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.
Osaka clubs her way into Australian Open second round 15 January 2019, 5:02 PM

Japan’s Naomi Osaka clubbed her way into the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday night, beating Poland’s Magda Linette 6-4 6-2.

Phil Masinga
North West govt to make announcement about Masinga’s funeral 15 January 2019, 3:15 PM

The North West Provincial Government says it will soon make an announcement about its contribution to the funeral service of the late Bafana Bafana striker, Phil Masinga.

Phil Masinga
N West government to assist in Masinga’s funeral 15 January 2019, 6:45 AM

The North West Provincial Government says it will soon make an announcement about its contribution to the funeral service of the late Bafana Bafana striker, Phil Masinga.

Tottenham investigate alleged racist abuse aimed at Son 14 January 2019, 8:29 PM

Tottenham Hotspur are investigating an alleged incident of racism by one of their own supporters towards South Korean forward Son Heung-min during Sunday's Premier League defeat by Manchester United.

Defending champion Kipchoge to run 2019 London Marathon, faces Farah test 14 January 2019, 5:39 PM

Kenya’s world record holder and defending champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the London Marathon this year, setting up a mouth-watering clash with Britain’s Mo Farah.

Brave Murray bows out of Australian Open after epic comeback 14 January 2019, 4:52 PM

Andy Murray’s hopes of a fairytale swansong at the Australian Open were crushed in the first round on Monday as Roberto Bautista Agut held off a thrilling fightback from the ailing Briton to claim a 6-4 6-4 6-7(5) 6-7(4) 6-2 epic.

Fiery Olivier leads S Africa to series sweep of Pakistan 14 January 2019, 4:04 PM

Fiery fast bowler Duanne Olivier took key early wickets as South Africa wrapped up a clean sweep of their series against Pakistan with victory by 107 runs on the fourth day of the third and final test on Monday.

Cool Federer sweeps into Open round two 14 January 2019, 3:43 PM

Ageless Roger Federer warmed up for a run at a record seventh Australian Open title Monday by breezing past Uzbek Denis Istomin to book a spot in the second round.

Steve Komphela
Komphela breaks silence on Celtic resignation letter 14 January 2019, 2:59 PM

Lamontville Golden Arrows coach Steve "Koloi" Komphela has broken his silence on his leaked resignation letter at cash-strapped Bloemfontein Celtic.

Rafael Nadal
Seamless Nadal drubs Australian Duckworth in Melbourne opener 14 January 2019, 10:32 AM

Former champion Rafa Nadal showed no signs of discomfort from his thigh strain as he sailed through to the second round of the Australian Open with a 6-4 6-3 7-5 win over local hope James Duckworth on Monday.

Steven Pienaar
Masinga was a role model, a legend: Steven Pienaar 14 January 2019, 8:00 AM

Tributes are continuing to pour in for former Bafana Bafana star Phil 'Chippa' Masinga, who died on Sunday following a battle with cancer.

Anderson advances to second round of Australian Open tennis 14 January 2019, 6:28 AM

South Africa's Kevin Anderson has advanced to the second round of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.

De Gea produces masterclass as Man United beat Tottenham 14 January 2019, 5:36 AM

Manchester United proved on Sunday that their recovery under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is no flash in the pan, with Marcus Rashford pouncing to seal a 1-0 win in a thrilling contest against Tottenham. The two sides went toe-to-toe in an open game but while both teams had multiple chances, United goalkeeper David de Gea proved […]

Former Bafana Bafana striker Phil 'Chippa' Masinga
Tributes continue to pour in for Phil Masinga 13 January 2019, 9:49 PM

Lamontville Golden Arrows Coach and former Bafana Bafana Captain, Steve Komphela, has described the death of Bafana Bafana striker Phil Masinga as a huge blow to the nation.

Kaizer Chiefs go down 3-1 to Zesco United in CAF Confed Cup 13 January 2019, 8:25 PM

Kaizer Chiefs' bad run in Confederation of African Football competitions continued on Sunday afternoon

Third stage of the annual Mpumalanga Cycle Tour underway 13 January 2019, 7:42 PM

After negotiating the Abel Erasmus Pass, these riders had to tackle this last stretch and climb on their way to the finishing line at the Blyde Canyon in Matibidi.

