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Tennis: South Africa go down to Great Britain in Fed Cup.

Picture credit: Nir Keidar

Eilat, Israel – Second seeded Great Britain got off to the best possible Fed Cup Euro Africa Group 1 start with a 3-0 victory over South Africa in Eilat, Israel on Thursday. It was South Africa’s second and final Pool B tie after losing to Georgia on Wednesday with the identical score line. The Brits …

SA hockey teams maintain 100% Africa record

Hockey

Jonathan Cook at Randburg Astro South Africa beat a game Kenya 12-0 after leading 7-0 at half-time Thursday in women’s Pool A of the Greenfields Africa Hockey Championships and in the late game the SA men put 11 goals past a gutsy Namibia without reply after leading 5-0 at the changeover. The SA men will …

SA teams and Egypt make a statement

Hockey

JONATHAN COOK at Randburg Astro The weekend action in the Greenfields Africa Hockey Championships on the Randburg Hockey Stadium turf gave a good indication of who can be considered serious contenders to win this Rio Olympic Games Qualifier event. The defending champion South Africa hockey men’s and women’s hockey teams laid down their marker on …

Landslide wins for SA national hockey teams

Hockey

The South Africa men’s and women’s hockey teams produced cohesive performances on day two of the Greenfields Africa Hockey Championships at Randburg Hockey Stadium Saturday. In the late game, the SA men beat Botswana 30-0 after leading 14-0 at half-time while the SA women beat Nigeria 15-0 after leading 7-0 at half-time. The SA men’s …

South African World Tennis Rankings

Tennis

Men Singles Previous Current 17 17 Kevin Anderson 365 382 Tucker Vorster 430 428 Ruan Roelofse 442 461 Fritz Wolmarans 445 493 Nik Scholtz 703 705 Keith-Patrick Crowley 891 885 Rik de Voest 1,011 989 Lloyd Harris 1,106 1,133 Damon Gooch 992 1,228 Dean O’Brien Doubles Previous Current 29 30 Raven Klaasen 72 72 Kevin …

VF Plus gaan wêreld inlig oor rassisme op SA se sportvelde

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Die ANC-regering se rassisme op die sportveld kan nie langer geduld word nie en die VF Plus gaan skrywes rig aan verskeie internasionale sportliggame asook die Internasionale Olimpiese Komitee (IOK) om die ANC se rassistiese sportbeleid onder hulle aandag te bring, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor sport. Adv. Alberts …

SOUTH AFRICA WELL REPRESENTED IN JUNIOR CHALLENGE WORLDWIDE FINALS

South Africa draw Turkey in Davis Cup 2015

Johannesburg, South Africa – Defending champions, South Africa will be well represented at the International Club under 16 Junior Challenge Worldwide finals in London next week. The International Lawn Tennis Club of Great Britain (IC of GB) will host the IC U16 Junior Challenge Worldwide Finals on the Championship courts at The All England Lawn …

TENNIS: ROUND 2 RESULTS OF THE WANDERERS JUNIOR ITF

Kia South Africa Fed Cup Team Media Day

Round 2 results of the Wanderers Junior ITF being played in Illovo, Gauteng. Singles Round 2 Boys 1-Brandon Laubser (RSA) bt Lance-Pierre du Toit (RSA) 6-3 6-4 Michael Copeland (RSA) bt Altus Karsten (RSA) 4-6 7-5 6-3 4-Kris van Wyk (RSA) bt Rhys Milne (RSA) 7-6 (6) 6-1 8-Innocent Tidimane (Bot) bt Hubert Badenhorst (RSA) …