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File Photo. Conor McGregor announced that he has retired from fighting - for the third time in four years. Ireland's former two-weight UFC champion, 31, has a record of 22 wins and four defeats. His last fight, in January 2020, saw him beat American fan favourite Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone in…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. World number one Novak Djokovic has said participating in the US Open would be an impossible task due to the "extreme" COVID-19 protocols in place for the tournament at Flushing Meadows. The US Open, scheduled to begin on August 31, will be the first Grand Slam to…
Photo Credit: Getty Images. Bayern Munich came from a goal down to ease past hosts Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 and remain firmly on course to win the Bundesliga title with four games remaining. Lucas Alario fired in after 10 minutes as Leverkusen, without the injured Kai Havertz, scored with the first…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Michael Jordan announced that he will donate $100m (£78m) to groups fighting for racial equality and social justice. The NBA legend said in a statement that he and his Jordan Brand would distribute the money over 10 years. The money will go to a number of organisations…
Photo Credit:Premier League. The 2019/20 Premier League season restarts this month. The top-flight was forced to be suspended for several weeks but is now scheduled to resume on June 17. There are 92 fixtures left to be played this term with Liverpool closing in on the title. Here are some…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. The rest of the NBA season is set to be played at Florida's Disney World Resort from 31 July. The season was suspended on 11 March because of coronavirus measures. Thirteen Western Conference teams and nine Eastern Conference teams will contest eight games each to determine seedings…
The Virtual Sunshine Tour (VST) will be taking it to the next level this weekend in a first for South African professional golf – a virtual golf knockout tournament. The VST Knockout powered by Gauteng Provincial Government will feature a total of eight golfers from the Sunshine Tour and Sunshine…
Photo Credit:BackpagePix. Kaizer Chiefs’ appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in the matter involving the transfer of Andriamirado ‘Dax’ Andrianamimanana from Malagasy side Fosa Juniors will be heard on September 9. Chiefs have been banned from signing any new players in the next two transfer windows, while…
Absa and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) will be ending their sponsorship relationship of the Absa Premiership when the sponsorship contract expires at the end of the current season. Absa had a 16-year relationship with football in South Africa, 13 of which have been as sponsor of the Absa Premiership…
Photocap: Cape Town City players turned to technology to learn some new skills during lockdown. Social media is replete with videos of athletes and ordinary people resorting to extraordinarily innovative ways to stay on top of their game during lockdown. Six Cape Town City players did just that, but rather…
The Covid19 pandemic sent the world in a spin. For sports, sports companies and athlete’s themselves, it’s become a time of adapt or die: Innovate in order to survive. Fondly tagged the #InItTogether, the Unity Ultra run will take place over the weekend of the Winter Solstice of 20 and…
Photo Credit:Gallo Images. Mamelodi Sundowns have confirmed long-term deals for key players Thapelo Morena and Gaston Sirino, who have signed new contracts to keep them at the club until 2025. The duo have emerged as important players for coach Pitso Mosimane in the last few seasons, and he will be…
As the curtain closes on yet another action-packed KFC Mini-Cricket season, KFC takes this time to reflect on the key moments that continue to set the grassroot programme apart. Whether it’s the dedicated mini-cricketers batting and bowling at a Provincial festival held in Umtata or Benoni, or the heart-warming moments…
Photo Credit: Lee Warren. SAFA have provided an update following the Joint Liaison Commitee's proposal for the return to play, following the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa issuing the green light in his address o Saturday. Safa said today's meeting adopted the report and protocol from the…
Photo Credit:@ighalojude. Forward Odion Ighalo has extended his loan deal at Manchester United until January 2021. Ighalo, 30, joined United in January from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua, initially until 31 May. There is no option for the Premier League club to buy the Nigeria international. Official announcement on…
Photo Credit:Skysports. French champions Paris St-Germain have signed striker Mauro Icardi for 60m euros (£54m) from Inter Milan. The 27-year-old Argentina international joined PSG in September on a season-long loan with a buy-out option. The new deal means he will be at the French side until June 2024. Icardi scored…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Robert Lewandowski scored a brace as Bayern Munich moved three wins from the Bundesliga title with a 5-0 demolition of Fortuna Dusseldorf. Lewandowski netted his 28th league goal of the season moments before the break to end a stunning move of one-touch football, and doubled his tally…
