RIP | Notable sporting deaths in 2019

2019-12-18 07:11

From the death of Emiliano Sala to SA's 1995 Rugby World Cup winners James Small and Chester Williams. A look at some of the notable sporting figures who died in 2019.

Diminishing hope and the meaning of Chester Williams (1970 – 2019)

2019-09-06 20:54

Chester Williams (49) represented everything that we’d hoped we would become when we set out on our democratic journey in 1994. He became the symbol of what could be achieved if everyone were given a chance, and the symbol of redemption for those who were part of a system that sought to suppress and subjugate.

'He was a big legend on and off the field' - final farewells for James Small

2019-07-18 17:57

While it was his passion and drive on the rugby field that turned former Springbok James Small into a legend, it was his off-the-field antics that immortalised him in the hearts of those who knew him well, mourners at his funeral has heard.

Funeral service of Springbok legend James Small to get underway on Thursday

2019-07-18 06:02

The funeral service of Legendary former Springbok rugby player James Small will be held at The Wanderers Rugby Club.

James Small's funeral details confirmed

2019-07-15 07:50

The funeral details of former Springbok wing James Small have been confirmed.

James Small was no rebel - former coach

2019-07-13 13:00

It's inaccurate to described late Springbok wing James Small as a rebel, his former coach Dawie Snyman has said.

SA sports minister pays tribute to James Small

2019-07-11 19:08

Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa has paid tribute to former Springbok wing James Small, who passed away on Wednesday.

Jonah Lomu's wife pays emotional tribute to Small

2019-07-11 13:45

The wife of former All Blacks superstar, Jonah Lomu, has sent her "thoughts and love" to the family of James Small after the Springbok wing's untimely passing.

ANC pays tribute to 'patriot' James Small

2019-07-10 21:04

The African National Congress has paid tribute to former Springbok wing James Small, who died suddenly of a heart attack.

All Blacks pay glowing tribute to James Small

2019-07-10 18:54

The All Blacks have paid tribute to former Springbok wing James Small who passed away after a heart attack.


WATCH | Former Bok James Dalton brawls with guard outside Cape Town restaurant

2019-09-12 08:34

Cellphone footage has emerged of former Springbok hooker James Dalton in a fight with a security guard outside a Sea Point restaurant in Cape Town.

Legends to help raise funds for Small’s family

2019-07-19 13:34

The South African Rugby Legends Association has established a fundraising initiative in aid of James Small’s family following the former Springbok wing’s tragic death.

As it happened: James Small's funeral - He still had a lot to give

2019-07-18 13:31

Recap all the updates and coverage of former Springbok wing James Small's funeral in Johannesburg.

James Small didn't die naked - The Harem club owner

2019-07-16 09:17

Former Springbok James Small, 50, collapsed in gentlemen's club The Harem in Bedfordview, but he was not naked as earlier reported, according to the club's owner.

James Small's family asks for privacy

2019-07-14 08:35

The family of James Small have again asked for privacy following the tragic sudden passing of the former Springbok legend.

Autopsy confirms James Small's cause of death

2019-07-13 09:07

A family spokesperson has confirmed that former Springbok wing James Small died of a heart attack.

Pat Symcox saddened by death of 'hero' James Small

2019-07-11 16:51

Former Proteas cricketer Pat Symcox is saddened by the death of his friend, former Springbok rugby star James Small.

How Madiba's phone call helped turn around James Small's life

2019-07-11 12:25

A heart-warming story about how a phone call from Nelson Mandela helped rugby star James Small turn his life around has made headlines on social media.

Tributes pour in for Springbok great James Small

2019-07-10 19:30

Social media has reacted with shock at the news that former Springbok wing James Small has passed away.

SA Rugby 'devastated' to hear of James Small's passing

2019-07-10 17:48

SA Rugby has paid tribute to former Springbok wing James Small, who died suddenly of a heart attack.

Traffic Alerts

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Jobs in Western Cape region

Imports Controller

Cape Town
Professional Career Services
R10 000.00 - R12 000.00 Per Month

Software Engineer

Cape Town
Tumaini Consulting
R720 000.00 - R960 000.00 Per Year


Cape Town
Mass Staffing Projects
R400 000.00 - R600 000.00 Per Year

Property [change area]

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.