PICK OF THE SPORTS: Team SA Paralympic gunning for gold

South Africa has always expected the Paralympic team to perform well at the Olympic games and the Tokyo Olympics should be no different.

Abbas Karimi’s Paralympic dream comes true after fleeing Afghanistan

When Abbas Karimi fled his home country of Afghanistan for the United States eight years ago he found his purpose – in the swimming pool.

A phone set to record in the woman’s toilet! But to record what?

The Mauritian Football Association (MFA) is investigating a claim by a cleaner who said she found a mobile phone that was recording in the women’s toilets.

Manchester City suspends Benjamin Mendy following rape charges

Manchester City has suspended Benjamin Mendy after he was charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.

Corrupt officials told to cough up more than R3 billion to FIFA

FIFA will be compensated to the tune of more than R3 billion for losses from global football corruption schemes.

Ground-breaking mental health initiative at US Tennis Open

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has announced that the US Open will have mental health resources available for players at the tournament.

Mosimane deserves to be honoured in spite of losing – Al Ahly president

Al Ahly surrendered the Egyptian Premier League title to Zamalek on Tuesday night, but Al Ahly president El Khatib has shown support for coach Pitso Mosimane.

Afghanistan women’s football team escapes the Taliban

Afghanistan's national women’s football team were part of a group of over 75 people who left the troubled country on a flight to Australia on Wednesday.

Theo Cogill’s remarkable journey from paralyzed stab victim to Paralympic athlete

Despite going through the devastating trauma of being stabbed in the neck, spine and lower arms nearly a decade ago, Theo Cogill’s dream came true when made his debut at the Paralympics.

Bloemfontein Celtic’s last surviving founder can smile again

Victor Mahatanya received a call last Friday and was told that Bloemfontein Celtic will no longer play in the City of Roses.

Menzi on Wednesday: Despite cricket’s hearings, the Proteas are still a shambles

Has Cricket South Africa's Social Justice and Nation-Building (SJN) project come up with a solution to fighting racial discrimination and inequality in the team?

Showdown on the Gold Coast as Rugby Championship moves to Queensland

The Australian state of Queensland will play host for the remainder of the Rugby Championship, Sanzaar confirmed after desperate talks to secure a safe venue for the rest of the tournament.
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