ARTICLES RELATING TO SHARKS

Sharks in red

2016-08-25 12:20

While the Sharks may be R39 million in the red, the game goes on with new CEO and former player Gary Teichmann at the helm having succeeded John Smit.

Shark finning: US fishermen promise a fight

2016-07-26 20:04

American fishermen are digging in for a fight over a proposal to send a message to the rest of the world by shutting down the vestiges of the US harvest of shark fins.

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WATCH: Thrashing ragged-tooth shark hauled into tank

Four divers diced with ragged-tooth sharks at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town on Tuesday when removing them from an exhibit.

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Shark safety tips: sorting out fact from fiction

2015-08-04 10:40

The probability of being bitten by a shark is statistically extremely low. There were 72 shark bites, three of them fatal, reported worldwide in 2014. Here's what you need to know to stay safe in warm waters.

And so, with a win, the end finally arrived for Sharks after their horrible season

2015-06-15 12:50

THE Sharks brought down the curtain on their eminently forgettable Super Rugby season at King’s Park on Saturday night, but there was an undeniably feeling at half-time that the end of the campaign could not come soon enough.

Researchers find great white shark population growing in Pacific

2014-06-17 13:29

A new look at research on great white sharks in the eastern north part of the Pacific Ocean indicates the population is likely growing rather than endangered, according to an international research team.

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WATCH: Boat followed by hundreds of sharks!

Watch as a school of sharks follow this boat off the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia.

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Sharks prefer to sneak up from behind

2013-12-09 07:17

Research shows that Caribbean reef sharks can tell if a human is facing toward them or not.

Shark attacks rising - humans to blame

2012-02-13 22:34

Sharks killed twice as many swimmers and surfers last year than in 2010, with the increase due largely to a growth in tourism and global warming.

Sharks eye Cheetahs backlash

2011-09-16 17:17

Having thrown away a big lead against the Blue Bulls last week, Sharks coach John Plumtree expects the Cheetahs to hit back.

 

SA's great white sharks 'rapidly headed for extinction'

2016-08-23 10:48

Off South Africa's coast, great white sharks rapidly headed for extinction, researchers say.

South African great white shark in dangerous waters - study

2016-07-20 20:15

The South African great white shark is heading for possible extinction, according to research by Stellenbosch University.

Smit leaves Sharks for family, but admits his job wasn’t for sissies

2016-05-27 11:16

Celebrated former Springbok ­rugby captain John Smit on Thursday ­sensationally quit as the Sharks’ chief executive.

Woodburn expecting good crowd

2015-07-31 07:56

LOCAL rugby officials are hoping the crowds defy the weather conditions and arrive at Woodburn Stadium in their droves for tonight’s Currie Cup friendly between the Sharks and the Golden Lions.

Shark attacks shake surfing paradise

2015-04-18 10:59

Residents of Reunion are up in arms and blaming the government after a bull shark attacked and killed a promising teenage surfer.

13 spots pegged for World Ocean Day paddle out

2014-05-26 14:00

The 8th of June is World Ocean Day and the Paddle out for Shark community wants you to join them.

Watch: Diver narrowly escapes shark attack

2014-03-17 15:40

This GoPro-clad scuba diver was unexpectedly caught between a reef and a shark bite.

Cape Town summer shark warning

2012-09-04 22:13

The City of Cape Town has warned beach users of increased shark movement in the coming summer months.

Sharks grind past Griquas

2011-09-23 21:34

The Sharks have beaten a spirited Griquas side after being made to work hard in their Absa Currie Cup match in Durban.

Bulls host Sharks in opener

2011-09-02 16:45

The Bulls and the Sharks will clash at Loftus Versfeld on the opening day of next year's Super Rugby competition.

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