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Parade in cities cherry on top of Boks’ triumph

Celebrations that greeted the team in Soweto, Langa and Zwide townships are encouraging signs that rugby can be a sport for all

An important awkward debate

“Comprehensive sexuality education programmes seek to change society by changing sexual and gender norms and teaching youth to advocate for their sexual rights."

Use win to develop sport of rugby

“We need sponsors to develop rugby in places outside cities. I am saying this because it is difficult for young people who live outside cities"

Soccer fans score after entertaining derby action

It’s a huge transformation for a team that finished outside the top eight last season

Something for nothing

Don’t get me wrong, I know how difficult it is to find a job in the formal sector today and I do have sympathy for that

First to arrive, and the last to leave

Everyone is caught up in the euphoria of the win, and conversation about the World Cup will be dominant around braai fires and under lapas for a very long time

A triumph for all South Africans to enjoy

We are so proud of you, Bokke. We can’t wait to welcome you home this week and see you in the flesh with your golden prize.

Bokke World Cup victory was truly inspirational stuff

The image of Siya Kolisi, the first black Springbok captain, hoisting aloft the Webb Ellis Cup is as iconic as the one of Madiba congratulating Francois Pienaar in ’95

Tiime to take responsibility

The plans by Mboweni should not be rejected, but ventilated, so we reach a common ground where our economy grows and thrives again.

Win or lose, the Boks are back

There were three successive hidings at the hands of the All Blacks, including a 57-0 humiliation and a 57-15 whipping