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Police officer wins at karate championships

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 10 October 2017  -  210 Views  -  0 Comments
Sergeant Tshidiso Qhamakoane from the Thabong Cluster recently competed in the SAPS National Martial Arts Championship which was held in Sabie in Mpumalanga recently.According to police spokesperson, Sergeant Mamello Mokhuoane, Qhamakoane participated in the Full Contact Style Karate Section and... Read Article

Do or die for Bafana

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 10 October 2017  -  222 Views  -  0 Comments
Bafana Bafana attacker Lebogang Manyama says the team put themselves in trouble in World Cup qualifying and therefore it is up to them to remedy the situation. Bafana face a stiff ask in making it to Russia 2018 as two shock losses to Cape Verde last month left them bottom of Group D with a point... Read Article

SA trio up for IAAF Awards

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 10 October 2017  -  158 Views  -  0 Comments
The 800m champion, Caster Semenya, long jumper, Luvo Manyonga and 400m world champion, Wayde van Niekerk have been shortlisted for the International Association of Athletes Federations (IAAF) World Athletes of the Year Awards. Semenya, the 1 500m bronze medallist, is the only South African in the... Read Article
Expect visitors to have strong 'local' support

All eyes are on Mangaung Oval

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 10 October 2017  -  214 Views  -  0 Comments
Having failed to take advantage of favourable first Test conditions, the Bangladesh batsmen have a chance to make amends against the least experienced bowling line-up South Africa have fielded in many years. But conditions are likely to be more bowler-friendly in the second Test starting at the... Read Article

Cheetahs focusing on themselves

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 02 October 2017  -  195 Views  -  0 Comments
The Toyota Cheetahs are not reading too much into their recent winning ways, with Francois Venter saying they are focusing more on themselves and less on what their opponents will be doing. Venter and co host the Ospreys in the fifth round of the on-going Guinness Pro14 clash in Bloemfontein at the... Read Article

Powerboat Festival around the corner

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 02 October 2017  -  130 Views  -  0 Comments
PARYS - Preparations are well underway to host the Phakisa Powerboat Festival which will be hosted by the Ngwathe Local Municipality and  the Free State Tourism Authority (FSTA) during the last weekend of the month of October. Speaking to the executive mayor of Ngwathe, Cllr Joey Mochela, during a... Read Article

Coach optimistic about medals

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 02 October 2017  -  147 Views  -  0 Comments
MANGAUNG - The Free State Table Tennis team coach, David Kgabale, is adamant that players selected to represent the provincial trials will bring more medals. This followed after the tough trials held at Mokgwabong Primary School in Welkom. The objective was to select the best that will compete... Read Article

Bangladesh made to rue decision to bowl

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 02 October 2017  -  130 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africa piled on the runs against Bangladesh at Senwes Park on Thursday, as Proteas Opener Dean Elgar batted through the opening day for an unbeaten centuryElgar made 128 not out, his ninth test century, and put on 196 for the first wicket with debutant Aiden Markram, who was run out for 97 as... Read Article

Stars keen to clinch 2nd win

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 02 October 2017  -  66 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars  do battle with Maritzburg United in an Absa Premiership match at the Harry Gwala Stadium in on Friday.Kick-off is at 8pm.Stars secured their first league win of the season when they overcame Polokwane City 3-2 away last week Tuesday. They have registered one win, one draw and... Read Article
Louw back in Springbok fold Keeping possession key for Boks

Boks in search of redemption after ‘Black-out’

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 02 October 2017  -  136 Views  -  0 Comments
The Springboks are in town, and will be looking for redemption after the 57-0 drubbing at the hands of the All Blacks recently. Flank Francois Louw is back in the Springbok starting 15 after almost a year on the sidelines, while it was confirmed that Dillyn Leyds will start for the first time at... Read Article

Celtic slip against Baroca

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 26 September 2017  -  91 Views  -  0 Comments
Goals through Sipho Moeti and Mpho Kgaswane ensured Baroka FC beat Bloemfontein Celtic 2-0 in the Absa Premiership at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein on Wednesday night.The Limpopo side are now level with Golden Arrows and Orlando Pirates at the top of the log table with 11 points from five... Read Article

Free State Cheetahs seek continuity in Pro14

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 26 September 2017  -  127 Views  -  0 Comments
Following their stellar performance to claim their first win of the Guinness Pro14 championship against the Zebre, the Cheetahs will be looking for the same momentum when they host Leinster on Friday. Kickoff at the Toyota Stadium is at 8 pm. The Cheetahs became the first South African side to win... Read Article

Dihlabeng Slalom Canoeist off to France

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 26 September 2017  -  129 Views  -  0 Comments
Eighteen-year-old learner Sandile Makubo from the Bethlehem Comprehensive School in Bohlokong has qualified for  theSlalom Canoe World Championships to be held in Pau City in France. The World Championships are to be held from 23 September to 1 October where he wil lbe competing amongst the best in... Read Article

Self-defence classes for women

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 26 September 2017  -  108 Views  -  0 Comments
After successfully hosting the Kyoshinkan Karate National Championships that were held in Mangaung's Dr Molema Indoor Sports Ground last month, Bloemfontein based Sempai Kabelo Sebotsa, who is currently holding the black belt first degree in shodan, is planning to host self-defence classes for... Read Article

Banyana through to finals

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 26 September 2017  -  133 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africa have progressed to the final of the Cosafa Women's Cup in Bulawayo in dramatic fashion.Banyana Banyana came back from 3-0 down with 15 minutes to play to take their semifinal clash against Zambia to a penalty shoot-out. Leandra Smeda scored a brace before Rhoda Mulaudzi levelled... Read Article

Stars shine in thriller

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 26 September 2017  -  125 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars edged out Polokwane City 3-2 in an Absa Premiership match at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Tuesday.The victory takes Ea Lla Koto to 12th spot on the league standings, while Rise and Shine slip down to 13th on the table.Rise and Shine were the better side in the early... Read Article

First ever Pro14 comes to Bloem

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 15 September 2017  -  105 Views  -  0 Comments
Toyota Stadium will be filled with excitement this weekend when the Cheetahs host the Zebre in their first ever home match of the Guinness Pro14 Rugby Championship.The Cheetahs, fresh from their Ireland tour, host the Italian side on Saturday evening, hoping for not only their first win of the... Read Article

Steyn puts comeback on hold

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 15 September 2017  -  312 Views  -  0 Comments
South African strike bowler Dale Steyn has delayed his return from a lengthy injury layoff after withdrawing from a domestic first-class series match because he felt he was not ready.Steyn, who has taken 417 test wickets for South Africa, has been sidelined since fracturing his shoulder while... Read Article

Free State Stars hungry for points

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 15 September 2017  -  103 Views  -  0 Comments
Ea Lla Koto, who are without a win thus far in the Absa Premiership, are fourth from bottom on the standings and next on their schedule is back-to-back matches in Limpopo against Baroka FC and his former side Polokwane City.Eymael is wary of the threat the two sides posseses. They take on Baroka on... Read Article

Boks will start as underdogs…

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 15 September 2017  -  141 Views  -  0 Comments
The Springboks will be up against it when they face the All Blacks in a Rugby Championship Test in Albany on Saturday, if recent history is your yard stick then we will start as underdogs.What is always billed as Rugby’s greatest rivalry is expected to live up to expectations and the South African... Read Article