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Final match for Cheetahs duo

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 01 November 2017  -  266 Views  -  0 Comments
Speedsters, Raymond Rhule and Sergeal Petersen will be involved in their last match for the Toyota Cheetahs this weekend before heading to Cape Town to join the Western Province and Stormers. The two, who have been included in the Cheetahs touring squad, will link up with their new franchise as... Read Article

Chiefs left winger back for Bafana

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 01 November 2017  -  304 Views  -  0 Comments
Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has brought back Kaizer Chiefs experienced left-winger Sphiwe Tshabalala to the 25-man national team squad.Baxter’s boys are set to lock horns against Senegal in a first leg match 2018 World Cupqualifiers at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on the 10th of November.The... Read Article
De Kock and de Villiers lay foundation

Proteas in full ‘bloem’

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 01 November 2017  -  472 Views  -  0 Comments
South African cricket team recorded a 20-run win vs Bangladesh national cricket team in the first T20I at Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein on ThursdayEariler, Opener Quinton de Kock’s 59 and AB de Villiers 49 guided South Africa to 195/4 against Bangladesh after stand-in captain JP Duminy won the toss... Read Article

Referee Ian McLeod is no more...

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 01 November 2017  -  261 Views  -  0 Comments
 Renowned  and respected former referee Ian McLeod has sadly passed away last night, SAFA has confirmed. McLeod was admitted to hospital last week. He was the first South African referee to handle a FIFA World Cup match in 1998. SAFA communications manager Dominic Chimhavi said McLeod was admitted... Read Article

2017 Nedbank Ke Yona captain signs with Cape Town City

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 01 November 2017  -  271 Views  -  0 Comments
The 2017 Ke Yona Team captain Kamogelo Mogotlane has realized his dream of playing professional football after being signed by one of the PSL’s most talked about teams, Cape Town City.Mogotlane was the first member of the 18-man Ke Yona squad to begin his month-long trial with a Premier Soccer... Read Article

Celtic hungry for top 8 spot

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 01 November 2017  -  158 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic are out to fight for a spot in the Last Eight of the Telkom Knockout Cup when they meet SuperSport United on Saturday afternoon at the Dr Molemela Stadium in Bloemfontein.Kick-off is at 6pmSiwelele last clinched the TKO trophy in 2012 when they beat Mamelodi Sundowns in the... Read Article

Amla rested for first ODI

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 26 October 2017  -  310 Views  -  0 Comments
Aiden Markram looks set to make his one-day international debut in the third and final match between South Africa and Bangladesh at Buffalo Park on Sunday.Cricket South Africa announced on Thursday that Markram had been called up to join the squad in place of Hashim Amla, who has been rested after... Read Article

Soccer boss in rape allegations

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 26 October 2017  -  398 Views  -  0 Comments
Former ANC MP and singer Jennifer Ferguson has accused South African Football  Association (SAFA) President Danny Jordaan of raping her 24 years ago.Ferguson, communicating via her Facebook feed on Tuesday, apologised for not being able to report the rape earlier, adding that she was probably not... Read Article

Chiefs will start as favourites against Pirates

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 26 October 2017  -  335 Views  -  0 Comments
Saturday sees one of the world’s biggest football rivalries as Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates do battle in the Soweto derby at FNB stadium.It’s this season’s first derby and fans from both side will be waiting in anticipation as a chance to brag and rub the old enemy’s faces in it will be on the... Read Article

Celtic expect tough battle against Chiefs

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 10 October 2017  -  349 Views  -  0 Comments
John Maduka says Bloemfontein Celtic are expecting a tough battle against Kaizer Chiefs as both sides come to the match with various agendas, but they are focusing more on what they should do right, and nothing else. The sides face off in the Macufe Cup, the annual friendly, which concludes the... Read Article

Police officer wins at karate championships

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 10 October 2017  -  456 Views  -  0 Comments
Sergeant Tshidiso Qhamakoane from the Thabong Cluster recently competed in the SAPS National Martial Arts Championship which was held in Sabie in Mpumalanga recently.According to police spokesperson, Sergeant Mamello Mokhuoane, Qhamakoane participated in the Full Contact Style Karate Section and... Read Article

Do or die for Bafana

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 10 October 2017  -  1,025 View  -  0 Comments
Bafana Bafana attacker Lebogang Manyama says the team put themselves in trouble in World Cup qualifying and therefore it is up to them to remedy the situation. Bafana face a stiff ask in making it to Russia 2018 as two shock losses to Cape Verde last month left them bottom of Group D with a point... Read Article

SA trio up for IAAF Awards

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 10 October 2017  -  372 Views  -  0 Comments
The 800m champion, Caster Semenya, long jumper, Luvo Manyonga and 400m world champion, Wayde van Niekerk have been shortlisted for the International Association of Athletes Federations (IAAF) World Athletes of the Year Awards. Semenya, the 1 500m bronze medallist, is the only South African in the... Read Article
Expect visitors to have strong 'local' support

All eyes are on Mangaung Oval

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 10 October 2017  -  642 Views  -  0 Comments
Having failed to take advantage of favourable first Test conditions, the Bangladesh batsmen have a chance to make amends against the least experienced bowling line-up South Africa have fielded in many years. But conditions are likely to be more bowler-friendly in the second Test starting at the... Read Article

Cheetahs focusing on themselves

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 02 October 2017  -  398 Views  -  0 Comments
The Toyota Cheetahs are not reading too much into their recent winning ways, with Francois Venter saying they are focusing more on themselves and less on what their opponents will be doing. Venter and co host the Ospreys in the fifth round of the on-going Guinness Pro14 clash in Bloemfontein at the... Read Article

Powerboat Festival around the corner

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 02 October 2017  -  320 Views  -  0 Comments
PARYS - Preparations are well underway to host the Phakisa Powerboat Festival which will be hosted by the Ngwathe Local Municipality and  the Free State Tourism Authority (FSTA) during the last weekend of the month of October. Speaking to the executive mayor of Ngwathe, Cllr Joey Mochela, during a... Read Article

Coach optimistic about medals

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 02 October 2017  -  361 Views  -  0 Comments
MANGAUNG - The Free State Table Tennis team coach, David Kgabale, is adamant that players selected to represent the provincial trials will bring more medals. This followed after the tough trials held at Mokgwabong Primary School in Welkom. The objective was to select the best that will compete... Read Article

Bangladesh made to rue decision to bowl

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 02 October 2017  -  322 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africa piled on the runs against Bangladesh at Senwes Park on Thursday, as Proteas Opener Dean Elgar batted through the opening day for an unbeaten centuryElgar made 128 not out, his ninth test century, and put on 196 for the first wicket with debutant Aiden Markram, who was run out for 97 as... Read Article

Stars keen to clinch 2nd win

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 02 October 2017  -  214 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars  do battle with Maritzburg United in an Absa Premiership match at the Harry Gwala Stadium in on Friday.Kick-off is at 8pm.Stars secured their first league win of the season when they overcame Polokwane City 3-2 away last week Tuesday. They have registered one win, one draw and... Read Article
Louw back in Springbok fold Keeping possession key for Boks

Boks in search of redemption after ‘Black-out’

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 02 October 2017  -  449 Views  -  0 Comments
The Springboks are in town, and will be looking for redemption after the 57-0 drubbing at the hands of the All Blacks recently. Flank Francois Louw is back in the Springbok starting 15 after almost a year on the sidelines, while it was confirmed that Dillyn Leyds will start for the first time at... Read Article