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By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The South African Football Association (Safa) presidential elections are set to go ahead on June 25 as scheduled. On the eve of her manifesto, after her clearance alongside incumbent Danny Jordaan and Solly Mohlabeng, Ledwaba served court papers seeking an interdict of the Safa Elective Congress. This…
Staff Reporter. Maritzburg United on Wednesday confirmed they have appointed John Maduka as their new head coach. Maduka earned plenty of praise last season after guiding Royal AM to a third place finish in what was their first season in top flight football. Royal AM were in contention for a…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. It was a heroic return to home soil on Tuesday night for the national team after landing at OR Tambo International Airport with the biggest haul of medals ever from a CAA African Senior Athletics Championships since 1993. In Mauritius, South Africa secured a total of 36…
By Stephan Shemilt. Captain Ben Stokes said England's remarkable victory over New Zealand is his greatest win as an England player, even better than his heroics at Headingley and in the World Cup final. England chased 299 with 22 overs to spare on the final day to win the second…
By Gavin Rich Making the inaugural Vodacom United Championship final is a triumph for both protagonists given where they have come from, but it would be remiss to overlook the contrasting challenges and journeys faced by the respective coaches in the renaissance of their respective franchises. When the Vodacom Bulls’…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Darwin Nunez vowed to write himself into Liverpool's history after securing a move from Benfica on Tuesday for a fee that could rise to a club record €100 million. The Champions League finalists have splashed an initial €75 million on the 22-year-old, with an extra €25…
By Neil Manthorp Yuzvendra Chahal and Harshal Patel claimed seven wickets between them to lead India to a comfortable 48-run victory against South Africa in the third of five T20 Internationals at the Rajasekhara Reddy Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday. Having successfully chased a record 212 in the first…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Bafana Bafana head coach Hugo Broos has blasted the quality of football in the Premier Soccer League. Broos told a press briefing on Tuesday, following Bafana Bafana's 2-1 defeat by Morocco in their opening Group K Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. "It’s time now to face the…
Staff Reporter. Serena Williams is set to make her comeback at Wimbledon a year after her last match in any competition, writing on Instagram on Tuesday: "See you there." The 23-time Grand Glam singles champion, who suffered an injury during her first-round match at the All England Club 12 months…
Staff Reporter. The Golden State Warriors are one win away from a seventh NBA title after Andrew Wiggins inspired his team to a 104-94 win over the Boston Celtics. The Warriors lead the series 3-2 and can claim a fourth title in eight years with victory in game six of…
Staff Reporter. Burnley have appointed former Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany as their new manager to take over from Sean Dyche, the Championship club (second-tier) said on Tuesday. The 36-year-old former Belgium defender left Anderlecht last month after two seasons as head coach, having joined in 2019 as player-manager before…
By Brenden Nel If there is one thing that forms an integral part of the Vodacom Bulls’ success this season, it is their belief in their young players. While much has been made of the experience in the squad, and especially the exceptional leadership qualities of players like Marcell Coetzee,…
Staff Reporter. Cape Town City have confirmed a new four-year contract for defender Keanu Cupido, who will extend his stay at the club until 2026. Cupido, 24, made 17 DStv Premiership appearances for the side last season, which was his fourth with the Mother City club. He has never quite…
Staff Reporter. Holders France failed to qualify for the final four of the Nations League when they slumped to a 1-0 defeat at home to Croatia as they stayed winless in the competition on Monday. The world champions, who have now lost two and drawn two, are bottom of Group…
Staff Reporter. Fifa has suspended Ivory Coast goalkeeper Sylvain Gbohouo for 18 months after he tested positive for the banned substance trimetazidine last year, world soccer's governing body said on Monday. The 33-year-old, who returned a positive test after a World Cup qualifier in November, missed the Africa Cup of…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Fifa are confident semi-automated technology to assist with quicker Video Assistant Referee decisions could be ready for the World Cup in Qatar later this year, world football's governing body president Gianni Infantino said on Monday. Trials on the AI technology will continue in the coming months…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Formula One boss Stefano Domenicali arrived in South Africa on Monday for talks that could see the country's Kyalami circuit return to the grand prix calendar next year for the first time since 1993. A Formula One spokesman confirmed Domenicali flew to South Africa after Sunday's Azerbaijan…
