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Venues and dates for cup quarterfinals confirmed

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  199 Views  -  0 Comments
The 2017/18 Nedbank Cup quarterfinal fixture dates, venues and kick-off times have been confirmed by the Premier Soccer League.The fixtures will be played over two days, Saturday March 31 and Sunday April 1. The PSL has also announced that tickets for the quarterfinal fixtures are on sale at... Read Article

Dikgaka to tackle Two Oceans Marathon

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  216 Views  -  0 Comments
Dikgaka athletes are gearing up for the 49th edition of the Two Oceans Marathon to take place in Cape Town over the Easter Weekend, Saturday March 31 2018. The 56km Ultra and the 21km half annual marathons both start in Newlands and will finish at the University of Cape Town campus. The former... Read Article

St. Andrews commended after T20 title win

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  213 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Cricket Union (FSCU) CEO Johan van Heerden hailed St. Andrews' performance at the Schools T20 Challenge after recently clinching the title with a win over Hilton in the final. The local school, representing the Knights franchise, walked away with a six-wicket victory in an intriguing... Read Article

Bafana to face hosts in final

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  173 Views  -  0 Comments
Bafana Bafana head coach, Stuart Baxter massed praise on his team for putting up a valiant effort against Angola after reversing a 1-0 deficit to level matters and win the match 6-5 on penalties to secure a place in the finals of the 4 nations tournament currently taking place in Zambia.“The boys... Read Article
Josh Hazlewood has extended his incredible run of dominance against Hashim Amla, dismissing him for a seventh time in 10 Test innings. PHOTO AFP

Proteas slump after strong start

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  120 Views  -  0 Comments
The Proteas chose to bat first in the 3rd Test, with the hosts making two changes to their starting XI for the duel against the Australians in Cape Town.Paceman Morne Morkel and batsman Temba Bavuma have replaced Lungi Ngidi and Theunis de Bruyn in the South African t eam.Skipper Faf du Plessis’s... Read Article

Cheetahs preparing with playoffs in mind

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 March 2018  -  155 Views  -  0 Comments
With the Guinness Pro 14 playoffs certainly starting to harbour in the players' minds, the Toyota Cheetahs have now started ‘strategising’ should it become a reality, according to coach, Rory Duncan. The competition is just a few rounds away from the knockout stages and the home side currently sits... Read Article
:Regional Performance Centre players posing after receiving medals at Grey College Cricket Oval. PHOTO supplied

The game that brings players together

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 March 2018  -  183 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN-In collaboration with Cricket South Africa (CSA), the Momentum Friendship Games are at schools cricket development initiative that brings players together in a spirit of friendly competition and sportsmanship.The idea is to match teams from well-established cricket playing schools that... Read Article
Winners of the 2018 Caleb Motshabi Table Tennis Tournament. PHOTO supplied

Junior Table Tennis a success

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 March 2018  -  166 Views  -  0 Comments
MANGAUNG - Organisers of the 2018 Caleb Motshabi Table Tennis Tournament were thrilled that competition was a huge success.The annual tournament empowered by Mangaung Metro Municipality saw young and aspiring table tennis players from various schools and local clubs taking part without... Read Article

Zones battles underway in Motheo District

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 March 2018  -  125 Views  -  0 Comments
Motheo District has begun with their zones playoffs, as the under 12 soccer teams from various primary schools get their Danone Nations Cup tournament underway. Schools from the five zones of the South African Schools Football Association (SASFA) in Motheo –  Bloemfontein, Botshabelo, Thaba Nchu,... Read Article

Flawless Federer enjoying unbeaten start to 2018

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 March 2018  -  134 Views  -  0 Comments
World number one Roger Federer revelled in his perfect start to the year after improving to 15-0 in 2018 following his victory at the Indian Wells Masters.Federer's flawless year continued thanks to his 7-5 6-4 victory over Jeremy Chardy en route to the quarter-finals on Wednesday. The 20-time... Read Article

Celtic to lock horns with United

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 March 2018  -  143 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic advanced to the quarter-finals of the Nedbank Cup with a comfortable 3-1 win over Richards Bay in their last 16 fixture at the Dr Molemela Stadium last Sunday.It was a brave effort from National First Division side Richards Bay, but, in the end, PSL team Celtic just had far too... Read Article

