World champions Springboks have been handed a 48-hour deadline to resolve internal issues and confirm their participation in the Rugby Championship, governing body Sanzaar said. The southern hemisphere championship, which also includes Australia, New Zealand and Argentina, will be held entirely in Australia this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic. With the tournament set to begin in Sydney on October 31 and the Springboks scheduled to play their first match against Argentina on November 7,time is running out to get the players into Australia and through quarantine.