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 […]

Khumalo misses Hotspur match

What was supposed to be a good Wednesday night on November 4 for the newly signed Tottenham Hotspurs was spoilt by power failure in his residential area. Khumalo had planned to enjoy the English Premiership match involving Hotspur and Inter Milan, but only to be disappointed by power failure, missing the action-packed clash that saw […]

Jazz legend Hotep Galeta is no more!

Jazz legend Hotep Galeta is no more! By SYDNEY MORWENG South Africa has lost yet another jazz icon. One of the world’s greatest pianists Professor Hotep Idris Galeta, passed away on November 3 after he succumbed to a severe asthma attack at his Johannesburg home.   Hotep Idris Galeta, pianist, was born in Crawford, Cape Town on the 7th […]

Da Silva in returns to Wild Coast Sun

By Thabisile Masimula PROFESSIONAL GOLFER Adilson da Silva is looking forward to adding on yet another victory to his seven other wins from the Sunshine Tour. Da Silva will once again try his luck in the field after a rough patch lately. The Brazilian-born has not been having it easy after struggling in his past […]

Boks vs Ireland clash a déjà-vu

By ELLIOT MATHYE It seems it is not just raining but pouring at the Springbok camp as history seems to be repeating itself as injury might cost them in their preparation for their clash with Ireland in Dublin on Saturday,  November 6. Looking back in 2006, injuries had forced changes in the team and some […]

Ntini a pioneer for youngsters, says Smith

  By ELLIOT MATHYE   South Africa fast bowler, Makhaya Ntini has retired from international cricket but will continue representing the country in domestic games. The bowling master will be given a farewell during the Twenty20 international between South Africa and India while at the same time will make his final appearance for the country […]

Gauteng’s new Sports man

  By Thabisile Masimula                                    FIKILE MBALULA is not the only former African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) leader who has entered the sports scene Lebogang Maile is the latest man to enter the scene.   The 30 year- old Maile is Gauteng’s new Sports and Arts MEC and still holding on to his Gauteng ANC […]