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5 sport stories you NEED to read

2017-06-27 16:07

Cape Town - Sport24 produces - get this - over 100 articles a day. Yes, we're that awesome!

So naturally there'll be a few articles that even our most ardent readers will miss.

On the off chance you are one of those, here are our top FIVE stories that might have slipped your browser feed today!

1. LIONS LOSE THEIR SKIPPER

Springbok and Lions captain Warren Whiteley's Super Rugby season is over.

Whiteley was a last-minute withdrawal from last weekend's winning Test against France at Ellis Park.

This is a massive blow to the franchise and potentially for the Springboks with the Rugby Championship looming ahead...

CLICK to read how long he'll be out

2. AB TO CALL FIVE-DAY QUITS?

AB de Villiers' Test career future looks even more uncertain than it did...

As we know, AB informed Cricket South Africa in January that he would be unavailable for this year's series against England and Bangladesh.

But now, reports speculate that he could retire from Test cricket altogether when he meets CSA in August.

CLICK to read CSA selectors comment on AB's meeting

3. FOUR WAYS TOETIE GOT IT RIGHT

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee deserves praise for the turnaround in fortunes of the national team after their whitewash series victory over France.

Sport24's Herman Mostert gave FOUR reasons as to how Coetzee got the team back on track and into a the winners circle.

CLICK to read Mostert's reasoning

4. TIGER PUTS HEALTH FIRST

Tiger Woods has decided to put his health first after he announced that he will be skipping this week's PGA National.

The former No 1 was arrested on May 29 near his Florida home for impaired driving.

Woods had sought treatment to cope with medications to ease with his back pain and sleep issues.

Get better soon, Tiger!

CLICK to read the latest from Tiger Woods

5. PROTEAS SLIP IN RANKINGS

It seems like the Proteas are slipping!

After their 2-1 T20 series loss against England, the Proteas have dropped in the team rankings...

But that's not the only sad news, after only taking one wicket in the T20 series, Proteas spinner Imran Tahir has fallen down the rankings and no longer holds the No 1 T20 bowler spot...

CLICK to read the latest T20I rankings

Images: Gallo/Getty

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