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'Exceptional' South Africans bestowed with National Orders by Cyril Ramaphosa

'Exceptional' South Africans bestowed with National Orders by Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa awards 'exceptional' South Africans with National Orders
"He has a bag of rubbish for a heart" - Buffon slams referee Oliver

"He has a bag of rubbish for a heart" - Buffon slams referee Oliver

Juventus legendary goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has blasted match referee Michael Oliver for the controversial late penalty he gave to Real Madrid in their Champions League victory over the Seria A giants, English referee Oliver.

"He has a bag of rubbish for a heart" - Buffon slams referee Oliver
Legendary goalkeeper gets shot at by mother of ex-wife, uploads video on Facebook

Legendary goalkeeper gets shot at by mother of ex-wife, uploads video on Facebook

A trending video online showed Ukrainian goalkeeper Oleksandr Shovkovskiy being shot at by his ex-wife mother, the shotstopper who won 92 caps in goal for Ukraine in his internationals career, posted two videos on Facebook that.

Legendary goalkeeper gets shot at by mother of ex-wife, uploads video on Facebook
They're bringing home the gold: Meet SA's star athletes slaying it at the Commonwealth Games

They're bringing home the gold: Meet SA's star athletes slaying it at the Commonwealth Games

South African athletes have shown the world what they're made of at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Taking home 10 gold medals, team SA made the country proud. So, Briefly.co.za took a look at who these exceptional athletes are.

They're bringing home the gold: Meet SA's star athletes slaying it at the Commonwealth Games
Ex-Pirate’s star Thandani Ntshumayelo’s career is on a downward spiral

Ex-Pirate’s star Thandani Ntshumayelo’s career is on a downward spiral

Thandani Ntshumayelo, former Orlando Pirates central midfielder was caught with drugs in his system and is now facing a ban until 2020. This has put great pressure on his career and the soccer player is worried.

Ex-Pirate’s star Thandani Ntshumayelo’s career is on a downward spiral
Messi says Barcelona lost because Umtiti was distracted by Manchester United's interest

Messi says Barcelona lost because Umtiti was distracted by Manchester United's interest

Barcelona star man Lionel Messi has blamed his team's Champions League exit on want away defender Samuel Umtiti. The Argentine feels that the reason for the Frenchman's lack of concentration is United's persistent interest in him.

Messi says Barcelona lost because Umtiti was distracted by Manchester United's interest
Luvo Manyonga jumps to first place: SA long jump athlete breaks Commonwealth record

Luvo Manyonga jumps to first place: SA long jump athlete breaks Commonwealth record

South African long jumper Luvo Manyonga not only got first place at the Commonwealth Games, he complete crushed his opponents and the games' record. Coming in at 8.41m, the South African athlete is the new record holder.

Luvo Manyonga jumps to first place: SA long jump athlete breaks Commonwealth record
Football game turned war zone: Steve Komphela needed to be shielded from fans

Football game turned war zone: Steve Komphela needed to be shielded from fans

When the Kaizer Chiefs lost against the unfavourable Port Elizabeth side on Saturday, fans lost all control. They started ripping off fences and throwing stuff at Chiefs' coach Steve Komphela while chanting for his removal.

Football game turned war zone: Steve Komphela needed to be shielded from fans
Caster Semenya finally smashes Zola Budd’s 34-year-old record and wins gold at Commonwealth Games

Caster Semenya finally smashes Zola Budd’s 34-year-old record and wins gold at Commonwealth Games

South Africa’s golden girl of the athletics field, Caster Semenya, has finally broken Zola Budd’s 34-year-old record in the 1500 m event. Semenya smashed the record which was set in 1984 to win gold at the Commonwealth Games.

Caster Semenya finally smashes Zola Budd’s 34-year-old record and wins gold at Commonwealth Games
SA referee, Victor Gomes, rejects R362 000 bribe to fix CAF match

SA referee, Victor Gomes, rejects R362 000 bribe to fix CAF match

South African football referee Victor Gomes has reported an attempt to bribe him into fixing a Confederation of African Football (CAF) fixture between Nigerian side Plateau United and USM Alger of Algeria to CAF authorities.

SA referee, Victor Gomes, rejects R362 000 bribe to fix CAF match
Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela's CV: Meet the king of 'dololo'

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela's CV: Meet the king of 'dololo'

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela has been the butt of all Twitters jokes for his lack of Cup wins. Taking to social media, football fans shared their opionions about the man, who they said is the king of 'dololo' (nothing'.

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela's CV: Meet the king of 'dololo'
South Africa in the past decade of Commonwealth Games: Woza gold!

