Sport

April 23, 2017

One club fingered in match-fixing saga

Safa has officially charged six match officials alleged to have been involved in match-fixing and corruption.
April 23, 2017

Mthakathi was one of a kind

The untimely death of renowned boxing trainer Nick “Mthakathi” Durandt has left the country and the boxing fraternity reeling.
April 23, 2017

Side Entry: Time for Etzebeth to ditch the sideshow

It was a depressingly familiar sight for anyone who has marvelled at the sheer physical specimen that is Eben Etzebeth.
April 23, 2017

Pressing Issues: Safa simply must root out corruption

Some years ago, I saw an old geezer drive an ancient skorokoro bearing an interesting sticker that read: “All parts in a car are important, but the most important one is the nut holding the steering wheel.”
April 23, 2017

Drama at both ends of PSL log

Once again, the Absa Premiership title race and survival battle look set for stirring conclusions, writes Timothy Molobi.
April 23, 2017

Simbine trumps Van Niekerk at SA Champs

Mzansi’s big-name sprinters lived up to expectations at the SA Senior Track and Field Championships at the Puk McArthur Stadium in Potchefstroom on Friday night, and much of the glory belonged to Akani Simbine, who won the 100m sprint.
April 23, 2017

Don’t let tech kick football joy into touch

As the use of technology in football gains acceptance, I cannot help but feel that the purity of the beautiful game will be compromised, writes Mondli Makhanya
April 23, 2017

Favourites Chelsea must stay on point

With six matches to play and four points ahead, Chelsea are the overwhelming favourites to lift this season’s English Premier League (EPL) title.
April 23, 2017

El Clasico - The confident vs the frustrated

The football world stops turning when Barcelona and Real Madrid lock horns.
April 23, 2017

Soweto tennis academy in dire need of funding

Soweto’s Arthur Ashe Tennis Centre has churned out a number of talented players who have won top honours and even earned bursaries, but it still has one Achilles heel – funding.
April 23, 2017

Boxing SA board angling for extended run as ringmasters

As the Boxing SA (BSA) board’s three-year term of office comes to an end next month, chairperson Muditambi Ravele believes they’ve done so well that they deserve to be given an extended tenure by the new minister of sport, Thembelani Nxesi.
April 22, 2017

Magakwe’s bittersweet comeback

Forgotten sprinter Simon Magakwe is back and is determined to prove a point. The sprint kings, Akani Simbine and Wayde van Niekerk, welcomed back the fading star, whom they used to admire on the track. But they were quick to tell him that his time ha
April 22, 2017

Young unknown creates a stir at SAs

Remember the name Thabang Mosiako. This yet unknown 22-year-old rising star caused an upset at the SA Senior Track and Field Championships at the Puk McArthur Athletics Stadium in Potchefstroom at the weekend.
April 22, 2017

Presidency, sports minister offer condolences to Durandt family

The presidency and the department of sport and recreation have expressed their condolences at the passing of legendary boxing mentor and trainer, Nick Durandt.
April 23, 2017

Hype over Mapimpi catches on

Looking at Southern Kings winger Makazole Mapimpi play, it’s easy to see the centre influence in his game because he is as adept at finishing as he is at putting others away , writes Simnikiwe Xabanisa
April 23, 2017

Joshua’s wizardry will stun Klitschko

Anthony “AJ” Joshua and Wladimir “Dr Steelhammer” Klitschko will finally square off on Saturday night at Wembley Stadium in London.
April 23, 2017

Soweto gets into the swing of things

After staging the Joburg Open, the country club may soon host female golfers.
April 23, 2017

Morris key to Proteas’ trophy

Chris Morris's explosive prowess could be a decisive factor during the ICC Champions contest as he has emerged as a key man.
April 23, 2017

Nethunzwi eyes Zambia Open win

Gauteng professional golfer Musiwalo Nethunzwi is determined to break his long spell of not winning when he competes at the Zambia Open at Lusaka Golf Club on Thursday.
April 23, 2017

Babyface is ready for his comeback

The last time Moruti “Babyface” Mthalane threw punches in the ring was at Durban’s Olive Convention Centre in December 2015.
April 23, 2017

Mbenge vows to dethrone Ness

Thulani Mbenge has vowed to add a 10th win to his unbeaten professional record by clinching the South African welterweight title when he challenges Shaun Ness at Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, this afternoon.
April 23, 2017

Morris key to Proteas’ trophy

All-rounder’s explosive prowess could be a decisive factor during the ICC Champions contest.
April 23, 2017

City and Celtic butt heads over coach

The continuing contractual dispute between Polokwane City and Luc Eymael has pitted two Premier Soccer League clubs against each other, with Bloemfontein Celtic now being dragged into the matter.
April 16, 2017

Safa suspends six officials for match-fixing

Although only ABC Motsepe League was affected, some have handled PSL games.
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