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By Andrew Benson. Lewis Hamilton is "disillusioned" and will never get over the events of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, says Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff. Hamilton was "robbed" of the title and the decisions made over a late-race safety car "still feel like a nightmare", Wolff said. He…
By Anthony Moruthane. Former South African Davis Cup and ATP Tour player Jeff Coetzee has stepped down as Tennis SA's Director of Tennis, in order to focus on other commitments.Photo credit: Reg Caldecott. Having made significant progress in the role, former South African Davis Cup and ATP Tour player Jeff…
Staff Reporter. Tottenham Hotspur's Premier League match against Leicester on Thursday has been postponed due to Covid-19 outbreaks, Sky Sports News has been told. It is the third consecutive postponement involving Tottenham, after their Europa Conference League match against Rennes and last weekend's Premier League game against Brighton were also…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Mercedes have decided not to pursue their appeal against the results of the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Their move follows a decision by governing body the FIA to conduct a "detailed analysis" of the end of the race and an admission it was "tarnishing" Formula 1's…
Staff Reporter. Australia captain Pat Cummins is out of the second Ashes Test against England at Adelaide after being deemed a close contact of someone who tested positive for Covid-19. Steve Smith is leading Australia in the day-night match, which starts on Thursday, with seamer Michael Neser making his debut…
Staff Reporter. Devonte Graham's incredible 61ft buzzer-beater secured a 113-110 win for the New Orleans Pelicans over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Oklahoma's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander tied the scores with 1.4 seconds remaining in the NBA Western Conference game. But Graham's remarkable shot - the longest game-winning buzzer-beater in 25 years -…
Staff Reporter. Arsenal beat West Ham 2-0 at the Emirates on Wednesday night to move into the Premier League's top four. Gabriel Martinell scored a spectacular goal to give Arsenal the lead early in the second half, while Alexander Lacazette missed a penalty that would have put the game away…
Staff Reporter. Real Madrid, Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao have begun legal action against La Liga after it agreed a £1.7bn investment. The deal with private equity fund CVC Capital Partners was agreed last week. In a joint statement, the clubs called the deal "an illegal transaction", adding it would cause…
Staff Reporter. Athletics South Africa has announced a 78-member National Preparation Squad in order to help athletes ensure they are ready for the new campaign in what is likely to be an action-packed 2022 season. The ASA Preparation Squad includes 58 men, spearheaded by the likes of sprint stars Wayde…
Staff Reporter. Burnley's Premier League match at home to Watford on Wednesday has been postponed because of an ongoing Covid outbreak within the visitors' squad. Burnley made the announcement on social media at 17:00 GMT, with the game scheduled to kick off at 19:30. The Premier League said Watford had…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Cricket South Africa (CSA) made public its report that followed the Social Justice and Nation Building (SJN) hearings this year that sought to address racism, discrimination, and exclusion in the game. The report from Ombudsman Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza can be seen in its 235-page entirety here. Cricket…
Staff Reporter. Inter Milan are preparing to terminate Christian Eriksen's contract. The Denmark midfielder has not played since he collapsed during his country's Euro 2020 match against Finland in June. It was recently revealed that he had started training again on his own, at a facility arranged by his local…
Staff Reporter. Indian Test captain Virat Kohli has denied reports that he asked to skip the upcoming one-day international (ODI) series in South Africa. This comes a week after Rohit Sharma replaced Kohli as ODI captain. Local media reported on Tuesday that the star cricketer wished to opt out of…
Staff Reporter. The Confederation of African Football has confirmed the match officials for the upcoming AFCON finals with a major decision taken on controversial Senegalese referee Ndiaye Maguette and a South African referee. The AFCON finals run January 9 – February 6 in Cameroon in a 24-nation tournament which will…
Staff Reporter. England will play New Zealand and South Africa in next year's Autumn Nations Series in what boss Eddie Jones is describing as a "mini World Cup". They meet the All Blacks on 19 November 2022 for the first time since beating them in the 2019 World Cup semi-finals.…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Sergio Aguero has announced his retirement from football within six months of joining Barcelona from Manchester City. Aguero, 33, made only five appearances for the Catalan side as a result of injuries and health problems since moving to Spain. He was taken to hospital on 30 October…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @GalloImages. The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) have announced the appointment of Nozipho Jafta as its new chief executive officer (CEO). Jafta will replace the late Tubby Reddy, who resigned as permanent CEO of Sascoc in 2018. She is currently the operations, sales, marketing,…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Stephen Curry received plaudits from across the NBA after breaking the league's three-point record as the Golden State Warriors beat the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. The 33-year-old needed one three-point success on the night to equal the mark of 2,973 set by NBA legend…
