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Women’s marathon record holder Brigid Kosgei, 5,000m world champion, Hellen Obiri, and 3,000m steeplechase world champion and world record holder, Beatrice Chepkoech have been nominated for the 2019 IAAF Female Athlete of the Year Award. The three Kenyan women are among 11 nominees shortlisted for the prestigious annual award whose…
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored his 700th career goal during Portugal's 2-1 defeat to Ukraine. He reached the sensational milestone with a clinical penalty but he and his team-mates were unable to find an equaliser against the 10 men of Ukraine. "The records come naturally, I don't look for them, the…
South Africa’s National Under-17 men’ side (Amajimbos) lost 7-0 to Zambia in their second COSAFA Men’s Under-17 Championship Group A match which took place at Mpira Stadium on Monday afternoon (14 October). And although the second team that is to progress into the semi-finals of this year’s eight-nation Southern regional…
Zimbabwe and Nepal were re-admitted as ICC members in a meeting held in Dubai. Advertising ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar said in a press release: “I would like to thank the Zimbabwe Sports Minister for her commitment to the reinstatement of Zimbabwe Cricket. Her desire to work in support of Zimbabwe…
President of the South African Football Association (SAFA), Dr Danny Jordaan, has congratulated Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki and his charges for the 2-1 win over Mali in the Nelson Mandela Challenge played yesterday at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. This was Ntseki’s first assignment in charge of Bafana…
QUALIFIED: BELGIUM, ITALY, POLAND, RUSSIA Group A Standings: England (12 pts), Czech Republic (12), Kosovo (8), Montenegro (3), Bulgaria (3)Matchday 8: Monday – Bulgaria v England, Kosovo v Montenegro • England: will qualify with win if Kosovo do not win• Czech Republic: cannot qualify or be eliminated• Kosovo: cannot qualify…
Kenya's Brigid Kosgei beat women's marathon world record by more than a minute in winning the Chicago Marathon. Her unofficial time of 2 hours, 14 minutes and 4 seconds beat Paula Radcliffe's record, set at the 2003 London Marathon, by 81 seconds. The 25-year-old smoked the competition. It was almost…
Teenager Coco Gauff became the youngest player to win a WTA title in 15 years with victory in the Linz Open. The 15-year-old American beat Jelena Ostapenko 6-3 1-6 6-2 and is projected to move inside the world's top 75. Gauff qualified for the main draw as a lucky loser…
Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki began his journey on a positive note after a victory over Mali in the Nelson Mandela Challenge. They were awarded a penalty in the 24th minute after Thulani Serero was brought down inside the box. Dean Furman stepped up to break the deadlock with a…
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas surged into the lead at the start and held on to win the typhoon-hit Japanese Grand Prix for his third Formula One victory of the season and first since April. Bottas, who started third on the grid, pulled ahead of Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Charles…
Pool A Team P W D L -/+ BP Pts 1 Japan 4 4 0 0 53 3 19 2 Ireland 4 3 0 1 94 4 16 3 Scotland 4 2 0 2 64 3 11 4 Samoa 4 1 0 3 -70 1 5 5 Russia 4 0…
FULL-TIME: JAPAN 28-21 SCOTLAND Japan are through to the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals for the first time. The game was won just after half-time, when Japan scored their fourth try to secure a bonus point and, barring a miracle, the win. Scotland never recovered from their opponents' super-charged first half…
Result: Wales 35 Uruguay 13. Wales sealed top spot in Pool D with a,five-try victory against Uruguay that ensured they will face France in the quarter-final. They are so far unbeaten in the tournament, with bonus-point wins against Fiji and Georgia, as well as a triumph over Australia. Scorers Wales…
India bundled out South Africa for 189 in the third session of the fifth day of the second Test in Pune, to win the match by an innings and 137 runs. Proteas crumbled under pressure as Umesh Yadav and Ravidra Jadeja both bagged three wickets each. After being down to…
FULL Time: USA 19 Tonga 31. Tonga bounced back in the second half to beat USA to claim their first win at Rugby World Cup and fourth spot in Pool C The Pacific Islanders were tailing 12-7 at the break, despite scoring the first try of the game through prop…
Full-Time Score: Kaizer Chiefs 4-2 Mamelodi Sundowns. Former Mamelodi Sundowns players Leonardo Castro and Khama Billiat came back to haunt their former team as Amakhosi walloped the Brazillians 4-2 in the Shell Helix Cup at FNB Stadium. Leornado Castro scored hattrick in the ninth and 31st minutes and third during…
Result: Ireland 47 Samoa 5. Ireland booked their place in the World Cup quarter-finals with a seven-try win over Samoa in Fukuoka. Ireland had to play over half the match with 14 men after Bundee Aki's 29th-minute dismissal, though tries by Rory Best, Tadhg Furlong and Johnny Sexton had already…
Thursday 10 October Group C: Netherlands 3-1 Northern Ireland, Belarus 0-0 EstoniaGroup E: Croatia 3-0 Hungary, Slovakia 1-1 WalesGroup G: Latvia 0-3 Poland, Austria 3-1 Israel, North Macedonia 2-0 SloveniaGroup I: Kazakhstan 1-2 Cyprus, Belgium 9-0 San Marino, Russia 4-0 Scotland. Friday 11 October Group A: Czech Republic 2-1 England, …
Image:Reuters. Kenyan marathoner Eliud Kipchoge became the first human to run a marathon in under two hours, covering the 26.2-mile distance in 1 hour, 59 minutes and 40 seconds in a specially-tailored event in Vienna. Although it was the quickest marathon ever recorded, the effort won’t count as a world…
Virat Kohli has struck his highest Test score of 254 not out against the Proteas to help his team pose a mammoth 601/5 declared in the first innings of the second test. After India’s declaration, the Indian bowlers continued to apply pressure, in what was the last phase of play…
Minister of Arts,Sport and Culture has announced the nominees for the 14th SA Sports Awards. The public will also get to be involved, by voting in the People's Choice of the Year award, which include Percy Tau, Thembi Kgatlana, Siya Kolisi, Gerda Steyn, Bongiwe Msomi and they can vote for…
Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Ronwen Williams has called on the fans to come in numbers to support the squad in their clash against Mali in the 2019 Nelson Mandela Challenge. The two nations meet on Sunday, 13 October 2019 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. Kick-off is at 15h00. Williams, together…
Australia scored three second-half tries to beat a determined Georgia 27-8 in Fukuroi. Australia – Tries: Nic White, Marika Koroibete, Jack Dempsey, Will Genia. Conversions: Matt Toomua (2). Penalty: Toomua.Georgia – Try: Alexander Todua. Penalty: Soso Matiashvili. Australia – 15 Kurtley Beale, 14 Jordan Petaia, 13 James O’Connor, 12 Samu…
Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus has revealed that Ruan Pienaar could join the Springbok squad if there is a serious injury at scrumhalf in the coming weeks. The Boks enjoyed a two-day break following their win against Canada. When the squad reconvened for training this morning, scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies (hamstring) and…
Six years ago, it was not possible to watch LaLiga on TV in South Africa. Today, the league is the second-most popular foreign league in the country and is opening its second official headquarters there due to the growth of the local team. The new space, located in Sandton, Johannesburg,…
