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Atrocious Aussies thumped 4-0 by England

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    Ant thinks of the world and the people who live in it as a bear with a sore paw. She has a stick, covered in thorns and she’s poking the bear. When she’s not doing that, she’s watching cricket and longing for the days of the boring, boring Arsenal.

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Photo: Caster Semenya of South Africa reacts during the women's 800m semi finals of the Beijing 2015 IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium, also known as Bird's Nest, in Beijing, China, 27 August 2015. EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON

Op-Ed: Semenya will be SA’s darling, no matter what her rivals say

By Antoinette Muller
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

Rabada and Bavuma ride the transformation highway in celebrating 25 years of unity in cricket

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Photo: Chad Le Clos of South Africa on his way winning the men’s 100m Butterfly Final during the FINA Swimming World Championships at Kazan arena in Kazan, Russia, 08 August 2015. EPA/PATRICK B. KRAEMER

Rio 2016: World leading times vs world records in the Olympic swimming season

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Wayde Van Niekerk (C) of South Africa wins the men’s 400m final during the Beijing 2015 IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium, also known as Bird’s Nest, in Beijing, China, 26 August 2015. EPA/SRDJAN SUKI

Rio 2016: South Africa at the Games – all the times, events and highlights

By Antoinette Muller
Main photo: Team Africa Le Mans, Ginetta G55.

Le Mans 2016: Cool Runnings in the South of France

By Greg Mills
Photo: Serena Williams of the US lifts the championship trophy as she celebrates her win over Angelique Kerber of Germany in their ladies' singles final during the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, Britain, 09 July 2016 EPA/ADAM DAVY

Op-Ed: Serena Williams’ contribution to the race debate

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Portugal’s Eder (rear red shirt) scores the 1-0 lead against French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris during the UEFA EURO 2016 Final match between Portugal and France at Stade de France in Saint-Denis, France, 10 July 2016.

Euro 2016 final: Éder’s wonder strike against France seals Portugal’s first ever title

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: A general view over buildings in the Olympic Village during a media tour in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 23 June 2016. The Rio 2016 Summer Olympics are held from 05 to 21 August 2016. EPA/ANTONIO LACERDA

Rio Olympics: Concerns mount after ‘Super Bacteria’ discovery

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: The team of South Africa celebrate their Series win during West Indies Women tour of South Africa, 3rd T20 International at Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town on 9 March 2016 © Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

Analysis: Why women’s cricket at the 2022 Commonwealth Games could be a significant step into new markets

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Former Wales manager Gary Speed (BackPagePix)

Gary Speed’s legacy is guiding Wales to one of Euro 2016’s most remarkable stories

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Players of Iceland celebrate after they defeated England 2-1 in the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between England and Iceland at Stade de Nice in Nice, France, 27 June 2016. EPA/Tibor Illyes

Four things you can expect from the Euro 2016 quarter-finals

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Russell Domingo Coach of South Africa chats to the media during their afternoon session at Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town on 17 January 2016 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

Domingo’s ‘workload’ alarm and the importance of international cricket

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Ragnar Sigurdsson, Kari Arnason, Elmar Bjarnason and Johann Gudmundsson of Iceland celebrate after they defeated England 2-1 during the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between England and Iceland at Stade de Nice in Nice, France, 27 June 2016.

Brexit Bad: Iceland boots England out of the Euros

By Antoinette Muller
Photo by REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

Judgement day looming for crooked SA cricketers

By Antoinette Muller
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Cricket: Radical changes in TV rights sales and one-day matches loom for ICC

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Pieter-Steph du Toit of South Africa scores try as Franco Mostert of South Africa (above) assists during the Incoming Test Series rugby match between South Africa's and Ireland at Ellis Park, Johannesburg on 18 June 2016 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix 

Rugby: During thrilling comeback against Ireland, Springboks show glimpses of a new era

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: This file combo of TV grabs shows the foul of Zinedine Zidane of France to Italy's Marco Materazzi and the red card shown to Zidane by referee Horacio Elizondo of Argentina during the final of the 2006 FIFA World Cup between Italy and France at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany. EPA/A9999 DB WDR

Fighting words: The Power of Trash Talk

By Daniel Gallan
Photo: Russian fans light flares during the UEFA EURO 2016 group B preliminary round match between England and Russia at Stade Velodrome in Marseille, France, 11 June 2016. The match ended 1-1.  EPA/ALI HAIDER

Euro 2016: Fan clashes require strong reaction from governing bodies’ leadership

By Antoinette Muller
Main photo: Muhammad Ali in 1967 (World Journal Tribune photo by Ira Rosenberg via Wikimedia Commons)

The Greatest: A Tribute to a Prometheus of the Boxing Ring

By J Brooks Spector
Photo: Supporters clash in the stands during the UEFA EURO 2016 group B preliminary round match between England and Russia at Stade Velodrome in Marseille, France, 11 June 2016.

Euro 2016: A day of madness in Marseille leaves black mark on European soccer

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Lwazi Mvovo of South Africa is tackled by Luke Marshall of Ireland during the 2016 Incoming Test Series game between South Africa and Ireland at Newlands Stadium, Cape Town on 11 June 2016 ©Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix

Rugby: No honeymoon for Coetzee as Boks notch up another ‘first’

By Antoinette Muller
Australia 288 for 6 (Warner 109, Khawaja 59, Smith 52*) beat South Africa 252 (Du Plessis 63, Amla 60, Starc 3-43, Zampa 3-52, Hazlewood 3-52) by 36 runs.

Cricket: Burden on South Africa’s top order exposed against Australia

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Andre Russell of West Indies catch by David Miller bowled by Imran Tahir of of South Africa during the 2016 ICC World T20 cricket match between South Africa and West Indies at Vidharbha Cricket Association, Jamtha, India on 25 March 2016 ©BackpagePix

Cricket: Five talking points after the first round of South Africa’s ODI tri-series

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Serena Williams (R) of the US and Maria Sharapova of Russia shake hands after their quarter finals match on day nine of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 26 January 2016 EPA/FILIP SINGER

Serena Williams is the highest paid female athlete in the world – why did it take so long?

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Allister Coetzee’s first Bok XV unlikely to feature too many radical changes

By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter

Messi wins defamation suit against paper that said he wore a wig

By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
Photo: A picture combo showing from left then Fifa Secretary-General Jerome Valcke (picture taken 28 September 2012 in Zurich), and then Fifa President Sepp Blatter (picture taken 30 May 2015 in Zurich). EPA/ALESSANDRO DELLA BELLA/ENNIO LEANZA

Five alarming things about the latest revelations for the ‘new Fifa’

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Muhammad Ali in 1966 (Wikimedia Commons)

Muhammad Ali: Simply The Greatest

By AFP
Photo: A file picture dated 1960 shows US boxing legend Muhammad Ali in Paris, France. Born Cassius Clay, boxing legend Muhammad Ali dubbed The Greatest died on 04 June 2016 at the Phoenix hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, at the age of 74.  EPA/EPA

Boxing: Five key fights in Muhammad Ali's career

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