Staff Reporter. Following the landmark announcement of the inclusion of the leading South African teams in its tournaments, EPCR has confirmed the formats and qualifiers for next season’s expanded Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup. The 2022/23 Heineken Champions Cup will be competed for by 24 elite clubs with…
Staff Reporter. Nigeria put in a ruthless performance to crush Sao Tome & Principe 10-0 in a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier played at Stade Adrar in Agadir, Morocco, on Monday afternoon. The Super Eagles had six different scorers – including a four-goal haul from star man Victor Osimhen…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Pitso Mosimane has officially stepped down from his position as Al Ahly head coach after nearly two years in charge. Mosimane had joined Al Ahly back in 2020, and his stint with the Reds saw massive success on both continental and international levels. During his 21 months…
Staff Reporter. Manchester City have completed the signing of Norway striker Erling Haaland from Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund on a five-year contract, the Premier League champions said on Monday. City did not provide financial details of the deal but German media reported that the total cost of buying Haaland could…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The South African team flaunted their depth on Sunday, securing another 11 medals on the fifth and final day of the CAA African Senior Athletics Championships in Mauritius. While the national squad again finished second succession behind Kenya in the final standings, they secured a total of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Orlando Pirates have confirmed the signings of Nkosinathi Sibisi from Golden Arrows and Thapelo Xoki from AmaZulu. The move for the two defenders will be made official once the transfer window is opened. "Orlando Pirates Football Club can confirm they have reached an agreement with Golden Arrows…
Staff Reporter. The use of five substitutes, introduced as a tweak to the rules because of the Covid-19 pandemic, will be formally written into the laws of the game at a meeting in Doha on Monday, the International Football Association Board (IFAB) said. Further discussions, and possible decisions, on concussion…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Erling Haaland scored two goals and made another as Norway thumped neighbours Sweden 3-2 in their Nations League Group B4 clash at the Ullevaal Stadium on Sunday, taking his total to 20 international goals and four in two games against the Swedes. The 21-year-old stooped to…
Staff Reporter (AFP) Matteo Berrettini made a winning return to tennis on Sunday when he defeated an injury-hit Andy Murray 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 to win the Stuttgart grass-court title. Berrettini, who last played in March and then underwent hand surgery, won his ninth Stuttgart match without a loss as he…
Staff Reporter. Heinrich Klaasen powered South Africa to a four-wicket victory with a match-winning 81 in the second T20I against India in Cuttack on Sunday evening. The Proteas lead the five-match series 2-0. Klaasen was back to his brilliant best after only returning to the Proteas starting XI due to…
By Michael Vlismas. Dylan Mostert with the Kit Kat Group Pro-Am winner's trophy at Irene Country Club. (Photo by Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour/Gallo Images). Irene, City of Tshwane – Dylan Mostert showed great mental composure and produced a bogey-free back nine for his maiden Sunshine Tour title on Sunday, as he…
By Andrew Benson. Max Verstappen won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix and took control of the World Championship after an engine failure on Charles Leclerc's Ferrari. Leclerc's second engine-related retirement from the lead in three grands prix leaves him trailing Verstappen by 34 points, despite six pole positions in eight races.…
Staff Reporter. Kevin De Bruyne is one of three Belgium players given permission to go off early on holiday after their 1-1 draw with Wales on Saturday, coach Roberto Martinez said. De Bruyne, Yannick Carrasco and Thomas Meunier have all been allowed to skip the last of this month’s four…
Staff Reporter. The country's top women javelin throwers shone on Saturday, securing a clean sweep of the podium for the SA team on Day 4 of the CAA African Senior Athletics Championships in Mauritius. Jo-Ane van Dyk earned gold in the final with a best attempt of 60.65m, with McKyla…
By Brenden Nel There is a danger that the euphoria of the Vodacom Bulls’ win over Leinster on Friday night might well mean they had played their final already. But the key word in the Bulls camp ahead of their Vodacom United Rugby Championship final showdown with the DHL Stormers…
Staff Reporter. Roger Federer said he is "definitely" intending to return to top-level tennis in 2023, but added that he had not made any concrete plans beyond his scheduled appearances at the Laver Cup and his home tournament in Basel later this year. The former world number one, who will…
