Friday, September 25, 2020

Book tells story of cricket star barred from representing SA due...

Lately, references to racism in sport have raised their ugly head again, with a number of top sportsmen, particularly cricketers, having their say. Interestingly, almost...

Rain delays start of fourth day of England-West Indies Test

Heavy rain over Manchester delayed the start of play on the fourth day of the third and final Test between England and the West...

Barca president Bartomeu confident Lionel Messi will sign new deal

Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu says he has "no doubt" that captain Lionel Messi will sign a new contract with the La Liga club. Messi,...

IN PICTURES | Virtual fashion at the Durban July

  There were no roaring crowds, no avant-garde outfits and no naked men preparing for the 13th race as Belgarion crossed the finish line to...

Historic 1991 tour to India ‘never to be forgotten’, says former...

Last week’s article on the short visit by the Proteas to India for a three-match tour brought back some exciting memories for former Border...

Lewis Hamilton claims record win and top spot in title race

Lewis Hamilton equalled one of Michael Schumacher's many records on Sunday when he delivered a classic drive to become the first driver to complete...

World champion Hamilton leads Mercedes 1-2 at Styrian GP

A dominant Lewis Hamilton secured his first win of the season and the 85th of his career with a perfectly-judged victory from pole position...

PSL puts forward 11 playing venues in Johannesburg and Pretoria for...

General view of a packed Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg. The venue will be used as one of the stadiums for the resumption...

Siya Kolisi biography will hit shelves in 2021: what you need...

A book about the “most influential person in rugby”, Siya Kolisi, is set to hit shelves next year. On Tuesday, the Springbok captain confirmed the...

Overseas players should be available if the Springboks get to play...

If, and this is a considerable ‘if’, the Springboks get to play Test rugby later this year, they should have their overseas based players...

Meet CSYDA’s only female player

Inga Makhoba has not let anything deter her from becoming the first and, so far, only female player at the East London-based Carlos Soccer...

1965: a bad year for SA rugby

South Africa have been among the top rugby union nations in the world for 129 years, but if ever a survey was made to...

Cricketer of the year Quinton de Kock opens up about stepping...

SA men’s cricketer of the year Quinton de Kock has revealed why he was stood down as captain of the Test team and said...

Dingaan Thobela’s Tiger taming payback for earlier loss

All that Dingaan "The Rose of Soweto" Thobela needed to do was to survive his 12-rounder against Tony "Tiger" Lopez at Sun City on...

De La Hoya comes out of retirement

Capping an illustrious boxing career that included 10 titles in six weight divisions and an Olympic gold medal, retired boxer Oscar "Golden Boy" De...

Jessi Combs posthumously recognised as the world’s fastest woman

Guinness World Records says host of 'All Girls Garage' reached over 841km/h in her fatal record attempt Race car driver Jessi Combs has posthumously been...

Manchester City will give Liverpool guard of honour, says Guardiola

Manchester City will give newly crowned Premier League champions Liverpool a guard of honour when the teams meet at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday,...

Safa chief medical officer Dr Ngwenya explains safe return to play...

SA Football Association (Safa) chief medical officer Dr Thulani Ngwenya has explained the second stage of the plan established in conjunction with the Premier...

Root reminds England of Windies’ bowling depth

England batsmen must prepare well if they are to get the better of a "formidable" West Indies bowling attack in the three-test series next...

How the D’Oliveira affair affected SA cricket

The 1960s were turbulent years for cricket in this country, but by the end of the decade there was no doubt that SA was...

Blues hold off Highlanders comeback to win in Auckland

The Auckland Blues made it three wins out of three in Super Rugby Aotearoa with a thrilling 27-24 victory over the Otago Highlanders in...

Sports Minister Mthethwa gives green light to cricket‚ tennis and swimming

The Department of Sport‚ Arts and Culture has give the green light for seven non-contact sports to resume matches‚ including cricket‚ tennis‚ canoeing and...

Covid-19 cancels Cape Town Marathon

Another major sports event has been forced to cancel due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. On June 23, Athletics South Africa president Aleck Skhosana announced...

Safa waiting for PSL to give them dates to resume and...

South African Football Association (Safa) chief executive officer Tebogo Motlanthe says they are waiting for the Premier Soccer League (PSL) to give them the...

Sipamla hoping to use presence of former Proteas in the SA...

Fast bowler  has said having former Proteas in the national team’s coaching staff will help young and upcoming players like him adjust well to...

‘It brings a lump to your throat’: let’s honour 1995’s fallen...

