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Letsoalo brace secures impressive win

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 11 December 2017  -  30 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic broke the trend when they clinched a convincing  win in the Absa Premiership’s featured derby after they routed Free State Stars 3-0 at the Dr Molemela Stadium in Bloemfontein on Sunday. A brace from Victor Letsoalo was the highlight of an impressive Phunya Sele Sele performance... Read Article

Knights have it all to do

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 December 2017  -  39 Views  -  0 Comments
VKB Knights know only two wins will suffice when they take on the Hollywoodbets Dolphins first and then the bizhub Highveld Lions in the Ram Slam T20 Challenge this weekend. The Central franchise were beaten by the WSB Cape Cobras in a big result on Wednesday night and are now left in a sticky... Read Article

Bloemfontein Chess team to participate nationally

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 December 2017  -  38 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - It was a proud moment for pupils from Matla Primary School when their chess team was chosen to participate nationally because of their good performance in chess. The school’s chess team will be going to represent the Motheo region and Free State at the National Junior Chess... Read Article

Stars have history on their side in Derby

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 December 2017  -  14 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars will travel to Bloemfontein on Sunday with the hopes to keep their record over Sewelele in a good shape. Heading into this  fixture, it will be  men in red and white that hold  boasting rights  over their provincial rivals, as both teams gear up for this Absa Premiership clash at... Read Article

Liverpool’s Coutinho refuses to rule out move

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 December 2017  -  11 Views  -  0 Comments
Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho has refused to commit his future to the Premier League club, saying he does not know whether he will be the subject of a transfer bid in January. Barcelona made repeated efforts during the summer window to land the Brazil international but were rebuffed each... Read Article
From left to right: Itumeleng Dipitsi, Ntombi Xhuma, Abe Nkomo, Nthabiseng Tinte and Nkhetheni Masupa. PHOTO dumelangmedia

Dikgaka wraps up year with Road Race

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 December 2017  -  10 Views  -  0 Comments
The Dikgaka Athletics Club has added the Tough One Road Race on the list of the races they participated in this year, as the club continues to reach for greater heights and make their mark across the nation. The athletes, running under the umbrella of Goldfields Tvet College in Welkom, recently... Read Article

Red Devils peppered to down Blues

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 December 2017  -  6 Views  -  0 Comments
Manchester United  play host to neighbours Manchester City this weekend off the back of victories over Arsenal and CSKA Moscow. And they need to maintain that form if they’re to have any chance of overhauling Pep Guardiola’s Premier League table-toppers. City, on the other hand, can extend their... Read Article
Lehlohonolo Mtshali,Bernard Morrison and Nkosinathi Mthiyane. PHOTO Supplied

Vodacom’s #ShakeEveryDay mania hits Bloemfontein

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 December 2017  -  75 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Vodacom made sure it was a bumper Bloemfontein weekend for their subscribers as they brought #ShakeEveryDay mania to the city’s malls in the build-up to the keenly-anticipated Premier Soccer League match between the Orlando Pirates and Bloemfontein Celtic. The Twin City Mall and... Read Article

Celtic wary of Wits experience

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 December 2017  -  81 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic's Jacky Motshegwa has lauded the quality in the Bidvest Wits side, saying the experience within the team will surely play a huge role in this weekend's Telkom Knockout final.  The two sides take the final battle to the Princess Magogo Stadium (at 6pm) in KwaMashu in Durban on... Read Article

Tiger on comeback trail

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 December 2017  -  45 Views  -  0 Comments
Former world No 1 Tiger Woods got off to a solid start on Thursday as he made his latest return to golf after a 10-month layoff punctuated by back surgery and personal problems.The 41-year-old 14-time major champion, who has not played since withdrawing from the Dubai Desert Classic in February, is... Read Article

20th president of FS Rugby Union

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 December 2017  -  50 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN-The Free State department of sport, arts, culture and recreation congratulated Jerry Segwaba on his recent election as the 20th President of the Free State Rugby Union (FSRU).He is a seasoned sport administrator and the department remains confident that his election will take Free... Read Article

Marais on the ‘marc’ with fastest 300

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 December 2017  -  22 Views  -  0 Comments
Marco Marais slammed the fastest triple century in first-class cricket to become the second South African in just over a week to claim a world record. Marais, 24, went on a hitting spree to smash 300 not out off 191 balls for Border against Eastern Province in East London in South Africa’s three-... Read Article

Welsh clash could be Coetzee’s last in charge

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 December 2017  -  21 Views  -  0 Comments
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has made 5 changes to their squad that will clash with Wales in their final end-of-year Test at the Principality Stadium on Saturday.Warrick Gelant and Dan du Preez will get their first starts for the Springboks. The inclusion of the exciting Gelant is one of five... Read Article

Celtic move to 4th spot

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 November 2017  -  78 Views  -  0 Comments
Telkom knockout finalists, Bloemfontein Celtic bagged a vital point on the road as they drew 0-0 against Platinum Stars in the Absa Premiership at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg on Wednesday night. Following the draw, Celtic get up to an impressive  fourth spot with 16 points from 11... Read Article
Bloemfontein Celtic Ladies FC after being crowned champions. PHOTO dumelangmedia

Celtic Ladies crowned champs

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 November 2017  -  79 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - As expected Bloemfontein Celtic Ladies team were crowned the provincial Sasol League champions at Westdene Grounds after finishing 2016/17 season in grand style. Siwelele ladies dominated the provincial league consisting of 16 teams from across the province. The team defended their... Read Article

Supersport United target Downs achievement

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 November 2017  -  67 Views  -  0 Comments
All eyes will be at the Lucas Moripe Stadium this weekend as Supersport United will be hoping to replicate what Mamelodi Sundowns did last year as far as the Confederation of African Football (CAF) competition is concerned. The two sides face off in the second and final leg of the CAF Confederation... Read Article

Boje hungry for his Knights to shine

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 November 2017  -  19 Views  -  0 Comments
Coach Nicky Boje is searching for some thrust for his VKB Knights side in the Ram Slam T20 Challenge as they prepare to host the Warriors at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein on Friday. The match is one of two for both teams this weekend, with the home side striving for some sort of impetus to try... Read Article

Springboks in search for clinical performance

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 November 2017  -  27 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africa travel to Padua to meet Italy on Saturday in their penultimate fixture of this year’s outgoing tour. Considering the quality of the opposition and their recent form, this is a match Allister Coetzee’s men would have been eyeing as the easiest of the tour, but if their blow in Florence... Read Article

Old Mutual Athletics Club honour athletes

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 17 November 2017  -  68 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN-Old Mutual Athletics Club in the province rewarded some of its members who took part in this year’s Comrades Marathon. Veteran marathon runners George Ngalo was one of the athletes honoured by the Old Mutual Athletics Club for participating and encouraging young athletes to take the... Read Article

Jose keen to see out contract

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 17 November 2017  -  88 Views  -  0 Comments
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has refused to commit his long-term future at Old Trafford, saying he is focused on improving the team and winning the Premier League title before the end of his three-year contract. The 54-year-old Portuguese is nearing the halfway point of his deal and... Read Article