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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…
Staff Reporter. Anthony Joshua cut a lean, powerful figure as he weighed in at 17st 2lbs (109kg) for Saturday's world heavyweight title defence against Oleksandr Usyk. The three-belt champion tipped the scales almost 20lb (9kg) heavier than Usyk's 15st 11lbs (100kg) and at the same weight as his last fight.…
Staff Reporter. Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel says Saturday's game with champions Manchester City is not about his rivalry with Pep Guardiola. Tuchel has beaten City boss Guardiola in their past three meetings, including last season's Champions League final. League leaders Chelsea host fifth-place City on Saturday, but the German would…
Staff Reporter. Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia struck the first blow for Europe in the 43rd Ryder Cup but the United States dominated the opening foursomes to take a 3-1 lead at Whistling Straits. World number one Rahm holed birdie putts on the seventh and eighth holes to put Europe…
Staff Reporter. Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes his side are not getting penalties following comments by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp. In January, Klopp said "I hear now that Manchester United had more penalties in two years than I had in five and a half years." "There was a…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Some of the best young midfielders in the world will once again strut their stuff in the Bundesliga this weekend when Jude Bellingham, Jamal Musiala and Florian Wirtz take to the field on Matchday 6. FC Bayern München’s Musiala should be the first to showcase his talent…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns are set to meet in a PSL clash at Orlando Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Kick-off is at 3pm CAT. (SA, GMT+2). Both teams are unbeaten after four rounds, although both teams have been far from convincing. In their last outing, Sundowns battled in…
Staff Reporter. The pressure continued to grow on Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman after his side were held to a frustrating goalless draw at lowly Cadiz. Frenkie de Jong's red card saw the visitors play the last 25 minutes with 10 men, with Koeman dismissed in the dying seconds for dissent.…
Staff Reporter. South Africa will spend 11 days in France in October to avoid quarantine before three Tests in Britain, the organisers of the 2023 Rugby World Cup said on Thursday. The World Cup-winning Springboks head to Wales on 6 November, Scotland seven days later and England on 20 November…
By Anthony Moruthane. @PictureCafé. Johannesburg,23 September 2021 - ITF $25,000 World Tennis Tour. Rising South African tennis stars, Kholo Montsi and Alec Beckley have both reached their maiden ITF $25,000 World Tennis Tour quarterfinal round at the SA Spring Open on Thursday. South African teen sensation Montsi defeated Markos Kalovelonis…
Staff Reporter. Eoin Morgan's Kolkata Knight Riders picked up their second successive win of the rearranged Indian Premier League to boost their play-off hopes and dent those of holders Mumbai Indians. KKR chased 156 in 15.1 overs with Rahul Tripathi making 74 off 52 balls and Venkatesh Iyer a 30-ball…
Staff Reporter. Romelu Lukaku says footballers can do more to tackle racism than just taking the knee and wants social media companies to meet with players to help combat the issue of online abuse. The Chelsea striker says the gesture alone is not enough as players are continuing to receive…
By Michael Vlismas. @Galloimages. Dublin, Ireland (22 September 2021) – Vodacom Bulls flyhalf Johan Goosen literally left his teammates eating his dust and shocked all when he raced away from speedsters like Madosh Tambwe and Cornal Hendricks, and brushed off hits from forwards Bismarck du Plessis and Arno Botha in…
Staff Reporter. Holders Manchester City will travel to West Ham in the Carabao Cup fourth round. West Ham beat Manchester United in round three and will face their neighbours - who have won the past four EFL Cups - next. Championship side Preston will host Liverpool at Deepdale, while Arsenal…
Staff Reporter. Marco Asensio scored a superb hat-trick as Real Madrid reclaimed top spot in La Liga with an emphatic victory over Mallorca at the Bernabeu. Asensio scored twice in five first-half minutes - either side of Lee Kang-in's well-taken response for the visitors. The Spaniard found the bottom corner…
Staff Reporter. Aaron Connolly scored twice as Brighton reached round four of the Carabao Cup with a 2-0 win over Swansea City. Graham Potter made 11 changes to the side which started Brighton's last Premier League game and the Seagulls had to work hard for victory. Championship Swansea, who made…
Staff Reporter. Sunrisers Hyderabad's dismal run in this season's Indian Premier League continued as they lost to Delhi Capitals by eight wickets in Dubai. Kagiso Rabada (3-37) and Anrich Nortje (2-12) were the pick of the bowlers as Sunrisers were restricted to 134-9. Shreyas Iyer hit 47 as Delhi reached…
Staff Reporter. The Monaco Grand Prix is to undergo a historic change of format next season by changing to a three-day weekend. Traditionally, Monaco has been held over four days, with the first practice day on Thursday, and Friday a free day for Formula 1 teams and drivers. But to…
