Football

Mending broken Nigerian talent

Young footballers in Nigeria often struggle to get the specialised healthcare they need

Hanging up the boots and bucks

Life after football can be tough — free agents need to prepare for the day they no longer play

China moves Olympic qualifiers from the coronavirus epicentre

Boxing and women’s football qualifying for the 2020 Olympics will be moved from the Chinese city at the centre of a virus...

Football on the colonial frontier

Still fighting for their right to return home, exiled Chagossians are using football to unite a diaspora

Flamengo’s double hides ugly truths

The Rio club won the Brasileirão and the Copa Libertadores last month but this will do little to dispel the problems plaguing Brazilian football

Study finds footballers 3.5 times more likely to die from brain trauma

Although footballers had higher risk of death from neurodegenerative disease, they were less likely to die of other common diseases

Beyond game day

Ultras or extreme fans of football clubs in Morocco use their collective identity to push for social and political demands

Can European win nudge Liverpool to league victory?

Liverpool’s Champions League victory parade was a kaleidoscope of colour. The Reds will start their season against Manchester City with high hopes

Amateurs revive fever-pitch soccer

The Steven Pienaar Community Cup restores the essence of the beautiful game that too often evaporates in the stadiums of professional football

Will Unai Emery’s Europa League love affair conquer Chelsea?

With the pressure off Chelsea, thanks to their third-place finish, Arsenal need their manager to inspire a composed performance.

Emery’s odd Europa League love

With the pressure off Chelsea, Arsenal need their manager to inspire a similarly composed performance.

Tale of dirty, sexy Watford

The gritty underdogs have bludgeoned their way to the finals, but can they beat football’s best?

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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