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Mahamutsa keen to remain at Stars

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 June 2017  -  149 Views  -  0 Comments
Defender, Rooi Mahamutsa is keen to remain at Free State Stars, and the Bethlehem side is also interested in holding onto him for yet another season. The centre back arrived at Stars in December last year from Orlando Pirates and signed on a short-term deal. Since joining Ea Lla Koto, Mahamutsa... Read Article

Countdown to FIFA world cup 2018

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 June 2017  -  156 Views  -  0 Comments
Yesterday (Wednesday), marked exactly one year to the Soccer World Cup in Russia, and for that the tournament preamble, the Confederations Cup, starts in St Petersburg on Saturday.Traditionally a dry run ahead of the World Cup, the Confederations Cup has developed its own history through the years... Read Article

Van Niekerk sets new 200m record

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 June 2017  -  125 Views  -  0 Comments
Sprint sensation Wayde van Niekerk, delivered another superb performance to smash the national 200m record at a meeting in Kingston, Jamaica. The versatile speedster, who holds the 400m world record of 43.03, took the half-lap win at the Racers Grand Prix in 19.84 to break the two-year-old mark of... Read Article

Super Eagles head to NFD

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 June 2017  -  146 Views  -  0 Comments
Super Eagles have secured a spot in the National First Division for next season following a gutsy performance displayed at the ABC Motsepe League National Playoffs to gain promotion. Eagles, the ABC Motsepe League champions in the Free State, were joined by other provincial winners in East London... Read Article

Group of death now wide open

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 15 June 2017  -  175 Views  -  0 Comments
Morne Morkel is hoping for a chance to put the brakes on the prolific Virat Kohli when South Africa face India in their final Champions Trophy group match this weekend.Sunday's clash against the title-holders at the Oval has taken on added significance for the Proteas after a shock defeat by... Read Article

Dikgaka Athletes joyful after Comrades Marathon

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 15 June 2017  -  164 Views  -  0 Comments
"We may have not won the marathon, let alone make the top 10, but being there and actually reaching the destination of the race was thrilling and triumphant enough". These are the words spoken by the members of the Welkom-based Dikgaka Athletics Clubs running for Goldfields TVET College who... Read Article

FS Stars clean up house

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 15 June 2017  -  172 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars have axed eight players including Moeketsi Sekola and Bokang Tlhone who signed pre-contracts with the relegated Highlands Park and Absa premier league champions of Bidvest Wits respectively. David Nkausu and Angelo Kerspuy are the big names on the list that also includes Mbuyiselo... Read Article
“Respect yes, but we don’t fear anyone,”

Clear plan to ground Super Eagles

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 15 June 2017  -  138 Views  -  0 Comments
Bafana Bafana arrived in Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday evening in high spirits ahead of Saturday’s titanic 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier with the Super Eagles in Uyo.The team was seen off by SA Football Association (Safa) president Dr Danny Jordaan, who wished coach Stuart Baxter and his... Read Article

SA get All Blacks in RWC World Cup

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 May 2017  -  458 Views  -  0 Comments
All time rivals, South Africa and New Zealand have been drawn in the same pool following a Rugby World Cup draw conducted during the week in Japan. The two nations, who have met four times in the Rugby World Cup before, will be joined by three more teams in Pool B for the much anticipated World Cup... Read Article

Free State Crinums win at last

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 May 2017  -  415 Views  -  0 Comments
Coach, Burta de Kock praised the defence, saying it played a huge role in the Free State Crinums’ opening wins of the Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League in Cape Town recently. De Kock and her charges got the season off to a sour start with losses in the first three matches, but was confident they... Read Article

Stars and Celtic in derby clash

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 May 2017  -  423 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars goes into the Absa Premier League derby against Bloemfontein Celtic on Wednesday evening at the Dr Rantai Molemela stadium with their head held high after a 3-1 victory against the log leaders of Bidvest Wits. Ea Lla Koto had temporarily marched out of the relegation zone thanks to... Read Article

Masupa and Co aim for Comrades

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 May 2017  -  467 Views  -  0 Comments
Nkhetheni Masupa and his fellow Dikgaka Athletes are happy with what they have achieved thus far as part of their preparations for the Comrades Marathons next month. The athletes, under the umbrella of Goldfields TVET, started the 2017 year the same way they ended 2016 – with a hectic schedule.... Read Article

10th Nedbank Cup final heads to Durban

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 May 2017  -  209 Views  -  0 Comments
The majestic 2010 World Cup venue, the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban, will host this year’s special edition of the 2017 Nedbank Cup final on June 24. The Premier Soccer League (PSL) together with the sponsors, Nedbank, confirmed the venue of the draw of the semi finals which will see Chippa... Read Article

Cheetahs ready for the Blues

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 May 2017  -  201 Views  -  0 Comments
Toyota Cheetahs are looking to get their Super Rugby tour off to a positive start this weekend, but will have a mountain to climb as they face the on-form Blues side in Wellington, in New Zealand on Friday. Kickoff at the Eden Park is at 09:35 (CAT). Following disappointments endured last week... Read Article

Record chase for Delhi

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  321 Views  -  0 Comments
A stupendous century stand by two of India’s most exciting young guns, Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson, enabled the Delhi Daredevils to crush the Gujarat Lions by seven wickets in a record run chase with 15 balls to spare in a dramatic IPL clash in Delhi on Thursday night. The Lions, having put up a... Read Article

Parnell to undergo heart tests

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  358 Views  -  0 Comments
South African seamer Wayne Parnell will undergo heart tests, after experiencing tightness in his chest - and an abnormally fast pulse. Parnell is currently in the United Kingdom, playing for Kent - and bowled just four overs in Tuesday's Royal London One-Day Cup fixture with Somerset before leaving... Read Article

FS Stars face uphill battle

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  427 Views  -  0 Comments
The in troubled Free State Stars will have to win at least two of their four remaining Absa premier league games to keep their hopes of playing in the elite league alive. However, they will have to pray that Baroka FC and Highland Park who are coming behind them to lose point in their last games.... Read Article

Baxter for Bafana

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  363 Views  -  0 Comments
The South African Football Association (Safa) and SuperSport United have agreed terms on the release of coach Stuart Baxter from the Pretoria-based team to Bafana Bafana at the end of the current PSL season. Baxter will be officially unveiled as the Head Coach of Bafana Bafana by Safa president Dr... Read Article

Southern Stings down defending champions

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  313 Views  -  0 Comments
The Southern Stings achieved a comprehensive 45-35 win over the defending champions, the Free State Crinums, in their Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League (BFNPL) match. The Stings had the edge over the Crinums throughout the match, but it was only in the final quarter that they were able to cut... Read Article

Cheetahs relish Landers challenge

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  207 Views  -  0 Comments
Toyota Cheetahs play hosts to the Highlanders this weekend, another tough encounter in space of seven days, but coach, Franco Smith believes “that’s the only way to get better”.Fresh from their resounding 21-48 loss to the Crusaders, the Cheetahs will be looking to avoid second straight loss in... Read Article