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Staff Reporter. LaLiga clubs posted total revenues of €3.818 billion for 2020/21, which represented a 24.1 per cent decrease on the 2019/20 season, which was also hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, but only in the last few months. Matchday income and player sales were down 53 per cent and 52…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice as Barcelona tightened their grip on second place in LaLiga on Tuesday with a 3-1 win at home to Celta Vigo. But Barca's victory was overshadowed by a serious head injury to defender Ronald Araujo, who had to be taken away in…
By Phil McNulty. Liverpool maintained the pressure on Premier League leaders Manchester City as they survived an early scare to come from behind and win at Aston Villa. Jurgen Klopp's side suffered a shock after only three minutes when Douglas Luiz bundled home after Liverpool keeper Alisson failed to hold…
Staff Reporter. The number of teams in the Champions League group stage will rise from 32 to 36 from 2024-25 under changes approved by Uefa. Under the new format, each team will play eight games over 10 match weeks. But a plan to give two Champions League places to individual…
By CS Chiwanza. Shubman Gill scored an excellent half-century to set Gujarat Titans up for an impressive 62-run win over Lucknow Super Giants in their Tata Indian Premier League match against Lucknow Super Giants at the MCA Stadium in Pune on Tuesday night. Gill hit seven fours on his way…
Staff Reporter. Manchester City announced on Tuesday they had reached an agreement to sign star striker Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund – sending an ominous statement of intent to their rivals. The Norwegian international will move to the Etihad after the Premier League champions reportedly agreed to pay his €60-million…
By Michael Vlismas. The Sunshine Tour today announced the launch of its new Sunshine Tour Transformation Class with the support of its patrons Investec, Betway, VAT It and Credit Guarantee, and which aims to provide a sustainable solution to the development of the professional careers of historically disadvantaged golfers and…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Leeds United manager Jesse Marsch will dip into his collection of inspirational quotes from the likes of Mahatma Gandhi and Muhammad Ali in a bid to motivate his players for their battle to avoid relegation from the Premier League. The American, who took charge of Leeds…
Staff Reporter. Top-order batter, Tazmin Brits is thrilled to become the latest Momentum Proteas player to be handed a maiden national contract for the 2022 / 23 season following the announcement by Cricket South Africa (CSA) last week. Brits, who featured at the 2022 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, is…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane has questioned the process that has seen the Confederation of African Football (CAF) award the 2021-22 Champions League final to Morocco. CAF made the announcement without naming the specific venue, and also confirmed the game will be held on Monday, May 30,…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Cricket South Africa (CSA) has concluded that there is no basis to sustain any of the disciplinary charges, including charges of racism, against Mark Boucher, the coach of the Proteas Men’s cricket team. The Board of CSA has therefore formally and unreservedly withdrawn all of the charges.…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - The Fifa Appeal Committee ruled on Monday that the abandoned World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina must be replayed after considering the appeals filed by the countries' football associations. The qualifier in September was suspended just minutes after kickoff when Brazilian health officials invaded the…
Staff Reporter. Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the Italian Open in Rome to rest an Achilles injury ahead of the French Open, the WTA said on Monday. The four-time Grand Slam champion suffered the injury in her opening match in Madrid earlier this month, before struggling in a second-round loss…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. DR Congo international Jody Lukoki, who began his senior career at Dutch giants Ajax, has died at the age of 29. Lukoki also had spells at PEC Zwolle, Bulgarian club Ludogorets and Turkish outfit Yeni Malatyaspor, and was most recently on the books of Dutch side FC…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Max Homa held off fellow American Keegan Bradley down the stretch on Sunday to win the Wells Fargo Championship for his fourth career US PGA title. World No 38 Homa fired a two-under par 68 in cold and breezy conditions to finish on eight-under 272 for…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Atletico Madrid won a La Liga derby against Real Madrid for the first time in six years on Sunday as a 1-0 victory left Diego Simeone's side on the cusp of securing Champions League qualification. Yannick Carrasco's first-half penalty proved enough at the Wanda Metropolitano against…
