DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa scored five tries in a 38-21 win over a stubborn Argentina that wasn't enough to wrestle the Rugby Championship title away from New Zealand in the final game on Saturday.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand won the Rugby Championship on Saturday when its big win over Australia wasn't matched by South Africa eight hours later.
The All Blacks thumped Australia 40-14 at Eden Park, extending their winning streak at the Auckland stadium into a 29th year and putting a hand on the Rugby Championship trophy.
For the Springboks, a shot at the title. For the Pumas, a shot at their own piece of history.
South Africa has a chance of stealing the Rugby Championship in the final game of an ultra-tight tournament against Argentina on Saturday, although it'll likely require way more than just a regulation win for the Boks in Durban.
DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa was forced to select 35-year-old veteran Frans Steyn at flyhalf on Tuesday for the decisive final game of the Rugby Championship against Argentina.
The Springboks were already missing their top two No.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — South Africa emerged from Buenos Aires as New Zealand's main rival for the Rugby Championship after Argentina was beaten by a comfortable-in-the-end 36-20 on Saturday.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Three South African teams have been included in Europe's top club rugby competition from next season, tournament organizers said on Thursday.
The Cape Town-based Stormers, Pretoria-based Bulls and Durban-based Sharks will compete in the Champions Cup, having all qualified for the playoffs in their first season in Europe's United Rugby Championship league.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — More than 300 people have been evacuated from their homes as a result of renewed heavy rains, flooding and mudslides in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, weeks after severe flooding killed more than 400 people and displaced more than 40,000 others.
DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — Grief-stricken South Africans are still searching for family members swept away by last week's floods in which 435 people died and more than 40,000 were made homeless in the coastal city of Durban and the surrounding KwaZulu-Natal province.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Declaring a national state of disaster, South Africa has allocated $67 million to help those hit by floods that have killed at least 448 people in the eastern city of Durban and the surrounding KwaZulu-Natal province.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Heavy rains and flooding have killed at least 341 people in South Africa's eastern KwaZulu-Natal province, including the city of Durban, and more rainstorms are forecast in the coming days.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Flooding in South Africa's Durban area has taken at least 259 lives and is a “catastrophe of enormous proportions,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said Wednesday.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Prolonged rains and flooding in the Durban area of South Africa have claimed the lives of at least 45 people, damaging the port, major highways and surrounding areas in KwaZulu-Natal province, according to local officials.
DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa raced to a 220-run victory in the first test after Bangladesh's collapse to 53 all out on the morning of the final day on Monday.
Bangladesh lasted only 19 overs in its second innings and South Africa needed only two bowlers to roll the tourists out.
DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa bowled Bangladesh out for 298 in its first innings despite opener Mahmudul Hasan Joy's 137, giving the Proteas a clear lead in the opening test on Saturday.
DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — Temba Bavuma steadied South Africa with 53 not out against Bangladesh before bad light ended play early with the Proteas 233-4 on the first day of the opening test on Thursday.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Australian state government of Victoria says it has entered into “exclusive negotiations” with the Commonwealth Games Federation to host the 2026 version of the games in regional centers in the state.
DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — Former South African President Jacob Zuma claims he was sent to prison in July because the country’s justice system is unfair.
Zuma addressed his supporters on Thursday through an audio message at a prayer event in Durban, where many of his supporters arrived in packed buses.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly pledged Wednesday to redouble efforts to combat racism around the world, commemorating a landmark but contentious 2001 anti-racism conference by holding an anniversary meeting once again riven with divisions.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Things to watch beyond the main speeches from leaders at this week's high-level meeting of the U.N. General Assembly in New York:
— A MEETING at U.N. headquarters on Wednesday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the U.N.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Supporters of South Africa’s leftist opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters, on Thursday demonstrated against the killings of 36 people in Phoenix, a suburb of Durban, during the recent violent riots in KwaZulu-Natal province.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Standing before a looted mall and surrounded by soldiers, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa vowed Friday to restore order to the country after a week of violence set off by the imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Seven people were hospitalized after an early-morning explosion and fire at an oil refinery near the harbor in the South African city of Durban on Friday, emergency services officials said...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Rescue workers in South Africa pulled a newborn baby from a storm drain in a four-hour operation that ended with whoops and cheers from onlookers.
Rescue Care Paramedics, one of the groups that helped to extricate the infant girl in Durban, says it is unclear why the baby was "dumped" and that police are investigating.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Assailants in South Africa attacked a top national triathlete who was cycling to a training session and cut into his legs with a blunt saw, causing severe injuries, an athletic director said Wednesday...