NZ-born Shields in England's 23; Springboks name 3 new caps

Jun 7, 2018

England ignores the murmurs of disapproval and skirts round its own selection policy to fast-track New Zealand-born forward Brad Shields into its match 23 for the first test in South Africa

South African man who survived impaling to run ultramarathon

Jun 6, 2018

South African man who survived impaling with crowbar to run Comrades ultramarathon

Injured Salah unsurprisingly put in Egypt's World Cup squad

Jun 4, 2018

Mohamed Salah, shoulder injury and all, was unsurprisingly named in Egypt's World Cup squad

Springboks set to start with 7 new players in Wales test

May 30, 2018

Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus will give seven players their test debut under stand-in captain Pieter-Steph du Toit in the game against Wales in Washington this weekend

Egypt in rare unity over love for Salah, loathing for Ramos

May 27, 2018

Heartbroken Egypt shares a rare moment of unity: An outpouring of sympathy and love for Salah, loathing for Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos

Amid rape allegation, Jordaan re-elected SAfrica soccer boss

May 27, 2018

Danny Jordaan, the chief organizer of the 2010 World Cup, has been re-elected as president of the South African Football Association for a second term despite allegations made by a singer that he raped her 25 years ago

Lions snatch late victory, 14-man Brumbies surprise Bulls

May 26, 2018

Super Rugby: Lions snatch late 26-23 victory at Stormers, 14-man Brumbies surprise Bulls

New Springboks coach Erasmus selects 17 uncapped players

May 26, 2018

New Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus has named 17 uncapped players in a huge 43-man squad for South Africa's June internationals against Wales and England

FIFA Council member Nyantakyi arrested on return to Ghana

May 24, 2018

FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi of Ghana has been arrested upon his return to his home country

State TV: Ghana president orders arrest of FIFA executive

May 22, 2018

Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo has ordered police to arrest football federation head Kwesi Nyantakyi, a member of the powerful FIFA Council, over allegations of fraud

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