Today's 5 sport stories you need to read

Cape Town - Sport24 produces - get this - over 100 articles a day. Yes, we're that awesome!

So naturally there'll be a few articles that even our most ardent readers will miss.

On the off chance you are one of those, here are our top FIVE stories that might have slipped your browser feed today!

1. JANTJIES GRADUATED AS BOK FLYHALF

Is Elton Jantjies the best No 10 in South Africa?

Columnist Mark Keokane thinks Jantjies is now firmly the player in possession of the prized No 10 jersey after his amazing performance for Springboks in their three-Test series win against France.

CLICK to read Keokane's reasoning

2. THE WORLD REACTS TO WAYDE

Wayde van Niekerk just cannot stop breaking world records!

The South African broke another Michael Johnson record when he raced home in the rarely-run 300m at the Golden Spike meet at the Mestsky Stadium in the north eastern Czech city of Ostrava.

And naturally, it didn't take long for Twitter and South Africans to send their congratulations Van Niekerk's way...

CLICK to read how Twitter reacted

3. PROTEAS TO LOOK ABROAD FOR COACH?

The hunt for the successor of Russell Domingo is on and multiple names have been thrown around - mainly with a strong domestic franchise flavour.

However, Sport24's Rob Houwing believes that in an ideal world the Proteas would prosper under an overseas cricket coach with new ideas.

CLICK to read why Houwing reckons SA need a foreign coach

4. IT'S HANSEN V GATLAND

All Black coach Steve Hansen insisted his so-called war of words with British and Irish Lions counterpart Warren Gatland had been ramped up by the media.

But the verbal jousting has proven almost as entertaining as the rugby during the tour.

CLICK to read their verbal battles

5. WHO WILL WIN THE 2017 TOUR DE FRANCE?!

The 2017 Tour de France begins in Dusseldorf on Saturday with a 14km time-trial before finishing in Paris on July 23.

And there are FIVE contenders that are in the running for the overall leader's yellow jersey and eternal cycling glory!

CLICK to read the five TDF contenders

Images: Getty/Gallo

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