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Why is Mashaba cutting out Da Gama?

Matshelane Mamabolo says Bra Shakes Mashaba is displaying a lack of understanding of that noble tip - there is no ‘I’ in team.


Selection poser for Lions coach

A win against the Sharks at Ellis Park on Saturday could just about secure top spot in Africa Conference 2 for the Lions. But, Johan Ackermann has a few issues to sort before then.


Downs banking on skill to overcome power game

Pitso Mosimane will look to the magic of Khama Billiat and Keagan Dolly to lead Sundowns to victory over Enyimba at Stadium in Atteridgeville.


Kyrgios must control temper tantrums

If Nick Kyrgios put as much effort into his ground strokes as his grumbling, his serve as his swearwords, he'd have won Wimbledon three times over by now.


Fleckie grappling with fullback poser

Who plays fullback for the Stormers on their two-match tour of Australia is a case of what kind of rugby Robbie Fleck wants his team to play.


England now football’s laughing stock

In Paris on Monday evening crowds laughed as England slipped quietly out of Euro 2016.


Sharks chasing a miracle

Darryn Pollock says the men from Durban know they only have a very slim chance of hosting a play-off game, even if they beat the Lions.


Platini record beckons for Ronaldo

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo is just one goal away from even more European championship history by matching French legend Michel Platini's record mark of nine goals in the finals.


United closing in on Dortmund star

Manchester United are closing in on the signing of Borussia Dortmund's Henrikh Mkhitaryan after making an “improved offer” for the midfielder.


Miller banking on Hussey reunion

With David Miller there is always the feeling that his best is yet to come. The potential is there for all to see.


Bulls in need of favours to make play-offs

The Bulls are going to have to pull a rabbit out of the hat and get a few favours along the way to qualify for the Super Rugby play-offs.


Gaxa takes Chiefs to court

Siboniso Gaxa’s ongoing contractual dispute with the Glamour Boys is now in the hands of his legal team.


Kohli lauds benefits of conditioning

Virat Kohli was not satisfied with being an average cricketer and the India Test captain says that a desire to reach the next level was his motivation for improved conditioning.


Argentines heartbroken after Messi’s retirement

Argentines swung from criticism to unconditional love for their star footballer Lionel Messi this week, providing the soccer-mad nation's many therapists with rich material for psychoanalysis.


Bolt starts preparing for Rio Games

Usain Bolt will embark on the first major test of what he plans to be a triumphant swansong as the Jamaican Olympic athletics trials get under way.


Euro 2016 confirms bad sporting year for England

England's embarrassing exit from the European Championship finals at the hands of outsiders Iceland completed an unwanted treble failure for the country's cricket, rugby union and football teams at international tournaments.


Federer warned about British qualifier

Seven-times Wimbledon champion Roger Federer has been warned - take 772nd-ranked British qualifier Marcus Willis lightly at your peril.


Hurdles champion to miss Rio Games

Australia's Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson has pulled out of the Rio de Janeiro games after tearing her hamstring in training, local media reported.


Murray shows no mercy

Britain’s Andy Murray launches his Wimbledon challenge with a masterclass against compatriot Liam Broady.


Hart epitomises England's sickness

Ian Herbert


NEWS24 SPORT

Sport24.co.za | Wind knocked out of Super Rugby's sails?

The June International break has not done Super Rugby 2016 any favours, writes Lloyd Burnard.

Sport24.co.za | Amy Perrett makes Super Rugby history

Australian referee Amy Perrett is set to become the first female assistant referee to feature in a Super Rugby match.

Sport24.co.za | Powell happy with Olympic Games draw

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell on Wednesday welcomed the draw of Team SA in Pool B of the Rugby Sevens event at the Olympic Games.

Sport24.co.za | WATCH: Benni analyses Euro 2016 match - in Spanish!

Former Bafana striker and current SuperSport analyst, Benni McCarthy, went a step further in his latest TV commentary - by doing it in Spanish!

Sport24.co.za | Beast wants to be 'Superman'

Tendai Mtawarira says he wants to be Superman every time he pulls on a Springbok jersey.

