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SA bowler Dale Steyn. Picture: AFP PHOTO

Proteas’ thoughts turn to life after Dale Steyn

4 hour(s) ago

SA’s iconic fast bowler has passed his 30th birthday and admits that, like an old car, he needs more services

Sport

I’m not imposing quotas, says Mbalula

Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula. Picture: THE TIMES
4 hour(s) ago

A 60-40 quota favouring black players will not be imposed on anybody, says Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula

Rugby

Bulls up for last tour match against Western Force

Victor Matfield. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/ PHILIP MAETA
2 hour(s) ago

Bulls intend to end Australasian tour on high note, but will face Western Force without captain Flip van der Merwe, who has been suspended for three weeks

Other Sport

Golf out of Woods era, with no single player dominating

Tiger Woods. Picture: REUTERS
1 minute(s) ago

Golf is entering new era, according to stars Henrik Stenson and Ian Poulter, with one player unlikely to dominate as Tiger Woods did during his prime

Soccer

Mourinho covets Europe crown more

José Mourinho. Picture: REUTERS
2 hour(s) ago

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho hints he will rest key players for crucial Premier League game away to Liverpool to concentrate team efforts on Champions League

Cricket

Sri Lanka Cricket, players settle pay dispute

Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 hour(s) ago

Pay dispute between Sri Lanka Cricket, contracted players ends when latter agree to accept 10% of participation fees from events

South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

Jordaan’s goal is to clean up SA soccer

SA Football Association president on a mission to clean up image of an organisation still reeling from 2012 match-fixing scandal and R43m hole in its books

Opinion

‘Unluckiest man’ Modise a strong contender for top PSL award

At the rate Teko Modise is going, he could make his own luck and win both the league and the player of the season award

Soccer

Valcke upbeat that Brazil will pull it off

Fifa secretary-general Jerome Valcke.  Picture: REUTERS
1 hour(s) ago

Fifa secretary-general Jerome Valcke believes São Paulo stadium will be ready ‘at the last minute’ for World Cup curtain-raiser after a full capacity test in May

Soccer

Van Gaal a favourite to manage United

Manchester United's manager David Moyes and Ryan Giggs during a training session at the club's Carrington training complex in Manchester, northern England March 18, 2014. Picture: REUTERS
1 hour(s) ago

Manchester United begins search for new manager, newspaper reports claim Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal is likely replacement

Opinion

Domingo needs to admit mistakes and find new way

Proteas coach Russell Domingo. Picture: GALLO IMAGES

Like all ambitious and committed coaches, Russell Domingo rarely misses an opportunity to learn something new

Soccer

Chiefs’ title hopes fade after Wits draw

Kaizer Chiefs
1 hour(s) ago

Kaizer Chiefs may look back to goalless draw against Bidvest Wits as clash where they threw away Absa Premiership title

Soccer

Signing ban on Barca is temporarily halted

Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 hour(s) ago

Fifa suspends ban on Barcelona signing players while club appeals against 14-month transfer ban, may take advantage of summer transfer window

Other Sport

Ecclestone bribery case may affect future of F1

Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone Picture: REUTERS
1 day(s) ago

Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone denies counts of bribery, abetting breach of trust, but case threatens to end his reign

Other Sport

Armstrong allies banned for doping involvement

Cyclist Lance Armstrong. Picture: AFP
1 day(s) ago

Former cycling team manager, doctor, trainer of Lance Armstrong are given long bans from sport for their involvement in doping

Other Sport

Gilbert a favourite for Fleche after powerful climb

1 day(s) ago

Philippe Gilbert returns to form, wins Amstel Gold Race in Netherlands, showing he is rider to watch in Fleche Wallonne

Cricket

Court calls for new IPL illegal betting probe

Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 day(s) ago

Supreme Court urges new investigation into allegations of spot-fixing, illegal betting in Indian Premier League cricket competition after months of controversy

Rugby

Daniel out to leave Sharks with Super 15 title

Keegan Daniel. Picture: GALLO IMAGES
1 day(s) ago

Keegan Daniel set to play 100th Super Rugby game for Sharks against Highlanders, on mission to help team with Super 15 title in last season before moving to Japan

Soccer

Moyes departs Man United after less than a season

Manchester United's manager David Moyes. Picture: REUTERS
2 day(s) ago

David Moyes’s disastrous reign at Old Trafford comes to abrupt end when United announces he is leaving club following disappointing 10-month spell as manager

Cricket

South Africans in IPL faring better with bat

Justin Kemp. Picture: REUTERS
2 day(s) ago

South Africans loom large on batting hit parade early in this year’s Indian Premier League but are conspicuously low on the bowling charts

Other Sport

More foreign buyers expected at yearling sale

Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 day(s) ago

Bloodstock South Africa Tom Callaghan is predicting a ‘10% increase in turnover’ at the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sales on Sunday and Monday

Other Sport

Van Heerden’s victory saves some pride for local fighters

Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 day(s) ago

US-based South African boxer Chris van Heerden scores a narrow win over Ray Narh in California, recording his second triumph in his adopted country

Other Sport

SA boxers shine at African Zone Four championships

Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 day(s) ago

South Africa wins four golds, three silvers and four bronze medals across 15 divisions to again finish top at this annual southern African tournament

