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By CS Chiwanza. Shikhar Dhawan cruised to his third IPL half-century of the season as he led Punjab Kings to an eight-wicket win over Gujarat Titans in their Tata Indian Premier League match at the DY Patil Sports Academy, Navi Mumbai, on Tuesday night. Dhawan was in imperious form as…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns secured a comfortable 2-0 win over Sekhukhune United in a PSL encounter which was played at Emirates Airline Park on Tuesday evening. In what was the first big moment from the match, a swift counter attack from Sekhukhune had Sundowns back-pedalling, however Yusuf Maart was unable…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @VarsitySports. The Cell C Sharks have confirmed the signing of Maties fullback Nevaldo Fleurs, who was the top points-scorer during the 2022 Varsity Cup season. The 22-year-old, who can also play flyhalf, finished with 118 points in the competition after kicking six penalties in Maties' defeat to…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Kevin Anderson announced his retirement on social media, ending a 15-year professional career that saw him climb to No. 5 in the ATP Rankings, win seven ATP Tour titles and reach two Grand Slam finals. The big-serving South African, who stands 6-foot-8 and towered over his opponents,…
By Shawn Belluigi. Caption: Lesedi Selwane and Raisibe Ntolakhe during the KFC Mini-Cricket Provincial Festival. On Saturday, 30th April, the Gauteng cricket union hosted over 1000 kids in a KFC Mini-Cricket Provincial Festival at the Lenasia Technical Grounds. This was the first Provincial festival in the region to be hosted…
Staff Reporter. Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has said that he will "probably" retire when he leaves the LaLiga champions, but is prepared to stay at the Santiago Bernabeu for several years. The 62-year-old Italian became on Saturday the first coach in history to win all five of Europe's top…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Thomas Mueller has extended his contract with Bayern Munich until 2024, it was announced on Tuesday, with the Germany international set to spend his entire professional career at the Bundesliga champions, who he joined as a 10-year-old. "The journey we have taken together since I joined…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs will be eyeing nothing but a victory when they square off with Marumo Gallants in a DStv Premiership match at the FNB Stadium on Tuesday. Kick-off is at 7:30 pm CAT (SA, GMT+2). The Glamour Boys' woes continued when they recorded their fourth successive defeat in…
Staff Reporter. Brentford manager Thomas Frank said he thinks they have a good chance of keeping talismanic playmaker Christian Eriksen beyond this season and that the club will do everything it can to keep him. Denmark international Eriksen, who needed life-saving treatment on the pitch last June when he collapsed…
Staff Reporter. The Springboks will play a test in Adelaide for the first time when they line up against the Wallabies in the first of their two Castle Lager Rugby Championship matches in Australia on Saturday, 27 August, with their second encounter scheduled for the following week in New South…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Salernitana maintained their bold bid for Serie A survival on Monday with a 1-1 draw at Atalanta which pulled them closer to safety. Mario Pasalic's 88th-minute leveller denied Salernitana a fourth straight win after Ederson had poked them ahead just before the half hour but the…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - RB Leipzig crashed to a 3-1 defeat at ten-man Moenchengladbach on Monday in the Bundesliga, while fellow Europa League semifinalists Eintracht Frankfurt also went down 2-0 at Bayer Leverskusen. Leipzig face Rangers away at Ibrox in Thursday's semifinal return leg holding a 1-0 lead, but came…
By Simon Stone. Manchester United recorded the biggest win of Ralf Rangnick's reign in his final home match as interim boss as Brentford were beaten at Old Trafford. A brilliant opener from Bruno Fernandes was followed by a second-half penalty from Cristiano Ronaldo and Raphael Varane's first United goal as…
By Ross Roche. The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) cruised to a solid seven-wicket win over the Rajasthan Royals in an entertaining Tata IPL clash at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Monday evening to end a five-match losing streak. KKR managed to chase down their target of 153 to win…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Russian clubs have been banned by Uefa from participating in the Champions League and all other European competitions next season, European football's governing body announced on Monday. "Russia will have no affiliated clubs participating in Uefa club competitions in the 2022/23 season," it said in a…
Staff Reporter. The South Africa 'A' team drew first blood and took a one-nil lead in the five-match, T20 series against Zimbabwe XI after beating the hosts by five wickets at Harare Sports Club on Monday. Glenton Stuurman (3-18) was the chief wicket taker as the visitors reduced the home…