Staff Reporter. James Anderson and Stuart Broad are in England's 12-man squad for the second Ashes Test against Australia, which starts on Thursday at 04:00 GMT. England's leading Test wicket-takers were left out of the series opener, which ended in a nine-wicket defeat at the Gabba in Brisbane. Pace bowler…
Staff Reporter. Manchester City have extended their Premier League lead on Tuesday with an utterly comprehensive 7-0 win over Leeds United at the Etihad Stadium. The defending champions were at their scintillating best as they racked up their biggest victory of the season and moved further clear of Liverpool and…
Staff Reporter. Swallows FC and Orlando Pirates played to a 1-1 draw in the original Soweto Derby that was played at Dobsonville Stadium. The result sees Pirates placed third on 24 points – now 16 adrift of leaders Mamelodi Sundowns – while the Birds are 13th and just one point…
Staff Reporter. Bayern Munich's Serge Gnabry scored a hat-trick and set up two more for record-breaking Robert Lewandowski in a 5-0 demolition of hosts VfB Stuttgart on Tuesday, that opened up a nine-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga. The Bavarians, who secured the unofficial 'autumn championship' ahead of…
Staff Reporter. 10-man Mamelodi Sundowns claimed a 2-1 victory over Baroka FC at Loftus Versfeld on Tuesday to extend their lead at the top of the table. Andile Jali returned from suspension and Kermit Erasmus got a rare starting berth for Sundowns, whilst Baroka named star man Evidence Makgopa on…
Staff Reporter. Premier League players and club staff will need to take a lateral flow test every day in order to get into training grounds as part of new measures agreed on Tuesday. The action is aimed at stemming the rising number of positive cases. The Premier League confirmed on…
Staff Reporter. Arsenal stripped Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of the captaincy to "defend the interests" of the club, says manager Mikel Arteta. Aubameyang, 32, was removed as skipper after his "latest disciplinary breach". The Gabon striker, who was dropped for Saturday's 3-0 Premier League win over Southampton, will not be considered for…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The Bundesliga's penultimate round of the 2021/22 Hinrunde promises thrillers up and down the league, with more than 100 goals scored over the past three rounds of fixtures. No fewer than 14 of those have come from Matchday 14 and 15 games involving VfB Stuttgart and reigning…
By Michael Vlismas. Image Supplied. The Club at Steyn City in the north of Johannesburg will host its first major international tournament with the new $1.5 million Steyn City Championship, which will make its debut on the Sunshine Tour and DP World Tour schedule in March 2022. The Steyn City…
Staff Reporter. Two Chicago Bulls fixtures have been postponed over a Covid-19 outbreak, the first games called off in the NBA because of the virus this season. Games against the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday and the Toronto Raptors on Thursday are off, the NBA said. The NBA postponed 31 games…
Staff Reporter. Two goals from defenders earned AS Roma a 2-0 victory over Spezia on Monday, a result that saw Jose Mourinho's side climb above Juventus into sixth place in the Serie A standings. Chris Smalling headed Roma ahead when he converted after Tammy Abraham's earlier header following a corner.…
Staff Reporter. Manchester United's Premier League match against Brentford on Tuesday night has been postponed after a Covid-19 outbreak at the Old Trafford club. The league says the decision was made "following guidance from medical advisers due to the exceptional circumstances" of the outbreak. Earlier, United shut down operations at…
Staff Reporter. Manchester United are in discussions with the Premier League over whether it is "safe" for Tuesday's game at Brentford to go ahead after a Covid-19 outbreak at the Old Trafford club. Positives reported on Monday have been confirmed by PCR tests and operations at their Carrington training ground…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Al Ahly’s boss Pitso Mosimane and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah were named Men’s Best Player and Best Club Coach in the IFFHS men’s CAF awards 2021. Mosimane has collected an IFFHS award, namely the Best Club Coach in the CAF area after his achievements with the Reds. After…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Caption:Minister of Arts,Sports & Culture Nathi Mthethwa and Dr Debbie Alexander from the International Paralympic committee. World Triathlon Vice President Debbie Alexander (South Africa) has been elected Member at Large of the International Paralympic Committee Governing Board. At the IPC General Assembly, held virtually this weekend, Dr…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. A re-draw for the Champions League last 16 has pitted Manchester United against Atletico Madrid after Ralf Rangnick’s side had initially been drawn to face Paris Saint-Germain. A surprise turn of events saw the initial last-16 draw declared void after what UEFA called a "technical error" involving…
By Andrew Benson. Lewis Hamilton said over his team radio at the end of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix that the race had been "manipulated", it has emerged. The Mercedes driver was magnanimous in his interviews after the race, which ended in controversial style after a late-race safety car period.…
Staff Reporter. The Champions League last-16 draw will take place again at 14:00 GMT after a "technical problem" caused an error in the initial one. Manchester United were initially drawn to face Villarreal but this was not permitted under tournament rules as they had been in the same group. Instead…
Staff Reporter. Rangers have been drawn against German giants Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League Knockout Round play-offs. The Scottish champions were seeded in Monday's draw having finished runners-up in their group behind Lyon. Dortmund, who sit second to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, dropped into the Europa League after…
Staff Reporter. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Sunday sacked Gernot Rohr as coach of the national team after several weeks of speculation concerning his future due to poor performances. The 68-year-old German national Rohr, who had been Super Eagles coach since August 2016, had a contract with Nigeria until…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Premier Soccer League (PSL) chairman Irvin Khoza says they are treating the issue around Kaizer Chiefs’ postponed games with the utmost urgency and are hopeful that there can be a ruling made at an executive committee meeting on Tuesday. Chiefs opted out of their recent DStv Premiership…
Staff Reporter. Premier Soccer League is set to host a media briefing for a special announcement. The League’s chairman Irvin Khoza, is the one who’s expected to speak. Among many issues affecting the league is the Covid-19 outbreak that forced Kaizer Chiefs to not honour two of their fixtures and…
Staff Reporter. LeBron James starred with a 30-point triple-double as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Orlando Magic 106-94. It was James' 101st career triple-double as the Lakers recorded their fifth win in seven games. James scored 14 of his points in the third quarter for the Lakers and added…
Staff Reporter. Kylian Mbappe struck twice as Paris St-Germain continued their dominance of Ligue 1 with victory over Monaco. Mauricio Pochettino's side were fortunate early on when Monaco's Sofiane Diop struck the post. But when Djibril Sidibe caught Angel di Maria in the box, Mbappe swept home the resulting penalty…
Staff Reporter. Real Madrid won for the 10th game in a row to beat neighbours Atletico Madrid and move eight points clear of Sevilla at the top of La Liga. La Liga's top scorer Karim Benzema powered in a fantastic volley from Vinicius Jr's cross to give Carlo Ancelotti's side…
By Andrew Benson. Formula 1 officials rejected two protests by Mercedes against the result of the controversial title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with the team set to appeal against one decision. Red Bull's Max Verstappen passed Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes for the lead to clinch his first world championship after a…
Staff Reporter. Conor Gallagher scored twice and James Tomkins was also on target as Crystal Palace stopped a run of three defeats by beating Everton 3-1 at Selhurst Park on Sunday to renew pressure on visiting manager Rafael Benitez. Gallagher fired home four minutes before halftime as Palace took advantage…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs marked their return to action to the DStv Premiership with a 2-0 win over Sekhukhune United at the FNB Stadium on Sunday evening. Chiefs leapfrog Soweto rivals Orlando Pirates into second place on the standings, behind pacesetters Mamelodi Sundowns who are 12 points clear. Sekhukhune has…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Lewis Hamilton was gracious in defeat after Red Bull rival Max Verstappen ended the Briton's quest for an unprecedented eighth Formula One title with a safety-car aided, last-lap pass for championship glory at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday. The 36-year-old, who started second alongside…
Staff Reporter. Nico Gonzalez and Abdessamad Ezzalzouli scored their first career goals for Bracelona on Sunday as they were pegged back late to draw with Osasuna 2-2 at the El Sadar Stadium. The result sees Xavi's side stay eighth in the table, 15 points behind leaders Real Madrid, who play…
By Andrew Benson. @F1. Red Bull's Max Verstappen won his first Formula 1 world title in dramatic circumstances at the season finale in Abu Dhabi. His rival Lewis Hamilton had appeared in control of the race and on course for the title himself, despite controversy on the first lap, until…
Staff Reporter. @NetballSA. Cape Winelands are the 2021 SPAR National Netball Champions. They beat Nelson Mandela Bay (NMB) 66-54 in the final at Hoërskool DF Malan on Saturday to bring the title back to the Cape for the first time since 2016. Defending champions Tshwane withdrew from the event after…
Staff Reporter. Haas driver Nikita Mazepin testing positive for Covid-19 will not have a "wider impact" on the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, says Formula 1. The 22-year-old Russian will not race after returning the result on-site, with a re-test also positive. "Mazepin is experiencing mild symptoms and is now…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns claimed a hard-fought 1-0 win over Tshwane derby rivals SuperSport United at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday night, opening a 14-point lead at the top of the DStv Premiership standings. The result, secured by an early goal from Peter Shalulile, saw the Brazilians move to…
Staff Reporter. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a bicycle kick in stoppage-time to earn a point for Serie A leaders AC Milan against Udinese, becoming just the third person in the 21st century to score 300 goals across Europe's top five leagues. The 40-year-old Swede wasted a glorious chance to open the…
Staff Reporter. Manchester United Cristiano Ronaldo's scored a second-half penalty to give Ralf Rangnick's side a 1-0 against Norwich at Old Trafford on Saturday. Ronaldo sent Tim Krul the wrong way on 75 minutes after the Portuguese had been hauled down by Max Aarons on the edge of the six-yard…
Staff Reporter. Juventus missed the chance to claim a third successive win in Serie A after being held 1-1 by Venezia. Former Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata broke the deadlock with a near-post finish from Luca Pellegrini's cross. But the hosts equalised through Mattia Aramu's curling finish from the edge of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. There was drama prior to Saturday's DStv Premiership match between Orlando Pirates and TS Galaxy when the visiting team's chairman was denied access to the field. Video footage has emerged showing TS Galaxy president Tim Sukazi clashing with police and security officials after being denied entry onto…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool overcame Aston Villa's resistance thanks to Mohamed Salah's second-half penalty in their Premier League clash at Anfield on Saturday. The game marked the first return of former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard to Anfield since he left the club in 2015 and his Villa team put up an…
Staff Reporter. Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich came from a goal down to beat Mainz 05 2-1 in the Bundesliga on Saturday The visitors took a shock lead courtesy of Karim Onisiwo's close-range header midway through the first half. Kingsley Coman's confident finish from Corentin Tolisso's pass restored parity, before Jamal…
Staff Reporter. Red Bull's Max Verstappen struck the first blow in his title decider against Lewis Hamilton by taking a stunning pole position in Abu Dhabi. Verstappen was 0.371 seconds faster than the Mercedes driver after a brilliant first qualifying lap at Yas Marina. Verstappen and Hamilton head into the…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @GettyImages. The former Cameroonian international Samuel Eto'o has just been elected president of the Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot) with 43 votes, ahead of the incumbent president, who received 31 votes. The former Barcelona and Inter player, defeated Seidou Mbombo Njoya, who was elected in 2018, but his…
Staff Reporter. Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was dropped for Saturday's Premier League match with Southampton because of "a disciplinary breach", said Gunners boss Mikel Arteta. Aubameyang, 32, was a substitute in Monday's defeat by Everton. He was expected to play a part against Southampton but was not in the squad.…
Staff Reporter. Manchester City eventually overcame 10-man Wolves with Raheem Sterling's second-half penalty in their Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Sterling kept his cool to roll his 66th-minute spot-kick past Jose Sa after a lengthy VAR check ruled Joao Moutinho had illegally blocked Bernardo Silva's cross,…
Staff Reporter. Tottenham Hotspur's postponed Europa Conference League game with Rennes will not be rescheduled, says Uefa. Spurs announced on Wednesday that the group match - due to be played on Thursday at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium - could not take place following 13 coronavirus cases at the club. Rennes critised …
Staff Reporter. Interim boss Ralf Rangnick says he will not try to convince midfielder Paul Pogba to stay at Manchester United if he has made up his mind to leave. Pogba, 28, re-joined United in a then-world record £89m transfer from Juventus in 2016. However, the French World Cup winner…
Staff Reporter. @Giannis_An34. Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James led the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers to victories in the NBA. Bucks forward Antetokounmpo notched 41 points, 17 rebounds and five assists to end the Houston Rockets' seven-game winning streak with a 123-114 success. James scored 33 points as…
Staff Reporter. The England players after the defeat. AP/PTI. England's hope evaporated into a crushing nine-wicket defeat by Australia on the fourth day of the first Ashes Test at the Gabba. After the optimism of their third-day fightback, England meekly lost their last eight wickets for 77 runs in the…
By Emma Sanders. Brentford scored two goals in the final 10 minutes to come from behind and deny Watford victory at the Community Stadium. Bryan Mbeumo slotted in a stoppage-time penalty to make it 2-1, minutes after captain Pontus Jansson had equalised with a header at the back post. Watford…
Staff Reporter. Al Ahly head coach Pitso Mosimane expressed his happiness with the club’s youth structures, while also declaring his wish to further improve them. Since Mosimane’s arrival in Egypt, he’s visited Al Ahly youth structures multiple times as he previously said that it’s a part of his job. In…
Staff Reporter. SA Rugby confirmed on Friday that the Currie Cup Premier Division will kick off in January, with seven teams participating. This follows an online meeting of the General Council of the country's rugby governing body. SA Rugby said in a statement that the council rejected a proposal from…
Staff Reporter. Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United in January in pursuit of more game time, his agent has said. The forward, signed in 2015 for £36m rising to a possible £55m, has started only three Premier League or Champions League matches this season. Martial has not featured in…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. After putting six goals past Borussia Mönchengladbach in just 37 minutes last weekend, SC Freiburg can further fortify their credentials for a top-four finish when they host Baden-Württemberg neighbours TSG Hoffenheim this weekend. Everything Freiburg touched turned to gold in a remarkable first half on Matchday 14…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Kaizer Chiefs have returned to training following last week’s emergency decision to temporarily close the Club’s headquarters in Naturena in the wake of a severe outbreak of Covid-19 that affected more than 35 employees. Chiefs had initially wanted their matches against Cape Town City, Golden Arrows, Sekhukhune…
Staff Reporter. Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard says he is willing to sacrifice his popularity at Liverpool to earn a win against his former club on Saturday. Gerrard played 710 games and scored 186 goals in a 17-year career at Anfield. He took over at Villa in November and will…
Staff Reporter. @ThinusMaritz. Five Springboks - Lukhanyo Am, Damian de Allende, Eben Etzebeth, Siya Kolisi and Makazole Mapimpi - are up against each other for the coveted SA Rugby Player of the Year award for 2021 after earning the most votes in the annual nomination process SA Rugby announced the…
Staff Reporter. LeBron James registered the 100th triple double of his career but could not stop his Los Angeles Lakers side losing 108-95 to the Memphis Grizzlies. James became the fifth player in NBA history to reach the milestone after scoring 20 points with 10 rebounds and 11 assists in…
Staff Reporter. A youthful West Ham side ended their Europa League group campaign with a home loss to Dinamo Zagreb. The Hammers had already won Group H, securing their place in the tournament's last 16 in March and, as a result, David Moyes named a starting XI including five players…
Staff Reporter. Leicester City were made to pay for their slack defending as hosts Napoli advanced in the Europa League at their expense. The Foxes had started the evening in pole position to advance from Group C but will now drop into the Europa Conference League knockout play-offs in February.…
Staff Reporter. Tottenham's Premier League match at Brighton on Sunday has been postponed following a number of positive Covid-19 cases among Spurs' players and staff. Tottenham's Europa Conference League match against Rennes was called off on Thursday after eight players and five members of staff tested positive for coronavirus at…
Staff Reporter. Bayern Munich utility man Joshua Kimmich has been ruled out until the New Year after suffering a lung problem as a result of Covid-19. Kimmich, 26, who admitted he had not been vaccinated against the virus in October, tested positive last month. His quarantine period ended on Wednesday.…
By Michael Vlismas. South African golf courses will now have access to a new integrated landscaping and golf course maintenance solution, with the Life Green Group (LGG) announcing its partnership with Mark Wiltshire Golf (MWG) and which brings a combined 30 years of experience to the market. The country's golf…
Staff Reporter. Abu Dhabi will be the final race of the Formula 1 season for another decade after the country signed a new contract to host a grand prix. The Yas Marina Circuit, which hosted its first grand prix in 2009, has secured a race until 2030. The track had…
Staff Reporter. Tottenham Hotspur's Europa Conference League match against Rennes on Thursday is off after eight players and five members of staff tested positive for Covid-19 at the London club. Their match against Brighton on Sunday in the Premier League is believed to be under review. Spurs said they closed…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns’ co-coaches Manqoba Mngqithi and Rulani Mokwena, as well as a Kaizer Chiefs star Keagan Dolly have won DStv Premiership awards. The Sundowns duo beat Macdonald Makhubedu of Sekhukhune United and Kaizer Chiefs’ Stuart Baxter to win the DStv Premiership coach of the month for October/November, after…
