Springboks get back to work ahead of Saturday’s showdown

29 September 2020, 8:15 PM
Two 25 man squads are starting to acclimatise to being back in the Springbok set up ahead of the Boks showdown at Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday.
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Kenyan Kemboi wins men’s Two Oceans 31 March 2018, 10:32 AM

Kenya’s Justin Kemboi won the men’s Two Oceans Marathon in a time of three hours nine minutes 19 seconds (3:19:19) in Cape Town on Saturday.

Aiden Markram ton helps SA to 313/6 at stumps on day one 30 March 2018, 9:06 PM

Aiden Markram scored his second century of the series as South Africa reached 313/6 by the close of play on day one of the fourth Test against Australia at the Wanderers, in Johannesburg, on Friday. Despite a strong start by the hosts as they reached 247/2, Australia fought back late in the day to take […]

Sundowns aim to win game against Cape Town City 30 March 2018, 8:36 PM

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Hurricanes beat Rebels in Australia 30 March 2018, 6:41 PM

Super Rugby log leaders the Rebels of Australia got a rude awakening when New Zealand outfit the Hurricanes beat them 50-19 in Melbourne Australia.

Road closures ahead of Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon 30 March 2018, 4:02 PM

The City of Cape Town has warned motorists of numerous road closures ahead of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon taking place in the city this weekend.

Proteas make steady start as focus returns to cricket 30 March 2018, 1:26 PM

Aiden Markram made an unbeaten half-century to give South Africa a steady start against Australia in the fourth and final Test as action on the field took centre stage after the ball-tampering scandal.

Australia look for redemption after week of crying shame 30 March 2018, 6:52 AM

Embattled Australia go back to the business of playing cricket Friday after a week of scandal, suspensions, confessions and torrents of tears.

SAFA supports Jordaan despite looming legal action 29 March 2018, 4:43 PM

SAFA is standing firmly behind Danny Jordaan, despite looming legal action against the SAFA President.

Lehmann resigns as Australia coach 29 March 2018, 2:53 PM

Darren Lehmann has resigned as Australia's cricket coach.

Wenda Nel wins 400m-hurdles in Queensland 29 March 2018, 10:41 AM

Commonwealth Games athlete Wenda Nel stepped up her preparations with a fine win on Australian soil on Wednesday.

Ndoro ordered to stop playing for Ajax Cape Town 29 March 2018, 7:10 AM

The South African Football Association's Arbitrator has ordered Ajax Cape Town striker, Tendai Ndoro to stop playing for his team.

Australia coach Lehmann wants forgiveness for banned trio 28 March 2018, 7:47 PM

Australia coach Darren Lehmann has apologised to the public and called for forgiveness for the “grave mistake” made by the trio of test players banned for their role in the ball-tampering scandal that has rocked the sport. He promised a change in approach to the game from Australia, reeling not only from the scandal but […]

Smith, Warner banned for one year 28 March 2018, 11:29 AM

Steve Smith and David Warner, the former captain and vice captain of the Australian cricket team, have been banned for one year.

Aussie trio sent home over ball tampering scandal 28 March 2018, 5:52 AM

Former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith, former vice-captain David Warner and batsman Cameron Bancroft are expected to fly home from South Africa on Wednesday after being suspended for the fourth Test in Johannesburg starting on Friday.

Blue Bulls player case remanded for further investigation 27 March 2018, 9:17 PM

The Blue Bulls rugby player accused of raping an 18-year-old girl in the Eastern Cape appeared briefly in the New Brighton Magistrate’s Court.

Three Australian players conspired to cheat against SA 27 March 2018, 7:21 PM

Cricket Australia (CA) says only three players conspired to cheat against South Africa.

Morkel rockets up Test bowlers ranking, now world No 6 27 March 2018, 4:04 PM

Fast bowlers Trent Boult and Morne Morkel have made significant gains in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings after their 'player-of-the-match' efforts in the Auckland and Cape Town Tests, respectively.

Semenya ‘honoured’ to be SA flagbearer at Commonwealth Games 27 March 2018, 10:24 AM

Caster Semenya will be South Africa's flagbearer at the Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast, Australia, it was announced at Monday's farewell dinner for the athletes in Johannesburg.

Rugby player back in E Cape court for rape charge 27 March 2018, 6:23 AM

The case against a 19-year-old Blue Bulls rugby player, charged with rape and robbery, will resume in the New Brighton Magistrate’s Court in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday. The former Grey High School pupil, who cannot be named until he has formally pleaded, is facing charges after an 18-year-old woman opened a case against him […]

Marin Cilic, Juan Martin del Potro through to 4th round Miami Open 26 March 2018, 8:42 PM

Second seed Marin Cilic of Croatia and fifth Seed Juan Martin del Potro are safely through to the fourth round of the Miami Open tennis tournament.

Cricket Australia in SA to start its inquiry into ball tampering 26 March 2018, 4:35 PM

Australian cricket authorities are in Johannesburg ahead of the fourth and final test match against South Africa, amid the furore over the ball tampering scandal.

Attempts to reach Jordaan failed: Ferguson 26 March 2018, 12:43 PM

Former African National Congress (ANC) MP, Jennifer Ferguson says she has made several attempts to engage soccer boss Danny Jordaan on rape allegations against him.

Cricket Australia’s inquiry findings due on Wednesday 26 March 2018, 11:53 AM

Cricket Australia Chief Executive James Sutherland has flown to South Africa as part of the investigation into the ball tampering controversy that has engulfed the Test team with an update on the progress of that inquiry expected on Wednesday.

CSA congratulates Titans on winning Sunfoil Series title 26 March 2018, 7:01 AM

Cricket SA (CSA) on Sunday congratulated the Titans on winning the Sunfoil Series four-day franchise competition after a closely contested final round of fixtures over the weekend.

Australia’s day of shame ends in 322 defeat by SA 25 March 2018, 9:24 PM

Australian cricket's day of shame ended in a crushing 322-run defeat by South Africa on the fourth day of the third Test at Newlands on Sunday.

Jordaan must do the honourable thing and resign: Ncobo 25 March 2018, 6:02 PM

Former PSL general manager Andile Ace Ncobo says president of the South African Football Association, Danny Jordaan, must do the honourable thing and resign from his position.

Kokkinakis beats Federer in Miami Open 25 March 2018, 3:38 PM

World number one Roger Federer suffered a shock 3-6 6-3 7-6 defeat by Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis in the Miami Open second round early this morning South African time.

PSL dismisses protests from Orlando Pirates, Polokwane City 25 March 2018, 1:44 PM

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) Disciplinary Committee on Saturday dismissed the protests of Orlando Pirates and Polokwane City FC on the Tendai Ndoro issue.

Smith, Warner to stand down for rest of Test 25 March 2018, 11:00 AM

Steve Smith and David Warner will stand down as captain and vice-captain for rest of Australia’s third Test match against South Africa, Cricket Australia said Sunday as it investigates a ball-tampering scandal. There have been growing calls for Smith to be sacked as captain after he admitted being the mastermind of a premeditated plan to […]

Smith to stay captain while CA probes ball-tamper scandal 25 March 2018, 8:13 AM

Cricket Australia said Sunday Steve Smith was to remain captain while they investigate a ball-tampering scandal during the third Test against South Africa that has plunged the game into crisis. There have been calls for Smith to step down or be sacked over the premeditated plan hatched during the lunch break on Saturday’s third day […]