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Staff Reporter. Englishman Danny Willett gave himself the perfect 34th birthday present with victory at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The former Masters champion went into the final round at St Andrews with a three-shot lead and carded a 68 to win by two from fellow Englishman Tyrrell Hatton, who…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns moved four points clear atop the 2021/22 DStv Premiership standings following a 3-0 win over Swallows FC at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Sunday evening. Goals from Pavol Safranko, Neo Maema and Peter Shalulile gave Sundowns a commanding win in the country's capital. Another heavy defeat, this…
Staff Reporter. Eintracht Frankfurt's Filip Kostic drilled home an 83rd minute goal to stun Bayern Munich and snatch a 2-1 Bundesliga win on Sunday, earning a first league victory at Bayern in 21 years and snapping the hosts' nine-game winning run in all competitions. Kostic picked up the ball on…
Staff Reporter. Manchester City twice pegged back Liverpool to earn a thrilling 2-2 draw at Anfield on Sunday. All four goals came in a stunning second half where Kevin De Bruyne rescued a point for Pep Guardiola's side. Liverpool took the lead through Sadio Mane before Phil Foden reduced the…
Staff Reporter. Log Leaders Real Madrid lost their first game in La Liga this season as they were beaten at Espanyol. Raul de Tomas gave the hosts a 17th-minute lead when he met Adrian Embarba's low cross into the box. Aleix Vidal added an excellent second, beating Nacho before firing…
Staff Reporter. Tottenham Hotspur produced their best league display since the opening-game win over Manchester City to end a run of three straight league defeats with victory over a stubborn Aston Villa. Humbled at north London rivals Arsenal in the last of that trio of losses, Spurs overcame a ropey…
By Anthony Moruthane. Tshwane, 03 October 2021 - South African rising star Zoe Kruger stormed back from a set down to beat Dutch fifth seed Suzan Lamens 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 and clinch her first ITF Pro title at the Tuks International on Sunday. "I am extremely happy with my performance…
Staff Reporter. Royal Challengers Bangalore became the third team to qualify for the Indian Premier League play-offs with a six-run win over Punjab Kings. They made 164-7 with Glenn Maxwell smashing 57 off 33 balls, and Devdutt Padikkal making a patient 40. In reply, KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal put…
Staff Reporter. Paris St-Germain's 100% start in Ligue 1 was ended by Rennes as Lionel Messi suffered his first defeat and search for a first league goal continued since arriving at the club. The hosts scored two quick goals either side of half-time through Gatetan Laborde and Flavien Tait. Mauricio…
Staff Reporter. @Reuters. Kenya's Joyciline Jepkosgei won a thrilling women's London Marathon on Sunday in two hours, 17 minutes and 43 seconds as world record holder and defending champion Brigid Kosgei faded late in the race to finish outside the podium places. Sisay Lemma of Ethiopia was a comfortable winner…
Staff Reporter. Watford have sacked their manager Xisco Munoz after 10 months in the job. The 41-year-old Spaniard helped win promotion to the Premier League last season after joining in December 2020. Watford are 14th with seven points from seven games and Munoz's last match in charge was Saturday's 1-0…
By Anthony Moruthane. @FrennieShivambu. The men and women draws have been whittled down to the final two at the Tuks International, a combined ITF $25,000 World Tennis Tour event at TuksTennis, University of Pretoria. South African rising star, Zoe Kruger, earned herself an opportunity to win a maiden ITF Pro…
Staff Reporter. Rajasthan Royals kept alive their Indian Premier League play-off hopes with a sensational chase of 190 against already-qualified Chennai Super Kings. Yashasvi Jaiswal hit 50 off 21 balls and Shivam Dube 64* off 42 as Rajasthan won with 15 balls to spare. Earlier, Chennai made 189-4 with Ruturaj…
Staff Reporter. Reigning champions Atletico Madrid went level with Real Madrid at the top of La Liga and inflicted further damage on Ronald Koeman's struggling Barcelona with a deserved win in Spain's capital. Thomas Lemar scored the opener, finishing well at the end of a move involving Joao Felix and…
