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Low-key start to a busy season

MTN8 quarterfinals are first up as the PSL struggles to find enough dates for its busy programme.

Africa is a jungle, says red-faced Mosimane

Pitso Mosimane has blamed Africa's football format for South Africa's embarrassing misunderstanding of the rules of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Ajax Cape Town coach aims to retire with the title

Ajax Cape Town are on the brink of their first South African championship and a fairytale finish to the career of coach Foppe de Haan.

Bafana beat Egypt with last kick of the match

South Africa striker Katlego Mphela struck with the last kick of the match to secure a 1-0 win over Egypt on Saturday night.

Pienaar battling headaches but fit for Bafana

SA midfielder Steven Pienaar is suffering headaches after being knocked unconscious during training, but should be fit to face Kenya in a friendly.

Nations Cup shocks leave African big guns reeling

Egypt were the highest profile losers on a miserable day for the continent's heavyweights after suffering a shock 1-0 defeat in Niger.

From Cup wonders to PSL slumbers

Crowds at local matches are likely to continue to dwindle despite World Cup euphoria, writes <b>Mark Gleeson</b>.

Finally a proper World Cup finale

A mouthwatering Soccer World Cup final clash awaits us on Sunday night, writes <b>Mark Gleeson</b>.

2010 diary: End of the road

It has gone so quickly! The World Cup that has been central to our South African being for more than a decade now is at an end.

Decision on future World Cup hosts on horizon

As the World Cup heads to its conclusion, the focus on the agenda will turn not to the next tournament in Brazil, but the hosts in 2018 and 2022.

2010 diary: Does soccer need technology?

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez got visibly angry when asked on Monday whether his side deserved to be in the World Cup semifinals.

Ghana stand on the brink

They may be beset by injury but that has become de rigueur for the Black Stars, writes <b>Mark Gleeson</b>.

2010 diary: Carrying Africa’s hopes

Mogwase is a somewhat desolate setting in the north west of the country but has the kind of quiet that Ghana seemingly prefer.

Black Stars shine

Ghana, the last African team left in the World Cup, won a stirring 2-1 extra time victory over the US on Saturday to reach the quarterfinals.

US and Ghana head into extra time

The United States and Ghana went into extra time at the World Cup on Saturday with their game level at 1-1.

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Sounding the alarm on shack fire losses

A tech solution to fires in informal settlements comes with insurance that pays out the victims of these blazes

How smuggled gold destined for Dubai or Singapore has links to France and Mali

Three Malagasy citizens were apprehended at OR Tambo International airport, but now the trail is found to connect to France and Mali

Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

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