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Daine Klate savours chance to meet the Glamour Boys at their peak
Added: 18 Sep 2014
JOHANNESBURG — Orlando Pirates winger Daine Klate is delighted to be coming up against a Kaizer Chiefs team at their peak when the two clash in the MTN8 final in Durban on Saturday...

‘Keep out mediocre players’
Added: 18 Sep 2014
LONDON — Greg Dyke, chairperson of England’s Football Association, has called for mediocre foreign players to be prevented from playing in English leagues to the detriment of local players...

SA duo take on world’s best [P]
Added: 18 Sep 2014
DEEP CREEK — The two-member South African slalom team of Pietermaritzburg’s Don Wewege and Cameron Wells are in the final stages of preparations as they ready themselves to take on the best in the world at the 2014 ICF Slalom World Championships being held in Maryland, United States, this week...

SA kayaker Bridgitte Hartley believes her best is yet to come
Added: 18 Sep 2014
PRETORIA — After winning South Africa’s first medal in an Olympic event at the Canoe World Sprint Championships in Moscow in August, kayaker Bridgitte Hartley believes the best is yet to come...

Injured duo back for Cheetahs
Added: 18 Sep 2014
BLOEMFONTEIN — Free State Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan has included fullback Clayton Blommetjies and winger Raymond Rhule in the starting line-up for their Currie Cup encounter against the EP Kings in Port Elizabeth on Saturday...

Three changes to Griquas
Added: 18 Sep 2014
KIMBERLEY — Coach Hawies Fourie made three changes in the Griquas side to take on log leaders Western Province in a Currie Cup match in Cape Town on Saturday...

A blessing in disguise [P]
Added: 18 Sep 2014
SHARKS flyhalf Fred Zeilinga believes the absence of some older players has been a blessing in disguise for the young side...

Stegmann suspended by Saru
Added: 18 Sep 2014
JOHANNESBURG — Blue Bulls captain Deon Stegmann was given a one-week suspension for striking EP Kings lock Darron Nell, Saru’s Tokkie van Zyl said yesterday...

Injury-hit Wallabies recall Genia
Added: 18 Sep 2014
SYDNEY — Scrumhalf and former captain Will Genia has been recalled to an Australian squad for the last two rounds of the Rugby Championship...

Cowan to play for Auckland
Added: 18 Sep 2014
WELLINGTON — World Cup winning scrumhalf Jimmy Cowan will play for the Auckland Blues next season after signing a contract with the Super Rugby franchise...

Dan Carter hoping for a comeback
Added: 18 Sep 2014
WELLINGTON — Dan Carter hopes to make his return to provincial rugby on September 28 with an eye to working his way back to fitness in time for New Zealand’s third Bledisloe Cup clash with Australia next month, the flyhalf said yesterday...

Skelton ‘not there yet’
Added: 18 Sep 2014
SYDNEY — When Will Skelton, all 137 kg of him, rumbled over France flanker Fulgence Ouedraogo to score a try in a sparkling Test debut in June, it looked like the 22-year-old lock was going to be a Wallabies fixture for some time to come...

Mandela Day Marathon prize money ‘will be paid soon’ [P]
Added: 18 Sep 2014
WINNERS of various races at the Mandela Day Marathon have been up in arms this week after not receiving their winning pay cheques...

Jonathan hot to Trott
Added: 18 Sep 2014
LONDON — England batsman Jonathan Trott said on Tuesday he was ready for an international recall...

McIlroy honoured
Added: 18 Sep 2014
PALM BEACH GARDENS — Rory McIlroy is the Vardon Trophy winner and the PGA of America’s player of the year for the second time...

T20: Johnson withdrawn
Added: 18 Sep 2014
MELBOURNE — Cricket Australia has withdrawn Mitchell Johnson from the start of the Champions League Twenty20 to allow the aggressive fast bowler to recover from a rib injury...

Pakistan will ‘win the cup’
Added: 18 Sep 2014
ISLAMABAD — Limited-overs captain Misbah-ul-Haq says he is determined that Pakistan will “once again rule the world” by winning the 2016 World Cup...

Cancer returns for NZ’s Crowe
Added: 18 Sep 2014
WELLINGTON — Former New Zealand cricket great Martin Crowe (51) said yesterday his cancer has returned, 15 months after it was declared under control...

Durban’s own Bash [P]
Added: 18 Sep 2014
THIS Sunday should see a multitude of yachts and colour off Durban as the sailing fraternity gets behind the global sailing challenge...

Slalom water ski league starts
Added: 18 Sep 2014
WITH spring here and the temperatures warming up, it’s time to dust off your skis and get ready for an exciting ski season...

Cameron eyes 2016
Added: 18 Sep 2014
PRETORIA — In attempting to expand his repertoire, Cameron van der Burgh’s performances in his specialist 50 m and 100 m events were negatively affected, the Olympic gold medallist admitted yesterday...

Fulton to host young MTB riders
Added: 18 Sep 2014
A BIG field of keen MTB riders is expected to compete in the final of the KwaZulu-Natal Spur School Mountain Bike series presented at the Fulton School for the Deaf in Hillcrest on Saturday...

Top schools return to Clifton College for some water polo action [P]
Added: 18 Sep 2014
CLIFTON College hosts the 10th annual Nashua Clifton water polo tournament from September 25 to 28...

KZN schools gear up for relay battle [P]
Added: 18 Sep 2014
SCHOOL athletics in KwaZulu-Natal is gearing up for what will be the biggest relay event in recent years...

Rodgers heartened by perseverance shown by Liverpool
Added: 18 Sep 2014
LIVERPOOL — Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers drew encouragement from his side’s perseverance after they eked out a 2-1 win over Bulgarian newcomers Ludogorets Razgrad on their return to the Champions League...

Carlos Queiroz signs four-year extension to manage Iran
Added: 18 Sep 2014
THE long-running saga over Carlos Queiroz’s future with Iran finally ended on Tuesday with the former Real Madrid and Portugal manager agreeing a four-year extension to stick with the Asian side...

‘Like men against boys’
Added: 18 Sep 2014
ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger has asked fans and critics for patience with England striker Danny Welbeck and his team after a forlorn display in their 2-0 Champions League defeat at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday...

Coaches downplay Russia Cup boycott
Added: 18 Sep 2014
SAINT PETERSBURG — Coaches from some of the world’s top teams have played down chances of a sporting boycott of Vladimir Putin’s showpiece 2018 football World Cup as a penalty for stoking the crisis in Ukraine...

‘I should get it this time’
Added: 18 Sep 2014
JOHANNESBURG — Three years after his hopes of an MTN8 trophy were dashed while in charge of Kaizer Chiefs, Vladimir Vermezovic finds himself on the opposite side of the fence and at the helm of the very team that snatched victory at the FNB Stadium...

Chiefs wary of Bucs duo
Added: 18 Sep 2014
JOHANNESBURG — Stuart Baxter says Kaizer Chiefs will have to overcome the difficult balancing act of eliminating Orlando Pirates’ attacking threat, while at the same time providing a threat on goal of their own in Saturday’s MTN8 final...

SA optimistic about Boks’ WC chances
Added: 18 Sep 2014
CAPE TOWN — Do the Springboks offer the best value a year out from the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England and Wales?...

Burger is back for injured Louw [P]
Added: 18 Sep 2014
THE familiar sight of Schalk Burger’s mop of blond hair will once again be seen in a Springbok team as he rejoins the squad at the end of the week...



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