Djokovic knocked out by Medvedev at Monte Carlo Masters

19 April 2019, 8:49 PM
Tenth-seeded, Daniil Medvedev, of Russia stunned World number one, Novak Djokovic, to advance to the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters tennis tournament.
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Allegri does not want Juventus celebrations diluted 19 April 2019, 3:41 PM

Juventus must not let Tuesday's Champions League exit spoil their celebrations if they win the Serie A title on Saturday, Coach Massimiliano Allegri said.

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Two Oceans Marathon route changed after fears of protests 19 April 2019, 10:27 AM

The route for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town set to take place on Saturday has been changed due to a threat of disruptions.

Lionel Messi
La Liga set for big finish despite Barcelona procession 19 April 2019, 7:21 AM

Barcelona might have their eighth title in 11 years all-but sewn up but, with six games left to play, La Liga is far from finished. 

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Mvovo urges Sharks to step up against Reds 18 April 2019, 9:11 PM

Experience winger Lwazi Mvovo believes the Sharks have regressed after a promising start to the 2019 Super Rugby campaign and need to step up when they host the Reds in Durban on Friday afternoon.

Stormers name team to face Brumbies 18 April 2019, 9:08 PM

The Stormers have named their team to play the Brumbies on Saturday in a Super Rugby game at Newlands, and there are three changes and a positional switch from the team who beat the Rebels in Melbourne last week.

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The league race is not fair – Mosimane 18 April 2019, 8:45 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns Coach Pitso Mosimane says the league race this season is not fair. He reacted after his team lost 2-0 to Supersport United in Pretoria Wednesday night.

Chiefs looking to end trophy drought with Nedbank Cup 18 April 2019, 6:36 PM

South African football is going through a phase where the country’s two biggest teams haven’t lifted some silverware in four to five years and these are the challenges that Kaizer Chiefs have to respond to in the Nedbank Cup.

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Sundowns drop crucial points against Supersport 18 April 2019, 6:20 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns failed to close the gap on log leaders Orlando Pirates, when they lost 2-0 to Supersport United in a league match at Loftus Vesrfeld stadium in Pretoria on Wednesday night.

Xasa hosts consultative roadshow on Women and Sport Policy 18 April 2019, 6:13 PM

Minister of Sport and Recreation Thokozile Xasa on Thursday hosted the second leg of a consultative roadshow on Women and Sport Policy in Polokwane.

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Highlands Park draw against Free State Stars 18 April 2019, 4:34 PM

Highlands Park failed to capitalise on their one man-advantage as they cling to a 1-1 draw against Free State Stars in a tightly contested Absa Premiership match at Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa Wednesday night.

Amla, Markram in Proteas’ World Cup squad 18 April 2019, 2:53 PM

There was space for both the in-form Aiden Markram and the experienced Hashim Amla in South Africa's 15-man ICC Cricket World Cup squad that was announced.

Coutinho under spotlight against Sociedad after ‘ugly gesture’ 18 April 2019, 1:50 PM

After confronting fans during Tuesday’s Champions League win over Manchester United, Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho is under pressure to show some consistency when the runaway La Liga leaders host Real Sociedad on Saturday.

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Cape Town readies for Two Oceans Marathon 18 April 2019, 7:23 AM

Close to 40 000 participants are expected to take part in the Old Mutual Two Oceans marathon in Cape Town this weekend.

Thato Mokeke
Mokeke believes he made right decision to re-join Cape Town City 17 April 2019, 8:49 PM

Cape Town City midfielder Thato Mokeke believes he made the right decision in re-joining the club earlier in 2019.

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Annual Bayhill tournament kicks off in the Mother City 17 April 2019, 6:02 PM

The 30th version of the Under-19 Bayhill Premier Cup kicks off on Wednesday at Erica Park in Cape Town and some of the country’s best young talent will be on display for the next week.

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Melikhaya Frans invited to participate in Tet Riga marathon 17 April 2019, 3:59 PM

Top South African half marathon road runner Melikhaya Frans has been invited to participate in the Tet Riga marathon in Scandinavia in May.

Jofra Archer to press case for Cricket World Cup selection 17 April 2019, 12:26 PM

Jofra Archer will have a chance to press his case for World Cup selection after the uncapped all-rounder was included Wednesday in a 17-man squad for May’s one-day internationals (ODI) against Ireland and Pakistan.

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Ajax stun Juventus to reach Champions League semis 17 April 2019, 7:27 AM

Ajax stunned Juventus to reach the Champions League semi-finals for the first time since 1997 as Matthijs de Ligt's thumping second-half header secured a 2-1 second-leg victory in the last eight in Turin on Tuesday.

Australia’s Folau asks for code of conduct hearing 17 April 2019, 6:11 AM

Wallabies fullback Israel Folau has asked for a code of conduct hearing to be scheduled by Rugby Australia (RA) after the governing body said they intended to terminate his contract for controversial social media posts.

Djokovic survives Kohlschreiber scare in Monte Carlo 16 April 2019, 7:12 PM

Novak Djokovic was severely tested before securing a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 win over Philipp Kohlschreiber to survive his opening match at the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday.

Mark Mayambela
Mayambela ready to lead Chippa against Chiefs in Nedbank semifinals 16 April 2019, 4:09 PM

As Mark Mayambela prepares to lead Chippa United against Kaizer Chiefs in the Nedbank Cup semi-finals on Saturday, his brother Mihlali, hope’s that Mark and Chippa can go on and win the tournament.

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UEFA Champions League quarterfinals action to resume 16 April 2019, 2:05 PM

Tuesday night's UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg fixtures feature four traditional giants of the European Game.

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F1 in talks over second China GP 16 April 2019, 10:36 AM

Formula One's landmark 1 000th race took place in Shanghai on Sunday, underlining China's growing role as the sport's US-based owner looks to Asia.

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Solskjaer draws upon spirit of 99 for another Camp Nou miracle 16 April 2019, 8:33 AM

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer completed Manchester United's most famous comeback at Camp Nou in 1999 and he will try to oversee another there on Tuesday when his team take on Barcelona.

Israel Dagg
‘I hated rugby’: Retired All Black Dagg opens up on mental health 16 April 2019, 5:51 AM

All Blacks 2011 World Cup-winner Israel Dagg opened up on Tuesday about the mental health battles that nearly drove him out of the game.

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‘Sharks have to do plenty of soul searching’ 15 April 2019, 9:23 PM

Sharks defence and kicking coach, Braam van Straaten, says they have plenty of soul searching to do after their embarrassing Super Rugby loss to the Jaguares over the weekend.

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NFD officiating hurting SA football: Malesela 15 April 2019, 9:00 PM

TS Galaxy head coach Dan “Dance” Malesela says the match officiating in the National First Division (NFD) is going to kill South African football.

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Free State Stars coach breaks down in tears remembering Jantjie 15 April 2019, 8:27 PM

The scars of losing one of their key players in Sinethemba Jantjie at Free State Stars are still visible and very deep, and this was evident when the head coach Nikola Kavazovic broke down in tears after losing 2-1 to Orlando Pirates in an Absa Premiership match at Orlando stadium on Saturday. Asked how is […]

Two Comrades Marathon special medals introduced 15 April 2019, 4:05 PM

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has introduced two special medals for 2019, the Robert Mtshali Medal and the Isavel Roche-Kelly Medal, in honour of two outstanding runners who made Comrades history.

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Baxter remains optimistic despite difficult Afcon draw 15 April 2019, 2:31 PM

Bafana Bafana has been handed a difficult but still a good draw for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament according to head coach Stuart Baxter.