10:12 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, April 23, 2015
EP Kings coach Mzwandile Stick has greatly increased the experience in his team for a crucial Vodacom Cup showdown against the SWD Eagles at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday (April 25) by including Springboks Luke Watson and CJ van der Linde in the match squad of 22.
Although the pair will come off the bench, Stick and skipper Tim Whitehead said their experience would be crucial in what is shapin... read more
12:18 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, April 21, 2015
CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA (CSA) has launched the 16-team Africa T20 Cup which will be the African curtain-raiser to the 2015-16 season.
Zimbabwe, Kenya and Namibia have accepted invitations to compete in the event with the other participants being the 12 CSA Affiliates as well as Associate Member, KZN Inland.
The tournament will be a World Cup-style competition, consisting of four pools of four teams each with the winners of ... read more
08:27 (GMT+2), Sun, Sunday, April 19, 2015
Cape Town - Cricket South Africa have finally responded to claims of political interference in the selection of Vernon Philander in the World Cup semi-final.
The CSA board issued a statement after CEO Haroon Lorgat the CSA commissioned certain board directors to conduct a factual examination of the team selection process for the match against New Zealand.
The review comes after Mike Horn, the motivational speaker who hel... read more
16:22 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, April 16, 2015
The annual Legends Marathon will take a massive leap on its third edition in Buffalo City on the 3rd of October this year.
Speaking at a press conference in East London on Thursday, the marathon's project manager Meta Scott said they had finally been accredited by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races.
She said they would be listed in the association's calendar of events, and this would at... read more
12:00 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, April 16, 2015
GREY High PE will face one of the toughest challenges of their rugby programme this year when they host Paul Roos Gymnasium at 3.30pm on Saturday as they seek their fourth win in a row against the Stellenbosch outfit.
After a break following the countrywide Easter rugby festivals, schools around the Eastern Cape will kick off their traditional winter programme with a full schedule of matches set for Saturday.
In Uitenhag... read more
09:18 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, April 16, 2015
Chippa United took a big step away from the relegation zone with a vital 1-0 win over Moroka Swallows at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Wednesday night.
Edward Manqele's sixth-minute strike was the difference between the sides on the night but in truth Chippa could and perhaps should have scored more.
Siyabulela Shai provided the assist for the goal and was a thorn in the side of the Dube Birds' defence all ev... read more
17:51 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, April 15, 2015
South African rugby star Schalk Burger received an emotional reception at the Laureus World Sports Awards at the Shanghai Grand Theatre on Wednesday as he accepted the Comeback of the Year Award.
Burger had a cyst next to his spinal cord and went into hospital for treatment, but developed life-threatening meningitis and was taken to intensive care. Miraculously, he battled for his life and returned to the sport he loves to ... read more
12:53 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The BLG Logistics Tuna Classic has been tweaked and improved yet again to cater for a greater audience and for more fishermen to compete. The Tuna Classic will officially be opened on the evening of the 29th April starting with team registrations and will run through until the closing function on the evening of 2nd May 2015.
The organising committee decided to add Marlin, Dorado, Skipjack Tuna and Bonito as official species... read more
10:01 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Wednesday announced a new programme to boost women’s rugby in South Africa and increase participation through the development of Youth Training Centres at selected provincial unions.
Nine coaches and administrators – including former Springbok Women stars Mandisa Williams and Yolanda Meiring – have been appointed to run the centres, which will be hosted at six provin... read more
09:27 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Eastern Province Kings coach Mzwandile Stick has named a new captain and vice-captain for the Vodacom Cup rugby match against Free State in Bloemfontein on Saturday (April 18).
A raft of injuries has seen experienced centre Tim Whitehead being installed as captain, where he replaces Shane Gates, while hooker Edgar Marutlulle takes over as vice-captain from Tim Agaba.
Agaba retains his place in the side but Stick said he ... read more
10:08 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Cricket South Africa Chief Executive, Haroon Lorgat, has thanked and paid tribute to Proteas bowling coach, Allan Donald, for his valuable guidance and contributions made to the national players over the past four years.
This appreciation was expressed after Donald confirmed his decision to step down from his role within the Proteas team management.
“Allan was and always will be a stalwart in South Africa having se... read more
09:48 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Varsity Cup have named their Dream Team to play against the Junior Boks later this month. The once off fixture will be played at Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch on the 21st of April and will be live on Supersport at 6.30pm.
Reniel Hugo from Tuks will captain the side which includes eight players from Pukke, seven from Tuks, four from Shimlas and two from UCT with one each from Maties and UKZN making up the rest o... read more
15:34 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, April 13, 2015
The EP Kings have lost a number of their key players due to injury following Saturday's 19-13 loss to Western Province in a Vodacom Cup Clash at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
The King's 3rd match of the campaign will be one to forget after centre and captain Shane Gates suffered ankle ligament damage that will keep him out for at least six weeks.
Prop Charles Marais is also out for 6 weeks with a knee ligament in... read more
12:00 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, April 13, 2015
East London's Clinton Gravett won his second race of the Tri-A-Fun triathlon series in perfect conditions on the Port Elizabeth beachfront on Sunday - and with it the series title.
Gravett's winning time was 58 minutes 50 and he was followed home by Dylan Pivo and top SA Junior Wickus Saunders - also from East London.
Richard Lawrie was the first Port Elizabeth finisher in 4th place.
The ladies race was won by... read more
11:48 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, April 13, 2015
The EP boys and girls under 18 waterpolo teams are returning home from a highly successful week at the SA National Waterpolo Championships in Durban.
The EP boys won the title for the first time in their history on Sunday, beating arch rival Western Province 14-11 in the final.
They lost to Province in the group stages but avenged that loss with a first-ever victory over the Western Cape outfit in a final.
The EP girl... read more