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16 January 2019 9:31 AM Specman eager to prove he belongs in Super Rugby

Cape Town - Bulls wing Rosko Specman is eager to prove that he belongs in the XV-man code. Specman made headlines in sevens rugby over the past few seasons and was a vital member of the Blitzboks team that won consecutive World Rugby Sevens Series crowns. But the 29-year-old is now committed to the XV-man code and has been included in the Bulls’ Super 476

16 January 2019 8:48 AM I dug insanely deep, says Tiafoe after Anderson upset

Melbourne - Frances Tiafoe rolled up his white shirt's right sleeve, flexed his biceps and slapped the muscle five times. Then he pounded his chest and yelled, "Yeah! Let's go! Let's go! Come on!" Forgive the young American's exuberance. This was, after all, the biggest victory of his nascent career. Down a set and 3-0 in the second, the 20-year-old 284

15 January 2019 10:19 AM Scotland name South African as new cricket coach

Cape Town - Scotland have named South African Shane Burger as the new coach of their men's cricket side, it was confirmed on Tuesday. Burger takes over from Grant Bradburn who left the role in late 2018 to take up an assistant coaching position with Pakistan, and will start his role in March. Burger moves to Scotland from South African first-class provincial 117

15 January 2019 8:08 AM Bok No 9: Another new coach won’t disrupt Bulls

Cape Town - Bulls scrumhalf Ivan van Zyl believes a third Super Rugby coach in as many seasons will not prove disruptive for the Pretoria franchise. "It’s obviously ideal to have continuity but we’ve been working with coach Pote (Human) for long and everyone is excited to play for him. He was also part of our coaching team last year," Van Zyl told Netwerk 81

15 January 2019 4:59 AM Koepka targets world No 1 spot in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi - Brooks Koepka admitted he is gunning for the world number one ranking as he prepares to take part in the $7 million Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship this week. The American, who is ranked second in the world after winning the US Open and the PGA Championship last year, lost top spot to his closest rival Justin Rose when he failed to finish inside 122

14 January 2019 8:11 AM AB de Villiers confirms groundbreaking trip to Pakistan

Cape Town - AB de Villiers has confirmed that he will play in Pakistan for the first time since 2007 in this year's Pakistan Super League (PSL). De Villiers, who retired from international cricket last year, is playing for the Lahore Qalanadars in this year's tournament. Only available for the group stages of the tournament because of family commitments 86

14 January 2019 7:29 AM Nokia looks to Africa for 2019's fastest mobile development

Nokia head of customer marketing and communications in the middle east and African regions Joachim Wuilmet said the African continent is on the cusp of the next great mobile phone innovation in 2019. Writing in a circular from the multinational telecommunications giant, Wuilmet said mobile subscribers in sub-Saharan Africa rose by 44% in 2017 and smartphone 84

14 January 2019 6:30 AM Kings hooker off to Scotland

Cape Town - Southern Kings hooker Michael Willemse has reportedly agreed to join Scottish club Edinburgh. Netwerk24 reported on Sunday that the 25-year-old will head to Murrayfield after the current PRO14 campaign. Willemse was schooled at Grey High School in Port Elizabeth and represented Eastern Province at junior level before heading for Cape Town where 107

11 January 2019 6:31 AM WATCH: Kgatlana receives hero's welcome at airport

Cape Town - Banyana Banyana forward Thembi Kgatlana received a hero's welcome at the O.R. Tambo International Airport following her triumphant CAF Award wins on Tuesday. Kgatlana walked away with two awards on the night – African Women’s Player of the Year and CAF Goal of the Year. She scored five goals in the 2018 Women’s AFCON in November – one against 72

10 January 2019 4:39 PM Habana: Kolisi captaincy biggest Bok moment since Madiba in 1995

Cape Town - Former Springbok wing Bryan Habana believes that Siya Kolisi's national captaincy in 2018 was the most significant Bok moment since the 1995 Rugby World Cup. Kolisi led the Boks in 13 Tests last year and is the front-runner to captain the side at this year's World Cup in Japan. In an in-depth interview with CNN World Rugby, Habana praised 78