Holyfield open to third Tyson fight for charity

26 May 2020, 2:51 PM
Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield has said he is open to facing one-time rival Mike Tyson in a trilogy fight for charity on the condition that Tyson asks for the bout to be set up.
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Osaka to battle Kvitova for Open title, top ranking 24 January 2019, 11:56 AM

Japanese star Naomi Osaka stormed into the Australian Open final Thursday to set up a battle with Czech comeback queen Petra Kvitova for the Melbourne Park crown and world number one ranking.

Eden Hazard
Hazard an individual player: Sarri 24 January 2019, 10:19 AM

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard is more of an "individual player" and match winner but must develop his leadership qualities at the Premier League club, manager Maurizio Sarri has says.

Sri Lanka
Sril Lanka to bat first against Australia 24 January 2019, 5:47 AM

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in the first day-night test at the Gabba on Thursday.

Hopes fade for Cardiff striker Sala as final message emerges 23 January 2019, 6:53 PM

Floating objects have been found in the water and police on the British island of Guernsey, which sits off the north coast of France, have warned the chances of the passengers surviving were slim.

Novak  Djokovic celebrating victory.
Djokovic delighted at strolling into semi after Nishikori retires 23 January 2019, 3:43 PM

 Novak Djokovic was delighted to get back into the semi-finals at the Australian Open after missing out for two years as Kei Nishikori retired injured on Wednesday.

Banyana Banyana
Banyana Banyana continue to impress ahead of the World Cup 23 January 2019, 10:46 AM

South Africa's senior women's football team Banyana Banyana has proved that it belongs in the big league.

Osaka, Pliskova to face-off in Australian Open semi-final 23 January 2019, 8:54 AM

Noami Osaka will play Karolina Pliskova in the semi-finals of the Australian Open.

Benin handed two-year suspension from west African tournaments 22 January 2019, 9:25 PM

Benin’s football association have been suspended from competitions for two years by the West African Football Union (WAFU) after pulling out of an U20 tournament last year, the regional organisation said on Tuesday. The west African country was also fined 43,000 million euros ($49,000) after it failed to present a fully eligible squad for the […]

Proteas beat Pakistan by five wickets to level ODI series 22 January 2019, 9:05 PM

South Africa beat Pakistan in the second One Day International on Tuesday in Durban to level their five-match series as unbeaten half-centuries from Rassie van der Dussen and Andile Phehlukwayo guided the hosts to a five-wicket victory.

Nadal has fierce determination in Australian Open 22 January 2019, 8:48 PM

Nadal, 32, warned the 20-year-old Tsitsipas, who knocked out Roger Federer in the fourth round, to be ready as the Spaniard would be at his best in Thursday evening's semi-final.

Cardiff striker Sala feared dead after suspected plane crash 22 January 2019, 7:23 PM

Premier League club Cardiff City's record new signing, Argentine striker Emiliano Sala, is missing presumed dead after a light aircraft he was travelling in disappeared over the English Channel.

Masinga hailed for role played in 2010 FIFA World Cup bid 22 January 2019, 6:15 PM

South African Football Association (SAFA) in the North West says soccer legend Phil Masinga played a pivotal role in getting support for South Africa to host the 2010 World Cup.

Ronaldo avoids jail but hit by hefty fine for tax fraud in Spain 22 January 2019, 5:00 PM

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo avoided jail on Tuesday but was ordered by a Spanish court to pay 3.57 million euros ($4.1 million) for committing tax fraud when he was at Real Madrid.

Sundowns logo and coach Pitso Mosimane
Pitso Mosimane vows to fight fire with fire 22 January 2019, 2:35 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has vowed to fight fire with fire in every match his team plays, be it local or international.

Christiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez
Ronald appears in court for tax fraud accusations 22 January 2019, 12:04 PM

Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo arrived in court in Madrid on Tuesday to face accusations of tax fraud, where he is expected to plead guilty after striking a deal last year with authorities.

