The Proteas are number one – so why aren’t we positive?

The Champions Trophy has arrived and the Proteas are ranked number one in the world, like we usually are going into an ICC tournament – so why are we not confident about lifting the trophy? It’s not unusual for South Africa to go into ICC tournaments ranked as the best in the world. We seem to be experts at […]

5 sportsman we don’t like and 5 that we do

The sporting arena is a glittering kaleidoscope of personalities – some likeable and others – meh, not so much. Obviously, reaching the pinnacle of your sporting profession and pulling on national colours grants you immediate access to a highly exclusive club. This fame and celebrity could easily go to your head. And oh boy does […]

Why have SA match fixers only been banned? Lock them up!

It saddens me to say this, but when the news broke in January that a few domestic cricket players were involved in spot fixing, I wasn’t actually surprised This absolute disgrace of a human has been given a 12 year ban from cricket for spot-fixing. Thus comes after it was reported earlier this year that “ring leader” Gulam Bodi had been […]

What is REALLY wrong with SA sport?

Watching the Proteas tumble out of another ICC event shortly after a RWC campaign where the Springboks lost to Japan – I couldn’t help but wonder if SA sport’s biggest problem is not talent, or even coaches – it’s our attitude. In my opinion – SA is one of the most naturally talented nations in […]