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Staff Reporter. @EURO2020. Denmark's impressive and emotional Euro 2020 campaign continued as they marched on to the semi-finals courtesy of a victory over the Czech Republic in Baku. The Danes have gone from strength to strength in the tournament since the trauma of their opening game, in which midfielder Christian…
Staff Reporter. Josh Adams scored four times as the British and Irish Lions began their 2021 tour of South Africa in positive fashion, registering a dominant 56-14 victory over the Sigma Lions in Johannesburg. The tourists notched eight tries in total, as debutants Louis Rees-Zammit and Hamish Watson scored early,…
Staff Reporter. South Africa U23 Men’s national team coach David Notoane has announced his final squad for the Tokyo Olympics. Notoane has included Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Nkosingiphile Ngcobo in his Olympics squad, but it’s not clear if he will depart for Tokyo with the rest of the squad or if…
Staff Reporter. @Wimbledon. Eight-time champion Roger Federer needed all of his quality and resilience to dash British number two Cameron Norrie's hopes of causing a big upset in the Wimbledon third round. Federer, 39, has had little court time over the past 16 months but played well enough to win…
Staff Reporter. Belgium's Dylan Teuns took a fine solo victory on stage eight of the Tour de France as Tadej Pogacar claimed the yellow jersey in Le Grand-Bornand. Defending champion Pogacar, 22, rode away from his rivals for the overall victory on the penultimate climb of the Tour's first day…
Staff Reporter. New Zealand scored 16 unanswered tries as they trounced Tonga 102-0 in their first Test of the year in Auckland. Crusaders wing Will Jordan crossed five times for the All Blacks while Brad Weber scored three against a Tonga side that featured 13 debutants in their match-day squad.…
Staff Reporter. @WorldAthletics. National long jump champion Ruswahl Samaai will step up his preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games when he competes in his first World Athletics Diamond League meeting of the season in Stockholm, Sweden on Sunday. Having displayed consistent form throughout the 2021 campaign after clearing eight metres…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. England fast bowler Ollie Robinson is free to play cricket again immediately despite being given an eight-match ban for historical racist and sexist tweets. Five games of the ban are suspended for two years and three have already been served, after he missed the second Test against…
Staff Reporter. World champion Lewis Hamilton has signed a new two-year deal with Mercedes until the end of 2023. The Briton, 36, has won six of his seven world titles with the British-based German team since joining from McLaren in 2012. This season Hamilton is contending for a record-breaking eighth…
Staff Reporter. @CopaAmerica. Brazil had striker Gabriel Jesus sent off in their Copa America quarter-final against Chile but held on for a 1-0 win to set up a semi-final against Peru. Lucas Paqueta gave Brazil an lead early in the second half before Jesus was sent-off with two minutes later…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. One of South Africa’s most talented fighters, Lehlohonolo "Hands of Stone" Ledwaba, who won a South African title and world titles in three different weights has died from Covid-19 related complications. He was 49, would have celebrated his 50th birthday on 27 July. Ledwaba made his pro…
Staff Reporter. Italy defeated Belgium 2-1 to reach the Euro 2020 semifinals thanks to first-half goals from Nicolo Barella and Lorenzo Insigne. Italy will now face Spain for a chance to reach the final at Wembley. Barella's fantastic strike in the 31st minute put the Italians ahead, with Isigne doubling…
Staff Reporter. South Africa have beaten Georgia in a warm-up for the Lions Tour, but they didn't have it all their own way. The Springboks trailed for half an hour and looked every bit like a team who haven't played since the World Cup final almost two years ago. Aphelele…
Staff Reporter. @EURO2020. Three-time champions Spain survived another scare to beat 10-man Switzerland in a dramatic penalty shootout to reach the semi-finals of the European Championship. In open play,Spain were in front in St Petersburg against Switzerland too - midfielder Denis Zakaria deflected Jordi Alba's shot into his own net…
