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  • Hot prospect Quintana content to play second fiddle

    31 January 2014 4:35 PM 11

    Missing out on the Tour de France could be considered a setback for one of cycling's hottest prospects but Nairo Quintana sees the logic in Movistar's decision to have him lead the team's assault on the Giro d'Italia. The 23-year-old Colombian finished second behind Chris Froome of Britain in last year's Tour, scooping the white and polka-dot jerseys

  • Matfield out to silence critics

    31 January 2014 3:47 PM 25

    Jean Smyth | Yesterday, 17:45 JOHANNESBURG – Victor Matfield has told EWN Sport that while he acknowledges that there will be critics of his decision to come out of retirement, he still believes that he has plenty to offer both the Bulls and the Springboks. The Bulls earlier today confirmed he'd signed a two–year contract with the Pretoria–based union

  • Wits loan out Jayiya and Wolff

    31 January 2014 3:37 PM 7

    Bongolethu Jayiya and Keamogetse Wolff have both left Bidvest Wits on short term loan deals conjuring the club’s clean out over recent weeks. Jayiya will spend the rest of the season at Maritzburg United while Wolff is at AmaZulu until the end of the 2013-2014 campaign. It means that Gavin Hunt has now effectively trimmed his squad by eight players

  • Zesco suffer injury setbacks

    31 January 2014 3:30 PM 14

    Zesco United winger Chileshe Kangwa is a big doubt for Saturday’s 2014 Samuel ‘Zoom’ Ndhlovu Charity Shield semifinal against Red Arrows. Club media Katebe Chengo said Kangwa will miss the Charity Shield semifinal due to injury. “Chileshe Kangwa suffered a dislocated shoulder in Congo and so he is a big doubt for our game,” Chengo said. She said Kangwa

  • Mphela joins Kaizer Chiefs on loan

    31 January 2014 2:59 PM 9

    Goal can confirm that Katlego Mphela has joined Kaizer Chiefs on a six-month loan from Mamelodi Sundowns. Mphela signed a pre-contract with AmaKhosi earlier this month, and Killer remains a Sundowns player until his contract comes to an end in July. Sundowns PRO Kabelo Mosito confirmed the news to Goal, saying Mphela will join Chiefs on a permanent deal immediately

  • Black Coffee no longer Miss SA judge

    31 January 2014 1:04 PM 19

    On Thursday the house music DJ stepped down as a judge of the local beauty pageant after he discovered he was related by marriage to one of the contestants, Channel24 reported. One of the top 33 semifinalist Tidimalo Sehlako, is Black Coffee’s wife half-sister. “I hold the Miss South Africa brand in high repute and am hugely impressed by the calibre

  • Transfer Deadline Day: Kim Kallstrom wanted by Arsenal

    31 January 2014 12:22 PM 19

    Arsenal are working on a deal to sign Sweden midfielder Kim Kallstrom on loan until the end of the season from Russian club Spartak Moscow. The 31-year-old would provide cover for the injured Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere, with Mathieu Flamini suspended for the next three games. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger ruled out buying Schalke's Julian Draxler, but revealed

  • Four-time champ targets fifth Midmar Mile win

    31 January 2014 12:09 PM 21

    There is a clear favourite for the men's title at the 2014 aQuelle Midmar Mile. Having won a record four titles in succession, Chad Ho will be aiming for a fifth win on the weekend of 8 and 9 February. As a former boys' 13-and-under champion at the Midmar Mile, Ho has plenty of experience in the world's largest open water swimming event, and it is going

  • Nthethe joins Mamelodi Sundowns from Bloem Celtic

    31 January 2014 10:58 AM 9

    Nthethe has been on the wanted list of the Brazilians for quite some time now, and Orlando Pirates were also thought to be interested in his services. The news was confirmed by Sundowns’ PRO Kabelo Mosito who also revealed that Nthethe will join his new teammates as soon as possible to prepare for their game against Golden Arrows.

  • Few more might slip through before window closes

    31 January 2014 9:31 AM 21

    A RELATIVELY quiet January transfer window will slam shut today when the Premier Soccer League offices close at 5pm — leaving clubs with just hours to make any final additions to their squads... and it seems there are three more big deals possible. One of those is the switch of striker Lehlohonolo Majoro from Kaizer Chiefs to Orlando Pirates in this window