RWC 2023: SA still in contention

2016-07-22 15:04

Despite the ministerial ban on bidding for major tournaments, SA has not formally ditched RWC 2023 aspirations, writes Rob Houwing.

Mbalula shocked, saddened by Gugu Zulu's death

2016-07-18 12:05

Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa, Fikile Mbalula, has expressed his shock and sadness at the passing of Gugu Zulu.

Mbalula accepts Theunissen investigation finding

2016-06-13 11:25

Fikile Mbalula has accepted the conclusion of the investigation on Matthew Theunissen by the South African Human Rights Commission.

Mbalula hands out Springbok jerseys - PICTURE

2016-06-10 12:36

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula has handed over the Springboks jerseys ahead of Saturday's Test against Ireland at Newlands.

Mbalula responds to AfriForum, Solidarity threat

2016-06-01 11:51

Minister Fikile Mbalula has noted AfriForum and Solidarity's intensions to institute a legal challenge against the Department of Sport and Recreation.

Mbalula's ban is unfair labour practice - Solidarity, AfriForum

2016-05-31 13:51

Banning sports teams from hosting international tournaments because of lack of transformation amounts to unfair labour practice, AfriForum and Solidarity have said.

Nail in coffin for SA’s RWC bid?

2016-05-23 15:53

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula is sticking to his guns, seemingly thwarting a SARU bid to host the 2023 World Cup, writes Rob Houwing.

Door still open for RWC 2023

2016-05-09 11:15

The door is still open for South Africa to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, says sports minister Fikile Mbalula.

Mbalula ban an ‘own goal’ - DA

2016-05-06 11:46

Fikile Mbalula’s decision to ban SA Rugby from bidding for the 2023 Rugby World Cup would be an “own goal”, say the Democratic Alliance.

Mbalula responds to Matthew Theunissen's racist tirade

2016-05-04 13:01

Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, has noted with dismay the racist remarks made by Matthew Theunissen directed at government and the people it serves.


Danny Jordaan is the real deal, not second hand or plastic - Mbalula

2016-07-22 09:57

ANC mayoral candidate for Nelson Mandela Bay, Danny Jordaan, is the real deal, says Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula.

Facebook ranter's punishment should be lesson for other racists - Mbalula

2016-06-13 13:00

An SAHRC order that Matthew Theunissen must carry out sport community service following a racist rant on Facebook should serve as a "teaching moment" for others, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says.

Mbalula's glimmer of hope in SA's 2023 bid

2016-06-10 13:17

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula had good news and bad news on South Africa's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Proteas: Are you watching, Fikile?

2016-06-09 12:43

The Proteas having beaten Oz with a record eight players of colour, Rob Houwing wonders if CSA may find fresh favour from the sports ministry.

Most black South Africans oppose sport quotas - survey

2016-05-31 15:11

Most black South Africans oppose quotas in sport, according to a SA Institute of Race Relations survey.

Hope for SA to host 2018 World T20?

2016-05-27 09:05

According to reports, South Africa is the current front-runner in the race to host the next ICC World T20.

Mbalula barrier to WT20 for SA?

2016-05-17 11:26

South Africa is tipped as a possible host for extra editions of the WT20 in the short term, but politics could be a hurdle, writes Rob Houwing.

Mbalula responds to Matthew Theunissen apology

2016-05-06 14:59

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula has responded to Matthew Theunissen's open letter apology following the Capetonian's racist outburst.

National sports teams applied quota system 'maliciously' - ANC

2016-05-05 12:57

National sports teams have been maliciously applying the quota system, ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa has told News24.

Kiwi scribe questions transformation in SA Rugby

2016-05-03 10:25

A renowned New Zealand scribe fears that transformation in rugby will weaken the South African game.

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