Sport

July 23, 2017

Lions battle to overcome Sharks

An uncharacteristically off-target Lions needed a long-distance, last-gasp penalty by Ruan Combrinck to overcome a stubborn Sharks team in their Super Rugby quarterfinal, booking themselves a place in the last four by the skin of their teeth.
July 23, 2017

Floor crossing galore in the PSL

Premiership in merry-go-round as players sign into new teams, with some returning to clubs they graced before.
July 23, 2017

No, Kaizer! Not in your name, please!

Kaizer “Chincha Guluva” Motaung is one of the football administrators I respect the most.
July 23, 2017

Women’s cricket gives us a whole new team to cheer for

It was 1992 all over again: disconsolate players strewn all over the Bristol County Ground turf; England, bloody England, had done us in again in a close-run World Cup semifinal; and, if Twitter is to be believed, glorious defeat united South African
July 23, 2017

Women’s tennis in the doldrums

Serena Williams’ pregnancy has left the sport in a fragile state, with no clear leader ready to step up and fill the berth.
July 23, 2017

Fans tune up teams ahead of lively Soweto derby

Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates supporters are still divided as to which formation they would prefer in the Carling Black Label Cup on Saturday.
July 23, 2017

Pila’s mission (im)possible to unite schools football

Only a national schools football committee can resolve the ongoing spat between the SA Football Association (Safa) and the SA Schools Football Association (Sasfa).
July 23, 2017

Eubank packs pedigree punch

Boxing is a sport with a long litany of father-offspring combinations that have succeeded in conquering the world on their own terms.
July 23, 2017

Will Kriel be The Real deal against Alimento?

Just how good is Deejay “The Real” Kriel in the ring?.
July 23, 2017

An interview with the man I killed

After committing journalism’s cardinal sin by writing that former Bucs striker McDonald Skhosana was dead, S’Busiso Mseleku chewed the fat with the very forgiving soccer legend.
July 23, 2017

From Serbia with love

A number of Serbs have tried their luck in the PSL, some failing dismally and others not so bad, writes Timothy Molobi.
July 23, 2017

Origins of Golf Tour set to sizzle

Golf fans will witness a tough competition on the fairways when local drawcards Brandon Stone and Darren Fichardt tee off in the Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour.
July 23, 2017

Thando Manana living and playing on his own terms

The former Bok pulls no punches about his bittersweet experiences in the squad and speaks candidly about the need for transformation.
July 23, 2017

The Rose relishes new role in boxing

Dingaan “The Rose of Soweto” Thobela has welcomed his election as the interim chairperson of the National Promoters Association committee.
July 16, 2017

Safa-Sasfa war over presidency

Governing body denies power play in tiff with associate member Sasfa as they may challenge for presidency.
July 16, 2017

PSL clubs score R80m bonanza

Premier Soccer League clubs will share R80 million among themselves to prepare for the season.
July 20, 2017

SA women’s cricket team finally gets their own advert

The SA women's cricket team might not have taken the cup, but they represented the country superbly, and coinciding with their tour was the release of their very first advertisement.
July 16, 2017

Gutsy Lions crush Sharks in great win

The Lions righted their one wrong from last year’s Super Rugby season by finishing on top of the overall log, thanks to a workmanlike victory over the Sharks that only ever required them to keep the Durban side at arm’s length.
July 16, 2017

Brilliant move by Bucs

The addition of goalkeeper Wayne Sandilands, midfielder Thamsanqa Sangweni and forward Christian Obiozor should help improve the team’s fortunes.
July 16, 2017

Soccer fans are in for a treat next season

The country will stand divided on November 4 as the first Soweto derby of the 2017/18 season takes place.
July 16, 2017

Proteas on the go

A couple of days ago, I was asked during a podcast what changes I would make to the Proteas side currently playing against England in the second of four tests in light of their 211-run defeat in the first.
July 16, 2017

Silverstone is a three-man tussle

With 20 points separating Sebastian ­Vettel and Lewis Hamilton, and 15 ­between the Brit and his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas, the Formula One title race has just become a three-driver tussle.
July 16, 2017

Pressing Issues: A call for due recognition of SA’s football heroes

One of the most prolific strikers of the 1970s, Alfred “Russia” Jacobs, was laid to rest in his home town in Bethlehem in the Free State today.
July 16, 2017

Anaconda irked by lack of fights

World Boxing Federation (WBF) female bantamweight champion Bukiwe “Anaconda” Nonina is growing increasingly frustrated at not getting any fights.
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July 23 2017