Ronaldo critics proven wrong by display, says Solskjaer

21 October 2021, 8:35 AM
Manchester United Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Cristiano Ronaldo had answered many critics of his value to the team with his display in the 3-2 Champions League win over Atalanta on Wednesday.
Michael Morton
Morton extends stay with AmaZulu FC 23 February 2018, 9:54 AM

AmaZulu FC have struck a two year permanent deal with their midfielder Michael Morton as the club looks to remain in the Premier Soccer League.

Desiree Ellis appointed Banyana Banyana coach 22 February 2018, 5:58 PM

Former Banyana Banyana captain, Desiree Ellis, has finally been appointed head coach of the senior national women's team, 15 months after she was appointed interim coach.

Chippa United fans to support poverty alleviation programme 22 February 2018, 11:46 AM

Chippa United Football Club has urged fans attending their match against Orlando Pirates at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Sunday to bring canned food for its poverty alleviation programme.

SA President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa tees up for Presidential Golf Challenge 22 February 2018, 8:55 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Thursday tee up alongside business leadership and other stakeholders in support of charities at the annual Presidential Golf Challenge at the Atlantic Beach Golf Estate, Melkbosstrand, Western Cape.

Heinrich Klaasen
Klaasen magic helps Proteas square T20 Series 22 February 2018, 6:57 AM

A maiden 50 by Heinrich Klaasen and an excellent finishing job by JP Duminy paved the way for the Standard Bank Proteas to level their KFC T20 International Series 1-1 against India

Highlanders name team for 2018 opener against the Blues 21 February 2018, 8:31 PM

Highlanders coach Aaron Mauger has made one change to his team for their 2018 Super Rugby season opener at the Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, on Friday.

Free State Stars face tough game against Sundowns 21 February 2018, 3:04 PM

Premier Soccer League log leaders, Mamelodi Sundowns have an opportunity to stretch their lead when they take on Free State Stars at Loftus Versfeld on Wednesday.

Hadebe hails Cardoso’s role in Chiefs defence 21 February 2018, 11:34 AM

Kaizer Chiefs defender Teenage Hadebe has hailed the contribution of his teammate Daniel Cardoso in the club’s defence.

Conte happy with Chelsea performance 21 February 2018, 10:51 AM

Chelsea coach Antonio Conte said his side played almost the perfect game against Champions League favourites Barcelona on Tuesday (February 20), but he was still disappointed with the 1-1 home leg result.

Platinum Stars, SuperSport play to a frustrating goalless draw 21 February 2018, 5:59 AM

Platinum Stars and SuperSport United played to a frustrating goalless draw in their Absa Premiership clash at Royal Bafokeng Stadium on Tuesday evening. Neither side was able to get their attack in gear through the course of the match and it ended in a forgettable stalemate that does little to help either of them: Dikwena […]

Mouthwatering encounter between Chelsea and Barcelona 20 February 2018, 2:10 PM

It's a big one tonight in the UEFA Champions league, Chelsea are up against Barcelona in what promises to be a mouth-watering affair.

Ten-man Man City sunk by third-tier Wigan in Cup shock 20 February 2018, 7:04 AM

Manchester City were sensationally knocked out of the FA Cup on Monday by third-tier Wigan Athletic who beat the 10-man Premier League leaders 1-0 in a stunning fifth round upset with a late goal by their talisman Will Grigg.

De Villiers fires parting shots at SARU 19 February 2018, 9:20 PM

Former Springbok rugby coach, Peter de Villiers, has fired some heavy parting shots at the South African Rugby Union as he moves to Zimbabwe to take up the national coaching position there.

Bantwana qualify for FIFA Junior World Cup in Uruguay 19 February 2018, 4:16 PM

The South Africa Under-17 Girls National soccer team booked a place at the FIFA Junior World Cup in Uruguay this week-end, with an emphatic 6-1 aggregate score over their Moroccan counterparts.

