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If soccer were war…

Imagine if instead of winning billions of rands of prize money when you won a soccer World Cup game, you won the country you played…

All white rugby

"I don't know why it is, but it is a fact that the Afrikaner cultural group just seems to produce some freakishly built people with a freakish genetic make-up,” Nick Mallet famously said in 2007. Pierre Spies, Bakkies Botha, Schalk Burger and Os du Randt have ...

Let’s blow our own vuvuzela

Recently, international soccer governing body Fifa decided to take a Cape Town company to court over their selling of key rings. The key rings are…

Our heritage is no joke

It’s been dubbed “anthemgate”. November 13 2009 the South African rugby team, affectionately known as the Springboks, is playing France at the Municipal Stadium in…

Leonard Chuene’s real mistake

Athletics South Africa president Leonard Chuene fell into the classic trap of not thinking far enough ahead when he made the fateful decision not to…

Chuene is SA’s scapegoat

South Africans are using Leonard Chuene as their scapegoat in one of the most sordid abuses of power by many officials and ASA. He has…

The Tri-Nations rugby win and bad losers

It was one of the most magnificent tries I have ever seen. With not too many minutes left in the game All Black Danny Carter…