World Rugby has cancelled the All Blacks game against Italy in Toyota City on Saturday due to Super Typhoon Hagibis, which is set to batter Yokohama and nearby Tokyo with 270kmh winds. Hagibis, which has been gaining force over the Pacific, is expected to make landfall on the main islands…
England and Scotland's final World Cup pool matches this weekend are under threat from violent Typhoon Hagibis. Hagibis is moving towards Japan and expected to make landfall on Saturday. Both England's game against France in Yokohama on Saturday (09:15) and Scotland's vital match with hosts Japan at the same venue…
Mamelodi Sundowns will face Wydad Casablanca,USM Alger and Petro Athletico in Group C of the CAF Champions League following a draw in Cairo. ? | Total CAF Champions League - Group Stage ? BIG matches ahead! Let the #TotalCAFCL matches begin.. ? pic.twitter.com/S1WWUNIWyn — CAF (@CAF_Online) October 9, 2019 ?…
The 2019/20 TKO competition was launched in Johannesburg earlier today. Baroka FC, the defending champions will play Supersport United away from home. The first round of matches will take place on the 19th of October. FULL TKO LAST 16 DRAW: Highlands Park v Black Leopards Maritzburg United v Bidvest wits…
The CAF inter-club competitions organizing committee have decided to replay the 2nd-leg match between Zamalek and Generation Foot in Cairo. CAF initially declared Zamalek as winners to advance to the group stages after Generation Foot refused to partake in the postponed second leg fixture in Alexandria. Zamalek changed the venue…
Hashim Amla is all set to sign for England county, Surrey, as a Kolpak registration. He announced his retirement from international cricket earlier this year and will be signing a two-year contract with Surrey, according ESPNCricinfo. The county would be hoping for closing the deal before the end of this…
FULL-TIME: South Africa 66-7 Canada. Springboks have demolished 14-man Canada 66-7 and confirmed their place in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup. They scored 10 tries throughout the match, and had four tries and a bonus point in a whirlwind first 17 minutes at Kobe Misaki Stadium. South Africa …
2019 Rugby World Cup: South Africa vs Canada. Head-to-head Played – 2 South Africa wins – 2 Canada wins – 0 South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus “We’ve put a lot of time into Canada because if you take your eye off them, there might be one or two little errors…
Naomi Osaka´s win over world number one Ashleigh Barty in Beijing at the weekend lifted her back into the top three in the new WTA rankings released on Monday. French Open winner Barty retains top spot and even extends her lead following the failure of Karolina Pliskova to get past…
SAFA has confirmed has that goalkeeper Brandon Petersen and defender Thamsanqa Mkhize has been withdrawn from the Bafana Bafana squad that will face Mali in the 2019 Nelson Mandela Challenge scheduled for Sunday, 13th of October 2019. Ricardo Goss of Bidvest Wits and Bloemfotein Celtics have been called up to…
Premier League Results: Full-time: Newcastle 1-0 Manchester United. Manchester United were dreadful, again, and the Ole Gunnar Solskjær romance is all but dead. Their tally of nine points after eight games is their lowest since the 1989-90 season, when they were a point worse off. Meanwhile Steve Bruce hopes Newcastle's…
Full Time Score:Manchester City 0-2 Wolves. Liverpool are eight points clear of Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table going into the international break. A brilliant performance and result from Wolves, who were the better side in the first half and they move up to 11th. Full…
FT: France 23-21 Tonga. France have beaten Tonga 23-21 to join England in the quarterfinals and maintain their record of always reaching the knockout round. They led 17-0 but Tonga pulled back to within two points after a converted try from flanker Zane Kapeli with one minute left on the…
Mohammed Shami (5/35) and Ravindra Jadeja (4/87) starred for the hosts on the final day as India registered a big 203 win against Proteas in Vizag to go 1-0 in the three match series. It was a match that India dominated from the start with centuries from Dean Elgar and…
FULL TIME:New Zealand 71 Namibia 9. New Zealand racked up the biggest points tally of the Rugby World Cup so far by running in 11 tries to hammer a spirited Namibia side 71-9 and charge back to the top of Pool B. The bonus point was secured before half time…
Springboks have made 13 changes to their starting side to face Canada at the Rugby World Cup on Tuesday. After losing to the All Blacks in their opener, the Springboks have claimed comfortable wins over Namibia (57-3) and Italy (49-3) in Pool B. Newly-arrived Damian Willemse will start at full-back…
Springboks Coach Rassie Erasmus said it’s sad that some people saw something ‘negative’ and misread the situation involving Makazole Mapimpi and a celebration huddle for bench players after the match against Italy. A video from the post-match celebrations following their win went viral after it showed the Bok replacements in…
Full time: West Ham 1-2 Crystal Palace. Crystal Palace snatched victory at West Ham as Jordan Ayew had an 87th-minute goal awarded by the video assistant referee. Ayew was initially ruled offside by assistant referee after he stabbed in from close range but the decision was overturned after a lengthy…
Full Time Score: Highlands Park 0 Supersport United 1. SuperSport United are the 2019-20 MTN8 champions after they edged Highlands Park 1-0 in a thrilling final at the Orlando Stadium. Matsatsantsa striker Bradley Grobler’s solitary goal on the stroke of half time was all they needed to ensure Kaitano Tembo…
Full Time Score: Real Madrid 4 Granada 2. Eden Hazard scored his first Real Madrid goal as they survived a Granada fightback to stretch their lead at the top of La Liga. Benzema scored the opening goal,thanks to a brilliantly-curved outside-of-the-boot pass from Gareth Bale. And Luka Modric added an…
FT: Liverpool 2 Leicester 1. James Milner's injury-time penalty earned a dramatic win over in-form Leicester City. Liverpool move eight points clear of Manchester City after their 17th successive league victory. Brendan Rodgers' side looked to be on course for a hard-earned point on his return to Anfield after James…
FT: Brighton 3-0 Tottenham Tottenham's week has gone from bad to worse after the 7-2 capitulation against Bayern Munich in the Champions League. Mauricio Pochettino's side were outplayed,as teenage striker Aaron Connolly netted a brace and strike partner Neal Maupay also bagged in a 3-0 win. The big concern for…
Full time: Japan 38 Samoa 19. Japan took a giant step towards the quarter-finals of the 2019 Rugby World Cup after overwhelming Samoa 38-19 in Toyota. They won with a crucial bonus point claimed with a last-gasp try for star winger Kotaro Matsushima, while defeat means Samoa's quarter-final hopes effectively…
Full-time: England 39-10 Argentina. Owen Farrell took the last kick of the game, slotting the ball between the posts for the conversion and sealing a comfortable win for England in the process. Argentina, who reached the semi-finals four years ago, head home,while England move on and will play France next…
FT: Australia 45-10 Uruguay Australia have returned to the top of Pool D with a comfortable victory over Uruguay, and all-but sealed their progress to the quarter-final. Scoring sequence: 5-0 Haylett-Petty try, 7-0 Lealiifano con, 7-3 Berchesi pen, 12-3 Petaia try, 14-3 Lealiifano con, 19-3 Kuridrani try HALF-TIME 24-3 Kuridrani…
