ARTICLES RELATING TO RUGBY WORLD CUP

WATCH | ICYMI: The Cape Town Springbok trophy tour... done in 60 seconds

2019-11-12 12:01

The Springboks, newly crowned Rugby World Cup winners, spent the day showing off the Webb Ellis Trophy to fans on the streets of Cape Town. If you missed it, here's everything you need to know, in one minute.

Two arrested for theft at OR Tambo during Springbok celebrations

2019-11-06 18:17

Gauteng police have arrested two suspects for theft at OR Tambo International Airport.

SA liquor outlets should want the Springboks to lose. Here’s why.

2019-10-31 16:25

Supporters' level of emotional investment helps determine how much they drink.

OPINION: What the Rugby World Cup teaches us about tackling global problems

2019-10-23 09:28

We Germans have learned our lesson from history: Only if our neighbours, friends and partners thrive as we do, we will do well in the long-run. In Africa, this is called Ubuntu, writes Martin Schäfer.

WATCH: Two dead as 'unprecedented' Typhoon Hagibis slams into Japan

2019-10-12 16:10

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis has slammed into Japan, killing at least two people and prompting authorities to issue their highest level of disaster warning over "unprecedented" downpours that caused flooding and landslides.

'Sorry about that': DStv streaming drops Springbok fans during first Rugby World Cup match against New Zealand

2019-09-21 14:03

DStv is the only platform with television rights for the Rugby World Cup in South Africa.

#News24 ICYMI: SA waits anxiously on 2023 RWC call; What guns seized in Cape Town reveals; and Coup threat in Zim

2017-11-14 18:00

A Blue Bulls rugby player allegedly beat up a man, are SA's anti-corruption crusaders racist? and Ezra Miller talks to Channel24 about The Flash.

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'Our country has changed for the better' - Ramaphosa at RWC 2023 bid

South Africa has come a long way since 1995. These were the words of South Africa's deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa when he led a presentation to World Rugby on Monday, in a bid to win hosting rights for the Rugby World Cup in 2023. Watch.

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#FeesMustFall dominates SA coverage, Oscar dominates social

2015-11-09 07:57

For three weeks running #FeesMustFall has dominated media coverage, closely followed by the Rugby World Cup, media monitoring company ROi Africa says.

Boks showed fighting spirit – ANC

2015-10-25 07:40

The Springboks, even in defeat, showed the fighting spirit endurance typical of South Africa's determination to overcome in trying circumstances, the ANC says.

 

PODCAST | THE STORY: Guts and glory - Super Siya and the Springboks' incredible win

2019-11-08 07:56

'Siya! Beast! Mapimpi! Faf!' These were some of the screams and cheers from the young and old as the Springbok tour bus drove through the streets of Soweto on Thursday.

The Springboks need to stop drinking champagne out of the Rugby World Cup trophy – but it will probably survive this week’s celebrations

2019-11-06 13:19

Long-term exposure to acid in all the booze players tend to drink out of trophies can cause them to to start peeling.

Tickets for the Rugby World Cup final are now selling for more than R40,000 – here's what it will cost to see the Springboks play in person

2019-10-27 21:52

Scalped tickets – which organisers promise will get you kicked out of the stadium – currently start at around R6,000, but the good seats are a lot more pricey than that.

Here’s how to survive load shedding during the Springboks' quarter final Rugby World Cup match this weekend

2019-10-18 21:07

Eskom has promised only stage 1 load shedding on the weekend – but said the same thing about Friday, before going ahead with stage 2 blackouts.

OPINION: DSTV blew its chance to make the people love it

2019-09-25 19:00

If played correctly, DSTV could have effectively become South Africa's national broadcaster, rather than a yet another private subscriber channel looking desperately for significance in a fast-changing landscape, writes Howard Feldman.

SA developers are using a deep-learning engine to figure out who will win in the Rugby World Cup – and their robot thinks the All Blacks will thrash the Springboks

2019-09-19 13:01

They're "not in it for the money", the developers behind Ruggerbot say, but they'll "place a few bets" on their creation's predictions.

Should South Africa host mega-events?

2017-10-15 08:00

Evidence has shown that the cost of putting on mega events, like the FIFA World Cup or Olympics far outweigh the benefits. So why do countries remain eager to host them?

Rugby World Cup 2023 an economic opportunity

2017-08-29 20:36

Hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2023 will bring South Africa R27.3bn in direct, indirect and induced economic impact.

More sex during SA's World Cup meant more boys nine months on

2015-11-05 08:21

Nine months after South Africa hosted the 2010 football World Cup a disproportionately higher number of male babies were born compared with the previous eight years.

16 more Rugby World Cup WAGS to watch out for

2015-10-16 10:23

As we edge into the knockout stages, these girlfriends and wives have been supporting them throughout the World Cup.

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