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Kaizer Chiefs Football Club in DStv Premiership

Mamelodi Sundowns are back in action as they meet the Black Leopards at the Thohoyandou stadium in the DStv Premiership. Despite being on a three game winless streak in the DStv Premiership, Mamelodi Sundowns are still leading the log standings albeit on goal difference. SuperSport United and Swallows FC are breathing down the Brazilian’s necks and a win today will be vital. Black Leopards on the other hand find themselves in the relegation zone. To add to their misery, they’ve been dealt yet another coaching blow after Dylan Kerr was sacked…

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Orlando Pirates vs Swallows FC: Soweto Derby LIVE updates

Thembinkosi Lorch of Orlando Pirates

by Zaahid Nanabhay THE SOUTH AFRICAN Follow all of the live action from this afternoon’s DStv Premiership Soweto Derby between Orlando Pirates and Swallows FC below.   Orlando Pirates host Soweto rivals Swallows FC in a mouth-watering DStv Premiership clash at the Orlando Stadium this afternoon. This afternoon’s clash is the first time Orlando Pirates and Swallows FC are meeting since 2014 with Ntsikeleo Nyauza and Happy Jele the only survivors from the 1-1 draw at the time. Both Orlando Pirates and Swallows FC head into this afternoon’s Soweto Derby…

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450KM run for shoes & sanitary towels

Themba Mathebula will run 450KM from Centurion, Gauteng province to     Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga to raise funds for young boys and girls who cannot afford school shoes and sanitary towels. Mathebula said the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened poverty and unemployment, negatively impacting many parents in rural communities. “The little relief that they able to get is spent on food for sustenance the dire situation means that most parents are unable to afford school shoes or feminine hygiene products for their children” explained Mathebula. He added that the campaign aims to provide at…

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Scrabble tournament resumes in the Lowveld

IT WAS do-or-die for the two teams who played in the first scrabble game after commencing the local tournament, which was halted by the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. The tournament, played at Sabie River outside Hazyview between Violent Bank and Marite saw Marite picking up where they had left off before lockdown by beating Violet Bank. This resulted in Marite gaining points from 183 to 281, of which they finished off with 2671 points while Violent Bank scored 2390, respectively. Event organiser, Thabang Schrimger, said the games were stopped…

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School’s Prestige Athletics Tournament sees new records set

Alex Rose-Innes ATHLETES from Lowveld High School performed excellently during the school’s recent Prestige Athletics Championship and walked away with top awards. Nolwazi Mashaba recorded a new record in the long jump, landing on 6.03m, while Banele Muwayi also set a new record of 7.24m. Senior boys athlete, Rasheed Gardee, ran the 110m hurdles in a fast 15.05s. Samkelo Mhlangu received the Victrix Ludorum for junior boys and Gardeen for senior boys.

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Bushbuckridge cricketers back on pitch following union support

CRICKET players and supporters in Bushbuckridge are ecstatic following the news that their cricket team will start playing again after the Mpumalanga Cricket Union (MCU) promised to reinstate their sponsorship. The decision was taken at a meeting that was held last week in White River. “We are excited that our boys will start playing cricket again. Since last year, I was very worried because the boys were always asking me when they were going to play? Our supporters were also complaining and pleading with me to make a plan so…

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Lowveld High Prestige Athletics tournament sees various records broken

Lowveld High athletes holds their own among the best DURING Lowveld High’s recent Prestige Athletics Championship, athletes from the school performed excellently and walked away with top awards. Lowveld High’s Nolwazi Mashaba brought a new record to the long jump event with a jump of 6.03metres. Banele Muwayi, also set a new record of 7.24metres. Senior Boy, Rasheed Gardeen ran the 110metre hurdles in 15.05sec Samkelo Mhlangu, also from Lowveld High, received the Victrix Ludorum for Junior Boys and Rasheed Gardeen, the Victorix Ludorum for Senior Boys. Rasheed Gardeen Nolwazi…

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Artists battle it on soccer pitch

MBOMBELA – Mbombela music and soccer fanatics converged at the Meridian School in the Karino Estate last week to watch their favourite singers playing against the band members (instrumentalists).  The musicians have managed to win the historical soccer match by 10-4. On half time the singers were leading by 6- 2. The event organiser Muzi Mbuyane, who was also playing for the band team, said the event was a success. “I am very excited because the event exceeded my expectations. Most of the musicians and band members were available as…

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SA vd England – Proteas battle on

2020 England vs SA cricket test

According to Daily Maverick’s sports writer, there is more life in a morgue than the St George’s Park pitch which greeted South Africa and England on the first day of the third Test on Thursday, Jan 15. Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada and Rassie van der Dussen saved the day as captain Faf (no not the one with the flagged underpants) battled on. Go boys, with threats of junk status becoming REAL, we need all the good news we can get!

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