'Mthakathi' Durandt was one of a kind

2017-04-23 08:23

The untimely death of renowned boxing trainer Nick “Mthakathi” Durandt has left the country and the boxing fraternity reeling.

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Boxing SA board angling for extended run as ringmasters

2017-04-23 06:14

As the Boxing SA board’s three-year term of office comes to an end, chairperson Muditambi Ravele believes they’ve done so well that they deserve to be given an extended tenure.

 
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Dept of Sport and Recreation pays tribute to Nick Durandt

2017-04-22 15:10

The Department of Sport and Recreation has expressed its sadness at the news of the untimely passing of legendary mentor and boxing trainer, Nick Durandt.

 
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Brown: Durban 2022 flop 'frustrating'

2017-04-21 15:10

South African 2016 Olympic swimmers Myles Brown says it is time to move on from the disappointment of Durban losing the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

 
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Jordy Smith shreds field to win at Bells Beach

2017-04-19 14:29

After more than a decade of trying, Jordy Smith became the first South African to ring the bell at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach in Victoria, Australia.

 
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From 'prawns' to chess master

2017-04-16 06:06

Wunderkind Keegan Agulhas has set his sights on the Grand Master title after sweeping aside the competition in the SA Junior Closed Chess Championships.

 
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'Magic' Madge claims EFC lightweight belt

2017-04-09 11:22

Cape Town’s Don ‘Magic Man’ Madge pulled off a brilliant and shocking upset when he re-took the EFC Worldwide lightweight title.

 
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Lack of heavyweights deals SA boxing a blow

2017-04-09 06:01

The current dearth of heavyweights in the country has raised concerns about the parlous state of the division.

 
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Youngsters shine at SA swimming champs

2017-04-08 13:50

Tatjana Schoenmaker, Douglas Erasmus and Brad Tandy added their names to the FINA World Championships team.

 
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Babyface is ready for his comeback

2017-04-23 06:14

The last time Moruti “Babyface” Mthalane threw punches in the ring was at Durban’s Olive Convention Centre in December 2015.

 
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Tributes pour in for Nick Durandt

2017-04-22 07:51

Tributes have poured in for top South African boxing trainer Nick Durandt (53), who died in a motorcycle accident.

 
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SA swimming's continuous fight for support

2017-04-21 10:34

Swimming in South Africa faces a continuous struggle for support during the four year cycle in between the Olympic Games.

 
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Tete plans to win WBO belt in UK

2017-04-16 06:06

Zolani “Last Born” Tete usually prefers to go through his training sessions in secrecy and away from the prying eyes of the media.

 
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Hardcore’s left hand rules the world of boxing

2017-04-16 06:07

Gideon “Hardcore” Buthelezi’s breathtaking ring exploits have earned him the status of being SA's first southpaw to conquer the super flyweight division on the global stage.

 
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Nonina, Graf set for WBF title rematch

2017-04-09 06:01

Newly crowned WBF female bantamweight champion Bukiwe “Anaconda” ­Nonina has agreed to meet Alesia “Tigress” Graf in a ­voluntary title rematch in Germany.

 
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Would it be too revolutionary to make Danny Jordaan sports minister?

2017-04-09 06:01
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Forget how poor Malusi Gigaba became the minister of finance. What I want to know is, how is the sports minister chosen, writes Simnikiwe Xabanisa.

 
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Le Clos qualifies for World Champs 200m fly

2017-04-07 09:56

Olympic medallist Chad le Clos raced to his second FINA World Championships qualifying time in his favourite event, the 200m butterfly.

 
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Mbenge vows to dethrone Ness

2017-04-23 06:14

Thulani Mbenge has vowed to add a 10th win to his unbeaten professional record by clinching the SA welterweight title when he fights Shaun Ness at Emperors Palace.

 
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Top SA boxing trainer Durandt dies

2017-04-21 18:10

Top South African boxing trainer Nick Durandt has died in a motorbike accident near Clarens in the Free State.

 
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8 SA athletes currently serving bans

2017-04-20 18:30

A list of South African sportsmen who are currently serving bans from their respective sports.

 
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I will not set foot in Mangaung again, says Koti

2017-04-16 06:06

Boxing trainer Zola Koti says the Mangaung Indoor Sports Centre in Bloemfontein has a "bad spell" on his boxers because they have "bad luck" when they compete there.

 
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8 SA swimmers qualify for FINA World Champs

2017-04-09 23:43

The 2017 SA National Aquatic Championships in Durban concluded with a total of 24 Junior and eight Senior FINA World Championships qualifications.

 
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Mbenge vows to dethrone Ness

2017-04-09 06:01

Thulani Mbenge has promised to bring Shaun Ness’ reign as SA welterweight champion to an end when the two meet at Emperors Palace.

 
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Cruel Junior fulfils his late father’s wishes

2017-04-09 06:01

Now that Tsiko “Cruel Junior” Mulovhedzi has won his second world title, he is confident that the spirit of his late dad will rest in peace.

 
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Le Clos books World Championship spot

2017-04-06 09:40

Chad le Clos has joined fellow Olympians Cameron van der Burgh and Myles Brown in qualifying for the FINA World Championship.

 
 

 
 
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