Motorists advised to be cautious ahead of iThemba Walkathon

20 October 2019, 7:56 AM
Traffic authorities have advised motorists to be cautious around Emmarentia, Parktown and Newtown in Johannesburg on Sunday morning.
Mourinho hatchet buried as Conte seeks to save Chelsea’s season 18 May 2018, 4:54 PM

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte insisted the bad blood between he and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is a thing of the past as they prepare to square off in the FA Cup final on Saturday.

Nadal eases past Shapovalov, Djokovic back challenging in Rome 18 May 2018, 8:58 AM

Rafael Nadal brushed aside Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov with a 6-4, 6-1 victory at the Italian Open as Novak Djokovic showed he is on the comeback trail by reaching his first quarter-final of 2018 on Thursday.

Liverpool’s Mane included in Senegal World Cup squad 17 May 2018, 7:41 PM

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane will lead Senegal’s hopes at their second World Cup appearance in Russia next month, after coach Aliou Cisse announced his 23-man squad in Dakar on Thursday. Mane will be expected to provide the majority of the team’s attacking threat along with Monaco striker Keita Balde, with West Ham midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate […]

Atletico Madrid charged by UEFA over ‘racist’ banner 17 May 2018, 3:45 PM

European football's governing body UEFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against Atletico Madrid over an allegedly "racist" banner shown by their fans at Wednesday's Europa League final against Marseille.

Brazil lucky to have both Jesus and Firmino, says Guardiola 17 May 2018, 2:23 PM

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said Brazil face a selection dilemma whether to start with his team's striker Gabriel Jesus or Liverpool's Roberto Firmino at the World Cup.

Five talking points for the Super Rugby weekend 17 May 2018, 9:19 AM

An inaugural match in steamy Hong Kong, the return of a Reds stalwart and a porous Lions defence are among our talking points as Super Rugby enters week 14:

Sundowns Arendse keeping tight hold of Messi jersey 17 May 2018, 7:10 AM

Mamelodi Sundowns defender Wayne Arendse will be keeping tight hold of the jersey he swapped with Lionel Messi after the match at FNB Stadium Wednesday night.

Mosimane pleased with effort despite losing to Barca 16 May 2018, 9:15 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns Coach Pitso Mosimane says he is pleased with how the team played against Spanish La Liga Champions Barcelona.

Hazard warns Chelsea to improve squad before he decides future 16 May 2018, 3:46 PM

Eden Hazard has warned Chelsea to sign players who will turn them into title contenders if they want him to commit his future to the club.

Patrick Phungwayo could miss Nedbank Cup 16 May 2018, 2:10 PM

The Free State Stars medical team is working round the clock to get their trusted defender Patrick Phungwayo ready and fit to play.

Sundowns cautioned against ‘unnecessary pressure’ in Barca clash 16 May 2018, 1:35 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns players have been advised not to put themselves under unnecessary pressure against great players like Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

Antoine Griezmann
Griezmann, Atletico target European glory against Marseille 16 May 2018, 5:48 AM

Antoine Griezmann is hoping to get his hands on a first major trophy with Atletico Madrid as the Spanish club prepare to take on Marseille in Wednesday's Europa League final.

Sundowns, Barcelona showdown promises to be a feast 15 May 2018, 9:46 PM

The Mamelodi Sundowns match against Barcelona will be marked as one of the highlights on the South African sporting calendar.

18 000 athletes expected in Nelson Mandela Marathon 15 May 2018, 9:33 PM

Organisers of the Nelson Mandela Marathon say it is all systems go for this year's race.

Promotion/relegation play-offs to go ahead as planned- PSL 15 May 2018, 7:25 PM

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) says the promotion/relegation play-offs scheduled to start on Wednesday will go ahead as planned.

Thandani Ntshumayelo given lifeline to get back career 15 May 2018, 2:02 PM

The South African Football Players Union (Safpu) has revealed that they have always been and still willing to assist the suspended former Orlando Pirates player, Thandani Ntshumayelo to fight to get back his career.

