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18 June 2018 9:13 AM Tahir 'rested' from Proteas ODI squad

Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday took the next step in broadening the talent pool for Vision 2019 when it named both the Proteas squad for the ODI series in Sri Lanka as well as the South Africa 'A' squad for the triangular limited overs series against India A and Australia A on the subcontinent. “Both series are extremely important parts 20

18 June 2018 8:09 AM WATCH: Hong Kong student explores Tanzania's wildlife

Watch this travel video by Victor from Hong Kong. He was with friends on a student exchange in Tanzania. After their English class, he went on a trip with a camera - to discover the local African wildlife. According to, various kind of animals are founbf in Tanzania. These include zebras, elephants, wildebeests, buffaloes, hippos, giraffes 18

17 June 2018 4:00 AM Firing Jones would play into opposition’s hands

Johannesburg - Anyone who has ever been to England coach Eddie Jones’ press conferences has either witnessed or been the subject of a dressing down. My favourite was from his days as Wallabies coach, when he pitched up at a Durban press conference with that cocked left eyebrow sailing even closer to his hairline than usual in irritation. A colleague 21

08 June 2018 8:54 AM Over 50 000 tickets sold for Ellis Park

Cape Town - Over 50 000 tickets have been sold for Saturday's clash between the Springboks and England at Ellis Park. With the stadium able to accommodate 60 000, it looks like the final figure will fall just short of capacity with Lions management confirming to Sport24 on Friday that they are expecting around 55 000. Despite not being quite sold out, 55 000 people 18

07 June 2018 10:54 AM Boks' bright record at Ellis Park

Cape Town - The Springboks go into Saturday's first Test against England at Ellis Park with a convincing record at the venue. At what is considered the spiritual home of South African rugby, the Boks have a 75% win record at the Johannesburg venue since their first match at the ground since readmission in 1992, a 27-24 defeat to the All Blacks 23

05 June 2018 9:09 AM England's Durban base surprises Rassie

Cape Town - England's decision to set up camp in Durban this week has surprised Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus. The Boks and England meet in the first of three Tests in Johannesburg on Saturday, yet Eddie Jones has instead opted to spend the week training on South Africa's east coast at sea level instead of acclimatising to the altitude up on the highveld 21

04 June 2018 1:35 PM Morocco drop defender, add attacker for SWC

Rabat - Coach Herve Renard made one switch to his provisional squad on Monday when he brought Malaga striker Youssef En-Nesyri into Morocco's final World Cup 23. The 21-year-old Malaga forward was a backup on the original list but he has taken the place of Badr Benoun, a 24-year-old defender with Raja de Casablanca. Renard dropped another backup, Noussair 21

30 May 2018 6:36 AM Kriel: Wales Test not a practice match!

Cape Town - Springbok centre Jesse Kriel says Saturday’s Test against Wales in Washington DC should not be seen as a trial or practice match. Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has picked a 26-man squad for the match in America, with 17 players staying behind to prepare for a Test against England in Johannesburg the following week. However, according to Kriel 22

25 May 2018 6:22 AM Boks lose Whiteley for Wales Test, England series

Johannesburg - Warren Whiteley will not play Super Rugby this weekend, which effectively rules him out of South Africa's June Tests against Wales and England. The Lions No 8, who was the Springbok captain at the start of the 2017 international season before injury struck, was hoping to end a long spell out with a knee injury by playing against the Stormers 24

23 May 2018 6:52 AM Whiteley out of Stormers clash, a serious doubt for Bok Tests

Cape Town - Lions captain Warren Whiteley will not face the Stormers in Saturday’s Super Rugby clash at Newlands and it's unlikely that he'll take part in the Springboks' upcoming Tests against Wales and England. There was hope that the No 8 could be picked for this weekend's South African derby when he took full part in a Lions training session at the Johannesburg 25