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Stars and Chiefs slapped with suspensions

Free State Stars and Kaizer Chiefs will both be without two players each for their Absa Premiership showdown in Bethlehem this week. Ea Lla Koto are missing influential pair Justice Chabalala and Lucky Mohomi, while Amakhosi will be without defenders Keegan Ritchie and Lorenzo Gordinho. The quartet are among six …

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SA Swimmer Brad Tandy off to Rio

South African freestyle swimmer Brad Tandy is heading for the Rio Olympics later this year. The United States based sprinter nailed a 22.13 seconds finish in the heats of the 50m sprint at last month’s national aquatic championships in Durban and cemented his spot by winning the final, again within …

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Sundowns clinches seventh Absa Premiership

Mamelodi Sundowns

Mamelodi Sundowns clinched a record seventh Absa Premiership title with two matches to spare after they thumped University of Pretoria 3-0 at the Tuks Stadium on Wednesday night. Liberian international Anthony Laffor, who won his second league title with the Brazilians to go with the three titles he won at …

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Pfeifer and Theron share Nedbank SA Open tie

American Chad Pfeifer rolled in a clutch putt for par at the final hole to celebrate a wire-to-wire victory in the Nedbank SA Disabled Open, while 19-year-old Stellenbosch University student Charl Theron upstaged South Africa’s big guns to top the local challenge with a tie for fourth on Wednesday. Pfeifer …

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Hookers Strauss and Moore face off

Adriaan Strauss

Two hookers, both strongly fancied as starters for their national sides South Africa and Australia, will be up against each other in a Super Rugby clash on Friday night when the Brumbies host the Bulls at the GIO Stadium in Canberra. Brumbies’ Stephen Moore and Bulls Adriaan Strauss will probably …

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Mamelodi Sundowns edge closer to title

Mamelodi Sundowns edge closer to title

Mamelodi Sundowns edged closer to the title and Maritzburg United closer to relegation following the latest round of Absa Premiership action over the weekend. The Brazilians beat Kaizer Chiefs in a pulsating contest in Pretoria, while their closest rivals Bidvest Wits dropped more points. Meanwhile, in the relegation scrap, the …

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Lions mauled by the Hurricanes

Suffering a humiliating 50-17 hammering the Canes scored seven tries to three and being outplayed from the start the Lions have to wonder where they are headed now after being embarrassed and outplayed in this manner and in all facets. The Hurricanes appeared more street-wise and seemed to have an …

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Wheelchair gladiators primed for SA Open

Popular Afrikaans musician Mathys Roets and highly-rated former Border left-hand batsman Ralph Cullinan come from very diverse backgrounds, lead vastly different lives and don’t even speak the same language. Yet, on the eve of their debut in the 2016 Nedbank SA Disabled Golf Open, the pair discovered that they share …

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Mdudu counting days to SA Open

Mdudu counting days to SA Open

The flight is exciting. Playing in the 18th Nedbank SA Disabled Golf Open is a massive deal, but the prospect of lining up alongside the legendary Manuel de los Santos from the Dominican Republic at Zwartkop Country Club from 2-4 May has the 18-year-old leg amputee from the Western Cape …

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