WATCH: A roundup of IOL Sport’s Top 5 stories from last week

By Staff Reporter Time of article published Jan 25, 2021

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CAPE TOWN - The Sharks’ deal with Roc Nation, one of the world’s leading marketing companies made a lot of people sit up and take notice.

The company, which was founded in 2008 by rap legend Jay-Z and has offices in New York City, London, Nashville and Los Angeles, joined forces with the Sharks two weeks after the Durban franchise went into partnership with the American-based MVM Investments.

Here are our five most popular stories from the last week:

5. ’Tough to swallow’ as Dustin Poirier floors Conor McGregor at UFC 257

Dustin Poirier staggered Conor McGregor with an overhand left and then dropped him to the canvas with a straight right before the referee waved the bout off.

4 Gavin Hunt hoping Kaizer Chiefs trio’s partnership blossoms

Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt is excited with the early signs of a fruitful partnership between Samir Nurkovic, Nkosingiphile Ngcobo and Happy Mashiane.

3 Royals release Steve Smith, Lasith Malinga quits IPL

Rajasthan Royals say they won’t retain Australian star Steve Smith for this year’s Indian Premier League, while the league’s leading wicket-taker Lasith Malinga has retired.

2. Sharks team selection for Currie Cup semi-final will raise eyebrows

The Sharks have picked a tight five for their Currie Cup semi-final against Western Province that will raise some eyebrows.

1. Sharks’ partnership with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation ’a bold approach’

The Sharks’ ground-breaking deal with American consortium MVM Holdings has been consolidated by a partnership announcement with Roc Nation.

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