Nadal roars back to beat Medvedev from brink of defeat

14 November 2019, 6:45 AM
Rafael Nadal produced an incredible fightback to beat Russian Daniil Medvedev and keep his ATP Finals hopes alive on Wednesday, saving a match point at 1-5 down in the decider before winning 6-7(3) 6-3 7-6(4).
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Ntseki banking on Bafana’s away record ahead of Ghana clash 13 November 2019, 9:36 PM

Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki is banking on his team’s good record in away matches as he prepares for his first official international against Ghana on Thursday evening.

Pitso shocked by Benni axing 13 November 2019, 8:30 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says he is shocked at the axing of Benni McCarthy by Cape Town City, saying the former Bafana Bafana striker was an inspiration to all coaches in the country.

TS Galaxy confident of defending Nedbank Cup 13 November 2019, 7:37 PM

Reigning Nedbank Cup champions TS Galaxy is confident of defending their cup this season.

Tshwane Spartans finally get MSL campaign underway 13 November 2019, 6:12 PM

Proteas and Tshwane Spartans fast bowler Lungi Ngidi believes that his side’s late start to the Mzansi Super League T20 will not matter when they host the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants at Supersport Park on Wednesday night.

Cape Blitz looking to bounce back against Jozi Stars 13 November 2019, 4:32 PM

After their defeat to the Paarl Rocks on Sunday, the Cape Town Blitz will be looking to bounce back against the Jozi Stars, when the two Mzansi Super League franchises meet at the Newlands Cricket Ground on Thursday.

Mokoena’s stunning free-kick takes SA U-23 to the top 13 November 2019, 3:26 PM

The South African national U23 team registered its first win at the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament currently underway in Cairo, Egypt when they beat Ivory Coast 1-0 in their second Group B game.

Neville demands improvement after England’s win over Czechs 13 November 2019, 12:54 PM

England women’s coach Phil Neville was pleased the side returned to winning ways with a 3-2 friendly victory over the Czech Republic on Tuesday but said the scoreline should have been far more comfortable.

Liverpool’s Salah out of Egypt games with ankle problem 13 November 2019, 6:35 AM

Egypt’s Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been ruled out of their African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Kenya and Comoros with an ankle injury.

Sundowns running own race and not one with Chiefs: Mosimane 12 November 2019, 8:45 PM

Pitso Mosimane insists they are not interested in what their neighbours or anyone else in the Absa Premiership is doing. Instead the Mamelodi Sundowns coach says they are fully focused on their own programme this season.

With a good mentality, we can beat top teams, including Ghana: Furman 12 November 2019, 8:11 PM

Bafana Bafana have arrived safely in Cape Coast in Ghana, where they play their opening 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against the Black Stars on Thursday evening.

Ghana’s Ofori relishes Bafana clash 12 November 2019, 6:41 PM

Ghana goalkeeper Richard Ofori has reserved his judgement on whether new Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki can make a difference and inspire South Africa to greater heights.

Springboks’ Rugby World Cup celebrations are fake: Ndlozi 12 November 2019, 5:42 PM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Member of Parliament Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has described the Springboks' Rugby World Cup celebrations as fake

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India finally joins the pink-ball party in Bangladesh series 12 November 2019, 1:19 PM

India play their first day-night test as part of a two-match series against Bangladesh this month and while there may be some apprehension about using the pink ball for the first time they are unlikely to lose any sleep about facing a team in disarray.

Raheem Sterling
‘We figured things out’: England’s Sterling draws line under Gomez clash 12 November 2019, 6:52 AM

England's Raheem Sterling has conceded that emotions got the better of him in a bust-up with team mate Joe Gomez at the national training camp but said he was ready to move on after being dropped by the Football Association.

Kolisi thanks South Africans for supporting Springboks as victory tour ends 11 November 2019, 9:46 PM

Springboks Captain Siya Kolisi has thanked South Africans for supporting the team in their Trophy Tour victory parade which ended on Monday in Cape Town.

Inside the tense and explosive Soweto derby post match presser 11 November 2019, 8:36 PM

This past weekend’s Soweto derby had everything that you would associate with the country’s biggest game: the sold out crowd at the 90 000 capacity seater FNB stadium, five goals and special goals.

Manyama back at Bafana as Ntseki banks on experience for Ghana trip 11 November 2019, 6:01 PM

Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki has explained the selection of Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Lebohang Manyama to the squad to play Ghana and Sudan in the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers this week.

I need my internationals to come back in top form – Nyirenda 11 November 2019, 3:52 PM

Baroka FC head coach Wedson Nyirenda hopes that his players going on international duty for their respective 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers come back focused.

Let’s move away from selfishness and become selfless – Kolisi urges SA 11 November 2019, 3:41 PM

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has urged South Africans to start working together as a nation rather than only thinking about themselves.

WATCH: Springboks World Cup Trophy Tour – Cape Town 11 November 2019, 9:12 AM

The fifth and final leg of the Springboks Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour will take place in Cape Town on Monday.

Rassie Erasmus
Schoenmaker, Kolisi wins big at SA Sports Awards 11 November 2019, 7:56 AM

Tatiana Schoenmaker and Siya Kolisi have won the big prizes at the SA Sports Awards, held in Durban on Sunday night.

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Man City players fuming at Liverpool opener: Gundogan 11 November 2019, 5:56 AM

Manchester City players were left fuming in the dressing room after watching replays of Liverpool's controversial opening goal in a 3-1 loss at Anfield on Sunday, midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has said.

Boks greet ecstatic fans in Cape Town 10 November 2019, 8:02 PM

The Springboks have arrived in Cape Town on their last stop to a rousing welcome from large crowds of fans.

Western Cape welcomes Boks 10 November 2019, 5:45 PM

Cape Town International Airport has become a hive of activity and excitement as the of the World Champion Springboks have arrived for their trophy parade.

Port Elizabeth abuzz with Springboks fans 10 November 2019, 4:29 PM

The Streets of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape were abuzz with Springboks fans cheered for the rugby heros.

‘Kolisi evidence to what is possible, despite the odds’ 10 November 2019, 3:40 PM

The captain of the 2019 World Cup Rugby winners, Siya Kolisi, has illustrated that nothing is impossible. His former schoolmates at Msengeni Primary in Port Elizabeth are motivated by his rise to the top.

Bok stalwart Louw announces international retirement 10 November 2019, 2:21 PM

South Africa loose-forward Francois Louw confirmed his retirement from international rugby on Sunday, the second of the Springboks' World Cup-winning side to call time on their careers in the green and gold.

Kolisi describes his return to PE as emotional 10 November 2019, 12:34 PM

Springboks Captain Siyamthanda Kolisi has described his return to his home town as an emotional experience.

PE’s unsung hero: Boks backline coach Mzwandile Stick 10 November 2019, 11:17 AM

The success of the Springboks at the Rugby World Cup was part engineered by another Port Elizabeth born unsung hero - the Boks backline coach, Mzwandile Stick.

Despatch celebrates Springbok coach Erasmus 10 November 2019, 10:21 AM

The small town of Despatch, outside Port Elizabeth, has reason to celebrate. Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus was born and bred in the town.