June 24, 2017

News:

Will Domingo apply to remain Proteas coach?

The “will he or won’t he” scenario around whether Russell Domingo will apply to continue as the Proteas coach will have to be decided soon as Cricket South Africa set the wheels in motion on Thursday. The CSA Board of Directors have approved the process to appoint the next Proteas head coach at a meeting in Johannesburg, and hope to have the chosen candidate and his management team decided by September. Domingo’s current contract expires at the end of the England tour. The Proteas left South Africa on Tuesday ahead of a three-game ODI series against the English, which is…

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Chelsea scouts eye FS talent

Aspiring footballers in the Free State are set to benefit from the technical expertise of the coaching staff of newly crowned English Premier League champions Chelsea Football Club, who are in the country to unearth fresh talent. The initiative, courtesy of the club’s partnership with deodorant company Shield, offers young South Africans footballer across the country a chance to shows case there skills to the Chelsea coaching staff. The ultimate prize for the competition which started on Monday and ends on September 30 will be training with the Blues at their Cobham base. The training trials will be spread across…

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White Buffalo’ Botha rematch with SBW on the cards

Sonny Bill Williams is looking to resurrect his boxing career with a bout against South Africa’s Frans ‘White Buffalo’ Botha in Johannesburg in late September. Botha, who held the IBF heavyweight title briefly after defeating Axel Schultz in Germany back 1995, told the African News Agency (ANA) that Williams’ camp had approached him for a return bout in an attempt to rekindle his boxing career. “It sounds like Sonny Bill wants to get serious about boxing again and I’m happy to fight him,” said Botha, who lost a controversial points decision to Williams in 2013, in Australia, where they fought…

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