As Australians embarked on the unprecedented novelty of a weekend without sport on Saturday, negotiations continued between professional leagues and players over wage cuts to ensure they survive the coronavirus shutdown.
Netball South Africa president Cecelia Molokwane has tested positive for the coronavirus.
The Proteas netball team were beaten 59-54 by Jamaica, in the opening match of the Vitality Nations Cup in Nottingham in England.
Youth from disadvantaged backgrounds in and around East London in the Eastern Cape have been given a rare festive season treat, coaching by their Netball and Rugby heroes.
The South African Proteas Netball team is already preparing for life after coach Norma Plummer. The Australian-born coach is expected to leave the Proteas after the World Cup in Liverpool, England next month.