Steyn bracing herself for 2019 New York Marathon

20 September 2019, 10:16 AM
South Africa’s long-distance runner Gerda Steyn has set her eyes to one of the world’s major races, the 2019 New York Road Runners Marathon (NYRR), to be held in New York on the 3rd of November.  
Ethiopia’s Dibaba out of world championships with foot injury 20 September 2019, 2:02 PM

Ethiopia’s 1,500 metres world record holder and 2015 world champion Genzebe Dibaba has withdrawn from the world championships starting in Doha next week due to a foot injury, her management company said on Thursday.

Flying Fijians ready to punish Wallaby mistakes – Dwyer 20 September 2019, 9:31 AM

A fast and furious Fiji stand poised to derail Australia’s campaign for a third World Cup triumph unless Michael Cheika’s side can avoid their self-sabotaging tendency to cough up possession, according to former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer.

Siya Kolisi
Breakdown battle could be decisive in All Blacks clash – Kolisi 20 September 2019, 6:34 AM

South Africa captain Siya Kolisi has said speed to the breakdown will be a major deciding factor in Saturday's Rugby World Cup opener against New Zealand in Yokohama.

Wins for Arsenal, Man United as Europa League kicks off 20 September 2019, 6:10 AM

Arsenal teenager Bukayo Saka scored his first goal for the club as they beat 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0, while Manchester United’s 17-year-old Mason Greenwood secured a 1-0 win over FC Astana as the Europa League group stage began on Thursday.

Hansen, Erasmus at odds over referees ahead of World Cup blockbuster 19 September 2019, 9:33 PM

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has dismissed the notion that referees favour in-form teams and says comments by counterpart Rassie Erasmus ahead of Saturday’s Rugby World Cup opener against South Africa were aimed at putting the match officials under pressure.

‘Table-tennis’ football played in the PSL is killing our game: Johnson 19 September 2019, 9:15 PM

Now that he’s been fired at AmaZulu FC, it’s easy to dismiss Cavin Johnson’s concerns as sour grapes but he’s genuinely tired of what he claims is ‘Table Tennis’ football played by some South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) clubs.

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Sri Lanka’s Dananjaya gets one-year ban due to illegal action 19 September 2019, 7:33 PM

  Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has been banned for a year from bowling in international cricket due to an illegal action, the International Cricket Council said on Thursday.

Maybe we need a Sangoma to win: Mosimane 19 September 2019, 7:01 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns will try to redeem themselves when they face Maritzburg United in the league match in Atteridgeville on Saturday.

PSG cruises past Real Madrid without Neymar 19 September 2019, 4:01 PM

Real Madrid, 13-times European champions started their Champions League campaign with a devastating 3-0 defeat at Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday, 18 September.

Vukusic knows he has to hit ground running after AmaZulu FC unveiling 19 September 2019, 1:47 PM

New AmaZulu coach Jozef Vukusic admits that he has his work cut out and will have to deliver immediately after being unveiled as the successor to Cavin Johnson on Wednesday.

SuperSport Utd beat Sundowns to meet Highlands Park in MTN8 final 19 September 2019, 9:28 AM

SuperSport United will meet Highlands Park in the 2019 MTN8 final following a 2-0 victory over Tshwane arch-rivals Mamelodi Sundowns, in the semi-final second leg clash at Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville on Wednesday night.

Big test for Lampard’s youngsters as Liverpool visit Chelsea 19 September 2019, 7:28 AM

Frank Lampard’s young Chelsea side face a major test of their progress when they face Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday.

Kicking strategy may backfire at World Cup: Kolbe 18 September 2019, 6:46 PM

The widely touted kicking strategy to test opposition back lines with a slippery ball in humid conditions could play into South Africa’s hands at the Rugby World Cup in Japan, Springboks winger Cheslin Kolbe said on Wednesday.

Benni wants City to get back on track against Arrows 18 September 2019, 5:37 PM

Cape Town City’s coach Benny McCarthy is looking for a positive results when they host Golden Arrows in the Absa Premiership match at the Cape Town Stadium on Sunday afternoon.  

