Springboks vs All Blacks: 'I'm going to go for 22-19 to the Boks'
All eyes will be on the Springboks when they face defending champions the All Blacks at Yokohama's International Stadium in their World Cup opener on Saturday.
Sports journalist Dylan Rogers credits the work of coach Rassie Erasmus in getting the national side to a point where they're seen to have a genuine chance of beating their arch-rivals in a World Cup game.
If you consider where we were 18-24 months ago, it's an incredible achievement how Rassie Erasmus turned things around through some shrewd selection, a more modern and attacking game plan and careful management of his playing resources.Dylan Rogers, Sports journalist
I think to be here on the day of our first World Cup match thinking we've got a genuine chance of beating the All Blacks in a World Cup game is fantastic.Dylan Rogers, Sports journalist
The team will be paying tribute to Springbok legend and 1995 World Cup hero Chester Williams in their Pool B opener, with his image on their jerseys.
If the Boks can tap into some of that emotion and use that as fuel... it will be an effective tool.Dylan Rogers, Sports journalist
There's no better way to pay tribute to a Springbok legend than a victory over the All Blacks at a World Cup.Dylan Rogers, Sports journalist
Listen to the detailed discussion below:
There's a 'new era of marathon running' thanks to performance-enhancing shoes
Is it all in the shoes? It's believed that pro athletes are able to run up to two minutes faster, thanks to developments in footwear.Read More
Boks could secure comfortable win against Japan, predicts Krige
The Springboks are up against Japan on Sunday in the quarterfinals of the Rugby World Cup.Read More
Kipchoge's pacing squad all set as he gets ready to break two-hour marathon mark
Australian runner Patrick Tiernan is part of Eliud Kipchoge's 41-member pacing squad and says he's optimistic about the attempt.Read More
Rugby World Cup: Super Typhoon Hagibis shaping up to be the strongest since 1958
Japan's Meteorological Agency warns it could bring as much rain as 1958’s Typhoon Kanogawa that left 1200 people dead.Read More
Tennis fans warned against dodgy platforms reselling Federer v Nadal tickets
The tennis stars will play at a sold-out match in the Mother City next year. Desperate fans are cautioned to avoid rip-offs.Read More
Rugby is having more than a moment. Next stop? The US and (not kidding) China
Rugby is certainly on the up, says the green-blooded Dr Michael Goldman (Sport Management Program, University of San Francisco).Read More
SA billionaires Rupert and Motsepe want majority stake in Blue Bulls rugby team
If the deal goes through, the billionaire businessmen will each own 37.45% of the Pretoria-based side.Read More
Boks qualify for quarterfinals with runaway Canada victory
South Africa secured qualification for the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals with a crushing victory over Canada in Kobe on Tuesday.Read More
Swimming teaches me to challenge my mind's boundaries, says motivational speaker
Ryan Stramrood tells Pippa Hudson that extreme swimming has taught him to push past the limitations in his mind.Read More
Kolbe stars as Boks thrash 14-man Italy
South Africa kept their hopes moving into the next round of the Rugby World Cup well in hand with a 49-3 win over Italy.Read More
Is it time to legalise heroin and cocaine to win the war on drugs?
Think-tank SADPI believes the criminalisation of drugs and drug users causes greater harm than drugs themselves.Read More
Police officers march against gender-based violence
Minister Bheki Cele led the march and urged society to get more involved in reporting crimes in their communities.Read More
'Cape Town's ban of fireworks sites shouldn't diminish essence of Diwali'
There have been growing calls to ban the use of fireworks in Cape Town on special occasions such as Diwali, Guy Fawkes and NYE.Read More
What does the future hold for farmworkers in South Africa?
The National Conference on The Future of Farm Workers in South Africa takes place from 16–18 October 2019, at UWC.Read More
Cape Town City councillors drop vote of no confidence against DA's JP Smith
The councillors, Courtney Van Wyk and Steven Vuba, were reportedly persuaded to abandon the motion on Monday.Read More
Is this the latest must-have fashion item in SA, a bulletproof bodywarmer?
Defence company Action Bulletproof has released its latest line of products...bulletproof bodywarmers.Read More
How Llandudno residents are bringing down crime in their small coastal suburb
Llandudno has almost no crime in the area and that's all because of an extra levy that residents pay for some extra peace of mind.Read More
SACE receives 200 complaints about teachers in W Cape over past year
Council spokesperson Thembinkosi Ndhlovu explains the three major complaints against teachers for 2018/2019.Read More
'I think SA institutions are strong enough to root out corruption'
International relations expert Professor John Stremlau says SA and the US have a strong working relationship.Read More
#NotHopeless: Changing attitudes towards the homeless
LeadSA: Zulfah Boyce relates her journey with U-Turn, which supports the homeless with rehabilitation and skills training.Read More