Staff Reporter. @Reuters. Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal will miss the Tokyo Games starting later this month, as well as Paris 2024 after her appeal against a five-year doping ban was dismissed. The 29-year-old American was suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit in April after a disciplinary tribunal found…
Staff Reporter. Novak Djokovic defeated a spirited Denis Kudla to move one step closer to retaining his Wimbledon title. The Serbian world number one won 6-4 6-3 7-6 (9-7) to reach the fourth round, where he will play Chile's 17th seed Cristian Garin. American qualifier Kudla, a strong grass-court player,…
Staff Reporter. Slovenia's Matej Mohoric earned his first Tour de France victory with a fine breakaway win on stage seven. The Bahrain Victorious team rider was part of a breakaway with 50km remaining and left his challengers to cross the line in Le Creusot one minute and 20 seconds ahead…
Staff Reporter. Aryna Sabalenka reached the fourth round of Wimbledon for the first time after a comfortable 6-0 6-3 win over Colombian Maria Camila Osorio Serrano. The second seed from Belarus eased past the teenager with a confident display in 75 minutes, serving five aces. She will face Elena Rybakina…
Staff Reporter. Cristiano Ronaldo has topped Instagram's rich list as the celebrity thought to be able to charge more than anyone else for a sponsored post. The Juventus forward can charge advertisers $1.6m (£1.2m) per post on his account, according to social media marketing firm Hopper HQ. Former Real Madrid…
Staff Reporter. The West Indies overcame the loss of a key bowler to beat South Africa by 21 runs in the fourth Twenty20 international on Thursday, levelling the five-match series at 2-2. West Indies lost left-arm spinner Fabian Allen to a shoulder injury suffered in the field as it defended…
Staff Reporter. England comfortably beat Sri Lanka again in the second one-day international at The Oval to clinch the series with a game to spare. Sam Curran took 5-48 - his first five-wicket haul for England - as the hosts restricted Sri Lanka to 241-9 from 50 overs. Curran took…
Staff Reporter. Stuart Hogg says he will "be his own man" when he leads a new-look British and Irish Lions XV against the Emirates Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday. "I think being captain doesn't change anything you do," said Scotland's Hogg. "I've never been the one to scream and shout…
Staff Reporter. @Wimbledon. Eight-time champion Roger Federer continued his dominance over France's Richard Gasquet to set up a Wimbledon third-round meeting with British number two Cameron Norrie. Federer, 39, extended his winning record over 35-year-old Gasquet to 19-2 with a 7-6 (7-1) 6-1 6-4 victory. Norrie reached the last 32…
Staff Reporter. Mark Cavendish won his 32nd Tour de France stage victory to move within two stages of the all-time record held by Belgian legend Eddy Merckx. It is the second stage win of this year's Tour for Cavendish, who feared he would never return to the race after a…
Staff Reporter. World number one Ashleigh Barty ground out a second-round win over Anna Blinkova as the Wimbledon draw opened up further for her with the exit of third seed Elina Svitolina. Barty's serve was error-strewn but she dug deep to secure a 6-4 6-3 win. She has reached the…
Staff Reporter. Former Kaizer Chiefs midfield legend Reneilwe Letsholonyane has announced his retirement from football. Letsholonyane released a video on Thursday that confirmed he had decided to put an end to a career that saw him play a star role for Jomo Cosmos, Amakhosi and SuperSport United, as well as…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed the appointment of Kaizer Motaung Jnr. as the club's new sporting director. Motaung Jnr, retired from professional football back in 2014 before entering a three-year course at Varsity College where he graduated with a BCom degree in Financial Management. In February 2019 he was…
Staff Reporter. One of the world's greatest players,Lionel Messi is now officially a free agent. Yes, 12 months on from his aborted attempted to leave Barcelona, Lionel Messi is now out of contract. The Argentine superstar's deal expired at midnight and despite months of rumour and conjecture, he has failed…
Staff Reporter. Tottenham have appointed former Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo as their new manager on a two-year contract. Nuno left Wolves in May after four impressive seasons, during which time he took the club from the Championship to a Europa League quarter-final. Spurs sacked Jose Mourinho in April and…
