This Past Week in Sports (10 – 16 July 2017)

Cricket

  • Australia women continue unbeaten streak against SA women
  • Cricket South Africa (CSA) has banned former Proteas and Highveld Lions player Lonwabo Tsotsobe for eight years due to several breaches of its Anti-Corruption Code for Personnel
  • Kemar Roach has been recalled to the West Indies squad for their three-test tour of England starting next month
  • Australia’s players and the country’s governing body have been involved in discussions since Friday but have yet to reach an agreement on a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

Football

  • Bafana Bafana midfielder Lehlogonolo Masalesa withdrawn from the squad to face Botswana in the 2018 African Nations Championship (Chan) qualifiers
  • Chelsea signed Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco
  • Alexis Sanchez has said he wants to play Champions League football next season
  • John Terry was named Aston Villa’s new captain

Rugby

  • Lions secure top spot in Super Rugby log
  • Tonga qualify for Rugby World Cup 2019 to join Pool C (England, France, Argentina and the United States)
  • James Maloney is the leading contender to replace Johnathan Thurston for this year’s Rugby League World Cup
  • All Blacks coach Steve Hansen thinks the rules of Rugby should be re-evaluated

Wrestling

  • AngĂ©lico to represent South Africa in the Pro Wrestling World Cup
  • WWE has cut Talking Smack from being after 205 LIVE, to only after PPVs
  • According to Dave Meltzer, WWE wants CM Punk back
  • WWE kicked off their Mae Young Classic Tournament
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