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South Africa's next Springbok captain revealed

South Africa’s next Springbok captain revealed

After the retirement of Jean de Villiers from international rugby, Fourie du Preez has been named as the player to lead the charge in the Springboks' next Rugby World Cup game against Scotland on Saturday. Schalk Burger will be the vice-captain.
Farewell to South Africa's rugby captain

Farewell to South Africa’s rugby captain

After playing for South Africa for 13 years, Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has announced his retirement from international rugby due to a fractured jaw he sustained during the Rugby World Cup Pool B match against Samoa on Saturday.
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Remembering Clive Rice: South African cricket great 1949 – 2015

With his trademark moustache and humble but forthright nature, former South African cricket captain Clive Rice will be remembered not only as one of the game's greatest players, but also as a South African cultural icon.

Bafana Bafana captain Meyiwa given a hero's send-off

Bafana Bafana captain Meyiwa given a hero’s send-off

Tens of thousands of fans filled Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban to mourn Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa. Supporters lined the streets to the stadium from his home, forming a guard of honour, and singing and the trumpeting of vuvuzelas filled the air.
South Africa to bid farewell to Senzo Meyiwa at Moses Mabhida Stadium

South Africa to bid farewell to Senzo Meyiwa at Moses Mabhida Stadium

Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa will be laid to rest at the Chesterville Heroes Acre following a funeral service at Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday, 1 November.

South Africa mourns captain Meyiwa

On Saturday evening he played football; on Sunday evening he was shot dead. Bafana Bafana captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was killed during a robbery, leaving sports fans reeling and the South African soccer fraternity stricken with grief. He was top of his game, leading Bafana out of the doldrums.

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De Villiers to lead Springboks in Rugby Championship

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has been included in the South African squad for the four-nation Castle Lager Rugby Championship after recovering from a knee injury. There are two newcomers, Cobus Reinach and Damian de Allende, in the 30-man squad named on the weekend.
Tera Mtembu named Sharks' first black captain

Tera Mtembu named Sharks’ first black captain

Loose-forward Tera Mtembu will be the first black South African to lead the Sharks after the rugby union franchise appointed him captain for the 2014 Currie Cup, South Africa's premier domestic rugby competition.

Ellis uses sport to build a better world

Growing up in Cape Town, Desiree Ellis was always kicking a ball. Later, professional football called and she answered. She captained the national women's soccer team, Banyana Banyana, for 10 years. Today, as well as coaching, she devotes her time to improving the lives of others through sport.

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Ellis uses sport to build a better world

Growing up in Cape Town, Desiree Ellis was always kicking a ball. Later, professional football called and she answered. She captained the national women's soccer team, Banyana Banyana, for 10 years. Today, as well as coaching, she devotes her time to improving the lives of others through sport.

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