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.
While the 15-year-old Wimbledon sensation is on the rise, Serena Williams is waning. But the Grand Slam champion remains defiant in her fight for women’s rights because without it, there would be no Cori.
The expanded and new-look Africa Cup of Nations was supposed to be a celebration of football in the cradle of civilisation, but politics grabbed most of the attention and the stars were relegated to being extras in their own show.