Local football was once on the right track, but there’s still hope: Singh

9 July 2020, 8:55 PM
While the South African Football Association (SAFA) is usually a subject of criticism, former SAFA Instructor, Sudesh Singh has come out to say the association was in fact once headed in the right direction.
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Banyana to approach Cyprus Cup with winning mentality 22 February 2019, 4:15 PM

Banyana Banyana Coach Desiree Ellis says they will approach the Cyprus Cup with a winning mentality.

Tokozile Xasa
Semenya stands good chance of winning case: Minister 22 February 2019, 3:09 PM

Sports Minister, Tokozile Xasa, says 800-metre world champion Caster Semenya has a good chance of winning her case against the International Association of Athletics Federation (I-double-A-F).

Caster Semenya
United Nations throws weight behind Caster Semenya 22 February 2019, 12:09 PM

The United Nations (UN) is throwing its weight behind Caster Semenya in her fight against new rules planned by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

Man United's Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Solskjaer considers enlisting Ferguson for team talk ahead of Liverpool clash 22 February 2019, 11:54 AM

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has joked that he might invite Alex Ferguson to deliver Manchester United's team talk before their eagerly awaited Premier League meeting with Liverpool.

Andy Murray
Murray could make return after hip surgery, says mother Judy 22 February 2019, 9:38 AM

Andy Murray could return to competitive tennis after undergoing hip resurfacing surgery last month but the former world number one also knows his career might already be over, his mother Judy has said.

Webb Ellis Cup tours South Africa 21 February 2019, 9:25 PM

The Webb Ellis Cup is currently in South Africa and Cape Town is part of the World Cup 2019 Trophy Tour.

Barry Hendricks
SASCOC hopes to implement turnaround strategy 21 February 2019, 8:44 PM

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee says it's hopeful that corruption and negligence are a thing of the past as it's implementing a turnaround strategy.

South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates after she won silver in the women's 800m final at the London.
Global support for Semenya 21 February 2019, 6:26 PM

Minister of Sport and Recreation, Tokozile Xasa is in Lausanne, Switzerland to support 800-meter world champ, Caster Semenya in her legal battle with the IAAF.

Vishwa Fernando
Proteas bowled out for 222 on day One 21 February 2019, 4:52 PM

South Africa who won the toss, have been bowled out for 222 midway through the final session on the opening day of the second cricket test against Sri Lanka in Port Elizabeth.

Aiden Markram
Sri Lanka control proceedings on day one tea break 21 February 2019, 4:10 PM

Sri Lanka seamers Kasun Rajitha and Vishwa Fernando reduced South Africa to 185 for seven at tea on day one of the second and final test at St George's Park on Thursday.

Pirates and Supersport players
Pirates title hopes suffer setback 21 February 2019, 1:41 PM

Orlando Pirates' ABSA Premiership title hopes suffered a major setback when they lost 1-0 to their SuperSport United in the only league match played Wednesday night.

Orlando Pirates coach Micho Sredojevic.
Sredojevic blames players for loss to SuperSport United 21 February 2019, 10:23 AM

Orlando Pirates coach Micho Sredojevic has put the blame on their one-nil loss to SuperSport United, on his players.

Man city vs Schalke.
Man City must learn from Schalke scare: Guardiola 21 February 2019, 6:23 AM

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City will not challenge for this season's Champions League title unless they learn from their dramatic 3-2 win at Schalke with 10 men on Wednesday.

Amajita
Amajita aim for Under-20 World Cup knockout stages 20 February 2019, 9:13 PM

The next mission for the South African Under-20 football team is to reach the knockout stage of this year's FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Poland.

Wiaan Mulder
Wiaan Mulder to make Proteas test debut 20 February 2019, 4:28 PM

Highveld Lions all-rounder, Wiaan Mulder, looks set to make his Proteas debut in the second Test against Sri Lanka starting in Port Elizabeth on Thursday.

