Maritzburg United will give Pirates their own respect, says McCarthy

Maritzburg United defender Fabian McCarthy believes they are the underdogs despite having home ground advantage against Orlando Pirates for the Telkom Knockout semi-final. McCarthy was speaking after United had taken the league’s log leaders, Mamelodi Sundowns whom they beat 2-0 in the quarter finals of the Telkom Knockout before they (United) could be pitted against […]

Banyana upset Mali as they qualify for semi-finals

        BY ELLIOT MATHYE Banyana Banyana went on a rampage, hammering Mali 4-0 on their way to qualify for the semi finals of the 7th CAF African Women Championships. The electrified match at the full to the rafters Sinaba Stadium in Daveyton on Sunday, November 7 started on a blistering note both side […]

Cape Town to host Bafana v USA

Cape Town Stadium will play host to the Nelson Mandela Challenge on Wednesday, November 17. The match will see Bafana Bafana play the national team of the United States of America (USA). The game is scheduled to start at 9.30pm – a slightly later time than usual to accommodate international viewing times. Gates will open at […]

Golf and charity goes hand in glove

By SYDNEY MORWENG   Close to R12, 2 million was presented to the world’s golf icon Gary Player as a birthday present.     This is after teaming up with celebrated soft drink Coca Cola to help raise the money for the Chinese Aids Orphans at the recent Gary Player Invitational in China.   Since […]

Kids have a date with Seussical Jr this festive, yippee!

By SYDNEY MORWENG   Kids will forget about lollipops, who stole his favourite teddy-bear and last but not least, whose parents are cool as they share laughter this festive season when the popular Seussical Jr show takes place at 64 @The Palace Emperors Palace from December 10 to 24 2010.   Since this year has […]

More changes to Boks squad against Ireland

BY ELLIOT MATHYE The South African Rugby Union has announced the news that Deon Stegmann will make his first appearance in the Boks colours in their Test match against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday, November 6. Saru also added that utility back, Patrick Lambie could also make his debut if Jean de Villiers failed his fitness […]

Pirates face wounded SuperSport in the Telkom Knockout

BY ELLIOT MATHYE Orlando Pirates are planning to keep their form of winning when they collide with league champions Supersport United in a Telkom Knockout quarterfinal at Pretoria’s Loftus Versfeld on Saturday evining, November 6. Kick-Off is at 8.15pm Bucs who are still in celebration mood after hammering Ajax Cape Town 3-0 in a Premier […]

Nigeria brushes Banyana aside

By ELLIOT MATHYE Banyana Banyana’s chance to proceed to the semi finals of the 7th CAF African Women Championship is hanging in the balance after the Augustine “Mthakathi” Makalakalane’s charges narrowly lost 2-1 to Africa’s powerhouse Nigeria. Banyana went into this match at the almost packed Sinaba Stadium in Daveyton near Benoni highly motivated after winning […]

SA swimming star shines in Moscow

By Thabisile Masimula THE ARENA Swimming World Cup couldn’t get any better for South Africa’s swimming sensation Roland Schoeman.  Schoeman has scooped yet another gold medal in what seemed to be a tough 500m freestyle race beating the two Russia’s Nikita Konovalov and Sergey Fesikov with only 0.17 seconds and 31.75 seconds respectively. This all […]