Premier League leaders Liverpool face another stern test on Saturday, when they will seek to preserve their perfect record against an in-form Leicester City. Premier League Fixtures, Week 8. Saturday, October 5 12:30 p.m. Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Tottenham Hotspur. 3 p.m. Burnley vs. Everton. 3 p.m. Liverpool vs.…
SuperSport will be appearing in the MTN8 final for the third year in a row, the first time a club has achieved this on two occasions. They also appeared in three finals between 2004 and 2006.The other teams to do so are Kaizer Chiefs (1974-76) and Orlando Pirates (1978-80). Both…
Springboks kept their hopes of moving into the quarterfinals of the Rugby World Cup with a 49-3 win over Italy. Point scorers: Springboks – Tries: Cheslin Kolbe (2), Bongi Mbonambi, Lukhanyo Am, Makazole Mapimpi, RG Snyman, Malcolm Marx. Conversions: Handre Pollard (4). Penalties: Pollard (2). Italy – Penalty: Tommaso Allan.…
Arsenal's future may be the biggest winner after the second matchday of the 2019/20 UEFA Europa League, given the way Kieran Tierney and Gabriel Martinelli starred during a 4-0 win over Standard Liege. Europa Cup Last Night Results: Astana 1-2 Partizan Belgrade Young Boys 2-1 Rangers Feyenoord 2-0 Porto CSKA…
Ireland scored five tries in a bonus-point win over Russia to go back top of Pool A but the victory was far from convincing. They will now qualify for a quarter-final should they claim five match points against Samoa in nine days time but serious questions remain about the form…
SA Rugby announced it would launch an internal investigation into allegations against Eben Etzebeth,who assaulted and racially abused a homeless man just before the World Cup. SA Rugby reaffirms its commitment as a good corporate citizen to abide by any requirements placed on it or its employees by South African…
Thursday, October 3 fixtures (CET/GMT) Astana v Partizan (1650/1450) Saint-Étienne v Wolfsburg (1855/1655) Oleksandria v Gent (1855/1655) Beşiktaş v Wolverhampton Wanderers (1855/1655) Sporting Braga v Slovan Bratislava (1855/1655) CSKA Moskva v Espanyol (1855/1655) Ferencváros v Ludogorets (1855/1655) İstanbul Başakşehir v Borussia M'gladbach (1855/1655) Wolfsberger AC v Roma (1855/1655) Young Boys…
Liverpool have survived a scare from RB Salzburg to edge a seven-goal thriller. Champions League 2019/20 results: Barcelona 2-1 Inter (Suarez 54', 84' | Martinez 4') Genk 0-0 Napoli Lille 1-2 Chelsea (Osimhen 32' | Abraham 22', Willian 79') Liverpool 4-3 Salzburg (Mane 9', Robertson 24', Salah 36' | Hwang…
Nigeria and South Africa are in the same group after a draw was conducted for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games qualifying tournament in Alexandria. Teams are restricted to under-23 footballers and the finalists and the winners of the third-place play-off will represent Africa in Japan, where teams can use three…
Mamelodi Sundowns have moved to the third spot on the log standings after a 2-1 win over Black Leopards at Thohoyandou Stadium. Teams: Leopards: Mendes, Mudau, Zulu, Katjiukua, Masia , Mokoena, Andrianarimanana, Phala, Musonda, Malama, Kapinga. Subs: Muleka, Bereng, Abubakar, Ndou, Malajila, Hlongwane. Sundowns: Onyango, Lakay, Ngcongca, Madisha, Lebusa. Jali,…
The South African Human Rights Commission has confirmed that legal proceedings will be pursued in the Equality Court in relation to allegations involving Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth. Before He left with the Springboks to the World Cup, he met with the SAHRC to discuss allegations of his involvement in an…
All Blacks has put on the highest score of the Rugby World Cup and shut out Canada to ease to a 63-0 victory at the Oita Stadium. They opened the scoring on five minutes when referee Romain Poite awarded a penalty try following a series of reset scrums following New…
Real Madrid avoided another European horror show against Club Brugge, but they were held to a 2-2 draw,while Bayern Munich brilliance cannot hide troubles at Tottenham. Tonight's UEFA Champions League Results: Real Madrid 2 Club Brugge 2. Tottenham 2-7 Bayern Red Star 3-1 Olympiacos Atalanta 1-2 Shakhtar Donetsk Man City…
Kaizer Chiefs winning streak continues after defeating Golden Arrows 2-0 at the FNB Stadium. Chiefs scored in both halves through a 26th minute penalty by Daniel Cardoso before Arrows defender Nkosinathi Sibisi scored a dramatic own goal in the 60th minute. The win sees Amakhosi opening a four point gap…
LaLiga, the premier Spanish football league, announced the appointment of Marcos Pelegrin as the organisation’s new Managing Director for South Africa. Based in Johannesburg, Pelegrin will also manage the following markets: Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Lesotho, Seychelles, Mauritius, Zimbabwe, and Eswatini. Pelegrin takes over from Antonio Barradas, who has held the…
Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus expects the Springboks’ battle with Italy at the Rugby World Cup to be fought and won on just one front — up front. He prepared accordingly by loading his eight-man bench with six forwards for the potentially decisive Pool B game against the Italians at Shizuoka.…
Scotland's controlled performance ensured a bonus-point victory over Samoa that revives their hopes of progressing from World Cup Pool A. Scotland (20) 34 Tries: Maitland, Laidlaw Penalty tries: 2 Penalty: Laidlaw Cons: Laidlaw 2 Drop goal: Hogg Samoa (0) 0 The Scots now move up to third in the Pool…
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer urged Manchester United to show a killer instinct against Arsenal after scoring just 10 goals in their eight matches in all competitions this season. "We need to score more goals, definitely. We are working on improving the relationships, the pattern, the understanding," Solskjaer told reporters. "We started…
F1 Ferrari looked set to end Mercedes’ dominant run at the Sochi Autodrom, but in the space of a few seconds their hopes of victory vanished, with championship leader Lewis Hamilton seizing the advantage to seal a first Grand Prix win since the summer break. Leclerc pitted first and set…
Wales beat Australia in a crunch Pool D clash in Tokyo at the Rugby World Cup. Both teams won their opening game and know a victory will put them in pole position to top the group and secure a quarter-final place. Wales now have control of Pool D. A fast…
Kaizer Chiefs moved three points clear at the top of the Absa Premiership table after they secured victory over Baroka. It was the home side who were to go in front through Lebogang Manyama's controversial 39th-minute goal. Full Time Score: Kaizer Chiefs 1 Baroka 0. Here's how both teams lined…
Cristiano Ronaldo returned from an injury scare to score as Juventus eased past struggling SPAL 2-0 and took top spot in Serie A. Ronaldo notched up his third consecutive goal at home this season after 78 minutes in Turin to add to Miralem Pjanic's opener just before the break. While …
Real Madrid stayed top of La Liga after maintaining their unbeaten domestic start with a goalless draw at city rivals Atletico Madrid. And the draw lifts Real one point above Granada who beat Leganes 1-0 earlier, while Atletico climb above Barcelona into third. Luis Suarez and Junior Firpo got the…
Christian Coleman clocks 9.76 seconds, Justin Gatlin 9.89 and Andre De Grasse 9.90. And South African Akani Simbine in fourth at 9.93. Great Britain's Zharnel Hughes was back in sixth on 10.03, with Jamaican Yohan Blake in fifth at 9.97.
