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Is ODI cricket dead in the water?

Shane Warne recently wrote in his column for the Times: “This is a big call, but cricket evolves and the 50-over game has passed its…

Zapiro’s spot on

Today the M&G posted another excellent and “it says it all” cartoon by that master of public comment, Zapiro. In the picture, titled “Revealed in…

SA Rugby has messed up

Well well well. As much as we wanted to believe SA Rugby about the Southern Kings’ chances of making it into the expanded Super 15,…

How the mighty have fallen

From the mid 1970s to the end of the 1980s the world was still in a Cold War, the final embers of the Vietnam War…

The ever-shifting sands of cricket

Deserts are an ever-changing landscape. From one day to the next the dunes shift from place to place, rolling over the landscape made asunder with…

Semenya case exposes IAAF’s hypocrisy

Since winning the women’s 800m final at the Athletics World Championships, Caster Semenya has been asked to or has (the IAAF doesn’t seem to have…

The Wada code: How invasive is it?

The BCCI’s recent refusal to become a signatory of the Wada (World Anti-Doping Agency) code opened a proverbial can of worms in relation to the…

BCCI’s doping stance: What’s there to gain?

It recently emerged that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has refused to adopt the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) code. An integral…

Ricky Ponting: The last of the conquistadors

Seneca, the stoic Roman philosopher, said “it is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness”. He makes a fine point. Great men…