Staff Reporter. Juventus produced a second-half fightback to earn their first Serie A victory of the season against Spezia. Centre-back Matthijs de Ligt scored the winner from a corner six minutes after Federico Chiesa's equaliser. Spezia had produced their own comeback from a goal down through Emmanuel Gyasi and Janis…
By Anthony Moruthane. Photo Credits: Picture Cafe. Johannesburg,22 September 2021 - Several South African rising tennis stars safely progressed into the second round of the SA Spring Open at Ellis Park Tennis Courts in Johannesburg on Wednesday. There were mixed fortunes for the Kruger sisters, Zoe and Isabella, as Zoe…
Staff Reporter. Golden Arrows and AmaZulu played 2 -2 draw in a thrilling 2021/22 DStv Premiership fixture at Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium in Clermont. The result moved Amazulu onto three points for the season, with Benni McCarthy's men still in search of their first league victory of the campaign. A…
Staff Reporter. Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez has completed a move from Everton to Qatari side Al Rayyan for an undisclosed fee. The 30-year-old leaves Goodison Park 12 months after joining the Toffees. Having signed from Real Madrid, Rodriguez scored six goals in 26 appearances in all competitions for Everton last…
Staff Reporter. Tyson Fury's co-promoter Frank Warren is confident an all-British undisputed heavyweight title fight with Anthony Joshua will happen. But he added both fighters will "go where the money is" when it comes to deciding where they meet. Warren is hoping Joshua successfully defends his belts against Oleksandr Usyk…
Staff Reporter. Lionel Messi has been left out of the Paris St-Germain squad to face Metz on Wednesday because of a knee injury. The 34-year-old Argentina superstar underwent a scan on Tuesday after being substituted 14 minutes from time in Sunday’s 2-1 victory over Lyon and is due to be…
Staff Reporter. Swallows FC head coach Brandon Truter and his grey sweatshirt. Picture: Samuel Shivambu / BackpagePix. Swallows FC head coach Brandon Truter's is expected to return to action in two weeks after being placed on leave by the club earlier this week. Truter has taken time off following the…
Staff Reporter. Al Ahly have decided to deduct the salaries of players and the coaching staff after losing the Egyptian Super Cup to Tala’a El-Gaish. Less than one month after losing the Egyptian Premier League title to arch rivals Zamalek, Al Ahly fell once again this time in the 2019/2020…
Staff Reporter. Luis Suarez scored two late goals as La Liga champions Atletico Madrid came from behind to beat neighbours Getafe. Getafe's first goal against Atleti since 2011 came when Stefan Mitrovic's header hit the post and went in off goalkeeper Jan Oblak's hand. That was the first time they…
Staff Reporter. Riyad Mahrez scored twice as holders Manchester City came from behind to thrash League One Wycombe and reach the last 16 of the Carabao Cup. The visitors took a shock lead through Brandon Hanlan, but Kevin de Bruyne levelled seven minutes later. Mahrez claimed his double either side…
Staff Reporter. Banyana Banyana secured a 4-2 victory over Nigeria to lift the Aisha Buhari Cup on Tuesday at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena. Banyana came into the clash on the back of a 3-0 win over Ghana, while Nigeria defeated tournament hosts Mali 2-0 in their opening encounter. South Africa…
Staff Reporter. Hungary have been ordered to play two matches behind closed doors by Fifa following the racism English players experienced at the World Cup qualifier in Budapest on 2 September. However, the second ground closure is suspended for two years. The Hungarian Football Federation has also been fined £158,400…
By Anthony Moruthane. @PictureCafé. Johannesburg, South Africa, 21 September 2021 - Men's top seed Konstantin Kravchuk of Russia suffered a surprise defeat at the hands of South African rising tennis star Alec Beckley, losing 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(3) in the SA Spring Open first round on Tuesday at Ellis Park Tennis…
By Michael Vlismas. Dublin, Ireland (21 September 2021) – The Vodacom Bulls have shown their Vodacom United Rugby Championship intent in some high intensity training sessions in Dublin these past two days as they prepare to open their campaign against Irish powerhouses Leinster at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. "We…
Staff Reporter. Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has recalled the experienced trio of Lood de Jager, Elton Jantjies and Frans Steyn for Saturday's Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand in Townsville. Nienaber has made five changes to the match-day squad for the Test against the All Blacks, with Trevor Nyakane remaining…
Staff Reporter. Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has announced a provisional 34-man squad ahead of next month's 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Ethiopia. Broos side are set to resume their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign during the October international break with a highly-anticipated double-header against Group G rivals…
