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Pattinson ditches remodelled bowling action

James Pattinson

Hobart – Paceman James Pattinson said Sunday he did away with his remodelled bowling action and returned to his old approach to spearhead Australia to an emphatic innings victory over the West Indies in Hobart. The recalled fast bowler failed to take a wicket in the West Indies first innings …

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Caddie proposes to SA golfer Ashleigh Simon

Ashleigh Simon

JOHANNESBURG – South African golfer Ashleigh Simon had a tournament to remember at the Dubai Open. Although she finished 11 over-par for the tournament, Simon had every reason to celebrate. The 26-year-old from Bedfordview got engaged, when caddie David Buhai proposed to her on the 18th-hole at the Emirates Golf …

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SA U-23s book Olympic Games spot

Moussa Wague

The last time South Africa qualified for the Olympics was in the 2000 games in Sydney, Australia. (Sascoc.co.za) South Africa will play football at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil after they beat Senegal in a penalty shootout on Saturday to finish third at the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations. The …

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SA under-23 qualify for 2016 Olympics

Owen da Gama

Owen da Gama and his under-23 side on Saturday qualified for the Rio Olympics after beating Senegal 3-1 on penalties after the match had ended 0-0 after 90 minutes. SAFA President, Danny Jordaan immediately sent a congratulatory message to the boys in Senegal. This is the medal the boys won …

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SAFA hails 2015 as a great success

Banyana Banyana

SAFA was in the red just a few years ago but has reported a profit for a second successive year.(SABC) The South African Football Association (SAFA) has reported a number of successes at its annual congress in Johannesburg, including a profit of more than R40 million. In his address, SAFA …

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Kenya defeat Blitzbokke

kenya blitzbokke

The Blitzboks got the ball rolling by scoring the first try of the match but Kenya responded with two tries.(SABC) Kenya has shocked the South African Sevens team beating them 14-12 in a Group B game in the Cape Town Sevens tournament. It means the Blitzboks need to win their …

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Robbie Fleck is new Stormers coach

Robbie Fleck

Robbie Fleck has been acting as Stormers head coach since the departure of Australian coach Eddie Jones to England last month. (thestormers.com) South African Super Rugby side the Stormers have named Robbie Fleck as head coach for the 2016 Super Rugby season. The 40-year-old assistant coach for the franchise since …

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Cape Town Sevens results

Cape Town Sevens

Cape Town – Kick-off times and fixtures for the Cape Town leg of the HSBC World Cup Sevens Series set to take place on the weekend of December 12 and 13 at the Cape Town Stadium. The Blitzboks have been drawn in Pool B. Saturday, December 12 USA 26-19 Wales …

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SA ‘must take lessons from All Blacks’

Jurie Roux

Cape Town – New Zealand’s ongoing winning culture, including first-time retention of the World Cup this year, poses a threat to all other rugby brands on the planet. So says SARU CEO Jurie Roux, in part two of a major RWC-themed interview with our chief writer Rob Houwing. He also …

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