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Golf’s number 1 withdraws from Masters

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 April 2017  -  206 Views  -  0 Comments
World number one Dustin Johnson pulled out of the US Masters on Thursday after sustaining a back injury in a freak fall on stairs, leaving the year's first major without the red hot favourite. The American, heavily fancied to win the title after victories in his last three tournaments, slipped on... Read Article

Smith rises for Pune Supergiants

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 April 2017  -  117 Views  -  0 Comments
 A sensational knock from Steve Smith ensured the Rising Pune Supergiant kicked off their campaign with a seven-wicket victory by chasing down the Mumbai Indian’s score of 184 with a ball to spare in the second match of the 2017 Indian Premier League played at the Maharashtra Cricket Association... Read Article

FS Stars upset Pirates

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 03 April 2017  -  164 Views  -  0 Comments
Kaizer Chiefs came back from a goal down to beat Mamelodi Sundowns 2-1 at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg. Sundowns drew first blood through Khama Billiat. Bernard Parker got the equaliser before half-time. And late in the game Sundowns defender Bangaly Soumahoro handed Chiefs the win with a... Read Article

Stars face Pirates as Celtic battle the Citizens

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 31 March 2017  -  99 Views  -  0 Comments
The league action returns with a bang this weekend and the battle for three points continues as the season enters its last two months. While some teams may feel the international break came at the time they had picked up positive momentum, others like Bloemfontein Celtic and Free State Stars... Read Article

“Focus on future of Bafana” – Da Gama

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 31 March 2017  -  232 Views  -  0 Comments
Bafana Bafana stand-in coach Owen da Gama said laying a solid foundation for the future was more important than getting positive results in the two recent friendlies.Da Gama has been criticised for making wholesome changes to the team that drew against Angola on Tuesday. Only three players in the... Read Article

Stars, Celtic pay respects to the legend

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 28 March 2017  -  208 Views  -  0 Comments
Rantsi Mokoena and Chabeli Motsamai have paid respects to the Bloemfontein Celtic founder and legend, Dr Rantlai Petrus Molemela, who passed away on Sunday. Former owner served as an Honorary Life President of the club and was an instrumental figure when he bought the team back in 1975. Mokoena,... Read Article

Zazini and Manyonga set world youth records

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 March 2017  -  259 Views  -  0 Comments
Teenager Sokwakhana Zazini set a new World Youth 400m Hurdles record, clocking 48.84* to win the Under-18 men's one-lap hurdles final on the opening day of the Athletics Gauteng North (AGN) Championships last Friday. The 16-year-old Tuks Sport High School student took 0.17 off the 10-year-old world... Read Article

Cheetahs take aim at Jaguares

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 17 March 2017  -  271 Views  -  0 Comments
The Toyota Cheetahs head into their first away match of this year’s Super Rugby season this weekend when they travel to Argentina to face the Jaguares. Fresh from their second straight win of the season, the Cheetahs go into Buenos Aires with confidence. Wins against the Bulls and the Sunwolves... Read Article

Celtic out to impress new coach

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 17 March 2017  -  180 Views  -  0 Comments
While redeeming themselves on home soil would be the key focus this weekend, Bloemfontein Celtic would also be looking to welcome the new mentor with maximum points. Siwelele host the high-flying Cape Town City in Bloemfontein at Dr Molemela, in what will be Luc Eymael’s debut at the helm after the... Read Article

FS teams shift focus to Nedbank Cup

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 10 March 2017  -  196 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic and Free State Stars will be hoping for a much improved performance in the Nedbank Cup - a better one compared to the one they have been enduring in the league lately - when they get their last 32 round underway this weekend. Celtic will be travelling to North West to play Buya... Read Article

Eish! PSG never saw it coming...

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 10 March 2017  -  185 Views  -  0 Comments
Barcelona completed one of the most extraordinary comebacks in European football history to knock Paris St Germain out of the Champions League on Wednesday with a 6-1 victory that rewrote the record books. No team had ever overturned a four-goal deficit in a knockout tie, but Sergi Roberto's... Read Article

FS teams refute sale reports

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 03 March 2017  -  206 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars General Manager, Rantsi Mokoena, and Bloemfontein Celtic CEO, Khumbulani Konco, have poured cold water on rumours suggesting their respective teams are up for sales, saying the reports intend to ‘disrupt’ their progress. The Free State outfits are finding the going tough in the... Read Article

Pacquiao 'in negotiations' to fight Khan

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 February 2017  -  292 Views  -  0 Comments
Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao on Thursday said he was "in negotiations" to face British fighter Amir Khan, after weeks of conflicting reports over his next bout."My team and I are in negotiations with Amir Khan for our next fight. Further announcements coming soon," Pacquiao, 38, said on... Read Article

Pirates seek redemption at home

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 February 2017  -  273 Views  -  0 Comments
Pirates seek redemption at home. Orlando Pirates will be back at their home ground hoping to return to winning ways in the Absa Premiership against Polokwane City at Orlando Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Kick-off is at 3:30pm CAT (SA, GMT+2)Under the new guidance of Kjell Jonevret, who will be on... Read Article

Wits, Stars win CAF Openers

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 February 2017  -  311 Views  -  0 Comments
Bidvest Wits and Platinum Stars got their respective CAF Competitions off to a positive start, with wins in the preliminary rounds over the weekend.  Wits, playing in the Champions League, registered a 4-2 aggregate win over Reunion's St Louisienne on Saturday despite losing the first leg 2-1 a... Read Article

Shimlas win Bloemfontein Derby

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 February 2017  -  305 Views  -  0 Comments
University of Free State rugby team, the Shimlas walked away with an emphatic win over their neighbours, Central University of Technology’s Ixias in the Varsity Cup action match played at CUT Rugby Fields on Tuesday. Initially scheduled to take place on Monday, the match was moved to Tuesday after... Read Article

Caleb Motshabi to host Table Tennis Tournament

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 February 2017  -  169 Views  -  0 Comments
The Caleb Motshabi Table Tennis club is set to host the Table Tennis Junior and Senior Tournament in March. The Club, under the leadership of owner and official, David Kgabale, will host the event at the Dr Molemela Stadium Indoor Sports Centre in Rocklands on Saturday (March 11). The event will... Read Article

AB bemoans poor batting

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 February 2017  -  186 Views  -  0 Comments
South African cricket captain, AB de Villiers, says his side's batting let them down in the second one day international against New Zealand in Christchurch Wednesday.The Kiwis beat the Proteas by just six runs at the Hagley Oval. Sent in to bat first, New Zealand made 289 for the loss of four... Read Article

Thabo Senong pays a visit to SAB League Skills Camp

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 February 2017  -  138 Views  -  0 Comments
 South African U20 head coach took a break from his AFCON U20 preparations to pay a visit to the ongoing SAB League Skills Camp currently happening at the High Performance Centre in Pretoria.  The 34-year-old coach holds the SAB League dear to his heart having started his coaching career there with... Read Article

Cheetahs vs Lions, crunch battle expected

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 February 2017  -  137 Views  -  0 Comments
The Super Rugby opening clash between the Cheetahs and the Lions this weekend promises to be a thriller as both teams have various agendas to carry out. Kick-off at the Toyota Stadium on Saturday is at 3:05pm.  The 2017 edition of the Super Rugby got underway on Thursday (23 February), but this... Read Article