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By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Kaizer Chiefs will be unable to travel for the scheduled league match against Lamontville Golden Arrows, scheduled for Wednesday, 8 December at Princess Magogo Stadium in Durban. The club released an official statement and it reads as follows: Following further consultations with the medical department and management…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has dismissed rumours that the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) could be moved away from Cameroon following the recent discovery of the new Omicron variant of Covid-19. The new variant has led to travel restrictions being introduced by some countries for…
Staff Reporter. Tottenham Hotspurs' preparations for their pre-Christmas fixtures have been disrupted by a coronavirus outbreak at the club. It is understood a number of players and club staff have returned positive tests. More testing is due to take place over the next 24 hours. Spurs are due to face…
Staff Reporter. The Herald in Zimbabwe reports that former Orlando Pirates striker Tendai Ndoro has regained his eyesight after "turning to God" and is worshipping at the Victorious Family International Church in Mbare, Harare where he gave testimony during last Sunday's service. "I am very grateful, and my life has…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The Premier Soccer League (PSL) head of legal Michael Murphy has resigned. This has left the league reeling as it comes after the resignation of PSL prosecutor Nande Becker. A source, who did not want to be named, confirmed that Murphy has also resigned. The departure is…
Staff Reporter. Kevin de Bruyne will start against RB Leipzig as Manchester City complete their successful Champions League group campaign in Germany on Tuesday. Belgium midfielder De Bruyne returned as a substitute in Saturday's 3-1 Premier League win at Watford after missing four games due to Covid-19. "People who have…
Staff Reporter. Everton manager Rafael Benitez has called it a "perfect" night after his side's winless run came to an end in dramatic fashion with a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Arsenal at Goodison Park. "I think we saw character in the first games (of the season) and today it was…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is optimistic forward Mohamed Salah will sign a new contract at the club. The Egypt international is enjoying a superb season and is the Premier League's top scorer with 13 goals. Salah, 29,joined Liverpool in 2017 and his current deal expires in 18…
Staff Reporter. Newlands will now host the third Test between the Proteas and India in January, with the New Year’s Test shifting to the Wanderers. The Wanderers was set to host the first Test of the three-match series from 17 December, but the emergence of the new Covid-19 variant Omicron…
By Anthony Moruthane. @TSA. With South Africa being drawn against Israel for their Davis Cup by Rakuten World Group I promotion playoff next year, the contest will be both a professional and personal battle for national captain Christo van Rensburg. Van Rensburg, who won the Australian Open doubles title in…
Staff Reporter. @DDP. The German Football Association is investigating England midfielder Jude Bellingham's comments about referee Felix Zwayer after Borussia Dortmund's 3-2 defeat by Bayern Munich. Bellingham, 18, questioned Zwayer's appointment, referring to his six-month ban for a match-fixing scandal in 2005. Zwayer rejected Dortmund's appeals for a penalty before…
Staff Reporter. Chelsea saw off Arsenal in a dominant display in the delayed final to last season's FA Cup to win their first domestic treble. Emma Hayes' side, who also won the Women's Super League title and League Cup last season, were deserved winners in front of 40,942 fans at…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns were officially crowned champions of the 2021 Hollywoodbets Super League season on Sunday afternoon and rounded off the impressive season with an imposing (7-0) win over visiting Ma-Indies Ladies at Wits Sports Stadium. Sundowns successfully defended their title in the Women’s national premier League to add…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Viktor Hovland admitted he had few thoughts about a possible Hero World Challenge victory before he overturned a six-shot deficit to claim a dramatic win in the Bahamas. Hovland fired a six-under 66 to claim a one-shot victory at the Albany, despite bogeying his final two holes,…
Staff Reporter. India wrapped up a crushing 372-run win over New Zealand with five sessions to spare in the second Test to complete a 1-0 series victory. Resuming on 140-5 in pursuit of a nominal 540 in Mumbai, New Zealand were bowled out for 167 as the last five wickets…
By Andrew Benson. Lewis Hamilton beat Max Verstappen in a chaotic and controversial Saudi Arabian Grand Prix to set up a winner-takes all championship finale in Abu Dhabi next weekend. The race was stopped twice, featured three starts and an extraordinary series of events between the title contenders in one…
