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South Africa ease to first World Cup win

South Africa obtains a World Cup win with a nine-wicket victory over Afghanistan, igniting fervent hopes of reaching the semi-finals.

Swiss court denies IAAF request to reimpose testosterone rules

Semenya remains permitted to compete without restriction in the female category after the IAAF’s request was rejected.

Washout could leave S.Africa World Cup hopes down the drain

South Africa's captain is frustrated by the circumstances, noting that you can control the weather.

South Africa v West Indies World Cup match rained off

The West Indies are fifth in the World Cup table with three points after three matches, while South Africa are second from bottom after four games.

Losing to Bangladesh not a ‘shock’, says England’s Plunkett

England fast bowler Liam Plunkett says losing to Bangladesh in the Cricket World Cup cannot be considered a 'shock' anymore.

South Africans call for changes after World Cup slump

Former South Africa bowler Pat Symcox says major changes were needed to lift the standard of domestic cricket in the country as they slumped to a third straight World Cup defeat against India.

Patient Rohit century gives India winning start to World Cup

Rohit Sharma gives India a bright start to their Cricket World Cup campaign with a six-wicket victory over South Africa.

South Africa opt to bat against India in World Cup

South Africa will bat against India, part of launching their World Cup campaign in Southampton.

Bangladesh start World Cup with South Africa win by 21 runs

Bangladesh begins their World Cup campaign with a 21-run win over South Africa at the Oval.

Mushfiqur, Shakib star in Bangladesh’s World Cup opener

Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan took Bangladesh to 330 for six against South Africa.

Amla sidelined as South Africa bowl against Bangladesh in World Cup

Hashim Amla has had two medical checks on his injury, but he has not been deemed ready to face Bangladesh.

Stokes: That wasn’t my best catch

Stokes is England’s top scorer with 89 in 79 balls and took the last two wickets in successive balls to finish off the South Africans.

Stokes stars as England thrash S.Africa in World Cup opener

Ben Stokes put in an all-around performance to star for England in the win over South Africa.

South Africa’s Amla retires hurt in World Cup opener

It is uncertain whether Hashim Amla will bat again in the innings.

South Africa peg back England in World Cup opener

South Africa took two wickets for four runs in four balls to leave the home side 111 for three in the 20th over.

Shell plans S.Africa oil expansion with second deal

Shell has applied to take a stake in a license owned by OK Energy, located in deep waters off South Africa’s west coast.

S.Africa coach urges her players to shine in World Cup debut

Desiree Ellis achieve success where many before her failed, coaching South Africa on the game’s greatest stage after decades of qualification heartbreak.

Ramaphosa sworn in as president of S.Africa

Ramaphosa faces a herculean task to tackle the country's many problems, from a sickly economy to entrenched crime and corruption and land ownership that remains overwhelmingly in the hands of whites.

S.Africa set to elect Ramaphosa as president

The African National Congress's win signifies a re-election of Cyril Ramaphosa as South Africa's premier.

S.Africa ex-president Zuma back in court over graft charges

Zuma has been charged with 16 counts of fraud, racketeering and money laundering relating to the weapons deal dating back to before he took office.

S.Africa to appeal against Semenya testosterone ruling

The South African government has instructed the athletics body of the African nation to appeal the ruling.

Ramaphosa’s economic reforms in focus as ANC adjusts to smaller majority

Ramaphosa's long to-do list includes generating jobs, acting against corruption and resolving policy uncertainty in the mining sector.

S.Africa’s ANC celebrates election victory in downtown Johannesburg

Ramaphosa's first full term as president should start later this month after his nomination by ANC lawmakers in the new parliament.

ANC keeps power in South Africa but scandals cost it votes

Results show the ANC secured 57.5% of the parliamentary vote, its worst electoral performance since 1994.

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