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SA-born golfer Rory Sabbatini won an Olympic silver medal at the Tokyo Games on Sunday — for his newly adopted country of Slovakia.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:15 am
Kaizer Chiefs have unveiled their new jersey ahead of the coming domestic premiership season.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 8:36 am
Defending champion Wayde van Niekerk admitted he had nerves after he ran a less-than-perfect race in the 400m heats at the Tokyo Games on Sunday.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 7:14 am
The Springboks capped a week in which we ruefully had to remind ourselves this series required a 12-year wait, by delivering a performance in which their energy and drive got their point well across.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:29 pm
A finding in the disciplinary committee (DC) hearing against Royal AM for failing to honour their promotion-relegation playoff fixtures is set to be handed down on Wednesday‚ August 11.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:53 pm
Percy Tau scored a trademark stunning first goal for Brighton & Hove Albion in their 3-1 pre-season friendly against Luton Town at Kenilworth Road on Saturday.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:06 pm
World number 12 Belinda Bencic dug deep to overpower the Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrousova 7-5 2-6 6-3 on Saturday and win the Tokyo Games women's singles title, becoming the first Swiss woman to earn an Olympic tennis gold.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:59 pm
Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah blazed to 100 metres gold on Saturday, becoming the fastest woman alive as she denied compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce a third Olympic title.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:30 pm
Seven-times world champion Lewis Hamilton took pole position ahead of team-mate Valtteri Bottas, who handed Mercedes a front-row lockout in Saturday’s qualifying for the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 2:56 pm
President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Olympic gold medallist Tatjana Schoenmaker and her coach Rocco Meiring on “smashing the world record” at the Tokyo Games.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 1:56 pm
Akani Simbine led a three-pronged SA sprint attack on the 100m heats at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday‚ with the trio all advancing to Sunday’s semifinals.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 11:46 am
Orlando Pirates’ midfield stalwart Ben Motshwari has said new assistant-coach Mandla Ncikazi is a father figure whose presence in the Bucs camp has lifted the players’ confidence.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 11:39 am
Spain ended a 21-year wait to reach the men's Olympic soccer semi-finals as substitute Rafa Mir scored a hat-trick to secure a 5-2 victory over Ivory Coast in extra time on Saturday.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 11:13 am
Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta claimed the bronze medal in the tennis men’s singles at the Tokyo Games on Saturday, triumphing 6-4 6-7(6) 6-3 over a listless Novak Djokovic.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 10:54 am
US gymnast Simone Biles withdrew from two more finals in Tokyo on Saturday, leaving it unclear whether she will make another appearance at the Games.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 10:51 am
SA coach Mark Boucher says allegations of racial discrimination against him are “hurtful and factually incorrect” but he will co-operate fully with Cricket SA’s (CSA) Social Justice and Nation Building (SJN) project.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:16 am
Tatjana Schoenmaker's record-breaking gold medal in the 200m breaststroke at the Tokyo Olympics could motivate more young female swimmers in the country not to give up on their career
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:28 am
As accusations of Russian doping surfaced at the Tokyo Olympics pool the head of the USADA dove in on Saturday coming to the defence of swimmer Ryan Murphy for suggesting some of his rivals were drug cheats.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:00 am
As has been his character when his relationship has turned sour with the SABC‚ outspoken sports presenter Robert Marawa has not gone quietly after a second sacking from the public broadcaster in four years.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 3:23 pm
The air ahead of the second Test between the Springboks and the British & Irish Lions is thick with acrimony‚ which is likely to be the prevailing atmosphere in which the clash will be played on Saturday.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 2:18 pm
Another SA woman‚ another record. Emma Chelius broke her own national women’s 50m freestyle mark at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday night to advance to the semifinals on Saturday morning.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 2:09 pm
Conversation‚ regrettably only fleetingly‚ turned to a playing room‚ jumping castle‚ swimming pool‚ children’s from-the-belly laughter and golden girl Tatjana Schoenmaker on the eve of the crunch second Test between the Springboks and the British & Irish Lions.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 1:39 pm
Minister of Sport Nathi Mthethwa has lavished praise on South African swimming sensation Tatjana Schoenmaker after she smashed the women’s 200m butterfly world record on her way to a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 1:02 pm
Wayde van Niekerk begins the defence of his Olympic 400m crown at the Tokyo Games on Sunday insisting he is fit enough to slug it out for three full rounds.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 12:44 pm
Transition football is part of the modern game and any coach in the world needs to be aware of it‚ new Kaizer Chiefs boss Stuart Baxter has said.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 12:07 pm
Head coaches Jacques Nienaber and Warren Gatland go into Saturday’s second Test between the Springboks and the British & Irish Lions with contrasting fortunes beckoning.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 10:52 am
Rugby's governing body in Australia criticised what it termed the abuse of referee Nic Berry by South Africa’s director of rugby Rassie Erasmus following the first test between the Springboks and British & Irish Lions in Cape Town.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 10:32 am
In a stunning development‚ the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has announced the departure of seasoned broadcasters Robert Marawa and Vaylen Kirtley from the public broadcaster.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 10:03 am
Novak Djokovic was beaten 1-6 6-3 6-1 by Germany's Alexander Zverev in the semi-finals of the men's singles at the Tokyo Games, dashing the Serbian's dream of winning his first singles gold medal and completing a Golden Slam.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 10:00 am
Usain Bolt is disappointed with how Jamaican men's sprinting has developed since he retired and predicts his compatriots will find it tough in Tokyo after his glorious domination of the last three Olympics.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 9:57 am
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