File Photo. Betway South Africa in partnership with former Kaizer Chiefs star, Jabu Mahlangu, fast tracked the return of football banter and discussions, with a trip down memory lane on a live interview conducted on Betway SA’s Facebook page. After enjoying a memorable career, the midfield maestro partnered with Betway…
Photo Credit:Liverpool FC. The UK government has approved the return of domestic competitive sport behind closed doors from Monday. The culture secretary, Oliver Dowden, has outlined the strict conditions for competitive sport to resume safely behind closed doors in England from 1 June, paving the way for the first domestic…
Photo Credit:CSA. The South African Football Association (SAFA) welcomes Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa’s clarification on the feasibility of resumption for both non-contact and contact sport. This clarity is helpful and will move towards the finalisation of football position at the meeting of Joint Liaison Committee on Monday. “We welcome the…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Sporting bodies and clubs will have to observe stringent measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 when professional non-contact sport training and activities resume on 1 June when lockdown level 3 begins. Sports, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa made the announcement at a briefing to outline…
Roger Federer is the first tennis player to top the annual Forbes list of the world's highest paid athletes, overtaking footballer Lionel Messi. The Swiss tennis great, owner of a men's record 20 Grand Slam singles titles, earned $106.3m (£86.3m) in the last 12 months, including $100m (£81.2m) via endorsements,…
The next LaLiga season will begin on September 12 if the organisers' bid to complete the current campaign after a three-month pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic goes to plan, president Javier Tebas has said. Having received government approval last weekend, LaLiga is set to start up again on June…
Photo Credit:Premier League. The Premier League season is set to restart on 17 June with Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal. A full round of fixtures would then be played on the weekend of 19-21 June. There are 92 matches still to play, and the first…
The European Tour has announced a new date for the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player as part of its revised 2020 schedule. 'Africa's Major' is one of four rescheduled Rolex Series events and is now scheduled for December 3-6 at the Gary Player Country Club in Sun City.…
Blackburn captain Elliott Bennett and two unnamed Fulham players have tested positive for coronavirus in the latest round of testing in the Championship. Rovers said midfielder Bennett, 31, was "asymptomatic and feeling no ill effects". Across Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 1,030 players and staff were tested, with three positive results…
Photo Credit:Mercedes. The 2020 Dutch Grand Prix has been cancelled because of the global coronavirus pandemic. The race, which was set to return to the Formula 1 calendar for the first time since 1985, was due to be held on 3 May but was initially postponed. "We were completely ready…
Image Supplied. The Virtual Sunshine Tour (VST) is crossing the digital divide this weekend as Sunshine Ladies Tour professional Casandra Hall takes on Sunshine Tour professional and 2019 RAM Cape Town Open champion Benjamin Follett-Smith in a mixed online golf gaming showdown. And Hall is ready to break the Internet…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Premier League clubs have unanimously voted to resume contact training as 'Project Restart' moves to phase two. Players will be able to "train as a group and engage in tackling while minimising unnecessary close contact," a statement said. Discussions continue on plans to resume the season when…
Photo Credit:Gallo Images. Highlands Park have confirmed that they have parted ways with Zimbabwe international striker Tendai Ndoro. No reason was given for the player’s exit, except to say that it was “amicable”. “Highlands Park confirms the amicable parting of ways with Tendai Ndoro following a meeting between both parties…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Bayern Munich move seven points clear with a hard-fought win away from home at second-placed Borussia Dortmund,with six games left. Joshua Kimmich's wonderful chip from 20 yards gave Bayern the lead just before half-time after both sides had efforts cleared off the line. Dortmund brought on England's…
The president of the Haitian Football Federation, Yves Jean-Bart, has been suspended from his post for 90 days. The governing body of world football, Fifa, took the step after allegations emerged that he coerced teenage female players into having sex with him. He allegedly threatened the girls with losing their…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning beat Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in a charity golf match which raised $20m (£16.4m) for coronavirus relief efforts in the United States. "I take my hat off to Tom and Peyton," said Woods. "This is our arena, this is what we…
