Dortmund sink Liverpool in US tour opener

20 July 2019, 9:58 AM
Danish internationals Thomas Delaney and Jacob Bruun Larsen scored second half goals as Borussia Dortmund handed Liverpool a 3-2 defeat in the opening game of the Premier League giants pre-season US tour on Friday.
Joyous Bidvest Wits fans
Wits’ late strike sinks Pirates 16 August 2018, 6:24 AM

Orlando Pirates have suffered their first defeat of the new Absa Premiership season, this after loss against Bidvest Wits at Orlando stadium on Wednesday.

Kotie Grove started his career in cricket reporting in 1976.
Cricket fraternity pays tribute to Kotie Grove 15 August 2018, 7:58 PM

Family, friends and the cricket fraternity have paid their last respects to veteran Afrikaans cricket commentator Kotie Grove at a memorial services in Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth.

Rugby ball
Kenya targets World Cup ticket against Namibia 15 August 2018, 2:33 PM

Kenya hopes to round off their Rugby Africa Gold Cup campaign with victory over holders Namibia in Windhoek on Saturday to qualify for next year's World Cup in Japan.

Roger Federer is through to the 3rd round in the men's draw of the Cincinnati Masters
Federer cruises, Williams falls in Cincinnati 15 August 2018, 10:41 AM

Serena Williams has been beaten in her second round match at the Cincinnati Masters in the US. She was beaten in three sets by 8th seed Petra Kvitova.

Baroka FC and Kaizer Chiefs logos.
Baroka FC, Kaizer Chiefs battle to 1-1 draw 15 August 2018, 6:37 AM

Baroka FC and Kaizer Chiefs shared the spoils in a 1-all draw in an Absa Premiership encounter in Polokwane Tuesday night at the Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Danilo D'Ambrosio
AC Milan sign Chelsea midfielder Bakayoko on loan 14 August 2018, 6:09 PM

AC Milan have signed midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko from Chelsea on loan with the option to make the move permanent at the end of the season, the two clubs said on Tuesday.

Cameroonian footballer Samuel Eto'o
Eto’o joins Qatar Sports Club on free transfer 14 August 2018, 3:15 PM

Former Cameroon captain Samuel Eto’o joined the 13th club of his long career when he signed for Qatar Sports Club on a free transfer, days after leaving Turkish club Konyaspor by mutual consent.

FIFA are on the warpath after the Nigeria’s Attorney General ordered the GFA to be dissolved.
FIFA threatens to suspend Nigeria, Ghana 14 August 2018, 2:53 PM

FIFA on Tuesday threatened to suspend the Nigeria and Ghana football federations over government interference.

Andy Murray
Pouille outlasts Murray in Cincinnati opener 14 August 2018, 12:10 PM

Andy Murray's comeback following hip surgery hit another roadblock on Monday after he was beaten 6-1 1-6 6-4 by France's Lucas Pouille in the first round of the Cincinnati Open.

Serena Williams
Serena dominates in return at Cincinnati Masters 14 August 2018, 8:22 AM

Former world number one Serena Williams looked sharp in her return to the hard courts after a week-long break, soundly defeating Daria Gavrilova 6-1 6-2 on Monday to advance to the second round of the Cincinnati Masters.

The deal with Facebook is the latest and most significant step in La Liga's expansion strategy in India.
Liga announces landmark free-to-air deal with Facebook in India 14 August 2018, 5:58 AM

Spain's top flight soccer division La Liga announced on Tuesday a landmark deal with Facebook which will allow viewers in the Indian sub-continent to watch every game over the next three seasons for free on the social network.

Tiger Woods teeing off
USA confirms eight for Ryder Cup, door still open for Tiger 13 August 2018, 4:28 PM

US Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk unveiled the first eight members of his squad Monday, with the potential of a captain's pick remaining to add Tiger Woods to the lineup.

Rassie Erasmus says he's now confident that Eben Etzebeth has completely recovered.
Springboks to face Argentina on Saturday 13 August 2018, 3:24 PM

Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth will make his return to rugby this weekend and is set to start in South Africa's first Rugby championship match against Argentina in Durban on Saturday.

Kagiso Rabada on the field
Rabada named Wisden’s Golden Boy of 2018 13 August 2018, 3:03 PM

South African fast bowler, Kagiso Rabada, has been named Wisden's Golden Boy of 2018, an award for the best men's cricket player in the world aged 23 or under

Nadal withdraws from Cincinnati Masters 13 August 2018, 8:27 AM

World number one Rafael Nadal on Sunday withdrew from next week's ATP Cincinnati Masters event as he prepares for this month's US Open.

