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Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy has been charged with rape. The 27-year-old defender has been charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault, Cheshire Police said. The charges relate to three complainants over the age of 16 and are alleged to have taken…
Staff Reporter. Juventus have told Cristiano Ronaldo they are willing to sell him this summer - but only on their terms. Portugal forward Ronaldo, 36, still has a year left on his contract. His future has been the subject of increasing scrutiny and he was left out of the starting…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates finally announced the signing of Ghanaian striker Kwame Peprah, as well as Nigerian defender Olisah Ndah. "Orlando Pirates Football Club is pleased to announce the signing of two players – Olisah Ndah, who joins from newly crowned Nigerian Premier League champions Akwa United and Kwame Peprah…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. South Africa head coach Hugo Broos has confirmed Percy Tau’s rumored move to CAF Champions League title-holders Al Ahly. Tau, 27, has been a target for the Reds for a while now after Pitso Mosimane had previously hinted that he will be bringing a player from South…
Staff Reporter. Pep Guardiola has said that he will leave Manchester City when his contract runs out in 2023 and hopes to manage a national team. The 50-year-old, who joined City in 2016, plans to "have a break" after seven years at the helm of the Premier League club. "I…
Staff Reporter. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's hat-trick helped Arsenal to a welcome first win of the season as they beat a young West Bromwich Albion side to reach the Carabao Cup third round. Aubameyang marked his first start of the season with two first-half tap-ins and a curling finish after the break.…
Staff Reporter. Bayern Munich beat fifth-tier side Bremer SV 12-0 to advance to the second round of the German Cup. The result was Bayern's largest win since a 16-1 victory over DJK Waldberg in Aug. 1997. It is the fifth time that the Bavarians have won a competitive match by…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs got off the mark in the DStv Premiership after claiming a 2-1 win over Baroka FC on Wednesday evening. Stuart Baxter made just one change from their stalemate with TS Galaxy over the weekend with Keagan Dolly replacing Kgaogelo Sekgota for his first start in Chiefs…
Staff Reporter. England captain Harry Kane says he will be "staying at Tottenham this summer" and is "100% focused on helping the team achieve success". Manchester City were keen to sign Kane, who believed he had a gentleman's agreement with chairman Daniel Levy to leave Spurs this summer. But Levy…
Staff Reporter. Defending Vuelta a Espana champion Primoz Roglic won stage 11 to reduce the gap to leader Odd Christian Eiking. Norwegian Eiking took the red jersey from Roglic on Wednesday when the Slovenian crashed during stage 10. Intermarche-Wanty-Gobert Materiaux's Eiking holds a 58-second lead over second place Cofidis rider…
By Michael Vlismas. Sishen, Northern Cape – South Africa's golf professionals are joining the drive to get vaccinated against COVID-19 with a pioneering initiative that will make its debut at this week's Vodacom Origins of Golf series on the Sunshine Tour. The Vodacom Origins of Golf series has partnered with…
By Anthony Moruthane. Centurion, South Africa,Taking another step forward in his comeback on the court, former finalist Kevin Anderson says he is fit and ready as he targets a return to the top of the game in his 11th appearance at the US Open in New York next week. The…
Staff Reporter. Al Ahly president Mahmoud El-Khatib made sure to address the Reds players after losing the league title to city rivals Zamalek. Al Ahly have finished in second place behind bitter rivals Zamalek, who have secured their 13th league title and their first one in six years. This is…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Serena Williams has withdrawn from the US Open due to a torn hamstring. Williams wrote on Instagram: "After careful consideration and following the advice of my doctors and medical team, I have decided to withdraw from the US Open to allow my body to heal completely from…
Staff Reporter. Real Madrid have made a 160m euros (£137m) bid to sign Paris St-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe. The French World Cup winner, 22, joined PSG in 2017 in a transfer worth £165.7m and his contract expires in June 2022. Mbappe has scored 133 goals in 174 games for PSG…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @FIFA. Fifa will receive $201m (£146m) in forfeited funds seized during a corruption probe, the US Department of Justice has announced. More than 50 defendants have been criminally charged since the Department of Justice unveiled its corruption probe in 2015. Twenty-seven people and four corporate entities have…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates extended their winless run to three matches in the 2021/22 season after drawing 0-0 with Marumo Gallants in the PSL encounter on Tuesday evening. The result at Peter Mokaba Stadium means the Buccaneers have now gone three competitive matches without a win at the start of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Royal AM have been fined a total of R4 million by the Premier Soccer League and docked 12 points for the 2021/22 season – but the points are part of a suspended sentence. The ruling handed down on Tuesday, as expected, awarded 3-0 wins to Royal AM’s…
