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Celtic hungry for top 8 spot

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 01 November 2017  -  91 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic are out to fight for a spot in the Last Eight of the Telkom Knockout Cup when they meet SuperSport United on Saturday afternoon at the Dr Molemela Stadium in Bloemfontein.Kick-off is at 6pmSiwelele last clinched the TKO trophy in 2012 when they beat Mamelodi Sundowns in the... Read Article

Amla rested for first ODI

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 26 October 2017  -  214 Views  -  0 Comments
Aiden Markram looks set to make his one-day international debut in the third and final match between South Africa and Bangladesh at Buffalo Park on Sunday.Cricket South Africa announced on Thursday that Markram had been called up to join the squad in place of Hashim Amla, who has been rested after... Read Article

Soccer boss in rape allegations

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 26 October 2017  -  287 Views  -  0 Comments
Former ANC MP and singer Jennifer Ferguson has accused South African Football  Association (SAFA) President Danny Jordaan of raping her 24 years ago.Ferguson, communicating via her Facebook feed on Tuesday, apologised for not being able to report the rape earlier, adding that she was probably not... Read Article

Chiefs will start as favourites against Pirates

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 26 October 2017  -  239 Views  -  0 Comments
Saturday sees one of the world’s biggest football rivalries as Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates do battle in the Soweto derby at FNB stadium.It’s this season’s first derby and fans from both side will be waiting in anticipation as a chance to brag and rub the old enemy’s faces in it will be on the... Read Article

Celtic expect tough battle against Chiefs

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 10 October 2017  -  261 Views  -  0 Comments
John Maduka says Bloemfontein Celtic are expecting a tough battle against Kaizer Chiefs as both sides come to the match with various agendas, but they are focusing more on what they should do right, and nothing else. The sides face off in the Macufe Cup, the annual friendly, which concludes the... Read Article

Police officer wins at karate championships

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 10 October 2017  -  344 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  -  448 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  -  281 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  -  384 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  -  304 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  -  240 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  -  266 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  -  241 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  -  145 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  -  307 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  -  195 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  -  250 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  -  250 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  -  222 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  -  247 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