The retirement of two veterans this week has put the spotlight once more on the age spread in the Springbok team, and it will remain relevant when the world’s No 2 ranked team ends the rugby year.
The PSL season is about to resume after a gap of several weeks, with traditional giants Chiefs and Pirates in the driving seat.
Flags flew at half-mast at cricket grounds across the world on Friday and players left bats outside their doors in a social media tribute to Phillip Hughes, who died on Thursday after being struck by a ball.
SuperSport United will look to make it “third-time lucky” in Saturday's Telkom Knockout final against defending champions Platinum Stars in Soweto.
McLaren's first proper test with new engine partner Honda ended on Wednesday with the Formula One team completing only a handful of laps over two days in Abu Dhabi due to electrical problems.
Two-time winner Greg Chalmers sunk seven birdies on the way to the outright lead in the Australian Open with Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott poised to swoop after Friday's second round in Sydney.
Canada's world No 7 Eugenie Bouchard withdrew from the debut season of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) on Thursday with an injury sustained in training.