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Staff Reporter. The Lions ended a three-year Currie Cup losing run against the Sharks when they clashed in Johannesburg on Saturday. This was the perfect opportunity for the Sharks to move within three, potentially four, log points of the Vodacom Bulls and still have a game in hand. Instead, this…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs and Bloemfontein Celitc played to a 1-1 draw in a 2020-21 DStv Premiership match at FNB Stadium in Soweto. Itumeleng Khune dropped to the bench as Daniel Akpeyi returned in goal, while Ramahlwe Mphahlele replaced the suspended Philani Zulu. Chiefs opened the scoring on the eight…
Staff Reporter. Manchester City returned to winning ways in the Premier League and closed the gap to the top four with a hard-fought victory over in-form Southampton at St Mary's. Raheem Sterling swept in from Kevin de Bruyne's cutback after 16 minutes as Pep Guardiola's side stamped their authority following…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Lionel Messi equalled Brazil legend Pele's record of 643 goals for a single club after scoring for Barcelona against Valencia. The Argentine, 33, scored a diving header just before half-time immediately after his penalty was saved by Valencia keeper Jaume Domenech. Messi scored his first goal for…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Paris St-Germain forward Neymar is set to return in January from an ankle injury suffered against Lyon on 13 December. Neymar was seen screaming in agony and clutching his ankle after a challenge from Thiago Mendes, who was sent off. The Brazil international, 28,…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns failed to extend their lead at the top of the DStv Premiership with a 1-1 draw against Golden Arrows this afternoon. The result sees the Brazilians go three points clear at the top of the log, but they could be overhauled by Swallows FC (who play…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Twitter. Atletico Madrid went three points clear at the top of the Spanish La Liga table with two games in hand following victory over Elche. Ex-Liverpool and Barcelona forward Luis Suarez slotted in England international Kieran Trippier's cross in the 41st minute to put Atletico ahead.…
Staff Reporter. Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah both scored twice as Liverpool hit seven past Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park to go six points clear at the top of the Premier League table. Firmino, Salah, Takumi Minamino, Sadio Mane and Jordan Henderson were all on the scoresheet as the champions…
By Phumzile Ngcatshe. Photo Credit: BackpagePix. New AmaZulu coach Benni McCarthy has revealed his plans for the Durban-based club, saying his mission is to challenge for trophies. The South African all-time top scorer says he doesn't want to see Usuthu adding numbers in the DStv Premiership but at least fight…
By Phumzile Ngcatshe. Ahead of their trip to Angola for the Caf Confederation Cup clash against Sagrada Esperanca, Orlando Pirates could be without two of their key players. According to coach Josef Zinnbauer, strikers Zakhele Lepasa, and Tshegofatso Mabasa are doubtful for the clash as they sustained injuries. The duo…
By Phumzile Ngcatshe. Photo Credit: Lee Warren. Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Lebogang Manyama says it was disappointing to lose their midweek DStv Premiership game against SuperSport United but hopes they will minimize their errors. The Bafana Bafana international, however, has praised their team effort despite suffering to a 2-1 loss at…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Borussia Dortmund's Youssoufa Moukoko became the youngest player to score in the Bundesliga as his side lost 2-1 to Union Berlin. The striker, aged 16 years and 28 days, equalised on the hour mark. Union's goals were both from set pieces with on-loan striker…
 Staff Reporter. First Test, Adelaide Oval (day three) India 244 (Kohli 74) & 36 (Hazlewood 5-8, Cummins 4-21) Australia 191 (Paine 73*) & 90-2 (Burns 51*) Australia win by eight wickets. India collapsed to 36 all out - their lowest total in Test cricket - as Australia won the first…
Staff Reporter. Stellenbosch FC came back to hold Maritzburg United to a 2-2 draw in the DStv Premiership match at the Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg. Maritzburg went into the clash on Friday looking for their first victory of the season, and will have been bouyed by their perfomance from…
Staff Reporter. The Cheetahs overturned a 10-point deficit in the second half to claim a 35-31 win over the Pumas at Mbombela Stadium. The defending Currie Cup champions, headed into this clash hunting their first victory in the competition and a result that would see them close the gap on…
Staff Reporter. South Africa have confirmed two unnamed players have tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of their two-match test series against Sri Lanka that starts in Pretoria on Boxing Day, forcing the call-up of a trio of players as replacements. The positive tests were announced on Friday, a day before…
By Phumzile Ngcatshe. Photo Credit: Gallo Images. Mamelodi Sundowns coach Manqoba Mngqithi has admitted that the Brazilians are experiencing problems as the club is under a dark cloud. The reigning league champions have endured a tough few weeks dealing with the loss of defenders Anele Ngcongca and Motjeka Madisha who…
