Barca chief says Setien to stay, has no regrets about Valverde

8 July 2020, 10:11 PM
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has said coach Quique Setien will remain in charge of the team next season despite the team’s fading La Liga title bid, adding that he does not regret sacking Ernesto Valverde in January.
Proteas on top despite Hardik Pandya heroics 6 January 2018, 6:55 PM

Hardik Pandya went on a thrilling counter-attack, but could not prevent South Africa from finishing on top on the second day of the first Test at Newlands on Saturday.

Proteas bowler Dale Steyn left the field shortly before tea after bowling three balls of his 18th over.
Steyn’s comeback overshadowed by injury 6 January 2018, 5:14 PM

South African fast bowler Dale Steyn left the field with a bruised left heel on Saturday, the second day of his first Test match in more than a year.

Banyana Banyana striker Thembi Kgatlana.
Banyana striker proud despite losing out on CAF Woman Player of Year award 6 January 2018, 3:54 PM

Banyana Banyana striker Thembi Kgatlana is proud of her achievement despite not winning the 2017 CAF Woman Player of the Year.

Free State Stars pile more misery at Wits 6 January 2018, 9:20 AM

Free State Stars narrowly edged the league champions Bidvest Wits by 1-0 during their Absa Premiership league encounter at the Bidvest Stadium on Friday night.

Banyana voted 2017 CAF Women’s national team 5 January 2018, 8:19 PM

Banyana Banyana's star keeps on shining bright, the Desiree Ellis-led team won the 2017 COSAFA Women's Championship in September.

Chippa United ready for next season 5 January 2018, 2:56 PM

The Port Elizabeth based PSL team, Chippa United, has big plans for next season and active in the transfer market.

De Villiers attacks after early collapse 5 January 2018, 2:16 PM

South Africa were 107 for three at lunch, with De Villiers on 59 not out and captain Faf du Plessis unbeaten on 37, after being 12 for three.

Du Plessis decides to bat first against India 5 January 2018, 10:42 AM

South Africa has won the toss and Captain Faf du Plessis has decided to bat first in the first cricket test against India at Newlands in Cape Town.

Andy Murray withdraws from Australian Open 4 January 2018, 8:04 PM

The first Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year, the Australian Open, has had its first casualty, 11 days before the start of the tournament.

Mahlasela relishes, ready for Chiefs challenge 4 January 2018, 4:03 PM

Kaizer Chiefs’ newly signed midfielder Kabelo Mahlasela has noted that to play for Soweto giants comes with a lot of pressure.

AmaZulu clear the air over Nomvethe, Johnson ‘fight’ 4 January 2018, 10:29 AM

AmaZulu FC have given clarity over the media reports that their veteran striker Siyabonga “Bhele” Nomvethe had a clash with the club coach Cavin Johnson.

SA’s Kevin Anderson hires new coach 4 January 2018, 8:46 AM

South Africa’s Kevin Anderson confirmed on Wednesday that he has hired Brad Stine as his new coach.

Chiefs get their man, but it’s not Ntshangase 3 January 2018, 8:39 PM

Having missed out on Baroka FC midfielder Siphelele Ntshangase, Kaizer Chiefs have instead swooped for Bloemfontein Celtic winger Kabelo Mahlasela. Chiefs had been linked with Ntshangase since his Black Leopards days and appeared to be closing in on capturing his signature. But according to Baroka CEO Morgan Mammila, Amakhosi were not willing to meet their […]

Kaizer Chiefs goalie’s move to Cape Town City falls through 3 January 2018, 3:50 PM

Agent Tim Sukazi has confirmed that Brilliant Khuzwayo's move from Kaizer Chiefs to Cape Town City didn't materialize because the player prefers to stay in Gauteng.

Cape Town City signs Ralani from Helsingborgs IF 3 January 2018, 8:52 AM

Cape Town City have scored a third signing since the opening of the January window period.

Tiredness won’t be a factor against Hammers: Pochettino 3 January 2018, 7:25 AM

Mauricio Pochettino does not believe fatigue will be an issue for Tottenham when they face West Ham in Thursday's London derby.

