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JP Duminy: South Africa release batsman halfway through England series

BBC Sport - 1 day ago
South Africa have released batsman JP Duminy from their squad halfway through their four-Test series in England. The 33-year-old, who made his debut in 2008 and has played 46 Tests, was dropped following the Proteas' first-Test defeat at...

England v South Africa series shows no-ball law conundrums still matter

The Guardian - 18 hours ago
The first two Tests between England and South Africa have offered any number of statistical contrasts. England dominated the first and won at a canter; South Africa dominated the second and won at a gallop. England's apparent superiority in the...

Athletics SA is hobbling, not helping, our sport

Times LIVE - 23 hours ago
What is it about South African sports administrators that they like to cut the number of athletes who represent the country abroad? The SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee has done this under the pretext of sending only world-class ...and...

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

BBC Sport - 1 week 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: Philander and Morris thwart England

BBC Sport - 2 weeks ago
South Africa recovered from a four-wicket burst by England to leave the second Test delicately poised after the first day at Trent Bridge. Stuart Broad (3-47) and Ben Stokes each struck twice to reduce the Proteas from 179-2 to 235-6. But Vernon...

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

BBC Sport - 1 week 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 - 1 week 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...

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

BBC Sport - 6 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's grapple with transformation in sport

The South African - 2 weeks ago
South Africa's constitutional democracy ushered in an era of hope and change for all South Africans, particularly those South Africans who were oppressed by ...and...

England v South Africa: Kagiso Rabada suspended for second Test

BBC Sport - 3 weeks ago
South Africa pace bowler Kagiso Rabada has been suspended for the second Test against England following an altercation with Ben Stokes at Lord's. Rabada, 22, pleaded guilty to using "inappropriate language" after dismissing Stokes for 56 on day one...

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The Protea who was fun to rattle: Gilly

cricket.com.au - 5 hours ago
It can be as blunt as commenting on a player's weight or pronounced physical features. It can cerebral by reminding a player about the current state of the game, the pressure of the situation, a form slump or an unenviable record. Or it can be...

5 Proteas batsmen who never cashed in

Sport24 - 19 hours ago
Cape Town - JP Duminy has been sent home from England mid-series, prompting speculation that this could be the end of the road for the 33-year-old on the Test stage. It's been a tough old time for the left-hander, who has struggled to score runs when...

Chappell: Faf was the difference for Proteas

Sport24 - 3 days ago
Du Plessis missed the first Test at Lord's due to the birth of the his first child with opening Dean Elgar leading the side to a 211-run defeat at the Home of Cricket. Chappell said in a column for Cricinfo: "One big difference between the first and ...and...

CSA praises Proteas trio for making ICC's World Cup XI

Sport24 - 20 hours ago
Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) has congratulated three members of the Proteas women's national squad - Dane van Niekerk, Laura Wolvaardt and Marizanne Kapp - on their selection for the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 Team of the...

Philander a 'valuable' asset for Proteas

Sport24 - 20 hours ago
Cape Town - Proteas all-rounder Vernon Philander has become one of the most valuable assets to South Africa's turnaround in the Test series in England. The Proteas were outplayed in the first Test at Lord's as they fell to a heavy 211-run loss....

Australian should coach Proteas: Gibbs

cricket.com.au - 5 days ago
Former Proteas batsman Herschelle Gibbs says Cricket South Africa (CSA) should hire an Australian coach who won't tolerate a 'buddy-buddy' attitude when considering Russell Domingo's successor. Domingo's tenure in the head coach role expires at the ...and...

Ruthless Australia dispatch Proteas

cricket.com.au - 2 weeks 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...

Gibbs: An Aussie, not a 'buddy', should coach Proteas | Sport24

Sport24 - 6 days ago
The Proteas need an Australian coach who won't tolerate a 'buddy-buddy" attitude, former batsman Herschelle Gibbs has...

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

Sport24 - 6 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...

Proteas bowlers prepared for hard fight | Sport24

Sport24 - 1 week ago
The Proteas bowlers are prepared for a hard fight to get the remaining 10 England wickets to win the second...

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Expanded Nations Cup will not 'reduce quality' of play

BBC Sport - 10 hours ago
The Africa Cup of Nations will not suffer in quality after its expansion to 24 teams, says leading Confederation of African Football official Amaju Pinnick.and...

Rusty Namibia stun Zimbabwe in Chan qualifiers

BBC Sport - 2 days ago
Namibia's footballers overcome more than a year without a domestic league to knock Zimbabwe out of the 2018 African Nations Championship (Chan).and...

Pro12 rugby: Who are the Cheetahs and Southern Kings?

BBC Sport - 1 week 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...

Netball World Youth Cup: The show comes to town

Southern Times Africa - 2 weeks 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...

Rein in age cheating in Masvingo, Govt urged

Chronicle - 2 days ago
There are fears that if the scourge goes unchecked, Zimbabwe might be embarrassed at the Confederation of Schools Sport Associations of Southern Africa (Cossasa) Games. Sports directors that spoke to Chronicle Sport said the province's appetite...

South African sides Cheetahs and Southern Kings set to join Pro12

BBC Sport - 4 weeks ago
Celtic Rugby Limited - which governs the Pro12 - Cheetahs, Southern Kings and the South African Rugby Union have all been contacted by BBC Wales Sport but declined to comment. Teams will play on a home and away basis but what has yet to be...

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

BBC Sport - 2 weeks 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...

Memories from Africa will endure

Otago Daily Times - 10 hours ago
It was similarly dominant in a 69-32 win over South Africa in the quarterfinal, before beating Fiji 79-28 to book a spot in the final. Erwood said it had been good to have those games to build into the tournament, as the team had not had many games...

World Cup for Copa dream teams

The Herald - 2 days ago
Then there were international camps attended by just a few while the girls would represent the country in the Confederation of Schools Sport Associations of Southern Africa championships. The boys had the opportunity to train under the guidance of ...and...

Celebrating school sports teachers – foundation for excellence

Southern Times Africa - 4 weeks ago
This means that in the sport development and success equation, we cannot afford to lose focus on the primary and secondary school teacher and coaches. This is very crucial as in most African and especially Southern African countries; there is no...

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