Sport

August 20, 2017

The Boks are back in town

The naysayers may grumble and say it was only a win against Argentina, but the Springboks’ Rugby Championship opener confirmed the idea that they most definitely are better than they were last year.
August 20, 2017

Rugby unity? What unity?

It speaks volumes about our priorities that when SA Rugby announced its plans to celebrate 25 years of rugby “unity”.
August 20, 2017

ASA ‘ran a good race’

Athletics body unapologetic about stringent qualifying criteria in wake of record medals tally.
August 20, 2017

The Baroka rebirth of ‘16V’ Khumalo

The Doctor reflects on his new venture and on his life as a legendary ace.
August 20, 2017

Sundowns coach: We do have it!

Mamelodi Sundowns development coach Mandla Mazibuko has dispelled the notion that there was a scarcity of strikers in the country, saying instead there was a talent glut.
August 20, 2017

Coaches hold key to our players performing on global stage

On any given day, Benni McCarthy could turn the game on its tail, dismantle a defence and score with such regularity as to make it look simple.
August 20, 2017

Pirates back to their winning ways

Orlando Pirates had Thamsanqa Gabuza to thank for scoring the only goal of the game at Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Saturday night to give his side an important 1-0 win over Chippa United.
August 19, 2017

McCarthy’s City takes down defending champions in season opener

Benni McCarthy could not have asked for a better start to his coaching career in the Absa Premiership than his team Cape Town City defeating defending league champions Bidvest Wits in the season opener.
August 20, 2017

Chelsea on shaky ground for Spurs test

Chelsea appear unprepared to defend their Premier League title, and today face a crucial test against Tottenham in just the second match of the season.
August 20, 2017

SuperSport in MTN8 semi’s

United seal their fate with a 1-0 victory over Kaizer Chiefs in the 2017 MTN8.
August 20, 2017

The smart money is on Floyd

Local boxing gurus predict that ­Mayweather’s unmatched skills in the ring will be too much for McGregor.
August 20, 2017

McGregor is capable of taking Floyd out

Can Conor “Notorious” McGregor outbox Floyd “Money” Mayweather? Absolutely not. But do I think McGregor can beat Mayweather? Yes, absolutely. These answers may appear to contradict each other, but they don’t.
August 20, 2017

What has the world of boxing come to?

Who is this Conor McGregor guy? A boxer or a dancer? Why do we even bother? Does he honestly think he stands a chance against the great Floyd “Money” Mayweather?
August 20, 2017

Cruel Junior fuming after losing IBO title

Tsiko “Cruel Junior” Mulovhedzi has been stripped of his International Boxing Organisation (IBO) welterweight title, and the boxer claims the decision has left him R500 000 poorer.
August 20, 2017

Fighters to square up for Women’s Month

To mark Women’s Month, a women’s boxing tournament will be staged at the Ngoako Ramatlhodi Sport Complex in Seshego, Limpopo, on Friday.
August 20, 2017

Cheetahs, Kings in mad rush to be Pro 14 ready

Free State Cheetahs managing director Harold Verster has never had it this busy – or good.
August 20, 2017

King Louis’ tale of runner-up in majors hailed

While Louis “King Louis” Oosthuizen’s string of second-place finishes in all majors has raised doubts about his ­ability to win big events, experts have extolled the golfer’s showing as an achievement.
August 20, 2017

Farewell to two dons who ruled the game

Astute, imposing and with a distinctive Latin charm, he was known by all and sundry in South African soccer as “The Godfather”, with Kaizer Chiefs supremo Kaizer Motaung labelling him “one of a kind”.
August 20, 2017

The league comes of age

Absa extends partnership with PSL, as they announce innovations to local game.
August 20, 2017

Manchester United destroy Swansea

Manchester United were ­frustrated for long periods during yesterday’s Premier League clash with Swansea City, but showed ruthless efficiency to destroy the Swans 4-0 at Liberty Stadium.
August 20, 2017

’Downs prevail in Tshwane derby

Mamelodi Sundowns got their Absa Premiership campaign off to a winning start as they defeated Tshwane rivals SuperSport United ­2-0 at the Lucas Moripe Stadium yesterday.
August 20, 2017

Coetzee: ‘Anderson can still win a title’

Number one South African tennis player Kevin Anderson has recently played such good tennis that he has been winning Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tournaments.
August 13, 2017

Athletes cash in at World Champs

It is an unparalleled honour to represent one’s country at the world’s major championships and includes the thousands of athletes who are flying their national flags at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships
August 13, 2017

Will Rush Hour redeem himself?

Ali “Rush Hour” Funeka will be out to restore his image when he challenges Canadian Samuel Vargas for the World Boxing Association-North American Boxing Association welterweight title at the Powerade Centre in Brampton, Ontario, on Saturday.
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