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Stefanos Tsitsipas came from a set down to beat Dominic Thiem on a thrilling final-set tie-break and become the youngest winner of the ATP Finals in 18 years. He won 6-7 (6-8) 6-2 7-6 (7-4) to claim the biggest title of his fledgling career. Thiem, 26, who edged a tight…
Football (EURO 2020). England concluded their successful Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a victory over Kosovo that ensures they will be among the top six seeds in next summer's tournament. Despite the emphatic scoreline, it was an unconvincing performance by Gareth Southgate's side but they were still able to end…
Tommy Fleetwood beat Marcus Kinhult in a play-off to win the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City. Fleetwood started the final round six shots off the lead but carded a seven-under 65 to finish on 12 under par, which Swede Kinhult matched with a 68. The Englishman, who had three…
Bafana Bafana have registered their first in the 2021 AFCON qualifiers after they beat Sudan 1-0 at Orlando Stadium. Lebogang Phiri made a breakthrough on the stroke of halftime as his left-footed strike broke the deadlock for his first goal in Bafana colours. Bafana coach went for an all out-attack,…
Manchester United are being linked with a January transfer window swap deal involving Gareth Bale and Paul Pogba. Given that many of United’s issues are in attack at the moment, it could make sense to revive interest in Bale, whose future at Real Madrid has looked in doubt for some…
Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki has declared the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sudan as a must-win match. They come into the match following a 2-0 loss to Ghana in the opening match of the campaign, while the Sudanese defeated Sao Tome e Principe 4-0 in the…
Stefanos Tsitsipas will meet Dominic Thiem in Sunday's showpiece to decide who will be crowned winner of the 2019 ATP Finals. The 21-year-old beat Roger Federer in straight sets in the first semi-final on Saturday, clinching a 6-3, 6-4 success over the six-time champion after a ruthless display. Tsitsipas, making…
The Netherlands, Germany and Croatia have booked their places for next summer’s finals of the Euro 2020. Austria also made it through to the multi-host tournament, which kicks off in Rome on June 12. The teams join France, Spain, Italy and England while Portugal are one win away from qualification.…
Thousands of cyclists are taking part in the 23rd edition of Discovery 947 Ride Joburg which has officially kicked off at Riversands commercial club on Sunday. Discovery 947 ride Joburg is the world's second largest timed cycling race. There will be several road closures but there are alternative routes open…
Barbarians: (12) 31 Tries: Bastareaud, Esterhuizen, Mapimpi(2), Steyn; Cons: Bosch,Steyn (2) Fiji: (14) 33 Tries: Malele, Tela, Dyer (2), Mayanavanuav; Cons: Tela (4) Fiji held off a late comeback from the Barbarians to claim an entertaining win at Twickenham. Mathieu Bastareaud and Andre Esterhuizen crossed for the Baa-Baas in the…
Stefanos Tsitsipas beat six-time champion Roger Federer to reach the final of the ATP Finals in London. The Greek, making his debut at the event aged just 21, won 6-3 6-4. Federer, 38, was aiming for a record-extending seventh title but was undone by Tsitsipas, just as he was at…
A poor start by Bosnian Vahid Halilhodzic as coach of Morocco continued when lower ranked Mauritania forced a 0-0 draw in their first Group E match in 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying in Rabat. Morocco are ranked 42nd in the world, 63 places above Mauritania, and the barren deadlock…
For generations of South African golfers, a victory in the Nedbank Golf Challenge has been a childhood dream. On Sunday, either Zander Lombard or Louis Oosthuizen could make that dream a reality. Lombard heads the field on 11 under par following a hard-fought 72 at the Gary Player Country Club…
The Jozi Stars continued their poor start to the second edition of the Mzansi Super League after they were bowled out for just 108 and thrashed by nine wickets as the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants,who claimed a bonus point and completed the ‘double’ over the defending champions at the Wanderers…
Kevin Anderson, the former US Open and Wimbledon men’s singles finalist has announced that he will be playing an exhibition match at the national primary school’s finals of the BNP Paribas RCS ‘Rising Star Tennis’ initiative set to take place at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Facility in February 2020. Launched…
Defending champions South Africa have been drawn in Group B of the 2019 COSAFA Men’s Under 20 Championships alongside Lesotho, Madagascar and Mauritius. The tournament will take place in Lusaka from 4-14 December. The 12 teams have been drawn into three groups each containing four sides, with the top team…
South Africa progressed to this year’s AFCON semi-finals after holding Nigeria to a 0-0 draw in a highly contested final Group B tie at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo, Egypt. They will now face hosts Egypt after finishing second of their group with five points, just a point behind…
We all know what happens during football stardom: the games, gruelling training, money… But what happens when the ‘party’ is over? With physically challenging careers that end well before an office job and the many demands placed on footballers; precious few know what life is like after retirement for footballers.…
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is currently on vacation in South Africa during the FIFA international break, and he was spotted by fans enjoying the sights of Cape Town. Jurgen Klopp just having a casual walk about in Cape town....then ended up at Diaz Tavern where he engaged with fans.Pep Guardiola…
The first part of Zander Lombard’s Nedbank Golf Challenge dream was realised on Friday when he shot a 65 in front of playing partners Ernie Els and Lee Westwood to lead “Africa’s Major” by two strokes. The next part of that dream quite obviously involves the 18th green on Sunday…
Mpho Makola has been handed a six-month ban from football, effective immediately, after pushing a match official during a game. BREAKING: The #PSL Disciplinary Committee has handed a six months ban to @CapeTownCityFC player, Mpho Makola.Makola was found guilty of assaulting match official, Abongile Tom during the Telkom Knockout fixture…
The SABC has confirmed Sunday's 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifier between Bafana Bafana and Sudan will be televised. South Africans were left unable to watch Bafana Bafana's AFCON qualifier against Ghana after both Supersport and SABC failed to reach an agreement to televise the match. Bafana Bafana went down…
Ghana have begun their AFCON 2021 qualifying campaign on a high with a win over South Africa at the Cape Coast Stadium.Goals from Thomas Partey and Kudus Mohammed handed Black Stars a 2-0 win against Bafana Bafana. Elsewhere,Sudan recorded a 4-0 win over Sao Tome and Principe. Sudan and Ghana…
Ghana lead 1-0 at halftime against Bafana Bafana courtesy of Thomas Partey. #BafanaBafana #AFCON2021 Indecisiveness in the box....aaaah pic.twitter.com/vkblv9gHMP — Soccer Clipz (@Cafulele1) November 14, 2019 #AFCON2021 #BafanaBafana Ghana are leading pic.twitter.com/qEt2RSc0RA — Soccer Clipz (@Cafulele1) November 14, 2019 Partey drives home from outside the box. Ghana lead. #AFCON2021 pic.twitter.com/bG72R5Tbn4…
Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki has named an attacking minded starting line up to face Ghana in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers tonight.The match will be the start of the road to Cameroon for the 33rd edition of the continental showpiece.The Group C opener is scheduled to kick…
Image:@GraemeSmith49 Graeme Smith has withdrawn his interest from Cricket South Africa's director of cricket role, citing a lack of "confidence" in the administration. He announced his decision via social media. "I would love to have taken on the role. However, despite my obvious desire to make a difference, during the…
Louis Oosthuizen overcame kidney stones that saw him spend time in a Rustenburg hospital and still in agony at 3am on the morning of the first round, and opened with a nine-under-par 63 to lead the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player by three shots at Sun City on…
The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has declared over R1 billion in revenue in the last financial year (2018/19). This is the first time in the history of the League that it declares R1 billion in revenue. The increase in revenue is driven by the contractual increase in the broadcast rights…
Talks between the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and SuperSport to resume the telecast of all CAF-organised matches, have failed to reach an agreement. Insideworldfootball on Wednesday reports that, a CAF spokesman indicated that the continental football governing body will be seeking an alternative solution to ensure that fans in…
Bafana Bafana have completed their preparations for the crucial Cameroon 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ghana. They held one training session at home before flying out of the country, and had two more sessions at the match venue, Cape Coast Stadium in Ghana. Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi…
Image: @Guaje7Villa. Spain’s all-time leading goal scorer David Villa has announced he will retire from playing at the end of the Japanese season. Villa, who plays for J1 League side Vissel Kobe, will bow out having won the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2008 with Spain, and the Champions League…
Bafana Bafana have settled nicely into their base camp after a 10 hour travel. They held their first training session yesterday with 23 players as Thulani Serero and Kamohelo Mokotjo only arrived last night in Ghana. Molefi Ntseki’s charges are going to face the hosts in the first match of…
Lee Westwood was as relaxed as he should be returning as the defending champion in a Nedbank Golf Challenge he has won three times. And the Englishman summed up exactly the challenge the rest of the field will face should he be in a position to make history in “Africa’s…
LaLiga's RC Celta Vigo partners with the Maldives for tourism promotion and youth development LaLiga club RC Celta Vigo (@RCCeltaEN) have agreed a significant and innovative commercial partnership with the Maldives, which will help promote the Indian Ocean country as a tourist destination to LaLiga’s global audience, while strengthening the…
The Powerade Performance Academy for 2019 concluded at the Wanderers Country Club in Johannesburg this past Sunday. After a successful run of academies in Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town there was a lot of enthusiasm around the final academy with performance experts ensuring the attending school coaches were given…
South Africa’s Egypt ambassador, His Excellency Vusi Mavimbela, came and wish South Africa’s National Under-23 side well ahead of their final AFCON Group B encounter against Nigeria this Friday at the Al Salam Stadium. Mavimbela stated that the national team handled themselves really well in their last two Group B…
Springbok hooker Schalk Brits has announced his retirement from the professional game. The 38-year-old was lured out of retirement in 2018 by Rassie Erasmus to join the Springboks and had not played for the Boks since the 2015 World Cup. "I was happy and content with my career when I…
Ernie Els is the oldest player in the Nedbank Golf Challenge field and he has a lot on his mind with the upcoming Presidents Cup. But there is no place he'd rather be this week than making his 19th appearance in a tournament that has defined him as much as…
Banyana Banyana will return home on Wednesday morning (13 November 2019) after their friendly international match against Japan in Fukuoka on Sunday. The South Africa Women’s Senior National team lost 2-0 to the hosts in a thrilling international match in Japan’s most southern province and had a practice match at…
Spanish football has had its eye on the clock more than usual this season, mostly to see how long it takes Rodrygo Goes to get on the scoresheet. Real Madrid’s 18-year-old sensation is very much the flavour of the month, shining in his first season in LaLiga and showing a…
All eyes will be on ultra-distance athlete Mthunzi Mnisi when he targets his fifth straight national title at the 2019 ASA 50km Race Walking Championships, to be held at the University of Pretoria sports grounds in Tshwane on Saturday, 16 November. Mnisi, who won the SA title for the fourth…
Check out some of the scenes of the final leg of the Springboks World Cup victory parade. Balconies in Long Street are packed as Siya pumps the cup in the air. Capetonians are laughing in the face of rain. Nothing will stop them from seeing the Boks. @TeamNews24 pic.twitter.com/Gqa0dE5FB7 —…
Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Lebogang Manyama has been called up to Bafana Bafana for the two crucial Cameroon 2021 Africa Cup of Nations clashes against Ghana and Sudan. Manyama, who has already reported for national team duty, replaces the injured Themba Zwane of Mamelodi Sundowns. Bafana Bafana assembled for camp last…
Springbok captain Siya Kolisi won the People’s Choice Sports Star award at the SA Sports Awards held in Durban. He led the Springboks to a 32-12 victory over England in the Rugby World Cup final in Japan. Springbok coach Rasie Erasmus was named Coach of the Year. While the Proteas…
The Nelson Mandela Bay Giants got their Mzansi Super League 2.0 campaign off to a winning start as they beat the Jozi Stars by 24 runs at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth. Set 168 for victory, the Stars could only manage 143 for five in reply as they slipped…
Manchester City Manager Pep Gaurdiola sarcastically thanked the match officials following Manchester City’s controversial Premier League defeat against Liverpool. He was incensed after he saw his side denied two penalties during another epic meeting between the two title chasing sides at Anfield. Fabinho fired Liverpool into an early lead, less…
SuperSport United FC duo Sipho Mbule and Teboho Mokoena arrived in Cairo, Egypt to add to coach David Notoane’s South Africa’s National Under-23’s 15-man squad. Notoane expressed his delight over the arrival of these two players, adding that they will certainly add value to his team building up to their…
Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis said she was satisfied with her team’s performance in their 2-0 defeat to hosts Japan on Sunday, 10 November in Fukuoka. Having travelled for two days and with only two days to prepare for the tough friendly match, Ellis said she took a lot of…
Golden Arrows came from behind to beat Mamelodi Sundowns 3-2 in a thrilling Absa Premiership clash in a pouring rain at Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium. Thapelo Morena opened the scoring for the visitors but Arrows rallied after the break to earn all three points thanks to goals from Danny Phiri…
It was a slow day for the South African swimming team as the 2019 FINA Swimming World Cup Series wrapped up in Doha. Chad le Clos came close to a medal in the 200m freestyle final but had to settle for a 4th place finish in 1:48.76, with the gold…
Springboks loose-forward Francios Louw has confirmed his retirement from the international rugby. Louw, affectionately known as ‘Flo’, made 76 Test appearances in a decade at the top, adding 2019 gold to the bronze he won in 2015. In all, he appeared in three World Cup tournaments. Flo won his first…
Chippa United have finally registered their first Absa Premiership win of the season, defeating AmaZulu 2-0 at a cold and wet Princess Magogo Stadium last night. William Twala scored a brace in the second half to secure the Chilli Boys first three-pointer of the campaign, though they remain at the…
Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis has named her starting 11 for the friendly international match against Japan here in Fukuoka (Sunday, 10 November 2019). Ellis has handed veteran Leandra Smeda her 100th cap, a milestone for the hardworking striker. There are a few surprises in the starting line-up and Ellis…
South Africa’s National Under-23 side played to a 0-0 draw in their opening Group B 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations match against Zambia at the Al Salam Stadium last night. They created plenty of chances, however, were just unlucky not to find the back of the net in each…
Kaizer Chiefs have continued their great form in the Absa Premiership with a thrilling 3-2 Soweto derby win over Orlando Pirates at FNB Stadium. Chiefs secured the victory thanks to a late penalty from Daniel Cardoso, finally broke a nine-game winless streak in league matches against the Buccaneers and extended…
Tottenham’s miserable run in the Premier League continued with a 1-1 draw at home to Sheffield United. Southampton are another team in disarray and that continued with a 2-1 defeat to Everton. Newcastle came from behind to beat Bournemouth 2-1 thanks to goals from DeAndre Yedlin and Ciaran Clark, which…
CAF announced that it had cancelled a $1-billion TV and marketing rights deal with the French-based company following a judgement that it had breached competition rules, though Lagardere insisted it would go to war to make sure the contract remains in place. SuperSport, who had acquired the rights directly from…
Kaizer Chiefs have not beaten Orlando Pirates during ordinary time in their last 13 meetings, but perhaps have their best chance in years against a limping Pirates side that will be without inspirational captain Happy Jele. Here are five key facts for each side going into Saturday’s encounter: KAIZER CHIEFS…
Watford enjoyed their first Premier League win of the season as goals from Gerard Deulofeu and substitute Andre Gray gave them a 2-0 win at Norwich City in a bottom-of-the-table game last night. The result lifted Watford two places to 18th on eight points from 12 games while promoted Norwich,…
Dale Steyn and Janneman Malan played lead roles as the 2019 Mzansi Super League (MSL) season began with a bang after the Cape Town Blitz edged out the Jozi Stars by 15 runs in a high-scoring thriller at the Imperial Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. Match Summary Jozi Stars 198 –…
Image: Credit Fullview. The second leg of the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour will take place in Durban. The route plans for East London (Saturday), Port Elizabeth (Sunday) and Cape Town (Monday) will be announced at a later stage. The route plan for Durban is as follows: 09h15: Tour…
Manchester United, Sevilla and Celtic led a parade of clubs with continental pedigree through to the Europa League knockout stage as they all won to book a ticket to the last-32. ✅ Espanyol & Man. United join Sevilla, Basel & Celtic in the round of 32! ?Was it a good…
Image: Credit Fullview. The Springboks Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour kicks off in Gauteng today when they will travel through parts of Pretoria, Johannesburg and Soweto, parading the Webb Ellis Cup from an open-top bus. The route plans for Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town (Friday to Monday)…
Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus became the first teams to book their tickets for the next round of the UEFA Champions League,with all three picking up wins. Elsewhere, Manchester City lost two goalkeepers in the draw against Atalanta, Real Madrid put six goals past Galatasaray and Dinamo Zagreb and…
Dumisani Zuma scored a brace as Kaizer Chiefs increased their lead at the top of the ABSA Premiership table at Nelson Mandela Bay stadium. Coach Ernst Middendorp made eight changes when compared to the team that started the last match against Orlando Pirates four days ago. Only three players who…
Veteran Springbok prop Tendai Mtawarira has announced his retirement from international rugby after a successful World Cup campaign. The 34-year-old veteran of 117 Tests confirmed his decision after a monumental performance in his final match,against England in the World Cup final in Yokohama, Japan. He made his senior provincial debut…
Cape Town City have announced former Ajax Amsterdam and Galatasaray head coach Jan Olde Reikerink as their new head coach after the sacking of Benni McCarthy. He joins the Citizens with an impressive CV in Europe after managing the likes of Ajax, Genk,Galatasary, SV Heerveeen, while also taking up assistant…
Here are ten of the top stories from LaLiga Santander, from fine margins at the top of the table to Sergio Ramos and Luis Suárez’s latest records. Three teams are level at the top It could hardly be tighter or more dramatic at the top of the LaLiga Santander table.…
The South African U-23 Men’s Olympic Team has safely arrived in Egypt ahead of this year’s CAF U-23 Africa Cup of Nations kicking off this coming weekend. David Notoane’s charges left South Africa on Monday, 4 November and landed in the North African country in the wee hours of Tuesday…
Banyana Banyana will play Japan in an international friendly match. Both countries will face off on Sunday, 10 November 2019 at the Kitakyushu Stadium in Fukuoka, Japan. Kickoff is at 12h45 local time (05h45 South African time – Japan is seven hours ahead). The two nations will then lock horns…
Barcelona were held to a surprise home draw by Slavia Prague in the early kick-off, while the match of the night saw Chelsea draw 4-4 at home with nine-man Ajax. Liverpool held on for a 2-1 win over Genk, Borussia Dortmund came from two goals down to beat Inter Milan…
Orlando Pirates and Maritzburg United played to a goalless draw in the ABSA Premiership this evening at Orlando Stadium. Captain Happy Jele was sent off and will miss the derby on Saturday against rivals Kaizer Chiefs and both sides finished the match with 10 men after Kwanda Mngonyama of Maritzburg…
South African Football Association (SAFA) Acting CEO, Russell Paul is leaving the Association to take up a senior position within the Qatar 2022 World Cup Organising Committee. He has extensive experience in football administration having, among others, been part of the South Africa 2010 FIFA World Cup, the first-ever World…
Thousands of people converged at OR Tambo International Airport ahead of the Springboks arrival. Supporters were singing and chanting as they waited for the first group of the squad to arrive which included World Rugby Player of the year, Pieter-Steph Du Toit, Duane Vermuelen and try scorers Makozole Mapimpi and…
Three teams currently sit joint-top, with thirteen clubs within just five points, making it probably the most competitive LaLiga title race since the switch to three points for a win. Levante’s dramatic 3-1 victory over Barcelona on Saturday was just the latest shock from the super exciting 2019/20 LaLiga title…
Reflection back on the 2019 Danone Nations Cup world finals that took place in Barcelona, Rebonwe Primary School soccer players and coach admit it was an experience that has changed their lives and valuable lesson have been learnt in terms of soccer and life skills It was a busy week…
As South Africa's triumphant players prepare to arrive back home to a heroes' welcome, they do so in the knowledge that they are not only world champions but also top of the World Rugby Men's Rankings for the first time since 16 November, 2009. Saturday's 32-12 victory over England in…
The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Ghana and Bafana Bafana has been moved from the capital Accra to Cape Coast. The clash is scheduled for Thursday, 14 November 2019 at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium at 19h00. After the match, both teams will be flying out for their…
Taking early steps to ensure the national track and field team is ready to shine next year, Athletics South Africa (ASA) has unveiled a 56-member Preparation Squad for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The Preparation Squad includes 39 athletes (28 men and 11 women) in individual events, as…
Real Madrid are preparing an offer to Manchester City of Gareth Bale plus £70m in exchange for Raheem Sterling. Sky Sports has reported that representatives from Real will travel to watch Sterling's performances for England next month, at home to Montenegro and away to Kosovo, before deciding on the final…
Springboks crowned the World Rugby Champions.
Siya Kolisi raised the Webb Ellis Cup to the Yokohama night sky, surrounded by his wonderful troops in green after they had not just beaten England but delivered perhaps the most complete performance by any side to dominate a final, we had the exclamation mark that Rugby World Cup 2019…
Gift Motupa scored four goals for Bidvest Wits, while Nigerian sides Enyimba and Enugu Rangers made contrasting progress in CAF Confederation Cup play-offs. Motupa netted the first four goals as Wits crushed UD Songo of Mozambique 6-0 in Johannesburg after taking a 2-1 lead into the second leg. It was…
Cape Town City has announced its decision to terminate coach Benni McCarthy’s employment with immediate effect. In a statement in the early hours of this morning, the club said it reached the decision to terminate his employment following a run of performance that saw the club win two of the…
Tennis: Novak Djokovic has beaten a nervous Denis Shapovalov 6-3 6-4 to win his fifth Paris Masters final and 34th overall Masters title to move one behind all-time leader Rafael Nadal. Shapovalov had a walkover into his first Masters final on Sunday because the second-ranked Nadal pulled out of their…
Springboks began Rugby World Cup 2019 with great confidence, having defeated New Zealand in 2018. They were the first foreign team to arrive in Japan for the tournament and overpowered the hosts 41-7 in a warm-up match. Yet the All Blacks were still the team to beat at RWC 2019,…
The Foxes are now level with Chelsea on 23 points, but with a better goal difference, and just two points behind second-placed Manchester City. Meanwhile Everton midfielder Andre Gomes suffered a serious leg injury which left Tottenham's Son Heung-min in tears and overshadowed the home side scoring a 98th-minute equaliser…
On Sunday 3 November 2019, the 26th Soweto Marathon successfully hosted 40 000 runners from far and wide across the three distances of 42.2km, 21.1km and 10km. South Africa’s biggest one day road running event started and finished at FNB Stadium on another scorching Summer Sunday. It was Nedbank Running…
Maritzburg United were the first team to book their place in the 2019 Telkom Knockout semifinals following a 4-3 penalty shoot-out (1-1 after extra-time) win over Highlands Park at Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg on Friday evening. Kaizer Chiefs defeated Orlando Pirates 4-2 penalties following a 2-2 draw in the…
Maritzburg United have sent Highlands Park packing in the Telkom Knockout quarterfinal at Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg via penalties. The game ended 1-1 after regulation time. The team of choice won 4-3 on penalties to book their place in to the semi-finals of the TKO. Highlands Park took a…
Springboks ceded possession in both of their knockout phase matches at Rugby World Cup 2019, giving Wales 62 per cent last week and Japan 68 per cent in the first half of the quarter-final. They have relied on defence, a strong set-piece and a kicking game to reach this year's…
New Zealand ran in six tries to win the bronze final and give head coach Steve Hansen a right royal send-off against Wales at Tokyo Stadium. Winger Ben Smith led the way with two tries in his final game in an All Blacks jersey, in front of Emperor Emeritus and…
Manchester City host struggling Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday with Pep Guardiola hoping that Bernardo Silva maintains his recent return to something approaching the peak of his powers. Portuguese playmaker Silva was among the most feared players in the Premier League last season as City won all three…
Telkom has announced a series of high energy pre-match activations in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal to ensure football fans are part of the football frenzy. AKA, DJ Tira and Igcokama Elisha are also set to electrify the Soweto derby at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday with pre-match performances. The KwaZulu-Natal…
As the world looks ahead to what promises to be an exciting finale to Rugby World Cup 2019, the nominees for the World Rugby Team and Coach of the Year 2019 accolades have been revealed. All four teams and their coaches that reached the Rugby World Cup 2019 semi-finals have…
A thrilling Carabao Cup fourth-round game had a dramatic finish as Liverpool beat Arsenal 5-4 on penalties after Divock Origi’s added-time equaliser made it 5-5 and forced the shoot-out at Anfield. Last Night Results: Liverpool 5-5 Arsenal (Liverpool won 5-4 on Penalties) Manchester United 2-1 Chelsea. Aston Villa 2-1 Wolves.…
Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that Saturday’s World Cup final against England in Yokohama will be his last as Springbok head coach. Erasmus has served in the dual role of Bok coach and SA Rugby director of rugby since the beginning of 2018. However, Erasmus confirmed that he will be stepping…
The contenders for the International Rugby Players (IRP) Try of the Year 2019 have been revealed, with the winner to be announced at the World Rugby Awards in Tokyo on 3 November. Three of the tries shortlisted were scored at Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan with the other contender…
Cricket South Africa has suspended their chief financial officer, Naasei Appiah, acting director of cricket, Corrie van Zyl, and the Head of sales and sponsorship, Clive Eksteen. The trio were apparently asked to leave the building following a staff meeting at Cricket SA’s head office in Johannesburg. In a statement…
Three countries are represented in the nominees for the World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year 2019 award in association with Tudor. The nominees for this prestigious award, now in its fifth year, are Joe Cokanasiga (England), Herschel Jantjies (South Africa) and Romain Ntamack (France). To be eligible for this…
Manchester City and Leicester City booked their places in the last eight of the 2019 Carabao Cup last night. Carabao Cup Results: Burton Albion 1-3 Leicester City. Crawley Town 1-3 Colchester United. Everton 2-0 Watford. Manchester City 3-1 Southampton. Oxford United 1-1 Sunderland (Oxford won 4-2 on penalties). Today's Fixtures:…
Orlando Pirates have registered their third win with a 1-0 victory over Highlands Park in the Absa Premiership this evening. Both sides were cautious in the early stages but the visitors nearly opened the scoring in the 14th minute after Tshegofatso Mabasa whipped in a cross towards the back post…
Newly promoted Granada go top The Granada fairy tale story continues. The newly promoted club have gone to the very top of the LaLiga Santander table, having won their Andalusian derby against Real Betis on Sunday by a 1-0 scoreline in front of their home fans. While most would have…
Surrey have signed former Proteas batsman Hashim Amla on a two-year Kolpak contract. The 36-year-old retired from international cricket in August as the Proteas' second-highest Test run scorer with 9,282 runs in 124 matches. Amla is the only South Africa batsman to score a Test triple hundred - 311 not…
Officially sold out at 40 000 entrants, the 26th Soweto Marathon is ready for South Africa’s biggest one day road running event. Here’s some key information to ensure that all runs smoothly come 05h30 on Sunday 3 November 2019 at FNB Stadium: From Soweto Highway please note: Participants are encouraged…
The SAFA Referees Review Committee has come out in support of referee Victor Hlungwani on how he handled the Mamelodi Sundowns v Kaizer Chiefs match at Loftus Versfeld on Sunday which the visitors won 2-0. While some pundits and Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane insisted that Chiefs’ opening goal by Samir…
Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki has named a squad of 25 players to face Ghana and Sudan in back-to-back Cameroon 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers scheduled for next month. They kick-start the journey to the African football’s premier showpiece with an away match against Ghana on Thursday, 14…
Totalsports has decided to remove all images of Springboks Eben Etzebeth from 300 of their shops across the country. The decision comes after Etzebeth found himself embroiled in a racism controversy. Despite the controversy, Eben Etzebeth has been a prominent feature in the springboks run to the Rugby World Cup…
Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that Cheslin Kolbe has recovered from injury for the World Cup final. Kolbe has been battling an ankle injury since Springboks third pool game against Italy three weeks ago. While he featured in the quarter-final win against Japan, he was unable to train and…
World Rugby has announced that France's Jérôme Garcès will referee the Rugby World Cup 2019 final between England and South Africa at International Stadium Yokohama on 2 November. Garcès will be the first Frenchman to take charge of a Rugby World Cup final, in what will be his 11th Rugby…
Image: AP. Roger Federer has withdrawn from this week's Paris Masters in order to "pace himself", with next month's ATP Finals in London. The 38-year-old is playing in his 22nd season on the ATP Tour and won a record-extending 10th Swiss Indoors championship title. Federer extended his winning run to…
Image:@TigerWoods. Tiger Woods has equalled Sam Snead’s record of 82 PGA Tour titles when he won the Zozo Championship in Japan by three shots from local favourite Hideki Matsuyama. Bad weather meant the leaders had to finish on Monday with Woods having seven holes left of his fourth round. It…
Springboks captain Siya Kolisi and his team have thanked South Africans for their support in a video taken in their locker room in Yokohama, Japan. "We just want to say thank you so much for your support. It really means a lot to us. We gave our best today for…
Lewis Hamilton won the Mexican Grand Prix with a superbly controlled drive in a tactical fight with Ferrari to move to the brink of the world title. Hamilton will clinch his sixth championship at the US Grand Prix next Sunday as long as he does not lose more than 22…
Mohamed Salah's penalty sealed an impressive comeback as Liverpool battled to beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in the Premier League. Harry Kane gave Spurs a quick-fire lead when he planted in a header on the rebound within a minute of kick-off. Liverpool were on top for much of the first half…
Kaizer Chiefs have moved five points clear at the top of ABSA Premiership table with a 2-0 away win over champions Mamelodi Sundowns at a packed Loftus Versfeld Stadium. The start of the game was delayed to prevent a stampede after supporters arrived late to the venue. Once underway, it…
FULL-TIME: WALES 16-19 SOUTH AFRICA Springboks beats Wales to book their place in next Saturday’s final against England. Their semi-final win over Wales was far from a classic encounter, but the Boks prevailed thanks to a second half try from Damian de Allende and the boot of fly-half Handre Pollard,…
Highlands Park have moved to fourth position in the Absa Premiership log following a 2-0 win over Chippa United at the Makhulong Stadium. Goals from Spiwe Msimango and Tendai Ndoro secured a fourth win from their last four league matches for the Lions of the North, who are now five…
Christian Pulisic scored a hat-trick to announce his arrival in English football in style as Chelsea beat Burnley for a seventh consecutive win in all competitions. The 21-year-old American winger scored a 'perfect' hat-trick with a left foot, right foot and headed effort. He was the difference in an even…
Stellenbosch FC claimed revenge over Orlando Pirates with a 1-0 win in an Absa Premiership match played at the Cape Town Stadium. The defeat leaves Pirates without a victory in their last three league outings, and 10 points adrift of log leaders Kaizer Chiefs, who play second-placed Mamelodi Sundowns tomorrow.…
Brighton took advantage of two huge slices of luck to snatch a dramatic 3-2 victory over Everton. Elsewhere, Sheffield United continued their impressive start to the season by nicking a 1-1 draw with West Ham. Meanwhile, Watford’s long wait for a Premier League win continues following with a 0-0 draw…
Springboks captain Siya Kolisi has urged his team-mates to put everything they have learned in Japan into practice to book their place in the World Cup final. They take on Wales in Yokohama tomorrow in a match that, for many experts, is too tight to call. Kolisi knows there could…
FULL TIME: 19-7 NEW ZEALAND England will play in the World Cup final for the fourth time. Plenty of people did not believe they could beat the All Blacks, but from the first minute Eddie Jones's team betrayed no hint that they thought that way. They made the perfect start,…
Leicester City have equalled the biggest-ever Premier League victory after crushing 10-man Southampton 9-0 at St Mary's. The result matches Manchester United's 9-0 win against Ipswich in 1995. Jamie Vardy and Ayoze Perez both scored hat-tricks on a terrible night for Southampton, who had Ryan Bertrand sent off for dangerous…
Cape Town City have now gone nine games without a win in all competitions following their defeat to a much improved Maritzburg United in the Absa Premiership clash at the Cape Town Stadium. Thabiso Kutumela's goal helped the Team of Choice to secure a third straight win to move up…
The tickets for the Telkom Knockout quarterfinal between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs are sold out. Premier Soccer League confirmed that the Telkom Knockout quarterfinal match featuring Kaizer Chiefs and their archrivals Orlando Pirates is headed for Durban. The epic clash widely known as the Soweto Derby will take place…
Tottenham Hotspur have won one of their last four league fixtures and face unbeaten Premier League leaders Liverpool on Sunday. Premier League fixtures for this weekend(25 -27 October 2019). Friday, October 25 Southampton vs. Leicester City. Saturday, October 26 Manchester City vs. Aston Villa Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Everton.…
Betway South Africa’s continued efforts of aiding sport development in South Africa made its way to the talent rich province of Limpopo on Thursday, 24 October. After positively impacting the lives of a number of communities and sport federations, First Touch Academy from Polokwane became the recent beneficiaries of Betway’s…
Tickets for the eagerly awaited league clash between Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs are sold out. Sundowns are set to host Chiefs at Loftus Stadium in Tshwane on Sunday. The Brazillians spokesperson Alex Shakoane has warned those without tickets not to come to the stadium. Kick-off is at 15:30. PSL…
Nicolas Pepe finally showed why Arsenal made him the club's record signing in the summer with a brilliant, two-goal late show to rescue the Gunners in the 2019/20 UEFA Europa League last night. Pepe found the net from a pair of expert free-kicks to seal a 3-2 win at home…
Spanish football league, LaLiga, treated key members of South African media and key sports influencers to a memorable evening of Spanish cuisine, socialising and football-related discussions. The event ‘Tapas with Marcos, Football done the Spanish Way’ – took place yesterday at The Terrace, a bespoke roof-top function venue in the…
Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus believes that the 6-2 bench selection tactic will improve the Springboks’ chances of beating Wales and peaking in the subsequent World Cup final. The rest of the team is unchanged from the one that beat Japan, with Rassie Erasmus sticking to the 6-2 split between forwards…
PUMA and LaLiga unveiled the new official matchball, which features a magical pink colour. The ball retains its technical details: improved aerodynamics, resistance to the graze and wear and tear, better durability andhigher performance levels, whilstits striking pink colour becomes the standout feature and goes to show that anything is…
Reigning European champions Liverpool put Genk to the sword thanks to goals from Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and a sensational brace from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Elsewhere, Lionel Messi scored in his 15th consecutive Champions League campaign to help Barcelona narrowly see off Slavia Prague. Ajax 0-1 Chelsea (Batshuayi 85') Benfica 2-1…
Mamelodi Sundowns has moved up to second place in the Absa Premiership standings as substitute Mauricio Affonso scored on his league debut to secure a 1-0 victory over Highlands Park last night. The striker came from the bench to help Sundowns grab maximum points from the jaws of a draw…
The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has announced the dates, venues and kick-off times for next weekend’s Telkom Knockout quarterfinal fixtures. The TKO 2019 quarterfinal fixtures will be played on Friday, Saturday and Sunday; 1-3 November. Tickets will be sold at TicketPro outlets, Spar and selected Sasol garages countrywide and they…
South African golf legend Ernie Els will bring added star power to an impressive field at the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player - the seventh Rolex Series event on the 2019 Race to Dubai – from 14-17 November 2019. "It's always a pleasure to play in South Africa…
A Mamelodi Sundowns versus Kaizer Chiefs clash is often a mouth-watering affair and their upcoming Absa Premiership Woza Nazo fixture is expected to be no different. The match is set to take place at the Loftus stadium on Sunday, 27 October, 3:30pm. The hosts, Masandawana remain unbeaten after nearly three…
South Africa is the new champion of African netball. The Proteas were crowned champions after defeating Zambia 72-53 in the final of the 2019 Africa Netball Cup, played at the Bellville Velodrome in Cape Town. The South Africans came to the final game high on morale after winning their previous…
Tottenham gave their season a much-needed shot in the arm with a 5-0 demolition of Red Star Belgrade in the Champions League. It has been a horrible start to the campaign for Tottenham, who had only won three games before this, but they put all their problems behind them in…
Chippa United booked their place in the draw for the Telkom Knockout quarter-finals as Lehlohonolo Masalesa's second-half goal clinched a 1-0 victory over Bloemfotein Celtics at the Sisa Dukashe Stadium. In the end, Chippa were able to hold firm and secure a hard-fought victory and place in the last eight…
Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus wants his players to increase their concentration levels again for the semi-final against Wales in Yokohama on Sunday. To reach the final, the Springboks must end a four-test losing streak against Wales, having last beaten Warren Gatland’s side at Twickenham in the RWC 2015 quarter-finals. Erasmus…
The top four nations in the World Rugby Men's Rankings will contest the Rugby World Cup 2019 semi-finals after South Africa climbed one place to fourth on the back of ending the dreams of hosts Japan. New Zealand are the only team to remain stationary in the top five, increasing…
Proteas have suffered their 1st-ever series whitewash in Tests against India. In the 3rd and final Test of the series, South Africa suffered their one of their biggest ever defeats as they were bundled out for 133 after India enforced the follow-on for the 2nd successive time in the series.…
The Telkom Knockout quarterfinal draw will be conducted LIVE tonight at Sisa Dukashe Stadium in East London after the Chippa United v Bloemfontein Celtic fixture. The quarterfinal draw is seeded: Clubs that achieved highest four (4) positions in the Absa Premiership 2018/19 season will be seeded while the rest will…
Sheffield United claimed a stunning win over Arsenal to move into the top half of the Premier League. Lys Mousset marked his first start for the Blades with the decisive goal in the first half, turning in Jack O'Connell's knockdown from close range. The victory was Sheffield United's biggest result…
Former Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o says his ex-blaugrana teammate Andres Iniesta is the greatest player he ever shared a dressing-room with. Now 38 and recently retired, the LaLiga Santander Ambassador spent five seasons as a teammate of Iniesta’s at the Camp Nou, winning 10 trophies, including three LaLiga titles and…
Zambia have been crowned champions of the 2019 COSAFA Men’s Under-17 Championship after a 2-0 victory over Mozambique in Sunday’s (20 October) final at the Mira Stadium in Blantyre, Malawi.Ten-man Zambia become just the second country, after South Africa, to lift the trophy on two occasions after they also won…
Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane has urged his players not to think about their encounter against Kaizer Chiefs. Sundowns were at their attacking best when they thrashed AmaZulu 5-0 to advance to the Telkom Knockout quarter-finals yesterday. Before next week's encounter with Chiefs, Sundowns will take on Highlands Park…
Beating Liverpool would have been massive for Manchester United but it still felt as if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side produced a performance that can kick-start their season. Of course United will be disappointed to concede an equaliser so late on having led for so long, but they should be pleased…
Springboks has advanced to the semifinals with a grinding 26-3 win over Japan, bringing an end to the home team's entertaining run at the first Rugby World Cup staged in Asia. With a half-time score at 5-3 it was still anybody's game. The "epic moments" of Japan's famous win four…
A dramatic late Ross Moriarty try booked Wales a World Cup semi-final place at the expense of 14-man France in Oita as Wales came from behind to win 20-19. France lock Sebastien Vahaamahina was red carded after 48 minutes for a blatant elbow on Wales flanker Aaron Wainwright in a…
Mamelodi Sundowns have struggled to put AmaZulu away in recent years, and the two teams meet in the Telkom Knockout this afternoon. Here is the predicted line-up: Onyango, Ngcongca, Lebusa, Arendse, Langerman, Kekana, Coetzee, Zwane, Sirino, Morena, Meza. Subs: Pieterse, Lakay, Coetzee, Mahlambi, Vilakazi, Maboe. Mamelodi Sundowns vs AmaZulu head-to-head:…
Real Madrid's unbeaten league start was ended as they were stunned 1-0 by promoted Real Mallorca. It was Mallorca's best win since their promotion and moved them out of the relegation spots and into 14th place. Real were without injured trio Gareth Bale, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos, and summer…
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has resigned following Saturday’s disastrous Rugby World Cup quarterfinal loss to England. Australia was thrashed 40-16 in Oita and the loss means Cheika’s five year tenure ends with a 50 per cent win record from his 68 Tests at the helm. Cheika made an explosive revelation…
Result: Crystal Palace 0 Manchester City 2. Manchester City narrowed the gap on Premier League leaders Liverpool with a comfortable victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. Pep Guardiola's side made a blistering start to proceedings but had to wait until the 39th minute for the breakthrough to arrive as…
Orlando Pirates scored the only goal of the match in the final seven minutes when Thembinkosi Lorch picked a pass from Fortune Makaringe to blast into the bottom corner. Stellenbosch FC goalkeeper Lee Langeveldt made good saves in the final minutes following shots from Lorch and Mabasa, but one goal…
