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.
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Arrows wary of embattled Polokwane City 17 January 2020, 11:40 AM

Lamontville Golden Arrows coach Steve Komphela says his team used the 11-day gap between fixtures to work on their approach and mindset.

Extreme heat will not be a deterrent for ICC U/19: Parsons 17 January 2020, 10:49 AM

The 2020 ICC U/19 Cricket World Cup kicks-off on Friday in one of the host cities Kimberley in the Northern Cape.

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge, the marathon world record holder, crosses the finish line during his attempt to run a marathon in under two hours in Vienna, Austria.
Bekele and Kipchoge set for London Marathon showdown 17 January 2020, 7:12 AM

Eliud Kipchoge and Kenenisa Bekele, the only men to go under two hours, two minutes for the marathon, will go head to head over the classic distance in this year’s London Marathon, organisers said on Friday.

Maritzburg United eye derby win against AmaZulu FC 17 January 2020, 5:27 AM

Maritzburg United coach Eric Tinkler has called for his team to remain grounded ahead of their KwaZulu-Natal derby date against AmaZulu at the Harry Gwala Stadium on Friday evening.

Medvedev has thrown a curve ball: McEnroe 16 January 2020, 9:24 PM

Russian Daniil Medvedev is the most likely player to break the Grand Slam stranglehold of the “big three” when the Australian Open starts in Melbourne next week, according to John McEnroe.

Maybe this is not the season for ‘La Decima’: Mosimane 16 January 2020, 7:05 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane was honest about Wednesday night’s result where they lost 1-0 to Orlando Pirates and the damage it has caused to the defense of their Absa Premiership title.

Proteas
England on 224 for 4 at stumps on day one 16 January 2020, 6:03 PM

South Africa controlled the run-rate and restricted England to 224 for the loss of four wickets on day one of the third cricket test at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth.

Vukusic calls for team display ahead of derby 16 January 2020, 5:25 PM

AmaZulu FC coach Jozef Vukusic says his team need to be more cohesive in order to fight their way out of the relegation battle they find themselves in. 

Absence of arrests tells of the depth of refereeing corruption in the NFD and beyond 16 January 2020, 4:40 PM

For many years, allegations of corruption in South African football, and in the National First Division, in particular, have existed and as the fight for PSL promotion intensifies, the same issue of match-fixing is rearing its ugly head … AGAIN.

Jamie Roberts
Wales Jamie Roberts signs with Stormers 16 January 2020, 4:25 PM

Former Wales centre Jamie Roberts has signed a one-year contract to play for South African Super Rugby side the Stormers, the team announced on Thursday.

Andrew Louw
Under-19 cricket team confident ahead of Afghanistan match 16 January 2020, 3:31 PM

The South African under-19 cricket team has hosted its final pre-World Cup training session at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley.

City need to show character against Wits – Nodada 16 January 2020, 3:02 PM

Cape Town City’s battle in the Absa Premiership continues this weekend when they host Bidvest Wits at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday night.

The Clever Boys collect a vital three points at home 16 January 2020, 12:42 PM

A brilliant second-half fightback from Bidvest Wits earned The Clever Boys a 3-2 win over Bloemfontein Celtic in an Absa Premiership match played at Bidvest Stadium on Wednesday night.

Bulls ready for Lions in Gauteng derby in Soweto 16 January 2020, 11:31 AM

Former Springboks flyhalf Morne Steyn is set to start ahead of Manie Libbok for the Vodacom Bulls when they face archrivals the Emirates Lions on Superhero Sunday at the FNB Stadium in Soweto.

Historic win for Pirates as Mosimane loses for the first time at Orlando 16 January 2020, 10:32 AM

Orlando Pirates recorded a historic win over Mamelodi Sundowns when they beat them 1-0 at Orlando Stadium on Wednesday night, in what was their first win at home against the Brazilians in seven years.

Africa Cup of Nations moved to January next year, says Cameroon 16 January 2020, 7:46 AM

The Africa Cup of Nations will revert back to its traditional slot in January and February next year to avoid the rainy season, the football federation of host country Cameroon (FECACOOT) said on Wednesday.

NewZealand vs India
NZ’s Bennett recalled for India series 16 January 2020, 6:16 AM

Hamish Bennett has been recalled to New Zealand's squad for the first time in almost three years for the five-match Twenty20 series against India due to injuries to Trent Boult, Matt Henry and Lockie Ferguson.

United bid to halt Liverpool juggernaut again 16 January 2020, 5:59 AM

Manchester United are the only club to take points off runaway leaders Liverpool in the Premier League this season and they will try and do so again in Sunday’s match at Anfield.

Federer, Nadal pledge $170,000 for Australian bushfire relief 15 January 2020, 9:45 PM

Tennis greats Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal pledged A$250,000 ($172,000) towards the Australian bushfire relief efforts at a charity event on Wednesday in the leadup to the Australian Open.

Maduka calls for consistency at Celtic ahead of Wits match 15 January 2020, 4:56 PM

On form Bloemfontein Celtic coach John Maduka says they need to remain consistent to remain at the top half of the log.

We cannot afford to drop points – Vilakazi 15 January 2020, 4:04 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns attacking midfielder Sibusiso Vilakazi says his team cannot afford to drop points, when they face arch-rivals Orlando Pirates in an eagerly-awaited league match at Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Wednesday. Kick-off at 19:30.

Springboks nominated for Team of the Year at Laureus Awards 15 January 2020, 3:36 PM

The reigning Rugby World Cup champions, South Africa, are up for another accolade.

SAFA to meet police over First Division bribery and corruption allegations 15 January 2020, 3:18 PM

The South African Football Association (SAFA) is taking the allegations of match-fixing, bribery and corruption in the Glad Africa Championship very seriously and they will be meeting the South African Police Service (SAPS) this afternoon to take this further.

Mosimane on his contract, Pirates, Rhulani and Germans 15 January 2020, 12:12 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has revealed that he has not renewed his contract with the PSL Champions.

Sundowns are favourites for tonight’s clash: Zinnbauer 15 January 2020, 10:23 AM

Orlando Pirates head coach Josef Zinnbauer has proclaimed Mamelodi Sundowns as favourites for Wednesday’s Absa Premiership encounter at Orlando Stadium.

Man United scrap plans for Middle East break 15 January 2020, 5:43 AM

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said the club have scrapped plans for a winter training camp in the Middle East because of security concerns.

Al Attiyah slashes Sainz’s Dakar lead to 24 seconds 14 January 2020, 7:10 PM

Defending champion Nasser Al Attiyah slashed Carlos Sainz's Dakar Rally lead to 24 seconds in the car category on Tuesday, while motorcycle riders returned battling their emotions as well as the tough terrain after a fatal crash at the weekend.

Kolisi and Stormers ready for Super Rugby season 14 January 2020, 2:24 PM

It is just over two weeks to go until the start of the Super Rugby season and Stormers coach John Dobson is for the most part pleased with how the pre-season has gone.

Mosimane foresees a very difficult match against Pirates 14 January 2020, 1:51 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns will be hoping to close the gap on top of the log when they visit Orlando Pirates in the crucial league match at Orlando Stadium on Wednesday night (kick-off 7:30pm).

Proteas women squad named for ICC T20 Women’s World Cup 14 January 2020, 11:08 AM

Cricket South Africa (CAS) has named a strong and experienced squad to do battle at the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup scheduled for Australia next month.