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Staff Reporter. Holders Manchester City were knocked out of the Carabao Cup after West Ham United won 5-3 on penalties in front of an ecstatic sell-out crowd at London Stadium. The fourth-round tie had ended goalless after 90 minutes before Said Benrahma scored the decisive spot-kick. Phil Foden fired his…
Staff Reporter. Bayern Munich suffered their biggest defeat since 1978 as they were thrashed at Borussia Monchengladbach in the German Cup second round. Gladbach led 1-0 after two minutes and 3-0 by the 21st minute. Kouadio Kone slotted home his first goal for the club before Ramy Bensebaini swept home…
Staff Reporter. Sekhukhune United made it three 2021/22 DStv Premiership wins on the bounce with a 2-0 victory over AmaZulu at Emirates Airline Park. Victory moved Babina Noko up to fourth spot on the league standings while Usuthu remain in eighth place. The two goals came within the space of…
Staff Reporter. Juventus fell to their third Serie A defeat of the season as Maxime Lopez's injury-time strike gave Sassuolo a memorable win. The mid-table visitors led when Davide Frattesi ran onto's Gregoire Defrel through ball to finish. Weston McKennie looked to have rescued a point for Juventus with a…
Staff Reporter. Memphis Depay missed a penalty as Barcelona lost at Rayo Vallecano to increase the pressure on Ronald Koeman. Barca, defeated 2-1 at home to Real Madrid on Sunday, are ninth in La Liga. Oscar Trejo won the ball from Sergio Busquets and fed veteran striker Radamel Falcao, who…
Staff Reporter. Namibia held their nerve to beat Scotland by four wickets in the final over at the Men's T20 World Cup. Namibia, who like Scotland are competing at this stage of a T20 World Cup for the first time, stuttered in their chase of 110 but sneaked home with…
Staff Reporter. England continued their perfect start at the Men's T20 World Cup with an eight-wicket thrashing of Bangladesh in Abu Dhabi. After bowling West Indies out for 55 in their opening win, England restricted Bangladesh to 124-9 in another fine performance in the field. Moeen Ali took two wickets…
Staff Reporter. Former Arsenal and Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud scored the only goal as AC Milan beat Torino to take Milan to the top of Serie A. Giroud, 35, scored from close range at the back post after good work from Rade Krunic after 14 minutes. The France World Cup…
Staff Reporter. Chelsea progressed to the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup as they beat Premier League rivals Southampton on penalties after a 1-1 draw. Reece James scored the decisive spot-kick for the league leaders after Theo Walcott and Will Smallbone failed to hit the target with their efforts for the…
By Anthony Moruthane. Cape Town, 26 October 2021 - Top-seeded Brenda Fruhvirtova, the only top-10 junior world ranked player in action at the David Samaai Junior Open this week at Kelvin Grove, Newlands, breezed through her first-set match 6-1 6-0 against Olivia Lincer. Fruhvirtova, the 14-year-old from the Czech Republic,…
Staff Reporter. As an increasingly vaccinated world starts fighting its way back to a semblance of normality, it’s almost time again for the eagerly-anticipated annual Mandela Remembrance Walk and Run (MRWR), taking place this year on Sunday 5 December 2021. The event, which honours and remembers iconic global statesperson Nelson…
Staff Reporter. Pakistan underlined their credentials as early T20 World Cup favourites when they held their nerve to beat New Zealand by five wickets in Sharjah on Tuesday and secure a second straight victory in the tournament. Chasing a modest 135 for victory after pace bowler Haris Rauf choked out…
Staff Reporter. Banyana Banyana thrash Mozambique 6-0 in the return leg of the first round of the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) at the FNB Stadium on Tuesday. Linda Motlhalo and Hilda Magaia each bagged a brace, while Bambanani Mbane and Sibulele Holweni scored one goal each. Banyana go…
Staff Reporter. Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has named a 36-man provisional squad ahead of their final Group G FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Zimbabwe and Ghana. Broos will announce his final 23-man squad at a press conference on Monday, 1 November at SAFA House where logistics about how fans…
