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Namibian sprinters resurrect 'paradox' of DSD rules

Namibian sprinters resurrect 'paradox' of DSD rules

The presence of Namibian teenagers Beatrice Masilingi and Christine Mboma in the Olympic women's 200 metres final weeks after they were banned from the 400m due to excess levels of testosterone has reopened the debate about DSD athletes.

Seedat keen to complete domestic cup puzzle next season

TS Galaxy left-back Ebrahim Seedat has set his sights on winning the Nedbank Cup this season.

SA sprinters score 200m hat-trick in heats at Tokyo Games

All three of SA’s sprinters advanced to the 200m semifinals at the Tokyo Olympics, though they’ll need to go faster if they want to be in the final on Wednesday. The semifinals start at 1.50pm on Tuesday.

Take care of long jump, Mokoena urges ASA

SA long jump legend Khotso Mokoena is pleading with Athletics SA (ASA) to pay more attention to the long jump event.

Let's celebrate our living legends in our boxing heritage month – BSA boss

Bungu, trained by iconic Mzimasi Mnguni in Mdantsane – dethroned revered American Kennedy McKinney in front of 5,000 exhilarated fans inside a marquee that was erected next to the Carousel Resort in Hammanskraal on August 20 in 1994.

Teko gets taste of La Liga magic before big kickoff

Teko Modise was one of South African football’s greatest thinkers and technicians, so it’s no surprise that the former Bafana Bafana creative midfielder regards Spain’s La Liga as the best league in the world for the football artist.

Leotlela moves on after injury cuts Olympic run

Gift Leotlela bowed out of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, with his head held high, although it is not the end he wanted.

Keeping core of the team good for Bucs, says Motshwari

Orlando Pirates’ decision to keep the bulk of last season’s playing personnel instead of making wholesale signings will pay off.

Zinnbauer not worried about loss against Chiefs

Orlando Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer is not reading too much in their Carling Black Label Cup defeat to rivals Kaizer Chiefs on Sunday ahead of the new season in the DStv Premiership.

Schoenmaker a golden ray of sunshine for SA

Olympic 200m breaststroke golden girl Tatjana Schoenmaker arrived back in SA yesterday, smiling and waving as she emerged from the international arrivals terminal at OR Tambo International airport.

Baxter feels Chiefs are in safe hands

Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter is impressed with the depth his side has in the goalkeeping department.

Dolly’s arrival at Chiefs sends out message of intent this season, says coach Baxter

Keagan Dolly’s arrival at Kaizer Chiefs sends a message about the club’s level of ambition to restore itself to competitiveness, Amakhosi coach Stuart Baxter has said.

Wayde van Niekerk eliminated from Tokyo Games

Defending Olympic 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk has been knocked out of the Tokyo Games after finishing fifth in his semifinal.

Nienaber lauds the leadership in his team after the Boks convincingly beat the British & Irish Lions

Coach Jacques Nienaber lauded the performance of the leadership in his team as the Springboks convincingly beat the British & Irish Lions 27-9 to level the three-Test series on Saturday.

Belarus athlete 'safe and secure' in Tokyo as Poland, Czech Republic offer visas

A Belarusian athlete who refused to board a flight after she said she was taken to the airport by her team against her wishes was "safe and secure" in Tokyo, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday.

Despondent Samaai wants to end it all

SA long jump star Ruswahl Samaai wished the earth could open up to swallow him after he failed to qualify for the long jump final at the weekend.

'Stepping stone' jab rubs Simwaka the wrong way

Ellen “Tigress” Simwaka and her trainer Junior Assoya have fired back at trainer Elias Meopbe who warned last week that his charge Gabisile “Simply the Best” Tshabalala will use Simwaka as a stepping stone on her journey to redemption when they meet at Booysens Hall on August 15.

Radebe urges Tau to stay put at Brighton

Despite scoring a brilliant goal in a friendly on Saturday, Bafana Bafana ace Percy Tau is understood to be still open to the idea of leaving Brighton & Hove Albion.

Chiefs raise eyebrows by signing oldies

That the bulk of Kaizer Chiefs’ new recruits are no longer youngsters has already set tongues wagging, with many highlighting the newcomers are not a long-term solution to Amakhosi’s woes.

Mbatha hoping to join elite over 40 club

TS Galaxy midfielder Lindokuhle Mbatha wants to emulate Siyabonga Nomvethe and John “Shoes” Moshoeu as players who have played beyond their 40s in the Premier Soccer League (PSL).

Akani disappointed after missing out on medal in 100m

SA sprint ace Akani Simbine had no excuses after failing to make the podium at his second Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, yesterday.

Wayde wants to cheer Mzansi with medal

Olympic record holder Wayde van Niekerk booked his place in today’s 400m semifinals to keep his dream of win-back-to-back Olympic medals alive.

Petersen poised to claim Amakhosi’s number one jersey

Late replacement Kaizer Chiefs new goalkeeper Brandon Petersen made a resounding introduction to the myriads of the club’s fans when he helped the black and gold outfit to lift the Carling Black Label Cup yesterday.

Hungarian Grand Prix halted after first lap chaos

The Hungarian Grand Prix was halted on Sunday after opening lap collisions, including Red Bull's Formula One leader Max Verstappen, left debris on a wet and slippery track

Wayde van Niekerk drawn in lane eight for tough Olympic semifinal

Wayde van Niekerk faces the toughest race yet on his comeback trail when he lines up in the third 400m semifinal at the Tokyo Games on Monday.

Akani Simbine suffers SA's Olympic curse as he ends fourth

Akani Simbine had to settle for fourth in the men’s 100m at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday night, missing out on the medals by four-hundredths of a second.

Colossal Kolisi proves to be Captain Courageous as the Boks level series against the British & Irish Lions

For a player whose preparation for the series had been reduced to a drip due to Covid-19 protocols, Siya Kolisi proved to be both Captain Courageous and Contagious in the second Test against the British & Irish Lions in Cape Town.

Akani Simbine scrapes into 100m final at Tokyo Games

Akani Simbine will shoot it out for the title of world’s fastest man later on Sunday afternoon after qualifying in the semifinals.

SA-born golfer wins Games silver for Slovakia in Tokyo

SA-born golfer Rory Sabbatini won an Olympic silver medal at the Tokyo Games on Sunday — for his newly adopted country of Slovakia.
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