Staff Reporter. Arsenal produced a disappointing performance as they drew 0-0 at Brighton on Saturday. Following their impressive derby win over Tottenham last week, Mikel Arteta's side were fortunate to come away from the Amex Stadium with a point. Brighton dominated the majority of the match but lacked the cutting…
Staff Reporter. Manuel Locatelli struck late to earn Juventus a 1-0 win over Torino in the Turin derby on Saturday, as the Old Lady stretched their winning run to four games in all competitions and kept a Serie A clean sheet for the first time in seven months. The Italy …
Staff Reporter. Cape Town City and Orlando Pirates played out to a draw at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday evening. The match ended 1-1,with Pirates leading early on through captain Happy Jele, only for City to hit back in the second half through a Mduduzi Mdantsane penalty. Pirates decided…
Staff Reporter. Chelsea scored two late goals as Thomas Tuchel's side bounced back from consecutive defeats to beat Southampton and move top of the Premier League. Timo Werner and Ben Chilwell struck in the final six minutes after Saints had been reduced to 10 men following the dismissal of captain…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Kaizer Chiefs extended their winless run to four 2021/22 DStv Premiership matches when they drew 1-1 with AmaZulu FC at the Jonsson Kings Park Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Njabulo Ngcobo, Austin Dube and Phathutshedzo Nange came into the Chiefs starting line-up, while Tercious Malepe came into the…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. SAFA President Dr Danny Joordan,Photo Credit: Lee Warren. The South African Football Association (SAFA) NEC has thrown its weight behind the suggestion of the FIFA World Cup (for both men and women) being held after every 2 years. SAFA CEO Tebogo Motlanthe has been mandated to write…
Staff Reporter. Manchester United endured another frustrating afternoon in the Premier League as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Everton at Old Trafford. Anthony Martial put United ahead on 42 minutes before Andros Townsend levelled things up just after the hour mark. In a late twist, Yerry Mina's …
Staff Reporter. Springboks have exacted revenge on All Blacks with a penalty kick by Elton Jantjies two minutes after fulltime securing an incredible 31-29 victory in the final round of the Rugby Championship. It appeared that the world champions were headed for their fourth successive loss after Jordie Barrett booted…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour/Gallo Images. GQEBERHA, Eastern Cape – Daniel Greene secured his first Sunshine Tour title in his 12th season on tour at the Vodacom Origins of Golf Series Humewood event on Saturday and it took all of his composure and skill to secure the…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Andrew Kellaway scored three tries as Australia finished the Rugby Championship on a high with a fourth straight win. The Wallabies scored two first-half tries within eight minutes while Argentina lock Tomas Lavanini was in the sin-bin and added three more in the second half to win…
Staff Reporter. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says his rivalry with Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp has made him a "better manager". City are a point behind Premier League leaders Liverpool and the teams meet at Anfield on Sunday (16:30 BST). The only time City missed out on the title in…
Staff Reporter. Connacht secured a decisive and well deserved victory in their opening home fixture of the new United Rugby Championship against first-time visitors Vodacom Bulls at the Sportsground. In a game that always had the potential to turn into an arm wrestle, Connacht withstood the early pressure from the…
Staff Reporter. The IPL has a rich history of unearthing a wealth of Indian talent, and Iyer could be a new name to add to the list. The 26-year-old - playing in just his fifth IPL game since making his debut last month - looked at ease at the crease…