Raheem Sterling seals hard-fought win for Manchester City at Everton. Premier League results Sheffield United 0-1 Liverpool Aston Villa 2-2 Burnley Bournemouth 2-2 West Ham Chelsea 2-0 Brighton Crystal Palace 2-0 Norwich Tottenham 2-1 Southampton Wolves 2-0 Watford Everton 1- 3 Man City. Tomorrow's Fixture: Leicester City vs. Newcastle United.…
Mamelodi Sundowns booked a place in the Caf Champions League group stages for the fourth consecutive season with a ruthless 11-1 demolition of minnows Cote d’Or at Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville last night. The Brazilians went into this game leading 5-0 from the first leg in Seychelles two weeks…
South Africa won by 54 points as they dominated Namibia. They secured the bonus point halfway through the first half and they just kept on increasing the lead in the second. The only points for Namibia came from a penalty in the first half. South Africa scored nine tries, five…
Maritzburg United has registered their first win of the season after beating Chippa United at the Harry Gwala Stadium. Thabiso Kutumela scored the only goal of the match after He ran to a loose ball in the area to side-foot past Patrick Tignyemb three minutes before the break. FULL TIME…
The IAAF has sent a letter to the entrants in the women’s marathon at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 confirming that the race will go ahead as planned. The latest weather information confirmed that the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature* for the race will be at or below 30…
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said his young squad is "improving and evolving" in response to their indifferent start to the season. United have won once in their past five Premier League matches and needed penalties to beat League One Rochdale in the Carabao Cup. Saturday, September 28th. Sheffield…
Afghanistan have appointed former South Africa all-rounder Lance Klusener as the team's new head coach. He replaces Trinidadian Phil Simmons, who stepped down after Afghanistan failed to win a match at the World Cup. Klusener, 48, said: "I am extremely excited and honoured to be given the opportunity to work…
The Springboks aim to put their Rugby World Cup 2019 campaign back on track when they meet Namibia in Toyota on Saturday. It is a must-win match for the Boks after losing 23-13 to the All Blacks last week. Teams: South Africa 15 Warrick Gelant, 14 Sbu Nkosi, 13 Lukhanyo…
This year marks the fourth year that leading football association, LaLiga has partnered with the Gauteng Future Champions football development initiative and Gauteng Provincial Government to discover, nurture, and reward young football talent in the province. As part of LaLiga’s ongoing commitment to help develop football from a grassroots level…
Full-time: England 45 USA 7. USA got their consolation score in the end, but it was an efficient performance from England, better than Sunday against Tonga, with man-of-the-match Ford at the helm. Meanwhile Italy did exactly what was required against Canada by running in seven tries at Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium,…
IAAF President Sebastian Coe was elected for a second term at the 52nd IAAF Congress in Doha, while Ximena Restrepo, Sergey Bubka, Geoffrey Gardner and Nawaf Bin Mohammed Al Saud were elected Vice Presidents. All 203 voting members of Congress voted for Coe; there were no abstained votes. Restrepo, the…
Man United needed penalties to beat Rochdale after 16-year-old Luke Matheson stuns Old Trafford. Wednesday's League Cup results Brighton and Hove Albion 1-3 Aston Villa Burton Albion 2-0 Bournemouth Chelsea 7-1 Grimsby Town MK Dons 0-2 Liverpool Oxford United 4-0 West Ham United Sheffield United 0-1 Sunderland Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1…
Bafana Bafana will face Mali in the 2019 edition of Nelson Mandela Challenge scheduled to be played at the Nelson Mandela Bay in Port Elizabeth,on the 13th of October 2019. Kickoff is at 15h00. Tickets will be on sale for R40 for adults and R20 for children under the age…
Springbok Coach Rasie Erasmus has announced 13 changes to the starting line-up that appeared in the opening Rugby World Cup clash with New Zealand. In a statement released by SA Rugby, Erasmus also announced that six of the opening day starting XV re-appear on the bench including captain Siya Kolisi.…
Scenes! @rugbyuruguay celebrate their win in style at #RWCKamaishi #RWC2019 #FIJvURU pic.twitter.com/vKQJ4ySg5b — Rugby World Cup (@rugbyworldcup) September 25, 2019 ¡GUARDA este video, para siempre! ¡Ganó la celeste!#RWC2019 #RWCKamaishi #FIJvURU #WebbEllisCup pic.twitter.com/IeN4ZqHJSN — Rugby World Cup ES (@rugbyworldcupes) September 25, 2019 "Fiji vs Uruguay: Uruguay win their first RWC match…
Tottenham’s disappointing start to the season hit a new low as they suffered an embarrassing League Cup third-round defeat on penalties at fourth-tier Colchester. Arsenal 5-0 Nottingham Forest. Colchester 0-0 Tottenham (Colchester win 4-3 on penalties). Luton 0-4 Leicester. Portsmouth 0-4 Southampton. Preston 0-3 Manchester City. Sheffield Wednesday 0-2 Everton.…
Kaizer Chiefs reclaimed top spot in the Absa Premiership with a 2-0 win against Amazulu and victory remains elusive for AmaZulu even though they had two disallowed goals and dodgy calls against them. Leornado Castro opened the scoring for Chiefs and Khama Billiat finally got the better of keeper Siyabonga…
Proteas fitness trainer, Greg King has announced that he will be emigrating due to family responsibility reasons,and He has been a part of the team since July 2013,He will end his tenure after the conclusion of the test series against India. In a statement he said; “The last six years…
Carabao Cup third round fixtures. Tuesday, September 24: Watford vs Swansea City. Colchester United vs Tottenham. Portsmouth vs Southampton. Preston North End vs Manchester City. Luton Town vs Leicester City. Sheffield Wednesday vs Everton. Crawley Town vs Stoke City. Arsenal vs Nottingham Forest. Wednesday, September 25: Wolves vs Reading. Oxford…
Samoa has produced a dominant second-half display after benefiting from officiating controversy as they opened their 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign with a bonus-point 34-9 Pool A win over Russia. Scorers: Russia Penalties: Yury Kushnarev (2) Drop goal: Kushnarev Samoa Tries: Alapati Leiua (2), Afaesetiti Amosa, Ed Fidow (2), Rey…
Lionel Messi beat Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo to win the best men’s player award at the Best FIFA awards. The Barcelona star scored more league goals than anyone else in Europe last season, registering 36 times as he helped the Spanish side win another La Liga title. It…
Georgia were hugely impressive in the second half, but Wales can be proud of their performance too. A fantastic game of rugby ended with Wales getting what they came for and Georgia making a significant statement of intent. FULL-TIME: Wales 43-14 Georgia. Tomorrow's Fixture: Russia vs. Samoa @ 12:15. Wednesday…
The South African U-17 Women’s National Team (Bantwana), qualified for the semi finals of the COSAFA U-17 Women’s Championships in fine style at Francois Xavier Stadium in Port Louis, Mauritius, after beating Botswana 5-1 in their second group B match. Result: South Africa – 5 (Marhazi 2’, 60’; Wade 29’,…
Thomas Du Toit,Cell C Sharks prop replaces the unfortunate Trevor Nyakane who tore his right calf in the 23-13 defeat by New Zealand in Yokohama. He was on a short-term loan to Toulouse, was on standby and had been involved in preparations right up until the team’s departure for Japan.…
Football: Premier League Results. Full-Time Score: Chealsea 1 Liverpool 2. Liverpool were not at their attacking best at Chelsea on Sunday but earned a 2-1 win to maintain their five-point lead over City at the top. La Liga Results. Full-Time Score: Granada 2 Barcelona 0. The newly promoted Andalusians gained…
Cape Town City and Golden Arrows shared the spoils with a 1-1 draw in the Absa Premiership this afternoon. Full-Time Score: Cape Town City 1 Golden Arrows 1. Here's how both teams lined up: City: 1. Leeuwenburgh, 2. Mkhize, 3. Mobara, 5. Dove, 6. Seedat, 11. Ralani, 12. Fielies, 17.…
Sebastian Vettel ended his 22-race losing streak by controversially beating Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc to victory at the Singapore Grand Prix. The four-time world champion jumped a furious Leclerc in the only round of pit stops to take to the top step of the podium for the first time since…
