Van Der Dussen on changes, Test, T20 and the Springboks

20 August 2019, 5:35 AM
South African cricket national team player Rassie Van Der Dussen is looking forward to working with Enoch Nkwe in the Proteas national team.
Rassie Van Der Dussen with Itumeleng Khune
Tommy Fleetwood and Francesco Molinari celebrating on the field
Dominant Europe extend Ryder Cup lead to 8-4 29 September 2018, 2:52 PM

Europe opened a commanding 8-4 lead after Saturday's Ryder Cup fourballs with Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia fending off a thrilling American fightback to lead another home onslaught around Le Golf National.

Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo lawyers to sue Der Spiegel over ‘illegal’ report 29 September 2018, 8:03 AM

Lawyers for Cristiano Ronaldo said on Friday they would sue German magazine Der Spiegel after it published “blatantly illegal” accusations by an American woman who alleges she was raped by the Portuguese soccer star in 2009.

Springboks Captain Siya Kolisi
Kolisi upbeat ahead of first match as Boks Captain in front of home crowd 28 September 2018, 7:01 PM

Springboks Captain Siya Kolisi is looking forward to leading his team in front of his home crowd, in Port Elizabeth when the Boks and the Wallabies meet in the penultimate Castle Championship match.

Donovan May sitting on a couch
PE bids to host the opening of SA T20 League 28 September 2018, 3:15 PM

Port Elizabeth is among the cities bidding to host the inaugural SA T20 League scheduled to start in October.

SuperSport United
SuperSport United hope to defend MTN8 title 28 September 2018, 2:35 PM

SuperSport United are hoping to become only the second club in the history of the tournament to defend the MTN8 title. The only team to have achieved this feat is Orlando Pirates.

Rugby ball on the field
Wallabies coach not worried by Springboks’ good record at NMB stadium 28 September 2018, 11:45 AM

Wallabies coach, Michael Cheika, is not concerned by the Springboks' good record at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Kenyan athletes caught doping do it in uncoordinated, unsophisticated way: WADA 28 September 2018, 9:31 AM

The WADA report also said that between 2004 and August 1, 138 Kenyan athletes had tested positive for prohibited substances, 113 of them during competitions.

Andy Murray won’t rush comeback, says mum 28 September 2018, 7:33 AM

Former world number one Andy Murray will not rush his comeback from a hip injury that has blighted him since last year, his mother and former British Fed Cup captain Judy Murray said.

Video Assistant Referee
VAR to be used in Champions League next season – UEFA 27 September 2018, 9:12 PM

UEFA has confirmed the use of video assistant referees (VARs) in the Champions League from next season and plans to use them at Euro 2020, European soccer’s ruling body said on Thursday.

Determined Murray eyes return to glory with tough win 27 September 2018, 8:36 PM

There were flashes of the glory days for Britain's former world number one Andy Murray on Thursday as he dumped top seed David Goffin of Belgium out of the ATP Shenzhen Open 6-3, 6-4 in round-of-16 action.

Ferguson would have dumped Pogba from Man Utd, Ince says 27 September 2018, 8:12 PM

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Ince believes his old boss Alex Ferguson would have sold Paul Pogba if he had still been in charge of the Premier League club.

SuperSport return to Cape Town City to defend MT8 title 27 September 2018, 7:43 PM

SuperSport United returns to their happy hunting ground as they take aim at the ambitious Cape Town City in defence of their title, the MTN8, at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. If SuperSport wins, they will be the first team to win the cup twice in concession.

Boks players on the field
Boks’ new players to make first appearance on Saturday 27 September 2018, 5:01 PM

Two players will make their first appearances in the starting fifteen when South Africa takes on Australia in a Rugby Championship test match in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.

Ronaldo gets one-game Champions League ban, free to face Man Utd 27 September 2018, 2:45 PM

Cristiano Ronaldo will be able to face his old club Manchester United in the Champions League next month after UEFA handed the Juventus forward a one-game ban on Thursday.

