HAVE A READ | Today's top 10 Sport24 articles

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic that continues to dominate headlines around the world, the 2020 sporting calendar has been wiped clean, leaving sports fans wondering when next they'll get their fix of live action.

Luckily for Sport24's loyal readers, the Sport24 team has been hard at work behind their keyboards, churning out the content.

For instance, today's Top 10 must-read articles that you simply must click on:

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1. Sport24 chief writer Rob Houwing (follow him on Twitter HERE) took a trip 'Down Heroes Alley' and put together this terrific piece on the phenomenal career of Michael du Plessis.

READ | DOWN HEROES ALLEY: The single-minded Michael du Plessis

2. Sport24's Herman Mostert fancies himself as something of a walking rugby encyclopaedia. Here he puts his knowledge of the oval ball to the test in picking his Top 10 greatest Springbok No 10s - in order!

Have a read - and feel free to abuse him with your thoughts.

READ | The 10 greatest ever Springbok No 10s

3. Craig Taylor, usually only interested in all things Liverpool, reminds us of the British & Irish Lions' 1997 visit to South Africa when Jeremy Guscott broke Springbok hearts with a last-gasp drop goal to seal the series 2-1.

READ | FLASHBACK: British & Irish Lions, Guscott sink Springboks in 1997

4. The battle between Sir Bill Beaumont and Agustin Pichot for the top job at World Rugby is hotting up. We took a stab at explaining how the voting process works ... and why it looks like we're stuck with Bill for another 4 years.

See what I did there?

'Bill' Beaumont ... William (Bill) Webb Ellis Cup in SA hands until 2023? Nevermind, have a read...

READ | Battle for World Rugby's top job: How the voting process works

5. We somehow managed to tackle Blitzboks speedster Cecil Afrika and ask him about his childhood sporting hero - and 19 other quickfire questions.

READ | 20 quickfire questions with ... Cecil Afrika

6. Never shy of a word or opinion, former Proteas star Herschelle Gibbs posted his all-time greatest SA Test and ODI XIs. We couldn't resist turning it into an article.

READ | Gibbs names his best all-time Proteas Test and ODI XI

7. Rob Houwing at it again ... this time he highlights three SA Super Rugby DUD seasons for a trio of forgettable memories.

READ | SA Super Rugby DUDS: Our terrible trio

8. Jake White has spoken a LOT regarding his new role as director of rugby at the Bulls. Here he has even more to say...

READ | Jake White relishing top job with Bulls

9. Speaking of the Bulls, their star fullback Warrick Gelant details a day in his house during lockdown.

READ | Springbok star Gelant details a typical day in lockdown

10. And finally, as Liverpool fans eagerly await the resumption of the English Premier League in order to make their first title in 30 seasons official, the mayor no less of the city has issued a stern warning.

READ | Liverpool mayor fears 'farcical' scenes in Premier League resumes

There you have it folks. Just 10 - of many - Sport24 articles you definitely should read before switching off your phone.

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