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After qualifying from the group stage in style with maximum points, hosts Egypt are looking to secure their place in next year’s Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 when they face South Africa in the Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations, Egypt 2019 semi-final tonight at the Cairo International Stadium. It will…
Image: Reuters. Michel Platini told an Italian TV programme that VAR "doesn't solve problems" during matches, branding it "a load of crap". Platini,refused to consider using the technology after he became Uefa chief in 2007. The technology is now used across Europe's top leagues as well as its most lucrative…
Stefanos Tsitsipas came from a set down to beat Dominic Thiem on a thrilling final-set tie-break and become the youngest winner of the ATP Finals in 18 years. He won 6-7 (6-8) 6-2 7-6 (7-4) to claim the biggest title of his fledgling career. Thiem, 26, who edged a tight…
Football (EURO 2020). England concluded their successful Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a victory over Kosovo that ensures they will be among the top six seeds in next summer's tournament. Despite the emphatic scoreline, it was an unconvincing performance by Gareth Southgate's side but they were still able to end…
Tommy Fleetwood beat Marcus Kinhult in a play-off to win the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City. Fleetwood started the final round six shots off the lead but carded a seven-under 65 to finish on 12 under par, which Swede Kinhult matched with a 68. The Englishman, who had three…
Bafana Bafana have registered their first in the 2021 AFCON qualifiers after they beat Sudan 1-0 at Orlando Stadium. Lebogang Phiri made a breakthrough on the stroke of halftime as his left-footed strike broke the deadlock for his first goal in Bafana colours. Bafana coach went for an all out-attack,…
Manchester United are being linked with a January transfer window swap deal involving Gareth Bale and Paul Pogba. Given that many of United’s issues are in attack at the moment, it could make sense to revive interest in Bale, whose future at Real Madrid has looked in doubt for some…
Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki has declared the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sudan as a must-win match. They come into the match following a 2-0 loss to Ghana in the opening match of the campaign, while the Sudanese defeated Sao Tome e Principe 4-0 in the…
Stefanos Tsitsipas will meet Dominic Thiem in Sunday's showpiece to decide who will be crowned winner of the 2019 ATP Finals. The 21-year-old beat Roger Federer in straight sets in the first semi-final on Saturday, clinching a 6-3, 6-4 success over the six-time champion after a ruthless display. Tsitsipas, making…
The Netherlands, Germany and Croatia have booked their places for next summer’s finals of the Euro 2020. Austria also made it through to the multi-host tournament, which kicks off in Rome on June 12. The teams join France, Spain, Italy and England while Portugal are one win away from qualification.…
Thousands of cyclists are taking part in the 23rd edition of Discovery 947 Ride Joburg which has officially kicked off at Riversands commercial club on Sunday. Discovery 947 ride Joburg is the world's second largest timed cycling race. There will be several road closures but there are alternative routes open…
Barbarians: (12) 31 Tries: Bastareaud, Esterhuizen, Mapimpi(2), Steyn; Cons: Bosch,Steyn (2) Fiji: (14) 33 Tries: Malele, Tela, Dyer (2), Mayanavanuav; Cons: Tela (4) Fiji held off a late comeback from the Barbarians to claim an entertaining win at Twickenham. Mathieu Bastareaud and Andre Esterhuizen crossed for the Baa-Baas in the…
Stefanos Tsitsipas beat six-time champion Roger Federer to reach the final of the ATP Finals in London. The Greek, making his debut at the event aged just 21, won 6-3 6-4. Federer, 38, was aiming for a record-extending seventh title but was undone by Tsitsipas, just as he was at…
A poor start by Bosnian Vahid Halilhodzic as coach of Morocco continued when lower ranked Mauritania forced a 0-0 draw in their first Group E match in 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying in Rabat. Morocco are ranked 42nd in the world, 63 places above Mauritania, and the barren deadlock…
For generations of South African golfers, a victory in the Nedbank Golf Challenge has been a childhood dream. On Sunday, either Zander Lombard or Louis Oosthuizen could make that dream a reality. Lombard heads the field on 11 under par following a hard-fought 72 at the Gary Player Country Club…
The Jozi Stars continued their poor start to the second edition of the Mzansi Super League after they were bowled out for just 108 and thrashed by nine wickets as the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants,who claimed a bonus point and completed the ‘double’ over the defending champions at the Wanderers…