Staff Reporter. @Dunhilllinks. Tyrrell Hatton produced a brilliant display of links golf on day two in Scotland to keep himself on track for a third victory at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The Englishman arrived in Scotland fresh off the 19-9 hammering at the hands of the United States in…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. FC Bayern München will be aiming to extend their winning streak and compound Eintracht Frankfurt's miserable start to the Bundesliga campaign and when the pair face off on Sunday. Julian Nagelsmann's Bayern have cranked into top gear over the last month and the record German champions have…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit by Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour/Gallo Images. GQEBERHA, Eastern Cape – Malcolm Mitchell dared to take Driver on a dozen holes on Friday in the second round of the Vodacom Origins of Golf Series at Humewood Golf Club and quickly reaped the rewards as he raced up…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The under pressure Springboks have addressed the mounting criticism from their own fans ahead of this Saturday’s final Rugby Championship match against the All Blacks on the Gold Coast. Springboks are currently on their worst Test game losing streak since 2016 when the lost their last four…
Staff Reporter. TS Galaxy have confirmed the appointment of German Sead Ramovic as the club’s new head coach after he penned a three-year deal this week. The 42-year-old will replace Owen da Gama, who was axed following a string of poor results. "We are quite delighted to have secured the…
Staff Reporter. Harry Kane came off the bench to score a 20-minute hat-trick as Tottenham recorded their first Europa Conference League win with victory over NS Mura. After a mixed start to the season, including a draw in their Group G opener against Rennes, Spurs dominated the first half against…
Staff Reporter. Three-time winners Chennai Super Kings became the first team to reach this season's Indian Premier League play-offs with a six-wicket win over bottom side Sunrisers Hyderabad. Chasing 135, Chennai's Faf du Plessis (41) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (45) put on 75, before they slipped to 108-4. Ambati Rayudu and…
Staff Reporter. Leicester's winless start to their Europa League campaign continued with a limp defeat at Legia Warsaw, who collected a famous victory in Poland. Brendan Rodgers' side have started the season inconsistently and now have work to do in Group C following a defeat to go with their 2-2…
By Michael Vlismas. Tristen Strydom on the 15th fairway during day one of the Vodacom Origins of Golf Humewood at Humewood Golf Club (Photo by Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour/Gallo Images). GQEBERHA, Eastern Cape – Tristen Strydom, the 24-year-old from Pretoria Country Club, has been able to supplement his talent with confidence…
By Michael Vlismas. ST ANDREWS, Scotland (30 September 2021) – In 2010, Sunshine Tour professional Toto Thimba Jnr. watched Louis Oosthuizen stride to victory in The Open on the Old Course. He watched him walk over the famous Swilcan Burn bridge on his way up 18. And he'll never forget…
Staff Reporter. Marumo Gallants have joined their PSL rivals Orlando Pirates in suspending their first-team players this season. Tholang Masegela, Aluwani Nedzamba, and Simon Mamudzidi are the players named who have been removed from the squad following a reported disagreement with the club's hierarchy. Our sources indicate that it is…
Staff Reporter. Luc Eymael has been cleared of allegations of racism made against him after an investigation by the South African Football Association (SAFA) Ethics Committee. Eymael was prevented from coaching in South Africa after being appointed as head coach of Chippa United on two separate occasions this year with…
Staff Reporter. Qatar will make its debut on the Formula 1 calendar with a race in November and has signed a 10-year deal to host a Grand Prix from 2023. The Gulf state will fill the vacant slot on this season's schedule on 19-21 November with a race at its…
Staff Reporter. Barcelona are set to sack manager Ronald Koeman and it could even happen before they next play, says Spanish football expert Guillem Balague. Barca have lost both their Champions League group games 3-0, with Wednesday's defeat at Benfica particularly damaging. They are unbeaten in La Liga but are…
By Michael Vlismas. @TyroneWinfield. GQEBERHA, Eastern Cape - The wind that has gusted through Humewood Golf Cub this week was accompanied by soaking rain on Wednesday to make for tough conditions in the Vodacom Origins of Golf Series Pro-Am, but at least one golfer – Jacquin Hess - was able…
