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Friday, 16 August 2013 06:15
Pheladi Sethusa: A RESOUNDING defeat on Monday night took away any hopes the University of Cape Town (UCT) team had of moving up from the bottom of the Varsity Football log.

Goal after goal, it became obvious that the University of Pretoria (Tuks) players were not going to let the UCT team squeeze in one redeeming goal for themselves.

Mfuneko Toyana: North West University (NWU ) are early favourites to lift the inaugural Varsity Football title, after the men from Mafikeng thrashed Wits 4-0 at Milpark Stadium on Monday night.

The launch of Explosive Mondays, where student football teams from eight universities around the country will compete every Monday for the next nine weeks, was festive and filled with entertainment on and off the field.

Bidvest Wits signs new players

Friday, 19 July 2013 11:26

THE new football season will kick off with Bidvest Wits signing stars Moeneeb Josephs, Matthew Booth and Benjani Mwaruwari on the squad, according to reports in the media.

Josephs has secured a three year contract with the Clever Boys.

Queer rugby a gay time

Friday, 17 May 2013 07:30
Caro Malherbe: WHAM! A queer social rugby club based at Wits was started this year by Witsie Gabriel Khan and a group of his friends.

“I love rugby and I love the queers, it was the natural thing to do!” said Khan, who works for the Gay and Lesbian Archives (GALA).

Wits athletes vs sex workers

Friday, 10 May 2013 07:00

Shandu Mulaudzi: Wits athletes competing in Durban found themselves in a contest of a different kind: dodging the advances of prostitutes.

Female sprinter, Fikile Masikane, was among a group of 12 athletes who stayed at the Banana Backpackers Youth Hostel, which she believes also housed prostitutes working at the “brothel” next door. 

Liesl Frankson: Bidvest Wits is facing a goal keeping crisis after the last of their experienced goalkeepers became another victim to injury during a match on Saturday.

Emile Baron suffered a broken leg and had to be stretchered off after a clash with Orlando Pirates striker, Ndumiso Mabena in the dying moments of their defeat at Mbombela Stadium on Saturday. This forced Wits to put, inexperienced 17-year-old Jethren Barr, into the poles as the last man standing.

Bakwena “Chow” The Clever Boys

Friday, 19 April 2013 10:02

Ray Mahlaka: BIDVEST Wits’ hopes for a top four spot were dealt a blow when they lost 2-1 to Platinum Stars on Wednesday in an ABSA Premiership match at the Bidvest Stadium.

The opening minutes of the match were characterised by strong defending as both teams fought to keep a clean sheet.

Bakwena wasted plenty of scoring opportunities with the team from Rustenburg shooting largely off-target and Bidvest Wits goalkeeper Emille Baron in fine form.

Reith feels wrath of Esselen

Friday, 19 April 2013 07:00

Nolwazi Mjwara: In the first netball match of the internal league this week Esselen thrashed Reith in a 20-11 victory.

While Reith was the first to get onto the scoreboard and dominated the initial end of the game, Esselen powered to a massive victory to great ululations.

Leigh-Ann Carey: Bidvest Wits and SuperSport United battled the weather and each other to draw, 0-0, in the Absa Premiership match on Tuesday at the Bidvest Wits Stadium.

Bidvest Wits hit with final verdict

Friday, 05 April 2013 07:44

Caro Malherbe: Bidvest Wits will be fined R50,000, suspended for 12 months, following a verdict delivered by the Premier Soccer League (PSL) disciplinary committee on Wednesday.

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