Written by: Floyd Nkanyane Benfica Edge Marseille in Entertaining Tie  Benfica took a slender 2-1 lead against Marseille in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final tie. Rafa Silva and Angel Di Maria scored for the Portuguese hosts, while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pulled one back for Marseille to keep the tie alive ahead of the […]


April 9, 2024

Written by: Floyd Nkanyane South African teams made their mark in the Investec Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup knockout rounds, with the Vodacom Bulls and DHL Stormers delivering impressive performances against European heavyweights.   The Bulls secured a quarterfinal berth in the Champions Cup with a dominant 59-19 victory over Lyon. However, their away […]

Written by: Floyd Nkanyane Lucknow Super Giants beat Gujarat Titans by a margin of 33 runs, propelling them to third place in the IPL 2024 standings after earning six points in four games. GT holds the seventh position in the rankings, having accumulated four points from five matches. In Sunday’s other match, Mumbai Indians secured […]

Written by: Floyd Nkanyane   Red Bull and Max Verstappen bounced back strongly after their unexpected Melbourne retirement with their third one-two of 2024; Carlos Sainz beats Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc for final podium spot; Race halted on first lap due to Daniel Ricciardo and Alex Albon collision. Top score for Red Bull Max Verstappen […]

Written by: Floyd Nkanyane Athletic Bilbao finally won the Copa del Rey after 40 years by defeating Mallorca 4-2 in a penalty shootout. Dani Rodriguez put Mallorca in front in the 21st minute at a full La Cartuja, but Oihan Sancet equalized for Athletic shortly after half-time. There were no additional goals, so the match […]

Written by: Kamogelo Mogale   Reigning DStv Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns will square off against Tanzanian Premier League champions Young Africans Sports Club in their CAF Champions League 2nd leg quarterfinals match at the Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria on Friday evening. The two sides played out to a goalless stalemate in the 1st leg […]

Written by: Floyd Nkanyane   The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad witnessed a nail-biting Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter on Thursday, where the Punjab Kings pulled off a remarkable run-chase against the Gujarat Titans. The match was a rollercoaster of emotions, with both teams showcasing their prowess and determination until the very last ball. Gujarat […]

Written by: Floyd Nkanyane   The South African sports community is mourning the devastating loss of 24-year-old Luke Fleurs, a promising defender for renowned club Kaizer Chiefs. In a terribly sad incident, Fleurs was fatally shot during an armed carjacking on Wednesday night at a gas station in the Johannesburg suburb of Florida. According to […]

Written by: Kamogelo Mogale   Young Africans SC president and chairman of the newly established African Clubs Association (ACA) Engineer Hersi Ally Said has urged South African Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates to establish their women teams. Amakhosi and the Buccaneers  are some of the biggest clubs in Africa that have yet to […]

Written by: Floyd Nkanyane   Paris (AP) – After a century-long wait, the Olympic Games are finally returning to the City of Light. When the opening ceremony commences on July 26th, 2024 at the iconic Stade de France, all eyes will be on Paris as it plays host to the XXXIII Olympiad. It’s been 100 […]

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