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20th president of FS Rugby Union

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 December 2017  -  278 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN-The Free State department of sport, arts, culture and recreation congratulated Jerry Segwaba on his recent election as the 20th President of the Free State Rugby Union (FSRU).He is a seasoned sport administrator and the department remains confident that his election will take Free... Read Article

Marais on the ‘marc’ with fastest 300

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 December 2017  -  297 Views  -  0 Comments
Marco Marais slammed the fastest triple century in first-class cricket to become the second South African in just over a week to claim a world record. Marais, 24, went on a hitting spree to smash 300 not out off 191 balls for Border against Eastern Province in East London in South Africa’s three-... Read Article

Welsh clash could be Coetzee’s last in charge

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 December 2017  -  242 Views  -  0 Comments
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has made 5 changes to their squad that will clash with Wales in their final end-of-year Test at the Principality Stadium on Saturday.Warrick Gelant and Dan du Preez will get their first starts for the Springboks. The inclusion of the exciting Gelant is one of five... Read Article

Celtic move to 4th spot

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 November 2017  -  322 Views  -  0 Comments
Telkom knockout finalists, Bloemfontein Celtic bagged a vital point on the road as they drew 0-0 against Platinum Stars in the Absa Premiership at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg on Wednesday night. Following the draw, Celtic get up to an impressive  fourth spot with 16 points from 11... Read Article
Bloemfontein Celtic Ladies FC after being crowned champions. PHOTO dumelangmedia

Celtic Ladies crowned champs

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 November 2017  -  456 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - As expected Bloemfontein Celtic Ladies team were crowned the provincial Sasol League champions at Westdene Grounds after finishing 2016/17 season in grand style. Siwelele ladies dominated the provincial league consisting of 16 teams from across the province. The team defended their... Read Article

Supersport United target Downs achievement

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 November 2017  -  329 Views  -  0 Comments
All eyes will be at the Lucas Moripe Stadium this weekend as Supersport United will be hoping to replicate what Mamelodi Sundowns did last year as far as the Confederation of African Football (CAF) competition is concerned. The two sides face off in the second and final leg of the CAF Confederation... Read Article

Boje hungry for his Knights to shine

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 November 2017  -  195 Views  -  0 Comments
Coach Nicky Boje is searching for some thrust for his VKB Knights side in the Ram Slam T20 Challenge as they prepare to host the Warriors at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein on Friday. The match is one of two for both teams this weekend, with the home side striving for some sort of impetus to try... Read Article

Springboks in search for clinical performance

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 November 2017  -  164 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africa travel to Padua to meet Italy on Saturday in their penultimate fixture of this year’s outgoing tour. Considering the quality of the opposition and their recent form, this is a match Allister Coetzee’s men would have been eyeing as the easiest of the tour, but if their blow in Florence... Read Article

Old Mutual Athletics Club honour athletes

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 17 November 2017  -  322 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN-Old Mutual Athletics Club in the province rewarded some of its members who took part in this year’s Comrades Marathon. Veteran marathon runners George Ngalo was one of the athletes honoured by the Old Mutual Athletics Club for participating and encouraging young athletes to take the... Read Article

Jose keen to see out contract

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 17 November 2017  -  365 Views  -  0 Comments
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has refused to commit his long-term future at Old Trafford, saying he is focused on improving the team and winning the Premier League title before the end of his three-year contract. The 54-year-old Portuguese is nearing the halfway point of his deal and... Read Article

Otis rings in changes

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 17 November 2017  -  317 Views  -  0 Comments
Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Thursday announced the appointment of Standard Bank Proteas national coach Ottis Gibson’s support staff which includes the key one of current Warriors coach Malibongwe Maketa as Assistant Coach. Other senior appointments are former Proteas Dale Benkenstein who takes up... Read Article

Tough game awaits Celtic

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 17 November 2017  -  261 Views  -  0 Comments
"We are well on track for this game, we have a respect for our opponents” - CoachThe second of the Telkom Knockout semi-finals takes place on Sunday and Polokwane City have home advantage for their clash with Bloemfontein Celtic at Old Peter Mokaba Stadium for a place in the final, where they could... Read Article
Khethelo Zungu and Njabulo Ndlovu in last year's tournament at the finals. PHOTO dumelnangmedia

Registration opens for the 2018 Danone Nations Cup

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 17 November 2017  -  387 Views  -  0 Comments
Njabulo Ndlovu celebrating one of his goals. Celebrations after goal.  Registration for the 2018 edition of the largest soccer tournament in the world for kids between 10 and 12 years is open.  Schools across the country are invited to become part of the Danone Nations Cup.  South Africa has been... Read Article

SA red carded in rugby bid

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 17 November 2017  -  173 Views  -  0 Comments
France have been named host of Rugby World Cup 2023 despite finishing second to South Africa in a technical review.South Africa had been recommended by World Rugby’s Board but the Council members voted for France in what many claim is unprecedentedCabinet on Thursday congratulated France on being... Read Article

Celtic MDC side on a mission

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 15 November 2017  -  327 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic reserve side playing in the Multichoice Diski Challenge is eager to keeping the positive momentum they are enduring currently and finishing strongly in this year's campaign. This is according to captain, Shadrack Kobedi, who commended the team for the stellar performance they... Read Article
Baxter happy with his backline, midfield and the potential upfront.

Mane poses threat for Bafana

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 15 November 2017  -  402 Views  -  0 Comments
Bafana Bafana midfielder Dean Furman is confident South Africa will rise to the occasion and make the nation proud when they meet the Teranga Lions of Senegal on Friday at Peter Mokaba Stadium in a do or die 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifier.The match kicks off at 19h00 and tickets are still selling at... Read Article

FS Stars coach bites his tongue….

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 15 November 2017  -  525 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars coach, Luc Eymael, said he prefers not to talk openly about the PSL’s match officials for fear of punishment, but feels his club are not given the respect they deserve.The Balgian was left fuming after goalkeeper, Bandra Sangare, was bundled to the ground moments before Cape Town... Read Article

Van Niekerk among top three IAAF Award finalists

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 15 November 2017  -  276 Views  -  0 Comments
Wayde van Niekerk is in line for another prestigious accolade, it was revealed on Monday, after the 400m world champion was shortlisted as a finalist for the 2017 IAAF World Athlete of the Year Awards to be held later this month.After defending his global 400m title at the IAAF World Championships... Read Article

Springboks ready to adapt

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 15 November 2017  -  745 Views  -  0 Comments
Inside centre Damian de Allende, as well as, Props Tendai Mtawarira and Coenie Oosthuizen all return to the Springbok squad to face Ireland on Saturday.The match is the Boks' first of four Tour Tests that also include internationals against France, Italy and Wales.Springbok coach Allister Coetzee... Read Article

Celtic will have to shine against Stars

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 03 November 2017  -  3,076 Views  -  0 Comments
The TKO quarter-final weekend will kick-off on Saturday afternoon in Phokeng where Platinum Stars will entertain Bloemfontein Celtic at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium. Kick-off is at 15h30.On Saturday night, Bidvest Wits will host Baroka FC at the Bidvest Stadium while Orlando Pirates entertain... Read Article