Vancouver, Surrey Indian Community - BCIndian.com
| | |
 


 

South Africa News and Articles


Categories
International
Bollywood
Art/Culture/Books
Business/Economy
Cinema/Showbiz
Crime/Disaster/Accident
Defence/Security
Diaspora
Diplomacy
Education
Environment/Wildlife
Features
Health/Medicine
Human Interest/Society
Immigration/Law/Rights
Interviews
Kashmir
Lifestyle/Fashion
Media
Opinion/Commentary
Politics
Religion
Science/Tech
South Asia
Sports
State Elections 2013
Terrorism
Tamil Nadu
National
Turkey
Other Sports
Orissa
Southern Cinema
Delhi
West Bengal
Myanmar
Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Tripura
United Kingdom
Bihar
China
Jammu And Kashmir
Himachal Pradesh
Mumbai
New Delhi
Gujarat
Punjab
Slovakia
Spain
United States
Germany
Togo
Israel
Pakistan
Goa
United Arab Emirates
Russian Federation
Dharamsala
Indonesia
Kerala
Andhra Pradesh
Kolkata
Malta
India
Syrian Arab Republic
Singapore
Karnataka
Assam
Rajasthan
Thailand
Uttar Pradesh
Bangladesh
Mexico
Niger
Iraq
Egypt
Sri Lanka
Japan
Netherlands
Cuba
Nagaland
Meghalaya
Haryana
Poland
Nepal
France
Kenya
New Zealand
Hollywood
Brazil
Canada
Maharashtra
Yemen
South Africa
Australia
Latvia
Ireland
Uttarakhand
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
South Korea
Hong Kong
Jordan
Central African Republic
Italy
Norway
North Korea
Sudan
Philippines
Madhya Pradesh
Mizoram
Azerbaijan
Portugal
Cambodia
Zimbabwe
Greece
Ethiopia
Sweden
Sikkim
Malaysia
Monaco
Belgium
Denmark
Uruguay
Morocco
Colombia
Switzerland
Qatar
Albania
Lebanon
Costa Rica
Saudi Arabia
Rwanda
Cameroon
Cyprus
Congo
Nigeria
Hungary
Oman
Bulgaria
Bahrain
Somalia
Finland
Holy See (vatican City State)
Tunisia
Bahamas
Paraguay
Taiwan
Province Of China
Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
Puerto Rico
The Democratic Republic Of The
Honduras
Ghana
Cricket
IPL
Technology
Badminton
Football
Tennis
Roquebrune
Athletics
Golf
Serbia And Montenegro
Usa
Rroquebrune-cap-martin
Manipur
Hockey
Panama
Arunachal Pradesh
Motorsports
Viet Nam
Argentina
--select--
Kazakhstan
Leicestershire
US Elections
Afghanistan
Iceland
Florida
Venezuela
Czech Republic
Bhutan
Shakmir
Ecuador
Hyderabad
2016 In Retrospect
Ukraine
Jharkhand
Kyrgyzstan
Fiji
Gabon
Burkina Faso

Celebrity Photos
Kirti Kulhari
Vatsal Sheth
Paras Chhabra
Alaya Furniturewala
Zaira Wasim
Pranati Rai Prakash
Anupam Kher
Ibrahim Ali Khan
Covid 19
Fashion
Headline
Masking up & my celebrating school's 100 year existence: de Villiers
Pretoria, July 14 (IANS) Former South Africa batsman AB de Villiers on Tuesday celebrated his school's 100 years of existence but with the COVID-19 restrictions around, he was all masked up.
2020-07-14
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Nelson Mandela's daughter passes away (Ld)
Johannesburg, July 13 (IANS) Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of South Africa's anti-apartheid icons Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, died here on Monday, the family has confirmed. She was 59.
2020-07-13
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Nelson Mandela's daughter passes away
Johannesburg, July 13 (IANS) Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of South Africa's anti-apartheid icons Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, died here on Monday, according to the country's public broadcaster SABC reported.
2020-07-13
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Five dead after 'hostage situation' in SA church
Johannesburg, July 12 (IANS) Five people have been killed after attackers stormed a South African church, reportedly amid an argument over its leadership.
2020-07-12
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Sammy backs Ngidi after former SA players criticise pacer on 'BLM' stance
Johannesburg, July 10 (IANS) West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy has slammed former South African cricketers for criticising fast bowler Lungi Ngidi's stance on the 'Black Lives Matter' movement. Sammy said that the criticism shows why it is important to speak up on racism.
