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Consistent Kuhn set to partner Elgar for Proteas

South Africa’s selectors have seemingly run out of patience with Wayne Parnell, while Stephen Cook’s lack of run-scoring cost him his spot in the squad for the England Test series.

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Usain Bolt emotional about final few races

“It’s been a wonderful career, and I’ve done everything I’ve wanted to do and it’s coming to an end, and I’m fine with it.”

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Tiger Woods to skip hosting role at PGA event

Tiger Woods has only played the National twice since 2012 because of injuries, and was not slated to be in the field this year.

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Kriel may step in for Lions as Whiteley goes for tests

What is clear though is that Whiteley will almost certainly not feature for the Lions when they resume their Super Rugby duties against the Sunwolves ...

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Too long, but ‘not a mistake missed’ with controversial VAR

Fifa have yet to decide whether the VAR system will be used at next year’s World Cup in Russia.

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Glitzy T20 Global League might teach SA cricketers how to hang tough

The T20 Global League signals new money moving into cricket, which is no bad thing. But quite how South Africans will respond is a mystery, says ...

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Kerber feeling good again ahead of Wimbledon

“I have learned that I really can only focus on me, and not think too much about all the other players and what they are doing.”

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Lawes can state Lions Test case against Hurricanes

The Lions, who had been expected to dominate the All Blacks upfront, were forced on to the back foot by a supremely physical home side.

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Frank de Boer succeeds ‘Big Sam’ at Palace

The 47-year-old Dutchman has been out of work since he was sacked by Serie A club Inter in November after winning just five of the opening 14 games of the season.

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Kekana, Hlatshwayo or Manyama – Who will be the king of the PSL?

The full list of PSL Awards nominees were released on Monday. Who are your favourites?

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No Masango, Phiri for Bafana

Phiri’s absence leaves the squad with three overseas-based players – Thabo Cele, Liam Jordan (both Portugal) and Lehlogonolo Masalesa (Greece).

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Michael Johnson: Nobody dominating athletics like Bolt

The 49-year-old said that Bolt’s retirement – the Jamaican superstar is hanging up his spikes after August’s World Championships – would leave a void ...

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Coetzee's Springboks 'pronking' again

The Springbok is alive and kicking and ready to take on anyone in its path, according to coach Allister Coetzee.

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Serfontein and Kitshoff top our rankings

Independent Media rugby writer Wynona Louw rates the Springboks after their series whitewash against France at Ellis Park.

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New team culture key to Springboks' revival - Hougaard

The secret behind the Springboks resurgence this year has as much to do with what they do off the field as what they do on the field.

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SuperSport will look for more depth

For SuperSport United to build on their cup triumph, they will need much more depth than they’ve had to make do with during the 2016/17 season.

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CSA names Kuhn and Phehlukwayo in Test squad

Cricket SA named Heino Kuhn and Andile Phehlukwayo as uncapped players in the Proteas Test squad for the four-match Test Series against England.

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Ismail leads SA to nail-biting victory over Pakistan

Shabnim Ismail proved to be the unlikely hero with the bat for South Africa in their ICC Women’s World Cup opener against Pakistan.

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Jonevret remains upbeat despite loss

Orlando Pirates mentor Kjell Jonevret says he is prepared to double his efforts to get the wimpish Buccaneers firing again, writes Mazola Molefe

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Novak may need time out

Novak Djokovic could need to take a break from tennis if the 12-time Grand Slam champion’s struggles continue, according to John McEnroe.

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Loew relishes Mexico test at #ConfedCup

Germany's Joachim Loew said he is looking forward to facing Mexico in the Confederations Cup semi-finals after the world champions pipped Chile.

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Five good reasons for the Springbok resurgence in 2017

Independent Media rugby writer Jacques van der Westhuyzen lists five good reasons for the Springbok resurgence in 2017.

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CSA showdown looms for AB de Villiers

“It’s my main dream to win a World Cup for South Africa, or to be part of it in one way or another.”

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VIDEO: Hamilton says Vettel disgraced himself

“It’s dangerous driving and to get a 10-seconds penalty for that... I don’t need to say anything else.”

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Bongani Zungu aspires to Champions League

The shadow of South African legend Benni McCarthy hovers over Bongani Zungu each time he goes out for a walk in Portugal, writes Mohau Ramashidja.

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Beaten Proteas still not firing on all cylinders

England fully deserved their 2-1 series victory, having played most of the cricket and unearthed most of the potential in this experimental road trip.

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Germany ease past Cameroon to reach #ConfedCup semis

Germany deservedly topped Group B to set up a last-four meeting with Mexico at the same venue on Thursday.

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Ismail does it with bat and ball for Proteas Women

South Africa’s ability to handle the pressure in a major tournament was starting to appear brittle, but fortunately, they had a little terrier in Shabnim Ismail.

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