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It was business as usual when Tadu Nare returned to claim a dominant win in the second Spar Grand Prix race in Gqeberha on Saturday.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 1:14 pm
Orlando Pirates coach Jose Riveiro says he predicted the formation opponents Sekhukhune United would utilise, though not their aggressive high press, as Bucs negotiated another fiery encounter to win the Nedbank Cup final on Saturday night.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 12:23 pm
Four ringball clubs played friendly games against each other on Saturday at Toti High in Amanzimtoti, south of Durban.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 10:38 am
The biggest crowd for any final in the Mother City had descended on Cape Town Stadium but the intoxicating carnival atmosphere around the precinct and just before kickoff made way for something far more sobering in the United Rugby Championship (URC) final on Saturday.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 9:47 am
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber named 10 players who featured in the United Rugby Championship (URC) final in his group of 33 for a preparation camp in Durban from Monday to Wednesday.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 8:52 am
Terrence Dvzukamanja completed what's been a memorable and a better season for Orlando Pirates when he scored a last-gasp winner in the Nedbank Cup final to beat Sekhukhune United 2-1 at Loftus in Pretoria on Saturday.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 7:00 am
Bayern Munich snatched their 11th consecutive Bundesliga title in dramatic fashion with a final day 2-1 win at Cologne on Saturday courtesy of Jamal Musiala's 89th minute goal, grabbing the trophy from the hands of rivals Borussia Dortmund.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 6:59 am
It was streetwise road warriors Munster who, in a match of thunderous hits and bone rattling intensity, again prevailed over the Stormers at a packed Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 6:58 am
Mamelodi Sundowns have confirmed they have parted ways with Andile Jali after five successful years that were marred by controversy towards the end of his time at Chloorkop.
Posted: May 27, 2023, 10:29 am
The Confederation of African Football president Patrice Motsepe remains cagey about when the Fifa-backed African Super League will commence amid reports that Saudi Arabia are talking to Caf about backing the competition to the tune of $200m (R3.9bn).
Posted: May 27, 2023, 9:38 am
Brazil will play friendlies against two African nations as part of an anti-racism campaign in support of their Real Madrid forward Vinicius Jr, who has been racially abused in Spanish League games this season, the Brazilian FA (CBF) said on Friday.
Posted: May 27, 2023, 9:27 am
In a development that does not come as a surprise, Kaizer Chiefs have opted not to renwe the services of veteran former Bafana Bafana centreback Erick Mathoho.
Posted: May 26, 2023, 9:49 am
Brand endorsements for athletes in sports are an important aspect of their careers; many around the world reap huge financial rewards from commercial partnerships.
Posted: May 26, 2023, 9:46 am
The Northern and Southern hemisphere will be at a standstill tomorrow when the Stormers take on Irish province Munster in the Grand Final of the United Rugby Championship at a sold-out Cape Town Stadium.
Posted: May 26, 2023, 9:39 am
The inclusion of Colin Nathan, who has become not only the best trainer of this era in Africa but also a masterful game reader in the team of Ludumo Lamati, will empower trainer Phumzile Matyhila when he guides Lamati in what could be the most difficult boxing fight he has had since he turned professional in 2014.
Posted: May 26, 2023, 9:35 am
After several strange gambles which brought unknown and untested coaches to their hotseat, Orlando Pirates seem to have finally got it right, even as there were legitimate reservations about their latest import, Jose Riveiro.
Posted: May 26, 2023, 9:30 am
Since all eyes will be on the Nedbank Cup final between Orlando Pirates and Sekhukhune United Stadium tomorrow (6pm), Neville Khoza identifies three interesting match-ups that could determine the outcome.
Posted: May 26, 2023, 9:23 am
Orlando Pirates legend Gavin Lane is convinced that experience will see the Buccaneers prevail against Sekhukhune United in the Nedbank Cup final at Loftus Versfeld Stadium tomorrow (6pm).
Posted: May 26, 2023, 9:19 am
As Sekhukhune United head into the Nedbank Cup final against Orlando Pirates at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday as underdogs, former Platinum Stars midfielder Tintswalo Tshabalala has offered them some advice on how to upset the applecart.
Posted: May 26, 2023, 9:15 am
With talisman Ranga Chivaviro hogging the spotlight and attracting interest from big teams like Kaizer Chiefs and Tanzanian heavyweights Young Africans after scoring 17 goals in 30 games, Sihle Ndebele picks a few other Marumo Gallants stars who are likely to be snatched by Premiership sides after the side's relegation.
Posted: May 26, 2023, 9:05 am
Former Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Teko Modise says it is more important to win trophies with the team than individual accolades.
Posted: May 26, 2023, 8:59 am
Casric Stars coach Bucs Mthombeni says they will give a good account of themselves in the PSL playoffs as they get a second bite at getting promotion to the DStv Premiership.
Posted: May 26, 2023, 8:54 am
Sekhukhune United coach Brandon Truter has suggested that the Nedbank Cup title is for Orlando Pirates to lose when they meet at Loftus Versfeld Stadium tomorrow (6pm).
Posted: May 26, 2023, 8:50 am
Football coaches hardly embrace the favourites tag ahead of important matches but Orlando Pirates' Jose Riveiro has proven to be a special case.
Posted: May 26, 2023, 8:47 am
Lyle Foster was not snubbed by Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos for this month's 2023 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Morocco — he was left out because of a seemingly sensible deal reached with his club, Burnley.
Posted: May 25, 2023, 12:27 pm
Defending Comrades Marathon champions Tete Dijana and Alexandra Marazova will return to action at the 2023 edition of the race on June 11, race director Rowyn James said on Thursday morning.
Posted: May 25, 2023, 11:19 am
LaLiga president Javier Tebas apologised on Wednesday for his online rant at Real Madrid player Vinicius Jr after the Brazilian took to social media to complain about racist insults he suffered during a match and the Spanish league's inaction.
Posted: May 25, 2023, 10:25 am
Sanity has prevailed. Bangile Nyangani will defend the South African mini flyweight boxing title against mandatory challenger Siyakholwa Kuse in East London on June 16 and most importantly get paid by Rumble Africa Promotion (RAP) for his efforts.
Posted: May 25, 2023, 6:39 am
Graham Rowntree insists he did not reinvent the wheel when he took the reins
Posted: May 25, 2023, 6:31 am
Former Bafana Bafana international Daine Klate has urged players from Orlando Pirates and Sekhukhune to get into the right state of mind before Saturday's Nedbank Cup at Loftus Versfeld (6pm) as they will experience a lot of pressure on the day.
Posted: May 25, 2023, 6:27 am