West Ham were impressive without doing anything too spectacular. They scored through Andriy Yarmolenko and Aaron Cresswell,and another winless away match for Manchester United,they have not won on the road in the league since February and an injury to Marcus Rashford compounded a miserable afternoon in the capital. Full-time Score:…
FULL-TIME: ITALY 47-22 NAMIBIA. Namibia will be happy with the scoreline, as it could have been a lot worse. They defended well and at times handling errors let them down. FULL TIME! IRELAND 27-3 SCOTLAND. Ireland cruised to victory in what was expected to be a competitive match. Scotland produced…
2019 Rugby World Results: New Zealand beat South Africa 23-13 in Pool B opener. The All Blacks contained a spirited South Africa comeback to win the Pool B opener and two tries in four first-half minutes made the difference. “It was a heck of a Test match” hear from All…
Bidvest Wits moved into second place on the Absa Premiership table after beating Orlando Pirates 4-3 in a thrilling clash at the Moses Mabhida Stadium last night. ABSA Premiership Results: Stellenbosch FC 2 Black Leopards 2. Chippa United 0 Bloemfotein Celtics 0. Polokwane City 3 Supersport United 1. Mamelodi Sundowns…
Manchester City raced into the fastest 5-0 lead in Premier League history with David Silva, Sergio Aguero, Riyad Mahrez, Bernardo Silva and Nicolas Otamendi scoring in the first 18 minutes. But they fell short of Manchester United's record 9-0 win over Ipswich, with Bernardo adding two more for his hat-trick…
New Zealand face the toughest of starts to their Rugby World Cup campaign when they play South Africa on day two at the tournament today. After hosts Japan kicked off Asia's first Rugby World Cup by beating Russia 30-10. Australia play Fiji before France take on Argentina in a crunch…
Bidvest Wits were forced to move their match against Orlando Pirates to the iconic Moses Mabhida stadium after the Premier Soccer League ruled that Milpark stadium was not safe and big enough to accommodate this game. Saturday PSL Fixtures 21 September:Stellenbosch FC vs. Black Leopards @ 15:00. Chippa United vs.…
Liverpool look to bounce back from the disappointment in Naples midweek when they travel to Stamford Bridge this Sunday. Premier League fixtures for this weekend: Friday September 20 fixture: Southampton vs. AFC Bournemouth. Saturday, September 21 fixtures: Leicester City vs. Tottenham Hotspur. Burnley vs. Norwich City. Everton vs. Sheffield United.…
Fans at Tokyo Stadium,along with a worldwide television audience numbering in the hundreds-of-millions, are set to be captivated by a truly spectacular and unique opening ceremony as Rugby World Cup 2019 kicks off today in Tokyo. Combining the ancient with the modern, the opening ceremony will draw on deeply symbolic…
The Springboks will have the image of late Chester Williams embedded on their jerseys in the tournament opener against the All Blacks. He passed away suddenly from a heart attack two weeks ago. He was 49. In memory of Williams, his image will be embedded into the playing number on…
PSG destroyed Real Madrid 3-0 behind two goals from Angel Di Maria, and it was a nightmare performance for Los Blancos and Manchester City responded well from their loss to Norwich City last weekend in Premier League, dominating Shakhtar Donetsk,while Bayer Leverkusen fell 2-1 in the most surprising result of…
SuperSport United will face Highlands Park in the 2019 MTN8 final following a 2-0 (3-1 on aggregate) win over Tshwane rivals Mamelodi Sundowns at Lucas Moripe Stadium last night. Teboho Mokoena and Jamie Webber found the back of the net for the visitors who will play in their third successive…
India 151 for 3 (Kohli 72*, Dhawan 40) beat South Africa 149 for 5 (de Kock 52, Bavuma 49, Chahar 2-22) by seven wickets. After a washout in Dharamsala, India got their home season underway with a comfortable win in Mohali, against a new-look Proteas side, that didn't quite show…
Amazulu Football Club has announced former Polokwane City Coach Jozef Vukusic,as the new coach of the club. He has signed a three year deal after He has agreed terms with the club. The club statement read as follows: “We wish to welcome Jozef Vukusic who will take over as Head…
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has named an unchanged team for their World Cup clash against the All Blacks in Yokohama on Saturday. The squad is unchanged from the one that beat Japan in the final warm-up match earlier this month. Springboks – 15 Willie le Roux, 14 Cheslin Kolbe, 13…
Napoli have won five of their six Champions League home games against English opposition,and Frank Lampard became the first Chelsea manager to lose his first Champions League match,while Barcelona have failed to score in their opening match of a Champions League campaign for the first time since 2009-10 against Internazionale.…
Highlands Park have defeated Polokwane City in a penalty shootout at Makhulong Stadium to advance to the final of the MTN8 where they will meet either Mamelodi Sundowns orSuperSport United. Sundowns and SuperSport play their semifinals match on Wednesday night. Here's how both teams have lined up: Highlands Park: 42.…
Black Leopards have become the latest club in the last 48 hours to fire their coach. Lionel Soccoia is the third coach to be fired after both Clinton Larsen and Cavin Johnson were fired by AmaZulu and Chippa United respectively. A mutual agreement has been reached to separate with the…
The SABC has confirmed that it will not broadcast any matches of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, which kicks off in Japan this Friday. This was confirmed in a tweet from SAfm quoting SABC spokersperson Vuyo Mthembu: "Vuyo Mthembu: Yes, I can confirm that the SABC weren't able to secure…
The 2019/20 UEFA Champions League group stage begins with matchday one this week,with all 32 teams in action. Liverpool travels to Napoli as they begin their Champions League campaign and Barcelona visits Borussia Dortmund,while last season's surprise semifinalist Ajax are also in action, playing Lille at home. UEFA Champions League…
Highlands Park will face Polokwane City in the 2019 MTN8 semifinal second-leg match at the Makhulong Stadium tonight. Kick-off is at 19:30. They played goalless draw in the first-leg encounter in Polokwane and Highlands Park have an advantage of advancing to a final for the first time in 36 years,while…
Amazulu coach Cavin Johnson has been fired, the club has confirmed. Johnson is the second coach to be sacked, after Chippa United also fired Clinton Larsen. His departure comes after his side were held to a 1-1 draw by rivals Golden Arrows in the KZN derby at Sugar Ray Xulu…
South African athlete Carina Horn has been suspended by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for failing a doping test. According to IAAF's Athletics Integrity Unit, there was a presence of a prohibited substance, Ibutamoren and LGD-4033, in her system. The AIU confirms a Provisional Suspension against South African…
Premier League Results: FT: Watford 2 Arsenal 2. Arsenal captain Granit Xhaka said the Gunners "were too scared" as they let slip a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at Watford. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice in the first half for the visitors but the Hornets hit back after the break through…
Barcelona are now two points behind La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid after a 5-2 win over Valencia. And a spectacular performance from 16-year-old Ansu Fati, who took the chance on his first start for Barça to record a goal, and an assist. Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Piqué, Lenglet, Alba; De…
Neymar was booed by his own fans throughout his Paris St-Germain return against Strasbourg but He scored an injury-time overhead-kick winner. He missed the opening five games as he tried and failed to seal a move back to Barcelona. "It is not the first time I have been booed by…
SuperSport United held Cape Town City to a 3-3 draw in a thrilling Absa Premiership match at Mbombela Stadium. Matsatsantsa climbed up to fourth place on the log,while the Citizens moved up to the eighth spot. #AbsaPrem - RESULT:SuperSport United 3-3 Cape Town CityA thrilling end-to-end encounter ends with both…
Kaizer Chiefs have suffered their first ABSA Premiership defeat of the season while Polokwane City join them on 10 points at the top of the table after a win at FNB Stadium. City were awarded a penalty after Charlton Mashumba was fouled by Chiefs goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi in the box.…