Freedom for Iranian women in soccer stadiums 18 September 2019, 5:18 PM

If you're a woman in Iran match days means heading to your local shopping mall to catch the game.

Three debutantes for Proteas in T20 International 18 September 2019, 4:00 PM

  Bjorn Fortuin, Anrich Nortje and Temba Bavuma will make their debut for the Proteas against India in the second T20 International in Mohali and bat at number three. The Proteas will be captained by Quinton de Kock for the first time and he will open the batting with Reeza Hendricks. The first match of […]

Tau in the UEFA Champions league is inspiring – Dolly 18 September 2019, 3:47 PM

For the first time in two years, South Africa will be represented in the lucrative UEFA Champions League group stages campaign when Percy Tau’s team plays Turkish giants Galatasaray at the Jann Breydel Stadium in Bruges, Belgium on Wednesday night.

Don’t be fooled by the underdog tag say SuperSport United 18 September 2019, 3:11 PM

SuperSport United's red hot striking duo of Bradley Grobler and Thamsanqa Gabuza have been a marvel to watch thus far this season and will undoubtedly be the main draw card of the  MTN8 second leg semi-final between United and Pretoria foes Mamelodi Sundowns at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Wednesday (Kick-off 7:30pm).

Highlands Park reaches their first cup final in 36 years 18 September 2019, 2:13 PM

Highlands Park won a nail biting penalty shoot out 4-3 in the MTN8 Cup semi-final second-leg match played at the Makhulong Stadium on Tuesday night.

Erasmus announces unchanged Springbok line-up for World Cup opener 18 September 2019, 11:00 AM

South African rugby coach, Rassie Erasmus, has announced an unchanged Springbok line-up for their World Cup opener against New Zealand in Yokohama on Saturday.

New Zealand more focused on Springboks than World Cup for now 18 September 2019, 6:52 AM

New Zealand are focusing all their energy on the World Cup opener against South Africa on Saturday with coaches happy to have their most challenging match of the pool stages first up.

We will use experience against SuperSport United: Mosimane 17 September 2019, 9:26 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says his team will use experience when the two teams meet in the MTN 8 semi-final second leg clash at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville on Wednesday night. The two teams played to a 1-1 draw at the same venue two weeks ago with Thamsanqa Gabuza scoring for the […]

Eymael responds to Komphela, doesn’t rule out PSL return 17 September 2019, 9:09 PM

Former Free State Stars and Polokwane City head coach Luc Eymael has responded to Golden Arrows head coach Steve Komphela’s comments in the media that local clubs should stay away from the Belgian coach.

Springbok Sevens gearing up for the Olympics 17 September 2019, 7:11 PM

Springbok Sevens rugby team wing Siviwe Soyizwapi says they are looking forward to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Japan.

Leopards become the third team to fire coach this week 17 September 2019, 3:46 PM

Black Leopards head coach Lionel Soccoia admits he is feeling pressure in the hot seat with the inconsistent results by his side.

I’ve been following SA football long before I came here: Krmpotic 17 September 2019, 1:09 PM

Polokwane City’s good start into the new 2019/2020 season is clearly showing that their Serbian coach Zltako Krmpotic is not your ordinary coach.

Springboks professional approach on and off the field yielding results 17 September 2019, 10:01 AM

Springboks backline coach Mzwandile Stick says they are looking forward to the New Zealand challenge as both sides get their 2019 Rugby World Cup campaigns underway this weekend in Tokyo.

SABC will not broadcast Rugby World Cup 17 September 2019, 9:58 AM

Free to Air Television and Radio Viewers and Listeners will not get to watch or listen to the Springboks on the Public Broadcaster's platforms.

Mosimane on new technical director, European coaches, MTN8, Rantie and CAF 17 September 2019, 6:23 AM

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has welcomed the club’s new Director of Academy and Scouting Jose Ramon Alexanco.

Failure to pick up wins cost Larsen his job 17 September 2019, 6:12 AM

Clinton Larsen has admitted that his failure to pick up wins resulted in him getting the boot from Chippa United.