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South Africa aiming to rebound in T20s after 5-1 thrashing by India in ODI series

SkySports - 1 day ago
South Africa aiming to rebound in T20s after 5-1 thrashing by India in ODI series. Watch the first T20, in Johannesburg, live from 12.25pm on Sunday on Sky Sports Cricket. Last Updated: 17/02/18 12:30pm. Virat Kohli is in fantastic form for India...

Connor Wilson crashes out but Olympic dream remains alive

Citizen - 13 hours ago
As the first South African in eight years to compete at the quadrennial Games, however, he was unable to finish his opening attempt in the discipline and he was eliminated. World champion Marcel Hirscher of Austria secured the gold medal ahead of ...and...

SA Under-20 coach Thabo Senong to attend Cruyff Institute

Independent Online - 3 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG – South Africa Under-20 coach Thabo Senong has confirmed that he's been invited to take part in this year's Master's Coaching Course at the Johan Cruyff Institute in Netherlands. Senong tenure in the Dutch home soil will divided into three...

Australians arrive in South Africa for Test series

Independent Online - 2 days ago
JOHANNESBURG – Australia's Test squad, with the exception of David Warner, have arrived in South Africa ahead of a four-match Test series starting in Durban on March 1. The Australians arrived on Thursday night. Warner is the only member of the Test ...and...

Australia to fight fire with fire in South Africa

The Australian - 9 hours ago
South African spearhead Dale Steyn is battling to recover from a heel injury before the first Test in Durban starting on March 1. But his absence proved no impediment during the Proteas' recent series victory over India with Kagiso Rabada, Vernon...

South Africa v India: Imran Tahir 'racially abused by spectator'

BBC Sport - 6 days ago
South Africa leg-spinner Imran Tahir was racially abused by a spectator during victory over India in the fourth one-day international in Johannesburg, says Cricket South Africa (CSA). Tahir, 38, reported the alleged incident to stadium security, who...

Sunny South Africa will have one guy at the Winter Olympics

Citizen - 2 weeks ago
Competing at the showpiece for the third edition in succession, Heath became the first African skier to compete in all five alpine disciplines, while skeleton sledder Tyler Botha finished 21st in his event to record the best performance by a South...

We didn't learn our lessons well, admits Markram

Independent Online - 14 hours ago
Aiden Markram didn't have the best debut as Proteas captain by his standards. Photo: Deryck Foster/BackpagePix. It's an opinion that won't wash with many Proteas supporters, but young stand-in captain Aiden Markram is glad South Africa has experienced ...and...

Proteas bounce themselves to defeat at the Wanderers

Independent Online - 6 hours ago
On a pitch that the ICC reckoned was too helpful for the seam bowlers, South Africa utilised the bouncer excessively, when pitching up was the way to go. It's a habit that's continued throughout the One-Day series, the outcome of which was a dismal one...

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The warning lights flashing for embattled South African cricket

Citizen - 1 day ago
On Friday evening, the Proteas suffered a 5-1 ODI series loss to India. It's their heaviest defeat since 2002, when Australia won by the same margin. Naturally, it would be easy to point out all the things that went wrong (such as injuries to senior...

Proteas' slump continues with T20 whipping

Sport24 - 6 hours ago
India, thanks in the main to Shikhar Dhawan (72 off 39 balls, 10 fours and 2 sixes) with good support from the rest of the order, all of whom reached double figures, set the Proteas an extremely challenging target of 204 and Kumar made sure that was...

Pink Proteas topple India at Wanderers

cricket.com.au - 1 week ago
... Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Shaun Marsh, Tim Paine, Jhye Richardson, Mitchell Starc. Warm-up match v SA Invitational XI, Sahara Park, Benoni, Feb 22-24. First Test Kingsmead, Durban, March 1-5. Second Test St George's Park, Port...

Welcome! Australians arrive for Proteas series

Sport24 - 2 days ago
Australia will be defending a proud record in South Africa. Although they have lost three successive home Test series against South Africa, the tourists have yet to lose a series in South Africa in the modern era. On seven tours since South Africa...

