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By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Stellenbosch FC and Kaizer Chiefs have agreed to terms for the signatures of Zitha Kwinika and Ashley Du Preez. The duo is set to join Chiefs on the 1st of July 2022. Both Kwinika and Du Preez were an integral part the winelands' club march to third…
Staff Reporter. SuperSport United will welcome Orlando Pirates at the Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium in the DStv Premiership on Monday night, with the Soweto giants needing a massive scoreline to qualify for the CAF Confederations Cup group stages. Pirates 2-2 draw against Royal AM in the league on Friday night…
Staff Reporter. Pitso Mosimane is set to become a history maker in continental football if his Al Ahly side win Monday's African Champions League final. The final will kick-off at 9pm CAT. Not only will it be the first time a club has won the top club prize on the…
Staff Reporter. After lifting a fifth Champions League trophy with Real Madrid, captain Marcelo said he is bringing his 16-year stint with the Spanish and European champions to an end. The Brazilian defender is the most decorated player in Real's 120-year history, picking up his 25th trophy with the club…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Eleven years after Cadel Evans claimed his first and only Grand Tour victory, Jai Hindley became Australia's second winner of one of cycling's three major three-week races with a cathartic victory at the Giro d'Italia. Having been pipped to the title in 2020 by Tao Geoghegan…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns stars, Peter Shalulile and Andile Jali, were the biggest winners at the 2022 PSL Awards on Sunday evening. For the second year running, Shalulile won both the 2021/22 PSL Footballer of the Season and DStv Premiership Player's Player of the Season awards while Jali scooped the…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Rafael Nadal set up a blockbuster French Open quarterfinal against world No 1 Novak Djokovic on Sunday when he defeated Felix Auger-Aliassime in a five-set fourth round epic and pledged to "fight until the end". Nadal, the 13-time champion at Roland Garros and holder of a…
Staff Reporter. Hardik Pandya was the conjurer and the mastermind with bat, ball and tactics as the Gujarat Titans claimed their first IPL title in their maiden season as they cruised to a seven-wicket victory with 11 balls to spare over the Rajasthan Royals before a jubilant world record crowd…
Staff Reporter. University of Pretoria took a step closer towards making their return to the DStv Premiership with a 3-1 victory over Cape Town All Stars at Athlone Stadium on Sunday in the promotion/relegation playoffs. First-half goals from Samuel Julies and Thabang Sibanyoni put Tlisane Motaung's side in control at…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Nottingham Forest clinched promotion to the Premier League for the first time in 23 years with a 1-0 win against Huddersfield in the Championship play-off final on Sunday. Levi Colwill's own goal late in the first half at Wembley was enough for Steve Cooper's side to…
By Andrew Benson. Sergio Perez won an incident-packed, wet-dry Monaco Grand Prix after his Red Bull team outfoxed rivals Ferrari. The Mexican rose from third to the lead during a part of the race in wet conditions after the start was delayed for an hour after a downpour of rain.…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - American teenager Coco Gauff insists there will be no more Roland Garros "freak-outs" as she attempts to reach her first Grand Slam semifinal. The 18-year-old made the last-eight in Paris for the second successive year on Sunday with a 6-4, 6-0 victory over Belgium's Elise Mertens.…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - World No 1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic reached a 16th French Open quarterfinal on Sunday where old rival and 13-time winner Rafael Nadal could be waiting. Djokovic, bidding to equal Nadal's record of 21 Grand Slam titles, eased to a 6-1, 6-3, 6-3 last-16 victory…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Petri Oeschger/Sunshine Tour. Kathu, Northern Cape – Deon Germishuys has given everything on a journey that led to him winning his maiden Sunshine Tour title in the Sishen Classic at the Sishen Golf and Country Club on Sunday. And this week, he even sacrificed his…
By Brenden Nel. The Springbok Sevens team bowed out of the London Sevens tournament, blowing a 17 point lead as they lost 21-17 to Australia in the quarterfinals. With it they lost the opportunity to win the World Series with one tournament remaining. Had they finished third or higher they…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois says he does not get enough respect - having produced a stunning performance to deny Liverpool in the Champions League final. The former Chelsea goalkeeper made several excellent saves, particularly in a first half the Reds dominated. Vinicius Jr then scored the…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Mercedes Formula One boss Toto Wolff said he wants to cut from three to two the number of non-factory teams that race with its engines. Wolff told the Financial Times in an interview published at the weekend that new spending rules meant Mercedes was no longer…
