Tiger Woods to ignite Presidents Cup as US looks to extend reign

8 December 2019, 5:09 PM
A biennial tournament that has struggled for relevance under a heavyweight of American supremacy will roar back into life when Tiger Woods returns to the Presidents Cup as a playing captain at Royal Melbourne this week.
Serena Williams makes a return in Abu Dhabi next week 24 December 2017, 7:39 PM

Former world number one Serena Williams will make her much anticipated competitive return with an exhibition match on the final day of the Mubadala exhibition event on December 30, tournament organisers announced on Sunday.

New Zealand wins second match against West Indies 23 December 2017, 4:13 PM

New Zealand has wrapped up a comprehensive One-Day International victory with a game to spare against the West Indies after winning the second match with 204 runs at Hagley Oval.

Man City quick on the button with new signing 22 December 2017, 8:16 PM

Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City already boast an enviable cast of match-winners in the likes of Kevin De Bruyne, Sergio Aguero, David Silva and Gabriel Jesus.

Eric Tinkler reacts to Wednesday’s match 21 December 2017, 7:21 PM

Supersport United coach, Eric Tinkler, felt they deserved more than a point from their match against Bloemfontein Celtic that ended in a one-all draw.

P.E youngsters make their mark in international chess Championships 21 December 2017, 6:02 PM

South Africa has been one of the top achieving countries at the African Youth Chess Championships over the last 10 years, and this year was no exception. Three Nelson Mandela Bay Chess players have made their mark on the international stage in Egypt this year. Chess is a fast growing sporting code in South Africa, […]

Warriors kick off MODC campaign 21 December 2017, 4:35 PM

2017 runner up, the Warriors, got their 2017 Momentum One-Day Cup campaign off to a good start.

Venus Williams cleared in fatal Florida crash, reports 21 December 2017, 6:05 AM

American tennis star Venus Williams will not be charged in a fatal two car smash in June that killed a passenger in the other car, according to the US media quoting the Florida police.

Cape Town launches Bicycle Mayor initiative 20 December 2017, 8:57 PM

The Netherlands Consulate General in Cape Town has launched it's Bicycle Mayor initiative, a global programme that aims to accelerate the progress of cycling in cities.

Black Leopards give reasons for sacking coach 20 December 2017, 4:51 PM

Black Leopards Club Director Tshifhiwa Thidiela says Ivan Manniert's failure to get along with players is among the reasons they parted ways with him.

Western Cape Rugby Union president in race row 20 December 2017, 3:07 PM

A race controversy has rocked the Western Province Rugby Union.

Zimbabwe seek to end underdog tag 19 December 2017, 6:48 PM

Zimbabwe cricket coach Heath Streak said on Tuesday he wanted his players to play “winning cricket” when they meet South Africa in a one-off day-night Test next week. “We’d rather lose trying to play a winning brand of cricket than just compete,” said Streak of a Test South Africa are expected to win comfortably. “The […]

Veterans to return to Proteas’ squad 19 December 2017, 12:28 PM

Three veterans will return to the South African squad for the Proteas' first ever day/night cricket test starting on Boxing Day in Port Elizabeth.

SA’s Jordy Smith out of Billabong Pipe Masters in Hawaii 18 December 2017, 7:40 PM

South African surfer Jordy Smith is out of the 2017 men's world title race after surfing legend Kelly Slater knocked him out in Round 3 of the Billabong Pipe Masters in Hawaii.

Le Clos sets sights on becoming the most decorated Commonwealth athlete 18 December 2017, 3:46 PM

South African swimmer Chad Le Clos is setting his sights on becoming the most decorated Commonwealth athlete of all-time during the games on Australia's Gold Coast in April 2018.

Aussies beat England 18 December 2017, 10:26 AM

The Australian cricket team has regained the Ashes.

NBA: Lakers to retire two Kobe Bryant numbers 18 December 2017, 10:06 AM

The Los Angeles Lakers will retire both of Kobe Bryant's jersey numbers in a lavish halftime ceremony on Monday when the Lakers host the defending champion Golden State Warriors at Staples Center arena.

SuperSport fail to shake off final hangover 17 December 2017, 8:26 PM

A post-CAF Confederation Cup final hangover for SuperSport United continued Sunday as they slumped 3-1 at Baroka in the South African Premiership. Pretoria-based SuperSport fell 2-1 on aggregate to title-holders TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo last month in the second-tier African club competition. Forced to play fixture catch-up in the Premiership after […]

Frenchman smashes solo sailing record 17 December 2017, 10:09 AM

Frenchman Francois Gabart smashed the world record for the fastest non-stop solo navigation of the globe on Sunday, completing the mammoth feat in 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds.

Chiefs see off Ajax Cape Town 17 December 2017, 7:00 AM

Kaizer Chiefs moved up to second on the Absa Premiership log after beating Ajax Cape Town one-nil at the FNB Stadium on Saturday.

Neymar in devastating form as PSG extend Ligue 1 lead 16 December 2017, 9:19 PM

Neymar scored two goals and set up two more as Paris St Germain extended their Ligue 1 lead to nine points with a 4-1 away demolition of Stade Rennais on Saturday. Neymar struck both sides of the interval and assisted Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani to score, putting PSG on 47 points from 18 games […]

Australia dominate Ashes against England 16 December 2017, 6:37 PM

Australia is in the driving seat after day three of the third Ashes Test against England at the WACA in Perth.

Amajita wins Cosafa Cup 16 December 2017, 6:22 PM

The South African U20 football team clinched the 2017 Cosafa U20 Cup, with a 2-1 win over Lesotho in the final in Zambia. Amajita has been flawless all tournament, and first-half goals from Lyle Foster and Kamohelo Sambo sealed the championship. Egypt finished third, beating Uganda 3-1.

Lesotho joins Amajita in final Cosafa Cup tournament 15 December 2017, 5:23 PM

Lesotho coach Lesley Nots’i says he studied South Africa’s form and way of play in the Under 20 2017 Cosafa Cup tournament in Zambia carefully. Nots’i says he intends to come up with a plan that will end South Africa’s unbeaten run in the tournament. Lesotho joined Amajita in the final after beating Uganda in […]

Federer voted BBC overseas sports personality of the year 15 December 2017, 2:07 PM

Roger Federer has been voted BBC overseas sports personality of the year for a record fourth time after an astonishing season during which he picked up two more Grand Slam titles.

Rose leads after first round of Indonesian Masters 14 December 2017, 9:18 PM

England's Justin Rose is the leader after the first round of the Indonesian Masters at the Royal Jakarta Golf Club.

Sundowns open five point lead 14 December 2017, 8:54 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns have opened up a five point lead at the top of the table, after beating Maritzburg United by 1 goal to nil in an ABSA Premiership match at Loftus Versfeld Wednesday night.

Thulani Mbenge under pressure to keep winning streak against Mexican 14 December 2017, 5:51 PM

Having won four from four in 2017, Thulani Mbenge will be under pressure to resume his upward curve when he fights Diego Cruz of Mexico in an international 10-rounder at Emperors Palace onMarch 3.

Lukaku goal just enough for lacklustre Man United 14 December 2017, 9:41 AM

A lacklustre Manchester United responded to their derby defeat by Manchester City with an unimpressive 1-0 Premier League win over Bournemouth at a subdued Old Trafford on Wednesday.

Chippa United prepare for Absa Premiership 13 December 2017, 7:00 PM

Chippa United Coach, Teboho Moloi, says they have put their loss against Ajax Cape Town over the weekend, behind them, as they focus on preparations for the Absa Premiership

England struggling to adapt on Australian ground in Ashes test 13 December 2017, 3:21 PM

Australia are leaning towards bringing in bowling all-rounder Mitchell Marsh for the third Ashes test, but will not name their team until the toss on Thursday.