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.
Hurricanes suffer blow with Savea out for much of Super Rugby 2 December 2019, 6:47 AM

The Wellington Hurricanes have suffered a major off-season blow with All Blacks loose forward Ardie Savea ruled out for much of Super Rugby next year due to a knee injury he sustained in the Rugby World Cup.

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Filipino Casimero strips Zolani Tete of WBO title 1 December 2019, 10:06 PM

Filipino fighter Johnriel Casimero caused a huge upset when he beat South Africa's Zolani Tete in the third round during their fight in Birmingham on Saturday night.

England seal 2-1 series win over Proteas Netball 1 December 2019, 7:36 PM

South Africa's senior netball team produced their best performance against England in the third and final Test match, despite losing the series two-one at the Bellville Velodrome in Cape Town.

Quique Sanchez Flores
Watford sacks manager Flores 1 December 2019, 4:02 PM

Watford have sacked manager Quique Sanchez Flores following a poor run of results in which the club won only one of their 10 league matches with the Spaniard in charge, the Premier League club said on Sunday.

Cheptegei sets new 10km road record for 2019 treble 1 December 2019, 2:57 PM

Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei set a new 10km road world record in Valencia on Sunday, closing out his season in style by eclipsing the previous benchmark set by Kenyan Leonard Komon.

Relentless Liverpool march on as Man City stumble 1 December 2019, 7:36 AM

Liverpool opened up an 11-point gap at the top of the Premier League on Saturday when the old adage that title winners churn out victories even when not at their best had a special ring.

Bloem Celtic beat Polokwane City for first away win 30 November 2019, 8:47 PM

Polokwane City FC have suffered their seventh successive loss in the league after losing to Bloemfontein Celtic at the Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane.

Warner shines with triple-century as Pakistan crumble 30 November 2019, 4:43 PM

David Warner etched his name into cricket folklore with a majestic triple-century before Australian pace blasted through Pakistan's batsmen to put the hosts in complete control of the second test at the end of day two on Saturday.

Tete faces Casimero in the UK 29 November 2019, 7:19 PM

Celebrated boxing trainer Loyiso Mtya says his current World Boxing Organisation (WBO) bantamweight champion Zolani ‘’Last Born’’ Tete is ready to face Filipino boxer John Riel Casimero at Arena Birmingham in England on Saturday evening.

We are expecting a physical match against Petro De Luanda: Mosimane 29 November 2019, 6:59 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns will be looking to start their CAF Champions League group stages with a bang, when they take on Petro De Luanda from Angola at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Saturday evening.

Matsatsantsa eyeing a hat-trick of wins against wounded Stellenbosch 29 November 2019, 5:14 PM

Unbeaten in their last six league games, SuperSport United coach Kaitano Tembo says his side will be gunning to maintain their winning streak when they welcome a struggling Stellenbosch FC to the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday evening.

South African football is skillful and streetwise – Riekerink 29 November 2019, 3:38 PM

Cape Town City coach Johannes Olde Riekerink describes the football talent in South Africa as “skillful and streetwise”. 

The issue with Eymael is dead rubber – Komphela 29 November 2019, 6:11 AM

Golden Arrows coach Steve Komphela says he does not entertain questions about Luc Eymael, saying their differences are dead rubber. Komphela’s Arrows face Eymael’s Black Leopards in the Absa premiership in Thohoyandou on Saturday evening, with kick-off at 18:00.

Middendorp cautions Chiefs to remain humble 28 November 2019, 8:08 PM

Kaizer Chiefs are still far from being a finished article yet and consistency will be key if Amakhosi want to lift the Absa Premiership title this season.

We will use the England test to prepare for Vitality Cup – Chauke 28 November 2019, 7:35 PM

Spar Proteas Netball team assistant coach Dumisani Chauke says they will use the upcoming test series against England to prepare for the Vitality Cup in England next year.

