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Cheetahs delighted with Pro14 move

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 August 2017  -  48 Views  -  0 Comments
CEO of the Cheetahs, Harold Verster, is excited about the inclusion of the team in the European competition, the Pro14, saying more than anything they are in it to win it. The Cheetahs, along with the Southern Kings have made it in the revamped tournament, which will be known as the Guinness PRO14... Read Article

Surprise! – Wayde not a fan of 400m

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 August 2017  -  87 Views  -  0 Comments
He’s admitted it before, but it’s still somehow surprising after his Rio heroics to hear that Wayde van Niekerk doesn’t particularly enjoy running the 400m.He’s the Olympic champion and world record holder in the event and this week, he’ll be aiming to defend the world title he first won in the one... Read Article

Gold for Le Clos

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 July 2017  -  47 Views  -  0 Comments
Chad le Clos won the men's 200m butterfly gold medal at the world championships on Wednesday after defeating home favourite Laszlo Cseh, the defending champion, in Budapest.South Africa's Le Clos, the 2012 Olympic champion, clocked one minute 53.33 seconds with Hungary's Cseh, 0.39sec behind,... Read Article

Proteas have England on back-foot at the Oval

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 July 2017  -  50 Views  -  0 Comments
Alastair Cook and debutant Tom Westley ensured a new-look England made an encouraging start against South Africa in The Oval’s 100th Test on Thursday before Chris Morris struck to remove Westley for 25. Joe Root looked set to get a big one before Vernon Philander got rid of him for 29. Earlier,... Read Article

Venter calls for calm

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 July 2017  -  46 Views  -  0 Comments
Toyota Cheetahs’ captain, Francois Venter was pleased with his side’s dominance against the Sharks in the Currie Cup opener, but in the same breath urged his team-mates to remain focused. The defending champions got their campaign off to a solid start with a bonus point win against the Sharks in... Read Article

Pirates and Chiefs set for battle

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 July 2017  -  53 Views  -  0 Comments
Orlando Pirates will play their hearts out when they face Kaizer Chiefs in the Carling Black Label Cup.Pirates want to win back the hearts of their supporters after a disappointing season and a win against Chiefs will surely please their Die-hard fans.Orlando Pirates have a good record when it... Read Article

Free State Stars confirm the departure of three players ahead of the new season

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 July 2017  -  47 Views  -  0 Comments
Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed the signing of former Bloemfontein Celtic attacking midfielder Dumisani Zuma on a three year deal. Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Willard Katsande has stressed the importance of being consistent as they look to redeem themselves after another empty season last time. Orlando... Read Article

Future stars identified by Celtic

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 July 2017  -  46 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Bloemfontein Celtic’s open trials were held for U/17 and U/23 respectively and was a huge success with thousands of boys converging and patiently waiting for the chance to showcase their talents. The trials were held at the Westdene Grounds n Westedene. Exciting young talent came... Read Article

Sponsors wanted for karate tourney in Bloem

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 July 2017  -  48 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - For the first time in its history, the Kyoshinkan Karate National Championships will be held in the city of roses.Sempai Kabelo Sebotsa, who currently holds a black belt first degree in shodan, will be hosting the event in his capacity as dojo operator and a representative in... Read Article

Celtic lose Nyatama, add more signings

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 July 2017  -  50 Views  -  0 Comments
Orlando Pirates have snapped their third big signing for the new campaign and this time it comes in form of Bloemfontein Celtic midfielder, Musa Nyatama. Nyatama is the second big name to part ways with Phunya Sele Sele after Lyle Lakay did so earlier this month to join Cape Town City. Celtic are... Read Article

Danilo set for Manchester

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 July 2017  -  50 Views  -  0 Comments
Manchester City are close to signing Real Madrid full-back Danilo, according to widespread media reports on Thursday. Pep Guardiola made full-backs his top transfer priority in the close season having released Pablo Zabaleta, Gael Clichy and Bacary Sagna, and Brazilian international Danilo is on... Read Article

Cheetahs get Currie Cup underway

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 July 2017  -  50 Views  -  0 Comments
Having completed the Super Rugby season a week ago, the Cheetahs now turn their focus to the Currie Cup where they have their work cut out as they look to defend their title. The Cheetahs get the revamped competition underway this Friday when they host the Sharks in Bloemfontein, at the back of a... Read Article

Celtic snap former Soweto giants stars

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 July 2017  -  53 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic have confirmed the signings of Ndumiso Mabena and Lucky Baloyi from Platinum Stars and Kaizer Chiefs respectively as the team seek to beef up the squad for the upcoming season. The two, who parted ways with their respective teams at the end of last month, both join the green and... Read Article

Baxter looking for moral booster

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 July 2017  -  59 Views  -  0 Comments
Bafana Bafana Coach Stuart Baxter said doing well in the Africa Nations Championship tournament will be a moral booster ahead of their more important World Cup qualifier against Cape Verde in September.However, Baxter said playing in the Chan tournament must not be at the expense of preparation for... Read Article

Soccer legends daughter dies in crash

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 July 2017  -  49 Views  -  0 Comments
It is ill-fated for any parent to have bury their child. That fate now sadly sits with Doctor Khumalo having to bury his 25-year-old daughter, Theonada Khumalo who lost her life after being involved in a car accident this week. According to the Daily Sun, Theonada Khumalo died in hospital on... Read Article

Phaphama’s road ends at Nationals

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 July 2017  -  74 Views  -  0 Comments
Phaphama Public School’s hopes of being the last school standing to represent the nation against other nations at the 2017 Danone Nations Cup were shattered when they missed out on the playoffs at the National Finals in Johannesburg recently. Representing Free State alongside eight other provinces... Read Article

England to battle India in WC final

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 July 2017  -  49 Views  -  0 Comments
India stunned defending champions Australia by 36 runs to secure a spot in the Women’s World Cup final after an undefeated 171 by Harmanpreet Kaur provided the platform for victory on Thursday. With their first win over six-time champions Australia in World Cup knockout cricket, India will now play... Read Article

Top honours for City’s Lebogang Manyama

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 July 2017  -  76 Views  -  0 Comments
Cape Town City’s Skipper Lebogang Manyama - also this season's KICK OFF Footballer of the Year - claimed the prestigious PSL Player of the Season award, having captained his side to third place in the league, as well as achieving Telkom Knockout glory just 144 days into the club’s existence.... Read Article

Proteas women qualify for World Cup semi-finals

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 July 2017  -  48 Views  -  0 Comments
This win means that the South Africans have qualified for the semifinals of the tournament for only the second time ever. The last time the team achieved this feat was at the 2000 edition of the competition. Van Niekerk is delighted with this accomplishment. She said: “This is what we have been... Read Article

Farewell to Super rugby for Cheetahs and Kings

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 July 2017  -  46 Views  -  0 Comments
Toyota Cheetahs and Southern Kings face off in the last round of this year’s Super Rugby this weekend in what will be their last match in the competition and Franco Smith is aiming for a positive ending. The two sides come into the last round of the competition to bid farewell to Super Rugby after... Read Article