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Coutinho, Neymar score as Brazil beat hard fighting Costa Rica 2-0

Coutinho, Neymar score as Brazil beat hard fighting Costa Rica 2-0

Coutinho, Neymar score as Brazil beat hard fighting Costa Rica 2-0
Bloemfontein Celtic captain welcomes Steve Komphela to club

Bloemfontein Celtic captain applauds appointment of Steve Komphela as club coach

Bloemfontein Celtic captain Patrick Tignyemb has applauded the appointment of former Kaizer Chiefs head coach Steve Komphela as the new coach at the club. He said he was incredibly pleased with the announcement and was excited.

Bloemfontein Celtic captain applauds appointment of Steve Komphela as club coach
Costa secures Spain's first win with a 1-0 victory over Iran

Costa secures Spain's first win with a 1-0 victory over Iran

Spain finally got their first win at the Russia 2018 World Cup with a 1-0 win over Iran in their second Group B match. The first half was deadlocked as there was no clear attempt on goal from either side, only a deflected shot.

Costa secures Spain's first win with a 1-0 victory over Iran
Suarez’s goal hands Uruguay second round spot after overcoming Saudi Arabia

Suarez’s goal hands Uruguay second round spot after overcoming Saudi Arabia

However, it was a different Saudi Arabia side that employed all in their arsenals, to ensure they didn’t suffer another humiliating defeat like in their opening fixture against Russia.Uruguay will battle tournament hosts’ Russia.

Suarez’s goal hands Uruguay second round spot after overcoming Saudi Arabia
Abel Mabaso explains why he left Chippa United for Orlando Pirates

Abel Mabaso explains why he left Chippa United for Orlando Pirates

Abel Mabaso has revealed that he jumped at the unexpected opportunity to move to Orlando Pirates. Mabaso was one of Chippa United’s star performers last season and attracted the attention of the Soweto giants and their scouts.

Abel Mabaso explains why he left Chippa United for Orlando Pirates
5 exotic cars you will find in Messi's amazing garage

5 exotic cars you will find in Messi's amazing garage

No doubt Barcelona's Lionel Messi is the highest paid footballer after signing a new deal with the Catalan club with £500,000 weekly wages. And you can be sure that the Argentinian superstar has a fleet of collection of cars.

5 exotic cars you will find in Messi's amazing garage
Kaizer Motaung praises Chiefs youth development programme for delivering talented players

Kaizer Motaung praises Chiefs youth development programme for delivering talented players

Kaizer Chiefs chairperson Kaizer Motaung has revealed his personal pride on the club’s youth development programme. Motaung praised the club’s ability to produce talented superstar players from within its own ranks.

Kaizer Motaung praises Chiefs youth development programme for delivering talented players
Kaizer Chiefs pain continues as club’s technical advisor rumoured to be leaving

Kaizer Chiefs pain continues as club’s technical advisor rumoured to be leaving

Kaizer Chiefs could possibly be dumped into an even bigger technical staff shortage crisis. The club's technical advisor Rob Hutting is yet to sign a new contract with the side, despite his current contract ending next week.

Kaizer Chiefs pain continues as club’s technical advisor rumoured to be leaving
Platinum Stars now known as Cape Umoya United and based in Cape Town

Bye-bye Platinum Stars, hello Cape Umoya United: club confirms name change

Platinum Stars officials have confirmed that the club would be moving from Rustenburg in the North West to Cape Town and would change its name to Cape Umoya United. The move was rumoured after a group of investors bought the club.

Bye-bye Platinum Stars, hello Cape Umoya United: club confirms name change
Sports minister Thokozile Xasa to study Ashwin Willemse report before commenting

Sports Minister to study Ashwin Willemse findings before making public statement

Minister of sport Thokozile Xasa has remained silent on the findings of an independent report into the infamous incident between Ashwin Willemse, Naas Botha and Nick Mallet. She will study the report before commenting.

Sports Minister to study Ashwin Willemse findings before making public statement
Senegal defeat Poland 2-1 in Group H at Russia 2018 World Cup

Senegal defeat Poland 2-1 in Group H at Russia 2018 World Cup

Senegal on Tuesday, June 19, became the first African side to record a win at the 2018 FIFA World Cup as they defeated Poland 2-1 in the second game in Group H. Thiago Cionek scored an own goal while Niang scored the winner.

