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Q&A with South African athlete Akani Simbine

South African sprinter Akani Simbine recently set a new record and now he is dreaming of Olympic glory. The 22-year-old, who broke the South...

Bafana Bafana captain Meyiwa given a hero’s send-off

Tens of thousands of fans filled Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban to mourn Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa. Supporters lined the streets to the stadium from his home, forming a guard of honour, and singing and the trumpeting of vuvuzelas filled the air.

Bafana Bafana captain Meyiwa given a hero’s send-off

Tens of thousands of fans filled Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban to mourn Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa. Supporters lined the streets to the stadium from his home, forming a guard of honour, and singing and the trumpeting of vuvuzelas filled the air.

South Africa mourns captain Meyiwa

On Saturday evening he played football; on Sunday evening he was shot dead. Bafana Bafana captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was killed during a robbery, leaving sports fans reeling and the South African soccer fraternity stricken with grief. He was top of his game, leading Bafana out of the doldrums.

South Africa mourns captain Meyiwa

On Saturday evening he played football; on Sunday evening he was shot dead. Bafana Bafana captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was killed during a robbery, leaving sports fans reeling and the South African soccer fraternity stricken with grief. He was top of his game, leading Bafana out of the doldrums.

Emalahleni Girls’ Challenge encourages football for girls

While sport is seen as a career route for boys, girls are left behind. The Sports Wrap Foundation, through the Emalahleni Girls' Challenge, wants to change that, making football a viable employment option for girls, giving them strength and self-worth.

Chiefs vs Pirates remains SA’s biggest drawcard

With 64 800 tickets sold by Monday, the popularity of Premier Soccer League (PSL) giants Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates, and the popularity of the Carling Black Label Cup, which will pit the great rivals against one another, was plain to see.

Former stars get behind Carling Black Label Cup

One of the world's great club football rivalries will be on show on 26 July when Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates clash at the FNB Stadium outside Soweto in the Carling Black Label Cup, a unique contest which allows the fans to select the teams' starting line-ups.

Sibusiso Vilakazi wins Footballer of the Year award

Sibusiso Vilakazi of Bidvest Wits walked away with the big awards at the Premier Soccer League Awards ceremony in Johannesburg on Sunday evening, scooping both the Footballer of the Season and the Players' Player of the Season awards.

Chiefs, Pirates to clash in Carling Black Label Cup

Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates will renew one of the great rivalries of world football when they meet at Johannesburg's FNB Stadium on 26 July in the fourth edition of the Carling Black Label Cup - a competition which gives the fans an unprecedented say in the composition of the teams.