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Phaphama’s road ends at Nationals

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 July 2017  -  287 Views  -  0 Comments
Phaphama Public School’s hopes of being the last school standing to represent the nation against other nations at the 2017 Danone Nations Cup were shattered when they missed out on the playoffs at the National Finals in Johannesburg recently. Representing Free State alongside eight other provinces... Read Article

England to battle India in WC final

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 July 2017  -  161 Views  -  0 Comments
India stunned defending champions Australia by 36 runs to secure a spot in the Women’s World Cup final after an undefeated 171 by Harmanpreet Kaur provided the platform for victory on Thursday. With their first win over six-time champions Australia in World Cup knockout cricket, India will now play... Read Article

Top honours for City’s Lebogang Manyama

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 July 2017  -  261 Views  -  0 Comments
Cape Town City’s Skipper Lebogang Manyama - also this season's KICK OFF Footballer of the Year - claimed the prestigious PSL Player of the Season award, having captained his side to third place in the league, as well as achieving Telkom Knockout glory just 144 days into the club’s existence.... Read Article

Proteas women qualify for World Cup semi-finals

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 July 2017  -  153 Views  -  0 Comments
This win means that the South Africans have qualified for the semifinals of the tournament for only the second time ever. The last time the team achieved this feat was at the 2000 edition of the competition. Van Niekerk is delighted with this accomplishment. She said: “This is what we have been... Read Article

Farewell to Super rugby for Cheetahs and Kings

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 July 2017  -  157 Views  -  0 Comments
Toyota Cheetahs and Southern Kings face off in the last round of this year’s Super Rugby this weekend in what will be their last match in the competition and Franco Smith is aiming for a positive ending. The two sides come into the last round of the competition to bid farewell to Super Rugby after... Read Article

Bloem Celtic celebrate duo achievements

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 July 2017  -  151 Views  -  0 Comments
Tshegofatso Mabaso and Dumisani Zuma gave Bloemfontein Celtic something to smile about following their respective achievements recently.Just when Cape Town City was celebrating the achievement of captain, Lebogang Manyama – Footballer of the Season, Free State’s flag was also flown high. Celtic’s... Read Article

SA well represented in CAF

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 July 2017  -  140 Views  -  0 Comments
Pretoria giants, Mamelodi Sundowns and Supersport United are continuing to stamp their authority in the continental competition, with quarterfinal rounds now awaiting them. In the Champions League, the defending champions, Sundowns have a tough task ahead of them as they face the 1992 champions,... Read Article

Venus and Federer rolling back the years

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 July 2017  -  143 Views  -  0 Comments
Five-time champion Venus Williams rolled back the years to reach her first Wimbledon final since 2009 with a clinically-executed 6-4 6-2 victory over home hope Johanna Konta on Thursday, while Spain's Garbine Muguruza reached her second Wimbledon final in three years with a thumping 6-1 6-1 win... Read Article
“I do have a love-hate relationship with the 400m”

Wayde breezes to another milestone

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 July 2017  -  144 Views  -  0 Comments
In his first major 400m since Rio, Wayde Van Niekerk showed promise that he could challenge his world record at the world championships next month.The South African won in 43.62 seconds in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Thursday, easing up in the final few strides in the fastest time in the world since... Read Article

D-Day for Cheetahs

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 July 2017  -  162 Views  -  0 Comments
Toyota Cheetahs will have to wait for Friday to learn their fate as far as their Super Rugby status is concerned as the South African Rugby Union prepares to announce the two sides leaving the competition next season. Since the Super Rugby governing body, SANZAAR, announced the reduction of the... Read Article

Joe ‘roots’ England’s fightback

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 July 2017  -  262 Views  -  0 Comments
At the first stroke Joe Root has made life easier for himself and his team. The first priority of a new captain who is a batsman has nothing to do with such ephemeral notions as bonding the team or setting the tone; it is to score runs. And at the first attempt Root has delivered in style. Root was... Read Article

Stars continue to bolster squad

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 July 2017  -  127 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars have added Black Leopards midfielder, Mumuni Abubakar, to the squad as they continue to bolster the team for the upcoming 2017/18 Premier Soccer League season. The Ghanaian, who previous donned Mamelodi Sundowns jersey, joins Sibusiso Hlubi as recent new recruits at Bethlehem and... Read Article

Messi commits to Barcelona

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 July 2017  -  153 Views  -  0 Comments
Lionel Messi has agreed to stay at FC Barcelona until 2021 in a deal that all but commits the star striker to ending his top-flight career at the Spanish giants.The megastar that joined Barcelona as a teenager 17 years ago will remain at the club until he is 34 under the new deal, the Catalan club... Read Article

Ramabolu shines

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 July 2017  -  178 Views  -  0 Comments
France Ramabolu shines in front of the home supporters as he won the 11 non-title fight against the DR Congo, Stanis Apanu in the boxing tournament which was hosted at the Multipurpose Hall in Phuthaditjhaba, Qwaqwa on Saturday evening. Ramabolu won the fight on the 6th round after the opponent was... Read Article

Celtic get Serbian, Troughton for Stars

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 July 2017  -  185 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic and Free State Stars have started with their pre-season preparations, and a major amendment they have made upon their arrival to their respective camps, is the appointment of new coaches. The two sides finished the previous league season on a lower note, slightly surviving both... Read Article

Durban July Field

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 03 July 2017  -  138 Views  -  0 Comments

Masalesa to captain Bafana

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 03 July 2017  -  156 Views  -  0 Comments
Bafana Bafana winger Aubrey Ngoma has been forced to withdraw from the 2017 Cosafa Castle Cup squad due to a recurring knee injury.The technical team is still considering Ngoma’s replacement.Ngoma was taken for an MRI scan on Thursday morning (29 June) at the nearby hospital, and it confirmed that... Read Article

‘Bloody war’ to be hosted in Qwaqwa

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 03 July 2017  -  229 Views  -  0 Comments
A feast of high calibre boxing action is set for Maluti-a-Phofung local municipality, especially Qwaqwa on Saturday night at the Phuthaditjhaba Multipurpose Hall.The fight is set to start at 5pm till late and it is expected to attract a number of people, especially the boxing lovers since it will... Read Article

Lakay request Celtic transfer, again

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 03 July 2017  -  163 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic CEO, Khumbulani Konco, confirmed the transfer request handed by Lyle Lakay, but he is not dwelling too much into the matter as it is not the first time the midfielder requests to leave the club. Celtic returned for pre-season preparations last week and Lakay, who is heavily... Read Article

Celtic Ladies FC dominates Sasol Women’s League FS stream

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 03 July 2017  -  260 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - The Bloemfontein Celtic women’s football team appears to be on course to continue dominating in the Free State stream of the Sasol Women’s League. The defending champions of 2016 season, both provincial and nationally, are still unbeaten, having won all nine matches they've played... Read Article