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Staff Reporter. New Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe will miss his first game in charge of the club after testing positive for Covid-19 on Friday. The Magpies,who are second bottom in the Premier League, host Brentford on Saturday at 15:00 GMT. Assistant head coaches Jason Tindall and Graeme Jones will…
Staff Reporter. Tournament director Craig Tiley says unvaccinated players will not be allowed to compete at the 2022 Australian Open. There had been confusion over the issue,on Wednesday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said those without jabs would be able to enter Australia to play. He added that entry would depend…
Staff Reporter. Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich suffered a shock 2-1 loss at Augsburg who struck twice against the run of play in the first half to snatch a memorable victory in Friday's Bavarian derby. Goals from Mads Pedersen and Andre Hahn in the 23rd and 36th minutes put the hosts…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Mamelodi Sundowns beat Hasaacas Ladies of Ghana 2-0 as they made history and won the first ever Women's African Champions League title in Cairo. The opening exchanges were evenly balanced with both teams enjoying periods of possession but some poor passing meant neither side could create clear-cut…
Staff Reporter. Team SA will be sending a powerful squad of nearly 240 athletes and officals to the upcoming AUSC Region V Games to be held in Maseru, Lesotho, from 3-12 December.Team SA will be sending a powerful squad of nearly 240 athletes and officals to the upcoming AUSC Region…
Staff Reporter. Serena Williams says the case of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai "must be investigated" and urged people "not to stay silent" about her welfare. Peng, 35, has not been heard from since she made sexual assault allegations against a leading Chinese government official two weeks ago. Chinese state…
Staff Reporter. Manchester City playmaker Kevin de Bruyne has tested positive for Covid-19 on his return from international duty. The 30-year-old will isolate for 10 days, meaning he will miss Sunday's Premier League match at home to Everton and Wednesday's Champions League game against Paris St-Germain. De Bruyne, who is…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. International football makes way for Matchday 12 of the Bundesliga season this weekend, with all eyes bound to be fixed upon the capital as 1. FC Union and Hertha face off in the first Berlin Derby of the campaign. That game on Saturday night (kick-off: 6.30pm CET)…
Staff Reporter. New Tottenham manager Antonio Conte has challenged midfielder Tanguy Ndombele to put his talent "into the team" and not just play for himself. The France international, 24, is Spurs' record signing but has failed to consistently perform since joining from Lyon for £53.8m in 2019. Ndombele could start…
Staff Reporter. Formula 1 officials have rejected Mercedes' request for a review of Max Verstappen's driving during the Sao Paulo Grand Prix. Stewards in Brazil ruled that there was no investigation necessary after Verstappen appeared to force Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes wide. Governing body the FIA said Mercedes' appeal failed the…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs will be aiming to continue their winning ways off the back of an impressive Soweto Derby victory into Sunday’s DStv Premiership visit to Maritzburg United. It will not be an easy encounter against the side led by former Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp, and where Chiefs have…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Former Proteas captain AB de Villiers has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. De Villiers announced his retirement from international cricket in 2018 but remained active in various franchise T20 competitions around the world. The 37-year-old, who captained South Africa in all formats across his…
Staff Reporter. Tim Paine has stepped down as Australia Test captain just before the Ashes over a historical investigation into texts sent to a female colleague. A tearful Paine, 36, said he had sent messages to a co-worker at Cricket Tasmania in 2017 that led to a misconduct investigation. He…
Staff Reporter. Pieter-Steph du Toit says he was confident of victory in the last Rugby World Cup final after the first 10 minutes. In that opening spell in Yokohama two years ago, England's Owen Farrell chose to spin the ball wide from behind his own posts and team-mate Billy Vunipola,…
By Michael Vlismas. @SunshineTour. Christiaan Bezuidenhout will achieve another milestone in his already impressive career when he makes his first title defence as a defending champion in this December’s South African Open at Sun City’s Gary Player Country Club. Bezuidenhout won last year’s South African Open in a golden summer…
Staff Reporter. Chippa United striker Rodney Ramagalela got the shock of his life when he received calls in the early hours of Tuesday morning to inform him that his house caught fire and was burning. Ramagalela’s eight-room house with a double garage burned down around 04:30am in Mamvuka, Limpopo. The…
Staff Reporter. Giovanni van Bronckhorst has been confirmed as the new Rangers manager, succeeding Steven Gerrard at the club he played for from 1998 and 2001. Van Bronckhorst has been out of work since leaving his post as head coach of Guangzhou City last December. He managed Feyenoord from 2015…
Staff Reporter. Jesse Lingard's Manchester United future is in doubt after talks over a new contract collapsed. The 28-year-old's present deal expires next summer and United hoped to extend the England midfielder's time at Old Trafford following an excellent loan spell at West Ham in the second half of last…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The Ghana Football Association has released a scathing response to the formal complaint by SAFA to world football body FIFA regarding the controversial World Cup qualifier. The South African Football Association lodged a formal complaint after Sunday's clash was shrouded in controversy amid a number of questionable…
Staff Reporter. Rory McIlroy took a two-shot clubhouse lead with a seven-under-par 65 in the opening round of the DP World Tour Championship. The world number eight made a blistering start with four birdies and an eagle in the opening eight holes. Tapio Pulkkanen, Joachim B Hansen and Christiaan Bezuidenhout…
By Michael Emons. With three races left in a thrilling 2021 Formula 1 season, the sport heads to new territory this weekend - Qatar. The state is set to host a grand prix for the first time in F1 history. Red Bull's Max Verstappen, looking for his first world title,…
Staff Reporter. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 47 points as reigning NBA champions Milwaukee Bucks claimed a 109-102 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. The Greece-born star scored 28 first-half points on his way to recording his best scoring figures this term. Khris Middleton also moved level with Ray Allen on top…
Staff Reporter. Garbine Muguruza beat Anett Kontaveit in straight sets to win her first WTA Finals title in Guadalajara, Mexico. Sixth seed Muguruza won 6-3 7-5 to become the first Spaniard to win the season-ending finals, beating Estonian eighth seed Kontaveit for the second time this week. The two-time Grand…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. FIFA have released the details of the official appeal from South African Football Association which informed both SAFA and Ghana FA that the matter will be handed to FIFA Disciplinary Committee. The governing body acknowledged on Wednesday that they did receive a formal complaint from the South…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. South Africa's director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has been banned from all rugby activity for two months for making an hour-long video criticising officials. Erasmus was found guilty on all six charges brought against him after he made the video after July's defeat in the first Test…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. SAFA President Danny Joordan says a comprehensive report related to the FIFA World Cup qualifier between Ghana and Bafana Bafana has been handed over the world governing body, FIFA and are waiting to hear from FIFA whether there was match manipulation. The South African Football Association has…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @GalloImages. Former South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) CEO Tubby Reddy has died aged 62. Details remained unclear, though reports suggested he had experienced a short illness. Reddy was dismissed from the organisation in 2018 following a lengthy case that included charges of corruption and…
By Michael Vlismas. South African golf will have yet another major international tournament on its fairways when the Pecanwood Classic make its debut as a co-sanctioned tournament between the Sunshine Tour and European Tour at the Pecanwood Golf & Country Club from 10-13 March 2022. The new tournament will feature…
Staff Reporter. FIFA is looking into a complaint from South Africa over its World Cup Qualifier against Ghana. Bafana Bafana were not happy with referee Maguette Ndiaye's decision to award the Black Stars a penalty. The 31st-minute goal ended South Africa’s World Cup dream. SAFA is expected to give an…
Staff Reporter. Cameroon beat Ivory Coast 1-0 in a contest of two continental heavyweights to join Algeria, Nigeria and Tunisia in securing the last four places in March’s African World Cup playoffs as the group phase came to a dramatic conclusion on Tuesday. Karl Toko Ekambi scored for Cameroon as…
Staff Reporter. The Netherlands booked their place at the World Cup finals in Qatar with victory against Norway, who missed out on next year's tournament as a result. Late goals from Tottenham Hotspur's Steven Bergwijn and Barcelona's Memphis Depay ensured the Dutch claimed top spot in Group G. The goals…
Staff Reporter. Mercedes have asked for a review of the decision not to penalise Red Bull's Max Verstappen for forcing Lewis Hamilton wide in the Sao Paulo Grand Prix. The incident on lap 48 of the race was "noted" by the stewards but no investigation was carried out. Mercedes have…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Football’s world governing body FIFA have confirmed that they are reviewing South Africa’s appeal to replay their World Cup qualifier against Ghana, which they lost 1-0. FIFA said in a statement: "FIFA has received a complaint from the South African FA in relation to this matter and…
Staff Reporter. Fly-half Handre Pollard and scrum-half Cobus Reinach will start for South Africa against England on Saturday. Pollard, who scored 22 points in the Springboks' 32-12 World Cup final win against England in 2019, takes Elton Jantjies' starting spot. Reinach replaces Herschel Jantjies, while Lood de Jager starts at…
Staff Reporter. Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has been charged with two further counts of rape. Mendy, of Prestbury, has been summoned to appear at Stockport Magistrates' Court on Wednesday. The 27-year-old footballer, who remains in custody, is now facing six counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.…
Staff Reporter. Pakistan will host the 2025 Champions Trophy after the International Cricket Council confirmed eight men's tournaments between 2024 and 2031. The announcement comes after New Zealand and England pulled out of tours to Pakistan in recent months. The USA will host their first major cricket tournament when they…
By Michael Vlismas. Dylan Naidoo is driven by one very clear goal when it comes to this year's Joburg Open at Randpark Golf Club, and that's to play well as a "thank you" to an event he feels has given him incredible support in his golf career. Naidoo heads back…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs striker Khama Billiat has announced he will retire from international football with immediate effect just two months before Zimbabwe compete at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The timing of the retirement is curious but perhaps indicative of issues within the national team that could…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies booked their spot in the final of the continental tournament after beating Malabo Kings of Equatorial Guinea 5-4 on penalties in the semi-final, following the sides goalless draw after extra-time at the El Salaam Stadium on Monday. Undefeated so far in the tournament, the South…
Staff Reporter. DeMar DeRozan and Lonzo Ball both hit season-high totals as the Chicago Bulls beat the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time in nine matches. DeRozan scored 38 points while Ball added 27 in a comfortable 121-103 win at the Staples Center. It was the first time the…
Staff Reporter. England hit double figures for the first time since 1964 as they secured qualification for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with embarrassing ease in San Marino. Harry Kane also racked up the records by scoring four in the first half to go level with Gary Lineker on…
Staff Reporter. Wales captain Gareth Bale will not start in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Belgium as he continues his recovery from a hamstring injury. Bale, 32, was taken off at half-time in Saturday's 5-1 thrashing of Belarus, a precautionary substitution he described as "planned" afterwards Manager Robert Page says…
Staff Reporter. England bowler Adil Rashid says he heard Michael Vaughan make a racist comment to a group of Asian cricketers, becoming the third player to do so. Rashid's former Yorkshire team-mate Azeem Rafiq alleged Vaughan said "too many of you lot, we need to do something about it" to…
By Michael Vlismas. South Africa's big-hitting Wilco Nienaber heads back to Leopard Creek this December as a vastly more experienced professional and determined to use this to push for a maiden European Tour victory in the Alfred Dunhill Championship. The 21-year-old had a strong summer in South Africa last year…
Staff Reporter. Chippa United on Monday confirmed the suspension of head coach Gavin Hunt with former player Kurt Lentjies taking over as caretaker coach. United are languishing in 14th position in the league standings after 10 rounds of fixtures just two points off the relegation places. The club confirmed in…
Staff Reporter. Roger Federer is unlikely to play in next year's Australian Open as he recovers from injury. However, his coach Ivan Ljubicic says the 20-time Grand Slam champion is still determined to return to tournament action at some point. Swiss Federer, 40, has not played since losing in the…
Staff Reporter. Norwich City have confirmed Dean Smith as the club's new head coach on a two-and-a-half-year deal. The former Aston Villa boss, 50, succeeds Daniel Farke, who was sacked with the Canaries bottom of the Premier League, five points adrift of safety. Craig Shakespeare, who worked with Smith at…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The South African Football Association (SAFA) will be lodging a formal complaint asking FIFA and CAF to investigate the performance of the match officials during Bafana Bafana's 1-0 loss to Ghana on Sunday. The result – secured by a highly-debatable penalty scored by Andre Ayew – left…
Staff Reporter. Bafana Bafana's 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification hopes were dashed after a 1-0 defeat to Ghana at Cape Coast Stadium on Sunday evening. The result – secured by a highly-debatable penalty scored by Andre Ayew – left the Black Stars and Bafana level on 13 points and with…
Staff Reporter. Croatia clinched an automatic berth for next year's World Cup finals in dramatic fashion as a late Fedor Kudryashov own goal gave them a 1-0 home win over Russia in their crunch Group D qualifier on Sunday. A draw would have been enough for Russia to finish top…
Staff Reporter. @F1. Lewis Hamilton passed title rival Max Verstappen after an intense battle to take one of his greatest victories and win the Sao Paulo Grand Prix. Hamilton took the lead with 12 laps to go after fighting up from 10th place on the grid and cut Verstappen's advantage…
Staff Reporter. Wales battled back to earn a stuttering victory over ill-disciplined, 14-man Fiji. With Fiji leading 13-7, wing Eroni Sau was sent off for a reckless swinging arm on Johnny Williams in the 25th minute. The visitors also picked up two yellow cards. Hooker Ryan Elias scored twice with…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Australia powered to an eight-wicket victory over New Zealand to win the Men's T20 World Cup for the first time. Mitchell Marsh plundered a ferocious 77 not out from 50 balls as Australia overhauled what appeared to be a challenging 173 with seven balls to spare in…
Staff Reporter. @AP. World number one Jon Rahm has withdrawn from the DP World Tour Championship in order to spend time with his family. The Spaniard's withdrawal rules him out of the running to win the Race to Dubai, in which he currently sits third behind Collin Morikawa and Billy…
Staff Reporter. Darius Garland scored 22 points for the Cleveland Cavaliers - including two free throws with nine seconds left - in a 91-89 win over the Boston Celtics. Boston had a 74-56 lead in the third quarter with Dennis Schroder scoring 28 and Jayson Tatum 21. But they lost…
Staff Reporter. Nigeria claimed a comfortable 2-0 win over Liberia in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification Group C match at the Stade Ibn Batouta in Morocco on Saturday evening. Therefore, the Super Eagles maintained their two-point lead at the top of the group standings with one game left, while…
Staff Reporter. Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas beat Red Bull's Max Verstappen in sprint qualifying and will start the Sao Paulo Grand Prix from pole position. Verstappen's title rival Lewis Hamilton, who started at the back after a technical infringement was found on his car, recovered superbly to fifth. Hamilton has…
Staff Reporter. Kylian Mbappe scored his first hat-trick for France as the reigning world champions secured their place at next year's World Cup in Qatar in style by thrashing Kazakhstan. Coach Didier Deschamps fielded a 3-4-3 formation with Kingsley Coman deployed as a right wing-back and the attack-minded strategy produced…
By Michael Morrow. Ireland outplayed New Zealand to claim a statement win in a sensational match held in front of a raucous crowd of 51,000 at the Aviva Stadium. Trailing by five at the half, the hosts surged into a lead with scores from Ronan Kelleher and Caelan Doris. The…
Staff Reporter. Struggling PSL side Marumo Gallants have announced Dan Malesela as their new head coach. The experienced local tactician has replaced Sebastien Migne, who was dismissed by the Limpopo-based side after an incident with the club's technical director Harris Choeu last month. Mpho Maleka and Raymond Mdaka took charge…
Staff Reporter. @F1. Lewis Hamilton has been disqualified from qualifying at the Sao Paulo Grand Prix for a technical infringement on his Mercedes car. The rear wing on his Mercedes was found to contravene rules after he set pole position for Saturday's 'sprint' event. It means Hamilton will start the…
Staff Reporter Springboks dominance at the set-piece and at the breakdown laid the platform for a convincing 30-15 win over Scotland Murrayfield on Saturday. The Springbok pack put in a powerful performance at the set-piece and breakdown in an impressive show of brute force. The Scots defied a heavy penalty…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @GalloImages. The five-month old Board of Athletics South Africa on Saturday held a successfull Special General Meeting and Council Meeting at Kempton Park, Johannesburg. The sessions were divided into two with the Special General Meeting going first where the Financial Report was tabled and adopted without questions.…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana.. @@7polly7 South Africa's Shaun Pollock, Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardena and former England women's batter Janette Brittin have been inducted into cricket's Hall of Fame, the body announced Saturday. They were accorded the honour ahead of the Twenty20 World Cup final between New Zealand and Australia on…
Staff Reporter. @AFP. Stephen Curry set a record for the most three-pointers scored in all NBA games, including play-offs, as the Golden State Warriors beat the Chicago Bulls. Curry now has 3,366 three-point baskets in all NBA games - regular season and play-offs - adding nine in the Warriors 119-93…
Staff Reporter. File Photo. Norwich City have offered former Aston Villa manager Dean Smith the opportunity to become their new head coach,according to multiple reports. And it's believed the Premier League strugglers are expecting Smith to take the job within the next 48 hours. The final details are being sorted…
