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Historic day for Marine at SA Surf Lifesaving nationals

The 2015 South African Surf Lifesaving Championships concluded at Suncoast Pirates, Durban on Sunday with local club Marine Surf Lifesaving Club (SLC) clinching a historic first ever senior national title while Fish Hoek narrowly edged out the Eastern Cape’s Kings Beach for the junior spoils. Starting the day just two …

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Djokovic dominates rankings

Novak Djokovic continues to lead the men’s world tennis rankings released by the ATP on Monday. The only movement in the top 10 sees Stanlislas Wawrinka of Switzerland up a place to ninth, with Croatia’s Marin Cilic down to 10th. Serbia’s Djokovic remains on 13 845 points, ahead of Switzerland’s …

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Waratahs hold off Rebels

The Waratahs kept up the pressure on rivals the Brumbies in beating the Rebels in Sydney on Saturday. The Waratahs won 18-16 after leading 13-3 at half-time. The Waratahs scored three tries through flank Michael Hooper, centre Adam Ashley-Cooper and wing Rob Horne. Flyhalf Bernard Foley added a penalty. The …

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Stage set for 2015 SA Surf Lifesaving Champs in Durban

The country’s top surf lifesavers converge on the Suncoast Pirates Surf Lifesaving Club this weekend for the 2015 South African Surf Lifesaving Championships, with the Masters paving the way for the juniors and seniors with the SA Masters Championship title deciders on Thursday. With the mercury expected to hit the …

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Shoes’ memorial service on Friday

The memorial service of the late Bafana Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs star, John “Shoes” Moshoeu will take place on Friday, April 24 at Grace Bible Church in Soweto at 12:00. The funeral service details will be released later on Thursday. Friends and former colleagues have paid their condolences to the …

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Tributes pour in for ‘Shoes’

Tributes have poured in for the late Bafana Bafana great John ‘Shoes’ Moshoeu, who passed away at Morningside Clinic in Johannesburg on Tuesday. The African National Congress paid tribute to Moshoeu, who was a key and influential player in the Bafana Bafana squad that won the African Cup of Nations …

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Cheetahs want Smith as Currie Cup coach

The Cheetahs have offered Shimlas coach Franco Smith the job as head coach of their Currie Cup side. Ryno Opperman, chairperson of the Free State Cheetahs Company’s board, confirmed the news to Netwerk24. The 42-year-old Smith was earlier contracted as backline coach of the Free State Cheetahs’ Currie Cup team, …

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New quota for Proteas?

Cricket South Africa CEO Haroon Lorgat has not ruled out the possibility of increasing the number of players of colour required to feature for the Proteas, Netwerk24 reports. Lorgat was speaking at the launch of the new Africa T20 Cup in Johannesburg on Tuesday. At present, the target is to …

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Stormers best Super 15

The Stormers represent South Africa’s best chance of Super Rugby success in this year’s tournament, according to bookmakers. The Stormers currently find themselves in second spot in the South African Conference, some two points adrift of the Bulls after nine of the 16 scheduled pool matches. In the Stormers’ favour …

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Cup semis set to thrill

The race to claim the 2014/15 Nedbank Cup will reach fever pitch proportions this weekend as the last four clubs do battle for a place in the Cup final to be played on May 17. Ajax Cape Town, SuperSport United, Vasco Da Gama and Mamelodi Sundowns are all vying for …

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