South Africa are expected to breeze past Canada in today’s Rugby World Cup match but while the Springboks see the game as a chance to rest key players ahead of the knockout stages captain Siya Kolisi is happy not to have been left on the sidelines.
India captain Virat Kohli’s decision to bat first against South Africa in the third and final Twenty20 International backfired but the 30-year-old says the hosts want to prepare for next year’s Twenty20 World Cup by minimising the impact of the toss.
South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus said New Zealand remain the favourites for the Rugby World Cup, but warned they will face tougher challenges than his Springbok side later in the competition.
South Africa’s superb revival over the past 15 months has taken them from one of their lowest ever periods to genuine Rugby World Cup contenders as they chase a third global title in Japan.
Australia’s first-up thrashing by a second-string South Africa side in the Rugby Championship on Saturday has triggered alarm bells at home but scrumhalf Nic White has said all the Wallabies’ ills can be fixed within a week.
South Africa’s ruling ANC was Saturday declared winner of general elections.
Australia will not scrap its restrictions on overseas-based players representing it.
S. African police pounce on a consignment of rhino horns worth over US$1.7 million.
Former Australia opening batsman Cameron Bancroft has broken his silence on the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.
Firebrand fast bowler Dale Steyn will seek to become South Africa’s greatest wicket-taker in tests when they take on Pakistan.
A total of 21 boys have died in South Africa as a result of botched circumcision.
The Springboks will arrive in Japan for the World Cup a week earlier than planned.
Erasmus and his assistants are to spread out across the country to offer support.
South Africa’s parliament passes by majority vote a bill authorising same-sex marriage.
Ramaphosa calls on the BRICS countries to work to improve economic growth.
S. Africa calls for increased support for developing countries in fighting climate change.
Activists to challenge Ramaphosa’s plan to allow expropriation without compensation.
India’s coach vows to take no prisoners in his upcoming test series against Australia.
South African President tells the EU Parliament that South Africa will enact land reforms.
After two defeats, South Africa were able to reverse their fortunes and snatch a last-gasp victory of their own against France.
The All Blacks are done with basking in the glory of claiming a third successive Rugby Championship title.
Australia are hoping that S. Africa will buckle under the pressure from eager home fans.
Cheika may be set to restore Foley to the n.10 shirt for Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash with rejuvenated S. Africa.
Six members implicated in a massive rhino horns trafficking are arrested.
South Africa decriminalises the cultivation and private use of cannabis.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa hold talks.
South Africa to cancel the 2015 chicken deal with the US and to apply apply new tariffs.
South Africa will experience instability without a successful land reform, President says.
South Africa to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation.
Jones has the backing of the Rugby Football Union though they did raise issues surrounding his confronting S. Africa fans.