Staff Reporter. Thomas Tuchel said "I don't know why" Chelsea did not play well in their 1-0 Champions League defeat by Juventus. Federico Chiesa scored Juve's goal 10 seconds into the second half. The Blues have now lost twice in five days - with only one shot on target in…
Staff Reporter. Six Argentina players and two members of team staff have been expelled from the Rugby Championship for breaching tournament health rules by taking an unauthorised trip to Byron Bay. The tournament has been held under strict biosecurity protocols with restricted travel because of Covid-19 cases in the state…
Staff Reporter. Benfica swept aside Barcelona to heap more pressure on boss Ronald Koeman, whose side have made their worst start to a Champions League campaign. It was the second straight loss in the competition by a three-goal margin for Koeman's side, following a loss to Bayern Munich by the…
Staff Reporter. Cape Town City cruised into the final of the MTN8 with a convincing 4-0 victory over Swallows FC in the semi-final second-leg on Wednesday evening. Following a goalless first leg at the end of August, both sides started the match conservatively with no goal threatening chances in the…
Staff Reporter. Australia's Glenn Maxwell powered an unbeaten 50 as Royal Challengers Bangalore took a huge step towards the Indian Premier League play-offs with a seven-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals. He shared 69 with Srikar Bharat for the third wicket, before blasting 22 off Chris Morris to take the scores…
Staff Reporter. Aaron Wan-Bissaka has been given a two-match ban by Uefa for his sending off during Manchester United's Champions League defeat to Young Boys. The defender, 23, was shown a straight red card for a late tackle in the first half of the match on 14 September. He will…
Staff Reporter. Banyana Banyana started their COSAFA Cup title defence on a positive note by beating Malawi 2-1 on Tuesday at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. Fresh from winning the inaugural Aisha Buhari Invitational tournament last week, a new look and youthful Banyana Banyana were not their vintage self but…
Staff Reporter. Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has announced his retirement from the sport to focus on his political career. The multi-division world champion, who is a senator in his native Philippines, has already announced his intention to run for president in the country's 2022 elections. The 42-year-old's final fight was…
By Michael Vlismas. @SunshineTour. GQEBERHA, Eastern Cape - Christiaan Basson has won before in the strong winds of the Eastern Cape in the Vodacom Origins of Golf Series, claiming the St Francis Links title in 2015, and the 39-year-old is hoping this week's event at Humewood Golf Club will be…
Staff Reporter. Lionel Messi scored his first Paris St-Germain goal in stunning fashion as they beat Manchester City in an enthralling Champions League group game. Messi, making his fourth appearance for PSG since leaving Barcelona, ran from the halfway line before playing a one-two with Kylian Mbappe and leaving Ederson…
Staff Reporter. Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard shared an unbroken 45 to help holders Mumbai Indians to victory over Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League. Chasing 136, Mumbai had slipped to 92-4 but Hardik made 40 not out and Pollard an unbeaten 15 to see them home with six…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns booked their spot in the final of the MTN8 to end their 14-year MTN 8 title drought with a 3-0 victory over Golden Arrows in the second leg of their semi-final tie. Sundowns made four changes, as they handed Divine Lunga his debut against his former…
Staff Reporter. European champions Italy will face Copa America winners Argentina next June. Uefa, European football's governing body, said agreement had been reached to play three editions of the intercontinental match. Uefa said the exact date and venue for the match were still to be confirmed, but Naples is reportedly…
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By Michael Vlismas. Gqeberha, Eastern Cape – The Sunshine Tour travels to the famous Humewood links this week for the next leg on the 2021 Vodacom Origins of Golf Series, and with a clear focus to make a difference outside the ropes and off the fairways in the local community.…