Sport24.co.za | Le Roux blow for Sharks - report

The Sharks are set to be without Pat Lambie, Willie le Roux and Joe Pietersen for this weekend's trip to Ellis Park.

Sport24.co.za | Peyper set to ref Lions v Sharks derby

The match officials for this weekend's Super Rugby games have been confirmed, with Jaco Peyper in charge of the Lions v Sharks SA derby.

Sport24.co.za | Phelps on track as Franklin, Grevers denied

Michael Phelps took another step toward a last Olympic hurrah as 2012 gold medalists Missy Franklin and Matt Grevers failed to qualify.

Sport24.co.za | Morgan warns players not to lose focus

England captain Eoin Morgan has cautioned his players against switching off during any potential rain delays against Sri Lanka.

Sport24.co.za | Strong look to Crusaders

The Crusaders have named their team to play the Chiefs in Suva as New Zealand's two leading sides meet in an historic game.

Sport24.co.za | Brumbies release prop Anae

Brumbies prop Albert Anae has been granted an immediate release from his contract with the club to join Japanese outfit Mitsubishi.

Sport24.co.za | Cummins ruled out of India, SA series

Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins has been ruled out of the A-side's series against India and South Africa in the coming months.

Sport24.co.za | Ronaldo biggest threat yet to Poland

Poland have an impressive defensive record at Euro 2016 but standing in their way to a semi-final spot is Cristiano Ronaldo.

Sport24.co.za | Phelps aims to 'let loose' in 200m fly final

There was a new face among the thousands who turned out to see Olympic superstar Michael Phelps at the US Olympic swimming trials...

Sport24.co.za | Wozniacki disappointed with first round exit

Caroline Wozniacki was crestfallen after her she failed to clear the first hurdle at Wimbledon, falling to Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova.

Sport24.co.za | 5 of the biggest shocks in sport history

After England's shocking Euro 2016 defeat to Iceland, here are FIVE other shocking moments in sport.

Sport24.co.za | Legendary college coach Pat Summitt dies

Pat Summitt, the iconic former coach of the University of Tennessee women's basketball team, has died.

Sport24.co.za | Motaung: Wits don't want to sell Vilakazi

For the past two years, Kaizer Chiefs have been attempting to secure the services of Sibusiso Vilakazi with no success.

Sport24.co.za | Blitzboks get favourable Rio draw

The Blitzboks are seeded second for the Olympic Sevens as rugby returns to the Games for the first time in 92 years.

Sport24.co.za | Del Potro sets up for Wawrinka clash

2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro's next big challenge at Wimbledon includes 2015 French Open champion Stan Wawrinka.

BBC SPORT

Andy Murray column: Marcus Willis deserves Wimbledon moment

Andy Murray on Marcus Willis' feel-good Wimbledon story and the time his fellow Briton turned up drenched for doubles.

England lacking mentally & tactically - Lineker

Former captain Gary Lineker says England "lack mental strength" and are "not technically good enough" to succeed at major tournaments.

Worlds collide as British world number 772 Willis meets Federer

As British qualifier Marcus Willis prepares to meet 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer, we compare their contrasting lives.

Shoes off! How to become part of the 'Willbomb Barmy Army'

Fans of Marcus Willis, the British qualifier who plays Roger Federer in the second round of Wimbledon, explain how to get behind their man.

Gareth Southgate: FA considers England interim manager role

The FA is considering England Under-21 boss Gareth Southgate as interim manager of the senior team following Roy Hodgson's resignation.

Wimbledon: Konta, Willis v Federer and what else to watch on day three

Briton Marcus Willis takes on Roger Federer, while Novak Djokovic, Johanna Konta and Heather Watson are also in action.

Matz Sels: Newcastle United sign Belgian goalkeeper from Gent

Newcastle United sign goalkeeper Matz Sels from Belgian side Gent for a reported fee of about £5m.

England v Sri Lanka: Eoin Morgan hungry for ODI series win

Captain Eoin Morgan hopes the weather will not be a distraction as England look to seal an ODI series win over Sri Lanka.