Norwich City produced an outstanding performance when they beat Premier League champions,Man City 3-2 in an exciting game at Carrow Road. Kenny Mclean opened scoring for City from a corner after 18 minutes and Todd Cantwell doubled the lead with a brilliantly worked move 10 minutes later. Sergio Ageuro pulled…
Liverpool have now won 14 league games in a row in a run that stretches back to a draw at Everton in March,the joint third-best winning run in English top-flight history and they go five points clear at the top, with second-placed Manchester City currently playing. While Chelsea have won…
Orlando Pirates has ended their six-match winless streak with a 2-1 victory over Chippa United in the Absa Premiership. Tshegofatso Mabasa scored a brace,while Rhulani Manzini’s free-kick proved too strong for Delle, which allowed Lerato Manzini to tap-in rebound. And Frenchman Joris Delle made his first official start for Pirates.…
Eden Hazard made his Real Madrid debut as Karim Benzema scored twice in a win over Levante. Hazard came on after 60 minutes at 3-1. Real had led 3-0, with Benzema scoring a header and slotting home a James Rodriguez pass, before Casemiro netted. Belgium forward Hazard waited years to…
Result: Côte d'Or FC 0️⃣ - 5️⃣ Mamelodi Sundowns (5', 74' Mabunda, 68' Lakay, 70' Mkhulise, 84' Arendse). Downs getting the job done in the Seychelles with an emphatic scoreline and a valuable clean sheet!Côte d'Or FC 0️⃣ - 5️⃣ Mamelodi Sundowns (5', 74' Mabunda, 68' Lakay, 70' Mkhulise, 84'…
Lloyd Harris led South Africa to victory over Bulgaria in their Europe/Africa II Davis Cup tie at Kevin Grove Club. Harris defeated Dimitar Kuzmanov 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) to give South Africa an unassailable 3-1 lead in the tie. Victory in the tie means South Africa will move into the Euro/Africa…
Late Springbok wing, Chester Williams was laid to rest with his funeral service held at the Newlands Stadium. Williams died last week of suspected heart attack. He was the only black player in the World Cup-winning side that defeated rivals New Zealand 15-12 after extra time at Ellis Park stadium.…
The Premier League gets back underway this weekend following the international break, and the first action of the weekend will come live from Anfield as Liverpool can stretch their lead at the top to five points. While Newcastle United are yet to hit their groove under Steve Bruce. They enjoyed…
Mamelodi Sundowns left for the Seychelles earlier this week for their first leg encounter of the second-round qualifier against Côte d’Or FC. However the match will not be televised and the club has confirmed. ?UPDATE?Masandawana, tomorrow’s game against Côte d’Or FC will not be televised.#sundowns — Mamelodi Sundowns FC (@Masandawana)…
Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has hinted at the potential snubbing of Khama Billiat for this weekend's fixture against Polokwane City after He was initially deemed injured in a statement released by the club but He decided to honour a national team call up. Orlando Pirates coach Rulani Mokwena said…
Image:@osdurant. Former Springbok prop and dual Rugby World Cup winner Os du Randt will be inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame at the World Rugby Awards in Tokyo on 3 November. World Rugby has announced that Du Randt will be joined by the New Zealand duo of Richie…
Eben Etzebeth has been accused of being involved in a violent attack on a homeless man and using racial slurs after a boozy altercation at a pub. It is said the word “hotnots” was used - a derivative of Hottentot, which is a historical description of the original indigenous Khoisan…
Bafana Bafana and Banyana Banyana are set to make a return to the SABC’s television screens after it emerged that the SA Football Association (Safa) and the SABC are close to clinching a deal for coverage of all national teams. Acting Safa CEO officer Russell Paul confirmed that SuperSport will…
The life of former Springbok and 1995 Rugby World Cup winner,Chester Williams was celebrated, at a special memorial service at the University of Western Cape. He died of a suspected heart attack last week. Courtesy of SABC. At the time of his passing, He was the coach of the university's…
South African U23 side have qualified for the U23 Africa Cup of Nations with a 5-0 aggregate victory over Zimbabwe in the final round of qualifiers after the played a draw earlier today. They trashed Zimbabwe 5-0 at Orlando Stadium on Friday night and moved a step closer to booking…
SANZAAR has announced the match schedule for the 2020 Super Rugby season. In the opening match of the season, the Blues will host the Chiefs at Eden Park in Auckland, while the Brumbies will host the Reds at GIO Stadium in Canberra. Later on January 31 the Sharks and the…
The Springboks have moved up a spot in the latest World Rugby rankings. World Rugby rankings: 1. Ireland 89.472. New Zealand 89.403. England 88.134. South Africa 87.345. Wales 87.326. Australia 84.057. Scotland 81.008. France 79.729. Fiji 77.4310. Japan 76.70
Amol Muzumdar (Photo Credits: Twitter) Amol Muzumdar was appointed as the interim batting coach of the Proteas, who will arrive in India for the three-match Test series from October 2. The 44-year-old,has never featured for India despite amassing 11,167 first-class runs at an average of 48.13, confirmed the appointment. “I…
The funeral service of legendary Springbok wing Chester Williams will be held at Newlands Stadium on Saturday. He passed away at the age of 49 due to cardiac arrest and his funeral will take place at 12pm on Saturday. On Wednesday, 11 September at 1pm, there will also be a…
Image:US Open. Rafael Nadal won his fourth US Open title, defeating Daniil Medvedev in five sets, 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4. He had won the US Open three times coming into the 2019 tournament: in 2010, 2013 and 2017. Nadal's victory moves him within one of Swiss rival Roger Federer's…
Cricket: Ashes Test Australia have retained the Ashes as they defeated England by 185 runs at Old Trafford and they now lead the five-match series, 2-1. Our Aussies come out on top in another gripping #Ashes contest! The urn has been retained, but a series win remains up for grabs…
Image:US Open. Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu has upset Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 in the US Open final for her first Grand Slam title. Her win prevented Williams from claiming what would have been her record-tying 24th major singles championship and this is the second year in a row that Williams…
Tributes pour in for Chester Williams. My childhood hero? I still can’t believe it...gone way too soon?My condolences go out to Chester’s family and close friends??Rest In Peace Chester Williams Legend ??#RIPChessie pic.twitter.com/8Xupmtfbei — JP Pietersen (@jppietersen14) September 6, 2019 The most terrible news... in a rugbyworldcupYear.Another Springbok from the…
The Free State Cheetahs were crowned the 2019 Currie Cup champions after beating the Golden Lions 31-28 in Bloemfontein. Point scorers: Free State Cheetahs – Tries: Joseph Dweba, William Small-Smith, Clayton Blommetjies, Walt Steenkamp. Conversions: Ruan Pienaar (4). Penalty: Pienaar. Golden Lions – Tries: Wandi Simelane, Dillon Smit, James Venter…
The Official Emblem of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 was unveiled in Doha’s Souq Waqif on the Msheireb – Qatar National Archive Museum building in Doha, Qatar. The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022Official Emblem was projected on to a number of iconic buildings in Qatar and across the Arab…
South Africa’s National Under-23 side are now a foot in to this year’s quadrennial U-23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), after beating Zimbabwe 5-0 in their third round, first leg of the qualifiers which took place in Orlando Stadium last night. The second leg match will take place on Tuesday…
Former FC Barcelona, Inter Milan and Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o has announced his retirement from professional football. The former Cameroon international joined Real Madrid's academy system in 1996 and would get his first taste of first-team football the following year on the outskirts of the city during a loan spell…
