Final Call for Gauteng Sport Awards 2014 nominations

The Gauteng Sports Awards will be presented in all its excellence for the fourth year running on June 7 at the Vodadome in Midrand this year. The call goes out specifically to the numerous sports federations in South Africa, which dedicate endless hours to sourcing, developing and nurturing the immense…

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Sundowns go tied with Chiefs

Mamelodi Sundowns moved level on points with the league leaders Kaizer Chiefs after they saw off University of Pretoria 2-1 in the Tshwane derby at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Sunday.
Goals in either half by Anthony Laffor and Lebohang ‘CheeseBoy’ Mokoena was enough to set up a thrilling…

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Pole-to-flag Hamilton wins in Malaysia

Briton’s Lewis Hamilton won the Malaysian Grand Prix with a pole-to-flag victory ahead of Nico Rosberg on Sunday in a first Mercedes one-two since they returned to Formula One as a works team in 2010.
The 2008 Formula One world champion easily pulled away from his…

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Holders Ahly, Chiefs bow out

 African Champions League reigning champions Al Ahly were bundled out of the Orange CAF Champions League in the second round proper by Libya’s Ahli Benghadzi 4-2 on aggregate on Saturday.
The Libyans won the first-leg 1-0 in Benghadzi last week and they repeated the exact same…

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Proteas in World T20 semis

Stand-in skipper AB De Villiers led by example as South Africa eliminated England to reach the ICC World Twenty20 semi-finals with a three-run victory in a Group One match in Chittagong on Saturday.
Leading the side in the absence of Faf Du Plessis, who served a one…

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Sao Paulo World Cup stadium hit by third death

A construction worker at Sao Paulo’s troubled World Cup stadium was killed after falling from a stand on Saturday, bringing the number of deaths at the venue to three.
The workman fell eight metres (26 feet) as he helped install temporary seating at the ground and was taken to…

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Bucs see off Birds

  Orlando Pirates defeated Moroka Swallows 1-0 in a Soweto derby clash at the Orlando Stadium in Saturday’s ABSA Premiership action.
A 12th minute goal from Tlou Segolela was enough to hand coach Vladimir Vermezovic his third win since joining the club and a double over the Birds, with…

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SA refs for CAF duty

Daniel Bennett, Zakhele Siwela, Lwandile Mfiki, Victor Gomes, Stevens Khumalo, Johannes Mosidi and Victor Hlungwani will be flying the country’s flag when they officiate in various continental club matches over the weekend.
Daniel Bennett will be in charge of the second-leg Orange CAF Champions League second round proper…

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