Deny and discredit: a slippery slope for the ANC

2014-04-17 07:35

Twenty years later and the very party we once embraced as our own, has degenerated into a pariah we now distance ourselves from, says Fareed Kaloo.

Mbalula: Media a bunch of losers

2014-04-15 19:15

Fikile Mbalula lashed out at the media for criticising the government’s sport quota plan.

Quota plan on ice - report

2014-04-15 14:01

The sports ministry's plan for top sporting codes to implement 60-40 quotas favouring black players would be postponed until 2015.

FF+: Quota proposal arrogant

2014-04-08 21:36

Threats by sports minister Fikile Mbalula about quotas in South African sport are far removed from reality, the FFPlus have said.

Ex-cricketers upset at Mbalula

2014-04-08 14:18

Two former SA cricketers have lashed out at sports minister Fikile Mbalula after he threatened to withdraw national teams from competing.

Here comes Jacob Boo Boo

2014-04-01 18:44

If the ANC accepts that booing is OK when other parties are on the receiving end, then they must accept when it happens to them, says Fareed Kaloo.

Bafana defeat a wake-up call

2014-03-06 20:46

Danny Jordaan says Bafana Bafana's crushing defeat by Brazil in a friendly would be used as a reference to rebuild the national side.

Zuma booing infused in Satanism - Mbalula

2014-03-06 18:20

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has lambasted those who booed President Jacob Zuma when he walked onto the pitch at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.

ANC parties, mocks Malema

2014-02-22 22:03

Leaders of the ANC have partied, danced and mocked EFF leader Julius Malema at the ANCYL election festival held at Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa.

Never form a party out of anger - Mbalula

2014-02-22 14:30

It is wrong to leave the ANC and form a political party out of anger, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says.

Mbalula backs SA Olympic bid

2014-02-10 20:00

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula says South Africa is ready to host the Olympic Games and the country should bid for the 2024 edition.

Mbalula: Know the anthem!

2014-01-22 20:01

National sports teams should know how to sing the national anthem Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika, sports minister Fikile Mbalula has said.

Mbalula slams Bafana, AGAIN

2014-01-22 14:26

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says fans must forget about the current generation playing for Bafana Bafana and look to the future.

Mbalula: No issue with Zuma

2014-01-22 09:13

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula says South Africans should not get the impression that he has a problem with president Jacob Zuma.

Fast fixes, loose tongues

2014-01-21 14:05

Rob Houwing writes that it is obscene the way Bafana Bafana’s fair-weather friends switch to betrayal mode.

Fans: Bafana ARE 'losers'!

2014-01-21 12:32

Sport24 readers have reacted to sports minister Fikile Mbalula's comments that the national football team are a "bunch of losers".

Bafana a 'bunch of losers'

2014-01-20 13:06

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has lambasted Bafana Bafana for their performance in the 2014 African Nations Championship.

'People's champion' hailed

2013-12-11 19:14

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has said that the death of Jacob "Baby Jake" Matlala has signalled the end of a golden era in boxing.

1 pic which describes how Bucs fans feel about their team

2013-11-13 12:19

How did the Orlando Pirates players feel when they flew into OR Tambo airport?

Lungisa: I respect Mbalula

2013-10-30 20:23

Former NYDA boss Andile Lungisa, accused of defrauding the arts and culture department, says he respects Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula.

Mbalula to save Soweto race

2013-10-11 16:52

The sports department will try to save this year's Soweto Marathon from cancellation, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has said.

Mbalula refutes Lungisa's allegations

2013-10-05 22:10

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has denied putting pressure on the justice system to arrest former National Youth Development Agency chairperson Andile Lungisa.

ANC ready for Tlokwe - Mantashe

2013-09-17 21:54

The ANC is ready for the Tlokwe by-elections despite some ward voting being postponed, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

Tlokwe candidates campaign undaunted

2013-09-17 18:12

Campaigning ahead of by-elections in Tlokwe, North West, has continued despite uncertainty about whether they would go ahead as planned.

