FIFA warned the scandal-scarred Oceania Football Confederation on Saturday that it was on its "last opportunity" to clean up its act.
Serena Williams defeated Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-3 in a battle of former world number ones on Friday to reach the second round at Indian Wells.
Fourth placed Bidvest Wits have a chance to return to the top of the ABSA Premiership log this weekend when they visit Amazulu in Durban.
The South African Rugby Club competition, the Gold Cup, starts on Saturday.
The Hurricanes have beaten the Highlanders 25-22 in a nail-biting New Zealand Super Rugby derby in Wellington and are top of the log ahead of this weekend's matches.
LeBron James overtook Michael Jordan to move into fourth place on the NBA all-time scoring list with a driving layup in the second quarter against visiting Denver.
Special Olympics South Africa are expecting a vast improvement in 2019 from the 71 athletes its sending to this year's World Games in the United Arab Emirates.
The Gold Cup, SA Rugby's second tier club competition after the Varsity Cup, starts this Friday.
South Africa will host another major sporting event in the not too distant future.
Border tensions between India and Pakistan are casting a cloud over this year's cricket World Cup with the threat of a boycott hanging over their highly-anticipated clash in England.
CAF Champions League side CS Constantine of Algeria will be the first qualifiers for the quarter-finals if they avoid defeat on Friday at home to Club Africain of Tunisia.
Roger Federer is still savouring his latest remarkable milestone but the Swiss great says his 100th career title is not a sign he's super-human.
Kagiso Rabada led a pace assault as South Africa defended a below-par total in the second one-day international against Sri Lanka at SuperSport Park on Wednesday.
Bulls coach Pote Human has made three changes to his side to face the Sharks in a Super Rugby match in Pretoria on Saturday.
South African cricket team's batting line-up has been measured and found wanting in the second One Day International against Sri Lanka in Centurion.
South Africa's women's football team, Banyana Banyana, are far from ready for the FIFA Women's World Cup starting on the seventh of June in France.
The 109km Cape Town Cycle Tour takes place around the Cape Peninsula on Sunday with close to 35 000 cyclists participating.
Steve Smith and David Warner's year-long exile has likely left them hungrier than ever and their return can spark Australia to World Cup glory, Test great Shane Warne said on Wednesday.
All Blacks captain Kieran Read announced on Wednesday he will retire from international rugby after this year's World Cup to play for Japanese club Toyota Verblitz.
Injury deprived him of what looked like a last chance at World Cup glory last year, but Dani Alves is now spurred on by the dream of lifting the trophy with Brazil in Qatar in 2022.
The South African cricket team will look to continue their winning ways in the second One Day International match against Sri Lanka in Centurion on Wednesday.
There are two high profile matches in the ABSA Premiership Tuesday evening; Mamelodi Sundowns travel to Cape Town City while Orlando Pirates host Bloemfontein Celtic.
South Africa lock Lood de Jager faces a race to be fit for the Rugby World Cup in Japan after it was confirmed a shoulder injury would rule him out of the rest of the Super Rugby season.
South African leg-spinner, Imran Tahir, will retire from One-Day International cricket after this year's World Cup in England but will still be available for the Proteas in the T20 format.
South Africa's women's football team (Banyana Banyana) has suffered its second defeat in the Cyprus Women's Cup.
World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper hopes the 2019 World Cup in Japan will be a game-changer for the sport globally but also believes it can help transform lives across Asia.
Ashley Young has warned that Manchester United should not be written off as they attempt to mount an improbable comeback against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last 16.
A second Austrian cyclist has admitted to doping after six athletes were arrested last week in a probe into an international doping ring, Austrian media reported Monday.
South Africa's national cricket team has started their five match One Day International series against Sri Lanka with a comprehensive victory in the opening match at the Wanderers in Johannesburg.
Members of the Tornado Football Club are in shock after the club chairperson, Siphiwo "Mawawa" Nyobo, was shot dead outside the North End stadium in East London Saturday night.