Barcelona moved to the top of La Liga after beating Eibar 3-0 at the Ipurua Municipal Stadium. Antoine Griezmann's 13th-minute goal started the scoring before Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez added to the tally in the second half to guarantee the champions all three points. Eibar looked like making home…
Kaizer Chiefs are through to the Telkom Knockout quarter-finals after beating Cape Town City 4-2 on penalties at the Cape Town Stadium. City broke the deadlock 11 minutes before the break through a wonder strike from Kermit Erasmus and Nurkovic, equalised for the visitors with a half-volley. The match eventually…
Dele Alli rescued a point for Tottenham against Watford in controversial circumstances. Ben Foster spilled the ball and VAR was called in to adjudicate whether or not there was interference. The goal stood but no goal was projected onto the big screen at Tottenham Hotspur stadium leading to confusion. Aston…
All Blacks were quick out of the blocks and after two smart finishes from scrum-half Aaron Smith, there was only going to be one winner. Five more tries, in a clinical all-round display, was no more than the dominant All Blacks deserved and this was a tough watch for fans…
There will be a new champion crowned at the 2019 COSAFA Men’s Under-17 Championship after Mozambique and Zambia won through to the decider with semi-final victories at the Mpira Stadium in Blantyre, Malawi on Friday, 18 October.Mozambique defeated Eswatini 1-0, before 2017 winners Zambia ousted defending champions Angola 2-0 in…
South African swimming featured prominently at the 2019 ANOC Awards, which honored the commitment to the sport and outstanding athlete performances from five international multi-sport events. The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) held the sixth edition of the annual awards ceremony at the Katara Cultural Village in Doha, Qatar…
England march into the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup with a 40-16 defeat of Australia. Two Jonny May tries in three first-half minutes opened up a big lead which the Wallabies closed to 17-9 by half-time. They were back within a point when Koroibete scored three minutes into the…
Springboks fly-half Handre Pollard is ready to kick Japan out of their own World Cup. They face the host nation in the last quarter-final in Tokyo on Sunday, and Pollard, is determined that will be the end of the road for the Brave Blossoms. The 25-year-old, who overtook Percy Montgomery…
Former South Africa cricketer Gulam Bodi became the first South African sportsman to be prosecuted under the Prevention and Combatting of Corrupt Activities Act of 2004, which was put in place in the wake of the Hansie Cronje match-fixing scandal. He was sentenced to five years imprisonment in the Pretoria…
The Telkom Knockout returns for another edition this weekend, with Round of 16 fixtures taking place from Friday to Tuesday. Baroka won the coveted crown in 2018, stunning Orlando Pirates in the final. TKO fixtures and kick-off times: Friday, 18 October Maritzburg United vs Bidvest Wits – 20:00 Saturday, 19…
Premier League leaders Liverpool's trip to Old Trafford to take on fierce rivals Manchester United is the pick of the fixtures in Week 9 as domestic football resumes after the international break. Victory for Liverpool would maintain their perfect start to the season and see them equal Manchester City's record…
LaLiga Santander returns following the international break with Real Madrid looking to stay ahead of the pack, although chasers Atletico de Madrid and Barcelona could take over at the top in what should be an exciting weekend’s action. Still unbeaten LaLiga Santander pace setters Real Madrid are at RCD Mallorca…
Proteas batsman Aiden Markram has been ruled out of the third and final Test match against India after sustaining a wrist injury in the second Test in Pune. Team doctor, Hashendra Ramjee said, “A CT scan of Markram’s wrist showed a fracture involving the wrist bones. The medical team has…
Lood de Jager will start ahead of Franco Mostert in the Springboks second row for their quarter-final against Japan on Sunday. Front-rowers Tendai Mtawarira and Bongi Mbonambi, as well as De Jager, all start in a strong Springbok pack. Siya Kolisi is one of two players to retain their place…
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea and midfielder Paul Pogba have been ruled out of Sunday's Premier League game against Liverpool. De Gea underwent scans after suffering an injury in Spain's Euro 2020 qualifying clash with Sweden, but will not be fit for the Sunday's crunch clash. Pogba, who has…
Kaizer Chiefs Chairman Kaizer Motaung turns 75 years old today! The day is special to millions of Amakhosi supporters all over the world as they get a chance to celebrate the man behind an institution that is Kaizer Chiefs. ‘Chincha Guluva’ was born in Orlando East, Soweto on 16 October…
Japan coach Jamie Joseph refers to wings Kenki Fukuoka and Kotaro Matsushima as "Ferraris". But Springboks plan to unleash their own speed demons against the hosts in Sunday's quarter-final. "We've definitely got a few Ferraris out there as well," said Springboks full-back Willie Le Roux. "I don't think I'm one…
Following a spectacular pool stage, Rugby World Cup 2019 is proving to be the must have sporting ticket for 2019. The tournament has captured the imagination of rugby fans around the world, while millions of Japanese fans are caught up in Rugby World Cup mania. With the knockout phase upon…
Women’s marathon record holder Brigid Kosgei, 5,000m world champion, Hellen Obiri, and 3,000m steeplechase world champion and world record holder, Beatrice Chepkoech have been nominated for the 2019 IAAF Female Athlete of the Year Award. The three Kenyan women are among 11 nominees shortlisted for the prestigious annual award whose…
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored his 700th career goal during Portugal's 2-1 defeat to Ukraine. He reached the sensational milestone with a clinical penalty but he and his team-mates were unable to find an equaliser against the 10 men of Ukraine. "The records come naturally, I don't look for them, the…
South Africa’s National Under-17 men’ side (Amajimbos) lost 7-0 to Zambia in their second COSAFA Men’s Under-17 Championship Group A match which took place at Mpira Stadium on Monday afternoon (14 October). And although the second team that is to progress into the semi-finals of this year’s eight-nation Southern regional…
Zimbabwe and Nepal were re-admitted as ICC members in a meeting held in Dubai. Advertising ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar said in a press release: “I would like to thank the Zimbabwe Sports Minister for her commitment to the reinstatement of Zimbabwe Cricket. Her desire to work in support of Zimbabwe…
President of the South African Football Association (SAFA), Dr Danny Jordaan, has congratulated Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki and his charges for the 2-1 win over Mali in the Nelson Mandela Challenge played yesterday at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. This was Ntseki’s first assignment in charge of Bafana…
QUALIFIED: BELGIUM, ITALY, POLAND, RUSSIA Group A Standings: England (12 pts), Czech Republic (12), Kosovo (8), Montenegro (3), Bulgaria (3)Matchday 8: Monday – Bulgaria v England, Kosovo v Montenegro • England: will qualify with win if Kosovo do not win• Czech Republic: cannot qualify or be eliminated• Kosovo: cannot qualify…
Kenya's Brigid Kosgei beat women's marathon world record by more than a minute in winning the Chicago Marathon. Her unofficial time of 2 hours, 14 minutes and 4 seconds beat Paula Radcliffe's record, set at the 2003 London Marathon, by 81 seconds. The 25-year-old smoked the competition. It was almost…
