Namibia advance to Super 12 of the T20 World Cup

22 October 2021, 8:49 PM
Namibia has made history by advancing to the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates
FIFA says 57 more refugees evacuated from Afghanistan 23 October 2021, 3:57 AM

he evacuation of a second group of 57 refugees from Afghanistan linked to women's soccer and basketball, comprising mainly women and children, has been completed after negotiations, world soccer's governing body FIFA said on Friday.

Sundowns won’t rely on past records going into a CAF Champions League clash agains AS Maniema 22 October 2021, 5:01 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns co-coach, Manqoba Mngqithi, says they will not rely on past records at home when they face DR Congo side, AS Maniema Union, in the return leg of their CAF Champions League preliminary round match.

SAFA, Sasol renew women’s football partnership 22 October 2021, 4:48 PM

The South African Football Association (SAFA) and Sasol have renewed their women's football partnership.

Harris into quarter-finals in European Open 22 October 2021, 3:38 PM

South Africa's Lloyd Harris has advanced to the quarter-finals of the European Open tennis tournament in Vienna.

Hamilton and Verstappen close on track, distant off it 22 October 2021, 1:21 PM

Formula One title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen have been close on track all season, at times too close, but otherwise they are keeping their distance.

Murray bemoans ‘poor attitude’ in Antwerp exit 22 October 2021, 6:43 AM

Former world number one Andy Murray said he showed a poor attitude and did not make the right decisions in Thursday's second-round exit at the European Open in Antwerp, Belgium.

Hamilton wants F1 return to Africa as well as US expansion 22 October 2021, 12:07 AM

Seven times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton on Thursday welcomed the sport's expansion in the United States but called also for a return to South Africa.

Boxing to welcome back fans in SA 21 October 2021, 8:40 PM

Boxing has become the latest sport in South Africa that will welcome back fans to tournaments. This will start with the No Love Lost Tournament staged by Golden Gloves Boxing in December at Emperors Palace. The blockbuster event will feature, amongst others, three major fights.

Bangladesh has one foot in super 12’s 21 October 2021, 5:10 PM

Bangladesh has kept alive their hopes of advancing to the Super 12 stage of the ICC T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates

Wallabies wary of Brave Blossoms ambush in Oita 21 October 2021, 12:25 PM

The Wallabies return to the site of their humiliating exit from the last World Cup on Saturday to take on a Japan side eager to prove their own rousing 2019 campaign was no fluke.

Ronaldo critics proven wrong by display, says Solskjaer 21 October 2021, 8:35 AM

Manchester United Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Cristiano Ronaldo had answered many critics of his value to the team with his display in the 3-2 Champions League win over Atalanta on Wednesday.

Sundowns stretch lead at the top of DSTV Premiership log 20 October 2021, 7:55 PM

Sundowns beat a determined Golden Arrows 1-nil at the Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium in Clermont.

Namibia chase down high score to record ICC T20 World Cup win 20 October 2021, 4:25 PM

Namibia recorded their first victory in the first round of the ICC’s T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. Chasing down their highest T20 total ever, they defeated group A rivals Netherlands by six wickets. Opener Max O’ Dowd was the lynchpin of the Dutch innings after they were put in to bat first […]

Salah double helps Liverpool beat Atletico 3-2 as Griezmann sees red 20 October 2021, 12:08 PM

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah netted a double, including the winner, as they secured a 3-2 victory over Atletico Madrid, whose forward Antoine Griezmann also scored twice but was sent off in a gripping Champions League clash on Tuesday.

Beijing lights flame, to be first city to host summer and winter games 20 October 2021, 8:04 AM

China lit its Olympic flame in Beijing on Wednesday after the ceremonial torch arrived from Athens, ahead of the Chinese capital's hosting of the 2022 Winter Games in February.

Djokovic will need to be vaccinated to play Australian Open: Minister 20 October 2021, 2:56 AM

All players who want a visa to compete in the Australian Open will need to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, the country's immigration minister said on Wednesday, putting Novak Djokovic's title defence and Grand Slam record bid in doubt.

AmaZulu improve their log position at the expense of bottom placed TS Galaxy 19 October 2021, 8:54 PM

AmaZulu FC moved to sixth on the DSTV Premiership log after a win over the struggling TS Galaxy. The Durban-based club beat the Mpumalanga-based club 1- nil.

Scotland beat Papua New Guinea by 17 runs in T20 group match 19 October 2021, 5:42 PM

Scotland set Papua New Guinea a target of 166 for victory. They then bowled out Papua New Guinea for 148 to record their second win in the group stage.

Nienaber names squad for Springbok’s year end UK tour 19 October 2021, 3:54 PM

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has named the squad that will fly the flag for South Africa on next month's end-of-year tour to the United Kingdom. Stormers lock, Salmaan Moerat, earned his first Springbok call-up in the squad of 32 players.

No special deals to allow unvaccinated players at Australian Open: official 19 October 2021, 10:14 AM

Australia's Victoria state will not do special deals with unvaccinated athletes to allow them to compete at major events, an official said on Tuesday, putting Novak Djokovic's Australian Open title defence and bid for the Grand Slam record in doubt.

Djokovic unsure over Australian Open involvement, won’t reveal vaccine status 19 October 2021, 12:41 AM

World number one Novak Djokovic once again declined to reveal whether he has been vaccinated against COVID-19 and said he was unsure if he would defend his title at next year's Australian Open.

Proteas beat Afghanistan in warm-up match 18 October 2021, 5:15 PM

The Proteas have beaten Afghanistan comfortably in an ICC T20 World Cup warm-up match at the Tolerance Oval in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Husband in court over killing of Kenyan athlete Tirop 18 October 2021, 1:10 PM

A Kenyan court on Monday allowed police to hold the husband of long-distance runner Agnes Tirop for 20 days over her killing, the KTN News channel reported.

Badosa says nothing is impossible after Indian Wells success 18 October 2021, 8:43 AM

Paula Badosa said she never lost belief in a roller-coaster year as she celebrated capturing the biggest title of her career with a 7-6(5) 2-6 7-6(2) victory over Victoria Azarenka at Indian Wells on Sunday.

Kenya’s Rotich, Ethiopian Memuye win Paris Marathon 18 October 2021, 1:00 AM

Kenya's Elisha Rotich won the men's race and Ethiopia's Tigist Memuye topped the women's podium at the Paris Marathon on Sunday.

West Ham snatch battling win at Everton 17 October 2021, 7:08 PM

Angelo Ogbonna's late header earned West Ham United a 1-0 win at Everton on Sunday and lifted them to sixth in the Premier League table.

Tuchel and Mendy
Tuchel hails Mendy’s ‘decisive’ role in Brentford win 17 October 2021, 1:00 PM

Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy played a "decisive" role in Saturday's 1-0 West London derby win over newcomers Brentford, manager Thomas Tuchel said.

Tributes continue to pour in for former Kaizer Chiefs star Lucky Maselesele 17 October 2021, 10:23 AM

Tributes are continuing to pour in for former Kaizer Chiefs star Lucky Maselesele who passed away on Friday night.

Roma’s Mourinho demands respect ahead of return to Juventus 17 October 2021, 2:25 AM

Jose Mourinho says a lack of respect led to his famous ‘cupped ear’ reaction to Juventus fans while he was in charge of Manchester United, as the Portuguese prepares to return to Turin in charge of AS Roma on Sunday.

Sublime Salah steers Liverpool to 5-0 win over woeful Watford 16 October 2021, 5:32 PM

Mohamed Salah set up Sadio Mane's 100th Premier League goal and scored a brilliant goal of his own, while Roberto Firmino bagged a hat-trick as Liverpool reclaimed top spot with a 5-0 win over Watford in Claudio Ranieri's first game in charge.