KwaZulu-Natal-born Linda Zondi has been appointed as the new convener of selectors for the South African national cricket team.

The decision was announced during Cricket South Africa's (CSA) Board of Directors meeting which was held in Johannesburg on Tuesday.


Vodacom Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has made seven changes to his starting lineup for Saturday's Super Rugby clash against the Rebels in Melbourne.

Three of the changes will be in the backline with Jesse Kriel, Travis Ismaiel and Jacques-Louis Potgieter all getting starts,coming on for Jurgen Visser, Bjorn Basson and Handré Pollard respectively. 


Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that the club has amicably parted ways with head coach Stuart Baxter.

The Scotsman joined Amakhosi at the start of the 2012/13 season and won four trophies with the club, the Nedbank Cup, the MTN8 as well as two Absa Premiership titles.


Five time Marathon World Champion Hank McGregor is locked in a race against time as he jets home from Hawaii to try and defend his national titles at the South African Marathon Championships at Camps Drift this weekend and says his biggest challenge will come from shrugging off the jetlag.