BARCELONA – Paris St Germain are not close to reaching a deal with Barcelona that would take Neymar back to the Spanish champions as the Catalans have not met the French club’s asking price for the Brazil forward, PSG’s sporting director Leonardo said on Friday.Barca’s attempt to re-sign Neymar two years after he joined PSG […]

CAPE TOWN – The South African Football Association (Safa) has confirmed the appointment of Molefi Ntseki as the new Bafana Bafana head coach.Ntseki was appointed the coach on an interim basis three weeks ago following Stuart Baxter‘s departure last month.He was unanimously endorsed by the entire Safa National Executive Committee on Saturday in their meeting, […]

JOHANNESBURG – A Jaguares XV became the first Argentine rugby team to win a South African competition when they beat the Griffons 27-13 Friday in the Currie Cup second division final, despite three yellow cards.With 27 Jaguares in the Argentina Rugby World Cup squad, the Buenos Aires-based Super Rugby side sent their reserves to compete […]

Popular Topics Popular Topics Popular Topics Popular Topics Popular Topics GALLERY: SA wishes the Boks well ahead of Rugby World Cup Abigail Javier | Hundreds of supporters gathered outside OR Tambo International Airport to see the Springboks off as they jet off to Japan for the Rugby World Cup on Friday. More in Multimedia On Air Latest […]

CAPE TOWN – Protea women’s bowler Ayabonga Khaka admitted that she had fears of never playing the game again following a year out due to shoulder surgery.The 27-year-old has been easing her way back into action over the past few months – first by playing in the Cricket South Africa Women’s Week in May, followed […]

CAPE TOWN – Durban Heat coach Gary Kirsten is happy that he will have Proteas’ Andile Phehlukwayo and England’s Alex Hales in his team’s colours for this year’s competition.Phehlukwayo represented the Cape Town Blitz during the first edition of the MSL last year and was one of the stand-outs in a World Cup campaign earlier […]

KEMPTON PARK – Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has thanked South Africans for their support after hundreds gathered at OR Tambo International Airport to bid the team farewell as they departed for the Rugby World Cup in Japan.Kolisi is set to make history next month as the first black captain to lead the team at a […]

CAPE TOWN – Former Bafana Bafana centre back Fabian McCarthy believes Kaizer Chiefs will be a force to be reckoned with this season.On Tuesday, Chiefs came from behind to seal a well-fought 2-1 victory against Cape Town City FC at Newlands Stadium and maintain an Absa Premiership unbeaten streak.The 42-year-old earned 10 caps for Bafana […]

CAPE TOWN – The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) has confirmed it has charged Springbok and Lions rugby winger Aphiwe Dyantyi after he tested positive for multiple anabolic steroids and metabolites.SAIDS informed Dyantyi that an adverse analytical finding had been detected in a sample collected from him in a doping test on 2 […]

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS – Alexander Albon will be battling nerves and excitement in equal measure when the Thai rookie makes his Red Bull debut at this weekend’s Belgian Formula One Grand Prix.The 23-year-old has been promoted from Toro Rosso into the seat alongside Max Verstappen starting this weekend in a straight swap with underperforming Frenchman Pierre Gasly […]