Coach hails Banyana victory over Nigeria’s Super Falcons

We were in control most of the time, says Desiree Ellis of her charges

Barcelona coach calls for patience

Koeman says club trusts him to lead team through period of transition

Bulls ready to take on Leinster, says Kriel

Jake White’s men will face a baptism of fire against four-time European Champions Cup winners

Threat to NZ team came from India, says Pakistan minister

Attempt to begin hosting world cricket hit by cancellation

All Blacks, Boks meet for 100th time in increasingly one-sided rivalry

South Africans have managed just 16 victories in 60 encounters against the Kiwis since emerging from isolation in 1992

Banyana down Nigeria to claim Aisha Buhari Cup

Coach Desiree Ellis’s team put four goals, including two penalties, past hosts

Hugo Broos includes three Pirates players in Bafana squad

Coach keeps faith with youngsters, with two 30-plus stars overlooked for selection

Boks do some soul-searching ahead of landmark clash against All Blacks

Coach Nienaber says criticism from within stings much more than on social media

Ryder Cup captains mum on pairings amid rising speculation

Padraig Harrington and Steve Stricker offer little in the way of hints but both admit to well-developed strategies

Pullouts could have domino effect, says Pakistan chief

Withdrawals by New Zealand and England might hit tour by West Indies, says board chair Ramiz Raja

‘Tough battle’ for All Blacks forwards in 100th Bok Test

Forwards coach John Plumtree does not expect Springboks to vary much from strategy that won them the World Cup

Cape breeders awards rubber-stamp decision by Equus panel

Huge reaction from media and social media to panel naming Rainbow Bridge as champion middle-distance horse

England cancel cricket tours to Pakistan over security scare

Men’s and women’s tours cancelled three days after New Zealand abandoned their trip

Pakistan fears becoming a no-go zone again after NZ setback

Cricket board CEO Wasim Khan blames inequality for the dark cloud cast over its home matches

Premier League talking points

Tuchel’s magic fires up Chelsea squad for a dominant second-half display to beat Spurs 3-0

Boks know where they went wrong ahead of All Blacks showdown

Mbonambi says SA will lift their game for historic 100th Test against archrivals

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