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Striker Samir Nurkovic says Kaizer Chiefs will play with the fans in their hearts when the Absa Premiership returns in empty stadiums, and as leaders Amakhosi chase an Absa Premiership title in the midst of a bizarrely disrupted season.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 3:35 pm
Irrepressible Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has never been one to back down from a fight and relished the opportunity to challenge the dominance of Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates when he joined the Pretoria side almost eight years ago. Mosimane’s passion for the game is well documented and even though he knew that stepping into the ring to exchange blows with the two Soweto sides was a daunting prospect, he never wavered in the face of the undertaking.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 1:03 pm
Minister of Sport Nathi Mthethwa is assembling a team of experts to monitor and enforce health and safety compliance by sporting bodies, national teams and clubs as they return to controlled training.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 11:12 am
Panamanian Roberto "Hands of Stone" Duran was released from hospital Thursday after being treated for coronavirus, the six-time boxing world champion announced via social media.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 9:56 am
Influential Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Themba Zwane says he is motivated by a burning desire to win a record 10th Absa premiership title with the Brazilians.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 9:48 am
Having returned for his second stint at Absa Premiership club Chippa United this week, Morgan Mammila has called for team work if the club is to be successful.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 9:44 am
Their Hartleyvale, Western Cape, base was a place of excitement as Cape Town City returned to training for the first time yesterday since the coronavirus outbreak .
Posted: July 3, 2020, 9:25 am
Wits University Football Club could make a sensational return to the professional ranks to keep alive the historic name and heritage of the 99-year-old side.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 9:18 am
Derived from a popular car insurance TV ad, "breathing through the wound" has arguably been the most used line in the country to describe one's dire financial situation this year.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 9:09 am
The number of goalkeepers at Mamelodi Sundowns may make it hard to believe that any of the new additions will ever make it to the starting lineup.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 8:43 am
Multiple award-winning boxing promoter Branco "Big B" Milenkovic left SA an unhappy man, feeling let down by some of the many people he thought were in his corner.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 8:19 am
BrightRock and the DHL Stormers are celebrating SA's oldest stadium this weekend – and you're invited too
Posted: July 3, 2020, 5:57 am
Former Springboks hooker Mahlatse ‘Chiliboy’ Ralepelle says there are forces in rugby that are hellbent on destroying him.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 3:18 pm
SuperSport United coach Kaitano Tembo says he began to be inspired as a coach when he was still a player under Pitso Mosimane‚ relating the passion of a man who one day broke down crying when Bruce Grobbelaar wanted to cancel a training session.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 11:21 am
Cape Town City became the first Premier Soccer League (PSL) club to return to controlled training on Thursday after the Mother City side met the coronavirus health and safety requirements.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 11:10 am
Michael Cheika on Thursday called on Australia's director of rugby Scott Johnson to take a back seat and trust new Wallabies coach Dave Rennie to "be the boss".
Posted: July 2, 2020, 9:10 am
West Indies coach Phil Simmons was told on Wednesday he was in no danger of losing his job after the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) president said the former Test batsman should be sacked for attending his father-in-law's funeral.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 8:38 am
West Ham United rocked Chelsea's top-four hopes and boosted their survival bid with a dramatic 3-2 win, while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice as Arsenal climbed back into European contention with a 4-0 thrashing of Norwich City on Wednesday.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 7:58 am
Some national first division teams struggling to finance the mandatory tests for Covid-19 and hiring a compliance officer could be the main reason why the Premier Soccer League has yet to decide on the date for resumption of local football.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 7:35 am
Ipeleng "Crazy Legs" Khunou, who competed in the Two Oceans Marathon on crutches, has put his weight behind 67km for Mandela Day's virtual race.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 7:29 am
With the Premier Soccer League (PSL) teams expected to resume training soon, coaches have huge challenges, according to coach Kaitano Tembo.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 7:22 am
Khulile Radu, a Boxing SA board member, said something drastic needs to happen.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 7:17 am
The embattled Cricket South Africa (CSA) board has failed to meet its own deadline to release the findings and recommendations from a forensic investigation on suspended chief executive Thabang Moroe by June 30.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 2:03 pm
You would have thought that Oupa Mohoje would be immune to the cold isolation so symptomatic of our Covid-19 times.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 1:44 pm
The Western Province Rugby Football Union (WPRFU) have gone a step closer to concluding a deal for the redevelopment of Newlands Rugby Stadium and moving to Cape Town Stadium.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 1:41 pm
The 3TeamCricket tournament will take place on July 18 on former president Nelson Mandela's birthday.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 1:36 pm
Mamelodi Sundowns have finally confirmed the signing of Bafana Bafana midfielder George Maluleka.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 12:45 pm
Premier Soccer League (PSL) clubs can now submit their compliance documentation in accordance with the plan for a return to training and will be given the individual go-ahead accordingly.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 12:09 pm
The Chinese Super League (CSL) season will begin on July 25 after the coronavirus pandemic delayed it by five months, the country's football association said on Wednesday.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 11:05 am
Bafana Bafana midfielder George Maluleka has decided not to renew his contract with Kaizer Chiefs for the remainder of the season.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 8:41 am
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