Vettel still has what it takes at Ferrari, says Webber

27 June 2019, 6:16 AM
Sebastian Vettel took the Formula One lead from Lewis Hamilton at last year’s Austrian Grand Prix but the Ferrari driver has now fallen so far behind there can be no repeat at Spielberg this weekend.
Kodjia goal hands Ivorians victory in Cup of Nations opener 24 June 2019, 7:03 PM

Striker Jonathan Kodjia struck 26 minutes from time to hand the Ivory Coast a 1-0 win over South Africa as the two former champions kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign in searing heat on Monday.

Larsen happy with contract and new players 24 June 2019, 6:28 PM

Chippa United coach Clinton Larsen says he is happy after he signed a two-year contract with the Chilli Boyz. Chippa Mpengesi, chairman of the Port Elizabeth-based club, offered Larsen a new deal after the former Lamontville Golden Arrows and Bloemfontein Celtic mentor guided the Chilli Boyz to safety last season.

Cameroon face inquiry and possible action after England defeat 24 June 2019, 3:23 PM

Cameroon face an inquiry and possible disciplinary action from soccer authorities after a series of incidents in their 3-0 defeat by England in the last 16 of the FIFA Women’s World Cup on Sunday.

Proteas not bold enough and failed to execute – Hudson 24 June 2019, 3:10 PM

Andrew Hudson, the former national cricket selection convener, believes there was nothing wrong with the team the Proteas selected for the World Cup, saying instead that they lacked the ability to play boldly in England.

Bafana’s much anticipated AFCON opener kicks-off at 4:30pm 24 June 2019, 2:50 PM

South Africa will play their first match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Monday afternoon.

Djamel Belmadi
Take focus off Mahrez if Algeria is to prove successful: coach 24 June 2019, 12:56 PM

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has said there needs to be less focus on Captain Riyad Mahrez if his team are to be successful at this year's Africa Cup of Nations.

We don’t fear Ivory Coast: Baxter 24 June 2019, 11:52 AM

Bafana Bafana get their 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) campaign underway on Monday afternoon as they take on 2015 African champions Ivory Coast at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo, Egypt.

Kane Williamson
New Zealand wary of Williamson ban 24 June 2019, 7:53 AM

After being fined part of their match fee for a slow over rate against West Indies on Saturday, New Zealand will be keen to keep things ticking along quickly with skipper Kane Williamson facing a one-match ban at the Cricket World Cup.

Elaine Thompson wins 200m to complete sprint double at Jamaican championships 24 June 2019, 6:39 AM

Elaine Thompson won the 200m in a world leading 22.00sec on Sunday to complete a sprint double at the Jamaican Athletics Championships as she continues her return from an injury marred 2018.

Namibia's Denzil Haoseb in action with Morocco's Khalid Boutaib
Morocco beat plucky Namibia with last-gasp own goal 23 June 2019, 8:21 PM

A last-minute own goal handed Morocco a narrow 1-0 victory over plucky Namibia at the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday in a far-from-convincing start from one of the pre-tournament favourites.

Pakistan players celebrating their win
Pakistan condemns woeful South Africa to World Cup exit 23 June 2019, 7:56 PM

Pakistan condemned South Africa to World Cup elimination and kept alive their own slender chances of advancing to the semi-finals with a 49-run win at Lord's on Sunday.

Lewis Hamilton in his racing car
Hamilton wins French GP to extend Mercedes’ unbeaten run to 10 23 June 2019, 5:38 PM

Lewis Hamilton extended his championship lead and continued his relentless run of success on Sunday when he scorched to an emphatic victory ahead of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas at the French Grand Prix on Sunday.

Bafana Bafana players
Bafana’s Mothiba on the influence of French football in Africa 23 June 2019, 2:10 PM

Bafana Bafana opponents in their opening game of the 2019 African Cup of Nations Ivory Coast have got a strong French link in their squad and one man who can help Stuart Baxter to to plot their downfall is the French based striker Lebo Mothiba.

Nicolas Pepe
Ivory Coast ‘babes’ bank on sharpshooter Pepe 23 June 2019, 12:14 PM

Ivory Coast coach Ibrahima Kamars sees Nicolas Pepe as one the young stars who can banish the memories of a disastrous Africa Cup of Nations title defence two years ago.

Norway beat Australia
Norway sink Australia in shootout to reach last eight 23 June 2019, 8:43 AM

Norway beat Australia 4-1 on penalties to reach the women’s World Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 2007 following a highly-entertaining 1-1 draw after extra time on Saturday.

