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Photo Credit:Getty Images. The Miami Heat beat the Los Angeles Lakers 111-108 to win a thrilling game five in the NBA Finals and take the series into a sixth game. The Lakers led by a point with 21.8 seconds left, before two foul shots by Jimmy Butler nudged the Heat…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. World no. 1 Novak Djokovic scored the 36th victory from 37 matches in 2020, prevailing over Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-2, 5-7, 4-6, 6-2 in four hours. Thus, Djokovic is through to his fifth final in Paris, advancing to his 27th Major title match and facing Rafael Nadal…
Image credit: Bettini Image. Frenchman Arnaud Demare proved strongest in a sprint finish to claim his second straight stage victory and third overall at the Giro d'Italia. The Groupama-FDJ rider surged clear of Slovakian Peter Sagan and Australian Michael Matthews to win the 143km seventh stage from Matera to Brindisi.…
File:Tsholo Lejaka, Ntambi Ravele, Jan Bergman, Dr Chris Mpeka, Lehlohonolo Ledwaba, Brett Hoppe, Joyce Kungwane at launch. Image: Lefty Shivambu. Excitement is building up ahead of next week’s boxing tournament, which is going to be promoted by TLB Boxing Promotions. And TLB Boxing Promotions boss Joyce Kungwane is understandably happy…
Photo Credit:ATP. Rafael Nadal maintained his grip on the French Open by reaching another men's singles final with a battling win over Argentina's Diego Schwartzman. The Spanish second seed is going for a record-extending 13th title and won 6-3 6-3 7-6 (7-0) against the 12th seed. Nadal, 34, has only…
Photo Credit:Premier League. Premier League games not selected for broadcast in October will be available to fans on a pay-per-view basis. The five fixtures per round not already picked to be shown live, will be available on BT Sport Box Office or Sky Sports Box Office, priced at £14.95. Clubs…
This week was the start to the Provincial KFC Mini-Cricket Online Seminars and the first seminar was hosted by Northerns Cricket Union. The KFC Mini-Cricket Provincial Seminars aim to highlight some of the past season’s gains and further communicates the strategy for the season ahead. Run by South African MC…
Photo Credit:CSA. Cricket South Africa announced the fixtures for the three revised franchise competitions for the 2020/21 season as well as the senior provincial fixtures for both men and women. As previously announced the franchises will play a T20 competition in addition to the Momentum One-Day Cup and the CSA…
Photo Credit:Gallo Images. Cricket South Africa (CSA) is expected to hand over nearly 500 pages of the full Fundudzi report to parliament by close of business on Friday. The report has been a major issue for CSA in recent weeks, and especially since the South African Sports Confederation and Olympics…
File Photo. The French Open women's final will be contested between Australian Open winner Sofia Kenin and Polish teenager Iga Swiatek after two contrasting displays in their semi-finals. Swiatek, 19, needed only 70 minutes to beat Argentine Nadia Podoroska 6-2 6-1 to reach her first major final. American Kenin, 21,…
Image: Safa/twitter. Bafana Bafana are held to a 1-1 draw by a resilient Brave Warriors side in their maiden match since November 2019. Luther Singh got his first official goal for Bafana after right winger Keegan Dolly fed a loose to Kermit Erasmus who laid a good pass to Singh…
Photo Credit:Mercedes. A member of the Mercedes team has tested positive for coronavirus before this weekend's Eifel Grand Prix. Mercedes said the team would not reveal the identity of the person affected but it is not one of the two drivers, Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas. The team said the…
Image credit: Bettini Image. Arnaud Demare won stage six of the Giro d'Italia in a sprint finish for his second victory of the 2020 race. French Groupama-FDJ rider Demare powered away from Team Sunweb's Michael Matthews and Astana's Fabio Felline to win in Matera at the end of the 188km…
File Photo. Polish teenager Iga Swiatek is a step away from a remarkable first Grand Slam after brushing aside Nadia Podoroska 6-2 6-1 in her French Open semi-final. The 19-year-old needed only 70 minutes to beat the Argentine, who also was a first-time major semi-finalist. Swiatek, whose devastating forehand did…
Photo credit : Thabo Easy-t Pooe. The South African Football Association (SAFA) NEC has resolved to declare the 2019/2020 ABC Motsepe League in all nine Provinces as final and according to the existing log standings. Therefore, the nine Provincial teams currently occupying position number one, will proceed to the National…
