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Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) insist that they are not facing the threat of a strike and the players will show up at FNB Stadium on Tuesday afternoon to honour their league fixture against Kaizer Chiefs.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 10:48 am
Sharks coach Sean Everitt says his charges will have a good chance of reaching the Currie Cup final if they manage to nullify Western Province’s potent set-piece in the semifinals on Saturday.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 9:51 am
The amount spent on player transfers in international football fell by 23.4% last year as the impact of the Covid pandemic was felt across the game.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 9:45 am
Rishabh Pant unleashed a Twenty20-style batting assault to fire India to an incredible three-wicket win in the fourth test decider on Tuesday as Ajinkya Rahane's injury-ravaged tourists humbled Australia with a 2-1 series triumph.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 8:26 am
SA’s director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has raced to defend the integrity of the Currie Cup after the standard of play in the tournament was questioned by two former Springbok coaches.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 8:19 am
South Africa are open to "all options" to play the British & Irish Lions and are willing to travel to the United Kingdom to make sure the series goes ahead, director of rugby Rassie Erasmus said on Monday.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 7:56 am
Legendary South African football administrator Abdul Bhamjee has died aged 83.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 7:39 am
Atletico Madrid are appealing to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after Fifa rejected their appeal against defender Kieran Trippier's 10-week suspension for violating betting rules in England, a club spokesman said.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 7:03 am
John Stones has established himself at the heart of the Manchester City defence this season and he hopes his return to form will prompt England coach Gareth Southgate to bring him back into the national squad
Posted: January 19, 2021, 6:59 am
Talented boxing prospect Thato "Captain Charisma" Bonokoane takes the first step towards a long, thorny journey to become a household name.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 6:53 am
Athletics SA (ASA) has postponed all its national activities until the first week of February due to the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 6:49 am
AmaZulu coach Benni McCarthy feels it is just a matter of time before his side turn the corner and start converting the opportunities they are creating.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 6:42 am
Ernst Middendorp is pleased with the progress Maritzburg United have made since he took over in November.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 6:39 am
JDR Stars owner-coach Nditsheni Masisi is confident about their promotion prospects, pinning his hopes on their new Cameroonian striker, Auguste Junior Boum Somlaga.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 6:34 am
Orlando Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer is starting to sound like a broken record. The German tactician says the same thing every time his team fails to win a game, that he is disappointed by the team's "failure to show up".
Posted: January 19, 2021, 6:28 am
Black Leopards star Edwin Gyimah dedicated his team's victory over Orlando Pirates in their DStv Premiership encounter to chairman David Thidiela.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 6:24 am
Amakhosi eyeing three wins in a row since striker's comeback
Posted: January 19, 2021, 5:54 am
Since playing the MTN8 final, which they lost 2-1 to Orlando Pirates in December, Bloemfontein Celtic’s form has dipped drastically.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 5:49 am
Dylan Kerr believes that his struggling Black Leopards charges can be untouchable if they stick to instructions and play the way they did in the 2-0 DStv Premiership win over Orlando Pirates on Sunday.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 2:28 pm
Ace Kaizer Chiefs striker Samir Nurkovic has admitted that watching the team struggle to find the back of the net in the four months he was sidelined by a groin injury was very difficult for him to stomach.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 1:39 pm
Former Davis Cup player Sam Groth has accused Novak Djokovic of a "selfish political move" after a report said the world number one had written to Australian Open organisers asking them to ease quarantine restrictions for players.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 12:15 pm
As top tennis stars descended on Melbourne for the upcoming grand slam, many Australians questioned the decision to host the tournament when thousands of citizens are stranded overseas due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 11:25 am
Orlando Pirates have a short and tricky turnaround time to lick their wounds following their defeat to Black Leopards and prepare for combat at home against high-flying Lamontville Golden Arrows on Wednesday just days after a topsy-turvy week in Limpopo.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 11:10 am
Quinton de Kock has lauded the security arrangements laid out for South Africa on their first tour of Pakistan in 14 years and says the players are "a lot calmer" about the tour now that they have arrived in the country and seen the measures first-hand.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 11:03 am
Anyone wanting to lift the Carling Currie Cup must first knock down the imposing walls at “Fortress Loftus”, Bulls coach Jake White said.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 10:54 am
Injury-ravaged India will chase 324 runs for a fairytale victory in the fourth test decider against Australia as an epic series that has ebbed and flowed draws to a fitting climax on the final day at the Gabba in Brisbane.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 10:43 am
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga vowed on Monday to forge ahead with preparations to hold the Tokyo Olympic Games this summer, in the face of growing public opposition as Japan battles a surge in coronavirus infections.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 10:32 am
Champions Mamelodi Sundowns have a squad that is the envy of most coaches in the league but mentor Manqoba Mngqithi does not want to be drawn into suggestions that the Brazilians have enough depth in their ranks to complete an unprecedented unbeaten run to the title this season.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 9:59 am
Anthony Akumu was never a midfielder‚ Gavin Hunt has said of the Kenyan he has successfully converted to centreback in times of need at Kaizer Chiefs in recent games.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 8:26 am
England secured a seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first test on Monday but there will be only muted celebrations at the tourists' hotel as life in a bio-secure bubble continues to take a heavy toll, said Jonny Bairstow.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 8:25 am

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