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COVID-19: South Africa announces relief fund for athletes, art practitioners

South Africa’s Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) announced a relief fund to ease the economic impact on the livelihoods of athletes and...

July 23, 2021 is the tentative date for start of postponed...

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Japanese organisers are in final stages of talks to set the opening date for the Tokyo Games in...

Herschel Jantjies signs two-year contract extension with Western Province Rugby

Springbok scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies signed a two-year contract extension to remain with Western Province Rugby and the DHL Stormers until the end of 2022. Jantjies...

Former Springbok coach Jake White joins Blue Bulls as director of...

South African rugby union team the Blue Bulls on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Jake White as director of rugby with immediate effect until...

Footballers’ union, English Football Leagues meet to discuss COVID financial impact

The Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) has called for urgent talks with the Premier League and English Football League to discuss the financial impact of...

World Athletics U20 Championships in Kenya postponed

The World Athletics U20 Championships, which had been set to take place in Nairobi in Kenya in July, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Confirmation of...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics postponed

The International Olympic Committee and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have concluded the Tokyo 2020 Olympics must be postponed, and held no later than...

Canada pulls out of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Canada became the first country to pull out of the Tokyo Games due to the coronavirus pandemic and Australia told its athletes to prepare...

World Rugby postpones several events due to COVID-19 pandemic

Rugby’s world governing body, World Rugby, announced that it had postponed a number of events in the wake of the spread of the coronavirus...

Zaha offers accommodation to health workers battling COVID-19

Crystal Palace’s Ivorian winger Wilfried Zaha has offered free accommodation to medical staff in London as they battle the COVID-19 pandemic. The 27-year-old will open...
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