By Anthony Moruthane. @ LloydHarris. Heading into the back end of a superb season, Lloyd Harris is confident of putting up a fight in the final Grand Slam tournament of the 2021 campaign when the US Open gets underway in New York next week. The 24-year-old rising star climbed to…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour. Sishen, Northern Cape – When MJ Viljoen tees it up in this week's Vodacom Origins of Golf tournament at Sishen Golf Club, it will take him back to memories of being a young boy and watching the Sunshine Tour professionals in this…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Captain Gareth Bale remains committed to Wales as he aims to lead them to their first World Cup since 1958, says manager Robert Page. There were questions over Bale's future with speculation before Euro 2020 he may retire after the tournament. The 32-year-old walker away when he…
Staff Reporter. Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has trimmed his squad to face Zimbabwe and Ghana early next month. South Africa are set to face Ghana and Zimbabwe in their opening qualifiers for Qatar 2022 next month and after initially selecting a squad comprising of 31 players, it has now…
Staff Reporter. Queensland will host eight of the remaining Rugby Championship Tests after a Covid-enforced change to the schedule. New Zealand and Australia are currently subject to lockdowns and the All Blacks cancelled two games last week including their Bledisloe Cup match in Perth. But Queensland, largely free of coronavirus,…
Staff Reporter. Michail Antonio stands alone at the top of the list of West Ham's Premier League scorers - so it was fitting he danced with himself under the London Stadium lights on Monday. After scoring his 48th top-flight goal for the Hammers in a 4-1 win over Leicester,the striker…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Premier League sides are among leading European clubs set to prevent players from going to red-list countries for September's international break. Unless quarantine exemptions are made, players would be forced to miss several domestic league matches because of the 10-day isolation period required on return to the…
Staff Reporter. @SinqeFoundation. Central Gauteng Athletics joined hands with the Zithulele Sinqe Foundation to host the 2nd leg of the Zet Sinqe Series Run on Saturday, 21 August 2021 at Germiston Lake. This leg of the series comes after hosting a very successful 1st leg at Westonaria Sports Complex on…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Image Supplied. Enoch Nkwe has informed Cricket South Africa of his intention to resign as South Africa's assistant coach. Emergency meetings are being held this afternoon to establish his position. Nkwe feels that his inputs as assistant coach are not valued and taken into consideration. He feels…
Staff Reporter. The Premier Soccer League has confirmed that the Telkom Knockout competition will not be replaced in the 2021/22 season. This was revealed by the PSL chairman, Dr Irvin Khoza during the press briefing held in Johannesburg. Mamelodi Sundowns were the last winners of the TKO tournament during the…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour. The Sunshine Tour is delighted to announce a new partnership with leading health club brand, Planet Fitness, that will give all of its member professionals nationwide gym access for the elite physical training that modern professional golfers require. The new partnership will…
Staff Reporter. Dimitri Payet was hit by a bottle and threw it back into the crowd before fans stormed the pitch causing Nice v Marseille to be abandoned. Marseille's Payet was struck in the back by a bottle thrown from the home supporters as he went to take a corner.…
Staff Reporter. Real Madrid and Levante played out a six-goal thriller that saw Gareth Bale's first La Liga goal since 2019 and an outfield player end up in goal. Bale scored from Karim Benzema's pass but Roger Marti levelled 28 seconds after the restart. Jose Campana volleyed Levante ahead but…
Staff Reporter. Cristiano Ronaldo was left out of Massimiliano Allegri's starting XI as Juventus drew their Serie A opener against Udinese. With ongoing speculation surrounding his future, reports suggested Ronaldo asked not to be picked. But Juve director Pavel Nedved denied the rumours, insisting it was a "shared decision" not…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Photo Credit: Roger Sedres for World Athletics. The national junior men's 4x100m relay team closed out a superb campaign by the South African squad at the World Athletics U20 Championships on Sunday, breaking the world junior record to win gold on the fifth and final day of…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. World number one Ashleigh Barty warmed up for the US Open by winning the Cincinnati Open with a straight-set victory over Jil Teichmann in the final. Barty, 25, produced a polished performance to beat the 24-year-old Swiss wildcard 6-3 6-1. The Australian managed eight aces and 28…
