Blitzboks advance to quarter-finals in Dubai Sevens tournament

7 December 2019, 12:10 PM
South Africa have advanced to the semi-finals of the Dubai Sevens, the first tournament of World Rugby's World Sevens Series for 2019/2020.
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‘We’re not weak’: Thai trans boxer to blaze trail in France 1 January 2018, 7:39 AM

Wearing red lipstick and a pink sports bra, Nong Rose trades blows with her twin brother in a Thai boxing gym, preparing for a foreign debut that will make her the first transgender fighter to enter the ring in France. A few weeks ahead of the Muay Thai match in Paris, the 21-year-old is training […]

Manchester United’s Young charged with violent conduct – FA 31 December 2017, 6:53 PM

Manchester United’s Ashley Young was charged with violent conduct by the English Football Association (FA) on Sunday after his altercation with Southampton midfielder Dusan Tadic in the Premier League the previous day. Young appeared to strike Tadic with an elbow during Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Old Trafford. “Young’s charge follows an incident during Saturday’s game […]

Kohli tips India’s balanced team to end drought in South Africa 30 December 2017, 7:35 PM

India feel they have the right balance in their squad to break new ground and win a series in South Africa for the first time, to underline their top ranking in test cricket, captain Virat Kohli said on Saturday. “Our best result here has been a drawn series in 2010-11 but I feel the kind […]

Sharp Federer gives Switzerland winning start at Hopman Cup 30 December 2017, 3:07 PM

Roger Federer dismissed Japan’s Yuichi Sugita 6-4 6-3 in just over an hour on Saturday to give Switzerland a winning start at the Hopman Cup and send out a signal to his opponents ahead of next month’s Australian Open. Coming off a fruitful year which yielded two grand slam titles, world number two Federer looked […]

Upcoming boxers exchange blows in Limpopo 30 December 2017, 7:11 AM

WBA Pan African and African Union boxing champion Rofhiwa "war child" Maemu has defeat Tshifhiwa "spider" Munyai to win the Limpopo provincial title in the feather-weight division.

Mamelodi Sundowns sign Aubrey Ngoma 29 December 2017, 1:10 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns have announces the long anticipated signing of Aubrey Ngoma from Cape Town City. Sundowns confirmed the news on their Twitter page on Friday afternoon.

McCarthy is delighted to sign Mngonyama 29 December 2017, 9:38 AM

Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy has expressed his excitement that Cizitens have managed to secure the signature of defender Kwanda Mngonyama from Mamelodi Sundowns.

Rain frustrates England in push for Ashes win 29 December 2017, 8:02 AM

Rain hampered England's bid for victory on the fourth day of the fourth Ashes Test on Friday, with David Warner and Steve Smith also offering resistance at the crease.

Springboks to improve game tactics for Rugby World Cup 28 December 2017, 5:04 PM

South African rugby is at a crossroads, struggling to keep pace with the leading teams in the game.

De Villiers satisfied with performance 28 December 2017, 11:33 AM

Proteas' stand in captain, AB de Villiers, is satisfied with his side's performance after their massive win over Zimbabwe in their one-off day-night cricket Test match in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday.

Double ton in sight as Cook grinds England into lead 28 December 2017, 7:22 AM

Alastair Cook neared a double century as he profited on his second drop by Steve Smith to guide England to a 33-run innings lead on day three of the fourth Ashes Test on Thursday.

Proteas thrash Zimbabwe 27 December 2017, 7:32 PM

South Africa crushed Zimbabwe by an innings and 120 runs inside two days in their one-off day-night Test at St George's Park on Wednesday.

Boxers Rofhiwa "War Child" Maemu, left, and Jeffrey Mathebula.
Boxing champions, legends face off in Limpopo 27 December 2017, 7:11 PM

Boxers Rofhiwa "War Child" Maemu and Jeffrey Mathebula will face Tshifhiwa "Spider" Munyai and Cassius Baloyi respectively in a tournament in Limpopo on Friday.

