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Door Still Open For Rugby Championship Expansion

Incoming New Zealand Rugby chief executive Mark Robinson said the door is still open for an expanded Rugby Championship. The tournament would have seen two new teams join New Zealand, South Africa, Australia and Argentina as early 2022 if World Rugby’s Nations Championship had gone ahead. However, the proposal was axed. Robinson said he is […]

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Beware A Wounded Buffalo – Boucher

Former Test wicketkeeper Mark Boucher was on Saturday named as South African team head coach until 2023. An upbeat Boucher said South African cricket had been through “trying times” but added that he was confident that the national team could be successful against England. “Beware of a wounded buffalo, especially in Africa,” he said. The […]

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Klopp Happy To Win Ugly As Salah Punishes Wasteful Watford

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hailed his side’s resilience to keep winning during a draining December schedule as Mohamed Salah’s double beat bottom-of-the-table Watford 2-0 at Anfield to open up an 11-point lead at the top of the Premier League. The Hornets remain six points adrift of safety, but will wonder how they headed home empty […]

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Chelsea Rocked As Gosling Gives Bournemouth Shock Win

Chelsea slumped to a shock 1-0 defeat against struggling Bournemouth on Saturday as Dan Gosling’s late goal extended the Blues’ recent poor run in the Premier League. Frank Lampard’s side have lost four of their last five league games following Gosling’s clever strike six minutes from full-time at Stamford Bridge. Gosling’s flick over his shoulder […]

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Leicester’s Winning Run Ends Against Norwich

Norwich ended Leicester’s nine-game winning run to claim an unexpected 1-1 draw at the King Power that meant the second-placed Foxes fell 10 points behind Premier League leaders Liverpool. Leicester paid a heavy price for a poor start as Teemu Pukki put the Canaries in front before a Tim Krul own goal brought Brendan Rodgers’s […]

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WC Police Search For Answers In Staggie’s Murder

As police launch a manhunt for the killers of prominent Cape Town gang figure, Rashied Staggie, the motive for his killing is still unclear. The 58-year-old died under a hail of bullets outside his home in Salt River on Friday. He was the former head of the notorious “Hard Livings” gang. It’s understood two gunmen […]

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Blitzboks Cruise Passed Fiji

Springbok Sevens secure a quarterfinal spot following a 26-14 victory over Fiji on Saturday at Cape Town Stadium on the day two of the Cape Town Sevens. On Friday South Africa got off to a flying start at the Cape Town Sevens with a 49-0 demolition of Japan on the first day of the tournament. […]

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Mark Boucher Appointed Proteas Head Coach

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has on Saturday announced the appointment of Mark Boucher as Proteas head coach and Enoch Nkwe as an assistant coach. Acting Director of Cricket Graeme Smith outlined the timeline for the next week as the Proteas begin their preparation for the Test series against England starting on Boxing Day at SuperSport […]

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I Hope Other Public Protectors Won’t Have To Deal With What I’ve Been Through – Mkhwebane

Public protector Adovcate Busisiwe Mkhwebane says the country appears to be faced with a constitutional crisis. Mkhwebane says she has faced daily harassment, and claims journalists have been tasked to quote “deal with her” over questionable judgements. The high court in Pretoria on Friday dismissed her application to appeal an earlier order in the Estina […]

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Ruthless Blitzboks Overpower Japan’s Brave Blossoms In CT Opener

The Springbok Sevens got off to a flying start at the Cape Town Sevens with a 49-0 demolition of Japan on the first day of the tournament on Friday. Fresh off their victory at the Dubai Sevens tournament last weekend, Neil Powell’s side continued where they left off. The side were boosted by the return […]

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