Maclaren World Cup snub, Cahill plug viewed dimly in Australia 15 May 2018, 11:36 AM

Australia coach Bert van Marwijk’s snub of in-form striker Jamie Maclaren and a marketing campaign centred on veteran Tim Cahill have prompted some local soccer fans to suggest commercial interests have trumped form in the team’s World Cup selections. Maclaren, who scored a hat-trick for Scottish side Hibernian in their 5-5 league draw with Rangers […]

Tunisia name preliminary squad for World Cup 15 May 2018, 11:03 AM

Taha Yassine Khenissi became the latest injury casualty for Tunisia when the striker's absence from the 2018 World Cup was confirmed by his omission from a 29-man preliminary squad named by coach Nabil Maaloul.

Disabled Golf Open underway in N West 15 May 2018, 9:56 AM

The 20th official South African Disabled Golf Open got underway Monday at the Magalies Park country club in the North West.

Downs’ Morena relishes opportunity to learn from Barcelona 15 May 2018, 9:00 AM

Mamelodi Sundowns' right-back, Thapelo Morena says the Wednesday night clash against Spanish giants Barcelona will serve as a learning curve.

Ball-tamperer Bancroft cleared to play club cricket 15 May 2018, 7:02 AM

Cameron Bancroft has been cleared to play club cricket in Western Australia while serving his ban for ball-tampering in South Africa, as he looks for redemption over a scandal that tarnished his name.

Australia warns missing African athletes to comply with visas 15 May 2018, 6:39 AM

Australia's Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton said on Tuesday that a group of African athletes who went missing during the Commonwealth Games must give themselves up or face being deported.

Sundowns player Percy Tau.
Sundowns striker Tau itching for Barca test 15 May 2018, 6:10 AM

Mamelodi Sundowns‘ in-form attacker Percy Tau says he’s relishing a chance to test his innate football abilities against the world’s finest. The Brazilians  who are Absa Premiership Champions will face La Liga champions Barcelona in a clash dubbed ‘Champions vs Champion’ at the FNB Stadium on Wednesday evening. The two champions will meet in Nelson […]

Neymar headlines Brazil’s World Cup team 14 May 2018, 9:35 PM

Striker Neymar, who hasn’t played a game since breaking his foot in February, was named Monday as the star of the Brazilian national team which will seek a record sixth World Cup out in Russia. Coach Tite announced the team list at a press conference in Rio de Janeiro. Neymar’s returning form will be a […]

Buffon press conference Thursday as retirement looms 14 May 2018, 8:55 PM

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon will hold a press conference on Thursday morning,

Thomas Tuchel named new coach of PSG 14 May 2018, 7:23 PM

Thomas Tuchel has been appointed as the new coach of Paris Saint-Germain on a two-year deal, the French champions confirmed on Monday. The 44-year-old German has agreed to succeed Unai Emery, who will leave after the final game of the French season this weekend. “It is with much joy, pride and ambition that I am […]

Mosimane to use Barca match to test tactics 14 May 2018, 4:10 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns Coach Pitso "Jingles" Mosimane says they will use the much-anticipated clash against Spanish title-winners Barcelona to test their tactical acumen.

City, Salah break records as Liverpool take top-four spot 14 May 2018, 6:20 AM

Records fell on the final day of the Premier League season on Sunday as Manchester City beat Southampton 1-0 to become the first team to reach 100 points and Mohamed Salah established a new Premier League goalscoring mark as Liverpool clinched a top-four spot.

Jaguars make solid start in 2018 Brutal Fruit Netball 13 May 2018, 8:42 PM

The Jaguars made a solid start to their title defense in the first weekend of action in the 2018 Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League.

All Blacks prop Moody cops two-match ban 13 May 2018, 4:03 PM

All Blacks prop Joe Moody was Sunday banned for two weeks for a blow to the head of NSW Waratahs midfielder Kurtley Beale, leaving him free to play in next month's Test series against France.