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Cape Town All Stars part ways with Kapoweza

Cape Town All Stars Football Club have confirmed the departure of the club’s Chief Executive Officer, Elasto Kapoweza, the two parties agreeing by mutual consent to end his contract with Igugu Lekapa. The former Zimbabwean international midfielder has asked that he be allowed to move back to Johannesburg to be …

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Lions proved they are kings of Bok jungle

Listening to the Springboks being booed off the pitch by a gatvol Ellis Park crowd while trailing 19-3 to Ireland at half-time in the second Test on Saturday, I found my head spinning around like a washing machine drum during its last cycle. No, it wasn’t a bad reaction between …

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Eagle seals double success for Strydom at Wingate

Ockie Strydom

This until Ockie Strydom pulled off a gritty eagle at 18 to pocket the Wingate Challenge title on Wednesday. The Sunshine Tour campaigner drained a tricky putt from the back fringe at the final hole for a three to close with an even-par 72 and defeated Juan Swart and Morne …

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Coetzee named captain of Bafana Bafana’s COSAFA Cup

Rivaldo Coetzee

The Kakamas-born defender Rivaldo Coetzee will captain Bafana Bafana’s COSAFA Cup squad against neighbours Lesotho on Saturday afternoon. The clash will take place at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, Namibia (kickoff is at 15h00 local time, SA time 16h00). Rivaldo is the most capped player in this squad and will partner …

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Junior Springboks hammer Japan

The Junior Springboks, after trailing 19-7 at one stage, won their opening match 59-19 against Japan at the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Manchester, on Tuesday afternoon. The South Africans were given an almighty scare by Japan after winger Ataata Moeakiola’s hat-trick in the first half, but the 2012 champions …

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Golf RSA’s Naidoo lands Big Easy victory

Golf RSA National Squad member Dylan Naidoo became the first amateur and youngest winner of a Sunshine Big Easy Tour event when he lifted the Big Easy Observatory title with a two-stroke victory on Wednesday. The 18-year-old Modderfontein golfer upstaged a field of 109 professionals with rounds of 64 and …

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Blitzboks lose in London Sevens final

The Springbok Sevens team on Sunday lost the HSBC London Sevens final 27-26 to Scotland but will look back on a fine year in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. The team also finished second overall in the series, with Fiji again crowned series champions. The Springbok Sevens team contested …

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