ICC World Cup: Don't return as losers, Sports minister warns South African team
ICC World Cup: Don't return as losers, Sports minister warns South African team

South African Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has warned its cricket team of failure in the forthcoming World Cup, forbidding them from becoming "a bunch of losers".

Ex-world 800m champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi dies in car crash: Jacob Zuma
Ex-world 800m champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi dies in car crash: Jacob Zuma

Former world 800-metre champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi died Friday aged 34 in a car crash on his way to a Johannesburg athletics meeting, President Jacob Zuma said in a statement.

Jennings devastated after CSA removes him

South African Under-19 coach Ray Jennings is was devastated after Cricket South Africa (CSA) removed him as Under-19 coach, barely two months after he guided the team to the country`s first-ever win in? a World Cup tournament.

Ex-Proteas cricketers slam sports minister`s `obsession with quotas`

Two former South African cricket ers have slammed at sports minister Fikile Mbalula after he threatened to withdraw national teams from competing internationally if they do not agree to 60-40 quotas in sports favouring black players.

Massive opposition to `60-40` quotas in SA sports favouring black players

A South African civil rights body and trade union have said that they will oppose the implementation of 60-40 quotas in sports favouring black players.

No truth in "rumours" of Smith resigning as captain, clarifies CSA

Cricket South Africa and Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula both today dismissed widespread social media comments that Graeme Smith had threatened to resign if he was not made the Proteas captain for the ongoing Test series against India.

South African minister lauds CSA`s new `Black` quota policy

South African sports minister Fikile Mbalula has hailed Cricket South Africa (CSA) for adopting its new quota policy in a bid to accelerate the development of black African players.

Majola criticized for accusing Mbalula of functioning like apartheid-style minister

Suspended Cricket South Africa (CSA) CEO Gerald Majola has been criticized for accusing Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula of functioning like an apartheid-style minister.

Govt wants implementation of Nicholson report recommendations

The writing appears to be on the wall for embattled Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief executive Gerald Majola after Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula on Friday called on the Board to act decisively in implementing all the recommendations of the Nicholson inquiry into the financial affairs of CSA.

South African cricket probe needs more time: Judge

The inquiry ordered by Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula into the affairs of Cricket South Africa (CSA), including alleged irregular IPL bonus payments, is not likely to be ready "by Christmas", as had been requested by Mbalula.

Minister names judge to head South Africa probe

South Africa`s sports minister on Friday named judge Chris Nicholson to lead an investigation into a bonus scandal that has tainted the country`s national cricket body for more than a year.

S.African minister says threats will not stop inquiry

South Africa`s sports minister Fikile Mbalula said on Sunday he had received threatening phone calls telling him not to investigate bonus payments case.

SA sports minister still wants Olympics bid

South Africa`s sport minister said on Tuesday he still wants the country to bid for the 2020 Olympic Games despite a cabinet decision last month to instead spend money on services for the poor.

SA sports minister still wants Olympics bid

South Africa`s sport minister said on Tuesday he still wants the country to bid for the 2020 Olympic Games despite a cabinet decision last month to instead spend money on services for the poor.