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Sundowns inch closer to title - Thu, 24 Apr 2014
Sundowns are two victories away from a first Premiership title in seven years after closest rivals Chiefs and Wits drew.






Force wary of Matfield factor - Thu, 24 Apr 2014
The Western Force are wary of the threat that veteran Bulls lock Victor Matfield could pose in their Super Rugby encounter in Perth.






S Korea ferry toll hits 159 as relatives wait - Thu, 24 Apr 2014
The South Korea ferry toll has hit 159 as divers plunge deeper into submerged ferry to reach victims, and relatives of the 140 missing press the government speed up recovery.






MTN launching high speed fibre broadband - Thu, 24 Apr 2014
Mobile operator MTN has revealed an aggressive move to deliver high speed internet connections to homes.






Zuma thanks Afrikaner community - Thu, 24 Apr 2014
President Jacob Zuma has thanked the Afrikaner community for believing in a democratic and equal South Africa, at an ANC manifesto dinner in Pretoria.






Cope loses members to ANC - Thu, 24 Apr 2014
President of the Cope Youth Movement, Abel Rangata, and three other Cope members have resigned from the party to join the ANC.






SAPS complains about DA election ad - Thu, 24 Apr 2014
Icasa says it will hold a public hearing after the SA Police Service lodged a complaint over the DA's election advert.






Zuma: Fight corruption in private, public sectors - Thu, 24 Apr 2014
Corruption must be fought in both the private and public sectors, President Jacob Zuma has said.






Brüssow to be influential - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské says that Heinrich Brüssow will be influencial in his side's Super Rugby match against the Stormers.






Charl: Stick with Vern at 7 - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Charl Langeveldt has made a passionate plea to the Proteas selectors just a few days after announcing his retirement from cricket.






Chiefs' title hopes dented - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Wits have put a severe dent in Kaizer Chiefs’ title aspirations with a goalless PSL draw at Bidvest Wits Stadium.






DA: No jobs for most Gauteng youth - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
65% of young people in Gauteng will not find jobs after finishing school, DA Gauteng premier candidate Mmusi Maimane has said.






Amsterdam may ban pot shops in Red Light district - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Amsterdam has won court permission to ban marijuana cafes in its famous Red Light district, stepping up a crackdown on the city's freewheeling lifestyle.






Car bomb outside Nairobi police station kills 4 - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Police in Nairobi say a car bomb has exploded outside a police station in central Nairobi and killed four people.






Undercover cops nab smash-and-grab suspects - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Five men linked to smash-and-grab robberies in Braamfontein have been arrested.






Opposition going on and on about Nkandla - Zuma - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
President Jacob Zuma has criticised opposition parties using the Nkandla saga during their electioneering.






Land reform process lawful - Zuma - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
The land reform process is being done according to the law and the Constitution, says President Jacob Zuma.






Quotas will not be imposed - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
A 60-40 quota favouring black players would not be imposed on anybody, sport minister Fikile Mbalula has confirmed.






Don't be voting cattle, warns Tutu - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has warned South Africans to think carefully before they cast their ballots on 7 May.






Jennings' replacement named - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
CSA have announced the appointment of Shukri Conrad and Lawrence Mahatlane to the under-19 national coaching structures.






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Force wary of Matfield factor - Thu, 24 Apr 2014
The Western Force are wary of the threat that veteran Bulls lock Victor Matfield could pose in their Super Rugby encounter in Perth.

Sundowns inch closer to title - Thu, 24 Apr 2014
Sundowns are two victories away from a first Premiership title in seven years after closest rivals Chiefs and Wits drew.

Brüssow to be influential - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské says that Heinrich Brüssow will be influencial in his side's Super Rugby match against the Stormers.

Els seeks spark in Zurich - Thu, 24 Apr 2014
South African and four-time major champion Ernie Els hopes to get his season going at this week's PGA Zurich Classic.

Chiefs' title hopes dented - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Wits have put a severe dent in Kaizer Chiefs’ title aspirations with a goalless PSL draw at Bidvest Wits Stadium.

Benzema puts Real in charge - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Real Madrid have beaten Champions League holders Bayern Munich in the first leg of their semi-final in Madrid.

Phelps eager to plunge back in - Thu, 24 Apr 2014
Michael Phelps returns to competition for the first time since 2012, and the swimming superstar doesn't know just what to expect.

Waratahs' Beale needs surgery - Thu, 24 Apr 2014
Kurtley Beale needs surgery to remove a bone spur from his foot but the Australia utility back plans to delay the operation.

Charl: Stick with Vern at 7 - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Charl Langeveldt has made a passionate plea to the Proteas selectors just a few days after announcing his retirement from cricket.

Arrows down SSU to stay alive - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Golden Arrows have registered back-to-back PSL victories when they beat SuperSport United at the Princess Magogo Stadium.

Reds announce Anfield revamp - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
18-time English league champions Liverpool plan to revamp their Anfield stadium and increase capacity to just short of 60 000 fans.

Quotas will not be imposed - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
A 60-40 quota favouring black players would not be imposed on anybody, sport minister Fikile Mbalula has confirmed.

Jennings' replacement named - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
CSA have announced the appointment of Shukri Conrad and Lawrence Mahatlane to the under-19 national coaching structures.

FA charge Chelsea trio - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Chelsea were hit with disciplinary action by the FA as manager Jose Mourinho, Ramires and coach Rui Faria were charged.

Januzaj opts for Belgium - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Adnan Januzaj has decided to play international football for Belgium, the country's manager Marc Wilmots has said.

CSK too good for Royals - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
The Rajasthan Royals have pushed the self-destruct button to gift the Chennai Super Kings an IPL win in Dubai.

Murray honoured in hometown - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Andy Murray fought to hold back tears after being awarded the ceremonial freedom of his Scottish home town, Sterling.

Ivanovic strolls past Lisicki - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Ana Ivanovic has defeated Sabine Lisicki to send the Wimbledon finalist out in the first round of the Porsche Grand Prix.

Klitschko brushes off jibes - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Wladimir Klitschko has dismissed accusations of being a 'whiner' and a 'softie' from an ex-sparring partner.

Valverde wins Fleche Wallonne - Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Spaniard Alejandro Valverde has timed his attack to perfection on the gruelling Mur de Huy to win the Fleche Wallonne race.

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