Rugby

Grant set to make his debut at fullback

ON THE PACE: Siya Kolisi during the Stormers’ training session at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town on Wednesday. The home side will take on the Lions on Saturday. Picture: GALLO IMAGES, PETRI OESCHGER
7 day(s) ago

Decision to move flyhalf Peter Grant, who is struggling for form, is either tactical masterstroke or embodiment of uncertainty that pervades Stormers set up

Rugby

Bulls believe they are closing in on a tour win

Bulls coach Frans Ludeke. Picture: GALLO IMAGES
7 day(s) ago

Bulls coach, captain feel certain team is on edge of breakthrough win Down Under ahead of Waratahs game

Other Sport

Variety Club to confront global rivals

Picture: THINKSTOCK
7 day(s) ago

South African horse of the year Variety Club to face rivals from Japan, France, Ireland when he contests Champions Mile in Hong Kong

Ernst van Dyk celebrates after winning the men’s wheelchair division at the 118th running of the marathon in Massachusetts on Monday. Picture: REUTERS

Van Dyk bags Boston victory

South Africa’s Ernst van Dyk grabs his 10th Boston Marathon men’s wheelchair crown

Other Sport

Gabashvili sends seed Ferrer packing in Barcelona

David Ferrer. Picture: REUTERS
2 hour(s) ago

Four-time finalist David Ferrer leaves Barcelona Open after losing to Russian Teimuraz Gabashvili in second round

Other Sport

Concern about boxers flying solo in title fights

EXCITED: Boxing SA director Loyiso Mtya. Picture: SOWETAN
49 minute(s) ago

Boxing SA watching with ‘eagle eye’ worrying trend of local boxers going into world title fights outside SA without their trainers

Other Sport

Leading auctioneer to draw top prices at yearling sales

Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 hour(s) ago

World-renowned New Zealand auctioneer Steve Davis returns to South Africa for Emperors Palace National Yearling Sales in Germiston

Rugby

Clash of the wooden spooners

Jaco Taute is seen during a training session in Cape Town. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/CARL FOURIE
1 day(s) ago

Cheetahs are the only team in Super Rugby doing worse than Stormers

Soccer

Giggs steps up as United fires Moyes

Manchester United's manager David Moyes and Ryan Giggs during a training session at the club's Carrington training complex in Manchester, northern England March 18, 2014. Picture: REUTERS
1 day(s) ago

Troubled reign of David Moyes at Manchester United comes to abrupt end after disappointing 10 months at the helm, veteran Ryan Giggs to take interim charge

Soccer

Fixture rejig holds back Chiefs’ drive to topple Sundowns

Kaizer Chiefs football manager Bobby Motaung. Picture: SOWETAN
1 day(s) ago

Another Kaizer Chiefs fixture is postponed after confirmation from CAF that club will play Confederations Cup return leg play-off match against Asec Mimosas

Other Sport

Mitchell confident his charge is too good for De Moor

Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 day(s) ago

Former world champion Brian Mitchell believes Paul Kamanga, Adam de Moor will have ‘nice fight’, but his boxer will be victorious

Rugby

White ponders ‘subtle changes’ for Highlanders game

Sharks coach Jake White. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/STEVE HAAG
2 day(s) ago

Coach Jake White says table-topping Sharks need to get in a few fresh faces as the team prepare for Friday’s clash against the New Zealand-based team

Soccer

Mosimane anxious as league race nears end

ON THE EDGE: Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane reacts during the Absa Premiership match against Moroka Swallows at Dobsonville Stadium on Saturday. Picture: GALLO IMAGES, DUIF DU TOIT
2 day(s) ago

Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane criticises PSL scheduling, calling it a double-edged sword and admits he is nervous about two remaining matches

Rugby

Coetzee, De Villiers to talk tactics

Jean de Villiers at a DHL Stormers training session. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/ASHLEY VLOTMAN
2 day(s) ago

Rare victory for the Stormers marred by captain’s decision to overrule captain’s decision on game plan and ‘lack of discipline’ by the players

Soccer

Atletico plan first-leg Chelsea victory

José Mourinho. Picture: REUTERS
2 day(s) ago

Los Rojiblancos are on course for their greatest season in their history and say they are prepared to take on Chelsea as they seek their first Champions League trophy

Soccer

Chippa gain promotion to PSL

Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 day(s) ago

Relegated Cape side returns to the top flight at the first time of asking

Other Sport

‘Killer’ sure to feel the thorns in ‘Rose’s’ home flower bed

THE ROSE OF KHAYELITSHA: Mzonke Fana will defend his title. Picture: GALLO IMAGES, LEFTY SHIVAMBU
7 day(s) ago

Promoter S’Phatho Handi warns Mzonke Fana he cannot afford to lose World Boxing Association Pan African junior lightweight title against Themba Tshicila

Other Sport

Stars start off well on clay in Monte Carlo

Picture: THINKSTOCK
7 day(s) ago

Rafael Nadal beats Teymuraz Gabashvili, Roger Federer thrashes Radek Stepanek to enter third round at Monte Carlo Masters

Rugby

Brüssow back to beef up Cheetahs for Sharks clash

Picture: THINKSTOCK
7 day(s) ago

Sharks expect to face determined, more dangerous Cheetahs side at Kings Park now that Heinrich Brüssow is back from Japan

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Kaizer Chiefs are not giving up, says Baxter

Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter has refused to concede defeat in the chase for the Premiership title this season, despite a goalless draw with Wits on Wednesday.

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