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By; Samkelo Gambushe England won the Vitality Netball Series two-one after defeating South Africa 42-38 in the last match at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham. The win marks a successful end to the year for England having also won a silver medal at the Netball World Cup in Cape Town earlier this year. Norma Plummer […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Kaizer Chiefs have suspended veteran goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune, the club said in a statement released on Thursday afternoon. “At the conclusion of the Club’s rigorous disciplinary processes last week, the committee has taken stern action and decided that Itumeleng Khune should be temporarily separated from the team until certain conditions have been […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa TS Galaxy veteran striker Bernard Parker has given an indication about when he might return from a career threatening injury he suffered in the Carling Knockout quarterfinals. The 36-year old suffered a leg breaking injury from a tackle by Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Bongani Zungu when the two sides met in October. Parker […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa World Cup winning Springboks Siya Kolisi, Eben Etzebeth, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Frans Malherbe and Damien Willemse have been nominated for the coveted SA Rugby Player of the Year award, the nominees were announced on Tuesday. The nominees were voted for by members of the media and key stakeholders within Rugby, with a […]

By Samkelo “Sports Mjita” Gambushe The Sharks’ returning Springboks made all the difference and helped them score ten tries to demolish the Dragons in Durban yesterday evening. In their first victory of the United Rugby Championship season, the Sharks won 69-14. For the Bulls, fullback Willie le Roux earlier dotted down on debut, powering the […]

By Samkelo “Sports Mjita” Gambushe South African Dean Burmester won the Joburg Open by three shots at the Houghton Golf Club, to claim his third European Tour title. He shot three birdies over the final six holes to fire an unblemished six-under-par 64, finishing on 18 under par overall. His compatriot, Darren Fichardt, who shot a […]

By Samkelo “Sports Mjita” Gambushe Max Verstappen will be back in his Red Bull for the final time this year at this weekend’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Dutchman’s victory in Las Vegas this past weekend was his 18th in 21 races this season and the 53rd of his career. Red Bull already won […]

By Samkelo “Sports Mjita” Gambushe The Stormers and Cardiff will kick of the weekend’s United Rugby Championship action in the Welsh capital this evening. At the same time, Edinburgh will welcome Italian team Benetton to the Scottish capital. Tomorrow, the Lions will host Zebre of Italy in Johannesburg, while the Bulls and Irish outfit Connacht will do […]

By Samkelo “Sports Mjita Gambushe South Africa A captain Neil Brand led from the front with an innings-defining century on day three of the first four-day match against West Indies A at Willowmoore Park in Benoni. The 27-year-old struck 104 to help the home side reach 250, to set the visitors a target of 224. […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis believes Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies’ success is beneficial for the national team, as more players gain experience of playing and succeeding on the African continent. The Banyana mentor was speaking at SAFA House on Thursday afternoon after announcing her 24-member squad for two WAFCON qualifiers against Burkina Faso […]

By Samkelo “Sports Mjita” Gambushe Springbok winger Lukhanyo Am says the Sharks will be a dangerous team in the United Rugby Championship in the months ahead, despite losing all five of their matches of the current season. Most of the Durban team’s World Cup winners are available for Saturday’s match against Welsh outfit, Dragons in […]

By Samkelo “Sports Mjita” Gambushe Orlando Pirates midfielder Thembinkosi Lorch has been suspended from all club activities until the 12th of next month, and he will undergo a formal disciplinary process. On Tuesday, the Randburg Magistrate’s Court sentenced him to three years direct imprisonment, which was wholly suspended for five years, for assaulting his former […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Spar Proteas are set to face England in a three-match test series next month. The South African Netball team will be facing another top five ranked team, after they recently concluded a tour to Australia in October. Norma Plummer’s team is yet to get the better of England this year, after suffering […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies are gearing up for a clash against continental rivals AS FAR Rabat in the Semi finals of the 2023 CAF Womens Champions League at the Amadou Gon Coulibaly Stadium, in Korhogo Ivory Coast on Wednesday night. Masandawana go into this match at the back of impressive performances in the […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Lamontville Golden Arrows coach Mabhuti Khenyeza has been voted the DSTV Premiership coach of the month for September and October after Abafana besithende’s impressive start to the 2023/24 DSTV Premiership season. This is Khenyeza’s first PSL award in his coaching career, and the first monthly award for Arrows since Clinton Larsen in […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Proteas coach Rob Walter says the medical team will monitor Temba Bavuma’s fitness daily as they approach the much anticipated ICC Cricket World Cup semi final against Australia on Thursday. The Proteas captain is in a race against time to prove his fitness, after picking up a Hamstring injury in South Africa’s […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa United Arab Emirates Pro League team Al-Wahda have parted ways with South African coach Pitso Mosimane by mutual consent, the club confirmed in a statement released on Friday afternoon. Mosimane was just four months into his tenure after joining from Saudi Pro League side Al Ahli Saudi FC, and had a bag […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa United Arab Emirates team Al-Wahda have parted ways with South African coach Pitso Mosimane by mutual consent, the club confirmed in a statement. More to follow

