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03 April 2018 7:27 AM Parktown Boys' teacher to be held accountable for alleged racist rant

The Gauteng education department said it would make sure that a Parktown Boys' High School teacher is held accountable for an alleged racist rant. The Saturday Star claimed over the weekend that it was in possession of a 45-minute recording of art teacher Nik Muiznieks allegedly using several racial slurs to refer to his pupils. "Some Parktown Boys are monkeys 62

02 April 2018 8:36 AM White House goes on attack over Shulkin's claim he was fired

Washington — The White House is hitting back at former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin for claiming that he was fired from his job and that he was only informed about it shortly before President Donald Trump tweeted about his replacement. The Trump administration says he left his job willingly amid a bruising ethics scandal and mounting rebellion 41

01 April 2018 3:47 PM Klaasen to replace banned Smith in the IPL

Cape Town - South Africa's Heinrich Klaasen will replace Steve Smith in the Rajasthan Royals' squad for this season's India Premier League (IPL). Former Australia captain Smith was given a one-year ban by his country's cricket board (CA) following his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal that rocked Australian cricket. Smith was still eligible to play in the IPL but the BCCI banned 49

29 March 2018 2:00 PM Somerset ditch Bancroft as overseas player

London - Somerset said on Thursday that disgraced Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft would not be joining the English county side for the new season as the fallout from the cheating scandal gathers pace. Bancroft was banned for nine months by Australia after being caught on camera using sandpaper to scratch the ball during the third Test against South 38

29 March 2018 10:35 AM Williamson named Sunrisers captain after Warner exit

New Delhi - Indian Premier League side Sunrisers Hyderabad on Thursday named New Zealand's Kane Williamson as captain after scandal-tainted Australian David Warner withdrew. "I have accepted the role to stand in as captain for this season. It's an exciting opportunity with a talented group of players," the 27-year-old Kiwi skipper said in a statement 32

28 March 2018 6:50 AM Disgraced Warner quits as Hyderabad IPL captain

New Delhi - Disgraced Australian batsman David Warner on Wednesday stepped down as captain of Indian Premier League side Sunrisers Hyderabad over the ball-tampering scandal, the team announced. Australia captain Steve Smith had already been replaced as skipper of rival side Rajasthan Royals in the cash-rich Twenty20 competition due to start next month 30

27 March 2018 6:35 PM Lehmann unaware of ball-tampering

Johannesburg - Australian coach Darren Lehmann had no knowledge of his team’s attempt to tamper with the ball, Cricket Australia’s CEO James Sutherland insists. Sutherland was speaking at a press conference at the Australian team’s hotel in Johannesburg on Tuesday night where he said captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner and opening batsman 37

26 March 2018 4:05 PM MCC calls for 'shift in attitude' over ball scandal

London - The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on Monday called for a "major shift in attitude" to preserve the game for future generations as the Australian ball-tampering scandal rocked the sport. Australian captain Steve Smith has been banned for one Test by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for his role in a plot that saw team-mate Cameron Bancroft 48

25 March 2018 8:14 AM 5 incidents that tarnished Steve Smith

Melbourne - Steve Smith was fighting to save his job and reputation on Sunday after admitting he was the chief plotter in a ball-tampering scandal. It is not the first time that the Australia cricket captain has been involved in controversy. Steve Smith set off a storm of controversy in the second Test of the four-match series in India a year ago when he looked 47

23 March 2018 7:51 AM Steinhoff wants to pay board members up to R2.9m for handling fallout

Cape Town - Steinhoff is proposing once-off payments of between €100 000 (R1.46m) and €200 000 (R2.92m) to three of its senior board members to be voted on at its upcoming Annual General Meeting. The three supervisory board members are part of an independent board subcommittee, announced by Steinhoff on December 11 2017, whose task has been to “bolster 94