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Madrid beat Barcelona to win Copa Del Rey

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 17 April 2014  -  883 Views  -  0 Comments
Real Madrid kept alive their hopes of a treble this season as they beat arch-rivals Barcelona 2-1 in the Copa del Rey final on Wednesday. A superb solo goal by Gareth Bale proved the difference after Barcelona’s Marc Bartra had levelled the match at 1-1 midway through the second half, cancelling... Read Article

Springbok boost for Cheetahs

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 17 April 2014  -  568 Views  -  0 Comments
Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has made two positional and two injury enforced changes to his side that will face the Sharks at Kings Park in Durban on Saturday afternoon. Springbok flanker Heinrich Brussow returns to the starting line-up after a lengthy absence due to a toe injury and replaces... Read Article

Kallis and Morkel do it for KKR

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 17 April 2014  -  4,064 Views  -  0 Comments
Jacques Kallis and Morne Morkel played huge roles in helping the Kolkata Knight Riders to a comprehensive, 41-run victory against defending champions Mumbai Indians in the opening game of the 2014 Indian Premier League at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Morkel delivered a... Read Article

Important win for Free State Stars

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 17 April 2014  -  646 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars gave their hopes of avoiding relegation from the Absa Premiership a boost on Wednesday when they defeated University of Pretoria 1-0 at the Charles Mopeli Stadium. Moeketsi Sekola scored the decisive goal 12 minutes into the second half, handing Ea Lla Koto a result that sees them... Read Article

Amakhosi lose top spot

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 14 April 2014  -  664 Views  -  0 Comments
Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter refused to concede that the title is all but lost following his team’s 1-0 loss to Mpumalanga Black Aces on Wednesday at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg. The loss meant Chiefs dropped down to second, three points adrift of Mamelodi Sundowns, as they beat Bloemfontein... Read Article

Back to back losses for Free State Stars

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 14 April 2014  -  717 Views  -  0 Comments
A goal from Ennocent Mkhabela and an own goal from Bokang Thlone saw SuperSport United come from a goal behind to beat Free State Stars 2-1 in an Absa Premiership match at the Charles Mpolei Stadium on Wednesday night. It was a tentative start to the game by Stars who sat back in defence an invited... Read Article

Barcelona, United out of Champions League

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 14 April 2014  -  710 Views  -  0 Comments
Atletico Madrid’s resurgence continued on Wednesday just a year after they were forced to sell leading scorer Radamel Falcao to reduce their huge debts as they eliminated Barcelona to reach the Champions League semifinals for the first time in 40 years. A goal by Koke – who has been with the club... Read Article

Cheetah’s luck needs to change

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 14 April 2014  -  1,571 View  -  0 Comments
Toyota Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske believes his team’s luck must change, and this weekend’s Vodacom Super Rugby clash against the Crusaders may be the time to do that. After a horrible start to the season, a tour where they couldn’t buy any luck or a victory and blew a 24-point lead against the... Read Article

Celtic without duo for ‘Downs game

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 08 April 2014  -  1,361 View  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic F.C. will face the title-chasing Mamelodi Sundowns team in a testing PSL fixture at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Wednesday night without two of their top players. Midfielder Musa Nyatama will miss the game after a clause in his loan contract disqualifies him for selection... Read Article

Cardoso returns for United clash

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 08 April 2014  -  570 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars welcome back defender Daniel Cardoso for Wednesday’s ABSA Premiership clash with SuperSport United. The influential defender missed Ea Lla Koto’s last two matches through suspension following his dismissal during the 2-1 defeat by Mamelodi Sundwowns three weeks ago. In his absence... Read Article

Injury blow for Sasol Banyana Banyana ahead of Zimbabwe clash

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 08 April 2014  -  2,486 Views  -  0 Comments
The Sasol-sponsored South African Senior Women's National team, Banyana Banyana will be without the services of captain Janine van Wyk for their international friendly match against Zimbabwe on Saturday, 12 April at Dobsonville Stadium. Kick-off is at 13h30. Van Wyk will miss out due to a knee... Read Article

Kaizer Chiefs three points clear on top

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 April 2014  -  3,614 Views  -  0 Comments
Kaizer Chiefs moved three points clear at the top of the Absa Premiership with a 2-0 win over Golden Arrows at the FNB Stadium on Wednesday night.In the second-half,Amakhosi’s goals from Erick Mathoho and Kingston Nkhatha saw them power to an important three points ahead of their clash with... Read Article

IPL heads to India in May

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 April 2014  -  1,481 View  -  0 Comments
After discussions with the authorities in India, the BCCI is pleased to announce that a total of thirty-six regular season matches, plus the four playoffs of the Pepsi IPL 2014, will be played in India, starting Friday, 2 May 2014. Each franchise will play nine matches in India, with five of the... Read Article

Hearing will not deter Bloem Celtic

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 April 2014  -  637 Views  -  0 Comments
Next week’s disciplinary hearing against Bloemfontein Celtic will not hinder their efforts in securing a step up the PSL ladder at the Kaizer Sebothelo Stadium on Sunday against Platinum Stars. These are the words of head coach Ernst Middendorp, speaking confidently of their fitness and zeal to... Read Article

Tennis players ready for tournament in Mangaung

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 April 2014  -  1,042 View  -  0 Comments
THE South African Junior Nationals tennis tournament is underway in Mangaung with more than400 juniors entered into the five day event to be played from April 3 to April 7. Free State organiser, Mariette Maritz said the country’s premier junior tennis event will be contested under four age groups... Read Article

Cheetahs desperate for home win

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 April 2014  -  526 Views  -  0 Comments
Toyota Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has identified poor ball retention as the main culprit for his side’s less than pleasing performance on their recently completed tour of Australasia. The Bloemfontein-based side lost all four of their matches on tour and will be looking to turn a corner when they... Read Article

Proteas looking for a place in the final

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 April 2014  -  525 Views  -  0 Comments
Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has a simple recipe for success in the ICC World T20 semifinal against India on Friday: key decision-making during pressure situations. The Proteas face another knockout situation in an ICC event, and will be keeping it simple in search of the elusive silverware.  “We... Read Article

Chiefs and Pirates set for battle

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 March 2014  -  2,536 Views  -  0 Comments
Tickets have been sold out for the long awaited Soweto derby. Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates go head to head at the FNB stadium on Saturday. This weekend’s derby has become all the more important for Kaizer Chiefs as they look to maintain a healthy points gap between themselves and the chasing... Read Article

Australia 1 up with 1 to play

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 March 2014  -  611 Views  -  0 Comments
Australian Brad Hodge smashed two sixes in the final over to propel Australia to a five-wicket victory over South Africa in a second Twenty20 international reduced to seven overs a side in Durban on Wednesday. After Australia won the toss, South Africa piled up 80 for one and looked to be on course... Read Article

Four changes for Cheetahs

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 March 2014  -  622 Views  -  0 Comments
Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has made three tactical and one positional change to his run-on side for their third overseas game of the Super Rugby competition against the Hurricanes in Wellington. The Bloemfontein-based side will run onto the field early on Saturday morning with scrumhalf Sarel... Read Article