Following a long hiatus brought about by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, KFC and Cricket South Africa (CSA) are getting ready to launch the new cricket season by hosting virtual KFC Mini-Cricket Provincial Seminars throughout the month of October, across the 16 Provincial Unions. The annual KFC Mini-Cricket Provincial Seminars are…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Midfielder Mesut Ozil has been left out of Arsenal's Europa League squad for the forthcoming campaign. The 31-year-old's future at the club remains uncertain after being persistently left out of the side by manager Mikel Arteta. The Germany international has not played for the Gunners since March.…
Photo Credit:AFP. Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei smashed the men's 10,000m world record as Ethiopia's Letesenbet Gidey broke that of the women's 5,000m in Valencia. Cheptegei, 24, clocked 26 minutes 11.00 seconds to beat Kenenisa Bekele's 15-year-old time by more than six seconds. Gidey, 22, clocked 14 minutes 6.62 seconds to better…
Image@Frenchteam. Chelsea's Olivier Giroud became France's second-highest goalscorer of all time - surpassing Michel Platini - in a friendly hammering of Ukraine. Giroud, 34, scored twice in the first half to take his tally to 42 on his 100th international appearance, nine adrift of Thierry Henry's record. Teenager Eduardo Camavinga,…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. World number one Novak Djokovic overcame early physical struggles to beat Pablo Carreno Busta and reach the French Open semi-finals. The Serb arrived on court with tape on his neck, repeatedly massaged his left biceps and grimaced on his way to losing the first set, but went…
Photo Credit:Grant Pitcher. Voting for the 2019/20 Premier Soccer League Goal of the Season is now open and the football supporters will now have a direct say on who wins the prestigious award at the PSL Awards. Voting is on the PSL website, www.PSL.co.za until midnight on 15 October 2020…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Stuart Armstrong, Kieran Tierney and Ryan Christie will all miss Scotland's Euro 2020 play-off semi-final against Israel on Thursday after the former tested positive for Covid-19. Armstrong was the only member of the squad to return a positive test. But Arsenal defender Tierney and Celtic attacker Christie…
File Photo. Greek fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas reached his first French Open semi-final with a commanding straight-set victory over Andrey Rublev. Both players competed fiercely in the opening stages but pressure seemed to get the better of the Russian 13th seed when he served for the first set. Tsitsipas, 22,…
 Photo Credit:Gallo Images. Bafana Bafana arrived in Rustenburg on Tuesday afternoon, and got straight into training in preparation for the international friendly match against Namibia at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg. The match will be played on Thursday, 8 October 2020 and will kick-off at 19h00. Coach Molefi Ntseki will…
Photo Credit:ATP. Rafael Nadal's bid to equal Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slams at this year's French Open remains alive following victory over Jannik Sinner in the tournament's latest ever finish. The big-hitting Italian broke Nadal in the opening set and looked to serve out before the Spanish 12-time…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. The Los Angeles Lakers are a game away from winning their first championship in 10 years after they beat Miami Heat 102-96 to go 3-1 up in the NBA Finals. Their last title in 2010 was led by Kobe Bryant,who died in a helicopter crash in January.LeBron…
File Photo. An investigation has begun into alleged match-fixing in a French Open women's doubles first-round match, the Paris prosecutor's office has confirmed. Officials began investigating on 1 October after suspicions of "organised fraud" and "corruption in sports". The inquiry focuses on Andreea Mitu and Patricia Maria Tig v Yana…
Photo Credit:Gallo Images. Orlando Pirates have confirmed the release of eight players ahead of the new DStv Premiership season, including midfielder Xola Mlambo. The players have agreed on a mutual termination of their contracts after being told they were not in the plans of head coach Josef Zinnbauer. The 29-year-old…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. One of the main Australian Open warm-up events-the Auckland Classic - has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. It was due to be played in January before the first Grand Slam of 2021. New Zealand has all-but eliminated Covid-19 but maintain strict travel restrictions. The 2020…
Photo Credit:Grant Pitcher. Kaizer Chiefs have moved swiftly to dismiss media reports that Samir Nurkovic could be sold ahead of the start of the new season. On Tuesday, Saudi Arabian outfit Abha FC were also rumoured to have tabled an offer for the services of the Amakhosi striker. However, the…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Glasgow Rangers have confirmed the signing of midfielder Bongani Zungu on a season-long loan deal from French side Amiens. Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has prioritised bringing in a midfielder with the club having an option to make the deal for 27-year-old South African international a permanent one…
Photo Credit:AP. Manchester United have signed former Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani on a free transfer. The 33-year-old Uruguay international, who left PSG at the end of June, has signed a one-year contract. Cavani has scored 341 goals in 556 club matches, including a record 200 in 301 appearances for…
Photo Credit:Manchester United. Manchester United have signed Brazil left-back Alex Telles on a four-year deal from Porto, with the option of a further year. The 27-year-old, who has one cap for his country, moves to Old Trafford for a fee of 15m euros (£13.6m) plus 2m euros (£1.8m) in add-ons.…
File Photo. Former Amazulu coach Cavin Johnson has joined Al Ahly as Pitso Mosimane's assistant. The new head coach and former Mamelodi Sundowns mentor, Pitso Mosimane, announced on Twitter that Cavin Johnson will be joining him at the Egyptian giants as his assistant coach. Johnson joins Kabelo Rangoaga and Musi…
Photo Credit: Gallo Images. The Premier Soccer League has confirmed the 2020/21 MTN8 quarterfinal fixtures, dates and kick-off times. The MTN8 quarterfinals will be played on the weekend of 17 and 18 October 2020. In line with Covid-19 regulations, all four matches will be played behind closed doors. Tshakhuma Tsha…
File Photo. Greek fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas reached his first French Open quarter-final with victory over Grigor Dimitrov in a high-quality encounter. The 22-year-old beat the Bulgarian former world number three 6-3 7-6 (11-9) 6-2 at Roland Garros. He will play 13th seed Andrey Rublev after the Russian's 6-7 (4-7)…
Image via @AlAhly. Pitso Mosimane's Ah Ahly secured a narrow 1-0 in over Al Mokawloon in the Egyptian Premier League match on Sunday night. The only goal of the encounter was netted by Amr Al Salaya a few minutes before the half-time break and it was enough to hand Mosimane…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Sergio Garcia secured his first PGA Tour win since the 2017 Masters with one-shot victory at the Sanderson Farms Championship in Mississippi. Garcia began the day in a three-way share of the lead but needed an eagle on the par-five 14th to draw level with clubhouse-leader Peter…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Jimmy Butler starred as the injury-hit Miami Heat took game three of the NBA Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers 115-104. Butler's triple double of 40 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds helped lead the Heat to victory and they now trail 2-1 in the best-of-seven series.…
Photo Credit:PA. Ollie Watkins scored a first-half hat-trick and Jack Grealish had a hand in five goals as Aston Villa deservedly stunned champions Liverpool with one of the most unbelievable scorelines in Premier League history. Watkins had never scored a Premier League goal before kick-off and 45 minutes later he…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Reigning champions Real Madrid continued their unbeaten start in La Liga as goals from Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema saw off Levante. Brazil international Vinicius scored in consecutive La Liga games for the first time as he curled in a delightful finish following Luka Modric's corner. Benzema…
Photo Credit:Premier League. Jose Mourinho returned to Manchester United and humiliated his former club as Tottenham came from behind to record a famous Old Trafford win. Son Heung-min and Harry Kane scored twice, with Tanguy Ndombele and Serge Aurier also on target as 10-man United suffered a defeat on a…
Photo Credit:Premier League. Arsenal scored two quick-fire team goals to extend Sheffield United's point-less start to the Premier League season - although the Blades did manage their first goal. The Gunners did not really get going until the 60th minute when Bukayo Saka celebrated his first England call-up with a…
Photo Credit:Gavin Barker. Mamelodi Sundowns have announced the appointment of Manqoba Mngqithi and Rhulani Mokwena as joint head coaches. Sundowns president Patrice Motsepe said in a statement: "Manqoba and Rhulani have been with Mamelodi Sundowns for many years and were part of the technical team that were crowned champions of…
Photo Credit:ATP. Twelve-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal raced into the quarter-finals with a straight-set victory against American qualifier Sebastian Korda. Korda said in the build-up Nadal was his "idol" but the 20-year-old struggled to match the clay-court specialist on Court Philippe Chatrier. Second seed Nadal, chasing a fourth successive…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. World record holder Eliud Kipchoge was beaten in the London Marathon as Shura Kitata won a thrilling sprint finish to claim an unexpected victory. Four-time winner Kipchoge was the favourite, but fell behind with two laps to go and finished eighth. Ethiopian Kitata pushed ahead of Kenya's…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Top seed Simona Halep is out of the French Open after losing to Iga Swiatek in the fourth round in just 68 minutes. The Romanian, a heavy favourite to claim a second Roland Garros title, was stunned 6-1 6-2 by the Polish teenager. World number 58 Swiatek…
Virat Kohli(Credits: Twitter). Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli said he has a love-hate relationship with cricket after rediscovering his form in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the United Arab Emirates. The prolific right-hander managed 14, one and three in his first three matches before smashing an unbeaten 72…
Photo Credit:PA. World record holder Brigid Kosgei retained her London Marathon title with a commanding performance on a wet and closed course in the city. The 26-year-old Kenyan, who broke Paula Radcliffe's world record in Chicago last year, went clear of world champion Ruth Chepngetich after mile 18. She finished…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. An attacking masterclass from Allan Saint-Maximin led Newcastle to their second win of the season as they beat pointless Burnley 3-1. The French winger was in a swashbuckling mood, opening the scoring (14) with a fine individual effort before setting up Callum Wilson for the first of…
The Green team scored three unanswered tries to beat the Gold team 25-9 in the Springbok Showdown at Newlands. Both sides were resolute in their defence which made it difficult for any sort of attacking rhythm to be built up. The first half was Test match like but also blighted…
Photo Credit:EvertonFC. Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored his ninth goal of the season and James Rodriguez netted twice as Everton beat Brighton to make it four Premier League wins from four for the impressive table-topping Toffees. However, it was another game that will prompt questions about the quality of goalkeeper Jordan Pickford…
Photo Credit:ChelseaFC. Summer signing Ben Chilwell scored one and assisted another on his first Premier League start since his move from Leicester City as Chelsea returned to winning ways against Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge. Having made his first appearance on Tuesday as Frank Lampard's side were knocked out of…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating. The news comes three days after the club said midfielder Thiago Alcantara had tested positive for Covid-19. Liverpool said the Senegal winger has "displayed minor symptoms of the virus but feels in good health overall".…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. LeBron James hoped the Los Angeles Lakers made Kobe Bryant's family "proud" as the team doubled their lead over the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals with a 124-114 win in game two. James scored 33 points and Anthony Davis contributed 32, as the Lakers wore 'Black…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Neymar scored twice as Paris St-Germain thrashed Angers 6-1 to move within a point of Ligue 1 leaders Rennes. The Brazil forward struck either side of half-time for the three-time defending champions, after Alessandro Florenzi had given them an early lead. Ismael Traore replied for the visitors…
Photo Credit:ATP. Rafael Nadal sent another ominous warning to his French Open rivals by dropping five games in a third-round win over Italy's Stefano Travaglia. Nadal, 34, is looking for a record-extending 13th title and looked comfortably at home on Court Philippe Chatrier in a 6-1 6-4 6-0 victory. Travaglia,…
Photo Credit:Lefty Shivambu. Bradley Grobler was the big winner at the SuperSport United end of season awards, walking away with three honours after an excellent 2019-20 campaign. The experienced forward collected the Player of the Season prize, the Top-Goalscorer gong and the Chairman’s Award after a season in which he…
Photo Credit:Carl Fourie. Van Tonder wrapped up the Sunshine Tour's five-tournament Rise-Up Series with another emphatic victory at Huddle Park Golf Club on Friday as he closed with a 66 to win the Vodacom Championship Reloaded by four strokes on 21 under par 195. It marked back-to-back victories for Van…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Last season’s top two FC Bayern München and Borussia Dortmund will seek a swift return to their winning ways on Matchday 3 of the 2020-21 Bundesliga season, which also features a Rhine derby as well as a pair of surprise frontrunners. Treble winners FC Bayern will not…
File Photo. AmaZulu FC have confirmed Sandile Zungu as their new president after he bought a 100 percent share of the KwaZulu-Natal club. The club was said to be in financial turmoil during the lockdown, with reports of players’ salaries not being paid in full. The new owner is the…
Image@Arsenal. FA Cup winners Arsenal will face League of Ireland side Dundalk, Rapid Vienna and Molde in Group B of the 2020-21 Europa League. Tottenham have been drawn alongside Bulgarian champions Ludogorets, LASK and Royal Antwerp in Group J. Leicester City will face Braga, AEK Athens and Ukrainian side Zorya…
Photo Credit:BackpagePix. Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki has named a 25-man squad for the upcoming international friendly matches against Namibia and Zambia in Rustenburg.Bafana Bafana take on Namibia on 8 October at Royal Bafokeng Stadium and three days later lock horns with Zambia at the same venue. Ntseki has brought…
File Photo. Red Bull and AlphaTauri power unit supplier Honda has confirmed it will leave Formula 1 at the end of the 2021 season. The team first revealed on social media today it would "conclude participation in [the] FIA Formula 1 World Championship." The Japanese manufacturer, which has participated in…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Novak Djokovic continued his dominant start to the French Open with a ruthless straight-set win against Lithuanian world number 66 Ricardas Berankis in the second round. The world number one won 6-1 6-2 6-2, meaning he has lost just 10 games in his first two matches. Djokovic,…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Arsenal beat Liverpool 5-4 on penalties to reach the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup after the sides drew 0-0. The sides played out a 5-5 draw at Anfield before last season's penalty shootout, won by Liverpool, but this was a considerably less exciting match. Both sides struggled…
Image:@EuropaLeague. Harry Kane scored a hat-trick and Dele Alli also found the target to help Tottenham reach the group stage of the Europa League courtesy of a hugely entertaining victory over Israeli side Maccabi Haifa. With this their seventh game in 19 gruelling days at the start of the season,…
Photo Credit:Charl Fourie. Daniel van Tonder eagled his last hole of the day to give him a three-stroke lead going into Friday's final round of the Vodacom Championship Reloaded at Huddle Park Golf Club. It was another emphatic display of his current dominance on the Sunshine Tour's Rise-Up Series. Teeing…
Manchester United will face Paris St-Germain, RB Leipzig and Istanbul Basaksehir in the Champions League group stage this season. Premier League champions Liverpool will have to negotiate a group containing Ajax, Atalanta and Danish side Midtjylland. Chelsea will play Europa League winners Sevilla, Krasnodar and debutants Rennes. Manchester City are…
Photo Credit:Mamelodi Sundowns. New Ah Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane has thanked the club’s management led by president Mahmoud El Khatib and pledged to give his best for the Egyptian Premier League club. Mosimane has also pleaded with the Red Devils supporters to give him a chance, saying he will do…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. LeBron James says the Los Angeles Lakers still have "a lot more work to do" after they comfortably beat the injury-hit Miami Heat 116-98 in game one of the NBA Finals. Anthony Davis scored 34 points for the Lakers, with James adding 25 points and nine assists.…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Vinicius hands Real second straight win. Substitute Vinicius Junior scored the only goal as defending champions Real Madrid beat Real Valladolid to continue their unbeaten start to the season. Zinedine Zidane's side had taken four points from their first two La Liga games - both away -…
Photo Credit:Carl Fourie. Daniel van Tonder continued his dominance of the Sunshine Tour's Rise-Up Series as he opened with a nine-under-par 63 including two eagles to lead the first round of the Vodacom Championship Reloaded at Huddle Park Golf Club on Wednesday. Van Tonder is one clear of Christiaan Basson…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Three-time champion Serena Williams has withdrawn from the French Open because of an Achilles injury. The 39-year-old had been scheduled to play her second-round match against Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova on Wednesday. The American has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles and was aiming to equal Margaret Court's…
Photo Credit:Mamelodi Sundowns. The Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has released a statement a announcing his resignation from the league champions. Mosimane has been at the helm of Sundowns for seven years where he had an overhaul of trophies including the CAF Champions League and the Super Cup. "It is…
Photo Credit:Gallo Images. The Premier Soccer League (PSL) Chairman, Dr. Irvin Khoza has announced the 2020/21 season commencement dates at the League’s headquarters in Parktown, Johannesburg. Dr Khoza announced that the first day of the 2020/21 season will be on Saturday, 17 October 2020. The new season will kick-off with…
Photo Credit:Mamelodi Sundowns. Italian manager Luciano Spalletti has been reportedly linked with a surprise job of coaching Cairo giants Al Ahly. Al Ahly’s current head coach Rene Weiler has been rumoured to leave the club at the end of the season despite helping the Red Devils secure two trophies. A…
Image@ManCity. Manchester City have signed 23-year-old defender Ruben Dias from Benfica on a six-year deal for about £65m. Argentine centre-back Nicolas Otamendi has moved the other way for £13.7m. Dias becomes City boss Pep Guardiola's third significant summer signing, following the arrivals of defender Nathan Ake and forward Ferran Torres.…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Mason Mount missed the crucial spot-kick as Tottenham edged past Chelsea on penalties after a 1-1 draw to reach the Carabao Cup fifth round. A total of nine penalties had been converted before Mount stepped up to take the 10th, but the England midfielder's effort clipped the…
Photo Credit:Pro14. A special general meeting of the SARU voted on Tuesday to explore entering four teams into an expanded PRO Rugby competition as well as retaining a place in a revised SANZAAR competition. The four South Africa teams voted to potentially make the transition to the PRO14 were the…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Novak Djokovic started his French Open campaign with a comfortable win over Sweden's Mikael Ymer as he bids to turn a page on the fiasco at this year's US Open. The 33-year-old barely broke sweat as he strolled to a straight sets victory, 6-0 6-2 6-3 on…
Photo Credit:F1. Mick Schumacher is one of three Ferrari academy drivers who will be given Formula 1 race weekend debuts in forthcoming races. Schumacher, son of seven-time champion Michael, and British driver Callum Ilott will both drive in first practice at the Eifel Grand Prix on 9 October. German Schumacher…
Some of his fellow Sunshine Tour professionals refer to him as the Bryson DeChambeau of their Tour, and Daniel van Tonder's unique approach to his career is certainly paying off as he heads into this week's Vodacom Championship Reloaded at Huddle Park Golf Club. The Vodacom Championship Reloaded is the…
The first-ever World Table Tennis Championships is coming to Durban in 2023 and to the African continent for the first time since 1939. The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) on Monday said Durban won 90 votes (69.77%) to beat off competition from the other candidate city, Düsseldorf, Germany, which won…
Photo Credit:Liverpool FC. Liverpool's new signing Diogo Jota grabbed a home debut goal as the champions demonstrated their determination to retain an iron grip on their Premier League crown by coming from behind to record an impressive victory against Arsenal. Arsenal, who had won their opening two Premier League games,…
File Photo. European giants Ajax Amsterdam have announced parting ways with Ajax Cape Town. The decision has come a week after the PSL club failed to gain promotion to the South African top division after suffering relegation in 2017/18. "AFC Ajax NV has reached agreement on the sale of the…
File Photo. Mamelodi Sundowns have revealed the capture of former BidVest Wits stars Haashim Domingo, Ricardo Goss and Gift Motupa. The trio have all signed five-year contracts and continue the injection of younger players into the Sundowns squad as coach Pitso Mosimane begins a slow transition over the next few…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Spain's 12-time champion Rafael Nadal encountered few problems as he started the French Open with a three-set win over Belarusian Egor Gerasimov. Nadal, 34, wrapped up a 6-4 6-4 6-2 victory in two hours five minutes against the world number 83, who was making his main-draw debut…
Photo Credit:CSA. South Africa's Mzansi Super League (MSL), the flagship T20 tournament in the country in 2018 and 2019, will not take place this year. CSA said in a statement said that "various national and international logistical reasons caused by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic" have forced the postponement…
Photo Credit:AP. The Miami Heat reached the NBA Finals for the first time since 2014 as a 125-113 win over the Boston Celtics wrapped up a 4-2 series victory. The three-time NBA champions will play Western Conference winners Los Angeles Lakers in the best-of-seven finals, with game one on Wednesday.…
Lionel Messi scored a penalty as Ronald Koeman's era as Barcelona boss began with a comfortable La Liga win over Villarreal. Ansu Fati was the game's outstanding player and scored Barca's first two goals, with a first-time finish from a Jordi Alba ball and then a low drive from Philippe…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Andy Murray's return to the clay proved to be a chastening experience as he lost in straight sets to Stan Wawrinka in the French Open first round. The 33-year-old Scot was well below the level of 2015 champion Wawrinka, who eased to a 6-1 6-3 6-2 victory.…
Photo Credit:Reuters. Jamie Vardy scored a hat-trick as Leicester City inflicted a remarkable defeat on Manchester City to go top of the Premier League. Despite going behind to a superb fourth-minute strike by former Foxes midfielder Riyad Mahrez, the visitors responded in stunning fashion. Vardy levelled with a penalty before…
Bayern Munich slumped to a shock 4-1 loss at Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on Sunday to end their 32-match unbeaten run in all competitions stretching back to last year. The European champions conceded two goals in eight minutes as their usually solid defence collapsed under Hoffenheim pressure, with Ermin Bicackcic…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Callum Wilson's 97th-minute VAR-awarded penalty continued the debate on the new handball interpretation as Newcastle held dominant Spurs to a 1-1 draw. In a game they controlled from almost start to finish, Lucas Moura slotted the hosts ahead when Harry Kane again turned provider to tee up…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Patrick Bamford's late header earned Leeds United a hard-fought victory over Sheffield United, who are still searching for their first points of the season. After both goalkeepers excelled, it looked as though a first Premier League derby between the two Yorkshire sides in 26 years was heading…
Photo Credit:XPB Images. Lewis Hamilton's quest for the all-time record of Formula 1 wins was put on hold when he was hit with penalties at the Russian Grand Prix. Hamilton's Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas dominated after the world champion was given a 10-second penalty for doing two illegal practice starts.…
File Photo. A frustrated Victoria Azarenka reached the French Open second round after briefly refusing to play in "completely ridiculous" conditions in Paris. At 2-1 in the opening set, Azarenka left the court after a debate with officials, saying it was "too cold". The Belarusian 10th seed, wearing a jacket…
Photo Credit:Vodacom Bulls. Jake White’s tenure as Vodacom Bulls coach began with a comprehensive victory over the Sharks on Saturday, with several of the squad’s new recruits impressing at Loftus. Watch Highlights Below:Bulls vs. Sharks. Scores: Vodacom Bulls 49 - Tries: Schalk Erasmus, Kurt-Lee Arendse 2, Stedman Gans, Travis Ismael…
Photo Credit:Mercedes. Formula 1 drivers have been told they cannot wear clothing bearing any slogans or messages while doing official duties after grands prix. The move is a reaction to Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wearing a T-shirt at the last race in Tuscany referencing the case of a woman killed by…
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