Staff Reporter. TS Galaxy took a giant leap from the DStv Premiership's relegation danger zone beating Orlando Pirates 1-0 at Mbombela Stadium on Monday afternoon. The result, secured by a first-half goal from Lifa Hlongwane, pushes the Rockets up two places to 13th on the log on 26 points and…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The Democratic Alliance (DA) is calling for the immediate reversal of the decision taken by the South Africa Football Association (SAFA) to award R20,8 million to 40 members of its National Executive Committee in honorarium. In a statement the opposition party says "SAFA is in no financial…
Staff Reporter. (Supersport) - Durban played host to a successful Telkom Netball League Power Week at the Olive Convention Centre. The return of spectators brought a boisterous vibe to the venue and lovers of the beautiful game were also treated to some stimulating action for six days. There were a…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Kaizer Chiefs forward Dumisani Zuma is in hot water again after the club suspended him from all activities. Late last year, Zuma was suspended by the club after he was reportedly found guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol, while he was injured at the time.…
Staff Reporter. Chelsea could still miss out on a top-four spot if they continue to have mixed results over their final four games of the Premier League season, manager Thomas Tuchel said after Sunday's 1-0 defeat at Everton. Everton forward Richarlison's 46th-minute winner meant that third-placed Chelsea have picked up…
Staff Reporter. Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced the Momentum Proteas players that have been awarded national contracts for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Under the similar system introduced last year, a total of 15 players have been contracted as head coach Hilton Moreeng's charges prepare to embark on a mouth-watering…
Staff Reporter. Barcelona took a big step towards securing a place in next season's Champions League as a 2-1 victory over Real Mallorca on Sunday saw them reclaim second spot in LaLiga from Sevilla. Goals in either half from Memphis Depay and Sergio Busquets put Xavi Hernandez's men in control…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - An injured Naomi Osaka made a second round exit from the Madrid Open on Sunday, falling 6-3, 6-1 to home favourite Sara Sorribes Tormo. Four-time major champion Osaka revealed she sustained an Achilles injury after her opening win against Anastasia Potapova and that it limited her…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - World number two Jon Rahm battled to a two-under-par 69 on Sunday to pull off a one-shot victory in the US PGA Tour Mexico Open at Vidanta Vallarta. Rahm held or shared the lead after every round, but it was far from easy for the Spaniard,…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Goals from Ivan Perisic and Lautaro Martinez earned Inter Milan a nervy 2-1 win at Udinese on Sunday as Simone Inzaghi's side closed the gap on Serie A leaders AC Milan to two points. Inter started well as Croatian forward Perisic shot a header into the…
By Alex Bysouth. Arsenal reclaimed fourth spot in the Premier League with an important victory at West Ham and dented the Hammers' own chances of securing European football next season. The Gunners knew only a win would lift them back into the Champions League places after Tottenham beat Leicester earlier…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - World No 1 Novak Djokovic said that he was still struggling mentally to get back to his best after missing the Australian Open and a chunk of the early season due to his refusal to get vaccinated against Covid-19. The 20-times Grand Slam champion was unable…
By Alistair Magowan. Everton moved to within two points of the Premier League safety zone with a priceless win over Chelsea that was inspired by a thunderous atmosphere at Goodison Park. Starting the day in the relegation places, five points behind Leeds and Burnley, the hosts were lifted by their…
Staff Reporter. AC Milan's Rafael Leao took advantage of a late goalkeeping howler as the Serie A leaders went five points clear at the top with a 1-0 win against Fiorentina at San Siro on Sunday. With eight minutes left on the clock, Leao latched on to a misplaced pass…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Son Heung-min struck twice after Harry Kane had opened the scoring as Tottenham Hotspur beat Leicester City 3-1 at home on Sunday to boost their hopes of Champions League qualification. The win moved Spurs a point above North London rivals Arsenal into fourth place, at least…
By Clive Lindsay. Celtic inched closer to a 52nd Scottish title despite being held to a draw at home by nearest challengers Rangers. Ange Postecoglou's side stay six points clear with only three games remaining and with a near insurmountable 19-goal advantage over the Premiership holders. Celtic overcame early Rangers…
