Sport

June 17, 2018

$11 billion sweeten Fifa 2026 deal

Thanks to this week’s groundbreaking events at the 68th Fifa congress in Moscow, international football won’t be the same again.
June 17, 2018

All eyes on Brazil and Germany

There will be much expectation when five-time world champions Brazil open their World Cup campaign against Switzerland.
June 17, 2018

Banyana set sights on World Cup

While many South African football fans are missing Bafana Bafana at the World Cup, Banyana Banyana have already set their sights on the Women’s World Cup.
June 17, 2018

Firing Jones would play into opposition’s hands

Anyone who has ever been to England coach Eddie Jones’ press conferences has either witnessed or been the subject of a dressing down.
June 17, 2018

Global T20 owners still disgruntled

The owners of the now defunct Global T20 tournament are still intent on taking CSA to court, despite the fact that they are in the process of being refunded.
June 17, 2018

ASA confident of gold and glory in London

ASA president Aleck Skhosana believes his organisation has chosen the “best of the best” to represent the country at the IAAF Athletics World Cup.
June 17, 2018

How will referees’ decisions affect soccer in Russia?

It’s a well-worn phrase that there cannot be a game without a referee. In the games at the Soccer World Cup he will have help from eight other officials.
June 17, 2018

The World Cup by the numbers

The World Cup finally kicked off on Thursday and the host nation, Russia, surprisingly beat Saudi Arabia by a landslide 5-0.
June 17, 2018

Tennis SA prioritises quality coaching

Tennis SA (TSA) can learn a thing or two from Spain, which built more than 100 000 clay courts and has produced many top players.
June 17, 2018

Cricket’s humble star

Kagiso Rabada last week walked away from Cricket SA’s prize-giving with six awards for the second time in his career. Marizanne Kok chats to him.
June 17, 2018

Phosa set to help transform the Pumas Rugby Union

The winds of change that UK prime minister Harold Macmillan predicted in a speech in Cape Town on February 3 1960 seem to be finally sweeping through our rugby landscape.
June 16, 2018

We can all learn from Xolani Luvuno’s Comrades feat

After realising that his once-flourishing music career was floundering as a result of drug abuse, kwaito star Kabelo Mabalane repented and joined a rehabilitation programme.
June 16, 2018

Jaguars set to win netball league

Western Cape’s Southern Stings set up a final with Gauteng Jaguars in the Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League (BFNPL) after beating Free State Crinums.
June 15, 2018

Russia all but shatter Saudis’ World Cup dreams as Fifa 2018 gets under way

Host nation Russia opened their 2018 world cup account with a five-nil thrashing of Saudi Arabia on Thursday.
June 14, 2018

Mtawarira to play his 100th test for Boks

Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira will become the sixth Springbok to reach 100 caps after coach Rassie Erasmus named his team to face England in the second test in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
June 10, 2018

‘One person, one vote’ would do SA soccer a lot of good

Two issues that has dominated the local football narrative and created fierce debate were the SAFA elections and the NFD promotion/relegation play-offs.
June 10, 2018

The woman who knows what goes on

Ria Ledwaba is one of the powerhouses of South African football and one of four women in the Safa national executive committee.
June 10, 2018

Is this the best the PSL can do?

When midfielder Andile Jali left Orlando Pirates for Belgian side KV Oostende in 2014, he was one of the best players in the Premier Soccer League.
June 10, 2018

Nkosi open to anything, just don’t call him the R-word

Sbu Nkosi, the soft-spoken yet intrepid Sharks winger who made his debut for the Springboks yesterday, is open and frank about everything except one – his middle name.
June 10, 2018

The Three Lions may run rampant

England’s new pack of star players could end the country’s long trophy drought at the World Cup in Russia.
June 10, 2018

Erasmus shatters barriers while we quibble

By the time you read this, the Springboks will have either won or lost their test against England.
June 10, 2018

Referee selections for Russia World Cup are puzzling

With the start of the soccer World Cup just around the corner, the excitement is already building among the teams, fans and match officials.
June 10, 2018

History awaits Hamilton in Montreal

Lewis Hamilton can make history this evening as he fights for his seventh Canadian GP victory.
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June 17 2018