Staff Reporter. Argentina started without Lionel Messi but a moment of magic from Angel Di Maria was enough to give them a barely deserved 1-0 win over Uruguay in Friday's World Cup qualifier in Montevideo. Uruguay surrendered meekly to Argentina in a 3-0 defeat last month but this time they…
Staff Reporter. A brilliant assist by Egypt captain Mohamed Salah triggered a comeback that earned a 2-2 World Cup draw in Angola on Friday, and a place in the final African qualifying stage. The Liverpool star pushed the ball between two defenders and onrushing Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny slammed the…
Staff Reporter. File Photo. Barcelona have reached an agreement in principle to re-sign 38-year-old defender Dani Alves - five years after he left the Nou Camp for Juventus. Alves, who has won nine top-flight titles with Barca, Juve and Paris St-Germain, will arrive on a free transfer for the rest…
Staff Reporter. Italy midfielder Jorginho blazed a late penalty over the bar as his side were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland in their Group C World Cup qualifier at the Stadio Olimpico on Friday, leaving both sides with a chance of automatic qualification for Qatar. With 15 points…
Staff Reporter. Right back Nathan Patterson scored his first goal for Scotland and laid on another for Che Adams in a 2-0 victory over Moldova at the Zimbru Stadium that booked the visitors a place in the World Cup playoffs in March. Patterson, 20, broke the deadlock just before halftime,…
Staff Reporter. Lewis Hamilton has been given a five-place penalty at the Sao Paulo Grand Prix for exceeding the permitted number of engine parts. He was fastest for Mercedes in first practice, 0.367 seconds ahead of title rival Max Verstappen's Red Bull. But the penalty is a blow to Hamilton's…
Staff Reporter. Barcelona striker Sergio Aguero said he is "always positive" after reports claimed he was considering retirement. The Argentina forward, 33, was taken to hospital after suffering chest pains against Alaves last month. Barca later announced he will not play for three months while he receives treatment and his…
Staff Reporter. Frank Lampard has dropped out of the running to replace Daniel Farke as the new Norwich head coach. The former England international, 43, held talks with Norwich earlier this week. It is understood he was among a number of candidates, including former Aston Villa boss Dean Smith, the…
Staff Reporter. Brazil beat Colombia 1-0 in a World Cup qualifier in Sao Paulo on Thursday to become the first South American team to qualify for Qatar 2022. Lucas Paqueta got the vital goal 72 minutes into the match with a shot that goalkeeper David Ospina got a hand to…
By Clifford Sihlezana. South Africa’s leading cricket development programme - KFC Mini-Cricket – received a boost in the KwaZulu-Natal Inland Cricket Union at the annual KFC Mini-Cricket provincial seminar. Coaches, volunteers, administrators, key stakeholders, and coordinators gathered at the Pietermaritzburg Recreational Centre venue on Thursday 11 November to listen to…
Staff Reporter. @GalloImages. Premier Soccer League prosecutor Nande Becker has provided an update regarding the disciplinary case involving Cape Town City midfielder Mpho Makola. The matter was heard on Thursday, 11 November and will resume on 23 November 2021. Makola faces a six-month ban after he was seen on TV…
Staff Reporter. The Los Angeles Clippers claimed a sixth successive win as they held on to beat the Miami Heat 112-109. Paul George scored 27 points and Reggie Jackson added 22 for the Clippers. Miami led by 17 points during the first period and held a 58-56 advantage at half-time…
Staff Reporter. Lewis Hamilton says "every race is a must-win" as his title battle with Max Verstappen heads into its climax. Hamilton trails Verstappen by 19 points before this weekend's Sao Paulo Grand Prix, with a maximum of 107 available over the remaining four races. He said: "Their pace was…
Staff Reporter. Hansi Flick made history as the first Germany coach to win his first six games in charge, with his Covid-affected side thrashing 10-man Liechtenstein in a World Cup qualifier. Flick had to make numerous changes, with five players out because of defender Niklas Sule's Covid infection. Thomas Muller…
Staff Reporter. Bafana Bafana head coach Hugo Broos was disappointed with his side's performance in the win over Zimbabwe on Thursday evening. South Africa have put themselves in a strong position to advance from Group G of the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers after they defeated Zimbabwe 1-0 at the FNB…
Staff Reporter. Five second-half goals helped Russia to rout Cyprus 6-0 in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday and widen their lead in Group H. Aleksandr Erokhin scored in each half, with Fedor Smolov, Andrey Mostovoy, Aleksei Sutormin and Anton Zabolotny also on target in the last 35 minutes as…
Staff Reporter. Australia came back from the brink to beat Men's T20 World Cup favourites Pakistan by five wickets in another absorbing semi-final in Dubai. Chasing 177, Australia were reduced to 2-1 after an electric first over from Shaheen Afridi, before David Warner hit back with a belligerent 49 from…
