Wales narrowly advance to WC semi-finals

20 October 2019, 12:48 PM
Ross Moriarty scored the winning try as Wales exploited their numerical superiority to rally for a 20-19 victory over France in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals on Sunday (October 20) after French lock Sebastien Vahaamahina had been shown a red card.
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I have a professional relationship with Mosimane – Ngoma 15 October 2019, 9:29 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns winger Aubrey Ngoma says he was disappointed that his planned loan move to Cape Town City did not materialise.

You must be exceptional to wear Chiefs No. 15 jersey: Khumalo 15 October 2019, 8:01 PM

Kaizer Chiefs legend Doctor Khumalo says only exceptional players are qualified to wear the famous jersey number 15 at his former club.

Billiat denies approaching Mamelodi Sundowns 15 October 2019, 7:12 PM

Kaizer Chiefs star Khama Billiat has denied that he approached his former team Mamelodi Sundowns with an intention of re-joining them.

Wayne Barnes
Barnes to officiate Springboks quarter final clash 15 October 2019, 11:47 AM

Wayne Barnes of England will officiate the Rugby World Cup quarter-final match between South Africa and Japan in Tokyo on Sunday.

Federer confirms Tokyo Olympics participation 15 October 2019, 8:32 AM

Roger Federer confirmed his participation in next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo and said on Monday that he had listened to his heart before making the decision.

Gatlin thinks Van Niekerk will come back hungrier and stronger 14 October 2019, 5:12 PM

US sprinting star Justin Gatlin believes that Wayde van Niekerk will come back hungrier and stronger when he recovers from his injury setbacks.

‘Superman’ Saha silences doubters with superior glovework 14 October 2019, 4:15 PM

Wriddhiman Saha’s return to the Indian test side after a long injury-forced absence raised more than a few eyebrows but the wicketkeeper has silenced the doubters with his superlative glovework in the ongoing home series against South Africa.

Bafana not only targeting qualification but to win their group – Ntseki 14 October 2019, 4:06 PM

Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki gave a total of 17 players a chance to play during Sunday’s 2-1 win in the Nelson Mandela Challenge match against Mali in Port Elizabeth.

All Blacks coach glad Japan is on the other side of the draw 14 October 2019, 3:53 PM

Japan’s progress to the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals has not only enthralled the host nation but it has also made the heavyweights of the rugby world, including defending champions New Zealand, sit up and take notice.

Japan
World Cup hosts Japan move to best ever world ranking position 14 October 2019, 2:22 PM

Rugby World Cup hosts, Japan, have moved to a best ever seventh place on the world rankings after advancing to the quarter-finals of the event.

Bafana Bafana coach praises PE crowd 14 October 2019, 11:46 AM

Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki and senior player Dean Furman are impressed with the crowd attendance during their Nelson Mandela Challenge match against Mali in Port Elizabeth on Sunday. 

Germans Frodeno and Haug thrilled to be Ironman champs 14 October 2019, 6:30 AM

Jan Frodeno won his third Ironman World Championship triathlon in a course record time in Hawaii on Saturday to continue German dominance of the men's event.

Rampant India send Proteas packing 13 October 2019, 4:14 PM

India maintained their formidable home record by crushing South Africa by an innings and 137 runs in the second test at Pune to clinch the three-test series with a match to spare on Sunday.

Ferrari slip helps Bottas win Japanese GP and give Mercedes the constructors’ title 13 October 2019, 3:44 PM

Valtteri Bottas roared to victory in Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix as Mercedes clinched the Formula One constructors' championship and guaranteed themselves an unprecedented sixth consecutive title double.

Bafan Coach and SAFA President
SAFA, SABC reach four year agreement on broadcast rights 13 October 2019, 10:03 AM

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and the South African Football Association (SAFA) have reached a four year agreement on the broadcast rights of SAFA matches and events.

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Maharaj’s maiden fifty pushes South Africa to 275 13 October 2019, 8:05 AM

South Africa tailender Keshav Maharaj braved the pain against India in a career-best knock and combined with Vernon Philander in a gutsy rearguard action to push the tourists' first innings total to 275 in the second test at Pune on Saturday.

Chiefs thrash Sundowns to lift Shell Helix Ultra Cup 12 October 2019, 6:27 PM

ABSA Premiership log leaders Kaizer Chiefs were crowned the 2019 Shell Helix Ultra Cup champions on Saturday.

Bafana aims to use Mali game to accelerate the progress of the team 12 October 2019, 4:00 PM

Bafana Bafana aims to use the international friendly against Mali in the Nelson Mandela Challenge on Sunday, to accelerate the progress of the team.

Astonishing Kipchoge smashes two-hour marathon barrier 12 October 2019, 1:46 PM

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge made athletics history on Saturday when he became the first person to run a marathon in under two hours, stretching the limits of human endeavor and passing a milestone few thought could be reached for decades if at all.

Smuts Ngonyama
Travellers urged to exercise caution when travelling to Japan 12 October 2019, 11:32 AM

The South African Ambassador to Japan, Smuts Ngonyama, has urged those travelling to Japan for the Rugby World Cup to exercise caution - as the most powerful storm to hit the country for 60 years approaches.

Japanese rugby players brave high waters and typhoon to train 12 October 2019, 10:53 AM

Japan's rugby union team brave high waters and a sodden pitch to train at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium on Saturday as Typhoon Hagibis made its way to Tokyo.

Mosimane on Chiefs, Shell Helix Cup and CAF Champions League 12 October 2019, 6:39 AM

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane is still adamant that Kaizer Chiefs is benefitting from referees mistakes.

Proteas team director Enoch Nkwe remains optimistic 11 October 2019, 8:44 PM

Proteas interim Team Director Enoch Nkwe lamented that they have no one but themselves to blame after India piled on 601/5 before declaring on day two of the second Test in Pune.

SAFA, SABC partnership back on track 11 October 2019, 7:50 PM

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has confirmed that negotiations between them and the South African Football Association are progressing well and the two bodies will soon be signing a contract that will see them resuming their partnership.

Etzebeth is innocent until proven guilty: Mthethwa 11 October 2019, 7:32 PM

The South African Sports Star of the Year nomination is an all female line-up for the first time since this top award was launched and this is an indication of how competitive the SA female athletes have been at international level this year.

Barker wishes Ntseki well, offers advice on Bafana 11 October 2019, 5:23 PM

Former Bafana Bafana boss Clive Barker has wished new coach Molefi Ntseki all the best ahead of his debut against Mali this weekend, saying he should be backed fully by everyone in South African football.

Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa on Morning Live.
2019 SA Sports Awards nominees announced 11 October 2019, 10:51 AM

The 2019 South African Sport Awards will take place on November 11,  2019. Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa says the Sports department is ready for the event.

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Messi stars at Cirque du Soleil premier 11 October 2019, 7:21 AM

Barcelona striker Lionel Messi attended Cirque du Soleil's "Messi 10" premier on Thursday to inaugurate the show inspired by his life.

We can overcome Wydad in the Champs League 11 October 2019, 5:34 AM

Mamelodi Sundowns captain Hlompho Kekana is confident that his team will overcome Wydad Casablanca in the CAF Champions League group stages.

Igesund on coaches, academy and funding 10 October 2019, 9:58 PM

Former Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund says coaches must be given a long time to implement their philosophies in their teams.