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21 July 2017 12:30 (South Africa)
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Sascoc’s war in the Boardroom: Phone bugging allegations surface 

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    ANTOINETTE MULLER & PAULI VAN WYK
Photo: SASCOC CEO Tubby Reddy and Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula during the Paralympics send off at OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg.
Photo: Team Lotto NL Jumbo rider Primoz Roglic of Slovenia celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 17th stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race over 183km between La Mure and Serre Chevalier, France, 19 July 2017. Photo: EPA/GUILLAUME HORCAJUELO

Tour de France for Dummies Stage 17: Roglic recovers from early crash to win

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Laura Wolvaardt of South Africa bats during the 2017 Cricket World Cup semi final between the Proteas and England. Photo:ICC Cricket

Reporter's Notebook: The Proteas captured and broke our hearts, but they'll be the golden generation

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Michael Matthews (2-L) of Australia, Edvald Boasson Hagen (R) of Norway and John Degenkolb (L) of Germany sprint for the win during the 16th stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race over 165 km between Le Puy-en-Velay and Romans-sur-Isere, France, 18 July 2017. Matthews won ahead of second placed Boasson Hagen and third placed Degenkolb. EPA/ROBERT GHEMENT

Tour de France for Dummies Stage 16: No Mandela Day fairy tale for Team DD

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Dane van Niekerk of South Africa bats during the 2016 International ODI Womens cricket match between South Africa and New Zealand at Boland Park, Paarl on 16 October 2016 Photo: ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

Cricket: England and South Africa start with clean slate in Women’s World Cup semi-final

By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
South Africa captain Faf du Plisses (R) and Vernon Philander on Day 3 of the 3rd test match between New Zealand Black Caps and South Africa Proteas. International test match cricket. Seddon Park, Hamilton, New Zealand. Monday 27 March 2017. © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Cricket: South Africa complete amazing comeback but where for art the centuries?

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Cricket South Africa (CSA) CEO Gerald Majola (L), and Gary Kirsten arrive for a news conference in Johannesburg, June 6, 2011. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Scorpio & amaBhungane #GuptaLeaks: Sacked CSA chief Gerald Majola had cosy relationship with Guptas

By amaBhungane & Scorpio
Photo: (L-R) Daniel Martin of Ireland, Romain Bardet of France, Pierre Roger Latour of France, Fabio Aru of Italy, Alberto Contador of Spain, in action during the 15th stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race over 189.5km between Laissac-Severac L’eglise and Le Puy en Velay, France, 16 July 2017. EPA/BERNARD PAPON/POOL

Tour de France for Dummies, Weekend Wrap: Froome still in yellow, despite mechanical glitch

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Astana Pro Team rider Fabio Aru (R) of Italy in action during the 12th stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race over 214.5km between Pau and Peyragudes, France, 13 July 2017. EPA/YOAN VALAT

Tour de France for Dummies, Stage 12: Aru takes the yellow from Froome

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Quick Step Floors team rider Marcel Kittel of Germany celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 11th stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race over 203.5km between Eymet and Pau, France, 12 July 2017. EPA/YOAN VALAT

Tour de France for Dummies, Stage 11: The grim reality of losing with less than 500m to go

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Team Sky rider Christopher Froome (R) of Great Britain in action during the 9th stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race over 181.5 km between Nantua and Chambery, France, 09 July 2017. EPA/YOAN VALAT

Tour de France for Dummies, weekend wrap: Crashes, cramps, broken bones and wins by 6mm

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Temba Bavuma batting on Day 2 of the 2nd test match between New Zealand Black Caps and South Africa Proteas. International test match cricket. Basin Reserve, Wellington New Zealand. Friday 17 March 2017. © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

England vs SA 1st Test talking points: Bavuma top scores, Rabada gets sweary, Philander’s agony

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: (L-R) FDJ team rider Arnaud Demare of France, Cofidis Solutions Credits team rider Nacer Bouhanni of France, Team Katusha Alpecin rider Alexander Kristoff of Norway and Quick Step Floors team rider Marcel Kittel of Germany in action during the final sprint of the 6th stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race over 216km between Vesoul and Troyes, France, 06 July 2017. EPA/GUILLAUME HORCAJUELO

Tour de France for Dummies Stage 6: Bouhanni has a case of the grumps

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Team Sky rider Christopher Froome (R) of Britain and BMC Racing Team rider Richie Porte (L) of Australia in the final sprint of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race over 160,5km between Vittel and La Planche des Belles Filles, France, 05 July 2017. EPA/GUILLAUME HORCAJUELO

