Piet Lategan
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Blitzbokke start well in London

London- The Blitzbokke had an unbeaten first day of the last leg in the HSBC Sevens World Series2015/16 at Twickenham on Saturday. Reports Piet Lategan. They first disposed Canada with 21-7 before scraping past the U.S.A. with 14-10. They then dubbed the Pacific Islanders of Samoa with 22-0 after it was Samoa who won the leg in Paris last week.

Irrepressible AB does it again

Kolkata- The Royal Challengers Bangalore romped to a nine-wicket win over the Kolkata Knight Riders to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the knockouts of IPL 2016 at Eden Gardens on Monday. Reports Piet Lategan. AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli were instrumental in another victory of the Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2016. That sounds like a stuck

Highlanders throw down the gauntlet in twelfth weekend of Super Rugby

Dunedin- The Highlanders sounded a warning to their opposition that they will not be dethroned easily in 2016 after they beat the high-flying Crusaders in the twelfth weekend of Super Rugby at the Forsyth Barr Stadium. Reports Piet Lategan. In a crackerjack encounter where both sides showed plenty of enterprise the Highlanders ran out 34-26 winners against the Crusaders to

Blitzbokke finish fifth in Paris

Paris- The Blitzbokke won the Plate Final against Australia with 17-7 in finishing fifth in the Paris leg of the HSBC World Series for 2015/16 at Stade Jean Bouin on Sunday. Reports Piet Lategan. The Blitzbokke began the second day in disappointing fashion as they lost with 10-21 against the Pacific Islanders of Samoa in the Cup quarterfinals. They started

Van Niekerk gets T-Systems sponsorship

Johannesburg- South African World Champion sprinter, Wayde van Niekerk, got a huge sponsorship last week as the endorsements start rolling in. Reports Piet Lategan. Global telecommunications  giant, T-Systems, is sponsoring Van Niekerk for the next two years after Van Niekerk’s superb performances over the past year. This is something major for Athletics in South Africa in the broader scheme of

AB sets world alight in IPL

Bangalore- AB de Villiers played a absolutely astonishing innings for the Royal Challengers Bangalore as he together with partner-in-crime, Virat Kohli, blew the Gujarat Lions away in drubbing them with 144 runs at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Saturday. Reports Piet Lategan. The Challengers batted first as they lost the wicket of Chris Gayle in the fifth over and then

Barcelona win 24th La Liga

Granada- The Catalan Giants reigned supreme in La Liga for the 24th time in their illustrious history by beating Granada by 3-0 at Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes on Saturday. Reports Piet Lategan. A hat-trick from forward, Luis Suarez, ensured a easy victory for Barcelona as they fought off the challenge from bitter rivals, Real Madrid, who also beat Deportivo la

Blitzbokke cruise into Cup quarterfinals in Paris

Paris- The Blitzbokke acquitted themselves very well on day two in the Paris leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series in 2015/16 at Stade Jean Bouin on Saturday. Reports Piet Lategan. The Blitzbokke made extremely light work of both Brazil and Australia in Pool C in winning with 30-7 and 31-0 respectively. In the game against Australia they were very

Montpellier Saffas beat Harlequins in European Challenge Cup Final

Lyon- Jake White guided Montpellier to their first European title when they beat Harlequins with 26-19 in the European Challenge Cup Final at Grand Stade de Lyon on Friday. Reports Piet Lategan. Montpellier can look forward to rugby in the European Champions Cup next season after the deserved victory in which they led 13-9 at the break and tightened the