West Indies whitewash not critical to World Cup dreams: JP Duminy
West Indies whitewash not critical to World Cup dreams: JP Duminy

South African batsman Jean-Paul Duminy does not believe a whitewash of the West Indies in the ongoing One-Day International (ODI) series will have much resonance for the team when the ICC World Cup bowls off next month.

Africa Cup of Nations: Ghana toast Gyan heroics, South Africa on brink
Africa Cup of Nations: Ghana toast Gyan heroics, South Africa on brink

Just days after being taken to hospital with malaria, Asamoah Gyan lit up the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday with a late winning goal as Ghana beat Algeria 1-0.

African Nations Cup: Senegal go top after comeback draw with South Africa
African Nations Cup: Senegal go top after comeback draw with South Africa

Senegal came from behind to draw 1-1 with South Africa in the African Nations Cup on Friday to go top of Group C.

South Africa rest big guns after blowing Windies away
South Africa rest big guns after blowing Windies away

South Africa will rest key players for the remainder of the one-day international series against West Indies as they rotate their squad with one eye on the World Cup.

Stop repeating errors, Jason Holder tells West Indies team mates
Stop repeating errors, Jason Holder tells West Indies team mates

West Indies captain Jason Holder has lashed his teammates for repeating basic errors and urged them to take more responsibility weeks away from the 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Sports-mad Roger Federer backs South Africa at Rugby World Cup
Sports-mad Roger Federer backs South Africa at Rugby World Cup

Self-confessed sports nut Roger Federer goes to watch games whenever his schedule allows and is in no doubt who he`ll be cheering at this year`s rugby World Cup -- South Africa.

Sadio Mane returns to training for Senegal
Sadio Mane returns to training for Senegal

Senegal midfielder Sadio Mane returned to full training on Tuesday raising hopes he could be fit for their next game at the African Nations Cup against South Africa.

Africa Cup of Nations: Favourites Algeria storm back for decisive win, Senegal trump Ghana
Africa Cup of Nations: Favourites Algeria storm back for decisive win, Senegal trump Ghana

Africa Cup of Nations title favourites Algeria got off to a winning start in Group C Monday with a come-from-behind 3-1 triumph over South Africa in Mongomo.

Former Mandela aide talks South Africa race relations on Twitter

A white woman who worked as a personal assistant to Nelson Mandela has stirred unease about race relations in South Africa after criticizing the current president for allegedly making anti-white remarks.

AB de Villiers celebrates world record with 'home-cooked meal'
AB de Villiers celebrates world record with 'home-cooked meal'

AB de Villiers celebrated his record breaking 31-ball ton at home with a home-cooked meal. The 30-year-old thanked fans for their support as he took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share his joy after the whirlwind knock.

Corey Anderson salutes AB de Villiers' "hell of an innings"
Corey Anderson salutes AB de Villiers' "hell of an innings"

Corey Anderson saluted AB de Villiers on Monday for a "hell of an innings" after the South African broke the New Zealander`s record for the fastest century in a one-day international.

Gourcuff itching to get started with Algeria

Algeria coach Christian Gourcuff is itching to begin his first Africa Cup of Nations as the Desert Foxes prepare to face South Africa on Monday.

List of top 10 fastest ODI hundreds in cricket history
List of top 10 fastest ODI hundreds in cricket history

South African batsman AB De Villiers on Sunday scored the fastest hundred in the history of ODI cricket.

AB de Villiers scores fastest hundred in ODI cricket history
AB de Villiers scores fastest hundred in ODI cricket history

South African batsman AB De Villiers on Sunday scored the fastest hundred in the history of ODI cricket.

India, South Africa  biggest challenger to Australia in WC: Ian Chappell
India, South Africa biggest challenger to Australia in WC: Ian Chappell

Not too pleased with a couple of selection decisions in the Australian cricket squad for the ODI World Cup, former captain Ian Chappell said the home side will find its toughest competition in India and South Africa during the marquee event starting February 14.

Hashim Amla becomes fastest player to notch up 5000 ODI runs
Hashim Amla becomes fastest player to notch up 5000 ODI runs

Hashim Amla became the fastest player to notch up 5000 one-day international runs as South Africa handed West Indies a 61-run defeat in a rain-affected clash at Kingsmead on Friday.

Dale Steyn strike ends Chris Gayle rampage as South Africa beat West Indies
Dale Steyn strike ends Chris Gayle rampage as South Africa beat West Indies

 South Africa beat West Indies by 61 runs in the first of their one-day international series on a rain-affected day in Durban Friday.

Kevin Anderson battles into semis at Auckland Open
Kevin Anderson battles into semis at Auckland Open

South Africa`s Kevin Anderson scored a gutsy win over American Steve Johnson on Thursday to make the semi-finals of an Auckland Open tournament blown wide open by high-profile withdrawals.

South Africa prevent Twenty20 whitewash against West Indies
South Africa prevent Twenty20 whitewash against West Indies

Morne van Wyk hit 114 not out as South Africa beat the West Indies by 69 runs in the third and final Twenty20 international at Kingsmead on Wednesday.

African team to race in Tour de France
African team to race in Tour de France

An African team will take part for the first time in the Tour de France when it starts in Utrecht next July, organisers announced Wednesday.