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Euro 2012: Terry named in England squad, Ferdinand out

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Photo: South Africa’s bowling coach Allan Donald laughs after an interview before Thursday’s first cricket test match against England at the Oval cricket ground in London July 18, 2012. REUTERS/Philip Brown

Cricket: Allan Donald’s excellent Australian adventure

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Photo: South Africa’s Temba Bavuma (left) and Kagiso Rabada celebrate the wicket of England’s Nick Compton (not in picture) during the second cricket test match in Cape Town, South Africa, January 2, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Analysis: It’s our thinking about transformation in sport that needs to be transformed

By Antoinette Muller
Photo:South African Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula speaks during a press conference at the Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, 17 March 2016. Mbalula wants to ban four of South Africa’s sporting federations from hosting or bidding for international events after failing to meet their targets. EPA/SUMAYA HISHAM

Mbalula’s ban: A radical wake-up call with a short-sighted solution

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The plight of SA Rugby League and Sascoc’s bizarre refusal to budge

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Photo: Victor Matfield of the Springboks (3-R) reacts with team mates after the rugby match between South Africa and a World XV in Cape Town, South Africa 11 July 2015.  EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Coach vs Saru President: Conflicting views raise questions about using overseas players

By Antoinette Muller
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The Pros and Cons of day-night Test cricket

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: South Africa’s Bryan Habana dives to score a try against Samoa during the Rugby World Cup 2015 Pool B match South Africa vs Samoa in Villa Park in Birmingham, Britain, 26 September 2015. EPA/DAVID JONES

Pro Rugby launch in US could be a game changer for South African players

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: South African champion and Rio Olympic qualifier, Caster Semenya, prepares for the Women’s 400m during the Varsity Athletics series event at Coetzenburg Athletics Stadium in Stellenbosch, South Africa, 07 April 2016. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

She’s back: Semenya records treble feat with Olympics preparation firmly on track

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts during a training session prior the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, in Melbourne, Australia, 16 January 2016. Maria Sharapova revealed that she failed a drug test being tested positive for Meldonium at the Australian Open at a press conference in Los Angeles, US, on 7 March 2016. The anti-ischemic drug Meldonium has been added to the latest list of forbidden susbtances issued by the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA). EPA/FILIP SINGER

Dopes in Sport: Anti-doping agency falters on meldonium testing

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: James Taylor of England plays a shot during the one-day exhibition match between the Prime Minister’s XI and the English cricket team at Manuka Oval in Canberra, Australia, 14 January 2015. EPA/LUKAS COCH AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Cut Short: James Taylor’s truncated career a reminder to check up on matters of the heart

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Allister Coetzee looks on after being unveiled as the South Africa Springboks’ new rugby coach in Randburg, outside Johannesburg, April 12, 2016. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

New coach, same old challenges: Allister Coetzee takes the reins

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: The SA Select Women’s Sevens team from 2014 (Photo by blitzbokke.com)

SA Women’s Hong Kong Sevens win a bittersweet reminder of crushed Olympic dreams

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Photo: A file picture dated 18 October 2015 of then Uefa General Secretary Gianni Infantino, reacts during the draw for the play-off matches for UEFA EURO 2016 at the UEFA Headquarters, in Nyon, Switzerland. Swiss federal police raided UEFA offices in Nyon 06 April 2016 in relation to Tv contract details leaked in the Panama Papers. EPA/JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT

Three questions Uefa needs to answer after Swiss police raided their HQ

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Leicester City fans cheer for their team during the English Premier League soccer match between Crystal Palace and Leicester City at Sellhurst Park in London, Britain, 19 March 2016. Leicester won 1-0. EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA

Leicester City: The Premier League’s Cinderellas with a sugar daddy

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Jamaica's Usain Bolt brings home gold in the 4x100m men relay during the Beijing 2015 IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium, also known as Bird's Nest, in Beijing, China, 29 August 2015. EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL

How fast can you go? Exploring the limits of kinetic potential

By Daniel Gallan
Photo: A picture combo showing, from left, Fifa Secretary-General Jerome Valcke (picture taken 28 September 2012 in Zurich), Fifa President Sepp Blatter (picture taken 30 May 2015 in Zurich) and UEFA President Michel Platini (picture taken 29 August 2014 in Monaco). EPA/ALESSANDRO DELLA BELLA/ENNIO LEANZA/SEBASTIEN NOGIER

Panama Papers further tarnish the image of the Beautiful Game

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: West Indian cricketer Carlos Brathwaite bowls during a training session at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Melbourne, Australia, on 24 December 2015. Brathwaite shone in the World T20. EPA/JULIAN SMITH

World T20: Breathless Brathwaite shines as Windies do the trophy triple, united by calypso cricket

By Antoinette Muller
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Why are we less tolerant of boxing injuries than in other sports?

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: A picture made available on 22 April 2015 of a football goal at a beach in front of the skyline of Doha, Qatar, 21 April 2015. Qatar will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. EPA/KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND

Qatar World Cup 2022: The painful price of scoring a job on a stadium site

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: South Africa's batsman Faf du Plessis plays a shot during the Super Eight stage match of the World Twenty20 tournament between South Africa and India in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 02 October 2012. EPA/HARISH TYAGI

ICC World T20: South Africa's enduring madness after a Ludicrous Loss

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: South Africa's JP Duminy hits out during the first Natwest T20 international cricket match against England at the Riverside ground, Chester-le-Street, England September 8, 2012. REUTERS/Philip Brown

World T20: Duminy proves selectors right

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: South Africa's batsman Faf du Plessis plays a shot during the Super Eight stage match of the World Twenty20 tournament between South Africa and India in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 02 October 2012. EPA/HARISH TYAGI

World T20: Proteas' PowerPlay woes a worry ahead of West Indies challenge

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: South African Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula speaks during a press conference at the Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, 17 March 2016. Mbalula came on record saying South Africa did not run a corrupt 2010 Soccer World Cup campaign and called on FIFA to retract its bribery accusations around a 10 million US dollar (8,8 million euro) payment. EPA/SUMAYA HISHAM

Exorcising ghosts: Defiant Mbalula swings at Fifa, but questions remain unanswered

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: A file picture dated 15 May 2004 of FIFA President Joseph Blatter announcing that South Africa would be hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup during  an official ceremony in Zurich, Switzerland. EPA/EDDY RISCH

Op-Ed: Three key points as Fifa closes the net on 2010 corruption

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Maria Sharapova of Russia is seen after losing against Serena Williams of the US in their quarter finals round on day nine of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 26 January 2016. Maria Sharapova revealed that she failed a drug test at the Australian Open at a press conference in Los Angeles, USA, on 07 March 2016. EPA/LUKAS COCH

The athlete's dilemma: The pressures and pleasures of doping

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Faf du Plessis throws at the stumps to dismiss Kane Williamson during the final one-day cricket international against South Africa, in Auckland, March 3, 2012.   REUTERS/Nigel Marple

World T20 preview: No room for error in game of freakish spells

By Antoinette Muller
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World T20 preview: SA women hunt for new milestones

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova announces that she has tested positive for a banned substance at a press conference at the LA Downtown Hotel in Los Angeles, California, USA, 07 March 2016. Sharapova said she failed a drug test at the Australian Open in January. EPA/MIKE NELSON

Tennis doping: Public relations volley will not save Sharapova

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: South Africa captain Hashim Amla plays a shot during their fifth One-Day International (ODI) cricket match against West Indies in Centurion January 28, 2015. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

South Africa vs. Australia, T20 series: Four things we’ve learnt

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