2020-07-10
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Cricket South Africa extends support to 'BLM' movement
Johannesburg, July 10 (IANS) Cricket South Africa have extended their support to 'Black Lives Matter' movement, saying they would use their voice as a national sporting body to educate and listen to others on topics involving all forms of discrimination.
2020-07-10
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
No BLM logo during 3TC match as jerseys have gone to print, says Smith
Johannesburg, July 9 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) will be discussing ways to express support for the Black Lives Matter movement but it may not be possible for having a BLM logo on the jerseys for the 3TC match as they have already been made. CSA Director of Cricket Graeme Smith said that there will be a discussion with players about how to go about it.
2020-07-09
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Probably a damp towel is the best thing: Ngidi on saliva ban
Cape Town, July 7 (IANS) South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi feels a damp towel could be a way out to help bowlers who will not have the luxury of using saliva to shine the ball in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Don't need Test captaincy pressure at the moment, says de Kock
Johannesburg, July 6 (IANS) South Africa's limited-overs skipper Quinton de Kock does not want to be over burdened with Test captaincy and that is why he refused to take up that role.
2020-07-06
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
De Kock wins second SA men's cricketer of the year award
Johannesburg, July 5 (IANS) South Africas limited-overs captain Quinton de Kock was named the men's player of the year while 21-year-old Laura Wolvaardt won the women's player of the year at Cricket South Africa's (CSA) virtual award ceremony.
2020-07-05
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
South Africa marks 100 days in Covid-19 lockdown
Cape Town, July 5 (IANS) South Africa has marked 100 days since the country went into a Covid-19 lockdown amid a rising national caseload. The country enforced the lockdown on March 27, three weeks after the first case was detected. Since May 1, it has started phased easing of lockdown.
2020-07-05
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine
Solidarity Cup match now to be held on July 18 in Centurion
Johannesburg, July 1 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Wednesday announced that the 3TCricket match will now be held on International Nelson Mandela Day, i.e. July 18 where three teams of eight will play in a single match, competing for the inaugural Solidarity Cup.
2020-07-01
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
South Africa male cricketers return to training
Johannesburg, June 30 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) have announced that a 44-member mens high performance training squad officially returned to training on Monday following approval from the country's sports minister.
2020-06-30
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Lot of thinking cricketers in CSK dressing room, says du Plessis
Johannesburg, June 27 (IANS) Veteran South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis, who has been an integral part of Chennai Super Kings since the inception of Indian Premier League, has said that the environment in the dressing room of the Chennai-based franchise is very calm.
2020-06-27
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
I want to make an impact in the Test arena: Phehlukwayo
Johannesburg, June 26 (IANS) South Africa all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo wants to play Test cricket on a regular basis and is keen on making an impact in the longest format of the game.
2020-06-26
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
COVID-19: Cricket South Africa reports 7 positive cases
Johannesburg, June 22 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday confirmed that seven positive cases have been found after mass coronavirus testing was conducted within the organisation.
2020-06-22
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Health/Medicine,Cricket
S.African president warns against job cuts amid Covid-19
Cape Town, June 22 (IANS) South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday urged companies planning to cut jobs to balance the sustainability of business and the livelihoods of workers despite being hard hit by Covid-19.
2020-06-22
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine,Politics
Lack of govt approval sees CSA postpone three-team match
Johannesburg, June 21 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) has been forced to postpone a unique three-team cricket match that would have featured some of the leading cricketers in the country. It had set a start date of June 27 but failed to get approval from the government about safety measures following the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-06-21
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
South Africa to have three-team match in Solidarity Cup
Johannesburg, June 17 (IANS) Cricket South Africa has said they will try a new format that will see three teams compete in a single 36-over match.
2020-06-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
On this day: SA's hopes of reaching final dashed by Aus in '99 WC classic
Cape Town, June 17 (IANS) South Africa are yet to win a cricket World Cup despite boasting of some of the greatest players in their ranks over the years.
2020-06-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
COVID-19: SA national rugby team raises funds for communities
Johannesburg, June 16 (IANS) South African national rugby union team, which is commonly known as the Springboks, has raised about R825,000 (48,644 U.S. dollars) to help vulnerable communities affected by COVID-19, said the team on Tuesday.
