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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 113

10 January 2019 6:40 AM Pumas lock lands one-year Waratahs deal

Cape Town - Pumas lock Le Roux Roets has landed a one-year deal with the Waratahs ahead of the 2019 Super Rugby season. The 23-year-old was impressive in the 2018 edition of the Currie Cup and he has done enough to earn a shot at the 2014 Super Rugby champions. "We first noticed his talent in the Currie Cup and we have been searching for a big, aggressive 110

10 January 2019 5:50 AM Veteran Seppi downs Tsitsipas to reach Sydney semis

Sydney - Andreas Seppi called on all his experience on Thursday to derail top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas' Sydney International title hopes and ease into the semi-finals, with Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich the first woman to make the last four. Veteran Seppi, 14 years older than his 20-year-old Greek opponent, has only won three ATP titles in his career 124

09 January 2019 3:10 PM Former Kings centre finds a home at the Sunwolves

Cape Town - Former Kings centre Shane Gates is among seven players announced as additions to the Sunwolves' 2019 Super Rugby squad. Port Elizabeth-born Gates, 26, played for the Kings between 2011 and 2016, but subsequently has been plying his trade with the NTT Communications Shining Arcs in Japan. In 2017 it was reported that Gates was eyeing a Test career 138

09 January 2019 6:28 AM Kgatlana scoops CAF Women's Player of the Year award

Cape Town - Banyana Banyana attacker Thembi Kgatlana won big at the 2018 CAF Awards after scooping the CAF Women's Player of the Year and Goal of the Year, in Dakar on Tuesday. It was a big night for Banyana Banyana as head coach, Desiree Ellis capped off an historic year by also being named the CAF Women's Coach of the Year for 2018. The pint-sized 91

09 January 2019 6:14 AM World's best Halep falls at first hurdle in Sydney

Sydney - World No 1 Simona Halep's preparations for next week's Australian Open suffered a huge setback on Wednesday when she was bundled out of the Sydney International at the first hurdle. The Romanian hadn't played since withdrawing from the WTA Finals in October with a herniated disc, and was no match for fast-rising Australian Ashleigh Barty, who scored 96

09 January 2019 6:01 AM Masters hands out special invitation to Japanese star

Washington - Japan's Shugo Imahira, last year's Japan Golf Tour leading money winner, has accepted a special invitation to play in this year's Masters tournament, Augusta National chairperson Fred Ridley said on Tuesday. The 26-year-old from suburban Tokyo will make his Masters debut after missing the cut in all three prior major starts at the 2016 British 93

09 January 2019 5:09 AM Desiree Ellis wins CAF Women's Coach of the Year

Cape Town - Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis has been named the CAF Women’s National Team Coach of the Year for 2018, while forward Thembi Kgatlana took home two trophies – the CAF Goal of the Year and CAF Woman Player of the Year awards. She is also the first individual to lead the South African Women's National Team to qualification for the World 87

08 January 2019 7:18 PM Police searching for parents of week-old baby who was found next to railway line

The Pinetown family violence child protection and sexual offences unit in Hillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal, is searching for the parents of a week-old abandoned baby. The baby was found on December 29, 2018, by a passer-by who heard cries from the bushes next to a railway line in Embo. "He decided to check where the cries were coming from and, to his surprise 131

08 January 2019 9:11 AM EFF Students Command demands fee-free registration at universities… or else

The Economic Freedom Fighters Students Command (EFFSC) has vowed to take to the streets if the government does not meet its demand for fee-free registration at universities. The organisation believes that charging registration fees excludes many students. EFF Students Command national president, Peter Keetse, explained that many students were accepted 90