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Sbu Nkosi confirms World Cup spot with performance against Pumas
Many of the players who have donned the famous green and gold for the past two years will be waiting with bated breath with the announcement of the Springboks World Cup squad drawing near. Coach Rassie Erasmus has had a thorough look at what he has at his disposal,... Read more
Ex-Pirates coach Micho accused of “sexual offence” – report
There has been a new twist in the saga, following the sudden resignation of Milutin Sredojević from his post as Orlando Pirates head coach. The Serb cited “personal challenges” as his reasons for departing less than a day before he was set to lead his charges in the MTN8... Read more
Injured Springbok Dyantyi likely to miss World Cup
The winger, former Springboks skipper Warren Whiteley and highly-rated utility back Damian Willemse are unlikely to be included in the 31-man squad for the September 20-November 2 global showpiece. “Injured players like Dyantyi, Whiteley and Willemse are in a race against time due to bad luck,” he said after... Read more
Australia cricket union condemns boos after Smith felled by Archer
The star batsman collapsed face forward after a sickening blow to the side of the neck and head when on 80 during Australia’s first innings of the second Ashes Test against England on Saturday. He was eventually able to walk off the field for concussion checks to a standing... Read more
South Africa: Latest sports news, Sunday 18 August 2019
A relatively quiet day as far as live action is concerned, but we’ll keep you covered throughout with the latest sports news. Latest sports news, Sunday 18 August MTN8: Bidvest Wits vs Supersport United at Bidvest Stadium, kick-off at 15:00 There is one more MTN8 quarterfinal still to come,... Read more
Nkosi the bright spot from disjointed Springbok effort [video]
The Springboks needed a bit of luck and the individual brilliance of Sibusiso Nkosi to beat a spirited Argentina 24-18 at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday 17 August. Nkosi scored two excellent tries to twice give the Springboks the lead against Argentina. Nkosi delivers as a finisher The Sharks winger... Read more
Water bacteria cancels Tokyo 2020 paratriathlon test swim
The swimming section of a paratriathlon test event for Tokyo 2020 was cancelled Saturday due to high levels of bacteria in the water, the latest in a series of difficulties over water quality and temperature. Olympic organisers have won widespread praise for their preparations but extreme summer heat and... Read more
MTN8: Orlando Pirates vs Highlands Park starting XIs
Orlando Pirates fans will be hoping the players put aside what would have been a disruptive last few hours, and put on a show against Highlands Park in Saturday night’s MTN8 quarterfinal. The Buccaneers have a new man at the helm for the clash after the sudden resignation of... Read more
Ex-Proteas coach Russell Domingo lands Bangladesh job
Former Proteas coach Russell Domingo will join countryman Neil MacKenzie in the Bangladesh technical team, after being named the national team’s head coach. The Port Elizabeth-born Domingo held the reins at South Africa’s senior men’s national team for four years after replacing Gary Kirsten at the helm in 2013.... Read more
Bidvest Wits vs Supersport United: Prediction, scores, kick-off and head to head
Bidvest Wits top the league standings early on in the season, and will be looking to march towards some silverware as they host Supersport United in the last MTN8 quarterfinal on Saturday. Both teams have recently hoisted the trophy, with The Clever Boys crowned champions in 2016 before being... Read more