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Daily sports wrap: Uncertainty in the Bok camp over skipper

2017-08-08 17:35

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. ANDERSON MAKES A MOVE IN ATP RANKINGS

South Africa top tennis player, Kevin Anderson, has jumped 13 spots on the official ATP rankings.

This follows his run to the final of the Citi Open in Washington last week where he was defeated by Germany's Alexander Zverev.

CLICK here to read where the South African stands

2. THE QUESTIONS THE PROTEAS NEED TO ANSWER

Things are not looking good for the Proteas at ALL.

What this England series proved is that there is far too much uncertainty in this set-up. Nobody seems to know what the best starting XI is...

Sport24's Lloyd Burnard tries to wrap his head around the Proteas best combinations and breaksdown what Faf du Plessis and his side need for the busy summer ahead...

CLICK here to read Burnard's explanation

3. PSL STARS ARE SPOILED

Who would've known PSL stars are spoiled...

That's according to newly signed Bidvest Wits attacking midfielder Steven Pienaar. 

He believes that some South African footballers get rewards too easily in the Premiership.

CLICK here to read Pienaar's reasoning

4. CASTER STANDS HER GROUND

Caster Semenya has proved herself once again after winning bronze in her first major 1 500m final at the IAAF World Championships in London.

Semenya has been in the spotlight following a study funded by the IAAF and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) that showed female athletes with naturally high levels of testosterone enjoy a competitive advantage of up to 4.5 percent over their rivals.

But after her podium finish, the South African instead concentrated on her performance and let her time on the track do the talking...

CLICK here to read Caster's remarks

5. WHO WILL BE WHITELEY'S REPLACEMENT?

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee is still pondering over his captain for the upcoming Rugby Championship.

Regular captain Warren Whiteley was withdrawn from the Bok squad due to a groin injury and there's a need for a new man to step in and take on the All Blacks (Gulp?)!

Who can lead the Springboks this month?

CLICK here to read who is in line for interim Bok skipper

Images: Gallo/Getty/AP

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