October 22, 2018


SARU breaks silence on rugby debacle


The rugby governing body wants the long standing decision to be made once and for all The South African Rugby Union (SARU) has finally broken its silence on the on-going Super Rugby debacle, saying the decision to have two teams dropped from the tournament will soon be made. In a statement issued Monday afternoon, Saru CEO Jurie Roux said he wanted the execution to be ‘done and dusted’. “Australia are about to announce which of their five teams will be cut (probably the Rebels or Forces) and we must do the same soon,” Roux said on Monday. “I don’t want…

Stars target ailing Downs’ scalp


Stars go into this game on the back of two successive defeats at the hands of Orlando Pirates and  Baroka FC, buy they hope to turn the corner at the expense of the defending champions    Free State Stars will be looking to bounce back from Tuesday’s loss to struggling Baroka FC by registering a massive upset when they come up against defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns in an Absa premiership clash at James Motlatsi Stadium on Saturday. Stars go into this game on the back of two successive defeats at the hands of Orlando Pirates (4-1) in a the Nedbank…

SA boxer wins second world title


New Boxing Federation International (IBF) champion Tsiko ‘Cruel Junior’ Mulovhedzi has dedicated the title, his second, to his late father whom he said he had proud and would therefore rest in peace. Ratshilumela ‘Cruel Senior’ Mulovhedzi, the man who was a source of inspiration for the Thohoyandou boxer, died in November at the age of 102. His death came at a time when his son held the International Boxing Organisation (IBO) welterweight championship belt. ‘Cruel Junior’ believes he appeased his departed mentor by winning the IBF championship belt after beating Italian Dario Socci by a unanimous point’s decision to lift…