The International Olympic Committee have hinted that they could award both the 2024 and 2028 Olympics at the same time and South Africa’s Sam Ramsamy sent out a statement on Wednesday suggesting it would be a “win-win”. But the two remaining cities bidding for 2024 aren’t so chuffed with the idea. ANTOINETTE MULLER explains what’s potting.
South Africa did what they do best in the second Test against New Zealand in Wellington: they clawed their way out of a hole. But they did so with three central figures who paint an interesting picture of the future trajectory of this team. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.
Brazilian soccer player Bruno Fernandes waltzed back into the privilege of being a professional sportsman after getting out of a 22-year murder sentence on a technicality this week. While the move was widely condemned, decisions like this highlight the prevailing culture in football that allows misogyny to trump respect for women. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.
Not only could those briefing the media on Durban’s withdrawal as 2022 Commonwealth Games host not be bothered to show up on time, there was not an ounce of accountability to be found for the millions wasted on a bid that many believe never should have happened. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.
The Blitzboks faltered against their bogeyman-team in the final of the Vancouver leg of the World Series Sevens yet again. And while they maintain a lead at the top of the overall log, they may have to head to Singapore and Hong Kong with some young recruits after a number of key players picked up knocks over the weekend. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.
After four days of ups and downs, New Zealand and South Africa had to settle for a draw in the first Test in Dunedin, after day five was washed out by the rain without a single ball being bowled. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.