Staff Reporter. Pieter Coetzé ensured South Africa continued their gold rush at the Mare Nostrum swimming series on Saturday – claiming two victories on the opening night of the final leg in Canet, France. The 18-year-old, who collected two silvers and a bronze at the previous leg in Barcelona, kicked…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool have called for an investigation into the "unacceptable issues" faced by fans which led to their Champions League final against Real Madrid being delayed. Uefa delayed kick-off by more than 30 minutes, citing "security reasons". The match at the Stade de France in Paris did not start…
Staff Reporter. Olympic 100m champion Elaine Thompson-Herah proved she is still the one to beat with an emphatic Diamond League win over a clutch of rivals, including Britain's Dina Asher-Smith, in Eugene. The Jamaican stormed through the final 50m to win in 10.79. Asher-Smith got off to the sharpest start…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Vinicius Junior's second half tap-in steered Real Madrid to a 1-0 victory over Liverpool in the Champions League final on Saturday for the Spanish champions' record-extending 14th European Cup victory. Brazilian winger Vinicius turned in Fede Valverde's enticing low cross in the 59th minute at the Stade…
Staff Reporter. The Sigma Lions finally broke their Carling Currie Cup duck with a big 33-10 win over DHL Western Province in their encounter at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday evening. It was a massive defensive effort, coupled with a man-of-the-match performance from flyhalf Tiaan Swanepoel who scored 18 of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @Backpagepix. Mamelodi Sundowns have been crowned Nedbank Cup champions for the 2021/2022 season after defeating Marumo Gallants 2-1 in extra-time and secure a treble of domestic trophies. Thapelo Morena scored right at the death against a 10-man Gallants to give the Brazilians a 2-1 victory after extra…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Petri Oeschger/Sunshine Tour. Kathu, Northern Cape – It is only in the Kalahari where the champion golfer in the Sishen Classic will win his weight in braai meat. That's the added incentive that will be on offer when Sunday's final round of this Sunshine Tour…
By Andrew Benson. Charles Leclerc took pole position for his home race after a chaotic end to qualifying at the Monaco Grand Prix. The Ferrari driver, dominant throughout, ended 0.225 seconds clear of team-mate Carlos Sainz. Leclerc was on an even quicker lap at the end before Red Bull's Sergio…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - World No 1 Iga Swiatek racked up her 31st straight win to reach the French Open last 16 on Saturday, partly crediting her victory over Danka Kovinic to a hasty wardrobe rethink. Swiatek, the 2020 champion in Paris, dropped serve three times against her 95th-ranked Montenegrin…
Staff Reporter. Al Ahly will be seeking to cement their place as the dominant force in club football on the continent when they meet Wydad Casablanca in Monday's African Champions League final. The Egyptian club are on course for an unprecedented third successive Champions League triumph, achieving what no other…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Second seed Daniil Medvedev cruised past Miomir Kecmanovic of Serbia with a comfortable 6-2 6-4 6-2 victory in less than two hours on Saturday to advance to the French Open fourth round. The US Open champion, who reached the quarterfinals at Roland Garros last year after…
By Andy West. When Real Madrid face Liverpool in Saturday's Champions League final, one potential match-winner will be conspicuous by his expected absence from the pitch. Gareth Bale - the two-goal hero when the teams met in 2018's final - has become a forgotten man, making only seven Real appearances…
Staff Reporter. The 2019 SPAR Grand Prix winner, Helalia Johannes (Nedbank) recorded a world best as she sprinted to victory in the SPAR Women’s 10km race in 31.53 minutes at Nelson Mandela University in Gqeberha on Saturday morning. She became the first woman in the world over 40 to run…
By Brenden Nel. The Springbok Sevens team kicked off their London Sevens campaign on a good note, downing HSBC World Sevens Series leaders Argentina 26-19 in their opening pool game. The Blitzboks had a terrible weekend in Toulouse last weekend, prompting coach Neil Powell to call it the "worst performance…
By Andrew Benson. Lewis Hamilton said Monaco this year is the "bumpiest" track he has ever driven because of problems with his Mercedes car in Friday practice. Hamilton was only 12th fastest after a difficult day, complaining he did not manage to get a lap together. Team-mate George Russell was…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The Chelsea sale is expected to be completed on Monday after a "final and definitive agreement" was reached with the consortium led by Todd Boehly. The Premier League and UK government have approved the £4.25bn takeover. Chelsea were put up for sale in March before owner Roman…
Staff Reporter. Jimmy Butler scored 47 points - a career play-off high - as Miami Heat beat Boston Celtics 111-103 to send the Eastern Conference finals to a decider. The winner-takes-all tie is in Miami in the early hours of Monday (01:30 BST). With two minutes left the game was…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Indian Premier League debutants Gujarat Titans will take on a Shane Warne-inspired Rajasthan Royals in Sunday's final, both teams eyeing a fairy tale victory after each enjoyed a dominant season run. Fourteen years ago, Warne led underdogs Rajasthan to glory in the marquee T20 tournament's inaugural…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Petri Oeschger/Sunshine Tour. Kathu, Northern Cape – Louis Albertse continued his impressive form this season as he claimed a one-stroke lead heading into the weekend of the Sishen Classic at the Kalahari Country Club. Albertse, who has finished in the top 10 in his last…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates are at risk of missing out on continental football after drawing 2-2 with Royal AM in their penultimate Premier Soccer League match of the season on Friday night. Pirates got off to a flyer and opened the scoring in the second minute of the game, as…
By Brenden Nel. The Vodacom Bulls made heavy weather of it but scored 19 unanswered points in the second half to come from behind and beat a 14-man Airlink Pumas side 31-26 in their Carling Currie Cup match at Loftus Versfeld on Friday night. The Bulls had the majority of…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Coco Gauff, the youngest player left in the French Open, made the last 16 on Friday with a straight-sets win over Kaia Kanepi, the oldest woman in the tournament at 36. Gauff, the 18-year-old 18th seed, triumphed 6-3, 6-4 to reach the fourth round for a…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp shrugged off the distraction of speculation over Sadio Mane's future as he prepared Saturday's Champions League final against Real Madrid on a fresh pitch at the Stade de France. Mane, whose contract expires in 2023, has been heavily linked with a move to Bayern…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - World number one and defending champion Novak Djokovic eased into the French Open fourth round for the 13th straight year on Friday. The top seed cantered to a 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 win over Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene, firing nine aces and 30 winners past his 195th-ranked opponent.…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Former Wallaby star Israel Folau is set to return to international rugby after being named on Friday in Tonga's squad for their World Cup qualifiers, three years since his sacking by Australia. Former All Blacks Charles Piutau and Malakai Fekitoa have also been included in the…
Staff Reporter. Royal AM will seek a CAF Champions League spot when they close their DStv Premiership campaign in hosting Orlando Pirates at the Chatsworth Stadium on Friday evening. The club could qualify for the CAF Champions League or Confederations Cup group stages should they beat Pirates in their final…
By Michael Vlismas. The Sunshine Tour and Airlink today announced a new partnership in which Airlink will be the official airline to the Tour. The one-year partnership will include preferential rates for Sunshine Tour professionals and staff. "We are very proud to welcome Airlink to the Sunshine Tour family. This…
Staff Reporter. @AntonGeyser. The 20-year-old Prudence Sekgodiso has done what no other South African athlete could do this season. That is to beat a world champion. Next weekend during the Diamond League Meeting in Rabat, Morocco, she hopes to prove that beating the world's best was no fluke. Sekgodiso was…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Andrew Symonds was remembered as a supremely talented cricketer with "a pure heart" at a memorial service on Friday for the Australian former all-rounder who died aged 46. Symonds was killed in a single-vehicle accident in northern Queensland earlier this month, leaving Australian cricket reeling once…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns and holders Marumo Gallants go in hunt of Nedbank Cup glory when they contest the 2022 final at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace on Saturday, bringing the curtain down on their seasons. Gallants lifted the trophy last year when they defeated Chippa United 1-0 in the…
By Karien Jonckheere. Matt Sates found himself in a familiar position on top of the podium after claiming another gold medal on the second night of racing at the second leg of the Mare Nostrum series in Barcelona on Thursday. The 18-year-old South African claimed two golds on Wednesday night…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Real Madrid are confident going into the Champions League final against Liverpool and will count on their big-game experience but there is no firm favourite in Paris, according to midfielder Luka Modric. Real are playing in their fifth Champions League final since 2014. Having won their…
Staff Reporter. (SS) - Marumo Gallants will attempt to stop the juggernaut that is Mamelodi Sundowns from completing a domestic treble in the Nedbank Cup final on Saturday at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium. Kick-off is at 6pm CAT (SA, GMT+2). Gallants are the defending champions, having won the competition last…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Unstoppable world No 1 Iga Swiatek racked up her 30th successive victory at the French Open on Thursday as Karolina Pliskova became the sixth top 10 women's seed to exit Roland Garros when she was knocked out by world number 227 Leolia Jeanjean. Swiatek swept past…
By Michael Vlismas. Kathu, Northern Cape – It's only his third tournament in South Africa and Englishman Bradley Bawden has already fallen in love with the country and the Sunshine Tour, and it showed as he shared a four-way tie for the lead after Thursday's first round of the Sishen…
By Gavin Rich. DHL Western Province will be heading to Johannesburg to play the Sigma Lions in Saturday's Carling Currie Cup clash at Emirates Airlines Park with arguably their strongest team of the season. With the Stormers not playing this weekend and some players from their highly successful Vodacom United…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has named his 23-man squad for next month's 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Morocco in Rabat. Broos originally selected 37 players to a preliminary squad about 10 days ago and has now reduced it to the 23 players who will…
By Anthony Moruthane. @GettyImages. Three young tennis talents from South Africa have been selected to attend an international BNP Paribas Young Talent activation at the French Open in Paris on Saturday, 28th May. The three players travelling to the international event include Simphiwe Ngwenya, Heike Janse van Vuuren and Devin…
By Michael Vlismas. Kathu, Northern Cape – When the young golfer with no shoes arrived with a bunch of other kids to take part in the Sunshine Tour's golf development clinic at this week's Sishen Classic, professional Alphius Kelapile felt like he knew everything about that boy without ever having…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Arthur Zwane has been named Kaizer Chiefs coach on a three-year deal. He will be assisted by Dillon Sheppard. Zwane has previously stood in as an interim coach at various times in the past including most recently between April and May 2022 following the departure of Stuart…
By Brenden Nel. @GettyImages. Springbok midfielder Andre Esterhuizen has been honoured for a stellar season with the Rugby Players' Association's Players' Player of the year award. The RPA - which represents all the professional rugby players in England - award is seen as the prestigious one as its voted by…
Staff Reporter. Nicolo Zaniolo won Roma their first ever major European trophy on Wednesday with the only goal in a 1-0 win over Feyenoord in the inaugural Europa Conference League final. Italy international Zaniolo struck with a well-taken finish in the 32nd minute to earn Roma their first trophy of…
Staff Reporter. AmaZulu Football Club have confirmed the appointment of Brandon Truter as their new permanent coach. Truter was appointed as interim coach of Amazulu in March following the sacking of Benni McCarthy. "Yes, I can confirm Brandon Truter will get his permanent appointment as coach, he did well under…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Former Manchester City star Vincent Kompany has left his job as Anderlecht head coach, the club said on Wednesday, amid reports he is set for a return to England as boss of Burnley. "The club and the coach have analysed the past season and discussed the…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - World No 1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic eased into the French Open third round on Wednesday by defeating the new pupil of his former long-time coach. Top seed Djokovic saw off Slovakia's Alex Molcan, who is coached by Marian Vajda, the man who inspired most…
Staff Reporter. Athletics South Africa (ASA) has named a large 89-member squad to compete at the CAA African Championships in Mauritius from 8-12 June 2022. The men's squad of 42 is led by some of the country's most experienced athletes, including defending African champions Akani Simbine (100m), Antonio Alkana (110m…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Sunshine Tour. Kathu, Northern Cape – It was in the back of a van while being transported to a COVID-19 quarantine facility in Phuket when perspective hit home hard for Toto Thimba Jnr. And it's this perspective that the Sunshine Tour professional hopes to bring…
Staff Reporter. Al Ahly may have reached a fifth CAF Champions League final in six years as they prepare to take on Moroccan rivals Wydad Casablanca on Saturday, but this time round they had to do it the hard way. They have already faced major foes Mamelodi Sundowns and Raja…
Staff Reporter. US Open champion Emma Raducanu was knocked out of the French Open on Wednesday, losing to Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the second round. The British 12th seed, making her professional debut this year at Roland Garros, had also lost to 47th-ranked Sasnovich at Indian…
Staff Reporter. Canelo Alvarez will return to super middleweight and face Gennady Golovkin in their trilogy fight on September 17, promoters Matchroom Boxing said. Alvarez, who holds all four major belts at super middleweight, stepped up to light heavyweight earlier this month but was beaten by Russian Dmitry Bivol in…
By Brenden Nel. @GettyImages. Despite losing several of their top stars, the Emirates Lions have managed to retain the services of winger Stean Pienaar for the next two years. The Lions recently signed Sanele Nohamba (a Springbok training squad member) from the Sharks, while they also resigned the likes of…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp was recognised for his side's tilt at an unprecedented quadruple this season as he was named the League Managers Association (LMA) and Premier League Manager of the Year on Tuesday. Liverpool won the League Cup and FA Cup and will play Real Madrid in the…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates kept their chances of qualifying for the Caf Champions League alive with their emphatic 4-1 DStv Premiership victory over Maritzburg United at Orlando Stadium on Tuesday night. Thembinkosi Lorch was the star of the show with a goal and two assists to help Mandla Ncikazi's side…
Staff Reporter. Proteas superstar David Miller powered the Gujarat Titans into the Indian Premier League final with a brilliant exhibition of power-hitting at Eden Gardens on Tuesday evening. With the Titans requiring 16 runs off the final over, Miller slapped three consecutive sixes off Prasidh Krishna to take his team…
Staff Reporter. Tottenham's owners have invested £150 millio into the club as they try to satisfy boss Antonio Conte's demands for significant upgrades to his squad. Conte's side clinched qualification for next season's Champions League on Sunday as their 5-0 rout of Norwich sealed a fourth-place finish in the Premier…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Danish teenager Holger Rune swept aside 14th seed Denis Shapovalov in straight sets at Roland Garros on Tuesday to earn his first win in a Grand Slam tournament and confirm his status as one of the sport's brightest prospects. The 19-year-old, who won his maiden tour…
Staff Reporter. Nduduzo Sibiya inspired Lamontville Golden Arrows to a 2-1 win over AmaZulu FC at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in their final DStv Premiership match of the season on Tuesday afternoon. The victory saw Arrows climb up to the eighth spot on the league standings as they boosted their…
Staff Reporter. The DHL Stormers have announced the signing of highly-rated Springbok hooker Joseph Dweba. The front-row powerhouse has spent the past two years playing in France for Top 14 side Bordeaux-Begles and will be back on home soil next season, with his contract effective from July. A former SA…
By Gavin Rich. The three-match test series between South Africa and Wales is now less than five weeks away from kick-off and the confidence of the visitors should be at an all-time low if you pay attention to the events of the past few months. Scarlets raised their game against…
Staff Reporter. Peter Shalulile has seen his remarkable league season come to a close as he scored in Monday's 3-2 victory over Royal AM to take his goals tally in the 2021/22 DStv Premiership campaign to 23, the third best ever in the Premier Soccer League era. It has been…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - West Ham defender Kurt Zouma admitted kicking and slapping his pet cat as he appeared at a court in London on Tuesday, in a case that caused public outrage across Britain. The France international pleaded guilty to two counts under the Animal Welfare Act at Thames…
Staff Reporter. The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has announced the 2022 finals of its tournament for locally-based players will feature 18 teams instead of 16. Algeria are due to host the African Nations Championships (CHAN) in January, which will now feature an usual format. Caf say the finals will…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Rafael Nadal kicked off his quest for a 14th Roland Garros title with a straight-sets win over Jordan Thompson, but former world No 1 Naomi Osaka and defending champion Barbora Krejcikova tumbled out in the first round Monday. Nadal, on a quarterfinal collision course with Novak…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Kenya will not take part in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, whose qualifying campaign starts in early June. Kenya is unable to take part because of its ongoing ban from football by world governing body Fifa because of governmental interference in the running of the game.…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Manchester United's new manager Erik ten Hag believes it is possible to end the dominance of Manchester City and Liverpool despite taking over a struggling side that finished a lowly sixth in the Premier League. United ended up 35 points behind champions City, who pipped Liverpool…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal showed no signs of pain as the 13-time French Open champion marched into the second round at Roland Garros with clinical 6-2 6-2 6-2 demolition of Australian Jordan Thompson on Monday. The Spaniard, who had never arrived in Paris as unprepared as this year…