Staff Reporter. Sergio Perez has signed to race for Red Bull alongside Max Verstappen in 2021. The 30-year-old Mexican, who took his maiden Formula 1 win in the Sakhir Grand Prix this month, replaces British-Thai Alex Albon, who will stay with the team as reserve driver. Red Bull decided Albon…
By Phumzile Ngcatshe. Photo Credit: Muzi Ntombela. Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Dumisani Zuma says it is time for them to bounce back and that it feels good to be back in action after he was sidelined because of a niggling hamstring injury. The former Bloemfontein Celtic hitman also thanked the coaching…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. One of the most extraordinary seasons in Bundesliga history could hardly break off for the winter without one last gift to its followers, and Saturday's top-of-the-table clash between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern München ticks all the boxes. FC Bayern came from behind to beat VfL…
Staff Reporter. Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said his side played "brilliant football" as they moved to sixth in the Premier League with a comeback victory over bottom club Sheffield United. Marcus Rashford's double ensured the visitors maintained their perfect away record in the Premier League this season but…
Staff Reporter. Formula 1's governing body the FIA has confirmed the calendar for the longest season in history next year. There will be 23 grands prix held, starting in Australia on 21 March and ending in Abu Dhabi on 6 December. The British Grand Prix at Silverstone will be on…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit:AP. Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski won the best men's player at the Best Fifa Football Awards in Zurich, beating last year's winner Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the top prize. The Poland striker scored 55 goals in just 47 games last season as he helped German…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Russia's ban from all major sporting events after a doping scandal has been cut to two years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The ban still prevents Russia from competing in the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, set to be held next year, and…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. The Griquas match against the Vodacom Bulls scheduled for Kimberley on Saturday has become the first Currie Cup game to be called off due to Covid-19 protocols. SA Rugby confirmed that the fourth-round match has been cancelled after players and management from the Bulls…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. The Australian Open will start on 8 February next year after being pushed back three weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic. The first Grand Slam of the 2021 season was scheduled to take place in Melbourne from 18 to 31 January. The four-day men's…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Manchester United's Edinson Cavani has been charged for a deleted social media post containing a Spanish phrase that is offensive in some contexts. The Uruguayan striker sent the message after scoring the injury-time winner in United's 3-2 win at Southampton. Cavani, 33, subsequently deleted…
Staff Reporter. Robert Lewandowski scored twice to pass the 250-goal mark in the Bundesliga as Bayern Munich came from behind to end Wolfsburg's unbeaten start. The 32-year-old Poland striker becomes just the third player to reach the landmark in the German top flight, after Gerd Muller and Klaus Fischer. Maximilian…
Staff Reporter. Roberto Firmino's last-minute header broke Tottenham's stubborn resistance at Anfield and sent Liverpool to the top of the Premier League table. An entertaining encounter looked set to end in stalemate before - with the game entering stoppage time - Firmino soared to flash a header high past Spurs…
Staff Reporter. Barcelona came from behind to beat Real Sociedad and knock the Basque side off top spot in La Liga. Barca move up from eighth to fifth with the win, while Atletico Madrid take over from Real Sociedad on goal difference at the top. Willian Jose tapped La Real…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates were made to sweat for their 1-0 win over Chippa United in the Premier Soccer League match which was played at Orlando Stadium. The Soweto giants broke a six-year trophy drought on Saturday with MTN8 success against Bloemfontein Celtic. Fortune Makaringe netted with less than five…
Staff Reporter. A dominant Leeds scored three late goals against Newcastle as they secured only their second Premier League win in seven games. The home side had created 20 efforts on target after 76 minutes, but found themselves level at 2-2 before right-back Stuart Dallas stole in at the far…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Cristiano Ronaldo had a penalty saved as Juventus drew for the sixth time in 12 Serie A games, this time against Atalanta. Federico Chiesa put the champions ahead with a fine strike from outside the box, his first league goal for Juve. Remo Freuler…
