Proteas hanging by a thread

Proteas’ World Cup hopes against hope

Behind the Green and Gold

Sports stories that shaped democratic SA

The fight for football’s soul

Off the pitch, all is not what it seems. David Gorin delves into the dirty facets of the beautiful game

Will the Proteas stand the heat?

The Proteas know World Cup heartbreak, but a slice of luck could change it all

Can SA win the cricket world cup?

High hopes for the new blood in the squad

Cricket in SA at a precipice

The debacle over CSA’s T20 efforts has cost the organisation nearly R300m

The SA women making a mark in mixed martial arts

Mixed martial arts is a wildly popular sport worldwide — and women in SA are getting in on the action too

The rise of South Africans addicted to international cycling events

International cycling events are proving addictive to growing numbers of South Africans; David Furlonger risked saddle sores to find out why

Behind the rich history of black cricket players in SA

Local historians are championing the rich history of black cricket players in SA. It’s a story we should all know about

Welcome to the virtual playing fields

Forget grass, clay and AstroTurf. The playing fields of 2018 are virtual

Meet the first black SA woman to play at Wimbledon

Kgothatso Montjane was also the first woman in post-apartheid SA to make it all the way to the singles semifinals, alone, and in a wheelchair

Hairstyles, hype and histrionics — Ray Hartley on the Soccer World Cup

It is usually the player who is out to impress the coach, but the Icarus syndrome turns the tables

What (not) to expect from the 2018 Russia World Cup

The FM did some (crystal) ball-gazing about the Fifa World Cup. Here’s what we hope won’t be in the starting line-up

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS: Boxing for big bucks

The combat sport is fast gaining traction in SA and the rest of the continent

Boks show big improvement but ...

Kiwis still rule the roost