Staff Reporter. Chippa United have secured their top-flight status after another no-show by Royal AM in their promotion/relegation playoff match. The controversial 2020/21 PSL promotion/relegation playoffs reached their conclusion at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Wednesday where Chippa United secured their DStv Premiership status for next season following a…
Staff Reporter. World number one Novak Djokovic brushed aside Kevin Anderson in straight sets to reach the third round at Wimbledon. The defending champion, chasing his sixth Wimbledon title and record-equalling 20th Grand Slam, won 6-3 6-3 6-3 on a Centre Court surface that continues to cause problems underfoot. Djokovic…
Staff Reporter. @Sanchooo10. Manchester United have agreed a fee in principle with Borussia Dortmund for England winger Jadon Sancho. It is understood United will pay Dortmund 85m euros (£73m) for the 21-year-old, who joined them from Manchester City in 2017. Personal terms are yet to be finalised and a medical…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @WorldAthletics. A handful of individuals will carry the nation’s track and field medal hopes at the Tokyo Olympic Games, but some world-class athletes will be missing from the SA squad, including middle-distance star Caster Semenya. While sprinter Wayde van Niekerk recently achieved the 400m qualifying standard and…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Everton have appointed former Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez as their new manager. The 61-year-old Spaniard has signed a three-year deal and succeeds Carlo Ancelotti, who resigned in early June to return to Real Madrid. "I am delighted to be joining Everton," said Benitez. "I believe this is…
Staff Reporter. Defending champion Tadej Pogacar claimed a dominant time trial victory on stage five as Mathieu van der Poel narrowly retained the yellow jersey. Pogacar finished the 27.2km course in 32 minutes - 19 seconds quicker than Stefan Kung in second. The Slovenian's stunning ride saw him put more…
By Michael Vlismas. @SunshineTour. Louis de Jager has secured himself a place in his first Major after successfully qualifying for the 149th Open at Royal St George's. The Sunshine Tour campaigner was one of 12 golfers from a field of 288 who qualified at various venues in England. De Jager…
Staff Reporter. Canadian fifth seed Bianca Andreescu suffered a first-round defeat in straight sets at Wimbledon as she was dominated by France's Alize Cornet. World number 58 Cornet produced an impressive display to record a 6-2 6-1 victory over the 2019 US Open champion. Cornet will meet Australian Ajla Tomljanovic…
Staff Reporter. The Proteas held their nerve to beat the West Indies by a single run in the nail-biting third T20 and take a 2-1 series lead. The next fixture is scheduled to take place on Thursday, 1 July. Tabraiz Shamsi was the pick of the bowlers and once again…
Staff Reporter. Everton are close to confirming the appointment of ex-Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez as successor to Carlo Ancelotti after he agreed a three-year deal. The contentious arrival of the 61-year is now seen as a formality after he impressed Everton owner Farhad Moshiri in several rounds of talks. Benitez…
Staff Reporter. @EURO2020. Artem Dovbyk scored in added time in extra time as Ukraine edged out 10-man Sweden at Hampden to set up a Euro 2020 quarter-final with England. Oleksandr Zinchenko smashed Ukraine in front with a powerful drive but a deflected shot from Emil Forsberg levelled matters before half-time.…
Staff Reporter. Joe Root led England to a five-wicket win against Sri Lanka in the first one-day international at Chester-le-Street. Chasing just 186, the hosts wobbled at 80-4 in the 12th over but Root's unbeaten 79 from 87 balls saw them win with 15.1 overs to spare. He and Moeen…
Staff Reporter. @Wimbledon. American great Serena Williams broke down in tears as her latest attempt for an elusive record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title was cruelly ended by injury. Williams started against Belarusian world number 100 Aliaksandra Sasnovich with heavy strapping on her right thigh and then slipped in the fifth…
Staff Reporter. @Prosport. Former Kaizer Chiefs striker Knowledge Musona has cut his ties with European football after swapping Belgian side Anderlecht for Saudi Arabia club Al-Tai FC. Belgian giants Anderlecht have confirmed that Musona, 31, has left the club ahead of the 2021/22 season in order to sign with newly-promoted…
