Barnaby Chesterman

No Neymar, no problem as Brazil begin new Copa reign

As Brazil geared up for the Copa America last month, a Neymar-induced pall of doom and gloom threatened to scupper the host nation's chances

Messi vows to play on after latest Argentina heartache

Messi will get another chance to break his tournament duck next year when the Copa America takes place in Argentina and Colombia

Messi sparkles with hat-trick, Chelsea suffers shock defeat

The European Champions League group stage has kicked off with a hat-trick, a shock defeat and late-goal game changers.

Euro semi win fails to lift Azzuri’s underdog spirits

Cesare Prandelli has scoffed at suggestions Italy would be favourites in the Euro 2012 final against Spain despite ousting Germany in the semifinals.

Morosoni death highlights necessary medical testing

There have been renewed calls for more stringent medical checks for professional athletes after the death of Italian soccer player Piermario Morosini.

Juve and Inter battle for the top

Juventus have beaten arch rivals Inter Milan 2-0 in Turin to keep the pressure on AC Milan at the top of the Serie A table.

Zlatan blow for Milan ahead of Juventus clash

AC Milan suffered a blow ahead of Saturday's crunch top-of-table clash against Juventus as Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been ruled out through suspension.

More pressure on Villa-Boas after Napoli sink Chelsea

Chelsea manager André Villas-Boas has been placed under further strain after Napoli's 3-1 Champions League first leg victory against his team.

Penalties overshadow Italian title race

Juventus are up in arms at the number of penalties they have been awarded, claiming unfair treatment while Inter say they are hardest hit.

Nadal downbeat after laboured win in Rome

Rafael Nadal cut a downbeat figure as he talked about his uncomfortably narrow escape in the clay Rome Masters second round on Wednesday.

Sharapova breezes as Murray battles through in Rome

Former Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova made short work of her second round opponent at the Rome International clay court event on Tuesday.

I lost my head, admits Gattuso

AC Milan midfielder Gennaro Gattuso admitted he had lost his head after he head-butted Tottenham assistant manager Joe Jordan after the final whistle.

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From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it