Sport

September 17, 2019

European spotlight beckons Percy Tau

The closest most local players have come to being part of Uefa Champions League action is through a PlayStation.
September 17, 2019

Dortmund under pressure against Barcelona

As the top European clubs compete in the Uefa Champions League, it is hardly surprising that every match day throws up a mouth-watering game.
September 16, 2019

Rassie’s Boks eye World Cup smash and grab

As the first to arrive in Japan, the Boks have been adopted by the hosts’ fans as possibly their second-favourite team.
September 15, 2019

2 months on... Where is Bafana’s Afcon cash?

Safa commits to pay the bonus ‘in next few days’ as CAF stays mum about the R11m.
September 15, 2019

With Nyakane fit, it’s game on for the Boks

The Springboks have pencilled Trevor Nyakane’s name in for the squad that will play their opening World Cup match against the All Blacks.
September 15, 2019

Flying the flag beyond our borders

SA is represented by those fulfilling management roles in local football as their sought-after expertise is recognised internationally, writes Daniel Mothowagae.
September 15, 2019

Side Entry: The five men who do the unseen work for the Springboks

The fact that it takes a full 15 players to fill up a rugby side – 23 if you count the whole match-day squad – means there are bound to be players whose best work flies under the radar.
September 15, 2019

Tim Spirit: What is the real definition of fair play in football?

What exactly is fair play? Is it fair play when a parent club that pays a portion of a player’s salary bars him from playing against them? Is it fair play when the parent club pays a portion of a player’s salary and he plays and scores against them?
September 15, 2019

Hanging Judge: Referees must deal with the pestilence of cheating and diving

I would speculate that some form of cheating, deception and hoodwinking has been around since time immemorial, and not only in sport.
September 15, 2019

Chelsea Loan Army might be singing the Blues

Fifa may end Chelsea’s programme, which has been called unfair.
September 14, 2019

Chiefs suffer first loss, while Bucs win at last

In a day of mixed results for Soweto’s soccer giants, Kaizer Chiefs suffered their first Absa Premiership defeat of the season, while Orlando Pirates registered a rare win today.
September 15, 2019

Dance eager to light up Africa with Galaxy

Even though the CAF Confederation Cup is not as glamorous as its sibling, the Champions League, the second-tier continental club competition offers an almost equal opportunity for the players to be scouted.
September 14, 2019

Mané brace keeps Liverpool at the top

Last season’s top scorers Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah came together to give Liverpool a 3-1 Premier League victory over Newcastle to keep them at the top of the Premiership table with a perfect five victories from five.
September 13, 2019

‘Taxi owner’ demands apology from Pitso

Former Safa technical committee chairperson Fanyana Sibanyoni has demanded an outright apology from former Bafana Bafana coach Pitso Mosimane.
September 14, 2019

‘Trapa’ rewinds the clock

Former Bafana Bafana head coach Trott Moloto may have vacated the hot seat under acrimonious circumstances nearly two decades ago, but he says it was hard to resist another national team call-up.
September 14, 2019

The business of Swallows

It’s been a long way back for the Dube Birds, but new owners are optimistic.
September 13, 2019

Family is everything to 'Little Maestro' Lebogang Phiri

He’s following in his father’s footsteps and hopes to excel for Bafana Bafana.
September 10, 2019

Rabada searches for form on return to India

The last time Kagiso Rabada was in India, a lower back strain forced him to bail out during the business end of this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL).
September 10, 2019

Nyakane is Erasmus’ only worry ahead of opener

In the build-up to the Springboks’ final warm-up game, which they will play against Japan, before the Rugby World Cup, Bok coach Rassie Erasmus wants a few things: To prevent a movie sequel by the hosts, give match-starved skipper Siya Kolisi another
September 10, 2019

SA Under-23s are a shoo-in for Afcon finals

Only a disaster of epic proportions can prevent the South African Under-23 team from reaching the CAF U-23 Afcon tournament as part of the team’s ultimate bid to qualify for next year’s Olympic Games, which take place in Tokyo, Japan.
September 10, 2019

Safa counts the losses, Bafana pick up the pieces

The national team was denied game time in the wake of xenophobic attacks.
September 8, 2019

Chester Williams’ sudden death: Rugby world mourns The Black Pearl

Williams’ sudden death, so soon after team-mate James Small, hits SA hard.
September 8, 2019

Formula One’s young guns rise up

Last weekend, Charles Leclerc joined an exclusive club of drivers who won their first grand prix before the age of 23.
September 10, 2019

The Jewel of La Masia

Ansu Fati grabs global headlines after his first goal and beating Messi’s record.
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September 15 2019