David Isaacson Sports reporter

David Isaacson is a sports reporter for the Sunday Times and TimesLIVE.

David Isaacson Sports reporter
‘Trigger happy’ officials might have sunk SA water polo Games chances

Mystery surrounds the lightning-fast exclusion of the national men’s and women’s water polo teams from the Paris Olympics.

David Isaacson Sports reporter
Defeating Justis will land Lerena more heavyweight opportunities

Kevin Lerena says a win over unbeaten Australian prospect Justis Huni in Saudi Arabia on Friday night will secure him another big heavyweight payday.

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Prudence Sekgodiso opens season in swift style with Olympic qualifier

Prudence Sekgodiso became the fifth South African woman to achieve an automatic Olympic qualifying time as she finished first in the 800m at a league ...

David Isaacson Sports reporter
Blast from the past: Scheckter is crowned King of Kyalami

Today in SA sport history: March 1

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Blast from the past: Birkett and Nzimande romp to Dusi victory

Today in SA sport history: February 29

David Isaacson Sports reporter
Blast from the past: Afcon final proves a bridge too far as Egypt dethrone ...

Today in SA sport history: February 28

David Isaacson Sports reporter
Blast from the past: De Villiers wallops whirlwind 162 to help thrash West ...

Today in SA sport history: February 27

David Isaacson Sports reporter
Blast from the past: SA back with a bang as they thrash World Cup hosts on debut

Today in SA sport history: February 26

David Isaacson Sports reporter
Boxing official murdered in driveway

Boxing South Africa (BSA) CFO Kenneth Mamosadi was gunned down in his driveway in Pretoria West on Friday night, dealing another blow to the troubled ...

David Isaacson Sports reporter
‘Cinderella’ Cian conquers nightmares to arrive at Olympic ball

Cian Oldknow, who trotted out the second-fastest marathon time by a South African woman last Sunday, is living her dream in Cinderella-esque ...