Phil Masinga
N West govt hails Masinga for his role in sports development 13 January 2019, 4:04 PM

The North West Education and Sports Department has hailed former Bafana Bafana striker Phil Masinga for playing an important role in sports development in the province.

RIP Phil Masinga
Bafana legend Phil Masinga passes on 13 January 2019, 12:08 PM

Former Bafana Striker and legend Philemon Raul "Phil" Masinga has passed away, following a stay in hospital.

Celtic Fans
Siwelele fans plans to boycott home games 13 January 2019, 10:31 AM

Disgruntled Bloemfontein Celtic supporters have vowed to intensify their boycott of the club's home games in Bloemfontein until their demands are heeded.

Roger Federer of Switzerland looks at the award ceremony as Alexander Zverev of Germany (not pictured) won during the Rogers Cup tennis tournament at Uniprix Stadium.
Ageless Federer sounds confident warning on eve of Open defence 13 January 2019, 7:16 AM

The Swiss master enjoyed a successful Hopman Cup warm-up in Perth and knows that at even the grand old age of 37 he has a great chance of a record seventh Melbourne crown and 21st major victory.

‘No opera’ as Liverpool extend lead while Arsenal suffer Hammers blow 12 January 2019, 9:02 PM

Mohamed Salah's second-half penalty was enough to give Premier League leaders Liverpool a 1-0 win away to Brighton on Saturday that saw them go seven points clear at the top of the table.

Nigerian anti-corruption body to charge football officials 12 January 2019, 5:00 PM

In October, Nigeria's main anti-corruption body, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, charged three NFF officials with fraud.

Steve Smith
Steve Smith to recuperate for rest of his ban 12 January 2019, 11:58 AM

Former Australia captain Steve Smith will serve out the remainder of his 12-month ban from international and state cricket recuperating from surgery on his injured elbow, Cricket Australia said on Saturday.

cricket ball
Pakistan battle back after SA’s strong start 11 January 2019, 7:42 PM

Pakistan’s cricket team has battled back in dramatic fashion to bundle South Africa out for 262 in their first innings — on day one of the third and final Test match at the Wanderers. The Proteas were cruising on 226 for three at tea-time but the visitors’ bowlers took seven wickets for the addition of […]

Tsunekazu Takeda
Head of Japan’s Olympic Committee under investigation 11 January 2019, 5:23 PM

The president of Japan's Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, is under formal investigation by French prosecutors for suspected corruption related to Japan's successful bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games.

Christiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo joins Juventus’ Cup quest as Italian football returns after chaos 11 January 2019, 2:56 PM

Cristiano Ronaldo prepares to make his Coppa Italia debut as Juventus open their quest for a fifth consecutive trophy on Saturday with a last 16 clash against Bologna as Italian football returns to the pitch after a chaotic start to the year.

Proteas celebrating victory
Proteas select uncapped Van der Dussen for Pakistan ODIs 11 January 2019, 6:16 AM

Africa have named uncapped batsman Rassie van der Dussen in their 14-man squad for the first two contests of the five-match home one-day international series against Pakistan as they explore options ahead of the World Cup later this year.

Jose Mourinho
Mourinho rules himself out of Benfica job 10 January 2019, 8:58 PM

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has ruled himself out of the vacant job at Benfica, saying he has no intention of coaching in his native Portugal for the time being.

Hand tossing tennis ball and a racket aiming for the ball
15 arrested in tennis match-fixing probe 10 January 2019, 8:10 PM

The Spanish Civil Guard has made widespread arrests following an investigation into tennis match-fixing by an organised Armenian criminal gang, the European Union's Europol agency said on Thursday.

Naledi Pandor, President Cyril Ramaphosa and Angie Motshekga
Ramaphosa officially opens new athletics facility in Pietermaritzburg 10 January 2019, 5:30 PM

The community of Pietermaritzburg has received a world class athletic facility, President Cyril Ramaphosa officially opened the athletics stadium next to the Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg.