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  • 10 Tech Companies That Are Funding Sport In Africa

    FNB continue their history of funding sport as a major sponsor of the Springboks. BusinessTech By Peter Pedroncelli, 6:40 am AFKI Original

    Africa loves sport, and the popularity of numerous top sports such as soccer, rugby and cricket has inevitably attracted tech companies that are interested in funding sport in the form of sponsorship deals to be associated with the various teams, competitions and players. Numerous global and local tech brands benefit from this, while the sports themselves require the finances provided by these deals to survive and thrive.

  • AB De Villiers Commits Himself To South African Cricket

    South Africa cricket captain AB De Villiers By Peter Pedroncelli, 4:57 am

    South African cricket captain AB De Villiers has squashed speculation that he is not committed to the future of the Proteas, insisting that he puts the national team before all other cricketing commitments. The world-class batsman revealed that he has signed up to feature in the Caribbean Premier League T20 tournament.

  • Hashim Amla Resigns As South African Test Captain

    Hashim Amla By Peter Pedroncelli, 3:21 am

    Top South African batsman Hashim Amla has announced his shock decision to resign as the Proteas test captain in order to focus on his role in the team as an opening batsman. The humble professional cricketer announced his decision to relinquish the captaincy following a draw against England in the second of a four-test series currently under way in South Africa.

  • 12 African Sporting Highlights From 2015

    Dimension Data - Daniel Teklehaimanot By Peter Pedroncelli, 8:20 am AFKI Original

    The year 2015 has been provided African sports fans with numerous moments to be proud of, with many highlights that stand out after reflecting on the year that was. From title winning exploits to pioneering moments in various sports, Africa can look back on a positive year from many aspects. We gathered 10 highlights in African sport from the year 2015.

  • 10 Popular South African Hashtags In 2015

    South African Hashtags By Peter Pedroncelli, 6:25 am AFKI Original

    With the year coming to an end, it is interesting to look back at a number of the hashtags that made waves in South African social media circles. We take a look at 10 of the popular hashtags that took hold of South African imaginations in 2015.

  • 10 Things You Didn’t Know About South African Cricketer AB De Villiers

    South Africa cricket captain AB De Villiers By Peter Pedroncelli, 4:15 am AFKI Original

    On Saturday AB de Villiers recorded an impressive record when he played his 100th test for South Africa against India in Bengaluru, adding yet another statistic to his ever-growing list of achievements. In honour of that achievement, we gathered 10 pieces of information that you may not know about cricketer AB de Villiers.

  • New Cricket Scoreboard Experience For Durban Fans

    Standard Bank Sponsorship By Peter Pedroncelli, 3:22 am

    Cricket supporters in Durban will experience a phenomenal new scoreboard at the Sahara Stadium, with a full-colour LED display now installed ahead of Friday evening’s 1st KFC T20 International between South Africa and New Zealand at the venue. The new scoreboard has been imported to the South African coastal city from Chennai, India, where some of the most passionate cricket fans can be found.

  • Pakistan Cricket Captain Afridi Praises Courageous Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe Cricket Team By Peter Pedroncelli, 8:39 am

    Pakistan Twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi was delighted at the arrival of the Zimbabwe cricket team this week, and the captain was full of praise for the Africans and their ‘courage’ in visiting his country. This reaction is a result of the Zimbabweans being the first test-playing nation to visit Pakistan in six years.

  • Zimbabwe Rely On Coach Dav Whatmore’s Cunning For West Indies Encounter

    Zimbabwe Cricket Team By Staff, 7:38 am

    By SuperSport.com Zimbabwe believe the guile of coach Dav Whatmore can help them spring a World Cup upset by beating the West Indies, senior batsman Hamilton Masakadza said Monday. Zimbabwe head into Tuesday’s pivotal Pool B match at Canberra’s Manuka Oval level on points with the unpredictable Caribbean cricketers and responding well to the much-travelled […]

  • South Africa’s Proteas Defeat Zimbabwe In Cricket World Cup

    South Africa Cricket Proteas By Staff, 5:10 am

    By SuperSport.com David Miller and JP Duminy both scored hundreds as South Africa overcame a nervy start to beat Zimbabwe by 62 runs in their World Cup Pool B opener in Hamilton on Sunday. Wobbling at 83 for four, South Africa were lifted by brilliant hundreds by Miller (138 not out) and Duminy (115 not […]

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