De Villiers ready for his new role as head of Zimbabwe’s National Team 19 February 2018, 2:18 PM

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers is ready for his new role as head coach of Zimbabwe's National team.

India’s Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya and Virat Kohli celebrate the dismissal of South Africa's Quinton De Kock.
SA’s woes against India continue 19 February 2018, 6:01 AM

The Proteas lost the first T20 international by 28 runs to India at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, Gauteng, on Sunday. After getting a 5-1 thumping in the one day internationals, many hoped the home team would bounce back in the T20s. India however have been on an unstoppable run, posting a competitive 203 in their […]

De Villiers out, SA bowls first in T20 18 February 2018, 4:38 PM

South Africa won the toss and decided to bowl in the first Twenty20 international against India at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday.

Safa to reward Bantwana after qualifying for World Cup 18 February 2018, 10:40 AM

The SA Under-17 women’s national team who spend time in Spain preparing for the Fifa World Cup that will take place from 13 November to 1 December in Uruguay.

SA women need to win third T20 to keep series alive 18 February 2018, 8:45 AM

South Africa need to win their third women’s T20 encounter against India at the Wanderers on Sunday in order to stay alive in the five-match series.

Kaizer Chiefs over the Moon as Ryan warns Sundowns 18 February 2018, 8:05 AM

Rising Kaizer Chiefs star Ryan Moon warned leaders Mamelodi Sundowns that the South African title race is not over after scoring the goal that defeated Cape Town City 1-0 Saturday.

Anderson ends Nishikori run in New York 18 February 2018, 7:11 AM

South Africa's Kevin Anderson ended Kei Nishikori's hopes of a comeback victory on Saturday at the New York Open, beating the Japanese fifth seed in three sets in Long Island.

McGregor, Birkett take top honours at 2018 Dusi Canoe Marathon 17 February 2018, 5:06 PM

The Dusi dream team of Hank McGregor and Andy Birkett have won the men's race in the 2018 Dusi Canoe Marathon.

Gallagher completes trio of victories at SA Swimming Grand Prix 17 February 2018, 3:19 PM

Erin Gallagher delivered three breathtaking performances in the 100m butterfly, 50m backstroke and 50m freestyle, winning the top spots in the last leg of the SA Swimming Grand Prix at the Stellenbosch University Swimming Pool on Saturday.

Maritzburg United coach Davids eyes top eight finish 17 February 2018, 11:30 AM

Maritzburg United head coach Fadlu Davids says they will need nine points from nine games remaining to be guaranteed a top eight position this season.

We have taken a step back: Markram 17 February 2018, 10:12 AM

South Africa’s stand-in ODI captain Aiden Markram said that despite the 5-1 series loss against India, the experience of leading the side will help him grow as a player.

One red card, 12 yellows, 46 fouls in fiery derby 17 February 2018, 7:27 AM

One player was sent off, 12 cautioned and 46 fouls committed during a fiery South African Premiership derby won 2-0 by Maritzburg United against AmaZulu.

SABC to broadcast Super Rugby on its radio platform 16 February 2018, 8:03 PM

SABC Sport will broadcast all Super Rugby matches involving South African teams this season on its Radio Stations.

Dusi Canoe Marathon to finish its finals in Durban 16 February 2018, 6:50 PM

Gritty performances by the men’s' top teams on day two of the Dusi Canoe Marathon on Friday, has set the stage for a photo finish finale in Durban on Saturday.

Absa premiership action resumes this weekend 16 February 2018, 12:00 PM

Kaizer Chiefs has a chance to reduce the gap between log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns and the rest of the chasing pack to just four points this weekend.

Tennis SA serves up two wild card spots to disadvantaged clubs 16 February 2018, 11:35 AM

Tennis SA (TSA) in their ongoing commitment to the transformation of the game, have announced the two wild card spots for the Growthpoint Top Guns national club finals at Sun City this weekend.