Team SA: Despair in Doha (feat. Peter Stemmet)

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Team South Africa came back from the IAAF Athletics Championships in Doha last week without a single medal, which was in stark contrast to the 2017 performance in London, where the team finished third in the medal standings?

What in heaven's name happened? We have Al Jazeera sports journalist, Peter Stemmet, who is based in Doha and was at the athletics meet, to unpack the entire shambolic Team SA display for us.

There were a few close shaves, such as Akani Simbine and Stephen Moroka, who narrowly missed out on podium places in their 100m and marathon disciplines respectively. But in the end, the absentees, Wayde van Niekerk and Caster Semenya, were badly missed.

How does this bode for South Africa's medal chances ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games? Well, considering the last time South Africa returned zero medals at the event was in Osaka in 2007, on the eve of the 2008 Beijing Games, where Team SA only came back with a lowly silver medal, the signs are ominous.

We also look ahead to the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals where the Springboks are due to play Japan, All Blacks play Ireland, Wales face France and England face Australia.

Plus, new Bafana Bafana coach Molefe Ntseki started his coaching reign with a bang when his team beat Mali 2-1 to scoop the Nelson Mandela Challenge title. All this and more on the latest episode of the SportsLIVE podcast.