Patrick Day dies following brutal knockout

17 October 2019, 5:57 AM
American boxer Patrick Day died on Wednesday in Chicago as a result of the traumatic brain injury he suffered during his fight on Saturday, where he was knocked out by Charles Conwell in the 10th round.
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Ernst Middendorp
Middendorp confident as Chiefs coach 10 December 2018, 8:40 PM

Ernst Middendorp has returned to Kaizer Chiefs for his second spell after being in charge of the team from 2005 to 2007.

Runners wearing running t-shirts
Lesotho annual race commemorates massacre 10 December 2018, 8:15 PM

Runners from Lesotho and South Africa are taking part in a race to commemorate the loss of 42 lives 36 years ago, when apartheid's military regime launched attacks on the front line members of states.

Mohamed Salah
Klopp always backed Salah 10 December 2018, 4:37 PM

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was never worried about Mohamed Salah being able to follow up his stellar first season at Anfield but conceded both the player and club must learn to cope with a raised level of expectations.

President of CAF Ahmad Ahmad
SA among potential hosts for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations 10 December 2018, 2:11 PM

South Africa could step in as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, according to the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad in an interview with AFP on Monday.

SA take bronze at Cape Town Sevens 10 December 2018, 7:50 AM

South Africa won the bronze medal at the Cape Town Sevens, the second leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series.

Fiji take Cape Town rugby sevens title 10 December 2018, 6:17 AM

Fiji ran out convincing winners of the Cape Town leg of the World Rugby Sevens series after beating the United States 29-15 in the final on Sunday.

Paarl Rocks records fourth win after beating Jozi Stars 9 December 2018, 8:34 PM

The Paarl Rocks recorded their fourth win in nine matches beating the Jozi Stars by six wickets in the Inaugural Mzansi Super League match in Johannesburg.

A gymnast with ribbons
Young gymnast struggles to take off in spite of her talent 9 December 2018, 6:30 PM

A promising gymnastic career of a 13-year-old from Port Elizabeth is struggling to take off in spite of her talent.

Louis oosthuizen playing golf
Oosthuizen ends 33 month winless run by lifting SA Open trophy 9 December 2018, 3:18 PM

Louis Oosthuizen ended a 33-month winless run by lifting the South African Open trophy for the first time Sunday after a six-shot victory at Randpark Golf Club in Johannesburg. 

Patricio Manuel
Transgender boxer makes history with pro win 9 December 2018, 11:47 AM

Transgender boxer Patricio Manuel made history Saturday with a unanimous decision victory over Mexican super-featherweight Hugo Aguilar in Indio, California.

David Luiz of Chelsea celebrates after scoring.
Chelsea hands Manchester City first defeat 9 December 2018, 7:33 AM

Chelsea inflicted champions Manchester City's first Premier League defeat of the season with a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge that allowed Liverpool to go top of the table on Saturday.

Amajita players on the field
Amajita get ready for semi-finals 8 December 2018, 9:56 PM

South Africa have established themselves as another dominant side in the COSAFA under-20 tournament.

Louis Oosthuizen
Oosthuizen three ahead in pursuit of SA, British Open double 8 December 2018, 9:55 PM

Louis Oosthuizen took a three-shot third-round lead in the EPGA South African Open Saturday as he seeks to become the sixth golfer to win the event and the British Open.

Gideon Sam speaking to SABC
SASCOC executive members probe Zulman Inquiry report 8 December 2018, 6:35 PM

The executive members of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee, SASCOC, have already begun punching holes in the recommendations of the Zulman Inquiry into the affairs of the umbrella sport body.

PSL logo
SABC and PSL reach agreement for live broadcasts 8 December 2018, 3:52 PM

The SABC will broadcast the PSL matches on its radio stations and television channel, SABC 1, following efforts by the two parties to reach a solution.

Australia ans India players.
Australia removes openers as India leads by 101 runs 8 December 2018, 10:23 AM

Australia's pacemen hit back with two late wickets after India's batsmen started positively to push Virat Kohli's team to 101-run lead at tea on day three of the first test on Saturday.

Kaizer Chiefs axe coach, appoint Ernst Middendorp 7 December 2018, 8:28 PM

Kaizer Chiefs football club has appointed a new coach after Giovanni Solinas quit halfway through his first season in charge.

Booth warns Pirates not to underestimate Baroka FC 7 December 2018, 6:01 PM

Former Bafana Bafana defender, Matthew Booth, has warned Orlando Pirates not to underestimate Baroka FC, when the two sides meet in a Telkom Knock Out final, in Port Elizabeth on Saturday night. 

New Zealand batting
New Zealand seal a 2-1 test series victory 7 December 2018, 4:41 PM

New Zealand dismissed Pakistan for 156 in their second innings to seal a 123 run victory and a 2-1 series triumph on day five of the third and final test in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Banyana Banyana
Banyana move up in latest FIFA World Rankings 7 December 2018, 1:36 PM

Banyana Banyana are ranked 48th in the latest FIFA World Rankings. They move up two places in the latest cycle.

Tokozile Xasa
SASCOC report reveals alleged maladministation 7 December 2018, 12:03 PM

The final report on the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has blown wide open alleged maladministration at the country's umbrella sports body.

Sport Minister releases SACOC report 7 December 2018, 10:37 AM

Minister of Sport Tokozile Xasa releases the long awaited report on SACOC that looks into maladministration.  

Mayweather to stage “entertainment” spectacle in Japan 7 December 2018, 5:56 AM

Boxer Floyd Mayweather says his New Year's Eve bout with Japanese kick boxer Tenshin Nasukawa will be "all about the entertainment".

Baroka FC logo
Baroka FC will not be intimidated by Orlando Pirates 6 December 2018, 9:33 PM

Baroka FC Assistant Coach Bushy Moloi says they will not be intimidated by the in-form Orlando Pirates.

Huge turnout expected for Telkom Knockout final 6 December 2018, 5:15 PM

A near-capacity crowd is expected to attend the Telkom Knock-Out final on Saturday.

CAF Champions League high riders Primeiro crash in Congo 6 December 2018, 2:51 PM

Angolan club Primeiro Agosto, who reached the CAF Champions League semi-finals last season, were shock casualties in the 2018/2019 preliminary round this week. 

Cheteshwar Pujara
Pujara rates century as one of best ever 6 December 2018, 2:30 PM

Cheteshwar Pujara raced past 5,000 Test runs and on the way scored one of his best centuries Thursday, with the experienced number three crediting a stint at Yorkshire for helping him prepare.

Ada Hederberg and Martin Solveig dancing
Sexism in sports 6 December 2018, 8:30 AM

This week a female player was awarded the Ballon d’Or, the most prestigious individual prize in football, for the first time; but the historic victory for women's football was overshadowed by sexism, when French DJ Martin Solveig asked winner Ada Hegerberg to "twerk" on stage.

Jose Mourinho
Man Utd fight back again but Arsenal extend unbeaten run 6 December 2018, 5:38 AM

Jose Mourinho accused his Manchester United players of shooting themselves in the foot as he saw his under-strength team gift Arsenal two goals in a 2-2 draw that extended their winless Premier League run to four games. United, who started with Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku on the bench, showed great spirit to twice come […]

Azhar Ali
Ali’s half century breathes life for Pakistan 5 December 2018, 7:52 PM

Azhar Ali's resolute half century helped Pakistan reach 139-3 at stumps in reply to New Zealand's 274 on day two of the third and final test in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.