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20 May 2018 8:43 AM Leopards, Cosmos must use PSL chaos

Johannesburg - If ever there was a time for a National First Division (NFD) team to gain promotion to the Absa Premiership via the promotion play-offs, this will be it. The ongoing legal saga around 15th-position in the Absa Premiership means either Black Leopards or Jomo Cosmos stand a good chance of earning a Premiership status. All they need to do is take advantage 15

20 May 2018 6:00 AM Isis threatens Ronaldo, Messi ahead of World Cup

Johannesburg - Fundamentalist group the Islamic State (Isis) has issued an eerie new threat ahead of the World Cup in Russia, this time aimed at soccer stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. In chilling new posters, the Islamic State has threatened to behead Ronaldo and Messi at the World Cup. According to The Sun, the group is repeating calls for “lone attackers 22

19 May 2018 7:45 PM SuperSport to investigate Willemse-Mallett-Naas on-air walk-off

Cape Town - Pay channel SuperSport have posted a second tweet in the aftermath of the incident that transpired on-set on Saturday between presenters Ashwin Willemse, Nick Mallett and Naas Botha. In sensational scenes, Willemse walked off set following an apparent disagreement with co-workers Mallett and Botha. The incident happened following the Lions' 20

19 May 2018 5:22 PM Lions of old see off ill-disciplined Brumbies

Cape Town - The Lions got back to winning ways after beating an ill-disciplined Brumbies side in their Super Rugby clash at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday. The Brumbies were well worth their lead mid-way through the second half, but a red card to lock Rory Arnold - who had received a yellow card in the first half as well - coupled with the 10-minute 19

17 May 2018 6:27 PM Etzebeth likely to miss England Test series

Cape Town - Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth may not be fully fit for the four home Tests against England in June. The news comes after Stormers coach Robbie Fleck confirmed that the 26-year-old will not make a return to Super Rugby until July. Speaking in Hong Kong, where the Stormers face the Sunwolves on Saturday, Fleck revealed that Etzebeth is only 85 percent 21

17 May 2018 2:10 PM Whiteley return 'around the corner'

Johannesburg - Injured Lions captain Warren Whiteley is nearing a return to action, says coach Swys de Bruin. The 30-year-old has been out of action for most of the Super Rugby season since injuring his knee back in March in a match against the Blues at Ellis Park. He was due to make his return on the four-match Australasian tour, but suffered another 18

17 May 2018 11:51 AM Workers 'dumped' at Pan African's Evander 8 Shaft

Johannesburg – Unions say mine workers are being "dumped" following the closure of Pan African Resources' [JSE: PAN] Evander 8 Shaft. In a note to shareholders on May 2, Pan African Resources said the closure at Evander had been confirmed, resulting in the retrenchment of about 1 700 employees. National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) national spokesperson 19

17 May 2018 11:05 AM Jantjies reaches century, Dyantyi at centre for Lions

Johannesburg - Elton Jantjies will earn his 100th cap in Super Rugby for the Lions when they host the Brumbies at Ellis Park on Saturday. Jantjies made his Super Rugby debut in 2011 and has nine tries, 112 conversions and 145 penalties under his belt. Coach Swys de Bruin has made numerous changes to his side as he looks to get back to winning ways. The most noticeable 18

17 May 2018 10:25 AM Ex-Bok: Pick Faf at No 9, back a youngster on the bench

Cape Town - Former Springbok scrumhalf Werner Swanepoel says Faf de Klerk should wear the Bok No 9 jersey in the upcoming three-Test series against England. De Klerk has made headlines with his performances for English club Sale Sharks and was this week picked in the Premiership 'Team of the Year' for the 2017/18 season. Wasps fullback Willie le Roux is the other 17

17 May 2018 8:26 AM Investec bleeds R220m on Steinhoff exposure

Johannesburg – Investec Bank [JSE:INP] lost R220m as a result of credit exposure to Steinhoff, the company said on Thursday, as it released financial results for the year ended March 31. Investec said the credit exposures, through Steinhoff Africa Retail, "represent a small portion [of] the group’s balance sheet". In December, Investec said in a statement 21