Soweto is ready and waiting

2013-08-15 18:00

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula says that preparations for the inaugural Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture Day are on track.


Mbalula to meet with Union

2014-04-16 19:07

Solidarity will meet with sports minister Fikile Mbalula to discuss their objections to the department's plan for sporting quotas.

New netball league launched

2014-04-15 17:42

Netball SA have launched Africa's first semi-professional netball league, which will start in May and end with the final in June.

SARU to get quota clarity

2014-04-14 14:09

The SA Rugby Union will meet with sports minister Fikile Mbalula to get more clarity on the government's new transformation policy.

Sport quotas to be opposed

2014-04-08 18:21

A rights organisation and trade union Solidarity say they will oppose sport minister Fikile Mbalula’s new quota plan.

Mbalula laments slow change

2014-04-05 22:00

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says athletics, cricket, football, netball and rugby are falling behind with transformation.

Proteas urged to be inspired

2014-03-18 19:11

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula says the Proteas should use the South African under-19 side's World Cup triumph as inspiration.

Mbalula lambasts boo-boys

2014-03-06 18:28

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula lambasted those who booed President Jacob Zuma at the FNB Stadium on Wednesday.

Mbalula wishes Bafana well

2014-03-05 07:44

Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula has visited Bafana Bafana at the team hotel to wish them luck.

ANC will never be defeated - Mashatile

2014-02-22 14:30

The ANC will never be defeated by another political party, Gauteng chairperson Paul Mashatile says.

SA ponders Commonwealth bid

2014-02-11 12:00

The South African government is considering the possibility of hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

PSL upset at Mbalula's rant

2014-01-31 11:33

The Premier Soccer League is upset at sport minister Fikile Mbalula after his scathing attack on Bafana Bafana.

Josephs not wanting apology

2014-01-22 16:19

Despite being publicly humiliated by Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula, Bafana 'keeper Moeneeb Josephs is not demanding an apology.

Behind closed doors, Mbalula!

2014-01-22 10:28

Former Bafana players Helman Mkhalele and Linda Buthelezi say sports minister Fikile Mbalula was wrong to lash the players publicly.

ANCYL gets behind Mbalula

2014-01-21 18:22

The ANC Youth League has supported comments made by sports minister Fikile Mbalula about Bafana Bafana's CHAN performance.

Fans: Bafana ARE 'losers'!

2014-01-21 12:42

Sport24 readers have reacted to sports minister Fikile Mbalula's comments that the national football team are a "bunch of losers".

Loser rant: Mbalula not sorry

2014-01-21 09:15

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula will not apologise for his scathing comments that Bafana Bafana are a "bunch of losers".

Big bounty in store for Bafana

2014-01-12 16:01

Sport and recreation minister Fikile Mbalula has said Bafana Bafana will be rewarded for winning the Chan tournament this year.

Baby Jake was 'one of the best'

2013-12-07 22:11

Boxing legend "Baby Jake" Matlala was one of the best athletes to ever come out of SA, Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula has said.

Mbalula slams Al Ahly fans

2013-11-11 13:30

Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula says Al Ahly should be punished after their fans shone green lasers at Pirates' players.

Mbalula lauds CSA quota policy

2013-10-12 14:01

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula has said that while cricket continued to prosper, development has remained a priority.

DA: Mbalula, save Soweto race!

2013-10-11 16:00

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula should intervene and provide funding so that this year's Soweto Marathon can go ahead, the DA has said.

SA Sports Awards launched

2013-09-18 21:00

Sports and recreation minister Fikile Mbalula, along with Chad le Clos and Lucas Sithole have launched the 2013 SA Sports Awards.

Our ministers' hot wheels

2013-09-08 17:47

Ministers and their deputies have been buying cheaper cars than they did four years ago, but they’re still not buying bargain basement specials.

Balfour's resignation accepted

2013-08-02 19:35

The sports ministry have accepted Boxing SA's chairman Ngconde Balfour's resignation with immediate effect.

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