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Bismarck excluded from Sharks squad ahead of Bulls clash

Bismarck du Plessis has failed to make the Sharks' matchday squad for their weekend clash against the Bulls in Durban.

Amazulu and Sundowns end in lacklustre goalless draw

AmaZulu and Mamelodi Sundowns were forced to settle for a share of the spoils after playing to draw in their Absa Premiership tussle.

Baxter defends Chiefs players after red card

Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter defended his team in the aftermath of their ill-tempered clash against Golden Arrows.

Referee assaulted by fan in goalless draw

Referee Lwandile Mfiki was struck by a fan after sending off Reneilwe Letsholonyane as Kaiser Chiefs played to a goalless draw against the Arrows.

Sharks ready to take on Brumbies

Coach John Plumtree admits the Sharks have yet to hit their stride this season, but he hopes that will change when they meet the Brumbies in Durban.

Nigeria and Mali to go head-to-head at Afcon semifinal

The Africa Cup of Nations enters its semifinal stage in Durban with Nigeria and Mali set for an unexpected meeting in the east coast city.

Bafana’s Afcon draw eases Parker’s tension

Striker Bernard Parker believes Bafana Bafana will be able to play with more freedom now that the stress of the group stages are behind them.

Fourie du Preez has Australia’s Genia all aquiver

Australia's Will Genia says he will be lining up against the best scrumhalf he's seen "by far" if Fourie du Preez returns to the Bok side on Saturday.

Olympic meeting thrusts SA back in the spotlight

After a successful World Cup, SA will be back in the sports spotlight when Durban hosts the biggest Olympic gathering in Africa in more than 70 years.

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