Galaxy problems are more mental than technical: Malesela 28 November 2019, 6:04 PM

TS Galaxy head coach Dan “Dance” Malesela believes that the problems of his side are more mental than technical. Malesela was speaking after yet another loss as they went down 2-1 at home to University of Pretoria.

Key players all deliver good performances: Middendorp 28 November 2019, 3:19 PM

Kaizer Chiefs moved ten points clear at the top of the Absa Premiership when they beat Stellenbosch FC 4-0 at the Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday night.

Liverpool and Napoli left with work to do after Anfield draw 28 November 2019, 12:30 PM

Liverpool and Napoli drew 1-1 in a cagey encounter at Anfield on Wednesday, leaving both sides with work to do to reach the last 16 in their final Champions League group matches.

Messi scores in 700th match as Barca ease into Champions League last-16 28 November 2019, 7:01 AM

Lionel Messi scored in his 700th match for Barcelona and also set up goals for Luis Suarez and Antoine Griezmann as the Catalans beat Borussia Dortmund 3-1 on Wednesday to seal a spot in the Champions League knockout stages as Group F winners.

Vilas and Heat out to avenge first round loss to Blitz in Cape Town 27 November 2019, 9:47 PM

Durban Heat captain Dane Vilas says his Mzansi Super League (MSL) strugglers are determined to extract some revenge on the Cape Town Blitz and also get their season going when they face off at Newlands on Thursday.

Vukuzic not worried about log position 27 November 2019, 8:53 PM

AmaZulu FC coach Josef Vukuzic says he is not worried about his team’s position in the Absa Premiership. Usuthu lost 1-0 to Mamelodi Sundowns in a league match on Tuesday night.

Mosimane on Chiefs, CAF nomination, Zwane 27 November 2019, 6:43 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has once again mocked PSL log leaders Kaizer Chiefs, after his team beat AmaZulu FC in a league match on Tuesday night.

SAFA’s review committee receives report on referee saga in National Women’s League 27 November 2019, 6:09 PM

South African Football Association (SAFA) Limpopo President Jack Maluleke says he has received the report regarding the referee situation in the National Women’s League this past weekend.

U23 Afcon was what I needed to rejuvenate my domestic game: Mokoena 27 November 2019, 4:41 PM

Stirred by his fine exploits at the Under 23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt over the past two weeks, SuperSport United midfield jewel Teboho Mokoena says the tournament was just what he needed to inject more aggression into his domestic game.

Lakay looking forward to an opportunity against Celtic 27 November 2019, 3:58 PM

Cape Town City will face Bloemfontein Celtic on Thursday night, when the two clubs meet at the Dr Molemela Stadium in an Absa Premiership match.

Manchester City owner scores $4.8 billion price tag with stake sale 27 November 2019, 11:43 AM

Manchester City’s Abu Dhabi-controlled owner has agreed to sell a $500 million stake to US private equity firm Silver Lake, making it the world’s most valuable soccer group with a $4.8 billion price tag.

PSG produce dramatic comeback to draw 2-2 at Real Madrid 27 November 2019, 7:28 AM

Real Madrid underlined their return to top form with a spectacular Champions League display at home to Paris St Germain on Tuesday but they still had to settle for a 2-2 draw after two late strikes secured top spot in Group A for the French side.

Women’s football is not taken seriously: Baloyi 26 November 2019, 9:16 PM

University of Johannesburg (UJ) ladies football side coach Jabulile Baloyi says the women’s game is not taken seriously by authorities.

SAFPU now wants to deal with agents after signing CBA with PSL 26 November 2019, 9:00 PM

For years now the Premier Soccer League (PSL) and the South African Football Players Union (SAFPU) have been at each other’s throats when it comes to the official recognition of the union.

Chiefs TKO win history warns Sanoka ahead of SuperSport United test 26 November 2019, 7:44 PM

Pogiso Sanoka admits that victory over Kaizer Chiefs this past weekend is a huge shot in the arm for Maritzburg United, but the versatile defender acknowledges that the Telkom Knockout semi-final win is now history as they shift focus to the league.