The birth certificates of the 41 players in the squad touring New Zealand are an eclectic mix.
Taking on the All Blacks is a daunting task – but there is hope for the visitors.
But how do you tackle the country's losing streak?
English-speaking rugby referees are aiming to improve their foreign language skills – but how will this affect the game?
Several initiatives have been launched to foster a sporting culture more conducive to the involvement of women in South Africa, including new laws. But evidence shows much still needs to be done.
Does sport really improve young people’s development?
England's rugby team was flummoxed by a new tactic deployed by Italy in the Six Nations – even though it was within the rules.
Parents play a vital role in managing concussions when their children play rugby.
South African rugby superstar Joost van der Westhuizen, who has died aged 45, transcended not only the game of rugby but also life itself.
As the RBS Six Nations rugby tournament begins, the risk of injury is back in the limelight.
Research shows there are some common struggles among those who retire from being professional athletes but players can be successful in careers after sport.
Sport migrations emerge within a general migratory context. In some societies, like the Pacific Islands, adulthood, particularly for men, cannot be completed unless one migrates.
It's down to money, popularity and a lot of lobbying.
The European Union has a deep, and maybe unbreakable reach into our sporting life.
A new industry is being created under President Xi Jinping. Meet the two men making it happen.
Late maturing girls tend to be privileged in ballet training. This doesn't have to be the case.
What does being a captain entail? Is it more than just playing well and winning?
A sports ethics expert considers the concern over tackling in school rugby.
The North Queensland Cowboys will be hoping to win back-to-back grand finals in this year's NRL. But what about that old saying on winning and losing?
Once the stuff of tweeting birds and rolling cartoon eyes, bumps on the head are now linked to dementia. Will Smith's latest movie tells how sports authorities tried to cover it up.