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COLOMBO – Sri Lanka’s cricket board said Wednesday it had received warnings its national team could be the target of a terror attack during an upcoming tour of Pakistan.Sri Lankan Prime Minister’s Office had received “reliable information of a possible terrorist threat” against the national squad ahead of the six-match limited overs tour, the board […]

JOHANNESBURG – Rhulani Mokwena said did not want to be dragged into discussions about him being named permanent Orlando Pirates.Mokwena will be looking to get his first win as interim coach when the Buccaneers face Chippa United in the Absa Premiership this Saturday.Pirates have not won in six games.Ahead of the clash, Mokwena has spoken […]

CAPE TOWN – Chester Williams‘ wife Maria has described him as someone who had a passion to develop young people through sport.Former rugby players paid tribute to one of their own who passed away on Friday at the age of 49 after suffering a heart attack.The 1995 Rugby World Cup player’s former teammates, family and […]

JOHANNESBURG – Mamelodi Sundowns have confirmed the signing of former Bournemouth and Cape Town City striker Tokelo Rantie.The 28-year-old signed a three-year deal after spending much of the year training with the team.Rantie has struggled to find playing time over the last few seasons due to personal problems.At a manager’s press conference on Friday, that […]

CAPE TOWN – Rassie Erasmus’ reputation as a methodical coach with an eye on innovation is well-founded as he leads a resurgence in fortunes for South Africa that has elevated them to among the favourites to lift the Rugby World Cup in Japan.Erasmus is Director of Rugby for the Boks and has a contract up […]

CAPE TOWN – South Africa’s superb revival over the past 15 months has taken them from one of their lowest ever periods to genuine Rugby World Cup contenders as they chase a third global title in Japan.After picking up a bronze medal in England four years ago, the Boks won only 11 of their next […]

CAPE TOWN – As thousands of runners prepare for the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon this Sunday, a visually impaired runner is hoping to show differently-abled South Africans that anything is possible.This year’s marathon will be under scrutiny by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) as the annual event aims to better its already strong […]

PARIS – England and Portugal both scored five goals while France scored three as they overcame lowly-ranked Kosovo, Andorra and Lithuania in Euro 2020 qualifying on Tuesday.Captain Ronaldo, making his 160th international appearance, scored four as Portugal won 5-1 in Vilnius and strengthened their position in Group B after a sluggish start.For Ronaldo it was […]

CAPE TOWN – Stellenbosch FC confirmed the signing former Cape Town City, Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates defender Robyn Johannes.The 33-year-old joins Cape-based side as a free agent after he was released by Bidvest Wits before the closure of the August transfer window.Stellies took to their Twitter page on Tuesday saying: “It’s official, Robyn Johannes […]

JOHANNESBURG – Sanzaar announced on Tuesday that the 25th season of Super Rugby will kick off on 31 January 2020.The first action on local soil will be a replay of the epic 2007 final between the Sharks and the Bulls in Durban, with the Stormers and Lions in action the following day.In a major change […]