By Andrew Benson. Red Bull's Max Verstappen survived a late-race assault from title rival Charles Leclerc's Ferrari to win the inaugural Miami Grand Prix. Verstappen was cruising to an easy win after passing Leclerc early on but a late safety car brought them together for a re-start with 10 laps…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - A double from birthday boy Sandro Tonali moved AC Milan one step closer to their first Serie A title in 11 years after they regained top spot with a 3-1 comeback victory at Hellas Verona on Sunday. After rivals Inter Milan provisionally moved top of the…
Staff Reporter. Mark Cavendish made it two British wins in two days at the Giro d'Italia as he out-sprinted the peloton to win the third stage on Sunday in Hungary. The 36-year-old, riding the race for the first time since 2013, hit the front with 300m to go and held…
Staff Reporter. Milton Shumba and Sikandar Raza took seven wickets between them to lead Zimbabwe XI to a stunning, 62-run victory over South Africa ‘A’ at the Harare Sports Club on Sunday. While the home team has no hope of a series win, they did well to move the five-match…
Staff Reporter. Two first-half goals sealed Orlando Pirates a 2-0 win at Al Ahly Tripoli in Libya on Sunday, taking a healthy lead home in the African Confederation Cup semifinal. Pirates host the return leg in Soweto next Sunday and will be heavily fancied to progress to the final after…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Austrian striker Sasa Kalajdzic dampened spirits at Bayern Munich's Bundesliga title party on Sunday as Stuttgart held the champions to a 2-2 draw to keep their own survival hopes alive. Bayern were presented with the Bundesliga trophy in front of their own fans on Sunday, but…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz raced to the Madrid Open title on Sunday, brushing aside German Alexander Zverev 6-3, 6-1 in 62 minutes. The victory in just over an hour, took the 19-year-old's winning streak to 10 matches and gave him a second consecutive title after victory last…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs kept their slim CAF hopes alive with a hard-fought 1-1 draw with DStv Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns at FNB stadium in Soweto on Sunday. Chiefs found themselves on the front foot in moments during the first 10 minutes of the game, as Leonardo Castro and Keagan…
By Emma Sanders. Chelsea won a historic third successive Women's Super League title in dramatic fashion on the final day of the season with victory over Manchester United. Sam Kerr scored two stunning volleys in the second half as Chelsea came from behind in a six-goal thriller. The Blues, who…
By Phil McNulty. Manchester City shrugged off the disappointment of their Champions League semi-final exit at Real Madrid to sweep aside Newcastle United and open a three-point lead at the top of the Premier League. The reigning champions took advantage of Liverpool's draw with Tottenham Hotspur with an impressive response…
Staff Reporter. Richards Bay move one step closer to automatic promotion after their 2-1 win over TS Sporting on Sunday afternoon. In what was the games to look out for, Richards Bay claimed three vital points on the road while second-placed University of Pretoria were held to a 2-2 draw…
Staff Reporter. Everton climbed out of the Premier League relegation places by holding on for a hard-fought victory over Leicester City at King Power Stadium. A stunning volley by Vitaliy Mykolenko and Mason Holgate's header gave Frank Lampard's side their third win in five games and ensured they remain in…
Staff Reporter. Tumelo Motlagale after winning the SA Marathon Championships in Durban on Sunday. Photo Credit: Tladi Khuele. Taking advantage of good conditions in the coastal city, Tumelo Motlagale and Jenet Mbhele won the national titles at the ASA Marathon Championships in Durban on Sunday. With the ASA Marathon Championships…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - US sprint star Christian Coleman took first place in his 100-metre debut after returning from a ban for breaching anti-doping rules, clocking a "pretty decent" 10.09sec in Tokyo on Sunday. The reigning 100m world champion made his comeback in January after the 18-month suspension for failing…
By Andrew Benson. Charles Leclerc led Carlos Sainz in a Ferrari front-row lock-out at the inaugural Miami Grand Prix. The Ferrari drivers jumped ahead of Red Bull's Verstappen as the world champion's final run fell apart on the circuit around the Hard Rock stadium. The Dutchman made an error at…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Former Proteas spinner Paul Adams says he will not be testifying against former teammate and current South Africa coach Mark Boucher at his upcoming disciplinary hearing relating to the Social Justice and Nation Building (SJN) hearings. Cricket South Africa (CSA) has appointed respected Senior Counsel, Advocate Terry…
Staff Reporter. Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has ruled out a guard of honour for Real Madrid when they welcome the newly crowned LaLiga champions to the Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday. Real clinched a record-extending 35th league title last weekend with a win over Espanyol and it is usually tradition…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Unbeaten Dmitry Bivol retained his WBA light-heavyweight world title with a unanimous points decision over Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Saturday, handing the Mexican superstar just the second defeat of his career. Russia's Bivol, 31, improved to 20-0 with 11 knockouts while multiweight champion Alvarez, the pound-for-pound…