Staff Reporter. @EURO2020. England struck twice late on to end a 55-year wait for a knockout tie victory over Germany amid scenes of huge tension and elation to reach the Euro 2020 quarter-finals at Wembley. Gareth Southgate's side battled hard to earn the statement victory that has so often eluded…
Staff Reporter. @Wimbledon. Eight-time champion Roger Federer avoided a huge Wimbledon upset as injury robbed France's Adrian Mannarino of the chance to earn a memorable win. Sixth seed Federer, 39, trailed 6-4 6-7 (3-7) 3-6 4-2 when Mannarino slipped and injured his knee. The world number 41 battled on and…
Staff Reporter. Frank de Boer has left his job as manager of the Netherlands after a shock European Championship last-16 defeat by the Czech Republic. De Boer, 51, was appointed last September to replace Ronald Koeman, who had led the side into the finals before taking charge at Barcelona. The…
Staff Reporter. The men's Twenty20 World Cup has been moved from India to the United Arab Emirates and Oman because of the coronavirus pandemic. The 16-team tournament will still take place from 17 October to 14 November. The International Cricket Council (ICC) gave India a deadline of Monday to say…
Staff Reporter. @Wimbledon. World number one Ashleigh Barty held off a spirited Carla Suarez Navarro to reach the second round at Wimbledon. Australia's Barty, returning from a thigh injury, fought back from a rocky second set to win 6-1 6-7 (1-7) 6-1. Spain's Suarez Navarro, playing in her second match…
Staff Reporter. @LeTour. Britain's Mark Cavendish won his first stage at the Tour de France in five years after a thrilling sprint finale to stage four in Brittany. Cavendish, 36, produced a stunning sprint to finish ahead of Nacer Bouhanni and Jasper Philipsen. Dutch rider Mathieu van der Poel retained…
Staff Reporter. Lionel Messi scored twice as he became Argentina's most capped player in their 4-1 win Copa America win over Bolivia. The Barcelona forward, 34, made his 148th international appearance, to take Javier Mascherano's record. Messi set up Papu Gomez's sixth-minute opener, before scoring a penalty and adding a…
Staff Reporter. Kylian Mbappe had a decisive miss from the penalty spot as Switzerland ousted World Cup champions France from the 2020 European Championship in a shootout on Monday night after regular and extra time ended in a 3-3 draw. Switzerland took a surprise lead against the Euro favourites just…
Staff Reporter. Sloane Stephens produced a complete display to land a shock first-round win over two-time champion Petra Kvitova on day one of Wimbledon. The American repeatedly made Kvitova work in the opening set, which she took 6-3 after two breaks of serve. A key moment arrived in game six…
Staff Reporter. @EURO2020. Spain reached the quarter-finals of Euro 2020 in dramatic fashion by beating Croatia in extra time after an eight-goal thriller. Croatia substitutes Mislav Orsic and Mario Pasalic forced extra time with two goals in the last five minutes but Spain regrouped to seal their passage from a…
Staff Reporter. @Wimbledon. World number four Stefanos Tsitsipas suffered a shock straight-set defeat by American Frances Tiafoe on day one at Wimbledon. Third seed Tsitsipas, who reached the French Open final earlier in June, was beaten 6-4 6-4 6-3 by the impressive world number 57 Tiafoe on Court One. It…
Staff Reporter. File Photo:From left ,Cyril Kobus, Kaizer Motaung and Raymond Hack. Photo Credit:DiskiPhotos. The former National Professional Soccer League (NPSL ) and the National Soccer League (NSL) official died on Sunday morning after a short illness. Kobus was admitted to hospital and suffered from cardiac arrest. Kobus, 79, is…
Staff Reporter. The Zithulesle Sinqe Foundation proudly hosted the first series of 2021 Zet Sinqe Series Runs in partnership with the Central Gauteng Athletics (CGA) over this past Saturday on 26 June 2021 at Westonaria Sports Complex in Westonaria. This was the first series of its kind to be held…
Staff Reporter. Geraint Thomas and Primoz Roglic were both involved in crashes as Tim Merlier won a dramatic stage three of the Tour de France. Thomas dislocated his shoulder early on the 182.9km stage, while Roglic lost time after falling in the final 10km. Caleb Ewan also crashed late on,…
Staff Reporter. @Wimbledon. Defending champion Novak Djokovic overcame an early fright to fend off British teenager Jack Draper and launch his quest for a sixth title as Wimbledon returned after a two-year absence on Monday. The first match on Centre Court since Djokovic's nailbiting victory over Roger Federer in the…