Photo Credit:@afcbournemouth. A Bournemouth player was one of two people working for Premier League clubs who tested positive for Covid-19 following a second batch of testing, the club said on Sunday. Bournemouth did not disclose the player's identity but said he would self isolate for seven days in line with…
Photo Credit:Premier League. Two new cases of coronavirus, at two separate clubs, have been found in the latest round of Premier League tests - taking the overall total to eight. Tests took place on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of last week, with 996 players and club staff tested. A statement…
Photo Credit: Getty Images. Bayern Munich beat Eintracht Frankfurt 5-2 at home, while Dortmund beat Wolfsburg 2-0 away from home earlier in the day. Bayern takes a four-point lead over Dortmund into Tuesday's match between the two teams.Both the sides looked dangerous and sloppy today but both the German giants…
Spain's prime minister Pedro Sanchez has given a green light that La Liga can resume behind closed doors from 8 June. La Liga players this week started training in groups of no more than 10. "Spain has done what it should and now new horizons are opening for everyone. The…
Photo Credit:@BlackYellow. Bundesliga returned for its second round of fixtures after the season was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic. Borussia Dortmund kept the heat on Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich with a 2-0 win at 10-man Wolfsburg on Saturday. A sixth straight league victory for Dortmund was not nearly as…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. NBA legend Patrick Ewing has revealed that he has tested positive for coronavirus. The New York Knicks great, who played 17 seasons as a centre in the NBA, is currently the head coach of the Georgetown University men's team. He was an 11-time All-Star and two-time Olympic…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has become the highest paid female athlete in the world, topping American great Serena Williams. According to the Forbes magazine, Osaka earned $37.4 million in the last 12 months from prize money and endorsements, $1.4 million more than Williams, setting an all-time…
Photo Credit:Gallo Images. Bloemfotein Celtics owner Max Tshabalala has denied claims that He intends to sell the club,He responded with the following statement. There are currently rumours that the club has been sold and that has caused panic to our players, staff, supporters and sponsors. All the news and articles…
Photo Credit: Lee Warren. SAFA welcomes the opportunity for engagement from the English Football Association and it will participate in the discussions with the English FA whose experience will be invaluable in our attempt to find solutions to South African challenges. According to SAFA,the English Football Association has written to…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has declared financial support to clubs from the COVID-19 Relief Fund after declaring the 2019/20 football season “null and void” due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Real de Banjul who were top of the first division league, after 14 round of matches, would…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Chelsea will allow N'Golo Kante to stay away from training because of coronavirus fears - even if it means missing the rest of the season. The French midfielder, 29, returned to limited training on Tuesday at the club's Cobham base.But he has since decided to train at…
Photo Credit:Gallo Images. Kaizer Chiefs and Leonardo Castro have reached an agreement to extend their relationship with a further two years, ending on 30 June 2022. An ecstatic Castro said “Thank you so much. I am very happy with the Chairman Kaizer Motaung and Club. I am also grateful to…
File Photo. The famous San Siro in Milan is set to be replaced by a new stadium after Italy's heritage authority raised no objections to its demolition. AC Milan and Inter Milan share the venue, which was built in 1926. Although approval from heritage authorities is not the final decision,…
Manchester United say the coronavirus pandemic has cost them an initial £28m - and expect the final figure to be far higher. United revealed their third-quarter results to 31 March on Thursday. Chief financial officer Cliff Baty said they are set to hand back £20m in TV revenue to broadcasters…
File photo of African Rainbow Minerals founder and executive chairperson Patrice Motsepe. Photo:AFP. Mamelodi Sundowns boss Patrice Motsepe holds a media briefing on the latest developments at the football club. The Premier Soccer League season has been suspended until further notice due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Coach Pitso Mosimane has…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Tottenham Hotspur are investigating after defender Serge Aurier appeared to breach coronavirus social-distancing rules for the third time. The Ivory Coast right-back, 27, posted a photo on social media of himself and a barber after getting a haircut. Hairdressers will open from 4 July at the earliest…
There were six positive tests for coronavirus across three Premier League clubs on Sunday and Monday, as the top flight prepares to resume in June. The tests are being done as part of a process designed to allow matches to restart in June. The league said in a statement: “The…