Staff Reporter. Barcelona secured qualification for next season's Champions League on Saturday as Jordi Alba's 94th-minute winner against Real Betis guaranteed the Catalans' place in the La Liga top four. Alba's stinging injury-time volley snatched a 2-1 victory for Barca at the Benito Villamarin to ensure they will play in…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Ons Jabeur claimed the biggest title of her career, becoming the first Arab or African player to win a WTA 1000 title thanks to a 7-5, 0-6, 6-2 success over American Jessica Pegula on Saturday in Madrid. The Tunisian trailblazer picked up her second WTA trophy…
Staff Reporter. South African forward Percy Tau racked up two goals and two assists as Al Ahly defeated 10-man ES Setif 4-0 at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo in the first leg of their CAF Champions League semifinal on Saturday night. Tau both opened and closed the scoring, and…
Staff Reporter. Luis Diaz salvaged a draw for Liverpool against Tottenham Hotspur to send the Anfield side top of the Premier League on goal difference - but Jurgen Klopp's men dropped vital points in the title race. Son Heung-min converted Ryan Sessegnon's cross to put Spurs in front with his…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Zaidu Sanusi scored in added time on Saturday as Porto clinched their 30th Portuguese league title with a 1-0 victory away to Benfica. The result also guarantees that last year's champions Sporting will finish second, and qualify for the Champions League group stage, with Benfica third.…
Staff Reporter. SA A secured an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match T20 series against Zimbabwe XI after a massive 142-run win in Harare on Saturday. SA A were put to the bat first by the hosts and went on to set the target on 185 runs. Openers Lesiba Ngoepe…
Staff Reporter. Cape Town City have surged into second place on the DStv Premiership log after claiming a 2-0 win over TS Galaxy at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday night. Goals from Darwin Gonzalez and Mduduzi Mdantsane secured the victory for the Citizens, who have moved into second spot…
By Nick McPheat. Celtic roared back to all but secure the Scottish Premiership title with a rousing victory at home to Hearts. Ellis Simms' emphatic finish stunned the home crowd early on, but the league leaders responded in relentless fashion as two goals in seven first-half minutes from Japanese duo…
By Michael Emons. Manchester United suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of a rampant Brighton at the Amex Stadium - a result that confirmed United would not qualify for next season's Champions League. Ecuador international Moises Caicedo put the hosts ahead with his first Premier League goal in only…
Staff Reporter. Teenage rising star Carlos Alcaraz shocked world number one Novak Djokovic in a three-set thriller to reach the Madrid Open final. The 19-year-old Spaniard followed up his quarter-final win over Rafael Nadal with a 6-7 (5-7) 7-5 7-6 (7-5) success. Alcaraz coped with everything Djokovic threw at him…
Staff Reporter. Wydad Casablanca are firmly in the driver's seat against Petro de Luanda after cruising to a 3-1 victory in the CAF Champions League semifinal, first leg at the 11 November Stadium in Talatona, Angola, on Saturday. The Red Castle capitalised on the space afforded to them as they…
By CS Chiwanza. Quinton de Kock stroked a magnificent half-century to lead Lucknow Super Giants to a 75-run victory over Kolkata Knight Riders in their Tata Indian Premier League match at the MCA Stadium in Pune on Saturday night. De Kock dominated the PowerPlay, scoring 50 from 29 balls, a…
Staff Reporter. AmaZulu FC were frustrated by Sekhukhune United in their DStv Premiership clash which ended in a 0-0 draw at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday evening. Therefore, Usuthu remained seventh on the league standings, but they are now two points behind fourth-placed Kaizer Chiefs, while Babina…
By Gavin Rich. The Windhoek Draught Griquas produced a gutsy fightback but ultimately their dominant first half performance was enough for the Vodacom Bulls to secure a 48-38 win at Loftus on Saturday that sends them back to the top of the Carling Currie Cup log. The Toyota Cheetahs went…
Staff Reporter. Chelsea blew a two-goal lead in front of prospective owner Todd Boehly as Wolves snatched a dramatic 2-2 draw, while Watford were relegated from the Premier League after defeat at Crystal Palace on Saturday. The consortium led by Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Boehly has won the battle to…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Jamaican sprint legend Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce posted the fastest 100m in the world this year as she clocked 10.67secs to win her season opener in Nairobi on Saturday. The 35-year-old, who has won eight Olympic medals including silver in Tokyo last summer, was a comfortable winner after…
