‘Mthethwa should stay out of BLM debate,’ says commentator
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.
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.
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.
Could a pair of shoes actually replace a running coach?
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.
Bone-crushing ladies on tiny wheels clash in Joburg
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.
How elite athletes are staying on top for longer than ever before
Statistics show that younger athletes generally hold an edge in most codes, but thanks to various advances in sports science in recent years, the older folks are now able to extend their prime years far beyond what was previously thought possible.
Nike’s super shoes: Making or breaking a sport?

Other sport Nike’s super shoes: Making or breaking a sport?

Nike recently launched a running shoe so good, it had athletes breaking records left, right, and centre, prompting calls to ban the shoes. This leads us to ask how much technology really influences sportsmen, and should we be banning it, or embracing it?

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.

Other sport Mocké and Notten win inaugural Freedom Paddle in Cape Town

Durbanite surfski stalwart Barry Lewin won the single ski, while Cape West Coast paddler Bianca Beavitt took the women’s singles title.

Entertainment ‘Don’t rush us!’ Sumo ducks decision on men-only rule

Japanese sumo officials opted Saturday to postpone a decision on overturning the ancient sport’s “men-only” policy following allegations of deep-rooted sexism.

Other sport Thousands of cyclists to celebrate 25 years of the Tour Durban on Sunday

Gary Beneke won it in an exciting finish ahead of Douglas Ryder and Leon Olivier while Paula Cound led the ladies home in 1993.

Other sport 83-year-old Duncan back after eight years to ride in KZN mountain bike race

Duncan’s late call-up to the race comes at the expense of his grandson who is unable to ride the sani2c this year due to exams.

Other sport Clint Hendricks confirms he will defend his Tour Durban title with BCX Team

Hendricks blasted to the line in the colours of RoadCover to take the 2017 title.

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