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10 Things to Know about Banyana Banyana

South Africa’s women football team, Banyana Banyana made history in Ghana last week when they qualified for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. After a...

South Africa announces 2015 Rugby World Cup squad

In naming his chosen few, Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer said the 31-member squad that would represent South Africa in the Rugby World Cup would carry the country's hopes on their shoulders. It would be a tough tournament, he cautioned. Jean de Villiers will captain the team.

Proteas go to the ICC 2015 Semi Finals

Brand South Africa congratulates the Proteas who have taken a giant step towards holding the 2015 Cricket World Cup trophy.

We will be prepared for a fight, says Protea coach

Proteas' assistant coach Adrian Birrell says the South Africans are taking their World Cup group match against Ireland on Tuesday morning seriously. The Irish "bat long and deep. They know how to chase targets ... We are fully aware of what they can do," says Birrell, who coached Ireland from 2002 to 2007.

South Africa’s u17 team make history

The Amajimbos gave beleaguered South African sports fans some hope when they became the country's first-ever team to qualify for the under-17 Fifa World Cup by beating Cameroon 3-1 at the CAF African Youth Championship at the weekend.

We’ll lick our wounds – and regroup, says De Villiers

After their 130-run loss to India in a World Cup group match in Melbourne on Sunday, the Proteas have a lot of work to do ahead of their "must-win" match against the West Indies on Friday.

Proteas women raring to go, says coach

Right-hand seamer Masabata Klaas will be making a welcome return to the Momentum Proteas when the squad tours against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi in March, Cricket South Africa announced on Monday.

Beefy Cameroon gives SA a taste of Afcon

Sibusiso Vilakazi's second-half goal earned an inspired Bafana Bafana a 1-1 draw with Cameroon in an international friendly at the Stade de l'Amitie in Libreville this weekend - a performance coach Shakes Mashaba believes is an indicator of what we can expect from the Afcon tournament, which kicks off on Saturday.

Who will become a star at Afcon 2015?

Expect the Africa Cup of Nations to be one of the most exciting tournaments ever as the continent brings its carefree, buccaneering style to the beautiful game. The old guard has stepped down and the two most successful teams are out – leaving the field wide open for new stars to be made.

Young Proteas to take on Windies flair

Proteas T20 captain Faf du Plessis says the upcoming three-match KFC T20 International series against the West Indies will be an ideal opportunity for South Africa's inexperienced players to test their skill against "quality opposition".