South Africa in the past decade of Commonwealth Games: Woza gold!

Over the past decade, South Africans have consistently performed well in the Commonwealth Games. Despite the years of isolation by the 2006 Commonwealth Games, South Africa was fifth in the medal tally for those games.

South Africa in the past decade of Commonwealth Games: Woza gold!
Former Springbok Pierre Spies is keeping the faith after hanging up his boots

Former Springbok Pierre Spies is keeping the faith after hanging up his boots

Instead of settling into a quiet life after playing at the highest level of rugby and jet-setting across the world, former Springbok Pierre Spies is putting all of his efforts into making a difference in peoples lives.

Former Springbok Pierre Spies is keeping the faith after hanging up his boots
Clash of the Titans: Who did it better Cristiano Ronaldo or Sibusiso Zuma?

Clash of the Titans: Who did it better Cristiano Ronaldo or Sibusiso Zuma?

The internet at large has been abuzz with Cristiano Ronaldo's overhead kick goal against Juventus earlier this week.It is worth remembering that it is not the first time such a goal has been scored and Sibusiso Zuma.

Clash of the Titans: Who did it better Cristiano Ronaldo or Sibusiso Zuma?
Getting 6-figure salaries: The 5 highest paid South African cricket players

Getting 6-figure salaries: The 5 highest paid South African cricket players

South Africans are excited to watch the 2018 Premier League (IPL), which is set to start soon. We'll be looking out for our local cricketers joining the international teams. But, just how much do they earn for the tournament?

Getting 6-figure salaries: The 5 highest paid South African cricket players
Soccer super star Justin Shonga: ‘I am still a police officer back home in Zambia’

Soccer super star Justin Shonga: ‘I am still a police officer back home in Zambia’

Zambian international and Orlando Pirates striker Justin Shonga says he remains a police officer back in his home country aside from being a professional soccer player here in South Africa, but says it is extremely challenging.

Soccer super star Justin Shonga: ‘I am still a police officer back home in Zambia’
Bafana Bafana’s Steven Pienaar takes a new journey onto television

Bafana Bafana’s Steven Pienaar takes a new journey onto television

Former Bafana Bafana captain Steven Pienaar has embarked on a new career journey in television. He made his debut over the Easter weekend as a pundit on the English Premier League’s very own channel, alongside some big names.

Bafana Bafana’s Steven Pienaar takes a new journey onto television
Chad le Clos wins gold in 50m butterfly at Commonwealth Games

Chad le Clos wins gold in 50m butterfly at Commonwealth Games

South Africa's golden boy of the swimming pool, Chad le Clos, has added another gold medal to his impressive collection. Le Clos won the 50m butterfly event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia a short while ago.

Chad le Clos wins gold in 50m butterfly at Commonwealth Games
Aussie rugby star in hot water for saying gay people are destined for hell

Aussie rugby star in hot water for saying gay people are destined for hell

Australia's three times player of the year winner, Israel Folau, has sparked a backlash on social media for saying gay people are destined for hell. Folau has additionally been summoned to meet with Rugby Australia bosses.

Aussie rugby star in hot water for saying gay people are destined for hell
Former Springbok wing, Bryan Habana, welcomes his second child into the world

Former Springbok wing, Bryan Habana, welcomes his second child into the world

Bryn Habana and his wife Janine have announced the birth of their second child. Habana let Mzansi know through an Instagram post of his newborn son's tiny arm resting on his chest. The Habana's currently live in France.

Former Springbok wing, Bryan Habana, welcomes his second child into the world
One giant leap: 5 fascinating facts about Luvo Manyonga, SA's long jump hero

One giant leap: 5 fascinating facts about Luvo Manyonga, SA's long jump hero

The 27-year-old has become one of the world's most recognised athletes. This is because of his athletic ability and his amazing backstory on how he overcame drug addiction to conquer the world. He is an inspiration to us all.

One giant leap: 5 fascinating facts about Luvo Manyonga, SA's long jump hero
Golden start for Team SA: Henri Schoeman wins triathlon at Commonwealth Games

Golden start for Team SA: Henri Schoeman wins triathlon at Commonwealth Games

Team South Africa has gotten off to a golden start at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. Henri Schoeman secured the team's first medal, a gold, by winning the Men's triathlon event in a time of 52 min and 31 seconds.

Golden start for Team SA: Henri Schoeman wins triathlon at Commonwealth Games
6 secrets about Caster Semenya

6 secrets about Caster Semenya

Caster Semenya has made South Africa proud despite receiving some rough treatment from the local and international media. She has always maintained her focus and is not set on taking the commonwealth games head-on.

6 secrets about Caster Semenya
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