Staff Reporter. Chippa United and Baroka FC played to an eventful 2-2 draw at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in the DStv Premiership on Saturday afternoon. It was a timid start for both teams inside the first eight minutes of the game; Chippa United provided the first notable chance of…
Staff Reporter. Borussia Dortmund's Julian Brandt scored twice in a 3-1 victory over relegated Greuther Fuerth on Saturday to seal second place in the Bundesliga with one match remaining. Brandt put the visitors in front, scoring on the rebound after Fuerth keeper Andreas Linde had blocked a shot from Raphael…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Algeria's desperate bid to have their World Cup play-off with Cameroon replayed has been rejected by the competition organisers Fifa, the Algerian Football Federation said on Saturday. Algeria won the first leg of the play-off 1-0 in March but were beaten 2-1 in the return leg…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Indian origin legendary fast bowler Hoosain Ayob has died following a prolonged illness, never having played for the country due to apartheid. He was 81. Ayob had been internationally recognised as one of the greatest players in the history of the country but wasn't allowed to represent…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns are set to square off at the FNB Stadium in the DStv Premiership on Sunday and the clash is expected to provide fireworks yet again. Sundowns have already clinched the league title as they sit comfortably at the summit of South African football.…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Chelsea have agreed terms on the £4.25bn ($5.2bn) sale of the club to a consortium led by Todd Boehly, co-owner of the LA Dodgers baseball team. The club was put up for sale before owner Roman Abramovich was sanctioned for his alleged links to Russian president Vladimir…
By Simon Stone. Manchester City could make a move for Paul Pogba when his contract runs out at Manchester United this summer. City boss Pep Guardiola is looking for central midfield reinforcements given veteran Fernandinho plans to leave the club at the end of the season. City have already ruled…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates will be looking to keep their African dream alive when they take on Al Ahli Tripoli at the Martyrs of February Stadium on Sunday in the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup semifinals. Pirates have reached the penultimate stage of the competition for the first…
Staff Reporter. A consortium led by LA Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly and backed by Clearlake Capital has won the bid to acquire Premier League club Chelsea in a deal worth up to £4 billion pounds, Britain's Telegraph newspaper reported on Friday. The proposal has now been sent to the government…
Staff Reporter. Relegation-threatened Swallows FC struck late in the second half to secure 2-2 draw against SuperSport United at Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium on Friday night. The draw saw Swallows remain in the relegation/relegation playoff spot (15th) league standings, but they are now two points behind 14th-placed TS Galaxy. On…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Two goals from striker Lautaro Martinez helped Inter Milan secure a nervy 4-2 home win over Empoli on Friday as Simone Inzaghi's side kept their Serie A title hopes alive and provisionally went top of the table. The victory put defending champions Inter one point ahead…
Staff Reporter. The Cheetahs never had it all their own way in their 35-26 come-from-behind win over the Lions in a Currie Cup encounter on Friday evening. It was the Lions who struck first, dashing into a 13-0 lead at the start of the second quarter with a try from…
Staff Reporter. @GalloImages. The Pumas streaked to a surprise victory against the Sharks in Durban to bank their fourth win of the season in the first of two Friday night Currie Cup clashes. In a game of three tries, two scored by Pumas fullback Devon Williams, the Sharks went down…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur's well-drilled attack will present Liverpool's defence with their biggest challenge for a long time when they face off in the Premier League over the weekend, the Merseyside club's manager Jurgen Klopp said on Friday. Klopp said he expects Antonio Conte's Spurs to sit back…
By Michael Vlismas. Johannesburg – Yubin Jung booked his place on the Sunshine Tour for next season when he won the Altron Vusi Ngubeni Tournament at Huddle Park Golf Club on Friday. Jung closed with a 68 to win on 16 under par, one stroke clear of Keelan van Wyk…
Staff Reporter. Former Cape Town Marathon champion Lungile Gongqa has set his sights on the ASA Marathon Championships title. The race will be held in conjunction with the Durban International Marathon. But the 43 year-old has been battling a bout of influenza and he was unable to train for three…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - The two Diamond League athletics meetings scheduled to take place in China this year have been removed from the calendar due to Covid restrictions, organisers said on Friday. Chorzow in Poland will take the place of the Shenzhen meeting on August 6, but the event in…
