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Wayde Van Niekerk Rockets to SA’s fastest 200 meters ever!

Wayde Van Niekerk defeated American BeeJay Lee by 0.33 seconds to claim the fastest time ever run by a South Africa over 200 meters! His time of 19.84 seconds is faster than the current SA Record! The Adidas Boost Boston Games was held on an elevated straight track constructed between Boston Common and the Public [...]

By | June 5th, 2017|Athletics, Track&Field|0 Comments

The Springbok Squad to take on France – June 2017

Bok coach Allister Coetzee named a 31-man squad for three Tests against France in June. Warren Whiteley was named as the 58th Springbok captain and will get his first opportunity to lead the team when a much-changed squad, which includes eight uncapped players, gets together for the series at a training camp in Plettenberg Bay [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|Rugby|0 Comments

Roaring Lions maintain Winning Streak – Super Rugby Round 11 Review

The Emirates Lions maintained their winning streak with a comprehensive 47-10 victory over the Rebels in Melbourne on Saturday morning (SA time), while the Cell C Sharks continued with their quest for a place in the Vodacom Super Rugby playoffs by outplaying the Western Force 37-12 in their Durban encounter. Despite an improved performance and [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|Rugby|0 Comments

AKANI SIMBINE – First SA Male to win GOLD in Diamond League

South Africa's Sprint Sensation Akani Simbine showed he means business ahead of the World Championships at the opening IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha on Friday night. Following the recent successes of 400m world record holder Wayde van Niekerk, he took gold for South Africa and became the first South African male to win gold [...]

By | May 7th, 2017|Athletics, Track&Field|0 Comments


Over 100 days after the sacking of Shakes Mashaba, Safa has announced that Supersport United coach Stuart Baxter will now take over as head coach for Bafana. Supersport United coach Stuart Baxter has been named head coach for Bafana Bafana. The South African Football Association (Safa) and United have agreed to work together to ensure [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|soccer|0 Comments

Boxing loses another legend as Nick Du Randt dies

The Legendary boxing trainer Nick Durandt passed away last night in a motorcycle crash near Clarens. #RIP #NickDuRandt Du Randt, who was the president of the Crusaders Bike Club, collided with a vehicle on the road between Bethlehem and Clarens on Friday afternoon. His son Damien says he was with him in hospital when he [...]

By | April 22nd, 2017|boxing|0 Comments

TENNIS speaks the language of LIFE

β€œIt's no accident, I think, that tennis uses the language of life. Advantage, service, fault, break, love, the basic elements of tennis are those of everyday existence, because every match is a life in miniature. Even the structure of tennis, the way the pieces fit inside one another like Russian nesting dolls, mimics the structure [...]

By | April 14th, 2017|Tennis|0 Comments

SUPER RUGBY franchises agree criteria to determine four 2018 SA TEAMS

Franchise Committee begins process to identify Vodacom Super Rugby participants Representatives of the six Vodacom Super Rugby franchises on Tuesday agreed a set of criteria to determine the four teams to represent South Africa in the competition from 2018, SA Rugby confirmed on Tuesday. At the first sitting of new Franchise Committee – established by [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Rugby|0 Comments