Staff Reporter. Defending champions West Indies are heading towards an early exit from the T20 World Cup after a second successive comprehensive defeat. Three days after they were bowled out for 55 by England, West Indies saw South Africa cruise to an eight-wicket victory in Dubai. The Proteas chased down…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @GalloImages. Wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock made himself unavailable for South Africa's T20 World Cup match against West Indies after refusing to take the knee. Cricket South Africa (CSA) issued a directive before the match that all players should make the gesture. Captain Temba Bavuma said at the…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour/Gallo Images. There will be a few more South African flags flying on American fairways next season. Christiaan Bezuidenhout and Dawie van der Walt have already earned their PGA Tour cards as part of the top 25 at the end of the Korn…
Staff Reporter. Manchester United's embarrassing 5-0 home defeat by Liverpool at Old Trafford has been followed by an avalanche of criticism towards manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Many fans believe the Norwegian should be sacked immediately after the worst home defeat to their biggest rivals, a result eclipsed only by a…
Staff Reporter. Scotland were thrashed by 130 runs by Afghanistan in their first Super 12 match at the Men's T20 World Cup. In their first appearance at this stage of the tournament, Scotland disintegrated as they were bowled out for 60 in 10.2 overs, chasing 191 in Sharjah. Mujeeb Ur…
By Anthony Moruthane. Cape Town, 25 October 2021 - TenWild card William Zulch kept the South African flag flying at the David Samaai Junior Open, the ITF Junior Grade A tournament, which started in windy conditions at Kelvin Grove, Newlands, on Monday. Zulch, the Paarl Boys High matriculant, defeated Sweden's…
Staff Reporter. @IPL. Two new franchises will compete in the Indian Premier League from 2022. The RPSG Ventures conglomerate bid more than $930m (£675.2m) at an auction in Dubai to set up a team in the Indian city of Lucknow. CVC Capital partners promised more than $690m (£501m) to set…
By Michael Vlismas. The Sunshine Tour has joined other South African sports organisations and federations in welcoming back a limited number of 2 000 fully vaccinated spectators to its upcoming tournaments this summer. The Sunshine Tour has further advised that strict controls will be in place to ensure adherence to…
Staff Reporter. GladAfrica Championship side Cape Town Spurs have announced the appointment of Shaun Bartlett as their new head coach. Bartlett has secured a return to Cape Town after recently resigning from his role at DStv Premiership side TS Galaxy as an assistant coach following the sacking of Owen de…
Staff Reporter. Real Sociedad went back to the top of La Liga, although Luis Suarez's two goals for defending champions Atletico Madrid denied them victory. La Real, who last won the title in 1982, led 2-0 when Alexander Isak set up Alexander Sorloth for the opener and then curled in…
Staff Reporter. Marseille and Paris St-Germain played out an eventful draw with several big VAR decisions as play was held up several times for crowd trouble. In both halves play had to be stopped as home fans threw bottles at Neymar as he tried to take a corner. On both…
Staff Reporter. Substitute Paulo Dybala scored an 89th-minute penalty to earn Juventus a draw at Inter Milan and keep them within touching distance of the top four. Inter's Denzel Dumfries was ruled to have caught Alex Sandro inside the box, with the referee making the decision after viewing the pitchside…
Staff Reporter. Red Bull's Max Verstappen fended off a late challenge from title rival Lewis Hamilton to win the US Grand Prix. Verstappen's victory, taken in impressively mature and controlled style in a tense strategic fight, extended his championship lead to 12 points with five races to go. Hamilton took…
Staff Reporter. Jordan Sarrou and Matthew Beers after stage seven of the 2021 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race, October 24 2021. Picture: Sam Clark/Cape Epic. South Africa has its first overall Cape Epic winner since 2012, after nearly a decade of European and American dominance. In a dramatic…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates progressed to the CAF Confederation Cup play-off round after securing a hard-fought 1-0 win over Diables Noirs in the first round second-leg match. Happy Jele's first-half goal earned the Buccaneers the victory in a match which was played at Orlando Stadium and they won the tie…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs moved up to fifth place on the 2021/22 DStv Premiership standings with a 2-1 win over Supersport United at Lucas Moripe Stadium. Victory moved Chiefs within three points of United who remained in second place after succumbing to their first defeat of the league season. Chiefs…
Staff Reporter. Pakistan hammered India by 10 wickets to claim a famous win over their great rivals at the Men's T20 World Cup in Dubai. Chasing 152, Mohammad Rizwan made an unbeaten 78 and captain Babar Azam 68 not out as Pakistan registered their first win over India at a…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool humiliated Manchester United and their under-pressure manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as they handed out a thrashing in front of a stunned Old Trafford. On a day of acute embarrassment for United and Solskjaer, 10 years and one day since they lost 6-1 at home to Manchester City,…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns joined AmaZulu in the CAF Champions League group stages after defeating Maniema Union 2-0 in the second leg of their second preliminary round tie. After bagging two away goals in the first leg, Sundowns nearly got the early after seven minutes but Peter Shalulile saw his…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Real Madrid beat Barcelona in a new-look El Clasico to go top of La Liga and leave Ronald Koeman's side down in eighth in the table. It was the first Clasico without Barca icon Lionel Messi or Real legend Sergio Ramos - who both joined Paris St-Germain…
By Michael Vlismas. Luke Brown with the Blair Atholl Championship trophy during day 4 of the 2021 Blair Atholl Championship at Blair Atholl Golf Estate (Photo by Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour/Gallo Images). Johannesburg, Gauteng (24 October) – It took the near-perfect round for Luke Brown to win the Blair Atholl Championship…
Staff Reporter. Sri Lanka produced a stunning run chase to beat Bangladesh by five wickets in their first Men's T20 World Cup Super 12s match. Chasing 172, Sri Lanka slipped to 79-4 before Charith Asalanka's unbeaten 80 and Bhanuka Rajapaksa's aggressive 53 from 31 balls put them on top. Their…
Staff Reporter. @Reuters. Letesenbet Gidey has crushed the women's half-marathon world record in her debut in the event on Sunday (24 October) as she raced to an amazing 1:02:52 in Valencia. The Ethiopian 5,000m and 10,000m world record holder took over a minute off Ruth Chepnegetich's previous world best (1:04:02)…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Fabio Quartararo has clinched the 2021 MotoGP World Championship after his main rival Pecco Bagnaia dramatically crashed out of a comfortable lead in the Emilia Romagna MotGP at Misano. Bagnaia looked on course to keep the 2021 title race alive for another race as he punched his…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Four former Proteas have been named as honorary life members of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). Jacques Kallis, Morne Morkel, Hashim Amla and Herschelle Gibbs were among the 18 former players named last week. They join an elite group that includes Sir Alastair Cook, Damien Martyn, Shivnarine…
Staff Reporter. Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama shot a final-round 65 to win the Zozo Championship in his native Japan. Matsuyama, who made an eagle on the 18th, finished on 15 under par in Chiba to win the tournament by five shots. Americans Brendan Steele (66) and Cameron Tringale (69) were…
Staff Reporter. SuperSport United will go head to head with Kaizer Chiefs in an epic DStv Premiership match at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Sunday. Kick-off is at 5:30 pm. United remain among the three teams which are still undefeated in the league this season having claimed a comfortable 2-0…
By Andrew Benson. Red Bull's Max Verstappen snatched pole position from title rival Lewis Hamilton with his final lap in qualifying at the US Grand Prix. Hamilton had eclipsed Verstappen's earlier pace-setting time with the world champion's own final lap but the Dutchman leapfrogged back in front. Verstappen beat Hamilton…
Staff Reporter. @Reuters. Police are investigating a graphic banner displayed by Crystal Palace fans that targeted the Saudi Arabian-led takeover of Newcastle United. The banner took aim at the Premier League's ownership test, following Newcastle's recent £305m sale. It featured illustrations of a man dressed in traditional Arabic clothing alongside…
Staff Reporter. AC Milan Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored at both ends as AC Milan beat nine-man Bologna in a thriller to go top of Serie A. Rafael Leao notched the opener from Ibrahimovic's ball - and Bologna had Adama Soumaoro sent off - before Davide Calabria drove home Milan's second. Ibrahimovic…
Staff Reporter. Manchester City rode three first-half goals to an easy 4-1 win over Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League at the Amex Stadium on Saturday night. City opened the scoring after 13 minutes but had been denied just by Lewis Dunk just moments earlier who had stretched…
Staff Reporter. England bowled West Indies out for 55 as they made a stunning start to their Men's T20 World Cup campaign with a six-wicket win in Dubai. In a near-perfect bowling performance, England humiliated the defending champions by dismissing them in 14.2 overs. Adil Rashid took a barely believable…
Staff Reporter. Bayern Munich top scorer Robert Lewandoski struck again as the German champions demolished Hoffenheim 4-0 on Saturday to remain top of the Bundesliga, a point ahead of Borussia Dortmund. With Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 earlier this week, his side still managed…
Staff Reporter. Cape Town City registered their first home win of the season in the DStv Premiership defeating Golden Arrows 4-3 on Saturday evening The result sees the Cape and Durban sides in 11th and 10th places respectively, though City have played one game less. City looked the more settled…
Staff Reporter. Joshua King's hat-trick helped Watford to a stunning first win under Claudio Ranieri as Everton collapsed in a pulsating Premier League game at Goodison Park. Tom Davies put the hosts ahead early on but Watford equalised before the break through King from close range. Former Hornets striker Richarlison…
Staff Reporter. AmaZulu FC stunned TP Mazembe of DR Congo when they held them to a 1-1 to advance to the group stages of the Caf Champions on the away goal rule after the first leg of the second preliminary play-off ended 0-0 in Durban last weekend. Bongi Ntuli’s 37th…
By Michael Vlismas. Louis Albertse on the 10th fairway during day 3 of the 2021 Blair Atholl Championship at Blair Atholl Golf Estate.(Photo by Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour/Gallo Images). Louis Albertse notched his first Sunshine Tour title five weeks ago at Mount Edgecombe and is in prime position to add a…
Staff Reporter. An unbeaten stand of 40 by Marcus Stoinis and Matthew Wade saw Australia to a five-wicket win over South Africa in the opening match of the Super 12s of the T20 World Cup on Saturday. Chasing a modest 119 for victory, Australia were in trouble at 81-5 after…
Staff Reporter. Chelsea have retained their place at the top of the Premier League thanks to a hat trick by Mason Mount with a resounding 7-0 win over 10-man Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The hosts were without first-choice strikers Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner, who both sustained…
Staff Reporter. Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo believes the Old Trafford side need time to adapt after an inconsistent start to the season. United are sixth in the Premier League and five points off leaders Chelsea after collecting just one point from their last three top-flight games. They host Liverpool…
Staff Reporter. World number one Ashleigh Barty has ended her season and will not defend her WTA Finals title next month because of the quarantine rules she would face on her return to Australia. The Finals were last held in 2019, but Barty will not travel to Guadalajara, Mexico for…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Los Angeles Lakers team-mates Anthony Davis and Dwight Howard were involved in a sideline row during Friday's 115-105 defeat by Phoenix Suns. Davis and Howard squared up to each other on the bench during a timeout and had to be separated by team-mates in the first half.…
Staff Reporter. Title rivals Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton clashed in second practice at the US Grand Prix as Red Bull's Sergio Perez emerged with the fastest time. Verstappen called Hamilton a "stupid idiot" over the team radio after an incident in which the two raced side by side down…
Staff Reporter. Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has praised Emile Smith Rowe for changing his lifestyle after the 21-year-old midfielder helped the Gunners to a thoroughly deserved victory over Aston Villa as they moved into the top half of the Premier League table. Thomas Partey headed in Smith Rowe's corner for…
Staff Reporter. Mohamed Salah says he wants to spend the rest of his career with Liverpool. The 29-year-old Egypt forward has scored 137 goals in 214 games for the Reds since a £34m move from Roma in 2017, including 12 goals this season. His current Liverpool deal runs out at…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour/Gallo Images. "This is a very demanding course and you have to know where to miss," Anton Haig said on Friday after he seized a share of the lead midway through the Blair Atholl Championship delivered by The Courier Guy. This knowledge came…
Staff Reporter. Marumo Gallants advanced to the next round of the CAF Confederation Cup with a 3-2 aggregate win over AS Vita. Gallants went into the return leg with a 2-1 lead from the first leg, and they needed to avoid defeat to secure their place in the final round.…
By Anthony Moruthane. Some of the world's finest tennis talents will be in action at the David Samaai Junior Open, the ITF Junior Grade A tournament, starting on Monday in Cape Town. Eleven of the main-draw players are in the top-100 of ITF Junior Boys rankings. They are sandwiched between…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Erling Haaland, Robert Lewandowski and Simon Terodde tease more than just goals in Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 this weekend. Haaland marked his injury comeback with a brace in Borussia Dortmund’s 3-1 win over 1. FSV Mainz 05 last time out. The 21-year-old is now on nine goals…
Staff Reporter. Ireland were knocked out of the Men's T20 World Cup as Namibia pulled off a shock eight-wicket win in Sharjah to reach the Super 12s. Ireland laboured from 62-0 to 125-8 after Paul Stirling fell for 38. Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus hit 53 not out from 49 balls…
Staff Reporter. Springboks Faf de Klerk faces four months out of action due to injury, the scrumhalf's English club Sale Sharks said Thursday. Already ruled out of the world champion Springboks' end of year tour of Europe, 30-year-old de Klerk had surgery on a hip flexor problem earlier this week…
Staff Reporter. Dr Jacques Faul, the former acting CEO of Cricket South Africa (CSA), has admitted that the organisation got it wrong when they appointed mostly white male candidates to top jobs at the end of 2019. Faul is the first person to have worked within CSA's executive structures to…
Staff Reporter. On a night when Tottenham suffered a shock defeat at Vitesse, former Spurs boss Jose Mourinho was having an even worse time. The Portuguese endured one of the heaviest defeats of his managerial career - and certainly the most surprising - as his Roma side were thrashed 6-1…
Staff Reporter. Tottenham paid the price for leaving their star players at home as Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem earned a deserved win in the Europa Conference League. Vitesse left-sided midfielder Maximilian Wittek crisply converted from the edge of the area, dealing a blow to the visitors' hopes of progressing comfortably…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @GalloImages. The President of Confederation of African Football (CAF) Dr. Patrice Motsepe has hailed the ingenuity of Ghanaians after arriving in the West African country on Wednesday on a two-day working visit. The leader of Africa’s football governing body was met on arrival at the Kotoka International…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. South Africa thrashed Mozambique 7-0 in the first round, first leg of the Women's Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2022 qualifiers at the Estadio do Zimpeto, Maputo on Wednesday. Coach Desiree Ellis were smarting from their worst outing in the COSAFA Women's Championship history in Nelson Mandela…
By Michael Vlismas. Rupert Kaminski and Riekus Nortje both birdied the par-five 18thhole to roar into a share of the lead in the first round of the Blair Atholl Championship delivered by The Courier Guy on Thursday. The Johannesburg-based pair were both off in Group 4 from the first tee…
Staff Reporter. Bangladesh thrashed winless Papua New Guinea by 84 runs to reach the Super 12s stage of the T20 World Cup. Chasing 182, Papua New Guinea fell to 24-5 and 54-8 before being dismissed for 97 in Al Amarat, Oman. Shakib Al Hasan took 4-9 after making 46 with…
By Anthony Moruthane. @GettyImages. Playing a key role in the development of South African tennis, global star Kevin Anderson believes the BNP Paribas RCS Rising Star Tennis series is driving the sport forward by focussing on growth at grassroots level. Anderson, a two-time Grand Slam finalist, is one of the…
Staff Reporter. Barcelona's teenage forward Ansu Fati has signed a contract extension that includes a 1bn euro (£846m) buyout clause. The 18-year-old, who is wearing Lionel Messi's former number 10 shirt this season at the Nou Camp, helped Barca to a 1-0 win against Dynamo Kiev in the Champions League…
Staff Reporter. Chelsea put their Champions League campaign back on course by thrashing Malmo at Stamford Bridge - but it was victory at a price as strike duo Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner suffered injuries. The holders lost their last game against Juventus in Turin but there was no mistake…
Staff Reporter. The threat of a boycott by European countries should the World Cup be held every two years was not discussed at a Fifa meeting on Wednesday, the body's president Gianni Infantino says. More than a dozen European nations are reportedly considering quitting FIFA if the tournament is played…
Staff Reporter. Bracelona have halted their worst-ever start to a Champions League campaign as they eased to a 1-0 victory over Dynamo Kiev at the Camp Nou on Wednesday. Manager Ronald Koeman's side have moved off the bottom of Group E, claiming their first win in the competition following four…
Staff Reporter. The magnificent Patson Daka scored four coolly-taken goals as Leicester boosted their Europa League qualification hopes by brilliantly coming back from two goals down to beat Spartak Moscow 4-3. The Zambia international has had limited opportunities to assert himself in the Foxes first team this season, but demonstrated…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns reclaim their four-point lead at the top of the Premier Soccer League table following a 1-0 win over Golden Arrows at Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium. Sundowns coaches picked Aubrey Modiba to play at left-back ahead of Lyle Lakay while Sibusiso Vilakazi was preferred to Pavol Safranko.…
Staff Reporter. The trial of French soccer player Karim Benzema and four others began Wednesday outside Paris, without the Real Madrid forward in attendance. Benzema, who played for Madrid in Kyiv on Tuesday against Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League, has been accused of being involved in an…
By Anthony Moruthane. Tennis South Africa (TSA) has confirmed two further weeks of ITF World Tennis Tour prize money events for men and women – to take place in December 2021. The Strand Tennis Club, in the Western Cape, will host two weeks of men's $15 000* prize money events…
Staff Reporter. Al Ahly head coach Pitso Mosimane spoke about his future with the Reds, urging the fans for patience to see the desired results. Mosimane has made history with Al Ahly winning two consecutive CAF Champions League titles in a row. The South African has also succeeded in repeating…
Staff Reporter. Reigning NBA champions the Milwaukee Bucks crushed the Brooklyn Nets 127-104 on the opening night of the league's 75th anniversary season. Giannis Antetokounmpo, who was the most valuable player in last season's finals, contributed 32 points and 14 rebounds for the Bucks against one of the pre-season favourites.…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Manager Steve Bruce has left Newcastle United by mutual consent just 13 days after the Saudi Arabia-backed £305m takeover of the club was completed. Bruce took charge of his 1,000th match as a manager in Sunday's 3 - 2 defeat by Tottenham - his only game as…
Staff Reporter. South African long-distance runner Precious Mashele has welcomed the news that both the Absa DURBAN 10K CITYRUN (Sunday 31 October) and Absa CAPE TOWN 12K CITYRUN (Sunday 21 November) will be actual events in 2021. Mashele has his sights set on making an impact in both races, with…
Staff Reporter. Lionel Messi scored twice as Paris St-Germain came from behind to beat RB Leipzig in the Champions League. Kylian Mbappe put the hosts ahead, slamming into the bottom corner on the counter-attack. But Andre Silva and Nordi Mukiele scored from Angelino crosses to put the German side ahead.…
Staff Reporter. AmaZulu FC secured their second win of the 2021/22 DStv Premiership season when they edged past TS Galaxy 1-0 at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Tuesday evening. Usuthu were the better side in the opening stages with coach Benni McCarthy's side whipping crosses into the opposition box for…
Staff Reporter. Riyad Mahrez scored twice and Cole Palmer got his first Champions League goal for Manchester City as Pep Guardiola's side put in a superb performance to sweep aside Belgian side Club Bruges. The visitors were slick and confident from start to finish as they moved top of Group…
Staff Reporter. Bafana Bafana head coach Hugo Broos says he is "surprised" by Mamelodi Sundowns co-coach Rhulani Mokwena’s utterances in the media blaming the national team for injuries picked by Sundowns players. In his post-match comments after Sundowns’ 2-2 Caf Champions League draw against Maniema Union last Sunday, Mokwena said…
Staff Reporter. Scotland took a big step towards qualifying for the Super 12s stage of the Men's T20 World Cup with a second win in three days. Scotland, who shocked Bangladesh on the opening day of the tournament, beat Papua New Guinea by 17 runs in Al Amerat, Oman. Richie…
Staff Reporter. Uganda's national football coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic has been convicted on two counts of sexual assault. The Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth) Regional Court sentenced him to two separate three-year jail terms, both of which have been suspended for five years. The Serbian coach has immediately appealed the ruling.…
Staff Reporter. Former SA Schools and Junior Springbok captain Salmaan Moerat has earned his first Springbok call-up in a squad of 32 players named by Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber on Tuesday for the Outgoing Tour to the United Kingdom in November. The Springboks will play three Test matches on the…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo: (From left to right) Ludwick Manyama, Tournament Director of the Joburg Open; Bongi Mokaba, Director of Events for the City of Johannesburg; and Thomas Abt, Commissioner of the Sunshine Tour at the launch of the 2021 Joburg Open and Joburg Ladies Open on Tuesday. Photo Credit:…
Staff Reporter. @GalloImages. Springbok flyhalf legend Morne Steyn has officially retired from international rugby. Steyn, who came on against the British and Irish Lions in the third test to win the series for the Springboks earlier this year, made the decision after returning home from the Castle Lager Rugby Championship…
Staff Reporter. Patrick Vieira said Arsenal's late equaliser was "really tough" to take as his Crystal Palace side were held to a draw in a thriller at Emirates Stadium. Alexandre Lacazette scored deep into injury time to deny club legend Vieira a winning return, pouncing after Palace failed to clear…
Staff Reporter. England have been ordered to play one match behind closed doors as a punishment for the unrest at Wembley Stadium during the Euro 2020 final. Uefa also imposed a ban for a second game, which is suspended for two years. The Football Association was fined 100,000 euros (£84,560)…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns co-coach Rulani Mokwena has hit back at Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos following the national mentor's comments during the FIFA international break. Broos publicly admitted that he feels sabotaged by certain Premier Soccer League clubs, as they have made it tricky when players need to join…
Staff Reporter. Banyana Banyana have named an 18-woman squad to take on Mozambique in the first round of the AWCON qualifiers on Wednesday at Estadio Nacional do Zimpeto in Maputo. The team will travel to the Mozambican capital on Monday for Wednesday’s critical match. Banyana Banyana took part in the…
By Michael Vlismas. The new Blair Atholl Championship delivered by The Courier Guy will tee off a strong build-up to the main summer schedule of the Sunshine Tour as the Tour's finest professionals and two of the country's leading amateurs gather at the prestigious Gary Player-designed golf course this week.…
Staff Reporter. Moise Kean scored the only goal as Juventus beat Jose Mourinho's Roma to earn a fourth Serie A victory in a row. Everton loanee Kean knew little about the winner as Rodrigo Bentancur's effort inadvertently came off his head and went in after 16 minutes. Close to half-time,…
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