England trail Australia by 135 runs 27 December 2017, 7:06 PM

England trail Australia by 135 runs after day two of the fourth Ashes cricket test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

India aim for history on South Africa tour 27 December 2017, 6:22 PM

India will define their place in cricket history over the next 18 months with tours of South Africa, Australia and England putting them to the test, the team’s coach said Wednesday. The world’s number one ranked Test side have become invincible at home since losing a one-day and T20 series to South Africa in 2015. […]

Golden Arrows sign Danny Venter from Free State Stars 27 December 2017, 3:25 PM

Lamontville Godlen Arrows has announced the signing of Danny Venter from Free State Stars to beef up their squad.

Black Leopards re-appoints Joel Masutha as interim coach 27 December 2017, 2:38 PM

National First Division side, Black Leopards FC has re-appointed Joel Masutha as interim coach.

Retired boxers back in ring for demonstration fight 27 December 2017, 2:28 PM

Retired boxers, Cassius "Hitman" Baloyi and Jeffrey Mathebula will be back in the ring this Friday for a demonstration fight.

Nxesi allocates R300 million for sport facilities 27 December 2017, 11:40 AM

Sports Minister, Thulas Nxesi has urged other national sports bodies to follow Cricket South Africa's example and builds sport centres around the country.

Day-night Test ‘unlikely’ in 2019 Ashes – ECB 27 December 2017, 7:34 AM

England will be unlikely to stage a day-night Ashes Test match when Australia tour in 2019, England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive Tom Harrison said on Wednesday.

SA boxer Willie Toweel dies at 83 26 December 2017, 5:25 PM

South African boxing great Willie Toweel has died at his home in Randburg, north of Johannesburg.

E Cape youth celebrate Christmas through sport 26 December 2017, 12:10 PM

More than 40 soccer and netball teams from rural villages around Ingquza Hill and Port St Johns local municipalities gathered at Lutshaya village outside Lusikisiki in the Eastern  Cape.

Warner posts Boxing Day Test century after no-ball reprieve 26 December 2017, 7:57 AM

David Warner was handed a no-ball reprieve before posting a century to put Australia in a strong position over England on the opening day of the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne on Tuesday.

Injury could sideline du Plessis for Pink ball challenge 25 December 2017, 8:07 PM

Injury and a virus could rule Proteas captain Faf du Plessis out of the four day, Pink Ball, day-night test against Zimbabwe starting on Boxing Day in Port Elizabeth. Fans will be happy though that AB de Villiers, Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander are back in the squad. This will be the first time in […]

Tough selection for South Africa against Zimbabwe 25 December 2017, 7:49 PM

Selection is likely to be South Africa’s biggest challenge ahead of their one-off day-night Test against Zimbabwe, starting at St George’s Park on Tuesday. Zimbabwe are unlikely to stretch the home side but South Africa, ranked second in Test cricket, will want to establish their best XI in this four-day Test ahead of a three-match […]

Serena Williams makes a return in Abu Dhabi next week 24 December 2017, 7:39 PM

Former world number one Serena Williams will make her much anticipated competitive return with an exhibition match on the final day of the Mubadala exhibition event on December 30, tournament organisers announced on Sunday.

New Zealand wins second match against West Indies 23 December 2017, 4:13 PM

New Zealand has wrapped up a comprehensive One-Day International victory with a game to spare against the West Indies after winning the second match with 204 runs at Hagley Oval.

Man City quick on the button with new signing 22 December 2017, 8:16 PM

Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City already boast an enviable cast of match-winners in the likes of Kevin De Bruyne, Sergio Aguero, David Silva and Gabriel Jesus.

Eric Tinkler reacts to Wednesday’s match 21 December 2017, 7:21 PM

Supersport United coach, Eric Tinkler, felt they deserved more than a point from their match against Bloemfontein Celtic that ended in a one-all draw.

P.E youngsters make their mark in international chess Championships 21 December 2017, 6:02 PM

South Africa has been one of the top achieving countries at the African Youth Chess Championships over the last 10 years, and this year was no exception. Three Nelson Mandela Bay Chess players have made their mark on the international stage in Egypt this year. Chess is a fast growing sporting code in South Africa, […]