• Rutendo wins 2017 Polokwane Mayoral Marathon

    BUKUTA NKUNA THE half-packed old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane, Limpopo, erupted when 28-year old Mapoto Rutendo crossed the line to win the 42,2 km mayoral marathon on Saturday. Rutendo pocketed R10 000 in prize money after showing Pule Maeko and Lucas Raserushe a clean pair of running shoes. Maeko and Raserushe came second and third, […]
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  • Speculation over Teko Modise’s future

    THOLAKELE MNGANGA IT’S still unknown if midfield general Teko Modise’s impending departure from Mamelodi Sundowns will also signal the end of his playing career. But coach Pitso Mosimane knows that the ‘General’ has achieved the dream of many footballers, having won trophies and represented his country at the highest level. Mosimane has paid tribute to […]
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  • Manyisa: Beacon of hope for Bucs

    NATHI KUBYANE ORLANDO Pirates midfield maestro and captain, Oupa “Ace” Manyisa, may be the player carrying the hopes of the lacklustre Bucaneers to lift the Nedbank Cup. Coach Kjell Jonevrete has been impressed by the improvement Manyisa has shown in the past few games. “When I arrived, everybody talked that Oupa had been a little […]
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  • Eymael Controversy Lurking In Celtic’s Limpopo Return

    GIFT NDOLWANE THE spotlight will once again fall on beleaguered former Polokwane City coach, Luc Eymael, when Bloemfontein Celtic visit Limpopo for a relegation decider against bottom-placed Baroka FC this weekend. The two struggling sides clash at the New Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane in a 15h00 kick-off on Sunday, a week after the Premier […]
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  • Tributes For Nick Durandt

    THOLAKELE MNGANGA TRIBUTES have poured in for the late boxing trainer Nick Durandt following his death on Friday in a motorcycle accident. Durandt (53), who was Crusaders Bike Club’s president, reportedly collided with a vehicle between Bethlehem and Clarens in the Free State. During his career as a boxing trainer, he produced 30 world champions […]
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  • Easter Football Tournament In Limpopo

    Plans are afoot to improve sport in previously disadvantaged communities through the Rural Sport Development Programme by the National Department of Sport and Recreation. But residents of rural communities such as Mahlashi in Limpopo are continuing to do it for themselves with limited resources and facilities. LUCAS LEDWABA captured the action of a top 16 […]
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  • Tug of war over successful former Polokwane City Coach Luc Eymael

    GIFT NDOLWANE ANYTHING Belgian Luc Eymael has touched since he began coaching in Africa has turned to gold, which best explains the protracted tug of war between Bloemfontein Celtic and Polokwane City over his services. Born 57 years ago in the southeast Tongeren, the former goalkeeper who famously played over 700 matches, has become a journeyman, a successful one for that matter, since he began coaching […]
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  • Quinton de Kock hopes Russell Domingo will reapply for Proteas’ coach position 

    THOLAKELE MNGANGA QUINTON de Kock is hopeful that Russell Domingo will reapply for his position as Proteas coach at the end of August after the Proteas manager admitted he’d have to “think about it” when it comes to his long term future with the team. Cricket South Africa (CSA) advertised the position of the coach in January immediately after the Test series victory of […]
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  • Punching above her weight: Limpopo-based boxer carries family legacy

    GLACIER NKHWASHU OUR environments shape us for the future and it was no surprise when Bukiwe Nonina donned gloves and challenged opponents pound for pound. The female boxing champion from Giyani in Limpopo grew up surrounded by boxers. The sweat and testosterone in the family drove her to want to learn more and get involved in the sport. The 25-year old said her brothers were […]
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  • Baroka boss sings different tune

    NATHI KUBYANE WHILST most football fans have resigned themselves to the fact that Baroka FC would be out of the PSL next season, the team’s CEO Morgan Mammila is singing a different tune. Mammila remains optimistic and faithful that the co-coaches, Kgoloko Thobejane and Milton Dlamini, have abilities to save the team from automatic relegation to the National First Division (NFD). The team has […]
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