Staff Reporter. Ezri Konsa scored twice as Aston Villa came from behind to return to winning ways under new boss Steven Gerrard by beating Leicester in an exciting Premier League encounter. Having suffered defeat for the first time in Gerrard's embryonic reign at home to Manchester City in midweek, Villa…
Staff Reporter. @DavisCup. The Russian Tennis Federation has won the Davis Cup for the third time after beating Croatia 2-0 in the final in Madrid. World number two Daniil Medvedev beat Marin Cilic 7-6 (9-7) 6-2 after Andrey Rublev put them ahead in Madrid. Medvedev was unbeaten throughout the tournament…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @GettyImages. Netball South Africa is saddened by the passing of four people who were on their way to Cape Town for the 2021 SPAR National Championships. On the eve of the domestic showpiece, Netball South Africa (NSA) revealed on Sunday that four members of the OR Tambo…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credits: Carl Fourie/Sunshine Tour. Sun City, North West – Daniel van Tonder echoed exactly what every South African golfer dreams of when he said, "I can walk around knowing I'm the South African Open champion". With his one-stroke victory at the Gary Player Country Club on…
Staff Reporter. Manchester United made a winning start to life under interim boss Ralf Rangnick thanks to Fred's 77th-minute winner. A more energetic United display looked like going unrewarded against a dogged Crystal Palace outfit until Fred struck first-time from Mason Greenwood's lay-off to send a superb 20-yard effort curling…
Staff Reporter. Sekhukhune United climbed to second spot after defeating SuperSport United 1-0 at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Sunday. Tshediso Patjie’s late goal proved the difference between the two teams – who both had a man sent off early on – with the result seeing Babina Noko move to second…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo: Sunshine Tour/Carl Fourie. Sun City, North West – Justin Harding was quite literally calm amidst the storm as he signed off the third round of the South African Open with a four-stroke lead at the Gary Player Country Club on Sunday. The third round had to…
Staff Reporter. Jesse Marsch has been sacked as RB Leipzig manager after just four months in charge. Marsch, 48, was appointed in April but started in the role in the summer, succeeding Julian Nagelsmann. Leipzig are 11th in the Bundesliga table, having won just five games out of 14 this…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The Premier Soccer League’s is yet to issue an official statement after Cape Town City showed up at FNB Stadium,only to find themselves locked out, leaving about 15 minutes after the scheduled 6pm kick off for their DStv Premiership clash with Kaizer Chiefs. The PSL Executive Committee…
Staff Reporter. Collin Morikawa chipped in for eagle and raced away from a 20-man field Saturday in the Hero World Challenge with an 8-under 64, building a five-shot lead and leaving him one round away from reaching No. 1 in the world. Morikawa would stay at the top of the…
Staff Reporter. Real Madrid produced a convincing performance to beat Real Sociedad 2-0 and extend their lead at the top of La Liga to eight points. The impressive Vinicius Jr opened the scoring for the visitors, combining well with Luka Jovic inside the area before finding the bottom corner. Jovic,…
Staff Reporter. Stellenbosch held defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns to a 1-1 draw in their DStv Premiership match at Danie Craven Stadium on Saturday night. Junior Mendieta handed Stellies the lead with a well-taken penalty and Masandawana were trailing at half-time for the first time in the league this season, but…
Staff Reporter. Reigning champions Manchester City moved top of the Premier League for the first time this season with a dominant win over struggling Watford. Raheem Sterling headed City ahead after only four minutes, when free at the back post to meet Phil Foden's excellent cross from the left. The…
Staff Reporter. Robert Lewandowski scored twice, including a second half penalty, to guide the German champions to a crucial 3-2 victory at title rivals Borussia Dortmund on Saturday and a four-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga. The Pole opened his account in the in the ninth minute to…
Staff Reporter. Jose Mourinho endured a miserable evening against one of his former clubs as in-form Inter Milan inflicted a humbling defeat on his Roma team. Inter ran riot in the first half, with Hakan Calhanoglu netting direct from a corner to open the scoring. Edin Dzeko finished off a…
Staff Reporter. Blitzboks team found just enough in the tank to win their second consecutive Dubai Sevens title in two weeks, beating Australia 10-7 in a tense final. JC Pretorius was South Africa's hero, intervening brilliantly with three minutes to go when he exploited his opponents' ever so slight apathy…
Staff Reporter. The Lions spoiled the Stormers' delayed United Rugby Championship (URC) homecoming with a crushing 37-19 win at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday. In a match marred by five yellow cards, the Lions outplayed the Stormers from start to finish, with the hosts struggling to settle into any meaningful…
By Andrew Benson. Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as title rival Max Verstappen crashed trying to beat the Mercedes driver's time. In a gripping, see-saw qualifying session, Verstappen hit the wall on the exit of the final corner when he looked set to displace…
Staff Reporter. Barcelona slumped to shock 1-0 defeat against Real Betis in LaLiga at Camp Nou on Saturday thanks to Juanmi's late winner. Juanmi finished a swift Betis break to send the visitors third in the table, six points behind leaders Real Madrid but having played a game more. Xavi…
By Michael Vlismas. Sun City, North West – The third round of the South African Open Championship was suspended as a result of heavy thunderstorms that hit Sun City on Saturday. Play was suspended at 13:04 because of inclement weather. There were two attempts made to restart play but the…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool went top of the Premier League as substitute Divock Origi scored a last-minute winner to sink Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux. With seconds remaining, Origi latched on to a Mohamed Salah pass, smashing the ball beyond Jose Sa in the Wolves goal. The win meant Liverpool leapfrogged leaders…
Staff Reporter. AmaZulu FC were held to a 0-0 draw by Royal AM in the DStv Premiership match at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Usuthu saw most of the ball in the opening proceedings and they fired the game's first shot on the target when goalkeeper Hugo Nyame…
Staff Reporter. AC Milan climbed to the top of the Serie A table with a comfortable 2-0 win over bottom side Salernitana on Saturday, thanks to early goals from Franck Kessie and Alexis Saelemaekers. The Rossoneri dominated at San Siro to gain a victory that sent them provisionally into first…
Staff Reporter. West Ham United twice came from behind to earn a stunning 3-2 victory over Chelsea following a difficult day for Blues goalkeeper Edouard Mendy in the Premier League clash at the London Stadium on Saturday. The hosts, who have already beaten Liverpool this campaign but came into the…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Cricket South Africa has confirmed that the India Tour will continue as originally scheduled, with a few adjustments to the logistical arrangements, such as the arrival time of the India Team. India will play three (3) one-day internationals and three (3) tests against the Proteas. However, the…
Staff Reporter. Stephen Curry led the charge as the Golden State Warriors ended the Phoenix Suns' 18-match franchise-record winning streak with a 118-96 victory. Curry made 23 points, five rebounds and five assists to make up for his below-par performance against the Suns earlier in the week, when he scored…
Staff Reporter. The Sharks waited for the second half against the Bulls to land the knockout blow in their United Rugby Championship match in Durban on Friday. Following the postponement of two rounds of cross-hemisphere clashes in the country due to the discovery of a new coronavirus variant, organisers brought…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that they will not host Saturday's encounter against Cape Town City following a Covid-19 outbreak at the club. Earlier today,Chiefs confirmed that at least 31 employees tested positive for the coronavirus with training facilities being temporarily closed until next week. Chiefs have written…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates have advanced to the group stage of the Caf Confederation Cup after their play-off opponents LPRC Oilers withdrew from the second leg. Pirates had a cushioning advantage after their victory in the first leg last weekend. In a communication from Pirates,the Liberians have opted out of…
By Michael Vlismas. Sun City, North West – In May this year, Oliver Bekker embarked on an uncertain journey that kept him away from home for months on end and took him through incredible highs and a few lows. At the end of it he was rewarded with a DP…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. FIFA has on Friday dismissed the South African Football Association’s (Safa) appeal to have their World Cup qualifier against Ghana replayed. The FIFA Disciplinary Committee issued a statement this afternoon, saying Safa’s appeal does not meet the requirements for a replay. The statements reads: "The protest lodged…
Staff Reporter. Bayern Munich will host Barcelona behind closed doors in the Champions League on 8 December as rates of coronavirus infection rise in Bavaria. Minister-president of Bavaria Markus Soder said earlier this week he was planning such a move saying "football has a great role-model function". Bayern have qualified…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Saturday evening sees one of the most eagerly-anticipated fixtures on the domestic German football calendar, and given the current league situation, this Klassiker between Borussia Dortmund and FC Bayern München is not one to be missed. Only one point separates the two teams after 13 rounds of…
Staff Reporter. Royal AM’s lawyer, Leruma Thobejane says the Court of Arbitration for Sport is ready to hear their matter on being declared lawful winners of the GladAfrica Championship. A ruling by Judge Hilton Epstein in May deemed Sekhukhune as the rightful winners of last season’s GladAfrica Championship. Royal AM…
