There is hope on the horizon for sports’ poor cousin – athletics.
In the words of Chicago Bulls centre Joakim Noah: “People remember champions. That’s the way it is.”
South African marathon legend Hendrick Ramaala says he is looking forward to marking his first race in a distance of the 42km on home soil when he lines up in the revamped Sanlam Cape Town Marathon tomorrow morning.
Athletics SA (ASA) must pay R10 million in damages to pole vaulter Jan Blignaut, the North Gauteng High Court ordered the athletics governing body this week.
Banyana Banyana face Botswana on Saturday but coach Vera Pauw has her sights set on their international friendly against the Ivory Coast on Heritage Day.
Former South African Football Association chief executive Leslie Sedibe has turned to public protector Thuli Madonsela to consider investigating the allegations of match-fixing involving four Bafana Bafana’s 2010 World Cup warm-up matches.
This year’s Council of Southern African Football Associations (Cosafa) Cup has been cancelled as “no suitable sponsor could be found for the event”.
Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim “Shakes” Mashaba and his deputy Owen da Gama will guide the Nedbank Ke Yona Team against Orlando Pirates at Orlando Stadium on Sunday.
Ephraim “Shakes” Mashaba will be negotiating an awkward meeting of two jobs.
Kaizer Chiefs know how to win matches and last night’s game was the latest case in point as they maintained a 100% start to the new Absa Premiership campaign.
Shakes Mashaba’s “Maseru to Moscow road” was evident when he announced his squad. Goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune was the only member of the 2010 World Cup team to have been retained.
Serial bronze medalist is practising hard to take gold and stand tall on the podium
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Tuesday. I’m hanging in a huge tent. I’m waiting for the Commander in Chief. It’s been a long, sweaty wait.
When South Africans wanted details of President Jacob Zuma’s mysterious “rest and relaxation” visit to Russia last month, the response from the highest office was dismissive.