Staff Reporter. Ronald Koeman "won't answer any more questions about the future" after Ronald Araujo's injury-time header rescued a point for his poor Barcelona side against Granada. It did little to paper over the cracks of another poor home display as the pressure continues to build on Koeman. Centre-back Araujo…
Staff Reporter. England have withdrawn their men's and women's teams from series in Pakistan that were due to take place in October. The men were set to make their first trip to Pakistan since 2005, while the women had never before played there. On Friday, New Zealand's men abandoned their…
Staff Reporter. Kolkata Knight Riders put in a complete performance to thrash Royal Challengers Bangalore by nine wickets in the second fixture of the rescheduled IPL. KKR, led by England white-ball captain Eoin Morgan, bowled their opposition out for just 92 despite losing the toss. Andre Russell and spinner Varun…
By Anthony Moruthane. Johannesburg, 20 September 2021 - The men's and women's singles draw for the second instalment of the SA Spring have been revealed at Ellis Park Tennis Courts on Monday afternoon. Spearheading the women's singles challenge of the $25 000 ITF World Tennis Tour event will be Valentini…
By Michael Vlismas. @GettyImages. Dublin, Ireland (20 September 2021) – As the Vodacom Bulls team bus rolled into Dublin for the first leg of their Vodacom United Rugby Championship tour, Bismarck du Plessis was regaling some of the younger players with stories of his many rugby memories from these parts.…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Orlando Pirates midfielder Ben Motshwari is a free man for now after the case against him has been struck off the roll due to insufficient evidence. Motshwari appeared in Randfontein court after he was arrested this morning. This website broke the story on Sunday that Motshwari has…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Lionel Messi made his home debut for Paris St-Germain but was replaced in the second half as they went on to beat Lyon to make it six wins from six. Summer signing Messi hit the angle of post and bar with a free-kick in the first half…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Orlando Pirates have confirmed they have suspended their midfielder Ben Motshwari after he was charged by the police on Monday. "Orlando Pirates Football Club can confirm that it has suspended midfielder [Ben] Motshwari after being charged by police this morning. Mr Motshwari will remain suspended, pending an…
By Anthony Moruthane. New York, United States, 19 September 2021 - South Africa coasted to a convincing victory without dropping a set in their two-day Davis Cup by Rakuten World Group II tie against Venezuela at Forest Hills Stadium in New York. Replacing regular doubles player Ruan Roelofse on Sunday,…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns secured an impressive 3-0 victory over TS Galaxy in a DStv Premiership match at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Sunday evening. Sundowns toppled Tshwane giants SuperSport United from the top spot on the league standings,while Galaxy slipped down to the 15th spot on the log. The…
Staff Reporter. Chelsea stretched their unbeaten Premier League run to five games as Thomas Tuchel's team deservedly beat Tottenham. After managing no shots on target in the first half, the visitors looked like a different team after the break and scored three second-half goals at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The…
Staff Reporter. Jomo Cosmos and Cape Town Spurs continued their struggles in the GladAfrica Championship as they recorded defeats on matchday four. Cosmos remain winless this season after succumbing to a 2-1 defeat to an unbeaten Hungry Lions side away with Cleopas Dube scoring the visitors' consolation goal on Saturday.…
Staff Reporter. Jesse Lingard came off the bench to score a stunning late winner against his old side and David de Gea saved an injury-time penalty as Manchester United dramatically came from behind to beat West Ham. Lingard, who spent a successful loan spell at London Stadium last season, appeared…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. West Ham led the tributes for their former player Jimmy Greaves,who has died aged 81. On what will be an emotional day across football grounds, the Hammers held a minute's applause before their Premier League match against Manchester United. A minute's applause also took place at the…
Staff Reporter. Philippine boxing star Manny Pacquiao says he is to run for president in next year's election. He was nominated as a candidate by a faction of the ruling party, PDP-Laban. On top of a glittering career as a fighter, Mr Pacquiao, 42, is a senator in the Philippines'…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Orlando Pirates players celebrate a goal. (Photo by Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo Images). One of Orlando Pirates' biggest stars is wanted on the charges of domestic violence in Randfotein. The source told Fullview that the player has been playing hide and seek,with other police officers trying to hide him.…
By Anthony Moruthane. New York, United States, 19 September 2021 - South Africa got off to a superb start on Saturday, winning their opening singles matches in their Davis Cup by Rakuten World Group II tie against Venezuela in New York. Playing at a neutral venue at the historic Forest…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs head coach Stuart Baxter has apologised to the club's supporters following the Soweto giants' defeat to Royal AM on Saturday evening. Chiefs succumbed to a humiliating 4-1 loss to Royal AM in a PSL match at their home ground, FNB Stadium. Speaking after the final whistle,…
Staff Reporter. AmaZulu showed fortitude to thrash Nyasa Big Bullets and claim a well-deserved 3-1 win at the Bingu National Stadium in Malawi on Saturday The result meant that Usuthu won the two-legged playoff 3-2 on aggregate after losing the first leg 1-0 in Durban last week. AmaZulu joined their…
Staff Reporter. Kesa Molotsane snatched a thrilling victory in the senior women's race and local favourite Mbuleli Mathanga destroyed his opposition to win the men's title at the ASA Cross Country Championships in Amanzimtoti, Durban on Saturday, which was Day 2 and final day. The championship was held over two…
Staff Reporter. Aston Villa scored three second-half goals in a brilliant display that saw Everton's unbeaten run ended at Villa Park. As one of only five Premier League teams still unbeaten before Saturday's game, the Toffees were undone by three goals in nine minutes as the hosts deservedly took all…
Staff Reporter. Bayern Munich cruised to an emphatic 7-0 victory over VfL Bochum to move to the top of the German Bundesliga. Bayern, who lead on 13 points from five games a point ahead of Wolfsburg,killed off the game in the first half and never took their foot off the…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs suffered their first home defeat of the DStv Premiership season after 4-1 loss to Royal AM. This was Chiefs’ second successive defeat in a week. A week ago, they were beaten by champions Mamelodi Sundowns in Tshwane. Royal AM started well with intent when Victor Letsoalo…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool remain unbeaten in the Premier League this season after Sadio Mane scored his 100th goal for the club in a victory against Crystal Palace. Jurgen Klopp's side created numerous chances against a resilient Palace before Mane pounced on a rebound at the back post in the first…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates made it two wins in a row when they fought back to secure a 3-1 over Chippa United at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Phakamani Mahlambi marked his first start for the Chippa with a goal, but three goals from Tshegofatso Mabasa, Abel Mabaso…
Staff Reporter. Brentford claimed their first win on the road in the Premier League with a comfortable victory over Wolves at Molineux. The newly-promoted London side, who arrived in the West Midlands with an unbeaten away record, took a first-half lead with a well-struck Ivan Toney penalty. The Bees forward…
By Michael Vlismas. @SunshineTour. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Louis Albertse handled the pressure of chasing down his first Sunshine Tour title like a real professional on Saturday as he won the third leg of the Vodacom Origins of Golf Series at Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate. The 25-year-old began the final…
Staff Reporter. Banyana Banyana were unstoppable in their first match of the Aisha Buhari Cup as they slotted three past the Black Queens of Ghana at the Mobolaji Johnson Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria on Friday. Desiree Ellis’s soldiers came into the Buhari tournament after a long layoff due to the…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The Wallabies have stunned the world champion Springboks for the second time in two weeks with a 30-17 win in Brisbane. Len Ikitau scored two first half tries and Marika Koroibete crossed for two in the second half as Australia completed back-to-back victories over world champions South…
Staff Reporter. Newcastle United and Leeds United fought out a 1-1 draw in an entertaining Premier League clash at St James' Park on Friday and the result did neither side any favours as it stretched their winless starts to five games. The result left Newcastle 18th on two points and…
By Anthony Moruthane. New York, United States, 17 September 2021 - South Africa's top-ranked player, Lloyd Harris, will open the national team's account against Brandon Perez in the Davis Cup by Rakuten Group II tie between SA and Venezuela at Forest Hills Stadium in New York on Saturday. While Perez…
By Michael Vlismas. @SunshineTour. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal – For the second day in a row Louis Albertse found himself at the top of the Vodacom Origins of Golf Series leaderboard alongside Adilson da Silva as they go into the final round of this Sunshine Tour event at Mount Edgecombe Country Club.…
Staff Reporter. The SAFA Ethics Committee, chaired by Judge Sisi Khampepe on Friday, 17 September 2021 heard the case of coach Luc Eymael in which he is accused of a racial outburst. Eymael was represented by his agent and judgement in the hearing was reserved. He caused a global stir…