Staff Reporter. @MuziNtombela. Former Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt has been linked with a move to Zanaco FC. According to local publication ZamFoot, the four-time PSL champion is set to take charge of the six-time Zambian champions, who ended runners-up to Zesco United this past season. The former Kaizer Chiefs…
Staff Reporter. The South African Football Association have confirmed the cancellation of Banyana Banyana trip to Netherlands due to Covid-19 cases in the senior national women team’s camp. The friendly match between South Africa and the Netherlands scheduled for July 3. Safa announced on Monday that the squad will no…
Staff Reporter. @Wimbledon. World-number-four Aryna Sabalenka dominated Monica Niculescu to reach round two at Wimbledon on the opening day of the 2021 Championships. The Belarusian - number two seed in the women's draw - took 29 minutes to seal set one and closed out a 6-1 6-4 win. Niculescu -…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs caretaker coach Arthur Zwane has praised his side after they held out for a 1-0 aggregate victory over Wydad Casablanca to claim a place in the final of the CAF Champions League. Chiefs will face Pitso Mosimane’s Al Ahly in the decider in Morocco, and will…
Staff Reporter. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton scored a combined 71 points as the Milwaukee Bucks fought back to beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-102 in game three of the Eastern Conference finals. Middleton scored 20 of his game-high 38 points in the fourth quarter. Antetokounmpo contributed 33 points and 11…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus said there is "no threat" to July's British and Irish Lions Tests after three of his players returned positive Covid-19 results. The Springboks squad is isolating in Johannesburg, where the Lions play their first game on 3 July. Warren Gatland's…
Staff Reporter. @CopaAmerica. Copa America hosts Brazil saw their 10-game winning run come to an end as they drew 1-1 with Ecuador in Goiania. The point took Ecuador into the quarter-finals, with holders Brazil having previously booked their place in the knockout stages. Eder Militao headed Brazil into the lead…
Staff Reporter. South Africa earned their first T20I victory under new white-ball captain Temba Bavuma and successfully defended a score under 170 for just the third time since the 2016 World T20 to level the five-match series against West Indies 1-1. While Kagiso Rabada took wickets at the start and…
Staff Reporter. @EURO2020. Belgium eliminated reigning champions Portugal with a 1-0 victory in the round of 16 at the European Championship on Sunday. The win for Roberto Martinez's men sets up a fascinating matchup with Italy in the last eight. But they may have to play the Italians without two…
Staff Reporter. @EURO2020. The Czech Republic pulled off the shock of the European Championship so far by defeating the Netherlands and booking their place in the last eight after defender Matthijs de Ligt was sent off. Tomas Holes and Patrik Schick scored in the second half to set up a…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Mathieu van der Poel produced a superb ride to win stage two of the Tour de France and claim the yellow jersey in Brittany. The Dutchman, 26, staged two attacks and powered home in a thrilling climax to the 183.5km route. Defending champion Tadej Pogacar and Primoz…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Max Verstappen has won the Styrian Grand Prix, claiming his fourth win of the season and Red Bull’s fourth win in a row. The Dutchman extended his lead on Lewis Hamilton in the Drivers’ Championship to 18 points, with the Mercedes driver finishing in second and Valterri…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The British and Irish Lions’ tour of South Africa suffered a setback before it had started following the confirmation on Sunday by SA Rugby that three Springbok players had returned positive Covid tests. The three players who were named by the Springboks on Sunday afternoon as being…
Staff Reporter. Four-time Olympic gold medallist Serena Williams has confirmed she will not play in this summer's delayed Tokyo Games. The 39-year-old American, who made her Games debut at Sydney in 2000, made the announcement in her pre-Wimbledon media conference on Sunday. "I'm actually not on the Olympic list -…