By Ayanda Nyuswa Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has slammed the scheduling of the PSL fixtures ahead of the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire, which will kick-off in January next year. The Belgian mentor was speaking during his squad announcement press conference for South Africa’s FIFA World Cup qualifers against Benin and […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Orlando Pirates coach Jose Riveiro says he is not worried about the Bucaneers recent poor form against their arch-rivals Kaizer Chiefs as they approach the much anticipated Soweto derby in the DSTV Premiership on Saturday at the FNB Stadium. The two Soweto giants will go into this encounter with some winning momentum, […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Proteas batsman David Miller believes that chasing is not a huge issue for South Africa, as the team possesses the skill and belief to chase down any score. Miller spoke at the Proteas pre-match press conference ahead of their final Pool match of the ICC Cricket World Cup against Afghanistan in Ahmedabad […]

By Samkelo “Sports Mjita” Gambushe AmaZulu FC akhiphe imininingwane yomngcwabo womgadli wawo ongasekho, uBonginkosi Ntuli, obulawe wumdlavuza ngesonto eledlule eneminyaka engu-32 ubudala. Ukudlula emhlabeni kukaNtuli kwethuse abaningi ebholeni, njengoba lo mgadli kuthiwa ugule isikhashana ngemuva kokutholakala nesifo somdlavuza ngoSepthemba. “Inkonzo yomngcwabo kaNtuli izoba se-African Congregational Church eClifffdale ngoLwesine, ziyisi-9 kuLwezi kusukela ngo-10 ekuseni,” kubhala leli […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa AmaZulu Football Club have confirmed the untimely passing of long serving striker Bonginkosi Ntuli. He passed at the Midlands Medical centre Private hospital in Pietermariztburg on Sunday, due to what the club described as “an aggressive form of cancer” which he was diagnosed with recently. “It is with a very heavy heart […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa AmaZulu FC coach Pablo Martin believes the double header of the Carling Knockout quarterfinals at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday will place his team at a disadvantage as they will not be able to make proper use of the stadium as the home team. Usuthu will lock horns with Lamontville Golden […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Springboks captain Siya Kolisi has called on South Africans to show their powerful support to the Proteas men’s team in their on-going Cricket World cup campaign in India. Kolisi spoke at the Springboks arrival press conference at the OR Tambo International Airport on Tuesday. The Boks were greeted by hundreds of South […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Kaizer chiefs will play their next home match against Cape Town Spurs on 8 November behind closed doors after they were once again found guilty of spectator misconduct. Chiefs appeared before the PSL disciplinary committee on Tuesday, and pleaded guilty for spectator misconduct after fans pelted former coach Molefi Ntseki in their […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Proteas white-ball coach Rob Walter says his boys have been inspired by the Springboks in their latest Rugby World Cup success, as they continue their own fight in India for the ICC Cricket World Cup. The Springboks edged New Zealand 12-11 in the Rugby World Cup final on Sunday night, to successfully […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Banyana Banyana have secured their spot in the third round of the Olympic qualifiers after getting the better of DR Congo in their two-legged tie. South Africa secured a 2-0 home victory, through a Thembi Kgatlana brace, and progressed to the third round with a 3-1 aggregate victory after the first leg […]

By: Samkelo Gambushe Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has thanked South Africans for inspiring them to overcome New Zealand 12-11 in the Rugby World Cup final. The Springoks recorded a third successive nail-biting one-point victory in the playoffs on their way to a record-breaking fourth Rugby World Cup title. The game was marked by a slew […]

By: Simtho Dladla The Springboks have won the Rugby World Cup 2023, making history as the first team to ever win the trophy FOUR times (1995, 2007, 2019 AND 2023). South Africa maintaining their proud record of never having lost a Rugby World Cup final after beating New Zealand 12-11. Bongi Mbonambi suffered a nightmare […]

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