By Michael Vlismas. @SunshineTour. Kempton Park, City of Ekurhuleni – Tristen Strydom made his professional breakthrough on the Sunshine Tour when he won the season-ending Tour Championship in record style at Serengeti Estates on Sunday. Strydom built on his two-stroke lead overnight and closed with a 66 to win by…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Leeds United defender Stuart Dallas suffered a broken leg in his team's 4-0 defeat by Manchester City at Elland Road on Saturday, the club said in a statement. Dallas was injured while making a challenge on City's Jack Grealish in first-half stoppage time and received medical attention…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Trabzonspor were crowned Turkish league champions for the first time in 38 years on Saturday, sparking huge celebrations amongst the thousands of home fans inside and outside the stadium. They clinched the title with a 2-2 draw against Antalyaspor, leaving them nine points clear of second-placed…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Barcelona forward Ansu Fati will return to the squad for Sunday's LaLiga game at home with Mallorca, after being out for more than three months due to a hamstring injury, head coach Xavi Hernandez said. Fati has not played for Barcelona since coming on as a…
By Gavin Rich. There is still one round to go in the league phase of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship and it promises to be a decisive weekend but the three South African teams at least know that they won’t be needing to win to secure their places in next…
Staff Reporter. Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann said his title-winning side must consider "the badge on our chest" after a 3-1 defeat at Mainz. Bayern, who sealed a 10th consecutive Bundesliga crown last week, were well beaten on a day where Mainz also hit the woodwork four times. "I think…
By Neil Manthorp. Mumbai Indians showed all the jittery nerves of a team without a win in eight games but managed to beat Rajasthan Royals by five-wickets in their IPL match against the Rajasthan Royals at the DY Patil Sports Academy Ground in Mumbai on Saturday. Jos Buttler once again…
Staff Reporter. Mamelodi Sundowns reached the Nedbank Cup final for the 11th time after defeating Royal AM 2-1 in a semi-final match at Chatsworth Stadium on Saturday night. After a goalless first half, Aubrey Modiba gave the newly-crowned DStv Premiership champions the lead on 62 minutes before Thabo Matlaba equalised…
By Gavin Rich. They missed out on the bonus point that would have given them an edge in the fight for second place going into the final round but the DHL Stormers' 20-13 win over Leinster at DHL Stadium on Saturday has ensured that it is mission accomplished. The Stormers…
By Phil McNulty. Manchester City produced the perfect response to Premier League title rivals Liverpool by outclassing Leeds United to regain top spot. City needed the win after Liverpool had overtaken them earlier in the day with victory at Newcastle and produced a highly impressive display in Elland Road's hothouse…
Staff Reporter. @GalloImages. The Sharks clinched a place in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship playoffs with a bonus-point win over Connacht at Kings Park on Saturday. Trailing by 11 points at the interval, the Durbanites produced a monsterous second-half performance to score 31 unanswered points for a convincing 41-21 victory.…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour. Kempton Park, City of Ekurhuleni – In the spirit of Africa's great Serengeti, there was definitely a sense of survival of the fittest in Saturday's tough third round of the Tour Championship at Serengeti Estates. And it's a battle Tristen Strydom is…
By Matthew Henry. Norwich were relegated from the Premier League with defeat against Aston Villa at Villa Park. The tame loss, coupled with Burnley's dramatic comeback win at Watford, left the Canaries bottom of the table and 13 points from safety with four games to play. Their fans continued to…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Real Madrid's LaLiga triumph capped a remarkable milestone for Carlo Ancelotti on Saturday as the Italian became the first manager to capture titles in each of Europe’s top five leagues — England, Spain, Germany, Italy and France. Real clinched their 35th league crown following a thumping…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Jomo Cosmos have been relegated to the ABC Motsepe League after 39 years in professional football. Cosmos, a club owned by one of the country's most loved and respected football figures Jomo Sono, were relegated from the GladAfrica Championship after their 1-1 draw with TS Sporting at…
Staff Reporter. File Photo. (AFP) - Mino Raiola, one of football's most powerful agents whose high-profile clients included Paul Pogba and Erling Haaland, has died at the age of 54, his family announced on Saturday. "In infinite sorrow we share the passing of the most caring and amazing Football Agent…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs' miserable run of form continued when they were beaten 2-1 by Cape Town City at the FNB Stadium on Saturday. The catch-up league clash – which was one of two Chiefs fixtures scrapped in December 2021 when the club was stricken by a Covid-19 outbreak in…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool kept themselves firmly in the fight for the quadruple as they overcame a spirited Newcastle Unied to move back to the top of the Premier League - for a few hours at least. Jurgen Klopp made five changes at St James' Park, including leaving top scorer Mohamed…