2020-06-16
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Other Sports
Three attempted break-ins since Friday at my house, alleges Steyn
Cape Town, June 11 (IANS) Miscreants tried to break into Dale Steyn's house three times since last Friday, the seasoned South Africa pacer said in a tweet adding they scared her mother in their latest attempt.
2020-06-11
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Saliva use won't be a problem in bio-secure bubble: Pollock
Durban, June 7 (IANS) Former South Africa captain Shaun Pollock feels use of saliva should not be a problem when cricket resumes amid the COVID-19 scare as it will be played inside a bio-secure environment.
2020-06-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
KP believes forced break may have extended athletes' careers
Johannesburg, May 25 (IANS) While the COVID-19 pandemic might have brought the entire sporting world to a standstill, former England batsman Kevin Pietersen believes that the "forced break" might have helped certain athletes to increase the length of their careers.
2020-05-25
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Faf suggests isolation for players before & after T20 WC
Johannesburg, May 14 (IANS) Veteran South Africa cricketer Faf du Plessis has proposed isolation for players in order for the T20 World Cup to go ahead risk free later this year.
2020-05-14
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Want to captain the Proteas, it's been my dream: Maharaj
Johannesburg, May 7 (IANS) South African spinner Keshav Maharaj admitted that he is interested in captaining the Proteas in all formats one day. The position of South Africa's Test captain has been vacant since Faf Du Plessis stepped down from the position in February.
2020-05-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Steyn, de Villiers, Smith in Gibbs all-time SA XI
Johannesburg, May 2 (IANS) Former South Africa batsman Herschelle Gibbs has revealed his all-time Proteas XI. He picked the same team for both Test and ODI formats.
2020-05-02
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Not committing to any cricket at the moment: AB de Villiers
Johannesburg, April 30 (IANS) Former South Africa captain AB de Villiers has said that he is keen to make a return to the national side for the T20 World Cup but for that he wants to be in the "tip-top" form and better than the next player in contention.
2020-04-30
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Kohli the most consistent performer in ODIs: Rabada
Cape Town, April 23 (IANS) South Africa speedster Kagiso Rabada heaped praise on India captain Virat Kohli and called him as the most consistent performer in the 50-over format of the game.
2020-04-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
De Villiers uncertain of T20 World Cup participation if postponed
Johannesburg, April 14 (IANS) Former South African captain AB de Villiers admitted that he is uncertain of his participation in the T20 World Cup should the tournament be postponed to next year. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has seen sporting events around the world come to a standstill and put question marks on whether the 2020 T20 World Cup can still be held on schedule in Australia.
2020-04-14
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Coronavirus adds to uncertainty over de Villiers' T20 WC comeback
Johannesburg, April 13 (IANS) Former South Africa captain AB de Villiers has not made any concrete decision over his return for the Proteas in the T20 World Cup, but he, however, has admitted that chances of him being available for national selection would decrease if the tournament is postponed due to coronavirus pandemic.
2020-04-13
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Ebola resurfaces in DRC, dashes WHO's hope to declare its end
Johannesburg, April 10 (IANS) As the World Health organization (WHO) prepared to announce end of Ebola outbreak, doctors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday reported a fresh case of Ebola.
2020-04-10
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine
CSA to include fitness clauses in player contracts: Boucher
Cape Town, April 8 (IANS) South Africa head coach Mark Boucher on Wednesday said Cricket South Africa (CSA) will pencil in fitness clauses into player contracts in the future so that a minimum standard is maintained for selection.
2020-04-08
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Have enough capacity to see us through next season: CSA CEO
Johannesburg, April 1 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) has revealed a four-point plan to play its part in countering the COVID-19 pandemic that has claimed more than 36,000 lives so far and brought the globe to a standstill.
2020-04-01
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
To chase American dream, Dane Piedt ends Proteas career
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) Off-spinner Dane Piedt, who made nine appearances for South Africa, has ended his Proteas career and will now relocate to the US with whom he dreams about playing the World Cup.
2020-03-28
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
South Africa terminates all cricketing activities
Johannesburg, March 16 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Monday that it has terminated all forms of cricket in the country amid the rising concern over the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-03-16
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA vs AUS 3rd ODI: All-round Smuts leads SA to 3-0 series win
Potchefstroom, March 7 (IANS) South Africa completed a 3-0 series whitewash over Australia with a 6-wicket win in the third ODI at Potchefstroom. Australia were buoyed by Marnus Labuschagne's maiden ODI century as they scored 254/7.
