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Celtic add international flavour to squad

Following a forgettable 2016/7 season where they cheated relegation by the skin of their teeth, Premiership side, Bloemfontein Celtic are not leaving anything to chance this season, writes Chamu Wilson. The Bloemfontein-based outfit, boasting of arguably the most passionate bunch of supporters in the country, has reshuffled its pack and …

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Dladla Mantombazana Tournament empowering young women in sports

By Ofentse Finger     –  The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) in partnership with the Department of Education recently hosted the Dlala Mantombazana Girls Tournament at Phuthaditjhaba Stadium and Bonamelo TVET College in QwaQwa. The tournament was dedicated to young women in sports. It …

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OR Tambo Marathon gets bigger and better

By Chamu Wilson      –    Local and international athletes hoping to take part in this year’s edition of the annual Free State O.R. Tambo Marathon can now submit their applications online for the race that will take place on 15 October. Named after one of South Africa’s iconic …

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A New Song of struggle!

By Ikaneng Boleme  –  BLOEMFONTEIN – A breath-taking stage play, New Song, penned and directed by revered playwright and poet, Napo Masheane, premiered yester-night at Andre Huguenet Theatre in Bloemfontein. The thought-provoking and historical play is part of Performing Arts Centre Of Free State (PACOFS) and the Department of Sport, …

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Rhulani Mokwena joins Pirates

In a surprise move, Rhulani Mokwena has been announced as assistant coach to Milutin “Micho” Sredojevic as Orlando Pirates continues with their rebuilding process. The youthful coach joins Bucs having achieved immense success with the Brazilians under the leadership of Pitso Mosimane. Micho said he is pleased to be working …

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Who will survive in MTN 8 “Wafa Wafa”?

The 2017 edition of the MTN 8 “wafa wafa” Cup gets underway tomorrow (Friday) with defending champions Bidvest Wits taking on Golden Arrows at Bidvest Stadium in the first of four quarter final matches. The “Clever Boys”, who are also the 2016/7 Premier League champions, would want to make a …

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IAAF 2017 – Wayde gunning for gold

Wayde van Nierkerk takes to the field today (08 Aug) fully focused on replicating his Rio Olympic feat that saw him claim gold in the men’s 400m race and smashing a 17-year old world record in the process. The race comes 24hours after the athlete qualified for the men’s 200m …

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IAAF champs burst into life

… as Bolt looks to take a bow in style The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, begins his farewell to the track that has given him immeasurable success in the past couple of years when he takes to the field in his last International Athletics Associations Federation (IAAF) Championships in …

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Another Free State athlete ready to dazzle

AT a time when Free State-based global track sensation, Wayde van Nierkerk’s career seems  to be more inclined towards the sprints, another athlete from the province is angling to fill up the void in the 400m race, reports Chamu Wilson. Molelekoa Moliko from Botshabelo reckons the time has dawned for …

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Wits, CTC win big at PSL awards

ABSA Premier Soccer League new-boys, Cape Town City (CTC) joined the 2016/7 champions, Bidvest Wits, as the biggest winners of the night at the 2016/7 PSL Awards ceremony held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg on Monday (July 10). Both teams raked five awards apiece with the big one, the …

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