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Jake White: Boks were a 'disgrace'

Former Springbok coach Jake White did not hold back when giving his opinion on the Springboks' embarrassing 34-32 loss to Japan on Saturday.

White is a part of the United Arab Emirates-based OSN Sports panel, and the 2007 World Cup...

Is Handre Pollard’s right boot really worth R2-million?

The South African public may be calling the general worth of the Springboks into question after Saturday’s humiliating loss to Japan, but that hasn’t stopped Bidvest Insurance from covering flyhalf Handre Pollard’s right boot for R2-million....

Stransky: Heyneke, we're tired of apologies

1995 Rugby World Cup-winning flyhalf Joel Stransky does not want to hear any more apologies from Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer.

Stransky, who is in England commentating on the Rugby World Cup, was reacting to South Africa's shocking...

Chelsea’s José Mourinho: Diego Costa was man of the match against Arsenal

José Mourinho insisted he did not want Diego Costa to change his provocative style and angrily came to the player’s defence after Arsène Wenger branded the Chelsea striker as “unacceptable” and urged the Football Association to punish him for his...

Mourinho, Wenger clash over Costa

 Diego Costa provided the lightning conductor as the longstanding friction between Chelsea and Arsenal crackled to the fore during his side's ill-tempered 2-0 victory in the Premier League.

Costa sparked the incident, late in the first...

Springbok coach apologises to nation for shock Japan defeat

Heyneke Meyer apologised to his country for what he said was an "unacceptable" performance by the Springboks as they lost to Japan on Saturday in the biggest upset in Rugby World Cup history.

Speaking to reporters after the Pool B...

Press react strongly to Bok defeat

The Springboks' stunning defeat by Japan in their opening match of the Rugby World Cup has shocked South Africa, casting doubt on the team's chances of progressing to the final stages of the tournament.

"Ultimate Bok Humiliation", "...

Boks stunned by 'Brave Blossoms'

The Springboks were rocked by Japan on Saturday night, going down 34-32 in what is surely the biggest upset in the history of the tournament.

The Boks scored four tries to Japan's three, but at no point were they in control as the '...

Why I won't support the Springboks in the Rugby World Cup - Siya Mnyanda

I was six years old when I huddled around a TV set with my parents and all their friends in Phakamisa township and watched Springbok fly half Joel Stransky score a glorious drop goal to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup for South Africa.

We...

Floyd Mayweather doping allegations still anger Pacquiao

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao expressed renewed anger on Wednesday over allegations that his American rival Floyd Mayweather had violated anti-doping rules in the build-up to their mega-fight in May.

Mayweather had accused him...

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