Staff Reporter. @BackpagePix. Kaizer Chiefs defender Njabulo Ngcobo has issued an apology to the club following improper conduct in their 2-1 loss to Golden Arrows on Wednesday. Ngcobo, who was having a fairly decent game made a horrendous error midway through the second half and gifted Abafana Bes'thende an equalising…
Staff Reporter. The Memphis Grizzlies fought back to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves and win their play-off series. The Grizzlies overturned a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to win 114-106 and take the best-of-seven series 4-2. Dillon Brooks and Desmond Bane scored 23 points each, with Jaren Jackson Jr adding 18 points and…
Staff Reporter. While some of the nation's powerhouse provinces were expected to dominate on Friday, smaller regions were able to put up a strong fight in sprint relay finals, ensuring the country's depth was placed on show on Day 1 of the ASA Relays and Multi-Events Championships at DP de…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Sevilla moved up to second in the table after Friday's 1-1 draw at home with Cadiz despite Lucas Perez' sublime second half free-kick for the La Liga strugglers. Julen Lopetegui's men go a point above Barcelona, who host Mallorca on Sunday, thanks to Youssef En Nesyri's…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Kylian Mbappe scored a brace as newly-crowned Ligue 1 champions Paris St Germain were held to a 3-3 draw at Racing Strasbourg in a spectacular encounter on Friday. PSG, who claimed a record-equalling 10th top-flight title last weekend, had to share the points after Anthony Caci's…
Staff Reporter. The opening match of the TotalEnergies Women's Africa Cup of Nations 2022 will see hosts Morocco face Burkina Faso on 2 July at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Sports Complex in Rabat. The complete tournament schedule was determined on Friday evening after the draw in Rabat. Moroccan Nawal El…
Staff Reporter. Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker has been jailed for two and a half years for hiding £2.5m worth of assets and loans to avoid paying his debts. The former world number one, 54, was declared bankrupt on June 21 2017, owing creditors almost £50m, over an unpaid loan…
Staff Reporter. Marumo Gallants held their nerve to become the first team to qualify for the final of the Nedbank Cup as they beat Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) 1-0 in the semi-final at Thohoyandou Stadium on Friday night. Gallants will take on the winner between Mamelodi Sundowns or Royal AM…
By Brenden Nel. The Vodacom Bulls scored four tries to down playoff contenders Glasgow Warriors 29-17 in their Vodacom United Rugby Championship match at Loftus Versfeld on Friday night and stake a major claim for a home playoff place. While the rest of the weekend's fixtures still need to be…
By Michael Vlismas. Chile's Matias Calderon won the Sunshine Tour Qualifying School at the Heron Banks Golf and River Estate on Friday to continue his love with South African golf. Calderon won the 2018 Eye of Africa PGA Championship, making him the first golfer from Chile to win one of…
Staff Reporter. Half-centuries by Tony de Zorzi and Khaya Zondo as well as a four-wicket haul by Andile Phehlukwayo (4-32) have spearheaded the South Africa ‘A’ team’s 36-run victory over Zimbabwe XI, resulting in a 2-1, one-day series win on Friday. The hosts once again won the toss and elected…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Heinrich Helmbold /Sunshine Tour. Kempton Park, City of Ekurhuleni – Tristen Strydom will take a one-stroke lead into the weekend of the Sunshine Tour's season-ending Tour Championship following a magnificent eight-under-par 64 in tricky conditions at Serengeti Estates on Friday. Strydom's bogey-free 64 was a…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Mark Alexander, president of the South African Rugby Union (SARU), is eager to "accelerate" plans to grow the game following his re-election to the role in Cape Town on Friday. Alexander was confirmed in the position he has held since predecessor, Oregan Hoskins, stepped down in October…
Staff Reporter. Royal AM will look to end Mamelodi Sundowns' pursuit of a domestic treble when they clash at Chatsworth Stadium in the Nedbank Cup semifinals on Saturday. The Brazilians, who won the MTN 8 at the start of the campaign, successfully defended their DStv Premiership crown with a 0-0…
Staff Reporter. Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah was named England's Men's Footballer of the Year on Friday in the annual vote of the Football Writers' Association (FWA), with the Egypt international picking up the award for the second time. Salah, who also won in 2018, got 48 per cent of the…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Manchester United's interim manager Ralf Rangnick has been appointed as the Austrian national team coach on a two-year deal tasked with qualifying for Euro 2024, the country's football association president Gerhard Milletich said on Friday. Rangnick, who will make way at United for Erik ten Hag…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @VodacomBulls. Madosh Tambwe says the biggest growth area in his own game in this Vodacom United Rugby Championship has been shifting the focus off his individual performance and pouring his energy into serving his Vodacom Bulls team as best as he can. "It's never an individual thing…
