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South African Super Rugby side picks nine black starters after race broadside.

The Sharks have chosen nine black starters for a South African Super Rugby Unlocked match Friday, a week after national rugby boss Mark Alexander slammed teams for being "too white".    Apart from the nine who will begin the match,...

Edo 2020 Sports Festival gets Dec.03 date

The severally postponed 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) originally meant to take place in March through April 2020 in Benin City, Edo State, now has new definitive dates. The new dates for the multiple sports competition tagged Edo 2020 is...

Vandyke Sports and RESULT Sports to drive Africa’s first Sports innovation Hub in Partnership...

The University of Port Harcourt (Uniport)  and it’s Uniport Sports Institute  and Vandyke Sportscom Limited also known as Vandyke Sports have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on August 1, 2020.  The MOU was signed by Professor Stephen Okodudu, Vice-Chancellor of the University of...

World Rugby transforms host nation selection

World Rugby is aiming to transform the host country selection process after announcing a new, revolutionary 10-year plan to choose all the scheduled hosts for Rugby World Cups in 2025, 2027, 2029, and 2031, via the same selection process. Their...

SA pro rugby returns to non-contact training

South Africa's top professional rugby teams returned to training Monday (July 20). While the initial lifting of restrictions applies only to non-contact training, the move nevertheless came as a huge relief to teams and players after months of lockdown...

Maro Itoje names dream ‘Nigerian British Rugby XV’

He may represent England on the field but international rugby player and Saracens star, Maro Itoje is very proud of his Nigerian heritage and one in a long list of past and present top-ranked players with roots in the...

South African Rugby insists 2021 Lions tour will go on

The British & Irish Lions tour in 2021 is still due to go ahead, although the door has now been opened for a possible date change. South Africa Rugby made clear in a statement on Monday that it...

A “No” to Africa, Asia and the “Global Game” as Beaumont re-elected World...

World Rugby voted down major changes that would position Africa and Asia at the centre of a far more "global" game as rugby's governing body returned its chairman, Sir Bill Beaumont, to another four years at the helm. The 68-year-old...

Former Springboks in the clear after Corona.

Five former Springboks who recently tested positive for the Covid-19 virus have been given the all-clear. Divan Serfontein,  Danie Gerber, Colin Beck, Burger Geldenhuys and Robbie Blair have all recovered. Danie Gerber was the first to test positive for...

England coach Jones signs new deal to 2023 World Cup

England coach Eddie Jones has agreed a contract extension which will see him continue in the role until the 2023 Rugby World Cup, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Thursday. Jones, whose contract was set to expire in August...