Source: South African Rugby Union |

Dry replaces injured Visser at HSBC Los Angeles Sevens

Dry, who is the most capped South African forward in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series (72 tournaments and 363 matches), said the trip came unexpected

An ankle injury to Springbok Sevens forward Impi Visser has ruled him out of the HSBC Los Angeles Sevens at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson this weekend and he will be replaced by the experienced Chris Dry. Visser sustained the injury on Thursday and Dry was called into the…

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Ramping up the fight against Fall Armyworm

Tools are available to wrestle Fall Armyworm, a voracious invasive species that is ravaging crops in Africa, Asia and the Near East

FAO advances Global Action to control the spread and damage of a crop-eating pest affecting millions of livelihoods Tools are available to wrestle Fall Armyworm, a voracious invasive species that is ravaging crops in Africa, Asia and the Near East, and it is imperative to intensify coordination to curb the…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Young Blitzboks know all about patience and determination

The Blitzboks are second seeds in the tournament and will play alongside Ireland, Canada and Kenya in Pool B

Branco du Preez will play in his 74th HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series tournament, Cecil Afrika his 63rd and Werner Kok his 50th, so it is fair to say that the Blitzboks will rock up at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Los Angeles with some serious experience for the…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Blitzboks change three as Kok hits 50

Blitzbok coach Neil Powell made three changes to the side that lost in the final of the HSBC Sydney Sevens early this month

Werner Kok will play in his 50th HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series tournament for the Springbok Sevens team next weekend in Los Angeles, where Ryan Oosthuizen, Kurt-Lee Arendse and Mfundo Ndhlovu will return to action in the green and gold. Blitzbok coach Neil Powell made three changes to the side…

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Source: National Basketball Association (NBA) |

Basketball Africa League announces the 12 teams that will compete in Inaugural Season

Cairo, Dakar, Lagos, Luanda, Monastir and Salé to host regular season beginning March 13

NIKE and Jordan Brand Unveil Official Basketball Africa League Uniforms; Cairo, Dakar, Lagos, Luanda, Monastir and Salé to Host Regular Season Beginning March 13; Kigali to Host BAL Finals The Basketball Africa League (BAL) (theBAL.com) today announced the 12 club teams from 12 African countries that will compete in the…

Source: National Basketball Association (NBA) |

Record 19 International Players from 15 Countries highlight Global Reach of NBA All-Star 2020

NBA All-Star 2020 will reach fans in 215 countries and territories in 47 languages

All-Star Starters Antetokounmpo, Dončić, Embiid and Siakam Headline Record Eight International All-Stars; NBA All-Star 2020 Will Reach Fans in 215 Countries and Territories in 47 Languages A record 19 international players from 15 countries will participate in NBA All-Star 2020 (NBA.com/AllStar), which will reach fans in 215 countries and territories…

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Source: National Basketball Association (NBA) |

All-Star Pascal Siakam, Wizards’ Bertāns, Celtics’ Fall and Bulls’ Markkanen to Coach Top International Prospects at Sixth Annual Basketball Without Borders Global Camp

Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Global Camp During NBA All-Star 2020 Will Bring Together Top 64 High School Age Boys and Girls from 34 Countries and Regions

The National Basketball Association (NBA) (https://www.NBA.com/) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) today announced the top 64 boys and girls from 34 countries and regions who will travel to Chicago for the sixth annual Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Global Camp, which will be held Friday, Feb. 14 – Sunday, Feb.…

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)
Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Feeney recaps Shujaa's Oceania outing

Captain Andrew Amonde echoed Feeney’s comments saying they were happy with their performance in Hamilton but disappointed in Sydney

Kenya Sevens Technical Director Paul Feeney has shared his thoughts on the team's outing at the third and fourth rounds of the 2019/20 HSBC Sevens World Series in Hamilton, New Zealand and Sydney, Australia. Speaking at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport upon the team's arrival from Australia on Tuesday afternoon,…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Reality sets in for Bok Women as Rugby World Cup (RWC) dates are announced

World Rugby announced on Monday night that the global spectacle will run from 18 September to 16 October, with matches being spread across three venues

The Springbok Women have a little over 19 months to prepare for the 2021 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand – news that triggered excitement and urgency for SA Rugby’s (https://www.SARugby.co.za/) Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus, and Springbok Women’s coach, Stanley Raubenheimer, with an eye on the team’s preparations for…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

SA Rugby confirms venues for Springboks’ 2020 home Tests

Rising Georgia make SA debut in Port Elizabeth

World Champions’ home Test programme confirmed; Final Springbok Test at DHL Newlands; rising Georgia make SA debut in Port Elizabeth; New Zealand visit the Lowveld in September The Springboks will bid an emotional farewell to DHL Newlands in Cape Town in July, and will face the All Blacks in a…