Komphela prays for rain as Mosimane seeks sunshine

20 November 2019, 6:47 PM
Lamontville Golden Arrows coach Steve Komphela is praying for rain ahead of their Telkom Knockout semi-final showdown against Mamelodi Sundowns in Durban on Saturday. However, if his prayers are answered, his opposite number Pitso Mosimane will not be happy.
India reach 49/1 as third Test remains in the balance 25 January 2018, 9:17 PM

The third Test match between India and South Africa is evenly-poised as the tourists reached 49/1, a lead of 42 runs, in the second innings at the close of play on day two at the Wanderers, in Johannesburg, on Thursday.

Danny Jordaan likely to retain Safa presidency 25 January 2018, 5:38 PM

The President of the South African Football Association, Danny Jordan, looks set to be elected for a second term when the country's football governing body holds its elective congress on the 24th of March.

AmaZulu coach describes 2017/18 season as a tight one 25 January 2018, 10:42 AM

AmaZulu FC Coach Calvin Johnson has described 2017/2018 Premier Soccer League season as a funny and tight league.

Spar Proteas Netball team prepared for New Zealand and England 25 January 2018, 9:16 AM

The Spar Proteas netball team are looking forward to testing themselves against some of the other powerhouses of world netball, New Zealand and England, in the home leg of the Netball Quad Series at the Standard Bank Arena in Johannesburg this week.

Federer relishes emergence of young guns at Open 25 January 2018, 6:04 AM

Roger Federer has welcomed the infusion of fresh new faces at the Australian Open, saying it’s good regeneration for tennis. The year’s opening Grand Slam has been notable for the emergence of South Korea’s Chung Hyeon and British hope Kyle Edmund. The young guns have made their mark with some spectacular upsets of the established […]

Chiefs, Sundowns downplay their much awaited match 24 January 2018, 5:45 PM

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela and Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane have downplayed their much awaited ABSA Premiership match scheduled for FNB Stadium on Saturday.

SA U19 out of cricket World Cup 24 January 2018, 5:39 PM

South Africa are out of the Under 19 Cricket World Cup. They were beaten by Pakistan by three wickets in the quarter-finals this morning. Pakistan won the toss and sent the Baby Proteas in to bat. It was a good decision, with the openers out, courtesy of left arm pace bowler Shaheen Afridi insIde ten […]

Late strike ends Polokwane-SuperSport clash in a draw 24 January 2018, 8:40 AM

SuperSport United and Polokwane City drew 1-1 in an Absa Premiership match at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville on Tuesday night.

Chung powers past Sandgren into Open semis 24 January 2018, 8:35 AM

Unseeded Chung Hyeon became the first South Korean to reach a semi-final at a Grand Slam with a dominant straight sets win over American Tennys Sandgren at the Australian Open on Wednesday.

Proteas gear up for a rare clean sweep against India 23 January 2018, 3:57 PM

A victory in the third and final test match against India at the Wanderers will see the South African cricket team come to within a decimal point of the visitors at the top of the International Cricket Council’s test rankings. The Proteas have never beaten the Indians 3-0 in a series before, but that is […]

Netball SA heaps praise on Spar Proteas team 23 January 2018, 10:31 AM

Netball South Africa President, Cecilia Molokwane, says they are overwhelmed and proud of the Spar Proteas netball team and the management because they have outlasted themselves this past weekend

Manchester United retain top spot in Deloitte ‘Money League’ 23 January 2018, 9:27 AM

Manchester United narrowly pipped Real Madrid to remain the top revenue-generating club in the world as Premier League sides underlined their growing financial clout.

Back to drawing board for ailing Djokovic 23 January 2018, 5:43 AM

It's back to the drawing board for ailing 12-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic with his immediate playing future uncertain after an injury-ravaged exit from the Australian Open.

SA cyclists jet off to Sharjah International Cycling Tour 22 January 2018, 9:12 PM

South African cyclists are off to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates  for the 6th edition of the Sharjah International Cycling Tour. Ninenteen teams from different nations will participate in the tour. Thokozani Mahlangu of Team Sampada, who won the King of the Mountains jersey in last week’s Mpumalanga Cycle Tour, has been rewarded with […]

Federer through to Australian Open quarterfinals 22 January 2018, 5:45 PM

Defending champion Roger Federer is through to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne for the 14th time.

