Cricket SA has made an awful lot of awkward decisions in the past, some of them commendable and others quarrelsome, but nothing comes close to Enoch Nkwe’s appointment as director of cricket.
Two-time Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya is set for a shock return to major championship athletics following her late inclusion in South Africa’s team to participate at this year’s World Championships, which will take place in Eugene, Oregon, in the US from Friday.
Max Verstappen is eyeing a record-breaking fourth Austrian Grand Prix victory today, as Red Bull enters their regular stomping ground after the Silverstone woes last weekend.
South Africa runs the risk of enduring a third successive major international season without winning a medal at this year’s World Athletics Championships, which begin in Eugene in Oregon, US, on Friday.
It’s not often that each series in a multiformat tour has significant meaning for the tourists, but the Proteas find themselves in that position going into their red and white ball journey through England between now and next month.
Revenge will probably be uppermost in the minds of the South African senior women’s national cricket team when they confront England in a three-match ODI series starting in Northampton tomorrow.
Last weekend’s Tim Spirit column by Timothy Molobi touched me on my studio. It was about the treatment of journalists at the recently concluded Safa elective congress, where Danny Jordaan was re-elected in a landslide victory. Keeping silent on the issue would make one a modern-day Pastor Martin Niemöller.
With the new season less than a month away, it is interesting to note that only three clubs will have the same coaches they had when they started the previous season – Mamelodi Sundowns, Cape Town City and Stellenbosch.
If ever there was proof that selecting a Springbok team was a “damned if you do, damned if you don’t” pursuit, the reaction to the announcement of the team that played the second test against Wales in Bloemfontein yesterday evening was it.
One of my favourite songs of all time is The living Years by Mike + the Mechanics. Its message is relevant to many of us who have missed opportunities to tell people what we think of them while they are still alive. And we live to regret it when they are gone.
There’s only one thing Banyana Banyana must do when they play neighbours Botswana in their final Women’s Africa Cup of Nations group stage match in Stade Prince Moulay Abdallah stadium in Rabat, Morocco, at 10pm tonight: avoid defeat.
Former Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana defender Rooi Mahamutsa is one of the TS Sporting players who are owed salaries by the relegated Mpumalanga club.
Wales kept up the northern hemisphere challenge with an error-strewn one-point win over the Springboks in Bloemfontein last night.