Sport

July 16, 2019

Rassie details Bok plan ahead of trip to Japan

Springbok coach and his management team are hard at work covering all the bases.
July 16, 2019

Change comes to preseason friendlies

Preparing teams for league matches has become a marketing strategy.
July 14, 2019

Hamilton: British GP win felt ‘as amazing as my first’

Lewis Hamilton has compared Sunday’s record-breaking sixth British Grand Prix victory to the first win he ever had, as the Brit stormed to the win in front 350 000 fans.
July 14, 2019

Even Danny Jordaan doesn’t know Stuart Baxter’s fate

The president of Safa, Danny Jordaan, is not sure whether Stuart Baxter will continue as Bafana Bafana’s head coach.
July 14, 2019

Why Stuart Baxter must go

The coach may have guided Bafana Bafana to the Afcon quarterfinals, but he’s simply not the right man to lead the team to success in the future, writes Daniel Mothowagae, who spent three weeks with them in camp in Cairo.
July 14, 2019

2019 Afcon in numbers

Apart from the R64m at stake for the ultimate champions, Daniel Mothowagae has noticed some other interesting numbers in CAF’s first 24-team competition, which is being played in Egypt.
July 14, 2019

Mamatu sorts out snub with record time

Not long before she powered her way to being South Africa’s second-fastest sprinter a fortnight ago, the pleasingly bubbly Tebogo Mamatu had her nose mildly put out of joint.
July 14, 2019

Is Lionel Messi becoming Maradona?

Over the past three years, Lionel Messi quit Argentina’s national team after a lost final, had second thoughts and returned immediately afterwards, dyed his hair and grew a beard.
July 14, 2019

Tribute to James Small

Christchurch, 1996. The New Zealanders are still smarting after their loss to South Africa in the previous year’s historic World Cup final. National anthems sung, the haka begins and all around the stadium, the crowd erupts for the chorus.
July 14, 2019

Will Frank Lampard sing the blues?

When Chelsea decided to part ways with Maurizio Sarri, they turned to club legend Frank Lampard and announced early this month that the club’s top scorer would take over from the Italian.
July 14, 2019

Hanging Judge: Changes to the laws of the game offer more confusion than clarity

I have watched a lot of football in recent weeks and months, with different championships at both men’s and women’s levels.
July 14, 2019

Lewis Hamilton looking for record sixth win

Five-year Silverstone deal extension makes for an exciting British Grand Prix.
July 14, 2019

Spotlight on Megan Rapinoe: Passion, talent, guts

She was told by US President Donald Trump to “win first before she talks”, but the outspoken Megan Rapinoe was already done “talking” before the Women’s World Cup even began.
July 14, 2019

Tour de France: Champs tackle the Beautiful Girls

A dusty mountain gravel road called Board of the Beautiful Girls was waiting for Tour de France cyclists this past week.
July 13, 2019

Charles Leclerc: It will be ‘very difficult’ to fight Mercedes

Charles Leclerc believes beating Mercedes in tomorrow’s British Grand Prix may be too much of a challenge for him and his Ferrari team to overcome.
July 13, 2019

Bottas clinches pole after beating Hamilton by milliseconds

Valtteri Bottas claimed pole position for Sunday’s British Grand Prix by the finest of margins from his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton, narrowly edging the reigning champion by just 0.006s.
July 13, 2019

Ricciardo upbeat about new track surface grip

Daniel Ricciardo says that despite the conditions seen in practice, the newly resurfaced Silverstone track does, in fact, offer a lot more grip.
July 13, 2019

New track causes havoc on F1 practice day

The opening day of the British grand prix weekend was a difficult affair for all 20 Formula One drivers.
July 13, 2019

F1 may bring back refuelling in 2021 overhaul

With the list of proposals for the impending 2021 regulations change still under discussion, the International Automobile Federation has asked the owners of Formula One (F1) to consider whether or not to reintroduce refuelling to the sport.
July 9, 2019

Godfather LeRoy’s absence felt at Afcon

Coach Le Roy knows African football well, but the colourful mentor has a different role in Egypt.
July 10, 2019

Now is the time for the netball Proteas to shine

Coach quietly confident the team can come home with a World Cup medal.
July 10, 2019

Hanging Judge: Abuse of ref by Cameroon players was disgraceful

When I was growing up, I was always thought to be respectful to everyone, especially my elders and women.
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July 14 2019