The old game of bat and ball has taken a tectonic shift with the arrival of bigger, fatter willows. When such bats are used as hammers, there's no proverbial cover for poor bowler. This has been the popular narrative so far, let alone the occasional hues and cries over ball tampering.
A legal battle over a South African child's surname between his Hindu father and Muslim mother is being seen as a challenge aimed at changing the country's legislation regarding children born out of wedlock.
South African cricket great Jacques Kallis said his Sydney Thunder teammate Gurinder Sandhu, who was drafted into Australia's One-Day International (ODI) squad for the tri-series against England and India, had proven he possessed the skills required to perform at the international level.
Indian tennis veteran Leander Paes, teaming up with South African Ravfen Klaasen, on Tuesday made a winning start to his Chennai Open doubles campaign, notching up a comfortable straight sets victory in the first round.
South African pace legend Allan Donald has called on cricket bosses not to consider banning bouncers as they revisit safety in the sport in the wake of the tragic death of Australian cricketer Philip Hughes.
Chad le Clos, one of the few men to have beaten Michael Phelps at the Olympics, has thrown down the challenge to his old rival, urging him to get back into training so they can have a rematch at Rio in 2016.
Displaying awesome prowess, third seed Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu got the better of top seed Mahesh Harinder Pal in straight games to bag the title in the Jaipur leg of the JSW Indian Squash Challenger Circuit here on Sunday.
Beleaguered Dolphins will play for pride when they take on a mighty Kolkata Knight Riders in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 tournament at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium here on Monday.
It is a little-known legal concept with a Latin name, and in the last 24 hours South Africans and millions more around the world glued to the Oscar Pistorius verdict have been feverishly trying to get their heads around it: `Dolus eventualis`.