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The last weeks PSL Wrapup

A comprehensive wrap of all the collated matches, scores and match reports for all the midweek PSL matches. Friday, March 11 Maritzburg United 2-0 Golden Arrows – MATCH REPORT Saturday, March 12 Black Aces 1-1 University of Pretoria – MATCH REPORT Orlando Pirates 5-0 Jomo Cosmos – MATCH REPORT Sunday, …

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Chiefs name team for Kings tussle

kaizer chiefs

A largely new-look forward pack will front up for the Chiefs when they take on the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Head coach Dave Rennie has made numerous changes to the team that lost 36-32 to the Lions in Hamilton last Saturday. The revamped front row sees Mitchell …

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Malinga steps down as WT20 captain

Defending champions Sri Lanka said Lasith Malinga was stepping down as captain of their World Twenty20 side on Tuesday after the team’s disastrous Asia Cup showing, with Angelo Mathews to skipper the team in India. The announcement comes only hours after Sri Lanka’s sports minister sacked the country’s cricket selectors …

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Senatla makes Las Vegas Dream Team

Seabelo Senatla

Springbok Sevens speedster Seabelo Senatla was included in the Las Vegas Dream Team following the conclusion of the World Rugby Sevens Series event there this past weekend. The Blitzboks finished third in the tournament after beating hosts USA 21-10 in the Bronze Final at Sam Boyd Stadium. Earlier, the South …

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Petersen comes clean on fixing scandal

Alviro Petersen

Former Proteas batsman Alviro Petersen has revealed some shocking ‘facts’ over his involvement in Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) most recent match-fixing investigation.  CSA suspended Gulam Bodi for 20 years following his confession of trying to fix matches in last year’s RAM SLAM T20 Challenge, and since then names of other …

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Hewitt may come out of retirement

Lleyton Hewitt may break his short-lived retirement as a replacement for Nick Kyrgios in Australia’s Davis Cup World Cup tie against the United States at Kooyong in Melbourne on Friday. The veteran nominated himself in a playing capacity Thursday for his countryman, who has been battling illness and a back …

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Oosthuizen claims Perth International win

Louis Oosthuizen made his first tournament appearance in Australia a winning one, shooting a 1-under 71 for a one-stroke victory at the Perth International on Sunday. The former British Open champion, who led by three strokes going into the final round, finished with a 16-under total of 272 in the …

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Komphela: Chiefs firmly focused

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela admits that his side are completely focused on their final Cape Town PSL fixture. According to the club’s website, Chiefs will be hosting the last of their trio of games when they host SuperSport United at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday, February 20. During the …

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FIFA departure leaves Blatter ‘so sad’

Suspended Sepp Blatter admitted his sadness at the nature of his departure from his job as FIFA president during a French radio interview on Thursday, saying he has been left defenceless. “The departure that is being prepared for me is so sad. There are situations against which one has no …

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