Klaasen and Venus on court
Klaasen knocked out of Australian Open double’s 22 January 2019, 10:05 AM

South Africa's Raven Klaasen and his New Zealand partner, Michael Venus, were knocked out in the quarter-final of the men's doubles at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Ben Foakes with a cricket bat
Foakes has changed the dynamic of the England test team 22 January 2019, 9:16 AM

Wicket-keeper Ben Foakes has changed the dynamic of the England test team and they have to get the balance right ahead of their three-match series against the West Indies, former captain Alastair Cook said.

Sergey Shubenkov
Former Russian champions clear of doping 22 January 2019, 7:03 AM

Former world champions Sergey Shubenkov and Maria Lasitskene were among 42 Russian athletes cleared to compete as neutrals in international competition this year, the IAAF said on Monday.

Serena back to physical and emotional best, says coach 21 January 2019, 9:09 PM

Serena Williams is back to her physical and emotional peak for the first time since returning from childbirth last year, according to the American's coach Patrick Mouratoglou.

‘Rename Khuma Sports Ground after Masinga’ 21 January 2019, 7:56 PM

Kekana was one of the many speakers who described Masinga as a selfless person at his memorial service, held at the Grace Bible Church in Soweto.

Drained Djokovic ‘not feeling so great’ after grind past Medvedev 21 January 2019, 6:15 PM

Drained Novak Djokovic admitted he "didn't feel so great" after surviving a physical fourth-round examination against 15th seed Daniil Medvedev at the Australian Open.

Phil Masinga
Phil Masinga’s memorial service under way 21 January 2019, 2:50 PM

Scores of soccer supporters, former footballers and football admininistrators have converged at the Grace Bible Church in Pimville Soweto to pay their last respects to former Bafana Bafana striker Phil Masinga.

Adam Long
Adam Long wins Desert Classic Golf tournament 21 January 2019, 1:02 PM

Adam Long who played alongside Hall of Famer Phil Mickelson and Canadian Adam Hadwin, wasn't even aware that he was in a tie for the lead when he hit his approach shot to the last hole.

Australia Test team
Australia’s Patterson earns late call-up for Sri Lanka tests 21 January 2019, 6:11 AM

Australia have called up Kurtis Patterson for their two-test series against Sri Lanka starting in Brisbane on January 24 after the New South Wales batsman scored two centuries in a warm-up match against the tourists.

Naomi Osaka
Osaka sets up Svitolina last-eight test, Serena faces showdown 21 January 2019, 6:05 AM

   Japanese US Open champion Naomi Osaka ground her way into an Australian Open quarter-final with sixth seed Elina Svitolina Monday ahead of Serena Williams facing her biggest tennis test since giving birth.

Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus
SA’s Raven Klaasen and partner through to the quarter finals of the Australian Open 20 January 2019, 5:35 PM

South African doubles hope, Raven Klaasen and his New Zealand partner, Michael Venus, are through to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Roger Federer
Federer knocked out by Greek wunderkind Tsitsipas 20 January 2019, 2:41 PM

Roger Federer's bid for a hat-trick of Australian Open titles was crushed on Sunday as Greek wunderkind Stefanos Tsitsipas rose up to floor the Swiss master and become his nation's first Grand Slam quarter-finalist.

Phil Masinga
Philemon “Chippa” Masinga to get Special Provincial Funeral 20 January 2019, 1:38 PM

The North West Provincial Government has been granted permission by President Cyril Ramaphosa to give late Bafana Bafana Philemon "Chippa" Masinga a Special Provincial Funeral Category Two.

Ashleigh Barty
Barty muscles past Sharapova to set up Kvitova quarter-final 20 January 2019, 6:38 AM

Hometown hero Ashleigh Barty muscled past Maria Sharapova on Sunday to make the Australian Open quarter-finals where she will meet Petra Kvitova who matched her best Slam performance since a terrifying knife attack derailed her career.

Shane Lowry holding his Abu Dhabi Championship trophy
Shane Lowry wins Abu Dhabi Championship 19 January 2019, 9:28 PM

Shane Lowry of Ireland has won the Abu Dhabi Championship in the United Arab Emirates.