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As it happened: Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test, day two - Steyn crocked, but Proteas are simply magnificent

  • Max Benson
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Cricket - Australia v South Africa - First Test cricket match - WACA Ground, Perth, Australia - 4/11/16. South Africa's Dale Steyn reacts after injuring himself at the WACA Ground in Perth. REUTERS/David Gray
Photo: Seabelo Senatla of South Africa celebrates after scoring a try during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Sevens Rugby quarterfinal match between South Africa and Australia in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 10 August 2016 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

Onside/Offside: The SA Sports Awards, Mokoka’s hat-trick, an honour for Pauw and more

By Antoinette Muller
Perth, AustraliaCricket - Australia v South Africa - First Test cricket match - WACA Ground, Perth, Australia - 3/11/16 South Africa's Quinton de Kock hits a boundary from the bowling of Australia's Mitchell Starc. REUTERS/David Gray

As it happened: Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test, day one

By Max Benson
Photo: Dejected South African players during the 2016 The Castle Lager Rugby Championship match between South Africa and New Zealand at Kings Park Stadium, Durban South Africa on 08 October 2016 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

The Paper Round: How bad can things get for the Boks in Europe?

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: South Africa celebrate as Wayne Parnell gets the wicket of David Warner of Australia during the 2016 Momentum One Day International Series game between South Africa and Australia at Centurion Park, Pretoria on 30 September 2016 © Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix

Cricket: Five talking points ahead of the first Test between Australia and South Africa

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Fikile Mbalula, Minister of Sport and Recreation and Patrice Motsepe during the Mamelodi Sundowns arrival at the OR Tambo International in Johannesburg on the 26 October 2016©Samuel Shivambu/Backpagepix

Onside/Offside: Not even the good Morkel, Razzmatazz’s splurge and more

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: South African bowler Morne Morkel (C) celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir during the Super Eight stage match of the World Twenty20 tournament between South Africa and India at Colombo, Sri Lanka, 02 October 2012. EPA/HARISH TYAGI

What’s in a name? For Cricket South Africa, it’s the lack of a T20 sponsor

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane celebrates after winning  the African Champions League (CAF) Final second d leg soccer match between Zamalekand Sundowns Casablanca at Borg Al Arab stadium in Alexandria, Egypt, 23 October 2016.  EPA/KHALED ELFIQI

The Paper Round: What does Mamelodi Sundowns win mean for South African football?

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Fans of Barcelona wave flags prior to the the UEFA Champions League final soccer match between Juventus FC and FC Barcelona at Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany, 06 June 2015. EPA/MARCUS BRANDT

Unlocking Potential: How fan engagement and brand equity drive on-field performance

By Daniel Gallan
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Thank you, Masandawana, we’re all Brazilians today

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Anthony Laffor (c) Kennedy Mweene and Thabo Nthethe of Mamelodi Sundowns celebrates celebrates a victory during the 2016 Caf Champions League Final match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Zamalek at Lucas Moripe Stadium, Pretoria on 15 October 2016©Samuel Shivambu/Backpagepix

Onside/Offside: The Sporting Week that was, October 16-21

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Springboks players during the Springboks morning training session on the 26 September 2016 at Fourways High School Pic Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix

Five things we learnt from day one of the Rugby Coaching Indaba

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Dejected South African players during the 2016 Castle Lager Rugby Championship match between South Africa and New Zealand at Kings Park Stadium, Durban South Africa on 08 October 2016 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

The Paper Round: What’s wrong with the Springboks?

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Mamelodi Sundowns players celebrates a victory during the 2016 Caf Champions League Final match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Zamalek at Lucas Moripe Stadium, Pretoria on 15 October 2016. ©Samuel Shivambu/Backpagepix

Soccer: Mosimane’s looming history offers further redemption and should force introspection

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Kyle Abbott of South Africa celebrates taking the wicket of Travis Head of Australia with teammates during the fifth One Day International cricket match between South Africa and Australia at Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town on 12 October 2016 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

Onside/Offside: The sporting week that was October 9-16

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: South Africa celebrate the series win during the fifth One Day International cricket match between South Africa and Australia at Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town on 12 October 2016 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