Kevin Anderson, the former US Open and Wimbledon men’s singles finalist has announced that he will be playing an exhibition match at the national primary school’s finals of the BNP Paribas RCS ‘Rising Star Tennis’ initiative set to take place at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Facility in February 2020. Launched…
Defending champions South Africa have been drawn in Group B of the 2019 COSAFA Men’s Under 20 Championships alongside Lesotho, Madagascar and Mauritius. The tournament will take place in Lusaka from 4-14 December. The 12 teams have been drawn into three groups each containing four sides, with the top team…
South Africa progressed to this year’s AFCON semi-finals after holding Nigeria to a 0-0 draw in a highly contested final Group B tie at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo, Egypt. They will now face hosts Egypt after finishing second of their group with five points, just a point behind…
We all know what happens during football stardom: the games, gruelling training, money… But what happens when the ‘party’ is over? With physically challenging careers that end well before an office job and the many demands placed on footballers; precious few know what life is like after retirement for footballers.…
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is currently on vacation in South Africa during the FIFA international break, and he was spotted by fans enjoying the sights of Cape Town. Jurgen Klopp just having a casual walk about in Cape town....then ended up at Diaz Tavern where he engaged with fans.Pep Guardiola…
The first part of Zander Lombard’s Nedbank Golf Challenge dream was realised on Friday when he shot a 65 in front of playing partners Ernie Els and Lee Westwood to lead “Africa’s Major” by two strokes. The next part of that dream quite obviously involves the 18th green on Sunday…
Mpho Makola has been handed a six-month ban from football, effective immediately, after pushing a match official during a game. BREAKING: The #PSL Disciplinary Committee has handed a six months ban to @CapeTownCityFC player, Mpho Makola.Makola was found guilty of assaulting match official, Abongile Tom during the Telkom Knockout fixture…
The SABC has confirmed Sunday's 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifier between Bafana Bafana and Sudan will be televised. South Africans were left unable to watch Bafana Bafana's AFCON qualifier against Ghana after both Supersport and SABC failed to reach an agreement to televise the match. Bafana Bafana went down…
Ghana have begun their AFCON 2021 qualifying campaign on a high with a win over South Africa at the Cape Coast Stadium.Goals from Thomas Partey and Kudus Mohammed handed Black Stars a 2-0 win against Bafana Bafana. Elsewhere,Sudan recorded a 4-0 win over Sao Tome and Principe. Sudan and Ghana…
Ghana lead 1-0 at halftime against Bafana Bafana courtesy of Thomas Partey. #BafanaBafana #AFCON2021 Indecisiveness in the box....aaaah pic.twitter.com/vkblv9gHMP — Soccer Clipz (@Cafulele1) November 14, 2019 #AFCON2021 #BafanaBafana Ghana are leading pic.twitter.com/qEt2RSc0RA — Soccer Clipz (@Cafulele1) November 14, 2019 Partey drives home from outside the box. Ghana lead. #AFCON2021 pic.twitter.com/bG72R5Tbn4…
Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki has named an attacking minded starting line up to face Ghana in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers tonight.The match will be the start of the road to Cameroon for the 33rd edition of the continental showpiece.The Group C opener is scheduled to kick…
Image:@GraemeSmith49 Graeme Smith has withdrawn his interest from Cricket South Africa's director of cricket role, citing a lack of "confidence" in the administration. He announced his decision via social media. "I would love to have taken on the role. However, despite my obvious desire to make a difference, during the…
Louis Oosthuizen overcame kidney stones that saw him spend time in a Rustenburg hospital and still in agony at 3am on the morning of the first round, and opened with a nine-under-par 63 to lead the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player by three shots at Sun City on…
The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has declared over R1 billion in revenue in the last financial year (2018/19). This is the first time in the history of the League that it declares R1 billion in revenue. The increase in revenue is driven by the contractual increase in the broadcast rights…
Talks between the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and SuperSport to resume the telecast of all CAF-organised matches, have failed to reach an agreement. Insideworldfootball on Wednesday reports that, a CAF spokesman indicated that the continental football governing body will be seeking an alternative solution to ensure that fans in…
Bafana Bafana have completed their preparations for the crucial Cameroon 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ghana. They held one training session at home before flying out of the country, and had two more sessions at the match venue, Cape Coast Stadium in Ghana. Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi…