United Cricket Club's chairperson, Gerald Majola mouth open.
NMB township cricket hubs receive a boost 27 September 2018, 11:04 AM

Cricket in the Nelson Mandela Bay townships has received a massive boost after an automation company signed a multi-year agreement with the New Brighton based United Cricket Club.

Baroka FC draw against Free State Stars 27 September 2018, 6:34 AM

In the only Absa premiership encounter played on Wednesday night, Baroka FC had a goalless draw against Free State Stars at Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane.

Koepka named PGA of America’s Player of the Year 26 September 2018, 8:43 PM

Brooks Koepka, whose outstanding 2018 campaign included two major titles was named the PGA OF America's Player of the Year on Wednesday as Dustin Johnson picked up the Vardon Trophy for lowest scoring average.

Cousin named as Gabon coach after Aubame declines offer 26 September 2018, 6:05 PM

Former Hull City and Rangers striker Daniel Cousin is the new Gabon coach after the father of the country’s leading player, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, turned down the job.

Excitement ahead of Springboks vs Wallabies match in Mandela Bay 26 September 2018, 3:29 PM

Rugby fever is running high in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape ahead of the clash between the Springboks and Wallabies in the rugby championship this weekend.

Pogba v Mourinho: Is this the end of the road at Manchester United? 26 September 2018, 2:50 PM

Paul Pogba’s relationship with Jose Mourinho appears to be fractured beyond repair after the Manchester United boss said the French World Cup star would never captain the side again. Pogba, who returned to Manchester in 2016 for a then world-record fee of £89 million ($117 million) struggled towards the end of last season, left out […]

Springboks during a match
Springboks aim to keep up momentum 26 September 2018, 12:07 PM

Springbok loose head prop Steven Kitshoff, has warned his team mates not to take the foot off the pedal when they take on the Wallabies in Rugby Championship match in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.

KZN Sports and recreation logo
KZN sport and recreation department honours athletes 26 September 2018, 7:34 AM

The KwaZulu Natal Sports and Recreation Department were given their awards at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre in Durban.

Cricket SA and SABC logos
Cricket SA, SABC announce joint partnership 25 September 2018, 7:20 PM

Cricket South Africa and the SABC have announced a joint exclusive partnership for the new 2018 T20 Cricket League, giving the SABC exclusive official broadcast rights for the Sub-Saharan region.

Australia's Pete Samu runs with the ball.
Wallabies hoping Boks will buckle under home fan pressure 25 September 2018, 4:49 PM

Australia are hoping that hosts South Africa will buckle under the pressure from eager home fans in the Rugby Championship on Saturday after the Springboks upset world champions New Zealand away in their last test.

Bnayana Banyana squad on the field.
Banyana doing much more than Bafana Bafana: SAFA VP 25 September 2018, 3:21 PM

South African Football Association (SAFA) Vice President Ria Ledwaba, says Banyana Banyana is doing much more than their counterparts, Bafana Bafana, on the world stage.

Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi era to be crowned world’s best 25 September 2018, 7:00 AM

The Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder starred for both club and country as Madrid won a third straight Champions League, and he inspired Croatia to reach the World Cup final for the first time.

Tiger’s back on the prowl with Ryder Cup in his sights 25 September 2018, 6:03 AM

The spiralling interest in the Ryder Cup means the biennial golf showpiece hardly needs hyping up with the stunning return to form of Tiger Woods.

Didier Deschamps wins FIFA best coach of the year 24 September 2018, 10:05 PM

France's World Cup-winning coach Didier Deschamps won FIFA's best coach of the year prize on Monday in recognition for his work in leading Les Bleus to success in Russia.

Ballon d’Or announces women’s and under-21 awards 24 September 2018, 5:31 PM

Ballon d'Or organisers France Football have announced the creation of awards for the top female footballer and the best under-21 player in the world.

Celtic in need of divine intervention: Komphela 24 September 2018, 2:20 PM

Bloemfontein Celtic coach Steve Komphela says they need prayers for divine intervention in order to overcome the club's boardroom shenanigans.