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Here we take a look at South Africa's four heavyweight world champions from the world of boxing.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 6:47 pm
Betway step into the void left by the termination of the longstanding relationship with Standard Bank which stretched back to the 1990s.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 5:08 pm
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov was first hospitalised in April in his native North Caucasus region of Dagestan and was later transferred to a Moscow clinic.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 3:12 pm
Premier League champions-elect Liverpool were thumped by Man City in their first game since securing the title.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 3:08 pm
Limited numbers of fans were allowed in the Suncorp Stadium and they enjoyed the Reds 32-26 nail-biter win over the Waratahs in the first Super Rugby AU match.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 1:42 pm
We bring you the latest sports news, look ahead to the action today and bring you results.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 1:02 pm
Former Saracens fitness guru Andy Edwards is the latest addition to the Springboks technical staff.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 12:52 pm
A cocktail of banned substances were found in Aphiwe Dyantyi, who hasn't featured in top-level rugby in over a year.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 5:22 pm
Along with the West Indies, England will sport the Black Lives Matter logo when the two nations meet in a Test series beginning 8 July.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 4:23 pm
A number of players are out of contract in the PSL ahead of the upcoming transfer window.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 2:25 pm
The Red Bull Ring in Austria is ready to open the 2020 Formula 1 Championship. Can Red Bull Racing and Honda relive 2019’s glory?
Posted: July 2, 2020, 12:16 pm
Despite achieving the unthinkable – leading The Reds to becoming the Champions of England - he still doffs his cap to the previous skipper.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 4:03 pm
The majority of the union's members voted in favour of the laon agreement, which it says will unlock the value in its properties.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 4:01 pm
George Maluleka signed a pre-contract with the reigning league champions earlier in the year.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 12:55 pm
The latest doping scandal involving Chiliboy Ralepelle broke out in March 2019, following an off-competition drug test.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 12:05 pm
This is where we wrap the latest sports news headlines and bring you results and fixtures from major sporting events.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 7:16 pm
Midfielder George Maluleka had already agreed to join Sundowns after his deal with Kaizer Chiefs expired but the extension of the season threw some doubt over when he would leave.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 5:57 pm
England vs West Indies: Joe Root will miss next week's first Test the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed on Tuesday.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 3:01 pm
The next Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon has been postponed with CAF concerned the AFCON qualifying tournament would interfere with operations.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 2:00 pm
The women’s and men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2020 in Langford, London, Paris, Singapore and Hong Kong have been cancelled due to the ongoing and dynamic global nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing the 2020 Series to an early conclusion.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 11:50 am
Get a closer look at the all-time leading Formula One drivers world champions as Lewis Hamilton seeks to equal the ultimate mark in 2020.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 6:15 am
Men’s High Performance players will train in small monitored groups with identified coaches from their nearest franchise teams.
Posted: June 29, 2020, 7:44 pm
AFP give you the rundown of the field with their 2020 Formula One Drivers Guide; who will take home the championship.
Posted: June 29, 2020, 5:17 pm
As a public pledge against racism and of their support of more diversity in Formula 1, the Silver Arrows will be racing in black.
Posted: June 29, 2020, 3:30 pm
Monday 29 June has been a busy day in sports news already and we bring you the latest headlines, results and upcoming fixtures from all over the world.
Posted: June 29, 2020, 2:01 pm
As part of the PGA Tour's pre-charter testing process, a South African golfer tested positive for COVID-19 at this weekend's Traveler's Championship.
Posted: June 29, 2020, 12:22 pm
The return of the FA Cup saw no major surprises as England's elite ducked past potential banana skins.
Posted: June 28, 2020, 6:05 pm
Manchester United's backline has once again come in for criticism from the Irishman despite the club booking a spot in the FA Cup semifinals.
Posted: June 28, 2020, 5:00 pm
All the Latest sports news headlines, results, and highlights in one convenient location.
Posted: June 28, 2020, 3:58 pm
France is slated to take part in internationals in November, including a Test against world champions, South Africa.
Posted: June 28, 2020, 2:08 pm
Gavin Hunt says Bidvest Wits need to put on an exit fitting of their club's professional status.
Posted: June 28, 2020, 1:37 pm
Enjoy watching every goal that won Liverpool the Premier League title from the first day up until the final strike against Crystal Palace.
Posted: June 28, 2020, 1:33 pm
Payouts and loans designed to help clubs, leagues, tournaments, players and administrators in the face of the pandemic and its aftermath.
Posted: June 28, 2020, 1:29 pm
Jake White has hired a flood of experienced players, many of them former Springboks who opted to return home from Europe and Japan and spend the twilights of their careers in Pretoria.
Posted: June 28, 2020, 12:45 pm
Maritzburg United defender Rushine de Reuck has reportedly attracted interest from Mamelodi Sundowns.
Posted: June 28, 2020, 12:36 pm
With the transfer window opening in the coming days, Orlando Pirates will be looking to bolster up their squad.
