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10th Nedbank Cup final heads to Durban

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 May 2017  -  76 Views  -  0 Comments
The majestic 2010 World Cup venue, the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban, will host this year’s special edition of the 2017 Nedbank Cup final on June 24. The Premier Soccer League (PSL) together with the sponsors, Nedbank, confirmed the venue of the draw of the semi finals which will see Chippa... Read Article

Cheetahs ready for the Blues

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 May 2017  -  64 Views  -  0 Comments
Toyota Cheetahs are looking to get their Super Rugby tour off to a positive start this weekend, but will have a mountain to climb as they face the on-form Blues side in Wellington, in New Zealand on Friday. Kickoff at the Eden Park is at 09:35 (CAT). Following disappointments endured last week... Read Article

Record chase for Delhi

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  157 Views  -  0 Comments
A stupendous century stand by two of India’s most exciting young guns, Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson, enabled the Delhi Daredevils to crush the Gujarat Lions by seven wickets in a record run chase with 15 balls to spare in a dramatic IPL clash in Delhi on Thursday night. The Lions, having put up a... Read Article

Parnell to undergo heart tests

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  181 Views  -  0 Comments
South African seamer Wayne Parnell will undergo heart tests, after experiencing tightness in his chest - and an abnormally fast pulse. Parnell is currently in the United Kingdom, playing for Kent - and bowled just four overs in Tuesday's Royal London One-Day Cup fixture with Somerset before leaving... Read Article

FS Stars face uphill battle

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  282 Views  -  0 Comments
The in troubled Free State Stars will have to win at least two of their four remaining Absa premier league games to keep their hopes of playing in the elite league alive. However, they will have to pray that Baroka FC and Highland Park who are coming behind them to lose point in their last games.... Read Article

Baxter for Bafana

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  177 Views  -  0 Comments
The South African Football Association (Safa) and SuperSport United have agreed terms on the release of coach Stuart Baxter from the Pretoria-based team to Bafana Bafana at the end of the current PSL season. Baxter will be officially unveiled as the Head Coach of Bafana Bafana by Safa president Dr... Read Article

Southern Stings down defending champions

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  160 Views  -  0 Comments
The Southern Stings achieved a comprehensive 45-35 win over the defending champions, the Free State Crinums, in their Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League (BFNPL) match. The Stings had the edge over the Crinums throughout the match, but it was only in the final quarter that they were able to cut... Read Article

Cheetahs relish Landers challenge

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  69 Views  -  0 Comments
Toyota Cheetahs play hosts to the Highlanders this weekend, another tough encounter in space of seven days, but coach, Franco Smith believes “that’s the only way to get better”.Fresh from their resounding 21-48 loss to the Crusaders, the Cheetahs will be looking to avoid second straight loss in... Read Article

Dramatic steps for Dramatic FC

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  89 Views  -  0 Comments
Dramatic FC from Bergman Square took dramatic steps from the bottom of the log to the Top 8 spot. The passionate boys started the SAB League in Mangaung Metro region poorly which landed them at the relegation zone. However, the team management gathered together and bolsters the coaching department... Read Article

ASA flagship track and field championship an absolute success

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  54 Views  -  0 Comments
The absolute success of the ASA track and field and combined events championships has made an unmistaken statement that South African athletics is back, focussed and hungry to take on the world. “All our six Olympic finalists from Rio 2016 gave incredible performances and we must not be ashamed to... Read Article

Ronaldo nets hat-trick

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  83 Views  -  0 Comments
Cristiano Ronaldo's sensational goal scoring record was hailed as "unique" by boss Zinedine Zidane as his latest hat-trick left Real Madrid on the verge of another Champions League final by thrashing Atletico Madrid 3-0. Ronaldo's treble was his second against Atletico this season and second... Read Article

Mayor gets a medal in marathon

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  104 Views  -  0 Comments
Executive mayor of the Dihlabeng local municipality, Lindiwe Makhalema got herself a silver medal for finishing the 5 km of the Bethlehem Sol Plaatje Memorial marathon which was held at the Bethlehem Show Ground on the Workers Day. Makhalema had joined a number of athletes who took part in the... Read Article

Education dept launches chess league

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  113 Views  -  0 Comments
The Free State department of education launched a Chess League for primary schools in the Free State to promote chess in schools on Thursday, 4 May.About 3000 Chess sets will be delivered to 729 primary schools across the province.  The deputy director general of education of the department Khoarai... Read Article

Freedom Day through sport

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 05 May 2017  -  102 Views  -  0 Comments
The Executive Mayor of Ngwathe Local Municipality, Cllr Joey Mochela, has commemorated the National Freedom Day with the youth of Ngwathe, by hosting a spectacular sports event.  Mayor Mochela said that 27 April was a celebration and commemoration of the first post-apartheid elections held on that... Read Article

Boxing feast this weekend

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 April 2017  -  164 Views  -  0 Comments
There is plenty of action for boxing fans over the coming weekend, with tournaments in Johannesburg and Brakpan on Friday night and in East London on Sunday.South Africa’s IBO flyweight champion, Moruti Mthalane 34, who has a record of 32-2; 21 makes the third defence of his belt when he faces 23-... Read Article

‘Believe’ key to Phaphama’s win

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 April 2017  -  275 Views  -  0 Comments
Lekwa Mokoining says self belief and determination played a pivotal role in Phaphama Public School’s win over Brebner Primary in the Provincial Finals of the Danone under 12 soccer tournament over the weekend. Mokoining and his troops beat the local school not only to claim the provincial rights,... Read Article

Points shared in clash of the Stars

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 April 2017  -  127 Views  -  0 Comments
An Issa Sarr header in additional time saved a point for Orlando Pirates against Baroka FC in an Absa Premiership match at Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Wednesday night.The 1-all result was mirrored in the other match between Platinum Stars and Free State Stars at the Moruleng Stadium in North West.... Read Article

Knight’s duo nominated in CSA awards

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 April 2017  -  256 Views  -  0 Comments
The VKB Knights duo of Theunis de Bruyn and Duanne Olivier has been nominated in the Sunfoil Series Cricketer of the Season category after their side’s stellar performance in the Test Format this season. Cricket South Africa recently announced the nominees in all categories for the 2016/17 Awards,... Read Article

Sprinters set athletics alive

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 April 2017  -  136 Views  -  0 Comments
POTCHEFSTROOM - Sprinters were the star performers as expected setting an explosive start on the first of two days of competition at the ASA Senior track and field and combined events championships at Kenneth McArthur Athletics Stadium in Potchefstroom.Brushing off the cool conditions Olympic... Read Article

City’s dream still alive

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 April 2017  -  144 Views  -  0 Comments
Cape Town City's belief in a dream debut premiership season got deeper when they extended their lead at the top of the ABSA Premiership table with a three-two victory over Kaizer Chiefs. One can’t help thinking of English side Leceister City  having  won the Premier League title in one of the... Read Article