Ferrari’s bubble bursts in Australian disappointment

Early warning signs that all was not well at Ferrari came to a head on Sunday as the would-be Formula One contenders flopped in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. While Valtteri Bottas claimed a dominant win for Mercedes and his team mate Lewis Hamilton held off Red Bull’s Max Verstappen for second, Ferrari’s drivers were […]

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‘Everyone wrote off Manchester United going to Paris‚’ says Pirates coach Sredojevic

Milutin Sredojevic gave an impassioned rallying cry for why Orlando Pirates will beat Horoya AC in Conakry‚ Guinea on Saturday to reach the Caf Champions League quarterfinals. Sredojevic said that his experience‚ going back to his first stint as Pirates’ coach in 2006‚ of South African players is that they have “a very big heart‚ […]

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MAN WRONGLY ARRESTED FOR SENZO MEYIWA’S MURDER WANTS OVER R17M IN COMPENSATION

The man who was wrongly arrested for the murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa will be heading to court in May, seeking compensation of over R17 million. The Star newspaper reported on Friday that Zamokuhle Mbatha wants compensation from the state after he was falsely identified as the shooter in Meyiwa’s murder. Meyiwa was killed in October 2014 while visiting his girlfriend […]

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The International Football Association Board alters football rules

Football is set to change from June 1, with some rules of the game being altered. Initially, it was thought that there will be no rebounds from penalties, but this is not included in the decisions taken by the International Football Association Board (IFAB). Handballs inside the area From June 1, goals scored that have […]

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Defending champions Real Madrid knocked out of Champions League

Champions League record winners and defending champions Real Madrid were booted out of this season’s competition on Tuesday after being thrashed 4-1 at home by an outstanding Ajax Amsterdam who overturned a first-leg deficit to reach the quarter-finals 5-3 on aggregate. Moroccan midfielder Hakim Ziyech fired Ajax into a shock seventh-minute lead after a lay […]

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Siphiwo ‘Mawawa’ Nyobo’s last moments before he was mercilessly gunned down outside soccer stadium

Saturday March 2‚ 2019‚ began like any other day in East London and there was no hint to the mayhem and tragic scenes that would see Siphiwo “Mawawa” Nyobo lose his life in a hail of bullets by sunset. Nyobo was his usual self when I saw him at North End Stadium on Saturday afternoon […]

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Nike ad features Caster Semenya and other heroes

Embattled South African superstar Caster Semenya has featured in a Nike advert empowering women. Nike has been on the powerful and lucrative social justice train for a while now and their new ‘Dream Crazier’ 90 second short fits well in line with that. With 23-time grand slam winner Serena Williams narrating, the video also features […]

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S. Africa sports minister says IAAF wants to violate women’s bodies

Thursday 21 Feb: SA sports minister in Switzerland South Africa’s sports minister, Tokozile Xasa arrived in Switzerland to support Caster Semenya, saying her trip to the Alpine nation was aimed at offering support to her compatriot Semenya as the week-long hearing draws to a close. Xasa reiterated her government’s position, saying the IAAF seeks to violate women’s […]

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