Staff Reporter. File Photo. It has been confirmed that former Highlands Park legend and Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates coach Joe Frickleton has died. Scotland-born Frickleton spent the majority of his playing and coaching days in South Africa where he was one of the most successful coaches from the 1970s…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Al Ahly head coach Pitso Mosimane has tested positive for COVID-19, the club’s official website confirmed. Mosimane was appointed by Al Ahly in October and managed to guide them to a season treble for the third time in the club’s history. A 2-1 win over Zamalek in…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. West Brom manager Slaven Bilic has been sacked after 18 months in charge, with the club 19th in the Premier League. The Baggies have gathered seven points from 13 league games, with eight defeats, though they earned a surprise 1-1 draw at Manchester City…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo has signed a contract extension worth a reported $228.2m (£170.1m) - the richest in NBA history. The two-time Most Valuable Player, 26, has agreed a five-year deal. His agent confirmed the details of the contract to ESPN, with the…
Staff Reporter. Marco Reus scored 12 minutes from time as Borussia Dortmund beat Werder Bremen to secure a first victory under interim head coach Edin Terzic. Lucien Favre was sacked as Dortmund boss after a 5-1 humbling at recently promoted Stuttgart on Sunday. Reus converted on the rebound after his…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Karim Benzema scored twice as Real Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao to move level on points at the top of La Liga. Athletic's Raul Garcia was sent off early on after two bookings for fouls on Toni Kroos, who put Real ahead with a first-time…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Premier League. Chelsea missed the chance to go top of the Premier League as Pedro Neto scored in the 95th minute to earn Wolverhamton Wanderers a 2-1 win at Molineux. Oliver Giroud put Chelsea in front only for Daniel Podence to level. Neto thought he had…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs have suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of SuperSport United at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Tuesday evening. Siyabonga Ngezana returned to the Chiefs line-up at the expense of Kgotso Moleko while SuperSport were without midfielder Teboho Mokoena through suspension. Goals from Bradley Grobler and Sipho…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Newcastle boss Steve Bruce said two of his players are "not well at all" after contracting coronavirus. Bruce has not named those who are still suffering, or how many tested positive. "If you ever underestimated this thing then don't, because you're talking about elite…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. New leaders Bayer 04 Leverkusen will try to defend their position, defending champions FC Bayern München face a stern test, and Borussia Dortmund begin life after Lucien Favre in a busy round of midweek fixtures on Matchday 12 of the Bundesliga. Midweek rounds of league action are…
By Phumzile Ngcatshe. Photo Credit: Muzi Ntombela. SuperSport United coach Kaitano Tembo believes Kaizer Chiefs are still a top team in the DStv Premiership despite their recent struggles. The Matsatsantsa boss is preparing to lead his charges against Amakhosi at Lucas Moripe Stadium, saying coach Gavin Hunt's men can still…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: AP. World number 94 A-Lim Kim claimed her first major title with a stunning final round at the US Women's Open. Kim, 25, started five strokes behind leader Hinako Shibuno but closed with three straight birdies in a four-under 67 to finish three under overall. The…
Staff Reporter. Manchester United will face David Silva's La Liga leaders Real Sociedad in the last 32 of the Europa League. The Manchester City legend moved to Sociedad last summer and will return to the city with his Spanish side. Arsenal face Portuguese giants Benfica and Premier League leaders Tottenham…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana Photo Credit: Gallo Images. Mamelodi Sundows have finally issued a statement saying its a "difficult period of uncertainty" surrounding the reported death of defender Motjeka Madisha as the player’s family await DNA identification of the remains burnt beyond recognition in a car crash that occurred early Sunday…
By Phumzile Ngcatshe. Photo Credit: Gallo Images. Former Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has paid tribute to the late defender Motjeka Madisha who passed in a car accident on Sunday morning.The Limpopo-born defender lost his life allegedly in a horrific car accident in the early hours of Sunday morning. 'Jingles'…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Photo Credit: Gallo Images. The CSA Interim Board has delivered a notice of suspension and a disciplinary hearing to CSA’s acting-chief executive officer, Kugandrie Govender, on Monday. This notice sets out allegations of misconduct by Govender while in the position as chief commercial officer of CSA and…
By Phumzile Ngcatshe. After lifting the MTN8 trophy on Saturday night beating Bloemfontein Celtic, Orlando Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer says he knew exactly what he was getting himself into when took the job last year in December. The German manager took over a club that hadn't won a major trophy…
