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Daily sports wrap: No, Bafana should NOT have a B-team

2017-07-12 17:49

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. MAYWEATHER V MCGREGOR TRASH TALK

Floyd Mayweather is set for another eye-watering payday against brash UFC star Conor McGregor.

The two men are to face each other in Las Vegas on August 26 in what could become the richest bout in boxing history.

CLICK here to watch the press conference

2. WAYDE, CASTER TO LEAD SA IN LONDON

A preliminary team has been announced by Athletics South Africa (ASA) for next month's IAAF World Championships in London.

Star-studded names include the likes of Rio Olympic medallists Wayde van Niekerk and Caster Semenya.

CLICK to see the preliminary SA World Championships teams

3. PROTEAS NEED CONTINUITY PLAN

The Proteas say they are busy working on a succession plan that will take them beyond the 2019 World Cup.

But there are a number of players in the current set-up and across all three formats who do not have more than a couple of years of international cricket left in them.

Sport24's Lloyd Burnard looks at the future of South African cricket.

CLICK here to read Burnard's findings

4. BAFANA SHOULD NOT EVEN CONSIDER PLAYING A B-TEAM

The senior football national team - Bafana Bafana - should not be a place for tinkering.

Columnist S'Busiso Mseleku believes we need to field the strongest team in every tournament or even a friendly match that the country takes part in...

CLICK to read Mseleku's reasoning

5. VENUS TO BREAK SERENA'S RECORD?

Five-times champion Venus Williams remains on course to seize one of her sibling's records at Wimbledon.

If she should go on to claim an eighth grand slam title, Venus will take Serena's record, as the latter is taking a break from tennis to give birth to her first child.

CLICK to read how Venus could break Wimbledon records

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