Staff Reporter. Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick has not ruled out staying on as manager beyond his initial six months in charge. Rangnick succeeded Ole Gunnar Solskjaer until the end of the season before moving into a two-year consultancy role at the club. "If everything goes well I might…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Kaizer Chiefs have written to Premier Soccer League requesting for the postponement of their next five fixtures after the club suffered 31 positive Covid-19 cases. "The club has written to the Premier Soccer League to request for a postponement of the five upcoming games to avoid the…
Staff Reporter. The Memphis Grizzlies ran up an NBA record for the biggest winning margin as they beat a dispirited Oklahoma City Thunder 152-79. The rout eclipses the previous mark set in 1991 when the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Miami Heat by 68 points. Jaren Jackson Jr helped himself to…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Michael Carrick says he is leaving Manchester United after the end of his spell as caretaker manager. Carrick,in charge for three matches, announced his decision after United 3-2 win over Arsenal on Thursday. "After a lot of thought and deliberation, I have decided that now is the…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates missed out on fourth spot in the DStv Premiership after playing to goalless draw against Baroka FC on Thursday evening. Pirates had a lively start and Deon Hotto should have given them the lead in the 17th minute after getting past goalkeeper Oscarine Masuluke from a…
By Andrew Benson. Lewis Hamilton says he is not comfortable racing in Saudi Arabia this weekend as a result of the country's human rights record. Saudi Arabia is hosting its inaugural race on a new street track in the coastal city of Jeddah, the first in a long-term contract. Hamilton…
Staff Reporter. India captain Virat Kohli expects his team to get "absolute clarity" on the South Africa tour in "a day or two or pretty soon". The tour is in doubt due to the spread of the Omicron Covid-19 variant. Kohli returns for the second Test against New Zealand in…
Staff Reporter. Bundesliga matches can only have an attendance of up to 50% and a maximum of 15,000 after Germany reintroduced Covid-19 restrictions on Thursday. Outgoing chancellor Angela Merkel and her successor Olaf Scholz agreed with the leaders of Germany's 16 states on several measures being put in place. They…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credits: Carl Fourie/Sunshine Tour. Sun City, North West – Oliver Bekker and Neil Schietekat lead the race to claim one of South African golf's most coveted trophies after they opened with rounds of seven-under-par 65 in the first round of the South African Open Championship at…
Staff Reporter. The Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) and the Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG) have announced that the annual Mandela Remembrance Walk and Run (MRWR) will be held virtually this year. The event, which honours and remembers Nelson Mandela, was due to take place at the Union Buildings this Sunday, 5…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @GettyImages. The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay will arrive in South Africa in five days, one of the destinations out of the 72 Commonwealth nations and territories it will be visiting. In a statement, SASCOC said it will officially welcome the Baton in Mafikeng on Tuesday 7…
Staff Reporter. Giannis Antetokounmpo hit 40 points and made the game winner with two seconds left to guide the Milwaukee Bucks to a 127-125 win over the Charlotte Hornets. The Bucks came from 18 points down to lead by three late on, but Hornets guard LaMelo Ball tied the game.…
Staff Reporter. Anthony Joshua says he remains "angry at myself" after losing to Oleksandr Usyk but "it's fuelling me every day". Joshua, 32, surrendered the WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight titles to the Ukrainian, 34, in September after just the second defeat for his career. A rematch is "in the…
Staff Reporter. Karim Benzema scored the only goal of the game as Real Madrid extended their lead at the top of La Liga to seven points by beating Athletic Bilbao. The France international scored his 17th goal of the season when he diverted home Luka Modric's wayward shot five minutes…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool increased the scrutiny on former manager Rafael Benitez as they cruised to an easy 4-1 Merseyside derby win over Everton at Goodison Park. Jurgen Klopp's side had won only once on their previous nine visits to Everton but a blistering start put them in cruise control as…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @GettyImages. Leicester have lined up South Africa's World Cup winning fly-half Handre Pollard for the 2022-23 season to succeed Sale-bound George Ford. BBC reports that 27-year-old Pollard, capped 60 times, will arrive when Ford leaves for Manchester. Tigers boss Steve Borthwick declined to confirm the signing at…
Staff Reporter. Cardiff plan to play Champions Cup matches against Toulouse and Harlequins with a shadow squad as most of their players continue to quarantine. A group of 42 players and staff are due to leave South Africa on Thursday after securing a charter flight and quarantine accommodation in England.…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Dan 'Dance' Malesela will miss Marumo Gallant’s next two matches, including Wednesday’s key relegation tussle against TS Galaxy, but says he is grateful he has not suffered any serious symptoms after testing positive for the COVID-19 virus. Malesela has to isolate until Monday, so is also out…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Chief medical officer Dr Shuaib Manjra says Cricket South Africa’s bio-secure environment (BSE) has met the highest standards set by national government. The Proteas have been part of eight international cricket BSEs, ranging from home series against England, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and, most recently, the Netherlands, to…
By Michael Vlismas. Dylan Mostert, Teaghan Gauche and Siyanda Mwandla have been forced to withdraw from this week's South African Open Championship at Sun City after testing positive for COVID-19. All three professionals are currently self-isolating and being given all the necessary support from the Sunshine Tour to ensure their…
By Iain Carter. Tiger Woods says he would "love to play at St Andrews" on his "favourite course in the world" when the 150th Open is staged in the Scottish town next July. The 45-year-old, who won two of his three Opens on the Old Course, faces a race to…
Staff Reporter. Leeds United snatched a late win over Crystal Palace thanks to an injury-time penalty from Raphinha. The hosts were awarded a 91st-minute penalty when Eagles defender Marc Guehi was adjudged to have handled the ball, with the decision confirmed after a Video Assistant Referee check and referee Kevin…
By Michael Vlismas. Sun City, North West – The message from the South African golfers competing in this week's South African Open Championship at the Gary Player Country Club is a simple one. It's the South African Open. That's the focus. Nothing more. "To win the South African Open is…
Staff Reporter. Manchester City are in an "emergency" with just "14 or 15" senior players for Wednesday's Premier League trip to Aston Villa, says boss Pep Guardiola. Barcelona target Ferran Torres misses out with a foot problem, while defender Aymeric Laporte is suspended. Kevin de Bruyne is yet to resume…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Swallows FC have named Dylan Kerr as the head coach after parting ways with Brandon Truter. Club chairman David Magashoa announced the appointment of the 64-year-old amid rumours that Gavin Hunt, Gordon Igesund, and Milutin Sredojevic were runners for the job. Truter, who had promoted the club…
By Michael Vlismas. File:Darren Fichardt won the inaugural Betway Championship at Killarney Country Club on Friday. Fichardt closed with a 64 to win on three-under-par 207 and by one stroke in the first tournament on the Sunshine Tour’s new Rise-Up Series. Credit: Gallo Images. Darren Fichardt has been forced to…
Staff Reporter. Though it remains unclear how the ongoing Covid pandemic might affect the 2022 season, Athletics South Africa (ASA) is hoping for a full campaign after releasing a full fixtures list. The domestic season opens on 15 January, with the ASA 35km Race Walking Championships taking place in Cape…
Staff Reporter. Cristiano Ronaldo has accused the France Football editor of lying after he said the Portuguese's only ambition was to retire with more Ballons d'Or than Lionel Messi. Ballon d'Or organiser Pascal Ferre made the claim to the New York Times. Paris St-Germain's Messi won his seventh Ballon d'Or…
Staff Reporter. Tiger Woods says he does not expect to return to the tour full time following his car accident in February. The 15-time major champion had surgery on open fractures to his lower right leg and sustained further injuries to his foot and ankle. Earlier this month Woods, 45,…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Robert Lewandowski is a Bundesliga champion, a UEFA Champions League winner, and a record breaker. And this week, the Poland international was named Striker of the Year. Lewandowski has developed into a world-renowned superstar, over 10 years at the top of the Bundesliga. The Talent • It…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Paris St-Germain and Argentina forward Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or - awarded to the best footballer of the year - for a record seventh time. Messi, 34, helped his country win the Copa America, his first international honour, and has scored 40 goals in 2021 -…
Staff Reporter. @PSG. Paris St-Germain forward Neymar will be out for up to eight weeks after suffering ankle ligament damage, the French club have confirmed. The 29-year-old Brazil international was carried off on a stretcher in the last few minutes of Sunday's 3-1 away victory at Saint-Etienne. Neymar is set…
Staff Reporter. Two Vodacom United Rugby Championship derbies, originally scheduled for February 2022, have been brought forward and will be played in Durban and Cape Town this weekend. In the wake of the round six and seven matches that were postponed last week due to the emergence of a new…
Staff Reporter. The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) says it expects the international cricket series between India and the Proteas in South Africa to go ahead following concerns that the tour may be put in jeopardy due to the emergence of the Omicron COVID-19 variant. The Indian 'A'…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. South African Football Association (SAFA) president Danny Jordaan has put pressure on FIFA’s disciplinary committee to make a decision regarding their complaint. SAFA has protested against Senegalese referee Maguette Ndiaye's handling of Bafana Bafana's crucial World Cup qualifier against Ghana earlier this month after the official awarded…
By Atiso Molefe. Photo Credit: Pixall Sport. Central Gauteng Athletics (CGA) hosted the 2021 Sub Youth Inter Provincial Championships on Saturday, 27 November 2021 at Germiston Athletics Stadium. Nine other athletics provinces accepted the invite and send teams to compete at the championships with a clear aim of giving developing…
Staff Reporter. New Zealand batted out the whole of day five to dramatically survive with a draw in the first Test against India. Resuming on 4-1, needing 284 to win, New Zealand finished on 165-9 when bad light ended play with just over 10 minutes remaining in Kanpur. Tom Latham…
Staff Reporter. Manchester United have appointed Ralf Rangnick as their interim manager until the end of the season, subject to work visa requirements. The 63-year-old takes over from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who was sacked on 21 November following a defeat by Watford. Rangnick has left his role as head of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Photo Courtesy of SABC. Premier Soccer League (PSL) chairman Irvin Khoza, on behalf of the NSL Executive Committee and all member clubs, has paid tribute to the late former football administrator Godfrey Gxowa. Gxowa‚has been associated with Moroka Swallows for almost half a century,one of the oldest…
Staff Reporter. Swallows FC have confirmed the club’s entire technical team have been relieved of their duties after a poor run of results. Brandon Truter departs the club, which is now rock-bottom on the Premiership standings with a solitary win after 12 games. Truter was sent packing along with assistant…
Staff Reporter. Bafana Bafana playmaker Percy Tau has been named Egyptian Premier League Player of the Week for game week six for the second time this season. The South African international has been having a remarkable start to life in Egypt, scoring five goals in the opening six games of…
Staff Reporter. Novak Djokovic is unlikely to play at the Australian Open unless rules over Covid-19 vaccinations are relaxed, says his father Srdjan Djokovic. Unvaccinated players will not be allowed to compete at the 2022 event and defending champion Djokovic, 34, has declined to disclose his status. "Under these blackmails…
Staff Reporter. Stephen Curry inspired the Golden State Warriors to a seventh straight victory as he scored 33 points in a 105-90 win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Curry scored seven three pointers to take his tally to 105 in 19 games. In doing so, he broke his own record…
Staff Reporter. Goals from Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior saw Real Madrid fight back from a goal down to beat Sevilla 2-1 at the Bernabeu on Sunday. Benzema pounced on a mistake from goalkeeper Bono to level in the 33rd minute with his 11th league goal of the season, after…
Staff Reporter. A second half penalty saved Chelsea's blushes and they drew 1-1 with Manchester United on Sunday in what could be Michael Carrick's final game in charge before Ralf Rangnick takes over. United, under the caretaker charge of Michael Carrick with Ragnick's appointment expected to be confirmed imminently, kept…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates claimed a 2-0 win over LPRC Oilers in the Caf Confederation Cup game on Sunday at Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia. The hosts showed the first promise seven minutes into match when Kelvin Nokuwa closed-in with a low shot from a decent area which goalkeeper…
Staff Reporter. AC Milan missed the chance to go top of Serie A as Sassuolo came from behind to earn a surprise win at the San Siro. Captain Alessio Romagnoli headed Milan ahead in the 21st minute but Sassuolo equalised just three minutes later when Gianluca Scamacca smashed in via…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs climbed to second spot on the DStv Premiership after defeating Soweto rivals Swallows FC 3-1 on Sunday afternoon. Goals from Keagan Dolly and Khama Billiat (two) saw Chiefs to victory and three points, rising to second spot on 22 points (eight adrift of leaders Mamelodi Sundowns,…
Staff Reporter. Goals from Ilkay Gundogan and Fernandinho guided Manchester City through a snowstorm and up to second in the Premier League with a 2-1 victory over West Ham at Etihad Stadium. City have now won 10 out of 11 top-flight meetings with the Hammers under the Spaniard. In a…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Sir Frank Williams, founder and former team principal of the Williams Racing Formula 1 team, has died aged 79. He built the team named after him into one of the most successful in the sport. During his time with Williams, the team won nine constructors' championships and…
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