Champions League draw hots up

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 March 2018  -  170 Views  -  0 Comments
The UEFA Champions League quarter-final draw will take place at UEFA headquarters in Nyon on Friday 16 March. It will begin at 1pm (SA time). This will be an open draw in which no teams are seeded and clubs from the same national association can be drawn against each other. The side drawn first... Read Article

Athletes stand a chance in national competition

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 09 March 2018  -  292 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN-Two athletes under the mentorship of Pamoja Athletics Club development coach Leonard Jingose set themselves good chances to partake in the national championships to be held in Paarl from 15-17 March 2018. Mosa Marabe (12) and Neo Seata both from Kgato (13) Primary School in Mangaung ... Read Article

Caster breaks long-standing SA 1000m record

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 09 March 2018  -  308 Views  -  0 Comments
Caster Semenya has smashed the South African 1000m record that stood for 35 years at the Athletix Grand Prix meeting held at Tuks in Johannesburg last night.Semenya won the race in a time of 2:35:44, beating the old record set in 1983 by Ilze Wicksell by almost two seconds. The Olympic gold... Read Article

Journey continues for Dikgaka athletes

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 09 March 2018  -  271 Views  -  0 Comments
Dikgaka athletes are continuing with their quest to conquer gruelling challenges as they recently defied the Cape Vaal Gate Marathon in Gauteng, much to the delight of the team. It is only three months into the New Year, but for the Welkom-based club it seems like a year as they have engaged in a... Read Article

“It is a big game against Liverpool”

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 09 March 2018  -  231 Views  -  0 Comments
Manchester United welcome hard-charging Liverpool to Old Trafford for a lunchtime kickoff on Saturday. In recent weeks, these two clubs have battled back and forth for second place and a win this weekend could make all the difference as the Premier League season heads into the home stretch. United... Read Article
Paralympians,from left to right:Johan Van Herden,Jaunelie Jenkinson,Louzanne Coetzee and Obed Lehlehle at the launch. . PHOTO supplied

Bloem ready to host the Boks again

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 09 March 2018  -  151 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN-Free State Sport Association For The Physically Disabled and Visually Impaired  (FSSAPD) will behaving the wonderful privilege to present the 2018  South African Sports Association For The Physically Disabled (SASAPD) National Championships as from 28 March until 03 April 2018 around... Read Article
Quinton de Kock and David Warner pictured after the first test in Durban. The subsequent verbal mud-slinging between the two has taken center stage over the past few days. The second test is scheduled to begin in Port Elizabeth today. The Aussies lead the four match series one-nil. PHOTO supplied

Let cricket do the talking

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 09 March 2018  -  186 Views  -  0 Comments
Captains Faf du Plessis and Steve Smith met on Thursday ahead of the second test between South Africa and Australia in an effort to put the focus back on cricket following controversial incidents in the first test in Durban. They agreed that they and the umpires had a responsibility to avoid the... Read Article

Stars out to rectify mistakes vs. Chippa

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 09 March 2018  -  176 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars assistant coach, David Vilakazi has urged the team to be more clinical and composed this weekend when they face Chippa United in the Last 16 clash of the Nedbank Cup. Stars host United at Goble Park Stadium (at 15:30) in Bethlehem on Saturday, as they seek to extend their stay in... Read Article
St. Andrews cricket side set to represent the central franchise, the Knights at the T20 National Finals in March after beating Northern Cape by 48 runs in the franchise finals last week. The team pictured with tournament ambassador, Proteas' batsman, Temba Bahamas (in red). PHOTO supplied

St. Andrews makes T20 Nationals

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 02 March 2018  -  139 Views  -  0 Comments
A solid performance from South African u/19 all-rounder, Gerald Coetzee steered St. Andrews school to an emphatic 48-run win over Northern Cape High School to secure a spot in the Coca-Cola Schools T20 National Finals. The Bloemfontein-based school headed to the Diamond Oval, in Kimberley last week... Read Article