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Siya Kolisi revealed that the Springboks were motivated to get back into the series and set up a decider in Cape Town next weekend.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 11:12 am
South Africa will have ONE finalist in the men's 100m final later on Sunday.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 10:52 am
Akani Simbine missed out on the automatic qualifying spot but his time of 9.90 was good enough to see him through to the final.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 10:47 am
South Africa will have ONE finalist in the men's 100m final later on Sunday.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 10:44 am
The Carling Black Label Cup is set to host the Soweto Derby match between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates at the Orlando Stadium on Sunday, 1 August.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 10:25 am
Springboks coach Jacques Nienaber has praised his charges response to losing the first Test against the Lions, after their 27-9 win over the tourists in Cape Town.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 10:03 am
Cricket South Africa has terminated the employment of Kugandrie Govender, who held a variety of roles within the governing body including acting CEO.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:39 am
The Starting XIs for the Carling Black Label Cup have been confirmed, check out the Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs lineups.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:07 am
Kaizer Chiefs and Nike have officially unveiled their new home and away kits for the upcoming DStv Premiership season.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 8:30 am
Gavin Hunt's Chippa United have let another player go while extending the contract of another player by two years.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 4:01 am
South Africa scored 21 unanswered second half points and beat the British & Irish Lions to level the series ahead of next weekend's final Test.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:39 pm
South Africa's trio of men's 100m entrants have all reached the semi-finals at the Tokyo Olympics.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:23 pm
It was a day to forget for South Africa's two men's long jumpers in qualifying at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:58 pm
Kaizer Chiefs legend Abel Shongwe feels the signing of Cole Alexander as a replacement for Willard Katsande is a short-term solution to their problems.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:55 pm
Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter says it was important for veteran goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune to be granted a contract extension at the Soweto giants despite his recent struggles.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:43 pm
Bulls director of rugby Jake White said Duane Vermeulen's rehabilitation is going really well, but his return is still a few weeks away.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:25 pm
The Springboks outplayed the British and Irish Lions in the second half to claim a 27-9 win and level the series in Cape Town.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:17 pm
The Springboks bounced back from last weekend's defeat in the opening Test against the British & Irish Lions to win the second clash at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:12 pm
Percy Tau has scored his first goal for Brighton and Hove Albion and it was a strike full of South African flavour to send a pre-season message.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:33 pm
Springboks vs British and Irish Lions: The second Test of the series promising yet more intrigue after a busy week leading up to the match.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:55 pm
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton secured the 101st pole position of his career on Saturday as he went quickest in qualifying for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:46 pm
Griquas scored four tries and received five yellow cards in a Currie Cup match against the Sharks that most certainly wasn't for the purists.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 2:36 pm
Kaizer Chiefs fans will have to wait for at least four months before watching the famous 'CBD' playing together on the pitch.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 1:58 pm
Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns are INTERESTED in SuperSport United star midfielder and Olympian Teboho Mokoena.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 12:56 pm
New Amakhosi recruit Kgaogelo Sekgota has taken to social media to show off his latest new attire.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 12:22 pm
Follow the action from Kings Park where the Sharks vs Griquas Currie Cup Premier Division match kicks off at 14:30.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 12:20 pm
The men's 100-metre sprint heats at the Tokyo Olympics were hit by controversy but it wouldn't stop Akani Simbine from progressing.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 12:07 pm
We bring you results and video highlights from the latest episode of WWE Smackdown broadcast on Friday 30 July 2021.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 11:22 am
Kaizer Chiefs posted an official match preview ahead of the massive Soweto derby and Carling Black Label Cup match on 1 August.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 10:25 am
The Springboks are fighting for 12 years of history, redemption and the British & Irish Lions series in the second Test at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 10:07 am
Pablo Carreno Busta claimed an Olympic Bronze medal in the men's singles competition, overcoming World number one Novak Djokovic.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:52 am
The great Pocket Power, a legend of South African racing, has died a day before what would have been his 19th birthday.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:47 am
One of the seven players released by Kaizer Chiefs this week has reportedly already found a new DStv Premiership club.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:42 am
Akani Simbine is right where he wants to be. That is, in Lane 4 in his heat later on Saturday as he starts his build-up to be crowned the fastest man on earth on Sunday.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:29 am
Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter has revealed some of the reasons that were considered when Itumeleng Khune was offered a new deal.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:45 am
The latest PSL transfer rumours: Deals and rumours of deals are flying around as 16 teams prepare for the 2021/22 season.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:43 am
Former Kaizer Chiefs defender Tefu Mashamaite says Sunday's Carling Black Label Cup may be called a "pre-season friendly" but a Soweto derby is never considered a friendly by the players!
Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:36 am
Daine Klate is back at Chippa United as DStv Diski Challenge team head coach.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:21 am
The draw for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will take place on August 17 in Cameroon.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:05 am
Nando's have once again been quick on the draw following Tatjana Schoenmaker's gold medal-winning swim at the Tokyo Olympics.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:57 am
Orlando Pirates have sent Justice Chabalala back to Chippa United on a season-long loan deal ahead of the upcoming campaign.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:46 am
Orlando Pirates have confirmed reaching an agreement with Soweto rivals Swallows for two of their players to join them.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:05 am
Matt Dawson has told the British & Irish Lions to be prepared to go to a "new place" mentally if they are to seal a series win over South Africa.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:01 am
Tatjana Schoenmaker has received a rousing - and well-deserved - welcome from her Team SA compatriots at the Olympic Village in Tokyo
Posted: July 30, 2021, 9:14 pm
The SABC has parted ways with media personality and multi-award winning sports presenter Robert Marawa - via text message!
Posted: July 30, 2021, 8:59 pm
England's Ben Stokes is to take an indefinite break from all forms of cricket to "prioritise his mental well-being".
Posted: July 30, 2021, 8:33 pm
Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher is the subject of a new Netflix documentary to be released on September 15.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 8:25 pm
Springbok skipper Siya Kolisi has fanned the flames of a refereeing storm ahead of the second Test against the British & Irish Lions by claiming Australian Nic Berry "disrespected" him last weekend.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 8:15 pm
Western Province vs Bulls: The hosts are chasing a Currie Cup double over the men in blue and much-needed log points.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 8:03 pm
Lions vs Pumas: Ellis Park is set to host another catfight on Friday as the men from Mpumalanga are in town for Currie Cup action.
Posted: July 30, 2021, 7:44 pm