Southampton manager Hasenhuettl signs four-year contract

2 June 2020, 3:44 PM
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuettl has signed a four-year contract to stay with the club until 2024, eight months since his team suffered a record 9-0 Premier League mauling at home to Leicester City.
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Sri Lanka skipper says battered team will bounce back in SA 4 February 2019, 8:24 AM

Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal insisted Monday his battered team can lift their game and be competitive on the upcoming tour to South Africa despite being outplayed over two Tests by Australia.

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Lack of cup commitments gives Liverpool edge in league – Pellegrini 4 February 2019, 7:39 AM

Liverpool's exit from domestic cup competitions this season gives them the advantage over champions Manchester City in the Premier League title race, according to West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini.

Mitchell Starc
Cricket round-up 3 February 2019, 8:20 PM

The Proteas have taken an unassailable 2-nil lead in the T20 series against Pakistan. Batting first, the Proteas posted a competitive 188 for 3, with the visitors coming up seven runs short after twenty overs.

Da Gama blames senior players for defeat 3 February 2019, 4:42 PM

Highlands Park head, Owen Da Gama, has attributed his teams defeat against Golden Arrows to poor performance from senior players.

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Man City have leaders to catch Liverpool, says Guardiola 3 February 2019, 7:46 AM

Pep Guardiola is convinced that Manchester City have enough leaders to chase down a significant points deficit in the league, something he has never previously achieved as a manager.

Son Heung-min
Spurs strike late as Higuain scores twice for Chelsea 2 February 2019, 8:55 PM

Son Heung-min struck late to fire Tottenham into second place in the Premier League on Saturday as Gonzalo Higuain opened his account for Chelsea in a five-goal rout at Stamford Bridge.

Australia have momentum against Sri Lanka 2 February 2019, 5:24 PM

Australia's cricket team has the upper hand after day two of the second Test match against Sri Lanka in Canberra.

SAFA accuses City of C Town of neglecting Athlone stadium 2 February 2019, 3:21 PM

The South African Football Association (SAFA), in Cape Town has accused the City of failing to maintain the Athlone stadium.

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Australia strike late after posting mammoth total 2 February 2019, 12:04 PM

Australia picked up three late wickets after Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne was felled by a nasty bouncer on Saturday, as the hosts took command of the second test by posting a massive first innings 534-5 declared on day two at Manuka Oval.

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Burns out for 180 but Australia tighten screws against Sri Lanka 2 February 2019, 6:30 AM

Sri Lanka bagged the key wicket of Joe Burns for 180 Saturday but there was little else to cheer about with Kurtis Patterson hitting a maiden 50 as Australia piled on more runs in the second Test.

CHAN champions Morocco paired with Algeria in 2020 qualifiers 1 February 2019, 8:52 PM

Morocco will launch their defence of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) title away to neighbours Algeria after the 2020 qualifying draw was confirmed Friday.  

WTA adds Zhengzhou, loses New Haven in schedule changes 1 February 2019, 7:30 PM

A new September event in Zhengzhou, China, and the loss of a US Open tune-up tournament in New Haven highlighted changes to this year's WTA calendar announced Friday.

Neil Powell makes changes to his Australian leg squad 1 February 2019, 3:05 PM

South Africa Sevens coach, Neil Powell, has tweaked his squad for the Australia leg to be played in Spotless Stadium this weekend, with JC Pretorius taking over from Kyle Brown in the forwards.

Joe Burns
Burns and Head rescue Australia’s innings 1 February 2019, 2:46 PM

Opening batsman Joe Burns and Travis Head helped Australia recover from a poor start to take control of the second test against Sri Lanka in Canberra.

LeBron returns after missing 17 games 1 February 2019, 7:20 AM

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James returned to the court Thursday night against the Los Angeles Clippers after missing 17 games due to a groin injury he sustained on Christmas Day.

SA, Pakistan shift focus to T20 series 31 January 2019, 9:25 PM

South Africa and Pakistan will now shift their focus from One-Day International to T20 International play Pakistan in a three-match T20 International cricket with the three-match series starting at Newlands on Friday.

Meyiwa forced to retire at 19 31 January 2019, 8:27 PM

One of the youngest players ever to represent Kaizer Chiefs at senior level, Wiseman Meyiwa's career has sadly been cut short as a result of injuries sustained in a car crash in November last year.

Rohit Sharma
India dealt with heavy defeat in fourth ODI against New Zealand 31 January 2019, 5:57 PM

India has been dealt one of their heaviest defeats in One Day cricket by New Zealand in the fourth ODI in Hamilton.

Blitzboks set to face tough opponents in Sydney Sevens 31 January 2019, 2:40 PM

The Blitzboks struggled against the physically stronger sides after a flawless run in Pool C.

Massimiliano Allegri
Juventus coach believes his pitch side removal was right 31 January 2019, 11:38 AM

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri agreed with the referee's decision to send him off during his side's shock 3-0 defeat to Atalanta and suggested there was an air of inevitability about his team's first domestic defeat of the season.

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Sri Lanka’s Chandimal banking on pitch help to level series 31 January 2019, 6:40 AM

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal does not expect disconcerting bounce at the Manuka Oval and hopes the surface will suit their game as the depleted tourists aim to level the two-test series against Australia in the final match from Friday.

Proteas win fifth ODI against Pakistan, clinch series 30 January 2019, 9:42 PM

The South African cricket team easily beat Pakistan in the  fifth one-day international at Newlands in Cape Town and have clinched the series three-two.

Mwape Musonda
Black Leopards striker confident of team staying in PSL 30 January 2019, 7:22 PM

Black Leopards striker Mwape Musonda says his team will never be relegated as long as the current players are playing for the club.

Spain re-opens inquiry into ex-Barca player Abidal’s transplant 30 January 2019, 6:29 PM

Spanish authorities have re-opened a probe into ex-Barcelona player Eric Abidal's 2012 liver transplant after confirming that new evidence had come to light suggesting a trafficked organ was used.

Neymar to miss Man United match after being ruled out for 10 weeks 30 January 2019, 3:15 PM

Neymar will miss both legs of Paris Saint-Germain's upcoming Champions League last-16 tie against Manchester United after the French club confirmed on Wednesday that the world's most expensive player would be out for 10 weeks with a metatarsal injury.

Springboks Blitz
Blitzboks looking to improve in Australia 30 January 2019, 6:12 AM

The South Africa Sevens team arrived in Australia for the Sydney leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series that begins on Saturday.

Faf du Plessis
Starting line-up headache for Proteas ahead of final ODI against Pakistan 29 January 2019, 8:59 PM

The South African cricket team is finding it difficult when it comes to selection ahead of the fifth and final One Day International against Pakistan at Newlands on Wednesday.

Dr Irvin Khoza
PSL ‘threatened’ by pending amendment proposed by Icasa 29 January 2019, 8:10 PM

The chairperson of the Premier Soccer League, Irvin Khoza, says the continued existence of professional football in South Africa is threatened.

Eric Tinkler
Tinkler appointed new head coach of Maritzburg United 29 January 2019, 11:05 AM

Maritzburg United have confirmed they have parted ways with head coach Muhsin Ertugral.

Pep Guardiola and Vincent Kompany
Man City cautions about Kompany contract extension 29 January 2019, 5:59 AM

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has not played enough games in the past few seasons to warrant a new contract despite his invaluable contributions to the Premier League club's success, manager Pep Guardiola has said.