Uniform boost for SA tennis after ATP Cup efforts

2020-01-10 12:50

South Africa’s performance in the inaugural ATP Team Cup was a major boost for tennis in the country, writes Sy Lerman.

More top-level tennis on the horizon for SA?

2019-12-10 14:15

Sy Lerman welcomes the return of an ATP tournament in South Africa in March after an absence of seven years.

Why is PSL dragging its feet with VAR technology?

2019-11-25 13:46

Sy Lerman asks why the PSL is still skirting around vital issue of introducing VAR technology to minimise refereeing blunders.

OPINION: The sorry state of Nelson Mandela Challenge

2019-10-04 11:30

SAFA's meltdown in staging Nelson Mandela Challenge is sadly inappropriate in recognition of the great man, says Sy Lerman.

Bafana face tough AFCON test from the outset

2019-03-26 12:18

Sy Lerman explains why Bafana Bafana can expect a tough ride from the outset after qualifying for the Africa Nations Cup Finals.

SAFA's embarrassing 16-1 defeat in AFCON venue voting

2019-01-10 07:45

There can be no doubt that the faces of the SAFA administration must be beetroot red after the devastating 16-1 CAF executive voting defeat at the hands of Egypt.

Banyana back to earth with tough SWC draw

2018-12-12 14:19

Banyana Banyana have been brought back to earth with a tough draw for the women's Soccer World Cup. Sy Lerman reports.

Rise of Arsenal ‘whizz-kid’ a danger for Bafana

2018-11-14 13:58

Sy Lerman reports on the rise of Arsenal 'whizz-kid" Alex Iwobi emerging as the big danger for Bafana Bafana against Nigeria.

Anderson’s Davis Cup no-show a blow for SA tennis

2018-10-22 14:06

Kevin Anderson's seven-year boycott of the Davis Cup has come at an incalculable cost to South African tennis, says Sy Lerman.

OPINION: Bafana can’t rest on their laurels yet

2018-10-15 13:01

Bafana's AFCON qualification is still not assured despite their "taking candy from a kid" win against Seychelles, writes Sy Lerman.


SA back in top-level tennis after 2 decades

2020-01-06 15:48

Sy Lerman welcomes South Arica's return to top-level tennis after two decades at the inaugural ATP Cup.

All set for Federer-Nadal blockbuster in Cape Town

2019-12-04 14:48

The Roger Federer- Rafael Nadal exhibition in Cape Town remains unaffected despite a spate of recent disturbing frolics. Sy Lerman reports.

Anomalies, problems and contradictions confront World Cups

2019-10-09 16:32

Sy Lerman reports on the anomalies and problems relating to the various World Cup sports events.

Anderson's tennis elbow injury a blow for SA prospects

2019-04-27 10:28

More often referred to as tennis elbow, the lateral epicondylitis condition has caused a disturbing halt to top South African player Kevin Anderson's career.

Bafana's curious case of cold storage before key Libya clash

2019-02-08 14:02

Bafana will have curiously completed a period of more than four months in cold storage without a match before taking on Libya in the do-or-die AFCON qualifier, writes Sy Lerman.

Marathon job reviving SA tennis to its former heights

2018-12-18 06:55

Tennis SA CEO Richard Glover has likened the progress in 2018 of reviving the game in the country to its former heights to negotiating the first 10km in a gruelling marathon.

Obstacles in Bafana’s way as they prepare for Libya

2018-11-23 12:50

Bafana coach Stuart Baxter says “everything possible will be done” in the build-up to a vital AFCON qualifier against Libya.

Soweto derby a rare full-house attraction in SA sport

2018-10-30 14:32

The ongoing anomalies that exist and blight the SA sport spectrum were brought home forcibly this past weekend in the Soweto derby, says Sy Lerman.

SA duo set to secure their spots at ATP Finals

2018-10-16 11:58

Kevin Anderson and Raven Klaasen can confidently book their accommodation close to London's sumptuous O2 Stadium for the ATP Finals, Sy Lerman reports.

A rigged election - or is Danny Jordaan just a bad loser?

2018-10-11 17:29

Danny Jordaan has made the startling claim that his recent defeat for a place on the FIFA Council was the product of a rigged CAF election.

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