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Confusion shadows Neymar debut

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  127 Views  -  0 Comments
Neymar is poised to make his much-anticipated debut for Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday when they travel to Guingamp in their second game of the Ligue 1 season.However, the French league are still waiting on a transfer certificate from the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) before the Brazilian can... Read Article

“No price limit to let him go” - Klopp

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  243 Views  -  0 Comments
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said midfielder Philippe Coutinho would not be sold at any price, as British media reported the club had rejected a second bid worth 100 million euros ($117 million) from Barcelona.Barcelona had already been rebuffed last month in an 80 million euro bid for the 25-... Read Article

Soccer boost for young people

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  154 Views  -  0 Comments
The Lemo Cup kick-started on Wednesday at Lemo Mall in Mangaung, Bloemfontein.The aim of the Lemo Cup is to take away young people from streets and gangsters and keep them busy. The tournament will run for 6 weeks and the finals will be take place towards the end of September at Dr. Rantlai... Read Article

Virginia claim their ninth Engen Knock Out Challenge title

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  143 Views  -  0 Comments
Virginia Sports Academy recently beat Brebner 4-2 in a tense penalty shoot-out at the Grey College Sports Complex to clinch their ninth Engen Knockout Challenge Bloemfontein title. The teams were deadlocked at 0-0 after 90 minutes.In a tense and tactical final, Virginia and Brebner battled hard in... Read Article

Stars target ex Chiefs duo

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  114 Views  -  0 Comments
Edward Manqele and Siphelele Mthembu are looking to revive their careers as they are on the verge of being signed by Free State Stars after the team showed major interest in their services.The forwards, who were released by Kaizer Chiefs few months ago, are in the Free State, hoping to seal deals... Read Article

Neymar heading for Paris Saint Gemain

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 August 2017  -  129 Views  -  0 Comments
Neymar's world record move to Paris Saint-Germain was completed on Thursday when the French club confirmed the Brazilian superstar had signed a five year-deal, earning him an estimated €30 million a year.The deal was signed just hours after the 25-year-old paid off his €222 million buyout clause to... Read Article

Government 'dots down' for Rugby World Cup bid

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 August 2017  -  133 Views  -  0 Comments
Government has provided the required two-point-seven-billion-rand financial guarantee for SA Rugby to bid for the 2023 Rugby World Cup tournament.The guarantee was acquired from World Rugby, as a prerequisite in hosting the showpiece rugby spectacle. Hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2023 will have a... Read Article

Pirates confirm new coach

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 August 2017  -  115 Views  -  0 Comments
Orlando Pirates have confirmed the return of Milutin Sredejovic as the head coach for his second stint at the club on Thursday. The 47-year old was in charge of Pirates in 2006 and rejoins the club following his resignation as head coach of the Uganda national team whom he led to their first Africa... Read Article

Faf hoping to lead "big play" for Proteas

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 August 2017  -  127 Views  -  0 Comments
The Proteas will look to wrestle the initiative back after England took the lead in a topsy-turvy series.Vernon Philander has battled back against the illness that limited his playing time at The Oval last week, whereas Heino Kuhne will be hoping for one last shot at redemption to hold on to his... Read Article

Jelušic optimistic despite trio departure

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 August 2017  -  244 Views  -  0 Comments
Despite losing a number of their key players so far in this transfer window, the new Bloemfontein Celtic coach Veselin Jelušic is confident his troops will have a good season. Attacking trio of Dumisani Zuma, Musa Nyatama and Lyle Lakay recently parted ways with Siwelele to join Kaizer Chiefs,... Read Article

Cheetahs delighted with Pro14 move

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 August 2017  -  112 Views  -  0 Comments
CEO of the Cheetahs, Harold Verster, is excited about the inclusion of the team in the European competition, the Pro14, saying more than anything they are in it to win it. The Cheetahs, along with the Southern Kings have made it in the revamped tournament, which will be known as the Guinness PRO14... Read Article

Surprise! – Wayde not a fan of 400m

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 August 2017  -  245 Views  -  0 Comments
He’s admitted it before, but it’s still somehow surprising after his Rio heroics to hear that Wayde van Niekerk doesn’t particularly enjoy running the 400m.He’s the Olympic champion and world record holder in the event and this week, he’ll be aiming to defend the world title he first won in the one... Read Article

Gold for Le Clos

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 July 2017  -  125 Views  -  0 Comments
Chad le Clos won the men's 200m butterfly gold medal at the world championships on Wednesday after defeating home favourite Laszlo Cseh, the defending champion, in Budapest.South Africa's Le Clos, the 2012 Olympic champion, clocked one minute 53.33 seconds with Hungary's Cseh, 0.39sec behind,... Read Article

Proteas have England on back-foot at the Oval

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 July 2017  -  121 Views  -  0 Comments
Alastair Cook and debutant Tom Westley ensured a new-look England made an encouraging start against South Africa in The Oval’s 100th Test on Thursday before Chris Morris struck to remove Westley for 25. Joe Root looked set to get a big one before Vernon Philander got rid of him for 29. Earlier,... Read Article

Venter calls for calm

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 July 2017  -  104 Views  -  0 Comments
Toyota Cheetahs’ captain, Francois Venter was pleased with his side’s dominance against the Sharks in the Currie Cup opener, but in the same breath urged his team-mates to remain focused. The defending champions got their campaign off to a solid start with a bonus point win against the Sharks in... Read Article

Pirates and Chiefs set for battle

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 July 2017  -  118 Views  -  0 Comments
Orlando Pirates will play their hearts out when they face Kaizer Chiefs in the Carling Black Label Cup.Pirates want to win back the hearts of their supporters after a disappointing season and a win against Chiefs will surely please their Die-hard fans.Orlando Pirates have a good record when it... Read Article

Free State Stars confirm the departure of three players ahead of the new season

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 July 2017  -  123 Views  -  0 Comments
Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed the signing of former Bloemfontein Celtic attacking midfielder Dumisani Zuma on a three year deal. Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Willard Katsande has stressed the importance of being consistent as they look to redeem themselves after another empty season last time. Orlando... Read Article

Future stars identified by Celtic

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 July 2017  -  135 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Bloemfontein Celtic’s open trials were held for U/17 and U/23 respectively and was a huge success with thousands of boys converging and patiently waiting for the chance to showcase their talents. The trials were held at the Westdene Grounds n Westedene. Exciting young talent came... Read Article

Sponsors wanted for karate tourney in Bloem

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 July 2017  -  107 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - For the first time in its history, the Kyoshinkan Karate National Championships will be held in the city of roses.Sempai Kabelo Sebotsa, who currently holds a black belt first degree in shodan, will be hosting the event in his capacity as dojo operator and a representative in... Read Article

Celtic lose Nyatama, add more signings

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 28 July 2017  -  128 Views  -  0 Comments
Orlando Pirates have snapped their third big signing for the new campaign and this time it comes in form of Bloemfontein Celtic midfielder, Musa Nyatama. Nyatama is the second big name to part ways with Phunya Sele Sele after Lyle Lakay did so earlier this month to join Cape Town City. Celtic are... Read Article