India and Afghanistan players
Shami hat-trick seals narrow India win over Afghanistan 22 June 2019, 9:02 PM

Mohammed Shami claimed a hat-trick to secure victory as India pipped Afghanistan by 11 runs in a thrilling low-scoring group match in the Cricket World Cup on Saturday.

Lewis Hamilton speaking
Hamilton on pole in France, Vettel only seventh 22 June 2019, 6:11 PM

Lewis Hamilton seized pole position for the French Grand Prix in track record time as Mercedes, chasing their 10th successive win, swept the front row of the grid in dominant fashion on Saturday.

Rugby players on the field
Bulls and Sharks crash out of Super Rugby title race 22 June 2019, 2:41 PM

South African teams bowed out of Super Rugby for another season as both the Bulls and the Sharks were beaten in the quarter-finals.

American fans
American fans in France hope for Women’s World Cup ‘Tour de Four’ 22 June 2019, 10:10 AM

Thousands of exuberant US soccer fans have descended on France for the Women’s World Cup, soaking up the sights and sounds of Paris and other cities while reveling in the electric performances of the Stars and Stripes team.

Karina Saevik
Norway’s Saevik juggling studies and sport at women’s World Cup 22 June 2019, 7:19 AM

When Norway’s Karina Saevik is not busy training or helping her country progress at the women’s World Cup, she can be found with her head buried in books as she juggles academics and soccer.

WBF president sounds bell warning 21 June 2019, 9:02 PM

World Boxing Federation (WBF) president Howard Goldberg is proud that yet another South African boxer in WBF featherweight female champion Nozipho Bell is going to fight for the International Boxing Organisation (IBO) title. Bell, who won the WBF belt when she outpointed Unathi Myekeni in Port Elizabeth three months ago, is scheduled to fight against […]

SA women overcome Italy in their second FIH Hockey Series Final Pool B game 21 June 2019, 8:44 PM

South Africa women’s hockey team beat Italy 2-1 in their second FIH Hockey Series Final Pool B game in Valencia, Spain on Thursday with goals from Bianca Wood and Dirkie Chamberlain while Italy replied with a Eugenia Bianchi goal in the final quarter.

Feutmba believes consistency is going to be key in AFCON finals 21 June 2019, 7:47 PM

Former Mamelodi Sundowns and Cameroon midfielder Roger Feutmba reckons that there is a big number of contenders for the Africa Cup of Nations trophy.

Mayambela to stay in Portugal as transfer is made permanent 21 June 2019, 7:29 PM

South African attacking midfielder Mihlali Mayambela is set to spend another season in Portugal, after SC Farense took the option to buy the Cape Town born winger outright.

Billiat declared fit and starts against Egypt tonight 21 June 2019, 6:44 PM

Zimbabwean and Kaizer Chiefs international attacker Khama Billiat has recovered from a knee injury that has kept him on the sidelines for the past week and went straight into the Zim Warriors starting line-up for the crunch African Cup of Nations (AFCON) opener tonight.

Sharks change one ahead of D-day Brumbies quarter-final 21 June 2019, 5:18 PM

The Sharks have made just one change to their team to play the Brumbies in their Super Rugby quarter-final on Saturday. Curwin Bosch replaces the injured Aphelele Fassi at fullback. Mzamo Majola continues in the front-row in place of the injured Tendai “The Beast” Mtawarira. Sharks coach, Rob Du Preez says he has been impressed […]

I devise my own coaching methods and don’t google them – Malesela 21 June 2019, 4:55 PM

TS Galaxy coach Dan Malesela believes he is a trend-setter rather than a trend follower in football, saying that playing entertaining football was one of his key objectives as a coach. The former Orlando Pirates captain, who exactly a month ago delivered one of the biggest upsets in South African football history, is a man […]

Chumani Booi
Southern Kings intent on massive personnel clear out 21 June 2019, 3:47 PM

A massive personnel clear out at the Eastern Cape rugby franchise, Southern Kings, is on the cards.

A medal at the World Cup is not negotiable – Molokwane 21 June 2019, 3:28 PM

Netball South Africa (NSA) President Cecilia Molokwane says the senior national team Spar Proteas know what is expected of them at the Netball World Cup in Liverpool next month.

Crusaders proceed to semi-finals 21 June 2019, 1:37 PM

The Canterbury Crusaders overwhelmed Otago Highlanders 38-14 Friday to storm into the Super Rugby semi-finals and reinforce their status as favourites for a third consecutive title.