Three new faces in Proteas T20 squad

Sport24 - 6 days ago
AB de Villiers has missed quite a lot of cricket this summer so he will play in the T20 series. "We have also decided to give Imran Tahir a break. He remains our first-choice spin bowler in both white ball formats, but we need to give more game time to...

No need to panic over Proteas yet | Sport24

Sport24 - 18 hours ago
Lions coach Geoffrey Toyana does not believe it's time to panic just yet for the...

Du Plessis and de Villiers

Pranksters to Proteas - 1 day ago
Among celebrities that include Miss South Africa 2017 Adevan Heerden, are Protea stars Kagiso Rabada, David Miller and AB de Villiers. The event involves a small walk down a pink "ramp" to sugary music in the background. By the end of the ...and...

Junior Dala: Five quick facts about the Proteas' newest recruit

The South African - 9 hours ago
Junior Dala made his T20i debut for the Proteas on Sunday. While India had a field day in the Powerplay, Dala did a great job at stemming the flow of runs. The 28-year old has been in the mix with domestic cricket and the South African A side for quite...

Dala's mom breaks down in tears after he's named in Proteas T20 ...

Times LIVE - 4 days ago
Beatrice Dala struggled to control her emotions after she was told that her son had done enough to convince the Cricket South Africa (CSA) selectors to name him in the Proteas T20 squad to play India in three home T20 matches.and...

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Pro14: Ospreys 26-12 Southern Kings

BBC Sport - 1 day ago
Ospreys avoided a shock defeat as they beat South Africa's Southern Kings at the Liberty Stadium 26-12. Ospreys opened the scoring, Tom Habberfield going over, but the visitors hit back through Michael Makase and captain Michael Willemse. Two penalty ...and...

Highlights: Ospreys 26-12 Southern Kings

BBC Sport - 2 days ago
Ospreys avoided a shock defeat as they beat South Africa's Southern Kings at the Liberty Stadium 26-12. Ospreys opened the scoring, Tom Habberfield going over, but the visitors hit back through Michael Makase and captain Michael Willemse. Two penalty...

Safe Sport: A question of human rights

Southern Times Africa - 2 weeks ago
Safeguarding is, therefore, very important in modern-day sport for all people throughout the world. In Southern Africa, the African Union Sports Council Region 5 has taken the issues very seriously. With the assistance of the Norwegian Confederation of...

Local skier hopes to carve trail in Olympics

Independent Online - 6 days ago
The former St Johns College pupil is the only athlete to represent South Africa at the Winter Games, in PyeongChang, South Korea, which kicked off yesterday. Wilson, 21, who competes for the SA Active Club, will take part in the Alpine Skiing slalom ...and...

A tropical person's guide to loving the weird sports of the Winter Olympics

Quartz - 3 days ago
I am a human being with eyes and a beating heart, and so I love the Olympics. What is better than the Olympics? Well, nothing. The opening ceremony. The pleasure derived from watching godlike men and women perform incredible feats of skill and ...and...

Western Stormers, Golden Lions triumph as leaner Super Rugby debuts

The Straits Times - 13 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - A new-look Super Rugby competition began on Saturday (Feb 17) with two thrillers in South Africa won by home teams Western Stormers and 2016 and 2017 runners-up Golden Lions. The southern hemisphere franchise championship has been ...and...

All-or-nothing encounter in reserve league encounter | Sport24

Sport24 - 18 hours ago
Orlando Pirates and Golden Arrows will play for their lives when they face each other in the MultiChoice Diski Challenge.and...

Federer's drive to regain primacy is an inspiration to us all

The National - 1 day ago
He is as gracious in defeat as he is in victory. A committed humanitarian, his foundation has spent $13m building schools in southern Africa. Early last year Federer slipped to 17th in the world. With 17 grand slam titles, his place in sporting history ...and...

Pro 14: Ulster 59-10 Southern Kings

BBC Sport - 1 week ago
... with just four points from 14 outings. The game saw former Irish international Joy Neville become the first female official to referee a game in the Pro14, fly-half Johnny McPhillips make his first senior start for Ulster and lock Alan O'Connor ...and...

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