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South African middle-distance runner and 2016 Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya

Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya moved closer to qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Games in a new event after defending her South African championships 5,000m title in Pretoria, on Thursday. Semenya trimmed nearly 15 seconds off her personal best by crossing the line in 15 minutes 52.28 sec — 42.28 sec outside the …

Victor Osimhen Has Come In Aid For Disabled Woman

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has decided to help 26-year-old single mother named Mary Daniel who has been trending since she was spotted hawking water with one leg. There have been reports that Mary Daniel lost her parents years back in an accident which also took away one of her legs and had to face …

Former Bok player Kobus Wiese

Rugby giant, Kobus Wiese, is in hospital following a heart attack. According to a colleague of Wiese, the former Springbok lock seems to be in a stable condition, following surgery to insert a stent. Fellow Springbok and close friend Toks van der Linde said Wiese is currently in a stable condition in ICU at Panorama …

Molefi Ntseki sacked as Bafana Bafana head coach

The South African Football Association have confirmed the sacking of Molefi Ntseki as Bafana Bafana head coach following their team’s failure to qualify for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations. More to follow…

Ghanaian referee collapses during Afcon qualifier

Ghana Premier League referee Bulu went to ground in the 81st minute, moments after showing signs of uneasiness which caught the attention of players from both sides. After receiving medical care, the referee was carried off the pitch on a stretcher, forcing the match to be cut short as the fourth referee, who could have …

Bafana failed to reach the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon next year as they lost their final Group C qualification match 2-0 to Sudan in Omdurman on Sunday. Two first half goals by Saifeldin Maki and Abdel Raman Yousif gave hosts Sudan the win and the second qualification spot in Group C. In …

Dean Carelse. (Facebook/Dean Carelse)

Former Grey High School First XV rugby coach Dean Carelse was arrested in Australia after being found with child pornography. Carelse, 40, was the Water Polo Queensland coach at the time of his arrest, a job from which he has since been suspended. He is famously known to South Africans as having coached in South Africa …

Controversy As Jos Football Club Signs ’25 Year Old’ Goalkeeper, Gobun Rotduwe

Gobun Rotduwe is a 25-year-old footballer who plays for the Plateau State-based club,Mighty Jets International Jos as a goalkeeper. Since his photos surfaced on social media a couple of days ago, netizens have preferred to disagree with his alleged age. Some trolls on social media stated that he is not a 25-year-old man due to his physical …

Naledi Marape attained the rank of Woman FIDE Master.

Naledi Marape was the only female at a tournament played in South Africa. She was also the first girl in the history of the Africa Schools Championship to participate in the boys/Open section. She won a bronze medal, which meant she qualified for a non-women World Chess Federation (FIDE) title of Candidate Master (CM). “I …

Mzansi mourns death of Itumeleng Khune’s sister Mapula Khune (27)

Itumeleng Khune’s sister Meiki Mapula Khune passed away last night (Wednesday night). Reports suggest that she died when her parents home caught fire and burnt to ashes during the night of Wednesday. At the time of her death, she was working in the marketing industry and was also the CEO of Khune Foundation.