News about another alcohol ban is fake

It is not true that President Cyril Ramaphosa is going to announce a new ban on the sale of alcohol tonight. This was confirmed by Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu in... Read more »

Lampard vs Arteta: Managers of a forgotten generation

Chelsea have rather enjoyed the FA Cup during the Premier League era and victory over Arsenal on Saturday will bring their ninth title. The man at the beginning of their renaissance was... Read more »

Ticket prices for British & Irish Lions 2021 SA tour announced

South African rugby fans hoping to attend one of the test matches when the British & Irish Lions visit our shores next year, must be prepared to fork out. Prices for tickets... Read more »

Sport, Arts and Culture update on COVID-19 progress

The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa hosts a virtual media briefing to update the nation on the progress made with regards to the COVID-19 Relief Fund allocation for the... Read more »

Sport, Arts and Culture update on COVID-19 progress

The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa hosts a virtual media briefing to update the nation on the progress made with regards to the COVID-19 Relief Fund allocation for the... Read more »

Limpopo Province takes on COVID-19 with launch of high-care centre

It was expected that Limpopo, being a largely rural province still battling to shake off its legacy of past neglect under apartheid, would be among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read more »

‘Destructive’ Stokes knocks England to victory over Windies to level series

England levelled the three-test series against West Indies after bowling the tourists out for 198 in the second innings to win by 113 runs in the final session of the second test... Read more »

Woods has back issue during second-round 76 at Memorial

DUBLIN – Five-times champion Tiger Woods said his troublesome back was an issue as he struggled during the second round of the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio on Friday. Woods, despite playing in much... Read more »

Man United still in top-four chase with win at Palace

LONDON – Manchester United kept up their chase for a Champions League qualification spot with Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial on target in a 2-0 Premier League win over Crystal Palace at... Read more »

PSL and Safa war-of-words continues ahead of season reboot

DURBAN – The tug-of-war between the Premier Soccer League (PSL) and South African Football Association (Safa) continues to take centre stage.  This after the PSL released their own statement on Tuesday evening... Read more »

PSL and Safa war-of-words continue ahead of season reboot

DURBAN – The tug-of-war between the Premier Soccer League (PSL) and South African Football Association (Safa) continues to take centre stage.  This after the PSL released their own statement on Tuesday evening... Read more »

Beauden not the only Blues danger man, says Hurricanes’ Smith

WELLINGTON – Wellington Hurricanes flyhalf Fletcher Smith says they cannot put too much focus on nullifying Beauden Barrett in their Super Rugby Aotearoa match on Saturday as the Auckland Blues have other players who... Read more »

Media briefing on the resumption of the Premier Soccer League

The chairman of the Premier Soccer League, Irvin Khoza, holds a media briefing on the resumption of the league and where it will be played. All games were suspended owing to the... Read more »

LIVE | Nelson Mandela Soccer Diplomacy Webinar

The Institute of Foreign Affairs at the University Johannesburg Centre for Africa-China Studies and the UJ Library are hosting a webinar to mark ten years after South Africa successfully hosted the 2010... Read more »

Man U cruise to another win at struggling Villa

BIRMINGHAM – Manchester United kept up their chase for a top-four spot with a comfortable 3-0 win at relegation-threatened Aston Villa in the Premier League on Thursday. The victory means United, who... Read more »

Everton held at home by ever-improving Southampton

LIVERPOOL – Everton’s Brazilian forward Richarlison cancelled out Danny Ings’s opener for Southampton as the teams drew 1-1 at Goodison Park in the Premier League on Thursday. After an impressive start, in... Read more »

New sponsor drives in to fuel rugby development

DURBAN – SA Rugby’s development programme, Get Into Rugby, has been boosted by a three-year deal with African energy brand Engen, who will also become the official fuel supplier of the Springboks... Read more »

New sponsor drive in to fuel rugby development

DURBAN – SA Rugby’s development programme, Get Into Rugby, has been boosted by a three-year deal with African energy brand Engen, who will also become the official fuel supplier of the Springboks... Read more »

Man Utd boss Solskjaer wary of Grealish threat

Manchester United must be wary of the threat posed by Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish in Thursday’s Premier League clash at Villa Park, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Wednesday. Grealish, 24,... Read more »

From pastime to fully-fledged professionalism, Shabnim is part of cricket’s growth

CAPE TOWN – Shabnim Ismail bowled her first ball in women’s international cricket 13 years ago back in 2007. It may well have been an entirely different game back then. Ismail, 31,... Read more »

Tokyo Olympics seek COVID-19 defenses, but what exactly will do?

TOKYO – As the president of the Tokyo Olympics, Yoshiro Mori knows experts will have to come up with defenses against COVID-19 for the postponed games to open a year from now. These... Read more »

Corporate and broadcast deals push PSL to restart

Corporate and broadcast deals push PSL to restart – The Mail & Guardian Welcome!Register for an account Password recovery The best local and international journalism handpicked and in your inbox every weekday Read more »

Pundits cling to football’s racial tropes

READ ALL OUR CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE When an English-speaking commentator praises a footballer’s intelligence, there is a 62.60% chance he is referring to a player with a lighter skin; if he mentions power,... Read more »