By Anthony Moruthane. South African no.1 and world no.7 quad wheelchair tennis player, Donald Ramphadi. Vilamoura, Portugal, 06 May 2022 (By ITF) – South Africa's quad wheelchair tennis team made BNP Paribas World Team Cup history on the fourth day of this year's competition after becoming the first African team…
Staff Reporter. @GalloImages. The former Sharks scrumhalf, Sanele Nohamba, will make his Lions debut on Friday night when they tackle the Toyota Cheetahs in Johannesburg in the Currie Cup. The nippy halfback was officially unveiled as a Lions player on Thursday, although he has been at the union for quite…
Staff Reporter. Roma manager Jose Mourinho says he was "very emotional" following his side's Europa Conference League semi-final win over Leicester City on Thursday. The Italian club will face Feyenoord in the inaugural final on 25 May in Tirana, Albania. Mourinho is the first manager to reach the final of…
Staff Reporter. Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has signed a new three-year contract that will keep him at the Emirates until 2025. The 40-year-old took over at the Emirates Stadium in December 2019 following the dismissal of Unai Emery. The Spaniard is close to taking the Gunners back into the Champions…
Staff Reporter. Keagan Dolly is relishing a battle against his former side on Sunday as he looks to lift Kaizer Chiefs to victory against Mamelodi Sundowns to keep their Caf Champions League qualification hopes alive. Dolly spent two seasons at Chloorkop and helped the side to 2016 Champions League glory,…
By Gavin Rich. It could be a decisive weekend in the Carling Currie Cup as the teams contending for both top spot and the semifinal positions look to put some space between themselves and the rest with three rounds to play after this. The battle at the top is between…
Staff Reporter. Roma reached the inaugural Europa Conference League final after Tammy Abraham's header secured a 2-1 aggregate win to end Leicester's adventure in the competition at the Stadio Olimpico. Following last Thursday's 1-1 draw in the first leg at the King Power Stadium, Brendan Rodgers' side faced a stiff…
Staff Reporter. Eintracht Frankfurt beat 10-man West Ham United 1-0 in their Europa League semi-final second leg on Thursday to reach their first European final in 42 years with a 3-1 aggregate victory. In front of a deafening 48,000 crowd, Rafael Borre drilled in the winner for the hosts in…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Roman Abramovich has denied reports he is asking for a £1.5 billion loan to be repaid for the sale of Chelsea to go through. The Russian billionaire put the Premier League club up for sale on March 2, insisting he would not call in the loan…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - The head of the Gabonese Football Federation (Fegafoot) has been detained after being charged with failing to report alleged sexual abuse of hundreds of children within the sport, his lawyer told AFP on Thursday. Fegafoot President Pierre-Alain Mounguengui faces charges of "failing to denounce crimes of…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Tunisia's Ons Jabeur moved into the first WTA 1000 final of her career when she beat Russian qualifier Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-2 6-3 at the Madrid Open on Thursday. Alexandrova held a 6-1 head-to-head record against eighth seed Jabeur but it was the Tunisian who showed flair…
Staff Reporter. DStv Premiership club Marumo Gallants have confirmed that a FIFA ban of registering new players has officially been lifted by the world governing body. The Limpopo-based side was banned from registering new players following a dispute with Gustavo Paez. This comes after Bahlabane Ba Nthwa had failed to…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - The Milanese battle for this season's Serie A title continues at the weekend as defending champions Inter have a chance to go top on Friday but AC Milan will want to restore their narrow advantage on Sunday. Inter trail AC Milan by two points with three…
By Gavin Rich. Loose-forward Junior Pokomela has signed on to play for the DHL Stormers for the next three years. Pokomela joined the DHL Stormers as a loan player from the Toyota Cheetahs at the start of the current Vodacom Rugby Championship season and signed a contract with Western Province…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Robert Lewandowski — fresh from claiming another Bundesliga record — will hope he can not only find the net but also fire champions FC Bayern München back to winning ways when they host struggling VfB Stuttgart on Matchday 33. Lewandowski took his tally of away goals this…
By Michael Vlismas. The Sunshine Tour announced today that Luno, the global cryptocurrency platform that aims to put the power of crypto in everyone's hands, is the new sponsor of the Luno Order of Merit on the Tour. In announcing the new sponsorship, the Sunshine Tour also unveiled a new…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Global soccer governing body Fifa confirmed that the intercontinental playoffs for the World Cup will be played at Doha's Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium on June 13-14. Asian rivals Australia and United Arab Emirates meet in a playoff at the same venue on June 7, with the…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - The jersey that Argentina football legend Diego Maradona wore while scoring twice against England in the 1986 World Cup, including the infamous "hand of God" goal, was auctioned for $9.3 million, a record for any item of sports memorabilia, Sotheby's said on Wednesday. Seven bidders vied…
