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Khune disrespected Chiefs – Kaizer

Itumeleng Khune will not renew his contract with Kaizer Chiefs and has parted ways with the Sowetan club. Amakhosi will find themselves without their biggest contributors next season as Kaizer Motaung announced a mass exodus of players from the club. Along with Khune, Mandla Masango, Tefu Mashamaite and Katlego Mphela …

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Junior Boks name starting line-up

Junior Springbok coach Dawie Theron has confirmed his starting line-up for their World Rugby Under-20 Championship opening clash on Tuesday against hosts Italy in Calvisano. Number 8 Hanro Liebenberg will lead out a Junior Springbok match-23 sprinkled with several players who also took part in last year’s event in New …

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Comrades belonged to SA

The 90th Comrades Marathon belonged to South Africa, and it was about time, too. Caroline Wostmann became the first South African female winner since  Rae Bisschoff in 1998. Wostmann was also less than three minutes off the up-run record held by Russian veteran Elena Nugralieva. Wostmann is also the first …

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Van Wyk takes swipe at Proteas selectors

Dolphins wicketkeeper-batsman Morne van Wyk has hit out at the country’s cricket selectors after he was excluded from the Proteas’ T20 squad for their tour to Bangladesh in July. Van Wyk, 36, scored 114 not out off 70 balls in South Africa’s last T20 match against West Indies in January …

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Cameron aims to stay in medal contention

Olympic breaststroke gold medallist Cameron van der Burgh says he needs to remain among the top swimmers in his specialist event this year if he is to successfully defend his title at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Van der Burgh made a good start to the season with the fourth …

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10 000 kids expected at Comrades Youth Run

More than 10 000 children are expected to participate in the 2015 Youth Run, what has become an annual spectacle ahead of the Comrades Marathon, sponsored by the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Sport and KwaZulu-Natal Athletics. The Youth Run comprises a 10km and 5Km run a day before the Comrades Marathon, …

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Visser at fullback for Bulls

Bulls coach Frans Ludeke named Jurgen Visser at fullback in his team to play the Brumbies in a Super Rugby clash in Canberra on Friday. Visser will replace Jesse Kriel who has been named on the bench for the match at GIO Stadium (kick-off 11:40 SA time). Visser joined the …

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Shakes pleased despite Cup exit

Despite their elimination from the COSAFA Cup on Sunday, Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has heaped praise on his team, citing they dominated their encounter against Botswana. Following a goalless stalemate, Bafana lost 7-6 on penalties to the Zebras in the quarter-final clash of the Southern Hemisphere showpiece event the …

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Brussow to say goodbye to Cheetahs

Ten years after signing his first senior contract with the Cheetahs, flank Heinrich Brussow is set to leave the union. According Netwerk24, Brussow has indicated that he won’t be extending his contract with the Cheetahs after this year’s Super Rugby competition. He will only be available for his Japanese club, …

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Duminy casts eye to Bangladesh

Proteas all-rounder JP Duminy is back on home soil after another IPL venture and is already thinking about July’s tour of Bangladesh.  The 31-year-old landed at Cape Town International on Tuesday having captained the Delhi Daredevils to seventh on the IPL log and an early exit from the tournament. Having …

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