Free State, South Africa Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Sport24.co.za | Marais expects big things from JenkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | News24

    The Bulls may be going into Saturday's crucial Super Rugby clash against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein without new signing Lood de Jager, but they have a familiar feel to their second row nonetheless. De Jager is recovering from a concussion he picked up against the Stormers in Cape Town in week one and the Bulls have turned to 21-year-old Jason Jenkins as his replacement.

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  2. Who will be the first to get a taste of victory?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Wounded Bulls are ready for war and revenge in the City Of Roses, expect a battle royale, writes Vata Ngobeni There's nothing pretty or heartwarming about the orange that often engulfs Bloemfontein and the Toyota Stadium on big rugby occasions. It does, though, work for the local side, the Cheetahs, as was the case in last year's Currie Cup final.

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  3. South Africa: World 400m Record Holder Wade Van Niekerk Set to Race at HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    World 400m record holder, Wayde van Niekerk, headlines the second leg of the ASA Speed Series in front of his home crowd in Bloemfontein as the domestic track and field season gains momentum next week. Van Niekerk, who is also the Olympic champion over the distance, has been confirmed in the line-up for the men's 100m at the Free State Athletics Stadium on Wednesday, March 8. On the same track in March last year, Van Niekerk set a 100m Personal Best of 9.98 to achieve the unique career milestone of breaking the sub-10 , sub-20 and sub-44 barriers across all three official sprint distances.

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  4. Sport24.co.za | Van Niekerk headlines Bloemfontein meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | News24

    World 400m record holder, Wayde van Niekerk, headlines the second leg of the ASA Speed Series in front of his home crowd in Bloemfontein as the domestic track and field season gains momentum next week. Van Niekerk, who is also the Olympic champion over the distance, has been confirmed in the line-up for the men's 100m at the Free State Athletics Stadium on Wednesday, March 8. On the same track in March last year, Van Niekerk set a 100m Personal Best of 9.98 to achieve the unique career milestone of breaking the sub-10 , sub-20 and sub-44 barriers across all three official sprint distances.

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  5. Cheetahs must reproduce their Currie Cup formRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    In 1995 a book titled "Vrystaat 100 jaar van hardlooprugby" hit the shelves. Loosely translated means, "Free State 100 years of running rugby".

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  6. South Africa: Alleged Genital Mutilator to Defend Himself in CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Alleged genital mutilator Peter Frederiksen will conduct his own defence, he told the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein on Thursday. He told the court during a pre-trial hearing that he had only heard on Thursday, when the State notified him that his lawyer Howard Woolf would not be in court.

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  7. Sport24.co.za | Lions to wake up against WaratahsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | News24

    Sport24 chief writer Rob Houwing, in the second of his regular South African-focused Super Rugby previews this year, believes the Lions, under pressure to jack up their game, will repel Aussie tough nuts the Waratahs in Johannesburg on Saturday. Johan Ackermann is likely to have drummed into his charges that they were a tad fortunate to escape Bloemfontein with a win last weekend, and will be expecting a livelier showing by the 2016 runners-up in their first home fixture.

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  8. North v South derby at Boland ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Often in this era of professionalism and franchise domestic cricket the sense of traditionally rivalry has been lost. Provincialism has been replaced with familiarity due to teams playing each other so often.

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  9. .com | Bloemfontein's alleged genital mutilator to defend himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | News24

    Alleged genital mutilator Peter Frederiksen will conduct his own defence, he told the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein on Thursday. He told the court during a pre-trial hearing that he had only heard on Thursday, when the State notified him that his lawyer Howard Woolf would not be in court.

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  10. Sport24.co.za | Ertugral: Pirates is not a teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | News24

    Former Orlando Pirates coach Muhsin Ertugral believes that the Sea Robbers do not play like a team, although that could change under new coach Kjell Jonevret. Ertugral stepped down at Pirates last year after being clobbered 6-1 by SuperSport United, with Augusto Palacios appointed on an interim basis.

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  11. .com | Here's why Free State woman's alleged attacker was out on the streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | News24

    Bloemfontein The suspect in the rape of Alice Maree was out on parole at the time because the computer systems of the SAPS and correctional services are not linked. As a result, the Correctional Services Department had not known there were other cases pending against the 20-year-old man, DCS's deputy regional commissioner in the Free State and Northern Cape, Grace Molatedi, told Netwerk24 .

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  12. Sport24.co.za | Tinkler doing exceptionally well, says MosimaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | News24

    Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane believes that Eric Tinkler is out to prove a point at Cape Town City. The two South African coaches go head-to-head on Friday evening at Athlone Stadium as their sides look to up the momentum in their PSL title quest.

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  13. Seabelo Senatla: South Africa's running man chases new rugby dreamRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | WICU12 Erie

    Then, on the dusty streets of Thabong -- a hamlet in the South African town of Welkom which, aptly for his rich childhood, means "place of happiness" -- his grandmother was tasked with halting him in full stride. A few years later, his father Barry would use a bat on a board to emulate the sound of a starting gun as the future rugby star tried to emulate his unlikely idol -- American sprinter Marion Jones -- in the local playing fields.

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  14. .com | Northern Cape State of the Province Address delivered amid ANC tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | News24

    There was a heavy police presence outside the Mittah Seperepere Convention Centre on Thursday morning ahead of Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas' State of the Province Address. Last week, Lucas was whisked away unharmed by police after violence broke out between warring factions in the provincial ANC.

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  15. South Africa: R5,000 and Sangoma Will Pray for an Informal Miner's SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

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

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  16. .com | Woman and taxi driver save kids from flood waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | News24

    Flood warnings have been issued for the eastern parts of Eastern Cape, southern KwaZulu-Natal, the southern and western parts of the Free State and eastern Northern Cape, and Johannesburg and its surrounding areas. WATCH Johannesburg Despite the water coming up to his hips, a taxi driver carried two primary school children to safety on his back on Tuesday, while a woman helped the rest of the children out by forming a human chain behind her.

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  17. .com | 2016 an awful year for human rights - Amnesty InternationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | News24

    The Western Cape and western parts of the Northern Cape remain hot and dry, with an extreme fire danger warning issued. Netsanet Belay: Africa Director, Research and Advocacy , in the middle it's Deprose Muchena: Regional Director- both from from Amnesty International during the organisation's launch of state of the world's human rights which coincided with the release of Amnesty International Report 2016/17 in Parktown.

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  18. Athletics in for a humdinger seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    The season is still in its diapers but early indications are that South African athletics is in for another humdinger after a weekend of stellar performances from around the world. Chief among the top performers was the country's race walkers spearheaded by TuksSport athlete Lebogang Shange, who won silver at the Oceania Race 20km Race Walk Championship in Adelaide.

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  19. Piedt: I think we must be less frantic and buckle upRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    The Cobras opened their One-Day Cup campaign with a 100-run defeat to the Knights in Bloemfontein on Saturday. It was the Western Cape side's first defeat under Piedt and new coach Ashwell Prince's leadership, since taking over at the beginning of 2017.

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  20. 11 Players to watch out for in Super RugbyRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2017 | RuggaWorld

    The Vodacom Super Rugby is upon us as the tournament kicks off on a unusual Thursday this year when they the Rebels hos the Blues in match one. A good Super Rugby tournament for the South African teams is non negotiable this year and as a nation the South African Franchised needs to step it up not just to better a poor season last year in Super Rugby but also lay the foundation for the Springboks who had an even worst season.

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