Staff Reporter. Serge Gnabry scored twice as Bayern Munich beat Cologne in an entertaining Bundesliga encounter. Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring on 50 minutes with a close-range finish from Jamal Musiala's cross. Gnabry added a second eight minutes later, before the visitors pulled level with two goals in as many…
Staff Reporter. Damiano Caruso became the first rider to claim a mountain stage on two different Grand Tours this year as he won stage nine of the Vuelta a Espana. The Bahrain-Victorious rider, who came second at the Giro d'Italia in May, produced a superb solo ride as he crossed…
Staff Reporter. @PL. Romelu Lukaku scored his first ever Chelsea goal - almost a decade after his debut - as Thomas Tuchel's team deservedly beat Arsenal. Lukaku, who was at Chelsea as a teenager, started at the Emirates after his £97.5m signing from Inter Milan and looks to have given…
Staff Reporter. Swallows FC scored in the final minute of stoppage-time to secure a 1-0 win over DStv Premiership debutants Royal AM at Dobsonville Stadium on Sunday. The Birds seemed to be heading for an all to familiar draw, but Strydom Wambi scored in the 93rd minute of the match…
Staff Reporter. @PGA. Johannes Veerman claimed his first European Tour title at the Czech Masters following late errors from overnight leader Tapio Pulkkanen. Finland's Pulkkanen recovered from a mid-round wobble to lead with two holes left but bogeyed the 17th before water trouble at the last led to a double.…
Staff Reporter. @PL. Nuno Espirito Santo maintained his winning start as Tottenham boss in the Premier League against former side Wolves as Harry Kane came off the bench for his first appearance this season. Dele Alli scored the only goal from the spot after being brought down by Wolves goalkeeper…
Staff Reporter. File Photo. Besiktas say defender Fabrice N'Sakala is "doing much better" after collapsing during Saturday's Turkish Super Lig match with Gaziantep. N'Sakala, 31, fell to the ground in the 70th minute and was taken to hospital, but the cause is not yet known. Besiktas said their left-back was…
Staff Reporter. Tottenham striker Harry Kane has travelled with the squad for Sunday's match at Wolves (14:00 GMT). Kane, 28, has been linked with a move to Manchester City, who are understood to be willing to break their £100m British transfer record to sign him. The England captain was left…
Staff Reporter. NAIROBI, KENYA – Matthys Nortje (right) who took bronze in the men's 400 final for South Africa at the World Athletics U20 Athletics Championships on Day 4 at the Kasarani International Stadium on August 21. Photo Credit: Dan Vernon for World Athletics. Mine de Klerk led from the…
Staff Reporter. File:Elaine Thompson-Herah of Team Jamaica celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 200-meter final at the Tokyo Olympics. Photo Credit:Getty Images. Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah ran the second fastest women's 100m of all time at the Eugene Diamond League. The Jamaican, who retained her 100m-200m title…
Staff Reporter. Manny Pacquiao, right, and Yordenis Ugas clashed in the main event Saturday night in Las Vegas. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images. Manny Pacquiao lost on his return to the ring after a two-year absence as Cuba's Yordenis Ugas upset the odds to win by unanimous decision and retain…
Staff Reporter. Barcelona moved to the top of La Liga on goals scored as Memphis Depay rescued a point in an entertaining draw at Athletic Bilbao. Depay's ferocious strike cancelled out Inigo Martinez's headed opener after Athletic Bilbao had dominated. Both sides hit the crossbar and passed up numerous chances…
Staff Reporter. @Inter_en. Debutant striker Edin Dzeko was on target as Internazionale got their Serie A title defence off to a flying start, thrashing Genoa 4-0 in their opening match of the season in front of fans in the San Siro on Saturday. Hakan Calhanoglu, who crossed the divide to…
Staff Reporter. Cape Town City and SuperSport United earned their first point of the 2021/22 DStv Premiership season after playing to a 0-0 draw in their season’s opening match at Athlone Stadium in Cape Town. City made a great start to the game with Douglas Mapfumo having the first attempt…
Staff Reporter. World number one Ashleigh Barty reached her sixth final of 2021 at the Cincinnati Open with a straight-set win over Angelique Kerber. The Australian, who won Wimbledon in July for her second Grand Slam title, prevailed 6-2 7-5 over German Kerber. Barty, 25, has not yet dropped a…
Staff Reporter. The Springboks continued their unbeaten run in the Rugby Championship as they overpowered Argentina to claim a 29-10 victory in Gqeberha on Saturday. The victory edged the Springboks to the top of the Rugby Championship table amid still so many questions around the future of the 2021 season.…
Staff Reporter. @BvB. Jude Bellingham played a part in a Borussia Dortmund goal and hit the post but could not stop them slipping to a Bundesliga defeat at Freiburg. Outstanding goals early in each half from Vincenzo Grifo and Roland Sallai gave the home side control but Dortmund had hope…
