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EPA

No royal welcome for ex-US champ

Sam Stosur is discovering fame is fleeting and so are the perks that come with being a grand slam winner.

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REUTERS

Atapattu quits as Sri Lanka coach

Marvan Atapattu has quit as Sri Lanka coach, the country's cricket board said, without giving a reason for his decision.

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Celebs show support for Boks

A host of local celebrities showed their support for the Springboks in the lead-up to the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

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Let's just embrace transformation

Chief Sports writer Kevin McCallum looks at the thorny issue of transformation, the Springboks and Saru.

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Quote of the day

"Guys were bursting into tears when they found out they were in the group of 31. Others were crying when they found out they had not made it. As a coach, you want to help players realise their dreams. It is hard, the margins are so small."

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer

Meyer names Bok WC standbys

Daly ‘still sore’ after collapsing

Two-times major champion John Daly said that he was “still very sore” after collapsing during a minor tournament in Mississippi.

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