Staff Reporter. England's winless start to their Nations League campaign continued as they were held to a 0-0 draw at home by a youthful Italy side at a near-empty Molineux on Saturday. The first meeting between the nations since the tumultuous Euro 2020 final at Wembley last year was a…
Staff Reporter. The Toyota Cheetahs proved far too good for a young, inexperienced Vodacom Bulls side, beating the visitors 35-5 in their final Currie Cup pool match at the Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein on Saturday night. The bonus-point win, courtesy of five tries to the winners, means that the Cheetahs…
Staff Reporter. South Africa's Charl Schwartzel held off compatriot Hennie Du Plessis to claim the biggest pay cheque in golf history at the opening event of the LIV Invitational Series on Saturday. The 37-year-old led by three strokes going into the third and final round at the Centurion course north…
By Andrew Benson. Ferrari's Charles Leclerc took his sixth pole position in eight races this season with a scintillating lap at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Leclerc saved the best for last with his final lap, beating Red Bull's Sergio Perez by 0.282 seconds. Perez beat team-mate Max Verstappen with his…
By Brenden Nel. Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber rewarded form in this year’s Vodacom United Rugby Championship by including no less than eight uncapped players in an extended 43-man squad for the coming international season, but there was no place for Bok hard man Duane Vermeulen. There were call-ups for fan…
Staff Reporter. Cape Town All Stars claimed an impressive 2-1 win over Swallows FC in the Premier Soccer League (PSL) promotional/relegation playoff match at Danie Craven Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The win saw Igugu Lekapa end their unsuccessful playoffs campaign with a victory as they came from behind to defeat…
By Michael Vlismas. Irene, City of Tshwane – Dylan Mostert produced a top-class display of putting for a second day in a row as he took a two-stroke lead on 13-under-par on Saturday heading into the final round of the KitKat Group ProAm at Irene Country Club. Mostert was just…
By Gavin Rich. DHL Stormers flyhalf Manie Libbok put a nightmare performance behind him to produce the pass that set up the equalising try and then he kicked the angled conversion that secured the DHL Stormers a 17-15 last-gasp win over Ulster in Saturday's pulsating Vodacom United Rugby Championship semifinal…
Staff Reporter. The Momentum Proteas proved too strong for Ireland in the opening one-day international (ODI) at the Clontarf Cricket Ground, as the visitors claimed a dominant nine-wicket victory to kick off their ICC Women’s Championship (IWC) 2022-25 campaign on Saturday in Dublin. The experienced pair of Shabnim Ismail (3-16)…
Staff Reporter. Former Tour de France winner Chris Froome pulled out of the penultimate stage of the Criterium du Dauphin due to illness, his Israel Premier Tech team said on Saturday. Froome, 37, last won the Tour in 2017 and suffered serious injuries during the 2019 Dauphine. This year's Tour…
Staff Reporter. Cristiano Ronaldo, Joao Moutinho and Raphael Guerreiro will all miss Portugal's Nations League match against Switzerland this weekend, coach Fernando Santos announced on Saturday. The trio have been excused the journey to Geneva on "management" grounds rather than injury. "It's not about physical problems, it's a question of…
By Selif Soliman. Al Ahly transfer advisor Adly El-Keiy has insisted the club’s board will meet with Pitso Mosimane just to support not to evaluate him. Despite his achievements, Mosimane has been under scrutiny recently with former Al Ahly players urging the club board to replace the South African coach.…
Staff Reporter. Morocco will look to take total control of Group K in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations when they face Liberia at Stade Mohamed V in Casablanca on the evening of Monday 13 June. Kick-off is at 9pm CAT. Morocco got their qualification campaign off to a good…
Staff Reporter. Nigeria will chase a second win in Group A of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers when they face ‘hosts’ Sao Tome & Principe at Stade Adrar in Agadir, Morocco, on the afternoon of Monday 13 June. Kick-off is at 3pm CAT. Nigeria opened their campaign with…
Staff Reporter. Tiger Woods has joined Michael Jordan and LeBron James in a select group of elite athletes with a net worth of at least $1 billion, business magazine Forbes reported. The 15-times major winner, who returned to competition at the Masters in April 14 months after nearly losing his…
Staff Reporter. Kylian Mbappe came off the bench to score a late equaliser as France settled for a 1-1 draw with Austria in their Nations League encounter in Vienna on Friday. Mbappe appeared as a second-half replacement for Antoine Griezmann at the Ernst-Happel Stadium and burst through in characteristic fashion…
By Brenden Nel The Vodacom Bulls weren’t given a chance, but pulled off a spectacular display of bravery and determination to cause the biggest upset of the inaugural Vodacom United Rugby Championship as they downed giants Leinster 27-26 in Dublin on Friday night. The Bulls simply outworked and outmuscled the…
