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Staff Reporter. Ethiopia International, Abubakar Nasser failed to score in his last game for Ethiopia Coffee as they lost 0-1 to Arbaminch City. Nasser is now expected to join South Africa's Premier Soccer League Champions, Mamelodi Sundowns next Tuesday. The top Scorer in the Ethiopia Premier League last season was…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @GalloImages. The SA Football Association (Safa) elective congress is set to go ahead on Saturday after another attempt to stop it was dismissed by the high court in Pretoria. Ria Ledwaba, the first female to contend for the position, will take on current President Danny Jordaan. The…
By Mike Minay. @PA. Manchester City have agreed a £45m deal with Leeds for England midfielder Kalvin Phillips. The club will pay £42m for the 26-year-old with potential bonuses of £3m. The Premier League champions made Phillips their number one summer transfer target, with Fernandinho leaving this summer after nine…
Staff Reporter. Wayne Rooney has told troubled Derby County that he wishes to be "relieved of his duties as first-team manager" with immediate effect. The 36-year-old's contract with the club had another year to run. The Rams have been in administration since September last year and were relegated to League…
By Gavin Rich. If the advice of Vodacom Bulls coach Gert Smal is taken and the Carling Currie Cup trophy finds itself placed in a museum, Windhoek Draught Griquas could end up bookending the history of the oldest provincial competition in world rugby. It is hard to see the Currie…
Staff Reporter. AC Milan will begin their Serie A title defence with the visit of Udinese after the 2022/23 season's fixture list was announced on Friday. Stefano Pioli's side then face Atalanta, Bologna and Sassuolo before hosting the first Milan derby of the season in early September. Milan took the…
Staff Reporter. Serena Williams has been drawn to face French debutant Harmony Tan in the first round of Wimbledon as the American star returns to singles action after a year away. Defending men's champion Novak Djokovic begins his quest for a seventh title – and fourth in a row –…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates Football Club have confirmed the departures of Linda Mntambo and Ntsikelelo Nyauza. The club already parted ways with Thulani Hlatswayo and recently announced even more departures in a statement. The club released a statement and it reads as follows: Orlando Pirates Football Club can confirm that…
Staff Reporter. Rory McIlroy and J.T Poston each shot a bogey-free, 8-under-par 62 to tie for a one-shot lead over a packed field in the opening round at the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Conn., on Thursday. Fourteen players shot a 66 or better at TPC River Highlands, a welcome break…
Staff Reporter. Nigeria's government has made a U-turn over its decision last month to withdraw from international basketball for the next two years. At the time the Ministry of Youth and Sports said the withdrawal was because of "the unending drama that have plagued and nearly crippled basketball" in the…
Staff Reporter. Today, exactly 27 years ago, Francois Pienaar led the Springboks to what many believed was an impossible task as they lifted the Webb Ellis Cup in South Africa, and in 77 days, the country will host a second global showpiece when the Rugby World Cup Sevens kicks off…
Staff Reporter. RB Leipzig forward Christopher Nkunku has signed a two-year contract extension which will run until 2026 with the German club. The 24-year-old had been linked with a number of clubs, including Chelsea and Manchester United, but has opted to commit to the Bundesliga side. Nkunku was voted the…
Staff Reporter. The Springbok Women scored their second successive century in the Rugby Africa Women's Cup when they beat Namibia by 128-3 in rainy conditions in Cape Town on Thursday, wrapping up their Pool A fixtures with two commanding victories. The Springbok Women scored their second successive century in the…
Staff Reporter. Real Madrid will begin the defence of their Spanish league title away to Almeria on14 August and Barcelona host Rayo Vallecano the same weekend, LaLiga said on Thursday. With the World Cup in Qatar scheduled to be played for the first time in the middle of the European…
Staff Reporter. Fifa will allow countries to select up to 26 players for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, increasing the maximum squad size by three for the 21 November - 18 December tournament. "The number of players to be included on the final list has been increased to at…
Staff Reporter. Serena Williams' return to tennis action has been cut short after doubles partner Ons Jabeur withdrew from the Eastbourne tournament because of a knee injury. The WTA event had seen tennis great Williams, 40, play her first two competitive matches since she limped out of last year's Wimbledon…
Staff Reporter. A 20-member preliminary national team has been announced by Athletics South Africa for the World Athletics Championships to be held in Eugene, Oregon from 15-24 July. Among the 13 men in the provisional squad are the likes of Olympic finalist Akani Simbine, who will join the chase for…
By Brenden Nel. Wales are wary of facing the South African set-piece, which coach Wayne Pivac praised as "the best in the world" ahead of his side’s three-test tour of the Republic. Wales will leave Cardiff on Thursday en route to Pretoria, where they will face the Boks in their…
Staff Reporter. Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku will rejoin Inter Milan on a one-year loan deal after a disappointing spell with the Premier League club, according to reports. Inter are reported to have negotiated an eight million euro loan fee to sign Lukaku, who reportedly agreed a pay cut to leave…
Staff Reporter. Madosh Tambwe has penned an emotional farewell letter as he prepares to leave the Bulls for French Top 14 side Bordeaux Bègles. Tambwe is set to join Top 14 outfit Bordeaux, bringing his two-season stint with the Bulls to an end. The 25-year-old moved to Pretoria from the…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Serena Williams stepped up her comeback as the American star powered to a second successive victory in the Eastbourne doubles with her partner Ons Jabeur on Wednesday. Williams and Tunisia's Jabeur defeated Shuko Aoyama and Chan Hao-ching 6-2, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon warm-up…
Staff Reporter. (AFP)-Eight medical personnel will stand trial for alleged criminal negligence in the death of Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, according to a court ruling made public on Wednesday. No date has been set for the trial of the eight over Maradona's death in 2020, which prosecutors say was…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Cricket's bid to find another innovative short form of the game moved forward on Wednesday with Cricket West Indies' (CWI) announcement of a new 60-ball domestic competition. The 6ixty, which will take place in August, will see six men's teams and three women's teams compete in…
Staff Reporter. @FIFA. (Reuters) - More than 1.2 million tickets have been sold for Qatar's 2022 Fifa World Cup, organisers said on Wednesday. The most recent phase of ticket sales, a random selection draw, closed at the end of April with 23.5 million ticket requests coming in largest numbers from…
By Brenden Nel The Emirates Lions have bolstered their forward stocks for next season by signing the twin brother of JP Smith - Ruan - for the coming season. The Lions announced the signing on twitter without any detail as to how long the contract is, but both players are…
Staff Reporter. Bayern Munich have signed Sadio Mane from Liverpool, both clubs confirmed on Wednesday, as the Senegal attacker has signed a three-year deal with the Bundesliga champions. The transfer fee is reportedly around 41 million euros ($43 million) for Mane, 30, who won the Champions League, Premier League, FA…
Staff Reporter. Players who have signed up to the breakaway Saudi-backed LIV Golf series will be allowed to compete in next month's 150th British Open, organisers the R&A announced on Wednesday. The US PGA Tour has banned those involved in the rebel venture after the inaugural event earlier this month…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Sadio Mane's imminent move to Bayern Munich from Liverpool is the right decision at the right time because the German champions have the best plan for him, the Senegal forward said on Wednesday. Bayern, who won a record-extending 10th straight league title last season, have reportedly…
Staff Reporter. A capacity crowd at the World Swimming Championships was deprived of one star on Tuesday night as Caeleb Dressel scratched but saw the one they wanted, roaring local hero Kristof Milak to a world record. Milak won the event he dominates, the 200m butterfly while Dressel, the defending…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - England head into the third test at Headingley on Thursday with doubts over the health of captain Ben Stokes as they chase a 3-0 series clean sweep against New Zealand. Stokes missed training on Tuesday through illness, with a team spokesman saying the allrounder tested negative…
Staff Reporter. Ranked a lowly 1 204 in the world and without a competitive singles match in 12 months, Serena Williams will sweep into Wimbledon targeting what would be her greatest triumph. The seven-time champion at the All England Club will also be chasing down a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Kaizer Chiefs have announced the signing of Bafana Bafana midfielder Yusuf Maart from Sekhukhune United. Maart, once on the books of Orlando Pirates, has enjoyed a remarkable two year spell in the colours of Sekhukhune United. "Kaizer Chiefs have signed Yusuf Moegamat Maart on a three-year deal…
By Brenden Nel. The Springboks won’t get any of their players that are playing in the English Premiership back before Sunday, even though the English season has finished this past weekend. That means the likes of Premiership final man of the match Jasper Wiese, as well as his counterpart last…
Staff Reporter. For the past two months, netball fans have witnessed some of the best in South African netball compete to be crowned the Telkom Netball League 2022 Champions. After a thrilling Telkom Netball League (TNL) power week, Gauteng Jaguars handed over their four-year reign to the Gauteng Golden Fireballs.…
Staff Reporter. Arsenal completed the signing of highly-rated Porto midfielder Fabio Vieira in a €40-million deal on Tuesday. The 22-year-old has emerged as one of Europe's most gifted young stars after coming through the Portuguese club's youth system. He played a key role in Porto's domestic double last season, scoring…
By Michael Vlismas. Caption: The Sunshine Tour announced its inaugural Papwa Sewgolum Class for the 2022/23 season at Randpark Golf Club on Tuesday, and which aims to help promote greater inclusivity in the professional game. Photo Credit: Sunshine Tour. South African professional golf now has its clearest pathway to greatness…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Former Kaizer Chiefs captain Ramahlwe Mphahlele and left back Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya are the latest players to be released by Kaizer Chiefs. Mphahlele’s contract with Chiefs is set to come to an end this month, and the Soweto-based club has opted against keeping him. “Kaizer Chiefs have opted…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @GalloImages. Legendary South African ultramarathon athlete, Bruce Fordyce (66), who has won the Comrades Marathon eight years in a row and nine times overall, is supporting a new challenge to provide each parkrun event in South Africa, with a defibrillator to help save lives. Fordyce, who took…
Stafff Reporter. Liverpool forward Sadio Mane reportedly landed in Germany on a private jet on Tuesday in order to undergo a medical and sign for Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. Kicker magazine and top-selling German daily Bild both say that after touching down at the city's airport, the 30-year-old was taken…
Staff Reporter. @AP. One of the best female athletes in the world, the holder of four world records and two world bests, Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba has announced that she will run in the Absa RUN YOUR CITY DURBAN 10K on Sunday 10 July 2022. After finishing third at the first…
Staff Reporter. Two Oceans Champion, Gerda Steyn confirmed for Durban SPAR Grand Prix If the opening race of the SPAR Women’s 10km Grand Prix series is anything to go by, the second race, in Durban on Sunday, should be a cracker. The season opener in Gqeberha last month was very…
Staff Reporter. French club Olympique Lyonnais OLG.PA confirmed late on Monday they were in talks with US businessman John Textor about a takeover bid. Lyon said Textor's Eagle Football Holdings vehicle was in talks over buying the majority stake held by club president Jean-Michel Aulas. Textor already owns a stake…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Ryan Giggs resigned from his role as manager of Wales on Monday as the former Manchester United great awaits trial on an accusation of domestic violence. Giggs has been on leave since November 2020 when he was arrested. The 48-year-old is accused of controlling and coercive…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs have added five more players to the squad, with the arrival of Dillan Solomons, Kamohelo Mahlatsi and Lehlogonolo George Matlou from Swallows FC, Siyethemba Sithebe from AmaZulu FC, and the official promotion of Mduduzi Shabalala from the Chiefs Reserve side set to bolster the Glamour Boys’…
Staff Reporter. Heavyweight world champion Oleksandr Usyk will face Briton Anthony Joshua in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on 20 August in a rematch of their London bout last year, boxing promoter Eddie Hearn's Matchroom stable announced on Sunday. Ukraine's Usyk beat Joshua in front of a sell-out crowd in September last…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Orlando Pirates have announced the signing of four new players, with six shown the exit door on Monday evening. The club on Monday confirmed the signing of four new players in Evidence Makgopa, Eva Nga, Miguel Timm and Azola Matrose. The quintet are expected to form part…
Staff Reporter. Ons Jabeur said on Monday she "cannot wait" to team up with Serena Williams as the American star prepares to return to tennis at the Eastbourne International after nearly a year away. Williams, a 23-year-time Grand Slam singles champion, was last week handed a singles wildcard entry to…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Former Cameroon football star Samuel Eto'o has struck a deal with Spanish prosecutors to avoid going to jail for tax fraud he committed while playing for Barcelona, a court in the city announced on Monday. Eto'o, who played for Barcelona from 2004 to 2009, received a…
Staff Reporter. Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis has announced the final 23-woman squad to represent South Africa at the Africa Women’s Cup of nations in Morocco from 2-23 July. The coach also announced three players who will be on the standby list. Speaking at the press conference on Monday afternoon,…
By Anthony Moruthane. An exciting step forward for the sport, Tennis South Africa (TSA) will host three high-profile junior international tournaments in July and August, including the first-ever ITF Grade 1 event to be held in the country. The junior series will open with an ITF Grade 2 tournament at…
Staff Reporter. The Carling Currie Cup for the 2022 season will reach an exciting conclusion this weekend when the Finals in the Premier and First Divisions play out in the central region of South Africa, with Cwengile Jadezweni and Stephan Geldenhuys named to referee the two matches. The Premier Division…
Staff Reporter. @ISL. (AFP) - American Caeleb Dressel grabbed his 15th world championship gold medal and his second in two days as he won the 50m butterfly final in Budapest on Sunday. The other three winners on Sunday night were all collecting their first major-championship golds. Italian Nicolo Martinenghi won…
By Andrew Benson. Lewis Hamilton says his podium at the Canadian Grand Prix has given him hope that Mercedes can return to competitiveness this year. The seven-time champion had not scored a podium since the first race of the season and his result in Montreal ended a run of difficult…
Staff Reporter. England's Matt Fitzpatrick captured his first major title on Sunday by winning the US Open in dramatic fashion, making spectacular shots as rivals crumbled under final-round pressure. After a thrilling three-man fight down the back nine at The Country Club, Fitzpatrick fired a two-under-par 68 to finish on…
Staff Reporter. The deciding T20 between India and South Africa was abandoned after steady rain ruined the climax of the five-match series at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Sunday. Only 3.3 overs of play were possible after Keshav Maharaj, standing in for the injured Temba Bavuma, won the…
Staff Reporter. Top seed Ons Jabeur won the final of the WTA tournament in Berlin on Sunday after Olympic champion Belinda Bencic was forced to retire after twisting her left ankle. Bencic slipped at the end of the first set and despite receiving treatment, she eventually retired with Jabeur leading…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Italian Matteo Berrettini retained his title at the Queen's Club Championships with a 7-5 6-4 defeat of Serbia's Filip Krajinovic on Sunday, as the world number 10 gave himself the perfect launch pad into Wimbledon. Berrettini had too much firepower for unseeded Krajinovic, who has now…
Staff Reporter. Rain delayed the start of the fifth ODI between India and South Africa at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Sunday. Keshav Maharaj, standing in for the injured Temba Bavuma, won the toss and opted to field first. The series is poised at 2-2 with South Africa…
Staff Reporter. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce equalled her 2022 world's best time to win the 100m at the Diamond League meet in Paris. Jamaica's two-time Olympic champion powered to victory in 10.67 seconds as Britain's Daryll Neita finished second after clocking a season's best 10.99. "The goal is always to be on…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @DiamondLeague. Former national champion Luxolo Adams shattered the 20-second barrier for the first time in his career, storming to a convincing victory in the men's 200m race at the World Athletics Diamond League meeting in Paris, France on Saturday night. Adams stopped the clock at 19.82, ripping…
Staff Reporter. The second one-day international between hosts the Netherlands and England was postponed Sunday after heavy overnight showers saw water next to the pitch at the VRA cricket ground outside Amsterdam. Match referees inspected the grounds several times during the morning – paying particular attention to a wet spot…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool have signed defender Calvin Ramsay from Scottish Premiership side Aberdeen, the Premier League club said on Sunday. Ramsay recorded nine assists in 33 appearances across all competitions for Aberdeen in the 2021-22 season as they narrowly avoided relegation from the Scottish top-flight and reached the final round…
By Andrew Benson. Red Bull's Max Verstappen took pole position in a wet qualifying at the Canadian Grand Prix with Alpine's Fernando Alonso a surprise second. Verstappen was in control throughout the session as the track started wet and progressively dried and ended up 0.645 seconds clear of the field.…
Staff Reporter. Defending US Open champion Jon Rahm is keeping a positive mindset despite making a mess of the 18th hole on Saturday where a closing double-bogey left him one shot behind the co-leaders going into the final round. World No 2 Rahm looked set to grab the 54-hole lead…
By Gavin Rich. The DHL Stormers completed their rags to riches fairytale as they weathered the storm before an inspired second-half performance set them on the path to an 18-13 win in an entertaining and tense Vodacom United Rugby Championship final at DHL Stadium on Saturday. The Stormers conceded a…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool have agreed a 41m euro (£35.1m) deal to sell Sadio Mane to Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. The Reds will get a fixed 32m euros (£27.4m) with an additional 6m euros based on appearances and 3m euros based on individual and team achievements. Liverpool turned down two bids…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Mercedes said a makeshift modification to address their car's 'porpoising' problem was not effective and would not be used in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix. Rivals had questioned the struggling champions use of a second stiffening stay to the floor of their car, with Alpine team boss…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Nick Kyrgios sent down 30 aces in losing 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/4) to Hubert Hurkacz in a dramatic Halle grass court semifinal on Saturday. The Australian wild card, who has excelled on the surface over the past fortnight and backed up last weekend's Stuttgart semifinal,…
Staff Reporter. Top seed Ons Jabeur will face Olympic champion Belinda Bencic in the final of Berlin's WTA grass-court tournament after the Tunisian saw off American teenager Coco Gauff in straight sets on Saturday. Gauff, 18, who reached her first Grand Slam final at the French Open earlier this month,…
Staff Reporter. Former world No 1 Naomi Osaka has pulled out of Wimbledon due to a left Achilles injury, the four-time Grand Slam champion said on Saturday. Japan's Osaka suffered the injury in Madrid, forcing her to miss the WTA 1000 tournament in Rome in the leadup to the French…
By Patrick Compton. The Airlink Pumas clinched a pulsating Carling Currie Cup semifinal win over the Toyota Cheetahs with a stunning last-minute try to pip the favourites by 38-35 at the Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein on Saturday. The win, in which they scored six tries to four, enabled the Pumas…
Staff Reporter. Crusaders strangled the Blues 21-7 with a ruthless display of power rugby to win an 11th Super Rugby title in an all-New Zealand final at a rain-soaked Eden Park on Saturday. Scrumhalf Bryn Hall and winger Sevu Reece scored tries either side of halftime, while Richie Mounga ran…
Staff Reporter. Young striker Eddie Nketiah will wear Arsenal's iconic number 14 shirt next season after signing a long-term contract, the Premier League club said on Saturday. The 23-year-old joined Arsenal as a teenager and has made 92 first-team appearances, scoring 23 goals. It was only last season, however, that…
By Ross Roche. The Windhoek Draught Griquas stunned the defending champion Vodacom Bulls with a huge second-half performance to claim a famous 30-19 (halftime 3-7) semifinal win at Loftus Versfeld on Friday night. The Griquas last made the Currie Cup final back in 1970, and despite facing a depleted Bulls…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard has withdrawn from the 2022 Championships with no ranking points on offer as the Canadian former world No 5 plots her return to the tennis circuit following surgery last year. The men's ATP and women's WTA stripped the grasscourt Grand Slam…
Staff Reporter. For a while on Friday, MJ Daffue led the US Open by three strokes. While that didn’t last, his second round of two-over-par 72 has left him in a share of 16th and just four shots off the lead in his first major championship. It was a tale…
Staff Reporter. India beat the Proteas by 82 runs in Rajkot on Friday to set up a series decider in Bengaluru on Sunday. Dinesh Karthik smashed 55 off 27 deliveries to guide India to 169-6, a total their bowlers defended by dismissing South Africa for 87 to level the five-match…
By Brenden Nel The Vodacom Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White made two changes (one positional) to his side to face the DHL Stormers in Saturday’s Vodacom United Rugby Championship final. The Vodacom Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White made two changes (one positional) to his side to face the…
Staff Reporter. South Africa's MJ Daffue used a fast start to grab the on-course lead in early second round action at the US Open on Friday while six-time runner-up Phil Mickelson is among a slew of prominent players in danger of missing the cut. With the wind expected to pick…
By Gavin Rich. The DHL Stormers have confirmed the one change to their team, with Sergeal Petersen coming in for the injured Leolin Zas on the wing for Saturday’s Vodacom United Rugby Championship final against the Vodacom Bulls in Cape Town. Zas left the field injured during last week’s semifinal…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Akani Simbine was the best of the South Africans on Thursday night, taking third place in the men's 100m sprint at the World Athletics Diamond League meeting in Oslo, Norway. Simbine, who earned the silver medal at the African Championships in Mauritius last week, clocked 10.09 seconds…
Staff Reporter. Marumo Gallants have announced the appointment of Moroccan international coach Romain Folz on Friday morning. "The appointment comes following the expiration of outgoing coach Dan Malesela's contract. After much deliberation, the club opted to bring in Coach Folz to lead the team into the next phase of the…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The case against Rugby World Cup-winning South Africa fly-half Elton Jantjies was provisionally withdrawn on Friday, his lawyer said, after his arrest last month on charges of damaging airline property. The 31-year-old 41-times capped understudy to Handre Pollard was arrested on May 15 on charges of malicious…