Image: @Guaje7Villa. Spain’s all-time leading goal scorer David Villa has announced he will retire from playing at the end of the Japanese season. Villa, who plays for J1 League side Vissel Kobe, will bow out having won the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2008 with Spain, and the Champions League…
Bafana Bafana have settled nicely into their base camp after a 10 hour travel. They held their first training session yesterday with 23 players as Thulani Serero and Kamohelo Mokotjo only arrived last night in Ghana. Molefi Ntseki’s charges are going to face the hosts in the first match of…
Lee Westwood was as relaxed as he should be returning as the defending champion in a Nedbank Golf Challenge he has won three times. And the Englishman summed up exactly the challenge the rest of the field will face should he be in a position to make history in “Africa’s…
LaLiga's RC Celta Vigo partners with the Maldives for tourism promotion and youth development LaLiga club RC Celta Vigo (@RCCeltaEN) have agreed a significant and innovative commercial partnership with the Maldives, which will help promote the Indian Ocean country as a tourist destination to LaLiga’s global audience, while strengthening the…
The Powerade Performance Academy for 2019 concluded at the Wanderers Country Club in Johannesburg this past Sunday. After a successful run of academies in Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town there was a lot of enthusiasm around the final academy with performance experts ensuring the attending school coaches were given…
South Africa’s Egypt ambassador, His Excellency Vusi Mavimbela, came and wish South Africa’s National Under-23 side well ahead of their final AFCON Group B encounter against Nigeria this Friday at the Al Salam Stadium. Mavimbela stated that the national team handled themselves really well in their last two Group B…
Springbok hooker Schalk Brits has announced his retirement from the professional game. The 38-year-old was lured out of retirement in 2018 by Rassie Erasmus to join the Springboks and had not played for the Boks since the 2015 World Cup. "I was happy and content with my career when I…
Ernie Els is the oldest player in the Nedbank Golf Challenge field and he has a lot on his mind with the upcoming Presidents Cup. But there is no place he'd rather be this week than making his 19th appearance in a tournament that has defined him as much as…
Banyana Banyana will return home on Wednesday morning (13 November 2019) after their friendly international match against Japan in Fukuoka on Sunday. The South Africa Women’s Senior National team lost 2-0 to the hosts in a thrilling international match in Japan’s most southern province and had a practice match at…
Spanish football has had its eye on the clock more than usual this season, mostly to see how long it takes Rodrygo Goes to get on the scoresheet. Real Madrid’s 18-year-old sensation is very much the flavour of the month, shining in his first season in LaLiga and showing a…
All eyes will be on ultra-distance athlete Mthunzi Mnisi when he targets his fifth straight national title at the 2019 ASA 50km Race Walking Championships, to be held at the University of Pretoria sports grounds in Tshwane on Saturday, 16 November. Mnisi, who won the SA title for the fourth…
Check out some of the scenes of the final leg of the Springboks World Cup victory parade. Balconies in Long Street are packed as Siya pumps the cup in the air. Capetonians are laughing in the face of rain. Nothing will stop them from seeing the Boks. @TeamNews24 pic.twitter.com/Gqa0dE5FB7 —…
Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Lebogang Manyama has been called up to Bafana Bafana for the two crucial Cameroon 2021 Africa Cup of Nations clashes against Ghana and Sudan. Manyama, who has already reported for national team duty, replaces the injured Themba Zwane of Mamelodi Sundowns. Bafana Bafana assembled for camp last…
Springbok captain Siya Kolisi won the People’s Choice Sports Star award at the SA Sports Awards held in Durban. He led the Springboks to a 32-12 victory over England in the Rugby World Cup final in Japan. Springbok coach Rasie Erasmus was named Coach of the Year. While the Proteas…
The Nelson Mandela Bay Giants got their Mzansi Super League 2.0 campaign off to a winning start as they beat the Jozi Stars by 24 runs at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth. Set 168 for victory, the Stars could only manage 143 for five in reply as they slipped…
Manchester City Manager Pep Gaurdiola sarcastically thanked the match officials following Manchester City’s controversial Premier League defeat against Liverpool. He was incensed after he saw his side denied two penalties during another epic meeting between the two title chasing sides at Anfield. Fabinho fired Liverpool into an early lead, less…
SuperSport United FC duo Sipho Mbule and Teboho Mokoena arrived in Cairo, Egypt to add to coach David Notoane’s South Africa’s National Under-23’s 15-man squad. Notoane expressed his delight over the arrival of these two players, adding that they will certainly add value to his team building up to their…
Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis said she was satisfied with her team’s performance in their 2-0 defeat to hosts Japan on Sunday, 10 November in Fukuoka. Having travelled for two days and with only two days to prepare for the tough friendly match, Ellis said she took a lot of…
Golden Arrows came from behind to beat Mamelodi Sundowns 3-2 in a thrilling Absa Premiership clash in a pouring rain at Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium. Thapelo Morena opened the scoring for the visitors but Arrows rallied after the break to earn all three points thanks to goals from Danny Phiri…
It was a slow day for the South African swimming team as the 2019 FINA Swimming World Cup Series wrapped up in Doha. Chad le Clos came close to a medal in the 200m freestyle final but had to settle for a 4th place finish in 1:48.76, with the gold…
Springboks loose-forward Francios Louw has confirmed his retirement from the international rugby. Louw, affectionately known as ‘Flo’, made 76 Test appearances in a decade at the top, adding 2019 gold to the bronze he won in 2015. In all, he appeared in three World Cup tournaments. Flo won his first…
Chippa United have finally registered their first Absa Premiership win of the season, defeating AmaZulu 2-0 at a cold and wet Princess Magogo Stadium last night. William Twala scored a brace in the second half to secure the Chilli Boys first three-pointer of the campaign, though they remain at the…
Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis has named her starting 11 for the friendly international match against Japan here in Fukuoka (Sunday, 10 November 2019). Ellis has handed veteran Leandra Smeda her 100th cap, a milestone for the hardworking striker. There are a few surprises in the starting line-up and Ellis…
South Africa’s National Under-23 side played to a 0-0 draw in their opening Group B 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations match against Zambia at the Al Salam Stadium last night. They created plenty of chances, however, were just unlucky not to find the back of the net in each…
Kaizer Chiefs have continued their great form in the Absa Premiership with a thrilling 3-2 Soweto derby win over Orlando Pirates at FNB Stadium. Chiefs secured the victory thanks to a late penalty from Daniel Cardoso, finally broke a nine-game winless streak in league matches against the Buccaneers and extended…
Tottenham’s miserable run in the Premier League continued with a 1-1 draw at home to Sheffield United. Southampton are another team in disarray and that continued with a 2-1 defeat to Everton. Newcastle came from behind to beat Bournemouth 2-1 thanks to goals from DeAndre Yedlin and Ciaran Clark, which…
CAF announced that it had cancelled a $1-billion TV and marketing rights deal with the French-based company following a judgement that it had breached competition rules, though Lagardere insisted it would go to war to make sure the contract remains in place. SuperSport, who had acquired the rights directly from…
Kaizer Chiefs have not beaten Orlando Pirates during ordinary time in their last 13 meetings, but perhaps have their best chance in years against a limping Pirates side that will be without inspirational captain Happy Jele. Here are five key facts for each side going into Saturday’s encounter: KAIZER CHIEFS…
Watford enjoyed their first Premier League win of the season as goals from Gerard Deulofeu and substitute Andre Gray gave them a 2-0 win at Norwich City in a bottom-of-the-table game last night. The result lifted Watford two places to 18th on eight points from 12 games while promoted Norwich,…
Dale Steyn and Janneman Malan played lead roles as the 2019 Mzansi Super League (MSL) season began with a bang after the Cape Town Blitz edged out the Jozi Stars by 15 runs in a high-scoring thriller at the Imperial Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. Match Summary Jozi Stars 198 –…
Image: Credit Fullview. The second leg of the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour will take place in Durban. The route plans for East London (Saturday), Port Elizabeth (Sunday) and Cape Town (Monday) will be announced at a later stage. The route plan for Durban is as follows: 09h15: Tour…
Manchester United, Sevilla and Celtic led a parade of clubs with continental pedigree through to the Europa League knockout stage as they all won to book a ticket to the last-32. ✅ Espanyol & Man. United join Sevilla, Basel & Celtic in the round of 32! ?Was it a good…
Image: Credit Fullview. The Springboks Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour kicks off in Gauteng today when they will travel through parts of Pretoria, Johannesburg and Soweto, parading the Webb Ellis Cup from an open-top bus. The route plans for Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town (Friday to Monday)…
Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus became the first teams to book their tickets for the next round of the UEFA Champions League,with all three picking up wins. Elsewhere, Manchester City lost two goalkeepers in the draw against Atalanta, Real Madrid put six goals past Galatasaray and Dinamo Zagreb and…
Dumisani Zuma scored a brace as Kaizer Chiefs increased their lead at the top of the ABSA Premiership table at Nelson Mandela Bay stadium. Coach Ernst Middendorp made eight changes when compared to the team that started the last match against Orlando Pirates four days ago. Only three players who…
Veteran Springbok prop Tendai Mtawarira has announced his retirement from international rugby after a successful World Cup campaign. The 34-year-old veteran of 117 Tests confirmed his decision after a monumental performance in his final match,against England in the World Cup final in Yokohama, Japan. He made his senior provincial debut…
Cape Town City have announced former Ajax Amsterdam and Galatasaray head coach Jan Olde Reikerink as their new head coach after the sacking of Benni McCarthy. He joins the Citizens with an impressive CV in Europe after managing the likes of Ajax, Genk,Galatasary, SV Heerveeen, while also taking up assistant…
Here are ten of the top stories from LaLiga Santander, from fine margins at the top of the table to Sergio Ramos and Luis Suárez’s latest records. Three teams are level at the top It could hardly be tighter or more dramatic at the top of the LaLiga Santander table.…
The South African U-23 Men’s Olympic Team has safely arrived in Egypt ahead of this year’s CAF U-23 Africa Cup of Nations kicking off this coming weekend. David Notoane’s charges left South Africa on Monday, 4 November and landed in the North African country in the wee hours of Tuesday…
Banyana Banyana will play Japan in an international friendly match. Both countries will face off on Sunday, 10 November 2019 at the Kitakyushu Stadium in Fukuoka, Japan. Kickoff is at 12h45 local time (05h45 South African time – Japan is seven hours ahead). The two nations will then lock horns…
Barcelona were held to a surprise home draw by Slavia Prague in the early kick-off, while the match of the night saw Chelsea draw 4-4 at home with nine-man Ajax. Liverpool held on for a 2-1 win over Genk, Borussia Dortmund came from two goals down to beat Inter Milan…
Orlando Pirates and Maritzburg United played to a goalless draw in the ABSA Premiership this evening at Orlando Stadium. Captain Happy Jele was sent off and will miss the derby on Saturday against rivals Kaizer Chiefs and both sides finished the match with 10 men after Kwanda Mngonyama of Maritzburg…
South African Football Association (SAFA) Acting CEO, Russell Paul is leaving the Association to take up a senior position within the Qatar 2022 World Cup Organising Committee. He has extensive experience in football administration having, among others, been part of the South Africa 2010 FIFA World Cup, the first-ever World…
Thousands of people converged at OR Tambo International Airport ahead of the Springboks arrival. Supporters were singing and chanting as they waited for the first group of the squad to arrive which included World Rugby Player of the year, Pieter-Steph Du Toit, Duane Vermuelen and try scorers Makozole Mapimpi and…
Three teams currently sit joint-top, with thirteen clubs within just five points, making it probably the most competitive LaLiga title race since the switch to three points for a win. Levante’s dramatic 3-1 victory over Barcelona on Saturday was just the latest shock from the super exciting 2019/20 LaLiga title…
Reflection back on the 2019 Danone Nations Cup world finals that took place in Barcelona, Rebonwe Primary School soccer players and coach admit it was an experience that has changed their lives and valuable lesson have been learnt in terms of soccer and life skills It was a busy week…
As South Africa's triumphant players prepare to arrive back home to a heroes' welcome, they do so in the knowledge that they are not only world champions but also top of the World Rugby Men's Rankings for the first time since 16 November, 2009. Saturday's 32-12 victory over England in…
The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Ghana and Bafana Bafana has been moved from the capital Accra to Cape Coast. The clash is scheduled for Thursday, 14 November 2019 at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium at 19h00. After the match, both teams will be flying out for their…
Taking early steps to ensure the national track and field team is ready to shine next year, Athletics South Africa (ASA) has unveiled a 56-member Preparation Squad for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The Preparation Squad includes 39 athletes (28 men and 11 women) in individual events, as…
Real Madrid are preparing an offer to Manchester City of Gareth Bale plus £70m in exchange for Raheem Sterling. Sky Sports has reported that representatives from Real will travel to watch Sterling's performances for England next month, at home to Montenegro and away to Kosovo, before deciding on the final…
Springboks crowned the World Rugby Champions.