By Ross Roche. The Griquas for the second game in a row battled back to steal a 45-44 win at the death, this time over the Pumas in their Currie Cup match against the Pumas at the Mbombela Stadium on Friday evening. The result didn't really matter, as the Sharks'…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Miranda Coetzee and rising pole vault star Mire Reinstorf, secured continental titles on Frid Sprint ay, as the South African team pocketed five more medals on Day 3 of the CAA African Senior Athletics Cha sensation mpionships in Mauritius. Coetzee delivered a superb performance to win gold…
By Michael Vlismas. Irene, City of Tshwane – Sunshine Tour rookie Ryan van Velzen roared to a marvellous eight-under-par 64 at Irene Country Club on Friday to claim a one-stroke lead after the first round of the KitKat Group ProAm, the R1 million tournament being held for the second time…
By Patrick Compton. DHL Western Province deservedly beat the Cell C Sharks 28-21 at the Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch on Friday evening to effectively snuff out the visitors’ playoff hopes in the Carling Currie Cup. The Sharks scored three tries and finished with one bonus point for being within…
Staff Reporter. Barcelona will play a pre-season Clasico against Real Madrid in the United States next month, the clubs announced on Friday. The friendly will be played on July 23 at the 65 000-capacity Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas as the two Spanish clubs go head-to-head before the start of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Marumo Gallants announced on Friday afternoon that they have parted ways with head coach Dan 'Dance' Malesela. "Marumo Gallants FC has confirmed that the contract of coach Dan Malesela will not be renewed when it expires at the end of this month. The club would like to…
Staff Reporter. Seven-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said he was speechless after being made an honourary citizen of Brazil when the lower house of parliament passed a bill on Thursday. The move had been proposed by congressman Andre Figueiredo after last year's Brazilian Grand Prix was won by…
Staff Reporter. South African athletes produced some thrilling performances, putting up a fight on the track and in the fiel South d as they secured another 10 medals on day two of the CAA African Championships in Mauritius on Thursday. In the men's discus throw, Werner Visser and Victor Hogan…
Staff Reporter. Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos was left disappointed by the manner of his side’s defeat to Morocco in their opening 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Rabat on Thursday, Bafana led early through Lyle Foster, but had to withstand a barrage of Moroccan attacks, conceding the losing…
By Michael Vlismas. Dublin, Ireland – Leinster coach Leo Cullen says he hopes that the Vodacom Bulls can become a true rivalry for his team in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship and is excited about the future battles these two teams could have. "That's the hope. Hopefully this goes from…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Orlando Pirates Football Club have parted ways with former captain Thulani 'Tyson' Hlatswayo. The club released the statement and it reads as follows: Pirates and Hlatshwayo jointly announce the amicable parting of ways between the two parties. A leader amongst men, Tyson has always sought to make…
Staff Reporter. An early goal from Pablo Sarabia earned Spain a 1-0 win in Switzerland on Thursday, their first victory of this year's Uefa Nations League.Last year's finalists dominated the game from the start but were only able to score once, when Sarabia struck from close range in the 12th…
Staff Reporter. Sponsor Rocket Mortgage said Thursday it had cut ties with Bryson DeChambeau after the 2020 US Open champion said he would play on the controversial Saudi-funded LIV Golf series. "Rocket Mortgage has been a long-time supporter of the PGA Tour, both through our role as an official partner…
Staff Reporter. South Africa opened their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign with a 2-1 loss away to Group K favourites Morocco at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat on Thursday night. Bafana Bafana rode their luck, scoring first through Lyle Foster on the counter attack and relying…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah was named the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) Player of the Year for the second time on Thursday and Chelsea's Sam Kerr took the women's award. Salah, who shared this season's Premier League golden boot for the top scorer with Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min, also…
Staff Reporter. Without star forward Mohamed Salah, record African champions Egypt were stunned by Ethiopia at the Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe, losing 2-0 in their second Group D match of the 2023 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Salah missed the game due to injury and his absence was…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - The US PGA Tour slapped a ban on players who are competing in the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series on Thursday – just half an hour after the inaugural event teed off outside London. The richest tournament in the sport's history – with a purse of $25…
