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24 May 2018 5:26 AM Teen wins battle in US 'toilet wars'

Washington - A US federal court ruled on Wednesday in favor of a transgender teenager who fought for years to use the men's bathrooms at his high school in Virginia. In February, President Donald Trump's administration overturned rules set by his predecessor Barack Obama requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms 24

23 May 2018 2:06 PM AB’s savage blow to ‘proper’ cricket

Cape Town – The increasingly conflicting environment of Twenty20 cricket is unlikely to be too severely shaken. If at all … it may become an increasing beneficiary. No, the anguish is far likelier to be prevalent among the stubborn, but also gradually marginalised “traditional” lobby in the game. AB de Villiers was among Test and one-day international 21

21 May 2018 5:31 PM WATCH: SuperSport CEO on Willemse, Mallett, Naas developments

Cape Town - SuperSport have held talks with Ashwin Willemse, Nick Mallett and Naas Botha, discussing what transpired during Saturday's studio walkout by Willemse. Willemse left the studio while live on air following the Super Rugby match between the Lions and Brumbies. Before he left the former Lions and Springbok wing said: “I’ve been in the game for a long time like most of us here. As a player 22

19 May 2018 5:22 PM Lions of old see off ill-disciplined Brumbies

Cape Town - The Lions got back to winning ways after beating an ill-disciplined Brumbies side in their Super Rugby clash at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday. The Brumbies were well worth their lead mid-way through the second half, but a red card to lock Rory Arnold - who had received a yellow card in the first half as well - coupled with the 10-minute 23

19 May 2018 2:54 PM Sharks edge Chiefs in Kings Park scrap

Cape Town - The Sharks got back to winning ways when they beat the Chiefs in their Super Rugby clash at Kings Park in Durban on Saturday. The Sharks won a scrappy match littered with handling errors 28-24 after the sides were tied at 10-all at half-time. The Sharks, who lost 39-33 to the Bulls last weekend, scored three tries through flyhalf Robert du Preez 21

18 May 2018 11:53 AM PODCAST: Whose land is it anyway? We delve into SA's hottest debate

This week on POLOTIKI, the battle of ideas over land within the ANC takes centre stage. The party resolved to expropriate land without compensation at its elective conference in December and will host a historic land summit this weekend. In this week's episode, National Executive Committee member David Masondo, who is calling for the nationalisation 27

16 May 2018 12:08 PM Sharks pivot: We haven't cracked any NZ code

Durban - Sharks flyhalf Robert du Preez says his side is still learning when it comes to playing against New Zealand opposition. With a fixture against a depleted Chiefs outfit up next on Saturday at Kings Park, the Durbanites can take comfort from their previous performances against Kiwi opposition in 2018. On their Australasian tour, the Sharks lost narrowly 34

16 May 2018 5:32 AM Blues announce Crusaders legend as new coach

Cape Town - In a surprising move, ex-Crusaders fullback and current Tasman head coach Leon MacDonald has been signed as a Blues assistant coach for next season, with current head coach Tana Umaga receiving a 12-month contract extension. “I’m extremely motivated to help with the Blues’ vision of being one of New Zealand’s most successful Super Rugby teams 23

14 May 2018 5:30 PM Neymar headlines Brazil's World Cup team

Rio de Janeiro - Striker Neymar, who hasn't played a game since breaking his foot in February, was named Monday as the star of the Brazilian national team which will seek a record sixth World Cup out in Russia. Coach Tite announced the team list at a press conference in Rio de Janeiro. Neymar's returning form will be a key factor for the team, which 621

12 May 2018 2:16 PM Lions set for 'rethink' upon return to SA

Cape Town - Lions coach Swys de Bruin says his side has been forced into a rethink when they return to South Africa after a difficult Australasian tour. De Bruin watched on as his side fell to their third defeat in a row on Saturday as they fell 39-27 to the Highlanders in Dunedin. It brings the curtain down on a tour that had initially promised so much for the 2016 and 2017 tournament 2278