Staff Reporter. Chelsea midfielder Kai Havertz needs to rediscover his scoring touch, manager Thomas Tuchel said, after the German international missed several chances in Thursday's 1-1 Premier League draw at Manchester United. Havertz could have put Chelsea in the lead in the first half when they dominated the game but…
Staff Reporter. West Ham United will have to raise their game if they are to reach the Europa League final after losing 2-1 at home to Eintracht Frankfurt in the first leg of their semifinal on Thursday, manager David Moyes said. With both teams vying for their first European final…
Staff Reporter. Leicester City's performance in Thursday's 1-1 draw with AS Roma in the first leg of the Europa Conference League semifinal will boost their confidence ahead of next week's reverse fixture, manager Brendan Rodgers said. Roma captain Lorenzo Pellegrini put his team ahead in the 15th minute before Gianluca…
Staff Reporter. Barcelona will move out of their Nou Camp home for the 2023-24 season while the stadium is redeveloped. The Spanish club have received a permit from their city council for the renovation and work will start in June. They will be able to play at an almost full-capacity…
By Shawn Belluigi. Kimberley, 28 April 2022: The 2022 Absa Wildeklawer Sports Tournament is underway with High Schools scheduled for Kimberley from the 29th of April to the 2nd of May. The opportunity to meet and discuss tactics and lessons with the likes of Dumisani Chauke and Victor Matfield is…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Jurgen Klopp has agreed a new contract which will keep him and his key backroom staff at Liverpool until at least 2026. The Reds manager accepted a fresh four year deal which will replace the remaining two years of his current agreement, and run until 2026, with…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour. Kempton Park, City of Ekurhuleni – Pieter Moolman was the only player in the field to not drop a single shot on a difficult opening day of the Tour Championship at Serengeti Estates as he took the lead with a six-under-par 66…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Madrid is getting ready for the thousands of fans expected to flock to the city's Cibeles fountain on Saturday to join Real’s players for a much-anticipated celebration of a LaLiga title that Carlo Ancelotti’s side could clinch at home to Espanyol. Real will have two challenges…
Staff Reporter. Spain have been thrown out of the 2023 Rugby World Cup for fielding an ineligible player during the qualifying stages and will be replaced by Romania, World Rugby announced on Thursday. "Subject to Spain's right of appeal, the 10-point deduction applied to the Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino said on Thursday he was "100 percent" sure both he and star striker Kylian Mbappe would be at the club next season. Pochettino took over at PSG last summer. In his first season the club have regained the Ligue 1 title…
Staff Reporter. NBA superstars Stephen Curry and Giannis Antetokounmpo demonstrated their talents once again by leading their respective teams to series-clinching play-off wins on Wednesday. Curry scored 30 points in his first start of the play-offs as the Golden State Warriors earned their place in the Western Conference semi-finals. The…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. We may already know that the Meisterschale will be staying in Munich for another year, but there is still plenty more to be settled up and down the Bundesliga with only three matchdays to go in 2021/22. FC Bayern München take their title celebrations, including giant Weißbier…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @GettyImages. Ben Stokes has been named England Test captain, taking over from Joe Root. All-rounder Stokes, 30, has scored 5,061 runs and taken 174 wickets in 79 Tests and had been vice-captain across two spells since 2017. Batter Root, 31, stepped down after five years in charge…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has praised Jurgen Klopp for adjusting training session times during Ramadan. There are several Muslim players in Liverpool’s squad, including Sadio Mane, Ibrahima Konate, Naby Keita and Mohamed Salah. During the Islamic holy month, which runs from April 2 to May 2, participants…
By Phil McNulty. Liverpool took a giant stride towards another Champions League final with a commanding victory over Villarreal at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp's quadruple-chasing Reds had to demonstrate patience to break down a Villarreal side well organised by European specialist Unai Emery. Liverpool were held at bay despite creating all…
Staff Reporter. Inter Milan missed the chance to go top of Serie A as a goalkeeping howler gifted Bologna victory - and put AC Milan in control of the title race. Milan are two points clear at the top with four games to go. Ivan Perisic put defending champions Inter…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Mamelodi Sundowns clinched their fifth straight DStv Premiership title, with four matches to spare, after they drew 0-0 with Cape Town City at Loftus Versveld Stadium on Wednesday. The result left Sundowns 13 points clear of nearest chasers Royal AM with only 12 points left to play…
By Neil Manthorp. Photo Credit: IANS. Rashid Khan smashed 31 off just 11 balls with four sixes in the final over to propel the Gujarat Titans to a remarkable five-wicket victory in their IPL match against the Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday. The Titans posted…
Staff Reporter. Orlando Pirates endured a frustrating evening at Orlando Stadium after being held to a goalless draw by Chippa United on Wednesday evening. Pirates dominated the game and had 16 attempts at goal, but they were unable to beat Lloyd Kazapua, who pulled off six saves to keep the…
Staff Reporter. A late Michael Gumede goal gave Lamontville Golden Arrows a 2-1 win over Kaizer Chiefs in their DStv Premiership clash at Princess Magogo Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. The result, secured by goals from Siboniso Conco and Michael Gumede, sees Abafana Bes'thende complete a league 'double' over the Soweto…
Staff Reporter. Bad light had the final say once again, as the South Africa 'A' team came out on the winning side this time, by 51 runs, in their second one-day match against Zimbabwe XI on Wednesday. Reeza Hendricks blasted 102 runs from 107 deliveries as the visitors levelled the…
Staff Reporter. It's time to shine for individual sprint stars in a team environment this week, while South Africa's most versatile athletes will also be targeting national titles at the 2022 Spar ASA Relay and Combined Events Championships, to be held at DP de Villiers Stadium in Sasolburg on Friday…
By Michael Vlismas. Photo Credit: Tyrone Winfield/Sunshine Tour. Kempton Park, City of Ekurhuleni – The Sunshine Tour this week celebrates the end of one of its most successful seasons in history with the Tour Championship which tees off at Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate on Thursday. JC Ritchie, Wilco Nienaber,…
Staff Reporter. (Reuters) - Benfica have reached an agreement in principle to hire PSV manager Roger Schmidt as their new head coach, the Portuguese club said in a statement on Wednesday. Benfica said that negotiations were taking place for German Schmidt, whose contract at the Dutch Eredivisie club expires at…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Iga Swiatek has withdrawn from the Madrid Open due to a right shoulder injury. The world No. 1 is on a 23-match winning streak and has won her last four tournaments in a row. However, she will not play the WTA 1000 event in the Spanish capital,…
By Michael Vlismas. While the eventual winner of the Sunshine Tour’s Order of Merit is not in doubt, a victory this week for sixth-placed JC Ritchie in the Tour Championship at Serengeti Golf & Wildlife Estate would be the crowning achievement for what has been an incredible season for him.…
Staff Reporter. After eliminating Juventus and Bayern Munich from the Champions League, Villarreal have "all the confidence in the world" that they can get past Liverpool and reach the final of Europe's elite club competition, midfielder Dani Parejo said. The Spanish side won the Europa League last season and followed…
Staff Reporter. The Miami Heat clinched their spot in the NBA Eastern Conference semi-finals after beating the Atlanta Hawks despite missing key forward Jimmy Butler. With scoring sensation Butler and point guard Kyle Lowry injured, Heat held off the visiting Hawks to win 97-94. It secured a 4-1 win for…
Staff Reporter. The Ukrainian Premier League (UPL) season has been terminated and the title will not be awarded due to continuing martial law in the country, the league said. No matches have been played since Russia invaded Ukraine in February in what Moscow calls a "special military operation". The last…
Staff Reporter. Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Faf du Plessis backed Virat Kohli to come good with the bat after he was out for a low score in the Indian Premier League once again on Tuesday as his team slumped to a fourth defeat of the season. Chasing 145 for victory…
Staff Reporter. Manchester City remain on course to reach a second successive Champions League final after beating Real Madrid in a thrilling semi-final first leg. Kevin de Bruyne's diving header and Gabriel Jesus' calm finish gave City a 2-0 lead inside the opening 11 minutes. Karim Benzema volleyed home for…
Staff Reporter. Aston Villa midfielder Jacob Ramsey has signed a new deal with the club that runs until 2027. The 20-year-old has been with the Midlands club since he was six and made his first-team debut in a Championship game against West Bromwich Albion in February 2019. The England Under-21…
Staff Reporter. Novak Djokovic can defend his Wimbledon title after organisers said players who are not vaccinated against Covid-19 will be allowed to compete. The Serbian world number one, 34, was not allowed to play at the Australian Open in January following a row that centred around him being unvaccinated.…
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