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Simbine claims his 29th sub-10 100m at SA champs

Simbine claims his 29th sub-10 100m at SA champs

Akani Simbine scorched the 29th sub-10-second 100m of his career as he claimed the SA crown at the national championships in Pretoria on Friday afternoon.

Proteas whimper to 3-1 T20 series defeat against Pakistan

South Africa’s unimpressive summer ended with a whimper at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Friday night as Pakistan beat them by three wickets to win the T20 series 3-1.

Brother and sister win SA hammer throw titles

Brother and sister Alan and Marga Cumming won the men’s and women’s hammer throw titles at the SA championships in Pretoria on Friday.

Smiling Wayde ponders 200m-400m double at Olympics

Wayde van Niekerk hinted that he could try the 200m-400m double at the Tokyo Olympics after taking pole position for Saturday’s 200m final with a 20.38sec in the semifinals at the SA championships in Pretoria on Friday.

Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt: ‘The players have done well

Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt was disappointed that they did not get a penalty in the first half in their drawn DStv Premiership match against Baroka FC at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Thursday.

Zinnbauer aims to move on quickly from Pirates’ 4-1 embarrassment to Sundowns

Following the heavy 4-1 loss to Mamelodi Sundowns‚ Orlando Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer has turned his attention to the final push in the DStv Premiership and the Confederation Cup.

Perez and Ocon clash as Mercedes lead Imola practice

Red Bull's Sergio Perez and Alpine's Esteban Ocon tangled in practice for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Italy's Imola circuit on Friday, bringing out red flags before Mercedes emerged on top.

Revealed: When Safa will make a decision on Bafana coaching candidates

The SA Football Association’s (Safa) technical committee are expected to report their recommendations for the next Bafana Bafana coach to the national executive committee (NEC) next Friday‚ Safa president Danny Jordaan has revealed.

Yellow Nation to technical staff: Mngqithi praises everyone making Sundowns unstoppable

After the thumping 4-1 victory over rivals Orlando Pirates in the Nedbank Cup quarterfinal at Loftus on Thursday‚ Mamelodi Sundowns coach Manqoba Mnqgithi had every reason to gloat.

World champion Coleman's ban reduced but still misses Olympics

World 100 metres champion Christian Coleman had his two-year ban for breaching anti-doping whereabouts rules reduced to 18 months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Friday but will still be ineligible for the Tokyo Olympics.

Boucher on why Phehlukwayo did not bowl: 'We bowled really well'

Proteas coach Mark Boucher has explained the bizarre decision by captain Heinrich Klaasen not to give all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo an opportunity to bowl in the embarrassing nine-wicket loss to Pakistan on Wednesday.

Mthalane tells why he's still 'Baby Face' after so many tough fights

Moruti Mthalane has been hit hard, very hard to be precise, in his boxing career, spanning 21 years. But despite having absorbed power punches, the 38-year-old veteran of 42 fights is still going strong.

Long wait over as 'Black Chinese' stages his first boxing tourney

Cyril Lehong will finally stage his maiden tourney at the revamped Booysens Boxing Gym’s arena in Johannesburg next month, having endured a frustrating wait since he acquired a boxing promoter’s licence last year.

Klopp puts blame on first leg and finishing for defeat to Real

The deficit from the 3-1 defeat in Madrid could have been wiped out in the opening 20 minutes with the chances Klopp's side created.

Wind denies Simbine the SA 100m record

Akani Simbine clocked the fastest 100m by a South African at the SA championships in Pretoria on Thursday‚ but he was denied the national record by a gusting tail wind.

Season of misery almost over for pathetic Sheffield

Sheffield United's fate will be sealed tomorrow if they lose at Wolverhampton Wanderers and Newcastle United avoid defeat against West Ham United, although in reality relegation looked a certainty before Christmas.

Dozens pitch for tennis development in Limpopo

Tennis South Africa’s development clinic at Polokwane Tennis Club in Limpopo brought to a close a highly successful development campaign in the build-up to the BNP Paribas RCS Rising Star Tennis series.

La Liga in new project to conduct coaching clinics in SA

La Liga, Spain’s top professional league, announced a new partnership with IberCup SA this week.

WATCH: A day with Bafana Bafana and SuperSport United star Sipho Mbule

SowetanLive spent the day with Bafana Bafana and SuperSport United creative midfielder Sipho Mbule to talk about his journey from Bethlehem in the Free State to realising his dream of representing his country.

Moloi poised to take on Skhosana in ASA battle

Four years ago, Central Gauteng Athletics (CGA) president James Moloi declined the opportunity to challenge for the Athletics SA (ASA) presidency. However, Moloi, who has been given credit for the excellent work that CGA is doing in athletics, has finally accepted the nomination to run for the highest position in SA athletics.

MDC clashes promise goals galore

The MultiChoice Diski Challenge continues with mouth-watering matches this weekend as the teams are eying a top-two finish in their respective streams.

Borussia Dortmund out to rescue rollercoaster season against Werder

Borussia Dortmund have their backs to the wall in the Bundesliga and host Werder Bremen on Sunday knowing only a win will do if they are to have any chance of salvaging something from their rollercoaster season

Caster Semenya's triumph an indication she's set for Olympics spot

SA golden girl Caster Semenya retained her national 5,000m title at the SA senior championships at the University of Pretoria yesterday.

Larsen content after Pondo's first away point

Earning their maiden away point via drawing 1-all with fellow strugglers Steenberg on Wednesday has left Bizana Pondo Chiefs coach Clinton Larsen optimistic that they will avoid relegation.

'The door still open for omitted U-23 players'

SA Under-23 coach David Notoane has not totally shut the door on players he didn’t include in his 40-man prelim Olympics squad.

The Romans itch to be SA football aristocrats again

Legends like Moripe central to Pretoria Callies's revival plans

Lebese two weeks away from his TTM debut

George Lebese should be ready to make his debut for Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) in the next two weeks.

First trip to a cup final beckons for either Chippa or Pretoria Callies

History beckons for Pretoria Callies and Chippa United, as they are just a match away from reaching their first cup final.

Irrepressible Sundowns humiliate Pirates

Magnificent is a befitting word to sum-up Mamelodi Sundowns’ performance that aided them to eliminate a somewhat workmanlike Orlando Pirates side from the Nedbank Cup quarterfinals at Loftus Versfeld last night.
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