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  1. Two of Free State's most wanted criminals killedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    At about 7.30am on Saturday morning, Kagisanong police were called to the scene of a murder near a primary school in phase two, Colonel Thandi Mbambo said. "On arrival there they found two male bodies, one with two gunshot wounds to the head and hand and the other one with a gunshot wound to the head and multiple stab wounds to the body.

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  2. Cops need help identifying murder victimRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    Welkom police are trying to identify a murder victim and track down his murderer/s, Free State police said on Sunday. Welkom Police received a tip - off at about 6am on Monday about a body found in the Klip Pan next to the Oppenheimer golf course in Welkom, Captain Stephen Thakeng said.

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  3. Sundowns vying for #MDC titleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    David Notoane sacrificed his second assistant coach role in South Africa's national Under-20 squad , just to be with his Mamelodi Sundowns reserve side which will be participating in Sunday's MultiChoice Diski Challenge final league fixture. It's a decision he was not hesitant to make when asked to choose between flying out with Amajita to Zambia for the continental showdown, the Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations, or staying behind to lead his side when they lock horns with Cape Town City on Sunday at Sinaba Stadium .

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  4. Hurricanes win big, Crusaders do it tough in Super RugbyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    The Christchurch, New Zealand-based Crusaders won their opening match in Super Rugby for the first time in seven years when they survived a poor second half to beat the ACT Brumbies 17-13 on Saturday. Former Chiefs and All Blacks center Seta Tamanivalu scored the Crusaders' first try of the season after only four minutes and the early signs in the match pointed to a comprehensive win to the home side.

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  5. Sunwolves' capitulation in Tokyo a horrible start to Super Rugby seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Hurricanes halfback TJ Perenara fires off a pass during his side's 83-17 romp against the Sunwolves in Tokyo. Anyone brave enough to predict that the Blues would contribute to an entertaining Super Rugby round-one match could have risked being rudely flicked between the eyes.

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  6. Sport24.co.za | Kekana helps Sundowns see off WitsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | News24

    Mamelodi Sundowns continued their rampant Premiership form to move into third place on the standings as they beat Wits at Loftus Versfeld. In a game that was lauded as the clash of the two strongest teams in the Premiership, Gavin Hunt's side nearly stole the lead as early as the third minute.

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  7. Sport24.co.za | SuperSport claim top-spot with Highlands winRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | News24

    SuperSport moved to the top of the Premiership standings with a hard-fought 1-0 win over struggling Highlands Park at Makhulong Stadium on Saturday evening. SuperSport started the brighter of the two sides with Thabo Mnyamane first to try his luck from range with a shot that was easily collected by Kapini.

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  8. Sport24.co.za | Ajax deny Chiefs sixth straight winRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | News24

    Kaizer Chiefs were denied a sixth successive win, needing to come from behind to earn a 1-1 draw with Ajax Cape Town at Athlone Stadium on Saturday night. Chiefs were on top throughout the first-half, dominating ball possession and forcing the home side to sit deep in order to contain the attacking threat.

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  9. Sport24.co.za | Jonevret up and running with a pointRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | News24

    Orlando Pirates, with new coach Kjell Jonevret in charge for the first time, came from behind to grab a 1-1 draw against Polokwane City at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The first opportunity fell to the Limpopo team, when after a neat build-up, Rodney Ramagalela pulled the trigger from 25-yards out, but he missed the target.

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  10. Sport24.co.za | Ertugral: Things aren't well at PiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News24

    Former Orlando Pirates coach Muhsin Ertugral believes the club are in turmoil although he is reluctant to reveal where the problems lie at Mayfair. Ertugral was in charge of the Sea Robbers until November last year when he resigned unexpectedly after a 6-1 thrashing at the hands of Stuart Baxter's SuperSport United.

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  11. Priceless! Pitso Mosimane's amazing Sundowns legacyRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Pitso Mosimane's biggest accomplishment at Mamelodi Sundowns cannot be quantified in monetary terms or even by the number of trophies he has brought to Chloorkop. Mosimane has changed the club's outlook, making the Brazilians more than just Patrice Motsepe's billions.

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  12. Other results could see Maritzburg slip even furtherRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    By the time Maritzburg United meet Free State Stars at Harry Gwala Stadium on Sunday, the Midlands outfit could find themselves down to 12th place in the Absa Premiership standings. Winless in three matches since the resumption of the league after the mid-season break, Maritzburg are vulnerable in ninth place.

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  13. Sport24.co.za | Chiefs boast clean bill of healthRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | News24

    Ahead of Kaizer Chiefs' clash with Ajax Cape Town on Saturday evening, the club have revealed that there are no notable injury concerns and that the entire squad is fully fit and ready for action. After recording five wins in a row in the Premiership, confidence is high in the Glamour Boys' camp ahead of the encounter with an Urban Warriors side that are yet to win in 2017.

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  14. How Kjell Jonevret can survive at Orlando PiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Kjell Jonevret begins his tenure as Orlando Pirates coach on Saturday with the odds that he will see out his three-year contract incredibly stacked against him. Not since Ruud Krol has a coach at the Buccaneers managed to stick around that long in the Premier Soccer League's 21-year history, making the job one of the most complex in South African football.

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  15. Super Rugby: Defending champions score early, often at TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | InsideHalton.com

    The Hurricanes scored four tries in the first 13 minutes and seven in the first half in a 13-try, 83-17 win over the Sunwolves at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium in central Tokyo. All Blacks openside flanker Ardie Savea crossed in the fifth minute and Vince Aso two minutes later.

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  16. Sport24.co.za | Pirates new coach settling in wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News24

    Orlando Pirates media officer Thandi Merafe has confirmed that new coach Kjell Jonevret is settling in well at Mayfair, and is getting his philosophy across to the players. Jonevret, who has signed a three-year deal with the club, recently took over from interim coach Augusto Palacios, with the Sea Robbers looking to turn around a below-par season.

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  17. Welkom police looking for missing 14-year-old rape victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Iol.co.za

    Welkom police are looking for a 14-year-old girl who was raped in K9 Section in Kutloanong, Free State police said on Friday. Police spokesperson Stephen Thakeng said the teenager went to a Tavern in Odendaalsrus with an unknown woman on Sunday and was raped in the same vicinity.

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  18. Sport24.co.za | Cheetahs mean business against LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News24

    There should be plenty of thrilling action when the Cheetahs and Lions face off in their South African derby in Bloemfontein on Saturday. As last year's runners-up and South Africa's top team, there will be plenty of pressure on the Lions this year and although the Cheetahs were also rans in 2016's Super Rugby competition, they will be brimming with confidence after winning the Currie Cup.

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  19. South Africa: Trial Date Set for Malema's Call On Land GrabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    EFF leader Julius Malema will go on trial in July for previously calling on his supporters to invade unoccupied land. Malema, who appeared before Magistrate Ian Colditz in the Newcastle Magistrate's Court on Friday, is accused of incitement to commit a crime.

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  20. .com | For R5 000, sangoma will pray for an informal miner's safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News24

    He calls himself Sekuru Ziso in Shona, "the grandfather who sees". He is 55, a fortune teller and a traditional doctor.

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