Race still plays a big part in South African society. Sport is no exception.
A 40-year partnership between Cricket Australia and the Nine Network ended today, with Seven and Foxtel securing media rights. The deal means more hours of coverage and is a big win for Foxtel.
Of all sports, cricket is said to be the epitome of fair play. That has a lot to do with its long history.
If the Australian cricketers involved in a ball-tampering scandal manage to return to the game, and do so triumphantly, it is likely they will be forgiven – and some may even forget their role in it.
There are all sorts of ways of making a cricket ball swing, but Australia's players chose an illegal one.
Australia's cricketers were once known as tough but fair, but the latest ball tampering scandal has many asking how some of the leading players could have stooped so low.
Altering the condition of the match ball is against the rules of the sport, contrary to 'the spirit of cricket', and deemed to be 'unfair'. It is a form of cheating.
Sometimes diplomacy won the day, sometimes it didn't.
It seems obvious that a game should be suspended if it's too hot to play, but it's not as easy as implementing a maximum temperature.
Australian cricket captain Steve Smith's play during the recent Ashes saw him hailed as one of the greatest Australian players. So what do the numbers say?
In the final episode of our three-part cricket video series, we look at bowlers and how they find their rhythm and develop a game plan, and why left-armers are so successful.
Simply taking the most wickets or scoring the most runs doesn't make you the best player. Here's how to judge players based on how much they contribute to winning.
In the second of a three-part series, we look at how batsmen make split-second decisions and cope with the mental demands of Test cricket.
Ever wondered how cricket captains make all the decisions they need to make in a test match? In the first of a three-part series, we look at what goes through a captain's mind on the pitch.
England's cricket team is expected to lose the series against aggressive Australian opposition. But they might just defy expectations.
The business of sport in South Africa is coming under the focus of the Competition Commission on concerns that some practices may be uncompetitive.
Lack of trust between Australia's cricketers and the game's governing body delayed negotiations in their protracted pay dispute. This relationship will need to be rebuilt in the coming months.
The reality of life as a female sports star.
And they are attracting record crowds: Lord's is a sellout for England vs India in the World Cup Final.
Professional sports is bucking major trends in industrial relations, such as a marked decline in both union membership and industrial disputes over recent decades.