week

BBC Sport - 1 week ago
Governing body Celtic Rugby is expected to confirm next week that South African teams Southern Kings and Cheetahs will be invited into the Pro12 competition. Board members are set to meet in Dublin on Tuesday, 18 July to discuss the...

Alignment of the CAF calendar will be music to the ears of PSL clubs

Times LIVE - 19 hours ago
Changes made by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to their flagship Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament and calendar are arguably the widest reaching in the history of the organisation. CAF have ... That is not universally the case‚ it...

Kieran Marmion excited by PRO12's plans to expand into South Africa

Irish Examiner - 1 day ago
Kieran Marmion has welcomed the 'exciting' plans to expand the Guinness PRO12 to include two South African teams, the Southern Kings and Cheetahs. The Connacht and Ireland scrum-half says all the players he's spoken to about the planned expansion ...and...

Kings and Cheetahs set for Pro12 after leaving Super Rugby

BBC Sport - 2 weeks ago
South African sides Cheetahs and Southern Kings have moved a step closer to joining the Pro12 by agreeing their departure from Super Rugby. Both sides are free "to explore other international opportunities" after reaching an agreement with the...

The Kings and Cheetahs conundrum

Sport24 - 1 hour ago
Cape Town - It's no secret the Kings and Cheetahs have been the worst-performing South African teams over the last couple of seasons, but Oscar Sanders believes they deserve to remain part of the southern hemisphere's flagship franchise...

Netball World Youth Cup: The show comes to town

Southern Times Africa - 1 week ago
The Southern Times Africa Sports Forum has always been advocating for national and regional associations to work hard to attract high level events to the region. The coming of the Netball World Youth Cup to Botswana is indeed a great achievement for ...and...

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