Staff Reporter. Nigeria got their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign off to a winning start, as they defeated Group A rivals Sierra Leone 2-1 at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja on Thursday evening. The Super Eagles had to come from behind to claim the victory, with…
Staff Reporter South Africa's dou.ble Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya finished just sixth in the 5 000m at the African championships on Thursday, missing the qualifying time for next month's world champs in Eugene. In her first international race for South Africa since the 2018 Commonwealth Games where she won…
Staff Reporter. 2023 Rugby World Cup hosts France will play Australia, South Africa and Japan in November, the French Rugby Federation announced on Thursday. Fabien Galthie's team host the Wallabies at the Stade de France on November 5 before facing world champions South Africa a week later in Marseille. Six…
Staff Reporter. David Miller and Rassie van der Dussen hit unbeaten half-centuries as the Proteas beat India by seven wickets in the first T20I in Delhi on Thursday. Miller made 64* from 31 balls and Van der Dussen 75* from 46 as the visitors reached their target of 212 with…
Staff Reporter. DStv Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns have confirmed the departure of midfielder George Maluleka. Maluleka joined Sundowns in April 2020 from Kaizer Chiefs and leaves the club with four titles including two Premiership medals. "The Club thanks him for his dedication and professionalism on and off the field during…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo: Rourke van der Spuy tees off this week as the most recent winner on the Sunshine Tour following his victory in the SunBet Classic. Photo Credit: Sunshine Tour. Irene, City of Tshwane – The Kit Kat Group Pro-Am returns to the Sunshine Tour schedule this week…
Staff Reporter. South Africa will face a tough test of their progress under coach Hugo Broos when they face Morocco in their opening Group K 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Thursday evening. Morocco may have suffered a 3-0 defeat at the hands of the United States in a…
By Michael Vlismas. Dublin, Ireland – Ruan Nortje, the newly-crowned "Ironman" of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship, knows better than anybody that Friday night's semi-final showdown with Leinster will require an iron will of both himself and his Vodacom Bulls team. The lock, who has used this inaugural season of…
Staff Reporter. Image Supplied. The South African team made an explosive start on Wednesday, opening their campaign in style by raking in four medals on Day 1 of the CAA African Senior African Championships Mauritius. Allan Cumming won gold in the men's hammer throw, with compatriot Tshepang Makhethe bagging the…
By Ahmad Gamal Ali. Former Al Ahly assistant manager David Sesa has shared his thoughts on the comparison between former head coach Rene Weiler and his successor Pitso Mosimane. The Red Devils have recently played their third consecutive CAF Champions League final, but unfortunately, they were defeated by Moroccan giants…
Staff Reporter. Sekhukhune United have announced the appointment of Kaitano Tembo as the new head coach. "Sekhukhune United Football Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Kaitano Tembo to the Technical Team of Sekhukhune United FC," a club statement read. "The former Supersport United FC Head Coach will…
Staff Reporter. Uganda picked up their first point in qualifying for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations after playing out to a 1-1 draw with Niger at the St Mary's Stadium on Wednesday. The Cranes led at the interval courtesy of Milton Karisa's 43rd-minute opener in Kitende and they looked…
Staff Reporter. The University of Pretoria dropped crucial points in search of PSL Promotion after their 1-1 draw against Cape Town All Stars at the Tuks Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. AmaTuks began the game on the front foot and managed to find themselves playing deep within the CT All Stars…
Staff Reporter. Former Kaizer Chiefs star Dumisani Zuma has found a new home at AmaZulu on a four-year deal. Zuma's agent Basia Michaels revealed to Sabc that the Pietermaritzburg born man has joined Usuthu following his release from his contract at Chiefs a week ago. "Yes, we have signed with…
Staff Reporter. Proteas are bracing for a formidable bowling attack from an Indian side eager to prove themselves when their Twenty20 series begins under New Delhi's scorching summer sun, skipper Temba Bavuma said on Wednesday. The touring side will play the first of five matches on Thursday as focus remains…
By Michael Vlismas. Dublin, Ireland – Jake White is hoping that the advice he gave to a young Leo Cullen when he first took on the job as head coach of Leinster is the same advice his own Vodacom Bulls team will heed when they face off against the Irish…
By Karien Jonckheere. Tatjana Schoenmaker, Henri Schoeman and Chad le Clos will be out to defend their respective titles when they compete at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham next month. The trio all claimed gold at the Gold Coast Games in 2018 and were included in the team of 190…
