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Hot cross buns can fool South African breathalysers into thinking you’re drunk

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) allayed fears that a hot cross bun could land you in jail for drunk driving after a video of a breathalyser test showed a startling result after an officer ate one of the Easter buns in a test.  “The Corporation would like to assure members of the public that […]


Ref Jerome Damon quits 17-year teaching job for top Fifa post

Former World Cup referee Jerome Damon quit his long-standing teacher job this week to take up a new post as Fifa’s Referee Development Officer for Africa. The 47-year-old Capetonian‚ twice named referee of the year and who blew at the 2010 World Cup‚ moves from his work with schoolkids to educating the continent’s referees‚ given […]

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SuperSport United bring Mamelodi Sundowns back down to earth

Mamelodi Sundowns dropped crucial points in the tight title race after a 2-0 loss to SuperSport United in the Tshwane Derby on Wednesday evening. Fresh from their success against Egyptian giants Al Ahly over the weekend, the Brazilians were looking to get back on track in the league campaign and cut Orlando Pirates’ six-point lead […]


‘Chiefs Don’t Need A Target Man’

Kabelo Mahlasela should be given another chance to prove his worth at Kaizer Chiefs, according to former midfielder Junior Khanye, following the player’s performance in a recent match last weekend.  Following his third Absa Premiership start of the season against Black Leopards on the weekend, Mahlasela was showered with praise by Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp […]

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Magakwe adds some sparkle to Bloem Grand Prix

The first leg of the Athletics Grand Prix in Bloemfontein on Saturday may have started with a whimper but there were still a few performances to write home about. We may already be in April but the athletics season is still in its diapers  even when IAAF World Championships are  being hosted so late in […]