Whitewashed: Six things the series win over Oz tells us about SA’s ODI future

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: The Proteas run in to celebrate Kyle Abbott of the Proteas second wicke, dismissing David Warner of Australia for 6, during the 2016 Momentum One Day International Series game between South Africa and Australia at St Georges Park, Port Elizabeth on 9 October 2016 © Deryck Foster/BackpagePix

Cricket: Four talking points around South Africa’s Test squad to tour Oz

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: The spectators during the 2016 Momentum One Day International Series game between South Africa and Australia at St Georges Park, Port Elizabeth on 9 October 2016 © Deryck Foster/BackpagePix

Cricket: No Steyn, no KG, no AB, no problem as Proteas pile misery on Australia

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: South Africa’s David Miller celebrates scoring a century. Australia v South Africa - Third ODI cricket match - Kingsmead Cricket Stadium, Durban, South Africa - 5/10/2016.  REUTERS/Rogan Ward

David Miller’s finest night: SA seal series against Australia with emphatic chase

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: South African Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula addresses a media conference in Cape Town, March 17, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Rugby: Despite Mbalula’s ban, SA announced as 2023 World Cup host candidates

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Fans around the first tee during the singles matches during the Ryder Cup 2016 at the Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota, USA, 02 October 2016. The Ryder Cup 2016 runs from 29 September to 02 October. EPA/TANNEN MAURY

Ryder Cup: What makes American golf fans so distinctly unlikeable?

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Cricket - New Zealand v South Africa - second cricket test match - Centurion Park, Centurion, South Africa - 28/8/2016. South Africa’s Faf du Plessis plays a shot. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Cricket: SA ODI team finds its mojo as Faf Du Plessis defines the art of taking the single

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Argentina’s players, Belgium’s players and the referee team line up with an anti-racism banner prior during the Fifa World Cup 2014 quarter final match between Argentina and Belgium at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, 05 July 2014.

Fifa decision to disband anti-racism task force is an own goal

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: A file photo dated 02 September 2016 of Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal reacting during his match against Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia at the US Open Tennis Championships, in Flushing Meadows, New York, USA. Media reports state that Nadal, along with other 25 athletes, appeared on a list which was published by a group of Russian hackers calling themselves ‘Fancy Bears’ on 19 September alleging the athletes consumed banned substances during the Olympic Games in Rio by using medical exemptions for therapeutic reasons. The leaked confidential medical files were stolen from a database belonging to the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada), the media reports say. EPA/JASON SZENES

Whose privacy is it anyway: What the WADA hack tells us about transparency

By Antoinette Muller
Main photo: The Fort Hare academy is a joint venture between Border Cricket, Fort Hare University and Cricket South Africa. It opened in 2009. Young players are identified from the surrounding areas and attend life skills and training sessions at the university. The most talented are given scholarships and placed into focus schools in the surrounding areas. The university also offers bursaries for tertiary education for cricketers from across South Africa.

In photos: Cricket lives in the rural Eastern Cape

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Fifa presidential candidate Gianni Infantino (R) jokes with rival Tokyo Sexwale at a news conference in Cape Town, February 22, 2016. Sexwale was last year appointed as head of the committee to make recommendations on West Bank clubs. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Human Rights Watch accuses Fifa of breaking its own rules over West Bank football clubs

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Temba Bavuma of South Africa celebrates his first century during Day 4 of the Sunfoil Test Series, 2nd Test match between South Africa and England at Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town on 5 January 2016 ©Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix

Cricket: Temba Bavuma shatters another glass ceiling

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Cricket - New Zealand v South Africa - second cricket test match - Centurion Park, Centurion, South Africa - 28/08/2016. South Africa's Temba Bavuma plays a shot. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Cricket: Five talking points ahead of South Africa’s ODI summer

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: South African national rugby union coach Allister Coetzee talks to players during the Captains Run session of the Springboks at Newlands Stadium, South Africa, 10 June 2016. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Rugby: Coetzee bemoans ‘schoolboy errors’ as Boks’ transition struggle continues

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Hilton Langenhoven of South Africa celebrates after winning the gold medal in the event. 2016 Rio Paralympics - Men's Long Jump - T12 Final - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 10/09/2016.  REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff

The Sound of Victory: How the medals at the Rio Paralympics are ringing in tune with the times

By Antoinette Muller