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How Nkwe plans to make working relationship with Boucher cordial

Cricket SA has made an awful lot of awkward decisions in the past, some of them commendable and others quarrelsome, but nothing comes close to Enoch Nkwe’s appointment as director of cricket.

Semenya in with a chance at gold

Two-time Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya is set for a shock return to major championship athletics following her late inclusion in South Africa’s team to participate at this year’s World Championships, which will take place in Eugene, Oregon, in the US from Friday.

High hopes for Red Bull in home race

Max Verstappen is eyeing a record-breaking fourth Austrian Grand Prix victory today, as Red Bull enters their regular stomping ground after the Silverstone woes last weekend.

SA risks third ‘dry’ world champs

South Africa runs the risk of enduring a third successive major international season without winning a medal at this year’s World Athletics Championships, which begin in Eugene in Oregon, US, on Friday.

Proteas ready for ‘Bazball’ – Simons

It’s not often that each series in a multiformat tour has significant meaning for the tourists, but the Proteas find themselves in that position going into their red and white ball journey through England between now and next month.

Crucial points at stake as Proteas Women take on England

Revenge will probably be uppermost in the minds of the South African senior women’s national cricket team when they confront England in a three-match ODI series starting in Northampton tomorrow.

Opinion: God forbid ignorant Modipa gets Safa top job

Last weekend’s Tim Spirit column by Timothy Molobi touched me on my studio. It was about the treatment of journalists at the recently concluded Safa elective congress, where Danny Jordaan was re-elected in a landslide victory. Keeping silent on the issue would make one a modern-day Pastor Martin Niemöller.

New coaches abound in PSL

With the new season less than a month away, it is interesting to note that only three clubs will have the same coaches they had when they started the previous season – Mamelodi Sundowns, Cape Town City and Stellenbosch.

Eggs will be broken in bid to identify right Bok depth

If ever there was proof that selecting a Springbok team was a “damned if you do, damned if you don’t” pursuit, the reaction to the announcement of the team that played the second test against Wales in Bloemfontein yesterday evening was it.

Tim Spirit: Big ups to UCT for honouring Kaizer Motaung – we need more of this for our heroes

One of my favourite songs of all time is The living Years by Mike + the Mechanics. Its message is relevant to many of us who have missed opportunities to tell people what we think of them while they are still alive. And we live to regret it when they are gone.

Banyana face battle-scarred Botswana

There’s only one thing Banyana Banyana must do when they play neighbours Botswana in their final Women’s Africa Cup of Nations group stage match in Stade Prince Moulay Abdallah stadium in Rabat, Morocco, at 10pm tonight: avoid defeat.

‘Why should I pay, my club was relegated?’

Former Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana defender Rooi Mahamutsa is one of the TS Sporting players who are owed salaries by the relegated Mpumalanga club.

Dithering Boks fumble home-turf advantage

Wales kept up the northern hemisphere challenge with an error-strewn one-point win over the Springboks in Bloemfontein last night.