Out of court settlement possible in Etzebeth’s racism case : SAHRC

24 January 2020, 6:41 PM
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) in the Western Cape says there is a possibility of an out of court settlement in the alleged racist assault case of Springbok rugby star, Eben Etzebeth.
Eben Etzebeth
We missed an opportunity to close the gap – Tembo 20 January 2020, 8:07 PM

SuperSport United coach Kaitano Tembo says his team missed a golden opportunity to close the gap on top after they lost 2-1 to Mamelodi Sundowns in the league match on Sunday in Atteridgeville.

Kaizer Chiefs wins Absa Premiership Q-Innovation quarter two 20 January 2020, 7:02 PM

Current Absa Premiership log leaders Kaizer Chiefs have claimed the second quarter of the 2019/20 Absa Premiership Q-Innovation.

Memela on his combination with Mhango and Zinnbauer’s influence on Bucs 20 January 2020, 6:14 PM

The combination of Gabadinho Mhango and Luvuyo Memela can also be credited for the turnaround of Orlando Pirates since the arrival; of Josef Zinnbauer.

Mosimane on Musona, Modiba and Chiefs 20 January 2020, 5:08 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has given up on signing SuperSport United player Aubrey Modiba in this current transfer window.

Da Gama stays positive despite injuries 20 January 2020, 4:58 PM

Head coach Owen Da Gama has been complaining about how the absence of their injured players is affecting them, especially in the central defense.

Nukorvic’s 10 goals is good but not anything special – Middendorp 20 January 2020, 3:42 PM

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp says he is happy for his striker Samir Nukorvic who scored his 10th league goal of the season in Thohoyandou this past weekend.

SA track cyclists dominate in African Championships 20 January 2020, 12:37 PM

South African track cyclists Jean Spies and Charlene du Preez won gold in their respective sprint races on day three on Sunday of the African Track Continental Championships held in Cairo, Egypt.

Boucher disappointed with the Proteas 20 January 2020, 11:45 AM

Proteas coach Mark Boucher says he is disappointed with the national team’s performance in the third Test underway at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth.

Jamaica defeats Proteas netball team in Vitality Nations Cup 20 January 2020, 11:04 AM

The Proteas netball team were beaten 59-54 by Jamaica, in the opening match of the Vitality Nations Cup in Nottingham in England.

Barcelona's Lionel Messi
Late Messi goal gets Setien first win with Barca 20 January 2020, 5:34 AM

Barcelona may have a new coach but Lionel Messi remains their unquestionable talisman after guiding the Spanish champions to a nervy 1-0 win at home to Granada in La Liga on Sunday in Quique Setien's first game in charge of the club.

Sundowns beat SuperSport United 2-1 in nail-biting Tshwane Derby 19 January 2020, 9:30 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns have reduced Kaizer Chiefs' lead on the top of the ABSA Premiership log to seven points.

Stormers beat Sharks 21-19 in their Superhero Sunday encounter 19 January 2020, 8:09 PM

The Stormers beat the Sharks by 21 points to 19 in the opening match of the Superhero Sunday at the FNB stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday afternoon with Springboks, Makazole Mapimpi and Herschel Jantjies, scoring two tries each.

Westwood wins Abu Dhabi Golf Championship 19 January 2020, 6:12 PM

Veteran Lee Westwood has secured a 25th European Tour title. This after he won the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship by two strokes.

It’s a psychological game warns bottom placed Polokwane City coach 19 January 2020, 1:51 PM

Polokwane City coach Clinton Larsen says a lot of things are more psychological for his side at this point of the season.

Man City drops more points, Norwich get lifeline 19 January 2020, 6:51 AM

Even when Liverpool are not in action they continue to bolster their seemingly impregnable Premier League lead and it happened again on Saturday as second-placed Manchester City could only draw 2-2 with Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium.

Bess emerges from Leech’s shadow with maiden five-wicket haul 18 January 2020, 9:45 PM

Lessons learnt from former Sri Lanka left-arm spinner Rangana Herath helped Dom Bess to grab his maiden five-wicket test haul on Saturday after he was drafted into the England squad as cover for the ailing Jack Leech.

