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Following two months of inactivity, Bafana Bafana is playing a side that embarrassed them with a 3-1 defeat last year.

Mashaba eager to win game against Mauritania

Monday 29 August 2016 16:19

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba says they will not take their final match against Mauritania in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier lightly, despite it being a match of no consequence.

Mashaba eager to win game against Mauritania

Monday 29 August 2016 16:19

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba says they will not take their final match against Mauritania in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier lightly, despite it being a match of no consequence.

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AmaTuks kick off NFD season with a win

Monday 29 August 2016 12:21

Saturday’s opening day of the National First Division season saw wins for AmaTuks, Mthatha Bucks, Santos and Thanda Royal Zulu, while the KZN derby was drawn.

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Sundowns get Chippa, Wits face City in MTN8 semifinals

Monday 29 August 2016 05:33

League champions Mamelodi Sundowns were drawn against Chippa United while Bidvest Wits will face newcomers Cape Town City in the semi-finals of the MTN8.

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Proteas ahead with New Zealand 38/3 at stumps

Sunday 28 August 2016 20:31

The Proteas declared their first innings closed on 481/8 shortly after tea on Sunday.

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Sundowns surge into semis with 3-1 win over SuperSport

Sunday 28 August 2016 18:43

Mamelodi Sundowns progressed to the semi-finals of the MTN8 with a 3-1 win over SuperSport United at Loftus Versfeld on Sunday afternoon.

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Alebachew wins 42km Mandela Marathon

Sunday 28 August 2016 11:42

Selam Abere Alebachew of Ethiopia has just won the women's 42-kilometre Nelson Mandela Marathon at Piertermaritzburg in the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) midlands.

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Argentina run out close-shave 26-24 victors over Boks

Sunday 28 August 2016 11:00

Argentina closed out a pulsating encounter in dramatic fashion to run out 26-24 winners over South Africa in their Rugby Championship Test at the Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta, Buenos Aires.

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Thousands of athletes kick-off annual Mandela marathon

Sunday 28 August 2016 07:53

Thousands of athletes have kicked-off their annual 42 kilometres Mandela marathon from Indumiso campus in Imbali Township near Pietermaritzburg.

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Wits overpower Bucs in MTN8 Cup

Sunday 28 August 2016 06:09

Bidvest Wits recovered from a goal down to beat Orlando Pirates 2-1 in a compelling MTN8 quarterfinal clash at the Bidvest Stadium on Saturday night.

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Sharks retain unbeaten record over spirited Blue Bulls

Saturday 27 August 2016 21:35

The Sharks retained their unbeaten record in the 2016 Currie Cup competition with a well-taken 26-19 win over a spirited Blue Bulls side at Kings Park, Durban, on Saturday.

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