South Africa’s most decorated Olympian is in an unusual position, being handed defeats and having to fight for medals. He showed his class in Gwangju while not 100% fit, but youngsters like Kristof Milak are a challenge.
The former Bafana Bafana coach resigned after the Africa Cup of Nations high, with South Africa knocking out hosts Egypt and reaching the last eight. For the next coach to succeed, a lot needs to change.
The public broadcaster is already struggling financially to air the sports events in its current mandate. If Icasa’s proposed broadcasting regulations are passed, the number of events will rise dramatically.
The rugby-mad town with a chequered history has new heroes. This time the ball is round and the joyful noise of triumph comes from a part of Stellenboch that’s on the fringes, figuratively and literally.