Goals drought in UEFA Champions League fixtures 20 February 2019, 2:44 PM

Goals were hard to come by in the two UEFA Champions League matches played on Tuesday night.

Mamelodi Sundowns players
Sundowns play to a draw with Polokwane City 20 February 2019, 12:34 PM

Second placed Mamelodi Sundowns fluffed a golden opportunity to move to the top of the ABSA Premiership log on Tuesday.

Jurgen Klopp
Klopp ‘not over the moon’ as Bayern frustrate Liverpool 20 February 2019, 6:35 AM

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admitted an underwhelming 0-0 draw against old foes Bayern Munich on Tuesday was not what he "dreamed of", but remained confident of progressing to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Thembi Kgatlana
Thembi Kgatlana returns to former school to give back 19 February 2019, 7:01 PM

The Confederation of African Football's Women's Player of the Year, Thembi Kgatlana, returned to her former school, AB Phokompe Secondary School in Randfontein for the first time since receiving her awards in January.

Cape Town City continue impressive run 19 February 2019, 3:05 PM

Cape Town City is currently sitting fourth on the Premier Soccer League log and has made it to the last eight of the Nedbank Cup

Caster Semenya
10 medical experts to give evidence on behalf of Semenya 19 February 2019, 1:35 PM

Caster Semenya's lawyers have released the names of ten medical and sport professionals who will give evidence on her behalf at the Court of Arbitration for Sport this week.

Former Springbok wing, Cornal Hendricks.
Former Springbok wing to make first appearance since 2015 19 February 2019, 12:00 PM

Former Springbok wing, Cornal Hendricks, will make his first appearance in a Super Rugby match since 2015, when the Bulls take on the Jaguares in Buenos Aires on Saturday.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Man United’s Solskjaer eyes Cup final after win at Chelsea 19 February 2019, 10:20 AM

Manchester United must build on their 2-0 win over defending champions Chelsea in the fifth round of the FA Cup and go all the way to the final, caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.

Caster Semenya running
South African sports backs Semenya amid IAAF hearing 19 February 2019, 6:29 AM

South Africa's Hockey CEO, Marissa Langeni, Netball South Africa’s (SA), Blanche de la Guerre and Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis have pledged their support for the country's track and field star, Caster Semenya.

Akila Dananjaya
Sri Lanka’s Dananjaya has illegal action ban lifted by ICC 18 February 2019, 9:19 PM

Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has been allowed to resume bowling in international cricket after remedial work and a reassessment of his action, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday.

Aubrey Modiba
SuperSport United eye top 3 ABSA Premiership log 18 February 2019, 5:36 PM

Supersport United utility player Aubrey Modiba says their ultimate goal for the 2018/19 season is to finish in the top three bracket of the ABSA Premiership.

Caster Semenya
Caster Semenya wins first small battle against IAAF 18 February 2019, 4:21 PM

Caster Semenya has won the first small battle in her fight against the IAAF. She complained to the panel at the hearing before the Court of Arbitration for Sport earlier on Monday that the IAAF had breached the rules regarding confidentiality, on the first day of the hearing in Lusanne, Switzerland. Semenya and a high-level […]

IAAF hearing on athletes set to commence 18 February 2019, 11:24 AM

The hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland regarding the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) plan to limit the testosterone levels of certain athletes gets underway in Lusanne, Switzerland on Monday.

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman leaves the Hotel Matignon in Paris.
Saudi Arabia denies crown prince seeks to buy Manchester United 18 February 2019, 9:16 AM

On Sunday, the British newspaper, said crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman was in a $4.9-billion takeover bid for one of football’s most popular clubs.

France's Gael Monfils shakes hands with Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka after winning their Final match.
Monfils tops Wawrinka in Rotterdam 18 February 2019, 7:53 AM

It took one hour and 44 minutes for Monfils to win the match in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The Frenchman now holds a lifetime 8-21 record in ATP Tour finals.