Staff Reporter. Pep Guardiola says he will not apologise for calling on more Manchester City fans to attend their Premier League game with Southampton. Guardiola said he "would like more people" at the Etihad Stadium for the visit of the Saints on Saturday. While his plea attracted criticism from the…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs have made a fairly average start to the new campaign as they have so far won one, lost one and drawn one of their three matches. Chiefs host the Durban-based side, who recently bought the franchise of Bloemfontein Celtic, at FNB Stadium. Amakhosi look to bounce…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Early season pacesetters VfL Wolfsburg will likely have to maintain their 100% start to the 2021/22 Bundesliga campaign if they are to stay top of the table with reigning champions FC Bayern München breathing down their necks on Matchday 5. Wolfsburg come into the weekend two points…
Staff Reporter. New Zealand's men team have abandoned their tour of Pakistan following a New Zealand government "security alert". The Black Caps were due to play Pakistan in the first of three one-day internationals in Rawalpindi on Friday before moving to Lahore for a five-match Twenty20 series. England's men's and…
By Michael Vlismas. Christiaan Bezuidenhout will return to defend his Alfred Dunhill Championship title when the Sunshine Tour and European Tour co-sanctioned tournament is played at Leopard Creek Country Club from 9-12 December. The championship will abide by all South African government health protocols concerning COVID-19 and comply with any…
Staff Reporter. Brendan Rodgers said his "young team will learn" after they gave away a two-goal lead over Napoli in their Europa League opener at King Power Stadium. Napoli's Victor Osimhen scored twice in the second half after Ayoze Perez and Harvey Barnes had given Leicester a 2-0 lead. Osimhen's…
Staff Reporter. West Ham opened their Europa League Group H campaign with a comfortable win at Dinamo Zagreb. Michail Antonio set the Hammers on their way with his fifth goal of the season, latching on to an underhit backpass from Kevin Theophile-Catherine to round home goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic and slide…
By Michael Vlismas. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal – Brazilian Adilson da Silva has been dogged lately by an inconsistent putter and a struggle to maintain focus on the course, but he put it all together in fine style on Thursday as he claimed a share of the lead after the first round…
Staff Reporter. Former Orlando Pirates coach Roger De Sa . Picture: Tracy lee Stark. Former Orlando Pirates and Ajax Cape Town coach Roger De Sa has confirmed his appointment to join the Egyptian national team coaching setup. De Sa has since resigned at Cape Town All Stars to join former…
Staff Reporter. @PL. Nathan Ake has revealed his father died minutes after the Manchester City defender scored his first Champions League goal on Wednesday. Ake, 26, headed the opener after 16 minutes in City's 6-3 victory against RB Leipzig at Etihad Stadium. In a post on social media on Thursday,…
Staff Reporter. @LeeWarren. Irish club Ulster have confirmed the signing of World Cup-winning Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen. Vermeulen has signed on with Ulster until 2023, having already highlighted his desire to try to play through to the next World Cup after he missed the British & Irish Lions tour…
Staff Reporter. Virat Kohli will step down as India's Twenty20 captain after the men's T20 World Cup in November. The 32-year-old said he needed to "give himself space" to be "fully ready" to continuing leading India in Test cricket and one-day internationals. Kohli, who has scored 3,159 runs in 90…
By Michael Vlismas. @SunshineTour. The South African Open Championship will return to the Gary Player Country Club from 2-5 December 2021 with a prize fund of US$1.5 million and with Christiaan Bezuidenhout back to defend his title. Bezuidenhout, fresh from securing his PGA Tour card, will be joined at Sun…
Staff Reporter. FIFA has released its latest ranking after the recent 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, with Senegal retaining their place as the best-placed African nation. Last month, the Lions of Teranga were ranked 21st overall, but they have jumped up a place in the latest round. Tunisia, meanwhile, have…
Staff Reporter. Sebastian Vettel will continue at Aston Martin for a second season in 2022 alongside Canadian Lance Stroll. Vettel had a contractual option to take up to continue with the team and the four-time champion has decided to race on in Formula 1 with them. The 34-year-old said he…
By Michael Vlismas. @SunshineTour. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - A golfer who has missed a few cuts never sleeps easy before a tournament, but Merrick Bremner is determined to ensure he enjoys himself when he tees it up in this week's Vodacom Origins of Golf Mount Edgecombe tournament, starting on Thursday. Bremner,…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool had to come from behind to win a Champions League thriller against AC Milan at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp's team laid siege to Milan's goal from the start, taking a deserved early lead when former Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori deflected a cross from Trent Alexander-Arnold into his own…
