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AmaZulu’s new coach Johnson eager to bring back happier days to the club

Solly Makganoto DURBAN, August 14– AmaZulu new coach, Cavin Johnson has explained how he has his sights set on reviving Usuthu’s happier days in between smoothing the introduction of some of his newer charges to the Absa Premiership stage. The 58-year-old tactician had to hit the ground running after arriving in Durban on Wednesday in time for […]

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CAF president Ahmad wants African countries to support Morocco’s bid to host 2026 World Cup

JOHANNESBURG, August 14  – Following the official announcement of Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 edition of the FIFA World Cup, CAF president Ahmad Ahmad  has called on all African national associations to join forces for open and massive support for their candidature. In that context, the CAF president has received the support of the […]

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Five SA aspiring soccer youth invited to train with English Championship side Chelsea

CAPE TOWN, August 14 – Aspiring soccer stars from the Western Cape province have braved the inclement weather to compete for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with English champions, Chelsea. Unilever is organizing the trials through its Shiled brand, the country’s number one-selling deaodorant, following its partnership with the London-based club, announced a few months […]

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Semenya sets up another tilt at gold with easy semifinal win in 800m semifinals

LONDON, August 12 – Olympic champion Caster Semenya set herself up for IAAF World Championships gold in London on Friday night, winning her semifinal at a canter. Semenya clocked 1min 59.90sec to beat Poland’s Angelika Cichocka into second spot (1:59.32). American Charlene Lipsey, who had looked so good in the heats, took the field through the bell […]

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Van Niekerk agonisingly close to dream ‘gold double’ as he has to settle for silver in 200m

JOHANNESBURG, August 11 – Olympic 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk’s dream of a double 200/400m triumph came within 0.02sec of being realised at the IAAF World Championships in London on Thursday night. Having won the 400m final two nights previously, Van Niekerk had snuck into the final as the fastest semifinal loser on Wednesday night. But on Thursday it was Turkey’s […]