By Michael Vlismas. Galway, Ireland (28 September 2021) – The reminder of everything the Vodacom Bulls need to stay focused on in their time up north has been right there in their hands. They've seen it at every training session they've had in the rain and cold these past few…
Staff Reporter. Brighton players and Crystal Palace fans goaded each other near the tunnel following a dramatic and fiery end to their Premier League draw at Selhurst Park. Seagulls striker Neal Maupay scored a 95th-minute equaliser, cancelling out Wilfried Zaha's penalty, before being involved in a heated confrontation with Zaha…
Staff Reporter. Uefa has ended its legal fight against Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid over their involvement in the proposed European Super League. The clubs were among the 12 "founding" members of the breakaway league, which later collapsed. The trio, who have refused to renounce the project, were being investigated…
Staff Reporter. File: Moeen Ali and Joe Root. England all-rounder Moeen Ali has announced his retirement from Test cricket, but will continue to play in limited-overs internationals. Moeen, 34, scored 2,914 runs and took 195 wickets in 64 Tests, having made his debut against Sri Lanka in 2014. He won…
Staff Reporter. Lionel Messi is likely to be in Paris St-Germain's squad to face Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday after recovering from a knee injury. The Argentine, who played under City boss Pep Guardiola at Barcelona, is yet to score having featured in three games for his…
By Michael Vlismas. Galway, Ireland (27 September 2021) – Jake White emerged with an even clearer vision of the future he is working towards with the Vodacom Bulls following their defeat to Leinster in their Vodacom United Rugby Championship opener in Dublin this past Saturday. "Leinster are the benchmark of…
Staff Reporter. Owen Da Gama has been fired from TS Galaxy with immediate effect with Shaun Bartlett named as an interim new coach. "Following a string of poor results at the start of this season's DSTV Premiership, the club has severed ties with coach Owen Da Gama with immediate effect,"…
Staff Reporter. Bafana Bafana head coach Hugo Broos has named his squad for the upcoming 2022 FIFA Qatar World Cup qualifiers against Ethiopia early next month. Last week, the 69-year-old Belgian announced a 34-man provisional squad that he has now cut down to 23 players for the much-anticipated matches. Percy…
By Michael Vlismas. Gqeberha, Eastern Cape – Gary Player always says there is no substitute for personal contact. It's a formula that has also been the backbone of the highly successful Vodacom Origins of Golf Series for 17 years now, which has set a benchmark for sponsor interaction with the…
Staff Reporter. Captains Photo from HSBC Canada Sevens in Edmonton, AB. (Photo: P Yates / World Rugby). South Africa won the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2021 in style, beating Great Britain 24-12 in the final in Edmonton to back up their Victory in Vancouver last weekend and claim their…
Staff Reporter. Sep 26, 2021; Boston, MA, USA; Andrey Rublev and Alexander Zverev lift up the Rod Laver Cup for Team Europe at TD Garden Team Europe beat Team World 14-1. Mandatory Credit: Richard Cashin. Europe won the Laver Cup for the fourth consecutive time as Andrey Rublev and Alexander…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @RyderCupUSA. The United States have regained the Ryder Cup with a record 19-9 victory over Europe at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin. Open champion Collin Morikawa claimed the winning half point in the fifth of Sunday's 12 singles matches as the home side raced to the 14½ points…
Staff Reporter. Marumo Gallants and Kaizer Chiefs played to a goalless draw in their DStv Premiership clash at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Sunday evening. Gallants are still waiting for their first league win of the season and only rise off the foot of the table thanks to goal difference,…
Staff Reporter. Three first half goals were Tottenham Hotspur's downfall at the Emirates on Sunday as they lost the north London derby 3-1 to Arsenal. The Gunners propped up the table after three games while Spurs were top under new manager Nuno Espirito Santo - how things have changed as…
Staff Reporter. Barcelona eased some pressure on absent manager Ronald Koeman with a comfortable La Liga victory over winless Levante at the Nou Camp. Memphis Depay's sixth-minute penalty gave Barcelona the lead after the Dutch forward was fouled by Nemanja Radoja. Compatriot Luuk de Jong then raced on to Sergino…