Staff Reporter. The Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics to claim their fourth NBA title in eight years and first since 2018. The Warriors won 103-90 in game six in Boston to clinch the series 4-2. Having finished 2019-20 with a dire 15-50 record, they are also the first…
By Brenden Nel. @GalloImages. The Vodacom Bulls have been boosted by the return of three stalwarts - including Springbok Lizo Gqoboka as they prepare for Friday night’s Currie Cup semifinal against Griquas at Loftus Versfeld. Marco Jansen van Vuren returns to the side and will slot into the midfield alongside…
Staff Reporter. Canada's Adam Hadwin birdied five of the last six holes on the front nine and seized a one-stroke lead after Thursday's first round of the US Open with Rory McIlroy in a pack one adrift. World number 105 Hadwin, whose best finish in 19 prior major starts was…
Staff Reporter. Bangladesh's well-established vulnerability to fast bowling was in evidence again with the visitors crashing to 103 all out off fewer than 33 overs after being put in to bat against the West Indies on the opening day of the first test on Thursday. Compounding their woes after an…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Sweden's Mondo Duplantis battled through rain and cold to dominate the men's pole vault at the Oslo Diamond League on Thursday, while home favourite Jakob Ingebrigtsen raced to victory in the mile. As large parts of Europe baked in unseasonably hot conditions, a soaked Duplantis came…
Staff Reporter. Ehab Galal was sacked as coach of the Egyptian national football team on Thursday, two months after he took over from Carlos Queiroz. Egyptian Football Federation official Hazem Emam told a press conference in Cairo that the "negative results of the Egyptian coach precipitated his departure". "The names…
Staff Reporter. Premier League games from next season can only be rescheduled if the impact of player unavailability on a club's squad is "truly exceptional", the league said on Wednesday following a raft of postponements during the last campaign. Twenty-two matches were postponed last season due to Covid-19 outbreaks and…
Staff Reporter. Top seed Ons Jabeur and French Open runner-up Coco Gauff both advanced to the quarterfinals of the Berlin WTA grass court tournament on Thursday. Tunisian Jabeur saved a set point to snuff out the challenge of 169th-ranked American Alycia Parks 6-2, 7-6 (10/8) to set up a clash…
By Simon Stone. Inter Milan are hoping to secure the return of Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea. Lukaku is so keen to go back to Inter after a difficult season with the Blues that he would take a hefty wage cut. Chelsea still want a loan fee for the…
Staff Reporter. Dani Alves announced on Wednesday that he is leaving Barcelona for a second time after returning to the club last year. The 39-year-old, who rejoined Barca last November on a short-term deal until the end of the season, confirmed he would not be extending his contract. "I would…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Defending champion Jon Rahm and four-time major winner Rory McIlroy were poised for early charges as the 122nd US Open began Thursday with the PGA Tour-LIV Golf divide a major sub-plot. Rebels from the Saudi-backed upstart LIV Golf Series and stars of the established US PGA…
Staff Reporter. Manchester City will begin their Premier League title defence with a trip to West Ham United, while the season will kick off with a London derby for the second year in a row as Crystal Palace host Arsenal. Liverpool, who finished second last season, will travel to newly-promoted…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Mercedes pushed Lewis Hamilton's car setup too far in Azerbaijan last weekend and cannot cause him such pain again, the Formula One team's head of strategy said on Wednesday. Britain's seven times world champion suffered severe back pain wrestling with his bouncing car in Baku and…
By Shawn Belluigi As South Africans look forward to Youth Day on Thursday, the 16th of June, fast-food giant KFC is gearing up to celebrate 13 years of sponsoring the KFC Mini-Cricket Programme and showing their commitment to developing the youth of today and the heroes of tomorrow. As a…
By Michael Vlismas. John Dobson turns to poetry and a Greek myth when he tries to put into words the journey his DHL Stormers team has been on to reach this historic first final of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship against the Vodacom Bulls in Cape Town on Saturday. A…
Staff Reporter. Allrounder Hardik Pandya will lead India's 17-man squad for the upcoming two-match Twenty20 International series in Ireland, the BCCI announced on Wednesday. Fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar was named vice-captain for the games at Malahide on 26 and 28 June. Regular captain Rohit Sharma, star batsman Virat Kohli, Rishabh…
Staff Reporter. Swallows FC retained their place in the DStv Premiership for next season after their 1-0 win over the University of Pretoria at the Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium on Wednesday. The Dube Birds needed a victory against Tuks and managed to do so in a hard-fought victory against the…
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