2020-03-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
We'll be alright if we show consistency: de Kock
Paarl (South Africa), March 1 (IANS) Heinrich Klaasen's maiden international hundred followed by a clinical bowling performance led by Lungi Ngidi has helped South Africa to a 74-run win over Australia in the first ODI between the two sides at Paarl.
2020-03-01
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
We'll be alright of we show consistency: de Kock
Paarl (South Africa), March 1 (IANS) Heinrich Klaasen's maiden international hundred followed by a clinical bowling performance led by Lungi Ngidi helped South Africa to 74-run win over Australia in the first ODI between the two sides at Paarl. Proteas skipper Quinton de Kock said that consistency is what the hosts are looking for at a time when the team has been thrown into a transitional period which has seen them without a series win across formats for nearly a year.
2020-03-01
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Warner happy with positive response on Cape Town return
Cape Town, Feb 25 (IANS) David Warner is "overwhelmed" by the response he and Steve Smith have got from South African fans on their return to the country for the first time since the ball-tampering scandal.
2020-02-25
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA fined for slow over-rate in 1st T20I against Aus
Johannesburg, Feb 22 (IANS) South Africa have been fined 20 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against Australia in the first Twenty20 International in Johannesburg on Friday.
2020-02-22
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Du Plessis, Rabada return to SA squad for Australia T20Is
Johannesburg, Feb 17 (IANS) South Africa pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada and former captain Faf du Plessis have returned to the T20I side for the upcoming three-match T20I series against Australia, Cricket South Africa announced on Monday.
2020-02-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Faf du Plessis steps down as South Africa captain
Johannesburg, Feb 17 (IANS) Faf du Plessis has stepped down from South Africa captaincy in Tests and T20Is effective immediately, Cricket South Africa (CSA) confirmed on Monday.
2020-02-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Captain Morgan blasts 57 as England win series 2-1 vs SA
Centurion, Feb 16 (IANS) England captain Eoin Morgan smashed an unbeaten 22-ball 57, only dealing in sixes, as England beat South Africa by five wickets in the third and final match here on Sunday to clinch the T20I series 2-1.
2020-02-16
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Would have played longer if it wasn't for chaos in CSA: Philander
Johannesburg, Feb 13 (IANS) Fast bowler Vernon Philander, who bowed out from international cricket in South Africa's recently concluded Test series against England, revealed that the instability within Cricket South Africa played a big role in him retiring from the game.
2020-02-13
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Dream come true, just the beginning: Akbar Ali on U-19 win
Potchefstroom (South Africa), Feb 9 (IANS) Bangladesh skipper Akbar Ali said it's a dream come true for him and his team and that it is just the beginning for them after they stunned defending champions India by three wickets in a tense U-19 World Cup final here on Sunday.
2020-02-09
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Dream come true, just the beginning: Akbar Ali on U-19 win
Potchefstroom (South Africa), Feb 9 (IANS) Bangladesh skipper Akbar Ali said it's a dream come true for him and his team and that it is just the beginning for them after they stunned defending champions India by three wickets in a tense U-19 World Cup final here on Sunday. It was Bangladesh's maiden World Cup win across all levels.
2020-02-09
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
U19 WC final: It wasn't our day, says Indian skipper Garg
Potchefstroom (South Africa), Feb 9 (IANS) India skipper Priyam Garg termed the three-wicket U-19 World Cup final defeat to Bangladesh as "it not being their day".
2020-02-09
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Enjoyed U-19 WC, want to focus on the process now: Jaiswal
Potchefstroom (South Africa), Feb 9 (IANS) Even as India lost to Bangladesh in a close U-19 World Cup final, Yashasvi Jaiswal stood out once again and was adjudged the man of the tournament.
2020-02-09
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
U19 WC final: Bangladesh stun India to win maiden U-19 WC
Potchefstroom (South Africa), Feb 9 (IANS) Bangladesh U-19 team rode skipper Akbar Ali's heroic unbeaten knock to stun India and win their maiden World Cup by three wickets via D/L method in a nerve-wrenching final, interrupted by rain towards the end, here on Sunday.
2020-02-09
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket