Solskjaer handed caretaker manager role by Manchester United

19 December 2018, 2:35 PM
Manchester United have turned to former striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to steady the ship until the end of the season, confirming the Norwegian as caretaker manager in the wake of Jose Mourinho's sacking on Tuesday.
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Boxing SA
SA boxing mourns Gabula “The Tiger” ape 12 December 2018, 9:05 PM

The boxing fraternity is mourning the death of former boxing champion, Gabula "The Tiger" Vabaza, in East London.

Paarl Rocks secure play-off match against Jozi Stars 12 December 2018, 8:35 PM

The winner of the match will go on to play the Cape Town Blitz in Sunday's final at Newlands in Cape Town.

Marx, Dyantyi scoop top honours at BrightRock’s Players Choice Awards 12 December 2018, 5:40 PM

South African rugby greats Malcom Marx and Aphiwe Dyantyi dominated the limelight at this years’ BrightRock Players Choice Awards on Tuesday evening.

Cameron van der Burgh
Cameron van der Burgh breaks record in Hangzhou 12 December 2018, 5:02 PM

Cameron van der Burgh produced a new championship record to win South Africa's first gold medal at the World Short course Swimming Championships in Hangzhou, China.

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2018 Sports in Review 12 December 2018, 4:52 PM

2018 has not been a year without its sporting drama. From the Makhaya Ntini and Morne Morkel resignations in cricket, to the Australian ball tampering scandal; from Usain Bolt’s attempts to play professional football to Semenya-IAAF gender saga, there was as much action on and off the field.

Tottenham Spurs celebrate
Tottenham’s draw against Barca sends them to last 16 12 December 2018, 3:56 PM

Tottenham Hotspur produced a bold and spirited performance, coming from behind to grab a 1-1 draw at Barcelona which saw them finish second in Champion’s League Group B and reach the last 16 at the expense of Inter Milan on Tuesday.

Pogba and Mourinho
Mourinho urges Pogba to lead by example against Valencia 12 December 2018, 11:32 AM

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba must rediscover his best form and lead by example in Wednesday's Champions League tie at Valencia, manager Jose Mourinho has said.

Nathan Lyon.
Lyon gives Australians hope 12 December 2018, 7:14 AM

In a once-dominant team humbled by a cheating scandal and still racked with doubts about its identity, spinner Nathan Lyon has been a reassuring throwback to an age of hard-bitten Australian cricketers who talked the talk and walked the walk.

Rassie Erasmus in front of Springboks logo
Springboks coaches to work with Super Rugby teams 11 December 2018, 6:07 PM

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus and his assistants are to spread out across the country’s four Super Rugby teams to offer support as they look to harmonise preparations for next year’s World Cup in Japan.

Daiya Seto
Japan’s Seto breaks Le Clos record 11 December 2018, 4:00 PM

Japan's Daiya Seto has broken Chad le Clos' 200 metre butterfly Short Course world record and won the gold medal at the Short Course World Championships in Hangzhou, China.

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BrightRock, MyPlayers to honour SA rugby stars 11 December 2018, 2:35 PM

South African Rugby players are set to honour their own at the second annual BrightRock Players Choice Awards on Tuesday evening.

Christiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo wants to resume Messi rivalry in Italy 11 December 2018, 9:36 AM

Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo would like Barcelona's Lionel Messi to leave Spain and rekindle their rivalry by joining him in the Italian top flight.

Indian cricket team
India keen to carry winning momentum to Perth 11 December 2018, 6:00 AM

Having become the first Indian team to win a test series-opener on Australian soil, Virat Kohli’s side are determined to keep the momentum rolling into the second clash in Perth and inch closer to a breakthrough series triumph Down Under. India were made to work harder than expected in the 31-run win at Adelaide Oval, […]

Dylan Kerr
Nange awarded goal of the month 10 December 2018, 9:25 PM

Black Leopards Football Club midfielder Phathutshedzo Nange's goal against rivals Baroka Football Club has won the Absa premiership goal of the month.