Posted: June 28, 2020, 10:29 am
With the constant rain forcing handling errors and dictating a bruising forward clash with lots of kicking by the backs, the result came down to the Crusaders capitalising on the two opportunities that went their way.
Posted: June 28, 2020, 9:33 am
Dive into the latest sports news headlines, fixtures and results from all over the world and here in South Africa.
Posted: June 27, 2020, 3:59 pm
Two tries to Dalton Papali'i and the muscle of Hoskins Sotutu helped the Blues maintain their unbeaten run in Super Rugby Aotearoa.
Posted: June 27, 2020, 11:24 am
A prodigious swinger of the ball with one of the smoothest actions you are ever likely to see, Dale Steyn is the kind of player that makes kids want to grow up to be a fast bowler.
Posted: June 27, 2020, 8:46 am
With climbing added to the Tokyo Olympics five of the seven sports cleared to return are disciplines that could bring in medals in Tokyo.
Posted: June 26, 2020, 5:22 pm
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said there will come a moment when the fans could come together and celebrate the triumph, 30 years in the making.
Posted: June 26, 2020, 3:44 pm
Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool have a chance of being successful in the future, following their historic title win.
Posted: June 26, 2020, 2:48 pm
Kaizer Chiefs transfer activity rests on whether or not Fifa upholds the ban it has imposed on the club.
Posted: June 26, 2020, 2:05 pm
The Red Hurricanes new coach Johan Ackermann has recruited a raft of South African talent with Sharks wing Makazole Mapimpi the headliner.
Posted: June 26, 2020, 1:58 pm
We bring you the latest sports news headlines, fixtures, and results this Friday 26 June 2020.
Posted: June 26, 2020, 12:28 pm
Liverpool are now one league title away from equalling Man Uniteds record tally.
Posted: June 26, 2020, 11:55 am
Bongani Zungu could soon be playing under Liverpool legend, Steven Gerrard at Rangers.
Posted: June 26, 2020, 11:12 am
The Bulls have confirmed the depature of Scotland international, Josh Strauss who joined ahead of the 2020 Super Rugby season.
Posted: June 26, 2020, 8:34 am
Liverpool have won their first ever Premier League title ending a thirty year wait for top-flight glory as Manchester City stumbled at Stamford Bridge.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 9:11 pm
The Real Madrid captain continued his goal-scoring form to become La Liga's top-scoring centre-back ever.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 7:48 pm
Former England skipper Clare Connor will assume the role of MCC President in October 2021 after an extra year under the leadership of Kumar Sangakkara.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 6:53 pm
SA Rugby had sought clarity on issues related to the return to non-contact training under level 3 of lockdown which will impact exactly when play can resume.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 6:22 pm
The former Orlando Pirates coach Rulani Mokwena has parted ways with Chippa United after he was loaned to the club in March.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 5:56 pm
Cape Town City Chairman has rubbished the suggestion that his club are in talks with Gavin Hunt saying he is happy with the current coach.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 5:37 pm
The Springboks have thrown their weight behind the Stronger Together campaign donating priceless memorabilia to the cause.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 4:58 pm
MotoGP team KTM have announced they will rely on the skills of Brad Binder and Miguel Oliveira to represent Red Bull KTM Factory Racing in 2021.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 4:44 pm
NZR CEO Mark Robinson said that the hybrid match against Rugby League's Kangaroos was one of a number of revenue-generating ideas that were on the table.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 3:32 pm
Safa are reportedly are waiting for the Premier Soccer League (PSL) to give them the dates to resume and conclude the season so that the information can be sent to world governing body Fifa.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 1:50 pm
Get the latest sports news in the form of headlines, results and upcoming fixtures for 25 June 2020.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 12:21 pm
Former Olympic gold-medallist Chad Le Clos was eager to add to his tally at the Tokyo games but says if the Olympiad is called off if won’t be the end of the world. Le Clos says that the economic hardships of ordinary South Africans has put things into perspective for him. Olympics cancellation prospect The […]
Posted: June 24, 2020, 4:08 pm
Neil Tovey will leave his role as technical director at Safa amid rumours that funding to development programmes could be cut.
Posted: June 24, 2020, 3:08 pm
In his landmark 200th appearance for Tottenham Hotspur, British soccer player Harry Kane helped vanquish West Ham United on Tuesday night.
Posted: June 24, 2020, 3:04 pm
The latest sports news headlines, results, and fixtures on Wednesday 24 June 2020.
Posted: June 24, 2020, 2:12 pm
It is 25 years to the day since Francois Pienaar lifted the Webb Ellis trophy at Ellis Park, relive and remember the day of the 1995 Rugby World Cup Final.
Posted: June 24, 2020, 11:47 am
Nathi Mthethwa said the plans of the Premier Soccer League, to resume, have been approved considering COVID-19 mitigating strategies.
Posted: June 24, 2020, 10:29 am
The reopening of rugby will be decided by a vote at the end of June.