Staff Reporter. Ravindra Jadeja's stunning late hitting snatched a dramatic Indian Premier League win for Chennai Super Kings over Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi. With Chennai needing 26 from two overs to reach a target of 172, Jadeja took 20 from four Prasidh Krishna balls. Amid tension in Abu…
By Anthony Moruthane. Alastair Gray (Photo Credit: Picture Café). Johannesburg, 26 September 2021 - Alastair Gray of Britain bagged his third consecutive ITF $25,000 World Tennis Tour title in two weeks in South Africa when he defeated Greek fourth seed Michail Pervolarakis to clinch the SA Spring Open men's singles…
Staff Reporter. Juventus beat Sampdoria 3-2 in Turin on Sunday, their first home victory of the Serie A season but the visitors' two goals means it's 20 games without a clean sheet for the Bianconeri. Paulo Dybala fired into the bottom corner after 10 minutes but left the pitch in…
Staff Reporter. Ethiopia's Guye Adola wins the men's Berlin Marathon title on Sunday Tobias Schwarz,AFP. Ethiopia's Guye Adola beat a field including two-time winner Kenenisa Bekele to win the Berlin Marathon and take his first title over the distance. The 30-year-old survived the brutal early pace to finish in two…
Staff Reporter. Lewis Hamilton won the Russian Grand Prix after a frantic last few laps caused by heavy rain dashed Lando Norris' hopes of a maiden victory. And the rain helped Hamilton's title rival Max Verstappen vault from seventh to second in his Red Bull after timing his change to…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. The United States look set to regain the Ryder Cup after another dominating display on day two at Whistling Straits saw them open a record six-point lead over Europe. The home side, who led 6-2 overnight, extended their advantage to 11-5 and need to win just 3½…
Staff Reporter. Al Ahly head coach Pitso Mosimane has acknowledged the huge pressure on his team, promising the fans that will not stop them from doing their best. In the Egypt Cup round of 16, Al Ahly have crossed ENPPI’s hurdle as they won 1-0 to book their spot in…
Staff Reporter. Borussia Dortmund slipped to fourth in the Bundesliga with defeat at Borussia Monchengladbach after playing 50 minutes with 10 men. Dortmund, playing without injured captain Marco Reus and top strike Erling Haaland, suffered their second loss of the season, dropping to fourth place on 12 points, four off…
Staff Reporter. Leaders Real Madrid and mid-table Villarreal continued their unbeaten starts to the La Liga season with a goalless draw at the Bernabeu. Carlo Ancelotti's Real had scored 21 goals in their opening six La Liga games but rarely looked like scoring. Karim Benzema's shot and Isco's deflected header…
Staff Reporter. Oleksandr Usyk dominated Anthony Joshua in London on Saturday.Photo Credit:Getty Images. Oleksandr Usyk is the new unified heavyweight world champion after dethroning Anthony Joshua with an incredible performance in London. The Ukrainian put on a masterclass in front of 65,000 fans inside Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, outclassing Joshua over…
Staff Reporter. Yoane Wissa scored in the 82nd minute to help Brentford snatch a 3-3 draw against Liverpool on Saturday in the Premier League at the Brentford Community Stadium. Wissa's dinked finish over Alisson rescued a point for the hosts, who matched Jurgen Klopp's team for long spells and created…
Staff Reporter. Europe's hopes of retaining the Ryder Cup suffered a further blow as they lost Saturday's foursomes 3-1 to trail the United States by a record 9-3 after three sessions in Wisconsin. Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia were again Europe's only victors, battling from three down after five holes…
Staff Reporter. Jamie Vardy scored twice - as well as an own goal - as Leicester City came from behind to deny Burnley a first Premier League win of the season. Vardy rounded Clarets goalkeeper Nick Pope from substitute Kelechi Iheanacho's through ball with five minutes remaining to complete an…
Staff Reporter. McLaren's Lando Norris took pole position in a thrilling rain-affected qualifying at the Russian Grand Prix. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was only fourth after crashing in the pit lane mid-way through the final sessions and then spinning on his final lap, as drivers risked slick tyres in the…
