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Sports minister Mthethwa's standoff with Cricket SA's members council continues to simmer

Sports minister Mthethwa's standoff with Cricket SA's members council continues to simmer

Sports minister Nathi Mthethwa has issued an ultimatum to the Cricket South Africa (CSA) members council and given them until the end of business on Tuesday to reconsider their defiant stance or risk facing his wrath.

Chippa turn to historic first-ever cup final appearance in bid to find motivation in the league

Chippa United caretaker-coach Siyabulela Gwambi has said he hopes making a piece of history with the club’s first-ever cup final in the Nedbank Cup can also help boost the battling Eastern Cape team in the DStv Premiership.

Mpho Maleka gives insight into the plan TTM used to dump Sundowns out of the Nedbank Cup

Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) coach Mpho Maleka has given insight into the detailed plan he used to bundle defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns out of the Nedbank Cup on Sunday.

Sports Minister Mthethwa to extend Cricket SA interim board's term‚ again

Sports minister Nathi Mthethwa threatened to unleash his might on the Cricket South Africa (CSA) members council at the weekend.

Sascoc still waiting for draft amendments to the Cricket SA MOI

Sascoc president Barry Hendricks says the sports umbrella body has still not received the proposed MOI draft amendments from their member Cricket South Africa (CSA).

New Bafana coach to be unveiled on Saturday: Queiroz‚ Renard and Broos are the last men standing

The new Bafana Bafana coach will be announced on Saturday and the South African Football Association (Safa) have begun talks with the three men who have made the final shortlist.

More reaction to major European clubs announcing a breakaway Super League

Twelve of Europe's top football clubs announced on Sunday they were launching a breakaway Super League in the face of widespread opposition from within the game and beyond.

Greenwood steers United to victory over Burnley

Mason Greenwood continued his fine run of form with a second-half brace which helped Manchester United to a 3-1 home win over Burnley in the Premier League yesterday and kept them on course for a top-four finish.

Last-gasp Arsenal goal floors Fulham

Eddie Nketiah’s goal late in stoppage time for Arsenal delivered a blow to Fulham’s already slim Premier League survival hopes.

'Soulless', 'absolute disgrace': ex-players slam Super League

Former Liverpool midfielder Danny Murphy said plans for a breakaway Super League launched by 12 of Europe's top clubs were "soulless" and expected a backlash from managers and players.

Breakaway Super League announced in storm of criticism

Twelve of Europe's top football clubs launched a breakaway Super League on Sunday, launching what is certain to be a bitter battle for control of the game and its lucrative revenue.

We dug up the old Fuzile for fight against Ward, warns Chief

Expect to see the Azinga “Golden Boy” Fuzile that you all know when he takes on Martin Ward in an IBF junior-lightweight elimination fight at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas next month – warns the boxer’s trainer Mzamo “Chief” Njekanye.

Tete feels that Nontshinga really is boxing's 'Special One'

Former champ helps rookie gear up for eliminator

Top SA athletes near peak form for Olympics

Looking at the performances of SA’s top athletes at the recently concluded SA Senior Track and Field Championships, there are indications that athletics can produce a couple of medals at the Olympics.

First have fun, medals will come, Team SA told

As strange as it may seem, SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) president Barry Hendricks has given Team SA the leeway to enjoy themselves at the Olympic Games taking place in Tokyo, Japan, in July.

Mthethwa reads riot act to cricket leadership

Sports minister Nathi Mthethwa has told the  members  council of Cricket South Africa (CSA) that they have left him with no choice but to invoke his powers in terms of section 13(5) of the Sports Act and suspend the crisis-riddled organisation.

Leeuwenburgh wants to leave Citizens on a high

Outgoing Cape Town City goalkeeper Peter Leeuwenburgh says his desire to return home to the Netherlands and take his career to another level is what motivated him to sign with Eredivisie side Groningen.

Gwambi hopes cup final berth will aid Chippa

After securing a historic Nedbank Cup final spot by beating second-tier side Pretoria Callies over the weekend, Chippa United interim coach Siyabulela Gwambi has spoken about the importance of using the same energy that got them to the final to fight for survival as relegation stares them in the face.

Pule seals the deal for Pirates

Orlando Pirates bounced back from their embarrassing 1-4 defeat to Mamelodi Sundowns by beating Maritzburg United 2-0 in the DStv Premiership match at Orlando Stadium last night.

Superb Arubi sends Tshakhuma to maiden cup final

On the back of an all-around superb display throughout the match at Loftus Versfeld Stadium yesterday, Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila goalkeeper Washington Arubi also saved Mamelodi Sundowns club skipper Hlompho Kekana’s spot kick to propel the Limpopo side to the Nedbank Cup final.

Pirates bounce back with win over Maritzburg to gear up for ES Setif

Orlando Pirates bounced back from their disheartening cup exit with a 2-0 DStv Premiership win over Maritzburg United on Sunday evening.

TTM stun fancied Sundowns to book a place in Nedbank Cup final

Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) caused one of the biggest upsets in recent history by dumping defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns out of the Nedbank Cup at the semifinal stage.

Wayde van Niekerk doubts he'll be available for World Relays next month

Wayde van Niekerk won the men’s 200m crown in 20.38sec at the SA championships in Pretoria on Saturday night and then said he doubted if he would be available for World Relays in Poland on May 1 and 2.

SA coach Mark Boucher insists Proteas are on the right track

South Africa’s coach Mark Boucher is not too worried about the public’s stinging criticism of the Proteas recent string of poor results but he takes responsibility for the below par performances.

Powerful Indian cricket board goes into bat for Olympic inclusion

Cricket's bid for Olympic inclusion has received backing from the Indian board which said it was now keen to help the game become part of the world's biggest sporting extravaganza.

Minister of Sport Nathi Mthethwa threatens to ban Cricket SA

Minister of Sports Nathi Mthethwa has told the members council of Cricket South Africa (CSA) that they have left him with no choice but to invoke his powers in terms of section 13(5) of the Sports Act and suspend the crisis riddled organisation.

Sundowns to field strongest possible team against unpredictable TTM

Mamelodi Sundowns will not rest players for their Nedbank Cup‚ semifinal clash against unpredictable Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) at Loftus on Sunday afternoon.

It could have been pole, says Perez of first front row slot

Sergio Perez secured his first Formula One front-row grid position at Imola on Saturday but the Red Bull driver reckoned it was also a pole that got away.

Chippa edge uncomfortably past plucky Callies into first-ever cup final

Chippa United are into their first ever cup final, riding their luck and taking a rare chance to edge Saturday’s Nedbank Cup semifinal against plucky Pretoria Callies at Lucas Moripe Stadium 1-0.
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