By Michael Vlismas. The Sunshine Tour and the Gary and Vivienne Player Foundation have confirmed that the Gary and Vivienne Player Invitational, scheduled to be played in January 2022, has been postponed as a result of the recent international travel restrictions placed upon South Africa. The charity tournament was scheduled…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns co-coach Rhulani Mokwena stopped just short of criticising his players but was clearly unhappy with the 3-2 DStv Premiership victory over Royal AM. Sundowns took a 3-0 lead in the game, but allowed the KwaZulu-Natal side back into the contest and only a fine late save…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates co-coach Mandla Ncikazi has hailed the return of striker Thembinkosi Lorch, who played his first minutes of the season in the 1-1 DStv Premiership draw with AmaZulu on Wednesday Lorch has been missing throughout the campaign with injury, and his return to fitness is a major…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. One Spanish newspaper called it Barcelona's "resignation from the football elite" as their dramatic decline culminated in a generational event - being knocked out of the Champions League before Christmas. Barca's 3-0 defeat at Bayern Munich, who had nothing to play for having won the group already,…
Staff Reporter. Champions League holders Chelsea blew the chance to top their group as they were held to a 3-3 draw against Zenit St Petersburg at the Gazprom Arena on Wednesday. Thomas Tuchel's side had already qualified for the round of 16, but needed to match Juventus' result against Malmo…
Staff Reporter. Tottenham manager Antonio Conte says that eight players and five members of staff have tested positive for Covid-19 at the club. Spurs are scheduled to play Rennes in the Europa Conference League on Thursday and Uefa says "the match is due to take place as scheduled". They then…
Staff Reporter. Tiger Woods will make his comeback playing alongside son Charlie at the PNC Championship in Florida next week. The 15-time major champion has not played competitive golf since sustaining serious injuries in a car crash in February. Woods, 45, said last month that he does not expect to…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns have opened up an 10-point lead at the top of the DStv Premiership table with a 3-2 victory over Royal AM at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. Peter Shalulile scored his 10th and 11th goals of the season after Thabiso Kutumela had opened the scoring…
Staff Reporter. Brazil legend Pele is in hospital for treatment for a colon tumour. The three-time World Cup winner had surgery to remove a colon tumour in September, with the hospital saying at the time that he would also need to have chemotherapy. Sao Paulo's Hospital Albert Einstein said the…
Staff Reporter. Five Springbok rugby players, namely Malcolm Marx, Eben Etzebeth, Siya Kolisi, Lukhanyo Am and Makazole Mapimpi, have been named in World Rugby’s Men’s 15s Dream Team of the Year. The 2021 team also features the four players nominated for the World Rugby Player of the year award, namely…
Staff Reporter. Serena Williams will miss next month's Australian Open after the American great was omitted from the entry list released on Wednesday. Williams, 40, has not played since retiring from her first round match at Wimbledon in June with a hamstring injury. Even before Wimbledon, the 23-time Grand Slam…
Staff Reporter. LeBron James scored 30 points to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 117-102 win over the Boston Celtics in the NBA. James, who turns 37 later this month, was ably assisted by Russell Westbrook, who contributed 24 points and 11 assists, and Anthony Davis, who racked up…
Staff Reporter. Record 13-time winners Real Madrid finished top of Champions League Group D with victory over 10-man Inter Milan, who progress in second place. Inter would have leapfrogged their opponents with victory in Spain but could not convert their chances. Lautaro Martinez volleyed over from close range, Edin Dzeko…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The Premier Soccer League was engulfed in further chaos on Wednesday evening with the match between Cape Town City and Maritzburg United marred by drama prior to the kickoff. Cape Town City were unable to provide their player registration cards due to their manager Moenier Davids' car…
Staff Reporter. RB Leipzig beat Manchester City 2-1 in their final Champions League Group A match at the Red Bull Arena, after goals from Dominik Szoboszlaii and Andre Silva. Pep Guardiola's side had already qualified for the round of 16 as group winners, while this was Leipzig's first match since…
Staff Reporter. @Reuters. World number one Ash Barty was named WTA Player of the Year for the second time and U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu took the Newcomer of the Year title, the governing body of the women's game said on Tuesday. Barty, who won the title in 2019, won…
Staff Reporter. England midfielder Jude Bellingham has been fined 40,000 euros (£34,000) by the German Football Association after questioning the appointment of referee Felix Zwayer for Borussia Dortmund's Bundesliga match against Bayern Munich. Bellingham criticised Zwayer after Dortmund's 3-2 defeat on Saturday, referring to the official's six-month ban for a…
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