The deaths of Kitch Christie‚ Ruben Kruger‚ Joost van der Westhuizen‚ James Small and Chester Williams are so keenly felt because they are indelibly...

How Nelson Mandela inspired Pienaar and Springboks to conquer the world

Francois Pienaar, even 25 years on, conveys a sense of disbelief and awe when he talks of that crisp Highveld winter's day that the...

Former Bafana midfielder Quinton Fortune eyes Man United coaching job

Former Bafana Bafana and Manchester United attacking midfielder Quinton Fortune has said that racism will not stand in his way of becoming a manager...

Botes leads the way at WPCA

East London-born Tennyson Botes’ star is certainly on the rise, after he was appointed interim CEO of the Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) in...

Sports ministry puts the brakes on CSA’s 3TeamCricket tournament

Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa has put the brakes on Cricket South Africa’s planned 3TeamCricket tournament that’s set to take place on June 27. Speaking at...

Trevor Klose 10km cancelled for 2020

The ongoing national lockdown struck another blow to the BCM sporting community recently after the East London Athletics Club (ELAC) decided to officially cancel...

AB, Quinny and KG go head-to-head in Solidarity Cup

SA cricket fans can look forward to the return of their favourite game — but with a sting in the tail —...

Walking the Comrades: Veteran runner hoping to complete race for first...

Paul Selby is hoping to complete his first Comrades in 12 years on Sunday — by walking it. The veteran of 24 Comrades‚ who cannot...

Siphiwe Tshabalala launches book on ‘Super Shabba’ to ‘reverse the brainwash’

Former Bafana Bafana star Siphiwe Tshabalala is launching a children’s book – “Super Shabba – The African Superhero” – as part of his 2010...

Bulls pulls off major coup signing as Jake White’s revolution continues

The Blue Bulls have pulled off a major coup with the signing of uncompromising loose forward Nizaam Carr. Carr‚ who was capped five times by...

‘Nobody’s wearing masks’ – rugby, fans return in New Zealand

More than 20,000 fans witnessed the Otago Highlanders edge a 28-27 thriller against the Waikato Chiefs on Saturday as New Zealand welcomed the return...

Pink Fairy to run for SPCA

Mike Webb, also known as The Pink Fairy, will be running a 45km “virtual” Comrades on Sunday June 14 from the Stutterheim SPCA to...

Roger Federer out of tennis until 2021 after knee surgery

Twenty-time Grand Slam singles champion Roger Federer said on Wednesday he would be sidelined until 2021 after undergoing his second knee operation in a...

Collins slams Djokovic’s US Open concerns over Covid-19 protocols

American tennis player Danielle Collins has hit out at men's world number one Novak Djokovic for his opposition to the Covid-19 protocols proposed by...

Cricket legend Wasim Akram warns saliva ban will make bowlers ‘robots’

Legendary Pakistan paceman Wasim Akram has warned that bowlers would become "robots" after cricket officials temporarily banned shining the ball with saliva as a...

Cricket SA gets a boost as KFC renews sponsorship

Cricket South Africa (CSA) received a boost on Wednesday after the embattled organisation managed to retain KFC as title sponsors of the Proteas Twenty20...

Cecil Afrika calls time on glittering Blitzboks career

Former World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year Cecil Afrika has called time on a glittering Blitzboks career that spanned twelve seasons. South Africa’s highest...

Renier Grobler: A life cut tragically short

The 1969-70 Springbok rugby tour of Britain and Ireland became known as the “demo-tour,” with anti-apartheid activists using every opportunity to turn the playing...

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...

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

The novel coronavirus-enforced lockdown will be easier to deal with as pay-channel broadcaster SuperSport has announced that live sport will be making...

No race cancellation even if driver has Covid-19, says F1 boss

Formula One will not cancel a race even if a driver tests positive for Covid-19, CEO Chase Carey said on Tuesday. The American was speaking...

AB de Villiers hits sixes on Instagram

Batsman AB de Villiers is hitting models, reality stars, actors, socialites and bloggers for a six on Instagram where his follower score is the...

Japan’s Sunwolves exit Super Rugby as Australia bid fails

Japan's Sunwolves bowed out of Super Rugby on Monday as they failed to join an Australian offshoot of the coronavirus-hit tournament. The Sunwolves, who are...

The return of La Liga | What’s at stake?

La Liga resumes on June 11 after a three-month absence due to the coronavirus pandemic. Real Madrid and Barcelona have been unable to pull away...

Centre Wandisile Simelane extends his stay at the Lions with two-year...

The Lions have retained the services of centre Wandisile Simelane who consummated the deal by inking a two-year contract. Simelane‚ whose current contract expires in...