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Photo Credit:Mercedes. Lewis Hamilton headed team-mate Valtteri Bottas for Mercedes in second practice at the 70th Anniversary GP. Hamilton was 0.176 seconds ahead of Bottas but on different tyres. Mercedes were assessing which tyres might be most suitable for qualifying as teams struggled with durability in high temperatures at Silverstone.…
File Photo. World number five Elina Svitolina and world number seven Kiki Bertens have become the latest players to pull out of the US Open. In a statement, Ukraine's Svitolina, a semi-finalist last year, said she did not feel comfortable travelling to the US "without putting her team and herself…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Chelsea midfielder Willian. The Brazilian, who is 32 on Sunday, is out of contract once Chelsea's Champions League campaign is over. There is no agreement yet but it looks increasingly likely Willian will follow compatriot David Luiz in moving…
Photo Credit:Gallo Images. Premier Soccer League (PSL) Boss Irvin Khoza has confirmed the start date for the upcoming 2020/21 season. In a virtual press conference held in Johannesburg on Friday, Khoza also revealed when the transfer window will open. Khoza says the new campaign will kick off on Tuesday, 9…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Tiger Woods shot his lowest opening round in a major since 2012 with a two-under-par 68 at the US PGA Championship in San Francisco. The 15-time major winner played alongside Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy, who finished level par at the year's first major at TPC Harding Park.…
Photo Credit:Sunshine Tour. Realising the devastating economic impact that the national lockdown restrictions has had on all sports, Betway South Africa is committed to playing its part in ensuring the sport of golf can resume in the safest way possible, from the month of August. In partnership with the Sunshine…
Photo Credit:LiverpoolFC P.remier League clubs have voted against continuing to allow five substitutions in a match for the 2020-21 season. The rule was brought in when the 2019-20 top-flight season restarted in June, having been halted for three months because of the coronavirus pandemic. For next season, the league will…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Inter Milan have completed the permanent signing of Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez on a three-year deal. The Chile international, 31, joined the Serie A side on a season-long loan in August 2019. He scored four goals in 29 appearances in all competitions. Inter are expected to…
Photo Credit:Mercedes. Valtteri Bottas has secured a new contract to stay at Mercedes in 2021. The Finn, 30, is likely to partner Lewis Hamilton, although the six-time world champion has not yet agreed a new deal with the team. Bottas said: “I’m very happy to stay with Mercedes in 2021…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Manchester City have completed the signing of Bournemouth centre-back Nathan Ake in a £40m deal. Netherlands international Ake, who has signed a five-year contract at Etihad Stadium, described joining Pep Guardiola's side as a "dream". "Pep is a manager admired across the world, what he's done in…
File Photo. The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in no school sport happening in the near future and coaches are looking for alternative ways in which to keep active, expand their knowledge and find innovative ways to keep their young athletes fit. Sports Public Relations organisation, Intune Communications, acknowledges the position…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Bafana Bafana star Percy Tau will spend another season in Belgium after joining 34-time champions Anderlecht on loan for the 2020/21 campaign. Anderlecht announced the move on their official Twitter account. "Percy is a player who already knows our capital and the league," Sporting director Peter Verbeke…
Photo Credit:Sunshine Golf. Professional golf is back on South African fairways, with the Sunshine Tour set to resume its schedule this August with a new Gauteng swing of five tournaments that will be known as the Rise-Up Series. The Rise-Up Series will feature five 54-hole tournaments each with a purse…
File Photo. Defending champion Rafael Nadal has decided not to play the US Open later this month because the coronavirus pandemic is "not under control". Spanish world number two Nadal, 34, has not entered the tournament, which takes place in New York from 31 August. "The health situation is very…
Twitter.com/OfficialCSA. Select Committee on Education, Technology, Sports, Arts and Culture, has called on South African Rugby and Cricket South Africa to cleanse their images of the racism tag. “The stories told by black professional athletes is concerning, and could lead many to conclude that nothing has been achieved. This is…
Photo Credit:Veli Nhlapo. Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed the suspension of Football Manager Bobby Motaung up to August 31 over a breach of the club’s Covid-19 policies. Bobby was caught on camera allegedly flouting lockdown regulations. Following an internal investigation, the club have decided to act. “As part of our policies…
Photo Credit:Gallo Images. Tsholofelo Lejaka has resigned as the chief executive officer of Boxing South Africa. Lejaka's five-year term was to end next year but according to Sowetan,Peter Ngatane‚ the BSA chairman‚ declined to comment on whether the regulatory body is now operating without a CEO. “I can’t comment on…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas has retired from football at the age of 39. Casillas made 725 appearances for Real during a 16-year career at the Bernabeu, winning three Champions League titles and five La Liga crowns. He also helped Spain win the 2010…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Chelsea forward Pedro has undergone successful surgery after dislocating his shoulder during his side's FA Cup final loss to Arsenal. Pedro, 33, who came on as a second-half substitute, collided with Gunners goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez in the closing stages of the match. The Spain forward is leaving…
File Photo. Justin Thomas returned to world number one by winning the WGC-St Jude Invitational in Memphis. The American began four shots behind leader Brendon Todd but won by three from Brooks Koepka, Phil Mickelson, Daniel Berger and Englishman Tom Lewis. Defending champion Koepka birdied 17 to get within one…
Twitter.com/OfficialCSA. Cricket South Africa (CSA) director of cricket (DOC) Graeme Smith has once again defended his decision to appoint Mark Boucher as head coach of the Proteas. In December 2019, shortly after Smith was named interim DOC, Boucher was unveiled as head coach of the national side less than two…
File Photo. The Indian Premier League (IPL) will be played in the UAE from 19 September, tournament organisers have confirmed. The 53 matches, including the final on 10 November, will be played across Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi. There will also be a Women's T20 Challenge, involving three teams, played…
Photo Credit:FIFA. FIFA president Gianni Infantino will remain in the role while he is a subject of a criminal investigation. Last week,prosecutors in Switzerland launched legal proceedings against Infantino in relation to an alleged secret meeting he held with the Swiss attorney general Michael Lauber. Both men have denied any…
Photo Credit:Mercedes. Lewis Hamilton survived a late scare to win his seventh British Grand Prix in dramatic style. The Brit's tyres completely gave way on the final lap at Silverstone, and he just about nursed the car home in a heart-stopping finale. Bottas got off the line better than Hamilton…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. The Blues are not going down without a fight in Super Rugby Aotearoa, producing a comprehensive and impressive 32-21 victory against the Highlanders. Powered by their thrilling young wing Caleb Clarke and sparked by flame-haired halfback Finlay Christie in Dunedin on Sunday, the Blues dominated the physical…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Champions Juventus suffered a first Serie A home defeat in 40 matches, losing to Roma as they finished only one point clear of Inter Milan. Juve secured a ninth consecutive title with two games to go, but end the domestic campaign with only two wins in their…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice as Arsenal came from behind to beat Chelsea and win the Heads Up FA Cup for a record 14th time. At a near-empty Wembley, Chelsea took the lead through Christian Pulisic's composed finished before Aubameyang equalised with a contentious penalty after Cesar Azpilicueta's…
A player has tested positive for Covid-19 at the Ladies Palermo Open, the first professional tournament to be held since sport was halted in March. A strong line-up including top-20 players Petra Martic, Marketa Vondrousova and Maria Sakkari are at the event. The WTA says the tournament will proceed as…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. The Crusaders have returned to winning ways when they inflicted a 32-19 defeat on the battling Chiefs in Hamilton on Saturday. Crusaders did not take kindly to the defeat they suffered by the Hurricanes in Christchurch last week and inflicted their wrath on Warren Gatland’s struggling charges.…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Paris St-Germain beat Lyon on penalties in the French League Cup final to seal a fourth domestic treble in six years. It was the final French League Cup final, with the decision made last September to cancel the tournament after this season, and ended 0-0. After the…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Chelsea have received a huge boost ahead of the FA Cup final with the news that N'Golo Kante and Willian have both recovered from injury in time to face Arsenal on Saturday. Kante has not played for the Blues since coming off with a hamstring problem during…
The Premier Soccer League have confirmed that the Nedbank Cup semifinals will be played as a double-header at the Orlando Stadium on August 8. The first semi-final will see Baroka FC take on Bloemfontein Celtic at 14h00, before Mamelodi Sundowns clash with Bidvest Wits at 19h00. The time in between…
Photo Credit:Mamelodi Sundowns. The Premier Soccer League have announced the fixtures for the remainder of the 2019-20 Absa Premiership and GladAfrica Championship season. Mamelodi Sundowns will host Orlando Pirates at their temporary Dobsonville Stadium home on Tuesday, 11 August at 6pm CAT (SA, GMT+2),Kaizer Chiefs will take on BidVest Wits…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. A Saudi Arabian-backed consortium has ended its bid to buy Newcastle United. The group, which included Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund PIF, PCP Capital Partners and Reuben Brothers, had agreed a £300m deal to buy the club from Mike Ashley in April. The deal was still being…
Photo Credit:FIFA. Swiss prosecutors have launched legal proceedings against Fifa president Gianni Infantino. It is in relation to an alleged secret meeting the head of world football's governing body held with the Swiss attorney general Michael Lauber. Lauber last week offered to resign after a court said he covered up…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. World number one Ashleigh Barty has pulled out of the US Open because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The first Grand Slam since tennis resumed is due to begin on 31 August at Flushing Meadows in New York. The Australian, 24, was also set to play…
Photo Credit:Oupa Manyisa Facebook. Oupa Manyisa has thanked Mamelodi Sundowns and the club's supporters following his departure from the club. The 31-year-old has signed a two-year deal with Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) following his release. TTM will be competing in the South African top-flight for the first time next campaign…
Image Supplied. 73 886 865; 20 000; 182; 11; 4 – these are the numbers behind the success of the inaugural #ToyotaEsportsChallenge, An activation conceptualised and implemented by the vehicle manufacturer’s newly appointed activation and sponsorship agency, Brand Inc, #ToyotaEsportsChallenge sought to fill the void created by the postponement of…
Photo Credit:Gallo Images. The home venues for all 32 PSL and NFD teams in the Gauteng bio-bubble have been determined. The draw decided the home venues for each team as follows: Absa Premiership Baroka FC - Bidvest StadiumCape Town City - Loftus StadiumAmaZulu FC - Lucas Moripe StadiumMamelodi Sundowns -…
The South African football fraternity is mourning the passing away of Orlando Pirates super fan “Mgijimi”. Photo Credit:Howard Cleland. The Premier Soccer League(PSL) has made an announcement regarding venues and fixtures for the rest of the football season. Absa Premiership, GladAfrica Championship and Nedbank Cup matches are set to resume…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Real Madrid forward Mariano Diaz has tested positive for COVID-19, the Spanish champions said, casting doubt on his participation in their Champions League tie at Manchester City next week. Real said in a statement that tests were conducted on the squad on Monday and that though Diaz…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Stuart Broad's 500th Test wicket sent England on the way to completing a series victory over West Indies on the final day of the third Test at Emirates Old Trafford. Broad had Kraigg Brathwaite lbw to become only the fourth pace bowler and second England player after…
Photo Credit:Premier League Twitter. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has been named the League Managers Association manager of the year. Klopp has been voted top boss by the League Manager’s Association after guiding Liverpool to their first league title since 1990. Liverpool ended the season on 99 points, 18 ahead of…
Photo Credit:PSG. Injured Paris St-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe will miss the Champions League quarter-final with Atalanta in Lisbon on 12 August. Mbappe, 21, sustained an ankle injury during the French Cup final against Saint-Etienne on Friday, ruling him out for three weeks. He could return for the semi-final on 18…
Photo Credit:Gallo Images. Premier Soccer League (PSL) chairman Irvin Khoza has confirmed on Monday that the domestic season will resume on August 8, following a four-month complete halt due to the coronavirus pandemic. The decision to complete the 2019-20 season was voted for “unanimously” by clubs at a Board of…
Photo Credit:Mamelodi Sundowns. An unofficial date of 8th of August,is anticipated as the date for the restart of PSL matches. The PSL's latest BOG meeting is still in progress as members of the Board of Governors finalize a return to football after more than four months of suspension. After the…
Photo Credit:Lefty Shivambu. Mamelodi Sundowns defender Ricardo Nascimento has signed a new three-year contract that will keep him at the club until June 2023. Sundowns centre-back has been an excellent signing for the club since his arrival in 2016 “I feel very happy about the confidence Mamelodi Sundowns has shown…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. The inevitable Cristiano Ronaldo scored a beauty and made the second as Juventus sealed their ninth consecutive title with a 2-0 win over Sampdoria. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 31st league goal of the season from Miralem Pjanic's short free-kick in first-half injury time and Federico Bernardeschi sealed…
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu said he has "no doubt" Argentina forward Lionel Messi will sign a new contract with the club. The 33-year-old's current deal expires in 2021. "Messi has said many times that he wants to retire here and I have no doubt that he will re-sign," Bartomeu…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Manchester United secured a place in the Champions League at the expense of Leicester City with victory at King Power Stadium. United needed a point to confirm a place in the top four and break the hearts of the Foxes, who were in a Champions League spot…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. The Blues got back on the winning path as they sent the Chiefs crashing to an unwanted record with a 21-17 victory in a defensively focussed Super Rugby Aotearoa clash at Eden Park on Sunday. The win keeps the Blues alive as they still have a chance…
Photo Credit:PL. Champions League qualification and the battle to avoid relegation are at stake as the Premier League season concludes later today. Coronavirus prompted fears the campaign might not be completed but after 92 games in 40 days the top flight is set for a dramatic finale. Leicester City host…
Photo Credit:AP. Inter Milan moved into second place in Serie A, four points behind leaders Juventus, with a 3-0 win over Genoa thanks to goals from Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez. Juve will win the league with two games to spare if they beat Sampdoria on Sunday, but have only…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Third Test, Emirates Old Trafford (day two of five) England 369 (111.5 overs): Pope 91, Buttler 67, Roach 4-72 West Indies 137-6: Campbell 32, Broad 2-17, Anderson 2-17 Stuart Broad and James Anderson once again showed their enduring class as England took a huge step towards winning…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. FC Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez has tested positive for COVID-19. Xavi, 40, recently quashed rumours that he was preparing to move back to Barcelona and signed on for another season at the helm of the Qatari top-flight side. "A few days ago, following the Qatar Stars League…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Wes Goosen scored two tries to help the Hurricanes to a 34-32 win over the Crusaders, ending the home side's four-year unbeaten streak in Christchurch. Full-back Jordie Barrett added 19 points with the boot as the Hurricanes moved into second place on the table with 16 points,…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Paris St-Germain overcame an injury to Kylian Mbappe to beat 10-man Saint-Etienne and win the French Cup in a game for which some fans were allowed into the Stade de France. Neymar's goal in the 14th minute was enough to see off feisty Saint-Etienne on a bittersweet…
Photo Credit:GCIS. The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) expressed satisfaction with the meeting held with the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture led by Nathi Mthethwa. What emanated from the meeting is that SASCOC and the Department are not in competition but that they collaborate and share…
Photo Credit:Mercedes. Formula 1 has called off the US, Mexican and Brazilian Grands Prix this year as a result of the coronavirus crisis in the Americas. With infection rates rising in the three countries, F1 bosses believe it would be irresponsible to hold races there. Instead, three further races in…
Photo Credit:CSA. Cricket South Africa (CSA) have confirmed that 34 COVID-19 tests were conducted on the Momentum Proteas Women’s National High-Performance squad and support staff ahead of their first training camp, starting on Monday 27 July at the Powerade High Performance Centre in Pretoria. In a statement,CSA confirmed that three…
Photo Credit:Premier League. The 2020-21 Premier League and English Football League seasons will start on 12 September. The top-flight campaign will end on 23 May, while the Championship, League One and League Two seasons will culminate on 8 and 9 May. The play-off finals will take place on the May…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Juventus will have to wait to claim a ninth-straight Serie A title after a shock defeat to Udinese. Matthijs de Ligt put the league leaders into the ascendancy with a screamer from distance, but the hosts hit back through Ilija Nestorovsk and an injury time strike from…
Photo Credit:@LFC. Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson lifted the Premier League trophy on the Kop at a near-empty Anfield to mark the club's first top-flight triumph for 30 years. Henderson received the trophy from Reds legend Sir Kenny Dalglish, who was manager when Liverpool last won it in 1990. Liverpool were…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Liverpool beat Chelsea in a eight-goal thriller on the night the Reds' 30-year wait to get their hands on the English top-flight trophy ended. Naby Keita, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Georginio Wijnaldum put them in charge before Olivier Giroud pulled one back. It was 4-1 thanks to Roberto…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Manchester United need a point from their final game to clinch a Champions League place following a draw against West Ham. United had to come from behind to secure a point at Old Trafford and it was a bizarre incident that gave West Ham the lead at…
Photo Credit:Gallo Images. World football governing body,FIFA have given permission for the Premier Soccer League (PSL) season to be extended beyond the 31 August deadline that had previously been set by chairman Irvin Khoza. The PSL believe they need six weeks to finish the current 2019-20 season, and had set…
Anthony Taylor will become the first referee to take charge of two FA Cup finals since 1901 when Arsenal face Chelsea at Wembley on 1 August. Referees usually take charge of the FA Cup final just once in their career. The move is because coronavirus rules mean the game will…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Aston Villa moved out of the Premier League relegation zone for the first time since 28 February, with one game to go, after Trezeguet's priceless winner against Arsenal. Trezeguet beat Emiliano Martinez with a powerful first-time finish after Tyrone Mings had diverted a corner into the Egypt…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Watford failed to ease their relegation fears in the wake of Nigel Pearson's surprise sacking as they were hammered by a Raheem Sterling-inspired Manchester City. Defeat means the Hornets' battle to stay up will go to the final day of the season on Sunday, when they visit…
File Photo. 2018 CAF Women’s Player of the Year and Banyana Banyana striker Thembi Kgatlana is putting South Africa on the world map yet again. The tearaway striker has signed for Spanish Premier Division side SD Eibar from Benfica FC in Portugal. Kgatlana (24) who has had stints in USA…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Second Test, Emirates Old Trafford (day four of five) England 469-9 dec (Stokes 176, Sibley 120) & 129-3 dec (Stokes 78*) West Indies 287 (Brathwaite 75) & 198 (Brooks 62, Broad 3-42) England won by 113 runs; series level at 1-1 Ben Stokes and Stuart Broad again…
(Photo: Twitter/@francefootball). The Ballon d'Or for the world's best players will not be awarded in 2020 because of a "lack of sufficient fair conditions" created by the coronavirus pandemic. The prize has been awarded by France Football every year since 1956. Barcelona's Lionel Messi won the men's prize last year,…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. The men's T20 World Cup, scheduled to be held in Australia later this year, has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The tournament was due to take place between 18 October and 15 November. At today’s meeting of the IBC Board (the commercial subsidiary of the…
Photo Credit:@KaundaNtunja/Twitter. Former South African rugby player and respected commentator rugby Commentator Kaunda Ntunja has died. The tragic news was confirmed by his sister, Tando, on social media on Monday morning. "It is with deep sadness I confirm the passing of our beloved brother Kaunda Ntunja, earlier today in East…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Second Test, Emirates Old Trafford (day four of five) England 469-9 dec (Stokes 176, Sibley 120) & 37-2 West Indies 287 (Brathwaite 75, Brooks 68, Chase 51) England lead by 219 An explosive spell from Stuart Broad on the fourth evening kept alive England's hopes of winning…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Jon Rahm wiped away a tear of joy after replacing Rory McIlroy as world number one by winning the Memorial Tournament. A three-over-par 75 was enough to win on nine under, three clear of American Ryan Palmer (74), with Matt Fitzpatrick (68) third on five under, with…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea endured a Wembley nightmare as Chelsea cruised to victory and set up an FA Cup final date with Arsenal. De Gea,the experienced Spain international produced two horrendous errors either side of half-time to gift Chelsea two goals. He made a flimsy…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Tottenham boosted their chances of Europa League football next season and inflicted a huge blow on Leicester's Champions League ambitions with a superb performance. Leicester have been in the Premier League's top four for much of the season but this away defeat leaves them with a difficult…
Photo Credit:Mercedes. A dominant Lewis Hamilton seized the lead of the F1 world championship for the first time in the 2020 season with his second win in a row and a record-equalling eighth on the same circuit at the Hungarian GP. But Max Verstappen remarkably denied Mercedes another one-two finish…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Centre Sio Tomkinson scored the match-winning try in the 82nd minute as the Highlanders rallied from 24-0 down after 21 minutes to beat the Chiefs 33-31 in Super Rugby Aotearoa. They were down 24-7 at halftime and 31-7 early in the second half but rallied doggedly to…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Arsenal have reached the FA Cup final for the first time since 2017 after beating Manchester City 2-0 at Wembley. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored his 24th and 25th goals of the season in all competitions to seal a memorable win for the Gunners. Arsenal have now beaten both…
AB de Villiers played a blistering 24-ball 61 knock for the Eagles. - Twitter (@SupersportTV). Aiden Markram (70) and AB de Villiers (61) helped the Eagles to 160/4 in its 12 overs, convincingly beating the Kites and the Kingfishers to the gold medal. The match was a collaboration between CSA…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Jordie Barrett kicked a sideline conversion of Asafo Aumua’s 76th minute try and gave the Hurricanes a 29-27 victory over the Blues in their Super Rugby Aotearoa clash. Barrett’s conversion upstaged older brother Beauden, who was making his first appearance for the Blues in Wellington after he…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Second Test, Emirates Old Trafford (day two of five) England 469-9 dec: Stokes 176, Sibley 120, Chase 5-172 West Indies 32-1 West Indies trail by 437 Ben Stokes and Dom Sibley completed centuries to move England into a dominant position on day two of the second Test…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Leeds United are finally back in the top flight after securing promotion from the Championship to the Premier League after 16 years and 15 managers worth of pain. Their place in the top flight for next season was confirmed by West Brom's 2-1 defeat at Huddlersfield Town …
Photo Credit:Sameera Peiris. Faf Du Plessis has admitted to having "got it wrong before" as he, alongside Dwaine Pretorius,Rasie van der Dussen,Anrich Nortje and Marizanne Kapp, became the first members of the white Afrikaans cricket community in South Africa to publicly voice their support for the Black Lives Matter (BLM)…
Photo Credit:AFP. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said fans could be able to return to stadiums in England from October. Pilots will take place from 1 August but any stadium reopenings would be subject to coronavirus guidelines. Some sports, including football and cricket, have resumed behind closed doors after the Covid-19…
Photo Credit:Gallo Images. SASCOC Board held a meeting on Wednesday, 15 July 2020,resolved to respect the ongoing process being undertaken by the SASCOC Judicial Body in respect of Barry Hendricks. SASCOC’s Judicial Body Chairperson Advocate Willem Edeling SC advised on 13 July 2020, that despite the arbitration proceedings having been…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Real Madrid sealed the LaLiga title with a game left in the season, after beating Villareal 2-1 at home. Karim Benzema gave the Los Blancos the lead in the first half and then doubled the tally from the penalty spot. Villareal hit back with a late goal…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Leeds United took another big step towards ending their 16-year wait for promotion to the Premier League by battling past bottom-of-the-table Barnsley in a tense Yorkshire derby. The Whites now need just one point in their final two matches, but could be promoted as soon as Friday…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Leicester got their Champions League push back on track with a narrow win over Sheffield United to move within a point of third-placed Chelsea. The hosts dominated the first half with 19-year-old debutant Luke Thomas impressing at left wing-back and it was his low cross which set…
File Photo. Porto won their 29th Portuguese league title with two games to spare after second-half goals from captain Danilo Pereira and striker Moussa Marega secured a 2-0 home victory over Sporting Lisbon. Porto top the 18-team first division on 79 points from 32 games, eight more than perennial title…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Liverpool's hopes of setting a new points Premier League record ended when the champions suffered only their third defeat of their stellar campaign at Arsenal. And they looked on course when Sadio Mane gave Liverpool a fully deserved lead after 20 minutes when he slid home Andrew…
Photo Credit:GCIS. The British and Irish Lions tour to will take place in South Africa as scheduled in July and August 2021. Earlier during lockdown there were discussions about moving the tour to the autumn of 2021, not only because of coronavirus but to fit a new 'global-season' proposal. But…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. England have dropped batsman Joe Denly and rested pace bowlers James Anderson and Mark Wood for the second Test against West Indies. All-rounder Sam Curran and uncapped Sussex fast bowler Ollie Robinson have been named in a 13-man squad. Denly, 34, averages 29.53 in 15 matches, and…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. FIFA has announced that four matches will be played each day during the group stage of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The group games will be played over a 12-day period, with matches not being assigned to particular venues until after the finals draw in March…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Chelsea put themselves in the driving seat to secure a Champions League spot with an unspectacular victory over relegated Norwich at Stamford Bridge. Striker Olivier Giroud guided a header past Tim Krul on the stroke of half-time after Christian Pulisic created space for the cross on the…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said his team deserved an apology, after their two-year Uefa ban from European football was overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) – a verdict he called a "good day for football". Guardiola said the club's reputation had been damaged…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has acquired the Emirates FA Cup broadcast rights, through its sports division, SABC Sport. Watch the games on SABC 3, the SABC 3 YouTube channel. The rights are for the remaining 2019/2020 FA Cup season and include the quarter-finals, semi-finals and…
Log Leaders Real Madrid beat Granada 2-1 to clinch its ninth win on the trot in the La Liga. France defender Ferland Mendy opened the scoring with a ferocious finish from a tight angle before countryman Karim Benzema doubled the lead. But Real were forced to endure a nervous second…
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