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South Africa wins 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan

The South African team “Springboks” has won the 3rd edition of Rugby World Cup 2019. In the final, they defeated England at International Yokohama Stadium in Yokohama, Japan. With this win, Springboks became the 2nd team after New Zealand to win three World Cup titles.

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South Africa becomes World’s No.1 Cricket Team

South Africa after defeating England 2-0 in the Test-match series grabbed the spot of the World’s Number One Test Cricket team. South Africa thus replaced England to take the top position. The current rankings: 1.      South Africa 2.      England 3.      Australia 4.      Pakistan 5.      India 6.      Sri Lanka 7.      West Indies 8.      New Zealand 9.       Bangladesh

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Mark Boucher bids adieu international cricket

Mark Boucher, the South African wicket keeper, has retired from international cricket after undergoing surgery for eye injury he received on the opening day against Somerset when a googly from Imran Tahir, hit the stumps and a dislodged ball hit Boucher in the left eye. South African captain Graeme Smith read Boucher’s statement announcing his ..

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Person in News: Oscar Pistorius

 Oscar Pistorius named for Olympics in 4×400 race, is the first ‘disabled athlete’ to qualify for an able bodied event in the 2012 London Olympics in 400 metres race. Full name: Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius Pistorius named South Africa’s 4×400 relay team for the London Olympics. Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius is a double amputee (i.e. ..

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