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CSA admits it has missed own deadline on finalising Moroe's suspension

Crisis-riddled Cricket South Africa (CSA) is set to continue operating with an acting accounting officer‚ at least for the foreseeable future‚ after the governing body admitted to failing to meet its own set deadline to finalise proceedings into suspended chief executive Thabang Moroe.

Mashiane explains how Chiefs legends Mofokeng‚ Khuse and Zwane became mentors to him

Kaizer Chiefs winger Happy Mashiane has explained how club legends and youth coaches Ryder Mofokeng‚ Donald “Ace” Khuse and Arthur Zwane mentored him whiel he was part of Amakhosi’s academy.

Ecclestone on the hunt for buyer for 'historic' Williams team

Former Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone is trying to find a buyer for the once-mighty Williams team, saying it would be "a terrible thing to lose" the name from the grid.

Absa drop PSL sponsorship‚ but may take up one of the cups

Absa Bank will not renew their R140-million a season sponsorship of the premier division of South African football but the banking group is set continue its relationship with the Premier Soccer League (PSL).

Absa ends 16-year sponsorship with PSL

The league will have a new main sponsor in the new season.

LeBron, NFL players rip Brees after comments about kneeling

NBA superstar LeBron James and even New Orleans Saints teammates Malcolm Jenkins, Michael Thomas and Cameron Jordan took aim at Drew Brees on Wednesday after the quarterback reiterated his objection to those who kneel during the national anthem.

Bryan Habana launches app that can build athletes’ digital profiles financially

Former Springbok wing Bryan Habana says his newly-launched application called MatchKit.co will help athletes realise their digital footprints without infringing on the work of agents.

Bulls' Nonkontwana's heartbreaking tale: How his first game his dad watched was also the last

Rock-solid Bulls flanker Abongile Nonkontwana has told the heartbreaking story of how the first rugby game his father watched was also his last‚ as his dad died soon after.

PSL fullbacks bemoan lack of recognition

Nhlapo reckons if the Defender of the Season gong was equitable, Mkhize and Thapelo Morena of Mamelodi Sundowns should've already clinched it in the past.

England's Burgess calls ex-coach 'snake' over World Cup fiasco

Dual rugby international Sam Burgess called his ex-club coach Mike Ford a "snake" and accused him of "sabotage" as he opened up about England's disastrous 2015 World Cup.

All Blacks legend Dan Carter in shock Super Rugby comeback

Two-time All Blacks Rugby World Cup winner Dan Carter announced a shock Super Rugby comeback with the Blues on Thursday at the age of 38, saying he realised during coronavirus lockdown how much he missed the game.

Players in the dark about Bidvest Wits sale

Students rumoured to be going to Limpopo

'I didn't reach my full potential', says Jan Bergman

Jan "Kid Gavilan" Bergman says he did not reach his full potential as a professional boxer and that was because he was never given enough time to prepare for a world title.

Safa in no hurry to call off promotion playoffs

Safa acting CEO Tebogo Motlanthe feels it would be premature to talk about cancelling promotion playoffs for the ABC Motsepe League.

Panyaza Lesufi ask PSL to 'make a call' on 2019-20 season

Gauteng MEC for education Panyaza Lesufi has implored the Premier Soccer League (PSL) leadership to be brave and make a call on the current season‚ saying that time is running out and teams need to prepare for the next campaign.

Rugby’s Tobie Titus finally hangs up his blazer and tie

Long-serving rugby administrator Tobie Titus has hung up his blazer and tie for the last time.

SA Rugby posts profit to ‘walk from the burning building intact’

While his organisation reported a profit at their annual general meeting on Wednesday‚ SA Rugby chief executive Jurie Roux conceded Covid-19 enforced austerity measures will be painful for all rugby businesses.

Fate of Proteas’ tour to West Indies in the hands of the ICC

Cricket South Africa acting chief executive officer Jacques Faul said the men’s national team West Indies’ tour that’s scheduled to take place at the end of July will be determined by this month’s International Cricket Council meeting.

Benni on racism: ‘In today’s society‚ do you see a lot of us coaching in Europe?’

Benni McCarthy has acknowledged as a reality the fact that black coaches will struggle to get jobs in European football.

Finally! Relief from lockdown as live sport returns to SA small screens

The novel coronavirus-enforced lockdown will be easier to deal with as pay-channel broadcaster SuperSport has announced that live sport will be making a belated‚ but welcome returns to the small screens.

Pitso’s first trophy squad in 2004 with SuperSport – where they are now

In October 2004‚ Pitso Mosimane won his first trophy when his SuperSport United stunned overwhelming favourites Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 at Kings Park Stadium in Durban.

Manyama describes hell ride in Turkey before joining Kaizer Chiefs

Lebogang Manyama has described the hellish conditions that led to him being continually benched despite training and playing well in his few opportunities playing a single season at Konyaspor under three different coaches.

Ighalo aiming to lift Manchester United after loan extension

Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo hopes to lift Manchester United "higher and higher" after extending his loan deal at the Premier League club from Shanghai Shenhua until the end of January 2021.

George Floyd's killing irks boxing champ Kevin Lerena

Two Guns blasts US 'racist murder'

Komphela on Mosimane: ‘I hope he ignores the idiots who p–s on black success’

Golden Arrows coach Steve Komphela has given a rare insight into the inner workings of his professional and personal relationship with Mamelodi Sundowns counterpart Pitso Mosimane‚ whom he refers to as ‘my friend’.

Players must retrain brain to adopt virus measures: Hussain

Playing in empty stadiums is not ideal but a bigger challenge for players during England's home series against West Indies will be changing the way they shine the ball and keeping a lid on celebrations, former England captain Nasser Hussain has said.

Gaston Sirino to chase more glory at Sundowns

Five-year extension lifts up Downs man

Percy Tau tipped to break Benni McCarthy's goal record

Benni sings high praises of Percy

F1's Hamilton 'overcome with rage' over racial injustice

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said he is "completely overcome with rage" about racial injustice in the wake of the death of George Floyd.

Chippa's Mahola motivated by his background

Seeing his ill and unemployed mother supporting him and his siblings with her disability grant taught Chippa United midfielder Xolani Mahola to always be a family oriented and responsible individual.

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