Westwood grabs one-shot lead in Abu Dhabi 18 January 2020, 9:16 PM

England's Lee Westwood will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship after carding a seven-under-par 65 on Saturday.

Andrey Rublev
Rublev beats SA’s Harris to capture Adelaide International title 18 January 2020, 8:30 PM

Russia's Andrey Rublev beat South Africa's rising tennis star, Lloyd Harris, in straight sets to become the first man in 16 years to win back-to-back titles in the opening two weeks of the season.

Black Leopards salvage 1-all draw with runaway log leaders Kaizer Chiefs 18 January 2020, 7:42 PM

Black Leopards eased their relegation worries in the ABSA Premiership match by salvaging a 1-all draw with runaway log leaders Kaizer Chiefs.

McGregor set to return to octogon after making weight for UFC 246 18 January 2020, 12:45 PM

Former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor and veteran American Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone made weight Friday for this weekend's headlining bout at UFC 246 in Las Vegas.

Rafael Nadal
Nadal surprised to still be on top of the game 18 January 2020, 9:31 AM

Australian Open top seed Rafa Nadal entered his third decade as a professional ranked No. 1 in the world. Nadal is the only player to claim the world number one spot in three decades.

Medvedev happy with the hype at Melbourne Park 18 January 2020, 6:20 AM

Having suffered burn-out at the end of a brilliant 2019, Daniil Medvedev is feeling rejuvenated and worthy of the hype he is generating as one of the top contenders outside the 'Big Three' at the Australian Open.

Another exciting round of matches as PSL title chase drama continues 18 January 2020, 6:12 AM

You may be forgiven to think that the much-talked about midweek clash between Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns which saw Pitso Mosimane lose his first match at Orlando Stadium was the title-decider. But the 2019/2020 PSL season is offering a never-ending excitement as the title chase nears the end. And this weekend is not going to be any different.

England take two wickets to leave SA in trouble 17 January 2020, 7:00 PM

Ben Stokes and Ollie Pope both scored centuries as a dominant England took a firm grip on the third test against South Africa, declaring on 499 before reducing the hosts to 60 runs for two wickets at the close of the second day on Friday.

Why Mosimane must not add more confusion to the already identity-less SA football 17 January 2020, 6:42 PM

The fact that Glen Hoddle left behind poor hybrids of himself, like Pitso Mosimane, who will, on his behalf, rebuke their own for being themselves is excruciatingly painful. But Mosimane obviously never thought that far before he made that comment hence the need to remind him, writes Sipho 'King K' Kekana.

SASCOC to amend constitution – Hendricks 17 January 2020, 5:21 PM

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) is forging ahead with implementing the recommendations of the Zulman report as they look forward to an early election in March.

Golden Lions call on SA franchises to win Super Rugby 17 January 2020, 4:32 PM

The Emirates Lions go into this year’s 2020 Vodacom Super Rugby campaign with the mission to win the title 10 year’s on from the last time the Vodacom Bulls lifted the trophy.

Why Zinnbauer defended Makaringe’s tricks against Mosimane’s comment 17 January 2020, 3:42 PM

One of the serious talking points from last night’s Orlando Pirates 1-0 win over Mamelodi Sundowns was not how it took them nine years to beat the Brazilians at Orlando Stadium in the league but the tricks performed by the skillful Fortune Makaringe at centre-line.

Afghanistan beat young Proteas by seven wickets 17 January 2020, 3:20 PM

The South African under-19 cricket team has suffered an embarrassing defeat in the opening match of the International Cricket Council under-19 Cricket World Cup in Kimberley.

Jam-packed weekend of ABSA Premiership matches 17 January 2020, 2:01 PM

A full round of ABSA Premiership matches will be played this weekend. Two matches will be played this evening, when Maritzburg United will host Amazulu in a KZN derby at the Harry Gwala stadium in Pietermaritzburg, while Stellenbosch FC, fresh from walloping Highlands Park 4-1, will be at home against Baroka FC.