Tiisetso Malepa Sports reporter

Tiisetso Malepa is a sports reporter for TimesLIVE and its sister sites with a focus on cricket, football and rugby, as well as all Olympic sports.

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Kutumela scores his first Sundowns goal as the champions cruise past TS Galaxy

Goalkeeper Denis Onyango kept his fourth successive clean sheet and striker Thabiso Kutumela scored his first goal for Mamelodi Sundowns as the ...

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'We showed why we finished second,' says McCarthy after AmaZulu advance in Caf ...

Benni McCarthy said AmaZulu showed the same character that saw them finish as Premiership runners-up after Usuthu beat Nyasa Big Bullets 3-1 in the ...

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Maharaj on Proteas' faith in spin: that's what the spinners have needed

Proteas limited-overs vice-captain Keshav Maharaj has lauded the national team coaches and selectors for showing faith in the spinners.

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Boucher hopes SA IPL contingent will help with 'bits of information' on UAE

Mark Boucher hopes his Proteas Indian Premier League (IPL) contingent will feed the team important information on conditions in the United Arab ...

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Boucher pleased with Proteas' progress as World Cup beckons

Proteas head coach Mark Boucher gave a report card after they wrapped up a third successive T20 series win away from home, and said while his team is ...

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Quinton de Kock player of the T20 series as SA whitewash hosts Sri Lanka

The Proteas signed off on their six-match limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka in emphatic style as they smashed their hosts by 10 wickets in the third ...

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Western Province lose Amla and Philander for upcoming domestic season

Western Province have been dealt a double blow after Hashim Amla decided not to return to SA for the upcoming 2021/2022 domestic cricket season, and ...

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'It shows that we are here to play cricket,' says speedster Shabnim Ismail

Momentum Proteas speedster Shabnim Ismail is confident the team is on the right track ahead of next year’s World Cup after they clinched their first ...

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Proteas are spinning in the right direction: Shamsi

It’s been a refreshing change, says Tabraiz Shamsi on Proteas’ ability to field as many as four spinners

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WATCH | Sundowns and Galaxy players take Covid-19 vaccine jabs

Mamelodi Sundowns chairperson Tlhopie Motsepe led the football fraternity vaccination drive on Monday as the Premiership champions played their part ...