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India end Proteas winning streak

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 02 February 2018  -  144 Views  -  0 Comments
Captain Virat Kohli scored a hundred and Ajinkya Rahane a valuable 79 as India beat South Africa by six wickets in the first One Day International and registered their first victory at Durban on Thursday. Electing to bat first, the Proteas notched up  269 for 8 in their allotted 50 overs before... Read Article

Goalkeeper signs Bloem Celtic deal

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 29 January 2018  -  151 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic have bolstered their squad with the addition of a new goalkeeper. These new revelations indicated that Siwelele have agreed to a deal with Botswana goalkeeper, Kabelo Dambe, signing him from Botswana Premier League club, Township Rollers. Dambe had six months left on his deal... Read Article

Celtic share spoils, target Amazulu

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 29 January 2018  -  129 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic continued their winless streak when they played out to a goalless draw with Amazulu in their midweek clash, but are eager to capitalising on home-ground advantage this weekend against Cape Town City. Celtic and Usuthu clashed at the King Zwelithini Stadium in Durban, with the... Read Article

Cheetahs not thinking of PRO14 playoffs

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 29 January 2018  -  139 Views  -  0 Comments
The Guinness Pro 14 has passed the halfway mark and playoffs talks are already in many people's mouths, but the Cheetahs are taking it one game at a time. The men from Bloemfontein find themselves in third spot with 40 points in Conference A after eight wins in 13 matches so far in their debut... Read Article

Grassroots soccer tourney against drugs

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 29 January 2018  -  145 Views  -  0 Comments
 Tumahole is a community that is very rich in talent. In fact, very well known people like Jerry Phele, Ace Magashule, Tokelo Rantie, just to mention a few,come from the dusty township known as Tumahole. Like most communities in South Africa crime, substance abuse and gangsterism are very rife in... Read Article

More Celtic Ladies in Banyana

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 29 January 2018  -  150 Views  -  0 Comments
Solid as a rock Banyana Banyana defender Bambanani ‘Juice’ Mbane (27) was included in the list of 26 players called up by interim coach Desiree Ellis for the friendly matches that were played against a Sweden ladies team at the Cape Town Stadium. Coach Ellis assembled a formidable squad for the two... Read Article

India on top for now…

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 26 January 2018  -  210 Views  -  0 Comments
Jasprit Bumrah clinched his maiden five-wicket haul as India dismissed South Africa for 194 on Day 2 of the third Test in Johannesburg on Thursday. At stumps, India reached 49/1 to take a lead of 42 runs. Earlier, the hosts were helped by a fighting 61 from Hashim Amla along with crucial knocks... Read Article

Celtic and Stars hope to keep momentum

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  203 Views  -  0 Comments
PSL action continues in the coming weekend and, with the January transfer window still in full flight, fans will be eager to see whether their clubs’ new signing will be on show. Several teams have made key acquisitions to bolster their squads since the last round of fixtures, most notably tonight... Read Article
Proteas paceman Lungi Ngidi was all heart when he captured 6 Indian wickets in the second innings to set up the Proteas win. PHOTO twitter

Sensational test debut for Ngidi

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  233 Views  -  0 Comments
Lungisani Ngidi (21) has one simple wish after making a sensational test debut for South Africa. "I'd like this to be a long career," the Durban-born bowler said on Wednesday after picking up the man of the match award in the second test against India at SuperSport Park. Proteas captain Faf du... Read Article

Duncan: Minimise penalties this week

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  165 Views  -  0 Comments
Toyota Cheetahs coach, Rory Duncan, has called on his charges to build on a good performance, but mainly limit the penalty count in the Guinness Pro 14 second clash against the Kings on Saturday. The Cheetahs host the men from Port Elizabeth in Bloemfontein following a win in the Friendly City last... Read Article

Bafana climb 3 spots on Fifa ranking

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  177 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africa have risen three places in the latest Fifa World Rankings released on Thursday, up to number 78 in the world and number 17 in Africa. It is still well below the stated aim of the South African Football Association, whose mission is to see the side regularly in the top 20 in the world... Read Article

Sanchez likely to move to Manchester

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  161 Views  -  0 Comments
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is likely to join rivals Manchester United this month, his manager Arsene Wenger said ahead of Saturday's Premier League match against Crystal Palace. The Chilean international is out of contract at the end of the season and was also a target for Manchester City, but... Read Article

Rabada on top of the world

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 15 January 2018  -  201 Views  -  0 Comments
Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada hopes to maintain his position at the top of the ICC test-bowling rankings with consistent performances throughout the season.Rabada became only the seventh South African bowler to top the latest rankings released on Tuesday following his contribution in the 72-run... Read Article

Youngster Maema relishes Celtic debut

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 15 January 2018  -  227 Views  -  0 Comments
Making a debut is one thing, but scoring in that match is another and that is what Neo Maema almost achieved in his first start in Bloemfontein Celtic senior team colours, much to the delight of his coach, Veselin Jelusic. The 22-year-old attacker lined up for Phunya Sele Sele in their 2-1 home... Read Article

Celtic, Stars look for continuity

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 15 January 2018  -  158 Views  -  0 Comments
Having got 2018 off to a winning start, local giants Bloemfontein Celtic and Free State Stars are eager to continue the momentum this weekend when they face another upbeat sides – Cape Town City and Maritzburg United - that have also been on a good unbeaten run. Phunya Sele Sele are away to United... Read Article

Cheetahs take aim at struggling Kings

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 15 January 2018  -  229 Views  -  0 Comments
The Cheetahs and the Kings are gearing up to face off this weekend in Port Elizabeth in a much-anticipated maiden South African derby in the Guinness Pro 14 competition, with the visitors expecting an uphill battle despite the hosts' recurring struggles. Upon their return from the festive break,... Read Article

Tiger to tee off in San Diego

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 08 January 2018  -  233 Views  -  0 Comments
Former world No 1 Tiger Woods will make his much-anticipated 2018 debut at this month's Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego, his first official PGA Tour event since missing the cut at the same tournament last year. Woods, who returned to competition last month in an 18-man exhibition after a near... Read Article
AB de Villiers lead the fightback after the Proteas were reduced to 12/3 early in the first session. PHOTO SUPPLIED

Proteas on top after shaky start

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 08 January 2018  -  194 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africa took firm control of the first test against India at Newlands on Friday with an all-round performance that left the Indians in a spot of bother after their to order was back in the pavilion with the Indians reeling on 28 for 3. After choosing to bat and putting 286 on the board, South... Read Article

Celtic’s snap and loss

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 08 January 2018  -  282 Views  -  0 Comments
“We did everything to convince Mahlasela to stay…”  Siwelele have begun bolstering their squad ahead of the resumption of the season with the signing of the former Orlando Pirates winger. Bloemfontein Celtic has confirmed the signing of former Sea Robbers attacker, Menzi Masuku.  The 24-year-old... Read Article

Mo crowned African Player of the Year

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 08 January 2018  -  188 Views  -  0 Comments
Egyptian and Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has been crowned the CAF African Player of the Year for 2017. Salah, 25, polled 625 points from a voting panel made up of national team coaches and captains, plus a selection of officials and journalists. The Confederation of African Football announced... Read Article