Sport

January 27, 2020

Kobe Bryant: ‘Chopper was flying in weather that didn’t meet standards’

The Los Angeles Police Department air support division has confirmed that the helicopter that crashed with NBA star Kobe Bryant on board was flying in weather that did not meet its minimum standards for flying.
January 27, 2020

Hanging Judge: These referees were off-mark

This past weekend, I was appalled to witness referees being verbally and physically abused in soccer matches in South Africa and in the English Premier League.
January 27, 2020

Modiba and the price tag that turned SuperSport off

Clubs hold back on spending big bucks during the transfer window.
January 27, 2020

Gordinho adapts to new environment at Wits

It’s been nearly two weeks since Lorenzo Gordinho left Kaizer Chiefs for Bidvest Wits and adaptation has been the buzzword for the 25-year-old defender.
January 26, 2020

Side Entry: Rassie Erasmus has past deeds to thank for unprecedented Bok coach appointment

About the strangest thing SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus said at the coronation of his friend Jacques Nienaber as his replacement as Springbok head coach was that the buck stopped with him when it came to the team’s performance.
January 26, 2020

‘Stop tinkering with the Proteas’ – former coach Eric Simons

Former Proteas coach Eric Simons would prefer to see the current coaching team choose a team of players and show faith in them, rather than tinker every time they falter when it comes to results.
January 26, 2020

It’s a strange, strange season, Jürgen Klopp

Ahead of their third-round replay in the FA Cup on Thursday against Tranmere Rovers, Watford coach Nigel Pearson changed the side that played in the league on Tuesday.
January 26, 2020

Where’s the young cricket talent?

Former South African Under-19 cricket coach Ray Jennings feels that administrators need to take a long, hard look at youth structures in the sport.
January 26, 2020

Media-shy Jacques Nienaber thrust into spotlight as Springbok coach

If Jacques Nienaber, who was named as Rassie Erasmus’ replacement as Springbok coach on Friday, needed an omen regarding how his new role might play out, it happened in the very room in which the announcement was made.
January 24, 2020

Klopp admits he forgot how big Liverpool’s Premier League lead was

The Reds are flying high but their manager Jurgen Klopp clearly isn’t getting carried away.
January 24, 2020

The odds are against us: Mosimane on Sundowns being overstretched

Pitso Mosimane has acknowledged that his team has its finger in too many pies and this might cost them.
January 24, 2020

Can Doutie and Goss do a Makola in their ref ‘assault’ case?

The fracas that ensued during the ill-tempered league clash between Bidvest Wits and Cape Town City has come back to haunt Wits players Sameehg Doutie and Ricardo Goss.
January 24, 2020

Desiree Ellis seconded for World Football Summit

Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis is the latest speaker to be confirmed for the World Football Summit Africa, which takes place in Durban in March.
January 23, 2020

Pitso and Motupa run away with latest PSL awards

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane and Bidvest Wits striker Gift Motupa have the bragging rights after they were named Absa Premiership’s best coach and player for December.
January 23, 2020

Scrum guru Human the only surprise in Bok coaching group

Cheetahs and Bulls scrum coach Daan Human should be the only surprise when SA Rugby announces Jacques Nienaber as Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus’ successor this week, City Press has been reliably informed.
January 22, 2020

SA U19s knock Canada out to record first win of Cricket World Cup

South Africa finally got off the mark in their second ICC under-19 Cricket World match on Wednesday in Potchefstroom, North West, with captain Bryce Parsons leading from the front as the team posted the tournament’s highest score yet – 346.
January 22, 2020

Mongalo hopeful of getting Lions job back

Former Lions Super Rugby defence coach Joey Mongalo’s successful appeal of his indecent assault conviction in Australia has opened a window for his sensational return to the franchise, just months after his contract was not renewed.
January 22, 2020

Thimba, Thanda invade SA golf space

Over the past two weeks on the Sunshine Tour, there has been a spark of what could turn into something special for South African golf.
January 22, 2020

Kings in talks with Jake White

Approach of former Bok coach is a huge U-turn for the bosses, who are desperate to turn fortunes around.
January 22, 2020

Young Proteas wane, but all is not yet lost

The hopes of their nations don’t depend on them, but their cricketing career hopes – an unfair tag – lay in this tournament.
January 22, 2020

It’s a game-changer: Safa lauds Africa’s first World Football Summit

SA Football Association president Danny Jordaan has hailed the upcoming World Football Summit Africa as a game-changer.
January 22, 2020

It’s Bafana vs Ghana again but Ntseki fancies SA’s chances to Qatar 2022

The Bafana Bafana versus Ghana rivalry will continue well into the road to the 2022 World Cup after the two countries were pitted against each other during the draw for the group phase of the qualifying campaign to the Qatar global championship.
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January 26 2020