Staff Reporter. Ireland and Scotland will face each other in the pool stages of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France. England - finalists in 2019 - will play Japan and Argentina, while 2019 semi-finalists Wales will face Australia and Fiji. It is the second successive World Cup in which…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Thinus Maritz. When Siya Kolisi, Springbok rugby captain, Stormers and Western Province player, was 12 years old, he nearly drowned. Kolisi, says that "there are 600 children who drown in South Africa every year in entirely preventable incidents. In my community, we have days when we…
Staff Reporter. Cape Town City and Bafana Bafana midfielder Thabo Nodada takes a long view of professional and personal success, even if that means making difficult decisions and putting hard graft before glitz. His isn’t a typical football story, nor is his approach to money that of the stereotypical big-spending…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: BackpagePix. Amazulu have unveiled Bafana Bafana legend Benni McCarthy as their new head coach. The 43-year-old replaced Ayanda Dlamini, who stepped down as head coach last week with Usuthu down in 11th in the Premier Soccer League, having won just one of his opening six PSL…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Liverpool will face last season's semi-finalists RB Leipzig in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Chelsea come up against Atletico Madrid. Manchester City will face Borussia Monchengladbach, who are in the last 16 for the first time since 1978. Holders Bayern Munich face Italian side…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Liverpool FC. Former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier has died at the age of 73. The Frenchman managed the Reds from 1998-2004 and led them to five major trophies, including the FA Cup, League Cup and Uefa Cup treble in 2000-01. Prior to Liverpool, Houllier managed Lens,…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Paris St-Germain forward Neymar was carried off on a stretcher with what appeared to be a serious ankle injury during his side's defeat by Lyon. The Brazilian was pictured screaming in agony and clutching his ankle after suffering the injury in stoppage time. It…
Staff Reporter. Lionel Messi scored in the second half to give Barcelona a 1-0 win over Levante on Sunday. With his 642nd goal in a Barca shirt, Meessi now is on the cusp of tying Brazil and Santos legend Pele for most goals with a single club. It was tough…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Reuters. James Maddison scored twice as Leicester produced a relentless first-half display to beat Brighton and climb to third in the Premier League. The 24-year-old struck twice before half-time, his second a sublime, curled finish into the top corner after he had slotted in from Jamie…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Cristiano Ronaldo scored two penalties to earn a Serie A victory for Juventus at struggling Genoa. With the tally level, Ronaldo scored after a foul on Juan Cuadrado then made certain of the points after Alvaro Morata was brought down. Paulo Dybala had given…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool missed out on the chance to go top of the Premier League and were somewhat fortunate to come away with a draw from a game in which they were second best for large periods to an impressive Fulham. Mohamed Salah earned them their point, firing a low…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Jeffrey Schlupp scored a late Crystal Palace equaliser after a mistake by Hugo Lloris to deny leaders Tottenham victory before their top-of-the-table game at Liverpool on Wednesday. Harry Kane put Spurs on course for a sixth win in seven league games with a shot…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: BackpagePix. Springbok wing Aphiwe Dyantyi has been informed of a four-year suspension for a doping offence. In 2019, just weeks before the Springboks were set to depart for the World Cup, news first broke that Dyantyi’s mandatory B sample had come back testing positive for three…
Staff Reporter. Max Verstappen ended a frustrating season for Red Bull on a high with victory in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Dutchman took his second win of the year ahead of Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton, who were unable to challenge in second and third. An early…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Borussia Dortmund have sacked head coach Lucien Favre after their 5-1 home defeat to Stuttgart. It was Dortmund's fourth defeat of the season, and left them five points behind Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich. Favre, whose contract was due to expire at the end of…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Southampton moved into the Premier League's top four by sweeping aside bottom club Sheffield United. Che Adams pounced in the box to poke in the opener, Stuart Armstrong scored a deflected opener, with Nathan Redmond came off the bench to add a delightful third.…
Staff Reporter. File Photo. Lee Westwood has won a third Race to Dubai title after an extraordinary finish to the European Tour season at the DP World Tour Championship. Matthew Fitzpatrick won the event on 15 under but Westwood was second on his own to claim the season-long title, 20…
