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Bloem Celtic celebrate duo achievements

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 July 2017  -  47 Views  -  0 Comments
Tshegofatso Mabaso and Dumisani Zuma gave Bloemfontein Celtic something to smile about following their respective achievements recently.Just when Cape Town City was celebrating the achievement of captain, Lebogang Manyama – Footballer of the Season, Free State’s flag was also flown high. Celtic’s... Read Article

SA well represented in CAF

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 July 2017  -  51 Views  -  0 Comments
Pretoria giants, Mamelodi Sundowns and Supersport United are continuing to stamp their authority in the continental competition, with quarterfinal rounds now awaiting them. In the Champions League, the defending champions, Sundowns have a tough task ahead of them as they face the 1992 champions,... Read Article

Venus and Federer rolling back the years

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 July 2017  -  45 Views  -  0 Comments
Five-time champion Venus Williams rolled back the years to reach her first Wimbledon final since 2009 with a clinically-executed 6-4 6-2 victory over home hope Johanna Konta on Thursday, while Spain's Garbine Muguruza reached her second Wimbledon final in three years with a thumping 6-1 6-1 win... Read Article
“I do have a love-hate relationship with the 400m”

Wayde breezes to another milestone

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 July 2017  -  50 Views  -  0 Comments
In his first major 400m since Rio, Wayde Van Niekerk showed promise that he could challenge his world record at the world championships next month.The South African won in 43.62 seconds in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Thursday, easing up in the final few strides in the fastest time in the world since... Read Article

D-Day for Cheetahs

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 July 2017  -  45 Views  -  0 Comments
Toyota Cheetahs will have to wait for Friday to learn their fate as far as their Super Rugby status is concerned as the South African Rugby Union prepares to announce the two sides leaving the competition next season. Since the Super Rugby governing body, SANZAAR, announced the reduction of the... Read Article

Joe ‘roots’ England’s fightback

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 July 2017  -  74 Views  -  0 Comments
At the first stroke Joe Root has made life easier for himself and his team. The first priority of a new captain who is a batsman has nothing to do with such ephemeral notions as bonding the team or setting the tone; it is to score runs. And at the first attempt Root has delivered in style. Root was... Read Article

Stars continue to bolster squad

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 July 2017  -  44 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars have added Black Leopards midfielder, Mumuni Abubakar, to the squad as they continue to bolster the team for the upcoming 2017/18 Premier Soccer League season. The Ghanaian, who previous donned Mamelodi Sundowns jersey, joins Sibusiso Hlubi as recent new recruits at Bethlehem and... Read Article

Messi commits to Barcelona

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 July 2017  -  50 Views  -  0 Comments
Lionel Messi has agreed to stay at FC Barcelona until 2021 in a deal that all but commits the star striker to ending his top-flight career at the Spanish giants.The megastar that joined Barcelona as a teenager 17 years ago will remain at the club until he is 34 under the new deal, the Catalan club... Read Article

Ramabolu shines

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 July 2017  -  58 Views  -  0 Comments
France Ramabolu shines in front of the home supporters as he won the 11 non-title fight against the DR Congo, Stanis Apanu in the boxing tournament which was hosted at the Multipurpose Hall in Phuthaditjhaba, Qwaqwa on Saturday evening. Ramabolu won the fight on the 6th round after the opponent was... Read Article

Celtic get Serbian, Troughton for Stars

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 July 2017  -  63 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic and Free State Stars have started with their pre-season preparations, and a major amendment they have made upon their arrival to their respective camps, is the appointment of new coaches. The two sides finished the previous league season on a lower note, slightly surviving both... Read Article

Durban July Field

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 03 July 2017  -  50 Views  -  0 Comments

Masalesa to captain Bafana

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 03 July 2017  -  49 Views  -  0 Comments
Bafana Bafana winger Aubrey Ngoma has been forced to withdraw from the 2017 Cosafa Castle Cup squad due to a recurring knee injury.The technical team is still considering Ngoma’s replacement.Ngoma was taken for an MRI scan on Thursday morning (29 June) at the nearby hospital, and it confirmed that... Read Article

‘Bloody war’ to be hosted in Qwaqwa

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 03 July 2017  -  57 Views  -  0 Comments
A feast of high calibre boxing action is set for Maluti-a-Phofung local municipality, especially Qwaqwa on Saturday night at the Phuthaditjhaba Multipurpose Hall.The fight is set to start at 5pm till late and it is expected to attract a number of people, especially the boxing lovers since it will... Read Article

Lakay request Celtic transfer, again

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 03 July 2017  -  50 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic CEO, Khumbulani Konco, confirmed the transfer request handed by Lyle Lakay, but he is not dwelling too much into the matter as it is not the first time the midfielder requests to leave the club. Celtic returned for pre-season preparations last week and Lakay, who is heavily... Read Article

Celtic Ladies FC dominates Sasol Women’s League FS stream

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 03 July 2017  -  64 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - The Bloemfontein Celtic women’s football team appears to be on course to continue dominating in the Free State stream of the Sasol Women’s League. The defending champions of 2016 season, both provincial and nationally, are still unbeaten, having won all nine matches they've played... Read Article

Germany hammer Mexico

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 03 July 2017  -  50 Views  -  0 Comments
Germany's Leon Goretzka slotted two expertly-taken early goals to set them on the way a hammering 4-1 win over Mexico in a remarkable, end-to-end Confederations Cup semifinal on Thursday.Mexico had more chances and more possession but their defence left wide open spaces which were brutally... Read Article

Sport science fitness programme for schools launched

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 03 July 2017  -  49 Views  -  0 Comments
BETHLEHEM - Free State MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Mathabo Leeto, recently launched the sport science fitness programme which has been developed to train sport practitioners (coaches and teachers) that are responsible for preparing their athletes and teams for competitions to... Read Article

Wayde on track to take the Bolt baton

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 30 June 2017  -  55 Views  -  0 Comments
Wayde Van Niekerk ran 30.81 at the Ostrava Golden Spike Meet in the Czech Republic to break Michael Johnson’s previous world record* in the 300m of 30.85. Van Niekerk got a great start, and powered to the line. He was racing the clock.From his reaction on seeing the time, he must have thought he... Read Article

Proteas outplayed by England

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 26 June 2017  -  56 Views  -  0 Comments
England coasted to a nine-wicket victory with 33 balls to spare in the opening match of the three-match T20 Series against the Standard Bank Proteas at Southampton on Wednesday.The Proteas won the toss but their total of 142/3 looked well below par and that turned out to be the case as a second-... Read Article

SuperSport to play Pirates in the final again

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 26 June 2017  -  47 Views  -  0 Comments
Super Sport United will battle against Orlado Pirates in the Nedbank Cup final rematch on Saturday evening at the Moses Mabidha stadium in Durban. Kick-off is scheduled for 20:00The two teams had played in the last year’s cup final of the tournament with United scoping it by 3-2 in the finale which... Read Article