Kaizer Chiefs retain their Telkom Knockout Cup title

KAIZER Chiefs claimed a second successive Telkom Knockout title and put arch rivals Orlando Pirates to the sword for the second time in the space of three weeks with a crushing 3-0 win at the FNB Stadium on Saturday evening Former Free State Stars striker Sthembiso Ngcobo was the hero for the Amakhosi, completing a brace […]

Sharks win second Currie Cup in three years

The Sharks have again reclaimed the 2010 Currie Cup championship after they beat Western Province 30-10 at the Absa stadium in Durban on Saturday, October 31. The Natal based club outplayed the Cape side almost from the start, leading by 23-10 at halftime. Man of the match, Patrick Lambie scored 25 points for the Sharks […]

Razzaq overtakes Ingram in 1 day international

Pakistanian born, Abdul Razzaq hit an aggressive unbeaten hundred to help Pakistan pull off an incredible win in the second one-day international against South Africa in Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, October 31.   The elegant 30-year-old all-rounder hit a quickfire 109 off just 72 balls studded with ten towering sixes and […]

Mahlatsi resurface at Rovers

Blackburn Rovers striker Petrus Mahlatsi’s hat-trick gave the East London team their first win of the season. They beat Hanover Park 3-1 at the Wynberg Military Stadium on Sunday.   Rovers move in to seventh place on the eight team table while Hanover dropped to the bottom. Rovers coach Ian Palmer was relieved that his […]

SA Referees in CAF Champions League final

By FOCUS REPORTER South Africa will be represented at the 14th CAF Cahmpionsh League final between Esperance of Tunisia and TP Mazembe (DR Congo). The two will meet in the second leg final to be played on Saturday, November 13 in Tunisia. The South African flag will be flown high by Daniel Bennet, who will […]

Malinga out-box Domingo

Vusi Malinga beat Michael Domingo on a unanimous points decision in an eliminator to challenge for the IBF bantamweight title in Mafikeng on Saturday night. Judge Miroslav Brazio (Poland) scored it 117-111 and Jaap van Nieuwenhuizen and Neville Hotz, both from South Africa, had it 115-113 for the South African. The southpaw Malinga (53.08 kg), […]

South African golf girl wins

By THABISILE MASIMULA WITH A BAD start in a game such as golf, one would have never thought that Lee-Anne Pace would bounce back with a bang and retain her composure and win. It all went down in Suzhou Taihu Ladies Open in China on Sunday, October 31 when the 29-year-old South African golf girl […]

Finally a helpin hand for Caster

By THABISILE MASIMULA AT LAST someone heard the cry of the 19-year-old 800m champion, Caster Semenya . The news that the South African Golden girl is without a sponsor has touched many, but only few good Samaritans have come out with ideas to raise funds for the Limpopo-born athlete. It is rather ironic that most […]

Banyana's CAF campaign off to a good start

BY ELLIOT MATHYE     Banyana Banyana got their CAF African Women Championship campaign off to a good start, beating Tanzania 2-1 in the opening match played in Daveyton’ Sinaba Stadium on Sunday, October 31.   Most fans were anticipating an easy victory for Banyana after having hammered Tanzania 6-0 in a friendly international two […]

Pirates brought Ajax down to mother earth

  By ELLIOT MATHYE ORLANDO PIRATES has brought Ajax Cape Town’s Absa Premiership unbeaten run to a screetching when they beat them 3-0 at the lively Orlando Stadium on Saturday night. The victory has since saw the mighty Buccaneers moved to the fourth position on the 16-clubs log. The home side started the game like […]