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Springbok’s Etzebeth takes rights watchdog to court in racism case

The lock has maintained his innocence throughout.

India’s Ashwin joint fastest to 350 Test wickets

The bowler shares the record with Sri Lankan great Muttiah Muralitharan.

Springboks star Etzebeth facing legal action for racist abuse, assault

There is not urgency to get the 27-year-old back to South Africa.

Springboks outmuscle 14-man Italy to move top of Pool B

South Africa’s 49-3 win, spurred by Cheslin Kolbe, pushes them closer to quarterfinals.

South Africa seizes 342 kg lion bones bound for Malaysia

Lion bones are prized in Asia for their supposed medicinal values and as jewellery.

South Africa show power, little finesse in big win

Minnows Namibia simply couldn't cope with opponents' physicality.

Anger in New Zealand over Rugby World Cup stream fail

The broadcasters screened the second half for free, apologising to fans.

5-minute blitz gets All Blacks home over Springboks

For the fourth time in as many matches at this World Cup, the team that scored first finished second. 

Royal baby Archie visits South Africa on first official trip

Prince Harry says he wants to introduce his family to South Africa.

South Africa expect the unexpected from ‘evolving’ All Blacks

The two-time champions eager to get their Rugby World Cup campaign to a winning start.

S.Africans to run marathon with trees on their backs to raise...

The group are promoting the planting of native trees amid a nationwide push to replace invasive species with indigenous one.

Semenya eyes ‘new journey’ after signing for South African club JVW

Signing for a football club could mean Caster Semenya is planning for a career away from athletics.

Ramaphosa vows to intensify war on violence against women in S.Africa

At least 137 sexual offences are committed per day, mainly against women in South Africa.

Springbok Etzebeth denies racial incident

A man was allegedly racially and physically abused by a group that included Eben Etzebeth.

HRW calls for stronger protection after foreign truckers killed in South...

Groups of South African truck drivers allegedly assaulted foreign drivers with stones, knives, guns and petrol bombs, killing more than 200

IMF rumours may be the scare South Africa needs

The threat of an International Monetary Fund bailout, unthinkable a few years ago, may force South Africa’s government to push through the reforms it needs to rescue the economy.

Springboks coach Erasmus not taking struggling Pumas lightly

The Springboks have lost two of their last three Rugby Championship matches away to Argentina, who are trying to snap a seven-Test losing streak.

Semenya out of World Championships after Swiss court reverses reprieve

Semenya ran the quickest ever 800-metres on United States soil at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on June 30 in a time of 1:55.70.

Bugs up: Cape Town restaurant serves insect menu

Insect Experience will be a restaurant of its kind serving a full bug-infused menu in South Africa's Cape Town.

‘Lucky’ S.Africans snatch last-gasp draw with New Zealand

Although New Zealand were outplayed for most of the first half in Wellington they still managed to turn with a 7-6 lead, scoring their only try of the game just before the break.

Wallabies expect to peak at Rugby World Cup, says coach

Despite losing for the 10th time in 13 Tests, Wallabies coach says he is seeing improvements in his side.

S.African anti-apartheid singer Johnny Clegg dies

Clegg succumbed to pancreatic cancer at the age of 66 at his home in Johannesburg, more than four years after he was diagnosed.

S.Africa’s graft-accused Zuma claims he has been ‘vilified’

State capture describes a form of corruption in which businesses and politicians conspired to influence policies to advance their own interests.

S. Africa’s Zuma to face corruption inquiry

Jacob Zuma will be asked to respond to allegations that he allowed cronies to plunder state resources and influence senior government appointments.