Staff Reporter. Golden Arrows have completed the signing of former Kaizer Chiefs centre forward Ryan Moon on a free transfer. "Abafana bes'thende are excited to announce the signing of Ryan Moon. Help welcome Ryan to the green and gold family and wish him a successful time with us at the…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. South African lightweight boxer Simiso Buthelezi has tragically died. Buthelezi, who seemed to lose consciousness during a World Boxing Federation Africa lightweight title fight in Durban on Sunday, passed away on Tuesday night. He had been in an induced coma after losing his bearings in the 10th…
By Michael Vlismas. @GalloImages. Dublin, Ireland – The Vodacom Bulls' Kurt-Lee Arendse says his team owes Leinster a good challenge when the two meet in Friday's semi-final of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship at the RDS Arena. The last time the Vodacom Bulls played Leinster in Dublin in September 2021,…
Staff Reporter. The University of Pretoria turn their attention to Cape Town All Stars in the race for PSL Promotion when they host the Mother City at the Tuks Stadium on Wednesday afternoon at 3pm. AmaTuks currently occupy top spot on the PSL Promotion table, while CT All Stars go…
Staff Reporter. Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, once the chiefs of world and European football, face trial on Wednesday over a suspected fraudulent payment that shook the sport and torpedoed their time at the top. Former FIFA president Blatter, 86, and Platini, 66, start a two-week trial at Switzerland's Federal…
Staff Reporter. Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos insists South Africa's 2022 Fifa World Cup qualification campaign was a success as he now attempts to get the team to the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Ivory Coast next year. Bafana managed a credible 13 points from a possible 18 in…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Italy moved top of their Uefa Nations League group on Tuesday after a new-look team continued their unbeaten start to the campaign with a 2-1 win over Hungary. Roberto Mancini's side lead the way in League A, Group 3 thanks to first-half goals from Nicolo Barella…
Staff Reporter. Tuesday's action in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers brought victories for reigning continental kings Senegal, as well as Cape Verde, Zambia and Burkina Faso. Senegal’s result was the headline of the day, as the Teranga Lions defeated Rwanda 1-0 in Dakar to move to a full…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Maritzburg United Football Club have parted ways with head coach Ernst Middendorp by mutual consent. Team of Choice have already offloaded eight first team players as they prepare for the 2022/2023, including a few experienced campaigners. The group included Steven Pereira, Lucky Baloyi, Nazeer Allie, Clayton Daniels…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The South African team will be looking to open their campaign with a bang, targeting multiple medals on the opening day of competition at the CAA African Senior Athletics Championships which gets underway in Mauritius from Wednesday 8 June. Three South African athletes will fancy their chances…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - German world No 3 Alexander Zverev underwent surgery on torn ligaments in his right ankle on Tuesday after he was forced to retire from his French Open semifinal against 22-times major champion Rafael Nadal last week. Zverev was trailing 7-6(8) 6-6 against Nadal when he rolled…
Staff Reporter. Evans Kangwa scored a brilliant late winner as Zambia defeated Comoros 2-1 in a Group H 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka on Tuesday evening. Chipolopolo looked set for a damaging home draw against Les Coelacantes, but instead they were able…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @GalloImages. South African Football Association (SAFA) vice-president Ria Ledwaba and Vhembe region have served court papers seeking to stop the Safa elections scheduled on June 25. They allege several constitutional irregularities surrounding the elections. They say some constitutional changes made at a March 26 ordinary congress were…
By Ryan Lavner. Tiger Woods announced Tuesday that he will not play next week at the U.S. Open, saying that his body needs "more time to get stronger." Woods said that he is still planning to play twice next month: at the Open Championship at St. Andrews, as well as…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. After months of planning and preparation, Netball South Africa has finally confirmed the list of players who have been given contracts. This will be first time that the federation does something like this. "Over the past three years I have been speaking about the need for and…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - American two-time major champion Dustin Johnson said on Tuesday he had resigned from the PGA Tour to compete in the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational that kicks off this week. "It's hard to speak on what the consequences might be but I've resigned my membership of the…
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