Four dropped from Springboks' Rugby World Cup training squad

Rugby Aug 20, 2019

Four dropped from Springboks' Rugby World Cup training squad

South Africa released four players from a training camp in Bloemfontein Monday, effectively narrowing to 32 the contenders for the 31-man Rugby World Cup squad to be named next week. A South African Rugby Union Statement said props Lizo Gqoboka and Thomas du Toit, lock ...

Springboks claim Rugby Championship title

Rugby Aug 11, 2019

Springboks claim Rugby Championship title

South Africa warmed up for the Rugby World Cup in superb style by beating Argentina 46-13 in the southern hemisphere's Rugby Championship in Salta on Saturday to claim its first major international trophy in a decade. Flyhalf Handre Pollard scored two tries and tallied a ...

Former Wallabies bad boy James O'Connor on bench for Pumas clash

Rugby Jul 26, 2019

Former Wallabies bad boy James O'Connor on bench for Pumas clash

James O'Connor is poised to play his first test in six years after being named on the Australia bench in a revamped squad for the Rugby Championship clash against Argentina on Saturday. The 29-year-old former bad boy of Australian rugby, whose last Wallabies contract was ...

Australia stuns Brazil with rally

Soccer / Women's World Cup Jun 14, 2019

Australia stuns Brazil with rally

A Monica own goal completed a remarkable turnaround by Australia at the Women's World Cup on Thursday, as the Matildas came from two goals down to stun Brazil 3-2, while China beat South Africa in Paris. Li Ying's first-half strike gave former runner-up China a ...

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling

More Sports / Track & Field May 30, 2019

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling

South African runner Caster Semenya filed an appeal Wednesday against the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to uphold testosterone regulations for some female athletes in track and field. The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion's lawyers said she lodged an appeal with the Swiss Federal Tribunal, ...