Senegal defeat Poland 2-1 in Group H at Russia 2018 World Cup
Japan beat Colombia 2-1 in tough Group H opener

Japan beat Colombia 2-1 in tough Group H opener

Interestingly, Carlos Sanchez's red card after two minutes and 56 seconds entered the history books as the second fastest shown in World Cup history, after Jose Alberto Batista for Uruguay vs Scotland in 1986 with Japan win.

Japan beat Colombia 2-1 in tough Group H opener
Meet the architect behind the provocatively-shaped 2022 World Cup stadium

Meet the architect behind the provocatively-shaped 2022 World Cup stadium

Zaha Hadid, the female architect responsible for masterminding designs for the Al-Wakrah sports stadium for the 2022 World Cup that strongly resembles female genitalia, has described the comparison as really embarrassing.

Meet the architect behind the provocatively-shaped 2022 World Cup stadium
Orlando Pirates release van Heerden and promise to unveil even more new players

Orlando Pirates release van Heerden and promise to unveil even more new players

Orlando Pirates have confirmed the departure of defender Marc van Heerden. His release is part of the club’s strategy to bolster and strengthen and enlarge its playing squad ahead of the CAF Champions League next season.

Orlando Pirates release van Heerden and promise to unveil even more new players
Benni McCarthy shares what needs to be done to score more goals during PSL

Benni McCarthy shares what needs to be done to score more goals during PSL

South African football legend Benni McCarthy has joined the call for more goals to be scored in the PSL and given his opinion about what needs to be done. McCarthy believes if the standards of refereeing needs to improve.

Benni McCarthy shares what needs to be done to score more goals during PSL
Watch the Saudi Arabian soccer team airplane catch fire mid-flight over Russia

Watch the Saudi Arabian soccer team airplane catch fire mid-flight over Russia

The Saudi Arabian football team’s official team aeroplane caught fire while in flight. The team was travelling to Rostov to prepare for their second match of the tournament. Flames could be seen coming out of the engine

Watch the Saudi Arabian soccer team airplane catch fire mid-flight over Russia
Australian cricket hits 34-year low in wake of sandpapergate scandal

Australian cricket hits 34-year low in wake of sandpapergate scandal

The current cricket world champions and once mighty Australian team has fallen to a 34-year low on the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International (ODIs) rankings. This comes as Australia lost the 2nd ODI in England.

Australian cricket hits 34-year low in wake of sandpapergate scandal
Mocked Ronaldo statue replaced with a new one at Madeira airport

Mocked Ronaldo statue replaced with a new one at Madeira airport

A statue of Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo, that was widely mocked after it was made has been replaced. The bronze bust of the Real Madrid talisman went viral with people questioning its resemblance to Ronaldo.

Mocked Ronaldo statue replaced with a new one at Madeira airport
Football for dummies: 5 players to watch not named Ronaldo or Messi

Football for dummies: 5 players to watch not named Ronaldo or Messi

The global fame and stardom of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are such that even non-football and non-sports fans know who they are. These two players have been at the top of the pile of talented international footballers.

Football for dummies: 5 players to watch not named Ronaldo or Messi
Losing without dignity: English players involved in post-match incidents after loss

Sore losers: England players involved in post-match incidents following series loss

Three of England’s rugby players proved to be sore losers on Saturday when they got involved in post-match incidents. England lost the second Test and thereby the series against South Africa in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

Sore losers: England players involved in post-match incidents following series loss
Sri Lankan cricket captain Dinesh Chandimal denies ball tampering allegation

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal denies ball tampering allegation after being charged

Sri Lankan cricket captain Dinesh Chandimal has strongly denied the charges of trying to alter the condition of the ball, effectively ball tampering, levelled against him by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after day three.

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal denies ball tampering allegation after being charged
Steve Komphela: I think I did justice to Kaizer Chiefs

Steve Komphela speaks about the trials and tribulations at Kaizer Chiefs

Former Kaizer Chiefs head coach Steve Komphela has spoken for the first time about his three-year tenure at the glamour side. Komphela said he was disappointed that he was never able to win any silverware for the club.

Steve Komphela speaks about the trials and tribulations at Kaizer Chiefs
2018 FIFA World Cup day 5 fixtures previews and predictions

2018 FIFA World Cup day 5 fixtures previews and predictions

The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is in full swing and Monday marks day five of the tournament. It also marks the first time we will see two of the biggest teams in the tournament and the world, England and Belgium, play.

2018 FIFA World Cup day 5 fixtures previews and predictions
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