#MondayHIGH5: The best holiday sports

In an ideal world, the juiciest encounters on the sporting calendar would take place over the festive season when we’re all available to enjoy them but alas, that’s not the case. December is a relatively sport free zone and while the Windies test series will soon be along to  provide us with some entertainment, if […]

Can the Proteas win the World Cup?

The relationship between South African sports fans and the Proteas is a strange one. If the Proteas were your boyfriend / girlfriend / husband / wife, the scenario might look like this: You have an amazing relationship, you’re constantly traveling to exotic places around the world, ticking hundreds of things off your bucket list each year. You […]

#MondayHIGH5: Fiercest Rivalries in Sport

Laughing in the face of the supporter of a fierce rival team, after a victory, is one of life’s great joys. It’s enjoyable and it’s fleeting – you know what it feels like and next week you might be on the receiving end. That’s what makes a good rivalry – two teams, evenly matched who […]

Happy Thanksgiving, sports fans!

Today is Thanksgiving , which means Americans eat more than normal (if that’s possible) and get larger than they already are (if that’s possible). We don’t really celebrate it here in SA. It’s a bit like Halloween – a handful of people use it as an excuse to have a drink and be merry. If we did celebrate it […]

Kevin Pietersen: the infamous autobiography reviewed

Where do I start? I’m not even sure. Well, let’s get this out of the way first…. I am a HUGE Kevin Pietersen fan and have always agreed with everything he’s done in the past. I think he had every right to leave South Africa when he wasn’t selected for the Natal side and I loved […]

#MondayHIGH5: 5 Unfortunate Names in Sport

An unfortunate name is bad for anyone. It’s much worse if you are a professional sportsman though. Think about it – people actually make a living from saying your name, printing it on a jersey and writing it on the boxes of action figures. The horror. Let’s take a quick look at 5 sportsmen with particularly […]

5 truly horrific sporting stories

  Happy Halloween, sports nuts!  This is the holiday where people seem to get a thrill out of frightening themselves so we thought we’d get the ball rolling. This is our pick of the five most terrifying sporting moments in recent history… 5. Arsenal brutally annihilated In August 2011, millions of us sat down with a cold […]