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Knight’s duo nominated in CSA awards

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 April 2017  -  326 Views  -  0 Comments
The VKB Knights duo of Theunis de Bruyn and Duanne Olivier has been nominated in the Sunfoil Series Cricketer of the Season category after their side’s stellar performance in the Test Format this season. Cricket South Africa recently announced the nominees in all categories for the 2016/17 Awards,... Read Article

Sprinters set athletics alive

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 April 2017  -  164 Views  -  0 Comments
POTCHEFSTROOM - Sprinters were the star performers as expected setting an explosive start on the first of two days of competition at the ASA Senior track and field and combined events championships at Kenneth McArthur Athletics Stadium in Potchefstroom.Brushing off the cool conditions Olympic... Read Article

City’s dream still alive

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 April 2017  -  207 Views  -  0 Comments
Cape Town City's belief in a dream debut premiership season got deeper when they extended their lead at the top of the ABSA Premiership table with a three-two victory over Kaizer Chiefs. One can’t help thinking of English side Leceister City  having  won the Premier League title in one of the... Read Article

Super Eagles are the champions

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 April 2017  -  197 Views  -  0 Comments
Super Eagles has ended the seven year silver wear drought after they won the South African Football Association (Safa) ABC Motsepe league in the Free State.Eagles were crowned the champions after they hammered Dla2 FC by 4-1 in a drilling Eastern Free State derby that took place at the packed Goble... Read Article

Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League returns

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017  -  194 Views  -  0 Comments
Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League takes centre stage this weekend and the local side, the Free State Crinums, get their campaign underway on Sunday against the Gauteng Jaguars at the Durban University of Technology. The fourth edition of the league will yet again be contested by ten teams, with... Read Article

R10 ticket for ten year celebration of Nedbank Cup

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017  -  181 Views  -  0 Comments
In line with its 10 year Celebrations and using its money expertise to do good while investing in the passion of its client, Nedbank has made a ground-breaking announcement. For the first time in the history of the cup, Nedbank have purchased 10 000 tickets from the PSL for the final which will be... Read Article

Bucs, Celtic eye semi spot

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017  -  174 Views  -  0 Comments
Orlando Pirates and Bloemfontein Celtic may be enduring inconsistent runs in the league thus far, but have been in top form as far as the Nedbank Cup campaign is concerned, which is what makes their battle in the quarterfinal this weekend a crunch one. Pirates host Phunya Sele Sele in the last... Read Article

Khasebe wins boxing top price

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017  -  166 Views  -  0 Comments
Pakaditha Khasebe was voted the best boxer of the tournament at the inaugural 2017 Dihlabeng Mayoral Eater amateur boxing tournament.The Smiling Tiger Boxing Club boxer scoped the big award after he impressed the judges when he defeated Laurens Bezuidenhout in the three rounds fight at the... Read Article

Grey to host Danone Cup finals

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017  -  167 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN-Free State will be hosting the next under-12 Danone Nations Cup provincial final tomorrow (Saturday, April 22) at Grey College in Bloemfontein. There will be five regional final winners competing for a place in the national finals happening in Gauteng on 1 July this year.  Zamaleka... Read Article

Super Eagles are gunning for the championship trophy

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017  -  176 Views  -  0 Comments
Expensive champagne is stored in the fridge for what could be a league deciding game when the top of the table Super Eagles lock horns with the relegation candidate of Dla2 FC in the South African Football Association (Safa) ABC Motsepe league. The Eastern Free State derby will take place at the... Read Article

Celtic coach ordered to return ‘home’

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017  -  260 Views  -  0 Comments
The Premier Soccer League’s Dispute Resolution Committee handed down the judgement and has ordered coach Luc Eymael to return to his former employers, Polokwane City. Eymael made headlines with his sudden move to Siwelele earlier last month - a day after quitting Rise and Shine. The Belgian was... Read Article

School sport contributes towards holistic development

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017  -  88 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN-Together with the Department of Education, Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation have implemented the School Sport programme in 1336 schools across the province in pursuit of the vision of “healthy minds in healthy bodies”. MEC Mathabo Leeto said undoubtedly school sport programme that... Read Article

TMED wins three awards

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017  -  101 Views  -  0 Comments
The Thabo Mofutsanyana Education District invited the management of all the schools in the district on Wednesday to present the five awards that they recently won at the 2017 national excellence awards which were held on the 7th April in Pretoria. The district scooped four positions one and one for... Read Article

Chelsea and Tottenham dominate Team of Year in England

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017  -  109 Views  -  0 Comments
Players from Premier League title-chasers Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur dominate the Professional Football Association's Team of the Year announced on Thursday, occupying eight of the starting 11 spots.Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante, a league title winner with Leicester City last campaign,... Read Article

IAAF hands Van Niekerk a chance for World champship double

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017  -  92 Views  -  0 Comments
Wayde van Niekerk will have an opportunity to attempt a rare double at the IAAF World Championships, after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) cleared the way for him to run the 200m and 400m events at the biennial spectacle to be held in London from the 4th to 13th of... Read Article

Explosion hits Dortmund team bus

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 13 April 2017  -  173 Views  -  0 Comments
Goalkeeper Roman Burki said his Borussia Dortmund team­mate Marc Bartra was hit by flying glass after explosions rocked the team bus forcing Tuesday's Champions League game against Monaco to be called off. "The bus turned into the main road, when there was a huge noise, a big explosion," Dortmund's... Read Article

Sunrisers suffer first defeat

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 13 April 2017  -  164 Views  -  0 Comments
The Sunrisers Hyderabad suffered their first defeat of the Indian Premier League season as the Mumbai Indians defeated them by four wickets at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday night. The Mumbai Indians put in their best performance of the season so far as they defeated the champions to claim their... Read Article

Celtic through to the quarterfinal, Stars out

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 13 April 2017  -  183 Views  -  0 Comments
State Stars bowed out of the Nedbank Cup Competition as their archival of Bloemfontein Celtic cruises through to the quarter-finals. Celtic will play Orlando Pirates away in the quarterfinal. Date and venue of that game is yet to be confirmed. In other games, Golden Arrows will play Platinum Stars... Read Article

Boxing champs were crowned in Bloem

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 13 April 2017  -  225 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN-Sparks flied when Xaba Promotions and Events in partnership with the Free State government and South African Broadcasting Cooperation (SABC) celebrated 100 years of O R Tambo’s life and times through a box and dine world class event. The exciting bill which was held Dr Petrus Molemela... Read Article

Duo make the Free State province proud

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 13 April 2017  -  104 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN- MEC for sport, arts, culture and recreation Mathabo Leeto conveyed her congratulatory message on behalf of the department to Louzanne Coetzee and her guide Khothatso Mokone for breaking the world record in the 500m at the Nedbank National 2017 Paralympic Championships.They stopped at... Read Article