Photo Credit:Premier League. Premier League clubs have agreed to stage one of the return to training protocols which allows teams to start training in small groups from Tuesday. Clubs voted unanimously on the decision at Monday's "Project Restart" meeting. In a statement, the Premier League said: "This first stage has…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Rory McIlroy delivered the big-money shot as live golf returned to television for a Skins game that raised more than $US5 million ($7.8m) for coronavirus relief funds. The world number one was partnering Dustin Johnson in a skins game against Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff at Seminole…
Golden Arrows defender Nkanyiso Mngwengwe. Picture:Gallo Images. Former Golden Arrows captain Nkanyiso Mngwengwe has sadly passed away at his home on Monday. According to his brother, Mphathi, the former Arrows captain died upon admission at a hospital due to heart failure. “It’s hard, my brother. He woke up this morning…
Photo Credit:SNS Group. Celtic have been confirmed as Scottish Premiership champions for the ninth season in a row - and Hearts relegated - after the SPFL ended the season. The decision was taken at a board meeting on Monday after the 12 clubs agreed at the end of last week…
Photo Credit:AP. Robert Lewandowski and Benjamin Pavard scored in either side of the break to seal all three points for Bayern Munich. The defending champions reclaim a four-point lead at the top of the table. Lewandowski scored his 40th goal of the season when he converted a penalty just before…
Photo Credit:Gallo Images. The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) disassociate itself from media reports suggesting that SASCOC has cast doubt over the possibility of any team sports resuming in the near future in the wake of the Corona Virus (COVID-19). SASCOC Acting President, Aleck Skhosana said “In…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Uefa president Aleksander Cerefin has provided a "concrete plan" for finishing the European season "in August". The quarter-finals and semi-finals are expected to be played over two legs. The head of European football's governing body told BeIN Sports: "As things look now, I'm sure that we can…
In light of growing concerns and evolving nature of COVID-19 pandemic, leading to the suspension of football activities across the continent, CAF has resolved to accelerate the payment of final tranche of financial rewards to participating clubs in CAF Interclub competitions for the 2019/20 season. The distribution, which has since…
DR Congo is the latest African country to cancel its football season before completion as chances of concluding remain uncertain due to coronavirus pandemic. The Executive Committee of the DR Congo Football Association met on Wednesday,13 May 2020 in Kinshasa and made the painstaking decision to end its competitions. The…
Photo Credit:@BlackYellow. Germany's Bundesliga has resumed although clashes will be without spectators until the end of the season. Borussia Dortmund defeated the Schalke 4–0. Football is back. pic.twitter.com/BMm7sBkIM8 — Borussia Dortmund (@BlackYellow) May 16, 2020 The club now ranked second with 54 points and one point behind Bayern Munich, who…
Photo Credit: Lee Warren. The South African Football Association (Safa) has hit back at former chief executive officer (CEO), Dennis Mumble, saying that he has made “contradictory statements in respect to events during and after his tenure as Safa CEO.” Last week, Mumble submitted a document to the association’s national…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. A post-mortem examination of the helicopter crash that killed basketball star Kobe Bryant has ruled blunt force trauma as the cause of death for all nine victims. The 180-page report also found that the pilot, 50-year-old Ara Zobayan, tested negative for drugs and alcohol. The cause of…
File Image. Germany's Bundesliga will be the first major football league in Europe to resume after a two-month break due to the coronavirus pandemic, despite many fans opposing the resumption of the season. The Bundesliga, however, will not be the same when it restarts on Saturday with no children to…
Photo Credit:Comrades Marathon. Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Board and KwaZulu-Natal Athletics (KZNA), Athletics South Africa has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Comrades Marathon. ASA President Aleck Skhosana said: “Cancelling what would have been the 95th edition of the Comrades Marathon was a long and arduous decision to make. "With…
The Sunshine Tour has grown its digital footprint and is busy reaching a new community of golf fans through its pioneering Sunshine Tour Virtual Golf Challenge. The Tour launched its online gaming presence with great success during the national lockdown, and in the absence of live golf as a result…
Photo Credit:Mercedes. Daniel Ricciardo is to race for McLaren in 2021, taking the seat of Carlos Sainz, who will move to Ferrari. The double switch was announced by both teams on Thursday morning in a series of press releases. Ricciardo will partner Lando Norris, while Sainz is to replace four-time…
