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2017-07-03 18:02

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 FOUR stories that might have slipped your browser feed today!

1. 'BIG FOUR' TO WATCH OUT FOR IN WIMBLEDON

Since 2003, Roger Federer has taken seven titles at Wimbledon followed by Novak Djokovic's three, while Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal have claimed two each.

Could this year be different?

The 'big four' of men's tennis remain the players to beat, as this year's tournament at the All England Club gets under way.

CLICK to read the threat of tennis' 'big four'

2. PIETER-STEPH WANTS TO BE A BOK AGAIN

Pieter-Steph du Toit was in solid form heading into the three-Test series against France.

He started on the bench in all three with Springbok coach Allister Coetzee backing Lions second rower Franco Mostert instead.

Despite being a no-show, Stormers coach Robbie Fleck says the 24-year-old wants to earn his Bok No 5 jersey back.

CLICK to read how desperate Du Toit is

3. PROTEAS SKIPPER SETS WORLD RECORD

Proteas women skipper Dané van Niekerk set a unique cricket record following her side's comprehensive win in the ICC Women's World Cup against the West Indies.

Van Niekerk took 4/0. No, we're are not kidding! She took four wickets and conceded no runs!

WATCH Van Niekerk's record-breaking feat

4. PACQUIAO CAMP SLAMS JUDGES AFTER SHOCK LOSS

It was the fight that everyone was talking about this weekend - Manny Pacquiao v Jeff Horn.

However, in a surprising twist, it was the former schoolteacher Horn that stunned the Filipino great and took away Pacquiao's World Boxing Organisation welterweight title.

But the controversial unanimous decision has everyone up in arms!

CLICK to read the controversy behind Pacquiao's loss

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