Teenager Coco Gauff became the youngest player to win a WTA title in 15 years with victory in the Linz Open. The 15-year-old American beat Jelena Ostapenko 6-3 1-6 6-2 and is projected to move inside the world's top 75. Gauff qualified for the main draw as a lucky loser…
Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki began his journey on a positive note after a victory over Mali in the Nelson Mandela Challenge. They were awarded a penalty in the 24th minute after Thulani Serero was brought down inside the box. Dean Furman stepped up to break the deadlock with a…
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas surged into the lead at the start and held on to win the typhoon-hit Japanese Grand Prix for his third Formula One victory of the season and first since April. Bottas, who started third on the grid, pulled ahead of Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Charles…
Pool A Team P W D L -/+ BP Pts 1 Japan 4 4 0 0 53 3 19 2 Ireland 4 3 0 1 94 4 16 3 Scotland 4 2 0 2 64 3 11 4 Samoa 4 1 0 3 -70 1 5 5 Russia 4 0…
FULL-TIME: JAPAN 28-21 SCOTLAND Japan are through to the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals for the first time. The game was won just after half-time, when Japan scored their fourth try to secure a bonus point and, barring a miracle, the win. Scotland never recovered from their opponents' super-charged first half…
Result: Wales 35 Uruguay 13. Wales sealed top spot in Pool D with a,five-try victory against Uruguay that ensured they will face France in the quarter-final. They are so far unbeaten in the tournament, with bonus-point wins against Fiji and Georgia, as well as a triumph over Australia. Scorers Wales…
India bundled out South Africa for 189 in the third session of the fifth day of the second Test in Pune, to win the match by an innings and 137 runs. Proteas crumbled under pressure as Umesh Yadav and Ravidra Jadeja both bagged three wickets each. After being down to…
FULL Time: USA 19 Tonga 31. Tonga bounced back in the second half to beat USA to claim their first win at Rugby World Cup and fourth spot in Pool C The Pacific Islanders were tailing 12-7 at the break, despite scoring the first try of the game through prop…
Full-Time Score: Kaizer Chiefs 4-2 Mamelodi Sundowns. Former Mamelodi Sundowns players Leonardo Castro and Khama Billiat came back to haunt their former team as Amakhosi walloped the Brazillians 4-2 in the Shell Helix Cup at FNB Stadium. Leornado Castro scored hattrick in the ninth and 31st minutes and third during…
Result: Ireland 47 Samoa 5. Ireland booked their place in the World Cup quarter-finals with a seven-try win over Samoa in Fukuoka. Ireland had to play over half the match with 14 men after Bundee Aki's 29th-minute dismissal, though tries by Rory Best, Tadhg Furlong and Johnny Sexton had already…
Thursday 10 October Group C: Netherlands 3-1 Northern Ireland, Belarus 0-0 EstoniaGroup E: Croatia 3-0 Hungary, Slovakia 1-1 WalesGroup G: Latvia 0-3 Poland, Austria 3-1 Israel, North Macedonia 2-0 SloveniaGroup I: Kazakhstan 1-2 Cyprus, Belgium 9-0 San Marino, Russia 4-0 Scotland. Friday 11 October Group A: Czech Republic 2-1 England, …
Image:Reuters. Kenyan marathoner Eliud Kipchoge became the first human to run a marathon in under two hours, covering the 26.2-mile distance in 1 hour, 59 minutes and 40 seconds in a specially-tailored event in Vienna. Although it was the quickest marathon ever recorded, the effort won’t count as a world…
Virat Kohli has struck his highest Test score of 254 not out against the Proteas to help his team pose a mammoth 601/5 declared in the first innings of the second test. After India’s declaration, the Indian bowlers continued to apply pressure, in what was the last phase of play…
Minister of Arts,Sport and Culture has announced the nominees for the 14th SA Sports Awards. The public will also get to be involved, by voting in the People's Choice of the Year award, which include Percy Tau, Thembi Kgatlana, Siya Kolisi, Gerda Steyn, Bongiwe Msomi and they can vote for…
Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Ronwen Williams has called on the fans to come in numbers to support the squad in their clash against Mali in the 2019 Nelson Mandela Challenge. The two nations meet on Sunday, 13 October 2019 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. Kick-off is at 15h00. Williams, together…
Australia scored three second-half tries to beat a determined Georgia 27-8 in Fukuroi. Australia – Tries: Nic White, Marika Koroibete, Jack Dempsey, Will Genia. Conversions: Matt Toomua (2). Penalty: Toomua.Georgia – Try: Alexander Todua. Penalty: Soso Matiashvili. Australia – 15 Kurtley Beale, 14 Jordan Petaia, 13 James O’Connor, 12 Samu…
Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus has revealed that Ruan Pienaar could join the Springbok squad if there is a serious injury at scrumhalf in the coming weeks. The Boks enjoyed a two-day break following their win against Canada. When the squad reconvened for training this morning, scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies (hamstring) and…
Six years ago, it was not possible to watch LaLiga on TV in South Africa. Today, the league is the second-most popular foreign league in the country and is opening its second official headquarters there due to the growth of the local team. The new space, located in Sandton, Johannesburg,…
World Rugby has cancelled the All Blacks game against Italy in Toyota City on Saturday due to Super Typhoon Hagibis, which is set to batter Yokohama and nearby Tokyo with 270kmh winds. Hagibis, which has been gaining force over the Pacific, is expected to make landfall on the main islands…
England and Scotland's final World Cup pool matches this weekend are under threat from violent Typhoon Hagibis. Hagibis is moving towards Japan and expected to make landfall on Saturday. Both England's game against France in Yokohama on Saturday (09:15) and Scotland's vital match with hosts Japan at the same venue…
Mamelodi Sundowns will face Wydad Casablanca,USM Alger and Petro Athletico in Group C of the CAF Champions League following a draw in Cairo. ? | Total CAF Champions League - Group Stage ? BIG matches ahead! Let the #TotalCAFCL matches begin.. ? pic.twitter.com/S1WWUNIWyn — CAF (@CAF_Online) October 9, 2019 ?…
The 2019/20 TKO competition was launched in Johannesburg earlier today. Baroka FC, the defending champions will play Supersport United away from home. The first round of matches will take place on the 19th of October. FULL TKO LAST 16 DRAW: Highlands Park v Black Leopards Maritzburg United v Bidvest wits…
The CAF inter-club competitions organizing committee have decided to replay the 2nd-leg match between Zamalek and Generation Foot in Cairo. CAF initially declared Zamalek as winners to advance to the group stages after Generation Foot refused to partake in the postponed second leg fixture in Alexandria. Zamalek changed the venue…
Hashim Amla is all set to sign for England county, Surrey, as a Kolpak registration. He announced his retirement from international cricket earlier this year and will be signing a two-year contract with Surrey, according ESPNCricinfo. The county would be hoping for closing the deal before the end of this…
FULL-TIME: South Africa 66-7 Canada. Springboks have demolished 14-man Canada 66-7 and confirmed their place in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup. They scored 10 tries throughout the match, and had four tries and a bonus point in a whirlwind first 17 minutes at Kobe Misaki Stadium. South Africa …
2019 Rugby World Cup: South Africa vs Canada. Head-to-head Played – 2 South Africa wins – 2 Canada wins – 0 South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus “We’ve put a lot of time into Canada because if you take your eye off them, there might be one or two little errors…
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