Sport

June 25, 2017

Maripa believes he will shine in Soweto

Brimming with confidence, wheelchair tennis star Evans Maripa hopes to win the Joburg Open, which will be held at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Centre in Soweto next Sunday.
June 25, 2017

Funeka tips Pacman to win

South Africa’s Ali “Rush Hour” Funeka has stuck his neck out by predicting a knockout win for Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao when he defends his World Boxing Organisation (WBO) welterweight crown against Jeff “The Hornet” Horn.
June 25, 2017

No more ‘hands of God’

I was excited when the International Football Association board last year decided to conduct a trial-approval for the use of the video assistant referee (VAR).
June 25, 2017

Downs and United have all to play for

The fate of two South African clubs in the CAF club competitions – Mamelodi Sundowns and SuperSport United – is in their own hands.
June 25, 2017

Bucs bag top soccer manager

Orlando Pirates have made their first major signing of the season – and it’s not a player.
June 25, 2017

Video refereeing is the future, says Infantino

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has spoken up to indicate that the world football federation is still keen on using the video assistant referee (VAR) system, despite the focus on the experiment being undertaken at the Confederations Cup in Russia.
June 25, 2017

Boks should be given room to grow

This time last year, the Springboks had suffered what would be the first of many humiliating defeats with their loss at home to Ireland.
June 25, 2017

Tennis SA players fly off to Wimbledon

Fourteen-year-old Amukelani Mokone will finally get to live her dream when she travels to the Wimbledon tennis tournament in the UK on Wednesday as part of the Tennis SA (TSA) junior team.
June 25, 2017

Len Hunt’s death deals boxing a blow

Recent action by assistant pathologists at Gauteng government mortuaries, who refused to continue to carry out work that they were unqualified for and not paid for, has delayed the burial of Len Hunt, one of South Africa’s best boxing officials and a
June 25, 2017

How leadership got the best out of Kolisi

Stormers coach Robbie Fleck knows the exact day when the idea to make Siya Kolisi his captain for this year’s Super Rugby tournament firmed up in his head.
June 25, 2017

Football plays catch-up with VAR

The introduction of technology has been hailed as a step in the right ­direction, but there are still question marks, writes Timothy ­Molobi.
June 25, 2017

Boks sweep third test

Despite being short on clinical execution, the team played well.
June 25, 2017

We are more clever now – Baroka boss

Chair will usher in a host of changes as he vows the outfit will learn from their mistakes.
June 25, 2017

Watch: Controversy mars ABC play-offs

The recent ABC Motsepe League national play-offs in East London have become mired in controversy.
June 25, 2017

English clubs poach local players

First, French rugby clubs were plundering South Africa’s leading rugby talent, now there is a growing list of players being picked up by rich English club sides.
June 25, 2017

On paper, Baku suits Hamilton

While momentum is with the Brit, it was Sebastian Vettel who finished higher in their contest in Baku last year.
June 25, 2017

Keeping the legacy alive

Alan Toweel junior is set to follow in his father’s footsteps and rear winners.
June 25, 2017

VAR will ruin the game

Everyone loves controversy. We love arguing about what wasn’t or could have been. Don’t we?.
June 25, 2017

Have SA’s golfers lost French Open mojo?

As other international golfers on the European Tour enjoy competing at the French Open, the struggle for South African players to win at Le Golf National in Paris, France, continues.
June 25, 2017

Lions set out to stop Loew’s 100th win

Joachim Loew is already the most successful national team coach in German history, and he could yet add another milestone to his illustrious career today.
June 18, 2017

Boks take France out

In a comfortable win against a determined French side, Siya Kolisi shone as bright as the star he is.
June 18, 2017

Pienaar on the hunt for PSL action

Midfielder wants to end his career where it all started.
June 18, 2017

Choking the same problem as trouble with the short ball

In the mad scramble to apportion blame for the Proteas’ capitulation in the ICC Champions Trophy, AB de Villiers’ captaincy and Russell Domingo’s tenuous hold on his coaching position were predictable targets.
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