The saga around the new draft proposition paper to be referred to the ICC continues to drag on. Cricket South Africa has asked for the proposal to be withdrawn as it is “fundamentally flawed” and “ in breach of the ICC Constitution”. The matter is likely to carry on for some time, but more and more it’s looking as though the game’s supposed guardians are losing the plot. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

England's Ashes whitewash may be only their third in 130 years, but statistics suggest the current tour plumbed new depths

And so, finally, we know why the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have been so keen to sideline Haroon Lorgat, and why English and Australian administrators sided with them in agreeing to a witch-hunt that would keep the former International Cricket Council CEO sidelined while those three countries stage a hostile takeover of the game. By KEN BORLAND.

And so, finally, we know why the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have been so keen to sideline Haroon Lorgat, and why English a.

The position paper put together by the BCCI, ECB and CA has gone against the ICC Code of Ethics in every possible way. The chorus of those asking for the paper to be withdrawn is growing, and the paper itself has gone beyond having some points of merit to being something which isn’t even ethical. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

ICC draft position paper: A slap in the face to the Code of Ethics

During Friday night’s FA Cup tie between Arsenal and Coventry City, the visiting fans launched a subtle protest which was very much supported by the home fans. Football supporters in England are a crafty bunch who are very curious about the running of their clubs. It’s about time cricket fans take a similar interest and start voicing their discontent about the way the game is governed. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

What cricket fans can learn from the Coventry City protest

Siphe Mzaidume isn’t the first sportsman and won’t be the last to tell tall stories. In fact, just a few years ago, another cricketer foxed ...

Siphe Mzaidume isn’t the first sportsman and won’t be the last to tell tall stories. In fact, just a few years ago, another cricketer foxed .

Siphe Mzaidume’s claims of the system not allowing black cricketers any opportunities are looking more and more outlandish following revelations that he is prone to telling tall stories. Furthermore, an assessment of players who were in a team with him shows that every single player was assisted by Cricket South Africa. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

Siphe Mzaidune was reported to be a victim of cricket system that failed black players. Further investigation reveals this may not be the case. By Antoinette Muller

Thomas Hitzlsperger has become the most high-profile footballer to date to reveal that he is gay. It shouldn’t be a big deal, but it is; and it matters massively. By ANTOINETTE MULLER

Why Thomas Hitzlsperger coming out matters


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