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#sexistSA: When sports fans get mean, it’s just not cricket

I have never written a book but I am a lover of literature. I am not a chef but I enjoy fine dining. And...

Women’s Sport Triumphed This Weekend

South African sport had a fantastic run this past weekend. All of the teams who were in action came away with the win, making...

COPA90 Creators Are Telling The Human Football Story

COPA90 - a London-based football media company - recently launched the Creator Commissions initiative. Every month through the Commission the company gives grants to...

Nothing but pride for Proteas after their WWC17 campaign

No, they didn’t make it to the Women’s World Cup final. Yes, they are another South African team who lost in a knockout match...

Springbok Zinhle Ndawonde: My Tough Upbringing Didn’t Deter Me

As Told To Born and bred in Inanda Township, firefighter and Springbok player Zinhle Ndawonde will be heading to...

Soccer’s #MeToo Moment Is Overdue

OPINION In less than a year, two high profile football players - Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr - ...

Women’s World Cup: Meet The Banyana Banyana Team

Twenty-three women in France will be pulling on the green-and-yellow colours to represent South Africa at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup....

Toxic Masculinity In Football Needs To Be Addressed

This weekend, the news and social media were awash with images of Kaizer Chiefs supporters storming onto the pitch of the Moses Mabhida Stadium....

SAFA Says No Truth To Banyana Bonus Report

Banyana Banyana and the South African Football Association are reportedly in a dispute over the payment of bonuses to the women's team. However, SAFA...

#WorldCupGirls Is Changing Perceptions Of Female Football Fans

The camera pans on the crowd of football fans but lo and behold if it is a woman it picks out, then it is...

Enjoy The FIFA World Cup, In Spite Of The Politics

Poor Mohamed Salah. In an image tweeted out by the New York Times chief soccer correspondent Rory Smith, the Egyptian winger is pictured with...

Proteas Captain Dane Van Niekerk: No Gender Equality In Pay Anytime...

Dane Van Niekerk has been captain of the Proteas since 2016 when the previous skipper, Mignon du Preez stepped down. The Daily...

The Commonwealth And Its Games Is A Celebration Of Empire

The 2018 Commonwealth Games are taking place in Australia at the moment. They began on the 4th and are set to end on 15...

How FC Barcelona could end up in Stoke on a cold...

Spain is in the grips of a crisis at the moment. This week the Catalan region – located in the north-western corner of the...

SA’s Future Champs In Spain: “It Was A Wonderful Experience.”

Through a joint partnership between Spanish football league, La Liga's South African branch and the Gauteng Department of Sport, five youngsters were afforded the...

It’s 2018 And Football Is Still A Chauvinist’s Safe Space

There is a pervasive notion that football belongs to men. The sport has historically been dominated by male players, male commentators and male supporters....

Banyana Banyana Sent Off To FIFA Women’s World Cup In Style

Hosted by their sponsors Sasol, Banyana Banyana were treated to a fantastic send-off in Sandton hours before they jetted off to France....

Mo Salah Is A True Hero

On Sunday night, everybody’s favourite footballer Mohamed “Mo” Salah picked up the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) player of the year for the 2017-18 season....

Women’s World Cup: Watch Out For Refiloe Jane And Thembi Kgatlana

Refiloe Jane and Thembi Kgatlana are two of the many stars the Banyana Banyana team have on their roster. The team heading...

Lungi Ngidi and Kagiso Rabada have transformation critics shook

On Wednesday, South Africa beat India in the second match of the Freedom Series. But really it was the 21-year-old debutant Lungisani Ngidi who...
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