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England v South Africa: Toby Roland-Jones to make England Test debut at The Oval

BBC Sport - 10 hours ago
Roland-Jones, 29, has taken 22 wickets at an average of 35 in the County Championship Division One this year and averages 23 with the bat. He made his one-day international debut against South Africa in May. England captain Joe Root said:...

Danny Kerry: England women's hockey team coach had heart attack in South Africa

BBC Sport - 15 hours ago
England women's hockey head coach Danny Kerry suffered a heart attack during this month's World League Semi-Final, England Hockey has revealed. Kerry, who led Great Britain's women to gold at the 2016 Olympics, was taken ill on 15 July in South...

Wilhelm van der Sluys: Exeter Chiefs sign South African lock

BBC Sport - 12 hours ago
Premiership champions Exeter Chiefs have signed South African lock Wilhelm van der Sluys on a one-year deal. The 25-year-old previously played in the top flight with Worcester Warriors, and ended last season with the Southern Kings in Super Rugby.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 return to South Africa's happy hunting ground nervy but with new faces

The Guardian - 11 hours ago
After the Lord's Test against South Africa there was much rejoicing about the brave new world: a fresh regime with a brilliant, proactive captain in charge of a talented, young side, suddenly unfettered. After Trent Bridge England were brash ...and...

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...

Athletics SA is hobbling, not helping, our sport

Times LIVE - 2 days 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...

Four PSL clubs to represent South Africa in the Champions League after Caf changes

SowetanLIVE - 8 hours ago
South Africa and Egypt will have four teams in the African Champions League from next year after the two countries benefited massively from the Confederation of African Football's (Caf) recent reforms. SA could only enter two teams in the past — the ...and...

Gilchrist reveals the Protea who was fun to rattle

Sport24 - 12 hours ago
Cape Town - Legendary former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist has recalled one superstitious South African cricketer his rivals used to poke fun at. Gilchrist, 45, played in a dominating era of Australian cricket and the team was also ...and...

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Gilchrist reveals the Protea who was fun to rattle

Sport24 - 12 hours ago
Cape Town - Legendary former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist has recalled one superstitious South African cricketer his rivals used to poke fun at. Gilchrist, 45, played in a dominating era of Australian cricket and the team was...

Rabada returns as England look to Westley

Sport24 - 18 hours ago
Proteas bowling coach Charl Langeveldt said Rabada would be "raring to go". Meanwhile star batsman Hashim Amla added: "KG is a wonderful bowler. "I'm sure he doesn't want to get banned again. ... "I appreciate everything in Test cricket is going to be...

Proteas trio named in Women's World Cup XI

Sport24 - 2 days ago
The Team of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 was selected by a five-person selection panel that comprised Geoff Allardice (ICC General Manager - Cricket, and Chairperson Event Technical Committee), former West Indies fast bowler Ian Bishop,...

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...

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...

Australian should coach Proteas: Gibbs

cricket.com.au - 6 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...

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

Sport24 - 7 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...

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

Sport24 - 2 days 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 Tournament.and...

Chance for SA A players to push for Proteas spots | IOL

Independent Online - 1 day ago
You get exposed to different conditions, and it's an opportunity you wouldn't get if you were just playing domestic cricket.”and...

Philander a 'valuable' asset for Proteas

Sport24 - 2 days 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....

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Expanded Nations Cup will not 'reduce quality' of play

BBC Sport - 1 day ago
Pinnick, who presides over Caf's Nations Cup Organising Committee, believes African football will be 'redefined' as a result of the changes, citing benefits with regard to business, infrastructure and the sport itself. He says African companies are ...and...

Rusty Namibia stun Zimbabwe in Chan qualifiers

BBC Sport - 3 days ago
Namibia's footballers overcame over a year without a domestic league to knock Zimbabwe out of the 2018 African Nations Championship (Chan). The Namibians won 5-4 on penalties after the match ended 1-1 on aggregate. Zimbabwe were hailed as heroes ...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...

Tuks' judo twins both crowned national champions

Pretoria East Rekord - 12 hours ago
This tournament gave them the experience to go into the SA Open with confidence. The South African Open had a lot of entries from Southern African countries this year. There were judokas from Angola, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia and the...

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...

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...

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...

New Zebre side controlled by Italian Rugby Federation to compete in Pro12

BBC Sport - 3 days ago
The uncertainty comes with an official announcement this week expected by Celtic Rugby, the organisation responsible for the Pro12, on the expansion of the league with two South African sides. The Southern Kings and Cheetahs are set to join sides from ...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...

Cheetahs, Southern Kings to 'explore other opportunities' as Super Rugby downsizes

Stuff.co.nz - 3 weeks ago
However, Sanzaar would have been mindful that Japan is hosting the next Rugby World Cup in 2019, the first time rugby's biggest event has been held outside the sport's traditional homes in Europe, Australasia and South Africa. The Cheetahs, based...

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