Currie Cup final: Toyota Free State v Xerox Golden Lions. Venue: Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein. Kick-off: 17h00. Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen. Assistant referees: AJ Jacobs and Egon Seconds.TMO: Shaun Veldsman. Toyota Free State Cheetahs – 15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 William Small-Smith, 13 Benhard Janse van Rensburg, 12 Dries Swanepoel, 11…
The Springboks have ended their preparations for the upcoming World Cup with a 41-7 win over hosts Japan in a warm-up match in Kumagaya and the Japanese team failed to repeat their 2015 heroics against a composed and well organised Springboks side. Japan – Try: Kotaro Matsushima. Conversion: Yu Tamura.…
Legendary Springbok wing Chester Williams has passed away at the age of 49. It’s believed that He suffered a heart attack. The tragic news comes less than two months since the world rugby was rocked by the news of James Small’s death. The two wingers both emerged as iconic figures…
Serena Williams cruised into the U.S. Open final and is once again one win away from history. Williams, the No. 8 seed and 23-time Grand Slam champion, dismissed No. 5 Elina Svitolina, 6-3, 6-1, in 1 hour, 10 minutes in the semifinals at Arthur Ashe Stadium. It was Serena's 101st…
The match between South Africa and Madagascar has been called off and this after Zambia cancelled the planned friendly match in Lusaka against South Africa due to xenophobic attacks and riots. Madagascar were expected to land in the country this evening and train at the match venue tomorrow. Breaking News:…
Banyana Banyana midfielder Leandra Smeda said they did not expect to be knocked out of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifiers at the first hurdle. South Africa lost 2-3 on penalties to Botswana after both sides played to a goalless draw in the two-legged second round. Smeda, who scored one of…
SAFA has confirmed that Bafana Bafana will play Madagascar in a international friendly match on Saturday, 7 September at Orlando Stadium. Kick-off is at 19h00. The match replaces the cancelled encounter between Zambia and South Africa which was scheduled for the same date at Lusaka’s Independence Heroes Stadium. The match…
Due to high demand, tickets for the much-anticipated Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal 'The Match in Africa'for the benefit of the Roger Federer Foundation’ are sold out. Statement from the Roger Federer Foundation's CEO, Janine Händel: “To all the fans out there who have booked - or tried to book…
World 400 metres champion Wayde van Niekerk will not defend his title in Qatar this month after a setback while recovering from an injury. The 27-year-old South African returned to competition in February after more than a year out with a knee injury but had suffered a minor setback in…
Rasie Erasmus has named the springbok squad for Friday’s clash against Japan in Kumagaya and it will be their last match before the Rugby World Cup. 15 Willie le Roux, 14 Cheslin Kolbe, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Handré Pollard, 9 Faf de Klerk,…
Defending champion Naomi Osaka has been knocked out of the US Open, losing 7-5 6-4 to Switzerland's Belinda Bencic in the last 16. Osaka was broken late in the opening set and then again in the fifth game of the second under the Arthur Ashe Stadium roof. Japan's Osaka will…
The People’s Race will once again accommodate 600 athlete’s on Saturday 2 November 2019, the night prior to the 26th Soweto Marathon. Orlando West High School in the Vilakazi Precinct, in Soweto will house and feed the successful applicants from around the country in the race’s third Runners Village CSI…
The Tickets for the much-anticipated match between Roger Federer and Rafeal Nadal will go on sale at 09:00 on the 4th of September 2019 at Computicket. The match will be played at the Cape Town Stadium on Friday,the 7th of February 2020, to will help raise funds for the Roger…
MTN 8 Result: Supersport United 1 Mamelodi Sundowns 1.(01 September 2019). SuperSport United and Mamelodi Sundowns played to a 1-1 draw in a first-leg encounter of the MTN8 semi-finals at the Lucas Moripe Stadium this afternoon. Sundowns will be the happier of the two sides as they grabbed a crucial…
Jurgen Klopp admitted that Sadio Mane was angry at Mohamed Salah for failing to pass to him against Burnley. Courtesy of You tube.
Coco Gauff will not match her magical Wimbledon run and Naomi Osaka's quest to defend her US Open title continues. In a blockbuster third-round matchup and in their first career meeting, the world No. 1 and 21-year-old from Japan bested the 15-year old American 6-3, 6-0 to advance to the…
Image:Reuters. Fulltime Score: Burnley 0-3 Liverpool Liverpool are again just beating teams by their strength and their quality. They’ve had six or seven good chances and they’ve taken three of them. And Roberto Firmino becomes the first Brazilian player to score 50 Premier League goals. He is the sixth player…
Romelu Lukaku has hit back at criticism from Gary Neville by saying the pundit should "never say I am unprofessional". The Belgium striker, 26, was also called "overweight" by the former Manchester United defender on Twitter. Lukaku left Manchester United to join Serie A side Inter Milan for £74m on…
The Xerox Golden Lions produced a mature performance to beat the Tafel Lager Griquas 32-19 in their Currie Cup semifinal to book their first final since 2015. SCORERS Xerox Golden Lions – Tries: Madosh Tambwe, Stean Pienaar, Hacjivah Dayimani, Marnus Schoeman. Conversions: Shaun Reynolds (4). Penalties: Reynolds (2). Tafel Lager…
Polokwane City and Highlands Park played to a goalless draw,not the most exciting match played this season. Result: Polokwane City 0-0 Highlands Park:(31 August 2019) Here's how they lined up: Polokwane City: 40. Chibwe, 2. Mvelase, 24. Hlongwane, 22. Mbonani, 27. Motloung, 14. Manaka, 10. Tlolane, 4. Nene, 3. Anas,…
Sheffield United shocked Chelsea by coming from two-goals down to snatch a point at Stamford Bridge. West Ham beat Norwich, Leicester won against Bournemouth and Newcastle settled for a point against Watford. Today's Premier League Results (31 August 2019). Chelsea 2-2 Sheffield United | ABRAHAM x 2, ROBINSON, ZOUMA OG…
SAFA NEC has unanimously appointed Molefi Ntseki as the new Bafana Bafana coach, taking over from Stuart Baxter who resigned last month. He was assistant coach to Shakes Mashaba and Baxter and assumes his responsibilities with immediate effect. Ntseki was appointed interim coach three weeks ago but was confirmed as…
SA boxing female champion Leighandre Jegels was shot and killed yesterday, allegedly by her police officer boyfriend, whom she had a protection order against. Jegels’ mother was also shot in the attack,and was rushed to the East London hospital. A 37-year-old police Tactical Response Team officer was later arrested after…
Currie Cup semifinal fixtures (Saturday, 31 August): Xerox Golden Lions v Tafel Lager Griquas Kick-off: 14h00 Venue: Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg Referee: Cwengile Jadezweni Assistant Referees: Rasta Rasivhenge and Quinton Immelman TMO: Christie du Preez Xerox Golden Lions – Tyrone Green, Madosh Tambwe, Wandisile Simelane, Duncan Matthews, Stean Pienaar, Shaun…
Highlands Park will be hoping to win their second game this week by beating Polokwane City in the first leg of the MTN 8 semi-final tomorrow. While Supersport United will look to end Mamelodi Sundowns dominance in the Tshwane derby on Sunday afternoon. MTN 8 Semi-Final Fixtures SATURDAY, AUGUST 31…
Springbok fans came in numbers to bid farewell to the national team as they jet to Japan for the Rugby World Cup. South Africa will be one of the first teams to arrive in Japan. The first match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off on the 20th of…
The South African Institute for Drug Free Sport has confirmed that Springbok and Lions wing Aphiwe Dyantyi’s B-sample has tested positive for banned substances. In a statement released last Saturday, Dyantyi denied taking any banned substances and requested that his B sample be tested. Saids confirmed today that Dyantyi’s B-sample…
Arsenal vs Tottenham The Premier League’s first major derby of the year sees the North London heavyweights face off at the Emirates and both sides are coming off a loss with Arsenal beaten by Liverpool 3-1, while Newcastle upset a sorry Spurs outfit 1-0. The key battle to watch will…
Defending champion Novak Djokovic battled through a shoulder injury to make the US Open third round with a win over Argentina's Juan Ignacio Londero. The top seed needed treatment three times, but still went on to win 6-4 7-6 (7-3) 6-1. Courtesy of US Open and You Tube.
