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Kobe Bryant Dies in a Helicopter Crash

January 27, 2020

The retired N.B.A. star, 41, and his daughter Gianna were among nine people in a helicopter that crashed near Calabasas, Calif. A college baseball coach and his wife and daughter were also killed. RIGHT NOWAuthorities in Los Angeles County said it could take several days to recover bodies from the crash site, as the helicopter […]

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All Blacks coach Steve Hansen happy with his bench’s performance

October 7, 2018

His hand was partly forced but All Blacks coach Steve Hansen was content that his bench did everything expected of them as they helped reel in the Springboks in the final quarter of their Rugby Championship clash at Loftus. The All Blacks scored two converted tries in the last four minutes to snatch a dramatic […]

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AmaZulu, Pirates share the spoils, Highlands down Chippa

October 6, 2018

AmaZulu and Orlando Pirates went toe to toe like two boxers on the offensive in an exciting 1-1 Absa Premiership draw at King Zwelithini Stadium on Saturday night. Augustine Mulenga struck to give Pirates the lead in the 14th minute, Emiliano Tade equalising for Usuthu in the 49th. Pirates suffered a setback before kickoff, with […]

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Kolisi loses his wallet but keeps his focus on Boks beating the All Blacks

October 5, 2018

Siya Kolisi’s final press conference ahead of the crunch Rugby Championship clash against old foes New Zealand at Loftus on Saturday did not get off to a good start on Friday. As soon as he had taken his seat in front of a packed media room at the team’s hotel in Pretoria‚ the Springbok captain […]

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Arrows hold Pirates to an embarrassing goalless draw

October 3, 2018

Orlando Pirates’ form at home went from bad to worse when they were held to a 0-0 draw by a Lamontville Golden Arrows team which came to Orlando Stadium looking for their first win in seven league matches. Pirates’ failure to beat Abafana Besthende also robbed them of a chance to go one point clear […]

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All Blacks admit they’re still hurting after defeat to the Boks in Wellington

October 2, 2018

The All Blacks are not trying to mask the hurt they felt following their shock Rugby Championship defeat to South Africa last month. In fact‚ if inside centre Ryan Crotty is to be believed‚ they’ve embraced it and will use it as part of their preparation for Saturday’s return clash at Loftus Versfeld. The Springboks […]

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Result less important than Cricket World Cup prep for SA against Zim

October 2, 2018

Tuesday’s forecast high for Bloemfontein is 29 degrees. Wednesday’s is 19. That’s hardly a big enough difference to crack a windscreen in a place where you could be greeted by an icicle when you open a tap first thing of a winter’s morning. And it doesn’t capture the degrees of separation that yawn between South […]

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Springboks pivot Handrè Pollard explains how he managed to overcome a poor run of form

October 2, 2018

A few tweaks to his kicking technique and some introspection helped Springboks pivot Handrè Pollard to overcome a poor run of form at the beginning of this year’s Rugby Championship. In the opening two rounds of the competition against Argentina where the Springboks won in Durban and lost badly in Mendoza‚ Pollard came under stinging […]

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Five key moments from the 42nd edition of the Ryder Cup

October 1, 2018

Thomas Bjorn’s hosts started strongly in the opening fourballs on Friday, but Koepka and Finau flipped around the first match as the US claimed an early 3-1 lead. The turning point was when rookie Finau’s tee shot on the par-three 16th hit a railway sleeper separating the green from the water, spun into the air […]

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Macufe organiser keen on taking over troubled Bloemfontein Celtic

October 1, 2018

The protracted sale of Bloemfontein Celtic has taken yet another twist after it emerged that flamboyant Free State businessman Ben Moseme has expressed a keen interest in buying the club. Moseme‚ who is the organiser of the popular Macufe Cultural Festival‚ confirmed to TimesLIVE that he wants to take over the popular side but a […]

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