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Soccer: Nigeria seal Nations Cup place with draw in South Africa

17 Nov 2018

JOHANNESBURG Nigeria secured a place at the 2019 African Nations Cup finals with a deserved 1-1 draw with hosts South Africa in their Group E qualifier at Soccer City on Saturday.

Soccer-Nigeria seal Nations Cup place with draw in South Africa

17 Nov 2018

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 17 Nigeria secured a place at the 2019 African Nations Cup finals with a deserved 1-1 draw with hosts South Africa in their Group E qualifier at Soccer City on Saturday.

Amateurs must be king to keep game growing says Player

06 Nov 2018

JOHANNESBURG Amateur golfers need to be made a priority to keep the sport growing even though the professional game is a multi-million dollar industry and getting stronger, Gary Player told Reuters in a frank discourse on the future of the game. | Video

Rugby - Bok veteran Aplon gets surprise call-up for November internationals

27 Oct 2018

CAPE TOWN South Africa have named veteran Gio Aplon in their squad for the November internationals, the speedy outside back’s call-up coming six years after he last played for the Springboks.

Sharks gain revenge to lift South Africa’s Currie Cup

27 Oct 2018

CAPE TOWN Hooker Akker van der Merwe and flank Tyler Paul scored second half tries as the Sharks lifted South Africa's domestic Currie Cup with a 17-12 final victory over holders Western Province at Newlands on Saturday.

Erasmus unsure over England tactics ahead of Twickenham clash

26 Oct 2018

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus is unsure what to expect from England as he prepares to field a relatively inexperienced side in the opening test of the Springboks’ November internationals at Twickenham next Saturday.

Cricket: South Africa captain Du Plessis braced for hostile reception in Australia

23 Oct 2018

JOHANNESBURG South African captain Faf du Plessis said his team were braced for a hostile reception from supporters and the media when they travel to play their "favourite" opposition Australia for a limited overs tour next month.

Cricket-South Africa captain Du Plessis braced for hostile reception in Australia

23 Oct 2018

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 23 South African captain Faf du Plessis said his team were braced for a hostile reception from supporters and the media when they travel to play their "favourite" opposition Australia for a limited overs tour next month.

Madagascar seal first ever Nations Cup berth along with Egypt, Tunisia

16 Oct 2018

CAPE TOWN Madagascar qualified for their first ever African Nations Cup finals after beating Equatorial Guinea 1-0 at home on Tuesday and were later joined by Egypt, Senegal and Tunisia in the 24-team field for next year's expanded finals.

'Golden Girl' Coventry plans Zimbabwe's Olympic revival

14 Sep 2018

HARARE Zimbabwe's new minister of sport Kirsty Coventry believes the country needs to be more "strategic" in the development of Olympic athletes as she seeks to unlock the potential of the African nation on the global stage.

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