Kaizer Motaung. Picture: @KaizerChiefs/Twitter. Kaizer Chiefs chairman Kaizer Motaung has urged local coaches to up-skill themselves and praised the likes of Pitso Mosimane and Gavin Hunt who have earned high level coaching qualifications. Motaung, who is known to prefer overseas coaches to lead his side, with the hiring of Steve…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Agustin Pichot has resigned from his role on the World Rugby Council after his defeat by Sir Bill Beaumont in the election for World Rugby chairman. Pichot, 45, had served as Beaumont's vice-chairman for the past four years. He said in a statement: "As of today, I…
The South African Football Association (SAFA) and National Soccer League (NSL) have set up a joint task-team to pave a way for professional football to resume as they prepare to petition government to allow matches behind closed doors. The two organisations met in Johannesburg on Tuesday to discuss health issues…
Photo Credit: AFP. The PGA of America confirmed that Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma will stage the 2030 PGA Championship. PGA had already stated in 2017 that Southern Hills would host its fifth PGA Championship but did not confirm the year of the tournament. Southern Hills has staged…
Photo Credit:Ferrari. Sebastian Vettel’s future in Formula 1 beyond the end of 2020 has been thrown into doubt after it was announced the German and Ferrari will part ways at the end of the year. Vettel and Ferrari have been in talks for several months about an extension, with Team…
Photo Credit: Premier League. The Premier League says it has listened to the objections of some clubs to the use of neutral grounds if the season resumes and will support them in putting those views to the authorities. Chief executive Richard Masters said the organisation was in an "ongoing dialogue"…
Photo Credit:Atalanta FC. Atalanta midfielder Andrea Rinaldi has died aged 19 after suffering a brain aneurysm on Friday while training at home during the coronavirus lockdown. Rinaldi was part of the youth system at Atalanta and had been on loan at Serie D side Legnano this season. "Always available and…
The UK government has announced that no professional sport, even behind closed doors, will be staged in England until 1 June at the earliest. The government has published a 50-page guidance document detailing how England will begin to ease lockdown measures. Step two of that plan - which will not…
La Liga president Javier Tebas hopes Spain’s top flight will restart on 12 June. Tebas confirmed all matches will take place without spectators, as will be the case when Germany's Bundesliga restarts next week, and he said the league was working on ways to add to the atmosphere although he…
The Premier League trophy. Picture: Action Images. A third Brighton Hove and Albion player has tested positive for coronavirus. The unnamed player, who will now self isolate for 14 days, was tested on Saturday - two other players tested positive earlier in the pandemic. Brighton players have been training individually…
Lionel Messi poses after winning his record sixth Ballon d'Or. (Photo: Twitter/@francefootball). The Ballon d'Or has been football's most prestigious individual award since its inception in 1956. Initially open to Europeans, all players at European clubs became eligible in 1995, before all players from around the world were considered from…
Live coverage of the ePremier League Invitational semi-finals and final as players and celebrity fans from all 20 Premier League clubs compete for the honour of being the second ePL Invitational champion. Match 1 - Keinan Davis (Aston Villa) v James Maddison (Leicester City). Match 2 - Max Aarons (Norwich…
Photo Credit:Premier League. Watford have followed Brighton and Aston Villa in opposing the use of neutral venues in the Premier League's proposed Project Restart plan. Hornets chairman and chief executive Scott Duxbury said it would compromise fairness and sporting integrity. It is understood Premier League clubs are not planning to…
Photo Credit: Lee Warren. The South African Football Association (SAFA) has announced the appointment of Advocate Tebogo Motlanthe as the new Acting CEO of the organisation. The appointment of Advocate Motlanthe (39) is with immediate effect,He takes over the vacancy left by Gay Mokoena who quit last month. Mokoena had…
Photo Credit: Liverpool Football Club. Teams will be allowed to use five substitutes when the season resumes after a Fifa proposal to help with fixture congestion was approved. The change applies to competitions due to be completed within this calendar year, and the decision on whether to implement the changes…
Photo Credit:AP. Serie A club confirmed that it's entire first-team squad have given negative results in testing for the coronavirus. Almost Serie A clubs have re-started training on an individual basis this week following a two-month stoppage due to the coronavirus pandemic and all players and staff are subject to…
Photo Credit: AFP. Four-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield says he’s prepared to fight Mike Tyson a third time if the money is right. Holyfield, 57, has followed Tyson, 53, in announcing a comeback to the ring for exhibition matches. That raises the possibility of the two continuing their heated…
Photo Credit: Gallo Images. The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has acknowledged comments and concerns raised by the joint sitting of the Portfolio Committee on Sports, Arts and Culture, and the Select Committee on Education, Technology, Sports, Arts and Culture at the virtual meeting held on 6…
