Two unrelated cases have been brought forward and have been reported to the SA Police Service.
Former Comrades champion and founder of the local events has expressed extreme frustration, calling the decision ‘mind boggling’.
The South African proved he was still a force at global level, earning his first World Cup win since the 2017 season and racking up a record 22nd career victory in the annual series.
Du Plessis, a former middleweight and welterweight champion in the local Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC), hoped tensions would ease and solutions could be found.
While his son, Shaun-Nick Bester, said he was not allowed into the Eugene Marais Hospital in Pretoria on Monday due to Covid-19 restrictions, Bester had been visited by his wife. 
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Veteran sports broadcaster Dumile Mateza says AfriForum’s objections to #BLM may be preposterous, but the sports minister similarly has no right to stick his nose into the debate, as players have a constitutional right to refuse to kneel.

Other sport Usman outclasses Masvidal as UFC debuts on ‘Fight Island’ in UAE

Kamaru Usman put on a ‘Fight Island’ masterclass Sunday to retain his Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight world title by grinding down a brave Jorge Masvidal in Abu Dhabi.

Other sport SA’s Ryan Gibbons wins first-ever virtual Tour de France stage

Racing on the Zwift virtual cycling platform, 23 of the world’s best cycling teams lined up for the first ever virtual Tour de France.

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The Under Armour HOVR Machina makes some bold claims to justify its big price tag, so The Citizen’s sports editor decided to put those claims to the test by hitting the road in a pair.

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Joburg hosted the first-ever roller-derby tournament between African countries, with three teams showing what is possible when competitive speed-racing (on eight small wheels) and wrestling collide.

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How elite athletes are staying on top for longer than ever before

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Other sport Legal dispute with City may kick oldest rugby club in Joburg into touch

Pirates Club, one of the three oldest sports clubs in the country, is facing an uncertain future thanks to a legal dispute with the City of Johannesburg.

Other sport Netball World Cup: South Africa beat Jamaica

South Africa beat Jamaica 55-52 in their women’s Netball World Cup match in Liverpool on Sunday.

Other sport Proteas progress at Netball World Cup 

Taking the early lead, the SA team’s speed on court left Fiji stranded in their attempt to stay in the match.

Other sport Thiem ends Djokovic history bid, faces Nadal for Roland Garros title

The Austrian had two match points but choked as Djokovic went to 5-5.

Other sport Cape Town adaptive surfer Ant Smyth crowned world champ

‘I’m so happy to have won the world title, especially against tough competition in a close heat.’

Other sport The big meneer from Pretoria on the road to NFL stardom

Gerhard de Beer was recently picked to play for Buffalo Bills, New York’s NFL side.

Other sport Basson wins Tour Durban cycle race title

Basson powered well clear at the finish at the Moses Mabhida stadium, ahead of Jason Oosthuisen (Barzani) and BCX’s multiple Tour Durban champion Nolan Hoffman.

Other sport South Coast Bike Fest mayoral mass charity parade cancelled

The popular mass ride was scheduled to take place on Sunday morning at St Michael’s Beach on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast.





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