Clinton van der Berg is an award-winning sportswriter who has walked the beat since the late 1980s, reporting on international athletics, rugby and boxing. He first toured with the Springboks in 1995 and subsequently reported on major sporting events across the world. Clinton worked for seven years as a reporter and senior writer at the Sunday Times and another eight as sports editor. He is currently the head of communications at SuperSport, a position he has held for twelve years, and has contributed to several international publications, including the London Sunday Times and Irish Independent, and, locally, SA Rugby magazine, Equinox and the Sunday Tribune, among others. His new book Guns and Needles: A journey into the heart of South African sport’s steroid and drug culture will be released early in 2022.