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PRETORIA, February 15 - The South African government is geared to put up a brave fight next week at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) where local “heroine” Caster Semenya will contest the IAAF’s impending new rules on hyperandrogenism, called "Eligibility Regulations for Female Classification (Athletes with Differences of Sex Development)". “Through our department of sport and recreation we have established...
JOHANNESBURG,  March 16 – University of Pretoria-Tuks' Carina Horn raced to a time of 11.03sec on Thursday at the SA Championships to finally break Evette de Klerk’s 28-year-old 100m record set on April 20, 1990. South Africa's leading women's sprinter Horn bettered it by 0.03sec. And South Africa’s former 'First Lady of Speed' said that after all those years it was...
BIRMINGHAM, England, February 16 – As the 17th edition of the IAAF World Indoor Championships starts to zoom into focus, just two weeks away now, the mind inevitably flashes back to the ninth edition, held in the same atmospheric arena in Birmingham, 15 years ago. Arena Birmingham was known as the National Indoor Arena back then, when the 2003 IAAF...
Staff Reporter Retired former five-weight boxing world champion, Floyd Mayweather says he never agreed to face Tenshin Nasukawa in an official bout and had "never heard" of the Japanese kickboxer. Mayweather took to Instagram on Wednesday to refute reports of him officially stepping into the Octagon saying that the bout was pitched to him as "an exhibition put on for a small...
JOHANNESBURG, December 7 – An eight-foot bronze statue of Usain Bolt was unveiled at Jamaica’s National Stadium in Kingston over the weekend. The statue, sculpted by Basil Watson, shows Bolt in his trademark ‘to the world’ stance. The Jamaican sprinter, who retired after the IAAF World Championships London 2017, was at the ceremony to show his appreciation for the statue. “Never did...
(Reuters) - Conor McGregor has been charged with three counts of assault and one count of criminal mischief following a rampage at a UFC press event in Brooklyn on Thursday, the New York Police Department has told Reuters. An NYPD spokesperson said that the 29-year-old Irish fighter was in custody and would be kept there until a court hearing on...
JOHANNESBURG– South African has lost a boxing legend with news of the death of former champion and trainer Willie Toweel. Leading boxing writer Ron Jackson reported on supersport.com that Toweel, 83, passed away on Christmas evening. Toweel, who was born in 1934, won the bronze medal in the flyweight division at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki and was one of...
The Legend of the Undertaker
March 24, 1965, Huston Texas- a dead child was born. Everyone thought that there is no life for that holy kid. But just then, he woke up like he does always. He later rose from Death Valley and became the phenom he was destined to be, ie. the phenom: The Undertaker(Mark Calaway). Undertaker’s debut on WWE was in 1984. Athletes...
GOLD COAST, Australia, April 9 (ANA) - South Africa’s Chad le Clos completed an historic triple gold haul with victory in the men’s 100m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, on Monday. With his triumph, Le Clos made it gold in the 50m, 100m and 200m butterfly events. Le Clos in typical fashion started well and was...
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao put on a dominant display to stun defending champion Lucas Matthysse with a seventh round knockout to claim the WBA welterweight title in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday. The 39-year-old Filipino boxing legend looked focused and busy from the opening bell and had the 15,000 fans at the Axiata Arena on their feet when he...


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