Posted: June 24, 2020, 4:46 am
Pakistan's tour to England is still on track, despite a coronavirus surge within the camp.
Posted: June 23, 2020, 6:27 pm
World No 1 men's tennis star Novak Djokovic is the latest of a slew of sports stars who have tested positive for COVID-19.
Posted: June 23, 2020, 5:27 pm
A "White Lives Matter" banner was flown over The Etihad ahead of Burnley's 5-0 thumping at the hands of Man City.
Posted: June 23, 2020, 4:10 pm
Kaizer Chiefs says 70 people within the club underwent COVID-19 tests, with two returning positive results.
Posted: June 23, 2020, 2:05 pm
A virtual version of the Cape Town Marathon will forge ahead, despite the cancellation of the road race.
Posted: June 23, 2020, 11:55 am
Players and supports staff are among the seven people within Cricket South Africa to test positive.
Posted: June 22, 2020, 6:34 pm
Given Mashikinya has become the latest PSL player to test positive for COVID-19, his club confirmed.
Posted: June 22, 2020, 6:04 pm
The PGA Championship had been rescheduled after being postponed from its original slot in May because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted: June 22, 2020, 5:23 pm
Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold will auction off his Black Lives Matter branded soccer boots for the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
Posted: June 22, 2020, 5:18 pm
SA Rugby says it's been forced into a difficut decision of taking control of the Southern Kings.
Posted: June 22, 2020, 3:59 pm
Quinton Fortune is currently involved with the youth structures at Manchester United.
Posted: June 22, 2020, 1:30 pm
The FIA has released details of the latest changes to the Formula 1 sporting regulations.
Posted: June 22, 2020, 9:18 am
The South African government has decided not to approve the upcoming 3TC match which was due to take place next Saturday at SuperSport Park in Centurion.
Posted: June 22, 2020, 9:02 am
We have your dose of the latest sports news headlines, results and upcoming fixtures on Sunday 21 June right here.
Posted: June 21, 2020, 12:46 pm
Liverpool face Everton in a Merseyside derby knowing they are just two wins away from ending thirty years of hurt for the Anfield faithful.
Posted: June 21, 2020, 11:37 am
The PSL has its hands tied when it comes to clubs buying their way up into the top flight.
Posted: June 21, 2020, 10:25 am
In Super Rugby Aotearoa, the Crusaders returned to action with trademark efficiency Sunday when they put away the Hurricanes 39-25 in Wellington.
Posted: June 21, 2020, 10:22 am
Brighton vs Arsenal: The Gunners dreams of a restarted season have quickly turned into a nightmare with back-to-back defeats and a nasty injury to Bernd Leno.
Posted: June 20, 2020, 5:58 pm
Former Bafana Bafana Coach Stuart Baxter says that he is keen to lure South African footballers to India after being appointed as coach of Odisha FC.
Posted: June 20, 2020, 4:47 pm
Paul Pogba came on from the bench in Man United's return to action at Tottenham on Friday.
Posted: June 20, 2020, 3:07 pm
Watford climbed to 16th place, one point above the relegation zone, but they could be passed by West Ham, Bournemouth and Aston Villa depending on their results this weekend.
Posted: June 20, 2020, 2:45 pm
Cricket South Africa had planned to stage its first fixture later this month.
Posted: June 20, 2020, 11:50 am
Enjoy the highlights from the Blues 24-12 Super Rugby Aotearoa triumph over the Chiefs from Hamilton.
Posted: June 20, 2020, 10:50 am
Here we bring you the latest sports news headlines as well as fixtures, and results from 20 June 2020.
Posted: June 20, 2020, 10:30 am
Bruno Fernandes's penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw for Manchester United at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on Friday night.
Posted: June 19, 2020, 9:22 pm
The latest sports news headlines and results collated for your convenience on this Friday 19 June 2020.
Posted: June 19, 2020, 6:19 pm
Gary Kirsten guided India to the 2011 World Cup said that at that time the focus was on improving the Test team but his frank admission that the Proteas had a choking problem ruffled some feathers in the team.
Posted: June 19, 2020, 3:56 pm
Novak Djokovic says he is extremely happy the US Open escaped the lockdown cull which claimed Wimbledon and much of the season.
Posted: June 19, 2020, 1:53 pm
All eyes will be on Paul Pogba when Man United take on Tottenham on Friday night.
Posted: June 19, 2020, 1:11 pm
Spurs will host Manchester United in a match that kicks off the first full weekend of Premier League football since March.
Posted: June 19, 2020, 12:05 pm
Jacques Nienaber says the Springbok camp is eager to build on last year's success.
Posted: June 19, 2020, 8:09 am
Even though it is not one of the big three in South Africa, the sport of basketball goes back a long way in this country.
Posted: June 18, 2020, 8:10 pm
The Pro 14 is likely to resume in August, a period where South Africa could still be under lockdown.
Posted: June 18, 2020, 3:55 pm