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By Michael Vlismas. Kathu, Northern Cape – It's only his third tournament in South Africa and Englishman Bradley Bawden has already fallen in love with the country and the Sunshine Tour, and it showed as he shared a four-way tie for the lead after Thursday's first round of the Sishen…
By Gavin Rich. DHL Western Province will be heading to Johannesburg to play the Sigma Lions in Saturday's Carling Currie Cup clash at Emirates Airlines Park with arguably their strongest team of the season. With the Stormers not playing this weekend and some players from their highly successful Vodacom United…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has named his 23-man squad for next month's 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Morocco in Rabat. Broos originally selected 37 players to a preliminary squad about 10 days ago and has now reduced it to the 23 players who will…
By Anthony Moruthane. @GettyImages. Three young tennis talents from South Africa have been selected to attend an international BNP Paribas Young Talent activation at the French Open in Paris on Saturday, 28th May. The three players travelling to the international event include Simphiwe Ngwenya, Heike Janse van Vuuren and Devin…
By Michael Vlismas. Kathu, Northern Cape – When the young golfer with no shoes arrived with a bunch of other kids to take part in the Sunshine Tour's golf development clinic at this week's Sishen Classic, professional Alphius Kelapile felt like he knew everything about that boy without ever having…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Arthur Zwane has been named Kaizer Chiefs coach on a three-year deal. He will be assisted by Dillon Sheppard. Zwane has previously stood in as an interim coach at various times in the past including most recently between April and May 2022 following the departure of Stuart…
By Brenden Nel. @GettyImages. Springbok midfielder Andre Esterhuizen has been honoured for a stellar season with the Rugby Players' Association's Players' Player of the year award. The RPA - which represents all the professional rugby players in England - award is seen as the prestigious one as its voted by…
Staff Reporter. Nicolo Zaniolo won Roma their first ever major European trophy on Wednesday with the only goal in a 1-0 win over Feyenoord in the inaugural Europa Conference League final. Italy international Zaniolo struck with a well-taken finish in the 32nd minute to earn Roma their first trophy of…
Staff Reporter. AmaZulu Football Club have confirmed the appointment of Brandon Truter as their new permanent coach. Truter was appointed as interim coach of Amazulu in March following the sacking of Benni McCarthy. "Yes, I can confirm Brandon Truter will get his permanent appointment as coach, he did well under…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Former Manchester City star Vincent Kompany has left his job as Anderlecht head coach, the club said on Wednesday, amid reports he is set for a return to England as boss of Burnley. "The club and the coach have analysed the past season and discussed the…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - World No 1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic eased into the French Open third round on Wednesday by defeating the new pupil of his former long-time coach. Top seed Djokovic saw off Slovakia's Alex Molcan, who is coached by Marian Vajda, the man who inspired most…
Staff Reporter. Athletics South Africa (ASA) has named a large 89-member squad to compete at the CAA African Championships in Mauritius from 8-12 June 2022. The men's squad of 42 is led by some of the country's most experienced athletes, including defending African champions Akani Simbine (100m), Antonio Alkana (110m…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Sunshine Tour. Kathu, Northern Cape – It was in the back of a van while being transported to a COVID-19 quarantine facility in Phuket when perspective hit home hard for Toto Thimba Jnr. And it's this perspective that the Sunshine Tour professional hopes to bring…
Staff Reporter. Al Ahly may have reached a fifth CAF Champions League final in six years as they prepare to take on Moroccan rivals Wydad Casablanca on Saturday, but this time round they had to do it the hard way. They have already faced major foes Mamelodi Sundowns and Raja…
Staff Reporter. US Open champion Emma Raducanu was knocked out of the French Open on Wednesday, losing to Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the second round. The British 12th seed, making her professional debut this year at Roland Garros, had also lost to 47th-ranked Sasnovich at Indian…
Staff Reporter. Canelo Alvarez will return to super middleweight and face Gennady Golovkin in their trilogy fight on September 17, promoters Matchroom Boxing said. Alvarez, who holds all four major belts at super middleweight, stepped up to light heavyweight earlier this month but was beaten by Russian Dmitry Bivol in…
By Brenden Nel. @GettyImages. Despite losing several of their top stars, the Emirates Lions have managed to retain the services of winger Stean Pienaar for the next two years. The Lions recently signed Sanele Nohamba (a Springbok training squad member) from the Sharks, while they also resigned the likes of…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp was recognised for his side's tilt at an unprecedented quadruple this season as he was named the League Managers Association (LMA) and Premier League Manager of the Year on Tuesday. Liverpool won the League Cup and FA Cup and will play Real Madrid in the…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates kept their chances of qualifying for the Caf Champions League alive with their emphatic 4-1 DStv Premiership victory over Maritzburg United at Orlando Stadium on Tuesday night. Thembinkosi Lorch was the star of the show with a goal and two assists to help Mandla Ncikazi's side…
Staff Reporter. Proteas superstar David Miller powered the Gujarat Titans into the Indian Premier League final with a brilliant exhibition of power-hitting at Eden Gardens on Tuesday evening. With the Titans requiring 16 runs off the final over, Miller slapped three consecutive sixes off Prasidh Krishna to take his team…
Staff Reporter. Tottenham's owners have invested £150 millio into the club as they try to satisfy boss Antonio Conte's demands for significant upgrades to his squad. Conte's side clinched qualification for next season's Champions League on Sunday as their 5-0 rout of Norwich sealed a fourth-place finish in the Premier…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Danish teenager Holger Rune swept aside 14th seed Denis Shapovalov in straight sets at Roland Garros on Tuesday to earn his first win in a Grand Slam tournament and confirm his status as one of the sport's brightest prospects. The 19-year-old, who won his maiden tour…
Staff Reporter. Nduduzo Sibiya inspired Lamontville Golden Arrows to a 2-1 win over AmaZulu FC at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in their final DStv Premiership match of the season on Tuesday afternoon. The victory saw Arrows climb up to the eighth spot on the league standings as they boosted their…
Staff Reporter. The DHL Stormers have announced the signing of highly-rated Springbok hooker Joseph Dweba. The front-row powerhouse has spent the past two years playing in France for Top 14 side Bordeaux-Begles and will be back on home soil next season, with his contract effective from July. A former SA…
By Gavin Rich. The three-match test series between South Africa and Wales is now less than five weeks away from kick-off and the confidence of the visitors should be at an all-time low if you pay attention to the events of the past few months. Scarlets raised their game against…
Staff Reporter. Peter Shalulile has seen his remarkable league season come to a close as he scored in Monday's 3-2 victory over Royal AM to take his goals tally in the 2021/22 DStv Premiership campaign to 23, the third best ever in the Premier Soccer League era. It has been…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - West Ham defender Kurt Zouma admitted kicking and slapping his pet cat as he appeared at a court in London on Tuesday, in a case that caused public outrage across Britain. The France international pleaded guilty to two counts under the Animal Welfare Act at Thames…
Staff Reporter. The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has announced the 2022 finals of its tournament for locally-based players will feature 18 teams instead of 16. Algeria are due to host the African Nations Championships (CHAN) in January, which will now feature an usual format. Caf say the finals will…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Rafael Nadal kicked off his quest for a 14th Roland Garros title with a straight-sets win over Jordan Thompson, but former world No 1 Naomi Osaka and defending champion Barbora Krejcikova tumbled out in the first round Monday. Nadal, on a quarterfinal collision course with Novak…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Kenya will not take part in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, whose qualifying campaign starts in early June. Kenya is unable to take part because of its ongoing ban from football by world governing body Fifa because of governmental interference in the running of the game.…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Manchester United's new manager Erik ten Hag believes it is possible to end the dominance of Manchester City and Liverpool despite taking over a struggling side that finished a lowly sixth in the Premier League. United ended up 35 points behind champions City, who pipped Liverpool…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal showed no signs of pain as the 13-time French Open champion marched into the second round at Roland Garros with clinical 6-2 6-2 6-2 demolition of Australian Jordan Thompson on Monday. The Spaniard, who had never arrived in Paris as unprepared as this year…
Staff Reporter. DStv Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns wrapped up their 2021-22 campaign with a 3-2 win over hosts Royal AM in a rescheduled match played at the Chatsworth Stadium on Monday afternoon. The clash was originally meant to have been completed on Saturday, but was abandoned due to inclement weather.…
Staff Reporter. Bayern Munich and Germany captain Manuel Neuer has signed a one-year extension to his contract with the Bundesliga champions until 2024, it was confirmed on Monday. Neuer has just led Bayern to a tenth straight Bundesliga title and will be 38 by the time his new deal expires.…
Staff Reporter. Japan's Naomi Osaka crashed out of the French Open in a 7-5 6-4 first-round loss to American Amanda Anisimova on Monday, a year after her dramatic withdrawal from the claycourt Grand Slam tournament amid mental health issues. Up against 27th seed Anisimova, four-time Grand Slam champion Osaka never…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Robert Lewandowski's agent Pini Zahavi has made it clear the Polish striker wants to leave Bayern Munich, amid reports Barcelona have made an offer. "For Robert, things are very clear: he wants to leave FC Bayern this summer," Zahavi told German daily Bild. Lewandowski has already…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool have completed the signing of Fabio Carvalho from Fulham after initially missing out on the winger on Deadline Day in January. Carvalho's current deal expires this summer and Fulham are entitled to compensation set by a tribunal should the teenager join another English side at the end…
By Gavin Rich. No-one who has watched Leinster play recently would disagree that there is a low road to the Vodacom United Rugby Championship final and the DHL Stormers will be pleased to have avoided it and be on the high road. What makes the knock-out phase of the competition…
Staff Reporter. (SS) - With the relegation places in the DStv Premiership having been decided this past week, we can now look ahead to the Promotion/Relegation Play-Offs that will be played from May 29-June 15, which will determine who will be the 16th team in the elite league next season.…
Staff Reporter. Caption: Justin Thomas celebrates with caddie Jim "Bones" Mackay after winning the PGA Championship on Sunday at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla. Sue Ogrocki. (AFP) - Justin Thomas defeated fellow American Will Zalatoris by one stroke in a three-hole aggregate playoff on Sunday to win the…
Staff Reporter. Mohamed Salah and Son Heung-min shared the Premier League Golden Boot on Sunday after both scored on the final day of the season. South Korea's Son netted twice in Tottenham's 5-0 win at Norwich to move to 23 goals – one clear of Salah, but the Egypt forward…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - AC Milan won their first Serie A title in 11 years on Sunday after beating Sassuolo 3-0 to snatch the crown from local rivals Inter Milan. Needing just a point to claim the Scudetto Milan swept their hosts aside thanks to an Olivier Giroud brace and…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour. Harare, Zimbabwe – An excellent day with the putter saw Albert Venter to a superb final-round 66 and a playoff for the FBC Zimbabwe Open at Royal Harare Golf Club, with the 26-year-old then sinking a 16-foot birdie putt on the second…
By Phil McNulty. Manchester City staged a stunning late comeback with three goals in five minutes to beat Aston Villa and win the Premier League as their title chances looked to be slipping away amid dramatic scenes at Etihad Stadium. Pep Guardiola's needed victory to secure their fourth title in…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - KL Rahul will lead India in the absence of top stars Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma next month in five Twenty20 internationals against South Africa at home. Several senior players, including all-format captain Sharma, will only return for the one-off test in Birmingham beginning 1 July…
By Andrew Benson. Red Bull Max Verstappen fought back from an early spin to win the Spanish Grand Prix after title rival Charles Leclerc retired from a dominant lead. It was Verstappen's fourth victory in six races this year, helped by Red Bull imposing team orders on Sergio Perez. And…
Staff Reporter. Tunisia's Ons Jabeur crashed out of the French Open in the first round on Sunday, losing to Poland's 56th-ranked Magda Linette 3-6, 7-6 (7/4), 7-5. The 27-year-old sixth seed was seen as a potential champion in Paris, despite never having previously got past the fourth round. Jabeur came…
Staff Reporter. Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick accepted partial blame for their underwhelming season but said he was unable to effectively implement his pressing style because of the physical limitations of the squad. Rangnick took over from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in November but the German has failed to galvanise…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel believes the club's misfiring forward line must "over-perform" next season if they are to have any chance of catching Manchester City and Liverpool in the Premier League. A lack of goals has contributed to Chelsea's disappointing league campaign, with midfielder Mason Mount…
Staff Reporter. Carlos Alcaraz headlines the first day of the French Open on Sunday as the teenage Spanish sensation gives Roland Garros a glimpse of the future of Grand Slam tennis. The 19-year-old, bidding to become just the eighth teenager to capture a major men's title, is widely tipped to…
Staff Reporter. Fiorentina will return to European football for the first time in five years after beating Juventus 2-0 to qualify for next season's Conference League. Alfred Duncan's finish on the stroke of halftime and Nicolas Gonzalez's late penalty gave Vincenzo Italiano's side the win they needed to guarantee continental…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Kylian Mbappe said he was "very happy" to stay at Paris Saint-Germain after the club's president announced on Saturday the World Cup winner was rejecting Real Madrid to remain in France until 2025. "I am very happy to stay in France, in Paris, in my city,"…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Ten-man RB Leipzig lifted the German Cup at the third attempt on Saturday winning 4-2 on penalties having fought back to draw 1-1 against Freiburg after extra-time. "To win with ten men says a lot about our mentality and I'm really proud. It's great to finally…
Staff Reporter. Tiger Woods withdrew from the PGA Championship after limping to a nine-over par 79 in Saturday's third round, his remarkable comeback from severe leg injuries succumbing to a painful reality. Woods withdrew from a major for the first time as a professional and only the second time ever…
By Gavin Rich. Centre Ruhan Nel scored a try off the last move of the game to clinch the DHL Stormers an exciting 26-21 win over the Scarlets in Llanelli on Saturday that seals their South African conference triumph and secures their home ground advantage in the Vodacom United Rugby…
By Brenden Nel. The Emirates Lions used their forward power to finish their Vodacom United Rugby Championship season on a high, beating Dragons in Newport 21-11 on Saturday. The win meant the Dragons finished the season without a home win and despite the mammoth amount of errors from both sides…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Rangers won the Scottish Cup for the first time since 2009 as Saturday's 2-0 victory against Hearts erased the pain of their Europa League final defeat. Giovanni van Bronckhorst's side were beaten on penalties by Eintracht Frankfurt after a 1-1 draw in the club's first European…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour. Harare, Zimbabwe – The third round of the FBC Zimbabwe Open at Royal Harare Golf Club will not be fondly recalled by Luca Filippi, but the good news for the 23-year-old is that he still leads going into Sunday's final round despite…
By Andrew Benson. Charles Leclerc withstood enormous pressure after a spin on his first lap in final qualifying to bounce back and take pole at the Spanish Grand Prix. The Ferrari driver pulled out a superb performance to demote title rival Max Verstappen's Red Bull to second. The world champion…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Baroka FC have suffered direct relegation from the DStv Premiership after a 1-0 defeat away to Maritzburg United at Harry Gwala Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The result, which was decided by a goal from veteran defender Clayton Daniels, sees Baroka's six-year stint in the top flight come…
By Simon Stone. France forward Kylian Mbappe has agreed in principle to stay at Paris St-Germain. The 2018 World Cup winner, 23, had been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid but has committed his future to the French champions. Mbappe will sign a lucrative new three-year contract with…
Staff Reporter. Manchester City's Kevin de Bruyne has been voted the 2021-22 Premier League player of the season, while team-mate Phil Foden was named best young player. Belgium midfielder De Bruyne has scored 15 goals and registered seven assists, with City top of the league before the final day of…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Manchester City have the destiny of the Premier League title in their hands heading into Sunday's final day showdown, with the defending champions holding a slender one-point lead over quadruple-chasing Liverpool. Pep Guardiola's men will claim a fourth English title in five years of a dominant…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, with 41 Grand Slam titles between them, will attempt to derail the growing hype surrounding teenage sensation Carlos Alcaraz at the French Open from Sunday. All three have been placed in the top half of the draw, meaning only one will…
By Alex Bysouth. American Will Zalatoris takes a one-stroke lead into the weekend at the US PGA Championship after overnight leader Rory McIlroy dropped back on day two. McIlroy began the day one shot clear of the field but the Northern Irishman finished it five behind Zalatoris, who reached nine…
By Georg van Eck. The Cell C Sharks scored two late tries but it wasn't enough to prevent Ulster from scoring an important 24-21 win in their final Vodacom United Rugby Championship league clash at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast on Friday night. The Sharks were well out of it at…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Olympic champion Andre De Grasse said on Friday he was relishing the rivalry with American sensation Erriyon Knighton over the coming years. Canadian De Grasse, 27, sprinted out of the shadow of Jamaican legend Usain Bolt after winning 200m gold at the Tokyo Olympics. And he…
By Brenden Nel. Springbok midfielder Cornal Hendricks sliced the Ospreys defence open three times to score a hat-trick of tries as the Bulls produced close to their best overseas performance to beat the Welsh side 38-31 in their Vodacom United Rugby Championship match in Swansea on Friday night. Hendricks's hat-trick…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Moroccan dominance of the CAF Confederation Cup continued in Uyo, Nigeria, on Friday as Renaissance Berkane beat South Africans Orlando Pirates 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw following extra time. Youssef el Fahli scored his sixth goal of the second-tier African competition for Berkane seven…
By Andrew Benson. Lewis Hamilton hailed what he believes is a breakthrough with his Mercedes after a promising showing in Spanish Grand Prix practice. Hamilton was third fastest, behind pace-setter Charles Leclerc's Ferrari and Mercedes team-mate George Russell. Hamilton said: "It is positive. I am super happy with the progress.…
By Alistair Magowan & Simon Stone. Leeds and Burnley are threatening legal action against Everton and the Premier League over the handling of the club's finances. Both clubs wrote to the league last week regarding Everton's most recent accounts which showed losses of £120.9m for the 2020-21 season. They have…
By Brenden Nel. The Springbok Sevens team bounced back from their disappointing loss to Ireland in the Toulouse Sevens by swamping Spain in the second half to win 27-7. A brace of tries by Zane Davids in the first half, as well as late tries by Ronald Brown and debutant…
Staff Reporter. Thulani Ngwenya, the South African Football Association's Chief Medical Officer, has been appointed as the official Doping Officer for this year's FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Ngwenya is a member of the South African Sports Medicine Association (Sasma) and a member of the CAF and FIFA Medical Association.…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour. Harare, Zimbabwe – Just about every golfer chats about bringing an aggressive approach to the course, but it doesn't always translate into reality or a low score. But it did for 23-year-old Luca Filippi on Friday in the second round of the…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Cape Town City chairman John Comitis has been found guilty of 'bringing the league into disrepute. Comitis appeared before the PSL Disciplinary Committee on Thursday for bringing the league into disrepute after comments made in the media last month with regards to the outcome of the Kaizer…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Frenchman Jean-Louis Gasset was on Friday named the new coach of the Ivory Coast, who will be hosting the Africa Cup of Nations finals in June next year. The 68-year-old has signed a contract for 12 months, with the option of another year, the Ivorian federation…
Staff Reporter. Marcus Smart returned from injury to spur his Boston Celtics side to victory over the Miami Heat, levelling the Eastern Conference finals at 1-1. A superb all-round effort from Smart saw him contribute 24 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds in the Celtics' 127-102 win in Florida. Jayson…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Carlo Ancelotti says it is important Real Madrid recognise the contribution Gareth Bale has made to club and called on fans to give him a fitting farewell in his final home game when they face Real Betis later on Friday. The 32-year-old has made just seven…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates will go head-to-head with RS Berkane in the 2021-22 Caf Confederation Cup final at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Nigeria on Friday. Pirates became the first South African club to reach four continental finals after defeating Libya's Al Ahli Tripoli 2-1 on aggregate in a…
Staff Reporter. Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira was involved in an altercation with a fan in the wake of Thursday's 3-2 Premier League defeat at Everton and could face a Football Association investigation into the incident. Vieira was walking towards the away dressing room after the final whistle having seen…
Staff Reporter. Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel said it was a "miracle" they were set to finish third in the league given they have played much of the season without N'Golo Kante, comparing the France midfielder to the likes of Paris St Germain pair Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. Kante made only…
By Alex Bysouth. Rory McIlroy got his bid to end an eight-year major drought off to a solid start as he set the early pace on day one of the US PGA Championship. After a stutter, Northern Ireland's four-time major champion closed with a birdie to card a five-under 65…
Staff Reporter. Everton secured their Premier League status with an incredible fightback where they came from two goals down to beat Crystal Palace. The hosts, who will continue their 68-year stay in the top flight, looked like they were heading for defeat after Palace scored twice in the first half…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Defending champion Novak Djokovic, 13-time winner Rafael Nadal and new teenage star Carlos Alcaraz were drawn in the same half of Roland-Garros on Thursday. World No 1 Djokovic and Nadal, ranked five, are seeded to meet as early as the quarterfinals. Alcaraz, 19, is bidding to…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour. Harare, Zimbabwe – Louis Albertse will remember with fondness the first three holes of the Royal Harare Golf Club as he birdied them all en route to a superb seven-under-par 65 and a one-stroke lead after the first round of the FBC…
Staff Reporter. The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has announced the list of nominees for the 2021/22 PSL Awards. The virtual awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, 29 May 2022 at 7pm CAT. Andile Jali (Mamelodi Sundowns), Victor Letsoalo (Royal AM) and Peter Shalulile (Mamelodi Sundowns) are the three nominees…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Tiger Woods birdied the par-4 10th hole to begin Thursday's opening round of the 104th PGA Championship as he continues his amazing comeback from severe leg injuries. Woods, a 15-time major champion, joined Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy in an all-star pairing off the back nine…
By Brenden Nel. @AFP. A tweet by SA Rugby's Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus had former Ireland international CJ Stander smiling from ear to ear after World Rugby took the step of clamping down on water carriers. The world body said no Director of coaching or head coach could be…
Staff Reporter. Naomi Osaka returns to Roland Garros looking to banish the memories of her withdrawal 12 months ago, but hampered by concerns over her clay-court form and fitness. The former world No 1 pulled out of last year's French Open ahead of the second round, citing mental health issues.…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Eintracht Frankfurt defeated Rangers 5-4 on penalties to win the Europa League on Wednesday after the final in Seville finished 1-1 at the end of extra time. Aaron Ramsey missed for Rangers in the shoot-out after coming on as a substitute with only three minutes left…
By Neil Manthorp. Quinton de Kock smashed an extraordinary 140 not out from just 70 balls and added 210 for the first wicket with KL Rahul to boost the Lucknow Super Giants to a daunting total of 210 without loss but they still had to scrap to a nail-biting, two-run…
By Michael Vlismas. @SunshineTour. The FBC Zimbabwe Open is a title that's been held by two former world number ones and multiple Major champions, and this week one of the premier African tournaments on the Sunshine Tour schedule makes its return after a three-year absence. The celebrated Royal Harare Golf…
Staff Reporter. (SS) - Mamelodi Sundowns will be seeking to complete a 'Treble' this season when they take on Marumo Gallants in the Nedbank Cup final at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace on May 28. The Brazilians breezed to the DStv Premiership title with four rounds to spare, and claimed…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - England have recalled all-time leading wicket-takers James Anderson and Stuart Broad for the opening two matches of a three-test series against New Zealand in June. The pacemen were controversially left out of the squad for the recent tour of the Caribbean, which England lost 1-0, hot…
Staff Reporter. File Photo. (Reuters) - Five Eintracht Frankfurt fans were arrested in Seville late on Tuesday after some 200 of the German club's supporters attacked Rangers fans on the eve of the Europa League final, Spanish police said. It was the first violent incident recorded in Seville ahead of…
Staff Reporter. Biniam Girmay has been forced to abandon the Giro d'Italia one day after making history as the first black African winner of a Grand Tour stage. Eritrean Girmay won stage 10 on Tuesday but went to hospital after popping a prosecco cork into his left eye while celebrating…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy were grouped together for the opening two rounds of the PGA Championship, the PGA of America announced on Tuesday. Creating a star-studded pairing that figures to draw a huge crowd of spectators, the epic comeback story of Woods will…
By Gavin Rich. There was a good reason why DHL Stormers head coach John Dobson made it clear several weeks ago that he wanted his team to secure their Vodacom United Rugby Championship play-off spot and Champions Cup qualification before their final league game against the Scarlets. Most of the…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool defeated Southampton to ensure the Premier League title race will go to the final day of the season. Joel Matip scored a second-half winner, looping in a header after the Saints failed to cleared a left-wing corner. Southampton had gone ahead when Nathan Redmond's curled effort took…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Kaizer Chiefs have been slapped with another fine by the Premier Soccer League (PSL) disciplinary committee for failing to honour their fixtures against Cape Town City and Golden Arrows. Back in December, a mass Covid-19 outbreak at the club occurred, with no less than 52 members testing…
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