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What makes Kallis a great Test cricketer?

What makes a great Test cricketer? It is a question which cannot be answered by mere statistical analysis alone since numbers fail to explain the…

The Southern Kings: Where to now?

Over the course of today, most if not all South African rugby fans would have heard the news that the Southern Kings did not win…

The ‘big men’ of the field

When de-colonisation was sweeping across Africa, the leaders that took charge of the newly created democracies on this continent were often given the title of…

Is media obesity tempering our enjoyment of sports?

Today, sport is everywhere. With satellite communications becoming the norm rather then the exception in the 1990s, the Oozies (2000s) have seen satellite television coverage,…

Kolpak ruling a win-win for SA and England

The England and Wales Cricket Board recently pulled off a coup through the passing of the New Home Office laws. The laws were sought by…

Who said talking about sports is pointless?

Thirty years ago, the quickest means of speaking to someone was via the use of a telephone, with perhaps a letter being the best personalised…

Disarray 3 — Safa 0

I usually reserve my judgements about Safa and SA football around the braai, or in a pub, since I don’t claim to know everything about…

Who’s eager to face the Blue Bulls?

It’s funny what a few weeks can do to change the complexion of things. The Tri-Nations was still under way, the Sharks and Western Province…