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Netball captain Bongi Msomi expected to be fit for World Cup‚ semi-final against Australia

Proteas Netball captain Bongiwe Msomi is expected to recover in time from discomfort to face top ranked Australia in the eagerly anticipated World Cup‚ semi-final clash on Saturday afternoon.

Bafana drawn with powerhouse Ghana in 2021 Afcon qualifiers

Bafana Bafana will meet the Black Stars of Ghana‚ Sudan and the winner of a play-off tie between Mauritius and São Tomé and Príncipe in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Is it Lions of Teranga's Sadio Mane or Fox Riyad Mahrez?

Afcon immortality beckons for stars

Luckyboy Mokoena aiming for PSL top accolade

Defender was honoured by club

James Small: The colourful life of one of the Rainbow Nation’s fallen warriors celebrated

They came from way across the horizon to celebrate the rich‚ colourful life of one of the Rainbow Nation’s fallen warriors.

Shane Lowry leads Open, abysmal start for Rory McIlroy

Home favourite Rory McIlroy’s British Open hopes were in tatters after a first-round horror show at Royal Portrush on Thursday ended with the four-times major winner carding an eight-over 79.

Morgan Gould joins Stellenbosch FC

It took several week of negotiations but Stellenbosch FC have finally signed Morgan Gould on Thursday after he agreed term with the club.

WATCH | Ex-Bok captain Matfield pays tribute to 'rebel' James Small at memorial

James Small was probably the first rebel in SA rugby - and loved for it.

Chiefs coach Middendorp happy with his team's preparations ahead of new season

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp is satisfied with his team's preparations ahead of a season that fans hope will see the end of the club's unprecedented trophyless run.

Darren Clarke enjoys emotions of Portrush Open

Northern Ireland’s Darren Clarke said he was ready for the wave of support and sense of history at The Open Championship at Royal Portrush, but was more emotional than he expected when he struck Thursday’s first tee-shot. The Open has not been held at Portrush for 68 years and as a previous winner of the tournament who lives in the town, the 50-year-old Clarke was given the honour of getting things under way.

Schickerling packs down at flank against Sharks

Western Province have boosted their lineout options by including JD Schickerling at blindside flank for Saturday’s round two Currie Cup clash against the Sharks in Durban.

Ellis names Banyana squad to represent SA in Cosafa Women’s Championship

Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis has announced the squad of 20 players to represent SA in the Cosafa Women’s Championship in Port Elizabeth at the end of the month.

Sredojevic hopes Lorch transfers Afcon magic with Bafana to Pirates

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic hopes the experience picked up by Thembinkosi Lorch at the Africa Cup of Nations will stand the club in good stead in the coming African Champions League campaign.

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus shifts focus to Australia

Now that Springbok coach Johan “Rassie” Erasmus has got past the business of picking his first match-day 23 of the season‚ the focus has again shifted to the priority of the Rugby Championship ahead of the Rugby World Cup.

Friends collide as Cisse and Belmadi target African crown

They were born a day apart, raised in the same city and enjoyed prosperous playing careers, and while both Aliou Cisse and Djamel Belmadi are now experiencing similar success as coaches, only one can lift the Africa Cup of Nations in Cairo on Friday.

Heads set to roll at Caf after SA referee Victor Gomes hoax

Victor Gomes had been trumpeted as the referee for Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations but these reports in various and on social media seems to have been a cruel hoax.

Du Preez twins follow rest of family out King’s Park door

Sharks looseforward Springbok twins Jean-Luc and Daniel du Preez will join their brother Rob at Sale Sharks on a permanent basis following the termination of father Robert senior’s coaching duties at King’s Park.

SA Under-23 coach David Notoane names squad for Chan qualifiers

SA Under-23 coach David Notoane has named a 23-man squad to play Lesotho in the African Nations Championship (Chan) qualifiers for the Ethiopia 2020 event.

Cape Town Sevens adds women’s tournament

The popular Cape Town leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series will take place over three days instead of two to accommodate an inaugural women’s event in 2019.

Stuart Baxter must go‚ says Owen da Gama

Owen da Gama believes Bafana Bafana will be better off with a new coach at the helm.

The 12 Spar Proteas players could be millionaires by the end of the weekend

The 12 Spar Proteas players could be millionaires by the end of the weekend if they win the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool on Sunday.

Boxing remembers Madiba

Mandela more than world champ

Mbenge fighting wrong - Tlhoaele

Loss will make him better, says trainer

Makola leaves Orlando Pirates ship after 7 years

Midfielder told he's free to join any club

Secret over Polokwane City's new coach lifted

Krmpotic 'waiting on work permit'

THE EDITORIAL | Don't focus on Stuart Baxter's flaws only

It seems there's no end to calls for Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter's head since our elimination from the Africa Cup of Nations finals last week.

Rebels' Naisarani only debutant in Australia's team to face the Springboks

Rebels high impact No 8 Isi Naisarani is the only debutant in the Wallabies’ much revised team to play the Springboks at Ellis Park on Saturday.

Da Gama joins chorus calling for Baxter's exit

Local trio among favoured options

Chris Froome awarded 2011 Vuelta crown after Cobo doping ban

Eight years on, Chris Froome has been crowned winner of the 2011 Vuelta a Espana after Spain’s Juan Jose Cobo was stripped of the title following a doping violation.

David Notoane to scout for new talent at university football

U23 coach is preparing for Olympics

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