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What was, undoubtedly, the greatest Africa Cup of Nations in history concluded in Ivory Coast on 11 February, with the hosts beating Nigeria in the final. Unfortunately, our Bafana Bafana fell short at the semifinal hurdle, but that didn’t detract from the tournament’s overall success, which we acknowledge in this edition. The usage of the video assistance referee at the event was very exemplary, for instance.

Then we look at the historic Totalsports Two Oceans marathon, where the sensational Gerda Steyn will be looking to extend her winning streak after her record-breaking victory last year. Herman Gibbs zooms in on the Absa Cape Epic, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. In recognition of this milestone, it will, for the first time, have 20 all-women teams.

Read all about the #SheUntamed 20for20. Domestic and international football will be entering the business end in the next few weeks, and the spotlight will be firmly on relegation spots. Will Moroka Swallows survive the shenanigans that have attracted negative headlines of late? And can Bafana striker Lyle Foster and his Burnley beat the drop in the English Premiers.


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