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Suarez set for El Classico return

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 July 2014  -  689 Views  -  0 Comments
IN what could be described as a masterstroke, Luis Suarez looks set to make his Barcelona debut against fierce rivals, Real Madrid in the El Classico. The release of the fixtures led to a lot of reactions from divided fans, with Barca fans obviously happy and Real and neutral fans wondering about... Read Article

Mangaung out to defend title

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 July 2014  -  719 Views  -  0 Comments
Scores of netballers from around South Africa will gather at the Bellville Velodrome in Cape Town from August 11 for the annual Spar National Championships. Teams will be drawn from Netball South Africa’s (NSA) 47 affiliated districts, with the tournament divided into three divisions. NSA President... Read Article

Blackball Premier League in Bloem

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 July 2014  -  1,590 View  -  0 Comments
THE South African Blackball Premier League is in the Free State this weekend, and local Blackball Champion Aden Joseph, considered to be the best pool player in the Free State, hopes to beat some of the country’s best. “I have been working on my straight shots that I have been struggling with and... Read Article

Free State clinch SAB U21 title

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 July 2014  -  3,583 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State are the SAFA/SAB National U/21 League Championships winners after thrashing hosts North West 4-2 in an exciting final played at the University of North West, Mafikeng Campus on Sunday, 20 July. In a match attended by SAFA President, Dr Danny Jordaan and several NEC members and SAFA... Read Article

JP’s ton puts SA in charge

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 July 2014  -  1,415 View  -  0 Comments
JP Duminy hit a superb unbeaten century to put South Africa in a position of strength on the second day of the first test against Sri Lanka in Galle on Thursday. The left-hander came in to bat with South Africa placed at a shaky 331-7 but he batted sensibly under pressure to help his side declare... Read Article

Germans welcome home Champions

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 July 2014  -  13,177 Views  -  0 Comments
Hundreds of thousands of jubilant Germans welcomed their triumphant national soccer team home in Berlin on Tuesday, waving flags and wearing the national colours as they basked in the nation’s fourth World Cup victory. Landing at the capital’s Tegel airport, captain Philipp Lahm led the team down... Read Article

Real, Barca and Man Utd top Forbes list

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 July 2014  -  582 Views  -  0 Comments
Spain may have been embarrassingly dethroned as World Cup holders, but Real Madrid and Barcelona are still champions at making money after they were named as the world’s two richest sports franchises. For the second successive year, Forbes business magazine tagged European champions Real Madrid,... Read Article

Dhoni has no regrets over Anderson charge

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 July 2014  -  801 Views  -  0 Comments
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni insisted on Wednesday his side had been right to complain about the conduct of England’s James Anderson. England seamer Anderson was charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday for allegedly “abusing and pushing” India’s Ravindra Jadeja during... Read Article

Bloemfontein Celtic signs young player

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 July 2014  -  1,683 View  -  0 Comments
SAFA Free State have hit out at Bloemfontein Celtic coach Ernst Middendorp after Phunya Sele Sele refused to release an Under-20 player for national duty. The national under 20 team is scheduled to participate in a Four Nations tournament against Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast in... Read Article

Aeronasts wins gold medals

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 July 2014  -  460 Views  -  0 Comments
Aeronasts, a team of young female aerobics have returned home in Sasolburg with gold medals after competing in the National Aerobics Championships in Cape Town last week. However, their return to home was filled with mixed feeling after they did not made it to the international championships. “We... Read Article

Sri Lanka down Proteas to setup decider

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 15 July 2014  -  629 Views  -  0 Comments
Tillakaratne Dilshan starred with both the bat and the ball as Sri Lanka crushed South Africa by 87 runs in their second one-dayer Wednesday to draw the three-match series level at 1-1. Dilshan smashed 86 off 90 balls and also took three wickets for 40 runs to set the stage for a Sri Lankan victory... Read Article

Celtic signs star defender

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 15 July 2014  -  670 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic F.C. confirmed the signature of star defender Musa Bilankulu, who served the team so well on loan last season. The solid centre back was one of the main reasons Celtic produced such stirring defensive performances and his two-year deal will see the player now officially a... Read Article

New signings for FS Cheetahs

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 15 July 2014  -  1,505 View  -  0 Comments
THE Toyota Cheetahs have signed former Melbourne Rebels and Stormers midfielder JP du Plessis. This means he will return back to South Africa from Montpellier. Du Plessis, one of the most promising midfielders to emerge from Paul Roos, had a stint in rugby league with the Sydney Roosters after... Read Article

FS Star Cardoso to miss pre-season... Again

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 15 July 2014  -  1,095 View  -  0 Comments
Utility and reliable Free State Stars defender Daniel Cardoso is expecting a good season for Ea Lla Koto under new Belgian coach Tom Saintfiet. ‘Mlungu’, as he is affectionately known, missed the better part of last season due to a stress fracture injury. On his return, he gave numerous sterling... Read Article

Bloem Celtic takeover talks to go ahead

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 15 July 2014  -  1,153 View  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic management has given Roses United boss, Max Tshabalala a go ahead to speak to the media about his involvement in the purchase of Siwelele. Club CEO Khumbulani Khonco said if Tshabalala wanted to speak to the media, he was at liberty to do so. “At this stage it was still about... Read Article

Western Province dominate table tennis Championships

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 15 July 2014  -  1,267 View  -  0 Comments
THE Western Province table tennis team dominated the Wednesday games when they won seven gold medals and a silver medal during the National Juniors & Seniors Table Tennis Championships which is hosted at Tempe Military Base Indoor Sport Centre in Bloemfontein. “This show that these children... Read Article

France ready to take on Germany

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 July 2014  -  1,317 View  -  0 Comments
France coach Didier Deschamps insisted that his team have no reason to fear Germany when the sides clash in the World Cup quarterfinals at the Maracana Stadium today. “There is no apprehension or fear. There is no reason for us to feel any. Germany are a solid side with lots of experience of this... Read Article

Brazil mentally ready

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 July 2014  -  739 Views  -  0 Comments
Brazil captain Thiago Silva insisted the World Cup hosts were mentally tough enough to cope with the pressure on Thursday after criticism of the squad’s tears during the last 16 win over Chile. “I think we are good psychologically. We are doing what we love to do,” the Paris Saint-Germain defender... Read Article

Africa bows out of World Cup 2014

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 July 2014  -  939 Views  -  0 Comments
Germany and France snuffed out African hopes and reached the World Cup quarterfinals on Monday with hard-won victories over Algeria and Nigeria. Both European powerhouses struggled for their wins, France needing late goals to see off African champions Nigeria 2-0 and Germany only securing their 2-1... Read Article

Proteas tour of Sri Lanka kicks off on Sunday

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 July 2014  -  611 Views  -  0 Comments
THE road to the World Cup starts here according to Proteas coach Russell Domingo, referring to the tour of Sri Lanka where his side will take on the home side in their conditions. South Africa will play Sri Lanka in three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and two tests, but with the shorter format... Read Article