Staff Reporter. The Sharks booked their place in the Currie Cup semi-finals with a 56-14 thrashing of the Lions at Ellis Park on Saturday. The result moved the second-placed Sharks to 40 points on the log, a near-unassailable position as the third-placed Pumas are on 32 points with one game…
Staff Reporter. Manchester City's £100m man Jack Grealish scored on his home debut as the reigning Premier League champions returned to winning ways by thrashing newly-promoted Norwich. Shaking off three successive defeats bridging this season and last, Pep Guardiola's side assumed complete control from minute one against the outmatched Canaries.…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates were held to a 2-2 draw by Stellenbosch FC in their DStv Premiership opener at Orlando Stadium on Saturday. Happy Jele, Gabadinho Mhango and debutants Goodman Mosele and Bandile Shandu came into the Pirates side, with Mandla Ncikazi and Fadlu Davids in the dugout after Josef…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @WorldAthletics. World Athletics president Sebastian Coe says the rules that bar female athletes with high levels of testosterone from participating in events between 400m and a mile are "here to stay". It comes after a correction to 2017 data which was part of the evidence used to…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool's first home game of the season ended in a 2-0 win over Burnley on Saturday, with Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane on target. In front of a packed Anfield for the first time in 17 months, Jurgen Klopp's side followed up last week's 3-0 win at Norwich…
Staff Reporter. The SA team continued to add to their growing medal haul at the World Athletics U20 Championships on Friday, securing two more podium places on the third day of competition in Nairobi, Kenya. Mine de Klerk opened her account in style, earning silver in the women's discus throw…
Staff Reporter. Paris St-Germain were without a number of star players, including new signing Lionel Messi and Neymar, but still had too much for Brest as they made it three wins out of three to top Ligue 1. Ander Herrera's volley and a Kylian Mbappe header put PSG in control…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @WorldAthletics. A study that was the basis for testosterone regulation in women’s track events—and which prevented South African two-time gold medalist Caster Semenya from competing in the Tokyo Olympics—has been corrected by its publishers. The correction says that the influential study overstated the competitive advantage conferred by…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns got their title defence off to a winning start with a 1-0 victory over AmaZulu in the opening game of the 2021/22 DStv Premiership season at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Tshwane on Friday. Themba Zwane scored the only goal of the match on the cusp of…
Staff Reporter. @Benzema. Club captain Karim Benzema has signed a one-year contract extension with Real Madrid keeping him at the Bernabeu until 2023. The deal will take the striker into his 14th year with the Spanish club. Benzema, 33, arrived at the Bernabeu in 2009 and has scored 281 goals…
Staff Reporter Royal AM head coach John Maduka says he's looking forward to the start of their debut season in the DStv Premiership. Over the past five days, Bloemfontein Celtic, his former club has been sold to businesswomen Shauwn Mkhize, renamed and relocated to Kwa-Zulu Natal. "It's been a very…
Staff Reporter. SA Rugby is prepared to host the remainder of the Rugby Championship matches in South Africa, following the cancellation of the Springboks’ scheduled fixtures in New Zealand. Sanzaar announced overnight that the latest outbreaks of Covid-19 in Australia and New Zealand had caused massive disruption to the match…
Staff Reporter. 20-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal will miss the US Open after the Spaniard ended his 2021 season because of a foot injury. The injury caused Nadal to miss the Cincinnati Masters and Canadian Open last week. Defending champion Dominic Thiem and five-time winner Roger Federer have also…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour. Pretoria – Estiaan Conradie claimed his maiden Sunshine Tour title when he won the SunBet Challenge hosted by Time Square Casino at Wingate Park Country Club on Friday, and his dad was there to receive a pin flag from the 18th green…
Staff Reporter. @PSG. Lionel Messi must wait to make his much-anticipated debut for Paris St-Germain after being left out for Friday's Ligue 1 game at Brest. The six-time Ballon d'Or winner, 34, joined PSG on a free transfer last week after leaving Barcelona because of their financial difficulties. He has…
Staff Reporter. File Photo. Chelsea forward Christian Pulisic has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss Sunday's Premier League game at Arsenal. The United States international had not been training this week and Blues boss Thomas Tuchel confirmed that the midfielder was self isolating. "He is not training or available…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The 2021/22 Bundesliga season is underway, kick-starting in style last weekend as fans returned to stadiums. Goals were in abundance and both Robert Lewandowski and Erling Haaland got on the scoresheet. Matchday 2 is sure to be a special weekend of action, especially for fans in North…
Staff Reporter. South Africa joined in as enthusiastic partners to the global WeThe15 campaign which was launched on Thursday, with the campaign aspiring to be the biggest ever human rights movement to represent the world's 1.2-billion persons with disabilities. Launched ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, WeThe15 aims to…
Staff Reporter. Jose Mourinho's spell as Roma boss started with a win at Turkish side Trabzonspor in the Europa Conference League play-off first leg. Captain Lorenzo Pellegrini gave Roma the lead when he converted Henrikh Mkhitaryan's cross. Andreas Cornelius came off the bench to head in an equaliser for Trabzonspor.…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @WorldAthletics. Sprint sensation Benjamin Richardson earned South Africa's second medal on Thursday, on Day 2 of the World Athletics U20 World Championships in Nairobi, Kenya. Richardson, who lined up among the favourites after displaying great form in the heats and semifinals the day before, grabbed silver in…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour. Pretoria – The long journey back from hip surgery finally showed signs of being over for Estiaan Conradie as he moved to the top of the leaderboard with one round to go in the SunBet Challenge hosted by Time Square Casino at…
Staff Reporter. Sanzaar are reportedly mulling a drastic and radical move for the rest of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship to Europe, after the newest Covid outbreak in both Australia and New Zealand has put the tournament in jeopardy. While Sanzaar still haven’t been able to confirm venues past this…
Staff Reporter. Al Ahly head coach Pitso Mosimane promised that the team will keep fighting for the Egyptian Premier League title despite the difficulty of their situation. The Reds were held to a null draw by El-Gaish on Tuesday, which put their league title hopes in jeopardy and neared Zamalek…
Staff Reporter. @PSG. Paris St-Germain is set to decide if Lionel Messi will make his much-anticipated debut in Friday's Ligue 1 game at Brest. The six-time Ballon d'Or winner, 34,joined PSG on a free transfer last week after leaving Barcelona because of their financial difficulties. He has yet to play…
Staff Reporter. Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos kept to his promise of an emphasis on youth, naming a 31-man preliminary squad for the team’s first two 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Broos takes charge of his first two matches against Zimbabwe in Harare on Friday, September 3 (kickoff 3pm), and Ghana…
Staff Reporter. @PL. Leicester City winger Harvey Barnes has signed a new deal to commit him to the club until 2025. The academy graduate has made 101 appearances for the Foxes in all competitions, scoring 21 goals. Barnes joined the Club aged nine, making his professional debut against FC Porto…
Staff Reporter. South African golf icon Gary Player has paid a moving tribute to his late wife, Vivienne, who lost her battle with cancer on Wednesday. Vivienne was being treated at a facility in Santa Barbara in the USA. The couple were married for 64 years. Player, one of the…
Staff Reporter. @Reuters. Naomi Osaka says she felt "ungrateful" at points during the last year for being unable to appreciate her success. The world number two was speaking after beating American teenager Coco Gauff at the Cincinnati Open on Wednesday. She also discussed her reasons for withdrawing from the French…
Staff Reporter. Defending US Open champion Dominic Thiem will miss this year's tournament and the rest of the 2021 season with a wrist injury. The Austrian, 27, withdrew from Wimbledon and has not played since the Mallorca Open in June, where he sustained the injury. He said it was a…
Staff Reporter. DStv on Wednesday revealed its latest campaign calling all soccer faithful’s to experience the best in local football as the DStv Premiership kicks off on Friday. Babize Bonke was DStv’s popular call to all South Africans to come together in the experience of a common passion and love…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Mire Reinstorf winner Pole Vault 2021 World Athletics U20 Day1_Evening Session:Photo Credit: Roger Sedres for World Athletics. Mire Reinstorf delivered in spectacular fashion on Wednesday, securing the SA team's first medal on the opening day of the World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya. Reinstorf cleared 4.15m…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour. Pretoria – Trevor Fisher Jnr. was delighted to lead the first round of the SunBet Challenge hosted by Time Square Casino after what he's described as a "challenging" past two years of trying to rediscover his game. Fisher Jnr. opened with a…
By Andra Ferreira Nel, CSI Manager at KFC South Africa. "When a woman rises, the world rises" This women’s month KFC pays homage to the women who selflessly give their time to better their communities and the world around them through their volunteering efforts. KFC recognises that volunteers are often…