Staff Reporter. McLaren Racing has agreed to sell a third of the company to a group of United States-based investors. MSP Sports Capital will inject £185m by the end of 2022 in a deal valuing the British company at £550m. The consortium has initially bought 15% of the firm running…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Photo Credit: Gallo Images. Bafana Bafana defender Motjeka Madisha has been killed in a car accident on Saturday night, the second tragedy to hit South African football in a matter of weeks after the passing of Anele Ngcongca. Madisha died in an accident in Kempton Park, his…
Staff Reporter. File Photo. Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua mixed power and patience as he knocked out Kubrat Pulev to bolster hopes that a historic fight against Tyson Fury could soon be a reality. The British heavyweight smashed home a hard right hand in round three that forced his…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit:@Everton. Everton rewarded their returning fans with a much-needed victory at Goodison Park which ended Chelsea's 17-game unbeaten run. Carlo Ancelotti's side, who hosted 2,000 fans for the first time this season, went ahead when Gylfi Sigurdsson tucked away from the spot following Edouard Mendy's foul on…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Real Madrid showed why they are La Liga champions with a convincing 2-0 win at home to leaders Atletico Madrid in the derby on Saturday to end the visitors' unbeaten start to the league season. Real made a blistering start and deservedly took the…
Staff Reporter. Bayern Munich remained atop the Bundesliga after coming from a goal behind for the fifth consecutive league game to rescue a 1-1 draw at Union Berlin on Saturday. Union stunned the visitors in the sixth minute with Grischa Proemel's glancing header from a corner. The hosts were the…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Manchester United and Manchester City played out a dismal derby stalemate behind closed doors at Old Trafford. In a game devoid of quality and excitement, neither side were able to carve out the opportunity that could make a difference amid the eerie silence of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Photo Credit: Al Ahly. Al Ahly manager, Pitso Mosimane, talked about their ambitions in the upcoming Club World Cup and how Rene Weiler helped the team's development. After winning their ninth CAF Champions League title, when they beat arch rivals Zamalek in the final. This automatically put…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates came from behind to clinch the 2020 MTN8 title with a 2-1 win over 10-man Bloemfontein Celtic at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. Victory in the final secured a first piece of silverware for Pirates in six years. Celtic, who had Ronald Pfumbidzai sent off in…
Staff Reporter. Borussia Dortmund lost further ground in the Bundesliga title race as they suffered a heavy home defeat by promoted side Stuttgart on Saturday and maintain their unbeaten run on the road this season. Silas Wamangituka put Stuttgart ahead with a 26th-minute penalty, after Emre Can had brought down…
Staff Reporter. The Currie Cup title race was reignited after the Sharks claimed a thrilling 32-29 victory over the Vodacom Bulls in Durban. The result reduced the Bulls’ lead at the top of the Currie Cup standings to just four points, after the men from Pretoria entered the weekend sitting…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: PA. Substitute Anwar El Ghazi converted a stoppage-time penalty as Aston Villa snatched victory in their West Midlands derby at Wolves. Wolves had the better of their first home game since striker Raul Jimenez suffered a fractured skull, with Fabio Silva hitting a post midway through…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. A brace of tries from hooker Scarra Ntubeni helped DHL Western Province to a bonus-point 28-14 Carling Currie Cup victory over the Phakisa Pumas at DHL Newlands in Cape Town. The match, which was littered with penalties from both sides, was more of a…
Staff Reporter. File Photo. West Ham boss David Moyes said the video assistant referee is making "terrible decisions" in the Premier League, despite seeing his side fight back to beat Leeds and move up to fifth. Leeds had gone in front when Mateusz Klich converted a twice-taken sixth-minute penalty, with…
Staff Reporter. Quinton de Kock will lead the Proteas’ Test squad for the 2020/2021 season. The decision comes as Cricket South Africa (CSA) also names the squad that will take on Sri Lanka in the two-match, Betway Test Series to be played over the traditional Boxing Day and the New…
Staff Reporter. File Photo. Anthony Joshua warned Kubrat Pulev he will face a "real one" in Saturday's world title fight as the pair exchanged heated words at Friday's weigh-in. Pulev, 39, goaded Joshua as the unified world heavyweight champion took to the scales, drawing an animated reaction. The pair stood…
Staff Reporter. Zambian national football coach Milutin Sredojević has been released on R10,000 bail after appearing in court in a sexual assault case. The 51-year-old, who previously coached Orlando Pirates and several other African nations, appeared in the New Brighton magistrate's court in Port Elizabeth on Friday morning, the National…
