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The Springboks during the 3rd Castle Lager Incoming Series Test match between South Africa and France at Emirates Airline Park on June 24, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images)

The Springboks beat France 35-12 in the third and final test at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday and by doing this completed a 3-0 Test series whitewash for the first time in their history. Eben Etzebeth took over the captaincy after the late withdrawal of No.8 Warren Whiteley due to a groin injury. Flank Jean-Luc du Preez replaced Whiteley with Jaco Kriel coming into the team off the bench. For the Boks Malcolm Marx, Eben Etzebeth, Jessie Kriel and Rudi Page all scored tries while Elton Jantjies contributed 15 points with the boot.

On Friday night the South African A side beat the French Barbarians 48-28 in a game played at the Orlando stadium in Soweto.


With flowers in her hair, American middle distance runner Alysia Montaño is five months pregnant and competed in track & field event over the weekend.

Alysia Montaño is five months pregnant and competed in track & field event over the weekend.

CSA named Multiply Titans opening batsman, Heino Kuhn, and Hollywoodbets Dolphins all-rounder, Andile Phehlukwayo, as uncapped players in the Standard Bank Proteas Test squad for the four-match Test Series against England, starting next month.
The Full Standard Bank Proteas Test squad: Faf du Plessis (Multiply Titans, capt), Hashim Amla (Cape Cobras), Temba Bavuma (Cape Cobras), Theunis de Bruyn (VKB Knights), Quinton de Kock (Multiply Titans), JP Duminy (Cape Cobras), Dean Elgar (Multiply Titans), Heino Kuhn (Multiply Titans), Keshav Maharaj (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Aiden Markram (Multiply Titans), Morne Morkel (Multiply Titans), Chris Morris (Multiply Titans), Duanne Olivier (VKB Knights), Andile Phehlukwayo (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Vernon Philander (Cape Cobras), Kagiso Rabada (bizhub Highveld Lions).
In the 3rd T20 England beat South Africa by 19 runs, SA-raised Dawid Malan hit 78 off 44 balls to guide England to 181/8 while Dane Paterson claimed a career-best 4/32. England also clinch the series 2-1
The Momentum Proteas got their 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup campaign off to a winning start when they beat Pakistan by three wickets at Grace Road in Leicester on Sunday. This win marks the side’s highest-ever World Cup run chase after they were set a 207-run target by Sana Mir’s charges.


At the FIFA Confed Cup Chile ended Group B in 2nd spot after a 1-1 draw against Australia & will face Group A winners Portugal in the semi-finals.


Jordan Spieth edged American compatriot Daniel Berger on the 1st play-off hole to win the Travelers Championship & a 10th PGA title.