Staff Reporter. @Hkane. Harry Kane will not play for Tottenham in Thursday's Europa Conference League play-off first leg against Pacos de Ferreira. The England striker, who reportedly wants to leave the club, was not part of the group who flew on Wednesday to Portugal for the game. Kane, 28, also…
By Anthony Moruthane. @TSA. Tennis South Africa (TSA) has announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Richard Glover, will step down from his position at the end of 2021. Glover has decided not to extend his contract, as he feels this is the natural end of his leadership cycle, and that…
Staff Reporter. SuperSport United have confirmed the arrival of experienced defender Buhle Mkhwanazi, who has joined the side days before the start of their DStv Premiership campaign. The former Bafana Bafana centre-back has been without a club since the sale of BidVest wits at the end of last season, having…
Staff Reporter. This season's Japanese Grand Prix, planned for 8-10 October, has been cancelled because of a rise in Covid cases in the country. "The decision has been taken by the Japanese government to cancel the race this season due to ongoing complexities of the pandemic," said Formula 1. "Formula…
Staff Reporter. Robert Lewandoski scored twice as Bayern Munich beat Borussia Dortmund 3-1 to win the German Super Cup on Tuesday, continuing a superb run of form that saw him score 41 goals last season in the Bundesliga. Bayern keeper Manuel Neuer pulled off two great saves to deny Marco…
Staff Reporter. Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed speculation linking Cristiano Ronaldo with a return to the club. The Juventus forward, 36, has 10 months remaining on his contract in Turin and has been linked with Real, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City. But in a rare move, Ancelotti responded…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @CAF. The 2022 Africa Cup of Nations saw its groups drawn during a star-studded gala Tuesday evening in Yaoundé. Cameroon hosts the pandemic-postponed tournament, from January 9 to February 6, 2022. Cameroon will host Burkina Faso for the tournament - and Group A-opener in Yaoundé on January…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Premier Soccer League chairman Irvin Khoza confirmed that the organisation were assessing the viability of VAR systems. Khoza was speaking in the press conference officially announcing the sad demise of Bloemfontein Celtic in that club's sale to Royal AM. The PSL chairman said the discussion between the…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Striker Tammy Abraham has completed a 40m euro (£34m) move to Italian side Roma from Chelsea. Abraham, Chelsea's joint top scorer last season, joins the Serie A club - managed by former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho - on a five-year deal. It is understood the deal for…
By Michael Vlismas. @SunshineTour. Finding yourself is a common theme in the world at the moment. In the strangest way, Sunshine Tour professional Jaco Prinsloo's search to develop a better version of himself actually took him back to a previous version of himself. And it's translating into one of his…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Bloemfotein Celtic’s move to KwaZulu Natal is complete and the name has officially changed to Royal AM. This is according to the letter written to all clubs by acting CEO, Mato Madlala. Royal AM was involved in a protracted and at times messy legal battle to be…
Staff Reporter. @Reuters. Naomi Osaka broke down in tears before resuming her first news conference since the controversy over refusing to speak to media at the French Open. Osaka became emotional shortly after being asked about "dealing with media in this format" - and the Cincinnati Masters video call was…
Staff Reporter. Central Gauteng Athletics held the last league of 2021 Cross Country season in partnership with the Tsogo Sun Hotels and National Lotteries Commission on Saturday, 14 August 2021 at Alberton Dam. The 5th league event saw the athletes willing to compete and prepare for provincial championships despite running…
Staff Reporter. Lythe Pillay of Team South Africa competes in the Men's 4x400 metres relay heats on day fourteen of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 06, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. Photo Credit:Getty Images. A full-strength national team will be looking to make an impact against…
Staff Reporter. England produced one of their worst home performances in recent memory to lose the second Test against India by 151 runs at Lord's. From a position where they started the final day as marginal favourites, England's bowling was flayed by the India tail before their batting capitulated to…
Staff Reporter. Barcelona president Joan Laporta has revealed the Spanish club is 1.35bn euros (£1.15bn) in debt, describing the situation as "very worrying". The club's wage bill currently accounts for 103% of total income. Laporta blames predecessor Josep Maria Bartomeu for the debt, accusing him of leaving a "terrible inheritance".…
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