By Anthony Moruthane. @PictureCafe. Johannesburg, 25 September 2021 - South African wheelchair tennis star and Wimbledon finalist Kgothatso Montjane became SA Spring Open champion for the second time with a superb performance against Dutch former world No.1 Jiske Griffioen in the women's final on Saturday. The Limpopo-born star, 35, dismantled…
Staff Reporter. Atletico Madrid missed the chance to move top of La Liga after suffering their first league defeat of the season at Alaves. Alaves, who had lost their first five games of the campaign, took an early lead through Victor Laguardia's header. Laguardia came to the hosts' rescue in…
Staff Reporter. Daniel Maldini became the third generation of his family to score for AC Milan as Stefano Pioli's side beat Spezia in Serie A. The 19-year-old, son of Paolo Maldini and grandson of Cesare Maldini, headed the visitors in front three minutes into the second half. Daniele Verde drew…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns have continued their dominance in the DStv Premiership, recording a 2-0 away win over Orlando Pirates at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Sundowns started well and created a couple of early half chances, the best of which saw Themba Zwane shoot over the target in…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Manchester City produced an impressive display to end Chelsea's unbeaten start to the season with a deserved victory at Stamford Bridge. In the meeting between two sides fully expected to fight it out for this season's Premier League title, the reigning champions dominated against a strangely passive…
Staff Reporter. Rwanda has been selected to host the 2025 UCI Road World Championships, cycling's world governing body the UCI has confirmed. It will be the first time an African nation will have hosted the event. "I am delighted that we are heading to Kigali," said UCI president David Lappartient.…
Staff Reporter. A late Jordie Barrett penalty saw New Zealand clinch the Rugby Championship with a tense 19-17 victory over South Africa in the historic 100th Test between the arch-enemies on Saturday. In a torrid affair with a high error count in Townsville, the All Blacks led 13-11 at half-time…
Staff Reporter. Swallows FC and Cape Town City shared the spoils in 0-0 2021/22 DStv Premiership draw at Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto on Friday evening. The result moved Swallows and City up to 10th and ninth on the league standings respectively; level on five points with the Citizens having played…
Staff Reporter. Andrew Wiggins will not be able to play in home games for the Golden State Warriors after the NBA rejected his request for a religious exemption from the Covid-19 vaccine. San Francisco's health rules require those aged 12 and over at large indoor events to have had the…
Staff Reporter. Rory McIlroy has been left out of a Ryder Cup session for the first time in his career after losing both his matches on Friday's opening day. The Northern Irishman, who was beaten 5&3 in his foursomes match with Ian Poulter and 4&3 with Shane Lowry, will sit…
Staff Reporter. Bayern Munich stretched their lead at the top of the Bundesliga table with a comfortable win at Greuther Furth, despite playing nearly all of the second half with 10 men. Thomas Muller opened the scoring before Joshua Kimmich doubled their advantage. Bayern were reduced to 10 men after…
Staff Reporter. Chennai Super Kings returned to the top of the Indian Premier League table with a comfortable six-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in Sharjah. RCB stumbled to 156-6, despite a 111-run opening stand between Devdutt Padikkal (70 off 50) and Virat Kohli (53 off 41). Dwayne Bravo took…
Staff Reporter. Brazil have selected eight Premier League players for October's World Cup qualifiers despite the country remaining on the UK's travel red list. Last month most English clubs refused to release players called up by South American countries. Currently anyone travelling to Brazil from the UK must quarantine for…
By Anthony Moruthane. @Picture Café. Johannesburg, 24 September 2021 - South African wheelchair tennis stars Kgothatso Montjane and Evans Maripa both booked their place in the finals of the SA Spring Open with straight sets victories at Ellis Park Tennis Courts in Johannesburg on Friday. The defending champion and top…
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