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The rise of women’s cricket shows that playing like a girl...

In the first of a three-part series on women's cricket, Firdose Moonda reflects on how far recognition of the sport has come and how...

We’re backing these Proteas players to slay at the World Cup

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 24th until July 23rd 2017. This year’s competition is being jointly hosted...

Gifted South African makes history in US Major League Baseball

Mpho Gift Ngoepe made history on Wednesday, becoming the first South African-born player to make his Major League Baseball (MLB) debut in the USA....

South African women are slaying at the Special Olympics Winter Games

Bianca Basson, Thato Serepedi, Joanne Crowley and Caroline Mignolet are four South African athletes slaying in the figure-skating competition at the Special Olympics, which...

Brave Barcelona pull off the impossible

It was described as the impossible. And that's exactly what they achieved.In the first leg in the round of 16 against Paris Saint Germain...

Why Durban cancelling the Commonwealth games could be best thing yet

Earlier this week, South Africa’s Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said South Africa could call off the Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held in Durban...

The Story of South African Cricket, from its tragedies to triumphs

Ashwin Desai’s newest book, Reverse Sweep: A Story of Post-Apartheid South African Cricket is a compelling read tracing the history of cricket in South...

#Riding4SAEducation aims to raise funds for impoverished learners

Salaam Foundation, which is the humanitarian wing of Salaamedia, - an online humanitarian journalism portal - is going to be embarking on a 3,...

Hashim Amla reaches a century of Test caps

Soon after he hit his stride on the pitch and became a household name, supporters of Hashim Amla appeared at stadiums sporting...

Six women we’re backing to slay at this year’s Paralympics

While we’re incredibly proud of our Olympians for their ten medals from #Rio2016, we know that our Paralympic team will give us plenty to...

We asked grade 4s to draw Caster and what they did...

When Caster Semenya won Olympic gold last Sunday, the whole country lit up with pride - and its children were no exception. The Daily...

Caster, you remind us that we all have a place in...

When Caster Semenya won the 800m heat at Olympic final in Rio on Sunday, the entire nation was sleeping. Well, most of us, at...

South Africa’s Rio Olympic hopefuls may be the best yet

The final team that will be going to the Olympics has been chosen, and we’re all expecting big things from the 137 athletes selected...

How Multichoice and SuperSport cashed in on South Africa

The popularity of Pay TV in South Africa has very little to do with modernity and improved living standards and everything to do with...

We need to speak about how badly sportswomen are paid

Women already have to deal with misogyny and discrimination in all sectors of society solely by virtue, well, of them being women. And for...

What are the transformation targets of SA sports?

Another year and the same battle continues. Transformation. Some think it's a waste of time, others think it's "reverse racism". Others still, like Afriforum...

#SexistSA: Why isn’t SuperSport broadcasting the women’s soccer World Cup?

The Fifa women’s World Cup began last Friday in Canada, but how many South Africans are even aware of the event? We certainly aren’t...

#sexistSA: When sports fans get mean, it’s just not cricket

I have never written a book but I am a lover of literature. I am not a chef but I enjoy fine dining. And...
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