Staff Reporter. @NBA. The Phoenix Suns moved to within a win of their first NBA Finals appearance in 28 years after beating the Los Angeles Clippers 84-80 at the Staples Center. Chris Paul scored five crucial free throws in the final seconds as the Suns took a 3-1 lead in…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @VodacomBullsRugby Vodacom Bulls boss Jake White is saddened by the serious injury sustained by fullback Gio Aplon after the 32-27 Currie Cup win at Loftus Versveld. Aplon, who has just returned from a long layoff following an ACL injury, injured the same knee again during the clash.…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Alun Wyn Jones will miss the British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa because of a shoulder injury and Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray will captain the side instead. Jones dislocated his shoulder during Saturday's warm-up game against Japan, where Justin Tipuric also sustained a tour-ending shoulder…
Staff Reporter. South Africa were blown away by eight wickets in the first of five T20 Internationals against the West Indies at the National Cricket Stadium in Grenada. In a performance which emphasised the vast difference between international cricket’s shortest format and the traditional game, Evin Lewis tore into the…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Al Ahly have reached the final of the CAF Champions League for the second consecutive season after a sweeping 4-0 aggregate victory over Esperance. The Reds entered the second-leg in Cairo with a commanding lead, having clinched an away 1-0 victory in Rades, thanks to Mohamed Sherif.…
Staff Reporter. Italy needed extra time to see off battling Austria at Wembley and set up a Euro 2020 quarter-final against Belgium or Portugal. Roberto Mancini's Italy came into the match having won 11 in a row and unbeaten in their last 30 games -- and set an Azzurri record…
Staff Reporter. Griquas opened their account in the Currie Cup by outplaying a young Cheetahs team in a bonus-point victory in Kimberley on Saturday. A strong defensive performance by the men from Kimberley laid the foundation for the result. Griquas lost their opening round match against the Sharks last week,…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Kaizer Chiefs held Wydad Casablanca to a 0-0 draw at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday evening, securing a place in the final of the CAF Champions League for the first time in the club’s history. Chiefs won the tie 1-0 on aggregate and will face either…
Staff Reporter. @EURO2020. Denmark inflicted a heavy 4-0 defeat over Wales to cruise into the Euro 2020 quarterfinals on Saturday. Kasper Dolberg scored twice while Joakim Maehle and Martin Braithwaite finished off the scoring late on in an emphatic performance in Amsterdam. The result sees Denmark progress into the last…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Dawid Malan hit 76 from 48 balls as England thrashed Sri Lanka by 89 runs in Southampton to complete a 3-0 clean sweep in the Twenty20 series. Malan shared an opening stand of 105 with Jonny Bairstow, who made 51, in England's 180-6. Although England lost 5-19…
Staff Reporter. Chippa United moved closer to retaining their DStv Premiership status as they held Richards Bay United to a 1-1 draw at the Richards Bay Stadium on Saturday evening. Chippa made five changes with Nyiko Mobbie, Riaan Hanamub, Ayabulela Knoqobe, Bienvenu Eva Nga and Sizwe Mdlinzo coming into the…
Staff Reporter. The British & Irish Lions eased to a 28-10 victory over Japan at Murrayfield, but it was not all good news for Warren Gatland as captain Alun Wyn Jones left the field early on with an injury. Jones clutched his wrist as he departed with just seven minutes…
Staff Reporter. Kaizer Chiefs will be looking to claim a historic spot in the CAF Champions League final when they host Wydad Casablanca at the FNB Stadium this evening. Chiefs XI: Akpeyi, Mathoho, Cardoso, Sasman, Ngezana, Frosler, Katsande, Blom, Parker, Ngcobo, Nurkovic. Subs: Khune, Mphahlele, Baccus, Matsheke, Mashiane. Livestream Video…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @GettyImages. Julian Alaphilippe sprang a superb late attack to win stage one of the Tour de France after two huge crashes in the closing stages. The 2020 runner-up Primoz Roglic, and Britain's Chris Froome were among those to fall in two separate incidents in the final 45km.…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Kaizer Chiefs interim coach Arthur Zwane says his squad remains focused on their objectives to capitalise on their narrow 1-0 advantage in a return-leg clash against Wydad AC at FNB Stadium. Zwane and Dillon Sheppard are set for their fourth game in charge since the sacking of…
