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Former coach stunned over death of Corrie Sanders

Boxing trainer Harold Volbrecht says he was shocked to hear of the sudden death of his close friend Corrie Sanders.

Londoners untouched by Olympic spirit

While the magnificent Olympic Park glows with the "spirit of the Games", London residents feel they have been given a raw deal during the showpiece.

ASA pleased with athletes’ African Championships medal haul

The national team has been lauded by Athletics South Africa for overcoming poor conditions to finish third at the African Championships in Benin.

Kalmer gears up for Olympic marathon

Olympic athlete Rene Kalmer welcomed the cold and wet weather at the Two Oceans Marathon, saying it may be similar conditions to those in London.

Cricket South Africa top dogs abandon ship

Acting Cricket South Africa president AK Khan and CSA audit and risk committee chairperson John Blair have resigned over the CSA bonus scandal.

CSA’s acting president resigns

Acting president of Cricket South Africa AK Khan has announced his resignation from the post, saying "it's time for change and for new leadership".

CSA’s Khan: board has time to learn Companies’ Act

Cricket SA's (CSA) acting president, AK Khan, says the federation's board has not left it too late to familiarise itself with the Companies' Act.

Uninspired Bafana draw against Zambia

Bafana Bafana have drawn 1-1 against Zambia in their practice match at Rand Stadium, which yielded a meagre crowd and threats from Bafana.

Zola Budd aims to break eight hours at Comrades

Nearly three decades after she was entangled in a controversial Olympic final, Zola Budd has set herself a modest goal at the Comrades Marathon.

Bafana match won’t be shown live

South Africa's first international soccer match of the year will no longer be shown live after kick-off was brought forward by two and a half hours.

ASA threatens to pull SABC’s airing rights over unpaid bills

The SABC will lose rights to domestic athletics events if it doesn't pay outstanding fees to Athletics South Africa ASA by midnight on New Year's Eve.

Sports ministry punts urgency on CSA inquiry

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says an inquiry into the financial affairs of Cricket South Africa should get underway urgently.

Sascoc maps out anti-corruption plans

Sascoc plans to hold sports federations more accountable -- specifically those of soccer, cricket and rugby -- in a clampdown on corruption in sport.

Sports ministry tackles transformation

South Africa's sports ministry has roped in concerned parties around the country to help resolve transformation issues.

Mbalula to brief Parliament about Cricket SA, Safa

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula will deliver his views on the cricket and soccer governing bodies when he speaks to Parliament on Tuesday.

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Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

Vodacom swindled out of more than R24m worth of iPhones

A former employee allegedly ran an intricate scam to steal 8700 phones from the cellular giant

We will find resources to ensure the Zondo commission completes its work — Lamola

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department will ensure the state capture commission is afforded the financial resources to complete its work, despite the treasury’s uncertainty

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