Staff Reporter. Carlo Ancelotti said the "history of the club" helped his Real Madrid side stage another Champions League comeback to down Manchester City on Wednesday and reach the final. The 13-time European champions trailed 1-0 on the night and 5-3 on aggregate in the last-four tie entering the 90th…
Staff Reporter. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola put his side's latest Champions League collapse down to the unpredictability of football after Real Madrid produced a stunning late fightback to reach the final. City led 1-0 on the night at the Santiago Bernabeu and 5-3 on aggregate heading into the 90th…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Karim Benzema scored an extra-time penalty as Real Madrid pulled off another astonishing comeback in the Champions League to stun Manchester City 3-1 on Wednesday and book a showdown with Liverpool in the final. City looked certain to go through when Riyad Mahrez put them 1-0…
Staff Reporter. @Backpagepix. Maritzburg United handed Royal AM their first DStv Premiership defeat in 2022 after securing a 1-0 win at the Harry Gwala Stadium on Wednesday night. Friday Samu's 22nd-minute goal settled this KZN derby as Ernst Middendorp's side pulled four points clear of the relegation zone in 12th…
By Brenden Nel. The Cell C Sharks announced a massive signing in former Springbok midfielder Rohan Janse van Rensburg on Wednesday, who had signed to the coastal union on a three year deal. The 27-year old Janse van Rensburg has been playing for the Sale Sharks in recent years and…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - A group of West Ham United fans were attacked in Frankfurt early on Wednesday on the eve of the Europa League semifinal second leg against Eintracht Frankfurt, German police confirmed. A police spokesman said masked groups in two minibuses stopped outside a pub in Frankfurt's Bockenheim…
Staff Reporter. @GalloImages. A veritable blitzkrieg by Lesiba Ngoepe saw him smash 114 runs from just 63 balls to set the foundation for victory by 22 runs for the South Africa 'A' team against Zimbabwe XI at the Harare Sports Club on Wednesday. They go 2-0 up in the five-match…
Staff Reporter. Baroka FC have kept their hopes of DStv Premiership survival alive with a clutch 1-0 win over Golden Arrows at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Wednesday evening. A first-half penalty from Bonginkosi Makume secured just a fifth win of the season for Bakgaga ba Mphahlele, who remained in…
By Shawn Belluigi. Caption: Dumisani Chauke with U16 winners Afrikaanse Hoer Meisieskool Pretoria. Kimberley, 04 May 2022: With the curtain closing on the 12th Absa Wildeklawer Sports Tournament, Proteas Netball Assistant Coach, Dumisani Chauke, reflects on the overall event, the impact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the overall…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. ©Backpagepix. Kaizer Chiefs' Marketing and Commercial Director Jessica Motaung has been roped into the Confederation of African Football's (Caf) Organising Committee for Women Football Standing Committee from 2022 to 2024. The appointment, confirmed by Caf Secretary General Veron Mosengo-Omba, comes in the wake of Motaung's attendance at…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Orlando Pirates were formally charged for denying TS Galaxy owner Tim Sukazi entry at Orlando Stadium towards the end of 2021. PSL prosecutor Zola Majavu has announced that Orlando Pirates have been fined R100,000 which is suspended for 12 months in their case against TS Galaxy chairman…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns co-coach Manqoba Mngqithi was pleased with the effort of his players in their comfortable 2-0 DStv Premiership win over Sekhukhune United on Tuesday. Goals from Aubrey Modiba, a screamer from 35-yards, and Peter Shalulile sealed the victory for Sundowns, who have already been crowned champions this…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool's Mohamed Salah said he wants to face Real Madrid rather than Manchester City in the Champions League final as the Egyptian forward targets revenge for his team's 2018 defeat by the Spanish side. Salah left the field in tears following a heavy fall under a challenge by…
By Michael Emons. Liverpool survived a scare against Villarreal to move into the Champions League final - and keep their hopes of winning an unprecedented quadruple alive. The Reds had comfortably won 2-0 in the first leg but that advantage was wiped out after only 41 minutes at a noisy…
Staff Reporter. A deflected goal from Keagan Dolly was enough to give Kaizer Chiefs a 1-0 win over Marumo Gallants to end a run of four consecutive defeats and five matches without a win. The result was secured by a fortuitous goal from Dolly and allowed Chiefs to climb to…
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