Hamilton a fantastic ambassador, deserves a knighthood: Hill

23 November 2020, 8:00 PM
Lewis Hamilton has been breaking down barriers since he arrived in Formula One and deserves a knighthood for his achievements on and off the track, former world champion Damon Hill has said.
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Lakers sign ‘Sixth Man of the Year’ Harrell from Clippers 23 November 2020, 7:06 PM

NBA champions Los Angeles Lakers have signed ‘Sixth Man of the Year’ Montrezl Harrell from the Clippers, the league said.

African football head banned for five years by FIFA after ethics investigation 23 November 2020, 12:55 PM

The head of African football, Ahmad Ahmad, has been banned from football for five years by FIFA following an ethics investigation by world soccer's governing body.

Sundowns defender Anele Ngcongca dies in car accident 23 November 2020, 10:57 AM

Mamelodi Sundowns defender, Anele Ngconga has died in a car accident on the N2 KwaZulu-Natal, in the early hours of Monday morning.

SA’s Brad Binder named MotoGP Rookie of the Year 23 November 2020, 7:00 AM

South African Brad Binder has been named Rookie of the Year in MotoGP for 2020.

Klopp blasts broadcasters over hectic match schedule 23 November 2020, 6:20 AM

Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp slammed British broadcasters Sky and BT on Sunday over match scheduling that he says is leading to more player injuries.

Liverpool’s Salah to train after negative COVID-19 test, says Klopp 23 November 2020, 5:44 AM

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah, who missed Sunday's 3-0 Premier League win over Leicester City after contracting COVID-19, has now tested negative and can return to training, manager Juergen Klopp has said.

Medvedev storms back to beat Thiem, claim ATP Finals title 23 November 2020, 4:00 AM

Daniil Medvedev barged to the head of the queue of young pretenders as the Russian captured the biggest title of his career by storming back to beat Dominic Thiem 4-6 7-6(2) 6-4 in an absorbing climax to London’s last ATP Finals on Sunday.

‘I played a bad game’, says Nadal after losing to Medvedev 22 November 2020, 3:43 PM

Rafa Nadal's dream of a first ATP Finals title and Novak Djokovic's quest for a record-equalling sixth vanished in defeats by Daniil Medvedev and Dominic Thiem respectively in two seismic semi-finals on Saturday.

Australia’s scrum half Nic White says they need to stop talking and start winning Test matches 22 November 2020, 8:39 AM

Australia scrum half Nic White has indicated that enough is enough as far as his team’s performances are concerned and they need to stop talking about learning how to win test matches and actually do it.

Chiefs settle for a point following draw with Arrows 21 November 2020, 7:50 PM

Kaizer Chiefs squandered a lead away to Golden Arrows, and had to settle for a point in a 2-2 draw in their league match.

SAFA launches first Bafana and Banyana supporters’ club in Middle East 21 November 2020, 6:00 PM

The South African Football Association (SAFA) and the South Africans in Qatar (SAIQ) community group officially launched and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Saturday to establish the first Bafana Bafana and Banyana Banyana Supporters’ Club in the Middle East.

Man Utd missing ‘X-factor’ at Old Trafford without fans, says Solskjaer 21 November 2020, 11:25 AM

Manchester United have had a poor home record in the Premier League this season and manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said the absence of a roaring crowd at Old Trafford due to the COVID-19 pandemic has not helped his side.

Virat Kohli
Don’t copy Kohli’s style, Harbhajan advises Rahane for Australia series 20 November 2020, 4:55 PM

India’s Ajinkya Rahane has his own personality and it would be a mistake for him to try and copy Virat Kohli’s leadership style in the final three tests against Australia, former test spinner Harbhajan Singh has said.

Swallows could top the log as league action resumes 20 November 2020, 3:07 PM

Moroka Swallows FC, promoted to the DSTV Premiership last season, have a chance to go top of the log when they take on newcomers, TS Galaxy, in a league match at the Dobsonville Stadium on Saturday evening.

