Gatebe, Bosman win Comrades titles

David Gatebe chopped more than two minutes off the nine-year-old record of 5:20:49 held by Russian athlete Leonid Shvetsov.

South African athletes dominated the Comrades Marathon for the second year in a row on Sunday, with David Gatebe smashing the men's 'down' run record and Charne Bosman winning a hard-fought women's race between Durban and Pietermaritzburg.

Gatebe, Bosman win Comrades titles

Gatebe, Bosman win Comrades titles

David Gatebe chopped more than two minutes off the nine-year-old record of 5:20:49 held by Russian athlete Leonid Shvetsov.

SABC ‘refuses’ to air DA campaign ads

SABC ‘refuses’ to air DA campaign ads

In terms of Icasa regulations, political parties are allowed to broadcast political ads during the election period.
Victorious Real Madrid get heroes welcome in Spanish capital

Victorious Real Madrid get heroes welcome in Spanish capital

Thousands of Real Madrid fans chanted and waved supporter scarves under a rain of confetti on Sunday in the Spanish capital as the team returned home after an historic 11th European Cup win.
Characters who made the Comrades unique

Characters who made the Comrades unique

The story of the Comrades Marathon, like any classic tale, revolves around the characters who have helped shape the unique event.

Hamilton wins Monaco GP after Ricciardo pit stop bungle

World champion Lewis Hamilton ended his six-months wait for a win on Sunday when he secured an unexpected and skilful victory for Mercedes in an incident-filled Monaco Grand Prix.

Man critical after late-night collision with bus

The bakkie appeared to have been dragged for several metres before coming to a standstill.

Tinkler: We let ourselves down

Eric Tinkler bemoaned Orlando Pirates’ first half capitulation as they lost the Nedbank Cup final 3-2 to SuperSport United at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Saturday.

EFF and ANC in blame game over rally violence

Stones were thrown at Malema minutes after he began his address at a rally in Esikhawini, KZN.

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Bredwyn van Wyk is stunning in stilettos

Lip- synching, energetic dancing wows co-host and coach Modiselle.

Johnny Depp ordered to stay away from wife over abuse claim

Sources say the couple’s marriage hit the rocks after just three months.

DJ Zinhle hits back at AKA

She threw some very sharp sarcastic barbs AKA’s way today.

More than 1,500 ‘Mad Men’ props up for auction

Feel like slipping between the floral bedsheets on which Don Draper had a threesome? Fancy taking a spin in his convertible or popping the question with Betty’s “silver-colored” engagement ring?

AKA breaks silence on DJ Zinhle

Rapper AKA has finally broken his silence on his much publicised break-up with DJ Zinhle

Twitter lashes out at DJ Zinhle for being ‘spicy’

Euphonik’s #NONKE T-shirt was not such a bad idea until DJ Zinhle bought it, according to Twitter.

Take your soccer skills to the next level

To participate in the talent search, all hopefuls will need to showcase their soccer skills by uploading their videos on vodacomnxtlvl.co.za.

Should Zahara get help?

When you’re famous, you may need a helping hand when it comes to social media.

sport

Mbombela United stun AmaTuks

Mbombela United picked up their first points of the 2015/16 promotion-relegation play-offs when they defeated the University of Pretoria 1-0 at the Tuks Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Furman – This is the ultimate reward

SuperSport captain Dean Furman heaped praise on Stuart Baxter after Matsatsantsa clinched the Nedbank Cup with a 3-2 win over SuperSport United on Saturday.

Tinkler: We let ourselves down

Eric Tinkler bemoaned Orlando Pirates’ first half capitulation as they lost the Nedbank Cup final 3-2 to SuperSport United at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Saturday.

Characters who made the Comrades unique

The story of the Comrades Marathon, like any classic tale, revolves around the characters who have helped shape the unique event.

Real Madrid win 11th Uefa Champions League title

Cristiano Ronaldo was given the moment of glory to bury the decisive kick in the penalty shoot-out after a hard-fought, competitive match against a brave Atlético Madrid side.

Sensational Lions thrash Bulls

With this, the Lions uphold their stellar Super Rugby run.

Stormers too strong for Cheetahs

The Stormers have picked up their seventh win of the Super Rugby season.

SuperSport down Pirates to lift Nedbank Cup

SuperSport United withstood a late rally from Orlando Pirates on Saturday to take home the Nedbank Cup after a thrilling 3-2 win at the Peter Mokaba Stadium.

business

Vukile Property Fund boosts retail clout

After a year of rousing retail property deals, it shifts focus to offshore markets.

Should money market investors be afraid of a downgrade?

In this advice column Robin Gibson from Harvard House answers a question from a reader who is concerned about the effects of a credit downgrade on her savings.

Business Leadership. Kgalema Mothlante: eliminating the trust deficit

Former president says South Africa can learn lessons from codetermination in Germany.

We need economic cohesion

One of the things that still works quite well in South Africa is the pursuit of individual enterprise.

A third of software in SA is pirated

Despite drop, the value of unlicensed software in use is R4.3 billion.

SA is deindustrialising prematurely – expert

South Africa was one of the poorest performing emerging market countries between 2000 and 2014

DMR found wanting in Mpumalanga

Report says SA’s environmental resources neglected.

Why Uber ‘competitor’ should have consumers rejoicing

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world

Victorious Real Madrid get heroes welcome in Spanish capital

Thousands of Real Madrid fans chanted and waved supporter scarves under a rain of confetti on Sunday in the Spanish capital as the team returned home after an historic 11th European Cup win.

Gang-rape internet video shocks Brazil

Brazilian police on Friday were investigating the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl whose attackers boasted about it by posting an online video that has horrified the country.

Kampala bombings mastermind gets life term

A Ugandan court on Friday handed down a life sentence for the mastermind of twin bombings targeting football fans in Kampala that killed 76 people.

Blast inside stone quarry kills 4 in India

Four labourers were killed and another injured seriously following a blast inside a stone quarry on Friday in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, officials said.

Japan’s oldest elephant dies, aged 69

Japanese animal lovers were mourning the death of the country’s oldest elephant, Hanako, on Friday, who passed away “quietly” aged 69 after triggering protests over her captivity.

Trump lays claim to Republican presidential nomination

White House hopeful Donald Trump claimed victory in the Republican nomination race, while shrugging off criticism from the man he aims to replace, President Barack Obama, who blasted the billionaire’s ignorance and arrogant attitude.

Over 100 feared dead in new migrant boat tragedies in Mediterranean

Over 100 migrants were feared dead Thursday after two crowded boats capsized off Libya in separate incidents, with one of the tragedies captured on video that shows dramatic rescues and desperate final moments.

Uganda bombing mastermind and six accomplices found guilty

The Ugandan ringleader of a 2010 bombing by the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab that killed 76 people in Kampala was found guilty along with six accomplices on Thursday of masterminding one of the region’s worst attacks in decades.

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