Tour de France for Dummies, Stage 5: Good day for Meintjes, Froome takes the yellow jersey

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: South Africa's Dean Elgar. New Zealand Black Caps v South Africa, day 3, first match, ANZ Test series, University Oval, Dunedin, New Zealand. Friday, 10 March, 2017. Copyright photo: John Copland / www.photosport.nz

Cricket: England vs South Africa 1st Test preview – head-to-head, squads, session times

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: UAE Team Emirates rider Ben Swift (C) of Great Britain crashes during the final sprint of the 4th stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race over 207,5km between Mondorf-Les-Bains and Vittel, France, 04 July 2017. EPA/ROBERT GHEMENT

Tour de France for Dummies: Quite a Saga(n) on Day 4 as he elbows Cavendish, and Benoni sort of showed up

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Bora Hansgrohe team rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia (C) sprints to win the 3rd stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race over 212,5km between Verviers and Longwy, France, 03 July 2017. EPA/ROBERT GHEMENT

Tour de France for Dummies: A Saffa gets there or thereabouts on Stage 3

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Quick Step Floors team rider Marcel Kittel of Germany celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 2nd stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race over 203.5 km between Duesseldorf and Liege, Belgium, 02 July 2017.  EPA/GUILLAUME HORCAJUELO

Tour de France for Dummies: Crashes and emotional wins on Stage 1 and 2

By Antoinette Muller
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Wayde van Niekerk will be the greatest athlete South Africa’s ever produced

By Antoinette Muller
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Wayde van Niekerk will be the greatest athlete South Africa’s ever produced

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Ntselamanzi Cricket Ground in Alice, Eastern Cape (Antoinette Muller)

Cricket: Forget Paarl and Benoni, Alice and Healdtown would have been a boon for T20 League

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Heino Kuhn of South Africa during the 2017 International T20 Series game between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Super Sport Park, Centurion Pretoria on 20 January 2017 Photo: Christiaan Kotze/BackpagePix

Cricket: Selectors reward consistency and make tough call on Cook for Test series

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Rudy Paige of South Africa celebrates a try with teammates during the 2017 International Incoming Series rugby match between SA and France on 24 June 2017 at Ellis Park Stadium © Sydney Mahlangu /BackpagePix

Rugby: The Boks, the body language and the band of brothers

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Marizanne Kapp of Protea Women during the ODI match between Protea Women and New Zealand White Ferns on 11 October 2016 at the Diamond Oval Kimberley Photo: Frikkie Kapp/BackpagePix

Cricket: Proteas look to lay the foundations of a legacy at the World Cup

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Paul Adams, Ashwell Prince, CSA CEO Haroon Lorgat, (CSA) President, Chris Nenzani, Robin Petersen and Makhaya Ntini during the T20 Launch on 31 May 2017 at Bidvest Wanderes Stadium © Sydney Mahlangu /BackpagePix

Analysis: What does the T20 Global League mean for cricket in South Africa?

By Antoinette Muller
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Explainer: What is Cricket South Africa’s T20 Global League?

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Pakistani supporter waves national flags during the cricket Pakistan Super League (PSL) final between Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi, in Lahore, Pakistan, 05 March 2017. The final is held under close guard by security forces with media reporting that about 11,000 personnel has been deployed in several cordons. The Pakistan Super League consists of five franchises nominally representing cities in Pakistan. EPA/RAHAT DAR

Op-Ed: Pakistan has been masterful in squeezing teams

By Graeme Smith
Photo: AB de Villiers during the 2017 CSA Departure press conference at OR Tambo International Airport on 16 May 2017 ©Aubrey KgakatsiBackpagePix

Cricket: AB de Villiers and the burden of niceness

By Antoinette Muller
2017 ICC Champions Trophy Group B - The Oval - June 11, 2017 South Africa's AB De Villiers Action Images via Reuters / John Sibley Livepic

Protea shambles: Out-batted, out-bowled and out of another ICC event

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Delhi Daredevils batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan (back R) watches with Deccan Chargers captain and wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist (back L) as bowler Andrew Symonds (front) attempts to field his shot, in the 2009 IPL T20 semi-final cricket match between the Delhi Daredevils and the Deccan Chargers, played at SuperSport Park in Centurion, north of Johannesburg, South Africa, 22 May 2009. EPA/JON HRUSA

Scorpio and amaBhungane #GuptaLeaks: Delhi Daredevils staff member contacted Guptas for visa assistance

By amaBhungane & Scorpio