Brooks Koepka in the Golf field
Keopta wins 100th PGA Championships 13 August 2018, 7:47 AM

Brandon Stone was the best finisher amongst the South Africans playing the US PGA, the final Major of the year, at Bellerive in St Lous, Missouri.

All Blacks coach defends ‘overused’ haka 13 August 2018, 6:03 AM

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has rejected suggestions from former players that the team's famous pre-match haka has been devalued by overuse.

Cyclist Matthew Beers
Matthew Beers wins Lowveld Cycle Tour 12 August 2018, 9:35 PM

The 2018 edition of the annual Lowveld Cycle Tour has come to an end, with Matthew Beers of the Mbombela based Team-NAD taking home the yellow jersey.

Hart shines as Southampton held to a goalless draw by Burnley 12 August 2018, 9:21 PM

Southampton were held to a goalless draw at home to Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday with Joe Hart making some key saves on his league debut for the Clarets.

MTN8 trophy
SuperSport joins Chiefs and Sundowns in MTN 8 semis 12 August 2018, 7:09 AM

SuperSport United secured a place in the semi-finals of the MTN 8 beating Orlando Pirates on penalties at Orlando Stadium on Saturday night. With the score tied at two-all, SuperSport’s keeper, Ronwen Williams saved a penalty in extra-time and the match went into the shoot-out, which SuperSport won 4-3. Earlier, Kaizer Chiefs joined Mamelodi Sundowns in […]

England's Alastair Cook
England struggle to 89-4 at Lord’s 11 August 2018, 2:43 PM

England lost four wickets, including debutant Ollie Pope for 28, as they struggled to 89 for four at lunch on the third day of the second test at Lord's on Saturday, 18 runs behind India.

Paul Pogba dispatched his shot into the top corner .
Pogba leads Man Utd to winning Premier League start 11 August 2018, 6:50 AM

Paul Pogba assumed the responsibility of captain handed to him by Jose Mourinho to help Manchester United get off to a winning start in the Premier League with a 2-1 win over Leicester City on Friday.

Kevin Anderson
Anderson, Djokovic sail through to Rogers quarter-finals 10 August 2018, 8:27 PM

South Africa's top ranked player, Kevin Anderson, has advanced to both the men's singles and doubles quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Toronto, Canada.

FIFA ban former African Player of Year Bwalya 10 August 2018, 8:02 PM

Zambia's former African Footballer of the Year, Kalusha Bwalya has been banned from the game for two years by world governing body FIFA after an investigation into his links to banned Qatari official Mohammed Bin Hammam.

Kisner hitting a ball.
Kisner takes second-round PGA lead as Molinari and Scott charge 10 August 2018, 6:18 PM

Quiet achiever Kevin Kisner raced into the lead early in the second round at the PGA Championship on Friday as some big names moved up a leader board more crowded than the morning traffic on the nearby Interstate 64 freeway.

New Kaizer Chiefs coach, Giovanni Solinas
Giovanni Solinas under pressure for a win at the MTN8 quarter finals 10 August 2018, 3:05 PM

New Kaizer Chiefs coach, Giovanni Solinas, is under pressure to deliver his first win to his employers and the Amakhosi’s faithful.

Mbappe on the field with Neymar
Focus on Neymar-Mbappe partnership as PSG kick-off title defence 10 August 2018, 8:20 AM

Neymar left Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain 12 months ago in a bid to move out of Lionel Messi's shadow but the Brazilian may have to share the mantle of talisman with teenage prodigy Kylian Mbappe this season.

Fowler seizes early PGA lead while Tiger, McIlroy grind around 9 August 2018, 8:30 PM

Rickie Fowler, a top-five finisher twice in every major without a win to show for it, fired a five-under par 65 Thursday to grab an early two-stroke clubhouse lead at the 100th PGA Championship.

Kevin Anderson through to Round of 16 at Rogers Cup 9 August 2018, 5:36 PM

4th seed, Kevin Anderson of South Africa is through to the round of 16 at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Toronto Canada.

Banyana Banyana qualified for the African Women's Cup of Nations after thrashing Lesotho 6-0 in the second leg of their qualifier.
Women’s football growing steadily 9 August 2018, 12:29 PM

Interest in women's football has been growing steadily, especially since the international success of the national team, Banyana Banyana.