SPORTS DAY: Virus brings SA sport to a grinding halt

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SPORTS DAY: Virus brings SA sport to a grinding halt

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SA sport KOed by coronavirus

The SA Football Association (Safa)‚ Cricket South Africa (CSA)‚ Athletics South Africa (ASA)‚ Tennis South Africa (TSA)‚ Boxing South Africa (BSA)‚ Netball South Africa (NSA) and the Sunshine Tour have suspended activities owing to the coronavirus pandemic. On Sunday night‚ President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a national emergency during an address to the nation in an attempt to contain the spread of the virus that has already killed 6‚500 globally. Safa‚ CSA‚ ASA‚ TSA‚ BSA and golf’s Sunshine Tour on Monday suspended their activities with immediate effect to bring sports in the country to a grinding halt...

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