28 August Orlando Pirates 0 - 0 Golden Arrows 28 August Bloemfontein Celtic 1 - 2 Mamelodi Sundowns 28 August Bidvest Wits 2 - 1 Stellenbosch 28 August Maritzburg United 0 - 1 Black Leopards 28 August Chippa United 0 - 0 Polokwane City 28 August Baroka FC 0 -…
Lesotho have appointed Thabo Senong as their new coach ahead of their 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Ethiopia over two legs in the preliminary rounds. Following Amajita’s exit from the U20 World Cup earlier this year, He parted ways with the South African Football Association(SAFA), after he was informed that…
ABSA Premiership Results (27 August 2019). Cape Town City 1 Kaizer Chiefs 2. Highland Park 2 Amazulu 1. ABSA Premiership Fixtures (28 August 2019) 28 August Baroka FC v SuperSport United 19:30 Peter Mokaba Stadium 28 August Wits v Stellenbosch 19:30 Bidvest Stadium 28 August Bloemfontein Celtic v Mamelodi Sundowns…
Serena Williams made the perfect start to the US Open by thrashing her long-time rival Maria Sharapova. She,won 6-1 6-1 in a first-round meeting which ended up lasting just 59 minutes. Eighth seed Williams, is bidding for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title and a first since returning from giving…
Coach Rassie Erasmus announced the players for the tournament which kicks off in September. The final 31 man squad to represent the country at the Rugby World Cup in Japan was named. Springboks will kick off their world cup campaign with a game against reigning world champions New Zealand on…
Image:PGATourTwitter. Rory McIlroy fired a four-under-par 66 to win the PGA Tour Championship and claim the $15 million FedEx Cup jackpot on Sunday. Courtesy of PGA Tour and You Tube. In the final round of the 2019 TOUR Championship, Rory Mcllroy turned in a 4-under 66 to get to 18-under…
Cricket England has won the third Ashes Test thanks to a stunning Ben Stokes century. The home side chased down 359 with one wicket in hand as it created history by achieving its highest ever fourth innings run chase. Golf South African Erik van Rooyen finally landed his maiden European…
Image:SAFA History was made yesterday when the first ball of the SAFA National Women’s League was kicked at the Nike Football Training Centre in Pimville, Soweto. After months of planning, the dream was finally realised when the first whistle of the new league was launched on the 22nd of August…
Image:SAFA. South Africa’s National Under-20 (Amajita) interim coach Helman Mkhalele said their final 2019 All Africa Games Group A match against Burkina Faso played a massive role in helping him to assess all of his players whom he had selected for this tournament. Amajita suffered a 4-0 defeat to Group…
South African Kevin Anderson, a 2017 US Open men's singles finalist, has withdrawn from the 2019 US Open with a right knee injury. A Wimbledon finalist in 2018, Anderson previously missed the entire 2019 clay-court season, including the French Open, with a right elbow injury. He returned for the Queens…
The Cheetahs claimed a 38-33 bonus-point win against Western Province to finish at the top of the Currie Cup standings. Cheetahs will host the Sharks in Bloemfontein and the Golden Lions will meet Griquas in Johannesburg in the Currie Cup semi-finals next weekend. The match at Ellis Park in Johannesburg…
Orlando Pirates were knocked out of CAF Champions League by Zambia’s Green Eagles after failing to overturn a 1-0 first-leg defeat away,managing a 1-1 result in the return leg. Captain Happy Jele ended the goal-drought by heading home from close range in the 59th minute and hardly a minute later…
Mamelodi Sundowns advanced to the next round of CAF Champions League qualifiers after they thrashed Otoho d'Oyo 4-0 in the second leg of their preliminary round tie at Lucas Moripe Stadium and they go through on a 5-2 aggregate victory. Here is Mamelodi Sundowns lined up: Sundowns: 14. Onyango, 27.…
Mohamed Salah scored twice as Liverpool maintained their 100 per cent Premier League record by beating Arsenal 3-1 at Anfield. Joel Matip's header and Salah's second-half brace ensured the Reds moved three points clear at the top of the table, with the Gunners staying second despite suffering a fourth straight…
Kaizer Chiefs and SuperSport United played to a 1-1 draw in their Absa Premiership clash at FNB Stadium. Supersport had a chance to win in the final minute of injury time when they were awarded a penalty for a handball but Daniel Akpeyi was the hero after saving the penalty.…
Crystal Palace stunned Manchester United as Patrick van Aanholt scored an injury-time winner to record their first victory at Old Trafford since 1989. Daniel James thought he had rescued a point for United when he curled in a delightful equaliser in the 89th minute following neat build-up from Marcus Rashford…
Image:AFP. Springbok wing Aphiwe Dyantyi has tested positive for a banned substance after a national training camp in July and He tested positive for an undisclosed prohibited substance after being tested on 2 July after a Springbok training camp. The World Rugby Breakthrough Player of 2018 released a statement in…
Interim Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki says the squad needs all the support they can get. He was speaking at his first announcement of the Senior Men’s National Team since he was put in charge following the departure of former coach Stuart Baxter. He named a squad of 23…
Liverpool host Arsenal in a top-of-the-table clash. They have both won their opening two games of the season, and meet on high confidence. Jurgen Klopp have a few issues to iron out in defence and midfield, but his attack looks as strong as ever and it will be up to…
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has admitted that his side needs some freshness for tomorrow's Caf Champions League challenge against AS Otoho d’Oyo of Congo. Sundowns need to overturn a 2-1 deficit which they suffered two weeks ago in the Republic of Congo if they are to seal their place…
Griquas (vs Lions, Kimberley) – Griquas have already secured their place in the top four. A win over the Lions will ensure them of a home-semi final however, if they lose, they can still be knocked down to fourth place. Cheetahs (vs Western Province, Bloemfontein) – Like Griquas, a win…
Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will play each other in the first round of the US Open, which marks the first time the two stars will face off in this tournament. Their match will take place on Monday, Aug. 26. Williams comes into the match as the eighth seed and…
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