Keys crushes Garcia to reach Australian Open quarters 22 January 2018, 7:29 AM

US Open finalist Madison Keys steamrollered her way into the Australian Open quarter-finals Monday, flattening French eighth seed Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-2 in 68 minutes in their fourth-round clash.

Chiefs break Baroka hoodoo 22 January 2018, 7:00 AM

Kaizer Chiefs beat Baroka FC for the first time, since they became their hoodoo team seven years ago. Ten men Amakhosi came from a goal down, to beat “Bakgaga” 2-1, in an Absa Premiership match played at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Sunday. Chippa United and Golden Arrows played to a goalless draw, […]

Cilic reaches quarters, celebrates 100th grand slam win 21 January 2018, 11:21 AM

Former U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic became the first man into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open when he ground down Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta 6-7(2) 6-3 7-6(0) 7-6(3) on Sunday.

AmaZulu stun SuperSport United to end winless streak 21 January 2018, 8:23 AM

Relegation-threatened AmaZulu ended their seven-match winless streak by beating SupeSsport United 2-0 in an Absa Premiership match played at the King Zwelithini Stadium in Durban on Saturday evening.

Former ANC MP & Border rugby president, John Ncinane laid to rest 20 January 2018, 4:25 PM

Sports Minister Thulas Nxesi has lauded former African National Congress Member of Parliament John Ncinane for playing a crucial role in the development and transformation of sport in the country, while speaking at his funeral in the Eastern Cape.

Stormers, Jaguares clash to start 2018 re-structured Super Rugby 20 January 2018, 3:48 PM

The 2018 re-structured 15-team Super Rugby tournament kicks-off in four weeks time on Saturday 17 February in South Africa when the Stormers host the Jaguares in Cape Town.

Stadium to be built in honour of Mbulaheni Mulaudzi 20 January 2018, 3:33 PM

The National Lotteries Commission has kick-started a project to build a stadium in honour of former South African 800-metre world champion and Olympic silver medalist Mbulaheni Mulaudzi.

‘We are in no mood for any favours for Ajax’ 20 January 2018, 12:48 PM

Cape Town City midfielder Lyle Lakay has made it clear that they want nothing but three points on their Absa Premiership encounter against Ajax Cape Town.

The Cape Cobras are a franchise cricket team representing the Western Province and Boland areas in South African domestic cricket.
Malan century sets up Cobras win over Lions 20 January 2018, 8:41 AM

A ninth career century by Pieter Malan set the Cape Cobras on their way to a 27-run Momentum One-Day Cup victory over the Lions at Boland Park in Paarl on Friday night. The right-hander made 124 (132 balls, 12 fours) to help the hosts post 273/6, before the visitors were bowled out for 246 in […]

Wits continue march up table with win over Bloem Celtic 20 January 2018, 8:08 AM

It wasn't their most convincing display, but a 1-0 Premiership win over Bloemfontein Celtic at the Bidvest Stadium allowed struggling league champions Wits to finally climb out of the relegation zone.

Carlos Sainz plays safe at Dakar Rally 19 January 2018, 9:41 PM

Race leader Carlos Sainz of Spain played it safe on the marathon 12th stage of the Dakar Rally, which took the drivers through to San Juan in Argentina

Absa Premiership resumes this weekend with a series of matches 19 January 2018, 3:49 PM

Full fixture of Absa Premiership this weekend

Shooters up in arms over Birmingham 2022 exclusion 19 January 2018, 3:02 PM

Shooters are up in arms over a decision not to include their Olympic sport in the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games programme.

Australian Open heat makes headlines 19 January 2018, 12:11 PM

The heat is making headlines at the Australian Open, where temperatures have once again topped 40 degrees.

Chippa United hopes to have Hachi ready Arrows match 18 January 2018, 8:12 PM

Chippa United are determined to secure the work permit of their Algerian-born new player, Fares Hachi, before the weekend.