Photo Credit:@Orlandopirates. Orlando Pirates have confirmed that Ben Motshwari has tested positive for coronavirus. He becomes the first local footballer to test positive for the virus. The 29-year-old will now be in isolation for the next two weeks. "Ben was presented with flu-like symptoms last week and after undergoing tests,…
File Image. Chancellor Angela Merkel has confirmed that the German Bundesliga season can resume this month. It will become the first major league in Europe to return to competition, with a date for resumption to be confirmed by the German Football League (DFL) on Thursday. All matches will be played…
Image Supplied. AmaZulu Football Club have confirmed the passing of club legend, Thulani Cedric ‘Sugar Ray’ Xulu. General Manager at Usuthu, Lunga Sokhela, confirmed that Xulu has passed away on Monday around 5pm at Marainhilll Hospital. Born in Clermont in December 1939, Xulu had the honour of having a stadium…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. SA Rugby president Mark Alexander has dismissed media reports that the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa could be under threat of cancellation because of Covid-19. According to BBC,SA Rugby said it starting to examine the possibility of the 2021 British and Irish Lions…
Chad Le Clos. Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka. The governing body of world swimming said on Monday,the postponed World Swimming Championships will be held in Fukuoka on May 13-29, 2022. The date was moved back a year after the Tokyo Olympics were postponed from 2020 until 2021. The swimming championships had…
Photo Credit: GCIS. The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture’s COVID-19 Relief Fund has come to the rescue of 293 financially distressed athletes, Minister Nathi Mthethwa announced on Monday. This comes after a R150 million Relief Fund was announced to assist artists, athletes, technical personnel and the core ecosystem of…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. FIFA vice-president Victor Montagliani has said that moving the European soccer season to the calendar year is a “possibility to be discussed” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic which has brought football to a standstill around the world. In an interview with Italy’s Radio Sportiva, Montagliani,…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Belgium midfielder Kevin de Bruyne, 28, has hinted he could quit Manchester City if their Champions League ban is upheld. ( Manchester Evening News) Real Madrid are preparing a £70m bid for 27-year-old Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba. The France international has told the Premier League club…
Marcel van der Merwe © AFP . The Blue Bulls have confirmed the signing of former Springbok prop Marcel van der Merwe. Van der Merwe spent two-and-a-half years at the Bulls when he joined from the Cheetahs in 2014. He then moved to French giants Toulon after the 2016 Vodacom…
SAFA President Dr Danny Joordan,Photo Credit: Lee Warren. South African Football Association have expressed concern over allegations of vicious and orchestrated campaign that has been levelled against the association and its leadership during the nationwide lockdown. On Friday, a letter was circulated to the Minister of Sport, SAFA officials and…
Photo Credit: Getty Images. Former England captain Sir Bill Beaumont has been re-elected as chairman of World Rugby for another four years. The 68-year-old defeated his deputy, ex-Argentina skipper Agustin Pichot, by 28 votes to 23. French Rugby president Bernard Laporte has been elected as vice-chairman. "I am honoured to…
Getty Images. Boxing Promoter Eddie Hearn has denied negotiations have begun for Anthony Joshua to fight Tyson Fury but admitted preliminary talks have taken place after Saudi Arabia made an offer to stage the unification showdown. Reports claimed that talk are underway that would see Deontay Wilder and Kubrat Pulev…
Photo Credit: Premier League. Premier League clubs were told during a video conference on Friday,that the neutral venues will be the only way to complete the season. "Up to 10 stadiums" would be used to resume the 2019-20 campaign. The Premier League would also need up to 40,000 tests for…
Photo Credit:Playing for 90. Guinea have become the third African country inside 24 hours to declare a premature end to their soccer season in the wake of the covid-19 outbreak, following on the heels of Angola and Kenya. The season, which started in October, had only reached the halfway stage…
Image Courtesy of Getty Images. Players are "scared" about the prospect of returning to action amid the coronavirus pandemic, said Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero. The Premier League has been postponed since March 13 due to the Covid-19 outbreak with June 8 touted as a potential return date. Matches would…
Taking a cue from thousands of KFC Mini-Cricket kids who have found ways to continue to play their favourite game under lockdown, KFC is challenging them to share how they’ve turned their passages into pitches and stoeps into stadia, with Mini’er Cricket. KFC Mini’er Cricket is all about substituting household…
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