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Jomo Sono: Character Assassination or Financial Abuse?

Jomo Sono

The fear of losing their jobs and being victimized are two of the reasons many Jomo Cosmos players are suffering in silence even though they allegedly haven’t been paid full salaries by South African football club owner Jomo Sono since September last year. Sono admits he owes players money but claims that Clifford Mulenga, who has spoken out about what ... Read More »

Percy Tau Deserves To Play In Europe

Percy Tau

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso ‘Jingles’ Mosimane believes his favourite son, Percy Tau deserves to play in Europe and wishes him well at his new football club Brighton & Hove Albion in England. Tau signed a four-year deal with Brighton in the English Premier League but he will be loaned out for the 2018/19 season to gain European experience. The Bafana ... Read More »

South African Roots Still Run Deep in Federer and Anderson

Federer and Anderson

In spite of the fact that Kevin Anderson wants to become an American citizen and Roger Federer represents Switzerland, these two top tennis stars both have South African blood running strongly through their veins. Kevin Anderson Kevin Anderson started playing tennis professionally in South Africa at a tender age of just 17. Born in Johannesburg, he spent most of his ... Read More »

WPA Backs Muslim Athletes Objection to Lotto Logo

Lotto logo on new licence

By PENNY SWIFT Western Province Athletics (WPA) has announced that it will not take action against Muslim athletes who refuse to display the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) Lotto logo printed on Athletic South Africa (ASA) licences. Following complaints from a number of clubs, WPA has also labelled the issue involving licences and sponsors a “debacle”. According to the Holy Qur’an, ... Read More »

Australian Open All-Williams Final: The Dream

Australian Open

By TOKELO MARTIN MOKHESI  The Williams sisters keep making tennis history. Nearly two decades after Venus Williams first beat her younger sister Serena in the Australian Open in 1998, the professional sibling rivalry continues as they are set to face each other in their ninth grand slam finals on Saturday. It will be the 28th time in their legendary tennis careers ... Read More »

Serena Williams: Playing Tennis While Black

Serena Williams

By MANDISI MAJAVU Early this month, Serena Williams wrote an article for TIME magazine announcing that she has decided to end her 14-year boycott of the Indian Wells tennis tournament. The last time she played at the tournament in 2001, she was subjected to racial abuse. She recounts the whole incident in chapter four of her autobiography, My life: Queen of the court. According ... Read More »

King of Boxing, Muhammad Ali Home for Birthday After Hospital Treatment for Urinary Tract Infection

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali, the world’s greatest heavyweight boxer of all time, is spending his 73rd birthday at home with family and friends today, a day after being discharged from hospital where he had been in intensive care. The boxing hero was admitted to hospital in Louisville last month on December 20 with what was initially diagnosed as pneumonia. Doctors later re-diagnosed ... Read More »

How to Get to Play Hockey for Your National Team

One of the most popular team sports in Canada is hockey and some of the best known Canadian athletes are hockey players. Successful hockey players are often a product of years of hard work, training, dedication and good nutrition among many other things. A good hockey workout program is an essential component of the training of any aspiring pro hockey ... Read More »