Staff Reporter. DStv Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns wrapped up their 2021-22 campaign with a 3-2 win over hosts Royal AM in a rescheduled match played at the Chatsworth Stadium on Monday afternoon. The clash was originally meant to have been completed on Saturday, but was abandoned due to inclement weather.…
Staff Reporter. Bayern Munich and Germany captain Manuel Neuer has signed a one-year extension to his contract with the Bundesliga champions until 2024, it was confirmed on Monday. Neuer has just led Bayern to a tenth straight Bundesliga title and will be 38 by the time his new deal expires.…
Staff Reporter. Japan's Naomi Osaka crashed out of the French Open in a 7-5 6-4 first-round loss to American Amanda Anisimova on Monday, a year after her dramatic withdrawal from the claycourt Grand Slam tournament amid mental health issues. Up against 27th seed Anisimova, four-time Grand Slam champion Osaka never…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Robert Lewandowski's agent Pini Zahavi has made it clear the Polish striker wants to leave Bayern Munich, amid reports Barcelona have made an offer. "For Robert, things are very clear: he wants to leave FC Bayern this summer," Zahavi told German daily Bild. Lewandowski has already…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool have completed the signing of Fabio Carvalho from Fulham after initially missing out on the winger on Deadline Day in January. Carvalho's current deal expires this summer and Fulham are entitled to compensation set by a tribunal should the teenager join another English side at the end…
By Gavin Rich. No-one who has watched Leinster play recently would disagree that there is a low road to the Vodacom United Rugby Championship final and the DHL Stormers will be pleased to have avoided it and be on the high road. What makes the knock-out phase of the competition…
Staff Reporter. (SS) - With the relegation places in the DStv Premiership having been decided this past week, we can now look ahead to the Promotion/Relegation Play-Offs that will be played from May 29-June 15, which will determine who will be the 16th team in the elite league next season.…
Staff Reporter. Caption: Justin Thomas celebrates with caddie Jim "Bones" Mackay after winning the PGA Championship on Sunday at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla. Sue Ogrocki. (AFP) - Justin Thomas defeated fellow American Will Zalatoris by one stroke in a three-hole aggregate playoff on Sunday to win the…
Staff Reporter. Mohamed Salah and Son Heung-min shared the Premier League Golden Boot on Sunday after both scored on the final day of the season. South Korea's Son netted twice in Tottenham's 5-0 win at Norwich to move to 23 goals – one clear of Salah, but the Egypt forward…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - AC Milan won their first Serie A title in 11 years on Sunday after beating Sassuolo 3-0 to snatch the crown from local rivals Inter Milan. Needing just a point to claim the Scudetto Milan swept their hosts aside thanks to an Olivier Giroud brace and…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour. Harare, Zimbabwe – An excellent day with the putter saw Albert Venter to a superb final-round 66 and a playoff for the FBC Zimbabwe Open at Royal Harare Golf Club, with the 26-year-old then sinking a 16-foot birdie putt on the second…
By Phil McNulty. Manchester City staged a stunning late comeback with three goals in five minutes to beat Aston Villa and win the Premier League as their title chances looked to be slipping away amid dramatic scenes at Etihad Stadium. Pep Guardiola's needed victory to secure their fourth title in…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - KL Rahul will lead India in the absence of top stars Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma next month in five Twenty20 internationals against South Africa at home. Several senior players, including all-format captain Sharma, will only return for the one-off test in Birmingham beginning 1 July…
By Andrew Benson. Red Bull Max Verstappen fought back from an early spin to win the Spanish Grand Prix after title rival Charles Leclerc retired from a dominant lead. It was Verstappen's fourth victory in six races this year, helped by Red Bull imposing team orders on Sergio Perez. And…
Staff Reporter. Tunisia's Ons Jabeur crashed out of the French Open in the first round on Sunday, losing to Poland's 56th-ranked Magda Linette 3-6, 7-6 (7/4), 7-5. The 27-year-old sixth seed was seen as a potential champion in Paris, despite never having previously got past the fourth round. Jabeur came…
Staff Reporter. Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick accepted partial blame for their underwhelming season but said he was unable to effectively implement his pressing style because of the physical limitations of the squad. Rangnick took over from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in November but the German has failed to galvanise…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel believes the club's misfiring forward line must "over-perform" next season if they are to have any chance of catching Manchester City and Liverpool in the Premier League. A lack of goals has contributed to Chelsea's disappointing league campaign, with midfielder Mason Mount…
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