By Phumzile Ngcatshe. Orlando Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer explains the feeling of reaching his first cup final in South African football, saying they will do their best to lift the MTN8 trophy. The German manager says it was not an easy passage to the final as they defeated Cape Town…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. FC Bayern München, RB Leipzig, Borussia Dortmund, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Bayer 04 Leverkusen and TSG Hoffenheim return to Bundesliga action on Matchday 11, after achieving a clean sweep for German football on the European stage. UEFA Champions League defending champions FC Bayern ploughed through Group A, advancing to…
By Phumzile Ngcatshe. Photo Credit: Gallo Images. Former Bloemfontein Celtic midfielder Lefa Tsutsulupa has urged coach John Maduka's troops to overcome stage fright against Orlando Pirates. The Free State-based outfit is preparing to face the Buccaneers in the MTN8 final on Saturday evening and the retired player wants Phunya Sele…
By Phumzile Ngcatshe. Photo Credit:Muzi Ntombela. Despite netting in their 2-2 draw against Black Leopards on Wednesday night, Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt demands more from star player Khama Billiat. The Zimbabwean attacker ensured Amakhosi bagged a point as they rallied to hold Lidoda Duvha at FNB Stadium in the…
By Phumzile Ngcatshe. Photo Credit: BackpagePix. Mamelodi Sundowns coach Manqoba Mngqithi has lashed out at the Western Cape government for not holding a provincial funeral for the late defender Anele Ngcongca. The former Bafana Bafana right-back was laid to rest on Thursday in Gugulethu, Cape Town after passing away in…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho said it is impossible to keep his whole squad happy after a largely second-string Spurs side beat Royal Antwerp to progress to the Europa League last 32 as Group J winners. Mourinho has stuck to a fairly consistent first XI…
Staff Reporter. Image@Arsenal. Arsenal finished their Europa League Group B campaign with a 100% record as they overcame Dundalk in muddy conditions at the Aviva Stadium. Eddie Nketiah gave the Gunners the lead when he clipped his shot past Gary Rogers after an error by Andrew Boyle. Mohamed Elneny doubled…
Staff Reporter. File Photo. International cricketer, JP Duminy has his sights set on raising R400 000 in conjunction with the South African Bone Marrow Registry – the figure that's still needed this year for them to match donors with patients, suffering from life-threatening blood disorders who can't afford it. Alicia…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit:F1. Lewis Hamilton will take part in this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after testing negative for Covid-19. The seven-time world champion missed the Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain last weekend after contracting coronavirus. Hamilton, 35, arrived in Abu Dhabi on Thursday after completing 10 days of…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Gallo Images. Italy's 1982 World Cup hero Paolo Rossi has died aged 64, his family says. Rossi became a household name after leading the Azzurri to victory at the tournament in Spain, finishing as top scorer and being named best player. At club level he first…
Staff Reporter. Karim Benzema's two headers sent Real Madrid into the Champions League knockout stages with victory over Borussia Monchengladbach, who also qualify for the last 16. Inter Milan and Shakhtar Donetsk drew 0-0. Both sides needed a win to qualify but they go out with the San Siro draw.…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs came from behind to hold Black Leopards to a 2-2 draw in a 2020-21 DStv Premiership match at FNB Stadium. Eric Mathoho and Anthony Akumu Agay returned to the Amakhosi’s starting eleven , whereas Ovidy Karuru was handed his first start for Leopards against his former…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Paris St-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir players took a knee around the centre circle in an anti-racism message before the restart of their Champions League tie on Wednesday. Neymar scored a hat-trick as PSG won the game 5-1 to top their group. The match was…
Staff Reporter. The Sunshine Tour has announced that it will tee off 2021 with a strong run of seven tournaments, including three which will be co-sanctioned with the European Challenge Tour. The local golf year will begin with the R1 million Kit Kat Invitational at Houghton Golf Club from 5-7…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Mercedes. Mercedes says Lewis Hamilton's health is "improving" - but still do not know whether he will be able to race in the year's final grand prix this weekend. The world champion missed the Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain last weekend after contracting coronavirus. Hamilton remains…
By Phumzile Ngcatshe. Photo Credit: Muzi Ntombela. Kaizer Chiefs skipper Itumeleng Khune says they have good energy and attitude heading to their DStv Premiership clash against Black Leopards on Wednesday night. The veteran goalkeeper says their good results in the CAF Champions League against PWD Bamenda will come as a…
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