Ernst Middendorp
Middendorp confident as Chiefs coach 10 December 2018, 8:40 PM

Ernst Middendorp has returned to Kaizer Chiefs for his second spell after being in charge of the team from 2005 to 2007.

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Lesotho annual race commemorates massacre 10 December 2018, 8:15 PM

Runners from Lesotho and South Africa are taking part in a race to commemorate the loss of 42 lives 36 years ago, when apartheid's military regime launched attacks on the front line members of states.

Mohamed Salah
Klopp always backed Salah 10 December 2018, 4:37 PM

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was never worried about Mohamed Salah being able to follow up his stellar first season at Anfield but conceded both the player and club must learn to cope with a raised level of expectations.

President of CAF Ahmad Ahmad
SA among potential hosts for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations 10 December 2018, 2:11 PM

South Africa could step in as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, according to the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad in an interview with AFP on Monday.

SA take bronze at Cape Town Sevens 10 December 2018, 7:50 AM

South Africa won the bronze medal at the Cape Town Sevens, the second leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series.

Fiji take Cape Town rugby sevens title 10 December 2018, 6:17 AM

Fiji ran out convincing winners of the Cape Town leg of the World Rugby Sevens series after beating the United States 29-15 in the final on Sunday.

Paarl Rocks records fourth win after beating Jozi Stars 9 December 2018, 8:34 PM

The Paarl Rocks recorded their fourth win in nine matches beating the Jozi Stars by six wickets in the Inaugural Mzansi Super League match in Johannesburg.

A gymnast with ribbons
Young gymnast struggles to take off in spite of her talent 9 December 2018, 6:30 PM

A promising gymnastic career of a 13-year-old from Port Elizabeth is struggling to take off in spite of her talent.

Louis oosthuizen playing golf
Oosthuizen ends 33 month winless run by lifting SA Open trophy 9 December 2018, 3:18 PM

Louis Oosthuizen ended a 33-month winless run by lifting the South African Open trophy for the first time Sunday after a six-shot victory at Randpark Golf Club in Johannesburg. 

Patricio Manuel
Transgender boxer makes history with pro win 9 December 2018, 11:47 AM

Transgender boxer Patricio Manuel made history Saturday with a unanimous decision victory over Mexican super-featherweight Hugo Aguilar in Indio, California.

David Luiz of Chelsea celebrates after scoring.
Chelsea hands Manchester City first defeat 9 December 2018, 7:33 AM

Chelsea inflicted champions Manchester City's first Premier League defeat of the season with a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge that allowed Liverpool to go top of the table on Saturday.

Amajita players on the field
Amajita get ready for semi-finals 8 December 2018, 9:56 PM

South Africa have established themselves as another dominant side in the COSAFA under-20 tournament.

Louis Oosthuizen
Oosthuizen three ahead in pursuit of SA, British Open double 8 December 2018, 9:55 PM

Louis Oosthuizen took a three-shot third-round lead in the EPGA South African Open Saturday as he seeks to become the sixth golfer to win the event and the British Open.

Gideon Sam speaking to SABC
SASCOC executive members probe Zulman Inquiry report 8 December 2018, 6:35 PM

The executive members of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee, SASCOC, have already begun punching holes in the recommendations of the Zulman Inquiry into the affairs of the umbrella sport body.

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SABC and PSL reach agreement for live broadcasts 8 December 2018, 3:52 PM

The SABC will broadcast the PSL matches on its radio stations and television channel, SABC 1, following efforts by the two parties to reach a solution.

Australia ans India players.
Australia removes openers as India leads by 101 runs 8 December 2018, 10:23 AM

Australia's pacemen hit back with two late wickets after India's batsmen started positively to push Virat Kohli's team to 101-run lead at tea on day three of the first test on Saturday.