5 sport stories you absolutely need to read

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In case you missed any of the sporting action, here is a round-up of the top FIVE stories:

1. CURRIE CUP DATES CONFIRMED

Another exciting Currie Cup season starts in the not too distant future!

This year sees the defending champions, the Free State Cheetahs host the Sharks in their first match. Will they retain their title? We'll just have to wait and see...

CLICK to read the schedule

2. LOCHTE WAS SUICIDAL AFTER RIO

It was the darkest of days for Olympic gold medallist Ryan Lochte after the Rio Games fiasco.

His drunken escapade at the Olympics became an international scandal and it almost drove the American swimmer over the edge... 

CLICK to read Lochte's confession

3. BOSCH IS BACK!

Curwin Bosch is back in action for the Junior Boks in their final pool match against Argentina at the World Rugby Under-20 Championship.

A solid performance by the Junior Boks on Thursday will see them book their place in the playoff stages. 

CLICK to read the changes and the Junior Boks preparations

4. BELIEVE IT OR NOT, BAFANA IS DANGEROUS

Now before you go on, just hear Mamelodi Sundowns' Bongani Zungu out. 

Zungu is part of the 25-man Bafana Bafana squad to face the Super Eagles in the first match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on Saturday.

He believes that the Bafana Bafana squad have what it takes to prove the naysayers wrong.

CLICK here to read Zungu's reasoning

5. CHEETAHS' FAVOURITE SON HAS NO REGRETS

His career might not have been as prolific as several of his former Springbok team-mates, but Naka Drotske has no regrets when looking back.

Drotske will be remembered as one of the biggest legends of Free State and Cheetahs Rugby - and he wouldn't have it any other way...

CLICK to read Drotske's legacy

Images: Gallo/Getty

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