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As expected South African rugby is seeking a future north‚ with its four former Super Rugby franchises the Bulls‚ Stormers‚ Sharks and Lions set to play in Europe’s PRO14.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 4:28 pm
Springbok hardman Duane Vermeulen concedes the Springboks will start the Rugby Championship at a disadvantage should they get the green light from government to travel to Australia for the tournament that kicks off on November 7.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 3:09 pm
Themba Zwane believes the high number of new recruits at Mamelodi Sundowns ahead of the start of the new season next month can only help the club maintain its dominance over their local rivals.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 1:56 pm
Bafana Bafana captain Thulani Hlatshwayo‚ one of Orlando Pirates’ headline new signings for the 2020-21 season‚ is impressed at how his new coach Josef Zinnbauer has been trying to learn isiZulu.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 1:06 pm
Ilenia Matilli, 19, has been in hospital since December, after a car crash which killed her best friend. In her gradual awakening from a coma, a video message of support from former AS Roma great Francesco Totti played a part.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 12:31 pm
A German sports doctor on trial for masterminding an international doping network for athletes admitted on Tuesday to helping athletes with blood doping for years but said he made no profit.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 11:41 am
Springbok and Bulls prop Lizo Gqoboka says he is about two weeks away from full recovery from an Achilles injury that saw him miss his team’s impressive Super Fan win over the Sharks last weekend.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:53 am
Mamelodi Sundowns talisman Themba Zwane has pipped his captain and teammate Hlompho Kekana to the inaugural SA Football Journalists’ Association (Safja) men’s footballer of the year award.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:27 am
South African top wheelchair tennis star Kgothatso “KG” Montjane will make her long awaited return to competition at the French Open after a seven-month lay-off due to Covid-19.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 8:16 am
Bidvest Wits CEO Alan Fainman has confirmed that they have managed to pay all their former players’ salaries yesterday.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:54 am
Zimbabwean twin brothers Kevin and Elvis Moyo have parted ways with Port Elizabeth-based Premiership side Chippa United.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:54 am
New Mamelodi Sundowns signing Gift Motupa is grateful for Pitso Mosimane’s advice when he joined the club.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:41 am
Orlando Pirates have released images of their bold new home and away kits‚ which strikingly replace the Soweto giants’ traditional logo with a retro skull and crossbones emblem.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:39 am
Former Zimbabwean national team coach Norman Mapeza is expected to be announced and unveiled as the new head coach of Tshakuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) later this week.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:36 am
As they  wait for the outcome of their appeal against a transfer ban, Kaizer Chiefs have decided to call their target Sifiso Hlanti to come and train with them.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:33 am
Club chairmen Farook Kadodia and John Comitis are excited with DStv being the new title sponsor of the Premier Soccer League's premium competition. The league announced last week that DStv has replaced banking firm Absa as the title sponsor of the PSL. Even though the value of the sponsorship was not revealed, it will be decided when the PSL national executive committee (NEC) meets today.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:29 am
Lebo Mashitoa is not called “The Machine” just to scare off his opponents.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:22 am
The eagerly awaited third boxing meeting between Akani ‘Prime” Phuzi and Chris “The Wolf” Thompson which was set for October 10 at Emperors Palace is off.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:18 am
Ajax Amsterdam have sold their 51 percent share of Ajax Cape Town to the 49 percent shareholder‚ Cape Town Stars‚ bringing to an end a 21-year joint ownership of the club.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 5:08 pm
SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus may have had cause for concern when Handrè Pollard was claimed by injury‚ but with Elton Jantjies fully fit and firing‚ he has no reason to worry.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 3:09 pm
The Mzansi Super League (MSL) has been postponed‚ Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Monday.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 2:52 pm
SA Rugby director of rugby Johan “Rassie” Erasmus said they have got until October 10 to confirm whether the national team will be taking part in the Rugby Championship or not.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 2:14 pm
Bafana Bafana left-back Sifiso Hlanti is training with Kaizer Chiefs after his contract with the defunct Bidvest Wits was terminated‚ the Naturena-based club revealed on Monday.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 1:22 pm
Mamelodi Sundowns president Dr Patrice Motsepe has apologised and promised action for the ‘grossly negligent’ behavior that led to suspended defender Tebogo Langerman named among the substitutes during their Nedbank Cup final.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 12:54 pm
Mamelodi Sundowns have confirmed that attacking midfielder Sibusiso Vilakazi has undergone a successful operation.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 10:35 am
Mercedes knew Lewis Hamilton was going to be in trouble with Formula One (F1) stewards when they saw where he was practising his starts for the Russian Grand Prix, according to engineering director Andrew Shovlin.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 10:34 am
Cricket South Africa (CSA) has set up a fitness and training camp for women’s teams at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom this week.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 9:35 am
Sharks coach Sean Everitt has taken a lot of positives from the 49-28 loss to the Bulls during the Super Fan clash on Saturday at Loftus.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 8:55 am
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti is confident Theo Walcott will not leave the club in the transfer window after omitting the English winger from the squad for the 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 8:54 am
Former Tennis SA (TSA) board member Ntambi Ravele is hoping for a positive response from the minister of sports Nathi Mthethwa, after she refused to accept a letter of reprimand from the tennis governing body.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 8:44 am
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