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Cheetahs ready to kick off Super Rugby

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 19 February 2014  -  677 Views  -  0 Comments
THE Free State Cheetahs will open their Super Rugby campaign this weekend when they clash with The Lions at the Free State Stadium on Saturday.  Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské believes the Lions’ hunger for Super Rugby will make them a dangerous prospect in their opening match. The Saturday clash will... Read Article

Mzansi Tour goes via Free State

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 19 February 2014  -  638 Views  -  0 Comments
THE Free State will be the hub of the five-stage 2014 Mzansi Tour from April 8 to 12, cycling race’s organisers said on Tuesday. “Taking the race to the Free State was the right thing to do logistically, it’s a beautiful part of South Africa,” Malcolm Lange said. “It was an obvious choice for us.... Read Article

Not enough light for Stars to shine

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 19 February 2014  -  978 Views  -  0 Comments
A new date is yet to be announced after the PSL encounter between Free State Stars and Orlando Pirates which was set to take place at the Charles Mopeli Stadium on Wednesday night was called off. The decision stemmed from a meeting with the Match Commissioner, Vincent Alie, Stadium Management, the... Read Article

Johnson up roots SA top order

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 19 February 2014  -  663 Views  -  0 Comments
Mitchell Johnson continued his sizzling Ashes form in Centurion as he put the brakes on South Africa’s reply on day two of the first Test. Johnson skittled the Proteas’ top order and also took an exceptional catch as he finished the second day with figures of 4 for 51, with South Africa struggling... Read Article

Derby to kick-off second half of PSL season

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 31 January 2014  -  730 Views  -  0 Comments
IT has been revealed that the match between Free State Stars and Bloemfontein Celtic will be played tomorrow, rather than two days later, as was initially announced. Celtic Public Relations Officer, Sello Nduna said this will be the first match from the break for both teams and comes a day before... Read Article

Mayoral sports league launched

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 31 January 2014  -  2,038 Views  -  0 Comments
The Maluti-A-Phofung local municipality hosted the launch of the Mayoral Sports League at the Phuthaditjhaba Stadium on Tuesday to address the national challenges of crime and unemployment among the youth. The Mayoral League aims at producing tomorrow’s stars by fighting crime and youth... Read Article

Libya through to CHAN final after shoot out

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 31 January 2014  -  674 Views  -  0 Comments
Libya went through to the CHAN final after triumphing 4-3 over Zimbabwe in a penalty shoot-out at the Free State Stadium on Wednesday evening. The Zimbabweans threatened on attack through regulation and extra time and should have finished the match off before the penalty shoot-out. In the first... Read Article

10 man Ghana book place in FINAL

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 31 January 2014  -  748 Views  -  0 Comments
An incredible defensive effort by a 10-man Ghana side secured them a 4-1 penalty shoot-out win over Nigeria in a 2014 CHAN semi-final clash at the Free State Stadium on Wednesday evening. The match ended goalless after 120 minutes, with the Black Stars playing the final 55 minutes of the match with... Read Article

Bafana goalkeeper out on bail

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 31 January 2014  -  643 Views  -  0 Comments
Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune is expected back in the Lyttleton Magistrate’s Court in March to face charges of reckless and negligent driving, The New Age reported on Wednesday. The soccer star was caught driving at 173km/h in a 120km/h zone in a sponsored Nissan Juke in Centurion on... Read Article

SA’s ‘Twiggy’ Baker on top at wave challenge

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 31 January 2014  -  1,048 View  -  0 Comments
South Africa’s Grant “Twiggy” Baker won the prestigious Body Glove Mavericks Invitational in waves with faces exceeding 13 metres at Pillar Point, Half Moon Bay in Santa Cruz, California last week. Competing against 23 of the world’s best big wave chargers in the fourth stop on the Xpreshon Big... Read Article

Free State has a badminton star

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 27 January 2014  -  3,594 Views  -  0 Comments
When boys of his age were all interested in playing soccer and other common sporting codes, Victor Mokoena fell in love with playing Badminton when he was in Grade 8 at the age of 14 in the Northern Free State at Kheleng Secondary School in Hennenman. After matriculating at Kheleng, Mokoena... Read Article

Race is on for top honors

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 27 January 2014  -  2,189 Views  -  0 Comments
SOCCER stadiums around Dihlabeng Municipality are being turned into a theatre of dreams with local clubs fighting for a top position in log standing in the Mayoral league. With a price tag of R50 000, which teams will share at the end of the season, it seems like the Zebra Force might take the... Read Article

Chiefs open Eight point lead

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 27 January 2014  -  679 Views  -  0 Comments
AN own-goal by Wayne Arendse was the only thing separating Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns at Loftus Stadium on Thursday evening as the Amakhosi claimed a 1-0 win in their Absa Premiership match. The victory means Kaizer Chiefs will go eight points clear at the top of the table, while Sundowns... Read Article

United emergency

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 27 January 2014  -  580 Views  -  0 Comments
A drunk Manchester United fan called 999 (emergency line) “demanding” to speak to Sir Alex Ferguson after the club’s defeat. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) were called at 22:30 on Wednesday by a man from Crumpsall after the team lost to Sunderland in the Capital One Cup. GMP said it “can be sad... Read Article

Igesund gets Presidents backing

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 27 January 2014  -  637 Views  -  0 Comments
President Jacob Zuma has come out and shown support for under-fire national coach Gordon Igesund. Speaking to radio station SAfm, Zuma said, “We’re well aware that some people are criticising the way the national team played against Nigeria. Some want the team disbanded. It has improved greatly and... Read Article

Henyekane joins Free State Stars ahead of derby

Article  -  Posted on Sunday, 19 January 2014  -  728 Views  -  0 Comments
IT is official, Mamelodi Sundowns' Richard Henyekane will play for Free State Stars until the end of the season. Ea Lla Koto General Manager Rantsi Mokoena expressed his jubilation saying he was pleased with the signings made. "We are delighted as a team that we managed to get hold of Henyekane and... Read Article

Bafana's fate lies in their hands

Article  -  Posted on Sunday, 19 January 2014  -  761 Views  -  0 Comments
Group A of the 2014 Chan tournament looks headed for a photo finish with SA, Nigeria and Mali still in with a chance to proceed to the last eight. Bafana Bafana hold on to the number one position on a goal difference over Mali after recording one win and a draw in the competition thusfar. According... Read Article

CHAN in good health

Article  -  Posted on Sunday, 19 January 2014  -  3,333 Views  -  0 Comments
MEMBER of Executive Council for Health in the Free State, Dr Benny Malakoane has confirmed that all health systems are in place for the duration of the third Orange African Nations Championship which the Free State Stadium staged its first two matches on Monday and this afternoon. Malakoane visited... Read Article

Mayweather coming to Bloem to boost boxing

Article  -  Posted on Sunday, 19 January 2014  -  954 Views  -  0 Comments
Floyd Mayweather, universally recognised as the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world, arrived in South Africa on Wednesday. The boxing great will spend a week in the country in a bid to boost boxing in the Rainbow Nation. Mayweather's visit came about after an approach from South Africa's... Read Article

Roderick Mutuma to be released by Bloemfontein Celtic

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 10 January 2014  -  1,190 View  -  0 Comments
Following this week¹s online reports claiming that the Zimbabwean international striker, Roderick Mutuma, was expected to be released by Bloemfontein Celtic at the commencement of the registration window period, Dumelang Sport spoke to the team to find out the nature of these allegations. "I am not... Read Article