Staff Reporter. Royal AM fined a whopping R1.65m for various charges after the Durban club pleaded guilty to in relation to a DStv Premiership match where owner Shauwn Mkhize and son Andile Mpisane handed out cash to players on the field. The charges and fines the club received as the…
Staff Reporter. Ghana’s quest for a forth World Cup Appearance was dealt a huge blow after failing to beat Ethiopia in their penultimate Group G Qualifier on Thursday,(11 November). The Black Stars took the lead midway through the first half when Captain Andre Ayew expertly dispatched a left-footed freekick into…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns and Hlompho Kekana have reached an amicable agreement to part ways,He had a contract that was going to conclude at the end of the current (2021/22) season. The Zebediela-born Midfielder had a distinguished career over 10 years with Mamelodi Sundowns playing over 350 matches. At the…
Staff Reporter. Aston Villa have appointed Steven Gerrard as manager on a three-and-a-half-year deal, ending his three-year reign at Rangers. The former Liverpool captain, 41, leaves the Scottish champions having guided them to a first league title in 10 years last season. Gerrard replaces Dean Smith,who was sacked on Sunday…
Staff Reporter. Khama Billiat has warned Bafana Bafana his Zimbabwe side are ready to fight for three points when the teams clash in their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier at FNB Stadium on Thursday night. Zimbabwe are out of the running for top spot in the pool having taken just…
Staff Reporter. James Harden recorded a triple-double and Kevin Durant continued his scoring streak as the Brooklyn Nets won 123-90 at the Orlando Magic on Wednesday. Harden finished with 17 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists as Brooklyn won for the third time on their current six-game road trip to…
Staff Reporter. Rory McIlroy is working solely with long-time coach Michael Bannon once more after splitting with Pete Cowen following an eight-month stint. With Northern Ireland-based Bannon unable to travel to the US because of the Covid-19 pandemic,McIlroy began working with Cowen in March. "Michael and I are back working…
Staff Reporter. Czech billionaire Daniel Kretinsky has completed his purchase of a 27% stake in West Ham United. Businessman and lawyer Kretinsky will join the West Ham board alongside colleague Pavel Horsky as part of the agreement. They join joint-chairmen David Sullivan and David Gold and vice-chair Karren Brady. "I…
Staff Reporter. New Zealand ended England's hopes at the Men's T20 World Cup with a dramatic semi-final victory in Abu Dhabi. The Black Caps were struggling in pursuit of 167 before Jimmy Neesham smashed three sixes to swing the game in his side's favour. He fell for 26 from 10…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns are on the brink of a semifinal place at the inaugural CAF Women’s Champions League following a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Nigerian side Rivers Angels in Cairo on Tuesday. Captain Zanele Nhlapo scored the only goal on 16 minutes, after which Sundowns had to weather a…
Staff Reporter. Wayne Parnell and Khaya Zondo make a return to the Proteas one-day international (ODI) set up ahead of the Betway ODI series against the Netherlands from 26 November to 01 December. It is the first time that visitors play a full international series against the Proteas in South…
Staff Reporter. The Premier League has blocked its clubs wearing their away kits at home on Boxing Day to raise awareness around homelessness. Homeless charity Shelter hoped to get the support of clubs for the #NoHomeKit initiative. However, while the clubs were supportive of the idea, the Premier League says…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed the suspension of Dumisani Zuma, with the player now set to face a disciplinary hearing. Zuma was reportedly arrested for drink driving last week after he was pulled over at a roadblock during curfew hours in Sandton whilst allegedly under the influence of alcohol.…
Staff Reporter. Aston Villa have yet to make a formal approach to Rangers for manager Steven Gerrard but he remains the firm favourite to succeed Dean Smith. Villa are using the international break to consider their next move but expect to have a manager in place for the home game…
Staff Reporter. Chelsea delivered the "relentless" performance manager Emma Hayes asked for as they saw off Swiss champions Servette in emphatic style in Women's Champions League Group A. The Blues, who led 6-0 at half-time, showed the gulf in quality between the sides with impressive attacking play. Australian forward Sam…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Reece James says he is in the form of his life after returning to the England squad for World Cup qualifiers against Albania and San Marino. The Chelsea defender, who featured just once at Euro 2020 as England reached the final, withdrew from the last Three Lions…
Staff Reporter. Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba could miss the remainder of 2021 after injuring his thigh on duty with France. Initial estimates from the France camp suggest the 28-year-old will be out for between six and eight weeks. That will take Pogba to the end of the year, at…
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