Nadal overpowers Tsitsipas to reach ATP semis 20 November 2020, 9:28 AM

Rafa Nadal’s hopes of winning the year-ending ATP Finals for the first time live on after the Spaniard beat defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 4-6 6-2 on Thursday.

Pep Guardiola
Manchester City manager Guardiola extends contract to 2023 19 November 2020, 6:00 PM

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has signed a new two-year contract that will keep him in charge until the end of the 2022-23 season, the Premier League club said on Thursday.

Former boss plots Wallabies’ demise from Pumas box 19 November 2020, 12:05 PM

Former Australia boss Michael Cheika said he could never coach against his old side but will do just that when he takes a seat in the Argentina box on Saturday and plots the Wallabies’ downfall in the Tri-Nations.

Cricket South Africa
Three South Africa players isolated after one tests COVID-19 positive 19 November 2020, 6:01 AM

South Africa's preparation for a limited-overs home series against England suffered a jolt with three players placed in isolation after one of them tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Djokovic says he’s been nominated for return to ATP player council 19 November 2020, 1:14 AM

World number one Novak Djokovic confirmed on Wednesday that he had been nominated for a return to the player council after resigning in August following his decision to create a separate organisation.

Athletes’ Village must be safest place in Tokyo, IOC official says 18 November 2020, 4:13 PM

The purpose-built Athletes' Village must be the safest place in Tokyo during next year's Olympics, a senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official said on Wednesday after meetings with the Tokyo 2020 organisers.

England all-rounder Moeen Ali still yearns for test cricket 18 November 2020, 2:19 PM

Moeen Ali still wants to play test cricket for England after conceding he had lost the hunger for the five-day game, but is desperate to feature in The Ashes against Australia next year.

Abrahams becomes Wales’ first Black head coach, takes over women’s team 18 November 2020, 1:11 PM

Warren Abrahams has been appointed the new Wales women's head coach, the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) announced on Wednesday, making him the country's first Black national coach.

Inspired Thiem outshines Nadal to reach last four at ATP Finals 18 November 2020, 12:24 PM

Austria’s Dominic Thiem produced a fearless display of attacking tennis to beat Rafa Nadal 7-6(7) 7-6(4) in a high-quality duel to book his place in the last four at the ATP Finals.

Semenya to take fight to European Court of Human Rights 17 November 2020, 6:42 PM

Double Olympic 800-metre champion Caster Semenya is to take her fight with World Athletics to the European Court of Human Rights, her lawyers confirmed on Tuesday.

US Senate passes anti-doping sports bill 17 November 2020, 1:20 PM

The United States Senate on Monday passed a bill that would allow US justice officials to pursue criminal penalties against anyone involved in doping at an international events involving American athletes, sponsors or broadcasters.

Rugby players and management cautioned to practice strict COVID compliance measures 17 November 2020, 12:32 PM

Players and team management have been cautioned to practice strict COVID-compliance measures to minimise the risk of infection, following the third cancellation of a third Super Rugby Unlocked match.

Quarantined Australia players in good spirits, says Carey 17 November 2020, 9:02 AM

Many of Australia's cricketers have not seen their families for months while playing under novel coronavirus protocols but they remain in good spirits as they prepare to meet India over the home summer, wicketkeeper Alex Carey said on Tuesday. 

Zwane, Tau braces help Bafana sink Sao Tome and Principe in Afcon qualifier 16 November 2020, 6:18 PM

Themba Zwane and Percy Tau scored a brace apiece to help Bafana Bafana overcome a stubborn Sao Tome and Principe in their second Africa Cup of Nations qualifier played in Port Elizabeth.

Nadal straight into the groove at ATP Finals 16 November 2020, 11:21 AM

London is bidding farewell to the ATP Finals after hosting it since 2009 but Rafa Nadal has unfinished business alongside the River Thames and his opening win over Andrey Rublev on Sunday suggests he is ready to land the one big title to elude him.

Dustin Johnson claims first Masters title with record low score 16 November 2020, 1:20 AM

Dustin Johnson overcame a shaky start to his final round to wrap up a second major title, as he shot a four-under-par 68 for a five-stroke victory at the Masters on Sunday (November 15).