Etzebeth eager to see how debutants perform against Australia in championship

19 July 2019, 9:13 PM
Springbok lock and captain Eben Etzebeth will lead the Boks out for the first time since 2017 when they face Australia in the opening match of the Rugby Championships at Ellis Park on Saturday.
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SA women’s sevens team lose final pool game to Kenya 14 April 2018, 10:49 AM

The South African women's rugby sevens team lost their final pool game 19-10 to Kenya on Saturday at the Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast, Australia.

Caster Semenya
I want to inspire African girls: Caster Semenya 13 April 2018, 6:18 PM

South Africa’s Caster Semenya dedicated her 800 metre gold at the Commonwealth Games to the rural youth of Africa on Friday on the Gold Coast, Australia.

Ironman poster.
All systems go for Standard Bank Ironman African Championship 13 April 2018, 2:49 PM

It's all systems go for the 14th edition of the Standard Bank Ironman African Championship to be held in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
‘The lesson that women can draw from Winnie is to be strong’ 13 April 2018, 2:41 PM

Ex-Banyana Banyana captain, Amanda Dlamini has lauded the role that Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela played during the struggle era.

Amanda Dlamini Foundation empowers girls through soccer 13 April 2018, 12:54 PM

Former Banyana Banyana skipper Amanda Dlamini will be hosting a football tournament aiming at encouraging young girls to be part of the sport, particularly soccer.

Second Edition of Social Cohesiom Games to reach its conclusion 13 April 2018, 10:49 AM

The second edition of Gauteng Premier David Makhuras social cohesion games will reach its conclusion this weekend.

Team SA adds bowls silver to GC2018 tally 13 April 2018, 9:12 AM

South Africa has won a silver medal in bowls at the Commonwealth Games in Australia Friday morning.

Another good day for TeamSA at the Commonwealth Games 12 April 2018, 9:20 PM

South Africa has had another good day at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, adding six medals to their total.

Book ‘Divided Country’ revisits history of SA cricket 12 April 2018, 8:30 PM

When the South African cricket team thrashed Australia recently, it was a victory celebrated by the whole of Suth Africa. However, that was not always the case.

EP Rugby Union served with summons by former players 12 April 2018, 6:45 PM

At least four Senior Managers of the Eastern Province Rugby Union have been served with a summons by former players of the Franchise.

Sundowns expect tough game with Wits 12 April 2018, 6:37 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says only Bidvest Wits stand between them and another ABSA Premiership title.

Moerat to lead Junior Springboks in first warm-up match 12 April 2018, 1:07 PM

Former SA Schools captain Salmaan Moerat will lead the Junior Springboks in their first warm-up match head of the World Rugby Under 20 Championship.

SA’s long jumper Manyonga captures gold Down Under 12 April 2018, 8:40 AM

Luvo Manyonga’s men’s long jump gold medal on day seven was the highlight for Team SA on Wednesday of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Carrara Stadium in Australia.

SuperSport puts brakes on Pirates’ title charge 12 April 2018, 7:03 AM

Orlando Pirates, who went into the match of the back of five consecutive wins in the league and were the quicker of the two sides.

Moment of Silence for Ellis Park disaster victims, fallen comrades at PSL matches 11 April 2018, 7:46 PM

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) will on Wednesday evening observe a moment of silence for the Ellis Park disaster victims, Mama Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela and Mr Zola Skweyiya. Mr Skweyiya, one of the veterans of the struggle against Apartheid, has passed on. The moment of silence will apply at all Absa Premiership matches on Wednesday. […]

Australia’s ball-tampering trio lose national contracts 11 April 2018, 10:44 AM

Tim Paine, Australia's 46th Test captain, returned to Cricket Australia’s national contract list for the 2018-19 season after missing out on the initial list last year, while five players were awarded contracts for the first time in a new-look list of 20 announced on Wednesday.

SA Netball team trashes Barbados at Commonwealth Games 11 April 2018, 10:25 AM

The South African netball team has thrashed Barbados 85-25 at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday morning.

Konstantinos Manolas with Kevin Strootman
Roma dump Barca out after miracle comeback 11 April 2018, 5:46 AM

Kostas Manolas sent Roma through to the semi-finals of the Champions League after an incredible 3-0 victory over Barcelona at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday saw them overhaul a 4-1 first-leg deficit and advance on away goals.

Manchester City faces Liverpool in a must win match 10 April 2018, 4:23 PM

It is crunch time for Pep Guardiola's Manchester City. They must overturn a 3-0 deficit against Liverpool in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final tie on Tuesday evening.

Caster Semenya wins gold medal in 1500m 10 April 2018, 2:34 PM

South Africa added three more medals to their tally at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.

SuperSport’s pop-up channel dedicated to 2018 Fifa World Cup build-up 10 April 2018, 11:09 AM

SuperSport’s countdown to the 2018 Fifa World Cup will kick-off this month when a 24-hour pop-up channel dedicated to the tournament is switched on. Two months ahead of the World Cup, on April 18, SuperSport 13 will begin showing content including great legacy footage, highlights, documentaries, Fifa films, classic matches and interviews. The channel will […]

Schoenmaker becomes SA’s swimming golden girl as she breaks records 9 April 2018, 4:13 PM

Tatjana Schoenmaker completed her hattrick of African records on Monday when she won the 100m breaststroke at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in a time of 1:06.41.

AKani Simbine.
Simbine upsets Blake to win gold at Commonwealth Games 9 April 2018, 3:59 PM

Akani Simbine won gold while countryman Henricho Bruintjies claimed silver in a dominant South African performance in the men’s 100m at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, on Monday.

Two more medals for Team SA at Commonwealth Games 9 April 2018, 2:17 PM

South Africa have won two gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in the last hour.

All eyes on SA sprint duo and shot put in Monday’s Games finals 9 April 2018, 6:14 AM

A trio of South African athletes had no trouble in the preliminary rounds on Sunday, booking their places in medal contests at the Commonwealth Games as the athletics competition got underway at Gold Coast, Australia.

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel wins Bahrain Grand Prix 8 April 2018, 8:06 PM

Sebastian Vettel for Ferrari held off Valtteri Bottas in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix to follow up his success in the season-opener in Australia.

More than 1 000 athletes withdraw from Comrades Marathon 8 April 2018, 7:20 PM

More than 1 000 athletes have officially withdrawn from this year's Comrades Marathon, due to take place on the 10 June

Blitzboks secure third place in Hong Kong 8 April 2018, 4:49 PM

The Blitzboks produced a convincing performance in their last match in the Hong Kong leg of the HSBC Rugby Sevens World Series against New Zealand for a third place finish.

Beaten Man City must be brave for Liverpool mission – Guardiola 8 April 2018, 6:47 AM

Manchester City have to shrug off the body blow of letting a two-goal lead and the chance to win the Premier League title against bitter rivals Manchester United slip to raise themselves for a Champions League rescue mission against Liverpool on Tuesday.

Hamilton hopes to turn Bahrain GP ‘upside down’ 7 April 2018, 8:58 PM

Lewis Hamilton is hoping he can turn things "upside down" and rescue a podium finish after starting a scheduled ninth on the grid for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.