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Rugby

Management turmoil behind Sharks’ losses

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1 day(s) ago

The boardroom problems threaten to destabilise a union that for years has been the model of consistency

Soccer

Ajax plan rebound after defeat

Ajax. Picture:  Picture: GALLO IMAGES/ LANCE PRINSLOO
1 day(s) ago

Ajax host Platinum Stars at the Cape Town Stadium just three days after defeat in their top-of-the-table clash with AmaKhosi in which they lost their 100% home record

Soccer

Pirates’ Qalinge to face former club Aces in league match

Thabo Qalinge.  Picture: GALLO IMAGES
1 day(s) ago

Coach Clive Barker gave 'Section 10' his Premier Soccer League debut last season and the winger shone in Aces’ fantastic campaign

Cricket

SA matches Down Under are all about World Cup

ON MISSION: Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers during the South African national cricket squad departure press conference at OR Tambo International Airport on Sunday. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/DUIF DU TOIT
1 day(s) ago

Should SA win all the matches, they will be the world’s top-ranked team in the format

Rugby

Faith in young Bulls may yet prove justified

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1 day(s) ago

Emerging talent could be the answer to bringing back the glory days to Loftus

Other Sport

Fana takes on Seroka for vacant WBF belt

 Mzonke Fana.  Picture: GALLO IMAGES, LEFTY SHIVAMBU
1 day(s) ago

The pair last fought in 2009, when Mzonke Fana stopped Jasper Seroka in the sixth round, but he has shown signs of ageing in recent months

Jockey and horse. Picture: THINKSTOCK

CTS to offer a R50m jackpot at yearling sale

Just how this 'jackpot' will work has not been explained, but it is expected to attract the ‘highest calibre to the sale’
Luis Suarez. Picture: AFP PHOTO

Messi still Neymar’s hero but Suarez brings ‘good things’

Suarez looks set to make his debut for the Catalans on the biggest stage of all as Barca face Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday

Opinion

SA may be forced to face West Indies has-beens

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There is a rich tradition of intransigence and stupidity in cricket — it comes from spending so much time in the company of the same people playing a sport in which every individual is destined to fail more than they succeed, writes Neil Manthorp

Opinion

Currie Cup deserves more than paltry applause in empty stadiums

The fantasy of legions of fanatically loyal local fans, ostensibly the bedrock of provincial rugby and a major justification for its existence, is exposed as just that

Rugby

Carr’s place in final at risk

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2 day(s) ago

He left the field midway through the first half with a shake of the head, indicating that he understood the injury to be serious

Rugby

Running rugby the key — Ackermann

Warren Whiteley. Picture:  GALLO IMAGES/DOMINIC BARNARDT
2 day(s) ago

Golden Lions will stick to their exciting brand of running rugby in the Currie Cup final against Western Province on Saturday, coach vows

Rugby

Ludeke believes Province will win Currie Cup

Vodacom Blue Bulls coach Frans Ludeke. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/LEE WARREN
2 day(s) ago

Province now face the Lions in the final at Newlands on Saturday and will start as favourites mainly due to home-ground advantage

Cricket

Phangiso determined to prove his worth

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2 day(s) ago

He will work to define exactly what kind of spinner he is

Soccer

Embattled Swallows coach Marques throws in towel

Moroka Swallows coach Zeca Marques. Picture: SOWETAN
2 day(s) ago

The fans have also been baying for his blood and the loss to Aces was the last straw

Other Sport

Distinct agendas for Nadal and Federer at tourney

Rafael Nadal. Picture: AFP PHOTO/GLYN KIRK
2 day(s) ago

Swiss Indoors, which Basel-born Federer has won five times, marks the penultimate week of the points race to the World Tour Finals in London

Soccer

Banyana to face Nigeria after making short work of Algeria

Janine van Wyk. Picture: REUTERS/ALESSANDRO GAROFALO
2 day(s) ago

Portia Modise basks in the glory of an excellent achievement

Columnists

Playing Pollard at inside centre cost Bulls a chance in the Currie Cup final

Handre Pollard. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/STEVE HAAG
2 day(s) ago

It was a selection consistent with the Blue Bulls’ struggles all competition, writes Mark Keohane

Orlando Pirates coach Vladimir Vermezovic. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/LEFTY SHIVAMBU

Meyiwa to captain Pirates after his performances for Bafana

Just a few days after returning from another successful Fifa international week with Bafana, goalkeeper Meyiwa was awarded the captain’s armband ahead of Siyabonga Sangweni

Other Sport

Horseracing competition complaint withdrawn

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2 day(s) ago

‘No monopoly or anticompetitive practices in the South African horseracing industry’

Other Sport

Williams criticises ‘bully’ remarks

Serena Williams. Picture AFP/ROSLAN RAHMAN
2 day(s) ago

Tennis star applauds swift action from the Women’s Tennis Association, which fined Russian federation chief Shamil Tarpischev $25,000 and banned him from tennis for a year

Soccer

Dominant Chiefs keep their head

Tefu Mashamatie.   Picture: GALLO IMAGES
2 day(s) ago

Amakhosi’s 15-match ‘runaway train’ smashes Sundowns record

Rugby

White may get to steer Wallabies in World Cup

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

Ewen McKenzie falls on his sword after having to defend himself against allegations of a relationship with a female member of the Wallabies staff

Other Sport

One Fine Day and Trip To Rio tipped for a double at Turffontein

Jockey and horse. Picture: THINKSTOCK
5 day(s) ago

Both are by Trippi, who excelled as a three-year-old at Belmont Park

Rugby

WP plan hinges on stifling Pollard

Handre Pollard. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/STEVE HAAG
5 day(s) ago

Handre Pollard was named at inside centre for the clash as one of two changes to the Bulls backline from last week, and is one of the key figures in the contest

Cricket

Ingram upbeat as Warriors come up against Cobras juggernaut

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5 day(s) ago

The Warriors went down to the Lions by 20 runs in their opening match of the campaign in Potchefstroom

Health

Separating larks from owls can help Boks

Duane Vermeulen. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/CARL FOURIE
5 day(s) ago

An effective jet-lag treatment that differentiates between early and late risers could prove useful beyond the rugby field

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