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South Africa Crushes England in Rugby World Cup Final

The Springboks won the country’s third world championship, 32-12, extending the dominance of teams from the Southern Hemisphere. YOKOHAMA, Japan — South Africa captured its third Rugby World Cup championship on Saturday, defeating a favored England team, 32-12, and extending the dominance…

South Africans pin hopes on rugby win to lift gloom of troubled country

Many dream of the Springboks repeating success of 1995 World Cup to give nation a morale boost The beers are on ice, the traditional spiced sausages bought, the barbecue coals stacked, and government advisories on the rules of the game…

England v South Africa: Can Faf de Klerk be stopped in World Cup final?

In a South Africa side packed with giants, it is the 5ft 7in scrum-half who stands out. The Springboks’ route to the World Cup final has been characterised by the grunt and guile of their hulking forwards and dominant physical…

World Cup is reminding South Africans that sport is still divided

As South Africa’s Springbok rugby team vies for victory in the 2019 Rugby World Cup tournament, it is worthwhile to reflect on the historical substance of sports unity since 1994. South Africa held its first democratic elections in 1994. In mainstream history and…

South Africa: Latest sports on Sunday, 20 October

Latest sports news and fixtures Rugby World Cup Wales vs France, kick off at 9:15 The Rugby World Cup continues in the morning with the third quarterfinal between Wales and France. The winner of this particular clash will face off against…

Eastern Cape MEC wants gambling fully legalised in South Africa

Eastern Cape MEC Mlungisi Mvoko believes the potential tax revenue from legalising gambling would be a great boon to the province and South Africa. Member of the executive council (MEC) of economic development for the Eastern Cape Mlungisi Mvoko believes…

CSA announce changes to South Africa A squads

Cricket South Africa on Wednesday confirmed changes to the South Africa A team that will tour India from August 25 to September 21.  The tour consists of five one-day matches to be followed by two four-day matches against India A….

Technology is the game changer for sports betting, says ICE Africa speaker Seun Methowe

He argues that new technologies and in particular streaming will create more demand from upwardly mobile players and lead to a transformation in the way that betting brands and broadcasters engage with the market. Methowe says new markets in entertainment,…

Ivory Coast vs Bafana Bafana

South Africa and Ivory Coast lock horns in their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations fixture on Monday. The two sides will resume a rivalry that stretches back over two decades.  The Elephants won the tournament in 2015, but have…

Micho wants Pirates to avoid ‘mental blockage’ on frustrating Orlando draws

JOHANNESBURG – In a territory that’s supposed to be their fortress, Orlando Pirates coach Micho Sredojevic has expressed concern over the undesirable results they’ve endured at Orlando Stadium. In the last four matches at home, the Buccaneers have only pulled…