Castro is a good acquisition for Chiefs: Motaung Snr 2 January 2018, 2:08 PM

Kaizer Chiefs boss Kaizer Motoung is positive that the newly signed striker Leonardo Castro will help the club to score goals.

Mncwango, Johannes sign pre-contracts with Bidvest Wits 2 January 2018, 12:43 PM

Bidvest Wits have announced the pre-contract signings of several players from the Premier Soccer League teams.

Motaung disappointed with Chiefs’ 2 season losing streak 2 January 2018, 11:42 AM

The chairman of Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs, Kaizer Motoung Snr, has expressed his disappointment over his club failing to win trophies for the past two seasons.

Cape Town City signs Kenyan striker Juma 2 January 2018, 9:34 AM

Cape Town City have signed Kenyan international striker Masoud Juma to bolster their striking force for upcoming second half of the season.

Fitness scare for Muguruza as Brisbane proves too hot 2 January 2018, 6:46 AM

World number two Garbine Muguruza suffered a fitness scare ahead of this month's Australian Open when she was forced to retire from the Brisbane International on Tuesday with severe cramping.

Excitement heats up ahead of CAF Awards on Thursday 1 January 2018, 6:01 PM

The annual CAF Awards enters its 26th edition this year and the Awards Gala will take place in the Ghanaian capital, Accra on Thursday. The King of African football will be crowned at the International Conference Centre in Accra, from the trio of 2015 winners, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon, Egyptian Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane […]

Chiefs target silverware in 2018 1 January 2018, 1:57 PM

Kaizer Chiefs will be seeking renewed success in 2018 according to club chairman Kaizer Motaung. “We have now gone 2.5 years without winning a trophy and that’s disappointing,” said Motaung. The Soweto Giants find themselves third on the Premiership log going into the New Year break, on 22 points after 15 games. Mamelodi Sundowns top […]

‘We’re not weak’: Thai trans boxer to blaze trail in France 1 January 2018, 7:39 AM

Wearing red lipstick and a pink sports bra, Nong Rose trades blows with her twin brother in a Thai boxing gym, preparing for a foreign debut that will make her the first transgender fighter to enter the ring in France. A few weeks ahead of the Muay Thai match in Paris, the 21-year-old is training […]

Manchester United’s Young charged with violent conduct – FA 31 December 2017, 6:53 PM

Manchester United’s Ashley Young was charged with violent conduct by the English Football Association (FA) on Sunday after his altercation with Southampton midfielder Dusan Tadic in the Premier League the previous day. Young appeared to strike Tadic with an elbow during Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Old Trafford. “Young’s charge follows an incident during Saturday’s game […]

Kohli tips India’s balanced team to end drought in South Africa 30 December 2017, 7:35 PM

India feel they have the right balance in their squad to break new ground and win a series in South Africa for the first time, to underline their top ranking in test cricket, captain Virat Kohli said on Saturday. “Our best result here has been a drawn series in 2010-11 but I feel the kind […]

Sharp Federer gives Switzerland winning start at Hopman Cup 30 December 2017, 3:07 PM

Roger Federer dismissed Japan’s Yuichi Sugita 6-4 6-3 in just over an hour on Saturday to give Switzerland a winning start at the Hopman Cup and send out a signal to his opponents ahead of next month’s Australian Open. Coming off a fruitful year which yielded two grand slam titles, world number two Federer looked […]

Upcoming boxers exchange blows in Limpopo 30 December 2017, 7:11 AM

WBA Pan African and African Union boxing champion Rofhiwa "war child" Maemu has defeat Tshifhiwa "spider" Munyai to win the Limpopo provincial title in the feather-weight division.

Mamelodi Sundowns sign Aubrey Ngoma 29 December 2017, 1:10 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns have announces the long anticipated signing of Aubrey Ngoma from Cape Town City. Sundowns confirmed the news on their Twitter page on Friday afternoon.

McCarthy is delighted to sign Mngonyama 29 December 2017, 9:38 AM

Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy has expressed his excitement that Cizitens have managed to secure the signature of defender Kwanda Mngonyama from Mamelodi Sundowns.