Staff Reporter. The Russian Grand Prix is to move from Sochi to the Igora Drive circuit outside St Petersburg from 2023. The Black Sea resort of Sochi, home to President Vladimir Putin's summer palace, has hosted the race since its inception in 2014. Putin was a major supporter of the…
Staff Reporter. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 points as the Milwaukee Bucks thrashed the Atlanta Hawks 125-91 to level the NBA Eastern Conference finals series. Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) Antetokounmpo and Jrue Holiday, with 22 points, combined to make 20 of 32 shots from the floor before sitting out…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @CAFOnline. The next season’s African club competition will begin in September with the group phase kicking off in February and the finals being played in May, the Confederation of African Football said. The schedule for both the Champions League and Confederation Cup will be moved back to…
Staff Reporter. The Vodacom Bulls bounced back from their Italian nightmare with a bonus-point 32-27 win against a plucky New Nation Pumas at Loftus Versfeld on Friday night. The Bulls more than once seemed to have done enough to win the game and dominated possession, but just couldn’t pull away…
Staff Reporter. @AdamDavy. Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah will consider his future after failing to qualify for this year's Games. Farah, 38, missed the 10,000m selection time by 19 seconds at a cold and windy British Championships in Manchester. He needed to go under 27 minutes 28 seconds to make…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. With Germany's UEFA Euro 2020 campaign soon underway, we look at five players central to their hopes of lifting the trophy: from returning duo Thomas Müller and Mats Hummels, to captain fantastic Manuel Neuer, and his Bayern Munich teammates Serge Gnabry and Joshua Kimmich. Thomas Muller Age: …
Staff Reporter. Lloyd Harris might have an easier route to the final than compatriot Kevin Anderson, on paper at least, but both South Africans will be looking to stun the favourites at the Wimbledon Championships starting in London next week. Harris will face Ricardas Berankis in the opening round of…
Staff Reporter. South African swimmers and those from the rest of the continent are set to receive a massive boost with the creation of a new FINA Development Centre in the country. Newly elected President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Husain Al Musallam signed a landmark agreement with Swimming…
Staff Reporter. Sparks will fly as the 2021 Tour de France kicks off with South Africa’s Qhubeka World Tour Cycling team making its seventh appearance. The annual men's multiple-stage bicycle race primarily held in France will get underway on Saturday. Like other grand tours, the event which consists of 21…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Kaizer Chiefs will look to secure a first-ever berth in the CAF Champions League final when they host Wydad Casablanca in the return leg of their semifinal tie tomorrow night. Kick-off at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg is set for 6pm CAT (SA, GMT+2). Chiefs hold a…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. Defending women's champion Simona Halep has pulled out of Wimbledon because of a calf injury. The Romanian picked up the injury at May's Italian Open and was subsequently ruled out of the French Open. The 29-year-old, who was seeded second, has been at the All England Club…
Staff Reporter. @CopaAmerica. Edinson Cavani was on target as Uruguay beat Bolivia 2-0 to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Copa America. The Manchester United striker had spurned a number of chances before he converted Facundo Torres' cross with 11 minutes remaining. Uruguay had earlier gone ahead when Bolivia defender…
Staff Reporter. @GettyImages. England recovered from 36-4 to beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the second Twenty20 and win the series with a game to spare. After a 40-minute rain break at 69-4, the hosts completed a revised chase of 103 with 11 balls remaining in Cardiff. Liam Livingstone…
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