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25 Years Since Errol Tobias’ Debut Changed the Complexion of Springbok Rugby

  s debates about transformation in South African rugby rage, it is perhaps appropriate to recognize that last month’s incoming Ireland tour represented a significant anniversary in South African sport and a landmark in the country’s rugby history. In May and June 1981, when South Africa found itself a global sporting pariah because of the [...]

Celebrate Caster but Remember the Plight of SA’s Black Sportswomen

  With all of South Africa locked in euphoria and celebrating the dazzling achievements of Caster Semenya, we can easily forget, hide away from, even, the black sportswoman’s struggle in this country. It is an inherited struggle to be funded, supported and acknowledged by administrators in South Africa. The one night of Olympic sparkle, when [...]