Siya Kolisi raised the Webb Ellis Cup to the Yokohama night sky, surrounded by his wonderful troops in green after they had not just beaten England but delivered perhaps the most complete performance by any side to dominate a final, we had the exclamation mark that Rugby World Cup 2019…
Gift Motupa scored four goals for Bidvest Wits, while Nigerian sides Enyimba and Enugu Rangers made contrasting progress in CAF Confederation Cup play-offs. Motupa netted the first four goals as Wits crushed UD Songo of Mozambique 6-0 in Johannesburg after taking a 2-1 lead into the second leg. It was…
Cape Town City has announced its decision to terminate coach Benni McCarthy’s employment with immediate effect. In a statement in the early hours of this morning, the club said it reached the decision to terminate his employment following a run of performance that saw the club win two of the…
Tennis: Novak Djokovic has beaten a nervous Denis Shapovalov 6-3 6-4 to win his fifth Paris Masters final and 34th overall Masters title to move one behind all-time leader Rafael Nadal. Shapovalov had a walkover into his first Masters final on Sunday because the second-ranked Nadal pulled out of their…
Springboks began Rugby World Cup 2019 with great confidence, having defeated New Zealand in 2018. They were the first foreign team to arrive in Japan for the tournament and overpowered the hosts 41-7 in a warm-up match. Yet the All Blacks were still the team to beat at RWC 2019,…
The Foxes are now level with Chelsea on 23 points, but with a better goal difference, and just two points behind second-placed Manchester City. Meanwhile Everton midfielder Andre Gomes suffered a serious leg injury which left Tottenham's Son Heung-min in tears and overshadowed the home side scoring a 98th-minute equaliser…
On Sunday 3 November 2019, the 26th Soweto Marathon successfully hosted 40 000 runners from far and wide across the three distances of 42.2km, 21.1km and 10km. South Africa’s biggest one day road running event started and finished at FNB Stadium on another scorching Summer Sunday. It was Nedbank Running…
Maritzburg United were the first team to book their place in the 2019 Telkom Knockout semifinals following a 4-3 penalty shoot-out (1-1 after extra-time) win over Highlands Park at Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg on Friday evening. Kaizer Chiefs defeated Orlando Pirates 4-2 penalties following a 2-2 draw in the…
Maritzburg United have sent Highlands Park packing in the Telkom Knockout quarterfinal at Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg via penalties. The game ended 1-1 after regulation time. The team of choice won 4-3 on penalties to book their place in to the semi-finals of the TKO. Highlands Park took a…
Springboks ceded possession in both of their knockout phase matches at Rugby World Cup 2019, giving Wales 62 per cent last week and Japan 68 per cent in the first half of the quarter-final. They have relied on defence, a strong set-piece and a kicking game to reach this year's…
New Zealand ran in six tries to win the bronze final and give head coach Steve Hansen a right royal send-off against Wales at Tokyo Stadium. Winger Ben Smith led the way with two tries in his final game in an All Blacks jersey, in front of Emperor Emeritus and…
Manchester City host struggling Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday with Pep Guardiola hoping that Bernardo Silva maintains his recent return to something approaching the peak of his powers. Portuguese playmaker Silva was among the most feared players in the Premier League last season as City won all three…
Telkom has announced a series of high energy pre-match activations in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal to ensure football fans are part of the football frenzy. AKA, DJ Tira and Igcokama Elisha are also set to electrify the Soweto derby at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday with pre-match performances. The KwaZulu-Natal…
As the world looks ahead to what promises to be an exciting finale to Rugby World Cup 2019, the nominees for the World Rugby Team and Coach of the Year 2019 accolades have been revealed. All four teams and their coaches that reached the Rugby World Cup 2019 semi-finals have…
A thrilling Carabao Cup fourth-round game had a dramatic finish as Liverpool beat Arsenal 5-4 on penalties after Divock Origi’s added-time equaliser made it 5-5 and forced the shoot-out at Anfield. Last Night Results: Liverpool 5-5 Arsenal (Liverpool won 5-4 on Penalties) Manchester United 2-1 Chelsea. Aston Villa 2-1 Wolves.…
Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that Saturday’s World Cup final against England in Yokohama will be his last as Springbok head coach. Erasmus has served in the dual role of Bok coach and SA Rugby director of rugby since the beginning of 2018. However, Erasmus confirmed that he will be stepping…
The contenders for the International Rugby Players (IRP) Try of the Year 2019 have been revealed, with the winner to be announced at the World Rugby Awards in Tokyo on 3 November. Three of the tries shortlisted were scored at Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan with the other contender…
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