Murray claws out victory to give Britain lead, Serbia win

21 November 2019, 7:24 AM
Andy Murray gave Britain a winning start in their opening Davis Cup Finals tie against the Netherlands but only after suffering a huge scare against an inspired Tallon Griekspoor on Wednesday.
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Emiliano Sala
Minute’s silence to be observed for Emiliano Sala 12 February 2019, 12:47 PM

In memory of Emiliano Sala, a minute's silence will be observed at all Champions League and Europa League games this week, UEFA said on Tuesday.

Boxer Zolani Tete.
Unification title fight to take place in April 12 February 2019, 12:24 PM

The long awaited unification title fight between South Africa’s Zolani Tete and the American based Filipino, Nonito Donaire, will take place in the US on April, 13th.

PSG confirm that Cavani out of Man United match 12 February 2019, 6:34 AM

Paris St Germain coach Thomas Tuchel confirmed that the club's record scorer Edinson Cavani will miss Tuesday's Champions League match away to Manchester United.

Dylan Kerr
Black Leopards to host Bidvest Wits in Nedbank Cup Challenge 11 February 2019, 7:33 PM

Black Leopards coach Dylan Kerr is confident they will win against Bidvest Wits in the Nedbank Challenge on Wednesday in Thohoyandou.

Cricket ball
Durban offers faint hope for beleaguered Sri Lanka 11 February 2019, 2:53 PM

The odds appear to be stacked against Sri Lanka in a two-Test series against South Africa, which starts at Kingsmead on Wednesday, but the tourists can take heart from their previous record in Durban.

Smith, Warner bans to end during Pakistan ODI series 11 February 2019, 6:24 AM

Steve Smith and David Warner could be in line for an immediate return to the Australian team when their bans expire midway through the upcoming one-day international (ODI) series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.

Man City hit humiliated Chelsea for six to go top once more 10 February 2019, 9:17 PM

Sergio Aguero grabbed a hat-trick as Manchester City scored four times inside 25 minutes to thrash Chelsea 6-0 and leapfrog Liverpool again to top spot in the Premier League on goal difference on Sunday.

Moving Sala homage as emotional Nantes crumble 10 February 2019, 8:08 PM

Emiliano Sala's former club Nantes gave a final rousing send off to the Argentine striker, whose body was recovered from a crashed plane this week.

Injury-plagued Tsonga wins 17th career title 10 February 2019, 7:10 PM

Injury-plagued Jo-Wilfried Tsonga claimed the 17th title of his career on Sunday when he defeated French compatriot Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4, 6-2 to claim the Montpellier title.

New Zealand
Black Caps claim T20 series against India 10 February 2019, 5:24 PM

New Zealand have won the T20 series against India 2-1 in Hamilton.

Solari thrilled with Madrid derby victory 10 February 2019, 12:18 PM

Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari was thrilled by his team's 3-1 derby victory over Atletico Madrid on Saturday as the European champions forced their way back into the La Liga title race.

Liverpool cruise back to the summit, United surge on 10 February 2019, 7:54 AM

Liverpool needed an afternoon to calm their Premier League title jitters after a couple of stumbles and thanks to an obliging Bournemouth side they got their wish as a 3-0 victory lifted them back to the top of the table.

Arsenal edge Huddersfield to keep pressure on rivals for Champions League spot 9 February 2019, 8:53 PM

First-half goals from Alex Iwobi and Alexandre Lacazatte secured a 2-1 win for Arsenal at struggling Huddersfield on Saturday...

Soweto Derby
Pirates continue their unbeaten streak against Chiefs 9 February 2019, 6:04 PM

Orlando Pirates have set a new unbeaten record against their arch-rivals Kaizer Chiefs.

Mauricio Pochettino
Tottenham manager wants to move into their new stadium 9 February 2019, 3:45 PM

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino wants the club to move to their new stadium this season and will accept responsibility if it upsets their momentum towards the end of the Premier League campaign.

Stern warning to fake ticket sellers ahead of Soweto Derby 9 February 2019, 11:05 AM

Gauteng police have sent a strong warning to those planning to sell fake tickets to unsuspecting soccer lovers at the FNB stadium in Soweto for the derby between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs.

Man City’s De Bruyne not guaranteed Chelsea start – Guardiola 9 February 2019, 7:34 AM

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne is not guaranteed to be in the starting lineup when the league leaders host Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday.

Brazil mourns after football training facility fire kills 10 8 February 2019, 9:29 PM

Brazilian football was in mourning on Friday after 10 people died when a fire ripped through a youth training facility at the country's most popular club, Flamengo, authorities said.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni
India level T20 series against New Zealand 8 February 2019, 9:05 PM

India's cricket team has fought back to level the three match T20 International series against New Zealand.

Fans divided over Soweto derby 8 February 2019, 6:46 PM

Soweto is divided over who will win the derby and crucial ABSA Premiership match between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates at the FNB Stadium on Saturday.

Eric Tinkler
Maritzburg in need of a turnaround or face relegation 8 February 2019, 2:28 PM

With eleven matches to go, Maritzburg United need a quick turn-around if they want to remain in the ABSA Premiership.

Footballer Emiliano Sala
Body in Channel wreckage identified as footballer Sala 8 February 2019, 8:12 AM

A body recovered by British investigators from the submerged wreckage of a plane that went down in the Channel has been identified as that of footballer Emiliano Sala, police said on Thursday.

Sundowns players
Sundowns closing in on Wits 7 February 2019, 8:54 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns have moved into second place on the ABSA Premiership log after thrashing Black Leopards 3-0 at the Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria Wednesday night.

Queiroz named Colombia coach with Copa America, World Cup on agenda 7 February 2019, 8:49 PM

Carlos Queiroz was named coach of Colombia on Thursday, the country's football federation (FCF) said, replacing Argentine Jose Pekerman who left the post in September.

Stuart Baxter talking to Bafana Bafana players
Baxter prepared to step down should Bafana not beat Libya 7 February 2019, 4:13 PM

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has reiterated his long held position that he will vacate his position if his team fails to qualify for this year's Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt in June.

Sala Plane Wreckage
Body recovered from wreck of Sala plane: UK investigators 7 February 2019, 7:25 AM

British investigators on Wednesday said they had recovered a body from the wreckage of the plane carrying Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala in the Channel.

Messi unable to inspire Barca winner as Madrid hold on for draw 7 February 2019, 5:28 AM

o Real Madrid gained a measure of redemption at the Camp Nou by holding Barcelona to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday and taking the upper-hand in the semi-final of Copa del Rey. Neither Lionel Messi nor Gareth Bale were named in the starting line-ups for this first leg but their replacements filled the void as […]

Soweto derby organisers to leave nothing to chance 6 February 2019, 7:15 PM

Organisers of the 166th Soweto derby will not leave anything to chance, the same plan that worked for the last derby in October last year, will be implemented again at the FNB Stadium on Saturday.

SA women Cricket
A clean sweep for SA women’s cricket against Sri Lanka in T20 6 February 2019, 5:33 PM

The South African women's cricket team has made it a clean sweep in the three-match T20 International Series against Sri Lanka.

Gianni Infantino
Infantino sole candidate for FIFA presidency in June vote 6 February 2019, 2:46 PM

FIFA president Gianni Infantino is set to serve a second term after world football's governing body said on Wednesday he would be the only candidate for June's vote.