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OPINION | Why Cricket SA may need to brace themselves for uncomfortable truths coming their way

OPINION | Why Cricket SA may need to brace themselves for uncomfortable truths coming their way

Cricket South Africa may be accepting of the Black Lives Matter movement‚ but they also need to brace themselves for uncomfortable truths that may come their way.

Mokwena on Motsepe: He wants Sundowns to be the best club on the continent

Rulani Mokwena says the ambition being back at Mamelodi Sundowns remains the same as when he left the club in 2017 – the pursuit of what some may call the “impossible dream” of being the best team in Africa.

Commercial rights expert confident sport will 'bounce back' financially from effects of Covid-19

David Sidenberg‚ a sports commercial rights expert‚ has said that the underlying value of sport will see it “bounce back” financially from the effects produced by the coronavirus pandemic.

Thapelo Morena unfazed by the multi positions he occupies at Mamelodi Sundowns

Thapelo Morena is not fazed by the multi positions he occupies at Mamelodi Sundowns where he’s been deployed from right-back to attacking winger and striker.

Restart of the suspended PSL season still up in the air‚ reveals league chairman Khoza

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) clubs and fans will have to wait a little longer before they find out when is the season is going to resume.

Rulani Mokwena happy to be back at Mamelodi Sundowns

Rulani Mokwena has said the presence of so many familiar faces made it feel “normal” coming back to his first training session as an assistant-coach again of Mamelodi Sundowns.

Clubs unhappy they must foot the bill for their own accommodation in the PSL's ‘bio-bubble’ hotel

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) is likely to receive strong push back from most of the unhappy clubs who have been told that they must foot the bill for their own accommodation in the ‘bio-bubble’ hotel this week.

PSL approves the sale of Bidvest Wits to Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has approved the sale of Bidvest Wits to ambitious GladAfrica Championship side Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM).

Manchester City's European ban quashed on appeal

Manchester City will be free to play Uefa Champions League football next season after the Court of Arbitration for Sport lifted a two-season ban from European competitions imposed by Uefa on Monday.

Super Rugby Australia opens with a whimper rather than a bang

The return of Western Force and a slew of rule changes to speed up play had raised hopes that Super Rugby Australia might deliver entertainment for fans but Australia's domestic tournament has already been panned by critics after two rounds.

Olympics must go ahead next year as symbol of overcoming Covid-19, Tokyo governor says

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, often floated as a future Japanese premier, said on Monday the Olympic Games must go ahead next year as a symbol of world unity in overcoming the novel coronavirus, even as her city grapples with stubborn spikes in cases.

Rising star Collin Morikawa outguns Justin Thomas in dramatic PGA playoff

American Collin Morikawa tapped in a putt on the third playoff hole to outduel Justin Thomas in a wild Sunday finish and capture the US PGA Tour Workday Charity Open.

Leganes beat Valencia to stay alive, Eibar pull clear of drop-zone

Sevilla closed in on Uefa Champions League qualification by beating struggling Real Mallorca 2-0 at home to open up a nine-point gap in the race for fourth spot in La Liga.

Augusto Palacios pays tribute to Figo

Some called him "Sbozi", "Bhova" and "Figo", but Augusto Palacios called him "Mabuzika" simply because the Peruvian could not properly pronounce Mazibuko.

MLS tournament game postponed one day after new Covid-19 case

Major League Soccer's (MLS) restart tournament suffered further disruption on Sunday as a suspected Covid-19 case forced postponement of a game between DC United and Toronto FC until Monday.

Veteran Gould not ready to hang up his boots yet

Veteran defender Morgan Gould, 37, won't be retiring any time soon.

WBF boss calls for Mthethwa to think for boxers

World Boxing Federation (WBF) president Howard Goldberg has expressed his displeasure in the manner in which sports minister Nathi Mthethwa is handling boxing matters in SA since the lockdown was declared in March.

Kaizer Chiefs unfazed by Fifa transfer ban

Even if Kaizer Chiefs fail to overturn their transfer ban with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), football manager Bobby Motaung has insisted that it is not a concern as they have made plans which will sustain them for another season.

'I am sorry', Leclerc after nightmare start causes double Ferrari retirement

Ferrari's nightmare start to the 2020 Formula One season continued on Sunday when Charles Leclerc collided with Sebastian Vettel on the opening lap of the Styrian Grand Prix.

Life after Covid-19: Naas Botha and Swys de Bruin offer their views on what rugby needs to do

Now more than ever rugby’s lawmakers have the responsibility to make the game more attractive‚ argue former Springbok captain Naas Botha and ex Lions coach Swys de Bruin.

Former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says NZ owes Australia nothing

Former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has urged his former employers to be strong in their negotiations over the future of Super Rugby and that New Zealand Rugby (NZR) owed trans-Tasman neighbours Australia no favours.

Mark Boucher not convinced the West Indies tour is going to take place

Proteas team director Mark Boucher is not convinced that the West Indies tour that is scheduled for the end of this month is going to take place.

There will be no football in SA until late August

Tension is brewing in the corridors of the local game after the SA Football Association (Safa) flexed its muscles and insisted that there will be no football played in the country until the Premier Soccer League (PSL) has fully complied with the health and safety directives of the Joint Liaison Committee (JLC) and government.

World TeamTennis to kick off season with safety measures in place

World TeamTennis (WTT) kicks off its three-week regular season on Sunday, as the world of professional tennis moves forward in the United States during the coronavirus outbreak.

Match called off in Brazil after 14 players test positive for Covid-19

Authorities cancelled one of southern Brazil’s biggest footballing derbies less than 24 hours before kick-off on Saturday after 14 members of one side tested positive for Covid-19.

PSL puts forward 11 playing venues in Johannesburg and Pretoria

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has put forward 11 playing venues in Johannesburg and Pretoria for the resumption of the 2019-20 Absa Premiership season.

Hurricanes hold off Highlanders for 'massive' Super Rugby win

The Hurricanes held off a hard-finishing Highlanders for a 17-11 Super Rugby Aotearoa victory in Wellington on Sunday hailed as "massive" by captain TJ Perenara.

Norwich City relegated from English Premier League

West Ham United consigned Norwich City to relegation from the Premier League as four goals from Michail Antonio gave the London side a 4-0 win at Carrow Road on Saturday.

Safa and PSL to meet on Monday on return of football

The South African Football Football Association (Safa) and Premier Soccer League will meet on Monday again to iron out issues surrounding the return to play of professional football.
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