Staff Reporter. English teenager Jude Bellingham shone for Borussia Dortmund as he opened the scoring in German side's Champions League Group C victory at Besiktas. The 18-year-old midfielder chested Thomas Meunier's lofted ball into his path before firing through keeper Ersin Destanoglu's legs from a tight angle. A smart run…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles testifies during a Senate hearing about the FBI's mishandling of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse investigation [Saul Loeb/Pool via Reuters]. Elite US gymnast Simone Biles has testified before the Senate about abuse she suffered at the hands of disgraced former team doctor, Larry…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal – Curwin Bosch found the perfect way to soothe the pain of the Sharks' Carling Currie Cup Final defeat against the Vodacom Bulls when he swapped his kicking boots for golf clubs and played in the official pro-am of this week's…
By Anthony Moruthane. New York, United States, 15 September 2021 - On a superb run this season, Lloyd Harris will put his lofty personal ambitions aside this week when he leads the national team in the Davis Cup by Rakuten World Group II tie between South Africa and Venezuela at…
Staff Reporter. American track and field star Sha’Carri Richardson missed the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for cannabis. Photograph: Getty Images. The World Anti-Doping Agency is to review whether cannabis should remain a banned substance. The move follows American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson missing the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Defender Pascal Struijk will serve a three-match ban after Leeds United lost their appeal against his red card during the defeat against Liverpool. Struijk was dismissed for a challenge on Harvey Elliott that left the Reds midfielder with a dislocated ankle. Elliott, 18, had surgery on Tuesday …
Staff Reporter Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has again opted for a six-two split of forwards and backs on the bench where Marco van Staden, Kwagga Smith and Jasper Wiese will again serve as loose-forward cover. The coach made three changes to his match-day squad - one of which was injury…
Staff Reporter. Goals from Thomas Muller and Robert Lewandowski settled a battle of the big two in Champions League Group E as Bayern Munich claimed a dominant opening-game victory at Barcelona. The German champions controlled the game, with Muller scoring his seventh career goal against Barca courtesy of a first-half…
Staff Reporter. Inspired bowling and unbeaten fifties from Quinton de Kock and Reeza Hendricks helped South Africa sweep the T20I series 3-0 against Sri Lanka with a crushing 10-wicket win on Tuesday. Chasing 121 for victory, South Africa romped home in 14.4 overs with De Kock on 59 and Hendricks…
Staff Reporter. AmaZulu and SuperSport United played out a goalless stalemate in their catch-up DStv Premiership fixture played at the Kings Park Stadium in Durban on Tuesday evening. The result, which saw both teams end the game with 10 men, means Usuthu have still not scored a goal this season…
Staff Reporter. Manchester United suffered a stoppage-time 2-1 defeat away to Young Boys after a calamitous defensive mistake in their Champions League opener in Bern on Tuesday with United States forward Jordan Pefok netted the winner. Cristiano Ronaldo 's early goal put United 1-0 ahead before Aaron Wan-Bissaka picked up…
Staff Reporter. AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss Wednesday's opening Champions League group match at Liverpool with an Achilles tendon problem. Ibrahimovic, who turns 40 in October, made a goalscoring return from injury in Sunday's Serie A win over Lazio. "After the match he had some inflammation," said the…
Staff Reporter. Sri Lanka seamer Lasith Malinga, the most successful bowler in Twenty20 international history, has retired. The 38-year-old, a World Twenty20 winner in 2014, took a record 107 T20 international wickets at 20.79 apiece. He played only T20 internationals, having retired from Tests in 2011, one-day internationals in 2019…
By Clifford Sihlezana. South Africa’s leading cricket development programme - KFC Mini-Cricket - continues its great start of season as the annual KFC Mini-Cricket provincial seminar continues on its journey through the country as it moves to the Easterns Cricket Union at Willowmoore Park in Benoni this Friday 17th of…
By Michael Vlismas. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal – Kevin Stone's former status as a Sunshine Tour professional and a past winner on the Vodacom Origins of Golf series certainly makes him qualified to give advice on what it will take to win this week's Vodacom Origins of Golf tournament at Mount Edgecombe…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates star Thembinkosi Lorch has undergone surgery after suffering a 'freak accident' at home, the club has confirmed. Lorch has been a notable absentee from the Pirates squad of late and after their 1-0 win over Swallows in the original Soweto derby this weekend, co-coach Fadlu Davids…
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