They left it late, but the Proteas Women won their World Cup opener against Pakistan by three wickets in Leicester.
Neymar and Gabriel Jesus will improve Brazil’s chances but it takes an entire team to win the World Cup, according to Pele.
Gianluigi Buffon says he will call time on his career at the end of next season, unless Juventus can end his wait for Champions League glory.
The vote to decide whether Ireland, France or South Africa will host the 2023 World Cup is a straight majority vote.
Fifa has confirmed that nine African countries will advance to the Fifa World Cup finals when the competition expands to 48 teams in 2026.
By Mark Etheridge Led by Richard Murray, South African triathletes continue to shine on the international scene… their latest success coming in inclement weather conditions at the ITU World Cup in New Plymouth, New Zealand, at the weekend.
South Africa’s 2023 World Cup bid has been given the government’s full backing. According to the Sunday Times, the 2023 World Cup technical committee that was in South Africa over the past week to begin its assessment of the bid was assured by tourism minister Derek Hanekom that the government is behind it. World Rugby is asking SA Rugby for guarantees of £240-million… Read more →
Bianca Zoonekynd bagged a tumbling bronze for South Africa at the World Cup gymnastics event in Baku, Azerbaijan on Sunday, writes MARK ETHERIDGE.
Team South Africa’s triathletes wowed at the Discovery World Cup sprint event in Cape Town on Saturday, with Richard Murray spearheading a 1-2-3 finish in the first event of the 2017 International Triathlon Union calendar, writes MARK ETHERIDGE. Home boy Murray, who missed last year’s event with a broken collar bone, broke through to finally win an ITU event in… Read more →
Legendary Springbok scrumhalf Joost van der Westhuizen has died after a long battle with motor neurone disease, writes CRAIG LEWIS.