Team GB hockey squads 'outrageous' for lack of Scots, says Laurence Docherty

Former international Laurence Docherty strongly criticises the lack of Scots in Team GB squads for the Rio Olympics.

Sublime 'hot-dog' lob from Kyrgios

Australia's Nick Kyrgios produces an outrageous between-the-legs shot to lob Radek Stepanek in his opening round 6-4 6-3 6-7 (9-11) 6-1 victory at Wimbledon.

Rio 2016: Paula Radcliffe's Olympic heartbreak in Athens

BBC Sport continues the countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with the moment Paula Radcliffe dropped out of the women's marathon because of extreme temperatures and cramp at Athens 2004.

GB drawn with New Zealand in Olympic sevens

Great Britain's men are drawn with World Cup holders New Zealand as the pools are revealed for the first Olympic sevens tournament.

Rio 2016: Sally Pearson will miss Olympics with torn hamstring

Australian Olympic 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson will miss Rio 2016 after tearing a hamstring.

The Open 2016: Colin Montgomerie qualifies for Royal Troon

Colin Montgomerie is among the qualifiers for The Open, to be held on his home course of Royal Troon.

Rio 2016: 'Welcome to Hell' warn police

Travellers arriving in Rio given grim safety warning by police protesting about funding shortages ahead of the Olympics.

British showjumper Brash ruled out of Rio Olympics

London 2012 gold medallist Scott Brash is ruled out of Rio 2016 after his top two rides pick up injuries.

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How to ace your Wimbledon debut - Willis' five top tips

British qualifier and world number 772 Marcus Willis gives his top five tips on "smashing your Wimbledon debut" following his shock win over world number 54 Ricardas Berankis.

Wimbledon 2016: Andy Murray defeats Liam Broady in straight sets

Andy Murray wraps up victory against fellow Briton Liam Broady in the opening round of Wimbledon 2016.

Wimbledon 2016: GB's wildcard Tara Moore wins first Grand Slam victory

Watch as World Number 227, Britain's Tara Moore, beats Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck 6-3 6-2 to progress to the second round at Wimbledon.

Former England manager Roy Hodgson 'unhappy' with England media call

Roy Hodgson says he feels it was "unnecessary" for him to attend a news conference after resigning as England manager.

Euro 2016 Catch-Up: England exit, Italy impress

Catch up with all the highlights from Euro 2016 as England suffer an embarrassing exit at the hands of Iceland.

Wimbledon 2016: Best action as Kuznetsova beats Wozniacki

Watch the best of the action as the 13th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova beats Caroline Wozniacki 7-5 6-4 in the first round at Wimbledon.

Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams tested by Amra Sadikovic

Watch the best of the action as defending champion Serena Williams is put through her paces by Swiss outsider Amra Sadikovic.

Wimbledon 2016: Hot-dog delight as Kyrgios beats Stepanek

Watch the best of the action as the 15th seed Nick Kyrgios beats Radek Stapanek 6-4 6-3 6-7 (9-11) 6-1 in the opening round at Wimbledon.

Euro 2016: The pundits have their say on England's exit from the tournament

Alan Shearer, Rio Ferdinand and Jermaine Jenas reflect on the 2-1 Euro 2016 defeat by Iceland, which Shearer says is "the worst performance I have seen from England".

FA will seek 'best man' for England job

FA chief executive officer Martin Glenn says they will seek the 'best man' for England job, not ruling out the appointment of a foreign manager.

On the march to the Open with Colin Montgomerie

BBC Scotland's David Currie joins Colin Montgomerie as he qualifies for the Open - which will take place at his home course of Royal Troon.

'Nine wins in a row, but hard work ahead for England'

England set sights on New Zealand but there is still room for improvement, says head coach Eddie Jones.

Sport on the BBC: The best of this week's action

This week's sport on the BBC includes the start of Wimbledon, Euro 2016, England v Sri Lanka ODIs and the Austrian Grand Prix.

Rio 2016: Olympic sport this week

Ennis-Hill proves her form, plus the rest of the news and events coming up as the world's best athletes prepare for Rio.

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