Sport

April 6, 2020

Sithole is proud of his staying power at Stars

If loyalty was a person, it would look like Free State Stars’ long-serving technical team member Themba Sithole.
April 6, 2020

Hanging Judge: Being a ref has its ups and downs

During this time of no football, these are some of the Hanging Judge's thoughts on refereeing and referees.
April 6, 2020

Coronavirus: Slovakian club goes into liquidation

Top Slovakian side MŠK Žilina are the first football club to go bankrupt as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
April 6, 2020

Where are our sport stars when we need them?

Nelson Mandela has once again been proven right for saying that sport had the power to unite people.
April 5, 2020

Covid-19: Are we in for a bumper 2021?

Unprecedented disruptions caused by the novel coronavirus have stopped many sports in their tracks.
April 5, 2020

Olympics postponement could help Caster Semenya’s 200m quest

The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics should help Caster Semenya’s unprecedented quest to drop down from the middle-distance events and qualify for the half-lap sprint, according to her former coach, Jean Verster.
April 5, 2020

Netball SA boss recovers from Covid-19

Netball SA president Cecilia Molokwane has recovered from the Covid-19 coronavirus two weeks after testing positive following a series of business trips to the UK and Scotland.
April 5, 2020

Side Entry: From Willie Beamen to Napoleon – the personalities that make up a rugby team

A little confession to begin with. A list like this has been doing the rugby WhatsApp group rounds this week, which made me think about what the 15 positions in a rugby team have come to mean to me from a personality perspective over the past two decades.
April 5, 2020

The merciful end to a cricket season to forget

The early cancellation of the South African cricket season due to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak was a swift and merciful end to a year that seemed to lurch from one disaster to another.
April 5, 2020

Hess echoes thanks from pros, caddies for financial support

When Sunshine Tour professional Jacquin Hess opened his email on Friday morning, there was a sense of relief when he read about the financial aid programme the tour has instituted for its professionals and registered caddies during the Covid-19 coron
April 5, 2020

Lockdown a shock to system for comrades champ

Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted Mothibi and others’ training, but they know it’s necessary to stop virus.
April 5, 2020

In City Press Sport: Football bosses worried about impact of Covid-19; Olympics age limit relief for SA stars

This is what you can expect in the Sport section this week.
April 3, 2020

Covid-19 ripple effect elevates Tau to champion of Belgium

Percy Tau has added yet another accolade to his collection in just his second season abroad after his side Club Brugge were declared the champions of Belgium on Thursday.
April 3, 2020

Spurs Stadium - plush arena does nothing for Tottenham’s glory search

Tottenham Hotspur’s £1 billion (R23 billion) state-of-the-art stadium is being used as a hub in the fight against the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis.
April 3, 2020

United want Sancho but could opt for Depay or Zaha

Manchester United are reportedly considering moves for either Memphis Depay or Wilfried Zaha if Jadon Sancho’s asking price is too high.
April 1, 2020

SA football mourns Doc Khumalo’s mom

Local football is reeling with shock after the passing of Mme Mabel Khumalo, the mother of Kaizer Chiefs legend Doctor Khumalo.
April 1, 2020

Football’s financial fallout finds Fifa trying to foot the bill

Fifa is working on the details of a Football Marshall Plan to deal with the financial fallout from the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, which will almost certainly result in it dipping into its $2.7 billion (R48.5 billion) reserves.
April 1, 2020

Premier League’s financial future up for discussion amid Covid-19 pandemic

Premier League and English Football League (EFL) clubs are seeking agreement on a collective wage deferral plan at a meeting with the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) today, the BBC has reported.
March 31, 2020

Hanging Judge | Advice for refs on how to cope during the Covid-19 pandemic

We are living in unprecedented times. Never has most of the population witnessed such restrictions on their movements. The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic is being described by some as a war-like situation.
March 30, 2020

Covid-19: Player contracts and transfer chaos

Fifa rules that all out-of-contract players stay put until further notice.
March 30, 2020

What some players have been up to in these crazy times

These are crazy times we are living in. Football is suspended across the world and Ronaldinho is in prison, observed one writer this week.
March 30, 2020

Summoning Danny and Irvin has redefined Mthethwa

In our corner, when we say igovenment ikhona, we mean the man of the house is around. That’s a warning! In simple terms, it means please stay far away.
March 30, 2020

Why Phiri and friends remained in France

France-based emerging Bafana Bafana star Lebogang Phiri had a choice to return home, but the 25-year-old opted to remain in the country, despite its classification as one of the epicentres of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
March 30, 2020

Football finds its charitable side

Germany’s four clubs that played in this season’s now suspended Champions League, decided to donate R381 million to the German Football League to be distributed among first- and second-division clubs that have fallen on hard times.
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April 5 2020