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No sporting chance

South Africa’s newly licensed pay-TV operators are going to find themselves playing catch-up in the sporting arena, because MultiChoice has all but taken them out…

Perfection. The story of one set of tennis

I have never been one for team sports. I prefer the lack of ambiguity associated with individual sports. Mediocre players can still make a living…

A tale of two captains

“Pakistan, five runs short of World Cup glory; Sharma to ul-Haq — spoons it over the wicketkeeper’s head … SREESANTH TAKES THE CATCH AND INDIA…

McLaren may yet be banned, warns Mosley

F1’s espionage saga involving McLaren may not yet be over, Max Mosley has warned. Fearing infection by Ferrari secrets, the FIA president said inspectors will…

Give ’em the finger, Steyn!

My faith is restored. Francois Steyn’s citing for biting has been thrown out by the IRB. Hell, yeah. I mean, the whole thing was a…

The intriguing Mourinho is gone

Jose Mourinho is gone — at least from Chelsea football club. But what an impression he left. The figure of the histrionic, hirsute and handsome…

Sepp Blatter is wearing no clothes

I hate to be the one to say that the emperor is not wearing any clothes … but, the emperor is not wearing any clothes.…

Why is cricket still a white preserve?

If anyone asks you what you think of our national cricket team, reply with Gandhi’s famous words about Western civilisation: it would be a very…

English cricket: T20 semifinal still possible

Despite all the doom and gloom in the English press, England can still make the semifinals of the Twenty20 World Championship. They just need a…

English rugby: Enter the ten-eighth

Before I start with this analysis into the disastrous state of English rugby, I want you to bear in mind that we are all ambassadors…